Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Battlefield 2042 introduces the next step in the dynamic weather systems and levelution systems of past titles by having large, game impacting events happening at random, like tornadoes that can suck up players and throw them around.

Battlefield 2042 Beta: Concerned and Hyped

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter October 12, 2021

Access to the Battlefield 2042 Beta began on Oct 6 through Oct 9. The first two days were only open for people who preordered the game, with the open beta beginning on the latter two. 2024 is set to be released in Nov, but the beta gives fans a chance to experience a slice of the game before the official...

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Apex Legends implements a seasons system, where each season brings big updates that can impact the metagame. This constantly evolving format also brings special events like season eights War Games event.

Live Services : The Future of Video Games

Brandon Ramirez, Opinion Co-Editor September 28, 2021

What and Where Within the last decade, the face of the games industry has changed and shifted in a multitude of ways. The current state of the industry is inundated with forms of interaction, monetization, and play that were either entirely unavailable a decade ago, or at least not as widely used. A...

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The Nintendo Switch is rated as one of the most popular video game consoles to date. The versatility to be able to use it as a home system and a portable device is the biggest selling point. For $20 gamers can get a year long subscription to Nintendo’s online subscription service. It is the cheapest you can find compared to other leading competitors such as Xbox and Playstation.

The Virtual World

Raymond Luna, Social Media April 28, 2021

The Bad Video games are often depicted as harmful and manipulative. The bad rep comes from the country's problem of mass shootings, depression, and poor mental health. Countries such as Venezuela banned the sales and distribution of video games all together due to a large amount of violence across the...

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The Weird World Of Old Video Game Ads

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter April 28, 2021

In the 90’s and 00’s, video games, like 토토, were building to the world-encompassing business we know now. Back then, things were different. The shift of the console wars had set Sony and Microsoft on a collision course. Technology was advancing fast, and had weird shelf lives. The Internet also...

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Monster Hunter Rise is an action RPG that sends players off to hunt monsters, equip weapons and upgrade armor. The game is currently available where video games are sold and on Nintendo’s Eshop.

Monster Hunter Rise

A definite must-buy video game for 2021.
Raymond Luna, Social Media April 15, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise released on the Nintendo Switch March 26, 2021. For $59.99 you get the standard edition (just a copy of the game). For $69.99 is the deluxe edition (includes the game and DLC). The collector's edition retails for $99.99 and comes with pins, stickers, DLC and a Magnamallo Amiibo figure. Synopsis “Monster...

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This disclaimer plays before Unity. It, like the other disclaimers, implies the diversity of the development. Despite the ideas and cultures being explored in the games, a lot of seems to have been for show in hindsight.

Ubisoft And The Mistreatment Of Women In The Games Industry

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter March 25, 2021

I’ve been on a bit of an Assassin’s Creed kick lately. I finally got around to watching the movie, and picked up Unity on sale. Unity has been on my list of “games I want” since its release and with a price of $5 I figured why not? Unity released back in 2014, and was placed in the French Revolution....

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Bioware’s Anthem announcement at 2018’s E3 was a big deal for the company. Bioware’s reputation had wavered since it’s height in the early 2010’s. This new release would pioneer a new direction for the company while allowing it to maintain the RPG element they were famous for. Or at least that was the intention.

EA, Bioware, and The Future Of Single Player Games

Brandon Lee Ramirez, Reporter March 17, 2021

What Pushed EA Toward Single Player? I’ve been on the edge of my seat over the past few weeks as games developer Bioware and publisher Electronic Arts decided on the future of their game Anthem. The 2019 release marked a low point for developer Bioware. Anthem was a move into multiplayer games as...

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Borderlands 3 to feature around 1 billion in game guns to collect.

Borderlands 3 Collector’s Edition & More

Estevan Macias, Print Executive Editor April 10, 2019

The long awaited Borderlands 3 is set to release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on September 13, 2019. With this new release also comes 4 different versions of the game to purchase. Depending on how much people want straight out of the gate will determine which version is bought. For starters,...

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Microsoft to Officially Publish PlayersUnknowns Battleground for Xbox

Microsoft to Officially Publish PlayersUnknown’s Battleground for Xbox

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director August 31, 2017

If you consider yourself a gamer, I’m willing to say that you’ve heard of the massive hit PlayersUnknown for the PC. This game has taken the internet by storm with 8 million copies sold since March! The indie shooter has been considered by many one of the best games to come out of 2017, with a growing...

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