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AnkiApp is a flashcards app that provides you with flashcards you can study as many times as you want.
Rating: B+

AnkiApp: An Alternative to Quizlet

Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer
November 30, 2022
A helpful app for studying.
“Wayward Strand” is a graphic adventure with nostalgic artwork and unique characters. 
Rating: B 
Photo Credit: Ghost Pattern

Assist airborne hospital patients in ‘Wayward Strand’

Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer
November 21, 2022
Learn about the lives of patients and staff through a touching storyline in “Wayward Strand”.
“Cult of the Lamb” is a unique combination of roguelike and town-building. This game challenges managing a colony while battling through dungeons.Rating: APhoto Credit: Massive Monster

Convert your Followers in ‘Cult of the Lamb’

Venice Jingco, Staff Writer
November 1, 2022
With new infinite powers, the lamb becomes the hunter.
Slime Rancher 2 is an adorable game with uncharted islands and new slimes to discover.Rating: A-Photo Credit: Monomi Park

Voyage to Rainbow Island in ‘Slime Rancher 2’

Venice Jingco, Staff Writer
October 24, 2022
The long-awaited sequel of the hit game “Slime Rancher,” is an incredible experience for video game veterans and newbies alike.
“Kamifuda” is a deck building visual novel with great character development and interesting visuals.Rating: APhoto Credit: Realm Archive

Explore the Eldritch Horrors of ‘Kamifuda’

Kathryn Peterson
October 13, 2022
“Kamifuda” tells a unique story with interesting visuals and characters, all well playing a card game.
“Itorah” is a good introduction to Metroidvania games with great art and an interesting story, but with confusing at best controls, gameplay is difficult and a chore rather than being fun. 
Rating: B 
 Photo Courtesy of Grimbart Tales

Save Humanity From A Plague In ‘Itorah’

Kathryn Peterson
April 12, 2022
As the last human on Earth, stop the plague and save the world.
Save Or Slay The God Bear In ‘Total War: Warhammer III’

Save Or Slay The God Bear In ‘Total War: Warhammer III’

Jackson Bogan
March 30, 2022
Warhammer III is a good installment in the franchise, and with more tweaks to the optimization and DLC could possibly end up being the best in its series.
Fight To Become The Elden Lord In Elden Ring

Fight To Become The Elden Lord In ‘Elden Ring’

Jackson Bogan
March 28, 2022
Elden Ring has been a big hit amongst fans of the souls-like genre and even to those new to this style of game.
Conquer The Nine Realms In ‘God Of War’

Conquer The Nine Realms In ‘God Of War’

Jackson Bogan
March 16, 2022
The newest installment in the 'God Of War' series in many years finally comes to PC, with new graphics and controls to bring more life to the mythical Nordic themes of the new 'God Of War' games.
“I Love Hue” is a simple and straightforward game that you can play for hours. Rating: A Photo Credit:Google Play Store

Relax, Solve Colorful Puzzles with ‘I Love Hue’

Madison Land
March 7, 2022
‘I Love Hue’ is a puzzle game that utilizes color theory to solve the problem.
 “At Home Alone Final” is an unsettling game where players take on the role of a little girl who experiences disturbing and unnatural events in her home.
Rating: A- 
Photo Credit: 0Cube

Discover Dark Secrets in ‘At Home Alone Final’

Kathryn Peterson
February 20, 2022
“At Home Alone Final” is a short free-to-play psychological horror game that is worth checking out.
The newest addition to the “Life is Strange” franchise includes queer, Asian-American representation as players explore the fictional small town of Haven Springs. 
Rating: A- 
Photo Credit: Square Enix

Embrace Empathic Abilities in ‘Life is Strange: True Colors’

Ashley Harris
February 18, 2022
Experience relationships and an emotional story driven by the decisions you make.