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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

A close-up of Princess Peach in her final transformation.

‘Princess Peach: Showtime’ takes the stage

Ingrid Lu, La Voz Staff | April 15, 2024

The long-anticipated “Princess Peach: Showtime” for the Nintendo Switch was released on March 22, marking the first solo Peach game since 2005’s “Super Princess Peach.” The story revolves...

Four DASG senators Miis, or Wii profiles, on the emulator in Mario Kart Wii.

Wii games come to DASB lounge

Ann Penalosa, La Voz Staff | April 11, 2024

Ryan Chu, 18, a computer science major, De Anza Student Government Student Rights and Equity intern and moderator for the De Anza College Discord, set up an iMac in the DASB lounge with a Wii emulator...

Illustration of a Sith (red) and Jedi (blue) lightsaber clashing.

A galactic disappointment: ‘STAR WARS: Battlefront Classic Collection’ fails to live up to its legacy

Vincent Scrivens, News Editor | March 23, 2024

With its foot barely out of the blast door, “STAR WARS: Battlefront Classic Collection” released on March 13 on consoles and PC to near-universal criticism for its broken and underwhelming state. A...

Artistic depiction of “Hellpods” from Helldivers 2 descending from space.

‘Helldivers 2’ plunges players into a galactic war

Iain Klotzbach, Freelance Reporter | March 21, 2024

Have you ever wanted to dive into war and aggressively spread democracy? “Helldivers 2”, released on Feb. 8 by Arrowhead Game Studios, this game puts you amidst a galactic war in the helldivers program....

A smiling, derpy Swee holds a handgun.

‘Palworld’: An open-world monster catcher offers players a new, engaging experience

Iain Klotzbach, Freelance Reporter | February 23, 2024

“Pokemon” and “ARK Survival” have a child and its name is “Palworld”. The game is an open-world survival and monster catcher. Released on Jan. 18 by Pocketpair, “Palworld” has hit records...

Eldritch horror action game worth picking up for retro-shooter fans

Vincent Scrivens, Staff Reporter | December 2, 2023

With a massive freedom of approach for any playstyle, gritty aesthetic, exciting music, and creative enemies, “Cultic,” a retro-styled first person horror shooter, is an addictive and immersive game...

Author Abel Tarikus character in Pokemon Violet picnic mode, standing beside his starter pokemons evolution Meowscarada and Clodsire — two new Pokemon to the franchise.

‘Pokemon Scarlet’ and ‘Pokemon Violet’ introduces fun new open-world experience with major issues

Abel Tariku | December 7, 2022

“Pokemon Scarlet” and “Pokemon Violet,” released for the Nintendo Switch on Nov. 18, are fun games that allow Pokemon fans to explore a new region of the world with an unrestrictive open-world...

Screenshot of author Zhang Xiaoyans gameplay in Overwatch 2 as hero Ashe.

‘Overwatch 2’ offers fresh team play experience

Zhang Xiaoyan | December 4, 2022

“Overwatch 2” is a first-person multiplayer shooter video game released by Blizzard Entertainment on Oct. 5 that offers a fresh take on the original 2016 “Overwatch.” Both games are set in...

Microsoft announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard, a leader in game development and an interactive entertainment content publisher. The planned acquisition includes iconic franchises from the Activision, Blizzard and King studios like Warcraft, Diablo, Overwatch, Call of Duty and Candy Crush.

Will joining a monopoly be the end of the ‘frat boy’ era at Blizzard?

Michael Davis, Editor Emeritus | January 25, 2022

On Jan. 18, Microsoft announced plans to buy Activision Blizzard, creators of “World of Warcraft,” “Overwatch” and the “Call of Duty” franchise, in a massive $68.7 billion deal, making it the...


Pikmin Bloom: A fun concept, but difficult for non-gamers

Joseph Narvaez, Reporter | December 6, 2021
“Pikmin Bloom” is not easily mastered by non-gamers and might not be what you’re looking for as a fitness aid.
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