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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

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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.
Source: Nintendo

“Metroid Dread” is a great return to form for the long forgotten series

Michael Davis, Editor-in-Chief | October 20, 2021

After 19 years of absence, the newest 2D Metroid game launched on Nintendo Switch, “Metroid Dread,” brings the franchise back to life in a nostalgic yet fresh way. Developed by MercurySteam and...

Call of Duty Black Ops

“Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War” is only good for beginners

Amrut Ranjan, Reporter | May 26, 2021

After the staggering success of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” in 2020, “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War” ended up great for beginners, but lacking for experienced players. The engine for “Cold...

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May 2021 marks another Mental Health Awareness month shadowed by the pandemic. Still, students can still enjoy many activities that support mental health.

Maida Suta, Reporter | May 16, 2021
Take the chance this Mental Health Awareness Month to explore these works and others. As schoolwork intensifies, make sure to take time to care for your mental health.
Source: Nintendo

“Persona 5: Strikers” is a fun but flawed game

Michael Davis, Reporter | March 25, 2021
“Persona 5” spin-off “Persona 5 Strikers” keeps Atlus’ track record intact for making enjoyable spin-off games for cash rather than creating an actual sequel.
Pokémon logo for the 25th anniversary, courtesy of Nintendo

25 years of catching them all: students reflect on Pokémon anniversary

Michael Davis, Reporter | March 25, 2021
As Pokémon celebrates its 25-year anniversary, the ever-expanding franchise of video games, anime, manga and cards continues to influence De Anza College students.
The PS5 has a slight edge over the Xbox Series X, with exclusive games and a sleek design.

PS5 wins edge over Xbox Series X with exclusive games and sleek design

Jordan Soto, Reporter | January 10, 2021

The release of the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X has reignited the long time rivalry between fans of the gaming industry titans.  There’s a lot of debate on which console is better and which...

IGNs official trailer reveals Super Smash Bros newest fighter: Steve from Minecraft

Minecraft’s Steve becomes Super Smash Bros. newest, craftiest fighter

Andrew Allison | October 21, 2020

Minecraft’s Steve joined the Super Smash Brothers Ultimate roster on Oct. 13 as its 77th fighter after years of being a rumored potential.  Steve’s versatile move set arguably makes him one...

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