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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

The Eagles continue to improve on the season as they look to the final week, Week Seven.

Call of Duty eSports team defeats Blue Devils, 3-1

Cade Cracas, Sports & Digital Editor October 27, 2022

The Call of Duty (COD) eSports team headed into its Week Six matchup against the Lawrence Technologic University Blue Devils and came out on top with a win. Throughout the five-game series, the Eagles...

Bioshock Infinite surpasses original

By Glenn Battishill April 4, 2013

“Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt” is the simple message that launches players into the world of “Bioshock Infinite,” the new game by critically acclaimed studio, Irrational Games. The...

Silence isn’t always golden

By Glenn Battishill April 4, 2013

Link, Gordon Freeman and Samus Aran are often lauded as three of the greatest video game characters of all time but what do the Hero of Time, a theoretical physicist and a space bounty hunter have in common?...

Are you there God? It’s me, video games

By Glenn Battishill March 7, 2013

Video games are excessively violent; many modern games contain murder, violence, and some contain instances or scenes involving rape. For these reasons they are labeled as “for mature audience” and...

“Assassin’s Creed III” is a fun romp through America’s birth

By Glenn Battishill November 8, 2012

When it comes to letting players explore obscure and relatively unpopular time periods the team behind the “Assassins Creed” series takes the cake. They made the risky choice of setting their first...

Revenge is a dish best served cold.

Bils Battishill Brawl: Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne

By Glenn Battishill and Chris Bils September 20, 2012

Glenn: After last week’s horribly depressing golf outing I decided I would throw Chris into a game he knew next to nothing about just so I could see him drown. Revenge is a dish best served cold and...

A game examines war in all its glory and horror

By Glenn Battishill September 20, 2012

People’s resistance to change continues to astound me. Every time a new medium rises to prominence, some of the snobs from the established and respected mediums look down on the new-comers and continually...

Playing video games isn’t just for the boys anymore

by Heather Bleininger August 22, 2012

In today’s society, it is not uncommon to see a line of men waiting for the new Call of Duty or Madden Sports game to be released outside of a Wal-Mart or GameStop store. What is getting more common...

‘Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’ is wonderfully original

By Glenn Battishill February 16, 2012

Dark fantasy is a hard genre of gaming to break into because new series will always be compared to "World of Warcraft," "Lord of the Rings," "Dragon Age" or "The Elder Scrolls." The game is noteworthy...

HD video game remakes and why they are better than movie reboots

By Glenn Battishill November 17, 2011

It is a common opinion that Hollywood has run out of ideas. While that may be true to an extent, every Hollywood remake is failing either critically or financially. A lot of people say that creativity...

HD remakes and why they are better than those horrid movie reboots.

By Glenn Battishill November 10, 2011

It is a common opinion that Hollywood has run out of ideas and while that may be true to an extent, every Hollywood remake is failing either critically or financially. A lot of people say that creativity...

The time to be a gamer has never been better

By Glenn Battishill September 1, 2011

Two weeks in is as good a time as any to write that column that I always write about video games. VIDEO GAMES!!! It's been an interesting year for video games: California ruled that video games are protected...

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