The Rise in Popularity of Anime

By Eric Tran There was a time when anime was a very niche thing. Like comic books, anime was seen as a very nerdy thing to be into, and people viewed it as these weird Japanese cartoons for kids. However, it now seems as if many are embracing nerd culture. The popularity of anime has gone up, and it can […]

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Pokémon GO on Campus

By Mitchell Clark The Pokemon Society is an on-campus club for enthusiasts of the Pokemon series and soon, it might be a good place to head for those who play the new Pokémon GO. Dan Fallon, a PR coordinator for the club’s E-Board, said, “We have been talking with Niantic to see about getting a PokéStop right in the club […]

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Game Corner: Issues with Emulation

By Alexander R. Campbell Emulation of video games, the downloading and playing of console, computer, and handheld games for free, using the hardware and software on your computer to run them, is a bit of a touchy subject for the video game industry itself and is a subject of debate for the video game playing community. We live in an […]

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Game Corner: 5 Things in Pokemon You Did Not Catch

By Alexander R. Campbell The mysterious truck in “Pokemon” versions “(Fire)Red,” “Blue,” “Yellow” and “(Leaf)Green.” As you progress through the game, you eventually visit the S.S. Anne, docked south of Vermillion City for a needed progression item: the hidden move “cut.” However, upon entering the area, you might notice that there is water on either side of what appears to be surf-able, […]

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Talk Nerdy to Me: Pokémon Society

By Daniel Fallon If you are in college, shouldering responsibilities can crush the child within. The Fitchburg State Pokémon Society intends to change that. The Fitchburg State Pokémon Society, or FSPS, is a club for lovers of Pokémon of all kinds. For those who enjoy the video games, as well as the card came, there are members that play competitively, […]

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