The Sundial

Brief: Video game panel to showcase CSUN alumni

Pete D. Camarillo

March 19, 2014

CSUN alumni will share insight into the video game career pathways for students, faculty and alumni on March 26 at the Plaza Del Sol.  From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., students can attend the event to find out more about the future of the video game industry. Jim Martin, a CSUN alumni...

Video game podcast: title releases for new consoles

Photo courtesy of MCT

Josh Carlton

February 7, 2014

The first of a bi-weekly podcast series featuring Josh Carlton, Trevor Stamp and all things gaming. This week on the agenda is current games out on console as well as a discussion on upcoming titles for the PS4 and Xbox One. Next time the discussion will focus on news related items such as Nintendo'...

Fight to the finish: Xbox One vs. PS4

Fight to the finish: Xbox One vs. PS4

Alysha Garrett-Byrd

September 4, 2013

Over the last few months, both Microsoft and Sony have released details about their upcoming consoles, each hoping to prove that they have the superior product. While all the new information has been helpful in determining which console to buy come holiday season, it is just as important to look at th...

Top 3 most underrated gaming consoles

Top 3 most underrated gaming consoles

Ron Rokhy

May 1, 2013

1. Dreamcast Sega’s slain Dreamcast, which met its end at the hands of the almighty Playstation 2 in the early 2000s, is clearly the most underrated system of all time. Complete with graphics that still stand strong today, online capability (through dial-up) and the last great game in the Soni...

Why to go back to your old consoles

Why to go back to your old consoles

Ken Scarboro

May 1, 2013

Hiding in a box in your parents’ garage or under your older brother’s bed there might be an old, outdated console.  Rather than recycling or selling those antiques, plug them in and enjoy them again for the reasons we have listed inside. 1. The Internet just went off... Probably one o...

‘Bastion’ is a World That Needs Rebuilding

Nathan McMahon

September 10, 2012

A cracked and fractured world is something that slams into you not you into it. Awoken in his bed by a grizzled voice from some far-flung spaghetti Western, the hero of this story, simply referred to as, “the Kid,” inhabits that fractured world. It used to be known as Caelondia, but an event called...

Reigning Guitar Hero champ rocks the USU

Juana Esquivel

March 15, 2010

A teenage boy sits on a stool with a guitar controller in hand and across his lap as he successfully hits the last notes of “Hot for Teacher” by Van Halen, becoming CSUN’s Guitar Hero champion. Alec Castillo, a 13-year-old 8th grader from Canyon Hills Junior High in Chino Hills has won this semester’s CSUN Gu...

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