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“Sonic the Hedgehog” races into theaters

Based on the video game character,

By Ohio Meshanko, Promotions Manager

February 25, 2020

Video games, as popular as they are, have had a spotty history when it comes to film adaptations. While franchises like Pokémon have had success with animated features and with the recent success of Detective Pikachu, this is the exception rather than the rule.  When it was announced that Sega would be pro...

Students Compete in E Sports

Many WCHS students compete in e sports everyday.

By Bryan Fletcher, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

Given the recent increase in popularity of video game franchises like League of Legends, Super Smash Bros and Fortnite, it is not surprising that many gaming fans have found a way to add a competitive atmosphere to these otherwise light-hearted games. Competitive video games, often referred to colloquially as ‘E-...

Shell Shockers video game cracks into classrooms

Shell Shockers video game cracks into classrooms

By Miranda Chung, Assistant Opinions Editor

June 13, 2018

As soon as one signs up to play, there is banner on the screen that says, “Welcome to Shell Shockers, the world’s most advanced egg-based multiplayer shooter! It’s your favorite battlefield game...but with eggs!” While most see this as another harmless and common kids video game, there ma...

The Observer’s inside look on the gaming split: console or personal computer

The Observer's inside look on the gaming split: console or personal computer

By Ariel Levchenko, Fact Checker

October 27, 2014

The screen turns on, and a menu pops up with many tantalizing options: Start, Options, and Multiplayer – so many choices. But what is this screen? There are many students at CHS who could be called “gamers,” but there is a sharp divide between those that play on consoles, and those that play...

Hollander’s Hot Sauce

By Ben Hollander, Columnist

December 22, 2010

Amidst my usual Sunday routine of watching professional football and snacking aggressively, I noticed something that caught my eye. Courtney Cox’s Cougar Town was advertised in high esteem as the new, bright ABC primetime show for the winter line-up. My emotions stuck between sheer rage and confusion,...

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