SCC gamers club host tournament

SCC gamers club host tournament

October 21, 2013
Filed under Briefs, Videogames

The Solano Community College Gamers' Club  host its first tournament for the fall semester on Oct. 25, between 2:15 - 5:15 p.m. Admission is $2 dollars and the winner will receive as $25 dollar gift card to Gamestop. The games for this tournament are both on the Original Nintendo Wii: Super Smash... Read more »

Legacy games producer gives tips on joining the gaming industry

Legacy games producer gives tips on joining the gaming industry

Deborah Graham, online editor
October 3, 2013
Filed under Features, Videogames

Tempest online editor Deborah Graham’s son, Jamar Graham is a producer for Legacy Games in Los Angeles. Deborah sat down with him to discuss tips on entering the gaming industry and a sneak preview of Legacy Games upcoming projects.  D.G: What made you join the video gaming... Read more »

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Review

Andro Palting, Staff Writer, Photographer
October 2, 2013
Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories, Videogames

Kingdom Hearts1.5 HD Remix unlocks the magic to old and new players of the Franchise The “Kingdom Hearts” series is one of the most successful video game franchises that are around today, I have played almost every “Kingdom Hearts” game that has been released in the United... Read more »

eSports: A new breed of athletes

eSports: A new breed of athletes

Jason Coleman, Staff Writer
September 4, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Videogames

Competitive gaming as a form of entertainment has exploded in recent years. Many gamers enjoy watching their favorite games just as much as playing, much like a baseball player loves to watch his or her favorite team. But at what point does a player become an athlete, and at what point does a game become... Read more »

Sound the hunting horn! with “Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate”

Sound the hunting horn! with “Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate”

Patrick Finnigan, Staff writer
May 1, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories, Videogames

Capcom has been known to have made very questionable decisions in recent years. I mean, it doesn’t seem in the interest of the consumer to develop Megaman Legends 3 for the 3DS and then cancel it for no explainable reason. But let’s just forget... Read more »

Welcome to Nintendo Land

Welcome to Nintendo Land

Patrick Finnigan, Staff Writer
February 27, 2013
Filed under Features, Reviews, Videogames

It should come as common knowledge that such a game like Nintendo Land would come for their latest console, the Nintendo Wii U. Whenever a new console or handheld comes out, there are almost always going to be specially tailored games that... Read more »

Are you ready to release your inner devil?

Are you ready to release your inner devil?

Rachel Sison, Staff Writer
February 6, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Videogames

  “DmC: Devil May Cry” is a reboot of the original franchise featuring a new Dante, new weapons, and an entire new storyline. The initial reactions from fans were negative and some fans have even petitioned the reboot on the... Read more »

The WiiU Arrives

The WiiU Arrives

Patrick Finnigan, Staff Writer
December 5, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Videogames

Nintendo has always been known as a sort on innovator in the video game market. Its first home console, the Nintendo Entertainment System was the console that saved the market from the Video Game Crash of 82, where it became a household name. Nintendo went on to produce the Nintendo 64, the first console... Read more »

Popular webcomic to get its own official game, generates half a million dollars overnight.

Patrick Finnigan, Staff Writer
November 14, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Videogames

Not many people have heard of a webcomic called Homestuck, but for those who have, they can tell you that the comic has a huge influence on the Internet. Running for a span of 3 years and already in the middle of its sixth act, Homestuck has developed a massive cult following of fans. This is all thanks... Read more »

Tales told anew in the “Tales of the Abyss” remake

Patrick Finngian, staff writer
November 14, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Videogames

The way I see it, ports, or games that were released for a certain system are remade and altered for another gaming system, are usually made for one or both of the following reasons: nostalgia factor with the audience, or just general laziness. It seems that Tales of the Abyss, a game from the PS2 era... Read more »

A day in the life of a professional gamer: Kevin “Kbeast” Baigan speaks with The Tempest

Carlo Marzan, Staff Writer
September 19, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Videogames

Known for his execution and rush down, Solano Community College student and long time competitive fighting game player Kevin “Kbeast” Baigan (team Marvelous Customs) has accumulated an impressive amount of achievements under his belt. Baigan scored second... Read more »

Enough with the “Mass Effect 3″ ending already!

Larry Ragland, Staff writer
April 25, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Videogames

I have thoroughly enjoyed traversing the universe aboard the Normandy over the last few years Playing as Commander Shepard, I have traveled the galaxy with my handpicked crew in search of cosmic hijinks and heroics. With "Mass... Read more »