The Columbia Chronicle

Diablo III leaves gamers bored of terror

By Colin McInerney

September 18, 2014

Though the improved graphics bring “Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition” to life, the Aug. 19 re-release misleads players with false difficulty levels. Rather than presenting gamers with in-depth challenges, the game feels more like a trip to the casino.“Diablo III” was re-released on Aug. 19 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Playstation 4 as “Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition,” packaging the base game with the...

Taste of Chicago ticket prices not a ‘bargain’

By Editorial Board

April 27, 2012

The annual Taste of Chicago food festival is one of the most popular summer events in the city. In past years, the festival stretched across Grant Park and lasted almost a week, treating residents and visitors to both simple and fancy foodie fare. Next to the food, the free Taste of Chicago concert is a main attraction. But this year the Taste faced drastic cuts and tickets for the concert will cost $25.Taste of Chicago...

GameCrush insulting to gamers, geeks of both genders

By Luke Wilusz

March 7, 2011

Our society has long held a very specific, stereotypical image of a geek or gamer. It’s the image of an awkward, socially inept, mouth-breathing basement dweller who has never spoken to a girl and wouldn’t have the slightest idea of what to do if he were given the chance. Female gamers are often forced into a complementary stereotype. They’re idolized as if they were some sort of rare, mythical creature and placed on a p...

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