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The Review: Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance

Joe Stableford '15, Multimedia Editor

September 15, 2012

Kingdom Hearts 3D was released mid-summer this year and immediately became a runaway bestseller and the biggest hit of the season. Well, it was MY biggest summer hit, at least. I’ve always loved the “Kingdom Hearts” series, and this title only strengthens that affection. For those unfortunate ...

The Review: Sonic Generations

The Review: Sonic Generations

Joe Stableford '15, Columns Writer

January 23, 2012

Celebrating my new PS3, (My holiday tips are always accurate!) I decided to review my first PS3 game, Sonic Generations. Being a long-time fan of Sonic the Hedgehog, I was ecstatic when I discovered that my parents had gotten it for me as a Christmas present. Little did I know that I was actually getting ...

Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

Joe Stableford '15, Columns Writer

December 5, 2011

‘Tis the season for video games, ladies and gentlemen! And Santa has a mighty fine crop of video games for us all. But the real question is what should we buy now, and what should we save for Christmas morning? That’s why I’m here! Here’s Joe’s handy-dandy list for factors in the shopping industry! 1....

Re: Joseph Stableford’s “Let’s Rant about Reboots!”

Bernice Wong '13 Arts and Leisure Editor

October 29, 2011

Previously on the “Joe Show”, Joe Stableford had ranted about how the many reboots of video games could slowly lead to an “endless wheel of constant reboots”, which would then prohibit the production of new games. As much as I genuinely enjoyed his rant, I feel obligated to voice my disagr...

Let’s Rant About Reboots

Joe Stableford '15, Columns Writer

October 27, 2011

Hello, friends! Welcome to the newest type of article here on The Joe Show! These articles are called Let’s Rant, and they are essentially times when I just feel like getting something off my chest, so long as it’s related to video games, of course. So today, I’m here to discuss a phenomenon...

The Review: Starfox 64 3D

Joe Stableford '15, Columns Writer

October 19, 2011

The best way I can describe Starfox 64 3D is that it is essentially an arcade game. The gameplay, the options, and the way the game is presented all give off an arcade vibe. That sort of feeling is a rarity in a video game nowadays. For those who are confused as to what Starfox is, these games are a...

The Review: 3DS

Joe Stableford '15, Columns Writer

September 17, 2011

Due to my obsessive urge to “100%” a video game the first time I play it, I haven’t beaten a newish game in a while. So, for my first article, I have decided to tackle a piece of hardware known as the 3DS. For those who don’t know, the 3DS is Nintendo’s latest handheld, which lets you ...

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