The Kirkwood Call

Video games are brain food

What parents see when they see a child playing a violent video game.

Kailey Shirrell, opinions writer

November 8, 2019

Growing up I heard time and time again how video games were not good for you and that many parents limited their kid's video game time. They did this because they wanted their kids to do something healthy like go outside and play or read a book.  Most parents prohibit their children from playing violent video ...

Check your six: Fortnite’s newest season is here

Photo courtesy of Google under the Creative Commons license

Tom Mueller, features writer

October 8, 2018

Fortnite, the wildly popular, multi-platform, battle royale video game, just had its fifth major update with the start of its sixth season. Battle royale games have, over the past year, exploded in popularity; depending on the game, between ten and 100 players simultaneously drop onto a map, unarmed and unshielded. Players must then search treasure chests, supply drops, b...

TKC Podcast: video games

TKC Podcast: video games

Daniel Stobbe, Chloë King, and Robson Ali

February 18, 2016

Daniel Stobbe, Robson Ali and Chloë King talk about the past, present and future of video games. This includes discussion of what they used to play, what they play now and what they look forward to for this year and the years to come.   ...

CoC culture

CoC culture

Holden Foreman, entertainment editor

November 12, 2015

As winter approaches, the chilled November air chases students indoors, where textbooks and papers await with even less mercy; gone is the fun of summer. Yet, in some surreal, virtual world, the action never ends. There are always resources to harvest, troops to train and wars to wage at the tap of a...

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