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Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion pass #1 to release on June 17th

Pokemon Sword and Shield expansion pass #1 to release on June 17th

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

June 10, 2020

In the months following the worldwide lockdowns from COVID-19, various forms of digital media have come to a sort of standstill. TV show releases are getting delayed, movies pushed back and even video game launches are up in the air. This is happening all at a time when people have nothing better to...

Why SpaceX’s recent launch is so important

Why SpaceX’s recent launch is so important

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

June 9, 2020

On March 30th, SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 rocket into space with astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken as the company’s first two passengers. The launch was extremely successful, with everything going to plan. Hurley and Behnken’s exact return date are not currently confirmed, but it will...

Minecraft Dungeons brings a new fanbase to the dungeon crawler genre

Minecraft Dungeons brings a new fanbase to the dungeon crawler genre

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

June 4, 2020

In 2009, a game which would define a generation was born. Minecraft is a massively successful sandbox game made of blocks where the player can build infinitely complicated creations. Since 2009, Minecraft’s developers, Mojang Studios have sold over 200 million copies of Minecraft. This makes Minecraft...

Nintendo holds a “favorite Pokemon” poll

Pokemon #001 Bulbasaur was one of the original Pokemon released back in 1996 and was the center of a social media movement to win the Pokemon poll. Unfortunately, Bulbasaur did not break the top 10.

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

February 27, 2020

Which Pokemon is the “best” is a question as old as time or at least as old as Pokemon itself.  The “Pokemon” series is turning 24 years old on February 27th. With this impressive milestone approaching, Nintendo partnered with Google to hold a poll to find out what people’s favorite Pokemo...

Nintendo announces “Pokemon Sword and Shield” Expansion Pass alongside additional “Smash Brothers” fighter

Nintendo announces “Pokemon Sword and Shield” Expansion Pass alongside additional “Smash Brothers” fighter

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editor

February 8, 2020

January 9th, Nintendo held a “Nintendo Direct” with the focus being on GameFreaks’ popular “Pokemon” franchise.  A Nintendo Direct is a livestream where Nintendo will announce new games or releases. New paid content for the new games “Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield” was announced...

Loy Norrix takes home the gold: Esports team has dominant showing at state championship

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Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editing Team

December 11, 2019

Last weekend, Loy Norrix showed Michigan that it has the strongest Esports team in the state. The Loy Norrix “Overwatch” and “Smash Brothers” Esports teams both took home trophies at the MiHSEF state finals last Saturday, December 7th. The “Overwatch” team got first place, while the “S...

Giant robots, religious references and hard to answer questions: The brilliance of “Neon Genesis Evangelion”

Giant robots, religious references and hard to answer questions: The brilliance of “Neon Genesis Evangelion”

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, A/V Editing Team

December 9, 2019

Hideaki Anno’s “Neon Genesis Evangelion” stunned audiences with an action-packed, surprisingly deep and philosophical story.  The deeply troubled Anno struggled in his life with clinical depression in a time period not very accepting of mental illness. This led him to create a show where the c...

Loy Norrix “smashing” the competition: Esports club one year later

Two competitors face off for a place in the finals of the Super Smash Brothers tournament. The game is a favorite among students, which is clear from the groups playing every day in the cafeteria.

Jackson Kiino-Terburg, AV Editing Team

October 27, 2019

In the library, six Nintendo Switches were set up for this best of three single-elimination tournament, meaning one loss and you’re out for good. Only one could be crowned the victor. On September 27th, the Loy Norrix esports club hosted its first “Super Smash Brothers Ultimate” tournament. ...

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