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EWU takes on Portland State for potential final game of the year

November 20, 2019

The EWU football team hasn’t finished at or below .500 in 13 years.  The Eagles (5-2, 6-5) will try and extend that streak Saturday in the likely seas...

Editors Picks Issue 12

February 2, 2017

Ian Bouchard Movie: Silence “Silence” is a historical drama released in theaters Dec. 23, 2016. The movie takes place in the Edo period of Japanese history when the government decreed a complete ban of Christianity. Two missionaries are sent on a journey to find their mentor who has gone missing. As they travel through the countryside they must remain hidden, fearin...

'Firewatch' impresses

‘Firewatch’ impresses

February 21, 2016

It’s rare that a game can so completely engulf a player in its world as is done in “Firewatch.” It’s a beautifully picturesque game, with a...

The dark side of gaming

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

"Star Wars Battlefront" is the single best example of a video game with an excellent premise being held back by its greedy publisher. There was so much potential to "Battlefront." Any addition to the Star Wars universe is met with lofty expectations and equally intense criticism, but both previous games in the "Battlefront" franchise have received nothing but praise over...

Return to the Wasteland in 'Fallout 4'

Return to the Wasteland in ‘Fallout 4’

November 30, 2015

Bethesda Game Studios has established itself as the premiere developer for creating story worlds, and their latest adventure, "Fallout 4," is proving to...

A game with soul: ‘Undertale’ provides unique battle dynamic

By Chris Mudd, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015

"Undertale" from developer Toby Fox is the latest Indie powerhouse, and rightfully so due to the remarkable amount of heart the developers poured into the game. Generations ago, the world was ruled by humans and monsters alike. Inevitably the two came into conflict, and the monsters were condemned deep underground and sealed by a powerful spell. As the game began, a young...

'SOMA' review

‘SOMA’ review

October 26, 2015

Frictional Games has established itself as a leader in survival horror games in the past, and their latest foray may be their most ambitious to date. “SOMA”...

Illustration by Elsa Schmitz

EWU Pokémon masters reside in house of cards

March 1, 2014

It was the final round of the tournament and Alex Koch had been teetering on the edge of his seat in the local Denny’s restaurant for approxim...


Swords, spells and homework

December 1, 2012

EWU Students balance gaming and schooling by Al Stover and Christina Jordan For The Easterner [email protected] EWU student Kelli Crawford is...

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