Richard Lipkin


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Game blends elements of popular franchises

10/05/2014 8:06pm

“Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” follow the adventures of Talion, a ranger of Gondor sent to make sure Sauron’s forces stay behind the black gate, becomes possessed by a wraith after a bloody ritual where a band of orcs brutally murder Talion and his family.


'Minecraft' builds toward a new future

09/09/2014 10:53pm

“Minecraft” has been an Internet phenomenon for the past five years, and now you can explore, mine, fight and craft on next-generation consoles.


'Azure Striker Gunvolt' a worthy 'Megaman' successor

09/04/2014 12:37am

“Azure Striker Gunvolt” is a new game for the 3DS from Inti Creates, creators of Mega Man 9 and 10, released on the Nintendo eShop for digital download. It captures the essence of what makes a 2-D platform engaging and meaningful for modern gamers.


‘Walking Dead’ stumbles in finale

08/28/2014 12:53am

Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” game is innovative in its storytelling and has strong characters, but season 2 finale wastes strong buildup on unbelievable plotpoints.


Column: Editor reflects on summer experience

08/14/2014 8:35pm

When the last issue of The Renaissance left my hands during lunch at Dutch Fork High School, I received a sobering reminder that my two year tenure as Editor-in-Chief was over.


In Brief: July 23rd, 2014

07/22/2014 10:53pm

Farrah Franklin arrested in Myrtle Beach Sunday Ex-Destiny’s Child member, Farrah Franklin was charged with disorderly conduct Sunday in Myrtle Beach, S.C., CNN reported. Franklin was partying with Da’Quan Bowers, a defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Ricky Sapp, a Houston Texan linebacker.


'WildStar' challenges industry norms

06/18/2014 1:18am

My first steps on Nexus were intriguing. The mountains in the distance were far and vast; the remnants of our crashed spaceship littered in the snow, all to the sound of native creatures slaughtering what remained of our crew.


WUSC gets nomination

06/18/2014 1:04am

The Free Times nominated WUSC to be Columbia’s best radio station, and voting will continue until June 27. WUSC has been nominated for the award nearly every year, but has only a single “Best of Columbia” sticker adorning its front door. “We are very excited about the nomination,” WUSC music director Mason Youngblood said.


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