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Nintendo Switch and first game Zelda: Breath of the Wild are big hits

Nintendo Switch and first game Zelda: Breath of the Wild are big hits

by Katie Lehman, Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

Nintendo’s newest console, Switch, was released on March 3rd. At the price of $300, the console has been a smash hit at stores. The console has two variants, a grey version and a neon blue and red version, and both are selling out at numerous GameStop stores. People are already being forced onto waiting lists for restocking, within only days of its initial release. Those...

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

by Beau Cameron, Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Not everyone has what it takes to make it in the competitive arts community. However, at only 15, sophomore Kelly Stouffer is modeling, dancing, and planning her future career in electronics. Stouffer has been dancing for almost 11 years with the Cheryl O’Hara Dance Elite, specializing in ballet,...

Slide on over to the Web Store to play Slither, just not in school

Slide on over to the Web Store to play Slither, just not in school

by Devin Barge, Reporter

May 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

It seemed like everyone in Linganore was slithering into the computer labs to play Slither in April after its release. Slither.io was developed by Steve Howse in 2016, and by early May, it was in the App Store at number 2 Top Free Apps.  For Lancers, the fun ended the first week of May, when FCPS...

Top 10 of 2015: Video games worth a year of play

Top 10 of 2015: Video games worth a year of play

January 1, 2016


Filed under Holiday 2015

From the biggest names in gaming to the smallest indie developers, 2015 was an amazing year for gaming. This list counts down the top ten video games of this year. Until Dawn (PS4) Rated M for Mature Developer Supermassive’s survival-horror title tells the story of a group of friends reuniting after the death of ...

Play video games: They can be good for you!

Play video games: They can be good for you!

by Ryan Bond, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“Game Over” is a common pairing of words that most, if not all people who play video games have seen in their time. Most people shrug off that phrase and simply restart in the hopes of clearing the level or beating the game.  Restart and chill out. As it turns out, video games provide other b...

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