Game, Games & Tech, Review

Game Review: Dirt 4 is an Engagingly Grimy Rally Racer

The UK based developers Codemasters have been making rally games for close to 20 years now with the Colin McRae Rally series.  Dirt 4 is the twelfth game in this […]

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Event, Games & Tech, Preview

Grant Park is Going to Host a Massive Pokemon Go Festival in July

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Pokemon Go. Remember that craze from last summer? People aimlessly walked around the city while staring into their phones in futile pursuit of a digital Bulbasaur. A girl in Wyoming […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Game Review: Star Trek: Bridge Crew Explores Strange New Worlds in Virtual Reality

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is the VR title many have been waiting for. Developed by Red Storm Entertainment and published by Ubisoft, Bridge Crew puts you in the role of […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Game Review: There Are a Few Reasons to Try Rime

Rime, developed by Tequila Works, is a beautiful puzzle game with a gorgeously cohesive art style and melancholy undertone.  You play as a boy who finds himself washed ashore on […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Game Review: Friday the 13th: The Game – Jason Lives on in Inconsistent but Fun Gore-Fest

  Developed by Gun Media and Illfonic, Friday the 13th: The Game looked to be the definitive horror game, and where it succeeds in some aspects such as atmosphere, music, […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Injustice 2, DC Comics’ Latest Video Game Focuses on Fast and Vicious Superheroics

  Recently released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Injustice 2 is a fighting game developed by Chicago-based NetherRealm Studios, best known for their work on the recent additions […]

Antal Bokor /
Game, Games & Tech, Review

Review: Prey, Terror Between the Stars

  Prey has had a long and storied development. Originally being developed by a different studio as a follow up to 2006’s Prey, it took on a life of its […]

Antal Bokor /
Beyond, Food, Games & Tech, Preview, Tabletop

Competition Kitchen: It’s the Nerdologues’ New Party Game

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It’s an odd recipe: a comedy and storytelling group mixed with a cooking game, simmered together to create a dish suitable for any gathering. In this case, it’s a winner: […]

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Game, Games & Tech, Preview

Jackbox Games Announces The Jackbox Party Pack 4

You may not have realized it, but Chicago has quietly become an epicenter of sorts of party games. Whether you’re talking about the stratospheric rise of Cards Against Humanity or […]

Justin Freeman /
Games & Tech, Review

Best of 2016: Our Favorite Video Games

2016 was a great year for video games. Last year, virtual reality continued its slow march towards mainstream acceptance and has started to become widely available. In addition, we saw […]

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Feature, Games & Tech

Voting Selfies are Technically Illegal in Illinois

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Not too long ago, Justin Timberlake got in a minor heap of trouble for taking a selfie in a voting booth in Memphis. That got us thinking. Is it illegal […]

Justin Freeman /
Feature, Games & Tech, Technology

Use Chicago Tech to Get Ready for the Election

To put it simply, this election cycle has been exhausting. It’s coming to an end and we even made a mixtape to celebrate. Tomorrow is election day and we’ll soon […]

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