Touted around the Moscow community as “not your grandmother’s bingo,” Inland Oasis’s monthly Drag Bingo events will be moving to the 1912 Center.
A ‘Super Bowl’ for gamers — Seventh annual Vandal Overnight Games builds campus gaming community Beth Hoots 10.03.2017
Vandal Overnight Games attendees filled the Idaho Commons Saturday night, crowding around tables, computers and televisions.
University of Idaho’s Homecoming Week is off to a loud start with the annual Yell Like Hell event.
Vandal Overnight Games will be Sept. 30 in the University of Idaho Commons and Teaching and Learning Center. This is the seventh Vandal Overnight Games held by the UI Information Technology Services (ITS) department as a community outreach gaming event. The event is open to all UI students and members of the community and is […]
Vandal Overnight Games will be Saturday, Sept. 30 in the University of Idaho Commons and Teaching and Learning Center. This is the seventh Vandal Overnight Games held by the UI Information Technology Services (ITS) department as a community outreach gaming event. The event is open to all UI students and members of the community and […]
Music, food, animals and more at Latah County Fair — Latah County Fair kicks off Thursday, Sept. 14 Staff Report 09.11.2017
Walking into the Latah County Events Center, visitors are immediately greeted by a wall covered in vintage photographs and fliers promoting long-past fairs. One flier promises fair-goers “a thousand laughs,” while another pronounces the Latah County Fair to be “a clean-cut, legitimate, fair-and-square deal.” Though 106 years have passed since the first Latah County Fair, […]
Ryding the family’s success — Spoiler alerts “Mass Effect: Andromeda” falls flat of the distinguished franchise Claire Whitley 05.01.2017
Mass Effect fans around the world were counting down the minutes until the newest game released. Midnight of March 21 couldn’t come soon enough. However, after the first week, it was glaringly obvious there were problems with “Mass Effect: Andromeda.”
Almost two weeks after its release, Fire Emblem Heroes has still kept me entertained. For anyone who has played Nintendo games, the tactical role-playing Fire Emblem franchise has been a constant presence across several platforms. From Gameboy Advances, to Gamecube, to Wii and with the latest, to the 3DS, Fire Emblem has evolved and changed. […]
Time to cool down — Dads’ Weekend will have a different rhythm, events to offer family members this year Catherine Keenan 12.02.2016
Vandal fathers will celebrate Dads’ Weekend Friday through Sunday just before Christmas break begins, but this year’s timing does not follow the norm. Dads’ Weekend is customarily set for September or October during a home football game, but the Sun Belt Conference limits timeslots for the event, said Blaine Eckles, dean of students.
All the right reasons — The Idaho Arena project fills the need for a medium-sized venue at UI Tess Fox 11.28.2016
University of Idaho President Chuck Staben, Athletic Director Rob Spear and Special Adviser to the President Michael Perry have worked quietly since summer 2015 on a 50-year-old idea. The idea is to create a student space on campus, a middle ground between the International Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center and the Kibbie Dome. The […]
No story but plenty of point and shoot – “Destiny: Rise of Iron” has a lot and a little Bradley Burgess 10.03.2016
“Destiny” players have wanted to know the origins and the secrets of Lord Saladin, the non-playable-character (NPC) who arrives only during the limited time Iron Banner events since the introduction of the NPC. Now, he’s the focus of the very thin campaign of “Destiny: Rise of Iron” the latest expansion to Bungie’s shared world shooter.
Let your streams come true – Why the internet makes streaming the future of media distribution Sam Balas 09.09.2016
Nothing compares to the experience of being eight years old and buying a video game console for the first time, like a Nintendo GameCube, worth $200 with from money earned from helping neighbors around the community.
Evolution in your computer – UI video game studio have brought students of many disciplines together Sam Balas 09.07.2016
The University of Idaho is not the first campus in the country to have its own video game studio, but “Polymorphic Games,” a video game studio led by UI Biology Professor Barrie Robison and Computer Science Professor Terry Soule, may be the most inclusive.
Bradley Burgess | Rawr “Halo 5: Guardians” is the Xbox One game that everyone was waiting for. After a stellar “Halo 4” exceeded expectations and reinvented the franchise, fans were holding their breath for the follow-up.
Jordan Hollingshead | rawr reviews The most recent Clash of Clans commercial, which aired during the 2015 Super Bowl earlier this month, featured Liam Neeson being raided by BigBuffetBoy85, all while mimicking the voice of his character in “Taken.”
Bleating Fun — Goat Simulator UI Argonaut Manager 10.09.2014
Masen Matthews | rawr reviews Every so often, something comes out that changes the face of technology. A long time ago, it was the invention of Windows that really changed home computing. After that, we saw the birth of the iPod. Now, we’ve had a real game changer in 2014 that a lot of people […]
Bradley Burgess | rawr reviews In the world of gaming, “Destiny” is the like the second coming of Christ. A fitting metaphor, seeing as developer Bungie Inc.’s previous first person shooter franchise starter was “Halo: Combat Evolved,” back in 2001.
Sure shots and shambling students – Humans vs. Zombies game began Tuesday on UI campus George Wood Jr. 10.24.2013
The outbreak made its first appearance on campus on Oct. 20. More than half the original human population had been turned into zombies by the night of the first mission, Oct. 22.
Vandals drop opening two — Idaho women slaughtered by Wyoming, lose tight contest to Colorado on road Kevin Bingaman 11.12.2012
Sophomore Stacey Barr hit a 3-pointer with 16 seconds on the clock to bring Idaho within three, but the Vandals were unable to get any closer when Colorado escaped with a narrow 70-65 victory Sunday afternoon in Boulder.