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Student shares ‘Game’ experience

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Emmanuel Lagumbay, senior music major, held a presentation sharing his experience at the Game Developers Conference yesterday in the President’s Dining Room. “The reason I’m here is because I’m a gamer,” Lagumbay said. Lagumbay traveled to San Francisco last month for the Game Developers Conference. The conference brought together more than 24,000... 

Lagumbay gets caught up in the music

Lagumbay gets caught up in the music
Senior music major Emmanuel Lagumbay spends much of his free time composing music and trying out new compositions in the music library in Founders Hall. Last Thursday, Lagumbay was composing a new piece in the digital audio workshop, Cubase, using the MIDI keyboard to input notes into the program. / photo by Sarah Golden Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor Senior music major and video game enthusiast Emmanuel... 

‘League of Legends’ inspires student’s music

'League of Legends' inspires student's music
The Lordsburg Brothers, formally known as the Leo Singing Dudes, performed a Retro Game Medley on Oct. 25 during the Fall Choral Showcase. The song was a medley by various composers and arranged by Student Director Emmanuel Lagumbay. Lagumbay put this concert together as part of his senior project and paid respect to the video game composers who have shaped his musical ear and compositional techniques.... 

Video game displays social issues

Video game displays social issues
Jolivette Mecenas, associate professor of writing and director of the writing program, presents “Video Games as Civic Discourse? Protesting the Tijuana/San Diego Borderlands in the Digital Art of Coco Fusco and Ricardo Dominguez,” Monday. In her lecture, Mecenas explains how two digital artists are using a video game they created to protest a border dispute. / photo by Hunter Cole Amanda Larsh Staff... 

Nostalgic and new games featured

Nostalgic and new games featured
Senior Victoria Moreno and Edgar Gomez, junior Spanish major, battle it out in “Street Fighter” on Playstation 3 in the “Thrills on Wheels” video game truck Feb. 13. Thrills on Wheels is a gamer’s dream filled with arcade games and equipped with a couch, a Wii U, Playstation 3 and Xbox. The bus was parked at Sneaky Park and was open to any student who wanted to come in. /photo by Nicole Ambrose Candice... 
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Students get racey at Mario Kart tournament

Students get racey at Mario Kart tournament
Corey Chabot, Roberto Suarez, Aaron Brown and Catalina Lopez race one another in the first round of the Mario Kart Tournament on Feb. 23 in the Campus Center. Mario Kart, a go-kart style racing game, was first introduced on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1992 and became an instant classic among gamers. There are currently nine different Mario Kart games that have been made for home and... 

Public checks out video games at library

Brianna Means Staff Writer People of all ages came to see a 10-year-old battle a 20-year-old in a relaxing, yet competitive, game of “Marvel vs. Capcom” at the video game club. The city of La Verne library holds video game meetings from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Tuesday. The club began in 2005 by children’s librarian Shandra Nelson. “It started because I like video games and thought it would be... 

'Kingdom Hearts' makes a mystical comeback

'Kingdom Hearts' makes a mystical comeback
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist Sometimes it feels so good to be a kid. Whenever I’m reading, watching, or listening to something that conjures up memoires of my childhood makes me feel so good inside. To be honest a long time ago, when “Kingdom Hearts” for Playstation 2 was announced, I was more ecstatic then anyone I knew. I love Disney cartoons and I love Square Enix; so the combination... 

Commentary: Xbox 360 mod ban taking a toll on gamers

Commentary: Xbox 360 mod ban taking a toll on gamers
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist The season of giving is upon us. Of course, that would imply that many video game-related gifts will be the highlight of most college students’ holiday. But not all gifts are full of jolly cheer this holiday season. Over the past month, Microsoft has been giving the gift unforgivable punishment by banning over 1 million Xbox live members from using the service.... 

Commentary: 'Modern Warfare 2' leads to missing student

Commentary: 'Modern Warfare 2' leads to missing student
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist Close those curtains, tell your family you are dead, and let your girlfriend know that it is over, it is that time of the year again. Yes, my friends “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2″ has finally been released, and I am happy to say that it delivers on its social life reducing promise of being one of the most addictive games of the year. For about... 
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