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‘Super Mario Kart’ arrives in app store, bringing back childhood memories

‘Super Mario Kart’ arrives in app store, bringing back childhood memories

Lucy Arrow '21

October 12, 2019

Well before XBOX and PlayStation were in stores all around the nation, Nintendo’s Wii had one of the greatest video games in its possession: “"Super Mario Kart".” As if the game being streamed on a television wasn’t enough, Mario Kart then developed into a chip for a Nintendo DS, allowing for...

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

October 5, 2018

By Amanda Kaplowitz ’19 The results of a study conducted by Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire between 2010 and 2017 were published on Oct. 1, 2018, and revealed evidence linking violent video games to physical aggression in teens who frequently play them. According to USA Today, 24 stud...

Kids play as school shooter in new “Active Shooter” video game

Kids play as school shooter in new “Active Shooter” video game

June 7, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20   A video game called “Active Shooter” was scheduled for release on June 6, but it was recalled after thousands of families spoke out in protest on May 29.   The video game plot goes as follows:  the player is a school shooter attacking students and teac...

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