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Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Popular online video game store Steam offers an annual sale on a variety of games.

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Spring Steam sale

Peyton Anderson, Photo Editor March 21, 2024

Steam is an online store owned by Valve where you can purchase PC games. Their variety of games is not limited, from multiplayer cross-platform games to single-player story games. Every year Steam announces...

A logo of the new main series Pokémon game that is a prequel to the 
Kalos region.
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Pokémon Presents Day

Jocelyn Hughes, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

The Pokémon Company just announced new info on what is happening with Pokémon games such as Masters, Scarlet, and Violet.  The Pokémon Company CEO, Tsunekazu Ishihara, along with other personnel,...

Cookie Clicker mid-game, when the game starts to slow down a bit.
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Top five games to procrastinate in class

James Ibarra, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Five great games that you can play in class while waiting for the final bell to ring.  #5: Minesweeper Minesweeper is a simple game that is very easy to find. It requires you to clear the board as much...

Logos of both Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
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Pokémon Scarlet/Violet DLC

Canan Babcock, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

On Sept. 12, the first half of the Generation Nine Pokémon games were released for the Nintendo Switch systems as an add-on for the base games of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. The first half...

The current Nintendo logo as shown at the Nintendo Direct.

The future of Nintendo

Lance Carlson, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

The new Nintendo Direct was just released, and with it, a lot of information for upcoming games and DLCs for popular Nintendo games.  The Nintendo Direct is something that fans look forward to every...

One of the first “DOOM” enemy’s new look.

The Best Game of 2019: “DOOM Eternal”

Isaac Logsdon, Sports Editor December 20, 2022

“DOOM Eternal” has been considered one of the first ever first-person shooters to be added on computers. While it might be the oldest first-person shooter-style game, it still is relevant to this day,...

A deck of “UNO” cards while playing with two other people.

A review of “UNO”

Maxwell Harris, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

“UNO” is a card-based game that can be played with up to nine players. It was developed in 1971 by a man named Merle Robbins, but hadn’t become popular until 1992 when it was acquired by another...

First look at bendy as the Ink Demon.

The ink demon returns

Isaac Logsdon, Sports Editor December 13, 2022

Indie horror games have slowly been becoming bigger ever since Markiplier played “Five Nights at Freddy’s” back in 2014. Ever since “Five Nights at Freddy’s” has been out, there have been a...

This is a picture of “Levee En Masse” which is shown halfway through completion.

A review of “Levee En Masse”

Maxwell Harris, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

Ma“Levee En Masse” is a single player game about the French Revolution, which involves keeping Paris “In Order” and defending against various counter revolutionaries as long as possible without...

The current game cover for the early access release of “Slime Rancher 2.”

“Slime Rancher 2” review

Noah Popkes, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

“Slime Rancher 2” is the sequel to the highly-rated game “Slime Rancher,” made by Monomi Park. After six years, Monomi Park came out with the early access sequel on Sept. 22. “I was so happy...

This is “Betrayal at House on the Hill” with a randomized layout of rooms that are in play.

Spookiest game of the year

Maxwell Harris, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

“Betrayal at House on the Hill” is a board game that came out in mid-2018 and can be played with anywhere from two to six people. The gameplay loop is to explore rooms and collect items, experience...

Mario and Luigi both make their debut in April.

Super Mario is heading to theaters

Isaac Logsdon, Sports Editor November 10, 2022

There are a lot of video game movies that have come out from 2020 to 2022. For example, the Mortal Kombat movie was released on Apr. 23, 2021, with a lot of hype built around it. Now, there is a 3D animated...

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