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Three Games I Recommend

When looking for a video game, it can get a bit overwhelming. Here are a few of my favorites that you might like, too.

UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) — UFC 4 has been one of my favorite games for a while because it has a lot to offer. UFC is mixed martial arts (MMA), which means that any kind of fighting can be used to win a match.

The game also has different modes to choose from. In the online mode, you fight other players who are online and earn the most points. However, it’s also the hardest mode. Within this mode, you can play tournaments and world championships where you can take your fighter and climb the board to become a champion.

The next mode is Career mode. This is where you can make your own fighter and then fight with him or her. This mode follows your fighter and how good your fighter can get.

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My favorite mode is the Fight Now mode. There are three different categories within the mode. The first is knockout, where you have a health bar that lowers each time you get hit until you get knocked out. The second category is stand and bang, which is my favorite because I can’t go to the ground. This mode is just kickboxing. I play this mode the most because it’s more like a boxing game than MMA. I find the stand-up to be one of the many highlights of the game and it’s pretty addictive. The last category is custom where you can do whatever you want. You can change the settings however you want. Custom is for people who like to control the environment of the game.

The game is on Xbox and PS but it’s not on PC. If you want to play online, you have to get an EA pass.

Grand Theft Auto (GTA 5) is an exceptional open-world, action-adventure game that captivates teens with its immersive gameplay and huge virtual world. The game, developed by Rockstar North, has a compelling narrative, diverse characters and a stunningly detailed recreation of Los Santos.

The trio of characters adds depth to the storyline and a unique look at the criminal underworld. This game has a special place in my heart because it allows you to do pretty much anything you want. You can drive cars, fly planes and open businesses. If you want to just mess around and have fun you can do that too. If you want to try and make money and run a business then you can do that too.

The game has a lot to offer, hopefully, Rockstar will release GTA 6 very soon. The game is as open-world as it gets and is really fun to play because of the variety and diversity. The game is on all platforms and varies in price.

Terraria is a game that most people don’t know about. This game is like a second Minecraft but with a lot more content. In the game, you fight for survival, fortune and glory. As you build a world, you have to combat to construct your city. The game is unique and you determine your fate in the game as you dig, fight and build. This game was one of the first video games I really got into.

There are three main classes in this game — Mele, Summoner and Mage. These classes give the game so much depth. There are a lot of bosses in the game, too. The final boss is one of the hardest fights in a game.

Terraria caters to a variety of playstyles. The underground caverns, floating islands and diverse biomes allow the gamer to discover and roam. The game is a progression system, which means you have to acquire resources and craft things to get rewards.

The variety of weapons, tools and accessories allows you to experiment and think strategically, keeping the game new and exciting each time you play. Terraria also has a multiplayer game mode so you can play with your friends. This game holds a special place in my heart. It’s on every gaming platform.

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Joey Shanks, Reporter
I’m Joey and I’m a junior. This is my first year in newspaper. I love playing basketball and playing video games
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