QV INK

Video Game Reviews: Big Tower Tiny Square, Portal, Tiny Heist, Undertale

Video Game Reviews: Big Tower Tiny Square, Portal, Tiny Heist, Undertale

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Games, Showcase

Big Tower Tiny Square In this game, you are a tiny square making your way up the big tower (duh, its title screen says that) wall, jumping and parkouring your way up to the top so you can save your pineapple, which was stolen by the big square. They even made a sequel called “Big ice tower tiny...

Paddington 2 Review

Paddington 2 Review

David Graham, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

In 2015, we got Paddington, which took the world by surprise with all of its humor and action. A big chunk of that surprise came from the fact that it didn’t set out to just to entertain children, it also entertained the adults who took their kids to see the movie, and it didn’t just sit well with ...

Video Game Reviews: Slither.io, Agar.io, Nyan Cat

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Games, Showcase

Slither.io You’ve heard of it, at least. This game is a fun time-using game to be played free on computers or downloaded for free on a mobile device. Constantly competing to get to the leader board with players always breathing down your neck, this might give you pressure if you're on the well-earn...

Holiday Shopping Guide

Olivia Gnad, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Inky Opinions, Showcase, Top Stories

It’s that time of year again: the holiday season. Bells ring out, snow falls, family gathers, and cheer is spread. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, and/or Kwanzaa, one thing is the same for each: gift giving. Choosing the perfect gifts for family and friends can be difficult, so here is a ...

Holiday Cookie Recipes

Shawna Smith, Staff Writer

December 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Top Stories

What’s something just about everyone likes about the holidays? Cookies, of course! Sadly, not everyone knows how to bake, bake well, at least. If you’re one of those people, that’s okay, because here is your ultimate guide to baking delicious cookies! Recipe 1:Snickerdoodles These cookies...

Video Game Reviews: Plants vs. Zombies & Creativerse

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Games, Showcase

Plants vs. Zombies Ahhh, I love the smell of spring. Freshly cut lawns, beautiful flowers and plants, and thousands upon thousands of zombies just itching to get my brains. Wait, what? A very poplar game with a huge amount of gameplay. It has tons of plants to play with while you try to think o...

Video Game Reviews: Super Mario Brothers, Sonic the Hedgehog, Minecraft

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Games, Showcase

Almost everyone has played a video game before, and most thought the experience was fun. We'll out some of the most well-rated video games of history (okay, maybe not history . . .). Super Mario Brothers  Definitely recommended. A classic hit that has existed since 1981. Constantly evolving in gameplay...

Thor: Ragnarok Review

David Graham, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ragnarok means the end of everything.  This is a surprising story line for any movie, so it was unexpected when Marvel decided to make a movie with that term in the title. For a sursprisingly dark title, Thor: Ragnarok is the most fun Marvel movie yet. Before I give my review, here is a brief synopsi...

Hair-Raising Halloween Movies

Hair-Raising Halloween Movies

David Graham, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

It’s that time of year again: The time when children go out to collect candy from random strangers whilst dressed up in costumes. For those people who would rather stay home or go to the theater to be spooked by a movie, here are three horror films (PG 13 or lower) that will scare you stiff this Halloween.   (IN...

Review: Mario warps into the mobile world

Review: Mario warps into the mobile world

Luke Garvic, Gaming Critic

December 16, 2016


Filed under Games, Showcase

Super Mario Run is Nintendo's first Mario game released for Apple's mobile operating system, iOS. The game features three modes: World Tour, Toad Rally, and Kingdom Builder.  In World Tour, you play 6 worlds, each with 4 levels. In Toad Rally, you face-off with others to impress toads to join your ...

Hairspray Live! welcomes audiences to the 60s

Hairspray Live! welcomes audiences to the 60s

Drew Huddleston

December 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Television

NBC has a winter tradition of doing a one-night-only live musical event for television. In recent years, we’ve seen The Sound of Music Live and Peter Pan Live, both of which were panned by critics. However, last year, Fox jumped aboard the live music train and beat NBC at their own game. Last year’s l...

Drew reviews Disney’s Moana

Drew reviews Disney’s Moana

Drew Huddleston, Staff Writer, Critic

December 7, 2016


Filed under Movies, Showcase

Disney is truly a powerhouse in the film industry, boasting ownership of The Muppets, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. This year alone, Disney has made 2.12 billion dollars from films such as The Finest Hours, Zootopia, Pete’s Dragon, The Jungle Book, Finding Dory, Captain America: Civil War, Alice Throug...

The Student News Site of Quaker Valley Middle School
Entertainment