Connect With Our Social Distancing Playlist

Recently the Merriam-Webster dictionary added new words connected with the Coronavirus. We’re all getting far too familiar with terminology surrounding COVID-19, such as self-quarantine and social distancing. So while we’re all doing our part staying home, limiting our exposure to others and getting creative with time, resources and togetherness, some folks at Mesa County Libraries […]

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Kitchen scene from Overcooked 2 Video Game

Video Game Review: Overcooked 2

“Fantastic party game that will have you and your friends laughing constantly.  Even if you are playing the game solo, it is a blast and a half. 8/10 more addictive than Candy Crush.” – John Orchard Mesa Branch “Overcooked 2 has the feel of a mobile game with the story elements of a great console […]

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Picture of Geralt of Rivia from Witcher 3 Video Game

Video Game Review: The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

“I love the Witcher series which started as a book series, then a game, and now a TV series – so there are lots of ways to enjoy it…There is great character development and humor.” – Blair Central Library The Witcher series follows Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster hunter, as he travels around the […]

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Portrait of Spider-man from Video Game

Video Game Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man

  Marvel’s Spider-Man is an open-world adventure game where you play as a twenty-something Peter Parker as he battles the crime lord, Mr. Negative. Just like the time-honored comics, Peter struggles to balance his work and home life. Being there for Aunt May and rekindling a relationship with Mary Jane proves to be difficult when […]

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Video Game Review: Talos Principle

Talos Principle is a first-person puzzle game set in a profound metaphysical world. You play as an AI, led by an omniscient being named Elohim. He directs you to explore the environments he created and collect sigils that act as keys for opening new landscapes. Everything seems straightforward until you come in contact with the […]

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February Staff Picks

Happy February!  You, my fellow readers, can rejoice in being a bit spoiled this month because 2020 is a leap year.  That gives you one whole extra day to check out some of these recommended titles from Mesa County Libraries staff. Hooray! A ray of sunshine amidst the large, hovering, consistent blob of winter grey. […]

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Picture of main character from Assassin's Creed Origin Video game

Video Game Review: Assassin’s Creed Origins

Assassin’s Creed is a series of games centered around two ancient fictional organizations, the Templars and Assassins. The games span centuries, with each story coinciding and crossing over with real-world characters and events. Origins takes place in Ancient Egypt and explains how the Creed came into conception. The main character, Bayek, is a Medjay (elite […]

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