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‘Rust’: The second job you never wanted

‘Rust’: The second job you never wanted

Ulises Duenas

February 27, 2018


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After being in early access for over four years, "Rust" still has a lot of issues that keep it from achieving its potential. While the idea of a survival game is interesting, the execution of it in "Rust" makes for a game that is too annoying to like. When you begin "Rust," you're dropped into...

‘Monster Hunter World’ is all style and even more substance

‘Monster Hunter World’ is all style and even more substance

Ulises Duenas

February 21, 2018


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"Monster Hunter" has been delivering addictive and long-lasting experiences for years, but confusing mechanics and difficult combat made it hard for new players to get into it. "Monster Hunter World" takes some big steps forward in multiple areas while still retaining the core of what makes the series...

‘Fortnite’ pits players against each other in a battle for survival

‘Fortnite’ pits players against each other in a battle for survival

Ulises Duenas

February 10, 2018


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You and 99 other players are dropped on an island with the simple goal of outlasting all of them and being the last one standing. That's the basic gist of "Fortnite's" battle royale mode. "Fortnite" was originally a cooperative game that focused on building structures and killing zombies, but it became ...

‘Resident Evil 7’ ushers in a new era of terror

‘Resident Evil 7’ ushers in a new era of terror

Ulises Duenas

February 5, 2018


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"Resident Evil" is synonymous with the survival-horror genre, but it seemed to have lost its way in favor of more action-oriented gameplay. "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" takes the series back to its roots while also bringing it into a new age. The biggest change in "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard" ...

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

‘Jim and Andy’ depicts two comedians in one body

Ulises Duenas

January 31, 2018


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When Jim Carrey took on the role of dead comedian Andy Kaufman for the 1999 movie "Man on the Moon" he was committed to embodying Kaufman in a way that no one else could. "Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond" shows the behind-the-scenes drama and absurdity that occurred during the filming of the movie. ...

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

‘Wolfenstein II’: What’s old is new again

Ulises Duenas

January 23, 2018


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"Wolfenstein" is one of the oldest series in gaming history with games that date back to the early 80s. "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus" does a great job of blending old-school shooter gameplay with modern mechanics and presentation. "Wolfenstein II" is a direct sequel to 2014's "Wolfenstein: The New Order." ...

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

‘Kaskade-ing’ into a very electronic Christmas

Alejandra Solorio

December 13, 2017


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Marked by the beginning of December and the illumination of twinkling lights, it's obvious the holidays are near. Kaskade, longstanding electronic dance music (EDM) producer, was in the giving spirit and dug into a new realm in which electronic music never has touched before: Christmas tunes. What wo...

‘Curse of Osiris’: a pricey reason to come back

‘Curse of Osiris’: a pricey reason to come back

Ulises Duenas

December 13, 2017


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The first "Destiny 2" expansion "Curse of Osiris" brings some new, interesting content. While it's a welcomed addition to the game as a whole, its offerings don't justify the premium cost of $20.Osiris is a character that's been mentioned in Destiny's lore since the first game. His mystique and fabled levels of power made h...

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

‘L.A. Noire’ is a detective story done right

Ulises Duenas

November 28, 2017


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Years after it made big waves in the games industry, "L.A. Noire" has been remastered. Its gameplay may not be the smoothest, but this is still one of the best crime stories in video games.You play as Cole Phelps, a World War II veteran who becomes a beat cop, and later a detective, in Los Angeles. after returning fro...

‘Wonder’ revolves around the son

‘Wonder’ revolves around the son

Julia Maldonado

November 27, 2017


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Based on the children’s novel of the same name by R.J. Palacios, “Wonder” follows the heartfelt tale of August “Auggie” Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy with facial deformities. After many years of being home-schooled, Auggie’s parents Isabel (Julia Roberts) an...

‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ is full of predictable weed references

‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ is full of predictable weed references

Niyat Teferi

November 19, 2017


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On Nov. 10, rapper Wiz Khalifa releases his new mixtape "Laugh Now, Fly Later." The record features 10 tracks and a guest appearance from Casey Veggies. As a rap artist, Khalifa has been pretty consistent with his music, releasing two EPs earlier this year. He plans to release his official album "Rolling Pa...

‘Bubsy’ should have stayed in the ’90s

‘Bubsy’ should have stayed in the ’90s

Ulises Duenas

November 13, 2017


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"Bubsy" is a bobcat who starred in a series of terrible games in the '90s. In the age of "Mario" and "Sonic the Hedgehog," there were a slew of platformers that featured some type of animal mascot. Most of these games were bad and "Bubsy" was at the bottom of the barrel. After over 20 years, like a cas...

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