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‘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...

‘Dragon’s Dogma’ stands the test of time

‘Dragon’s Dogma’ stands the test of time

Ulises Duenas

November 13, 2017


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Capcom celebrated the fifth anniversary of Dragon's Dogma by remastering the game on Playstation 4 and Xbox One. While this remaster doesn't add a whole a lot to the game, it's still a great excuse to play through this cult classic again, or for the first time. "Dragon's Dogma" has a pretty generic fantasy setting with goblins, knig...

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ defines wasted potential

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ defines wasted potential

Ulises Duenas

October 30, 2017


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I would say the "Mass Effect" trilogy has built the best, most immersive Sci-Fi world in video games. Five years after the release of the third game, the series got a "soft reboot" in "Mass Effect Andromeda." Years of setbacks during development left "Andromeda" in rough shape and it released to mixed re...

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

‘The Evil Within 2’ will cut through you, in a good way

Ulises Duenas

October 24, 2017


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Amid all the changes within the games industry, the horror genre has tried to find its footing over the last few years. In 2014, "The Evil Within" was heralded as the return of a more classic survival horror experience. In trying to blend the old with the new, "The Evil Within 2" takes some steps forward,...

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Dvsn brings classic rhythm and blues to the OVO Sound

Alejandra Solorio

October 20, 2017


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Dvsn released a 13-track album on Friday the 13th. Did the album provide much needed spooky love jams or fall behind its shadows?The Canadian R&B duo dvsn, pronounced "division," released their sophomore album "Morning After" to all the R&B-loving OVO Sound supporters.Daniel Daley and Nineteen8...

Tekken 7 reigns as the king of fighters

Tekken 7 reigns as the king of fighters

Ulises Duenas

September 20, 2017


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I didn't really play 'Tekken' prior to getting 'Tekken 7,' but I was always aware of it. One of the first things anyone hears about 'Tekken' is how difficult it can be for newcomers. Most fighting games have a lot of depth, but 'Tekken' stands out as one of the toughest to learn. It's that same depth...

Look What T Swift Made Us Do: A Review

Look What T Swift Made Us Do: A Review

Alejandra Solorio

August 30, 2017


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The country-turned-pop star Taylor Swift released her single “Look What You Made Me Do” on Thursday as a sneak peek to her upcoming album, “Revenge.” The dubstep and trap influenced hit features lyrics about revenge and rebirth as a new Taylor that doesn't play nice. One week prior to the...

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