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‘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 29, 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...

SZA and Tinashe Under the Same Spotlight

SZA and Tinashe Under the Same Spotlight

August 28, 2017


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A late night wind-down is nothing without the accompaniment of the ultimate chill down playlist- or album. When it comes to the ethereal new sounds of R&B produced by the SZA and Tinashe, who will be the one to fuel an evening of divine introspection or inspiration-based action?The eclectic SZA released...

More than “Friends from College”

More than “Friends from College”

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

August 27, 2017


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The Netflix original "Friends From College" follows a group of friends that met at Harvard. After college, the friends and main character Samantha Delmonico moved to NYC, while their friend Ethan Turner moved to Chicago. The characters were all very close in college and remained good friends after they gra...

“No Man’s Sky” revisited

“No Man’s Sky” revisited

Ulises Duenas

August 26, 2017


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When "No Man's Sky" was first announced, it created quite the buzz. The game was being published by Sony even though the developer, Hello Games, was a small indie studio. Sean Murray, founder of Hello Games, went on TV shows and did various interviews with gaming sites. He made the game sound like it was...

Ed Sheeran has undivided attention with “Divide.”

Caitlyn Young

August 25, 2017


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On March 3, British singer Ed Sheeran released his latest album, "Divide." Months later, two of his songs, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill,” are still playing on pop radio stations.While “Gallway Girl” was another common favorite from Sheeran’s album, none of the other songs fro...

Don’t you wish you went on a “Girls Trip?”

Don’t you wish you went on a “Girls Trip?”

Niyat Teferi

August 24, 2017


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“Girls Trip” has taken the box office by storm. The heart-warming comedy entails the crazy getaway trip four gal pals go on to attend the annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. The fierce ladies, better known as the “Flossy Posse,” encounter a wild weekend filled with booze, ho...

“Dear White People” – real messages from a fictional college

“Dear White People” – real messages from a fictional college

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

August 22, 2017


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The Netflix original show “Dear White People” follows a group of black students at a predominantly white Ivy League college campus while exposing an abundance of real-world issues in this satirical-comedic drama. This show discusses matters like blatant racism, coming out, interracial da...

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