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Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds

The newest hit PC game "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" is set to be released to the Xbox One console on Dec. 12. How has this game rose to the best-selling list, had multiple large-scale competitions, and sold more than twenty million copies all before the game is even officially out? "Battlegrounds" is an early access PC game,… Continue reading Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds

Editorials

Why Net Neutrality Needs to be Saved

On Nov. 21, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai revealed plans to repeal net neutrality in the United States, causing much outrage and political backlash. The FCC is expected to vote on the repeal Dec. 14, with an anticipated 3-2 vote in favor of the repeal. However, while this story has dominated headlines… Continue reading Why Net Neutrality Needs to be Saved

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“The Punisher” Kills the Competition

The eagerly awaited newest addition to the Netflix superhero catalog, “The Punisher,” released on Nov. 17 to rave reviews. “The Punisher” is the latest in the “Defenders” series on Netflix, however it is a spin-off, with little to do with the likes of “Iron Fist,” “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage,” and “Daredevil.” “The Punisher” is an… Continue reading “The Punisher” Kills the Competition

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The “Call of Duty” Series Returns to its Roots

On Nov. 3 the newest game in the “Call of Duty” franchise, “Call of Duty: WWII” (World War Two) released. Developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision, “Call of Duty: WWII” is a first-person shooter game taking place during the war in the 1940s. “Call of Duty: WWII” is the second “Call of Duty”… Continue reading The “Call of Duty” Series Returns to its Roots

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“Star Wars: Battlefront II” Receives Backlash Ahead of Launch

What happens when one combines a first-person shooter, third-person shooter, and “Star Wars?” Gamers get “Star Wars: Battlefront,” a series where one can participate in first-person as a stormtrooper or rebellion grunt, or also in third-person as a prominent character such as Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, or Han Solo. The newest addition to this series,… Continue reading “Star Wars: Battlefront II” Receives Backlash Ahead of Launch

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The Origins of a Blockbuster Series: “Assassin’s Creed Origins”

On Oct. 27, 2017, Ubisoft's latest entry in the Assassin's Creed series was released, "Assassin's Creed Origins." "Origins" is the tenth installment in the Assassin's Creed series, and the first installment since the 2015 "Assassins Creed Syndicate." "Origins" was highly anticipated due to its setting and impressive trailer at 2017's Electronic Entertainment Expo. Luckily, it… Continue reading The Origins of a Blockbuster Series: “Assassin’s Creed Origins”

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Getting Ahead of the Crazy: Netflix’s “Mindhunter”

On Oct. 13, Netflix released "Mindhunter," a new crime drama from the mind of David Fincher. A sleeper hit, the show released to rave reviews and a very positive fan and critical response. The show is based on the autobiography and life of Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent John E. Douglas. The story revolves… Continue reading Getting Ahead of the Crazy: Netflix’s “Mindhunter”

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“The Evil Within 2” Scares its Way Onto Shelves

“The Evil Within 2,” the latest horror game and sequel to the 2014 video game “The Evil Within,” was developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks. The original “Evil Within” was highly anticipated among horror game fans before its release. The game was developed by veteran horror developer Shinji Mikami, who has created some… Continue reading “The Evil Within 2” Scares its Way Onto Shelves

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“Cuphead” Brings Back Old-School Animation

One of the strangest games to be announced at Microsoft’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) conference in 2014 was “Cuphead.” An Xbox exclusive side-scrolling retro-cartoon inspired indie game released by two brothers as their first game. “Cuphead” is a retro game in every meaning of the word. Its art style is the single most striking part… Continue reading “Cuphead” Brings Back Old-School Animation

Sports

Athletes Bring the Nation to its Knees

In recent months, there has been a growing sentiment among professional athletes to kneel during the national anthem at sporting events. This action has been done for a myriad of reasons and has attained many different opinions from many sides. With attitudes ranging from full-on support to violent condemnation, the anthem and the flag have… Continue reading Athletes Bring the Nation to its Knees