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Politics in gaming, or the “Far Cry 5” fiasco: You can do better Ubisoft

There comes a point across the 40 or some hours of “Far Cry 5’”s expansive open world where you realize that the bold leaps it suggested it would take turn out to be mush....

“God of War” isn’t perfect, but it’s an unequivocal masterpiece

No spoilers. You’re welcome. Few games are as deserving of the descriptor “epic” as much as those in the “God of War” series. It plays like a Japanese-developed hack-and-slash but is presented with the grandeur...

Spring Splash 2018: What you need to know

Like seemingly ever year, HEAT was taken from us before we even had time to react to a lineup. Tectonic plates shifted and hope was momentarily lost among graduates-to-be but lo, to the HEAT...

Inside the making of “Muse,” a UCR student film

The UC Riverside Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production (TFDP) showcased the student film “Muse” as part of its ongoing Sixth Annual Film Festival on April 27 and April 28. Written and directed...

“Avengers: Infinity War” — 10 years of fan investments pay off

No spoilers. You’re welcome. There was an idea — moviegoers know this — called the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The idea was to bring together the stories of a group of remarkable people, to see...

Good intentions can’t salvage how ugly “I Feel Pretty” is

Love or hate her, Amy Schumer’s ascent to comedy stardom should come as no surprise to anyone. The brand of self-deprecatory stand-up comedy she has become recognized for, which has always paralleled her male...

If true, the “Call of Duty” rumors say alot about the future of AAA...

There’s a running joke among fans of the “Call of Duty” franchise that players worth their salt don’t bother with the campaign or, at the very least, that engaging with the mode is an...

Truthfully, no dare justifies watching “Truth or Dare”

First of all, I apologize for the awful headline. But I mean well. “Truth or Dare” is bad. You know it, I know it, and if you’re taking time out of your life to...

“Rampage” has some of the dumb fun we want out of it, just not...

Maybe it’s a bit too niche for most audiences, but the idea of bringing Midway Games’ (R.I.P.) “Rampage” series to the big screen thrilled me when it was announced last year. At least in...

Cardi Cash: Cardi B’s debut is another round of hits

Cardi B live-streamed the completion of her debut album, “Invasion of Privacy,” on Instagram in a moment which signaled a fulfillment of the endless possibilities going viral can manifest. Cardi, a Bronx native born...