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Undertale isn’t underwhelming

For those of you who love breaking the mold and being your own person, bandwagons and the people who join them are probably the center of your derision, and often with good cause. Bandwagons...

The strange charm of “Life is Strange”

If anything, “Life is Strange” showed me the viability of episodic game releases. I tend to have an aversion to paying for things I have to wait for, and my only other experience with...

Heat Music Festival

The past two years, UC Riverside’s HEAT music festival has been riddled with problems — namely, cancellations due to poor weather — and questions looming around whether the beloved concert would be discontinued by...
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“House of Cards: Chapter 1” Review

Netflix has officially released their original series, “House of Cards.” The entire first season is comprised of 13 one-hour episodes and has been available in full since Feb. 1. The decision to release the...

The ‘80s get a refreshing new twist in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”

The ‘80s were a time of magic and mystery in the film industry. With the likes of “Star Wars” and “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial,” films had a sense of adventure, awe and audiences with...

Nintendo Switch Gaming Guide

After much rumor and speculation, Nintendo’s seventh major home console has finally arrived in the form of the Nintendo Switch. The aptly named tablet-based console lets users seamlessly “switch” from playing on the TV...

“Persona 5” brings JRPGs back into the limelight

Released nine years after “Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4” (2008), “Persona 5” makes its debut on eighth generation consoles. Being a Japanese role-playing game (JRPG), “Persona 5” is confined to the conventions of the...

“Zombies Chronicles” is pretty, but not much else

“Call of Duty” is the most ubiquitous video gaming franchise for relatively good reason. While incredibly repetitive, each new installment since “Call of Duty 3” has featured fine-tuned controls and rewarding online upgrade systems...

I Double “Daredevil” you to watch this

The nights of New York City are run amok with organized crime that ride or die in the drug business. That’s where the so called “Devil of Hell’s Kitchen,” the vigilante known as Daredevil,...

Swift Musings: ‘Let’s Plays’ are the new arcades, and that’s a good thing

  We’ve come a long way from playing “Pong” in the family room to keep busy until “Planet of the Apes” showed on channel four. Video games have caught up with technology’s unrelenting, Forrest Gump-like...