Unique creature feature

Indie supernatural horror thriller “The Wretched” is artistically triumphant by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor 8/10 Horror – 1 hr. 35 min – Not rated While the usual swathe of horror flicks is oversaturated with dystopias, excessive gore and zombie apocalypses (things that are probably not very tasteful during a pandemic) brothers Drew and Brett Pierce […]

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A beautiful mess

Risk of Rain 2 is an inordinate take on an old style By RJ Hartsoe | Staff Writer Photos courtesy of Store.steampowered.com 9/10 Platforms: Reviewed on PC Version; also available on PS4, Nintendo Switch; Xbox One Risk of Rain is a third person roguelike shooter. Every game is randomly generated and never the same; the […]

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Doom Eternal: Rip and Tear

An eternal addition to the classic franchise By RJ Hartsoe | Staff Writer Image courtesy of slayersclub.net Platforms: Reviewed on PC Version; also available on Stadia, Xbox ONE and PS4; Nintendo Switch Release TBD 7/10 If you liked Doom 2016, you will love “Doom Eternal” because the makers returned to the run and gun style […]

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Out from the pits

DOOM 64 gets an EX rerelease on the same date as DOOM Eternal by Josiah Thomas | News Editor Image courtesy of  PC Edition; also available on Linux, Switch, PS4 and XBONE 6/10 Coinciding the bombastic return of the Doomslayer is a trip back to memory lane, remastered for current platforms. Originally released as a […]

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Worth every bell

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing, a much-needed safe haven by Kevin O’Neil | Arts & Entertainment Editor Images courtesy of logo-box-art & newsweek.com  10/10 Nintendo returned to claim another year’s summer as their own. Nintendo first dominated the summer of 2016 with Pokémon Go, which encouraged players to physically go outside and catch some Pokémon. Now with […]

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Bringing back the magic of cinema

by Annelisa Ginger | Staff Writer 9/10 After a long string of sequels and mediocre remakes, ‘Onward’ sticks out from Disney’s current roster as being the first original film to hit theaters in a while. The film sets classic fairy-tale fantasy creatures and characters in a modernized setting while its story follows a pair of […]

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Brightness unfettered

U.S. Girls presents a spectacularly crafted collection of personal and cultural reflections by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor 9/10 Growing up in Illinois, the catholic-raised Meghan Remy formed her first punk band in her teenage years. After years of attending art college, she began making and performing music in the mid-2000s, wHeavy Lighgtith her first […]

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Gamers Unite

Livonia eLounge offers hangout spot for gamers By Anthony Magewick & Josiah Thomas | Staff Writer & News Editor Photos courtesy of ReSpawn & Armando Saucedo | Videographer Members of the gaming community have begun gathering in Livonia at ReSpawn eLounge, a place unlike anything Metro Detroit has seen before. ReSpawn eLounge opened its doors […]

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The King of Smash

Terry Bogard brings the fury in “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” by Christian Hollis | Managing Editor 9/10 “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” has not slowed down the hype train since it’s reveal in spring 2018. Almost a year after the announcement of the fighter pass, SNK’s Terry Bogard from “Kingdom Fighters” and “Fatal Fury” join the […]

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Beyond Hype

Supreme remains “supreme” in the market two decades later Marvin Poindexter, Staff Writer In a world fueled by creativity, inspiration, trends and overall longevity, fashion is an ever growing industry that has never and will never show signs of slowing down. The same can be implicated to a “category” under – or rather within – […]

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A box of stars

“Djesse Vol.1” proves itself as a true masterpiece by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo courtesy of broadway.com  Raised in North London, Jacob Collier was born from a family of music, with both his mother and grandfather being violinists and instructors at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Following in their footsteps, Collier […]

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A tale of a romantic vagabond

Beatrix Runs tells a story of wanderlust born from a troubled past, destructive relationships 8/10 by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo courtesy of typepad.com Born in New York and raised in Russia as the daughter of diplomat parents, Elizaveta was immediately thrown into a life of international nativity; she immersed herself in music […]

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