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‘Metroid Prime Trilogy’ is an incredible value

January 27, 20150

Something incredibly special will happen this week. Three of the best exploration-based games ever made, the titular “Metroid Prime Trilogy,”…

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Planetarium presentation to examine supernovae

January 27, 20150

Supernovae are some of the most important events in the known universe. They help form many of the things that…

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Je Suis Satire

January 23, 20150

By Klax Zlubzecon Translated by George Hyde Let’s start on a serious note. This is George typing out of character.…

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‘Elite: Dangerous’ is worth the effort

January 20, 20150

To enjoy “Elite: Dangerous,” players really have to want to enjoy it. They need to spend the time mastering the…

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Upcoming lecture highlights women’s issues in China

January 20, 20150

Back in November, a series of lectures began at the UAA Bookstore regarding Chinese works of literature and what American…

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“Akalabeth:” A crude classic revived

January 12, 20150

“Ultima.” “Baldur’s Gate.” “Might and Magic.” “Dragon Age.” All of these are role-playing classics, and they all owe their existence…

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‘The Intergalactic Nemesis’: A comic brought to life

January 12, 20150

How exactly does one describe a graphic novel for the stage? Proposing a solution to this odd question is “The…

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Why was ‘The Interview’ so successful?

January 12, 20150

By Klax Zlubzecon Translated by George Hyde I’ve seen the world! I’ve been to the concrete jungles of Manhattan, the…

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Top 5 games of 2014

December 8, 20140

Another year, another solid block of game releases. This year saw several disappointments like “Destiny” or “Watch Dogs,” but it…

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What can you do after graduation?

December 8, 20140

For Caitlin Cheely, a UAA alumna who earned her major in Russian last year, the weeks following graduation were a…

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“Beyond Earth:” Failure to launch

November 7, 20140

Boy, relapse can be painful sometimes. The games in Sid Meier’s “Civilization” series are dangerous for college students to play.…

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Seawolf Slug: Ebola: What me, worry?

October 30, 20140

By Klax Zlubzecon Translated by George Hyde I saw a picture on Facebook that summed up my opinions on this…

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‘Les Misérables’ remains a gorgeous, heart-melting experience

October 29, 20140

Since its premiere in 1985, “Les Misérables” has been a musical staple of modern theater. To this day, it remains…

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‘Wasteland 2′ is brutally nostalgic

October 6, 20140

Game: “Wasteland 2” Developer: inXile Entertainment Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: Sept. 19, 2014 Rating: 4/5 + Plenty of…

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