I watched all the Resident Evil movies so you don’t have...

Before being adapted into a series of movies, Resident Evil was originally a survival horror video game set in the zombie-infested Raccoon City. An...

Free games provide the opportunity to expand your gaming horizons

The subreddit r/GameDeals on Reddit features posts about, surprise, deals on video games. Usually it’s just a typical sale for 25% off a five-year-old...

BLM responds to a long history of racism

Black Lives Matter, or BLM, is a movement that the entire nation and the world are now familiar with. People see it on a...

Using video game guides is generally a horrible idea

Guides and walkthroughs for video games are ubiquitous across YouTube and websites like VG247. While guides can be a big help when trying to...

An Afternoon at the Gun Range

A lazy Sunday afternoon, my friend was itching to bring her new guns, a brand new .308-caliber Browning bolt action hunting rifle and .22-caliber...

Assassin’s Creed is losing what helped define it — parkour

Assassin’s Creed games have relied less and less on movement and traversal as a core gameplay component over the series’ 11-year history. In Assassin’s...

Statement from University Police Chief Jeff Earle on George Floyd’s death

Dear UAA Community, I chose my profession in law enforcement because I believe in public service, and I am committed to upholding the law and...

Call of Duty Modern Warfare campaigns used to be big dumb...

The Modern Warfare series of Call of Duty games features some of the best campaign missions in the entire franchise and leave a lasting...

Hitbox contribution: Meet me back in Azeroth

Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Release date: Aug. 26, 2019 Platforms: PC and Mac Price: $15 per month subscription   Shortly after World of Warcraft, or WoW, was first released in...

UAA: Here when you need us

Many of you have heard me describe UAA as Alaska’s modern, relevant, connected urban-metropolitan university. UAA has become the school of choice for Alaska’s...

Working degree seekers: The new college norm

The University of Alaska Anchorage is a commuter campus, which means that a good chunk of the student body is made up of working...

A pause in sports is not the end for sports fans

The sports world took a screeching halt on March 12. The NBA announced a stoppage to their 2019-2020 season after Utah Jazz center Rudy...

Tips for working and studying from home

All public and private Anchorage schools have been closed to students through May 1 by a health mandate issued by Gov. Dunleavy, Alaska Department...

Call of Duty: Warzone is a forgiving experience to newcomers

Call of Duty: Warzone is a new battle royale mode out now in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It’s free to download and play....

Letter from the Chancellor: How UAA is charting a positive course...

Last year, the University of Alaska System, or UA, faced catastrophic and crippling budget cuts. While the governor and Board of Regents ratcheted back...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Shipment 24/7 playlist is chaos in...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the latest video game in the popular first-person shooter series from developer Infinity Ward. It launched in October...

Like junk food, some video games are easy to enjoy but...

It’s only the fourth week of the semester, and I’m already beginning to feel that sense of being constantly overwhelmed with homework and only...

KRUA Album Review: ‘The Astronaut’

“The Astronaut” by Wax Fang is a concept album about a man falling into a black hole. The album progressively gets more and more...

KRUA Top 30: Week of Jan. 19

This month has been great for new releases. Some notable indie bands that released new albums include Pinegrove's “Marigold,” Of Montreal's “UR FUN” and...

Stagnant and anachronistic, Pokemon video games desperately need to innovate

The first Pokemon games released outside of Japan were Pokemon Blue and Pokemon Red in 1998. It’s incredibly shocking that after over 20 years,...

Use S.M.A.R.T. to keep New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can be difficult to keep, especially when they’re not fully thought out. Most resolutions likely fail because they aren’t specific, measurable,...

Anything Helps

It is no surprise that the Anchorage Municipality has a big homelessness problem. As of January 2018, Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department...

Letter to the editor: Get paid to launch your startup

Across the country, rates of entrepreneurship among 20-somethings are declining. Gretchen Fauske, associate director at the UAA Center for Economic Development, or CED, says...

Addressing three major criticisms of Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have been met with a critical reception from fans since their release on Nov. 15. Among the issues compiled...

Letter to the editor

As Alaskans, we all care about education and workforce training. Our state is both very large and very small, which can make providing timely,...

What makes a good video game award show?

Geoff Keighley’s annual “The Game Awards” returns next month, so I think it’s the perfect time to examine what makes a good awards show....