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Best Songs of 2017 as Selected by A&E Writers

| December 28, 2017
Best Songs of 2017 as Selected by A&E Writers

Jeffrey Kopp 5. “Like Gold” by Vance Joy: This Australian singer-songwriter first appeared on my radar back in 2013 via his hit single “Riptide.” Years later, I randomly came across “Like Gold,” a single from his upcoming album “Nation of Two,” on Spotify and I was immediately reeled in with its catchy hook. This is a song […]

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Gaming Roundup: December 2017

| December 17, 2017
Gaming Roundup: December 2017

“Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition” – Dec. 5 for PS4 Starting the month is “Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition,” which includes the base game and its single DLC, “The Frozen Wilds.” “Horizon” was one of the biggest releases from Sony this year, and introduced players to an entirely new world in which nature has taken […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Batman: The Enemy Within’ – ‘The Pact’ & ‘The Fractured Mask’

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Batman: The Enemy Within’ – ‘The Pact’ & ‘The Fractured Mask’

Warning: Spoilers for “The Pact” & “The Fractured Mask,” as well as previous episodes of “Batman: The Telltale Series” follow. After a disappointing conclusion to Telltale’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” series, I had almost forgotten how good a game from them could be. The latest two episodes of their “Batman: The Enemy Within” series serve […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Don’t Stop Believin’

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Don’t Stop Believin’

Warning: Minor spoilers for “Don’t Stop Believin” and prior episodes of “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” follow. The first season for “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” has had a number of ups and downs, with a bit more emphasis on the latter. This finale messily brings together all of its various […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Rebel Assault’

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Rebel Assault’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Rebel Assault” and previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” It’s hard to believe that we’re already at the halfway mark for the final season of “Star Wars: Rebels,” leaving us with a long wait until its return in early 2018. The season so far has been top-notch […]

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Gaming Roundup: November 2017

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: November 2017

“Call of Duty: WWII” – Nov. 3 for PS4, Xbox One, PC Kicking off November like every year is “Call of Duty,” who has ditched the jet-pack filled gameplay in favor of the typical boots on the ground style from earlier entries. While the World War II time-period has been done a number of times […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Kindred’ & ‘Crawler Commandeers’

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Kindred’ & ‘Crawler Commandeers’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Kindred” & “Crawler Commandeers” as well as previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” One episode away from the mid-season break, “Star Wars Rebels” continues on the Ghost Crew’s arc on Lothal, setting up what should be a great mid-season finale. The episode “Kindred” gives us further insight […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’

The 3D “Super Mario” games have been some of the most critically acclaimed of all-time, with “Super Mario 64” often cited as one of the best and most influential in all of video games. “Super Mario Sunshine” was the direct successor to that game, and I remember was the reason I harassed my parents constantly […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘The Occupation’ & ‘Flight of the Defender’

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘The Occupation’ & ‘Flight of the Defender’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “The Occupation” & “Flight of the Defender” as well as previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” The final season of “Star Wars Rebels” has been firing on all cylinders, and this week’s episodes are no exception. The Ghost Crew find themselves returning to where they first began […]

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The Definitive Video Game Villains

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Definitive Video Game Villains

Warning: This article contains minor spoilers for each villains respective games. Bowser – “Super Mario” series Starting off the list is the rival synonymous to Mario, and probably the most well-known in today’s culture for being a video game villain. Bowser’s main aspiration in pretty much every game is to forcefully take Princess Peach as […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘In the Name of the Rebellion’

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘In the Name of the Rebellion’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “In the Name of the Rebellion” and previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” The conflict between the Empire and Rebels has always been looked upon as a basic fight between good and evil, though with “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “Star Wars Rebels,” we learn […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Heroes of Mandalore’

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Heroes of Mandalore’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Heroes of Mandalore” and for previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels” and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” “Star Wars Rebels” has returned for its fourth and final season, and its two-part premiere kicks things off in a big way. The Ghost Crew were left in a grim state […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Who Needs You’

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ – ‘Who Needs You’

Warning: Minor spoilers for “Who Needs You” and prior episodes of “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” follow. After a rocky start, “Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series” has finally settled into a solid groove. The episode picks up right where we were left on the last one, with Hala securing the Eternity […]

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Gaming Roundup: October 2017

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gaming Roundup: October 2017

“Middle-earth: Shadow of War” – Oct. 10 for PS4, Xbox One and PC Kicking off the month is a sequel to the critically-acclaimed “Shadow of Mordor,” an open-world action game set in the universe of the “Lord of the Rings” franchise. Playing in a much grittier version of J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantasy universe, the […]

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