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Summer Movie Recap

Summer Movie Recap

September 22, 2011

by Peter Melling '12 Major critics considered this summer’s movie season to be one of the least memorable in recent years. However, a few rose above the fray and a few dropped below. Harry Potter and the Death...

Jamestown Review

Jamestown Review

September 21, 2011

by Kevin Wong '12 The PC/Mac gaming world grinds to a halt whenever Steam has one of its legendary sales, and for good reason. $25 bought me Left 4 Dead 2, Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition, Jamestow...

Outside Lands, Inside Parks

Outside Lands, Inside Parks

September 14, 2011

by Lucas Chan '14 They biked. Some bused. Others drove. The majority of the crowd simply walked to Golden Gate Park to become part of the huge monster that formed Outside Lands 2011. From August 12th-14t...

Portal 2 Review

Portal 2 Review

June 5, 2011

By Kevin Wong '12 About a third through my playthrough of Portal 2, the realization dawns on me that I have been playing for three consecutive hours. Normally, for me, this would not be unusual, but the night...

Team Fortress 2 Review

Team Fortress 2 Review

May 3, 2011

Shooters suck. Consistently repetitive and frustrating, multiplayer shooters have come less about cooperation and more about individually unlocking new equipment and gaining levels. Subjugating their...

It Stings a Little

It Stings a Little

January 26, 2011

Remember “Kick A**”? Remember how it was able to effectively parody the clichés and plots of superhero movies, while also being a decent action thriller. Well, this isn’t it; this is “The Gre...

The Network is Up

The Network is Up

October 9, 2010

The Social Network, based on Ben Mezrich’s book, “The Accidental Billionaires”, is one of the most enjoyable movie-going experiences I’ve had all year. Although I haven’t read the book, I am gue...

Metroid: Other M

September 21, 2010

Nintendo has been no stranger to letting talented outside developers work on its most beloved franchises. From Capcom's Minish Cap to Square's Super Mario RPG and Retro's Metroid Prime, all of these c...

Iron Man Strikes Again

Iron Man Strikes Again

June 3, 2010

Iron Man 2, the first big summer blockbuster of 2010, came out on May 7. This movie continues from the end of the first Iron Man film, in which Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) unveiles himself a...

An Un-Titanic Clash

An Un-Titanic Clash

April 18, 2010

If you’re the type of person who enjoys sharp visual effects and great action scenes, this movie is just right for you.  However, if you’re the person who enjoys an engaging plot and stunning 3-D gr...

iPads

iPads

March 30, 2010

  "We want to kick off 2010 by introducing a truly magical and revolutionary product."  Steve Jobs unveiled the much-anticipated iPad on January 27 during his latest trademark Keynote presentation. ...