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“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” is a faithful adaptation that brings the beloved franchise to life

“Pokemon Detective Pikachu” is finally in theaters and delivers Pokemon’s long-awaited entry into live-action film. Featuring a mix of well-crafted graphics and live actors,...

Spring Splash 2019 lives up to it’s legacy despite recent changes

Early in the afternoon, students across campus prepared for UCR’s annual Spring Splash event that hosts some of the best hip-hop and EDM of...

“Avengers: Endgame”: the decisive end fans wanted

“Avengers: Endgame” is an epic finale to the 11-year, 22-movie saga that started an $18.9 billion franchise. A successor to 2018’s “Infinity War,” this...

Shoot-and-loot dungeon crawler “Risk of Rain 2” shines bright in the sea of mixed...

Dungeon crawler-type games have always been popular and developer Hopoo Games created a great entry to the genre called “Risk of Rain.” Released in...

From remasters to remakes: how developers resurrect the past to turn classics into masterpieces

Remakes are staples in the current video game market. These types of games are a way for a developer to rerelease a video game...

Google’s next big venture creates more questions than answers

During the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) in mid-March, Google surprised everyone by revealing a video game streaming service named Stadia, billed as a...

Metroidvania: a forgotten genre’s brilliant resurrection

Getting lost in a video game’s world is very easy to do, especially if that world is expansive and detailed enough. The Metroidvania genre...

“Apex Legends’” surprise drop proves that battle royales are only getting better

“Apex Legends” is the newest video game craze to follow the battle royale formula. Made by the developers of “Titanfall,” Respawn, its future is...

“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is a brilliantly constructed sequel

When I learned that the original Lego Movie was getting a sequel, I was very excited, considering how fun the first was. In a...

“Kingdom Hearts 3” unlocks a satisfying end to a venerable series

For over 13 years, fans of the Kingdom Hearts series have waited for a true sequel to “Kingdom Hearts 2,” which released in 2005...