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America & Games: How Call of Duty Canonized the American Military

Video games as an industry has done more to iconify war as a morally-upright responsibility of the U.S. than any other type of entertainment.

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Ticketmaster Imagines Concerts in a COVID-World

To combat the impact of the coronavirus on concerts, Ticketmaster is working on a way to use smartphones to verify whether customers have been tested or vaccinated for COVID-19.

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Julie and the Phantoms is “Perfect Harmony”

Julie and the Phantoms takes the musical to the next level with humor and powerful vocalists, but does not shy from mature writing.

What’s Up With McDonald’s Collaborations?

Hip-hop artist Travis Scott unveiled his collaboration with McDonald’s on Sept. 8 of this year. What did that mean exactly?

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The Legacy and Legend of Adobe Flash

Adobe’s multimedia program was a seminal part of internet culture in the 2000’s. In 2016, Adobe announced that it was ending support for Flash as of December 2020.

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“Crunch” Spurs Potential Gaming Industry Unions

Crunch is, in its most basic form, excessive overtime: when game developers have to put in extremely long hours towards the end of a game’s development in order to get it finished for the product’s release date. Crunch can often mean working 60 to 80 hours a week, sometimes going up to 100 hours in more severe cases. Is it really a surprise these conditions have led to talks of unionizing?

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The Battle Between Xbox and PlayStation: Microsoft Buys Bethesda

It was no surprise when Xbox and PlayStation announced their new consoles. Then, Microsoft, the owner of Xbox, bought Bethesda.

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Game Prices Are Going Up, but is That a Bad Thing?

Is it worth it to spend $70 on just one video game? The answer lies in how much quality you expect from a game’s graphics.

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New Oscars Inclusion Standards Cause Controversy

The new standards for the Oscars’ Best Picture category regarding representation and inclusion are adding to the chaos of 2020 Hollywood.