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Halo: The Master Chief Collection: four great games in one

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Chase Pendzich, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 22, 2014

The Master Chief is back, and this time he’s come to the Xbox One. Halo: The Master Chief Collection was released Nov. 11 for the Xbox One and contains Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4. At the price of a normal video game, you can get four of the most popular... Read more »

Gyllenhaal crawls to top of charts

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Veronica Plummer, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 17, 2014

Movie critics and viewers everywhere are simply shocked by how well-developed Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, turned out to be. The movie shows Gyllenhaal (Source Code, 2011) as Louis Bloom, a pitiful thief and liar, just trying to obtain a job. But when one gory and appalling image lands a creeping... Read more »

‘Interstellar’ what sci-fi should be

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Chase Pendzich, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 17, 2014

Christopher Nolan’s (The Dark Knight, 2008) new film, Interstellar, is an ambitious and thrilling new sci-fi tale. The film came out in theaters and IMAX Nov. 7 and has become a new landmark for the sci-fi genre. The film is best when the viewer knows little about it before seeing it, so I will be... Read more »

‘Civilization: Beyond Earth’ doesn’t surpass predecessor

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Chase Pendzich, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 6, 2014

Developed by Firaxis Games, “Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth” is a turn-based PC game that takes the popular “Civilization” franchise to alien worlds. With new leaders, maps and enemies, is “Beyond Earth” a huge expansion of “Civilization V” or something more? Every new game... Read more »

Cassey’s Closet

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Cassey Deisinger, 4Play Columnist
November 6, 2014

Walking into my favorite store is one of the greatest feelings I get when going shopping. Just looking around and seeing all of the new clothes and the endless possibilities of outfit options gives me an overwhelming, calming feeling. If you are anything like me and love shopping more than sleep, you’ll... Read more »

Tyson’s animated series packs a punch

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Andrew Campnell, News Editor
November 6, 2014

The new animated television series Mike Tyson Mysteries premiered Oct. 27 on Adult Swim. Rest assured, the title is the least eccentric thing about this show. The show stars retired boxer Mike Tyson voicing a fictionalized version of himself solving mysteries. Joining him are his adopted daughter Yung... Read more »

‘Constantine’ conjures up thrilling new drama

Chase Pendzich, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 6, 2014

NBC’s new drama “Constantine” premiered last Friday. Based off of the popular DC/Vertigo comic book of the same name, “Constantine” follows the life of John Constantine (Matt Ryan, “Assassin’s Creed IV,” 2013), an exorcist in a demon-filled world. The premiere began with Constantine in... Read more »

Nicks cleans out musical closet

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Bailey Stellmacher, 4Play Editor Commentary
November 6, 2014

After more than three years, music superstar Stevie Nicks finally released a new album titled “24 Karat Gold-Songs from the Vault.” Although the record is filled with songs that she wrote over the course of her life, hence the title, they still feel fresh with her signature style. Nicks sounds as... Read more »

‘Planes’ sequel swoops in for rescue

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Erika Kinder, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 1, 2014

In the Planes sequel Planes: Fire and Rescue, we meet up with Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook, Employee of the Month, 2006), who once was a crop-duster but then became globally known as a champion racer plane. Although Dusty thought he was living large as the most famous flying racer in the world, his dream... Read more »

Baha Men more than a one-hit-wonder?

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Bailey Stellmacher, 4Play Editor Commentary
October 30, 2014

Just about everyone has heard their most famous song, but few people know this band is actually still making music. The Baha Men turned into superstars practically overnight with their one-hit-wonder “Who Let the Dogs Out?” but have been relatively quiet on the music scene since. However, that will... Read more »