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‘Mockingjay’ leaves bittersweet taste

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Bailey Stellmacher, 4Play Editor Commentary
December 6, 2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 opened in theaters across the country Nov. 21, but the film didn’t seem to have quite the widespread appeal as previous films in the series. In fact, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 had the smallest opening weekend of the franchise in terms of... Read more »

‘GTA 5’ comes to next generation

Chase Pendzich, 4Play Writer Commentary
December 5, 2014

A recent trend in gaming is remastering old games for the new generation of consoles. The newest in this trend is Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) for the Xbox One and PS4. GTA 5 is an open-world game with unlimited possibilities in the fictional location of San Andreas. The game is broken up into two main... Read more »

‘Ouija’ comes to life for Halloween Thrill


Erika Kinder, 4Play Writer Commentary
November 23, 2014

It’s well known that spirits and demons exist in our world, and you don’t need special equipment to notice them. If you search haunted places in your area, you will more than likely experience a paranormal activity just by having the guts to go exploring. That is never enough for some people though,... Read more »

Cassey’s Closet


Cassey Deisinger, 4Play Columnist Commentary
November 23, 2014

So, we all can obviously tell that the weather has decided to make a change and be consistently cold, which is unfortunate for the people with a long walk to classes outside. But have no fear, ladies! Because of the cold weather this week, I decided to search for the perfect warm, comfy outfit. And where... Read more »

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


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


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


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


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


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 »