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‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

MercurySteam and Nintendo collaborated on “Metroid: Samus Returns.” (Courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Contributor “Metroid: Samus Returns” does its predecessor “Metroid II: Return of Samus” justice in this amazing remake. Released on September 15, 2017, the player follows the bounty hunter Samus Aran on her mission to terminate a deadly alien species, the titular

‘Blade Runner 2049’ is a near masterpiece

Despite high critical approval, “Blade Runner 2049” underperformed at the box office, only grossing $32.8 million its initial weekend. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor If the “Blade Runner” series were to be compared to children, the original “Blade Runner” from 1982 would be the straight A child who is always pleasing

Third Time’s The Charm with Citizen’s ‘As You Please’

“As You Please” was first announced by Citizen’s Instagram page in early 2017. (Courtesy of Run For Cover Records) Emily Toomey Connector Staff Citizen have just released their third studio album, “As You Please.” Citizen have managed to stick to their punk roots while also experimenting with a new style. They have included piano along

Macklemore goes solo with his new album ‘Gemini’

“Gemini” opened at No.13 on The UK Top 100 Music Charts. (Courtesy of Bendo LLC) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Last Friday, Macklemore dropped his newest album “Gemini.” It is his first solo album since his 2006 album “The Language of My World.” The absence of Ryan Lewis from every song in the album is noticeable

The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album was released on Sept. 22. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Killers have just released their fifth studio album, “Wonderful Wonderful.” The band played on more emotional lyrics while using an electronic vibe to help lighten the mood. This album digs deeper than their other work by experimenting with

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ leaves much to be found

“Star Trek: Discovery” initial release was originally set to release last January before getting pushed back. (Courtesy of CBS) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Based on the first two episodes of “Star Trek: Discovery,” it looks like the show runners have gone the route of making it as much like the rebooted “Star Trek” film series

Underrated classics: ‘Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior’

“Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior” was the second film directed by George Miller. (Courtesy of Warner Bros Entertainment) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Before “Mad Max: Fury Road” came out in the summer of 2015, the unequivocal best film in the film series was “Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior,” and it is still close

‘Nioh’ brings the Samurai Spirit to PS4

“Nioh” began development in 2004 and was originally an adaption of “Oni,” an unfinished film script written by legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. (Courtesy of Koei Tecmo) Abram Spinney Connector Contributor The year 2017 is looking to become a festive year in the world of gaming with an upcoming string of big titles such as

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