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Macbeth: Killing it as usual

Macbeth: Killing it as usual

UMass Lowell Theatre Arts students performing “Macbeth.” (Photo courtesy of the UMass Lowell Theatre Arts department)  Vernon Gibbs Conector Staff When one first thinks of Shakespeare, their first memories with his works often come in the form of a confusing read and a paper due on Monday. The UMass Lowell Theatre Arts program disproves this

Indie game spotlight: ‘Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun’

“Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” received three German Developer Awards. (Photo courtesy of Daedalic Entertainment)  Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun” takes the stealth genre of games and cranks up its aspects to eleven. Released on Steam on December 6, 2016 by Mimimi Productions, “Shadow Tactics” follows a group of

‘Kirby: Star Allies’ takes one to the stars

Characters from past games such as Animal Friends and Marx are offered as free downloadable content (Photo courtesy of Nintendo). Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff Anyone can unwind with a Kirby game in front of them. Released on the Nintendo Switch on March 16, “Kirby: Star Allies” follows the long-standing premise of a cute, pink blob

‘Ghost 1.0’: ‘Rogue Legacy’ did it better

Future releases of “Ghost 1.0” are planned for other gaming platforms, including PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vista, XBox One, Nintendo Switch and Wii U. (Photo courtesy of  unepic_fran) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Ghost 1.0” takes a fun little romp and runs it into the ground. Released June 7 on Steam, “Ghost 1.0” can be best described

‘Monster Hunter’ is back and better than ever

“World” is the first “Monster Hunter” game to be released simultaneously in Japan, Europe and the U.S. (Photo courtesy of Capcom). Vernon Gibbs  Connector Staff “Monster Hunter: World” is a game that is rich with detail and challenge in equal measure. Released worldwide on Jan. 26, “World” is the ninth installment in its series that

RWBY Volume Five is a Bumpy Road

Series creator Monty Oum passed away during the production of “Volume 3.” (Photo courtesy of Roosterteeth) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “RWBY’s” fifth volume leaves its viewer wondering where the time went. First airing on Oct. 7, “Volume Five” ran for three months before concluding on Jan. 27. Set in an original world, “RWBY” follows the

‘Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon:’ Not quite super

“Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Moon” are the last entries in the series planned to release on Nintendo 3ds. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff Nintendo and Game Freak have a bad habit of creating expansion packs for their Pokémon games and selling them as separate games a couple years later for some easy

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