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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Don’t Live Up to Their Adjectives

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Don’t Live Up to Their Adjectives

(Photo Courtesy of Nintendo) “Brilliant Diamond” and “Shining Pearl” are available to play on Nintendo Switch.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Pokémon” is one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, with installments dating back to 1996. Games take place in different regions of the world of “Pokémon”, with each game region encompassing what is

“Shin Megami Tensei V” released on Nintendo Switch

(Photo courtesy Twinfinite/GAMURS Group) “Shin Megami Tensei V,” though entertaining, still has limitations that need to be addressed for its Nintendo Switch edition to be fully enjoyed.  Aidan Connor Connector Contributor The latest entry in Atlus’ “Shin Megami Tensei” series is finally here on the Nintendo Switch. The few, but devout, fans of the SMT

“Wordle”: Explaining the craftsmanship behind the craze

(Photo Courtesy of The New York Times Company) “Wordle” was developed by Josh Wardle and is available to anyone with internet.” Avery J. Fiero Connector Contributor By requiring active engagement for victory, the game feels challenging without being frustrating. Meanwhile, for an extra challenge, players can aim to guess the word in as few tries

Jack Ryan Season 3 is not yet as Clear and Present to check out as this series entry

(Photo Courtesy of Paramount Pictures) “Clear and Present Danger” was Ford’s 2nd Jack Ryan film following “Patriot Games.” Harrison Lee Connector Editor When John Krasinski took up producing and acting in the lead role of Amazon Prime’s “Jack Ryan”, many fans of the Ryanverse considered him the best actor to play the CIA analyst since

The Matt Reeves Rises as Robert Pattinson Begins with his take as The Darker Knight

(Photo Courtesy of DC Films) “The Batman” was released on March 4, 2022. Maxwell Valin Connector Staff In a world where Marvel films have largely dominated the superhero movie market for the last decade or so, its chief competitor, DC Comics, has largely stumbled and failed to get its cinematic universe off the ground–despite having

Does Matthew Vaughn avenge Ralph Fiennes’ previous suit and derby role in “The King’s Man”?

(Photo Courtesy of Marv Studios) Matthew Vaughn’s third “Kingsman” installment is currently available to stream on Hulu. Alex Decato-Roed Connector Editor Written and directed by Matthew Vaughn, “The King’s Man” is the prequel to “The Kingsman” series–also directed by Vaughn–and stars Ralph Fiennes as Orlando, the Duke of Oxford: a former British soldier turned pacifist,

5 Social Justice Documentaries

(Photo Courtesy of Netflix) – “Trial 4” is a documentary series currently available for streaming access on Netflix. Natalia Gonzalez Connector Editor Social justice is not a topic new to the screen: In the midst of the civil unrest in the criminal justice system brought about by police brutality, corruption and systematic racism, it is