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Mass Effect Andromeda flops due to many bugs

Mass Effect Andromeda flops due to many bugs

Annie Ricotta, Graphics Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Fans of the Mass Effect series by BioWare eagerly awaited the release of the fourth installment called Mass Effect: Andromeda in March. In the past, players have fallen in love with this action RPG series because of its detailed story, meaningful character interactions, and the overall gameplay style....

ICYMI: Joy Crookes and the Trip Hop

ICYMI: Joy Crookes and the Trip Hop

Carlos Duron

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

 Indie singer\songwriter Joy Crookes released ‘Sinatra’ on August 12, 2016 and ‘New Manhattan’ on February 12, 2016. Crookes is also an upcoming artist who has been receiving recognition with live performances at various locations. Background of Joy Crookes  Only at 17 years of age, Crookes is wri...

Ghosts Recon Wildlands provides adventure

Ghosts Recon Wildlands provides adventure

Juan Tula Macias, staff writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Overview/Plot: The game takes place in Bolivia in July 2019. The country has become increasingly unstable as the Santa Blanca, a previously minor Mexican drug cartel gains more power and influence within the country to the point where Bolivia has become a narco-state and the world’s largest prod...

Restricted superhero films allow stories to remain true

Restricted superhero films allow stories to remain true

Jordan Rouse, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Uncategorized

There are some movies you just shouldn’t take kids to. I mean that’s why we have a rating system, right? When a movie is rated R, it means Restricted. Just because a parent can take someone who is 17 if they are accompanies, that doesn’t mean you should take a 5-year old child with you. When ...

Lana Del Rey returns with ‘Love’

Lana Del Rey returns with ‘Love’

Carlos Duron, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

Lana Del Rey’s new single is buzzing with recognition after being released on February 18, 2017. Tragedy Before Release Some people may look at this as a tragedy and some people may not. Regardless of what people think, the events before “Love” was released were bad. Maybe even more to Del R...

Compulsive gaming can have serious consequences

Compulsive gaming can have serious consequences

Daylin Ettles, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, In Depth, Staff Picks

“I’ve forgot all senses of reality and thought that I myself was the character.” This is just one of many comments of an online survey about habits of video game players at Akins. The idea of losing touch with reality and feeling like they were the character in the game is exactly the kind...

In Split, character has 23 personalities

In Split, character has 23 personalities

Kelly Polacheck, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

M. Night Shyamalan’s newest psychological thriller “Split” has received critical acclaim across the board for it’s amazing storytelling and attention to detail. Fans of Shyamalan are always hopeful that his latest films will be as great of some of his previous classics like The Sixth Sense....

For Honor takes the gaming world by storm

For Honor takes the gaming world by storm

Jordan Rouse and Marcelo Cruz

March 7, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Honor. Glory. These words are what guide the characters in the new action multi-player game For Honor as they fight through medieval times to to become the dominant faction among three. Vikings, Samurai, and Knights. For Honor has an astounding campaign that swaps through different characters to learn how to play as all...

Student raps his way into dowtown Austin gigs

Student raps his way into dowtown Austin gigs

Amy Rodriguez & Melissa Oriz, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Staff Picks

While his teachers know him as Duberli “Dube” Ruvalcaba, this Akins junior is also known from his life out- side of school. When Ruvalcaba is not busy as the captain of the Boys Varsity Soccer team, what he really enjoys to do is create music. When he started rapping a year ago he didn’t...

Dark EP, Crush Me, introduces a new side to K.Flay’s discography

Dark EP, Crush Me, introduces a new side to K.Flay’s discography

Carlos Duron, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Reviews

 Although released just last year, K.Flay’s hop-rocker EP is still the talk for some people. Well, at least for me. Evolution of Crush Me K.Flay’s latest EP was released on August 19, 2016. Before releasing the EP, she announced that she signed to Night Street Records, a subdivision of Intersc...