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Review: The Witness, So Many Puzzles
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Review: The Witness, So Many Puzzles

Ross Reelachart Staff Writer“The Witness” is the newest game developed by Jonathan Blow, creator of the critically-acclaimed, independent game, “Braid.” The player awakes alone on a mysterious and beautiful island with no information or memory to speak of. The only thing to do is solve puzzles–so many puzzles.Unlike Blow’s previous […]

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Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Frank,’ ‘Fruitvale Station’ and ‘The Skeleton Twins’

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer ‘Frank’ (2014) 🎬🎬🎬🎬 Meet Frank. Frank’s not okay. Starring Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal, this quirky dark comedy chronicles the experimental rock band Soronprfbs’ moderate rise and tragic fall from Internet fame, fronted by the title character (Fassbender) who wears a giant, wide-eyed papier-mâché head. When […]

Monarch Music Minute: Adele, Rush, Ty Dolla $ign, and Foo Fighters
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Monarch Music Minute: Adele, Rush, Ty Dolla $ign, and Foo Fighters

Adam Flores Staff WriterAdele – ‘25’ 💿 💿 💿 💿 💿Adele, the English singer-songwriter phenom, has returned to the forefront with her third studio album, “25.” After garnering six Grammy awards in 2012 with her acclaimed second studio album, “21,” the sultry and sensual vocal powerhouse continues where she left off captivating […]

Monarch Music Minute: Logic, Kurt Cobain, Nathaniel Rateliff
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Monarch Music Minute: Logic, Kurt Cobain, Nathaniel Rateliff

Adam Flores Staff WriterLogic – “The Incredible True Story“ Courtesy: Def Jam  💿 💿 💿 💿 💿Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, known by his stage name, Logic, has reemerged with “The Incredible True Story,” his sophomore follow-up to the highly successful 2014 debut, “Under Pressure.” The Maryland rapper takes us on an […]

Fallout 4 Review: Same Wasteland, New Tricks
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Fallout 4 Review: Same Wasteland, New Tricks

David Thornton Copy Editor The long-awaited return to the post-nuclear wasteland of the Fallout series with Fallout 4, strikes an admirable balance between delivering an experience familiar enough to please hardcore fans, and new features that distinguish it from previous titles. Almost 25 hours into the game, learning the mechanics […]

Monarch Music Minute: The Neighborhood, Courtney Barnett, Ellie Goulding
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Monarch Music Minute: The Neighborhood, Courtney Barnett, Ellie Goulding

Adam Flores Staff Writer The Neighborhood – ‘Wiped Out!’  💿 💿 💿 💿 The Neighborhood’s “Wiped Out!” is the follow up to their successful 2013 debut, “I Love You.” The new album displays smooth transitions in varying sonic textures, keeping the songs moving forward and with an occasional subtle musical […]