The highly anticipated Forspoken was released on Tuesday, and despite its lofty cinematic presentation, its reception was about what I expected: middling. After all, there’s only so many times big-budget studios can cobble together a cinematic third-person action-adventure game before the niche is completely devoid of originality.
The Bacon Brothers have no problem playing covers. And now that they’re finally playing in the Inland Northwest Friday night, Kevin and Michael Bacon can deliver “I’ve Been Everywhere” which was popularized by Johnny Cash.
Many shops closed their doors permanently in 2020. However, Mountain Gear, the late, lamented Spokane outfitter, which sold outdoor products such as tents and kayaks, opted to shut down in January 2020, before the pandemic, after a healthy 37-year run .
When flashy, international superstars like Shania Twain or Paul McCartney come to Spokane, slinging guitars, it’s a big deal. When global celebrity Leonard Slatkin arrives in the Lilac City next week, waving his conductor’s baton, local classical music lovers will crank up their excitement level all the way to 11.
Although they’ve been available in limited quantities since February, the Steam Deck – Valve’s hybrid PC-portable game system – has become more and more readily available in recent months. In December, expected delivery time finally dropped down to 1-2 weeks. I happened to have some extra cash burning a hole in my pocket, and you know the rest.