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Game On: Resident Evil 4 makes a triumphant return

When Resident Evil 2 was remade in 2019, raking in several awards and excellent reception for modernizing the 1998 classic that cemented the franchise’s prominence, many fans speculated that Capcom would go on to do the same with several other entries. While a separate studio handled the third entry’s remake in 2020, RE2’s developer M-Two immediately got to work on recreating Resident Evil 4.

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Black Belt Eagle Scout to perform at Lucky You Lounge

UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2023

It’ll be a sort of homecoming for Katharine Paul, aka Black Belt Eagle Scout, when she returns to Spokane. The singer-songwriter, who grew up an hour north of Seattle in the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, spent considerable time throughout her childhood visiting relatives in Spokane and Colville.
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Game On: The slow, inevitable death of ‘games as a service’

I’ve written on numerous occasions about the “games as a service” model pervasive in the video gaming space in recent years. World of Warcraft largely pioneered the concept in the mid-00s, to great success – Blizzard Entertainment found they could easily hook players with the low subscription cost of $15 and keep them coming back month after month, soon netting them far more than the average $40-$60 per copy that most games were earning.
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Game On: ‘The Last of Us’ show concludes in faithful fashion

The final episode of HBO’s screen adaptation of “The Last of Us” aired on Sunday, and I’m pleased to report that while it wasn’t perfect, season one was excellent overall – it delivered all the necessary plot beats, compellingly recreated the franchise’s apocalyptic setting and crafted some memorable characters.
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Game On: The game that destroyed my childlike wonder with video games

Growing up with an Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis was a funny thing. Looking back now, it’s obvious how these machines were painfully limited by the technology of their time – but as a little kid, nothing was more wondrous to me than slaying the duck-looking, pixelated dragons in Adventure or zipping across the screen in Sonic the Hedgehog.

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