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Game On: Without its ‘Hero Mode,’ what’s the point of Overwatch 2?

Early last week, Overwatch executive producer Jared Neuss dropped the bombshell announcement that Overwatch 2’s “Hero Mode” was officially canceled. Although Blizzard had shared very little about the planned “player vs. environment” mode since its initial showcase at BlizzCon 2019, the news was met with shock and near-universal backlash from gamers and critics alike.
A&E >  Art

First Friday

UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2023

First Friday is 5-8 p.m. June 2, unless otherwise noted.
A&E >  Entertainment

The Spokane Symphony’s 77th season ends with a banger

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2023

The sounds of Eastern Europe aren’t what most folks reach for first when in search of an uplift. However, nothing boosts Spokane Symphony conductor James Lowe’s mood quite like a classical blast from Hungary and Romania. Lowe will close the Symphony’s 77th season with classical pieces rooted in folk music.
A&E >  Entertainment

It’s a good day for Wednesday … only on a Thursday

“They have scoliosis from constant slumps in misery” is one of the many lyrics that leap from the voice of Karly Hartzman, who is adept at creating vivid imagery. Wednesday’s singer-songwriter has no problem hooking listeners with clever wordplay as with a guitar line.
A&E >  Art

First Friday

UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2023

First Friday is 5-8 p.m. May 5, unless otherwise noted.
A&E >  Entertainment

Game On: Nintendo wages an ongoing war against its own consumers

Nintendo is often considered the Disney of the video game world. Both have dozens of instantly recognizable properties, products with mass appeal to children and older fans alike, endless streams of merchandise and even their own theme parks. Oh, and both companies will sue the pants off of anyone within reach, issuing cease-and-desist letters faster than you can say “it’s-a me.”

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