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Games as a Service

Posted by on Apr 8, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

For the past several years many gaming companies have switched to a new revenue and sales model known as “Games As A Service”, otherwise known as G.A.A.S. At first when this model was created, it was done by small gaming companies that created mobile games for phones or tablets.

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Higher, Further, Faster: A Feminist Viewpoint on Captain Marvel

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

“I’m not gonna fight your war, I’m gonna end it.” – Captain Marvel

When Marvel announced its next project, Captain Marvel, the feelings of excitement and anticipation were just the tip of the iceberg. As a massive fan of Marvel, I had high expectations for this film and how it would fit into the arc that the Marvel Cinematic Universe [MCU] had built for the last decade. 

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Does The Upside have an upside?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Recently there has been a resurgence of feel-good movies such as Instant Family, offering a wholesome movie for families. The most recent feel-good film to be released is The Upside. In this movie, Bryan Cranston portrays a quadriplegic down on his luck after his wife’s death. Kevin Hart plays an ex-felon who wants to overcome his lackluster reputation with his family in order to see his son. Cranston’s character needs to hire a “life auxiliary,” or caretaker. He disregards all qualified candidates in favor of Hart’s inexperienced character. They have a somewhat rocky relationship at first but grow to become friends.

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Captain Marvel Offers Unique Backstory

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Entertainment, Heartland News, Voices | Comments Off on Captain Marvel Offers Unique Backstory

Captain Marvel is an entertaining film that gives a unique backstory to a not well-known comic-book superhero. It gives fans and moviegoers a wonderful, action-packed two-hours.

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Falls Flat

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in Heartland News, Voices | 1 comment

Kingdom Hearts 3 is a game that was 13 years in the making that sadly falls flat on its face.

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Awaiting a Friendship

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Heartland News, Poetry Corner, Voices | Comments Off on Awaiting a Friendship

Alone in first period class, awaiting adolescent arrivals
Tick, Tick, Tick. Time is a turtle’s journey
A curtain of fiery gold locks disrupts my concentration
A polka-dotted face glances in my direction, a smirk creasing the sides
Skinny jeans and checkered slip-ons complement a fall out boy tee

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