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Full Circle Podcast Episode 51: Sonic Movie, Adobe Price Hike, and Epic Games Store

This week we MUST address the chaos of the Sonic the Movie Trailer.

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PS5 Specs, Xbox One SAD, Control and More! – Coffee Break

There has been a ton of information released in the past couple months. We were able to see and play a lot of cool games during PAX East 2019 and there has been a lot …

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Hands On: Streets of Rage 4

During PAX East 2019, we had a chance to get some hands on time with Streets of Rage 4 and were taken back to our childhood. The original Streets of Rage was released in 1990 …

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April 2019 Games With Gold Lineup

Here we are again rolling into April now. We have a great variety of games for Xbox Live Gold members. Remember, these games are out for a limited time only. Let’s dive right in as …

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Free PlayStation Plus Games For April 2019

We’re in for another month of new games, Fanatics! Unfortunately, it’s time to move forward without PS3 and PS Vita games on the list. Let’s take a look at which titles are now available for …

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What We’ve Been Watching: The Wandering Earth

The Wandering Earth is a Chinese sci-fi disaster movie in the same vein as Independence Day, and it is a delight.

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The Iron Throne – Goodbye Game of Thrones S08 E06 Recap

As stories head towards their conclusion, amid the heightened pace and plot twists, it’s important to consider the overall messages the authors are conveying to their audience. The central themes that are relayed through different …

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The Bells – Game of Thrones S08 E05 Recap

Funny enough, I actually liked this episode. Once again, as has been the pattern throughout this season of Game of Thrones, there was a divide on the internet caused by the differing receptions to it …

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Full Circle Podcast Episode 51: Sonic Movie, Adobe Price Hike, and Epic Games Store

This week we MUST address the chaos of the Sonic the Movie Trailer.

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The Last of the Starks – Game of Thrones S08 E04 Recap

A review of the fourth episode of Game of Thrones’s last season.

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The Long Night – An Ode to Arya Stark – Game of Thrones S08 E03 Recap

“The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” — 1 Corinthians 15:26 Game of Thrones has always dabbled in doom and gloom (yes this is a shot at how hard it was to see what was going …

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A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Though he’s been gone for years, Ned Stark’s reputation and the effect of his choices can still be felt in the waning moments of this story. Through the seasons, the show’s characters and fans have …

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Game of Thrones Review – Game of Thrones S08 E01 Recap

“Now it begins.” – Sir Arthur Dayne“No. Now it ends.” – Ned Stark. One of Game of Thrones signature talents has always been its callback ability. As a way to show us that the chapters …

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Lizzo’s Got the Juice, Chance’s Groceries, and a Pokémon Song – Music Monday 5/20/19

It’s our first Music Monday in a while, and we’re coming in hot with tracks from Chance, Kygo, Goldlink, and more!

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Music To Pair With Your Favorite Games | Soundcheck

Here’s an Soundcheck list of music that pairs perfectly with some of your favorite video games, perhaps in ways you wouldn’t expect!

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Music Mondays: Gorillaz Keep it Funky with “Humanz”

Humanz features the band at their best with funky grooves and hip-hip beats seamlessly blended together.

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When the soundtrack is good, the game is even better! Discover 5 albums featuring some of the unique tunes that left a mark on recent indie games.

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Ariana Grande, whose third album Dangerous Woman got a Grammy nomination last year, will be a character in Final Fantasy Brave Exivus.

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Expand Your Horizons With The LET IT DIE Soundtrack: An Interview With The Composer

Akira Yamaoka is a master of horror composition. His legacy was forged with his work on the Silent Hill series, mastering sound design and atmosphere to make the already terrifying world feel that much more …

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Music Monday: Anime Openings to Groove With

Let’s round off some of the best anime opening themes on this week’s Music Monday. No showy animations just good old fashioned anime-beats!

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Music Monday: Noname’s Album, Telefone, is a Mellow Mood Mix

It’s Music Monday! Chicago based rapper Nonname released her first full mix-tape and it’s a soul filled day-dreamy experience.

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HyperX Cloud Mix: On The Go Headset Review

HyperX has been killing the gaming peripherals thus far with their lineup. With that being said, they just recently introduced a new headset called the Cloud Mix. It has the capability to be wired for your PC, consoles and mobile devices or connect as a Bluetooth headset for music and phone calls. Sounds a little too good to be true, right? Well, let’s jump into what the HyperX Cloud Mix has to offer!

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