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Console gaming's next generation coming out with launch of new hardware

It?s about time. Deep into a console cycle where hardware is being stretched beyond its limitations, software has stagnated, and Nintendo has released two of their own consoles (no, the WiiU is not a next-gen machine), the impending announcements of Sony and Microsoft consoles to launch in 2013 are ...

Middle ground video games lose footing in weak economy

Production quality has never determined entertainment value in entertainment. In reality, the majority of my favorite games from my childhood and our current generation were flawed, broken or otherwise outwardly mediocre. I love A- and B-tier games.

UA grad program offers book art studies

On a campus buried in books of all manners, sizes and contents, books of all kinds are often given little notice beyond the heft of their price tags and the importance of their highlighted text.

Evening of Art & Blues to help culture grow

The Alabama Blues Project is hosting its sixth annual Evening of Art & Blues Saturday night from 5 to 11 at Hotel Capstone to raise money and awareness for its after-school and summer programs. “It’s not your average night out,” ABP Program Director Cara Smith said.

Blitz Build allows students to create recycled art

Local folk-artist Charlie Lucas, or the “Tin Man,” led a “Blitz Build” in the lobby of The University of Alabama’s Alabama Institute for Manufacturing Excellence, coordinated by Creative Campus, the Honors College and the College of Engineering Friday afternoon. “How do we recycle ourselves?” ...