Best and worst video games of 2014

By: Katelyn Summers ~Copy Editor~ The Xavier Newswire decided to break down some of the great and not-so-great video game releases from 2014. Best Games: 5. Grand Theft Auto V [GTAV] The most recent installment of this action-adventure game has earned its place as the fastest selling game of all time. Earning $1 billion within the first three days, GTAV was a smash hit. Featuring three very different protagonists, GTAV follows the story of three criminals committing extreme heists on the streets of the fictional San Andreas. 4. Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Taking place in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth, “Shadow of Mordor” follows Talion, a ranger captain of Gondor, sent to take out the Orc army of Mordor. Using the brand … Continue reading Best and worst video games of 2014

“The Birds” terrorizes

By: Katelyn Summers ~Copy Editor~ For those looking for an immersive horror experience, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s (CSC) “The Birds,” directed by Brian Isaac Phillips, offers feelings of terror and much more. Based on the short story by Daphne Du Maurier and adapted for the stage by Conor McPherson, “The Birds” has little in common with the famous horror film that shares its name. The play focuses on three people struggling to survive in what seems to be the end of days. The story follows Diane, played by Sherman Fracher, and Nat, played by Brent Vimtrup, as they hide out from … Continue reading “The Birds” terrorizes