Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Beyond: Two Souls is one of those refreshing games that resides outside the typical, cookie-cutter style of action games. It’s not a game that revolves around using supernatural powers to battle world domination and exact revenge. Sure, those pieces are in there. But the real story, the beauty behind Beyond, is simpler than that; it’s the story of a life, a person, a girl. Because of her ability...
Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
Late October saw the ninth annual Spotlight on Research return to the Edmonton Expo. Presented by the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, it included cutting-edge research being done at the University of Alberta and NAIT, both partnered with the Glenrose. More than 500 researchers, clinicians, experts, doctors, students, health-care providers attended the function.
Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
There is a single word that sat in the back seat of my mind as I manoeuvred the highways and byways of Grand Theft Auto V: intense. Intense action with a trio of characters that was surprisingly fluid in their – forgive the pun – execution; intense satire as GTA rips apart our own perceptions of culture and holds up a mirror to this brave new world, exposing our frailties in our human natures and...
Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
With last month’s release of Grand Theft Auto V, the question as to whether violent video games cause violent behaviour in teens is in the spotlight once again. Parents, teachers, and players are often plagued with the question: Will M-rated, violent games, such as GTA, negatively impact a child’s behaviour?