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Pizza Tower is a new indie platformer with fast gameplay and an abundance of charm. (Courtesy of Tour De Pizza)

“Pizza Tower” is a perfect video game

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

After over five years of development, indie developer Tour De Pizza finally released their action platformer, “Pizza Tower.” The game was released Jan. 26 and has garnered a massive fanbase online....

A graphic reading “My spring break of horror movies”

My Spring Break of horror movies

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 20, 2023

Full disclaimer, I do NOT like horror movies. However, I was convinced to watch some over Spring Break, and my experience was not terrible. Here are the movies I watched over break from best to worst.  “Candyman”...

65 is a science fiction dinosaur film from the writers of A Quiet Place.(Courtesy of Bron Creative)

“65” brings back fun mid-budget sci-fi

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

With a title card sequence directly inspired by “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Alien,” “65” draws the audience in with its extremely simple concept: a visitor from another planet lands on Earth...

Bloodborne, released Mar. 24, 2015, was developed by Dark Souls developer FromSoftware. Bloodborne is the evolution of the souls-like formula and is one of the greatest PlayStation exclusive games that released on the PS4. (Photo courtesy of FromSoftware)

Bloodborne is a masterpiece in gameplay, worldbuilding and horror

Ian Young, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

When “Elden Ring” came out, I had a friend constantly pressure me to buy it so we could play together. I was intimidated and didn’t want to spend the $60, so I decided to play a game that was sitting...

Dark Souls is an action, role-playing game set in a dark fantasy setting. The legacy of this iconic video game lies within its difficulty, level design and interwoven storytelling. (Photo courtesy of FromSoftware)

The complex legacy of “Dark Souls”

Ian Young, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

If there is one game that should be considered one of the most influential games of all time, it would be “Dark Souls.” Released in 2011, “Dark Souls” is a fantasy action role-playing game developed...

A streetside view of Café Arazu at 17 W Jennings Street in Newburgh Feb. 14. (Photo by David Graber)

Café Arazu: Mediterranean cuisine, Persian grill, delicious flatbread

David Graber, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

I never really know what to say whenever someone asks me one of my most dreaded questions: “What’s your favorite restaurant in Evansville?” So many choices pop into my head from all the different...

The creator of Abbott Elementry, Quinta Brunson, plays Janine Teagues, an optimistic and caring second-grade teacher. (Photo courtesy of American Broadcasting Companies)

“Abbott Elementary” shows the struggles of school systems in a light-hearted way

Abigail Durham, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

The ABC TV series “Abbott Elementary” first aired in late 2021 and has won several Emmys, Golden Globes, TCA and Critics Choice awards. The 28-episode sitcom was created by Quinta Brunson, who also...

Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania is the first film in Phase Five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (Courtesy of Marvel Studios)

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” goes too big

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” is the first film in Phase Five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It positioned itself as a huge event that would further develop the main antagonist of the MCU...

Hi-Fi Rush is a rhythm action game that has a vibrant style and a colorful cast of characters. (Photo Courtesy of Xbox)

“Hi-Fi Rush” game is all killer, no filler

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer February 12, 2023

Tango Gameworks, the studio that developed “The Evil Within,” dropped a brand new game out of nowhere Jan. 25 after an Xbox livestream. “Hi-Fi Rush” is a rhythm action game that immediately garnered...

Dead Space (2023) is a remake of Dead Space (2008). The remake takes everything that worked in the original and updates it to create the best version of the survival horror classic. (Photo courtesy of Electronic Arts)

“Dead Space” (2023) modernizes a survival horror classic

Ian Young, Staff Writer February 11, 2023

It’s been nearly 15 years since the original “Dead Space” was released. During that time, other survival horror landmarks were released, such as “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard,” “Left 4 Dead 2”...

Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig star in this dry comedy about death, family and living in a postmodern world (Photo Courtesy of A24)

“White Noise” is a weird movie

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer February 7, 2023

Novelist Don DeLillo published his eighth book, “White Noise,” in 1985. “White Noise” is an absurdist novel about consumerism, the influence of media and the general state of complacency in the...

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the disappointing conclusion to the Skywalker Saga. (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Logo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

How “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” almost ruined the Star Wars franchise

Bryce West, Assistant News Editor February 5, 2023

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is the ninth and final installment of the popular “Star Wars Skywalker Saga.” It had an almost impossible task to tie up all of the loose ends from the eight...

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