Music

Imagine Dragons’ new album “Origins,” released Nov. 9, broadens the groups musical reach, but dilutes the album’s overall enjoyability in the process. “Origins” showcases many different sounds, such as pop, rock, country and modern genres …

Gaming

Fathom Events held special screenings of “Dragonball Z: Bardock — Father of Goku” and “Dragonball Z: Fusion Reborn” in the Dragonball Z: Saiyan Double Feature event Nov. 3 and 5 in select theaters. The Saiyan …

Gaming

“The Heist,” is the first downloadable content (DLC) story pack for Marvel’s Spider-Man released Oct. 23, and it introduced new story missions and open-world activities to the game. Two other DLC story packs will follow …

Arts & Entertainment

Microtransactions, which are optional real-world purchases necessary to access locked content in video games, have started to seep into full-priced games with more developers including them in big yearly releases.  This trend, which started mainly …

News

Five males were arrested following a carjacking on the 5800 block of North Winthrop Avenue on Thursday just after midnight, five blocks from Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). A …

Film & TV

Sony Pictures’ “Venom,” released Oct. 5, offers an interesting take on the iconic Spider-Man villain but falls into the trap of becoming a generic action film. “Venom” follows the story of Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), …

Arts & Entertainment

The competition in “League of Legends” (LoL), the video game and worldwide esport developed by Riot Games, heats up as the 2018 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds 2018) continues its run. Worlds 2018 is …

Events

Members of the media got a hands-on look at new Playstation VR (PSVR) and Playstation 4 (PS4) games at a Sony press-event in Chicago Sept. 27 at The Gwen Hotel (521 N. Rush St.). Virtual …