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Gaming Area: Episode 3

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In this episode of Gaming Area, we discuss movie adaptations of video games and what makes (or breaks) them. Whether it be a cult classic or box office failure, they play an important part in video game culture.

Jump up to the big screens: A review of “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”

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The Super Mario Bros. Movie, released on April 5th, left a considerable impression on both the Mario franchise and Illumination’s track record. Today, we review it and talk about what makes the movie so successful.

[[SATIRE]] The Bite of 87: 35 Years Later

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35 years ago, a security guard at local pizzeria Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza was left in a critical state after being severely injured by one of the animatronics. Now, he speaks out against Fazbear corporation.

Gaming Area: Episode 2

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With Valentine's day having come and gone, the Gaming Area team discusses the best multiplayer games to play with your friends, family, and other people in your life. Whether they be co-op, competitive, or somewhere in between, we chose the best experiences you can put on your Valentine's day bucket list.

Modern feminism is a hard-shelled treat: the female M&M’s aren’t so sweet

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Past, Present, and Payday: Eddie Phelps - Podcast Editor Marketing is a difficult concept and a treacherous profession. When your goal is to appeal to the largest number of people possible in a way that won’t cause any issues, you’re pursuing a high-risk, high-reward scenario. The largest candy manufacturer in the world, Mars Wrigley, has taken part in a variety of...