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The xx impresses, excites at two sold-out shows

The xx performs at The Granada in Dallas. Photo by Ben Cowlishaw

February 15, 2013

By Ben Cowlishaw Staff Writer Last night, The xx, the latest product of England’s modern indie rock scene, performed their second of two sold-out shows at The Granada in Dallas. The xx cracked the code to making hit music with their debut, self-titled album xx in 2009, seeing worldwide acclai...

Most anticipated games of the year

January 3, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer With 2011 behind us, game developers are already trying to come out with the next best game to compete with games like Battlefield and Modern Warfare 3. Some of the biggest news in the gaming community is the release of Halo 4 expected for sometime this spring or summer....

Paranormal Activity 3 to hit theaters this weekend

October 19, 2011

By Annie Wen Staff Writer In 2007, Paramount Pictures released the supernatural horror film Paranormal Activity. The movie received a positive reaction from both critics and people who watched the film. Following the success of the first film, Paramount released Paranormal Activity 2 in 2010, which re...

Gearing up for Gears of War 3

September 23, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Epic is the only word describing Gears of War 3, the final installment in the Gears of War trilogy. The third person shooter trilogy was released on Sept. 20 but went out with a bang. In 2006, Epic games began production on the sci-fi, third person shooter, the original...

Crysis 2 Review

March 24, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Coppell High School students who enjoy gaming are constantly on the hunt for the next best game and I think that I may have found it. Previously the game Crysis has been primarily a desktop game but with the recent release of the sequel, Crysis 2, it appears that it...

Depp tangos with Rango

March 3, 2011

By Wren Culp Staff Writer/Webmaster What do you get when you cross an emotionally confused pet lizard, the vast Mojave desert, slick animation and a adrenaline pumping score from Hans Zimmer? You get Rango. Rango is the story of a small lizard (Johnny Depp) who is trying to fit in with his surroundings, both literally and figuratively. A wa...

Anticipation for Black Ops

October 27, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer For years, the games of, Call of Duty, have entertained teenage boys and now the wait for the highly anticipated, Call of Duty Black Ops, is almost over! On November 9th the latest instalment of the Call of Duty games will release for Xbox 360 and Xbox live. the game ...

Halo: Reach Review

September 29, 2010

Chase Porter Staff Writer It has been a big year for many games including Fallout and Call of Duty, but one of the most anticipated of all has been the release of Halo: Reach. Gaming has been around for decades now starting with the original Nintendo 64 and the Playstation with games like James Bond and Super Smash Bros, to now with the Xbox 360, Wii and the Playstation 3. All...