Category: A & E

Famous for their psychedelic and mystic sound, the Flaming Lips repaints the Beatles' legacy with their version of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club."
Similar Artists: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Jefferson Airplane
Grade: A
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With a little help from our ‘Fwends’

The Flaming Lips pay homage to The Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
Jessie Ware's "Tough Love" offers a round of mystic melodies with a foundation of rhythm and blues. Her desire to include elements of '60s music gives her a spotlight that she can rightfully call her own, since that step into the past is rarely seen in modern music.
Grade: B+
Similar artists: Alicia Keys, AlunaGeorge and Banks
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‘Tough Love’ a contemporary take on the ’60s

Jessie Ware returns with an R&B/soul album that takes a step back in time.
Developed by Tango Gameworks, “The Evil Within” is similar to a majority of the survival horror games by not emphasizing its plot, but it does shatter the usual cliches associated with these games, playing on a person’s nightmares to create an unforgettable horrific experience.
Grade: A-
Similar Games: “Resident Evil” series, “Silent Hill: Book of Memories,” “Dead Space 3”
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Experience a collection of nightmares in ‘The Evil Within’

By personifying a person’s fears, “The Evil Within” adds a new perspective to the survival horror genre.
"Memoirs of a Madman" stands as an exemplary symbol of life and rock and roll. 
Similar Artists: Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Metallica
Grade: A
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“Memoirs of a Madman” tells the tale of a music legend

“Memoirs of a Madman” captures the embodiment of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne’s entire career.
With its riveting lyrics and sentimental melodies, Mary Lambert's debut album sets itself aside from the pop albums of today. The up-and-coming singer/songwriter should be applauded for her efforts to incorporate spoken word poetry, which is uncommon in modern music.
Grade: A
Similar artists: Jen Foster, Lauren Aquilina and Becca De La Musique
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“Heart On My Sleeve” pairs poetry with a pulse

Mary Lambert's debut album features heart-wrenching melodies reminiscent of her character.
Unlike most zombie themed video games, "The Walking Dead" has an emphasis on the actual plotline, rather than killing off the dead again. 
Grade: B  Similar Games:  Left 4 Dead, The Last of Us and L.A. Noire  Photo Courtesy of Phandroid

“The Walking Dead” twists horror into an enigma

“The Walking Dead” came forth in many manifestations: a show, and a comic. The ability to live in the apocalyptic world of the dead is finally here.
Grade: B
Similar Games: “Muramasa: Rebirth,” “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Mirror of Fate,” “UnEpic”
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Explore the mystical land of Falana in ‘Dust: An Elysian Tail’

The classic two-dimensional side-scrolling gameplay is successfully revived through Dean Dodrill’s 'Dust: An Elysian Tail.'
"Everything Will Be Alright In The End" showcases Weezer's ability to depict both grungy, punk rock and cascading, acoustic warmth. Although the album only blends in with the group's previous works, their attempt to satisfy their listeners should not go by unnoticed.
Grade: C
Similar artists: The Rentals, OZMA and Cake
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‘Everything Will Be Alright In The End’ does not live up to its name

Weezer's newest release fails to recreate the hype that once existed for the double-decade band.
Comprised of typical pop arrangements, "Gypsy Heart" fails to meet expectations with its irregular shifts in genre and unoriginal musicality.  Grade: C  Similar Artists: Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones  Photo courtesy of Republic Records

“Gypsy Heart” lacks originality and style

Colbie Caillat tackles a new genre on her fifth album.
Nearly a  year after the release of "Slender: The Eight Pages," famous ominous figure Slenderman makes a reprise. 
Grade: B
Similar Games: Slender, Don’t Blink, and Silent Hill.
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Slenderman makes a comeback with ‘Slender: The Arrival’

Incorporating both elements of clue searching and horror movies, 'Slender: The Arrival' takes an unexpected twist to the modern day nightmare.
Settle the score by battling as new and classic nintendo fighters in epic battlefields in "Super Smash Bros!”
Grade: B
Similar Games: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm series, Mortal Kombat series, Street Fighter series 
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Settle it in ‘Smash!’

Nintendo revives their signature four-player brawler “Super Smash Bros. for 3DS.”
Though the game is plain and doesn't require much thought, The Battle Cats can easily pull you into hours of playing. With a variety of cute characters and a number of places to take over, one is sure to conquer the world with this app. 
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‘The Battle Cats’ is simple, charming

“The Battle Cats” is a straightforward and cute clicking game, but falls short in terms of depth and aesthetics.
Unlike his previous work, Gerard Way exhibits his indie rock and grunge side. Similar Artists:Julian Casablancas, Hayley Williams and Patrick Stump  Grade:A  Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

Don’t be a ‘Hesitant Alien’

Turning away from his signature pop punk sound, Gerard Way takes a new alternative indie rock twist on his debut solo album, Hesitant Alien.
‘Hyrule Warriors’ incorporates the hack-and-slash gameplay of Koei Tecmo’s ‘Dynasty Warriors’ series with the setting and characters from Nintendo’s the Legend of Zelda series, resurrecting the whimsical and classic legacy with a twist. 
Grade: A
Similar Games: Okami, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Dynasty Warriors
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Protect the kingdom of Hyrule through ‘Hyrule Warriors’

‘Hyrule Warriors’ incorporates the hack-and-slash gameplay of Koei Tecmo’s ‘Dynasty Warriors’ series with the setting and characters from Nintendo’s the Legend of Zelda series.
Prior to the Apple iOS8 update, sending GIFs was a hassle, but with the release of 'GIF Keyboard' in light of the recent improvements, it is an issue no more. GIFs are directly built-in to your keyboard, only requiring a mere copy and paste to share those priceless moments.
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‘GIF Keyboard’ simplifies visual communication

With its seemingly endless collection of GIFs, the app opens the doors to a new era of emoticons.