Category: A & E

Parting from their signature pop sound, One Direction explores their edgier side with “Four.”
Similar Artists: Five Seconds of Summer, The Wanted, The Vamps
Grade: A
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One Direction’s ‘Four’ defies youthful exuberance

Known for their upbeat pop harmonies, One Direction takes a turn on their sound and delves deep into the heart of maturity.
The legacy that the remainder of the series created is lost and masked in the next installment of the franchise. “Assassin’s Creed: Unity” is an unoriginal piece of work, as it encompasses most of the elements found in previous games and adds little new content.
Grade: D
Similar Games: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Watch Dogs, Far Cry 4
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‘Assassin’s Creed: Unity’ gives the French Revolution a bad name

The lack of new additions in “Assassin’s Creed: Unity” make it not worth playing.
The same minds who created 2048 have released "Stick Hero," a game that is a balance between fun and fury.
Similar apps: 2048, Circle, Don't Touch The Spikes
Grade: B+
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Bridging gaps with ‘Stick Hero’

Ketchapp rolls out with "Stick Hero," an app that tests your skills of judgment and estimation.
The "myHomework Student Planner" app is not only helpful for organizing homework assignments, but for keeping track of tests, study times and more. Every student should take advantage of this tool, as it offers simple task management in a thorough way.  Photo courtesy of Instin  Grade: A

“myHomework Student Planner” an essential for students

Prioritizing tasks with this clean, user-friendly interface is extremely simple and handy to use.
“Terraria” is the true definition of false hope, as its aesthetically appealing graphics are the only complimenting attribute of the game.
Similar Games: Minecraft, Super Mario Bros. and Metroid
Grade: C
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“Terraria” opens a portal of nothingness

A combination of Minecraft, Metroid and various ‘90s Nintendo video games, “Terraria” utterly crashes and burns.
‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ leaves ground-shattering roar in wake

‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ leaves ground-shattering roar in wake

“Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” ushers in a new era of combat for the franchise.
Nick Jonas returns with an eponymous album that strengthens the foundation of his solo debut. Dark, professional and painstakingly relatable, his collection of pop/R&B songs is one to be taken seriously. Similar artists: Austin Mahone, Ariana Grande and Tove Lo
Rating: A-
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Former boyband member does not disappoint

Nick Jonas fuses pop and R&B in his new album.
With an obnoxious and unsettling sound, "Black Veil Brides" is unpleasant to the ears. 
Similar Artists:Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Falling in Reverse
Grade: D
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“Black Veil Brides IV” induces sleep

Sounding much like many simplistic rock bands, Black Veil Brides misses innovation by many marks.
After publishing their reviews for the week, Althea Gevero, Jasmine Phat, Anjelika Carson and Nikki Molina share their top picks from the arts and entertainment world. Songs, app/video games, movie trailers and videos are only among the many categories that are featured in this weekly installment.

4 Choices by 4 Voices

This week, our four voices explore the reaches of space, the alternative sides of music and art expressions, as well as revisit a common childhood favorite.
The legacy that Journey and Flower created is met once again through the collaboration of Giant Sparrow and thatgamecompany to create “The Unfinished Swan.” 
Grade: A
Similar Games: Journey, Flower, Limbo/Cloud
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Create your own masterpiece in ‘The Unfinished Swan’

“The Unfinished Swan” may be considered childish, but the bittersweet tale of an orphan boy will touch the hearts of players.
After publishing their reviews for the week, Althea Gevero, Jasmine Phat, Anjelika Carson and Nikki Molina share their top picks from the arts and entertainment world. Songs, app/video games, movie trailers and videos are only among the many categories that are featured in this weekly installment.

4 Choices by 4 Voices

For the first time, Nikki, Jasmine, Anjelka and Althea team up to bring you their weekly favorites.
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The time has come to test your skills in ‘Bayonetta 2’

Take control of the Umbran witch Cereza and experience an action-packed adventure to save her partner Jeanne from her ultimate demise.
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.