Tag: Rafael Rios

The remastered ‘Halo’ games arrive

RAFAEL RIOS | ASST. A&E EDITOR Nov. 13, 2014 Traveling through space, fighting hordes of “Covenant” alien enemies, and saving all of humanity has never looked so sleek as these new revamped versions of one of the most iconic first person shooter game franchise ever created. Developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Studios the “Halo”

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‘Catching Fire’ leaves fans on the edge of their seats

Rafaeal Rios | Staff Writer The odds were not in their favor. They made it out alive by the slimmest of chances, but now, last year’s victors Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Melark are getting sucked back in. Written by Suzanne Collins, “The Hungers Games” trilogy made its debut appearance in 2008 with the release of its first novel. Grossing an average of $408 domestically and

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‘Comikaze’ blows über-fans away

RAFAEL RIOS | STAFF WRITER “Excelsior!” the crowd replies to comic book legend Stan Lee’s catch phrase, as he speaks to all super hero enthusiasts. Stan Lee’s “Comikaze” attracted thousands of comic book and sci-fi fans, which ran from Nov. 1-3, for the conventions third year. Coming a long way since it’s first year, the pop-culture

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Pokemon returns with new game “X and Y”

RAFAEL RIOS | STAFF WRITER For older fans a combination of  nostalgia mixed with excitement sets in with the release of “Pokémon X and Y.” Nintendo first released “Pokémon Red” and “Green” in Japan in 1996, but it wasn’t until Sept. 1998 that “Pokémon Red” and “Pokémon Blue” was released in North America, which was made for the Gameboy and Gameboy Color. For gamers this

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AMC Fear Fest

Rafael Rios | Staff Writer Haunted houses, costume parties and horror film marathons. A new season emerges. The weather begins to change, the leaves start to fall, and the kooks emerge at dusk. October is the first full month of fall, but it is more popularly know for Halloween and the scary yet fun events

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Marvel’s ‘Agents’ continues billion dollar franchise

RAFAEL RIOS |STAFF WRITER From gods, super soldiers, and playboy philanthropists, to highly trained agents of “S.H.I.E.L.D.” (Strategic homeland enforcement logistics division). Marvel Studios last left us with the near destruction of New York City from the psychotic mind of the Asgardian Loki, and the Chitauri, a race of extraterrestrials beings set to inhabit earth. But with the help of the Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D. was able to

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Eminem returns to roots with new singles

Rafael Rios|Staff Writer     From “Infinite” (1996), to his more recent album “Recovery” (2010), Eminem (Marshall Bruce Mathers III), recently announced a new album set to be released November 5, two years since his last album was released. Eminem will be releasing “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” a follow up to his album “The

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Serotinal Heat

ASRCC offers reprieve from late Summer rays; students splash past heat wave Rafael Rios | Staff Writer With the summer feeling at its hottest, the blistering sun overhead can be a foe to the many students of the Riverside City College community. This year we have had multiple heat waves, but Sept. 14 looks to be the hottest day left in the

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