Author Travis Farmer

The newest hit PC game “Player PleUnknown’s Battlegrounds” is set to be released to the Xbox One console on Dec. 12. How has this game rose to the best-selling list, had multiple large-scale competitions, and sold more than twenty million copies all before the game is even officially out? “Battlegrounds” is an early access PC game, which means it is available to play before it is officially released, allowing players to play the buggier and rougher beta until the game officially hits 1.0 and releases. However, the game has already risen to the top of the charts. It sold twenty-two…

On Nov. 21, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai revealed plans to repeal net neutrality in the United States, causing much outrage and political backlash. The FCC is expected to vote on the repeal Dec. 14, with an anticipated 3-2 vote in favor of the repeal. However, while this story has dominated headlines and the internet for days, what is net neutrality? How does net neutrality affect the average consumer or even student at Saint Leo University? Perhaps most importantly, what can students do to fight the repeal? First, for consumers to know what they’re losing, they have…

The eagerly awaited newest addition to the Netflix superhero catalog, “The Punisher,” released on Nov. 17 to rave reviews. “The Punisher” is the latest in the “Defenders” series on Netflix, however it is a spin-off, with little to do with the likes of “Iron Fist,” “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage,” and “Daredevil.” “The Punisher” is an antihero who is a fan favorite of many Marvel Comic fans. “The Punisher” has no superpowers, he is simply a vigilante with an incredible knowledge of firearms and survival tactics. “The Punisher” is one of the few heroes to have no issue with killing a…

On Nov. 3 the newest game in the “Call of Duty” franchise, “Call of Duty: WWII” (World War Two) released. Developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision, “Call of Duty: WWII” is a first-person shooter game taking place during the war in the 1940s. “Call of Duty: WWII” is the second “Call of Duty” game developed by Sledgehammer, and the third to benefit from Activision’s three-year development plan. Before this plan, “Call of Duty” was a yearly series, with a single developer making one game per year. However, this caused game quality to start to drop. To combat this,…

On Oct. 27, 2017, Ubisoft’s latest entry in the Assassin’s Creed series was released, “Assassin’s Creed Origins.” “Origins” is the tenth installment in the Assassin’s Creed series, and the first installment since the 2015 “Assassins Creed Syndicate.” “Origins” was highly anticipated due to its setting and impressive trailer at 2017’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. Luckily, it seems it may live up to the hype. One complaint about the Assassin’s Creed series is that a new game comes out every year, not much would change, and they would always be set in a European country instead of going into more interesting countries.…

On Oct. 13, Netflix released “Mindhunter,” a new crime drama from the mind of David Fincher. A sleeper hit, the show released to rave reviews and a very positive fan and critical response. The show is based on the autobiography and life of Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent John E. Douglas. The story revolves around members of the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit in the 70s, as they interview multiple real life Serial Killers and try to find out how they tick, why they kill, and how they ended up like that. In the 70s, the FBI was focused only…

On the night of Monday, November 14th, nationally acclaimed magician and comedian Ben Seidman came to Saint Leo for a show filled with wonder and laughs. Seidman has a well-known act, having appeared across the countries, on television, and as the only person to serve as a the resident magician at the famous Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas. Seidman is known for using sleight-of-hand and pickpocketing in his shows, which he used to great effect and involved many audience members in the show. Magic tricks such as pickpocketing an audience members credit card, magically making the serial number on…

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