Month: August 2011

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Monsters and demons await the taste of your sword in this epic series

Devil May Cry series By Capcom One of the best console-to-PC ports of a popular game is currently available on Steam, so why not look at it and its prequels? This is the kind of twitch-action I can get into, similar to the previously-reviewed Bayonetta by the same creator; it’s got a great style, a...

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Conspiracy and emergent gameplay combine in this epic series

Deus Ex By Eidos/Square Enix Genre: First-person RPG Since 2000, there’s been one series of RPG with the deepest, most politically charged story, the most diverse means of game play, and the most intense high technology on display. That series is Deus Ex, named after the Latin term “Deus ex machina,” or ‘god from the...

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Old-school city-building and resource gathering still popular today!

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom By Blue Byte, most recently distributed by Ubisoft Genre: Real-time strategy For almost twenty years, a German-based software company, Blue Byte, has been manufacturing some of the best-regarded “underdog” strategy titles, the Settlers series. This series, while it may have a storyline in some of its installments, and...

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A simple concept, a highly-addicting game involving dragons and gold!

HOARD By Big Sandwich Games Genre: Top-down Action-strategy Rated: Everyone for Fantasy Violence Downloadable Yet another independent title finds its way onto my computer, and like most others I’ve tried, this one is really great. You take control of a dragon! How awesome! And your goal is to amass more gold than all the other...

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Fall means volleyball

Brian McLellan The Corsair With the new school year upon us, it’s time once again for the Lady Pirate Volleyball team to serve up a new season at Pensacola State. The Pirates are coming off a 17-11 season last year, including a 3-0 sweep against Panhandle Conference foe Gulf Coast College for the conference championship. ...

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High school to college: the transition

Tim Ajmani The Corsair My old high school principal’s huge motto for my senior year was “choices.” How do I remember that? He only mentioned it a couple thousand times before I graduated, which got quite boring and repetitive to say the least. But, he had a critical purpose in stressing this. A high school...

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Kudos, PSC

Tim Ajmani The Corsair This summer has been a nightmare for many athletic programs in the NCAA. Prestigious universities in the country, including Ohio State University and the University of North Carolina, have had their names and reputations tarnished by sports scandals. Throw in the NFL and NBA  lock outs, and it puts most of...

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The art of the toast

Nuavia Stewart The Corsair Have you ever been in a position where you were asked to speak in front of a crowd of people on the fly? Fear and anxiety sets in, and suddenly your thoughts go blank. Well, fear no more. Toast of the Coast, located on the Pensacola Campus, is part of Toastmasters...

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Buying textbooks online may save money

Nuavia Stewart The Corsair Buying textbooks can be very costly and many bookstores are creating new ideas for college students to take advantage of those options. Buy, rent, and sell options are available and can save you lots of cash and allow you to stretch your budget. Online bookstores such as Barnes& Noble, Amazon.com and...

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Need help?

Center For Advising and Career Services The Center for Advising & Career Services was formerly  the“Academic Advising” and “Career Connection” offices. We combined our efforts June 1, 2011 to help consolidate services offered to students in a “one-stop-shop” for both academic advising and career planning. Services: CACS assists students with career exploration and academic planning....