VIDEO GAME REVIEW
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star
By Alexander O. Cuaycong and Anthony L. Cuaycong
The Fate series has always had its foot half in and half out of Western markets. Fate/Stay Night and its sequel Hollow Ataraxia never received an official English translation, their commercial success in Japan notwithstanding. Such is also the case with Fate Tiger Colosseum and Fate CCC and various other light novels and stories. That said, Type-Moon seems more than eager to reach its audiences beyond the Land of the Rising Sun. From Fate/Unlimited Codes’ release in 2009, to Fate/Extra in 2011, to even Fate/Grand Order on Android and iOS this year, the noted developer is taking steps to satisfy its English-speaking fans in the West.
Continue reading “Advertised as a beat-em-up,
Fate/Extella does just that and nothing else”
The 90s Live!
July 22, 8 p.m.
The Theatre @ Solaire,
Solaire Resort & Casino,
1 Aseana Ave., Entertainment City, Parañaque City
By Susan Claire Agbayani
When thinking of music of the 1990s, what comes to mind? Off the top of our heads: The Dawn, Alamid, INTRoVOYS, Afterimage, Eraserheads, Yano, Rivermaya, Color It Red, The Youth, True Faith, Orient Pearl, and FrancisM. Watering holes like Weekends Live, Atrium, Kalye, Club Dredd, Mayric’s, 70s Bistro, Chatterbox Pizza, Kampo, Freedom Bar, Yosh, Oracafe. Tugtugan Pamorningan. The NU Rock Awards. Channel V and MTV Asia.
Continue reading “Reliving the good ol’ days”
PARIS — The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, scientists have warned.
Continue reading “‘Sixth extinction’ of wildlife faster than feared — scientists”
LOS ANGELES — As Caesar sits astride a horse rallying his legions to battle you’d be forgiven for thinking you were watching a Roman-era war epic — except that the protagonist is a chimpanzee.
Continue reading “Gorilla warfare: Behind the visuals of Planet of the Ape“
MIAMI — Coffee addicts and aficionados often say drinking the bitter liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to two major international studies Monday.
Continue reading “Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away”