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  • Developers Conference Essay

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    The Game Developers Conference is held every year in San Francisco, with its dates being set for March 19th to the 23rd of 2018. This conference is the largest and most important conference for those in the Gaming Industry, and also it is known for its exceedingly high pass prices. The GDC was first held in April of 1988, about 29 years ago. This first meeting consisted of 25 people in one room discussing the future of computer gaming and learning from each other. Each year after the first, the attendance

  • Undertale

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    Undertale is a 2015 indie role-playing game created by Toby Fox that received universal praise for its unique, retro-style gameplay and thought-provoking story. The story goes like this: You are a child that has tried to climb the tall mountain known simply as Mt. Ebbett. As you are climbing, you fall into a deep hole, and realize you have fallen into what is known as the Underground. The Underground is a land where monsters were sealed away after a long and terrifying war. You are told by many characters

  • Video Games And Its Effects On The World Of The Gaming Community

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    The major publishing and development houses in video games seem to be running out of ideas – at least, in the eyes of the gaming community (Community.us.playstation.com 2014). Every year, the market gets more and more saturated with sequels for games. (IGN 2015) These can be relatively innocent games, like those in the Mario franchise (or, indeed, much of the Nintendo universe); they can be more problematic games, like the Call of Duty franchise, infamous for having players much younger than the

  • The Star Of Star Image

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    practices. These factors put together is also known as star text (Professor Josh Jackson, September 8, 2016, University of California, Berkeley). Jennifer Lawrence had a particular star text before she took on the role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games and was instead known for her role of Ree Dolly in Winter’s Bone. This new role launched Lawrence into a different star text she was previously known for. Though it seemed like the change is solely based on her landing an already popular role, the

  • The Growing Need for Donations to Provide Video Games to Hospitals

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    gratitude, and sincerity from the depths of the human heart. Video games and the people who play them, on the other hand, have been distinguished as violent and terrible with no useful purpose in common life. However, multiple studies conducted by universities have shown that video games help people, whether emotionally or physically (Gallagher, 2013, http://theweek.com/article/index/241121/7-health-benefits-of-playing-video-games). Alternatively, they are also extremely useful in hospital treatments

  • Thesis About Music Shaming

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    Justin Bieber’s songs. I don’t know why they get so much hate, but putting aside their living lifestyle, they actually make pretty good music,” she said. “But still I got an eye roll and insults from others every time when I express my love for their jam.” Music shaming is still used by many to judge a person. It is not only serves as a form of embarrassment, but it also reinforces gender

  • Examples Of Music Shaming

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    to be careful when we discuss others music tastes to avoid any misunderstanding. Music is supposed to bring joy and unite people all around the world - whether that joy comes from pop music, alternative rock music, country music, heavy metal music, indie music or classical symphonies music. It shouldn’t be any concern to anyone besides the person who loves listening to. School of Communication student, Goh Ai Han, 21, couldn’t care less about others opinion on her music preferences. She used to be

  • Hip Hop Music Analysis

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    Music has come a long way and everybody dances, listens, and sings to what we call music. In the past few years mainstream music has been overtaken by hip-hop and rap music. Although they have been criticized a lot for its sexual lyrics and violent themes. People feel that that hip-hop music has a focus on sexually-based themes and others feel that rap promotes violence against police officers and innocent citizens. Artists are still making music that promotes neither of these ideas, but more neutral

  • Examples Of Top 5 Albums

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    myself, then you do this every year around Thanksgiving. Simply because it's always exhilarating to reminisce about albums and once again experience how they made us feel when we first heard them. After strong consideration on my part and an intense game of "process of elimination," I've come up with five albums that I'm thankful for. Again, I'll probably end up doing this every year, but I promise every year they'll be different. Not

  • Jay-Z Essay

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    Originally from Marcy Houses housing project in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City,[9] Jay-Z was abandoned by his father Adnes Reeves and shot his brother in the shoulder for stealing his jewelry[10] when he was twelve years old.[11] Jay-Z attended Eli Whitney High School in Brooklyn, along with rapper AZ, until it was closed down. After that he attended George Westinghouse Information Technology High School in Downtown Brooklyn, with fellow rappers The Notorious B.I

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