The fall TV season always marks a reset of sorts, signaling an influx of new shows and a respite from reruns. That’s the way it’s been since TV began, back when there were only three or four networks and dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Well, almost.
As the days get hotter, the box office heats up too. This summer kicks off with "Captain America: Civil War." Find out what Stars and Stripes staff are excited to see, reviews, trailers, movie times on installations and more.
Vile Monarch’s “Crush Your Enemies” is a real-time strategy game that does away with everything you think you know about RTS titles. Long game times that leave you in desperation when you realize you made a big mistake early on? Nope. Confusing in-game mechanics that take hours to master? Not at all. “Crush Your Enemies” takes everything you love about real time strategy and synthesizes it so you absorb it in much smaller doses, but still have a rewarding experience.
The first few hours of Hello Games’ “No Man’s Sky” are among this year’s best video gaming moments. The rest of the game is among the year’s biggest disappointments. This dichotomy is in the very DNA of what is ultimately an ambitious, but flawed, experiment.
For John Friend, the ghosts of what might have been are still seared into his memory. A former assistant crew chief at Grand Forks Air Force Base, he served during the Cuban missile crisis in October 1962.
They were little more than skeletons clad in rags, skin stretched over bone. The scars they bore told the story of some of Japan’s most brutal World War II prison camps: Formosa — or modern-day Taiwan.