In the recent months, Electronic Arts has been making a boom in the video game market.. They recently presented their earnings report, and most values were above what was expected. This is a product of various factors. They released various video game titles such as FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15, and the somewhat recent release of Titanfall. More people are spending time playing their games and digital purchases have increased. Thus, EA is making their games more accessible and marketable by eliminating the need to go out and purchase products. The new installment of one their biggest franchises, Battlefield, has gotten a release date, thus giving stockholders hope in the next quarter. As a result, guidance and trust has gone up for the company, and earnings are projected to be higher. Personally, I love most of EA’s video games. They seem to make a bigger attempt than any other gaming company to make their games realistic and interactive. For instance, with the game Battlefield 4; they have what is called Battlelog. This allows you to get in-depth stats, see upcoming news and releases, and compete at a higher level. The game of Battlefield alone is a multifaceted and realistic first-person shooter, with unlimited possibilities. Their advertising did not lie to me. Their sports games (besides the abysmal NBA Live series), are the top sellers in their genre. FIFA dominates soccer, Madden dominates football, and the NHL games do as well. As a result, it is no surprise that the
Gore’s thoughts on global warming; he sees an event and says that it was caused by global warming when it clearly was not. Gore filmed a documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, in 2006 about the dangers of global warming. Just like the Party, he tries to convince people to believe in his assertions. His documentary contains a great deal of facts that are misconstrued. In 1984, the Party propagandizes its citizens to become orthodox in terms of the Party. Events such as the mandatory Two Minutes Hate take…
success and thanks go to Sam Peck for her efficient organisation
of this event. Unfortunately, owing to work commitments, Sam
has resigned from the committee, and I would like to take this
opportunity to thank Sam for everything she has done for the
committee. We hope she will be back one day.
Varsity Orientation and the Welcome to Matrics 2014 was held
on 16 July. It was an excellent idea to combine the two events,
and we had very good attendance. Thank you to Anthea and
Catherine for a job…
Blowing Up the Brand
Melissa Aronczyk & Devon Powers
“New Branded World” Redux
Only about a decade ago, popular understanding of brands and branding
was largely confined to the products and practices of the corporate enterprise. When journalist and cultural critic Naomi Klein wrote the bestseller
No Logo in 2000, a searing critique of the “new branded world” (3) of industrial influence, the focus of her attack was on how corporations’ transnational reach, predatory methods…
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served from 1993 to 2001 as the 42nd President of the United States. Inaugurated at age 46, he was the third-youngest president. He took office at the end of the Cold War, and was the first president from the baby boomer generation. Clinton has been described as a New Democrat. Many of his policies have been attributed to a centrist Third Way philosophy of governance. Before becoming president, he was the Governor of Arkansas for five…
Chapter 1: The Invention of Writing
- From the early Paleolithic to the Neolithic period (35,000 BC to 4,000 BC),
early Africans and Europeans left paintings in caves, including the
Lascaux caves in Southern France.
- Early pictures were made for survival and for utilitarian and ritualistic
- Petroglyphs are carved or scratched signs on rock.
- These images became symbols for what would be the first spokenlanguage.
- Cuneiform – Wedged shaped writing, created in 3000BC. Started…