A video game system’s best games tend to be released towards the end of its lifespan. At this point, developers have learned how to take full advantage of the hardware and can produce some outstanding games.
In early 1998 a racing game called “Gran Turismo” quietly debuted on Sony’s Playstation videogame console. In the seven years since, that deafening silence has morphed into a deafening roar that has brought Subaru’s WRX and Mitsubishi’s Lancer Evolution to North America, elevated series producer/creator Kazunori Yamauchi to rockstar status and, most recently, swept “Gran Turismo 4” (or “GT4” as it is known to the faithful) onto American store shelves.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.