The Chronicles of Riddick:
By Billy O'Keefe
Assault on Dark Athena
For: Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC
ESRB Rating: Mature (blood and gore, intense
violence, sexual content, strong language)
If selling games is a race, then "The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena" is a 100-meter sprinter with an eight-second head start. In a move that hopefully becomes a trend, developers Starbreeze and Tigon have included a remastered copy of "Athena's" prequel, "Escape From Butcher Bay," as bonus content.
"Bay" was incredible enough to command $50 on its own five years ago, and its approach to first-person stealth still feels fresh in its 2009 incarnation. Tigon and Starbreeze took an oft-inaccessible genre and made it immersive and exciting by nailing the control scheme and devising some ingenious means of communicating your ability to hide and remain hidden. It didn't hurt that the game's storyline and characters were more engaging than those found in the "Riddick" movie released around the same time.
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Salsa Bar at the Creations booth! Pizza, Chinese, grill items such as burgers & chicken strips, deli sandwiches and, of course, burritos!
Cheerleading tryouts will be held in May. Anyone who wishes to try out must have and maintain a 2.0 GPA with no Fs.
The 9th Annual Children’s Art & Science Festival is being held at the Hayward Parent Nursery School and they need student volunteers. Want to help? Pick up a GREEN flyer in the Career Center.
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Raden Ajeng (Adjeng) Kartini
or, more accurately, Raden Ayu (Ajoe) Kartini, (April 21, 1879–September 17, 1904), was a prominent Javanese and an Indonesian national heroine. Kartini is known as a pioneer in the area of women's rights for native Indonesians.
Kartini was born into an aristocratic Javanese family in a time when Java was still part of the Dutch colony, the Dutch East Indies. Kartini's father, Raden Mas Sosroningrat, became Regency Chief of Jepara, and her mother was Raden Mas' first wife, but not the most important one. At this time, polygamy was a common practice among the nobility.
Read Letters of a Javanese princess by Kartini and Agnes Louise Symmers, free from googlebooks.com.
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