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Screen Time: Curse of the video game adaptation

“Detective Pikachu” production still.

By Thomas Wick, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

Once upon a time in the year 1993, an abomination crawled out from the darkest depths of the underworld and into the light of our Earth: the first film adaptation of a video game. The movie, “Super Mario Bros.,” turned the villain of the video game series it was based on, Bowser, from a vicious fire-...

’Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ exceeds fans’ expectations

“Detective Pikachu” production still.

By Sara Nuss, For The Pitt News

May 15, 2019

While the goal of the protagonists is serious, “Pokemon Detective Pikachu” is a wholesome and hilariously fun movie.

Bulbasaur and Beethoven: ‘Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions’ caught Heinz Hall last Saturday

Bulbasaur and Beethoven: 'Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions' caught Heinz Hall last Saturday

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

January 19, 2015

Cosplayers might usually feel out of place at the symphony, but a recent Heinz Hall performance was a costume-appropriate gala.A Pokémon-themed symphony, starring the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, graced the historic, gilded hall on Saturday, and it was about the most immaculate blend of low and hig...

Gotta catch ’em all: How to keep yourself healthy for finals, Pokémon-style

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

Finals week looms ahead like the Elite Four, and the path there is the same: Victory Road. In between studying and playing the new Pokémon games, recall the lessons you learned in Trainers’ School. With these tips, you will easily overcome your exams and become Champion.PoisonEasy — don’t harm your bod...

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