Batman: Arkham Origins - Cold, Cold Heart DLC Reimagines a Classic Batman Story [Game Review]

Apr
24

So, I took the plunge. I jumped on the new Batman: Arkham Origins story-based DLC like a junkie who needed a new fix. How did I emerge?

The Pull List: Justice League United #0 Goes from Canada to Space

Apr
24

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. This week, we take a look at issue 0 of DC's new Justice League United, featuring some of the... lesser-known Justice League members. Basically, there's no Batman or Superman.

Top 10 Reasons (Some Believe) Elvis is Still Alive (Part 1)

Apr
23

It's a simple fact of life: everyone knows an Elvis fan. But only a select few of us are lucky enough to know an individual who believes that Elvis is still alive. Especially these days, when The King would be nearly 80 years old. Lucky for you, faithful readers, that you know me because I believe all kinds of crazy shit. I believe in chemtrails and aliens and fake moon landings, but I especially believe the idea that the King of Rock and Roll is not only alive and well, but laughing his old ass off at all of the idiots that believe that he is dead and Paul McCartney is still alive. Here are the top 10 totally not true but possibly somewhat plausible, completely for entertainment and enjoyment, reasons why...

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Adventure Time Recap: Esoteric Christianity in "Wake Up / Escape From the Citadel"

Apr
23

On last Monday night's episode of Adventure Time, the series kicked off its sixth season with the half-hour special "Wake Up / Escape From the Citadel." Finn's looking for a father, the Lich is looking for an army, Jake is looking for cheese crackers, and for the sixth season in a row, the series has us looking forward to more. It's the eponymous time again!

New Baroque Pop: "Admiral Orofino, Or, 'The Deliv'ryman Of Much Secrets And Death'" - Barry Uhl

Apr
23

It's not everyday you get a smashing baroque pop track to fall in your lap, and it's even more not every day that said track comes coupled with an Edward Gorey/Lemony Snickett-esque illustrated coffee table book to go along with it. Meet Barry Uhl.

3 Crazy Marvel Cinematic Universe Predictions

Apr
23

Those who know me know I love Marvel Comics and the cinematic universe it has spawned. With that said, I would like to share three predictions I have come up with for the cinematic universe that Marvel has created. These are predictions based on my knowledge of Marvel Comics, pop culture, Joss Whedon, and all things cool and in no way are they based on insider knowledge. Still, let's imagine, shall we?

Star Wars News: Secret Meeting in Orlando, Kinberg Talks Extended Universe, Casting Rumor, and More

Apr
22

Hot off of WonderCon this weekend, there's a boatload of Star Wars related news floating about. Read on for details on a top secret meeting being held in Orlando, some comments from an Episode VII producer on the extended universe, confirmation on George Lucas's role in the upcoming film, and a whole lot more.

First Call of Duty 2014 Image Revealed

Apr
22

Sledgehammer Games has revealed the first screenshot from the next Call of Duty game.

BlizzCon Dates, Location, and Ticket Prices Announced

Apr
22

Blizzard has announced the official dates and venue for their eight Blizzcon gaming convention. The event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8. 

Photos from This Week's Agent's of SHIELD: The Only Light in the Darkness

Apr
21

Agents of SHIELD returns tomorrow with "The Only Light in the Darkness," and if it's anything like last week, it's going to be pretty intense. In this episode, Coulson will be reuniting with the oft-mentioned cellist, Audrey, attempting to save her from a new villain: Blackout (played by Patrick Brennan).

Next Assassin's Creed May Feature Co-Op Multiplayer

Apr
21

If the rumors are true, Assassin's Creed Unity might be the first AC game to feature story-driven cooperative multiplayer. According to an Escapist inside source, the game will feature narrative-based four-player co-op, which will be officially revealed at E3 later this year. 

Netflix Wants to Raise the Price for New Members

Apr
21

If you want a Netflix subscription and haven't already signed up, you might want to consider locking in at the current rate before it goes up. At the company's earning call today, they announced plans to raise their price by "one or two dollars" for new customers. For existing accounts, the rate will stay the same for a "generous time period," although eventually Netflix wants to standardize the price for both parties.

Unwind with the Pokemon Theme as an R&B Slow Jam

Apr
21

The Pokemon theme is a lot of things (iconic and awesome are two words you can use to describe it), but it'd be a hard sell to say that it's the kind of song that could get a kid to mellow out. Luckily, musician Scott Bradlee has put together a version of the theme that'll having you chilling and nostalgia-ing at the same time. It's a 90s-esque slow jam cover that just might get you wishing for a Pokemon-themed R&B club. Someone Kickstart that please.

Disney Held This Year Upside Down and Shook a Billion Dollars Out of It

Apr
21

Disney is kicking the crap out of the international box office this year. With Frozen being one of the biggest animated films of all time, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier being, well, a Marvel movie (and a fantastic one at that), Disney has already crossed the $1 billion mark overseas in less than four months this year.

Farscape Movie Confirmed at WonderCon

Apr
20

The Farscape feature film rumor has been confirmed by Rockne O'Bannon, the creator and showrunner of the original TV series. O'Bannon broke the news at WonderCon in Anaheim this past weekend, adding that the team has already hired a writer to pen the screenplay.

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