The Pull List: Oddly Normal Begins with Precocious First Issue

Sep
18

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where we check out a first isssue and tell you whether or not to follow that comic based only on that. This week, I'll be taking a look at Otis Frampton's Kickstarted comic seriesOddly Normal, about a girl from a mixed background - a white father and a witch mother. Yeah.

Anita Sarkeesian And The Game Developer's Choice Awards Received Bomb Threats In March

Sep
17

Last March the Game Developer's Choice Awards were the target of a bomb threat of their Ambassador's Award to Anita Sarkeesian. The award is given to, "an individual or individuals who have helped the game industry advance to a better place, either through facilitating a better game community from within, or by reaching outside the industry to be an advocate for video games and help further our art."

How to Unlock All of Super Smash Bros.' Secret Stages

Sep
17

Super Smash Bros. 3DS is still weeks away from being firmly rammed into the 3DS’ of western audiences, but Japanese players have been very busy indeed. We’ve compiled a list of all seven of the secret stages, even telling you what they are, what games they’re from, and how to unlock them.

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Doctor Strange Aiming for a Summer 2016 Release Date

Sep
17

Doctor Strange is finally, finally (finally) happening, according to a new report. Sources indicate that the studio has internally set a summer 2016 release date, with production on track to begin midway through next year.

The Biggest Doctor Who Collection in the World is Owned by This Guy

Sep
17

This guy is officially the biggest Doctor Who fan in the world (or at least the one with the most stuff). Manchester, UK's Ian O'Brien has been certified by the Guinness' Book of World Records for owning the single largest collection of Doctor Who merchandise anywhere.

The Super Circuitcast! 09/17/14! What's Your Perfect Game? [Podcast]

Sep
16

This week, Matt, Ryan, Rami, and Sean discuss their ideal games. What kind of games did they imagine they'd be playing in ten years when they were kids? Are those games being made now? Find out on this exciting episode of the Super Circuitcast!!

Full Roster for Super Smash Bros. Revealed

Sep
16

Here it is, the full roster of characters for the latest Super Smash Bros. All together, there's 49 of them, including 15 series newcomers.

Track of the Day: Wakes' "GONZO" Makes Me Feel Middle-Aged and Defiant For It

Sep
16

And me only at 25, too! Bandcamp lo-fi favorite Wakes is back with age-defying single "GONZO," which packs enough sunlight, fuzz, and righteous enthusiasm to turn back the clock, to a time when being stupid resulted in skinned knees instead of audits.

Bludgeon Your Horizons: Album Picks for the Adventurous

Sep
16

Bludgeon Your Horizons is a music-recommendation column where Eric and I challenge each others’ tastes with 'difficult' albums, so we might enjoy each others’ pain and, if we’re lucky, end up with our horizons broader than they were before. This week, Eric's throwing operatic chaos-metal outfit Sleepytime Gorilla Museum at me; for my riposte, I selected synth/drum noise duo Mindflayer. The gauntlet is thrown; come listen to the unlistenable with us!

U2 And Apple Have Somehow Forgotten What Music And Gifts Mean

Sep
16

U2 and Apple partnered together last week to sync “Songs of Innocence,” U2’s latest, mediocre album, to every single iTunes account on the planet. They seemed quite proud of their “largest album release of all time,” and didn’t stop to think that maybe there are a bunch of us out here in the wilds who don’t want a U2 album, even if it is free. There was some Twitter hub-ub, and today Apple finally gave people a chance to opt-out of their charity.

Read the Official Avengers: Age of Ultron Plot Synopsis

Sep
15

We still have a ways to go until Avengers 2 hits theaters, but at least now we know what the movie is about. Disney has released the official plot synopsis for the upcoming sequel, read on for potentially spoilery details.

Did Marvel Secretly Introduce the Punisher in Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

Sep
15

Did Marvel just stealth-drop the Punisher into the Cinematic Universe? According to Joe and Anthony Russo, the introduction of a new character was set up in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and their description of the mysterious newcomer sounds very familiar.

Prepare Yourselves, Surge Soda is Back

Sep
15

Holy crap, Surge is coming back. Be still my beating heart... you will need the rest. For many of us growing up in the 90s, Surge was the go-to beverage for a heavy caffeine fix, that was, before Mountain Dew battered it into an untimely death in 2002. Luckily for all of us whose brains still crave that strange, chemically-enhanced taste though, Surge is back on the market.

Microsoft Purchases Minecraft Studio Mojang for $2.5 BIllion

Sep
15

What a way to start the morning. Microsoft has officially announced its acquisition of Mojang, the studio behind Minecraft, for an incredible $2.5 billion. All three of Mojang's original founders, including Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson, will be leaving the studio after the deal goes through.

New Music Monday: Train, Cannibal Corpse, Slash, Shawn Ames, and More!

Sep
15

Morning music maniacs! Interested in sumthin' new? Great! You've rambled into the right rodeo - New Music Monday, the most "She Bop He Bop Uh We Bop" spot at 8CN. Each week all sorts of music stuff gets released to the masses and this is where if comes to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time. Thanks for stopping by!

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