Fan-Made Half-Life 3 Trailer is So Good It's Painful

Apr
03

Using Source Filmmaker, these animators gave us what Valve couldn't... a tiny taste of what Half-Life 3 could look like. It's not real of course, just like the tears streaming down my face. Those are raindrop allergies from cutting onions.

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Sales Numbers Are Bonkers

Apr
03

Despite any issues the third game may have had, people still love Diablo. Blizzard reports that the expansion pack, Reaper of Souls, has sold over 2.7 million copies in its first week of release on the PC and Mac.

The Pull List: Deadpool Vs. Carnage Doesn't Really Deliver on What it Promises

Apr
02

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, let's take a look at the first issue of Deadpool Vs. Carnage. Yup, the first, as in of several.

The Super Circuitcast! 04/02/14! Facebook Buys Virtual Reality (Seriouser)! [Podcast]

Apr
02

Matt, Moo, Rami, and S talk about the importance of Facebook's purchase of the Oculus Rift. For realsies this time. The crew discusses various industry and fan views that are flying around, expressing some of their opinions on the purchase.

Fresh Goo - Music Droppings from the Week of 4/2

Apr
02

Welcome back to this week's Fresh Goo, where I wanted to prank ya'll, but didn't have the time to record myself covering these fine tracks, of which there are many. We have the country-gone-metal sounds of Wovenhand, the grandiose funk of Apollo Brown, the Flaming Lips' epic April Fools campaign, and much more!

Over 70 Million People Watched Esports in 2013

Apr
02

If these numbers are accurate, competitive gaming is quickly becoming one of the most popular sports on the planet. SuperData, a gaming market research firm, estimates that over 71 million people watched esports events last year, doubling the viewership in 2012.

Indie Game Releases: April

Apr
02

If you're looking to get you indie game fix on this month, there should be more than enough to keep you busy. From RTS games, to re-releases, to goats and everything in between, check out what April has to offer below.

Couch Potatoes' Commercial Break - True Detective [Podcast]

Apr
02

On this Commercial Break, Lyz discusses HBO's newest hit, True Detective. She gives her criticisms as well as discusses what makes the show strong. Don't worry, there are no spoilers discussed.

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Hearthstone for iPad Rolling Out Today, Goodbye Life

Apr
02

The iPad version of Hearthstone is rolling out today, signalling the moment where every waking moment of my life became dedicated to digital cards. The iPad version will share your account data and card collection with the PC version, so you'll be able to climb that ladder whether you're at home or out and about (or just too lazy to get out of bed).

Amazon Fire TV: Confirmed Gaming Launch Titles So Far

Apr
02

It's been rumored for a while that Amazon was looking into developing a video game console of their own. Today Amazon shed some light on what they've actually been working on, announcing Fire TV, a tiny set-top box that can stream videos and music, access cloud data, and perhaps most uniquely, play games.

The Super Circuitcast! Facebook Buys Virtual Reality! [Podcast]

Apr
01

Matt, Moo, Rami, and S talk about the importance of Facebook's purchase of the Oculus Rift.

Doctor Doom Actor Announced for Fantastic Four Reboot

Apr
01

Fox's Fantastic Four reboot has officially cast its Doctor Doom. Contrary to some of the crazier rumors, the studio has opted to go the traditional route, and has cast a male actor.

The Best Gaming April Fools Jokes 2014

Apr
01

Now that April 1st is drawing to a close, here's a look at all of the video game announcements we hope you didn't fall for.

Budget Decks for Starting Out in Hearthstone

Apr
01

The first official ranked season of Hearthstone began today, and with some snazzy looking card backs on the line, players are queuing up for ladder like never before. Unfortunately for newer players, this means running into a lot of decks chock-full of beastly Epic and Legendary cards.

Monks of Mellonwah: Turn the People [Music Review]

Mar
31

When it comes to music, doesn't everyone like to the be the guy or girl who "heard them" first? There's something satisfying about seeing a band you "discovered" cross over into the mainstream. If you like alternative rock along the lines of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Muse, or Incubus... you need to hear about these guys so you can claim "I found them first!" One of my best friends in the world is the king of recommendations. He’s referred me to countless bands that I instantly warmed to - including New Coke, Chelsea Wolfe, and Ty Segall (all of whom I hope to write about sooner or later). I recently gave a listen to another of his recommendations - an Australian group called The Monks of Mellonwah.

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