Marvel Announces Huge Plans for Phase Three including Infinity War, Black Panther, and Inhumans!

Oct
28

Marvel's big press conference in LA just wrapped up, and there were some huge news bombs dropped for Phase 3. Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Infinity War. Holy. Crap.

Scenes from the Junji Ito Pokemon Horror Manga (That Sadly Never Will Be)

Oct
28

Well call me spoiled, but I'm disappointed that the collab between Pokemon and horror manga maestro Junji Ito is just a site that I can't read, some artwork, and some merch. A comic is what I was after, dangit! and to vent my frustration, here's four scenes I would've loved to see from the Pokemon horror event that never was.

Listen to the 100 Best Nintendo 64 Theme Songs

Oct
28

The N64 holds a special spot in a lot of gamers' hearts, especially ones who grew up in the console's heyday in the mid-90s. It's no surprise then that any medley of some of the fantastic music from the games of that era is going to inspire some major nostalgia-ing.

The Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer and Celine Dion Make a Great Pair

Oct
28

Oh man, I'm dying. Someone went and synched the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer with Celine Dion's My Heart Will Go On, and it works so well, I have to believe it was considered for the actual trailer music at some point.

These 58 Titles Will Be Leaving Netflix on November 1

Oct
28

Alas, it is that time of month again, as dozens of Netflix titles leave us to make room for new ones. As of the start of next month, we'll be losing movies like American Psycho with a pre-Batman Christian Bale, Joss Whedon's Serenity, and Kevin Smith's Red State

The Living Room Congress, Session 53: The Grinding Farmer [Podcast]

Oct
27

Loot caves are filled; Mordor sees its shadow; Anton: in the field; Louisiana is disappearing, fast.

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Marvel Has Chosen Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Doctor Strange

Oct
27

Holy crap guys, Marvel has finally chosen its Doctor Strange, and it's Sherlock Holmes himself.

10 Games That Spent the Longest Time in Development

Oct
27

Delayed games are pretty commonplace, and can happen for any number of reasons. Sometimes game-breaking bugs crop up late in development, maybe the team is having trouble adjusting to new hardware, or maybe the studio simply wants to change the timing of the release for commercial reasons. In any case, most times it just means we'll have to wait a few months longer to get our hands on the game... unlike these ten games, which left fans waiting for a half a decade or more.

New Music Monday: Lil Wayne, Rancid, Jerry Lee Lewis, At the Gates, and More!

Oct
27

Happy Monday music lovers! Like new stuff? Great - you've come to the right place. Each week all sorts of audio goodies are released by labels to the masses and this is where it all 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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We're On an Island, and Everything Wants to Kill Us [Podcast]

Oct
26

It's 1937, and we're a lonely girl on an island off the coast of Maine. There's no dungeons or spaceships in this week's story, but there is an ocean, a lighthouse and some old people. That's basically the same thing, right?

Channel Surfer: ‘Avatar: LOK, Book 1: Air’ [Avatar Retrospective]

Oct
26

Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Book 4: Change may be the last animated entry into one of the best television shows of the past decade. In honor of this milestone, Channel Surfer is providing a retrospective on each Avatar season, from starting the original series to the latest. This is meant to be an overview for Avatar veterans, and hopefully an introduction for anyone interested in the show. This week we start the sequel series with The Legend of Korra, Book 1: Air

Party Hard, Gundam Style With Andrew W.K.

Oct
25

The king of party, and generally most enthusiastic human being in the world, Andrew W.K., recorded an entire album of classic Gundam music for the popular show's 30th anniversary. It open with Andrew's reading of the opening narration, and later takes on the touching memorial speech that Gihren Zabi gave for his fallen brother.

One-Panel Review: Sergio Toppi's 'The Collector'--Hellboy and Indiana Jones Walk into a Western...

Oct
24

In One-Panel Review, we review a new comic through a single frame; this week, it's Sergio Toppi's charming, high adventure saga, The Collector, in which our Collector scours the world in search of fabulous artifacts of history and mythology. Toppi's long been a legendary figure in comics worldwide, making this recent translation a godsend to English-speaking readers.

The 8 Most Insane Video Game Conspiracy Theories

Oct
24

Everybody loves a good story, and a good story that totally happened to a cousin of your best friend is even better. The internet makes everyone our best friend's cousin, and video games, much like movies before them, give us a set of shared experiences and expectations to draw from and relate to. Haunted video game cartridges, long forgotten games with mysterious plots, children going mad, these are all things that somehow seem like they could have happened.

What It's Like To Cover The Video Game Music, Chiptune, and Nerdcore Scene, An Interview With Robert Swackhamer of 8BitX

Oct
23

Robert Swackhamer has been covering all kinds of nerdly pursuits (and beer, which might qualify nowadays) since 2010. At first with Spankwagon, and more recently with 8BitX. He's expanded his coverage to the video game music, chiptune, and nerdcore music scenes, and related festival and convention coverage. His video and photo work ensures that these under-reported scenes get a piece of the coverage that they deserve. If you'd like to help him you can support him on Patreon and make sure that he has the resources to continue catching some of the creative pursuits that so often slip through the cracks.

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