The Living Room Congress, Session 60: Crime And PUNishment [Podcast]

Dec
14

China bans puns; Star Wars teases; Tales From The Borderlands tells tales; Thanksgiving comes two weeks late.

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Channel Surfer: Rapid Fire! 3 Quick Channel Surfer Reviews!

Dec
14

So as you might have guessed, Channel Surfer requires a large amount of Television intake. However, not all shows hold enough content to warrant a review proper. But when has that ever stopped this column! Here are three quickie reviews for your possibly favorite TV shows: Shorties Watchin’ Shorties, Perfect Hair Forever, and Betty Boop Cartoons.

The 20 Best Mobile and Social Games of 2014

Dec
13

Mobile and social games, those aren't real video games! Well, as someone who finds Diablo III and The Simpsons: Tapped Out to be equally addictive, I have to disagree. In fact, I think some of the best new games this year debuted on the small, small screen.

6 Long Delayed Games That Might Never Happen

Dec
13

The world of game development is exceptionally cutthroat. While most games come and go with varying amounts of pomp and circumstance, some titles get big announcements but then never make it off the drawing board. These games are loosely organized under the term "vaporware," which, in layman’s terms, means that they are floating around in developmental hell, not officially cancelled but not about to see the light of day anytime soon.

Everything We Know So Far About The Marvel/Sony Deal Over Spider-Man

Dec
13

It’s no secret that Marvel fans have been clamoring for years to see their favorite wall-crawling, web-slinging, baddie-bashing, smart-mouthed superhero Spider-Man make his presence felt in the Marvel Universe. While Spidey has always been a Marvel creation, all of his movies thus far have been the exclusive property of Sony Pictures. But all of that may be about to change. 

8 Modern Classics to Cure your Gaming Boredom

Dec
12

Let’s face it, every so often playing games just doesn’t sound appealing. As much as we love sitting on the couch and zoning out for a few hours, sometimes there just isn’t anything to play. These 8 games have helped me reignite my passion for gaming in the past, and they may help you too.

Entire Batman: Arkham Franchise Available for $10 on Steam via Bundlestars

Dec
12

Christmas is rapidly approaching and PC gamers need only look to the gods of Steam for their annual fix of ridiculously awesome gaming deals. This year, Steam has teamed up with Bundlestars.com to bring you the single most epic Batman game bundle ever.

Here Are All of the 2015 Golden Globe Nominations

Dec
12

The Academy Award's weird little cousin has announced its nominations today for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards.

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Mark Hamill Talks Star Wars 7, BB-8, and His Jedi Beard

Dec
12

Given that this is a JJ Abrams movie, the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn't allowed to say much about the upcoming movie. Now that at least the trailer's out though, it seems that a bit of the curtain's been lifted.

Steam Holiday Auction FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

Dec
11

Steam's annual wallet sacrificing ceremony begins next week on December 15. This year will be a little bit different though, featuring a brand new "auction" event that will allow you to trade in unwanted items for a chance at "free" games.

The 8 Most Memorable PlayStation Games, According to Japanese Devs

Dec
11

Developers are often the biggest fans out there. After all, they decided they wanted to spend an entire day making games, before going home and playing even more of them. So to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original PlayStation console, Japanese gaming magazine Degeki PlayStation polled 107 game devs on what their most memorable game from the past two decades has been.

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14 Fan Trailers This Year That Were as Good as the Real Thing

Dec
11

My friends and family think I'm a weirdo, but honestly, I enjoy going to the theater to see the trailers almost as much as the actual movie. For a trailer-geek like me, 2014 had some really great ones (the recent Mad Max insanity certainly being among them), but this year has also seen more than a few fan-made efforts that rival the real thing.

5 Star Wars: Episode VII Character Names Revealed on Retro-Looking Trading Cards

Dec
11

The names of the new Star Wars characters who were featured in the Force Awakens trailer last month have been revealed... in the weirdest way possible. They're featured on a series of trading cards harkening back to the old Topps series from the 70s. Awesome, but also confusing.

7 Reasons Why TV Will Be in Serious Trouble in 2015

Dec
10

TV isn't going anywhere anytime soon, but 2014 was a very tough year for traditional networks, and 2015 isn't looking any brighter at all. In fact, the next 12 months will likely prove to be an extremely trying time for live television, here's why.

BBC and Paramount Are Building a Theme Park, Here's What We Know So Far

Dec
10

You'll soon be able to hang out with The Doctor, Sherlock Holmes, and Captain Kirk, all in one place. Today, plans were revealed for a theme park in the UK that will feature attractions based on BBC TV shows and Paramount movies. That means everything from Sherlock and Doctor Who, to Star Trek and Transformers, combined into one massive Disneyland-esque resort. Here's everything we know about the project so far.

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