Nintendo has turned 125 years old today, and might I say, it's looking mighty fine for its age. Of course, Nintendo didn't get its start in video games until the 1970s, but that doesn't change the fact that it's really damn strange to think that when the company was founded, the president of the US was Benjamin freaking Harrison. Wow.
I’m beginning to hate Yokai Watch. Even though there is nothing wrong with Yokai Watch. It’s cute. It’s silly. The character looks like an anime-style Justin Beiber, but that’s okay. No, the reason I hate Yokai Watch is because my pride says Pokémon is so much better, something that Japan faithfully proved this past weekend as they waited to pre-order the new title.
With two weeks of Destiny under our belts, most of us are finding ourselves stuck in the 20s, with the slow grind towards better gear inhibiting our ability to queue up for the tougher content. Luckily, there are faster ways to get a new helmet besides playing 50 PvP matches.
Oh, Joss Whedon, will you ever win? Wait…I guess directing the a billion dollar movie about characters you loved as a kid could be considered winning. From that point of view, I really don’t feel bad that Dollhouse was yet another failed Whedon TV project.
Adult Swim is premiering two new shows this week: one is Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories, and the other is Mr. Pickles. Astoundingly, Tim and Eric have been outdone in terms of evoking disgust and revulsion, and that isn't necessarily a good thing for the new cartoon about a dog that is actually Satan, unbeknownst to his beloved boy companion Tommy.
Welp, if all copies of Interstellar were inexplicably lost, this Imgur user's analysis could reconstruct the film--or at least Endurance, the spacecraft from upcoming sci-fi blockbuster. The album is an eye-buggingly detailed explication of the hard-science principles used in the spacecraft's engineering. Simply put, I can't believe this was cobbled together from JUST TRAILERS, it's like an owner's manual, or a featurette out of an astroengineering textbook . . .
Let’s get one thing out of the way up front. Hyrule Warriors is not The Legend of Zelda. It has none of the exploration, indefinable magic, or innovation of the series from which this title is spun from. That’s not to say we can't love it though. See, while Hyrule Warriors might be a touch repetitive at times, it draws enough lore from a beloved franchise, and the hordes of enemies you'll be slicing through should keep fans of that particular subgenre more than occupied.
Imagine Dragons and Riot Games worked together on a rallying cry for the League of Legends Championship Series. The song, which can be downloaded here, accompanies an animated video charting the journey from amateur to flashing light in the sky. Riot Games and LoL organizations all over the world have been trying to get eSports recognized by the mainstream sporting press as a “real” sport and break into the greater consciousness. Is this video helping them out?
Anne Emond's cartooning is preoccupied with calling people out on their vanities, sillinesses, and emotional hiccups--all fitting practice for her first extended comic, Debbie's Inferno, which takes us on a journey through the troubled soul of one small and saggy girl named Debbie. It's adorably illustrated, maturely written, and sometimes hits too close to home for comfort.
It's testament to Made in Heights' songcraft that their albums sound like 'best-of' compilations--do these people write anything aside from catchy singles? "Ghosts" keeps that torch burning bright with 80s hip hop-inspired beats, a minimal atmosphere, and female vocals soft as wedding gowns.
Whether Grumpy Cat needs a movie at all is still open to debate, but at the very least, they managed to cast the perfect voice for the role. According to a new report, Aubrey Plaza is set to play the irritable feline in an upcoming Lifetime movie (yeah, that Lifetime) called Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.