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New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Is All about That Story

Jul
29

A new trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has dropped, and it's intent on reminding you that this game does in fact have a story. It's about how Kevin Spacey uses his wealth and power to organize elaborate games of laser tag. Or something. There were a lot of shooting and explosions and I got distracted.

Tumblr Post Reveals Sexist & Pseudo-Activist Meltdown Surrounding "DnD With Porn Stars"

Jul
29

Remember I Hit It With My Axe? That weekly webshow where a a group of pornstars and erotica models played D&D? It made quite the splash back in 2010 for obvious reasons, but less well-known is the mire of misogyny and elitism that the group (especially their outspoken DM Zak S) encountered before the show was ever even released, a story which one of the models involved, Mandy Morbid, took the time to explain in a Tumblr post that should be your #LongReads of the day. If you think 'girl gamers' are an explosive issue, it's nothing compared to 'porn gamers'.

Watch the New World Record Speedrun for Halo on Legendary

Jul
29

This guy is truly the undisputed master of the original Halo. Speedrunner Andrew Halabourda has beaten the world record for the game on Legendary difficulty, completing the entire single player campaign in less than an hour and forty minutes. To cap that off, he only died seven times during the entire, brutal run.

The Best Cosplay from Comic-Con 2014

Jul
29

This year's Comic-Con might be over, but don't let that stop you from taking a second look at all of the awesome cosplay that was at the event. Check out 50 of our favorites below, and start planning next year's trip!

Call of Duty Esports Player Suspended by MLG for 'Repeated Harassment'

Jul
29

Evil Geniuses' Patrick "Aches" Price has been suspended by Major League Gaming "due to "repeated harassment of MLG employees and conduct detrimental to the league." As a competitive Call of Duty player, Price will subsequently be barred from four MLG Pro League Matches and the NA 2K Tournament.

9 Games to Watch on Steam Greenlight

Jul
24

Whether Steam Greenlight will be going away, and what will replace it is still in the shadowy future. Dave Oshry has essentially said he’d like to make Steam an open distribution platform, but for now it’s a curated, community driven springboard that brings games that have excited the audience to the platform. Some are near the end of development, some are finished and some have months and months left, but they’ve all proven themselves worthy of attention. Here are nine that really caught my eye and mind.

The Biggest Reveals Of Preview Night At Comic-Con

Jul
23

Tonight was Preview Night for San Diego Comic-Con, and a bunch of fun announcements were made. Rather than just run a series of dry articles about them Andrew and I decided to put some of the more exciting revelations under the scalpel of our combined commentary. Below he is AT, and I am ED. Agree, disagree? Let us know in the comments.

The Super Circuitcast! 07/23/14! Metal Gear Dark: Souls of Warcraft! [Podcast]

Jul
23

This week on the Super Circuitcast! Rami, S, and Matt talk about Dark SoulsMetal Gear Solid, and Hearthstone. Matt also attempts to talk about episodic gaming, but really, who cares? Everyone knows that we're all just here for the butt jokes, anyway.

Comic-Con 2014: The Best Off-Site Events

Jul
21

Comic-Con features a staggering 11 acres or so of convention center floorspace, but any con-veteran knows that the real action happens off-site. Read on for a breakdown of the biggest off-site events this year including Borderlands laser-tag, Sleepy Hollow virtual reality, an HBO pop-up shop, and more.

Newbee Defeats ViCi to Claim the Dota 2 $5 Million International Grand Prize

Jul
21

After four days of epic battles at Seattle's KeyArena, Chinese team Newbee has beaten out the competition to win the fourth annual Dota 2 International tournament. For their efforts, they've taken home an impressive $5 million grand prize, with runner up ViCi Gaming netting $1,475,699.

Countdown to Comic-Con: Nintendo Plans to Have Their 'Biggest Presence' Ever

Jul
18

Just one weekend separates us from Comic-Con week, and today, we've gotten word that Nintendo is setting up its biggest ever presence at the convention.

This Massive, Walking Minecraft Robot is a Sight to Behold

Jul
18

This is Mega Gargantua. What is Mega Gargantua you ask? Mega Gargantua is love. Mega Gargantua is life.

Nintendo's Cat Mario Show is Creeping Me Out

Jul
18

Nintendo debuted a video series called Cat Mario Show on the European eShop yesterday, and it's more than a little strange. It's meant to be a show for children to help them learn more about Nintendo games, but it comes off as something closer to what a serial killer comes up with in his basement after getting his hands on Mario and Peach puppets and cat suits.

Pokeballs Inspired by Reddit, Tumblr, YouTube

Jul
18

Artist Jonathan Le Drappier really likes Pokeball; so much so that he's created dozens of custom 3D designs inspired by things like websites, movies, video games, and more.

ESPN to Broadcast The International: Dota 2's World Championships

Jul
17

Esports have just taken another huge step into mainstream legitimacy. ESPN has announced that they will be broadcasting all of the four remaining days of The International, as well as a preview of the finals on Sunday night.

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