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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.

Who Is That Mystery Woman in the Avengers 2 Trailer?

Oct
23

There are many mysteries in the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, but one in particular has been on a lot of fans' minds. It's the scene where all of the Avengers are gathered together in their casual-wear (presumably in Avengers Tower). There's Hawkeye, Tony Stark, Rhodey, Maria Hill, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Bruce Banner, and... wait, who the heck is that?

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Leaks, Marvel Responds by Uploading HD Version

Oct
22

The Age of Ultron trailer was supposed to debut during next week's episode of Agents of SHIELD, but instead, it leaked online earlier today. In response, Marvel reacted in the possible given a bad situation (for them that is), and uploaded an HD version to their YouTube channel.

This Is When You'll Be Able to See Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer

Oct
22

If you missed out on the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer at Comic-Con, it'll be arriving much sooner than a lot of us expected it to. We previously heard that it would arrive attached to Interstellar in November, and while that might still be true, it'll actually be viewable next week when it debuts on TV.

Mike Tyson Mysteries and the Art of Pop-Culture Referencing [First Impressions]

Oct
21

Mike Tyson's Mysteries: too stupid to succeed? Is cashing in on a washed-up and disgraced boxer a little low, even by adult swim's standards? Is it a good idea to have an eleven-minute Venture Brothers clone that happens to feature Mike Tyson, his adopted Asian daughter, an obscure historical figure, and a pigeon?

Batman Stamps Cause An Uproar In The Stamp Collecting Community

Oct
21

Proving once again that literally no matter what you do somebody will get pissed off about it, the USPS managed to poke the seething nest of harsh words and recriminations that is the stamp collecting community. The stick they poked it with? a batarang. That’s right, the highest authority on stamp collecting in the country is up in arms because the USPS has decided to put out a limited edition of Batman stamps to commemorate the character’s 75th anniversary.

In This Game, You Play as Bread (No, Seriously)

Oct
20

Normally, I'd write a game like this off as yet another attempt to cash-in on the wave of "joke" simulator games, but this one is by the guys who did Surgeon Simulator, so pre-order, obviously.

Scientists Crack the Code on the Best Dance Moves for Men

Oct
20

Are you ready to get your dance on... with science? A recent study has discovered what kind of dancing women seem to prefer, or at least, the physical components of those funky moves.

Rumor: Is Batman v. Superman's Robin a Woman?

Oct
19

Here there be rumors, spoilers, and possibly illegal information. Tread lightly and get your grains of salt ready because an extra risked a reported $5 million dollar breech of nondisclosure agreement lawsuit to bring us this information. Was he a Bothan? Maybe.

Blood Bros' 80s-Action Mixes Collect the BEST OF THE BEST... of Training Music

Oct
19

"...100% designed to follow the course of a film, starting with Training, moving on to the Fight… Put this mix on when you are training on the beach, hitting the bag, chopping wood, running up/down a mountain, or generally doing anything which requires involves fierce determination and focus to win.  BLOOD BROS!" --Signed, Blood Bros.

Digimon Is Returning with a New Season for Its 15th Anniversary

Oct
18

Ready to feel really old? Digimon is fast approaching its 15th birthday, and to celebrate the anniversary, a new series has been announced that will air in 2015.

Mulan Meets Pokemon: Watch Ash Make a 'Mon Out of You

Oct
18

In a fantastic gesture that we all needed, user EsquirebobAnimations has produced a parody of Mulan’s “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” that is indeed worth blasting off again, combining Mulan, Digimon, and Pokemon.

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The 9 Scariest Horror Games of 2014 So Far

Oct
18

Shinji Mikami, the guy who brought us the original Resident Evil, is returning to horror games later this month with The Evil Within. If you can't wait that long to get your horror fix on though, we've got 9 games to keep you up at night while you wait.

Lies, Insecurity, Horror and The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo

Oct
17

We all had that kid we were friends with who was a little, or maybe a lot, better off than us. They seemed to have the nicest stuff. They never seemed to worry about things we worried about, and they always seemed to have an uncle who had an exciting job that afforded them access to magical and exotic goods. This being a game we're talking about, of course it would be The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo.

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