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Fan-Made Deathstroke Arkham Assassin Short Is Beyond Epic

by Charles Powerson April 8, 2014
Every once in a while we come across a fan-made short or film so amazing that it moves us, especially when it tickles the inner nerd and action lover in us. Deathstroke Arkham Assassin is no exception.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review | The Movie That Shakes Up The Marvel Universe

by Charles Powerson April 7, 2014
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The First Avenger returned to the big screen this weekend in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a cinematic thriller complete with what’s arguably the biggest twists in any Marvel movie to date (the most obvious one of course being the identity of the Winter Soldier). This review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier will contain spoilers, and […]


Fanatical Five | Top 5 Upcoming Game to Film Adaptations

by Charles Powerson April 1, 2014
When it comes to game to film adaptations, the harsh truth is that they are almost universally terrible. Sometimes, they’ll enjoy a sizeable budget that is mostly blown on visual effects, but we’ve yet to see a film based on a video game that’s much cop. Tomb Raider, Mario Bros., Streetfighter, Hitman…they’ve all been turkeys.

Watch: Insomniac Games’ Hilarious 20th Anniversary Music Video

by Charles Powerson March 25, 2014
In an epic-ly awesome video, Ted Price of Insomniac Games narrates the 20 year history of the game studio, seriously, click play.
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Spotify Introduces Student Discount For US College Students

by Charles Powerson March 25, 2014
In a bid to target a generation of music lovers who may be more keen on streaming music than toting around CD’s and Walkmans, Spotify has announced the Spotify Student Discount: 50% off Premium accounts for college students.


Flappy Bird Developer: Yes, Flappy Bird is Returning

by Charles Powerson March 19, 2014
After being removed from all app stores for a little over a month, Flappy Bird will be returning to smartphones. The game’s developer, Dong Nguyen, tweeted a response to a question about the game’s return

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The Mobile Game Fanatic | QuizUp is My New Addiction

by Charles Powerson March 17, 2014
Every once in a while I get my hands on a mobile game that sucks up all of my free time, as well as the battery life on my smartphone (primarily because it becomes the longest-running app). QuizUp is one of those games.

SXSW 2014 | Telltale Games: Tales From The Borderlands May Unlock Items in Borderlands 2

by Charles Powerson March 8, 2014
In a panel hosted by Nerdist, Telltale Games’ Kevin Bruner, Harrison Pink, and Job Stauffer took the stage to talk about life at Telltale as well as past and upcoming projects.


[UPDATE] Uncharted Creative Director, Amy Hennig, Forced Out of Naughty Dog?

by Charles Powerson March 5, 2014
Naughty Dog Creative Director and writer of the Uncharted series, Amy Hennig, has left the studio and “numerous” sources claim she may have been forced out.

SXSW 2014 | Check Out How FX is Promoting Guillermo Del Toro’s, The Strain

by Charles Powerson March 4, 2014
Ah, who doesn’t love a bit of clever marketing? In an effort to promote upcoming show, The Strain, FX will be having The Strain Transformation Stations, which will bring “relief to fatigued South by Southwest attendees.”

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SXSW 2014 | Sony Hosts “Battle 4 Greatness W/ Pusha T” PlayStation Event

by Charles Powerson March 4, 2014
Sony hopes to bring a lovely day to SXSW with its Battle 4 Greatness event, having Pusha T as a headliner.

PS4 Finally Launches in Japan, Sells Over 320K Units In Days

by Charles Powerson February 25, 2014
Japanese game fanatics rejoice, as Sony launched the PS4 in Japan over the weekend. Sony’s next-gen console has already racked up amazing numbers, and it should be no different in the company’s home country.

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Xbox One Sees A Price Drop in the UK, Bundled With Titanfall

by Charles Powerson February 24, 2014
As the battle for next-gen supremacy rages on, Microsoft is hoping to get an edge on Sony by dropping the price of their Xbox One and bundling the most anticipated game of the year.