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Movie of the year?

Liam Neeson and Stephen Colbert star in Candy Crush: The Movie

Taken it to microtransactions
Nov 11
// Jed Whitaker
Stephen Colbert continues his streak of being super video game friendly by creating Candy Crush: The Movie starring himself and Liam Neeson (best known for sci-fi classic Krull and the Taken trilogy). The clip star...
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Activision Blizzard TV

Activision Blizzard forms studio for TV and film

Skylanders Academy is up first
Nov 06
// Jordan Devore
Before long, we're going to start to see television shows and even movies based on Activision Blizzard properties. The company is putting together a new "film and television studio devoted to creating original content" for it...
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Undertale on TV

Undertale is too demonic and evil for the 700 Club

Sans has been giving people a bad time
Nov 03
// Ben Davis
[Header image by Nibroc-Rock.] Undertale, one of my favorite games released this year, made a very unlikely appearance recently on the 700 Club, a Christian television program hosted by Pat Robertson. The show received a ques...
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We were on Comedy Central last night for the best reason

Vital Peen-formation
Oct 22
// Brett Makedonski
Well, this is something that happened. Your favorite robot was on @midnight with Chris Hardwick last night. As our former video wizard Bill Zoeker tweeted "If Destructoid were going to be shown on television, this w...

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Popular mobile game QuizUp is getting gameshow adaptations in two countries

Now yelling at your TV has a purpose!
Oct 20
// Joe Parlock
QuizUp is the main reason I feel I’m at my most intelligent when taking a monster shit. It’s a strangely compulsive and massively popular trivia app that pits you against other players in short quizzes. There're t...
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Zelda Symphony

Watch Zelda's Symphony of the Goddesses perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Featuring music from Tri Force Heroes
Oct 14
// Kyle MacGregor
It's commonplace to see actors appear on late night talk-shows to help promote upcoming films, but it's rare day that we have an opportunity to see video games under that same spotlight.  Yesterday evening's The Late Sho...
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Colbert is giving his audience an earful of The Legend of Zelda

Symphony of the Goddesses on Oct. 13
Oct 05
// CJ Andriessen
I have been to two performances of The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses. The first was at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles for one of the three premier performances. The second time was this past summer at the Wa...
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No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky developer creates a Stephen Colbert star system on the Late Show

Oct 04
// Ben Davis
Sean Murray of Hello Games, the studio working on No Man's Sky, recently appeared on Stephen Colbert's new late-night talk show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The developer discussed the overwhelming scale of the game (...
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Powers Season 2

Michael Madsen will join the cast of PSN's Powers in Season 2

Yep, Season 2 is coming
Oct 01
// Chris Carter
The reception for Powers, the TV show that debuted on Sony's PlayStation Plus program, was mixed, to say the least. I actually enjoyed it for the most part despite the cheese, mostly thanks to some fun performances from a sma...
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Old ppl gonna old

Sports personality Colin Cowherd proves he is an out of touch dick

Bashes eSports
Sep 29
// Jed Whitaker
Colin Cowherd, a man who covers ancient sports, has been known to speak out against eSports having said that listening to eSports commentary was "the equivalent of me putting a gun in my mouth" after ESPN2 covered a Her...
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Twin Peaks

Someone made a Twin Peaks dancing game

Fire Dance With Me
Sep 25
// Jordan Devore
Today, Zack told me to watch Twin Peaks. I already have, twice now. But I wouldn't mind going through the series a third time. It's been a few years. While I think that over, here's a silly distraction. Fire Dance With Me is ...
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Explain it to your granny

PewDiePie and No Man's Sky to be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Which are you more excited for?
Sep 22
// Jed Whitaker
PewDiePie, the most-subscribed YouTuber in the world with the power to launch indie games into the limelight, will appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, October 1, and reportedly will have some kind o...
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Rick and Morty

What would you want in a Rick and Morty game?

If it happens, and it's gonna happen
Sep 13
// Jonathan Holmes
[Image by Ko Takeuchi, artist for the Rhythm Heaven series.] Co-created by Justin Roiland, probably best known for voicing Lemongrab on Adventure Time, the comic book and animated television series Rick and Morty fe...
You're a gamer, Harry! photo
You're a gamer, Harry!

Harry Potter has a beard in BBC's Grand Theft Auto docudrama trailer

The Gamechangers
Sep 03
// Jed Whitaker
The first trailer for The Gamechangers, the story behind Rockstar Games' battle with former lawyer Jack Thompson, has been released. The important thing here to note is Daniel Radcliffe has a beard and looks like a total bad...
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Rick and Morty Dota 2

Now Rick and Morty can nar-*belch*-rate your Dota 2 matches

Radiant just wiped out the Roshan guy!
Aug 21
// Patrick Hancock
The announcer packs for Dota 2 are easily some of the best purchases available within the free-to-play game. Personally, I go back and forth between the Stanley Parable and Bastion announcers. Not only are the...
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WTF: PlayStation tries selling us on Vue with Aqua Teen ad

Aug 20
// Steven Hansen
WANT TO FEEL OooOoOoOoOoLDDDD?!?!?1 Aqua Teen Hunger Force is a 15 years old television program. Remember television? That humble technology before Snapchat, million view pre-teen Minecraft let's plays, and Super Porn? And A...
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Reggie for full effect

Geoff Keighley's The Game Awards will be back this December

Announced in June and no one noticed
Aug 19
// Jed Whitaker
Remember The Game Awards, the Geoff Keighley joint production not to be confused with the train wreck that was the VGAs aka VGXs? Well last year's show must have gone well enough to warrant another this year as it w...
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Deal north

Get an Xbox One and 40-inch TV for $500

Cheap bundle this week
Aug 10
// Steven Hansen
If you need an Xbox One (nope) and a new TV (well...), Best Buy has you covered through August 15. Note, capital BB Best Buy, not Fry's wherein your best buys are always at, guaranteed. You get this specific 40-inch 1080p Sam...
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DVR on Xbox One

Xbox One DVR functionality coming in 2016

A subscription-free serivce
Aug 04
// Kyle MacGregor
Today at Microsoft's gamescom media briefing, the company announced a subscription-free DVR service with the ability to record shows on a schedule or in the background while you're gaming. To utilize the upcoming feature Xbox...
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Nintendo TVii

Nintendo is cancelling Wii U TVii this August

Tuning out
Jul 25
// Kyle MacGregor
It's with a heavy heart that I must tell you that the Wii U's strange television guide Nintendo TVii is shutting down on August 11, an announcement that is sure to sadden dozens around the globe. The service began on the heel...
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Nintendo finally reaches out to its core audience with appearance on Cake Wars

Too little too late for Wii U?
Jul 16
// Robert Summa
Even though the Wii U hasn't captured that coveted soccer mom demographic with its followup to the Wii, Nintendo isn't giving up. Like any good company, you have to know your audience and you have to cater to that audience --...
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Business giants

Well-liked, not-hated EA and Comcast partner for Xfinity Games

I'm not even mad, but actually happy
Jul 14
// Steven Hansen
Two companies with whom even the average consumer has no qualm, Electronic Arts and Comcast, have partnered on a new streaming game service, a series of connected words that will cause no one to bristle or dejectedly swipe th...
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Video games on Fallon

The Tonight Show's (lack of) video game coverage has been disappointing

Show some Fallout, Fallon
Jun 30
// Darren Nakamura
I have been a fan of Jimmy Fallon for a long time now. I used to have to qualify that statement with something like, "I know it's not cool, but..." These days it's a lot more acceptable to enjoy his playful take on late night...
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OP Gamers

New show for gamers might be the worst thing I've ever seen

We've achieved maximum awkwardness
Jun 16
// Nic Rowen
Do you like forced memes? Sure you do. Want to see some YouTube clips you've probably already seen six months or more ago? Of course! How do you feel about awkwardly inserted slang and grown-ass men talking about &ldquo...
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Mega Man TV

Mega Man will celebrate his 30th birthday with a new animated show

27-episode series airing in 2017
Jun 02
// Jordan Devore
More Mega Man stuff that isn't an attempt at making a good, new video game. Okay. Dentsu Entertainment USA has tapped Man of Action Entertainment, the group behind Ben 10 and Marvel's Avengers Assemble, to "create, write, and...
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Mega Man Star Force

Mega Man Star Force anime is now streaming online

13 episodes, dubbed
Jun 02
// Chris Carter
Viz Media has just announced that the Mega Man Star Force anime is up for streaming on Hulu and Neon Alley. It's the dubbed version of the show, which only featured 13 episodes -- a misnomer of sorts as it mixed in multi...
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Microsoft reveals Over-the-Air TV Tuner for Xbox One

Out now in the US and Canada
May 20
// Chris Carter
In addition to the built-in HDMI cable box input slot on the Xbox One, Microsoft has announced a new Over-the-Air TV Tuner device, which launches today on the Microsoft Store for $60. In short, it basically hooks up to a...
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You can now watch Twitch on your Roku box

Because you (apparently) asked for it
May 14
// Kyle MacGregor
Twitch is one step closer to world domination and enslaving all mankind, as the Amazon subsidiary has now wrapped its tendrils around streaming media platform Roku. "The Twitch community has been asking for a Roku channel for...
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The Witcher 3 Conan

Watch Conan O'Brien's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt playthrough

Our review next week
May 08
// Chris Carter
I always enjoy Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segments. He's stuck with them for roughly three years now, and never claims to be a fan of gaming in general -- but he still looks like he has fun doing it. This time he takes o...
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Nick Arcade

Remember Nick Arcade? The creators are bringing that concept back

With spirtual successor Enthlevel
May 07
// Chris Carter
Well this is unexpected. We've gotten word from James Bethea, co-creator of Nick Arcade, that a spritual successor is in the works. Bethea has reunited with his co-creator Karim Miteff and the original host Phil Moore for a "...

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