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Microsoft

Microsoft reveals Over-the-Air TV Tuner for Xbox One


Out now in the US and Canada
May 20
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... read
Roku

You can now watch Twitch on your Roku box


Because you (apparently) asked for it
May 14
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... read
The Witcher 3 Conan

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


Our review next week
May 08
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... read
Nick Arcade

Remember Nick Arcade? The creators are bringing that concept back


With spirtual successor Enthlevel
May 07
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 "... read
Myst show

Tell your uncle! Hulu is eying that Myst TV show


Seriously, go tell him
May 06
It sounds like that show based on Myst is one step closer to happening. Legendary Television has the rights already, with Evan Daugherty (Divergent) writing and Matt Tolmach (The Amazing Spider-Man) producing. According to De... read
Powers

'Powers' returning for a second season


More Sharlto Beardly for you
May 06
PlayStation Plus's exclusive take on Brian Michael Bendis' Powers will return in 2016. I'm not quite sure why this is happening, what with the cardboard acting and overall cheese factor, but at least Chris will have another season to watch.  Not that that means much. Dude'll watch anything (and everything) 'Powers' Renewed for Second Season at PlayStation (Exclusive) [Hollywood Reporter] read
eSports on TV

Heroes of the Dorm viewed on ESPN2 less than fishing tournaments


The future is still only in South Korea
Apr 28
I thought the future was here, but apparently that isn't the case. Heroes of the Dorm, the Heroes of the Storm collegiate tournament, failed to pull viable numbers on ESPN2, having an average viewership of 96,000 pe... read
SPORTS!

The future is here: ESPN2 to air eSports live for the first time


Duh na na, duh na na
Apr 25
Not ESPN 3, ESPN2 is going to air the finals for the Heroes of the Storm collegiate tournament, appropriately titled Heroes of the Dorm, this Sunday at 6:30pm Pacific / 9:30pm Eastern. This marks the first time an eSports eve... read
Knopflerganger

True Detective's Colin Farrell looks like an incredibly fuckable version of The Walking Dead's Kenny


True Detective season 2
Apr 09
I saw it in a couple Facebook feeds, Twitter posts, my mouse pointer lingering over the text "True Detective: Tease (HBO)" and the picture of southern California highway. "I won't watch," I thought. "I'll save it." I didn't l... read
HBO

Sling TV to get HBO this weekend, right on time for the Game of Thrones premiere


$15 a month
Apr 09
Sling TV is a promising service with some issues, but it's getting there. This week, the $20 a month cord-cutting network will add HBO to its lineup for an additional cost of $15, putting it in line with HBO Now. It will be a... read
Sling TV

Sling TV has room for improvement, but the price and service are on point


Impressions from a few months of use
Mar 30
Sling TV has been out for a few months, and I've had the opportunity to test it out for myself on iOS, the Xbox One, and my Roku 3. As a method to cut the cord on cable, the price is the most enticing entry-point -- a mere $2... read
Vue

Attention cord cutters: PlayStation Vue launches today for PS3 and PS4


But there's a catch
Mar 18
For those who have long abandoned the Hell that is cable television or those wanting to break free of its shackles, Sony is now offering its own alternative, the PlayStation Vue platform for the PlayStation 4 and 3. Pretty mu... read
Sling TV

Sling TV comes to the Xbox One with a month-long free trial


'Two out of three millennials think of themselves as gamers, while nearly nine out of 10 watch live sports on TV'
Mar 17
I'm really enjoying Sling TV so far, and today it hits the Xbox One, joining the Roku, iOS, Amazon Fire, and Android platforms. If you spring for it on Xbox One you'll get one month free, and the first "5000 c... read
HBO

HBO unveils 'HBO Now,' its anticipated standalone streaming service


At the Apple conference today
Mar 09
Today at Apple's Watch and MacBook conference, HBO announced that HBO Now, its highly anticipated standalone streaming service, is coming in April. That gist is that it allows people to cut the cord on cable if they want HBO... read
A review of the first three episodes
Powers, an upcoming TV show from Sony, has an interesting debut on the PlayStation Network on March 10 as the PSN's first real foray into original programming. Powers has been in the making since 2001 (one year after the comi... read feature

Sling TV

Sling TV gets AMC added to its base package


A big win
Mar 04
Sling TV is a pretty neat cable-cutting service that's already live on the Amazon Fire TV, Roku 3, and in the coming weeks, the Xbox One. Today, it debuts AMC in its base package, which is still priced at $20 per month. This ... read
HBO Go

HBO Go is now available on PS4


Go catch up on that show you watch
Mar 03
The Xbox One got HBO Go a few months back, and now it's the PS4's turn to join the party. Starting today, you can access the app on Sony's newest console. Just keep in mind that it still needs a cable subscription for no... read
Telltale

Telltale's first original series is a TV show and videogame crossover


Lionsgate is an investor
Feb 24
Telltale Games has a propensity for surprising when it comes to revealing new projects. The news that it was creating a story-based Minecraft was so far out of left field, that it prompted us to wonder aloud what the nex... read
Gordon Freeman

The 'is Gordon Freeman a character' debate continues with HBO's Looking


A mailman from the future
Feb 23
Last night's episode of Looking, airing now on HBO in its second season, tackled the issue of Gordon Freeman's enduring Half-Life legacy. Is he a character, or merely a construct? Preparing for a Halloween party, series ... read
Nintendo TVii

Nintendo reneges on plans to bring TVii to Europe


¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Feb 15
Nintendo has cancelled plans to launch its Wii U TVii service across Europe. "Due to the extremely complex nature of localising multiple television services across a diverse range of countries with varied licensing systems, r... read
Sling TV

Sling TV launches today on basically every planned platform but the Xbox One


Still on track though
Feb 09
Sling TV is here for those of you who own a Roku player, Android or iOS device, or PC. For those of you who haven't heard, it's an online TV service for $20 a month (with packages), that provides you with a number of cable ch... read
Produced by Kyle MacGregor
Netflix is reportedly making a live-action television series based on The Legend of Zelda. The news immediately sent the country, nay the world into mass hysteria. Some folks expressed unfettered glee. Others were upset,... read feature

Produced by Steven Hansen, Executive Produced by whoever got a second season for The Big O
I'm sure you've heard the bizarre news. Netflix is working on a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that is described as, "Game of Thrones for a family audience," which is kind of like if Breaking Bad was ab... read feature

But will there be a red wedding?
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a live-action The Legend of Zelda series is currently being developed by Netflix. According to mysterious sources quoted by the Journal, the series is still in its early stages of dev... read feature

SAMCRO takes a backseat
I was skeptical of Sons of Anarchy at first, but once I realized it was Hamlet on wheels I was in. Its seven season run wasn't perfect (particularly the Belfast plotline), but it kept me thoroughly entertained throu... read feature

Clueless Gamer

Conan O'Brien plays Mortal Kombat X on a new episode of Clueless Gamer


'I'm a button masher fo' sho'
Jan 30
Conan O'Brien got to play an early copy of Mortal Kombat X with football stars Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski for the newest Clueless Gamer segment, and the results were hilarious. They have some of the best reactions eve... read
Based on early-access impressions
Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, Dish announced a rather interesting prospect called Sling TV. As one of the first companies to embrace Internet TV, its new subscription-based service will stream live telev... read feature

Iron Fro Mice

Telltale's Game of Thrones will be six episodes, coming soon


Iron Fro Mice
Nov 10
Six episodes? Six? What the hell is this?! We've known for a while that Telltale Games (The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us) was making a game based on the hit Lord of the Rings spin off Game of Thrones (pictur... read
Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

Watch Mike Tyson get punched out in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!


Spoilers
Oct 30
I would apologize for the spoiler in the headline, but come on. We all know what was going to happen. It takes tons of practice to work up to Mike Tyson in Punch-Out!!, so of course the real Mike Tyson is not going to stand ... read
Sarkeesian

Here's Anita Sarkeesian speaking on the Colbert Report


'I'm well liked'
Oct 30
Objective videogame journalism time! Anita Sarkeesian was on The Colbert Report last night. Here are some videos of that. The one above shows Sarkeesian's interview with Colbert. The one below is Colbert's introduction segme... read
'Intense story-driven action game spectacle,' barf
Have we even seen this much Quantum Break gameplay? The half television show, half videogame from the developers of Max Payne and Alan Wake is coming to Xbox One next year. Everything about this is hokey and trite, a Marvel ... read feature

Halo: Nightfall

Halo: Nightfall trailer takes the war to them


And the announcement of HaloFest
Oct 22
When players pick up Halo: The Master Chief Collection on November 11, they're going to get the entirety of the live-action Halo: Nightfall. Microsoft wants to make sure that they know what to expect, so it's released a... read






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