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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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'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

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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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Myst show

They're making a Myst TV show


What's all Myst then?
Oct 07
Myst, basically the only PC game I played until Portal, is continuing on. It's not just developer Cyan's recently Kickstarted adventure game Obduction. Legendary is working on a television adaptation of the game, according to... read
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Korra

Legend of Korra will have difficulty levels Platinum fans expect


And a final boss that will 'blow your mind'
Sep 29
This first "behind the scenes" video for Platinum's Legend of Korra game isn't great, but fans of Platinum's intense action fare might be happy to hear that there will be a high difficulty level just for them. Could've ... read
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Sony TV

Sony launching Internet TV service later this year


Bask in your golden light, submerge in electric waves
Sep 21
Sony plans to launch an Internet TV service in the US by year's end, Sony Computer Entertainment president Andrew House told The Wall Street Journal.  The report asserts Sony has agreed to terms with Viacom, the parent c... read
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Korra

See more of Platinum's Legend of Korra game


Is Pro-Bending a sport?
Aug 26
We're in a great point in technology that 2D properties can be faithfully represented in 3D instead of looking weird and uncanny. Platinum's Legend of Korra game looks pretty neat, even to someone who hasn't watched the... read
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Platinum Games

Platinum's The Legend of Korra releasing in October


Here's hoping this will be a treat for fans
Aug 25
Months later, I'm still wrapping my head around the fact that action studio extraordinaire Platinum Games is behind an Activision-published videogame adaptation of The Legend of Korra. Potential -- real potential -- for a lic... read
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Ouya heads to China

Ouya sets sights on China in hopes of success


Microconsole maker to partner with Xiaomi to bring its games eastward
Aug 22
The Ouya hasn't been embraced in the West, so now the company behind the Android microconsole finds itself turning to China in search of an audience, Reuters reports. Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi is brokering a partn... read
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Resident Evil TV

Resident Evil television show might be happening


Maybe... probably not
Aug 11
A television show inspired by Capcom's Resident Evil series is in the early stages of development. "Arklay," named after the mountains near Raccoon City where the mansion incident took place, comes from creator Shawn Christop... read
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Xbox One

The Xbox One gets the STARZ channel app this week


'STARZ Play'
Aug 08
I'm just waiting for most of the video apps like HBO Go and Showtime Anytime to drop on current-gen consoles. For now though you can pick up STARZ Play on your Xbox One, as the service just dropped this week. Shows like Blac... read
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USA Now and Syfy Now coming to Xbox One


TV Everywhere apps
Jul 31
NBC Universal's TV Everywhere content delivery comes to the Xbox One in the form of two new apps: USA Now and Syfy Now. Television content will be accessible the day after airing along with other episodes from the network lib... read
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lol

ESPN 'delighted' with Dota performance, expanding eSports coverage


Still not a sport
Jul 28
ESPN 2 has aired competitive hot dog eating, log cutting, and a lot of boring poker. Still, it surprised me that ESPN 2 aired a brief bit on Dota 2's The International, and that the online-based ESPN 3 aired the entire compet... read
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Halo

Here's our debut look at Halo: Nightfall


Digital series streaming this November on Xbox Live
Jul 24
Ridley Scott is executive producing Halo: Nightfall, a live-action digital series that will bridge the gap between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians. The latter game prominently features a new character, "legendary manhunter" Jam... read
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Sonic BOOM

Sonic Boom also has characters not covered in tape


Like 'sexy purple Rosie the Riveter hedgehog' and 'old tails-less tails'
Jul 23
SEGA released a little collection (with bios) of other characters in the Sonic Boom universe, whether they inhabit the 3DS version, Wii U version, or are in the television show. And there's so little tape there, unl... read
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Quantum Break

Microsoft killing its original programming won't affect Quantum Break


The half TV show will be fine
Jul 18
Remember the Quantum Break, the literal half videogame, half TV show from Remedy (Alan Wake, Max Payne). Details have been sparse since the showing two E3s ago that failed to sell me. Despite Microsoft abandoning its att... read
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Dota 2

ESPN3 will carry Dota 2's The International


Wow, good for Valve
Jul 17
You can watch the $10+ million Dota 2 tournament The International on Twitch, or in-game, or, huh, even on ESPN. Valve is collaborating with the sports network for coverage this weekend. Notably, ESPN2 will have an exclusive ... read
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Xbox shows

Microsoft reportedly slimming down its original programming lineup for Xbox


Halo and the E.T. landfill documentary are thought to be safe
Jul 17
[Update: In an internal memo posted by The Verge, head of Xbox Phil Spencer wrote that Microsoft expects to close Xbox Entertainment Studios "in the coming months," presumably once existing projects have wrapped up. The group... read
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Ukampa > Westeros
Believe it or not, there once was a time when many, many people thought that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was better than Advance Wars. Thankfully, those days are over now. According to my numbers, 89.6% of those who o... read feature







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