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Shigeru Miyamoto sat in with The Roots to play the Super Mario Bros. theme

Say what you will about Jimmy Fallon (and trust me, my joyless co-workers have), but with this year being so terrible, I feel like we need his brand of entertainment now more than ever. You may look at Fallon and see somebody feigning excit...   read

 
 
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Newest South Park: The Fractured but Whole trailer has a bit more story and fart jokes

South Park: The Stick of Truth was a fabulous experience. It felt like a long, interactive episode of the series that encompassed a lot of the show's recent seasons into a unique story. Good thing every bit of footage we've seen of the sequ...   read

 
 
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What games would you like to see get an anime adaptation?

In recent years I played Persona 3 and Persona 4 and loved them, but I have yet to see their anime adaptations. I hear great things about them (aside from the Golden series) but just need the time to sit down and check them out. L...   read

 
 
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A 4K Ultra HDTV for $380 is one of Cyber Monday's best deals

Welcome to Cyber Monday, where 4K HDTV deals can on occasion dip below the price of 1080p TVs. A 55-inch 4K Smart TV for $380 anyone? Best Buy has one while at the same time selling a similar size Samsung 1080p for $450. Makes perfect ...   read

 
 
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More HDTV deals before Black Friday

Don't save up too much for your next 4K Smart TV because with the trend in TV prices lately we're seeing some massive price drops. Some 4K Smart TVs are even under $400 now, and this week we're even seeing a PS4 Pro + TV bundle de...   read

 
 
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That Skylanders Netflix show with Norm is out on October 28

Spyro is dead. Long live Spyro. I was just re-watching a great "Did You Know" episode on the series, and how the team at Insomniac was able to work some technical wizardry to actually get the thing to run, and found myself wanting to replay...   read

 
 
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Westworld co-creator took inspiration from Red Dead and Elder Scrolls

HBO is hoping that its new TV show Westworld will be its next Game of Thrones-level hit, but based on the middling first episode I'm not sure how that's going to play out. Speaking to Vice, showrunner and co-creator Jonathan ...   read

 
 
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There's an Overwatch tournament airing on TBS right now

[Update: Misfits just won it with a sick ass Tracer ultimate at the last second! Once the recaps start appearing on YouTube and Twitch I highly recommend watching the last Control match.] ESPN choosing to air DOTA 2 for the first time ...   read

 
 
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HDTV deals for September before the big releases hit

We've got a handful of decent games coming out later this year and if you've been in the market to upgrade the old soap box, several good-yet-cheap HDTV options are available. After looking through hundreds of TV deals at various retailers ...   read

 
 
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Oculus VR short 'Henry' wins an Emmy

One of the first things I did when I plugged my Oculus Rift in was watch Henry. It was a bit weird because I had to watch it alone, then have my wife watch it after to share the experience together (something VR will have to address in fami...   read

 
 


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A Telltale published Mr. Robot game is out today, but it's not what you think it is

Surprise! There's a new Mr. Robot game available on Android and iOS from Telltale, but it's not a full-blown "Elliot will remember that" adventure. Instead, it's taking the route of a text adventure, in the same universe as the show, f...   read

 
 
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Pikachu still loves ketchup after all these years

For my money, there's no beating the Slowpoke song (I actually bought that corresponding 3DS theme), but this little ditty from the animated series Pokémon XYZ gets points for acknowledging Pikachu's undying love of ketchup. Now the...   read

 
 
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Powers, Sony's only original PlayStation show, canceled after Season 2

Brian Michael Bendis (one of the creators of the Powers comic series and showrunner for the television show), took to Twitter to announce that the Powers TV series has been canceled. No reason was given and Bendis notes that he'll share mor...   read

 
 
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I'd take a Stranger Things adventure game

Artist Jacob Janerka took a break from developing his game Paradigm to mock up this homage to the recent Netflix darling Stranger Things. The fairly-non-cloying ode to 80s adventure flicks (it's Goonies-ish and references Star Wars a lot) ...   read

 
 
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The Sonic and Dead Rising movie folks are making a live-action Life is Strange

Life, uh, finds a way...to be strange. Episodic hella-teen adventure Life is Strange is getting a live-action series, replacing the choice-based game with some pre-scripted teen drama, like a second Butterfly Effect (god that movie fucking ...   read

 
 
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The HTC Vive is getting an official Rick and Morty simulator

The makers of Job Simulator and Rick and Morty are teaming up for a virtual reality game for the HTC Vive and it's truly a thing I didn't know I wanted until I saw it right here, right now. "We've been huge fans of the franchise since the...   read

 
 
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Battlefield TV show is a real thing, featuring the series' trademark 'robust storytelling'

You've been kicking, screaming, and begging for it, so here it is: Hollywood Reporter has found that Paramount Television and Anonymous Content are optioning the rights for a television show based on EA DICE's Battlefield series. You know, ...   read

 
 
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Finally, the Seinfeld apartment recreated in Doom 2

In a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup of Things Only '90s Kids Will Remember (and perfectly attuned to my being on the Seinfeld anniversary arc of Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jerry's apartment from Seinfeld has been remade in Doom II by one Doug Keene...   read

 
 
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Skylanders show, which has Norm MacDonald in it, coming to Netflix this Fall

Today, Activision reminded us that the TV show Skylanders Academy exists, and that it will premiere this Fall on Netflix. Along with a lot of bombastic language about how successful the series is despite the Toys to Life market issues ...   read

 
 
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Microsoft cancels Xbox One DVR plans

Microsoft has confirmed it is no longer planning to add TV DVR to the Xbox One.  In a statement to The Verge, Microsoft said: "After careful consideration, we've decided to put development of DVR for Over-the-Air TV on hold to focus ou...   read

 
 
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Just when you thought the Mega Man cartoon couldn't get any weirder

So, that Mega Man cartoon. It's a thing. It's coming next year, and it follows Mega Man's alter-go "Aki Light" as he...attends school and moonlights as the Blue Bomber. It's...like, you know, whatever. But new details from IGN have brought ...   read

 
 
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The new Mega Man cartoon looks uh, well you'll see

Fans have basically given up hope. Sure Capcom is pumping out Mega Man merchandise daily, and there's another mobile game on the way, but the series has been in limbo -- no question about it. There was a glimmer of hope though in the new ca...   read

 
 
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Does anyone even want a Mirror's Edge TV show?

There's potential for a Mirror's Edge television show. Endemol Shine Studios has acquired the rights for an adaptation, as reported by Deadline, but you never know if and when these things will pan out. Aside from questions of what the show...   read

 
 
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Hulu has exclusive streaming rights to the Sonic Boom cartoon

Sega has announced that they've given Hulu exclusive streaming rights to the Cartoon Network-based show Sonic Boom. "Later this month" every episode will be available on the service. The publisher touts that the series has been the "#1 or #...   read

 
 
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Mega Man cartoon worked on by 'group of companies' with '30 years of source material'

The Mega Man cartoon is very real and is currently being worked on for a 2017 release, and writer Joe Kelly took to Twitter to clarify some things on the project. Although he's part of an NDA that prevents him from noting specifics, he does...   read

 
 
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