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Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen is making a show about a socially inept gamer who saves the world

I like a lot of Seth Rogen joints for a multitude of reasons, but in his attempt to scattershot ideas with his writing partner Evan Goldberg over cross joints, he can come up with some pretty bad stuff. That basically sums up my feelin...   read

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PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue is off to a good start, but it needs a bit more time

"Cut the cord."You've seen the pitch a million times. While it will take a lot more time until all of the Adam Levine-loving, Voice-watching watching baby boomers truly cut enough cords to make online television really take off, many compan...   read

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Movie of the year?
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Liam Neeson and Stephen Colbert star in Candy Crush: The Movie

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 starts with Colbert...   read

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Activision Blizzard TV

Activision Blizzard forms studio for TV and film

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 its series like C...   read

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Undertale on TV
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Undertale is too demonic and evil for the 700 Club

[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 question from a vie...   read

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We were on Comedy Central last night for the best reason

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 would be why." T...   read

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Popular mobile game QuizUp is getting gameshow adaptations in two countries

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 tons of themes f...   read

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

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 Show with Stephen ...   read

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Colbert is giving his audience an earful of The Legend of Zelda

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 Walt Disney Conce...   read

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

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 (18 quintillion ...   read

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Powers Season 2

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

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 small cast of tale...   read

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Old ppl gonna old
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Sports personality Colin Cowherd proves he is an out of touch dick

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 Heroes of the Stor...   read

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Twin Peaks
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Someone made a Twin Peaks dancing game

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 a DDR-style bro...   read

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Explain it to your granny

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

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 of demonstration...   read

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Rick and Morty
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What would you want in a Rick and Morty game?

[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 feels a lot like&...   read

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You're a gamer, Harry!
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Harry Potter has a beard in BBC's Grand Theft Auto docudrama trailer

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 badass, while Bill...   read

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

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 they high quality,...   read

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WTF: PlayStation tries selling us on Vue with Aqua Teen ad

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 Aqua Teen is, ap...   read

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Reggie for full effect

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

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 was announced in...   read

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Deal north

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

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 Samsung LED TV, wh...   read

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DVR on Xbox One

Xbox One DVR functionality coming in 2016

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 One owners wil...   read

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Nintendo TVii

Nintendo is cancelling Wii U TVii this August

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 heels of the Wii U ...   read

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Nintendo finally reaches out to its core audience with appearance on Cake Wars

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 -- literally. It ...   read

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Business giants

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

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 their computer mo...   read

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Video games on Fallon
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The Tonight Show's (lack of) video game coverage has been disappointing

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 talk shows. No...   read

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