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ARCHER Reminisces About His Most Formidable Foes

As we get closer to the January 13 return of the world’s most debonair secret agent, we’ve received yet another special transmission from the folks over at the ISIS. In… more

Paul Rudd, Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’?

After nearly a two month toss up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, reports from Variety have indicated that Paul Rudd will go on to play the title role in Marvel’s Ant-Man. Rudd,… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

What Could Have Been: STAR WARS 1313

I present to you our “le sigh” moment of the day. Remember that super cool action adventure game LucasArts was developing called Star Wars 1313? Well we stumbled across this… more


You didn’t read the headline wrong, ladies and gents: Nintendo announced a new upcoming title, codenamed Hyrule Warriors, during their Nintendo direct event this morning. The game stars The Legend… more

DYING LIGHT Shows Off Fearsome Nightfall Gameplay

As kids, we never quite understood why our parents were so adamant about us getting indoors before nightfall. If you were anything like me, the phrase “it’s dangerous” seemed more… more

Official 22 JUMP STREET Red-Band Trailer

Pause what you’re doing, folks, Jenko and Schmidt are back in 22 Jump Street — the follow up to the buddy cop action comedy 21 Jump Street just got its… more

Peter O’Toole Passes Away At 81

Renowned actor Peter O’Toole died in London’s Wellington Hospital yesterday, according to his agent. O’Toole, who was best known for his role as T.E. Lawrence in Lawrence Of Arabia,… more

STEAMOS Is Available For Download Right Now

Some of you may have been itching to get your hands on Valve’s Linux-based operating system SteamOS, so you’ll be happy to know that you can give it a spin… more

Venom, Sinister Six to Receive Their Own Spider-Man Spin-Offs

The fans asked for it, and now, here it is: The Spider-Man franchise will be stretching beyond Peter Parker on the big screen, as Sony Pictures Entertainment will be giving… more


I don’t know about you guys, but when I played through the first season of The Walking Dead game (if you haven’t, skip to second paragraph now, SPOILERS), I made… more

Steam Machine Beta Invites Go Out Today, Machines Ship Friday

Steam users who signed up for the Steam Machine beta program may want to check their email accounts. Invites to the program are being sent out to the 300 lucky… more

Report: FALLOUT 4 Revealed Through Casting Documents

Fallout 4 is real, and is set to take place in Boston, according to reports just in from the folks at Kotaku. This, after a recent elaborate hoax fooled the… more

Here’s The EDGE OF TOMORROW First Official Trailer

Live, Die, Repeat. That’s the theme for the highly anticipated sci-fi action film Edge Of Tomorrow, which explores the concept of a man using real life “continues” to save the… more

New ELDER SCROLLS ONLINE Trailer And Release Dates Revealed

Spell casters and hack and slashers worldwide, grab your most trustworthy writing instruments and mark your calendars. Elder Scrolls Online is set to hit on April 4, 2014 for PC… more


Kojima Productions will be putting their exclamation mark on this spring, as Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes has been set for a March 18, 2014 release for the Xbox… more

Telltale Games Posts A Must-See Vine About THE WALKING DEAD Game (SPOILERS!)

Oh, you evil little teases! That’s totally directed at Telltale Games, who just posted a Vine video that is sure to tug at the heartstrings of anyone who played through… more

Highlights And Trailers From Saturday Night’s VGX Show

The VGX awards show that took place last night was a stride in a new, weird direction for the ceremony, mainly because it didn’t feel like a ceremony at all:… more

GAME OF THRONES Telltale Game Is Real

So all of the big announcements from the VGX awards have pretty much been Telltale Games related. Accompanying Tales From The Borderlands in today’s slew of game reveals is the… more

TALES FROM THE BORDERLANDS Announced By Telltale Games

As if those suckers at Telltale Games haven’t given us enough to look forward to with The Wolf Among Us and The Walking Dead: Season Two, out comes the announcement… more

What To Expect From The VGX Awards Saturday Night

Saturday night, video games will once again be honored via national broadcast courtesy of the folks at Spike TV. Their three-hour VGX award show will be live streamed starting at… more

What You Missed By Not Playing Batman: Arkham City

Is Batman: Arkham City one of the many great titles sitting in your pile of shame from last generation? Then have no fear, as Joshua Quail is back with yet… more

Bungie’s DESTINY Set To Release September 9, 2014

One of the most anticipated titles of the new generation, Destiny, will release on September 9, 2014. The news was broken on Bungie’s blog earlier today, confirming that the game… more

Wednesday: The 5th Annual Inside Gaming Awards By Machinima

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You know, the time where game enthusiasts everywhere convene to recognize the créme de la créme of the year’s video… more