• Black Panther Director Reveals The Character He Didn't Like Killing

    Now that Marvel's Black Panther has been in theaters for several months, director Ryan Coogler is clearing the air on one piece of the movie that was particularly difficult for him. While there's a lot to love about the MCU film, there's a character death that upset him during production.Speaking to the Toronto Sun, Coogler admits the decision to kill Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) was not something he was a fan of. "I like [Klaue]," he tells the newspaper. "I was bugged by having to do that. It's
  • Cyberpunk 2077: What We Want At E3 2018

    E3 promises to bring news on lots of big games, and CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 is definitely one we're excited to learn more about. While it is not confirmed to be at the event, signs are pointing to some kind of reveal in June. In this feature we're rounding up important details about the game like what we know about it so far, what's confirmed for E3, and what we hope to see from the game at the show. Here we go!What We Know So FarCyberpunk 2077 is the next game from CD Projekt Red, the c
  • Fortnite Had A Massively Successful April

    Regardless of how you feel about the ubiquity of the battle royale genre, Fortnite seems to be the battle royale shooter, as it pulled in $296 million digitally worldwide in the month of April, according to SuperData, a research firm that tracks the digital sales of games across console, mobile, and PC. That's a 33 percent increase from the $223 million Epic's shooter reportedly made in March.This makes Fortnite the first and fifth highest grossing digital game on console and PC worldwide, respe
  • Wizard Of Legend Review: Fast-Paced Action

    Roguelike pixel-art games are so common that it almost feels like a cliché. Without a great hook, many of these would-be indie hits wind up lost among ever-filling digital storefronts. However, Wizard of Legend, despite a painfully generic title, manages to distinguish itself from its peers with fast, challenging gameplay. Despite a few missteps, it successfully delivers an engaging and endearing experience.After a breezy tutorial framed as a series of interactive wizard museum exhibits,
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  • Overwatch Free Weekend Is Now Live On PS4, PC, And Xbox One

    The popular first-person shooter Overwatch turns two years old this week. To celebrate the occasion, not only is Blizzard running a big anniversary event, but it's also doing a free play weekend on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. If you haven't played this strategic, colorful shooter, you can download the free version to see what you've been missing these past two years. Just make sure you get in some play time between now and May 28.This isn't one of those severely limited free trials, either. All 27 he
  • Far Cry 5 DLC Heads To Vietnam In June - GameSpot Daily

    Far Cry 5's Hours of Darkness release date on PS4, Xbox One, and PC is next month, when we'll also see more of Ubisoft's E3 lineup.
  • Free Switch Demos For Two Upcoming Nintendo Games Available Now

    Nintendo Switch owners looking for something to play on the hybrid console have a few new options to choose from. On top of this week's new releases, Nintendo has added a couple of free first-party demos to the Eshop, giving you a chance to try out two of its upcoming Switch titles ahead of their launch.First, Switch owners can download a demo of the upcoming action-puzzle game Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido, which launches for both Switch and 3DS on June 8. Sushi Striker is developed by indi
  • Get Two Free PC Games On Steam This Weekend

    Here's good news for anyone looking to save money: two PC games have gone free this weekend on Steam. This isn't one of those "free play weekend" deals where you lose access after the weekend is over, either. If you download Guns of Icarus Alliance and Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition while they're free, you can keep and play them forever without spending any money at all.Developer Muse Games says it's doing the Guns of Icarus Alliance giveaway over Memorial Day weekend "in honor of t
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  • Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon The First Hour

    Jean Luc and Ben check out the first hour of Bloodstained: Curse Of The Moon on the Nintendo Switch in anticipation for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
  • More Battlefield 5 Details Emerge; Here's What's New

    Battlefield V has been officially announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and we got a chance to see more gameplay behind closed doors.
  • Apple Blocks Valve's New Steam Link App From iOS Release

    The cool new Steam Link app Valve announced recently, which allows you to stream Steam games to your mobile device, will apparently be an Android exclusive, at least for the time being. Following its recent announcement and subsequent beta release on Android, Valve has revealed that Apple has reversed its decision and will not allow the app to be released on the iOS App Store.Valve announced the Steam Link app earlier this month, with plans to release on Android and iOS shortly after that. Accor
  • Fortnite's New Close Encounters Mode Temporarily Disabled

    Fortnite's latest limited-time mode has been temporarily postponed. Shortly after the Close Encounters event began, Epic Games announced on Twitter that an issue had been discovered and the mode was being disabled across all platforms--PS4, Xbox One, PC, and iOS--while the developer investigated it.Close Encounters was slated to be the second new limited-time mode in Fortnite: Battle Royale this week, following on the heels of Solid Gold v2, which began with the release of the 4.2 content update
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  • The Greatest Star Wars Villains, Ranked

    The Most Evil Beings in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
    There might not be more evil beings in a galaxy than in the Star Wars universe. And with Solo: A Star Wars Story hitting theaters on May 25, we're bound to get another deep, dark entry of villainy into the saga.Join us as we rank the best of the worst and share their most villainous moments. 21. Captain Phasma
    Commander of the First Order’s stormtroopers, Captain Phasma might look cool, but she’s been more of a punching bag than villain
  • E3 2018 PS4 Predictions: Death Stranding Gameplay, From Software's New Game, And More

    E3 2018 is approaching, and expectations for the big event are growing higher by the day. While it's looking like Microsoft, Nintendo, and several other publishers will have some compelling content for E3, a lot of eyes are on Sony. Recently, the company revealed that it'll have four major games to show at E3: Death Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima, Spider-Man, and The Last of Us: Part II. In addition to these titles, it'll also highlight several third-party games coming to the platform, but no new
  • Madden NFL 19 Announced With PS4 / Xbox One Release Date

    EA's inevitable annual follow-up to its football series, Madden NFL 19, has been officially announced. EA announced the game and shared the first details on what to expect from it and when it's set to release on PS4 and Xbox One.One of the key features of this year's game is something called Real Player Motion Technology. EA says with this "new animation system that unlocks next level responsiveness and player personality, players will experience more precision as they run, cut, catch and celebr
  • How Solo's Most Shocking Star Wars Cameo Happened

    Solo: A Star Wars Story has more Star Wars in-jokes, references, and Easter eggs than any one fan could spot in a single viewing. But there's one mega cameo that's impossible to miss. We chatted with Solo's writers, father and son team Lawrence and Jonathan Kasdan, about how a Star Wars character nobody saw coming made it into Solo.If you haven't seen Solo: A Star Wars Story yet, stop reading now, because there are major spoilers ahead.Ready?Yup, that was Darth Maul who Qi'ra rang up right at th
  • Ghost of Tsushima: What We Want At E3 2018

    Revealed at Paris Games Week 2017, Ghost of Tsushima is one of Sony's newest exclusives. There's much excitement around the upcoming open world game, as its premise as a historically authentic samurai action game is one its most unique aspects. To prepare you for what's ahead, here's what we know about Ghost of Tsushima, as well as what we're hoping to see from it at this year's E3.What We Know So FarSince Infamous: First Light released in 2014, the general public has been kept in the dark on wh
  • Final Fantasy 15 And The Ugliest Road Trip Ever | Potato Mode

    Joey and Jean-Luc embark on the most horrific-looking road trip in Final Fantasy XV, while also dragging the game's once-gorgeous graphics through the mud.
  • Borderlands 3: What We Want At E3 2018

    A new Borderlands game has been expected for some time now. The series is among 2K's most successful franchises, and Borderlands 3 has been teased time and again. We know 2K has a new (but as-of-yet unannounced) game for one of its big franchises in the works, although it was recently delayed--rather than releasing by the end of March 2018, it's not due until sometime between April 2018 and March 2019. That suddenly makes it less likely that E3 2018 is where we get a look at Borderlands 3--or wh
  • GLOW Cast Reveals Season 2's Surprise WWE Alum Cameo

    When GLOW returns to Netflix for Season 2, it will bring with it many surprises as the ragtag group of female wrestlers works to make their TV dreams a reality. Along the way, they'll run into some interesting faces--including one that should be very familiar to longtime WWE fans.Chavo Guerrero Jr., a former WWE Tag Team, WWE Cruiserweight, and ECW Champion, will appear in the second season, though it's far from his first exposure to the series. After serving as a fight coordinator and wrestling
  • [Last Chance] Free Legendary Pokemon Available Now For Ultra Sun And Moon

    A new distribution is now underway for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. From May 4-27, players will be able to add one of the Legendary Pokemon from the Kalos region, Xerneas and Yveltal, to their teams via a free download code. [Update: The Xerneas/Yveltal distribution ends on Sunday, May 27, making this your last chance to pick up a free download code for the Legendaries.]To claim the download code, players will need to head to a participating retailer and pick one up near the register. In th
  • New On Netflix In June 2018: More Movies, TV Shows, And Originals

    Start summer the right way: By staying inside and soaking up the air conditioning while you binge the month of June away on Netflix. The streaming service isn't playing around with its new offerings for the month, serving up a number of TV shows, movies, and originals that should keep you very entertained.The most notable arrival of the month is the second season of Marvel's Luke Cage. Set in the aftermath of Defenders, the new season of Luke Cage follows the titular superhero (Mike Coulter) as
  • Overwatch Skins From Anniversary Event 2018 Are Pretty Great

    Tracer, Brigitte, and more get new looks for Overwatch's second Anniversary
    Blizzard's popular hero shooter Overwatch is celebrating its second birthday, and the developer is commemorating the milestone with the return of the Overwatch Anniversary event. The event is underway now on all platforms--PS4, Xbox One, and PC--and introduces a variety of new content to the game, but as always, the most exciting additions are all the new skins.Blizzard has added 11 new Legendary skins to Overwatch, a nu
  • Fortnite's New Playground Mode Has Respawns And Friendly Fire

    Fortnite continues to evolve, and its developers are giving a sneak peek into some big new additions to the game coming in the near future on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and iOS. Following a big new content update that introduced jetpacks to the game, Epic Games has released its fifth State of Development as a window into future content, with tweaks to controllers, quality-of-life improvements, more Limited-Time Modes, and a new Playground mode that allows respawns on the way.Playground is a Limited Time
  • Why Detroit: Become Human For PS4’s Most Talked About Mechanic Is Its Worst

    Detroit: Become Human shines in so many ways except for one. We talk about why Detroit's most innovative feature might be its worst.
  • Fortnite Challenges Get Much Easier To Track In Next Update

    For Season 4 Battle Pass owners, Tuesdays are an exciting day in Fortnite. A new set of weekly challenges is released, and although you have the full season to complete them, players are eager to get them done and earn new rewards. That process is about to become a more pleasant one, thanks to one of several new quality-of-life changes coming soon.Epic Games has outlined many of the new features and changes that are slated for update 4.3 and beyond. One thing that is coming in 4.3 is challenge p
  • Transformers Movie Franchise's Future Is Suddenly Uncertain

    The Transformers series might be one of the most successful film franchises of all time, but 2017's Transformers: The Last Knight wasn't nearly as big a hit as the previous movies in the series. The spin-off Bumblebee is due out later this year, but plans to continue the series beyond that remain uncertain. It has now been reported that Paramount has removed the Transformers movie planned for 2019 from its release schedule entirely.As reported by Variety, the film was originally set for release
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story Spoiler Talk & Best Easter Eggs!

    Solo: A Star Wars Story is in theaters now! Chastity and Rob give you their spoiler filled reviews of the Han Solo Star Wars anthology movie and list their favorite easter eggs!
  • Taiwan scrambles fighter jets to track China bomber drill

    Taiwan on Friday scrambled fighter jets to shadow Chinese bombers conducting a drill around the island, just hours after Beijing welcomed Burkina Faso's move to sever diplomatic ties with Taipei.Taiwan's defence ministry said it had dispatched fighter jets to monitor two Chinese H-6 bombers that were flying over the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan and the Miyako Strait, near Japan's Okinawa Island.The scrambling comes a day after Burkina Faso became the second of Taiwan's dwindling number of forma
  • Now Boba Fett Is Getting His Own 'Star Wars' Movie

    An upcoming "Star Wars" standalone movie will reportedly focus on one of the
  • New James Bond Movie Confirms Oscar Winning Director

    As suspected, the 25th James Bond movie will be directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and star Daniel Craig, producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson have confirmed. In a statement to Deadline, the pair said they are "delighted" to confirm Boyle and Craig for the 2019 film. Filming will begin in December."We are delighted to announce that the exceptionally talented Danny Boyle will be directing Daniel Craig in his fifth outing as James Bond in the 25th installment of th
  • Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

    HONOLULU (AP) — Lava entered the ocean from a third flow, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.
  • Deadpool 2 Director Shares More Details On The Division Movie And The Video Game Curse

    Deadpool 2 director David Leitch is also directing the upcoming movie based on The Division that will star Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain. He's now shared some information on how the film is progressing, and it sounds like good news for people who want to see the franchise move to the big screen.He told Collider that he and his producers are "aggressively moving forward" with the movie. Right now, they are still developing a script and looking for writers, so it's still early days. But Lei
  • Hawaii Evacuation Helicopters on Standby as Third Lava Flow Reaches the Ocean

    The U.S. Marine Corps has sent two helicopters if more evacuations become necessary
  • See WW2's Battlefield 1943 Running On Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

    Battlefield is going back to World War II this October with Battlefield V. Presumably to celebrate the news, EA recently made Battlefield 1943--the last entry in the series set in World War II--playable on Xbox One through backwards compatibility. We checked it out today and put together a video showing off some of the game's air combat. Originally released in 2009, Battlefield 1943 was always a budget-priced game, and today it goes for $10/£1 /AU$15 on the Xbox Store. It's also now availa
  • Roger Stone Pressed For Damaging Emails About Hillary Clinton From WikiLeaks: Report

    Donald Trump's former campaign adviser Roger Stone pressured an acquaintance
  • The Latest: 3 lava flows now reaching ocean off Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):
  • Battlefield 1943 Is Now On Xbox One - Air Combat Gameplay

    Battlefield 1943 makes its way to the Xbox One! Check out some air combat gameplay for this backwards compatible game.
  • Judge set to order proper meals for Muslim inmates in Alaska

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A judge plans to issue an order Friday requiring that an Alaska jail provide suitable meals to Muslim inmates as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan.
  • Paul Bettany Was Sworn To Secrecy Over His Favorite Solo Easter Egg

    Solo: A Star Wars Story is crammed to bursting with references to previous Star Wars movies, animated series, books, and even video games. It's way too much for any one fan to spot them all in a single viewing, but you're going to want to keep an eye out for one Star Wars Easter egg in particular when you see Solo this weekend, according to actor Paul Bettany.Bettany stars in Solo as the villain Dryden Vos, a powerful crime lord. As such, he has quite the collection around him of oddities and tr
  • Will They Make An Overwatch 2? Here's What Blizzard To Say About That And More

    Having recently crossed an astonishing 40 million players, Blizzard's hero shooter Overwatch has been one of the most successful multiplayer shooters in recent years. Part of what makes the game so great is Blizzard's ongoing commitment to improving the game and responding to fan feedback about what works and what doesn't. It is a game with a vibrant community.Overwatch recently celebrated its second anniversary, and Blizzard just this week launched an Anniversary event to celebrate. Up for grab
  • Far Cry 5's Vietnam Expansion Gets A Release Date And New Trailer

    Far Cry 5's first expansion, Hours of Darkness, will launch on June 5, Ubisoft announced today. You play as Far Cry 5 story character Wendell "Red" Redler, but in a different period in time. Namely, Hours of Darkness is set during the Vietnam War and follows Red as he finds and rescues his squadmates in the jungle as he fights against NVA and VC soldiers.Hours of Darkness is playable solo or in co-op, just like the main game, and it also includes "new gear and abilities." There are also two new
  • Star Wars: A Boba Fett Standalone Movie In The Works With Logan's Director

    The Star Wars universe is showing no signs of slowing down. On the eve of the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, there's another beloved character getting their own standalone movie--and a writer/director attached that is sure to delight many fans.According to The Hollywood Reporter, James Mangold has signed on to write and director a Boba Fett movie. The infamous bounty hunter, first introduced in 1980s's Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, has long been a character fans speculated would get h
  • Ubisoft Reveals Its E3 2018 Games Lineup (Except The Rumored Ones And Surprises)

    Ubisoft has announced some of the games it will have to show at E3 2018 next month. In a news release, Ubisoft said it will have "new info and content to share" on the games like The Division 2, Beyond Good & Evil 2, For Honor, Skull & Bones, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and Transference. Notably absent from the list of big announced Ubisoft games is the new Avatar game from The Division studio Massive Entertainment.This list of course dos not include unannounced games, and we know Ubisof
  • Conan Exiles Review: Dull And Dense

    For a game that’s based on the world of Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian, Conan Exiles has remarkably little to do with any part of that universe. It’s a big, open-world survival sim that sticks true to its initial hardcore vision to a fault. When you combine the steep learning curve of a deep but confusing crafting system with largely monotonous gameplay and a spectacularly awful UI, Conan Exiles feels like it does everything it can to push back on those curious enough t
  • Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of misconduct drops out

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A popular Democrat's exit from the Iowa governor's race Thursday amid sexual misconduct allegations could impact the party's efforts to coalesce behind the eventual nominee and regain power in a state that has moved sharply to the right in recent years.
  • Detroit: Become Human Review Roundup (PS4)

    Detroit: Become Human, the latest narrative adventure game from David Cage's studio Quantic Dream, debuts this week. The developer has a history of story-heavy games with mature themes and dramatic cinematography, and Detroit is no exception. Taking place in a near-future setting where androids are treated as second-class citizens, you follow the journeys of three such automatons as they impact the coming revolution.How does it handle this heady subject matter? Unevenly, judging by the critical
  • Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids case

    FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect.
  • Free Monster Hunter-Like RPG Dauntless Now Available On PC In Open Beta

    Monster Hunter World's PC release may still be a few months away, but players looking for a fun alternative can now take down towering monsters together in Dauntless. Phoenix Labs' free-to-play action RPG has entered open beta, meaning everyone can download and begin playing it free of charge--although you may have some trouble connecting to it at the moment.Like Capcom's monster-slaying series, Dauntless puts players in the role of Slayers, and they must work together to hunt ferocious Behemoth
  • US denies involvement in Syria missile strike which kills 12 

    A dozen pro-regime fighters were killed in an air strike on Syrian army positions a monitor said Thursday, claiming the attack was carried out by the US-led coalition, but the Pentagon denied the report. State media reported the overnight air raid in an area where both the regime and coalition have been battling holdout jihadists, but said it only caused material damage. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a broad network of sources across Syria,

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