• Chicago stay-at-home advisory will go into effect on Monday

    Chicago stay-at-home advisory will go into effect on Monday
    The advisory calls on residents to cancel their traditional Thanksgiving plans.
  • Persona 5 Strikers Lands In The West Next February

    Persona 5 Strikers Lands In The West Next February
    Persona 5 Strikers, the Dynasty Warriors-style spin-off of the acclaimed JRPG, is launching in the West nearly a full year after the game’s Japanese debut, according to a leaked trailer.The gameplay trailer, which was posted and quickly taken down by developer Atlus, reveals that the musou action title will launch on February 23. Strikers had already been announced for PS4 and Nintendo Switch, but the trailer also reveals that the game will be coming to Steam at launch, too. Atlus previous
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War And Warzone Season One Gets Delayed

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War And Warzone Season One Gets Delayed
    Though originally scheduled to arrive on December 10, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty: Warzone will now get Season One content on December 16. The new season will be the largest free content drop in any Black Ops game, and there will be plenty of new goodies to try out across both titles.Black Ops Cold War will be getting a ton of new multiplayer content, including new maps, the Gunfight mode from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and the Fireteam map Raid--it's based on the Black
  • The Godfather Coda Is A Total Reimagining Of Godfather III

    The Godfather Coda Is A Total Reimagining Of Godfather III
    In the 30 years since Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather: Part III, the verdict has been clear: Neither the filmmaker, critics, nor audiences have been all that fond of how that movie ended the trilogy. As has been previously reported, it's never too late to right these sorts of wrongs--Coppola has been diligently reworking the 1990 gangster movie for the new The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone.Out in select theaters now, and due for a digital and Blu-ray release on December 8,
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  • AMC Theatres CEO Slams Warner Bros. Over HBO Max 2021 Release Plans

    AMC Theatres CEO Slams Warner Bros. Over HBO Max 2021 Release Plans
    AMC Theaters has criticized Warner Bros.' plans to release its 2021 movies on HBO Max on the same day that these feature films arrive in cinemas. These films will be available to HBO Max subscribers for one month after release and include tentpole movies such as Dune, The Suicide Squad, and The Matrix 4."Clearly, Warner Media intends to sacrifice a considerable portion of the profitability of its movie studio division, and that of its production partners and filmmakers, to subsidize its HBO Max
  • Hulu Extends Its Watch Party Feature To Include More Subscribers

    Hulu Extends Its Watch Party Feature To Include More Subscribers
    Hulu has finally extended its Watch Party feature to all subscribers, regardless of tier. Initially launched in May of 2020, and exclusive to the $12 pay tier, the company has now extended the feature to all users.The news comes via Variety, as Hulu reported that over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, customers hosted a record number of watch parties to watch the new holiday romcom Happiest Season. The Hulu original series Pen15 and episodes of ABC's The Bachelorette also have been popular title
  • Silent Hill, Gravity Rush, And Last Guardian Veterans Form New Game Studio

    Silent Hill, Gravity Rush, And Last Guardian Veterans Form New Game Studio
    Veteran video game developer Keiichiro Toyama has left Sony to create a new development company called Bokeh Game Studio. Toyama is best known as the director of Silent Hill and the Gravity Rush games and will be joined by fellow Gravity Rush developer Junya Okara.Kazunonu Sato, who worked on Puppeteer and The Last Guardian, has also joined up with Bokeh Studio and plans to create games alongside his fellow professionals that rekindle the joy for the medium. Continue Reading at GameSpot
  • Marvel's Hawkeye Show Adds More Actors, Including Black Widow's Florence Pugh

    Marvel's Hawkeye Show Adds More Actors, Including Black Widow's Florence Pugh
    Hawkeye is one of several live-action Marvel shows in the works for Disney+. The show is currently in production in New York, and following the confirmation that Hailee Steinfeld is co-starring alongside Jeremy Renner, several new cast members have been reported.The news comes via Variety, which states that Florence Pugh, Vera Farmiga, Fra Fee, Tony Dalton, Alaqua Cox, and Zahn McClarnon will all appear in Hawkeye. Pugh is set to reprise her role of Yelena Belova from the movie Black Widow, whic
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  • God Of War's Kratos Confirmed In Fortnite Following Leaks

    God Of War's Kratos Confirmed In Fortnite Following Leaks
    Earlier leaks made it all but official, but Epic Games has officially confirmed the big news: God of War's Kratos is the latest character making their way to Fortnite. You can purchase his outfit now in the game's item shop, and it's based on his iconic look from the 2018 game. Kratos' outfit can be purchased on its own, and you can also get the Oathbreaker set from the item shop. This set contains a Guardian Shield glider along with a Leviathan Axe pickaxe--complete with the first-ever pickaxe
  • The Mandalorian: 12 Things You Might Have Missed In Season 2, Episode 6, "The Tragedy"

    The Mandalorian: 12 Things You Might Have Missed In Season 2, Episode 6, "The Tragedy"
    Find out what "The Tragedy" is (and more) in our breakdown of The Mandalorian Season 2, Episode 6. Things sure are happening on The Mandalorian. In Season 2, Episode 6--Chapter 14, AKA "The Tragedy"--Mando and Grogu (yes, we have to call him that now) arrived at the ancient Jedi temple on Tython, got ambushed by Boba Fett, and fought a bunch of extremely dumb stormtroopers.And that's pretty much it! This was an episode jam-packed with action, with very little plot. Besides Boba Fett's admittedly
  • Crash Bandicoot: On The Run Introduces A New Gameplay Mechanic

    Crash Bandicoot: On The Run Introduces A New Gameplay Mechanic
    Developer King has confirmed that the endless runner Crash Bandicoot: On The Run will get a brand-new Time Trials game mode when it officially launches on Android and iOS next year.Time Trials lets players select any level to complete in the fastest time possible. There are three different times to compete against, with special relics unlocked after each clearing.King is also added Team Runs to Crash Bandicoot: On The Run's asynchronous online multiplayer. After securing five power gems, which a
  • Game of Thrones Spinoff House Of The Dragon Gets New Concept Art, Starts Shooting Soon

    Game of Thrones Spinoff House Of The Dragon Gets New Concept Art, Starts Shooting Soon
    It's a big news day over at the house of Warner; the studio announced that all of its movies, including tentpole features like The Suicide Squad, The Matrix 4, and Dune, will appear on HBO Max day-and-date with their movie theater debuts. WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar took to Medium to talk about the news, and let a little detail slip that should get Game of Thrones fans excited.After talking about the decision to shift those big movies to HBO Max, Kilar talked about other Max-exclusive content li
  • Rainbow Six Siege: PS5 vs PC Graphics Comparison

    Rainbow Six Siege: PS5 vs PC Graphics Comparison
    As Rainbow Six Siege's newest update incorporates PS5 and Xbox Series X|S upgrades, we see how the PS5 looks compared to a high-end PC.
  • Monster Hunter Film Director Inspired By A Metal Gear Solid Side Quest

    Monster Hunter Film Director Inspired By A Metal Gear Solid Side Quest
    Whenever I find out that a game I like has been picked up for a film adaptation, I cringe a bit. We're more likely to get something like Street Fighter: The Movie than we are Detective Pikachu. The people who make these movies so often seem to completely misunderstand what makes these games special. While we won't know if Monster Hunter is another dud until it actually comes out later this month, we at least know that if it fails, it's not because director Paul W.S. Anderson doesn't understand t
  • The Biggest Netflix Original Movies And Streaming TV Shows To Watch In 2021

    The Biggest Netflix Original Movies And Streaming TV Shows To Watch In 2021
    Netflix's upcoming year is packed with original shows and movies we can't wait to stream.Streaming services, for many, were a life raft through 2020's ongoing lockdowns, and though many newcomers entered the fray this year, Netflix still stands tall as the leading service. This year, the streaming titan continued its push to add new and interesting original programming with new shows and movies, and next year, they're going to keep going with a new slate of originals to look forward to.You'll no
  • Destiny 2's Trails Of Osiris Is Finally Coming Back--But Not This Week

    Destiny 2's Trails Of Osiris Is Finally Coming Back--But Not This Week
    Destiny 2's toughest multiplayer challenge, the Trials of Osiris, has been disabled for more than a month. Bungie says it has found the issue that led it to cancel Trials soon after the release of the Beyond Light expansion, and we now have a date for when we can expect Trials to return: December 18.Bungie released the date on Twitter alongside its This Week at Bungie blog post. The fix for the issue is coming in a future update--but since Bungie didn't identify it as part of a hotfix coming to
  • Destiny 2's Prophecy Dungeon Coming Back With Next Update

    Destiny 2's Prophecy Dungeon Coming Back With Next Update
    The Prophecy dungeon launched in Destiny 2 back in June, adding another inventive, high-level activity to the game that wasn't one of its six-player raids. But when the Beyond Light expansion was released, a whole slate of Destiny 2 content was removed from the game, with no information as to when (or if) it might return. Prophecy wasn't quite in the same boat as destinations like Mars, Mercury, Titan, Io, and the Leviathan--Bungie always said it would come back after Beyond Light's release--but
  • 2020's Biggest Gaming News: COVID-19, Game Delays, Ubisoft Scandal

    2020's Biggest Gaming News: COVID-19, Game Delays, Ubisoft Scandal
    2020's Biggest Gaming News2020 in video games was a momentous year. Ubisoft was called out for a widespread sexual misconduct scandal, COVID-19 changed the way games are made and led to the cancellation of major shows, including E3, and Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser left the company.2020 also marked the release of the newest generation of consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, while politicians used games in new ways to spread their messages and encourage people to vote in the
  • The Biggest Horror Movies To Watch In 2021

    The Biggest Horror Movies To Watch In 2021
    After several extremely successful years, the popularity of the horror genre was expected to continue in 2020 with a wealth of high profile releases. Huge horror franchises such as Halloween, The Conjuring, Saw, and The Purge were set to get their latest entries, high-profile directors like James Wan, Zack Snyder, and Edgar Wright had new original movies on the way, and a handful of intriguing indie movies showed that the genre was in great shape. But as we all know, the year didn't pan out as
  • Two Key BioWare Leads Leave The Studio

    Two Key BioWare Leads Leave The Studio
    BioWare's Casey Hudson (general manager) and Mark Darrah (Dragon Age: Inquisition executive producer) are retiring from the studio to make way for a new generation of developers."It's not an easy decision to make, and big changes like this always come with a certain degree of sadness," Hudson wrote in a farewell post on the BioWare blog. "I will miss being able to work every day with our inspiring developers on the biggest and most exciting projects I can imagine. But I also know that this is a
  • Casey Hudson And Mark Darrah Leave BioWare

    Casey Hudson And Mark Darrah Leave BioWare
    Prominent figures at BioWare, Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah, have announced plans to leave the critically acclaimed studio effective immediately.According to farewell posts from both developers, Darrah and Hudson are retiring from BioWare in order for a new generation of developers to fill their shoes.This story is developing...
  • Pokemon Go December 2020 Community Day: Featured Pokemon, Schedule, Bonuses, And More

    Pokemon Go December 2020 Community Day: Featured Pokemon, Schedule, Bonuses, And More
    Pokemon Go is closing out the year with a variety of December events, including another Community Day weekend celebration. The two-day event takes place on December 12 and 13, and it brings back all the previous featured Pokemon not only from this past year, but from 2019 as well. To get you up to speed on the big event, we've rounded up everything you need to know about December's Community Day weekend below.Table of Contents [hide]December's Featured Pokemon December's Featured PokemonAs has b
  • Pokemon Go December 2020 Community Day: Featured Pokemon, Event Schedule, Bonuses, And More

    Pokemon Go December 2020 Community Day: Featured Pokemon, Event Schedule, Bonuses, And More
    Pokemon Go is closing out the year with a variety of December events, including another Community Day weekend celebration. The two-day event takes place on December 12 and 13, and it brings back all the previous featured Pokemon not only from this past year, but from 2019 as well. To get you up to speed on the big event, we've rounded up everything you need to know about December's Community Day weekend below.Table of Contents [hide]December's Featured Pokemon December's Featured PokemonAs has b
  • Phantasy Star Online 2's Episode 6 Update Launches Next Week

    Phantasy Star Online 2's Episode 6 Update Launches Next Week
    Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting a significant update next week that will usher in the next chapter of the MMORPG's storyline. Beyond new story content, Episode 6 will include Phantom and Etoile classes to check out and will raise the level cap to 95. All of the Episode 6 content releases on December 9 for free.Episode 6's story picks up after the alternate dimension Omega was able to get rid of the gigantic black hole. The victory doesn't last long as the ARKS find a new foe in the form of the
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Was The Driving Force Behind Total Recall Being Made

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Was The Driving Force Behind Total Recall Being Made
    Total Recall is celebrating its 30th anniversary in a big way with a 4K UHD rerelease that includes brand-new special features. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, who plays Quaid, a mild-mannered man who may or may not be a secret agent from Mars. And in one of the new featurettes, we learn that the reason this movie got made was because of its star.As you can see in the video below, which is part of the special features for the new release of the film, more than 40 drafts were written for th
  • Call of Duty: Warzone Players Want A Christmas Celebration

    Call of Duty: Warzone Players Want A Christmas Celebration
    Call of Duty: Warzone player Garry2206 was running to pick up a contract in lumberyard when he turned a corner and was blinded by the bright lights that lined the building in front of him. He could barely see the enemy in his peripheral. He was gunned down a few moments later."Christmas came early in lumberyard," they wrote on Reddit after getting killed. The lights were actually caused by a rendering bug and not anything related to old Saint Nick, but it's pushed players to imagine what Verdans
  • Warner Changes Movie-Going As We Know It With 2021 HBO Max Release Plans

    Warner Changes Movie-Going As We Know It With 2021 HBO Max Release Plans
    In the most dramatic move yet for a studio making its plans for movie releases in 2021, Warner has announced that it will be putting its entire theatrical line-up onto streaming next year.As reported by Deadline, the studio's movies will hit HBO Max simultaneously with a theatrical release for the first month of release. This includes films such as the The Matrix 4, Dune, Godzilla vs.Kong, Mortal Kombat, The Suicide Squad, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and The Many Saints of Newark.Thi
  • Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Gets Final Season Trailer

    Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Gets Final Season Trailer
    Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is ending later this month after Season 4 drops December 31. This bummer news was announced over the summer, though via a new trailer we're starting to see what the beginning of the end looks like. Check it out below.The final season will have eight episodes, and it will be kicking up the stakes as Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) and her friends prepare to take on a new evil. In addition to Shipka (Mad Men), the show also stars Tati Gabrielle (who will
  • Scarlet Witch's Comic Book History Explained | WandaVision

    Scarlet Witch's Comic Book History Explained | WandaVision
    Before you watch WandaVision on Disney+ in January, learn about Wanda Maximoff's complex Marvel comics history.
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Price Drops For PS5, Xbox Series X Versions At Walmart

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Price Drops For PS5, Xbox Series X Versions At Walmart
    The latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops Cold War, released a couple of weeks ago on November 13, but if you've yet to pick up the first-person shooter, you can now buy a physical copy for 10 bucks less than its list price at Walmart. The retailer announced a new promo on the game that offers the PS5/Xbox Series X versions for $59.94 (was $70) and PS4/Xbox One versions for $49.94 (was $60). This is a "new everyday low price" with no specific end date, so it's effectively a price drop on the brand

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