• Lord Of The Rings Star Sean Astin Recalls A "Brutal" Direction From Peter Jackson

    Lord Of The Rings Star Sean Astin Recalls A "Brutal" Direction From Peter Jackson
    Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin has recalled a "brutal" conversation he had with director Peter Jackson while shooting one scene in particular in the fantasy trilogy. Speaking to CinemaBlend, Astin said Jackson delivered a "Mortal Kombat death blow" to him in one scene when he just wasn't getting it right.This was a particularly impactful and significant moment for him, Astin said, because Jackson is known for being stoic and quiet on set."On a day-to-day basis, Peter Jackson is basically lik
  • Cyberpunk 2077: When Is DLC Releasing?

    Cyberpunk 2077: When Is DLC Releasing?
    Cyberpunk 2077 is available now and, if you can get the game to run on your system, it tells a complete story. However, CD Projekt Red has DLC planned for the open-world RPG, and earlier said this content was planned for early this year. With the game's troubled launch, which even included it being pulled from the PlayStation Store, that timetable now looks unlikely. But just when will we get Cyberpunk 2077 DLC?When will Cyberpunk 2077 DLC release?In a post on the game's official website in Janu
  • 21 Gaming Anniversaries In 2021

    21 Gaming Anniversaries In 2021
    2021 marks the anniversary of a few of our favorite games and series'. Join Persia as she takes a look at 21 of the biggest anniversaries of 2021 spanning the course of 40 years.
  • Cyberpunk 2077: When Is Multiplayer Coming?

    Cyberpunk 2077: When Is Multiplayer Coming?
    Cyberpunk 2077 has been available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC since December 2020, offering the full single-player Night City experience with Keanu Reeves, tons of side missions, and nearly as many bugs. Despite the game's rough edges, it's a fascinating look at the future, and CD Projekt Red has promised there will also be a Cyberpunk multiplayer experience eventually. But just when will we be able to play this, and what will it include?When is Cyberpunk 2077 getting multiplayer?If you were hoping
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  • The Best Things About Persona 5 Strikers: Music, Menus, Makoto, And More

    The Best Things About Persona 5 Strikers: Music, Menus, Makoto, And More
    The Persona train isn't stopping anytime soon with the upcoming Persona 5 Strikers launching next month. After getting hands-on with the game, I'm mostly impressed with its shift to Warriors-style action combat and happy to be with its familiar cast of characters again for a new journey. In my Persona 5 Strikers preview, I detailed the new storyline, quirks of the revamped battle system, and the ways in which it's a lighter approach to the original game.However, I still need room to highlight th
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Leaks: Heists, Deathmatch Coming?

    Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Leaks: Heists, Deathmatch Coming?
    Details of Cyberpunk 2077's multiplayer have allegedly leaked, so Jean-Luc, Lucy, and Jake discuss what they'd like to see, as well as the quality-of-life changes they wish would come to single-player.
  • Nintendo Switch Accounted For Nearly All Consoles Sold In Japan Last Year

    Nintendo Switch Accounted For Nearly All Consoles Sold In Japan Last Year
    The Nintendo Switch remains an extremely hot console--figuratively, of course--nearly four years after its launch, and this is especially true in Japan. The console appears to have accounted for a remarkable 87% of all consoles sold in the country during 2020, even with the launch of two newer systems at the end of the year.According to Famitsu and shared via GamesIndustry.biz, about 6.85 million consoles were sold in Japan during the year--that's all game consoles put together. Of those, 5.9 mi
  • Firearms Expert Reacts To MORE Escape From Tarkov Guns

    Firearms Expert Reacts To MORE Escape From Tarkov Guns
    Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down the realistic weaponry of Escape From Tarkov, including the KRISS Vector submachine gun, the Mosin Nagant rifle, and the SIG MCX assault rifle.
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  • Hitman 2 PC Owners Will Now Be Able To Play Levels In Hitman 3 For Free

    Hitman 2 PC Owners Will Now Be Able To Play Levels In Hitman 3 For Free
    Update: IO Interactive now says PC players who own Hitman and Hitman 2 will indeed be able to access the games' content for free in Hitman 3. However, in Hitman 2's case, it won't be ready quite yet, with the developer saying it will happen in "the coming weeks."An important update to our @HITMAN 3 Pre-launch guide: https://t.co/Buj596UQnE pic.twitter.com/UVpNAQGdVm— IO Interactive (@IOInteractive) January 17, 2021Original story follows ...Hitman 3 is offering players the chance to play th
  • Hitman 2 PC Owners Can't Play Levels In Hitman 3 For Free, But That Could Change

    Hitman 2 PC Owners Can't Play Levels In Hitman 3 For Free, But That Could Change
    Hitman 3 is offering players the chance to play the entire "World of Assassination" trilogy within one game client, with levels from the first two games available for import. This content is free to those who bought the console games, but it's going to cost you if you plan to play on PC. Luckily, that cost isn't that high.In the game's official pre-launch guide, IO Interactive explained the game's Access Pass system, which is what will give you free access to previous Hitman games' content if yo
  • Hitman 2 PC Owners Can't Play Levels In Hitman 3 For Free

    Hitman 2 PC Owners Can't Play Levels In Hitman 3 For Free
    Hitman 3 is offering players the chance to play the entire "World of Assassination" trilogy within one game client, with levels from the first two games available for import. This content is free to those who bought the console games, but it's going to cost you if you plan to play on PC.In the game's official pre-launch guide, IO Interactive explained the game's Access Pass system, which is what will give you free access to previous Hitman games' content if you own them. On PlayStation and Xbox,
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Developers Report Unreastic Expectations From Studio Heads

    Cyberpunk 2077 Developers Report Unreastic Expectations From Studio Heads
    In the wake of the tumultuous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, several CD Projekt Red employees have spoken out about the game's development and how it could have been released in such a rough, unfinished state. The problems appear to stem not only from unrealistic development expectations, but also a marketing campaign that seemed destined to over-promise on the final product.Speaking to Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, an anonymous member of the Cyberpunk 2077 development team said a major issue stemmed f
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Developers Report Unrealistic Expectations From Studio Heads

    Cyberpunk 2077 Developers Report Unrealistic Expectations From Studio Heads
    In the wake of the tumultuous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, several CD Projekt Red employees have spoken out about the game's development and how it could have been released in such a rough, unfinished state. The problems appear to stem not only from unrealistic development expectations, but also a marketing campaign that seemed destined to over-promise on the final product.Speaking to Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, an anonymous member of the Cyberpunk 2077 development team said a major issue stemmed f
  • WandaVision Episode 1 & 2 Breakdown - Theories & Comics References

    WandaVision Episode 1 & 2 Breakdown - Theories & Comics References
    Marvel Studios' WandaVision is finally here, streaming on Disney+. Ryan and Mason break down the plot, comics references, and theories for the first two episodes.
  • Netflix Top 10 For This Week: Killers, Queens, and Cobra Kai

    Netflix Top 10 For This Week: Killers, Queens, and Cobra Kai
    We rung in the Netflix New Year with Cobra Kai Season 3, and we're still basking in the glow of the Christmas Sweater Karate Invasion. Netflix has lots of other shows to watch, though, even if we'd kind of rather just wait for Cobra Kai Season 4.Speaking of 4, that's where the continuing adventures of jump-kicking teenagers rests on this week's list of most-viewed Netflix content.The list starts with service's hit original series The Queen's Gambit in the tenth spot, almost two months after rele
  • LEGACIES Cast Previews Season 3

    LEGACIES Cast Previews Season 3
    The cast of Legacies reveals what we can expect from Season 3, including the aftermath of Dark Josie, Landon and Hope's struggles, and any hopes for a HOSIE ship. Danielle Rose Russell, Kaylee Bryant, Aria Shahghasemi, and Jenny Boyd break it down. Legacies premieres Thursday, January 21 on The CW.
  • Best Gaming Chair For 2021: Top Chairs For PC And Console Gaming

    Best Gaming Chair For 2021: Top Chairs For PC And Console Gaming
    Best overall gaming chair Secretlab Omega/Titan Series See at SecretlabBest lumbar support Razer Iskur See at AmazonBest office chair for gaming Respawn Specter See at WalmartBest gaming recliner Homall Gaming Recliner See at AmazonBest gaming bean bag Moon Pod See at Moon PodA gaming chair is one of the best investments you can make when it comes to your setup. Gaming chairs are specifically made for comfort, with an ergonomic shape designed to help reduce stress on your body while sitting for
  • Huge Fallout: New Vegas The Frontier PC Mod Now Live

    Huge Fallout: New Vegas The Frontier PC Mod Now Live
    After toiling in development for over seven years, the self-proclaimed "largest modification ever released for Fallout: New Vegas" is now live on PC, and it adds a bevy of new content.Titled The Frontier, the community-created mod brings over 150 new weapons, three main quest lines (each totaling about 15 hours in length), and additional game mechanics such as driving, all set against the snowy backdrop of Portland, Oregon's ruins. The mod and all it's content is available for free for everyone
  • Who Is That In This WandaVision Behind The Scenes Feature?

    Who Is That In This WandaVision Behind The Scenes Feature?
    The first two episodes of Marvel's WandaVision have landed on Disney+ and Phase 4 has officially begun--but it's really, really weird. The show has pulled no punches in terms of its vintage sitcom aesthetics and flavor, but asked more questions than it's answered. How did Wanda and Vision get here? Where is here? Why are they hopscotching through TV history? And, perhaps most obviously: How is Vision, who we last left dead in Avengers: Infinity War, suddenly alive again?Theories are already beg
  • Ben Affleck Calls Marvel Boss Kevin Feige "The Greatest Producer"

    Ben Affleck Calls Marvel Boss Kevin Feige "The Greatest Producer"
    Ben Affleck, who these days seems to be equally well known for once playing Batman and a man unable to hold his Dunkin' Donuts, wants it to be known that he has nothing but the most enthusiastic praise for Marvel Boss Kevin Feige. Speaking on The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast, the actor who formerly played Batman in Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, and Justice League commended Feige for his ongoing understanding of what audiences want and consistently delivering it."F****** Kevin
  • HBO's The Last Of Us TV Adaptation Gets A New Director

    HBO's The Last Of Us TV Adaptation Gets A New Director
    The Last of Us TV show adaptation being undertaken by HBO lost its original director, Chernobyl's Johan Renck, back in November. Now, though, the series has found someone new to helm the episodes.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kantemir Balagov has been hired to direct the series. This will be the first TV series for the Russian director, best known for the 2019 film Beanpole, which earned him some acclaim at the Cannes film festival. Balagov will work with writer and executive producer Cra
  • Ethan Hawke Lands A Role On Marvel's Moon Knight

    Ethan Hawke Lands A Role On Marvel's Moon Knight
    Marvel's Moon Knight TV series on Disney+ is becoming a star-studded affair. Oscar Isaac and May Calamawy were recently announced for the series, and now, Ethan Hawke will join the cast, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And Hawke will be in a dubious role for the upcoming show.The actor has landed the role as the lead villain in the series. However, the name of the character he is playing is unknown at this time. While Moon Knight's villains range from the brainwashing Crossfire to Vietnam W
  • COVID-Related Delays Didn't Change MCU's Phase 4 Creative Plans

    COVID-Related Delays Didn't Change MCU's Phase 4 Creative Plans
    It's a strange time for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. At long last, the first entry of Phase 4 has arrived, but it's certainly not what was planned. By now, we should have seen the movies Black Widow and Eternals, along with the first season of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. However, those projects have been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and now it's the Disney+ original series WandaVision, the first Marvel Studios TV show, that's kicking off this chapter of the universe.Even with t
  • Royal Rumble 2021: Match Card, How To Watch, And Start Time For The WWE PPV

    Royal Rumble 2021: Match Card, How To Watch, And Start Time For The WWE PPV
    The first WWE PPV of 2021 is one of the best annual events of the year. It's almost time for the Royal Rumble, where we'll see two bouts featuring 30 superstars all trying to throw each other over the top rope. There will for sure be a few surprises, but it's definitely going to be a different atmosphere as there's still a global pandemic and there won't be an audience in attendance.This year's Royal Rumble is taking place on Sunday, January 31 in the Thunderdome--which still exists at Tropicana
  • Yakuza: Like A Dragon Is One Of Many PC Games Getting A Big Discount In Humble's Winter Sale

    Yakuza: Like A Dragon Is One Of Many PC Games Getting A Big Discount In Humble's Winter Sale
    We thought winter sales were over for PC games, but it looks like Humble isn't quite ready to say goodbye to the season of savings. The PC game retailer has kicked off the latest Humble Winter Sale, discounting hundreds of PC games up to 90% from now until January 28. The sale includes deals on various publisher catalogs, including the likes of Rockstar, 2K, and Sega.Sega has a number of great discounts that you'll want to take advantage of if you're an RPG fan. Last year's excellent Yakuza: Lik
  • Fighting Game Community Establishes Code Of Conduct Following Allegations And Controversies

    Fighting Game Community Establishes Code Of Conduct Following Allegations And Controversies
    After the wave of sexual harassment allegations that swept through the fighting game community last summer, the FGC has established a new code of conduct to create a more inclusive community for all current and prospective members.The FGC doesn't have a governing document binding the disparate tournaments together. This new code of conduct, signed by video game attorney and prominent FGC member David "UltraDavid" Graham, is the first to attempt to meet that standard. And the community is encoura
  • Galaxy Quest 2: Tim Allen Gives An Update On The Script

    Galaxy Quest 2: Tim Allen Gives An Update On The Script
    1999's sci-fi comedy Galaxy Quest, which is a spoof of Star Trek and sci-fi tropes in general, is a cult classic and fans want to see a sequel. Actor Tim Allen, who starred in the movie as ship captain Peter Quincy Taggart, has now provided an update on how it's coming along.Speaking to EW, Allen said the writers came up with a "fabulous" script, but it will need to be changed following the death of Alan Rickman, who played the Spock-like Dr. Lazarus. The story for the sequel was all about Lazar
  • Best Gaming News From CES 21

    Best Gaming News From CES 21
    Dave Jewitt breaks down all the biggest gaming announcements from Sony, Nvidia, Razer, and many others at the CES 21 show.
  • An Animal Crossing ColourPop Makeup Collab Is On The Way, And It Looks Incredible

    An Animal Crossing ColourPop Makeup Collab Is On The Way, And It Looks Incredible
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons was undoubtedly one of the biggest game launches of last year, and its popularity isn't slowing down in 2021. To the joy of makeup-wearing Animal Crossing fans everywhere, Nintendo has announced an Animal Crossing: New Horizons collaboration with cosmetics brand ColourPop, and the collection looks as adorable as you'd expect. The Animal Crossing x ColourPop collection launches Thursday, January 28 at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET, and you can sign up to be notified at ColourPo
  • Apex Legends Kings Canyon Map Returns Alongside The Mirage Voyage

    Apex Legends Kings Canyon Map Returns Alongside The Mirage Voyage
    Respawn has snuck Kings Canyon back into Apex Legends for a limited time. And that's not all either, Apex Legends' original map seems to be the new home for The Mirage Voyage, which has parked in the empty crater where Skull Town used to be. If you want to see for yourself, you'll have to act fast--Kings Canyon will only remain in the rotation until January 21.Kings Canyon was removed from Apex Legends' map rotation at the start of Season 7: Ascension, replaced by the battle royale's third map,

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