• Netflix's Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Adds New Cast Members

    Netflix's Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Adds New Cast Members
    Production on Netflix's live-action adaptation of the hugely popular anime series Cowboy Bebop had already been suspended prior to the COVID pandemic, following an injury sustained by star John Cho late last year. But the series has finally resumed shooting, and several new actors have joined the cast.As reported by Deadline, the show has added six new cast members. They are Geoff Stults (12 Strong) as Chalmers, Tamara Tunie (Better Call Saul) as Ana, Mason Alexander Park (Acting for a Cause) as
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes Reveal Weapon XP Changes (November 30)

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Patch Notes Reveal Weapon XP Changes (November 30)
    The newest patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has arrived, and the big-ticket change is a tweak to how fast you'll earn weapon XP.Across multiplayer and Zombies, Treyarch has increased the earn rates for weapon XP. With the update applied, players should now level up their weapons faster than before, allowing them to unlock new gear and attachments at a quicker pace.The update also fixes an XP-related problem with the Zombies mode that caused the game to not pay out enough XP in solo mat
  • The Queen's Gambit Has Driven A Huge Increase In Chess Sales

    The Queen's Gambit Has Driven A Huge Increase In Chess Sales
    The Queen's Gambit, a recent Netflix miniseries about the rise of fictional chess prodigy Beth Harmon (played by Anna Taylor-Joy), has been a huge success for the streaming giant, scoring the biggest debut ever for a scripted limited series. The ripples of this success spread much further, though--chess itself has greatly benefited.A recent report from NPD states that chess-related sales have spiked since the show debuted in October. In the 21 days following the show's release, chess set sales i
  • The Walking Dead Boss Talks About Competing With HBO's Last Of Us TV Show

    The Walking Dead Boss Talks About Competing With HBO's Last Of Us TV Show
    HBO recently greenlit the Last of Us TV show, meaning it might enter production relatively soon. An official release date for the program has not been announced yet, but people are guessing that it may debut around the time that another show with zombies--The Walking Dead--airs its 11th and final season in 2022.Scott Gimple, the head of content for The Walking Dead at AMC, said in a new interview with Insider that he's not worried about potentially competing with The Last of Us. "I think there's
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  • Pokemon Go Adds Espurr And Other Gen 6 Pokemon This Week

    Pokemon Go Adds Espurr And Other Gen 6 Pokemon This Week
    Pokemon Go's big Go Beyond update is now live, which means a new generation of Pokemon are soon making their debut in the mobile game. Niantic is introducing the first wave of Gen 6 Pokemon to Go this week as part of the new Kalos Celebration event, which kicks off tomorrow, December 2, at 8 AM local time.Throughout the week-long event, a handful of Pokemon originally from the Kalos region will appear in the wild and hatch from eggs, including the Gen 6 starters Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie. O
  • Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns, Time And Money Spent On Games Is Increasing In The US

    Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns, Time And Money Spent On Games Is Increasing In The US
    During the pandemic, people have turned to video games to pass the time, connect with friends, and just enjoy themselves. New data from The NPD Group has provided a new level of detail on just how popular gaming has become in recent months.In short, it's up across the board. The number of people in the US who play video games has risen to 79%, total time spent gaming jumped by 26%, and the total amount of money spent on games has increased by 33%. According to the NPD's numbers, four out of ever
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War -- A Real Spy Tells Us How Authentic The Game Is

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War -- A Real Spy Tells Us How Authentic The Game Is
    Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is finally here, and one part of the military FPS that people are particularly enjoying is the campaign and its story. The Black Ops brand has always had a special flavor to it. It is less serious--remember this?!--and more narratively open-minded than the ripped-from-the-headlines storylines in the other historical and modern Call of Duty games.With Black Ops Cold War, the game's story plays with history and covers real historical events, but with a
  • Here's What To Expect From The Game Awards This Year

    Here's What To Expect From The Game Awards This Year
    The game industry's version of the Emmys are almost here. The Game Awards will be broadcasted from Hollywood, California on December 10, with other segments happening in different locations. The annual show will take place entirely online due to the pandemic.Game of the Year nominees include Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part II, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Doom Eternal, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Ghost of Tsushima, and Hades. Other notable nominees include 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Half Life: A
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  • Five Years Later, Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3's Zombies Community Is Still Booming

    Five Years Later, Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3's Zombies Community Is Still Booming
    Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War marked a return to the incredibly popular Zombies mode after it wasn't included in Modern Warfare. The mode, which is a big part of the Treyarch-developed Call of Duty games, is the reason many players purchase every edition of the yearly franchise.The new Zombies mode only has one map, though. Treyarch has said that more maps and other additions to the mode are coming, but players already want more. If it's just more content they want, they'll find a wealth of o
  • Sega Reveals Prototype Nomad Handheld For The First Time Ever

    Sega Reveals Prototype Nomad Handheld For The First Time Ever
    Most of us are still stuck indoors for this long winter, and Sega is putting together some amusing videos in the style of a college lecture that teach you the history behind the former console giant. In the first talk, Sega producer Hiroyuki Miyazaki showed a prototype for the handheld Sega Nomad for the first time publicly.As Miyazaki reveals in his lengthy lesson, Sega referred to many of its hardware projects by planet codenames, a trend that was first established by the release of the Sega S
  • November Xbox System Update Rolling Out For Series X/S And Xbox One

    November Xbox System Update Rolling Out For Series X/S And Xbox One
    The Xbox Series X / Series S finally launched earlier this month to much fanfare, and Microsoft is already rolling out a major update for both these new consoles and the Xbox One. The November Xbox system update will bring some features that fans have requested, including more backgrounds, an auto HDR indicator, and the ability to pre-load games from Xbox Game Pass. The update is already available for some Xbox Series X owners, and it clocks in at 701 MB.These dynamic backgrounds allow you to pe
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla Mods Are Letting Players Avoid Paying For DLC Items

    Assassin's Creed Valhalla Mods Are Letting Players Avoid Paying For DLC Items
    Assassin's Creed: Valhalla players have found a way to skirt the system in Ubisoft's latest open-world adventure. Using a script editor, they've managed to add any cosmetic item they want to their inventory, including those you'd normally have to pay real-world money for. They've even managed to unlock as-of-yet unreleased premium items.A user detailed how to pull the digital heist off over on Nexus Mods, as originally reported by Eurogamer. The method has players use memory scanning software to
  • Cyber Monday's Best Keyboard Deal Discounts The Excellent Corsair K70

    Cyber Monday's Best Keyboard Deal Discounts The Excellent Corsair K70
    Black Friday had one of the best gaming keyboard deals we've seen in quite a while, with an $85 discount on Razer's BlackWidow Elite. And while that has since expired, Cyber Monday is bringing some more great keyboard deals. One of the best Cyber Monday deals features the Corsair K70 RGB Mk. 2 gaming keyboard for $100, down from its regular price of $160. This deal is only available today, November 30. If you want a great gaming keyboard, the Corsair K70 is a great choice, but supplies likely wo
  • An Upcoming NFL Game Will Be Streamed Exclusively On Twitch And Amazon Prime

    An Upcoming NFL Game Will Be Streamed Exclusively On Twitch And Amazon Prime
    If you're looking to watch the Arizona Cardinals face off against the San Francisco 49ers on December 26, you are going to need access to Amazon Prime or Twitch. Though the early and late games that day--the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs the Detroit Lions and the Miami Dolphins vs the Las Vegas Raiders, respectively--will still be broadcasted on TV the usual way, that middle game is Amazon and Twitch only. It's a bit confusing though, since viewers should also be able to catch the game via other NFL,
  • Willow Disney+ Sequel Show Casts Three Main Stars - Report

    Willow Disney+ Sequel Show Casts Three Main Stars - Report
    George Lucas' 1988 fantasy movie Willow is set to get a new TV sequel, which is being produced by original director Ron Howard and is being made for Disney+. Three of the main stars of the show have now been announced.As reported by Variety, Ellie Bamber, Cailee Spaeny, and Erin Kellyman are all in talks to play lead roles in the Willow show. Bamber previously appeared in Nocturnal Animals and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Spaeny recently starred in Devs and the horror sequel The Craft: Legac
  • Here's When To Watch Fortnite's Galactus Event

    Here's When To Watch Fortnite's Galactus Event
    Fortnite's special Marvel season is finally coming to an end this week. Galactus, the destroyer of worlds, is coming to crash the party and change the map tomorrow afternoon. Here's how you can take part in the battle royale's special event.Galactus will arrive in special event servers at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET / 9 PM BST tomorrow, December 1. You'll need to arrive early and queue up for the event by selecting it in the game mode menu. Players have missed previous events due to server capacity, so do
  • Get Bayonetta In Wonderful 101 Easily With The Launch Of Its Demo

    Get Bayonetta In Wonderful 101 Easily With The Launch Of Its Demo
    The Wonderful 101 Remastered is getting an extensive demo across all its release platforms, and it includes additional content and easy access to the Bayonetta-inspired character on all versions.Titled the "Wonder-Sized Cadet Demo," the free version features the entirety of the game's prologue and all three acts of its first mission, giving you around two hours of play time to mess around with the game's distinct combat system. Developer Platinum Games says that any progress you make in the demo
  • Rainbow Six Siege Operation Neon Dawn Goes Live Tuesday, Is A Big Download

    Rainbow Six Siege Operation Neon Dawn Goes Live Tuesday, Is A Big Download
    Rainbow Six Siege's latest season is about to hit, and it brings a variety of changes to the game. Titled Operation Neon Dawn, the update will add a reworked map and a new operator to the game. But in terms of immediate impact, some players might blanch at the hefty size of the patch itself, which comes in at 60 GB on PC and 35.90 GB on console. That's in addition to the next-gen upgrade, which is 3.2 GB on Xbox Series X/S and 5.38 GB on PlayStation 5🛠Y5S4 Maintenance🛠
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  • Immortals: Fenyx Rising Review Roundup

    Immortals: Fenyx Rising Review Roundup
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild posited a completely different blueprint for the open-world genre back in 2017, and it's taken three years for the gaming industry to take those ideas and run with them. Immortals Fenyx Rising one of the biggest games yet to deliver its own take on many of Breath of the Wild's most interesting ideas, and now that the reviews are out, check out the roundup below to see what critics think of this mythological adventure.Heavily indebted to Greek mythology, Im
  • New To Netflix This Week: More Pokémon, Big Mouth, And A David Fincher Movie

    New To Netflix This Week: More Pokémon, Big Mouth, And A David Fincher Movie
    This week marks the start to the final month of the year, and Netflix has plenty of new content planned for its subscribers. From new movies to TV shows to original programming, there is something for everyone for the week of November 29.If you're a fan of pocket monsters that are trapped inside balls that you command to fight for you, then Pokémon Journeys Part 3 may be right for you. The series continues the adventures of Ash as he and his best friend Pikachu travel to a new land where
  • Baldur's Gate 3's Next Patch Will Require You To Start Over

    Baldur's Gate 3's Next Patch Will Require You To Start Over
    With Baldur's Gate III being in early access, it's no surprise that developer Larian Studios is going to be forced to make changes that might halt your progress through the RPG. That first fork in the road is approaching with the game's next patch, which will make your save game incompatible going forward.In preparation for the patch, Larian Studios explained in a post on Steam that players will have to choose between updating and restarting or sticking with the version of the game they have now
  • Net Neutrality-Repealing FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Step Down Soon

    Net Neutrality-Repealing FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Step Down Soon
    You might not have heard the name Ajit Pai recently, but you probably remember the outcry surrounding the FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules back in late 2017. Now, the current FCC chairman has announced that he will step down on January 20 of next year, the day that president-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated.Outside of Washington, Pai is best-known as the figure who spearheaded and oversaw the FCC's wholesale dismantling of net neutrality rules that prevented internet service providers fro
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising Review

    Immortals Fenyx Rising Review
    Immortals Fenyx Rising might live in the shadow of better games, but its puzzles, combat, and open-world come together often enough to create a satisfying experience.Ubisoft's open-world adventure Immortals Fenyx Rising is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and Stadia.
  • eBay Warns Scammers Selling Photos Of PS5s For Hundreds Of Dollars

    eBay Warns Scammers Selling Photos Of PS5s For Hundreds Of Dollars
    eBay is one of the best places to go if you're trying to track down a previously-owned console, particularly for those that aren't produced anymore. However, when it comes to the PS5 and Xbox Series X / Series S, scammers continue to use the site to profit off the demand for next-gen consoles, which has prompted eBay to issue a statement."We condemn these opportunistic sellers who are attempting to mislead other users," eBay said via Eurogamer. "We are in the process of removing all listings for
  • SoulCalibur 6 Ends Its Season 2 DLC With The Return Of Hwang

    SoulCalibur 6 Ends Its Season 2 DLC With The Return Of Hwang
    SoulCalibur VI is closing out its Season Pass 2 DLC with the return of fan-favorite Korean swordsman Hwang Seong-gyeong. Much like the August reveal of Setsuka, Hwang has also been missing in action for some time.Originally appearing in 1995's Soul Edge, Hwang also appeared in SoulCalibur and SoulCalibur 3, and was then relegated to the sidelines for 15 years. Continue Reading at GameSpot
  • Peacock Apologizes For Saved by the Bell's Selena Gomez Jokes

    Peacock Apologizes For Saved by the Bell's Selena Gomez Jokes
    The Saved by the Bell revival series, which premiered last week on Peacock, has been generating controversy over the extended holiday weekend. Episode 6, "Teen-Line," has a running gag about actor-singer Selena Gomez's 2017 kidney transplant, which you can see in the embedded tweet below and decide for yourself about what was intended.pic.twitter.com/fWwS4iwVMn— vs (@VirtualShowz) November 28, 2020Peacock and NBCUniversal issued a joint statement (via Variety) expressing their shared regre
  • Doctor Who Holiday Special Full Trailer And Release Date Revealed

    Doctor Who Holiday Special Full Trailer And Release Date Revealed
    The first teaser for the Doctor Who holiday special was revealed last week, and now the full trailer and release date are with us. The episode, which is titled "Revolution of the Daleks," will air on BBC America on January 1.The trailer focuses on Captain Jack Harkness, the fan-favorite adventurer played by John Barrowman, teaming up with the Doctor's assistants Yaz Khan (Mandip Gill), Graham O'Brien (Bradley Walsh), and Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) to fight the Daleks. Fans will remember that the
  • This $100 Poke Ball Replica Definitely Shouldn't Be Thrown At Your Pets

    This $100 Poke Ball Replica Definitely Shouldn't Be Thrown At Your Pets
    Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the Pokemon franchise, and arriving just in time for Pokemon Day on February 27 is a $100 replica of the franchise's iconic Poke Ball.The collectible from The Wand Company features a detailed metal shell and a high-gloss paint job, as well as interactive features such as a glowing button and animated, multicolor case illumination that lights up when the proximity sensors detect your presence.You can even click the button on the replica to create your own P
  • Doom Eternal Finally Launches On Nintendo Switch This December

    Doom Eternal Finally Launches On Nintendo Switch This December
    Doom Eternal is finally launching for Nintendo Switch on December 8, after originally launching on Xbox One, PS4, PC, and Google Stadia earlier this year.Confirming earlier rumors too, Doom Eternal will not be launching with a physical edition as previously planned, with retailers now only supplying customers with an eShop download code. According to Bethesda, the game will require just over 18GB of space on the Nintendo Switch.Doom Eternal launches with the original single-player campaign and B
  • The Mandalorian's Jeans Guy Has Been Removed From Disney+

    The Mandalorian's Jeans Guy Has Been Removed From Disney+
    While much of the discussion of the latest season of The Mandalorian has focused on the live-action debut of animated Star Wars characters or Baby Yoda's food, there has also been focus on Jeans Guy. This is the name that fans have given to a casually dressed crew member who was spotted briefly in the background of last week's episode. Sadly, this mistake has now been edited from the episode.Jeans Guy--whose real identity is unknown--could originally be seen in Episode 4 of The Mandalorian Seaso

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