• With COVID-19 surging, schools suspend in-person education

    With COVID-19 surging, schools suspend in-person education
    With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the state spiking to record levels, bus drivers and teachers in quarantine, students getting sick and the holidays looming, Schools Superintendent Scott Hanback in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, made a tough decision this week.Texas surpassed 1 million cases this week.
  • The Biggest Xbox Games To Play In 2021 And Beyond

    The Biggest Xbox Games To Play In 2021 And Beyond
    2020 is (finally) coming to an end, which means we've got a whole new year's worth of games to look forward to. Though both the Xbox Series X/S and PS5 are now out, the past console generation hasn't been abandoned just yet. So as we look ahead to games coming to Xbox in 2021 and beyond, we need to consider both the Xbox One and the Xbox Series X/S.It's worth noting that some of these games are third-party titles that are scheduled to release for PlayStation and/or Nintendo consoles as well. If
  • PS5 + Xbox Series X Scalpers: Can Anything Be Done?

    PS5 + Xbox Series X Scalpers: Can Anything Be Done?
    This week on Generation Next, the gang discuss the rise of unscrupulous scalpers who are profiting from PS5 and Series X demand to make hundreds.
  • The Biggest Xbox Series X|S Console Exclusives In 2021 And Beyond

    The Biggest Xbox Series X|S Console Exclusives In 2021 And Beyond
    Unlike the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S launched without any console exclusives, and it won't have any by the time 2020 ends. But all of that changes starting in 2021, as Xbox is scheduled to see a few console exclusives release on its next-gen hardware.Below, we detail all of the console exclusives currently scheduled to release for Xbox Series X|S. That does mean that you'll find these games on PC as well, but you won't on other consoles (or at least, not at their launch). As such, we've lef
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  • Regal Owner Reacts to Warner Bros' Streaming Future

    Regal Owner Reacts to Warner Bros' Streaming Future
    Since the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we get our entertainment, yesterday was the biggest bombshell yet as Warner Bros. announced that it will release its tentpole features like Dune and King Kong vs Godzilla on HBO Max and in theaters at the same time.Cineworld previously criticized Universal Pictures for pushing ahead with a premium VOD rollout of Trolls World Tour amid the pandemic over the summer, but it exceeded expectations for the studio. Taking that into consideration and Warne
  • Ava DuVernay Developing New DC Show For CW

    Ava DuVernay Developing New DC Show For CW
    DC newcomer Naomi will be headed to the small screen in the near future. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Emmy-winner Ava DuVernay is collaborating with Arrow executive producer Jill Blankenship to develop a CW show based on the DC character. If greenlit, that gives DuVernay three upcoming DC projects under her belt, including the New Gods and DMZ TV show, both already in production.Naomi is one of the newer DC Comics characters as she made her debut only last year in Naomi: Season One. Cr
  • The 20 Biggest Games To Play In 2021 And Beyond

    The 20 Biggest Games To Play In 2021 And Beyond
    As we predicted in last year's round-up for the most anticipated games of 2020, this year turned out to be an eventful time thanks to the launch of new hardware and some high-profile releases from developers like Nintendo, CD Projekt Red, Valve Software. Still, there were plenty of surprises in store for us throughout this year, and now that we're now at its end, it's time we look ahead to the games that will likely shape the year of gaming in 2021, which includes some titles that were supposed
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have A Massive 43GB Update Around Launch

    Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have A Massive 43GB Update Around Launch
    CD Projekt Red's highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 may take up more storage space than originally thought, as it's been revealed that the game has a 43GB update around launch.According to GamesRadar+, YouTuber DreamcastGuy--one of the many who has a copy of the game in their hands ahead of Cyberpunk 2077's December 10 launch--shared a screenshot on Twitter highlighting the update's download size. The screenshot shows a 43.5GB update.For those curious Cyberpunk 2077 has a 43gb day one patch. pic.
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  • It's Fall Guys Vs. Among Us In This Ridiculous Star Wars Battlefront 2 Mod

    It's Fall Guys Vs. Among Us In This Ridiculous Star Wars Battlefront 2 Mod
    Two of this year's biggest surprises might not be directly trying to take each other out, but in this Star Wars Battlefront II mod, it's all about the intergalactic struggle between Fall Guys and Among Us.The mod transforms the Rebel Alliance fighters with the colorful bean bodies of the contestants from Fall Guys, while the Imperial forces are all replaced with stretched out and frankly uncomfortable models from Among Us. You can see the forces waging war in the gameplay below, which somehow wo
  • Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Episode 8 Breakdown & References - "The Sanctuary"

    Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Episode 8 Breakdown & References - "The Sanctuary"
    The Discovery jumps to Book's home planet to protect it from Osyraa, leader of the Emerald Chain. Greg and Chastity break down the plot and Easter eggs from "The Sanctuary".
  • GameSpot After Dark Ep. 70: Adults Are Gone, Let's Talk Yakuza

    GameSpot After Dark Ep. 70: Adults Are Gone, Let's Talk Yakuza
    On this week's episode of GameSpot After Dark Jake and Kallie are away, which means the Yakuza fans are out to play. Specifically, Lucy, Michael, Jean-Luc, and Tamoor sit down to have a nice long chat about Yakuza: Like A Dragon, an exciting new entry for the beloved franchise that does a few new things.Of course, longtime listeners might point out that we talk about Yakuza a whole bunch regardless of whether Jake and Kallie are on and, to those people we say, yes, but this time we're talking fo
  • PlayStation Boss Stresses That Japan Is Still "Incredibly Important To Us"

    PlayStation Boss Stresses That Japan Is Still "Incredibly Important To Us"
    PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has insisted that Japan remains incredibly important to the company, slamming reports suggesting otherwise as "inaccurate".Ryan, speaking to Edge (via GamesRadar) in its latest December issue, stresses that PlayStation has not been as excited to work with Japanese developers for some years. The executive was also quick to point out the many Japanese-produced titles that appeared on the two PS5 streams ahead of the console's launch."In our two launch shows – which
  • Star Wars' Oscar Isaac To Star In Sony's Metal Gear Solid Movie Adaptation

    Star Wars' Oscar Isaac To Star In Sony's Metal Gear Solid Movie Adaptation
    Oscar Isaac, most well-known for his role as Poe Dameron in the latest Star Wars trilogy, has been tapped to star as Solid Snake in Sony's Metal Gear Solid movie, Deadline reports.This story is developing...
  • Star Wars' Oscar Isaac Attached To Metal Gear Solid Movie As Snake

    Star Wars' Oscar Isaac Attached To Metal Gear Solid Movie As Snake
    Oscar Isaac, best-known for his role as Poe Dameron in the latest Star Wars trilogy, has been tapped to star as Solid Snake in Sony's Metal Gear Solid movie adaptation, Deadline reports.The movie is being helmed by Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who gave an update on the over six-year-long project in July 2020. Derek Connolly, co-writer of the latest Jurassic World trilogy, is penning the script. And Avi Arad, one of the producers of the critically acclaimed animated superhero
  • Destiny 2: Where Is Xur This Week? Exotic Items / Location Guide (December 4-8)

    Destiny 2: Where Is Xur This Week? Exotic Items / Location Guide (December 4-8)
    The Deep Stone Crypt has been purged in Destiny 2's new expansion, Beyond Light, changing Europa and bringing new challenges. Next week marks the return of the Iron Banner, so deck yourself out with some good Crucible Exotics with the help of weekend vendor Xur. Head to The EDZ, to the Winding Cove area, to find Xur this week. For his weapon, Xur is offering The Wardcliff Coil. Hunters can pick up the Graviton Forfeit helmet; for Titans, there's the Citan's Ramparts gauntlets; and for Warlocks,
  • The Mandalorian: What's Boba Fett Been Up To?

    The Mandalorian: What's Boba Fett Been Up To?
    Debuting in the Star Wars Holiday Special back in 1978, Boba Fett was one of the franchise's most mysterious characters. Having follow-up appearances in The Empire Strikes Back and in Return of the Jedi, Fett captured the hearts--and wallets--of Star Wars fans for decades. So what's he been up to all these years, especially since he's supposed to have been dead? Here's what we know leading up to the latest episode of The Mandalorian.If you remember the Star Wars prequels, then you know Boba's "f
  • Pokemon Go Adding Shiny Celebi This Month

    Pokemon Go Adding Shiny Celebi This Month
    Pokemon Go players will soon have a chance to get their hands on another Shiny Mythical Pokemon. To celebrate the upcoming Western release of the latest Pokemon movie, Secrets of the Jungle, Niantic is introducing Shiny Celebi to the mobile game later this month.Beginning Monday, December 14, players will be able to take part in a new Special Research story inspired by the Pokemon film. This Research line will only be available in the game for a limited time and culminates in an encounter with S
  • The 11 Biggest Anime To Look Forward To In 2021

    The 11 Biggest Anime To Look Forward To In 2021
    Whether you want to watch zombies being idols or yakuza being househusbands, there's an anime for everyone in 2021.
    2021 is right around the corner, and with it comes a year's worth of brand-new anime. Quite a few anime have been announced already, ranging from entirely original ideas to manga, video game, and light novel-inspired stories. In the following article, we detail our 11 most anticipated anime for 2021.It's worth pointing out that none of these shows are for-sure confirmed for 2021. W
  • We Can Be Heroes: Kids Fight Aliens In Full Trailer For Netflix Superhero Movie

    We Can Be Heroes: Kids Fight Aliens In Full Trailer For Netflix Superhero Movie
    We Can Be Heroes is the latest movie from Robert Rodriguez, the director of movies such as Sin City, The Faculty, and Alita: Battle Angel. Like his hit Spy Kids movies, it's an action adventure film aimed at a younger audience, and it hits Netflix on January 1. The full trailer has been released.While the first teaser bombarded us with lots of color, noise, and action, this one finds time for a bit of plot too. The world's superheroes--known as Heroics--have been kidnapped by evil robotic aliens
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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

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