Alexis Weekley

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Star Wars has amazing cosplayers, watch a few in action

The Star Wars fandom encompasses many different things, from the movies to the extended universe to the video games. This episode of Cosplay Boom focuses on the cosplayers of Star Wars, and there's some really neat things to say.<p>"This video was mainly shot at Star Wars: Celebration in Anaheim but …

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Has Titanfall-Style Wall Running, "Specialist" Characters

Developer Treyarch has officially revealed some major details about Call of Duty: Black Ops III today, including that its multiplayer mode will have Titanfall-style wall running, and "Specialist" characters that have unique weapons and abilities.<p>Wall running will work much like it does Titanfall. …

Call of Duty

Warner Bros. surprised fans with free tickets to see 'Batman V Superman' before it comes out

Warner Bros. just turned up the dial on the impending DC vs Marvel movie battle for dominance at the box office.<p>If you were among the fans who turned up at Imax theaters across the country Monday night for a "Batman V Superman" trailer event, you were in for a treat.<p>Not only did you get two …

Comic Books

Aziz Ansari Is Teaming Up With The Minds Behind ‘Parks & Recreation’ For A New Netflix Series

Netflix is keeping its streak of interesting and exciting programming alive by bringing a new series from Aziz Ansari and <i>Parks And Rec</i> EP’s Michael Shur and Alan Yang to it’s stable. There’s no title yet, but there’s a lot of names to love already attached and expectations are going to be …

Aziz Ansari to star in Netflix comedy

Tom Haverford may have said that the four sweetest words in the English language are “You wore me down,” but “Aziz Ansari Netflix comedy” could be …

Behind-the-scenes video shows Guitar Hero Live's new controller in action

A behind-the-scenes video for <i>Guitar Hero Live</i>, announced last week, shows a little more of how the game's new six-button guitar controller will work when Activision's rhythm series returns later this year.<p>FreesStyleGames, the developing studio, also goes a little further into the design choices …

Destiny's House of Wolves DLC Lets You Reach Light Level 34 (at Least)

The second DLC expansion for Destiny, House of Wolves, will allow players to reach at least light level 34, a fact revealed by a new teaser trailer.<p>The video, which you can watch below, briefly highlights the additions House of Wolves brings with it: a new social space, new characters, and new gear …

Trailers

Titan Souls Demo Released

Is Titan Souls worth a preorder? Try the demo and see what you think.<p>A free demo is now available for Titan Souls.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The demo, …

PlayStation

Watch Destiny Get the Parks and Recreation Intro Treatment

The recently concluded <i>Parks and Recreation</i> featured a very distinctive--and excellent--intro sequence. And while Chris Pratt beckoning you to join him while holding a guitar is part of its charm, the same style of intro also works surprisingly well for Destiny.<p>Appropriately titled Marks and …

Parks and Recreation

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Players Have Killed 2.5 Billion Zombies

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players have killed 2,591,920,137 zombies in the game's Exo Zombies mode, developer Sledgehammer has announced.<p>Sledgehammer revealed the number in a new infographic that includes a bunch of other interesting figures collected from the game since it was released in …

Call of Duty

Destiny - Destiny: Are the New Vaults Enough? - IGN Video

Bungie may have increased the vault size for players, but are they large enough? Our crew discusses.

Call of Duty's top pro player is stepping away from the game

Following a disappointing finish at last week's Call of Duty Championships, Matthew "NaDeSHoT" Haag, one of the most recognizable individual eSports stars, is stepping down from his captaincy of top Call of Duty team OpTic gaming and leaving competitive video gaming, but only temporarily, he …

Among many crazy ideas, Microsoft argued over giving out the Xbox for free

In the earliest days of planning the Xbox and, more importantly, planning what to do with it, Microsoft deliberated whether it should just give the console to people for free — the console, not Xbox Live —according to one of those responsible for its creation.<p>Seamus Blackley co-wrote the proposal …

Destiny - Destiny: Fireteam Chat Fan Showcase - IGN Video

We showcase some fan art, show off the winners of the last challenge, and give you guys a challenge to beat in Destiny. Enter at bit.ly/FTCIGNFB

Technology

Microsoft shuts down modders' efforts to break into Russia-only Halo Online (Update)

Modders bent on opening access to <i>Halo Online</i>, the Russia-only, free-to-play shooter currently in beta, say they won't back down after a week in which Microsoft ordered a mod hosting site to remove <i>Halo Online</i> tools, citing copyright claims.<p><i>Halo Online</i> is supposed to be available only in Russia …

Predicting Treyarch’s Next Call of Duty Game

We take a look at some of the likely - and not so likely - candidates.<p>We know that the end of the year will mark a new Call of Duty release, and we …

Vietnam War

Syfy picks up a 'Nerdist News' pilot

One day, TV will be all nerdy, all the time. Until then, <i>Nerdist News</i> is putting together a 30-minute pilot for Syfy, featuring its own brand of off-beat current events and silly gags. The <i>Nerdist News</i> TV show will air once a week, executive produced by Nerdist Industries CEO and <i>@midnight</i> host Chris …

Destiny - Destiny: Our Favorite Superstitions - IGN Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

There are a lot of rumors that fly around when you play Destiny. Here are some of our favorites.

Technology

Let your money go: Frozen toys expected to top Christmas sales charts

Toys based on the blockbuster Disney animation Frozen look set to top Christmas sales charts after being named on an annual “most-wanted” top 20 list.<p>The Disney Frozen Cool Tunes Sing-along Boombox, which plays songs from the $1.2bn fantasy musical’s Oscar-winning soundtrack, and the Snow Glow Elsa …

There will be no aliens in the next Alien film

Speaking to Yahoo Movies UK, director Ridley Scott is adamant that there will be no xenomorphs — the creatures synonymous with "aliens" in the Alien franchise films — in <i>Prometheus 2</i>.<p>"The beast is done. Cooked..." "I got lucky meeting Giger all those years ago. It's very hard to repeat that. I just …

20 Minutes of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Anthony Burch and Joel Eschler take us on a journey through space in this 20 minute gameplay session in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

Borderlands

Show Off Your Cool Destiny Character

The Traveler wishes he looked this good.<p>Destiny has finally come out, and a kabillion (made up word used for emphasis) people are playing. Apparently …

Super Smash Babies are the cutest thing you'll see today

Artist Ann Chang has created an intensely adorable line of art based on Super Smash Bros. characters — reimagining popular combatants as big-eyed babies.<p>The lineup includes Mario and Luigi (way cuter than their "official" baby incarnations), a very happy-looking Link and Zelda, Samus with a sassy …

The Sims 4 Glitches Result In Terrifying/Hilarious Slender Man Babies

Demonic babies have been a staple of popular fiction for ages now, from books to movies to, yes, video games. But now with the release of <i>The Sims 4</i>, …

The Sims

Borderlands 2 Heading To Linux

Aspyr confirms port after listing appears online.<p>Borderlands 2, the sequel to the Gearbox-developed four-player role-playing shooter, is in …

Temple Run VR to freak out Samsung Gear VR users

Temple Run has been downloaded over a billion times, a number very few developers have the pleasure of touting. The escape video game is great as a casual distraction, but so far it hasn’t passed that level. This changes today as Imagi Studios aims to make the game as immersive as it can get.<p>Temple …

Virtual Reality

A Video Game About How People Actually Talk to Each Other

Imagine being lonely. Not 'no dates for a year' kind of lonely. No, we're talking no physical human contact for days on end, with only a voice on the …

YouTube's biggest gaming celebrity shuts off comments for good

It can be hard to wade through the comments of any news story, and the comments on YouTube have a particular reputation for arguments and often aggressive language. Felix Kjellberg, otherwise known as PewDiePie, the most popular YouTube personality on the service with 30 million subscribers, has …