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Black Mirror’s ‘USS Callister’ filters toxic fandom through Star Trek

Everyone suffers when people learn the wrong lessons from pop culture<p>“What is Space Fleet? ... It’s a belief system, founded on the very best of human nature. It is a goal for us to strive towards for the betterment of the universe, for the betterment of life itself. And you … <i>are fucking that …

Papers, Please gets a short movie adaptation and a trailer

<i>Papers, Please</i>, the acclaimed, dystopian puzzle game in which a bureaucrat struggles with the inhumanity of processing immigrants at a border crossing, is getting adapted into a short film. Here is its first trailer.<p>First announced back in late May, the film is by Nikita and Liliya Ordynskiy. In …

Taylor Swift Goes Full ‘Yeezus’ on New Single “...Ready for It?”

If you were hoping that “Look What You Made Me Do,” Taylor Swift’s disappointing, Right Said Fred–sampling new single, was going to be an anomaly on …

An eight-year-old reviews the Nintendo Switch

Finally, a video game console I can play in my room<p><i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>Last week,</i> Verge <i>t</i><i>ransportation</i> <i>e</i><i>ditor Tamara Warren sh</i><i>owed me</i> <i>a review of the Nintendo Switch by her</i> <i>eight</i><i>-year-old son Benicio. Handwritten on ruled notebook paper, the critique showed gumption, vigor, and passion. As a craven and</i> …

Stop stalling and start making your first game with this kit

If you love gaming, the <b>S</b><b>chool of Game Design</b> is an enormous online learning kit that teaches you <b>everything you need to know</b> about how to build and design video games.<p>With over <b>120 hours</b> of online video tutorials, you’ll learn both coding skills and the design techniques required to produce <b>visually</b> …

Tutorials

Tokyo 42 Is The Cutest Game About Assassination

<i>Tokyo 42</i>’s cute aesthetic belies a murderous underbelly. It’s a pretty violent game, but <i>look at all the tiny people running away.</i><p>In the new video …

Far Cry 5 a 'White Genocide Simulator'? You're Joking, Right?

The So-Called Controversy of Far Cry 5<p>Controversy is not a new concept in video games. In the last few decades, video games have held some of the …

Halo Fan Turns Microsoft's Cortana Into Actual Hologram

Usually, Cortana the personal assistant is just a disembodied voice. One <i>Halo</i> fan decided to take his Cortana to the next level by building a rad …

Mac DeMarco and His Mom Talk Love and Fearlessness

<i>Family Matters features conversations with artists and their relatives about the bonds that tie them together.</i><p>“His songs always make me cry.”<p>This is not the typical reaction to smirking indie goofball Mac DeMarco’s music. But then, Agnes DeMarco is not a typical Mac DeMarco fan. “You’re beautiful, …

This college student recreated iconic hip-hop album covers for his graduation photos, and WOW

It’s that wonderful time of year again when college students will finally be rewarded for four long years of hard work. As the future world-changers …

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. May or May Not Be a Classic Album—but What Matters Is He Tried to Make One

It’s too early to properly evaluate DAMN.’s place in history. But the album’s aspirations reveal a whole lot about Kendrick’s.<p>Since Kendrick Lamar dropped <i>DAMN.</i> on us at 12 A.M. EST on Friday, April 14, I’ve listened to it (at least) 20 times. Once while in bed at approximately 12:40 A.M. that …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Does Drake Even Know How to Smoke Weed?

Last name Smoke, first name… Never? This might be the biggest conspiracy in the history of rap.<p>It's no secret that Drake sucks at smoking weed: He rarely raps about it; he routinely claims to only do it in moderation; he never posts the late-night smoked-out Instagram. He's such a lightweight that …

SCOTT PILGRIM is Getting a ‘PRECIOUS LITTLE CARD GAME’ This Summer

It’s been seven years since Bryan Lee O’Malley brought his epic <i>Scott Pilgrim</i> series to an end, and we’re still in love with the characters and the …

Violent video games might not be so bad for you after all

Violent video games like Call Of Duty don’t make players more aggressive, experts claim.<p>Brain scans of players showed no difference in how they …

Nintendo Switch's HD Rumble Helps Wife And Blind Husband Enjoy Gaming Together

Playing video games as a couple can be hard enough, but try finding something for two people to play when one of them is blind adds a whole new set …

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Is Curing Me Of An Addiction I Didn't Know I Had

“WHY CAN’T YOU JUST LIKE THINGS?” one of my Twitter followers yelled at me yesterday as I tweeted about how the Switch seemed a bit too big to be as portable as many would like. It’s true that I am on the glass half empty side of analysis more often than not, and as such, I was expecting that I may …

Speedrunner finally beats 714 NES games after three years

Talk about stamina<p>In May 2014, Piotr Delgado “The Mexican Runner” Kusielczuk decided he would speedrun through the entire NES archive of games — 714 in total. Today, ending with <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i>, Kusielczuk finally accomplished his goal, bringing an end to “NESMania.”<p>Kusielczuk spent more than …

'Overwatch' colorblind mode !@#$-ing sucks, says a top player — and the community agrees

Blizzard has a good reputation for constantly making tweaks and updates to <i>Overwatch</i> to ensure all its characters stay balanced with one another, but …

Frank Ocean Interviews Jay Z About the Sorry State of Modern Radio

Turns out Frank Ocean had another trick up his sleeve today. During the surprise broadcast of his new Beats 1 radio show “blonded RADIO” this afternoon, he aired excerpts from a conversation between himself and Jay Z. Jay bemoaned the state of modern radio, saying “these places are not even based …

Drake Says Grammy Wins For 'Hotline Bling' Feel "Weird" Because "It's Not a Rap Song"

"I'm a black artist, I'm apparently a rapper, even though 'Hotline Bling' is not a rap song," Drake said on his Beats 1 show. "The only category that …

Calvin Harris teams up with Frank Ocean and Migos for new single ‘Slide’

Calvin Harris has confirmed a new high-profile single, “Slide,” featuring Frank Ocean and Migos.<p>The world’s highest paid DJ has teased the upbeat …

Ringo Starr reunites with Paul McCartney: Fans can't 'Let It Be'

This is something you don't see Eight Days a Week. The two surviving Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, reunited to record music together this weekend, and Starr shared photographic evidence on Twitter.<p>Starr is currently creating the follow-up to 2015's "Postcards From Paradise," Rolling …

Ringo Starr

Watch MF Doom Pay Respect to J Dilla on Dilla’s Birthday

Today marks what would have been the 43rd birthday of James Dewitt Yancey, better known to the world as the influential hip-hop producer J Dilla, who passed away in 2006. To pay tribute, the elusive MF DOOM has shared a new video, taken on a boat, where he observes a moment of silence for his …

How Run the Jewels Became Hip-Hop’s Most Intense Truth-Tellers

El-P was riding through a downtown L.A. intersection, shotgun in Jonah Hill’s Audi, when another car materialized seemingly out of nowhere and – <i>bam!</i> …

The No Man’s Sky that actually exists is my favorite game of the year

Yep, seriously<p><i>No Man’s Sky</i> is very small.<p>This fact goes against all the marketing and buzz that the game relied on for its first batch of huge sales before the crushing disappointment hit. The universe was supposed to be huge! There were supposed to be nearly unlimited planets and aliens and things …

OutKast Class Being Offered at Georgia College

Outkast are getting an entire college course dedicated to them. Dr. Regina Bradley, a professor in the Languages, Literature and Philosophy department at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia, is offering a class called “OutKast and the Rise of the Hip-Hop South,” as <i>the Fader</i> points out. …

How demand for cellphones and computers threatens ghostly octopod known as Casper

In March 2016, the world met Casper, a milky-white deep-sea octopus that makes its home 2.5 miles beneath the ocean surface.<p>Now, a new study suggests that the newly discovered cephalopod could be under threat from deep sea mining.<p>In a paper published Monday in Current Biology, a team of researchers …

Best Buy Employees Pool Their Money to Buy Wii U for Teen That Plays the System at the Store Daily

- Dec 13, 2016<p>It’s feel-good time. And if you don’t like heart warming stories like this, then just click another link. For a Valley Stream, NY teen, …

GameCube games we’re dying to play on Virtual Console

The GameCube was always portable, but Switch<p>The GameCube’s story is, in some sense, a tragedy. Although it boasts one of Nintendo’s most diverse and memorable libraries of exclusive games, the little lunchbox that could stands as one of the company’s worst-selling consoles.<p>Considering it had to go …

Retrogaming

Kaytranada Says Chance The Rapper Collab Is On The Way, But A Gorillaz Collab Fell Through

The Montreal producer also revealed his favorite Kanye and Prince songs in a Twitter Q&A.<p>Kaytranada indulged fans' curiosity by hosting a Twitter Q&A …