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Not big on digital gaming? Now you can play off cartridges designed for smartphones

A Japanese company is releasing classic games on cartridges that plug into the headphone jacks of Android and iOS devices.<p>A crowd-funded company is bringing old school gaming to the digital age with this take on gaming cartridges for smartphones.<p>Having just released its first game, Pico Cassette is …

Retrogaming

It Turns Out That Video Games Can Make Great Board Games, Too

'Gears of War,' in tabletop form: sounds awful on paper, but it plays like a dream. Who'd have thought it?<p><i>Bloodborne</i>, FromSoftware's multi-award-winning gothic horrorshow of 2015, is being made into a card game designed by veteran board game designer Eric Lang. He says that it's "simple, but highly …

Battlestar Galactica

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10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Since its inception, Netflix has stood as the benchmark for on-demand entertainment. As its popularity grew, so too did the streaming service’s …

Entertainment

That Shocking 'Walking Dead' Death Just Changed Everything

It's difficult to find a good doctor nowadays. And on "The Walking Dead," it just got even harder.<p>(<i>Warning! Major spoilers!</i>)<p>On Sunday's episode, "Twice As Far," two groups venture out from Alexandria -- one consisting of Eugene and Abraham, the other comprised of Daryl, Rosita and Denise. They both …

The Walking Dead

The best way to quickly add 2TB (or more!) of external storage to your Xbox One console

When Microsoft first released the Xbox One back in 2013, it opted to include 500GB of internal storage. If you were an early adopter or loaded up on the avalanche of new releases in the last six months, chances are you’re running out of space.<p>Microsoft has attempted to right this wrong by releasing …

Destiny Toys Are Coming, See Them Here

Bungie's Destiny franchise is joining the toy market. The Mattel-owned Mega Bloks has announced that it's producing a line of physical toys based on the sci-fi shooter series.<p>The new Destiny construction sets will debut in 2016. According to an announcement on the Mega Bloks website, the product …

Hitman and the forbidden allure of locked doors

Here's our take on the assassination game's opening missions<p>The makers of <i>Hitman</i> want you to believe that this is a game about murdering people, but I think it might be more interesting. I think it's really a game about opening and closing doors.<p>On the face of it, opening and closing doors sound a …

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25 beautiful photographs of cinema’s most iconic weapons

Who would James Bond be without his silenced pistol, or Han Solo without his worn-out blaster? Helping us remember the familiar, art director Federico Mauro has created renderings of some of the most amazing and recognizable weapons from movies on a clean background.<p>Mauro has created impressive …

James Bond

Justice League vs Teen Titans Trailer Released

It’s super team versus super team as the full Justice League vs Teen Titans trailer arrives!<p>Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (via IGN) has released …

Comic Books

Xbox One's Quantum Break Listed for PC Release

An age certification regulator in Brazil appears to have reviewed and rated a PC edition of Quantum Break, the upcoming time-manipulation action game from Finnish studio Remedy Entertainment.<p>On January 25, Brazil's Ministério da Justiça filed two separate reports for the game, both of which were …

Look At This $400 Fallout 4 Figure

First teased in December, threezero’s <i>Fallout 4</i> figure is now finished and ready for sale at the end of the month. It’s a $400 work of art.<p>Standing …

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Burnout

The Biggest Video Game Releases Of February 2016

February is almost upon us, and with it a host of game releases of both new games, expansions, and HD remasters.<p>From turn-based battles against aliens, monsters, and enemy troops, to zombie shooters and beat-em-up brawlers, February isn’t the biggest video game month of the year, but there’s a …

Plants vs. Zombies

'Far Cry Primal' trailer challenges you to 'rise above extinction'

Dinosaurs didn't go extinct because of a giant asteroid collision or erupting volcanoes. Clearly, they were just big, dumb bird-lizards that didn't …

Stone Age

Dig Deeper Into The New ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer With These Things You May Have Missed

Comic Books

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2016

12 places to visit this …

Scotland

'Exploding Kittens' comes to iOS with local multiplayer

The <i>Exploding Kittens</i> card game became an overnight sensation thanks to Kickstarter, and now it's on your smartphone. Available on iOS now, and Android "soon," the multiplayer-only game has you doing everything in your power to avoid the titular exploding kittens and be the last person standing. …

Check out this Hilarious Deadpool Billboard

Patton Oswalt recently tweeted a photo he took in LA of a hilarious billboard for the Deadpool movie. The billboard spelled out “Deadpool” using a …

How to keep your video game accessories organized

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Maingear proves that all-in-ones can be monster gaming PCs

Ask gamers why they don't buy all-in-one PCs and they'll usually give you two main reasons: The hardware isn't beefy enough, and it's rare that you can upgrade after the fact. Well, Maingear might have both issues licked. Its new Alpha 34 crams genuinely good hardware behind a curved, 34-inch 1440p …

Microsoft Hypes Xbox One Games Due In 2016

The rivalry between Sony and Microsoft in the gaming market will continue as strong as ever in 2016, both have started to hype why their console is …

Clash of Clans beats out GTA, Star Wars, Fallout 4, FF 7 as 2015's top gaming video

With more than 84 million views and rising, the <i>Clash of Clans</i> Super Bowl television commercial is 2015's top trending gaming video on YouTube, according to the site.<p>Top trending gaming videos are based on views, shares, comments, likes and more, according to the press release.<p>The <i>Clash of Clans:</i> …

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How to make your Xbox One faster (and make Fallout 4 better)

It's never been so clear to me that Microsoft and Sony should have released the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with modern solid state drives rather than the older tech both companies decided to include with their most recent consoles. And it's <i>Fallout 4</i>'s fault.<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a really great game. I like …

The ‘Mario Bros.’ Theme Song Has Official Lyrics, And Not The Ones Lou Albano Sang

On Tuesday, Nintendo released a version of the official <i>Mario Bros.</i> theme on Joysound, a karaoke platform popular in Japan. Did you know the <i>Mario Bros.</i> theme had lyrics? No, not the ones Lou Albano sang in <i>The Super Mario Bros Super Show</i>. Kotaku has the backstory:<p>Anyone who has heard the excellent</i> …

Retrogaming

Modder discovers secret underwater weapon developers left in Fallout 4

A modder rooting through <i>Fallout 4</i>'s assets found an unused weapon whose unusual animation hints at some kind of underwater level in the game, either planned and scrapped or yet to come in DLC.<p>Modder xxdeathknight72xx found this harpoon gun, which replaces the Railway Gun if one has that in his or …