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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Walkthrough - Mission 24

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Walkthrough - Mission 25

Mission 25 gameplay guide.

New Too Many Cooks stars Bill Clinton, China, screaming Howard Dean and demon sheep

Someone at CNN deserves a big fat raise.<p>The network just put out a new take on the insanely popular, insanely insane <i>Too Many Cooks</i> short created by Casper Kelly for Adult Swim.<p>The original was a send-up of television introductions that featured references to more than 30 television shows and movies …

'Life is Strange' Mystery Deepens With This Episode 2 Trailer

Square Enix has released the Episode 2 trailer for Life is Strange, the episodic interactive narrative about a college student bestowed with time-travel abilities.<p>Following the release of the debut episode in January, developer Dontnod has been working on the finishing touches for the second, with …

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PS4 Getting Remaster of One of Vita's Prettiest Games, Ratings Board Says

Gravity Rush appears to be headed to the PlayStation 4 in remastered form, although Sony has not yet confirmed the project.<p>The Korean Game Rating Board, which has leaked the existence of games in the past, has listed (via NeoGAF) Gravity Rush Remaster for PS4 on its website.<p>GameSpot has contacted …

The $3 game that wants to create a totalitarian surveillance state with puzzles

What if we knew every piece of communication we sent or received was watched? What if it was your job to do the watching?<p><i>Touchtone</i> is a $2.99 iOS puzzle game that sees you, playing a direct role in the story, breaking what seems to be a form of encryption and then looking at the e-mails and …

Leonard Barden on Chess

Tradewise Gibraltar has become a byword for quality fields, smooth organisation and generous prize funds, plus a fine venue at the Caleta Hotel, and its 2015 version this week maintained its high status.<p>Gibraltar 2015 began two days after the big Dutch event at Wijk aan Zee ended rather than …

More 80s-Style Album Covers Featuring Iconic 80s Movie Villains

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Twitter CEO: "We Suck" at Handling Abuse

The top executive at social media juggernaut Twitter has acknowledged that his company has major problems with harassment and abuse, and pledges to take steps to ameliorate the issues going forward. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says in an internal memo to employees, obtained by The Verge, that he is …

Listen to this amazing chiptunes album from the composer behind Ninja Gaiden

After a long absence, Keiji Yamagishi is back with his first solo record<p>In the late 1980s, Keiji Yamagishi composed some of the most memorable soundtracks from the NES era, including games like <i>Tecmo Bowl</i> and <i>Ninja Gaiden</i>. But he hasn't worked on a game in a long time — as game soundtracks became …

Letter From 1993 Reveals George R.R. Martin's Original Plans For 'Game Of Thrones'

The year was 1993: Bill Clinton was sitting in the White House, the Super Nintendo represented the height of gaming technology, and “blog” referred only to a terrifying mixture of a bear and a log. It was against this backdrop that a young(er) writer named George R. R. Martin began working on a new …

EA Exec: "Our Games Are Too Hard To Learn"

Tonight at the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas, Electronic Arts chief creative officer Richard Hilleman spoke about how video games today are often too hard to learn for new players.<p>"Our games are actually still too hard to learn," Hilleman said during during an on-stage interview with other …

Games Publishers Need To Change Their Big Budget Focus This Console Generation

One of the many things the gaming public doesn’t get to really see is how much games cost to develop and bring to market. Much of this is to do with people in publishing trying to avoid responsibility over questionable decisions they make. As when big bets on games don’t pay off, they don’t want …

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

Interstellar,Film,Culture,Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Hinduism,Religion,World news,Steve Jobs,Technology,Christopher Nolan<p>From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and …

Back with a bong: why we need stoner movies more than ever

The shot of the year comes early for UK audiences in 2015 – a tableau in Inherent Vice. Owen Wilson – lost boy astray in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Californian dream – settles for dinner at the centre of a 20-strong congress of dropouts, longhairs, freak-flag-flyers, patchouli princes and acid …

'Free the Nipple' a provocative take on real-life movement

"Free the Nipple" is a bright, scrappy satire inspired by a real-life movement to nationally legalize a woman's right to go topless in public — just like a man can. Director and star Lina Esco keeps this compact film moving with enjoyable buoyancy until it bids adieu with a showy climax that needs …

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'Inherent Vice' goes for Los Angeles as state of mind rather than destination

Ask any member of Paul Thomas Anderson's design team about scouting locations for "Inherent Vice" and you'll get a story almost as meandering as the film's plot.<p>Theirs was a journey that spanned several months and meant sorting through hundreds of locations, from San Pedro to Palmdale, from a …

How HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Should Have Ended

New Image from Pixar's INSIDE OUT - Watching Memories

The Best Movie Pairs of 2014

With the exception of SAG’s best-ensemble prize, awards season is all about recognizing individual performances—which totally overlooks the amazing things that can happen when two actors fall perfectly into synch on-screen. From the raccoon and tree who were best friends to the star-crossed teenage …

Luise Rainer obituary

There are very few actors whose culture and friendships ranged so widely, and who knew so many of the great names of the 20th century, as Luise Rainer, who has died aged 104. She was married for three tempestuous years to the radical American playwright Clifford Odets; she was a key member of Max …

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Clara Bow: The original ‘It Girl’

The 1920s actress became a new kind of down-to-earth Hollywood idol. Her film It established a female archetype that’s still with us, Nicholas Barber reports.<p>What is an It Girl? According to the dictionary installed on a MacBook Pro, she is “a young woman who achieves celebrity because of her …