Mark Halstead

21 Added | 2 Magazines | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @MarkHalstea2015 | Writer and Game Designer

FBI called in after Texas police officer shoots dead unarmed 19-year-old

Christian Taylor shot in neck, chest and abdomen at car dealership Officer Brad Miller was still undergoing training, says police chief<p>Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to drive his car into a car dealership, and why a white police officer still in …

Law Enforcement

'American Sniper' box office: Why it probably will never happen again

Over the weekend American Sniper took in $4.5 million at the box office. That wouldn't, on its face, seem like a major achievement. The 2014 release has grossed a lot more earlier in its lifespan — in fact it's grossed a lot more on every other weekend since it widened in mid-January.<p>But those few …

15. He F***ed Up The Marvel Universe

Wolverine has always let his temper get the best of him, and that caused huge problems in Brian Michael Bendis' critically panned Age of Ultron …

Comics

Grand Theft Auto was removed from store shelves because games are still an easy target

Both Target and K-Mart in Australia have pulled <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from their shelves in reaction to a petition that, as of this writing, includes 45,948 signatures.<p>"Games like this are grooming yet another generation of boys to tolerate violence against women," the petition states. "It is fueling …

Grand Theft Auto 5: Kmart joins Target in pulling game from sale

Kmart has become the second major retailer to pull controversial video game franchise Grand Theft Auto from its Australian stores.<p>A spokeswoman for the company announced on Thursday that the highly popular series would be removed from shelves immediately “following a significant review” of their …

Sony Announces Limited Edition 'Batman: Arkham Knight' PS4 Bundle

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is a video game being developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, which will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It is the final installment of the <i>Batman: Arkham</i> series by Rocksteady Studios. The release …

Comic Books

Batman v Arkham: how Rocksteady redefined the Dark Knight

The London developer drew from the best Batman comic books for its successful action-adventure trilogy, exploring the character’s vulnerabilities in new ways<p>Nearby, there’s a cape with rainbow stripes and a cowl covered in diamantes; beside them a Batman bust featuring the phrase: “Although of …

Comic Books

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Smart TV

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'Star Wars Battlefront': a fine line between authenticity and fun

The <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> franchise has a simple goal: to put players in the middle of huge, sprawling battles ripped straight from the films and wider fiction. Whether that's battling the AT-AT walkers on Hoth or an X-Wing squadron above Sullust, you're made to feel small -- just one of many …

This is how you'll customize the Xbox One 'Elite' controller

We got up close and personal with the Xbox One's <i>incredibly</i> expensive Elite controller at E3, but how do all those modular bits and bobs work? A new video from Microsoft out of Gamescom sheds some light on just that. The Elite's customization goes much deeper than just swapping out different lengths …

King Arthur

Between the Panels: Why We Love to See Batman Die

You can't kill the Batman, but it's sure fun to try.<p><b>Warning: this article contains spoilers for the ending of Batman: Arkham Knight!</b><p>Arkham Knight …

Comic Books