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Top 10 Open World Games Of All Time

Rockstar has always been at the frontier of open-world games, hardening itself for an ambitious sojourn into the untamed Western expanse of 19th …

Red Dead Redemption

‘Sausage Party’ Has Released A Red Band Trailer, And Laughs Are Guaranteed

No, Seth Rogen and his pals didn’t churn out a movie about Chicago’s Donald Trump footlongs in record time. Nor were they inspired to create something wholly new after skimming through the most popular definitions on Urban Dictionary. (Although, to be frank, that’s probably closer to the truth than …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Lip Syncs Janet Jackson Better Than Anyone Has Ever Done Anything

Must be seen to be believed.<p>Human Sprite Joseph Gordon-Levitt appeared on Spike TV's <i>Lip Sync Battle</i> and fucking destroyed. I wouldn't normally be so clear about who the winner was, but this dude just took his competition — the awesome Anthony "cut the check" Mackie — downtown. All while LL Cool J …

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Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director Face Questions From Celebrities

For all the trailers, posters and merchandise that have been released for the new <i>Star Wars</i> movie in the past few months, details of the film's actual storyline have been relatively light. Director JJ Abrams is famous for his desire to keep a close lid on the details of his movies, and <i>The Force</i> …

A Witcher 3 guide to Gwent

<i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> isn't just a spectacular role-playing game with a rich backdrop, story and characters, it's also the setting for a really fun card game.<p>In the taverns of <i>Witcher 3</i> you can often find a patron to challenge to a game of <i>Gwent</i>, a collectible card game that puts you in the role …

Short film “Sundays” goes viral, sparks Hollywood’s hottest bidding war: The age of the tiny movie with big ambitions is here

Don’t sleep on these shorts — the latest mini-film could turn into tomorrow’s blockbuster or hot new show UPDATED<p>The most recent high-stakes Hollywood bidding war was over a short film? Believe it. Director Mischa Rozema’s visually stunning short film "Sundays<i>"</i> was just sold to Warner Brothers. The …

'Halo 5: Guardians' Gets Twin Live-Action Trailers In Clever #HuntTheTruth Campaign

Microsoft and 343 Industries have released two live-action trailers in their early-stages marketing campaign for <i>Halo 5: Guardians.</i><p>The first trailer debuted yesterday, and showed Spartan Locke confronting a wounded Master Chief amidst a burnt-out world, under a towering space marine statue.<p>The …

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel Read Mean Tweets About Himself

This isn’t <b>Jimmy Kimmel’s</b> first rodeo. He likely knew <i>exactly</i> what kind of bear he was poking last week when he enlisted several medical professionals to help him take on the anti-vaxxers. But rather than ignore the backlash from an angry community, Kimmel has leaned into the hate. Aping his popular …

PREDATOR and FORREST GUMP Battle Mashup Video

These Destiny resources will help you reduce grind, increase fun

<i>Destiny</i> is one of the best games of the year or one of the worst, depending on which player you're asking and at what time. Either way, it can be an overwhelming game to play, but this list of resources will help see you through as you grind for the best loot.<p>We've already published a guide to help …

Dave Bautista as Drax from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Doing Tinkerbell

Marvel and DC supers battle it out in this epic fan trailer

Multiverse or not, the likelihood of Marvel's best taking on DC's best in a movie is pretty unlikely.<p>But that didn't stop YouTuber Alex Luthor from creating a fun video using clips from official movies and television shows of a bunch of heroes to make it look like they're in heated battle. Thor …

YouTube satirists put 'frustration simulator' Destiny in their crosshairs

Justin and John Grosjean, the satirists and filmmakers behind the ludicrous "Skyrim 2012" series two years ago, have set their sights now on <i>Destiny</i>, which they call a "frustration simulator."<p>The duo put out this teaser video for the new series over the weekend, promising a new episode soon that …

Here’s what’s up with Assassin’s Creed: Unity’s Helix menu

That screen up there is what greets players when they start Unity, developer Ubisoft’s 2014 installment of the popular Assassin’s Creed franchise for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. An early version of the image leaked during beta testing and spawned rumors and speculation that each tab …

If George Lucas could screw up the new Star Wars trailer, it'd look like this

Before the outright incoherent atrocity of the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels, there were the "Special Edition" re-releases of the original 1997 trilogy. You may remember, these were the simpering, unnecessary George Lucas re-cuts that gave us Greedo shooting at Han Solo first and generally crapped all over the …

The Rarest Weapon In 'Destiny' Belongs To A Single Person

We’ve spent the last two months extolling Destiny’s virtues, or critiquing the living hell out of it, so it’s about time there’s a story to come out of the game that’s simply downright heartwarming.<p>Destiny is about the eternal quest for better and better loot, as players hunt for Legendary and …

New Xbox One IP In The Works That Will "Push The Boundaries"

Though Microsoft remains committed to its tentpole franchises such as Halo, Gears of War, and Forza, the company is looking beyond those games to brand new franchises for Xbox One. Xbox boss Phil Spencer said in a new interview that Microsoft does in fact have unannounced new IP in the works, going …

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The Witcher 3 Opening Cinematic is Absolutely Epic

Trust us, your body isn't ready.<p>CD Projekt Red has unleashed the opening cinematic for The Witcher 3 upon us and, we think you'll agree, it was well …

Assassin's Kittens Unity is deadly with cuteness

Few creatures are as deadly — or as adorable — as kittens in full assassin gear.<p>YouTube user Mr.TVCow posted a video dubbed "Assassin's Kittens Unity" in which a group of fluffy, hooded kittens perform graceful leaps, sneak through the wild and carry out merciless executions. Watch the video above …

​Why High-Level Destiny Players Are All Shooting At The Same Cave

I Can't Get Enough of Jim Ross' Wrestling Commentary On Video Games

Battleborn co-op campaign footage clears up lots of questions

We’ve been able to gather one important fact about Gearbox Software’s <i>Battleborn</i> so far: It is a big game. Too big, really, for a first look demo to …

Cloudgine is Microsoft’s secret Xbox One sauce

Microsoft made a big deal about utilising the cloud for this generation of consoles to differentiate it from the past. Cloud-based processing can …