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Adorable Pikachu 2DS XL coming Jan. 26

Pokémon Crystal also drops the same day<p>It seems that 2018 is quickly becoming the year of Pikachu. Not only is <i>Detective Pikachu</i> finally coming stateside — along with a big ol’ amiibo of the Pokémon — but a New Nintendo 2DS XL emblazoned with Pikachu’s charming face will soon hit store shelves.<p>The …

Gaming

Detective Pikachu Confirmed for Western Release on 3DS

Detective Pikachu is coming to Nintendo 3DS in the West on March 23, 2018.<p>Today The Pokemon Company announced the Western release date for the action …

Gaming

Videos: 15 Times YOU Were Put In A PRESSURE COOKER Situation As Soon As The Game Began

This is a new video from GamingBolt that lists 15 times you were put in a pressure cooker. Games sometimes need more than a great story to suck you …

Pop Culture

The Time When Nintendo Employees Went On A Hunger Strike

These days, people might be thrilled to work for Nintendo. But in the 1950s, when things got dire, employees took extreme measures to show their …

Gaming

8-Bit Knights of Cydonia

Link8 Bit Universe presents an amazing chiptune cover version of the Muse classic <i>Knights of Cydonia</i> that sounds like it could have come straight out …

Synthesizers

23 Brilliant And Underrated "Simpsons" Jokes That'll Make You Laugh Every Time

"There's a lemon behind that rock!"

From 'Battlefront' To 'Destiny,' Why Is Everyone So Mad About Video Games?

Just when I thought I was done with one big controversy, <i>Battlefront 2</i>’s ill-conceived loot boxes, we seem to have stumbled into another, this time <i>Destiny 2</i> throttling XP gains which increase the grind for its own form of loot box.<p>Players of both games are furious about these respective issues.</i> …

Star Wars Battlefront

Why ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Might Be the Best Mario Game Ever

<i>Nintendo’s latest instant classic,</i> Super Mario Odyssey<i>, arrived late last month on the Switch, marking Mario’s first full-fledged adventure since</i> …

Director Steven Soderbergh secretly shot new horror movie 'Unsane' entirely on Apple's iPhone

Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh's next film, a horror movie titled "Unsane," will see a wide theatrical release next spring, despite the fact …

Tom Hardy featured in set photos from Venom solo movie

With the first two weeks of production on Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff movie <b>Venom</b> now complete, the official Twitter account has shared a …

Someone's discovered an awesome Doctor Who Easter Egg in Assassin's Creed: Origins

Someone’s discovered an awesome Doctor Who Easter Egg in Assassin’s Creed: Origins<p>A very dedicated gamer has uncovered the Tardis in Ancient …

Television (UK)

Nevada Closes Highway To Let Koenigsegg Take On Speed Record

Time for Bugatti so start upping its game.<p>Gerlach Delissen, Corbis Sport, via Getty Images<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's Articles<p>Back in 2010, a …

8 MCU Characters That Looked Better As Concept Art (And 7 That Looked Worse)

The Marvel Cinematic Universe draws inspiration from decades worth of ideas, storylines, characters and inventions when exploring their next films. …

Marvel Universe

iPhone X Review: Apple's iPhone X Is the Future of Smartphone Technology

IPhone X

With 55 Referrals, This Tesla Model S Owner Wins Free Next-Gen Roadster

Want a free next-generation Tesla Roadster? You need only refer 55 Tesla buyers and that freebie could be yours. That’s what we’ve learned from Ben …

Nextgen

Apple shows off iMac Pro and Space Gray accessories at Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit

Apple took an iMac Pro to the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit to demo its power to the professional video editors attending the conference. Whilst we still don’t know exactly when the computer will be available, Apple has promised a December launch and photos of the iMac Pro in the flesh certainly …

The First First Impression of the iPhone X

<b>How do you show off</b> the most anticipated product in years? That was my dilemma with the iPhone X. Since my unit was one of the first few released …

Phones

All the trailers from Sony’s Paris Games Week event

There’s some great stuff to watch<p>Sony brought out the big guns for its Paris Games Week event, showing a variety of trailers from games we knew were coming while also introducing a few surprises. It’s great to see <i>Spelunky</i> getting a sequel, and the number of games shown with PlayStation VR support …

Monster Hunter

The first 'Destiny 2' expansion arrives December 5th

You won't have to twiddle your thumbs <i>too</i> long before <i>Destiny 2</i>'s first expansion arrives. Bungie has announced that <i>Curse of Osiris</i> will be available on December 5th, and has unveiled a trailer to show what it's all about. (Heads-up: the video includes a big spoiler for the game's original campaign.) …

Destiny 2

'The Last of Us: Part II' doesn't shy away from violence and gore

<i>The Last of Us: Part II</i> is a violent game. At least, that's the message Naughty Dog and Sony broadcast this morning when they debuted a new cinematic trailer at Paris Games Week. In the video, a woman is dragged to a campsite where corpses hang from trees, their stomachs cut open and intestines …

'Super Mario Odyssey' players are coming up with next-level tricks in their hunt for Moons

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Gaming

Peter Parker and Miles Morales come together in new Spider-Man trailer

New trailer shows off some more in-game footage<p>Sony Interactive and Insomniac Games showed off a little more of what Peter Parker was capable of in new <i>Spider-Man</i> footage.<p>The footage was demonstrated during Sony’s PlayStation presentation today at Paris Games Week. In the new footage, Peter Parker …

Superheroes

Volvo's Polestar 1 is a 600-HP Hybrid Sports Coupe With 93-Mile EV Range

Polestar 2 takes on Tesla Model 3 as an electric midsize sedan; Polestar 3 is an electric SUV<p>Look out, Tesla. Look out, conventional automakers going deeper into the performance electric vehicle space. Volvo has spun off Polestar into a standalone performance EV brand, and the first vehicle to wear …

Electric Vehicles

Agents of SHIELD's Season Five Space Story Is Still a Mystery

After ending a spectacular season four—which included Ghost Rider, Life Model Decoys, and the Framework—<i>Agents of SHIELD</i> will be back for a two-hour …

Ming-Na Wen

If Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Goes on for Years, We Could See the Same Story Adapted Over Again

Amazon already has a Philip K. Dick show in its adaptation of <i>Man in the High Castle</i>, which is headed into its third season. But Amazon also has an …

Philip K. Dick

Blizzard Accidentally Leaks Overwatch's Halloween Event Skins Early

For once the Xbox store isn’t to blame for <i>Overwatch</i> event skins leaking early. This time, it’s actually Blizzard themselves who have made the slip-up, unveiling a number of legendary skins for next week’s Halloween event before they were supposed to be officially debuted.<p>The leak comes in the form …

Cosplay

Best Sci-fi and Fantasy Books of October 2017

“There are no vampires in Japan. That is the position of the Emperor. The Emperor is wrong…”<p>In 1899 Geneviève Dieudonné travels to Japan with a group …

Disney chief was consulted about decision to kill Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Bob Iger admits it was a big discussion<p>Disney’s CEO, Bob Iger, said he was consulted by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy and director J.J. Abrams about the decision to kill Han Solo before <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> was made.<p>Iger spoke briefly about working on bringing the new era of Star Wars to …

RANKED: Netflix's 5 original animated series for adults, from worst to best

For the most part, Netflix has won over critics with its innovative approach to adult animation.<p>Since the premiere of "BoJack Horseman" in 2014 — which is CEO Reed Hastings' favorite Netflix show — the streaming service has released four other original animated shows that deal in mature themes.<p>Its …

Netflix