Michael Mcdonald

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Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen to release new game this week

Swing Copters is very similar to its predecessor, but could it become just as big?<p>Dong Nguyen, the creator of Flappy Bird, will release a follow-up to his smash-hit game later this week.<p>Swing Copters will be available to download from Apple's App Store from Thursday. The app will be free, with a …

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Bill Murray Will Play Baloo In Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Remake

Damn you, Disney. There is no reason why I, an adult man, should be excited for a live-action/animated remake of <i>The Jungle Book</i>, but like Bagheera when he finally eats Mowgli (that’s how <i>The Jungle Book</i> ends, right?), I am. Not because I can’t wait to see how GRITTY director Jon Favreau makes it, …

Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, a social (media) sort of guy, gets a film

Clad in a Captain America T-shirt, comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias nurses an all-nighter with a dairy-free, gluten-free, vanilla bean milkshake at a vegan restaurant in the Cahuenga Pass.<p>It's a departure from the Iglesias many fans have seen on his<p>Comedy Centralspecials, DVD concerts and YouTube …

Jamie Foxx Will Play Mike Tyson In A Script Written By Terence Winter

That’s the most good news I’ve typed in a headline since I started writing for Filmdrunk, although I hope to one day write “Jessica Alba Invites Matt Lieb To Orgy & Pizza Party At Raging Waters For Dwayne Johnson’s Inauguration.” But while I eagerly await The Rock’s transformation into a real-life …

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Rejects: Sci-Fi Icons Who Got Cut From Marvel's Space Team

<i>Ooga-chaka!</i> "Guardians of the Galaxy," the solar system's most anticipated summer adventure is about to arrive in theaters and make movie stars out of the freakiest-looking aliens this side of the Milky Way. <i>A gigantic walking tree? A foul-mouthed raccoon with heavy artillery?</i> As strange as these …

Here’s How Robin Williams Lost Parts In 4 Different Batman Movies (And 6 More Famous Roles He Nearly Had)

Robin Williams is an incredible talent. He’s equally engaging in comedic roles as well as dramas, and has done everything over his illustrious career from stand-up to starring in a successful sitcom to playing psychos in numerous movies. He also happens to be one of the hairiest humans on the …

Game Sack - Console Modding

Harry Potter returns as an adult in new story from J.K. Rowling

<i>Polygon's Culture section deals with the intersection of gaming, its audience and pop culture as a whole. This is where we'll put non-gaming stories we think are worth talking about.</i><p>Harry Potter and his friends are back in a brief piece penned by author J.K. Rowling for Pottermore, the online home …

Sapphire 4.7″ iPhone 6 display put through its paces with knife and keys in new scratch test video

Earlier today we got a quick look at a flexible iPhone 6 display, but a new video from YouTuber Marques Brownlee (embedded below) takes the supposed next-gen screen through a more complete durability test. In the video, Brownlee not only bends the flexible sapphire panel, but takes a set of keys …

Samsung's dire earnings preview should scare every smartphone maker

Samsung expects to post a massive drop in both sales and profit for the second quarter. The way Samsung spins it, that’s bad news for Apple, HTC, Xiaomi, and every other smartphone maker, not just the Korean electronics giant itself.<p>The world’s largest smartphone maker expects to rake in $7.1 …

Rupert Everett says being gay stifled his film career, but do audiences care?

After Rupert Everett's claim that his career has suffered because he is openly gay, we take a look at 'out' actors who have played straight roles, and ask – does it matter?<p>• Rupert Everett: being gay stifled my career<p>Last week, Rupert Everett reasserted his opinion that his career has been stifled …

Kingdom Hearts III, Fallout 4, and the rest of the games we were surprised not to see at E3

This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show seemed to have quite a few games that should’ve been there but were nowhere to be seen. Some were at the conference last year and were MIA this year while others have yet to be announced but are long overdue for a debut.<p>The GamesBeat staff …

A Grown-Ass Man's Guide To Super-Hard Old Nintendo Games

This is a thing about playing old NES games that I couldn't beat as a kid to see if I could beat them now as an adult, but let me tell you this …

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Android Malware Holds Your Photos, Videos for Ransom

A new type of malware found on Android devices can take your mobile photos, videos and documents hostage and hold them for ransom.<p>According to <i>Ars</i> …

New lock screen bypass discovered in iOS 7, allows access in 5 seconds under certain circumstances (Update: Resolved)

<b>Update 6/30:</b> It appears iOS 7.1.2 has resolved the issue: <i>A state management issue existed in the handling of the telephony state while in Airplane Mode. This issue was addressed through improved state management while in Airplane Mode.</i><p>A new lock screen bypass has been discovered in iOS 7 that …

Slender Man: second US teen knife attack linked to online horror character

Teenager allegedly wore white mask and lay in wait for mother<p>A 13-year-old who allegedly stabbed her mother after lying in wait wearing a mask is thought to be the latest teenage attacker inspired by the fictional horror character “Slender Man”.<p>The unnamed mother, who suffered a number of minor …

Sigourney Weaver back from the dead in all three Avatar sequels

Despite the death of her character in the biggest box-office hit ever, actor will return in new role, says director James Cameron<p>James Cameron has confirmed that Sigourney Weaver will return for all three Avatar sequels, despite having been killed off in the 2009 box-office behemoth.<p>However, …

Pakistani teenager survives attempted honour killing

An 18-year-old woman has survives being shot twice and thrown in a canal by her own family for marrying the man she loved<p>Saba Maqsood was attacked and shot by her father, uncle, brother and aunt then tossed into a waterway in <b>Pakistan</b>.<p>Left wounded in her cheek and her right hand, Saba is said to …

The world's largest video game collection just went up for auction

Meet Michael Thomasson. He's a 41-year-old video game historian who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest video game archive. Now he wants someone else to have it. Thomasson admits that he'd rather not sell his 11,000+ game collection, which includes full catalogues for platforms …

The Only Thing Worse Than A College Student/Porn Actress Committing Suicide Is The Way The Media Covers It

Apologies for the very anti-uplifting story, but porn actresses getting outed is a topic we’ve covered quite a bit around these parts. It’s easier to find a villain when your porn company outs you after finding out you’re a minor celebrity, like what happened with Miss Teen Delaware, but trickier …

Apple officially acknowledges the iMessage bug and says a fix is coming

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Apple’s(s appl) iMessage bug — in which former iPhone users no longer receive text messages from current iPhone users — has …

Apple partially fixed the issue that was making life hard for Android switchers

Last week, a lawsuit filed by a former iPhone user against Apple brought back to light an issue that has long tormented users switching from Apple to competing platforms.<p>The issue, which surfaced as early as 2011, prevents text messages sent to some former iOS users from reaching their intended …

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Mario And Wii Fit Rank Among The The Best-Selling Franchises Since 2005

Sales data recently provided by Ubisoft shows that the Mario series is the second biggest-selling franchise since 2005. Unsurprisingly it’s …

Twitch Plays Pokemon moves on to Pokemon Crystal

Having conquered <i>Pokémon Red</i> in just under 16 and one-third days, Twitch Plays Pokémon moved on to <i>Pokémon Crystal</i> today.<p><i>Pokemon Crystal</i> was originally released in Japan on the Game Boy Color in December 2000, and came to North America in July 2001. It is an updated version of the second set of …