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'Wolfenstein II' On The Switch Has Great Strengths And A Great Weakness

Panic Button received widespread recognition and praise for their excellent port of <i>Doom 2016</i> to the Switch. They’re back again with the Switch port of <i>Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus</i>, one of the current console generation’s most technically demanding games. Digital Foundry judged the <i>Wolf 2</i> port a …

switchport

This Video Explores the Shinto Spirituality of Hayao Miyazaki's Films

Like any prolific director, anime legend Hayao Miyazaki has a few preoccupations in his writing. Particularly, he’s fascinated by the natural world, …

Anime

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

Museums

Nintendo Switch Flip Grip Vertical Screen Adaptor Lets You Play In Portrait

Nintendo Switch owners that would prefer to play retro games using the console screen in a portrait orientation, may be interested to know that …

Nintendo Switch

What to Play, Read, and Watch While You Wait for 'Cyberpunk 2077'

Here are the books, movies, and games you can enjoy to get familiar with the cyberpunk genre while you wait for the 'Cyberpunk 2077' release date to get here.<p><i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> sounds like an amazing video game but we have no idea when it’s coming out. Luckily for you, <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i> is building on a …

This Nintendo Labo Switch Creation Is Pure Board Game Brilliance

Fancy a game of <i>Battleship</i>? This is one of the coolest creations to emerge from the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con Garage and I had to share it. Yuhki Takahashi, an employee at Osaka-based print and fabrication company 6Fab, has updated the classic naval warfare board game for the Nintendo Switch.<p>This goes …

Nintendo Labo

Here's Your First Look at Matt Groening's New Netflix Animated Series, Disenchantment

After <i>The Simpsons</i>, Matt Groening took to the future for his jokey love letter to science fiction in <i>Futurama</i>. Now, he’s planning on doing something …

The Librarian is a game that feels like a poem

If an owl visits you in the middle of the night carrying a note, it’s probably something important.<p><i>It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column</i> <i>Short Play</i> <i>we suggest video games that can be started and finished</i> …

Librarianship

The Moon's Milk (A Stop Motion Animated Short Film) by Ri Crawford

A completely handmade stop motion animated short about a time when the moon was close enough to reach by ladder.

Netflix's The Rain Has a Pretty Freakin' Incredible Soundtrack — Here Are All 23 Songs

<b>The Rain</b> is one of Netflix's most exciting new shows for a couple of reasons. Despite covering ground well-trodden by sci-fi series before it, the Danish apocalyptic tale about a group of young people struggling to survive in a world where the rain is filled with fatal toxins is an immensely …

Liar Princess and the Blind Prince read aloud trailer

Nippon Ichi Software has released another trailer for Liar Princess and the Blind Prince. The trailer below is read aloud to the viewer about the …

Neil Gaiman Is Bringing the Gormenghast Fantasy Series Back to Television

Almost two decades after the BBC adapted Mervyn Peake’s classic fantasy series <i>Gormenghast</i>, Neil Gaiman is finally achieving his dream of bringing it …

Books

These Retro-Themed Joy-Cons And Pro Controller Are An 8-Bit Dream

A modern throwback

Old Man's Journey will be released in Europe and North America on February 20th

Developer Broken Rules has announced that Old Man’s Journey will hit the Switch eShop in Europe and North America on February 20th. Old Man’s Journey …

This 1-minute, side-scrolling animated version of 'Breaking Bad' is amazing

There have been a bunch of <i>Breaking Bad</i> compilations, edits, and parodies on YouTube in the 10 years since the show started, and there will likely be …

Jimi Hendrix’s Previously Unreleased Cover Of Muddy Waters’ Classic ‘Mannish Boy’ Is A Psychedelic Wonder

Though Jimi Hendrix only got 27 years on this Earth to create music, and only really spent four of them in the studio cooking up new compositions and freaky covers, he managed to pack a lifetime’s worth of material into that short space of time. On March 9th, the guitarist’s estate plans on …

Guitar

Batman Hanging With Scooby-Doo Is Less Awkward Than You'd Expect

Warner Bros.’ animation divisions are always doing unexpected stuff. From Lego Batman movies on the big screen, to Willy Wonka crossovers with Tom …

Hours Of Nirvana Demos Leak Including Alternate Nevermind Without Dave Grohl

The Observer, whose real name is John Purkey, has uploaded for Nirvana cassettes that Kurt Cobain gave him, including early Nirvana demos from the …

How to Get Ads Off of Your PS4 Home Screen

Anyone who got a PlayStation 4 over the weekend may have been dismayed when they turned it on yesterday (Dec. 26) to find a big ad for Destiny 2 on …

Routers

12 Huge Upcoming Video Games Announced At Game Awards 2017

Game Awards 2017 was awesome! Yeah, I am surprised because Game Awards is often regarded as worst gaming show but this year they totally nailed it! …

My favourite album: Miles Davis’s A Tribute to Jack Johnson

Great records do not necessarily arise out of historical ruptures. Nonetheless, Miles Davis’s A Tribute to Jack Johnson is significant in jazz and …

Jack Johnson

New LEGO Augmented Reality App Is The Best Open-World LEGO Video Game

A new LEGO AR experience hits the app store soon. <i>LEGO AR-Studio</i> offers six virtual sets that tap into the popularity of games like <i>Pokemon Go</i> by coming to life on your table and living room floor.<p>Unlike previous dabbling with interactive versions of brick building, this has the potential to …

Lego

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 - Shadow of the Lowlands trailer

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 got a very interesting tease this time around with a beautiful live action musical trailer, besides the song there really …

The "Lord of the Rings" of Chinese literature is finally being translated into English

The world imagined by Chinese writer Jin Yong is one which celebrates loyalty, courage, and the triumph of the individual over a corrupt and authoritarian state—carried out by no less than heroes who fly through trees and deliver deadly blows to their enemies with a single finger.<p>It’s a world …

China

Banned by the police: the true stories behind Modigliani's languorous nudes

Modigliani refused to paint his public lovers nude, though it’s quite possible that he became the lover of his models<p>“We fight against the nude in painting, as nauseous and as tedious as adultery in literature,” proclaimed the Italian Futurists in 1910. The nude was dead; the speeding car more …

Literature

Bukowski’s poems were mangled by editors after his death. Now you can read his originals

When Abel Debritto first started researching and writing about Charles Bukowski, he knew that the prolific underground poet, short story writer and …

The Art of Assassin’s Creed Origins

Check out THESE elephants<p><i>Assassin’s Creed Origins</i> is big and it’s beautiful. Our reviewer Colin Campbell called it “a work of art.”<p>Well, behind every work of art is ... a lot more art. Titan Books sent a preview of <i>The Art of Assassin’s Creed</i>, their new book that takes us behind the designs of …

Art

French Graphic Novel 'Satania' Breaks New Ground — Underground

Halloween is a time for surprises, which makes this a great time for the release of a new book by Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoët. In 2014 this French team summoned the creepies with <i>Beautiful Darkness</i>, a ghoulishly comic tale in which tiny people lived on the decaying corpse of a small girl left in …

Everything Nintendo Switch And 3DS Owners Can Now Download After The Nintendo Direct

While we knew the latest Nintendo Direct would run a longer-than-usual 45 minutes, it still managed to surprise with just how much was packed into it. There were numerous game announcements, details announced, release dates shared, and trailers showcased. Although a number of these games--like …