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Set sail and experience The Sailor's Dream, the new story-driven game from Simogo

The Sailor’s Dream ($3.99) by Simogo is the third story-driven game from the guys who brought you Beat Sneak Bandit. It wraps up their suite of three …

Enhanced edition of classic Dungeons & Dragons RPG Icewind Dale out now on iOS

A cold wind has blown through the App Store, and it has brought the so-called “enhanced edition” of Icewind Dale.<p>Announced early last September, …

iOS 8 - 25 hidden features from Apple’s new operating system

Apple’s latest operating system contains a host of new functions. To mine it for all its power, read our 25 tips<p>1. Emergency Health ID<p>Powered by Apple’s new HealthKit, Emergency Health ID allows anyone to access basic and potentially life-saving health information from your iPhone’s lock screen. To …

Make TV And Movie Characters Say Anything You Want With This Video App

Crumbles is a new web app that converts inputed text into a video collage, letting you make characters from movies and TV shows say whatever you want them to say. Though it’s clearly in its early stages (we don’t even know who made it) Crumbles is already ridiculously entertaining. There are three …

TV shows

Civilization 5 free on Steam this week, as Beyond Earth launch looms

If you have been thinking about playing <i>Civilization 5</i>, but never quite gotten around to it, now's your chance. Firaxis' strategy epic is available to play for free this week on Steam.<p>The 2K Games offer is timed for the run-up to the launch of <i>Civilization: Beyond Earth</i> at the end of this week. While</i> …

33 Years Later, New Donkey Kong Secrets Are Being Found

Despite the fact the game was first released in arcades in 1981, has been ported to hell and back and picked apart on the big screen, Nintendo's …

Retrogaming

Key & Peele Are Making A Movie About A Cat Named Keanu

While Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, better known as Eeeee Eeeeeeeee and Donkey Teeth, best known as Key & Peele, are still trying to get their Mr. Garvey movie greenlit, they’ve also found their next project: a sure-fire box office success about a kidnapped cat named Keanu. Woah.<p>[<i>Keanu</i>] is …

‘He Taught Them How To Twist Ass,’ And Other ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Chinese Mistranslations

Mistranslation humor is my favorite thing, so when it came out last week that <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>‘s box office, or should I say, INTERPLANETARY UNUSUAL ATTACKING TEAM‘s box office, could be suffering in China due to poorly-translated subtitles, I was really hoping someone would dig up some …

Get Ready for a 'Minority Report' TV Show, Brought to You by Steven Spielberg

One of the words most often used to describe this summer's terrific "Godzilla" reboot was "Spielbergian" and it looks like the bearded filmmaker was also a big fan. He's bringing aboard Max Borenstein, who was credited with the "Godzilla" screenplay (even though, if we're being totally candid, a …

Benedict Cumberbatch Wins the Ice Bucket Challenge

Yes, this Ice Bucket Challenge thing is weird and already totally played out, but you know what? It's also for a great cause. And seeing people get ice water dumped on their heads is almost always funny. But leave it to Benedict Cumberbatch, who seems to be a magical creature from another dimension …

Assassin's Creed Memories - Card Battling and Strategy Rolled into One and Coming Soon

<i>Assassin's Creed Memories</i> has just been announced, promising to combine card battling, RPG, and strategy elements. A free-to-play game, it comes from …

Assassin's Creed

Marvel reveals release dates for five films, but no titles for now | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) eyes an orb in "Guardians of the Galaxy." (Jay Maidment / Marvel)<p>Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), left, Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Rocket Racoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) in "Guardians of the …

Morgan Freeman, the voice of gravitas, is wise to his image

Hear<p>Morgan Freeman's name and you immediately think worldly wisdom and genial gravitas. He's certainly earned that reputation. But over a four-decade acting career, Freeman has also taken some less expected routes, beginning with his first notable film role, as a pimp in 1987's "Street Smart" (one …

'Transcendence'? Not in this Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller

<b>Transcendence</b><p>Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99<p>Available on VOD Tuesday<p>Christopher Nolan's regular cinematographer,<p>Wally Pfister, was unavailable to shoot Nolan's upcoming "Interstellar" because he was making his directorial debut with this brainy science-fiction thriller that strains …

The new Thor is a woman: big news from an unexpected source

Thor is one of the classic Marvel characters, created by Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Larry Lieber in 1962. The character was one of the first Avengers, and his standalone films have proven popular at the box office. That's leaving aside the fact that Loki is one of the best film villains to come from …

Why Disney Infinity 2.0's Thor isn't a woman ... yet

Today Marvel announced that Thor, god of thunder and one of the publisher's big three heroes, will now be portrayed as a woman.<p>"This October, Marvel Comics evolves once again in one of the most shocking and exciting changes ever to shake one of the 'big three' of Captain America, Iron Man and …

The Deleted, Alternate Ending of 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Is Very Doom & Gloom

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" (get tickets) nearly ended with a different final scene than the one millions of moviegoers saw this weekend.<p>Director Matt Reeves admitted to Slashfilm that he had an alternate ending in mind -- but decided to delete it at the last minute.<p><b>SPOILERS AHEAD!</b><p>"Dawn of the …

Thor Is a Woman Now in the Marvel Comics (No Big Deal)

The Marvel universe is undergoing a seismic change -- the comics company announced this morning that Thor, the hammer-wielding god, will now be a goddess. Meaning, Thor will now be a woman.<p>No, he's not getting a sex change operation. Rather, as Whoopi Goldberg explained on "The View":<p>We're not sure …

Guide for The Simpsons Tapped Out app review: complete guide and walkthrough

Introduction<p>Whether you can recite episodes of The Simpsons line-by-line or have never really watched the series, Guide for The Simpsons Tapped Out - …

App for Legend of Zelda app review: a news app with all the The Legend of Zelda news

Introduction<p>When I was nine years old a game was released that changed my life forever. This game was called The Legend of Zelda and it was an …

Best Free Apps of the Day on July 10. Assassin’s Creed Pirates, Angry Birds Star Wars 2, Convertible, & More!

We have lots of great games going free today, along with a great looking conversion app.<p>Assassin’s Creed Pirates is the iOS version of the popular …