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The choices we're given in games are still ultimately meaningless

Video games are a fun way to pass time. They're engaging and distracting. They're an opportunity to socialize, and they can even be educational. But, increasingly, games are becoming known as a wonderful way to tell and be a part of stories, too. Over the last decade, that evolution of stories in …

Dungeons and Dragons

Phoenix Comicon bans prop weapons after armed man is arrested

PHOENIX — Jack Young showed up at Phoenix Comicon on Friday dressed as the villain from “Sleeping Beauty,” complete with black horns, large feathery …

Cosplay

From the Dawn of D&D to the Board Game Boom: One Man’s Thirty Years of Gaming at L.A.’s Strategicon

Eric M. Aldrich has seen a lot of gaming on the tabletops of Los Angeles over the past three decades. Growing up in Long Beach during the 1970s, he …

Dungeons and Dragons

Image Drops SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER Nude "Beariant" Cover

While the title of Sebastian Girner, Jody LeHeup, and Nil Vendrell’s upcoming Image series <i>Shirtless Bear-Fighter</i> suggests that the book will have a …

Homer Simpson Will Be Inducted Into The Baseball Hall Of Fame

25 years after he lead the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant softball team to its historic city championship, Homer Simpson is finally getting the …

Homer Simpson

Which “One Night” Game Is Right For Your Group?

The Kickstarter has been fulfilled and the latest game in the “One Night” series is reaching the hands of eager gamers everywhere. <i>One Night Ultimate</i> …

Who will wear this Star Trek tank top in public?

This has to be one of the most impossible shirts I've ever considered wearing!<p>Scotty looks worried.<p>Star Trek Men's Original Crew Mens Tank White via …

Star Trek

Carrie Fisher Would Have Been the Star of Episode IX, and More Star Wars News

Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. (Photo via StarWars.com)<p>It’s no secret that Carrie Fisher’s sudden passing forced Disney and Lucasfilm …

Star Wars

Fantasy Basel - The Swiss Comic Con

For three days, the Swiss city of Basel became a mecca for Swiss comic and science fiction fans who came in their thousands to be a part of the …

Cosplay

‘Pray the gay away’ event happening at same place and time as Comic Con

<b>An anti-gay event is being held in London at the same time and same place as Comic Con.</b><p>The hateful gathering organised by a group of churches is …

Cosplay

Latest RUNAWAYS Image Teases Karolina Dean

After dropping pics of <i>Runaways</i> characters Nico Minoru and Chase Stein earlier this week, Marvel has released another image of one of the team’s …

Comics

This Geeky Dressmaker Is Raising Money for Planned Parenthood

Danielle Ward was sitting in her apartment when the news came on, telling her that states can now block federal funding going to Planned …

Planned Parenthood

Preview: ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #4

With <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> now in theaters and raking in all the acclaim and cash and all that jazz, it makes sense that Marvel would want to …

Comics

Far Cry 5 is Basically a Nightmare Version of The Dukes of Hazzard

Ubisoft has released the first details about the upcoming <i>Far Cry 5</i>. Previous entries have taken players to remote and exotic places, but this time, …

Gaming

How A Heart Transplant Couldn’t Stop One Man’s Passion for Star Wars

In the ten years that the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library has been hosting its annual Star Wars Read Day, co-founder Allen Callaci has only missed …

Star Wars

60-inch Vizio 4K TV, $50 Dashcam, and more

For Memorial Day weekend, many of the biggest brands are seeing major discounts across the web. If you’re looking for a new laptop, 4K TV, computer …

Shopping

Most Impressive Fans: Moya Kojima's Skills Are Complete with Her Giant-Size Lightsaber Cosplay

<i>Most Impressive Fans is a feature highlighting the amazing creativity of Star Wars devotees, from cosplay to props. If there’s a fearless and</i> …

Cosplay

Sling Some Webs With Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Gift Guide

Is he strong? Listen, bud. He’s got radioactive blood. Give his gifts, any size. It’ll get you lots of friends, catch ’em just like flies. Look out, …

Superheroes

Your Cellphone Isn’t Nearly as Secure as You Think

Over the past few weeks, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been picking up some headlines because they’ve started executing so-called …

The Great Street Sharks Lie, One Year Later

Fittingly, I still can’t remember precisely what year I inadvertently put my plans for the Great Street Sharks lie into motion. However, I do know …

Keep Watching ‘Doctor Who’ Through Season 15

Twelfth Doctor and Clara Oswald (via BBC)<p>BBC Worldwide just inked a deal with China that includes another five seasons of <i>Doctor Who</i>.<p>A Memorandum of …

TV Series

MovieBob Reviews: BAYWATCH (2017)

The revisionism involved in the making and marketing of the <i>Baywatch</i> reboot is really quite a wonder to behold. Counting almost entirely on the …

Movies

The Nineties are Back, and So Is Crash Bandicoot in the N. Sane Trilogy.

The massive success of the original PlayStation compared to what had come before made it seem like it was bigger than video games. 100 million units …

Gaming

B&O’s Music-Infused Beer Probably Tastes of Danish Bands

B&O Play + Mikkeller + Danish musicians = Beobrew (via B&O)<p>Humans are basically hardwired to respond to music: Harmonies help calm nerves, ease pain, …

Bang & Olufsen

‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: Headless Monks

You know Daleks and Davros and Missy the Master, Angels and Silence hell-bent on disaster. But do you recall the most underrated <i>Doctor Who</i> villains …

TV Series

Quit Your Job to Cuddle Cats All Day

Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Dublin wants you (via Just Cats)<p>Bored by the monotony of office life? Break out the hand lotion and apply to be a …

Cats

Celebrate 'Star Wars'' 40th Anniversary With Maitland Ward In Sexy Darth Vader Cosplay

Today is officially the 40th anniversary of Star Wars and what better way to celebrate than with sexy pics of our girl Maitland Ward in Star …

Cosplay

PHOENIX COMICON Bans Cosplay Weapons After Real Weapons Arrest

Credit: Marvel Comics<p>The currently-ongoing Phoenix Comicon has banned all cosplay and prop weapons after an incident Thursday in which a …

Cosplay

Chris Cornell Once Wore the Best Soundgarden-Inspired Halloween Costume Ever

It’s still wild to think that grunge luminary Chris Cornell is no longer with us, but now that the initial shock of the tragedy is beginning to pass, …

Cosplay

ThinkGeek Launches A Huge 30% Off Sale On Over 150 Items! [Deals]

ThinkGeek just launched a geek pride sale that discounts over 150 popular nerdy items by 30%. The list includes everything from <i>Star Trek</i> garden …

Shopping