Watch gaming”s most satisfying character switches

Playing protagonist musical chairs It”s a real feat for a game to actually surprise you. We”ve entered an age where every character reveal, every playable mode, multiplayer feature, or gameplay quirk is carefully calculated and announced at the most opportune moment to build hype to an absolute fever pitch. By the time you”ve bought the […]

New cinematic universe planned for G.I. Joe, Micronauts, M.A.S.K. and more

Hasbro lucked out with Michael Bay”s Transformers franchise. The blockbuster “bot movies have generated billions of dollars at the box office, as well as untold revenue from additional merchandise. In that same fashion, the toy manufacturer is teaming up with Paramount again to construct a whole new cinematic universe based around more of its eighties […]

The best hidden video game homages to Star Wars

These are the references we”re looking for Star Wars mania doesn”t just mean fans get a bit stirred up when a new Star Wars Battlefront game comes out, or start to twitch involuntarily as Star Wars: The Force Awakens draws closer. Star Wars surrounds us and penetrates us, binding the galaxy together, and bleeding into […]

Destiny Level 25 class packs let you buy your way past the original campaign

The journey to level 25 in Destiny is filled with intense battles and questionable dialogue, unless you skip straight to the new stuff. Destiny: The Taken King comes with a Spark of Light which can give one of your characters an instant boost to level 25, and now Bungie”s selling equivalent items independent of the […]

The next episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is an early finale

We”re fast approaching the end of Telltale”s Minecraft: Story Mode, with the penultimate episode, “A Block and a Hard Place,” available on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Android, and iOS starting December 22. If you haven”t been keeping up with the Story Mode episodes, here”s a bit of a (mildly spoilery) recap: After […]

Idris Elba in talks for The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower may have found its leading man. In a perfect world, Idris Elba would already be getting measured for his holster and spurs and making his way to the set. Alas, the news is still fresh and unconfirmed, but Deadline reports that the Luther actor is the frontrunner for the part of Roland […]