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‘Far Cry 5’: A Powerful Vision of an All-American Nightmare

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‘A Way Out’: A Unique Co-Op Experience That Falls Frustratingly Flat

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PS5: Rumors, Expectations, Hopes, & Fears

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April 21, 2018
Cowboy Bebop

Easy Come, Easy Go: Memories of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ (20th Anniversary)

For its 20th anniversary, Maxwell N takes a personal look back at "Cowboy Bebop" and his first impressions of the revolutionary show.
April 20, 2018

Best of ‘Far Cry 5’ (Part 1): Five Greatest Attractions on The Henbane River

Far Cry 5 is without a doubt one of our favorite games of 2018 so far. We've published a raving review as well as a list ranking our favorite characters, and now we bring you our list of the 15 things we love most about the game.
April 20, 2018
dark-souls-remastered-image-2

This Week in Gaming News: New ‘Castlevania’, Game Delays and the Battle Royale Bandwagon

It’s occurred to me this week that, considering I typically write this on a Friday, I should probably take into account what happened last Saturday and Sunday… but I can’t remember that far back. If you remember what happened last weekend, hit me up in the comments and you’ll win […]
April 20, 2018
Ghost Stories

‘Ghost Stories’ Makes for Compelling Horror — Until the End

It’s a pleasure to watch 'Ghost Stories' and see how well executed the segments are, and how they actually seem to fit together — at least until the ending.
April 20, 2018
God of War III

He Who Fights With Monsters: How ‘God of War III’ Failed Kratos as a Character

God of War III is a phenomenal game. Its pulse-pounding boss battles with characters we learned about in grade school, its insane set-pieces that redefine the term itself, and its jaw-dropping graphics that still hold up today mark it as one of the best games ever released on the PlayStation 3 and undoubtedly the best game in the series. However, it does have one very big problem: its plot.
April 19, 2018
The Terror

‘The Terror,’ Ep. 5 — The Beast Is Finally Revealed

There are many questions that have dogged AMC’s The Terror, but one of the most pressing has been about the nature of the creature that has slowly picked off the members of Terror and Erebus. This week’s episode, “First Shot a Winner, Lads,” finally reveals the beasts identity. That information […]
April 19, 2018

Cinema’s Ultimate Jerks #13: Biff Tannen (Back to the Future 2)

Cinema's Ultimate Jerks is a celebration of the characters we love to hate in the movies we love to love. They're not always the main villains - and sometimes they're not even villains at all - but they're definitely jerks.
April 19, 2018
Dark Souls Sif

The Fire Keepers: A Dark Souls Podcast — Ep. 12: All Sifs Go to Heaven

This week on The Fire Keepers we go off to the deep dark woods to fight a pretty butterfly and the most bad-ass, sword-wielding wolf this side of Okami.
April 18, 2018
Console Peripherals

NXpress Nintendo Podcast 132: PAX East and the Best Console Peripherals

From PAX East to a baby with a Wiimote inserted in it, this episode has you covered.
April 18, 2018
pokémon sun and moon

‘Pokémon Sun and Moon’ Animé’s Lack of Direction Stems from the Games Themselves

When Pokémon Sun and Moon released in November 2016, the profound maneuver away from the previous formula was a welcome change, but has it helped the anime?
April 18, 2018
Ocarina of Time

‘Ocarina of Time’ Dungeon by Dungeon: Fire Temple

This continuing series will take a look back at the entry that established the 3D dungeon template, in turn altering dungeon design in ways that would dominate and define the series for nearly twenty years. In this entry, I will be examining the fifth dungeon, the Fire Temple.
April 17, 2018
rend environment

Finding the Path to Divinity in ‘Rend’: PAX East Showcase

The new survival game, Rend, from ex-World of Warcraft developers is shaping up to be a refreshing entry to the genre for veterans and newcomers alike.
April 16, 2018
end times

‘Vermintide 2’ – The World is Ending; Time to Fight Back

It's the end of the Old World as we know it. The Empire of Man lies in flames, overrun with hordes of ravenous ratmen and berserking Nords. Light fades on the mortal races, who claw desperately for survival. But hold fast, brave citizen of the Empire! In this grim and dire apocalypse of the End Times, five heroes lead the charge against darkness.
April 16, 2018
Dwayne Johnson in Rampage

‘Rampage’ Kindly Asks You Leave Your Brain at the Door

'Rampage' could have turned into something fun and absurd, but the filmmakers instead completely misjudge the material.
April 16, 2018
Far Cry 5

Ranking ‘Far Cry 5’s Guns for Hire from Worst to Best

We've put together this list ranking all ten of Far Cry 5’s characterful and extremely obliging ‘Guns for Hire’ – in order from least to most effective.
April 16, 2018
Radical Heights

‘Radical Heights’ and Market Followers

Boss Key Productions, is producing Radical Heights, a game that’s pegged as a knock-off of popular battle royale games PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite.
April 16, 2018

Game Boys, Ep. 101: Battle Royale Boys Pt. 1- ‘PUBG’

Arena shooters, shared-world shooters, high mobility, and hero shooters, the shooter genre is full of titles that marked the start of a new trend, some still prevalent, others left behind in favor of the latest new concept.  Most prevalent today is the battle royale shooter, popularized by the topic of […]
April 16, 2018

‘Aho-Girl’ is the Perfect Mix of Lovable and Stupid

Sometimes you just want a show that you can sit down and watch without having to emotionally invest in. Aho-Girl provides that (and plenty of laughs) in spades.
April 16, 2018
My Neighbor Totoro

30 Years Later, ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Remains The Greatest Children’s Movie

It has been 30 years since the release of My Neighbor Totoro, and it's safe to say that no film, animated or otherwise, has ever come close to expressing the same unique sense of wonderment and joy.
April 16, 2018
Jason Statham in The Meg

‘The Meg’ Trailer Shows That Monster Movies Are Better When They’re Silly

With a budget of $150 million, 'Meg' is by far the most expensive shark movie ever made (Jaws was made for only $7 million).
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