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2016 saw music industry’s first double-digit growth since 1998

Metal Insider - 21 min 9 sec ago
Every now and then a Gene Simmons comes along that seems to think that the music industry is going to be fine if everyone stops streaming music and starts buying CDs again. It’s obvious to just about everyone else that the genie is out of the bottle, and we’re living in a streaming world, however. That […]
Categories: Music

Nier: Automata, As Told By Steam Reviews

Kotaku - 27 min 27 sec ago

Nier: Automata is another classic Yoko Taro game: it shouldn’t work, but it does. It’s one of those rare, once in a lifetime treats. Steam users are also fond of the nicely rendered robot ass.

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Ice Nine Kills’ new video is a timely literature lesson

Metal Insider - 1 hour 15 min ago
Back in December of 2015 Ice Nine Kills released a concept album called Every Trick in the Book. Each song from the album is based on a different piece of literature including Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dracula, and the Exorcist, to name a few. The band’s latest music video is for the […]
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Blizzard Shuts Down Mod Aiming To Make World Of Warcraft's Story Better

Kotaku - 1 hour 17 min ago

Questing in World of Warcraft can be a slog. This is especially true during the game’s early levels, before you reach recent expansion content. Warcraft Tales is a mod that would’ve improved that with voice acting and more elaborate stories. I say “would’ve,” because well...

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Destiny 2 Release Date Confirmed Plus Reveal Trailer Unveiled

Just Push Start - 1 hour 30 min ago
Bungie and Activision has announced that Destiny 2 will be out later this year. The platforms it will be released on have also been revealed among other details. Destiny 2’s release date is September 8th, 2017 and will be out for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. This is significant because the first game was never out for the PC. The first reveal trailer has also been revealed. It doesn’t show any gameplay footage, so it looks like we have to wait for that to be revealed possibly at E3 or something. In related news, if you pre-order the game at Gamestop you will receive a Cayde-6 figurine to take home with you. You can see what the figure looks like in the second trailer posted below. Are you happy pumped for the release of this game?

As For Honor Players Threaten A Boycott, Ubisoft Offers Some Changes

Kotaku - 1 hour 42 min ago

Thousands of For Honor players are threatening to boycott the very flawed fighting game they nevertheless love. Today, Ubisoft addressed some of the most frequent complaints, but not everyone is satisfied just yet.

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Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Out at Facebook

Kotaku - 1 hour 44 min ago

Where in the world is Palmer Luckey? Well, he’s not at Facebook.

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Horizon Zero Dawn Update Patch 1.12 Is Rolling Out Today For The PS4

Just Push Start - 1 hour 45 min ago
Guerrilla Games has now announced a new update to Horizon Zero Dawn. This will be patch number 1.12. There is a lot of things that have been improved in the game. The Horizon Zero Dawn fixes a number of bugs and progression issues and crashes. Be wary that the patch notes do reveal some spoilers from the main story. If you are having progression issues, Guerrilla Games advises you to reload a previous save in order to try and avoid getting into too much trouble. The new patch also adds a 3D audio support for 3D headsets. If you want to read full details on the patch notes, you can click here to see them via Reddit. Make sure to download it ASAP in order to see the changes take into effect.  

Photos: Killthrax tour kicks off at Montclair NJ’s Wellmont Theater

Metal Insider - 1 hour 49 min ago
The combination of Anthrax and Killswitch Engage is so intriguing that the tour even has a celebrity couple name: Killthrax. The addition of The Devil Wears Prada and Jasta makes it certainly one of the most intriguing tours of the Spring. Metal Insider contributing photographer Melinda Oswandel was at the tour kickoff on March 29th […]
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Guardians of the Galaxy Video Game Trailer Is Here For You To Watch

Just Push Start - 1 hour 56 min ago
The first trailer for the Guardians of the Galaxy video game is finally here. You can see what the graphics look like and how the game is shaping up to be like. Bear in mind, this game is not based on the movies so the character models in this game had to be altered a lot. Star Lord, Gamora and Drax don’t look like Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana or Dave Bautista in this game. Not to mention they have different voices. Anyway, the game will have Thanos as the main villain from the looks of things. The first episode of the Guardians of the Galaxy video game will be out on April 18th on multiple different platforms. The game is developed by TellTale so expect the same style of visuals and gameplay. This game is going to retain the humor and retro music that is famous from the movies.

A Minor PC Gaming Miracle

Kotaku - 1 hour 57 min ago

Building and maintaining your own gaming PC is the best. It’s also occasionally the worst. This week I upgraded my PC, fully expecting it to be a pain in the ass. Instead, something magical happened. Windows 10 actually came through.

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Columnist Criticizes Japanese Environmental Ministry's Moe Girls as Sexist

Anime News Network - 2 hours 12 min ago
Half-Egyptian, half-Japanese Arabic lecturer and columnist Karima Morooka released a column in the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper on Saturday that denounces the...
Categories: General Anime

New God Eater Console Project's 2nd Teaser Video Streamed

Anime News Network - 2 hours 17 min ago
Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming a second teaser trailer for its new God Eater project on Thursday. The English-subtitled video teases a "new...
Categories: General Anime

New Tom Clancy Mobile Game is Clash Royale With Sniper Rifles

Kotaku - 2 hours 27 min ago

Creating an army of collectible units and sending them down set lanes to attack enemy bases is all the rage right now. Even the Tom Clancy brand is getting in on the act, though ShadowBreak livens things up by giving the player control of a high-powered sniper rifle.

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Northlane embraces new album feedback, shares details behind the song “Paragon”

Metal Insider - 2 hours 28 min ago
Last week Northlane surprised us with the sudden release of Mesmer. Meanwhile, their fans managed to shock them with the overwhelming response. The band expressed the following on their Facebook: “It’s now been five days since we released ‘Mesmer’ out into the universe, and to say the response has been overwhelming feels like a drastic […]
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Sentai Filmworks Licenses Frame Arms Girl, Atom the Beginning Anime

Anime News Network - 2 hours 37 min ago
Atom the Beginning to stream on Anime Strike
Categories: General Anime

Listen to Anthrax’s fun, unnecessary cover of Kansas’ “Carry On Wayward Son”

Metal Insider - 2 hours 57 min ago
While Anthrax are one of the Big Four of thrash, it seems like at the end of the day, they enjoy being a classic rock cover band. Their 2013 Anthems EP featured covers by Boston, AC/DC, Journey, Rush and Thin Lizzy, and they’ve covered Pink Floyd live acoustically recently. And having just launched the Killthrax tour with […]
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Gonzo, Koji Morimoto's 18if Anime Reveals Visual, July Premiere

Anime News Network - 3 hours 17 min ago
Art of 18 multimedia project includes smartphone game, VR video
Categories: General Anime

Naturally, DragonForce shred on new song “Judgment Day”

Metal Insider - 3 hours 23 min ago
DragonForce have been a force to be reckoned with (derp) since before they first show up on America’s radar via the ridiculously over the top “Through the Fire and Flames” video. That track, from their third album, Inhuman Rampage, turned up on Guitar Hero III, and made them  heroes in their own right here. They made the jump […]
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Podcast: Ron Gilbert, Zelda Secrets, Returning To Destiny

Kotaku - 3 hours 27 min ago

Today on Kotaku Splitscreen, we’re joined by Monkey Island designer Ron Gilbert to talk about his newest adventure game, Thimbleweed Park. We’re also talking Zelda, Destiny, and much more.

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