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​Bad Lip Reading Makes Twilight So Much Better

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:15

"Hey you know what? I have jeggings for my pelican."

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12 Beloved Movies That Were Originally About Something Very Different

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:00

12 Beloved Movies That Were Originally About Something Very Different

Our favorite science fiction and fantasy films seem to have burst into existence fully formed, already perfect. So it's weird when you realize that a lot of the best movies had the biggest false starts and dead ends. Here are 12 much-loved movies that had very different storylines early on in their creation.

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Here's the topdown view of one of the maps that's coming soon to Titanfall as part of a DLC map pack

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:00

Here's the topdown view of one of the maps that's coming soon to Titanfall as part of a DLC map pack called Expedition. This one's called War Games, designed after the tutorial mission simulator from the game.

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Captain Tsubasa Art Exhibit Timed For World Cup

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:00
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is less than two months away, and soccer fever is heating up around the world. To celebrate the event, a Captain Tsubasa art exhibit...
Categories: General Anime

Max Cavalera and Suicide Silence perform “Roots Bloody Roots” at Revolver Golden Gods Awards

Metal Insider - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:55
There’s no doubt that Slayer’s performance at last night’s Revolver Golden God Awards was one of if not the most talked about moment from the ceremony with a brand new song to boot. But that’s not to say the rest of the performers were slouches. For example, while Suicide Silence were onstage they brought out Max Cavalera […]
Categories: Music

Sentai Filmworks Adds Captain Earth

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:49
Robot anime series currently streaming on Crunchyroll
Categories: General Anime

Diablo 3: Reaper Of Souls Soundtrack Is Now Available Through iTunes - 22 songs for $9.99

Just Push Start - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:30
The latest expansion for Diablo 3 titled Reaper of Souls just released for PC a month ago and for those that have not been able to get enough of the music from the expansion, you are in luck. Blizzard has revealed that the full Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls soundtrack is available through iTunes as of right now. The 22 songs in this soundtrack can be downloaded individually for $1.29 each, or $9.99 for all 22, which just makes so much more sense from an economic standpoint. Look for the Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Collector’s Edition Soundtrack on iTunes right now.

If We Don't Want Gaming To Get More Expensive, We Need To Speak Up

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:30

If We Don't Want Gaming To Get More Expensive, We Need To Speak Up

Right now, American gamers have it good. Our internet providers might do some slimy things, but today we can access all the web has to offer without maxing out our credit cards.

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Dragon Age Inquisition Deluxe, Board Game of Thrones, Humble

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:15

Dragon Age Inquisition Deluxe, Board Game of Thrones, Humble

The well-reviewed and rarely discounted A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition can be on your tabletop for $40 today. Board game deal prices are always volatile, so don't hesitate if you're interested. [Amazon]

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Another round of Florence + the Machine covers from Born of Osiris, Upon A Burning Body, etc.

Metal Insider - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:03
Once again, another round of tracks from the Florence + the Machine tribute album, Sumerian Ceremonials: Florence + the Sphinx, have surfaced online. This time, the bands include “Seven Devils” from Born of Osiris, “Lover to Lover” from Upon A Burning Body, and “Leave My Body” from Fever Dreamer. If you missed out on the other covers, […]
Categories: Music

Child of Light Never Stops Looking Wonderful

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:00

Here's one more look at Child of Light, the Japanese-style role-playing game developed by a small team at Ubisoft Montreal.

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Otakon to Host Manga Creator/Designer Yuusuke Kozaki, Eminence Concertmaster Hiroaki Yura

Anime News Network - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:00
Kozaki worked on Donyatsu, Fire Emblem Awakening, No More Heroes, Speed Grapher
Categories: General Anime

Facebook’s Purchase Of The Oculus VR Approved By FTC - The future of gaming?

Just Push Start - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:45
Just recently, controversy arose when it was revealed that Facebook was purchasing Oculus VR and in turn, the Oculus Rift technology. As with all major purchases, deals are subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission and it has now been revealed that the purchase has been approved. Oculus Rift is a VR headset that is on the forefront of VR technology, which many think is the future in gaming. Sony has already introduced their own type of virtual reality headset, so Facebook of all people acquiring Oculus VR was quite the surprise considering their type of gaming. I’m sure there will be plenty of news in the future on how Facebook intends to utilize the Oculus Rift in the future, so make sure to stay tuned.

May PlayStation Plus Line-up Announced - News

gamrFeed - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:40

Sony have announced the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection titles for May 2014 for North America. They are:

  • Stick it to the Man (PS4)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (PS3)
  • Puppeteer (PS3)
  • Skullgirls Encore (PS3)
  • Surge Deluxe (PS Vita)
  • LIMBO (PS Vita)

Stick It to the Man

While we don’t yet know the games leaving the Instant Game Collection in May 2014, or when all of the new titles will arrive, it’s a safe bet that Mercenary Kings will be leaving on May 6th to make room for Stick it to the Man.

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - May PlayStation Plus Line-up Announced - News

Goatwhore is taking over our Twitter and Instagram!

Metal Insider - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:37
While the Metal Alliance tour is in it’s fourth year, it’s definitely the most evil and black of the tour. To get a glimpse behind the tour, which Metal Insider is a co-sponsor of, we’ve enlisted Goatwhore to take over our internets. They’ll be bringing you some behind the scenes shots from the tour, which […]
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Some Of FIFA's Weirdest Game-Breaking Glitches

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:30

Some Of FIFA's Weirdest Game-Breaking Glitches

Those FIFA games and their glitches...they never cease to amaze. Here's a montage by YouTubers Emil & William, shared on the popular videogames channel. Makes me want to go out and play this version of soccer.

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Portishead vocalist and doom metal trio Gonga team up for “Black Sabbath” cover

Metal Insider - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:17
Portishead and Gonga aren’t two band names you often read on this site, much less together, mostly because the former is a seminal trip hop group and the latter is a little known doom/stoner band. So, why are we talking about them now? Because Portishead vocalist Beth Gibbons teamed up with the trio for Record […]
Categories: Music

Papers, Please scored two big wins last night at the 2014 Games for Change festival's awards ceremon

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:15

Papers, Please scored two big wins last night at the 2014 Games for Change festival's awards ceremony, taking home the top prize in the "Best Gameplay" and "Most Innovative Game" categories. The 2013 indie game that casts players as an immigration inspector also won the grand prize at the 16th annual Independent Games Festival awards last month.

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Playstation Plus (US) Games Announced For May 2014 - Six more entrants into the Instant Game Collection

Just Push Start - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:09
Sony is getting ready to update their catalog with a fresh set of offerings for next month’s PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection in North America. Set to arrive in early May, all three Playstation consoles are set to receive at least one new game up to a total of six games, complimentary for just being a Plus subscriber. Vita players will receive Limbo in addition to Surge Within. For those playing on the Playstation 3, Puppeteer, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, and the recently-released Skullgirls Encore will be making the rounds. Lastly, PS4 owners will be able to play the upcoming Stick it to the Man free of charge as part of their Playstation Plus membership. The above-listed games are only for the North American audience, with European Playstation Plus members receiving a different selection of titles including Muramasa Rebirth for the Playstation Vita.

A Look At The Insane History Of Eve Online

Kotaku - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:55

A Look At The Insane History Of Eve Online

Meet Andrew Groen. He's a veteran freelance reporter who's written for the likes of Wired and Ars Technica, and now he's got a fascinating new project: writing a book the increasingly insane history of the multiplayer game Eve Online.

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