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  • comics

    100-page Catwoman book with star-studded creator lineup coming in April

    Zack Quaintance for The Beat: The Catwoman book (full title being the Catwoman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1) is due April 15, with the publisher describing it as “a...
  • gaming

    EA adding tiny house lots, furniture, more to The Sims 4

    EA: Downsize your Sims’ dwellings with this brand-new, never-before-created residential lot that provides fun-sized challenges and unique benefits to your Sims when they meet the tiny home requirements. Customize your...
  • gaming

    Started Black Desert Online Remastered

    IGDB: Experience fast-paced, action-packed combat, hunt monsters and huge bosses, fight with friends in a guild to siege nodes and region castles, train your life skills such as fishing, trading,...
  • comics,gaming

    Best comics and games of 2019

    Before we get started here, it’s important to note that I base my selections on games or books that I’ve either beaten, read, or—in some cases—spent substantial time with. There...
  • gaming

    Started Disco Elysium

    IGDB: Disco Elysium is a ground-breaking blend of hardboiled cop show and isometric RPG. Solve a massive, open ended case in a unique urban fantasy setting. Kick in doors, interrogate...
  • gaming

    Resurrected Telltale Games releases Batman: Shadows Edition on Xbox and PC

    Jenni Lada for Siliconera: Telltale Batman Shadows Edition is a compilation of every Telltale Games Batman series. When people grab a copy, they get all five episodes of Batman: The...
  • gaming

    Resident Evil 3 remake announced, arrives April 2020

    Michael McWhertor for Polygon: It’s official: Capcom is remaking Resident Evil 3. Similar in style to 2019’s Resident Evil 2 remake, the new version of Resident Evil 3 will inject...
  • gaming

    It's official: Sony is done with PlayStation handhelds

    Alistair Wong for Siliconera: Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan appears to confirm that Sony are not making another gaming handheld after the PlayStation Vita. Jim Ryan said, “PlayStation Vita...
  • podcasting

    Chasing the ideal podcast listening experience

    I’ve had so much trouble getting the podcast experience I want on iOS and macOS. I listen to shows on my phone while commuting to work, and then transfer to...
  • art,gaming

    Monsters are taking over the Steam Autumn Sale page

    Andy Chalk for PC Gamer: When the sale began, the store was bathed in the soothing red glow of dusk and surrounded by trees whose red leaves had not yet...
  • comics

    Marvel announces new Spider-Woman series for 2020

    Jamie Lovett for ComicBook.com: Marvel is giving Spider-Woman her own series. Launching in March 2020, Spider-Woman sees Jessica Drew going solo again. The series is written by Karla Pacheco (Punisher...
  • gaming

    BioWare planning Anthem overhaul, new Mass Effect game

    Jason Schreier for Kotaku: BioWare is still putting a lot of work into Anthem. Details on Anthem Next are hazy, but among other things, the game’s developers plan to overhaul...
  • gaming

    Pokémon Sword and Shield is a resounding success

    Andrew Webster for The Verge: The Pokémon series is one that has long felt resistant to change, to the point that even seemingly obvious changes, like a shift to 3D...
  • gaming

    Blizzard announces Diablo 4

    This first look—particularly the gameplay footage—looks really impressive. I’m happy to see that—while Diablo 3 took the game’s art style in a more light-hearted direction—this new game brings the look...
  • technology

    Google buys Fitbit

    Chaim Gartenberg for The Verge: Google has just announced that it’s buying wearable company Fitbit for $2.1 billion. In a blog post announcing the news, Google SVP of devices and...
  • gaming,streaming

    Mixer should be everywhere

    It’s been an exciting week for Mixer—one of Twitch’s rivals in the streaming space. In a week that saw major streamers like Shroud and Gothalion jump ship, it’s become clear...
  • comics,nsfw

    Vault Comics delivers with Money Shot's debut issue

    As I assumed it would be, the first issue of Money Shot—which arrived on comic shelves this week—was a blast. In particular, I really loved Rebekah Isaacs’ art. I found...
  • movies

    Jared Leto apparently tried to kill Todd Phillips' Joker movie

    William Hughes for The AV Club: Leto was so pissed about the reveal of Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker movie—which essentially invalidated his own largely abortive run as the...
  • gaming

    Gaming at the end of the world

    All the craziness of Fortnite’s black hole last weekend got me thinking. Epic took the most popular game in the world offline for roughly 36 hours because they could. But...
  • design,streaming

    Thoughts on Twitch's new look

    The subtle adjustments to the glitch logo are nice fine and I like the updated logomark more than the original, which—as someone who really liked the old logo—I never thought...
  • comics,conventions

    River City Conventions shutting down permanently

    Central Canada Comic Con (Facebook): River City Conventions after 25 years will be closing its doors permanently. There will be no future events planned for 2020 or the future. I...
  • podcasting

    Pocket Casts changes offer for longtime users following backlash

    Pocket Casts: We made some pretty big changes this week, and we’ve heard your feedback loud and clear. Although we intended to demonstrate our appreciation to our most loyal users,...
  • gaming

    Remedy teases Alan Wake tie-in for Control via DLC

    While the first Foundation related expansion will undoubtedly be awesome, it’s the second expansion—titled AWE and featuring a silhouette that looks very familiar—that I’m really excited for. This could be...
  • ELN,streaming

    Extra Life North 2019

    Starting today and running through the weekend, I’ll be working/playing alongside my co-workers as we try to raise fund for the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba and the Children’s Miracle...
  • gaming

    Catherine: Full Body offers a more complete experience than the original game

    Aimee Hart for Polygon: Catherine developer Atlus has stretched and edited the game into Catherine: Full Body, an updated version for the PlayStation 4 that now features 13 endings, new...
  • gaming

    Telltale Games is back

    Colin Campbell for Polygon: Telltale Games, which shut down last year, is coming back after its assets were purchased by a company called LCG Entertainment. The new company will sell...
  • gaming

    First impressions of Control

    Control is crazy cool, like Fringe meets Quantum Break. It’s got everything you’d expect from a game by Remedy and a couple new surprises along the way. Though I’m not...
  • technology,design

    Android 10's new look

    Abner Li for 9to5Google: Google is using this year’s release to significantly update the operating system’s brand and naming scheme. Moving forward, “Android” will just be followed by a version...
  • comics

    Ghost-Spider returning to the Marvel Universe

    I haven’t kept up with Spider-Gwen/Ghost-Spider since shortly after her debut. I’ve never been particularly fond of alternate universe stories and while I could appreciate the art, it wasn’t really...
  • comics,nsfw

    Money Shot from Vault Comics

    Graeme McMillan for Hollywood Reporter: In the near future, space travel has become too expensive to pursue and too boring for people to pay attention to — until Christine Ocampos...
  • comics

    Comics collected: July 2019

    As part of my birthday present, my wife decided to help me clean out my pull box at the local comic book store. I have a bad habit of not...
  • comics

    The Batman’s Grave by Ellis and Hitch

    DC Comics: Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, one of the most legendary creative partnerships in modern comic book history, reunite this fall for The Batman’s Grave, a twelve-issue monthly DC...