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  1. James Gunn Reteams With Guardians Of The Galaxy Star For New Horror MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Before he takes a return voyage to the deepest reaches of space, James Gunn is taking a side trip to his old stomping grounds of horror for The Belko Experiment . But don't worry about him getting lonely, as he's bringing along Guardians of the Galaxy star, frequent collaborator, and buddy Michael Rooker along for the ride.


  2. Step aside Hollywood: Cineplex places bets on burgeoning gamer communityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    After years of dabbling in various small gaming events, the Toronto-based movie exhibitor wants to show gamers it's ready to invest in their obsession. This summer, Cineplex will hold a series of gaming-themed screenings it hopes will eventually lead to hosting local video game competitions at its own theatres.


  3. YouTube Adds Boon for Gamers: Live Streams at 60fpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    Live streams of videogames like The Witcher 3 are visually more appealing when they can run at higher frame rates. Google's YouTube put another arrow in its quiver in its fight against game-streaming services like's Twitch.


  4. These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CIO

    Far too many games these days are built to be played in small bursts: brief encounters, designed for a world with too few hours in the day and too many digital distractions. And that's fine! Blasting through a few rounds of Call of Duty multiplayer, or playing a few run-throughs in Spelunky , is a wonderful way to spend a few minutes.


  5. Michael Rooker Participates in The Belko ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Shooting begins next month on The Belko Experiment , written by James Gunn and directed by Greg McLean . Read on for the latest casting news.


  6. Here are the insane rewards you get for a flawless victory in 'The...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Here are the insane rewards you get for a flawless victory in 'The Trials of Osiris,' the new hardcore mode in 'Destiny' People expect a lot from Bungie - they created "Halo," one of the best gaming franchises of all-time, and now "Destiny," its new blockbuster franchise that released last fall. "Destiny" is finally beginning to mature after its second major expansion, "The House of Wolves," dropped this week .


  7. 'Star Wars' coming to 'Disney Infinity' minus Boba FettRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... for Disney-owned Lucasfilm, at an event this week unveiling new details about Disney Infinity 3.0. Like Activision's Skylanders franchise, Nintendo's Amiibos and the upcoming Lego Dimensions, Disney Infinity blurs the line between toys and video ...


  8. 'House Of Wolves' Still Doesn't Solve Destiny's Biggest ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

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  9. Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Gets an Old-school RevolverRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | IGN

    ... a variant for the aforementioned M1 Irons, as well as the SAC3 sub-machine gun. Heading into E3 all eyes are on Activision and Black Ops III. If you're not up to speed with the happenings in the world of Black Ops, be sure to check out this ...


  10. Can YouTube attract a new audience with 60fps HD live streaming?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    YouTube announced this week that it will support high-definition streaming at 60 frames per second, in a bid to compete with rival streaming service Twitch. Here, a stream of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is shown.


  11. The DeanBeat: The place in Venice Beach where you can find the real innovation in gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    I was freezing atop the windy penthouse of beachside building last night. But I didn't mind, for the most part, because I was seeing the future of the game industry.


  12. Destiny's 'Trials of Osiris' Fully Embraces Unbalanced PvPRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

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  13. 'Fear the Walking Dead': First footage and behind-the-scenes photosRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    The show still has a vague release date of "this summer" and the only trailer shows very little footage from the premiere season. Thankfully, Entertainment Weekly has offered up the first batch behind-the-scene photos from the series.


  14. Defeat Competitors At Madden 11 Tournaments For PrideRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

    The latest on the Sony PlayStation press conference from my brother, Joseph Tresca of Eyeballistic, can be currently exist in LA in the Electronic Entertainment Expo. As we wait for that NFL owners and players to resolve their differences over the lockout, perform get some news exactly how the top rookies will rank in buy madden 15 coins 5. We may not know yet how they'll perform in person but perform know who'll do the most beneficial on the virtual gridiron.


  15. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    If you're a proud owner of an Xbox 360, you've come to the right place. Podcast Unlocked is IGN's best 360-centric podcast.


  16. Marvel wants McConaugheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is reportedly in talks to play "Spider-Man" villain the Green Goblin on the big screen. Days after rumors suggesting "Ender's Game" star Asa Butterfield had become the frontrunner to become the latest superhero web-slinger, insiders claim producers want McConaughey for the new Marvel movie.


  17. Pan, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Peter was sent to an orphanage as a young boy with nothing but a small metal pan pendant left to him by his mother, who predicted great things for her son. Indeed, he goes on to experience the most exciting childhood anyone could dream to have, flying around on airborne ships from the mystical world of Neverland.


  18. Bin Laden Might Have Trained Terrorists With a Video GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PC Magazine

    The SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden recovered video game-related books from the Al Qaeda leader's bunker, according to documents released Wednesday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. But was bin Laden just a gaming enthusiast or was he using the material to train terrorists? Among the items recovered was Delta Force Extreme 2 Videogame Guide and a Game Spot Videogame Guide .


  19. It's Absurd That 'Destiny' Hasn't Given Us This One Thing In Two ExpansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... enemies and most importantly, some new ways of playing the game, in order to make that expansion feel worth it. Activision is aiming for Destiny to be a ten-year property, and this is going to be a major coming of age moment to see if that's ...


  20. LEGO Dimensions pieces together a gameplay video, new game detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Gaming Age

    There's gonna be a hell of a fierce battle in the videogame "Toys to Life" genre this holiday season with LEGO Dimensions, Disney Infinity 3.0, Nintendo's amiibos and, we assume, a new Skylanders title all competing for your hard earned dollars and attention. So today we have the first gameplay trailer and new game details, and info regarding backwards and forwards compatibility with figures and game add-ons for LEGO Dimensions.