Gene Wilder Has Died

Gene Wilder Has Died

Gene Wilder, the actor who made a cultural icon of Willy Wonka and made sure we pronounced it FrahnkenSTEEN, died on Monday. He was 83. While his on-screen career lasted from 1967 until 2003, he is perhaps most fondly remembered for his work in the 1970s. From the surreal Willy

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Read This: The Fisherman

Read This: The Fisherman

The Fisherman by John Langan is a quietly disturbing novel of loss, black sorcery, and regret. Unexpectedly, the story manages to be both intimate in its telling and sweeping in its possible implications. While not perfectly balanced between those points, The Fisherman is a well-written and emotionally engaging work. Told in

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New Westworld Trailer Released

New Westworld Trailer Released

HBO has released the second full-length trailer for its upcoming science fiction Western series, Westworld. This one focuses on Evan Rachel Wood’s character Dolores–an android “host” in a hyper-realistic theme park who has been programmed to forget all the times she has “died” at the whim of a guest. Westworld

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WoT Corner; Game Flow

WoT Corner; Game Flow

Online PvP video games usually develop a meta-game if they’ve been around long enough.  After five plus years World of Tanks (WoT) is no exception.

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No Man’s Sky Players Getting Refunds

No Man’s Sky Players Getting Refunds

No Man’s Sky launched just over two weeks ago amidst much hype and anticipation. Now it seems to be struggling to live up to it. Hello Games is working on another patch, but the situation for No Man’s Sky is shaky. Its active player base and its sales have both

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$800 Middle Earth Ultimate Collectors Edition Boxed Set Coming Soon

$800 Middle Earth Ultimate Collectors Edition Boxed Set Coming Soon

Warner Brothers is releasing an $800 Middle Earth Ultimate Collectors Edition for those Tolkien fans who really must have everything. This massive boxed set will contain 30 discs, with extended Blu-ray cuts of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and a bounty of bonus material, making-of documentaries,

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Halo 5: Forge Release Date Announced

Halo 5: Forge Release Date Announced

Halo 5: Forge is coming on September 8 for PCs running Windows 10. Created in partnership with SkyBox Labs, Forge will be available as a free download through the Windows Store. The new, platform-spanning content browser will let players on PCs and on Xbox One “build, share and play new levels,

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PlayStation Now for PC Coming Soon

PlayStation Now for PC Coming Soon

Sony has officially announced the upcoming launch of PlayStation Now for PCs, following a recent leak. According to Sony’s PlayStation blog post, PS Now will roll out first in parts of Europe, and then in North America. The blog goes on say “This will bring a wide selection of PlayStation

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Battlefield 1 Beta Opens August 31st

Battlefield 1 Beta Opens August 31st

Battlefield 1, Electronic Arts’ new World War I first person shooter, will begin its open beta on August 31. The test game will be available on PC and for Xbox One and PS4. Early registration at Battlefield Insider gets earlier access to the beta on your platform of choice. Despite

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WoT Corner; You Want to Be Good?

WoT Corner; You Want to Be Good?

It’s no secret that some people are incredibly good at various video games.  But is it just twitch skills, and lots of mindless practice that makes them so good?

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