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Snapchat adds 'Purple Rain' geofilter to honor Prince

Soon after news broke that Prince died at the age of 57 on Thursday, Snapchat rolled out a “Purple Rain”-inspired geofilter to honor the legendary artist.Unlike lenses that scan your face to add, say, dog ears or laser eyes to pictures, geofilters are added after a photo is taken by swiping left. read more

The Banner Saga 2 Reviews

Much like its predecessor, The Banner Saga 2 -- which is going to be officially released in a few hours -- has received positive scores and assessments for critics, who seem to have loved the game's art style and atmosphere and generally enjoyed the improved mechanics.The writing, though, seems to have received far more criticism, with reviewers occasionally complaining about the fact that new players aren't introduced to the world properly, or that the story suffers from being a middle chapter. read more

Report: Iron Man will appear in Spider-Man: Homecoming

has joined the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming, according to The Hollywood Reporter.He'll reprise his role of Iron Man in next year's film, Spider-Man's first as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. read more

Incredible Writer’s Room Gathers For New G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K., ROM Cinematic Universe

Word came through today that the previously announced crossover film universe that includes G.and ROM is moving forward, and Hasbro and Paramount are pulling together an impressive stable of writers to kickstart the project and begin crafting its stories. read more

The CRPG Addict Heathkit DND Retrospective

The CRPG Addict has penned a very thorough and interesting retrospective of 1981's Dungeons and Dragons, better known as "Heathkit DND" for being originally created for Heath DOS, the OS of the Heathkit line of computers.I'll freely admit I'm not as well-versed as I'd like when it comes to the history of CRPGs in the late 70s and the 80s, so I'm going to limit myself to quote a passage I found particularly interesting: I also recommend reading the comment thread appended to the article on CRPG Addict's blog, as it delves into alternate possibilities for the genesis of this title and the plagiarism controversies surrounding this spiritual "line" of games. read more

Teen at Trump rally successfully trolls newspaper with NSFW name

The Baltimore Sun is looking into a story in which reporter Ian Duncan included a quote from what was most likely a trolling teen.In a story about yet another protest at a Donald Trump rally — this time in Maryland — Duncan included a quote from a 19-year-old supposedly named Jack Mehoff. read more

Watch the Game of Thrones opening sequence recreated with amazing paper cutouts - News

Milan-based video and animation studio Dadomani laboured over more than 7,600 intricate paper cutouts to recreate the majesty of King's Landing, with cogs and gears turning to give rise to an incredible 3D paper city in absolutely stunning detail.We wince at the paper cuts they would have suffered in the process, but appreciate the legendary sacrifice worthy of the series itself. read more

The Elder Scrolls: Legends PC Beta Launches Today, Gameplay Overview

I imagine most Elder Scrolls fans are into the series because of its rich and diverse universe or because of the extremely open-ended gameplay.Of these two groups, I'd wager the ones in the first camp are probably going to be slightly more interested to learn that, beginning today, it's possible to register on The Elder Scrolls: Legends official website to get a chance to test the PC beta of the free-to-play card game. read more

The Walking Dead: Michonne's Series Finale Gets A Launch Trailer

The final episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne is a few days away, but you can watch the launch trailer right now.The trailer threatens that everything you've become in the first two episodes leads to this, so hopefully you've made good choices. read more

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine DLC Box Art Revealed

Just like Hearts of Stone, Blood and Wine will also get a retail release, and the folks at CD Projekt RED have revealed it on Twitter.The reveal came right after the box art was leaked by an online store, though it's possible the marketing department at the Polish studio is planning to ramp up the marketing for this elusive but supposedly sizable expansion for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. read more

Han Solo Costume A-Line Dress

In our book, every day is a good day to wear a costume.This dress gives you the chance to crossplay Han Solo any day of the week. read more

Rethinking Video Game Novels With Boss Fight Books

We talked with Durham to find out how Boss Fight Books touches on the personal side of gaming, stays on people’s radar, and what the future of the small press looks like.I feel like some video game books come off as too clinical. read more

Star Trek Socks 3-pack

If you're on a mission to explore new worlds, you'll need to pack extra socks.You never know when you're going to beam down in the middle of a swamp, or worse, a lake. read more

Univision's digital efforts come clearer after buying Disney's piece of Fusion

As part of the deal, Univision is reorganizing some of its assets under Fusion, which will now officially go by Fusion Media Group.Under that umbrella will be Fusion's TV and digital operations, The Onion, The Root, Flama, El Rey and Univision's digital and music side. read more

Two Dark Souls III Amateurs Discuss Their (Mis)Adventures

From Software's Dark Souls series has garnered a dedicated cult following over the years, but not everyone is a true believer.That could very well change with Dark Souls III, though. read more

Hearthstone devs play the new expansion, match has a ridiculous finish

Earlier today, Hearthstone designer Ben Brode and commentator Dan Chou streamed a few pick-up matches of the game's upcoming expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods.With a lucky Thoughtsteal of his opponent's Yogg-Saron (a new Legendary and one of the titular Old Gods), Chou ended up with two Old Gods in his hand early on in the game. read more

Pyre Announced by Supergiant Games

To be honest, this came out of the left field for me, considering it hadn't been teased at all and that this isn't a big season for announcements, but it's a pleasant surprise.For now, the only information comes from the official website and the reveal trailer. read more

Alex St. John's daughter responds to his 'vile' opinions

When Alex St.Now his daughter, Drupal engineer Amilia St. read more

Z-HUNTER Blood Tipped Machete

And whoever pulls the machete from the stone is the king of Zombie England,* aka Other Pendragon?This Z-HUNTER Blood Tipped Machete is that machete. read more

Square Enix Reflects On Final Fantasy's Drive For Cutting-Edge Tech

Hiroki Chiba was an event planner for Final Fantasy VII (and is currently directing the upcoming World of Final Fantasy), and he can’t remember a lone aspect of development that was the most challenging, because almost all elements were uncharted territory.However, Kitase has been involved with the Final Fantasy franchise since the early ‘90s, serving in leadership roles on hardware-transition titles like Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy X, and Final Fantasy XIII. read more