Physical Edition of Hitman Release Date Announced

Physical Edition of Hitman Release Date Announced

Io Interactive has announced the physical edition of Hitman will be arriving on January 31, 2017. It will cost $60 / £50 / €60 on console, and $50 / £40 / €50 on PC. The disc will come under the name Hitman: The Complete First Season, and will feature all the locations from Season 1: Prologue, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand, USA, and Japan. As well as the locations, it’ll feature all the challenges, opportunities, and Escalation Contracts that have been created by the studio, as well as Contracts created by the community. Plus, it’ll grant access to all Elusive Target missions following January 31. Continue reading…
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First Sherlock: Season 4 Photo Revealed

First Sherlock: Season 4 Photo Revealed

The official Twitter account for the BBC Sherlock series has released the first image from the upcoming fourth season of the show. The picture shows Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes along with Martin Freeman as John Watson, accompanied by the caption: “The boys will be back soon! Here’s the first official picture of #Sherlock and John from Series 4.” The boys will be back soon! Here’s the first official picture of #Sherlock and John from Series 4. pic.twitter.com/MqGfuUWb96 — Sherlock (@Sherlock221B) August 31, 2016 Continue reading…
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EVE Online Going Free-to-Play After 13 Years

EVE Online Going Free-to-Play After 13 Years

Historic space-faring MMO, EVE Online will become a free-to-play game this November, following 13 years as a subscription-only service. After its next expansion, the game will split players into two types, Alpha and Omega clones. Existing subscribers who continue to pay will make up the Omega type, able to use the entire breadth of the game’s skills, ships and items. Alpha clones will be non-paying players, who can play indefinitely but will have restricted access to skills. The skills they do have allow them to fly early-game Frigates, Destroyers and Cruisers. Developer CCP makes clear that this will allow Alpha players to mine, explore, run missions and take part in the game’s huge fleet fights (i.e. all the baseline EVE content). Continue reading…
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How Hollywood Stars, Trump and Scientologists Flame the Vaccine Wars: "It's Spurious But Effective"

How Hollywood Stars, Trump and Scientologists Flame the Vaccine Wars: "It's Spurious But Effective"

On the heels of a new California law, Robert De Niro, Donald Trump, and other A-listers keep bearing the “vaccines cause autism” torch.read more
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System Shock 3 Enters Development, Gets Excellent Dev Team

System Shock 3 Enters Development, Gets Excellent Dev Team

OtherSide Entertainment has announced that development of System Shock 3 has now begun, and revealed the development team set to work on System Shock 3, including the people behind the original System Shock games, Thief II, and Deus Ex. At the helm of the team is Warren Spector, who helped create the original System Shock. Spector’s accomplishments are many, having worked on Thief: The Dark Project, Deus Ex, Epic Mickey, as well as a sea of other RPG titles. Joining Spector is design director Sheldon Pacotti, who worked as lead writer for both Deus Ex and its sequel Invisible War, and Arturo Pulecio, who serves as Art Director. Titles Pulecio has worked on previously include Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, Dark Age of Camelot, Warhammer Online, Wizard 101, and both Epic Mickey games. Continue reading…
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Law to Keep Actor Ages Off IMDb "Suppresses Free Speech" (Guest Column)

Law to Keep Actor Ages Off IMDb "Suppresses Free Speech" (Guest Column)

Internet Association’s Michael Beckerman argues that while Hollywood age discrimination is “a serious issue,” the California law would set “a terrible precedent.” read more
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Daniel Fienberg: The 10 Nominees I'll Be Rooting Hardest For at the Emmys

Daniel Fienberg: The 10 Nominees I'll Be Rooting Hardest For at the Emmys

From the leading lady of ‘The Americans’ to the DP on ‘The Man in the High Castle’ to a cross-dressing supporting player on ‘Baskets,’ THR’s TV critic picks the people he most ardently wants to see grab the gold.read more
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Who Will Host and Produce the Oscars? The Contenders Emerge

Who Will Host and Produce the Oscars? The Contenders Emerge

Will Reginald Hudlin and David Hill be back as producers? Are Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart under consideration for host? Might we see the return of Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy? THR’s awards analyst digs into the Academy’s big decisions.read more
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