TV Ratings: NBC's 'This Is Us' Marks Best Fall Launch So Far, CBS 'Bull'-ish With Michael Weatherly Drama

TV Ratings: NBC's 'This Is Us' Marks Best Fall Launch So Far, CBS 'Bull'-ish With Michael Weatherly Drama

The duo give good news to their respective networks as ‘The Voice’ dominates another night and Michelle Obama helps Stephen Colbert hit a year high. read more
Source: TV Ratings: NBC's 'This Is Us' Marks Best Fall Launch So Far, CBS 'Bull'-ish With Michael Weatherly Drama

TV Ratings: 'This Is Us' Marks Best Fall Launch So Far, CBS 'Bull'-ish With Michael Weatherly Drama

TV Ratings: 'This Is Us' Marks Best Fall Launch So Far, CBS 'Bull'-ish With Michael Weatherly Drama

The duo give good news to their respective networks as ‘The Voice’ dominates another night — and Michelle Obama helps Stephen Colbert hit a year high. read more
Source: TV Ratings: 'This Is Us' Marks Best Fall Launch So Far, CBS 'Bull'-ish With Michael Weatherly Drama

Steve Aoki Headlines TwitchCon: The Party

Steve Aoki Headlines TwitchCon: The Party

TwitchCon announced a slew of new attractions for its 2016 event, including TwitchCon: The Party headlined by DJ Steve Aoki. In addition to The Party, TwitchCon also has Inclusivity City featuring “AnyKey, Hack Harassment, Online SOS, and I Need Diverse Games.” Designed to help make Twitch “a welcoming place for everyone,” Inclusivity City also hosts a series of Super Smash Bros. tournaments presented by Smash Sisters. There’s also the TwitchCon Arena, “where esports fans can play games against each other,” and also watch pro level tournaments running over the course of TwitchCon.  On top of that, there’s an Esport Viewing Lounge, a scavenger hunt called Twitch Quest covering the venue, as well as a Bob Ross paint-along to help you find the perfect place to put any happy little trees. Continue reading…
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Paladins Developer Responds to Overwatch Comparisons

Paladins Developer Responds to Overwatch Comparisons

The developer behind Smite, Hi-Rez Studios, has addressed the allegations that its hero shooter Paladins: Champions of the Realm, which recently went into open beta, is copying aspects of Blizzard’s Overwatch. In a statement exclusively provided to IGN, Hi-Rez’s COO Todd Harris asserted that Overwatch “was not the inspiration for Paladins” and that characters in the game who appear to mimic Overwatch heroes “were available and playable in the Paladins beta long before similar character abilities were shown in Overwatch.” Read Harris’ full statement below: While Overwatch is a fine game, it was not the inspiration for Paladins. Game development is an interactive process with ideas coming from many past projects. For the hero shooter genre, the game that deserves the most credit is Team Fortress 2. We released a TF2 inspired class-based shooter called Global Agenda way back in 2010. Paladins was conceived as a fantasy version of Global Agenda and of the approximately 85 combat abilities currently in Paladins, the vast majority are from the game Global Agenda we made 10 years ago. Continue reading…
Source: Paladins Developer Responds to Overwatch Comparisons

Comic Creators Band Together for Orlando Tribute Book

Comic Creators Band Together for Orlando Tribute Book

DC Comics and IDW Publishing are teaming up once more, but this time for a charitable cause. The two publishers are working together on a graphic novel anthology called Love Is Love. Proceeds from the book will benefit the charity Equality Florida and its efforts to help victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. The graphic novel is being organized by writer Marc Andreyko, known for his work on lesbian character Batwoman. Love Is Love will be 144 pages long and feature over 100 short stories from a number of writers and artists. The full creative lineup hasn’t been revealed yet, but according to The New York Times, Lost Executive Producer Damon Lindelof, comedian Patton Oswalt, and artists Phil Jimenez and Olivier Coipel will be involved. Continue reading…
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Every Map and Mode Revealed for Battlefield 1

Every Map and Mode Revealed for Battlefield 1

Electronic Arts and DICE have pulled back the curtain on every map and mode in Battlefield 1. The World War I shooter will launch with nine maps and six different multiplayer modes. And DICE is already working on DLC for Battlefield 1, with the free Giant’s Shadow locale set to go live in December. The nine launch maps are (with an image gallery below as well): Ballroom Blitz Argonne Forest Fao Fortress Suez The St. Quentin Scar (not pictured) Sinai Desert (playable in the beta) Continue reading…
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