The Big Bang Theory: "The Viewing Party Combustion" Review

The Big Bang Theory: "The Viewing Party Combustion" Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. There’s a lot of repressed hostility at work on The Big Bang Theory, most of it stemming from Sheldon mistreating his friends and generally being a selfish and obnoxious person. Every so often everyone needs the chance to air their grievances and relieve the tension. And what better time to spark a war among friends than a Game of Thrones viewing party…
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Persona 5 Countdown Could Lead to Release Date

Persona 5 Countdown Could Lead to Release Date

Long-awaited Persona 5 news is coming in less than two weeks. A countdown on the game’s official Japanese site is ticking away toward May 5th (05/05, appropriately enough) and is currently set to end at 5:30 AM PT / 8:30AM ET / 12:30PM GMT that day. The countdown could mean we’ll finally learn Persona 5’s release date, following a delay to Summer 2016 during last year’s TGS. For now, Atlus hasn’t …
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Play the Overwatch Beta with IGN

Play the Overwatch Beta with IGN

Overwatch might be all about getting the old team back together, but we’re looking for a new team. We’ll be livestreaming the early access beta right here (so don’t forget to bookmark this page) on May 3 at 12PM BST / 4AM PT / 9PM AEST, and we’re recruiting three readers to help us on our quest. You can win the chance to join our team and be a part of our livestream coverage – but you’ll need to p…
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Cannes Film Festival Planning Prince Tribute

Cannes Film Festival Planning Prince Tribute

The music icon, who was found dead on Thursday, provided the soundtrack for Spike Lee’s ‘Girl 6,’ which screened in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard section in 1996, and other movies.read more
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Additional Details of Prince's Death Revealed by Authorities

Additional Details of Prince's Death Revealed by Authorities

There were “no obvious signs of trauma” and “no reason to believe at this point that this was a suicide,” authorities said. read more
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Microsoft: Xbox Revenue Up, Hardware Sales Down

Microsoft: Xbox Revenue Up, Hardware Sales Down

Microsoft has released its latest quarterly earnings report, revealing that revenue from its gaming division has increased, but hardware sales have fallen. The report states the following statistics: Gaming revenue has risen 4% Xbox Live revenue has risen 22% Video games revenue has risen 9% Hardware revenue has fallen 26% Microsoft puts the significant increase in Xbox Live revenue down to a grow…
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Fresh Evidence Points to at Least One New Console in 2016

Fresh Evidence Points to at Least One New Console in 2016

An AMD investor statement could signal at least one new console launch in 2016, and suggests the existence of three new consoles. As reported by Gamesindustry.biz, AMD CEO Lisa Su announced three “design wins” for its console-focused Semi-Custom division that will begin to return income in the latter half of 2016. Su made clear that these wins were separate from “our current game console business”…
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Critic's Picks: 5 Notable Nixons and One Excellent Elvis

Critic's Picks: 5 Notable Nixons and One Excellent Elvis

With the release of Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey’s ‘Elvis & Nixon,’ THR film critic John DeFore ranks the top Tricky Dicks, from Frank Langella in ‘Frost/Nixon’ to Philip Baker Hall in ‘Secret Honor.’
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