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Comics Meet Hip-Hop as Vince Hernandez Sponsors Lord of the Mic: LA MC Battle

Comics Meet Hip-Hop as Vince Hernandez Sponsors Lord of the Mic: LA MC Battle

While many enjoyed a long weekend in honor of a slain civil rights leader, one group of comics and music professionals gathered to establish supremacy and have fun while celebrating a major accomplishment. Long time Aspen comics editor Vince Hernandez blew the doors off of the Kickstarter campaign for his supernatural hip-hop themed comic, Siria: […]

DrLupo Unveils Spring 2020 Junior Rogue Team Roster

DrLupo Unveils Spring 2020 Junior Rogue Team Roster

This week, ReKTGlobal along with DrLupo revealed the Spring 2020 Junior Rogue team roster for all areas of Fortnite headed into this esports season. Working in partnership with the Find Your Grind Foundation (FYG), Junior Rogue provides amateur Fortnite players with opportunities to succeed in esports for a semester. These kids get industry access to […]

YouTube Signs LazarBeam, Muselk, & Valkyrae To New Streaming Deals

YouTube finally makes a bit of noise in the streaming game this month by signing three gamers to exclusive deals on their platform. The three gaming creators signed to new deals are LazarBeam, Muselk, and Valkyrae. The deals officially go into effect starting tomorrow, January 14th, 2020. To mark the occasion, Muselk will host a […]

MTN DEW Freeze Is Coming To Regal Theater Locations

Nerd Food: MTN DEW Freeze Is Coming To Regal Theater Locations

Some cool news if you’re obsessed with Mountain Dew, as PepsiCo and Regal Theaters announced MTN DEW Freeze is on the way to their locations. The company revealed that moviegoers will have access to readily available frozen drinks in the famous Dew flavor, along with a few other theater-specific brands like Cheetos Popcorn and Doritos […]


StreamElements & Arsenal Releases Q4 Streaming Industry Results

This week, StreamElements along with Arsenal.gg released a report on the Q4 results of streaming media and the trends within that industry. You can read over the full report here, but here’s a shorthand of the highlights. Facebook Gaming managed to grow on several fronts, due in part to their recent signings of permanent streamers. […]

Twitch Prime Is Offering Ten Free Games In January 2020

Twitch Prime Is Offering Ten Free Games In January 2020

Twitch and Amazon decided to kick off 2020 the right way with Twitch Prime members by offering them 10 free games in January. Their Free Games With Prime program usually offers up three or four titles at any given period. This month will be the biggest amount they’ve offered since starting up the program as […]

Nerd Food: The 2019 Metropolis Collectibles Wine

Nerd Food: The 2019 Metropolis Collectibles Wine

  You know it’s officially the holidays when Metropolis Collectibles sends you wine. Every year I sit and patiently wait for Santa Vince to deliver a bottle of their limited edition run. Rumor has it that they only send these to their best customers too — I’ll go ahead and assume we’re all their best […]

These Reebok x Gudetama shoes are anything but lazy

These Reebok X Gudetama Shoes Are Anything but Lazy

Fans of Gudetama, your time is now. Reebok Japan has launched its classic Instapump Gudetama shoes! These 90’s callback shoes are the hip thing right now. The addition of the famous Japanese mascot is an exceptional choice. Reebok announced last fall they would be releasing a Gudetama shoe – as well as a Hello Kitty […]

Arby's Pays Tribute To Wrestling Legend Jushin Thunder Liger

Arby’s Pays Tribute To Wrestling Legend Jushin Thunder Liger

This weekend, at Wrestle Kingdom 14, Jushin Thunder Liger is about to wrestle the final matches of his career as he heads into retirement. Or at least, pro-wrestling retirement, which usually gets broken for a number of reasons. But usually in New Japan Pro Wrestling, when you retire, you stay retired. For the better part […]

Twitch Streamer Paladin Amber Creates Her Own "Australian Fire" PSA

Twitch Streamer PaladinAmber Creates Her Own “Australian Fire” PSA

If you haven’t been paying close attention to the news, you might not know that a chunk Australia is on fire. So PaladinAmber made sure you knew. If you’re not familiar with Amber, you might want to go check out her channel and follow her social media. She’s probably one of the best things going […]

Ninja Expresses Frustration Over Twitch's Advertisements on His Former Channel Page

Ninja Deleted Promotional Tweet For Sneakers After Controversy

Ninja has got a brand new pair of sneakers on the way, but that’s not what everyone is talking about on social media today. It seems as if the man can’t do anything these days without several forms of criticism coming in. The latest revolves around his new sneakers that are on the way from […]

These nerdy slipper socks will keep your feet toasty this season

These Nerdy Slipper Socks Will Keep Your Feet Toasty This Season

I’m a big fan of slipper socks — in fact I may have too many. They’re warm, comfortable, and actually stay on my feet. I can lay back on the couch with them, or do simple chores in them. I have a pair for every mood I have, and so should you. Frozen Snowflake Slipper […]

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch Donated $1m To DrLupo’s St. Jude Charity Stream

Twitch managed to pull off a pretty cool surprise this week with one of its streamers, as DrLupo got an amazing surprise in the mail. This year the Fortnite streamer was holding a special charity stream to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Hospital and was doing exceptionally well. The plan was to raise as […]

The "Disco Elysium" Soundtrack Is Finally Available

The “Disco Elysium” Soundtrack Is Finally Available

For those of you who have been digging the music to Disco Elysium, good news, the soundtrack is finally available for you to purchase. ZA/UM made the announcement on Twitter, revealing a 28-track album composed by British Sea Power, available in MP3 320 kbps format on Steam. As of right now, the entire Disco Elysium […]

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Blizzard Is Holding Their Annual “Overwatch” Yule Log For 2019

Would you like to spend a few hours seeing random people involved with Overwatch sit by a fire and stare at you? Today’s your lucky day! Blizzard has started up their annual Yule Log stream on Twitch, in which members of the Overwatch team, as well as voice actors and other people involved with the […]

"Majora’s Mask" Remixed Is Getting A Vinyl Release

“Majora’s Mask” Remixed Is Getting A Vinyl Release

Back in 2015, Theophany released an album called Time’s End: Majora’s Mask Remixed, which is a haunting version of the N64 game’s soundtrack. Over the past couple of years, the album has become a fan-favorite, as it has enhanced the memories of the game for many. Now that album and its sequel are getting a […]

"Game Grumps" Play "Magic: The Gathering: Arena"

“Game Grumps” Play “Magic: The Gathering: Arena”

Recently, the Game Grumps YouTube channel uploaded a video wherein one of their hosts, Arin Hanson, played Magic: The Gathering: Arena (the online interface for Wizards of the Coast’s wonderfully-popular game Magic: The Gathering), while co-host Danny Avidan watched intently, bringing his own nostalgia into the mix. A few months back, the Grumps tried their hand at playing […]

Ninja Is Going To Teach Mark Hamill A Thing Or Two About “Fortnite”

There’s going to be a special episode of Xbox Sessions on Thursday, December 19th, as Ninja and Mark Hamill pair up to take on Fortnite. Yes, that entire sentence is correct. One of the biggest streamers on the planet will be taking Luke Skywalker under his tutilage and showing him the ropes in the battle […]

Disney announces new talent for the 27th Annual Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival!

Disney Announces Talent for the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival!

Every spring Epcot blooms with new life for the International Flower and Garden Festival. To get fans ready for this annual delight, Disney has released their lineup thus far for the popular Garden Rocks Concert Series, featuring returning favorites and new bands! March 4-5 – Peabo Bryson NEW March 13-16 – Simple Plan March 17-19 – […]