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Interview: D&D-Inspired Clothing Line Cantrip

Interview: D&D-Inspired Clothing Line Cantrip

Those in the D&D community may have noticed a new clothing line spring up over the past couple of months as Cantrip has started making the rounds. This is a brand new clothing line inspired by the tabletop RPG, made to look geeky yet fashionable. The company officially launched this week, and with it, we […]

The Kirby Cafe Will Be Getting A Permanent Home

The Kirby Café Will Be Getting A Permanent Home

Right now, if you happen to be in Tokyo in October, you can go visit the Kirby Café in Tokyo Solamachi as they reopen on October 7th. The original plan for the cafe was to be open for roughly a year and get people to try an exciting new location based on the Nintendo character. […]

"Overwatch" Novel "The Hero of Numbani" Debuting In 2020

“Overwatch” Novel “The Hero of Numbani” Debuting In 2020

Overwatch is a massively popular property. Blizzard has licensed the game out for everything from fashion lines to Nerf guns. It looks like the next stop will be the world of young adult fiction. After Polygon spotted an Amazon listing for a novel called The Hero of Numbani slated for 2020, a Blizzard representative confirmed […]

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“Pokémon Sword & Shield” Livestream Reveals New Unicorn Pokémon

Pokémon fans got a real shocker this week as a new creature made their appearance during the Pokémon Sword and Shield livestream. Yesterday on Twitch, the game’s official channel started showing off a “live camera” fo what was supposed to be a camera in a forest of the Galar Region. You got some bugs, some […]

StreamElements Research Shows Ninja Did Little To Help Mixer So Far

StreamElements, who work with all four of the major social streaming services we know, released new numbers that negate Ninja‘s move to Mixer. As we all know, Ninja made the move to the platform a few months ago, both for money and to find some freedom from Twitch’s system. According to a new infographic released […]

Wendy's Launched Their Own RPG Campaign At NYCC

Wendy’s Launched Their Own RPG Campaign At NYCC

The folks at Wendy’s have launched their own tabletop RPG this week at NYCC called Feast Of Legends, in partnership with Critical Role and Fandom. The PDF version of the adventure was loaded online, totally free for anyone to download, along with a physical version at the convention that included dice. The game itself has […]


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

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

Magic: The Gathering has had its share of celebrity content, especially recently. From their Core 2019 commercial tying into their software interface Magic: The Gathering: Arena (wherein they hired Danny Trejo for a spot in the advertisement) to the addition of NFL athlete Cassius Marsh, linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals, to the Command Zone’s “Game […]

Ninja Slams Twitch Over Alinity Cat-Throwing Incident

It’s weird to see TwitchCon 2019 happening without Ninja involved, but that’s where we’re at, and after this week, probably never again. Earlier this year, the Fortnite player bailed on the social streaming platform for Mixer, which came with its own turmoil as adult ads suddenly found their way to his former channel. Aside from […]

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch Unveils Improvements & 2020 Dates During TwitchCon 2019

During this evening’s Opening Ceremonies for TwitchCon 2019, Twitch reps revealed a lot of new improvements coming to the platform. First and foremost, TwitchCon 2020, the European event will take place in Amsterdam from May 2nd-3rd, 2020, while the North American version returns to San Diego from September 25th-27th, 2020.  As for the features coming […]

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch decided to kick off TwitchCon 2019 by revealing a brand new redesign today on both their branding and the platform itself. For starters, as you can see here, the company changed the color palette to a new brighter purple to match what they refer to as “the vibrant energy of the community”. There will […]

Review: UNIQLO's Overwatch Brand T-Shirts

Review: UNIQLO’s Overwatch Brand T-Shirts

Earlier this year, the folks over at Blizzard managed to get together with UNIQLO and put together a set of Overwatch brand t-shirts. I was lucky enough to get a couple of these before they were released to the public and have been wearing them around for a while to get reactions before giving a […]

[REVIEW] Solo NYC's Parker Hybrid Tote

[REVIEW] Solo NY’s Parker Hybrid Tote can hold Everything You Need

The Parker Hybrid Tote is a combination tote-bag and backpack designed by Solo NY. It’s one of Solo’s more elegant backpack designs, and you can hide the backpack straps away and use it as a tote instead. Which gives the bag some versatility and makes it a great commuting tool. The tote has a fully […]

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“Indivisible” Anime Opening By Studio Trigger Launches On YouTube

505 Games has released Indivisible‘s entire opening theme on YouTube ahead of the game’s October 8th launch. The opening was animated by Studio Trigger and Titmouse Inc. with the music provided by Indivisible‘s composer, Hiroki Kikuta. Studio Trigger’s Yoh Yoshinari, who created and directed the anime Little Witch Academia, directed Indivisible’s opening sequence. Yoshinari also assisted […]

“Permanent Record”: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

“Permanent Record”: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

Permanent Record, Edward Snowden’s memoir came out today. It has gone on sale in 20 countries, including the US, UK, Germany and Canada. And just as quickly, the US government has filed a lawsuit against Snowden and his publisher MacMillan Books. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]

What’s In The Box?!: Bokksu – Volume Five, September 2019

A short time ago, we received this wonderful subscription box in the mail called Bokksu, filled with some delicious treats from Japan. Considering how much snack food we usually go through playing games, and how many of them are tied to Japanese developers and publishers, this kind of box would totally be up many a […]

WarnerMedia Lays Off 13% Of Rooster Teeth's Staff

Rooster Teeth Lays Off 13% Of Their Austin-Based Staff

Sad news coming out of Austin, Texas today as Rooster Teeth laid off 13% of their total Austin-based staff due to cutbacks. According to Deadline, the cuts came due to AT&T looking to trim costs across the board with every property they own. CEO Matt Hullum let the news out to the staff saying that […]

"Cuphead" Soundtrack Hits #1 On The Billboard Jazz Charts

“Cuphead” Soundtrack Hits #1 On The Billboard Jazz Charts

Studio MDHR announced a new milestone for Cuphead this week as the game’s soundtrack is currently charting on Billboard’s Jazz charts. As of when we post this, the vinyl soundtrack released by iam8bit is currently #1 on the Billboard Jazz Charts. It is also currently #1 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz Charts and #6 on […]

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Twitch Announces Partnership With The Raiders & Allegiant Stadium

This morning, Twitch announced they had formed a brand new partnership with the Oakland Raiders and their future Las Vegas home of Allegiant Stadium. According to the announcement, the partnership will include a Twitch-branded lounge in the lower level of the stadium and will feature interactive elements like streamer stations, Twitch viewing screens, esports competitions, […]

There’s a “DOOM” Vodka Being Made For “DOOM Eternal”

It looks like Bethesda Softworks are going all out on the 25th anniversary of DOOM and promotion for DOOM Eternal with a new vodka to enjoy. The company has partnered with Rebel Distilleries to create the DOOM Bone Vodka, which has some interesting ingredients. According to Bloody Disgusting, part of the process involves having “beef […]