'Anthem' Was a Half-Baked Attempt to Beat 'Destiny.' Instead, It Copied All the Bad Parts.

From the moment footage of BioWare's newest video game Anthem surfaced, comparisons were drawn to Bungie's popular Destiny series. Destiny long suffered from player frustration and burnout—even its sequel couldn't resolve its woes—and fans saw Anthem as something of a savior that would swoop in and right all the wrongs they felt Destiny had committed. It would be a "Destiny killer," so to speak.

How BioWare is handling relationships in Anthem

BioWare’s Anthem game was always going to court controversy. This live-service action-RPG is a departure from the single-player centric experiences that the studio has become known for delivering – Anthem was almost guaranteed to ruffle a few feathers along the way as a result. There is, however, one creative decision that seems to have ignited outrage in the hearts of BioWare fans above all else, and that surrounds the studio’s decision to make pursuing romantic relationships an impossibility i

Everything To Know About K-Pop Group Blackpink (Before They're In Your Area)

K-pop is a veritable phenomenon, and it's invading the U.S. as we speak. And while Korean boy bands have been making a push Stateside for awhile essentially uncontested — save for a few female-centric acts here and there — it's time for a girl-power takeover. Blackpink is more than ready to settle into position. With a 2019 world tour on the way (including arena stops in the U.S.), members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa are about to bring their bombastic brand of music to the masses.

Warren Ellis on the Tender Vision of Dracula’s Curse in Netflix’s ‘Castlevania’

Netflix’s animated adaptation of “Castlevania” is pure bloody brilliance, distilled into two seasons with just twelve episodes. It’s beautifully animated, brimming with stylish homage to the video game series, and it revels in the violent showdowns depicted between humans and demons. It’s also one of the most emotional and vulnerable depictions of familiar characters like Trevor Belmont and Alucard – and, yes, Dracula himself. The gruesome dirge, where an army of vampire and demon soldiers rout

Why the Resident Evil 2 Remake is a Fresh Approach to the Series

After making players wait what seems like an eternity, Capcom finally announced a remake of Resident Evil 2 at E3 2018. Fans went crazy, and for good reason, because the Resident Evil series was an integral part of shaping the survival horror genre into what it’s become today. As such, Resident Evil 2 is considered one of its best titles. The original Resident Evil was already given the remake treatment back in 2002, with new gameplay mechanics, revised puzzles, and more. Now, 20 years later, it

The internet is very thirsty for 'thicc' Elastigirl

Going to see The Incredibles 2? You’re probably well aware that the PG-rated animated feature from Pixar is a family movie, or at least it’s meant to be. It’s the long-awaited sequel to a film that came out 14 years ago to a rash of praise from moviegoers and fans alike, and it’s considered one of the best Pixar movies. You may also be aware that people are incredibly horny for the heroine of The Incredibles 2,  Elastigirl. Especially New Yorker film critic Anthony Lane. Lane’s review has been

2013 in Review: Gone Home: Pioneering Relationships in Video Games

Unrequited love is painful enough, but a passionate affair that blossoms in the shadows is wrought with many of the same challenges. Would you rather watch your love from afar as they meander through life with someone else by their side, or would you be content to reserve every smile, every kiss, and every tender touch for moments during which you know you won't be judged? What's more, how could this be communicated through a video game? Are video games even capable of exploring meaningful inter
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