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All-Female ‘Wonder Woman’ Screenings Setting Record For Stupidest Nerd Culture Debate

This week, the Alamo Drafthouse announced that they were going to have a women-only screening of Wonder Woman about a week after the film’s launch. Naturally, the internet took this in stride and the news was met with lots of head-nodding and polite applause. But of course not.

Every Show Should Learn From The 100’s Perfect Season Finale Cliffhanger

This week's The 100 ending was one of the best-orchestrated season finale cliffhangers I think I’ve ever seen, and other shows should learn from it.

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Might Actually Be The Best Value In Gaming

With Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass, which goes fully live June 1st, this is definitely the closest we’ve ever come to the idea of "the Netflix of gaming" being fully realized.

What ‘Pokémon GO’ Can Learn From ‘Magikarp Jump’

Magikarp Jump is the polar opposite of The Pokémon Company’s other big mobile Pokémon game, Pokémon GO, but I think there’s something that the behemoth could learn from this goofy spin-off.

Ubisoft Rolls Out Five Trailers For ‘Far Cry 5,’ Steers Clear Of Politics

Ubisoft has just released five different trailers for Far Cry 5 to join the live action spot and character art from earlier in the week, and none of them seem to be interested in getting political.

I Have An Insane Idea For The Plot Of ‘Far Cry 5’

Political commentary aside, here's an idea for the plot of Far Cry 5 which would be absolutely insane, yet sort of make sense with the history of the series.

Against All Odds, Last Night’s ‘Arrow’ Finale Caps Off Its Best Season Ever

Season five of Arrow was its best to date, and it ended in a (literally) explosive finale last night. How did Arrow manage such a significant turnaround after teetering on the brink of disaster?

Pokémon’s ‘Magikarp Jump’ Mobile Game Is Thoroughly Bizarre, But Weirdly Addicting

Magikarp Jump from The Pokemon Company has you training Magikarp not to become a Gyarados, but to jump higher than other Magikarps in some sort of strange league in what I assume is a backwoods part of the Pokémon world map.

There Are Not Enough Hours In The Day To Grind For ‘Overwatch’ Anniversary Skins

With Overwatch's new Anniversary Event, it’s time to point out that things are escalating a bit in terms of the rewards being offered and the time in which players have to earn them.

Pokémon GO’s New Anti-Cheat Solution Is Delightfully Sadistic

Niantic is always hard at work to try and crack down on cheating in Pokémon GO in all its various forms, but its latest tactic may be its most brutal yet, a true dagger in the heart of botters everywhere.

‘The Flash’ Took The Easy Way Out In Last Night’s Season Finale

The Flash could have made some hard choices in last night's season three finale, but instead it went directions that sapped most of the emotion and drama out of the end of the season.

I Opened 100 ‘Overwatch’ Anniversary Event Loot Boxes And This Is What I Got

Today marks the kick-off of Overwatch’s one year anniversary event, which is another holiday event complete with new items and loot boxes containing those items. Here's what 100 boxes will get you.

I Did Not Expect ‘Injustice 2’ To Scratch My ‘Diablo 3? Itch’

Injustice 2 has a character leveling and loot system that echoes Diablo 3, and the feedback loop is well-designed enough to keep me coming back for hours a day, allowing me to feel like I’m making progress, and it’s not costing me a cent in microtransactions.

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Won’t Be Here Until At Least April, Missing Take Two’s Fiscal Year Entirely

Take Two has officially confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 won’t make it out before the end of their fiscal year, that the game will not arrive until at least April.

Overwatch’s Under The Radar Anniversary Event Goes Live Tomorrow

Overwatch's one year anniversary is upon us, and tomorrow Blizzard starts celebrating with a whole lot of loot boxes and some new skins.

Will ‘Crackdown 3’ Be The Rabbit In Xbox Scorpio’s Hat For Launch?

There’s a general sense from Microsoft fans that Scorpio is poised to rule this fall when it arrives with its super-specs, and one game in particular keeps being brought up a lot, Crackdown 3. But is this too much weight to put on this game's shoulders?

After Adventure Week, ‘Pokémon GO’ Promises Summer ‘Will Be Legendary’

After Pokemon GO's Adventure Week, once summer kicks off in June, it’s officially time to step it up a notch, and Niantic is promising to do just that with the release of Legendary Pokemon at last.

I Give Up, I’m Playing ‘Destiny 2’ On PS4, Not Xbox One Or PC

Destiny 2 will be available on PS4, Xbox One and PC, but only one of those seems like the best option for launch day. I'm ditching Xbox, not waiting for PC and playing on PS4. Here's why.

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Stared ‘Injustice 2’

Injustice 2 is currently taking the world by storm, but before you dive any deeper into it, there are a number of really important things you should know that will help you on your journey.

The One Thing That’s Bothering Me About ‘Destiny 2’

While there seems to be a lot to praise about Destiny 2, there's one aspect of the game that makes it feel like less of a true sequel than it should.

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