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An Anime Commercial For The Legend Of Zelda's Milk

Let us all close our eyes and imagine, that as part of Breath of the Wild’s marketing campaign, Nintendo had thought to make an anime trailer for some Lon Lon Milk. Now, open them and watch the clip anyway, because Channy & Kimberly were smart enough to make it for us. Read more...

Bring On The Horizon: Zero Dawn Cosplay

So, turns out Horizon: Zero Dawn, despite its stupid name, is a good video game. A very good video game. Which means we can expect 2017 to be a year full of Horizon: Zero Dawn cosplay. Read more...

I thought I was getting sick of ‘80s-inspired retro-future aesthetics, but then I saw Narita Boy.

I thought I was getting sick of ‘80s-inspired retro-future aesthetics, but then I saw Narita Boy. Yeah, it goes back to a well that’s been tapped countless times, but it does so with style, playful weirdness, and cool dimension-hopping mechanics. It’s currently on Kickstarter. Read more...

Ooblets Is About Farming And Collecting Cute Animals

I don’t normally like “Game is like Game” comparisons, but when you can say “Ooblets is like Harvest Moon and Pokemon and Animal Crossing”, it really helps get a point across. Read more...

Giant Robot Board Game Looks Fantastic

GKR: Heavy Hitters is a new board game up on Kickstarter. If you like robots and turn-based combat it might be worth a look, if only for the incredibly cool design of the game’s miniatures. Read more...

In The Wake of Marathon Streamer's Death, Twitch Community Discusses Healthy Streaming Practices

World of Tanks streamer Brian “Poshybrid” Vigneault’s recent death during a 24-hour charity stream rattled the Twitch community. Despite his unknown cause of death, the Twitch community is reconsidering the toll sleep deprivation takes on marathon streamers. More pressingly, streamers are wondering whether 24-hour… Read more...

League of Legends Fan Channel Hit with Shady DMCA Takedowns

Riot Games has the right to issue Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown notices for any League of Legends footage that appears without their permission online. But thus far, Riot’s been relatively hesitant to do so. This week, one YouTuber in particular has seen some League of Legends videos go up on the chopping… Read more...

YouTubers Are Getting Dragged For Not Supporting PewDiePie 100%

Following the Pewdiepie controversy from last week, a good deal of YouTube rallied around the Swedish star in an attempt to defend him against ‘unfair’ attacks by the mainstream media. A few high-profile YouTubers weren’t quite as enthusiastic in their defense, which has led to some backlash. Read more...

One Player's Three-Year Quest To Beat Every NES Game Is About To End

It took Piotr Kusielczuk 91 hours to beat Miracle Piano Teaching System, an NES game created to teach kids how to play the piano. (To pull it off, he had to teach himself how to play piano.) That was the longest. He’s also spent 39 hours with the billiards game Championship Pool, 37 and a half hours with the… Read more...

Build Up Your Toy Collection With Discounted LEGO Sets

Fill your kids’ your toy box with new LEGO sets for less, thanks to Amazon’s discount. Use the code BIGTHANKS at checkout and take almost $9 off some pretty awesome sets like LEGO Batman, Star Wars, and Architecture. If you’re not feeling any of those, any set above $50 will quality for the discount. Read more...

We Debate What’s Best For Overwatch’s Bastion

This week on our semi-regular Overwatch show, Let’s Break It Down, Cecilia, Heather, and I discuss the upcoming Bastion changes, as well as custom games and, for some reason, ‘90s anime classic Neon Genesis Evangelion. Read more...

For Honor Players Claim To Be Troubled By Lag

For Honor’s handling of multiplayer is causing frustrations for some players as lag rears its head, ruining fights and disrupting matches in the online melee fighting game. Read more...

Secret Hitler, A Fascist Party Game That Hits Awfully Close To Home

Your ability to enjoy the tabletop game Secret Hitler will likely depend on your ability to laugh as an increasingly impotent progressive coalition fails to halt the rise of fascism. No but seriously, it’s a fun party game. Read mor...

I Wrote A Book About The Making Of Uncharted 4, Star Wars 1313, And More

For the past year, I’ve been reporting and writing a book full of stories about how video games were made. Today, I’m psyched to announce Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, a look behind the scenes of games like Uncharted 4, Star Wars 1313, and many more. It’ll be out on September 5. Read more...

Add 200GB of Storage To Your Nintendo Switch, GoPro, and More For $61

One can never have enough flash storage, especially when you can fit 200GB of files on a card the size of your pinkie nail, all for $61 with promo code BIGTHANKS, today only. If you’re lucky enough to have a Nintendo Switch preordered, you definitely want this. Read more...

Overwatch Fans Believe The Next Hero Is A Robot Spider

Some Overwatch fans are pretty sure they’ve figured out what the next hero will be based on an short lore post that dropped yesterday, as well as some promotional images floating through the internet. Read more...

AMD’s Ryzen 7 series of processors is launching on March 2.

AMD’s Ryzen 7 series of processors is launching on March 2. They range in price from $329 to $499. AMD hopes they’ll be able to directly compete with Intel’s high-performance processors, despite costing a lot less. Read more...

Night In The Woods' Rhythm Game Is On Point

The dialogue, the animation, the music—so far I am loving everything about Night in the Woods, but as a rhythm game fan there’s one sequence that’s particularly near and dear to my heart. Let’s rock out. Read more...

Here's March's Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup

If you missed out on Borderlands 2 or have always been a little curious about Evolve, Xbox Live’s Games with Gold will look pretty good to you for March. Paying subscribers to Xbox Live can grab these four games for “free”if they have an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Read more...

A Racing Game With Some Serious F-Zero Vibes

There are few better feelings in games than shooting through a corkscrew at blinding speeds. Super Pilot is a futuristic racing game that not only feels damn fast, it lets you craft your own stunning tracks. It is this week’s indie pick! Read more...

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