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The Ghibli Museum Is Getting a Catbus for Adults

Dreams are real once again! The Ghibli Museum in Tokyo’s Mitaka has a Catbus from the classic anime My Neighbor Totoro. Until now, only children (children, ha!) could get in the Catbus. But this July, there will be a Catbus that adults can also board. Thank goodness. Read more...

After the Rain.

After the Rain. Nikko, Japan. By MJ Smets. Read more...

The Warcraft Movie Is Not Good

Some people had hoped, after months of hype and the pedigree of director Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code), that Warcraft might break the long and storied Curse Of Bad Video Game Movies. I have some sad news for those people. Maybe video game adaptations were just never meant to be. Read more...

That's Some Damn Good Fallout Cosplay

Viverra Cosplay’s Vault Survivor outfit here took over a month to make, since all the leather parts (100% pigskin) were made by hand and every weapon and accessory was 3D-printed then finished and painted. Also: the pup, Rex, is a great Dogmeat. Read more...

15 Things You Should Know Before Playing Overwatch

Getting started in Overwatch can be pretty daunting: there are so many heroes to learn, maps to memorize, and loot crates to open, that it’s hard to keep track of it all. But we have a few quick pointers that should help. Read more....

The Wild Story Of Tie Fighter's Illegal 1994 Pirate Leak

Software piracy in 2016 is so ubiquitous that we expect games to leak ahead of release. Back in the 20th century, though, it was a lot harder for pirates to get hold of video games before they hit retail shelves. As evidenced by this crazy old story about how the classic TIE Fighter got out a week before its release in 1994. Read more...

Former Valve Employee Sues For $3.1 Million, Alleging Wrongful Termination

A complex lawsuit was recently filed against Valve, in which a former employee is suing for $3.1 million in damages, alleging transgender discrimination, misclassification of employment, retaliation for whistle blowing, and more. Read more...

Peek-a-boo.

Peek-a-boo. Today’s shockingly viable Counter-Strike strat? The pyramid scheme, courtesy of ahmadyar17. Read more...

Spontaneous Windows 10 Update Prevents Game Dev From Checking Out Of Hotel

Microsoft really wants people to upgrade their machines to Windows 10, to the point that computers will now install the new operating system without your knowledge. This lead to a frustrating (but darkly humorous) situation today for Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail, while checking out of a hotel. Read more...

Congratulations Overwatch Player, You Played Yourself

Today in Highlight Reel we have marvelous self-owns, twisted physics, slash fiction, spooky endings and much more! Read more...

I Am Setsuna Is Chrono Trigger In Everything But Name

It’s not clear why Square Enix isn’t making new Chrono games, but hey, at least there’s I Am Setsuna, which will be out for PS4 and Steam on July 19. (New trailer above.) Read more...

The Sound Of A Hit In Overwatch Is Made By... Beer

Overwatch is to big-budget release bonanzas what eclipses are to the rest of the sky. It’s a multi-million dollar production fueled by laser-targeted marketing. Even Game of Thrones had to glom onto its underbelly o avoid being unceremoniously forgotten. Anyway one of its most crucial sounds was made by a beer bottle. Read more...

You Can Already Save $11 on Overwatch, Even If You Don't Have Prime

You didn’t need to wait long for a discount on Overwatch: It’s down to $49 today on Amazon for all purchasers, or $48 for Prime members. Read more...

Doom Is Even Better When Played On A Harder Difficulty

About halfway through playing the new Doom, I tried to remember the last time I’d died. Turns out, it hadn’t happened for hours. That was a problem. Read more...

Twitter's Controversial New Changes Are Mostly Good

Twitter announced a bunch of changes to its service today. Some are useful, some are terrible. If the past informs the present, there will be a lot of hand-wringing before people reluctantly continue using a useful service that’s often misunderstood by the company that created it. Read more...

Ducktales Remastered, Hexic 2, Magic 2012, Domino Master, and Unbound Saga are now backwards compati

Ducktales Remastered, Hexic 2, Magic 2012, Domino Master, and Unbound Saga are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. Two other backwards compatible games, XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Super Meat Boy, are part of next month’s Games With Gold. Read more...

It's Time To Stop Being Salty About Bastion In Overwatch

For months now, some Overwatch players have insisted that one hero is too strong, perhaps even overpowered. Now that the game is officially out and the hero balance is more or less set, however, I hope we can all agree that the bellyaching is all bunk. Read more...

The New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Feels A Lot Like Transformers: Devastation 

There’s a lot of Transformers: Devastation lingering in Platinum Games’ latest cartoon-based beat-em up, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. Watch us play through the game’s first mission and see for yourself Read more...

The State Of The DC Universe

DC Comics has another line-wide reinvention coming up. It’s exactly the kind of thing I should be excited about, but I’m more worried than anything. Read more...

Paradox Pulls Stellaris Mod That Makes All The Characters White

Stellaris, a grand strategy game set in space, has characters who come in a variety of species and races. Naturally, someone made a mod to turn all the humans white. Read more...

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