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  • ‘Castlevania’ Season 2 Coming in October (Trailer)

    ‘Castlevania’ Season 2 Coming in October (Trailer)

    It’s been about a year since the short first season of Castlevania, an animated series based on the video game franchise of the same name, made its bloody way to Netflix. It ended on a cliffhanger, with the evil Dracula still very much at large, and Trevor Belmont still on his way to bringing him down […]

  • Arcade1UP Cabinets Cost $299 (Video)

    Arcade1UP Cabinets Cost $299 (Video)

    Generally speaking, if you want an authentic arcade cabinet in your house you’re going to have to pony up. But the people at Tastemakers and Gamestop have come up with a relatively affordable way to turn your place into a mini Richie Rich style mansion: A line of arcade cabinets called Arcade1UP, priced at just under […]

  • Polymega: A Multi-Platform Retro Gaming Console

    Polymega: A Multi-Platform Retro Gaming Console

    At this year’s E3 convention, a retro gaming console that almost seems too good to be true was demonstrated for fans. It’s called Polymega, and it’s designed to support all of the major consoles of yore, like the NES, the SNES, the Sega Genesis, and even CD based consoles like the PlayStation and Sega CD. A catch-all console […]

  • ‘Madden NFL 19’ Official Reveal Trailer (Video)

    ‘Madden NFL 19’ Official Reveal Trailer (Video)

    Another year, another edition of the beloved Madden NFL franchise is here. It’s Madden NFL 19, naturally, and there’s a brand new official reveal trailer for the game now online. Because I’m at a loss about what to say about a game series that’s been this ubiquitous for this long, here’s some promotional copy: “Madden 19 challenges you […]

  • ‘Jeopardy! PlayShow’: Play Along with Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Eps

    ‘Jeopardy! PlayShow’: Play Along with Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Eps

    One of the many reasons Jeopardy! is the best game show of all time is that it’s exceedingly rewarding to play along at home. Still, an app on Amazon Fire TV makes playing along with real episodes of the game even more satisfying, and it’s called Jeopardy! PlayShow.  You’ll forgive me for not being too quick on the […]

  • Intellivision: New Throwback Console on the Way

    Intellivision: New Throwback Console on the Way

    The Atari VCS is gearing up for shipment next year, while the major video game brands like Nintendo and Sega are putting out their own retro consoles for the thrifty, nostalgic gamer. So it only figures that some new form of Intellivision would be here in the near future. Unfortunately, that’s about all we know as of […]

  • ‘LEGO DC Super-Villains’ Announcement Trailer (Video)

    ‘LEGO DC Super-Villains’ Announcement Trailer (Video)

    Superheroes get all the attention, but let’s face it: The reason everyone loves them isn’t because of their superpowers or their costumes or their secret identities, but because of their dependable stable of super-villains. It’s these unsung he– I mean villains that are now the stars of their own LEGO video game: LEGO DC Super-Villains. Judging […]

  • ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ Trailer (Video)

    ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ Trailer (Video)

    Lara Croft will probably be raiding tombs and hopping chasms long after we have all shuffled off to our own tombs and/or chasms, and now she is returning once again for a new adventure. It’s called Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and a recently released trailer for the game seems to reflect an appropriate amount of […]

  • Alienware Hotel Room at Panama Hilton (Video)

    Alienware Hotel Room at Panama Hilton (Video)

    Like all modern media mavens, I’ve got a big stack (physically and digitally speaking) of movies, books, TV shows, albums, and whatnot I’d love to get to if I only had the time. Lately I’ve been fascinated by the idea of a “reading vacation,” where you go hole away in a hotel somewhere and crack […]