James McAvoy was so addicted to Oblivion he had to burn the disc

You might know James McAvoy from his role as young Professor X in the X-Men series, or other movies like Atonement or It: Chapter Two, or from that point on it turned out be good enough to cook at The Great British Patisserie. Most recently he starred in the timeloop adventure game 12 Minutes, which is why he is in ...

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The best LEGO video games according to the reviews

LEGO has a long heritage of classic games, but trends in the franchise’s review ratings highlight a preference for modern video games. LEGO has a long history when it comes to some pretty amazing video games. Even before the Traveller’s Tales days of branded movies and games, LEGO released some incredible classics like Lego runners and Lego Island. LEGO games ...

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Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya ‘starts from zero’ after Olympic Games

WARSAW, Poland – After all the turmoil of the past week, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya finally feels safe. The Belarusian Olympic sprinter who took refuge in Poland to avoid punishment at home after criticizing team officials at the Tokyo Games said she now hopes to focus on how to pursue a running career in world class. Speaking in an interview with the ...

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Zelda meets The Last of Us in Eastward, coming to Steam next month

A trailer for Eastward closed the Nintendo Indie World Showcase earlier today, announcing the game’s release date – but don’t worry, it’s coming to PC, too. The 2D action-adventure is slated for release in just over a month, and it’s the first title from Shanghai-based studio Pixpil, joining an increasingly robust game lineup from publisher Chucklefish, powered by a gorgeous ...

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8 video games that accidentally included things you weren’t supposed to see

A few years ago, there was a story about how the horrific AI of Aliens: Colonial Marines was improved by fixing a single spelling error buried in the game code. In addition to raising the question of “Why the hell do people care so much about Aliens: Colonial Marines?” this story was a perfect illustration of the insane difficulty of ...

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Humanity to debut on day one on Xbox Game Pass for PC

Xbox Game Pass for PC adds an unexpected title this summer: Humankind. The new work of Amplitude Studios and SEGA, will be available in the service from its launch, scheduled for August 17. “Combine up to 60 historical cultures by taking your people from ancient times to modern times,” they explain. the responsibles in the official Steam description. “From humble ...

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Erratic pandemic Olympics come to a mixed end

TOKYO (AP) It all started with a virus and a one-year hiatus. It ended with a typhoon and, always, a virus. In between: pretty much everything. The Tokyo Olympics, dubbed “2020” but staged in mid-2021 after being interrupted for a year by the coronavirus, ended Sunday night in a stadium emptied of COVID like an often surreal mixed bag for ...

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Is Google working on a new Chromecast?

(Pocket-lint) – Google announced a surge of new devices in early August, and the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are slated for release in October, while the Pixel 5 5G is slated to arrive in late August. However, it looks like there could still be more from the company before the end of the year. Spotted by Android Poilce, a ...

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Cheat codes: Is Free Guy the first good video game movie? | Movies

IIt’s an old question: why can’t anyone make a decent movie out of a video game? Recently, we’ve seen Mortal Kombat and Sonic the Hedgehog slip into the same story bin that engulfed Assassin’s Creed, Tomb Raider, and Warcraft, all the way down to Super Mario Bros. But Free Guy could change all that. Basically it’s not a direct translation ...

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Back 4 Blood beta beats Warframe, TF2 player counts in early days

The Back 4 Blood beta kicked off earlier this week, with players flocking to play Valve’s highly anticipated sequel to classic Left 4 Dead games – still without any news from Left 4 Dead 3, understandably. In fact, Back 4 Blood was so successful – though still only a closed beta – it almost hit 100,000 concurrent players in its ...

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