A Fan Video That Celebrates Marvel's Quieter Moments

The Marvel movies rightly get praise for their action and their witty writing, but Gen Kim has made a video that focuses on the universe's more subtle moments. Without dialogue, and set to José González's "Stay Alive," the emotion the actors convey with their faces and body language are thrown into stark relief. » 8/28/14 5:30am Today 5:30am

"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance and results." That's Ian Bogost being his transcendent self in an excellent essay on the Flappy Bird sequel Swing Copters for The Atlantic. Much like his earlier piece on Flappy Bird, this comes highly recommended. » 8/27/14 5:52pm Yesterday 5:52pm

Where The World's Best Fighting Game Characters Come From

Thanks to a tradition that goes back as far as Street Fighter II, fighting game stories are usually presented as world tournaments. It's a convenient narrative device, as it allows the opportunity to display fighting styles from around the world to distinguish characters from one another. But which of these countries… » 8/27/14 4:45pm Yesterday 4:45pm

PSN PAX Sale, Breaking Bad Barrel is Back, SteelSeries Sensei [Deals]

The Breaking Bad Complete Series Barrel is back for 2014, with new Better Call Saul inclusions. It's one of the cooler special editions for a TV series we've ever brought your way, and we're glad to see it come back. Currently $90 off MSRP. [Breaking Bad] » 8/27/14 12:45pm Yesterday 12:45pm