Keanu Reeves' new movie has 47 problems, but the Ronin ain't one

Nobody was expecting the new 47 Ronin movie to be good — its long delays and problems have become legend — but it's bad in a particularly depressing way. This is a film that's not only boring and campy, but also kind of nonsensical, turning a classic story of revenge and loyalty into a stew of crap. » 12/25/13 1:38pm 12/25/13 1:38pm

The digital edition of classic fantasy board game Talisman is now on Steam early access. Hope you practiced. While Nomad Games' digitization is still waiting on online multiplayer and several other features to be implemented, it's got 14 fantasy characters fighting for the Crown of Command, which is just what I was… » 10/15/13 9:00am 10/15/13 9:00am

George R.R. Martin answers our toughest Song of Ice and Fire questions

When we interviewed A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin at Comic-Con, we decided to drill down and ask some intense questions. Like, is this series only seven books long because some subplots took over the story? Are the Dothraki one-dimensional stereotypes? What does he think of Sliders? Here's what he… » 7/23/13 7:18pm 7/23/13 7:18pm

I'm Over Elves and Orcs. Let's Have Some More Low Fantasy.

When I was writing about The Secret World yesterday, I mentioned that for many years, I've wanted to play an MMO based on Neil Gaiman's novel Neverwhere. So far, The Secret World does some, but not all, of what I've always wished I could see a massively multiplayer world do. But as I've been thinking about it, I'd… » 7/04/12 6:00pm 7/04/12 6:00pm

Fantasy Author China Miéville Discusses Random Superpowers, DC Comics'

China Mieville's been trying to break into comics a long time. The native Londoner has busied himself with becoming an award-winning fantasy and science-fiction author in the meantime, turning out acclaimed work like Perdido Street Station » 4/17/12 3:30pm 4/17/12 3:30pm and the upcoming . A few years ago, it looked like Mieville's big break was…

Angry Birds, Infinity Blade, Fruit Ninja, and Pan’s Labyrinth Converge …

Combining the slingshot controls of Angry Birds, the swordplay of Fruit Ninja, the gorgeous Unreal Engine-powered graphics of Infinity Blade, and the dark fairytale them of the film Pan's Labyrinth, The Dark Meadow is the sort of iOS game nightmares are made of. » 8/02/11 7:30pm 8/02/11 7:30pm