Ousted Community Showrunner Heads Off to Play More 'F***ing Great'

Yesterday night, the world of TV comedy got a bit of a drama injection when news broke that Community showrunner Dan Harmon had been fired by Sony pictures Television.
Harmon had had a prickly relationship with his network overlords since the first season of the show, and will be replaced with David Guarascio and Moses … » 5/19/12 1:00pm 5/19/12 1:00pm

The Top Ten Xbox 360 Games in Japan (That Were Never Released There)

Multi-national releases are a difficult process. Not only are there linguistic and cultural barriers to overcome, but very often content or simple monetary reasons can keep a game from entering one country or another. Even so, some games are desired despite their limited availability no matter where you are. That being … » 5/17/12 7:30am 5/17/12 7:30am

Let's Be Careful With The Child-Murder, Ok?

Is there anything worse than killing a child? It's one of the most reprehensible things a person can do. Not just in real life: Along with Golden Retrievericide, child-murder is one of the most double-secret-ultrabad things a character can do in a movie, book or video game. » 4/30/12 9:00pm 4/30/12 9:00pm

Backhanded Box Quotes: "Metacritic Reviews Are Often Avenues for…

Welcome to "Backhanded Box Quotes," a collection of super pissed-off user reviews from people just like you! Whoa, whoa, don't take that personal. » 4/27/12 8:30pm 4/27/12 8:30pm This week's scan of proportionate reactions to entertainment products includes condemnation for something almost universally acclaimed and a scalding appraisal of a football…

Hell F***in' Yeah, It's Time for Some Human Bowling Pins in Prototype 2

Here's something I didn't expect in Prototype 2: A human bowling minigame. That's the best way I can describe "Collateral Damage," one of the Radnet challenges that the game will be offering week-to-week, with character skins, experience points, powers and other goodies as the payout. » 4/24/12 5:00pm 4/24/12 5:00pm

Tim Schafer Hilariously Demos A 3D Adventure Game That You'll Never Get …

Tim Schafer's the three-million-dollar man, thanks to a record-breaking Kickstarter his Double Fine development studio launched to fund a new adventure game. While work should be starting soon on that crowd-funded creation, the respected designer showed off a project that probably won't ever happen at a lecture last… » 3/23/12 1:30pm 3/23/12 1:30pm

The Week in Evil DLC

Downloadable content. Everyone hates it—but everyone buys it. Yes, even you in the comments, smart guy. Here's a look at the latest package of extensions and pre-order bonuses designed to crowbar the last dollar out of your wallet. Can you still respect yourself if you buy it? » 3/02/12 9:00pm 3/02/12 9:00pm