Noted geek celebrity Stephen Colbert took to the late show last night, and pointed out a Wall Street Journal article about how Star Wars is relatively unknown in China.
Everyone will be able to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens soon. You know what that means, right? SPOILERS WILL BE EVERYWHERE.
5.9 billion, spent on a company that’s known for making a match-3 game. Wild, isn’t it? That’s more than Disney spent on Star Wars! How do you explain such a thing?
As demonstrated by his Pewdiepie interview earlier this week, Stephen Colbert’s new stint as the host of The Late Show gives him a chance to touch on topics his old gig couldn’t, like video games we wish we could just play already, dammit.
YouTube’s biggest star was on the Late Show last night—and the segment was actually pretty good.
Stephen Colbert has a text adventure now, and it’s great. Escape From The Man-Sized Cabinet chronicles Colbert’s adventures while waiting for his new show to start. You can die alone and afraid in a cabinet! Or you can explore a place that’s basically Narnia. Your call.
Who is the biggest Star Wars nerd: Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert? I guess there's only one way to find out — Jedi battle!
Trick question. It's both.
Last week, Jon Stewart tackled the absurdity of the NSA spying on World of Warcraft because there might be terrorists playing it or something. This week, The Colbert Report chimed in with a look at spying on Second Life—"a game for people who don't have a first one!"
Stephen Colbert knows how to spend time with his loved ones. And by "loved ones" I mean he knows how to spend time with hardware like the PS4.
Usually, comparisons to games are kind of flippant—which is probably why both Republicans and Democrats alike say the government shutdown is not a game. But if it was? According to Stephen Colbert, it would be called Not A Game: The Government Shutdown Home Game. The rules would be… interesting.
It's a tale as old as time: Beloved TV personality books hot band to appear on his show. Sister network ganks booking, claiming a prior exclusive agreement. Beloved TV personality goes on the air and makes a bunch of excellent jokes at sister network's expense.
Stephen Colbert adds some much-needed levity to the conversation about violent video games, which has gone national in a big way following U.S. vice president Joe Biden's meeting with the games industry last week.
The biggest contributor to Stephen Colbert's political action committee, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, (who totally weren't coordinating with Colbert's joke Presidential run) was Alex Rigopulos, head of Rock Band/Dance Central studio Harmonix. $9600 given, notes the NY Times.
Last night on The Report, Stephen Colbert ran his usual gamut of topical issues, from Ron Paul to movie torture to Occupy Wall Street pepper sprayings. But just before he signed off at the end of the show, he told a little bedtime story that Skyrim would surely appreciate.
After Stephen Colbert joked this week that Master Chief must have been one of the members of SEAL Team Six, which took out Osama bin Laden, Bungie dusted off that image, which it had whipped up a while back in an attempt to get a mention on the show.
Game designer Jane McGonigal tried to convince Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert yesterday that playing video games helps people to be more confident. He's got his unique way of interpreting things.