As we approach the premiere of the third theatrical release of Ghost in the Shell: Arise in Japan later this month, an official parody flash animation series has begun appearing on YouTube. It’s pretty damn funny (at least, if you speak Japanese).
As far as apocalypses go, zombies are in vogue right now. Nothing wrong with that. But the public fascination with kaiju is on the rise again and the question needs to be asked: what does humanity do if the 30-foot-tall monsters win?
The title of this video—which I got tipped to from the Twitter feed of Gawker colleague Adrian Chen—led me to believe it'd be focused on the pot-smoking antics of someone playing video games. There's no marijuana in evidence but the proceedings are still pretty loopy.
Back in 2004, way before Twitch.tv, The Guild or million-dollar e-sports purses, Pure Pwnage let gamers seee themselves represented with humor and a little bit of painful truth on the internet. The web series was successful enough to get turned into a TV show in its native Canada but things have been very quiet in …
It's come to the point where I'm getting excited about any opportunity to see more of the characters of the delightfully silly Borderlands franchise.
Directed by Gears of War art director Jeremiah O'Flaherty and starring the guy that played Darwin in X-Men First Class, this teaser trailer for the 2013 web series based on indie mech game Hawken is nearly as impressive as the actual game.
In the latest episode of director Kevin Tancharoen's live-action Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series, the Thunder God Raiden choose a particularly inconvenient place to make his first appearance in the realm of mortals.
The live-action Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series takes a lighter turn this week, taking a break from shattered arms and broken faces to focus on Hollywood's sweetheart, Johnny Cage.
"The Guild" might be a hit on Xbox Live, but don't look for it to inspire many imitators. A senior Microsoft executive says the sponsorship deal it was able to wangle was rare, and such deals are hard to swing.