Re-Up Your Xbox Live Gold Membership For $40, Which Is as Cheap As You Can Ever Hope For

Remember back in the day, when you could get a year of Xbox Live Gold for $40 pretty much any time you wanted? Well, Microsoft’s kicking it old school right now, so re-up your membership at this price while you can, even if it won’t expire for awhile, because it’s almost definitely not going to get cheaper than this…

30 years ago, Bionic Commando proved video game grappling hooks are awesome

Bionic Commando was a game that flew in the face of its own era. When it reached Nintendo’s Famicom on this day in 1988—first released in Japan as Hitler’s Resurrection: Top Secret, the heavily altered home version of a 1987 arcade oddity—jumping had already become the definitive verb of the time, the thing most…

YouTuber Keemstar Makes A Fuss After Epic Muscles In On His Fortnite Tournament Turf

For millions of Fortnite fans, Friday Fortnite—a YouTuber- and streamer-focused tournament series hosted by shameless drama profiteer Keemstar—has become a weekly ritual. This week was supposed to be its swan song, but the party’s been called off because Epic decided to host an even bigger shindig just down the block.

How to Safely Transport All Your Geeky Comic-Con Gear 

San Diego Comic-Con is upon us. And if you’re flying to this, or planning a trip to another geeky convention, you probably already know what you should and shouldn’t try to pack in your luggage. (It’s not in your best interest to surprise the Transportation Security Administration with a thermal detonator, Gom Jabbar,…

What Fortnite's Dance Emotes May Owe To The Black Artists Who Created Them

One of the many purchasable dance emotes in Fortnite is from Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot.” It’s called the Tidy Emote, and goes for 500 V-Bucks, the equivalent of $5 in the game’s rotating store. Players who get it can make their character mimic Snoop’s wheel turning gesture from the video’s “park it like it’s…

Save 27% of More On Stardew Valley, Which Is Getting Multiplayer August 1

Stardew Valley’s excellent multiplayer mode officially drops on August 1, and you can get ready to fish, mine, and farm with friends with today’s Chrono.gg deal. One copy of the game will cost you $11 (down from the usual $15), or you can get two Steam keys for $20, or four for $38. Plus, it’ll be a great game to …