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Chris writes about the Internet, in all of its unpredictable glory. You can find him on Google+, Twitter, and, of course WebProNews.
Gravity Continues To Impress With Full Length Trailer

Yesterday, word hit the trades that James Cameron absolutely loved Alfonso CuarĂ³n’s upcoming movie, Gravity. So much so, in fact, he offered this lofty praise: “I think it’s the best space photography ever done, I think it’s the best space …

Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins Adding Street Fighter’s Chun-Li To Fail Compilation Videos Wins

If ever anything was meant to be collected and presented in a compilation video, it’s people failing on a day-to-day basis. I mean, is it right to laugh at the misfortune of others? No, but who cares, especially when it’s …

Celebrating Mirror’s Edge 2 With POV Parkour

So this is pretty awesome. What we have is a short film shot with a point-of-view camera, with the actor doing some pretty slick Parkour around the city of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. While Parkour and POV cameras go …

Frostbite 3 Engine Brings Beautiful Destruction to Battlefield 4

At the recent Gamescom 2013, the folks at VG247.com had a chance to sit down with the creative director for DICE, Lars Gustavsson to discuss some of the concept of Levolution in the upcoming Battlefield 4. During the interview, Gustavsson …

Female Fighters Will Be Included in EA’s UFC Game

It’s hard not to wonder if Anita Sarkeesian would approve of this, considering her crusade against anti-feminism in video games. From the looks of EA’s initial marketing push for their upcoming UFC installment, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate will be …

Wasteland 2 Shows Off 18 Minutes of Gameplay
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Apparently, today is the day to release gameplay trailers. Just ask EA and 2K Games. Now, you can add inXile’s successfully Kickstarted title, Wasteland 2, to that pile. For those who are wondering where that 2-plus million dollars went, the …

Want To See 37 Minutes of Gameplay From FIFA 14?

Of course you do, regardless of what @YourTitleSucks might say about the title. Considering the previous successes of EA’s FIFA franchise, a 37-minute gameplay preview is probably unnecessary to convince people to buy the upcoming release. It could, however, address …

Miley Cyrus’ Performance Helps Twerking Complete Its Crossover Miley Cyrus’ Performance Helps Twerking Complete Its Crossover

While the trend following twerking has been building long before the VMAs, thanks to Miley Cyrus’ going-down-in-history (???) performance that no one can seem to stop talking about, it has firmly crossed over to the mainstream, regardless of any outrage …

Check Out the Gameplay From The Upcoming NBA 2K14
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For the first time since 2009, 2K Games is going to have some honest-to-goodness competition for NBA video game supremacy now that EA has decided to re-enter the fray. Before that, however, could you imagine the uproar if EA Sports …

Two Character Posters For “Thor: Dark World” Revealed

Marvel’s “Phase 2″ got off to an interesting start with Iron Man 3, and next up on the docket is Thor: Dark World; news that will undoubtedly give all the Chris Hemsworth-loving ladies the vapors, and with good reason: the …

Microsoft Employees Get A White Xbox One

If alternate colored video game consoles are your thing, get ready to be a little jealous. As you can see in the lead image, courtesy of AllGamesBeta.com, Microsoft employees who are the Xbox One team will be rewarded with a …

Gif Hell Collects Popular Animated Gifs On Twitter Gif Hell Collects Popular Animated Gifs On Twitter

The lifecycle of the animated gif has been an interesting one. The almost-defunct image format that used to be synonymous with poor web design has clearly found a second life capturing brief moments of sports, television, movies, music videos, and …

Ubisoft Announces eSports Platform The Next Level

There’s no denying the strong niche that’s been carved out for eSports competitions. The numbers for Evo 2013 alone clearly indicate the genre’s growing popularity. Of course, there’s always room for growth, which segues nicely into Ubisoft’s announcement for their …

Square Enix’s “Murdered: Soul Suspect” Looks Damn Intriguing
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With the gaming industry becoming a land of modern combat sequels, it’s nice to see an industry leader continue to explore new characters and storylines not connected to previous games from their stable. Granted, not every video game developer is …

Hulu Debuts New Original Series “Run” Hulu Debuts New Original Series “Run”
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While Netflix gets most of the glory for introducing original shows for its members, they aren’t the only streaming video service that makes their own programming. It may also be true that Hulu originals don’t get the same amount of …

Need For Speed: Rivals Brings Playable Cops To The Party

When Need For Speed: Rivals launches, it will be another step with EA commitment to crossing over the single and multiplayer experiences with their AllDrive feature that promises “seamless” integration between the two styles of gameplay. Whatever your opinion on …

Nike Brings “Just Do It” Into the Social Media Age Nike Brings “Just Do It” Into the Social Media Age

2013 marks the 25th anniversary of Nike’s timeless “Just Do It” slogan, which means it’s perfect time to construct a new marketing campaign around reintroducing the concept to the world of social media, complete with a #JustDoIt hashtag. While the …

Sony Unveils Box Art For Gran Turismo 6

With the gaming industry about to be turned on it’s ear as the “next-gen consoles” get ready to launch–it won’t be long–news about one of the most popular PlayStation games ever created coming out for the PS3 may be a …

The Elder Scrolls Online Will Cost You $14.99 A Month

For those of you who are eager to get your MMO on in Tamriel, some recent news may take some of that wind out of your sails. If, however, money is no object, carry on with your anticipation. While those …

TorrentFreak Threatened With Comcast Lawsuit For Reporting News TorrentFreak Threatened With Comcast Lawsuit For Reporting News

What are your options if you don’t like what someone says about you online? Ignoring it is one option that seems to go unpracticed now that the Internet has given everyone who has a connection a public forum to voice …

Oculus Rift Integrated Into ThriXXX’s Sex-Simulation Software

If there’s any company out there committed to making the simulated sex video game market a real and lasting thing, ThriXXX would have to show up somewhere near the top of the list. The Austrian developers are unashamed in their …

“Terms And Conditions May Apply” Doc Is Now Playing “Terms And Conditions May Apply” Doc Is Now Playing

So what happens when you click “I Agree” on the your favorite service’s Terms of Service agreement? Granted, South Park already shed some much-needed light on the situation, but maybe some folks missed that episode. Whatever the case, now that …

Titanfall’s Multiplayer Mode Previewed at Gamescom

It’s important to keep objectivity when doing these reports, but after watching that 4-plus minutes of Titanfall footage, it’s hard not to get excited and throw the detached writer approach directly out of the window. Obviously, you don’t want to …

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer

To say that multiplayer gameplay is the bread and butter of the Call of Duty series would probably be an understatement. While the single player storyline is by no means thrown away by Activision/Infinity Ward, it’s not why the game …