Blizzcon 2014 is officially taking place on Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8, Blizzard just announced in a press release. The convention will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California. Find out more about this year's festivities and get yourself some tickets here.
To you, your short story is unique and perfect. To editors, it's "the third steampunk time-travel story we've seen this week." But which trends should you try to avoid? To find out, we asked some of the top editors in the field which type of science fiction and fantasy stories they're tired of seeing. Here's what they told us.
Today at WBShop, you can pick up the collector's edition box sets of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Blu-ray or DVD for some seriously great prices. The box comes complete with tons of special features, and a limited edition art book as well. May the deals be with you.
On the third floor of Nintendo’s U.S. headquarters, next to the conference rooms named after Mario and Donkey Kong, there’s a door that you can’t open. There’s no boss key or warp pipe here—unless you’re one of the handful of people with a high-security keycard, you’re not getting in.
Have you ever wanted to watch Kotaku talk about Kotaku? "Hell yes!" you say? "I want nothing more in this world," you say? Excellent. Here's a video recording of our panel from PAX East earlier this month. We talk about games, new consoles, and what it's like to work for everyone's favorite video game website.
Video games are an expensive habit. And few things are pricier than being an early adopter for a next-gen console like the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. So if you're really itching to dive into some quality PS4 or Xbox One games, are you better off renting one system or the other and paying it off in installments?
No, it wasn't one of the Blizzard devs, but a rather enthusiastic Russian player, Хируко, who managed to unlock every single achievement in World of Warcraft (that's 2057 at the moment) and an extra 205 of the ~300 Feats of Strengths unlocked.
Mojang has been slowly teasing out details about the next big update for Minecraft dubbed for a while now. This Tuesday, the team decided to drop a bombshell on fans of the legendary PC game in the form of a quiet little YouTube video announcing how players will soon be able "to create their own wild and crazy terrain!"
Nintendo and Japanese studio Tecmo Koei are developing a new installment in the horror series Fatal Frame, according to Famitsu. The good news for Nintendo fans is that it's for the Wii U, which is a console in dire need of more quality games to play. The bad news for American Nintendo fans living stateside is that it's not clear if the game will make it to the U.S. in any official capacity.
What would those classic characters—such as Jazz Jackrabbit, or Cool Spot above—have looked if they were on TV, starring in Saturday morning shows? German comic artist Dirk Erik Schulz gives us the answer by reimagining 24 of them in that exact style.
Already announced for Japan, the sequel to Square's wonderful rhythm game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy is coming to North America in 2014.
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That's one cool, unexpected Marvel/Nintendo mashup by artist Vance Bell. Link and Dark Link from The Legend of Zelda games, back together as Captain Hyrule and The Twilight Soldier.