I’m going to be honest, I had no idea what Elite: Dangerous was only 2 days ago. After about a minute of research, I decided to buy the game. Since then, I’ve discovered that it’s the coolest thing ever besides a penguin with sunglasses.
Google has released its statistics on the biggest search trends of 2014, and the video game category in particular reveals some very interesting (and occasionally surprising) insights into what the community was buzzing about this year.
Every year, the Library of Congress chooses 25 films to be inducted into the National Film Registry, guaranteeing they will be preserved for future generations. To be eligible for selection, the films must be at least 10 years old, and deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant.
2015 is going to be a huge, huge year for movies, so it's no surprise that 2014 saw the release of some pretty major trailers. Zefr, a YouTube data and marketing company, released a report charting the top 20 most popular trailers this year, and the number one spot is probably going to surprise you.
Last month, hackers (possibly North Korean) leaked a metric crapton of documents, emails, and other internal information from Sony Pictures. The stated intent was to punish the studio for The Interview, an upcoming movie that has Seth Rogen and James Franco attempting to assassinate the leader of North Korea. Over the subsequent weeks, dozens of unannounced projects, movie ideas, and executive-level conversations emerged, and they're not just about Spider-Man (although there's plenty of that to go around).
2014 was a big year in video games for me, due in large part to the fact that for the first time in my life, I have a current-gen console. This coupled with a long overdue PC upgrade meant that I was eager to fit in as much gaming time as I physically could.
Time to continue our search for the filthiest, the orneriest, the most tasteless and disgusting and worsest album covers ever produced by musician-kind. We've seen all sorts of messed up stuff from bearded ladies and saw crotches to over-filled toilets to - GASP - a Nicki Minaj! What's in store for this installment? Christmas! Yep, a whole bunch of horrible holiday themed covers. Grab your eye washin' juice and let's find out! Keep in mind that this post contains potentially offensive images that should not be viewed by anyone under the age of 18. Really. This one is bad, in some ways worse than the others.
The spark that lit the fire of this article was a petition by Walking Dead fans to bring back Beth after she was dispatched rather suddenly in the mid-season finale. In searching for further petitions to bitch about I saw a lot of evidence that many people don't understand what petitions are.
WWE Tables, Ladders, Chairs...And Stairs (long enough name for you?) had a chance to top the stellar NXT R Evolution from Thursday night. In the last PPV outing for WWE in 2014, and still missing a World Champion, TLC 2014 was an opportunity for the big stars to burn brighter and for hungry talents to make a mark. But did it happen? Here are the highs and lows from WWE TLC(S) 2014.