Star Trek Strange New Worlds Episode 3 Recap: Ghosts of Illyria

Star Trek Strange New Worlds Episode 3 Recap: Ghosts of Illyria

Number one to beam up.Image: Paramount Three weeks in and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is already settling into a satisfying groove: one part riff on a formula that Star Trek loves, one part focus on a singular characterone part classic morality tale. This week, you get bang for your buck with not one, but … Read more

A Family Purpose Refreshing Reboot

A Family Purpose Refreshing Reboot

Volition’s rebooted Saints Row isn’t out yet, but some sites got some time with it via a recent hands-off preview. Impressions of the 40-or-so minutes of gameplay, full of the explosive and wacky hijinks series fans have grown to expect, are making their rounds online and the sentiment seems to be the same: This new … Read more

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Laura Carmichael in Downton Abbey: A New EraImage: Ben Blackall / 2022 Focus Features LLC Rejoice, Downtonians! Downton Abbey: A New Era is a worthy entry in Julian Fellowes’ beloved franchise. You were right to be concerned, of course. The acclaimed TV drama’s first foray onto the big screen, 2019’s … Read more

GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) Activision Blizzard touted its Diversity Space Tool in a blog post on May 12, in which it claimed that both the Call of Duty: Vanguard and Overwatch 2 development teams beta tested the tool with much enthusiasm, then quickly walked this statement back on May 13 and said the tool … Read more

Season 6, Episode 6 “Ax And Grind”

Season 6, Episode 6 “Ax And Grind”

Christopher Kelly and Rhea Seehorn in Better Call SaulPhoto: Greg Lewis / AMC / Sony Pictures Television Fans of Better Call SaulS predecessor have debated: Did Walter White really spend that series’ five seasons breaking bad, or did he simply finally find his way to his true self? Perhaps that question, considering the nuance Saul … Read more

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Image: IFC Midnight After moving to a new home — a cluster of apartment towers surrounded by forests, quieter than usual thanks to the summer holidays — bored young Ida (Rakel Lenora Fløttum) welcomes friendship with a similarly aged neighbor, Ben (Sam Ashraf). But The Innocentsa brutal yet elegant investigation into the extremes of psychopathy … Read more

Elden Ring Outsells Call of Duty And Cyberpunk, Now Mainstream

Elden Ring Outsells Call of Duty And Cyberpunk, Now Mainstream

Image: FromSoftware Recent NPD figures reveal that FromSoftware’s latest grueling action-RPG, Elden Ringis toppling over literal titans as it outsells Call of Duty: Vanguardchallenges Cyberpunk 2077and, as Forbes’ Paul Tassi highlightshas shipped up to “half the lifetime sales of the entire Dark Souls trilogy ” while leaving its FromSoft siblings Bloodborne and Sekiro in the … Read more

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong in FirestarterImage: Ken Woroner / Universal Pictures With any subsequent adaptation, the hope is that a story improves on the version that preceded it — or at least feels as though it’s offering up a unique vision, an additional layer that makes the new adaptation purposeful in its insistence … Read more

Leaker Posts Silent Hill Images Konami Doesn’t Want You To See

Leaker Posts Silent Hill Images Konami Doesn’t Want You To See

Three different leaked images from a supposedly in-development Silent Hill game showing a woman’s face peeling back to reveal some sorta physiological machinations, a sticky note-lined hallway with what looks like a schoolgirl-looking figure standing thereand a creepand red room.Image: Konami / Dusk Golem / Silent Hill / Kotaku A well-known leaker who goes by … Read more

Netflix Resident Evil Trailer & Showrunner Interview / Explainer

Netflix Resident Evil Trailer & Showrunner Interview / Explainer

They’ve got some red on them.Screenshot: Netflix You’ve played the games, you’ve seen the moviesand now Netflix is ​​bringing you a whole new version of resident evil unlike any you’ve seen before. The first teaser trailer for the mysterious, highly anticipated show was just released and io9 talked to the showrunner, Andrew Dabb, all about … Read more