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2 Days Ago   Metal has been having a transcendent year. Such a transcendent year, in fact, that I feel comfortable calling 2018 the Year of Extreme Metal — a year in which bands across the extreme metal spectrum have been putting out some of their best, most interesting, and intricate albums of all time.

2 Days Ago   The last time we saw Tony Stark, he was adrift in space in the Avengers: Endgame trailer, and it didn't look like survival was likely. Luckily, the folks at NASA heard about Iron Man's plight and had some advice to offer for the rest of the Avengers who were still alive on Earth.

2 Days Ago   Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared with the world what he did on his most recent birthday: travel to Myanmar and do a 10-day silent meditation. Dorsey made a thread on Twitter explaining the experience, and hundreds of people chimed in to remind Jack of the genocide happening in Myanmar that's been perpetuated by social media, how funny it is that he paid money to get bit by mosquitos, and his general rich white guy privilege.

2 Days Ago   When Andrea Gaylord was forced to evacuate the devastating Camp Fire in Northern California in November, she couldn't get back home to take her dog Madison with her to safety as the fires spread.

2 Days Ago   Elf on the Shelf is always keeping its eyes on kids to see if they're being naughty or nice around Christmas, and unfortunately that doesn't stop when kids hit puberty.

2 Days Ago   For some stay-at-home husbands, regular old dishwashers, laundry machines, and vacuums just aren't manly enough. So Saturday Night Light came up with a new line of products from GE called Big Boy Appliances.

2 Days Ago   Welcome to Khal Drogo's Ghost Dojo, where all your favorite Game of Thrones characters who have been killed have a chance to get in a final word.

4 Days Ago   There are 11 brand new fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and almost all of them kicked my ass. As I spent dozens of hours playing Ultimate in the last week, I unlocked tons of new fighters, including all of the new additions to the game from Chrom to Simon.

4 Days Ago   There's something about Super Smash Bros. that can bring people together. Its blend of simple and approachable mechanics, colorful cast of characters, and competitive nature is absolutely magnetic.

5 Days Ago   There's a certain beauty to Super Smash Bros., a beauty that has sustained itself over 19 years and five games, a beauty that transcends the fighting game genre, a beauty that weaves its way into every facet of Super Smash Bros.

6 Days Ago   Jason Momoa is hosting the next episode of Saturday Night Live and things are already looking pretty promising based on this promo. Momoa, who plays Aquaman in the DC movie universe and previously played Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones, doesn't look like he'll be shying away from his beefcake-y vibe on SNL.

6 Days Ago   Fortnite Creative is coming Dec. 13 to spice things up in what has become the most popular game of 2018. Think of Fortnite Creative as a sort of level creator within Fortnite that allows players to use their imaginations and build interesting structures and new game modes to mess around in. In the trailer above, Epic Games shows off a boost-filled battle arena and a golf cart-based Death Race as two fun ways to use Creative.

7 Days Ago   Get ready to kick some Poké-ass. After months of waiting, Pokémon Go players have finally gotten a glimpse at the light at the end of the tunnel — trainer battles are coming to Pokémon Go this December.

8 Days Ago   Try as it might, Just Cause 4 does not live up to its predecessors. In a game that's built around normally fun elements like chaos, destruction, and revolution, Just Cause 4 ends up getting in its own way far too often with extraneous menu-based systems, a wild camera and controls, and (on PC) a litany of performance issues and inexplicable game crashes.

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14 Days Ago   Stephen Hillenburg, creator of the iconic SpongeBob SquarePants cartoon, died on Monday following a long battle with ALS. Hillenburg, 57, created SpongeBob SquarePants for Nickelodeon after working as a marine biologist and contributing to the show Rocko's Modern Life, ushering in one of the most popular and successful cartoons in American television historySpongeBob has been going strong since its debut in 1999 and earned Hillenburg two Emmys in his lifetime.

14 Days Ago   Disney is making the 2001 novel Artemis Fowl into a movie and honestly it's surprising that it took this long considering Hollywood's rapacious appetite for adapting popular books into films.

15 Days Ago   Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers for Season 9, Episode 8 of The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead is having its best season in a long time, and it looks like it won't be slowing down after Sunday night's mid-season finale.

21 Days Ago   The second trailer for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is here and this movie looks like it's going to be so much fun. SEE ALSO: 'The Lego Movie 2' trailer is here to remind you that everything is not, in fact, awesome The latest LEGO Movie 2 trailer starts off so bleak as Wyldstyle waxes broodingly over a Mad Max-style post-apocalyptic landscape, only to be interrupted by the ever-plucky Emmet, which opens the door for the rest of the exceedingly delightful LEGO Movie vibe to wash over everyt

22 Days Ago   There's a new version of Monopoly for Game of Thrones fans and this time it plays music. The second edition of Monopoly: Game of Thrones is coming in January 2019 to make Game of Thrones fans angrier at each other than the television show ever could.

22 Days Ago   Welcome to No Shame November! This week we're diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn't. I love Dave Matthews Band.

25 Days Ago   Microsoft is working on a new Xbox One console for 2019 and it's not going to have a disc drive, according to a report from tech blogger Paul Thurrott.

26 Days Ago   PlayStation will not be making an appearance at the next E3. Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that PlayStation will not be attending the upcoming E3 show in 2019, Game Informer reported Thursday.

26 Days Ago   If you've ever wanted to feel what it's like to be in an episode of Black Mirror, now's your chance. A Black Mirror-inspired board game called Nosedive was revealed Thursday, taking the existentially frightening Season 3 episode of the same name and turning it into a supposedly fun game to play with your friends and family.

27 Days Ago   The United States Army is in a bind. It failed to meet its recruitment goal this year, so it's looking for other, newer ways to drum up interest with today's youth.

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