This Stellar Fusion Game is Shockingly Addictive

Stars are colossal fusion reactors, burning hydrogen into helium. As the nuclei fuse lighter elements into heavier elements, massive amounts of energy are released. A new game sets you the task of nucleosynthesis, building hydrogen into iron, and it's surprisingly fun. » 4/17/14 2:51pm Thursday 2:51pm

11 Reasons We Hope the World Actually Ends Later Today

You know the deal: the world is ending today, Mayan Calendar, yadda yadda. You also know that it's extremely unlikely the world will crack in two later today, and that's a good thing, because the future looks pretty great. More Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel movies, Doctor Who's 50th, Adventure Time, Justice League, and … » 12/21/12 10:00am 12/21/12 10:00am

So When Does The Writers Strike Stop Ruining Movies?

Hollywood writers went on strike in 2007-2008, but we're only seeing the results now, in a crop of summer movies with half-baked scripts and abnormally dunderheaded writing. So when do we start seeing some movies that the strike didn't wreck? » 6/15/09 2:45pm 6/15/09 2:45pm

Alan Moore's Worst Nightmare: Watchmen Video Game

Click to view » 11/17/08 11:34am 11/17/08 11:34amIf Alan Moore had been even thinking about opening up to Zack Snyder's movie adaptation of his classic graphic novel Watchmen, this new video game ought to be the final nail in Moore's anti-social coffin. The game, entitled , has released a batch of stills that show Rorschach and Nite Owl cleaning up the…

How Long Before The Dystopian Fad Wears Off?

The bleaker our reality gets, the more we'll need bright, sunny escapism in our entertainment. But even though things are already looking pretty darn hard-scrabble, and we're still looking at another few years of eco-disasters, zombie holocausts and blighted landscapes in pop culture. Just how long will we be seeing… » 10/27/08 6:03pm 10/27/08 6:03pm

Game May Be One Big Game Over, According To Early Reviews

The future trapped-in-a-video-game thriller Game » 10/24/08 8:20am 10/24/08 8:20am had its first test screenings, and the results were not great. According to an Ain't It Cool News source that was in one of the screenings, the Gerard Butler-starring is a terrible fail and in need of a complete overhaul from start to finish. Even more disappointingly, …

Big Prizes and Population Control Await Fortuna's Contestants

Winners of reality shows like American Idol » 10/08/08 10:14am 10/08/08 10:14am may go home with a ticket to fame and fortune, or risk disappointment, heartbreak, and public humiliation. But could any prize convince contestants to risk death? In upcoming movie , members of a desperate future underclass play a mysterious game where the winner gets to…

Secrets Of Super Max's Prison And Terminator 4's Killing Machines

The playing field between humans and machines has never been slantier, judging from new spoilers about the new and deadly Terminators in Terminator 4 » 8/19/08 6:00am 8/19/08 6:00am and the automated super-prison that Green Arrow gets locked inside in . We also learn a little bit more about the backstories of killer super-car movie and killer…

First Pics Of Starship Troopers' Armor And Heroes' Gun-Toting Ex-Blonde

There are a whole weekend's worth of spoilers to catch up on this morning, including some new pics of the filming of Heroes season three that include that gunshot we've heard so much about. And some new Starship Troopers 3 pics include a gun-waving Jolene Blalock and some awesome new hardware. Two new Doctor Who » 6/23/08 6:00am 6/23/08 6:00am