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...the Swedish cosplay championship will air! You will be able to watch it via this video link and see a countdown to when it begins. No english subtitles that I know of, but I bet it will be interesting anyway. Some of the judges are from other countries. So I guess some english will be spoken. :)

Five hours later… » 2/21/15 10:53am 2/21/15 10:53am

The day Gail Simone met Joss Whedon

Gail Simone's twitter feed is wonderful. She is always tweeting fun and interesting stuff about writing, fandom and trolling Kieron Gillen. Yesterday were no different. Because she told a very lovely and personal story about herself, Joss Whedon and Wonder Woman. » 1/21/15 11:29am 1/21/15 11:29am

Think Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Are Too Easy? Try This.

Tips for Playing Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Maybe you're in it for the cute monsters. Maybe you're in it to be the very best, like no one ever was. Or maybe you want to catch em all? Whatever it is about Pokémon that speaks to you, I'm here to help you get the most out of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. » 11/21/14 3:14pm 11/21/14 3:14pm

Nobody Knows How To Permanently Kill Shadow of Mordor's Orcs

Ever since Shadow of Mordor came out, many gamers have taken to its unique brand of orc-killing with a gusto. There's just one problem: some of these orcs keep coming back from the dead. And while developer Monolith says this is partly an intentional feature, they haven't given me a straight answer for how it works. » 10/10/14 12:55pm 10/10/14 12:55pm

Tips For Playing Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Rangers of Gondor! Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is upon us. The time has come to stand up to Sauron's evil forces. But you know what they say about not simply walking into Mordor and so forth. So here are some useful tips to get your and Talion's quest started. » 9/30/14 4:50pm 9/30/14 4:50pm

​Tips For Playing Destiny

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Greetings, Guardians! You've picked up Destiny for your gaming console of choice, loaded up your pulse rifle, and you're getting ready to head to the Cosmodrome to fight The Darkness. It's dangerous to go alone, you know. » 9/09/14 4:29pm 9/09/14 4:29pm

​How To Beat 400 Games In 4.5 Years

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In January of 2010, I decided to change my outlook on how I manage my gaming time, how I collect games, and how I contend with the nemesis that so many gamers share: the dreaded backlog. » 7/18/14 3:31pm 7/18/14 3:31pm

Master Disney Animator Returns with Stunning Short

We all know Glen Keane. Even if you don't know his face, he breathed life into some of the most iconic animated characters of all time. During his tenure Disney; Keane was the character designer and animator behind Ariel, Tarzan, Beast and had his hand in over 20 Disney productions. » 6/27/14 1:03am 6/27/14 1:03am

Rejected Princesses: The Weirder Tales Disney Will Never Do

We all know that Disney tends to soften those folk tales that they turn into movies, giving them happy endings, removing the less PG elements. However, there are some stories out there that are just a little too outrageous for even the House of Mouse, and there are quite of few of them that involve maidens. » 6/19/14 11:20am 6/19/14 11:20am

There's quite a lot of Doctor Who on the radio over the next few days

8 stories over 9 days, starting 6pm* Saturday on Radio 4extra with William Russell (Ian) reading David Whitaker's novelization of the 2nd Doctor Who story, The Daleks, followed by more than 16 hours featuring the 1st, 5th, 7th & 8th Doctors. » 11/14/13 3:01pm 11/14/13 3:01pm

S.H.I.E.L.D. is now 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Looks like Joss Whedons new show got a new title and a fancy synopsis. Highlighting what the show will be all about. » 4/07/13 11:25am 4/07/13 11:25am

How can you tell if your kid is old enough to watch Empire Strikes…

It's easy to tell if your kid is mature enough to watch a PG-13 movie — it's pretty much right there in the rating. But how do you tell if your kid is ready for the hand-chopping Empire Strikes Back? » 3/28/11 5:15pm 3/28/11 5:15pm

Your tips: Steampunk gets a little bit musical, robots help with…

Every week, we round up the best tips that you post in io9's tips forum. This week, we've got a mash-up of Steampunk: the Musical!, toy car explosions, stem cells, Star Wars, fat-battling robots, and much more! » 8/13/10 2:30pm 8/13/10 2:30pm

Tips: Jesus doesn't approve of man-on-bot sexiness, tour a cave in…

Every week, we round up the best tips that you post in io9's tips forum. This week, we've got a mash-up tours in Klingon, wacky posters, even wackier Kafka, sexbots, science, and much more! » 7/29/10 6:45am 7/29/10 6:45am

Nathan Fillion commands you to read, Boba Fett does dapper, plus zombie…

Every week, we round up the best tips that you post in io9's tips forum. This week, we've got a mash-up Victorian Star Wars, Nathan Fillion reads, more depressing oil spill things, zombie dice, knockoff toys, odes, and much more! » 7/02/10 12:20pm 7/02/10 12:20pm

Black holes, fictional characters with real problems, BLARPs and more!

Every week, we round up the best tips that you post in io9's tips forum. This week, we've got a mash-up of black holes, fictional psyches, getting things in perspective, plastic antibodies, BLARPing, weeping angels, adorableness, and much more! » 6/17/10 11:51am 6/17/10 11:51am

The smell of love, why space will suck, robots, zombies, and more!

Every week, we round up the best tips that you post in io9's tips forum. This week, we've got a mash-up of smelly couples, the crappiness of space travel, creepy robots, sciencey things, zombie bites, and much more! » 6/09/10 1:20pm 6/09/10 1:20pm

Ninjas Take Back the Streets, Astronaut Photography, Ghostbusters,…

Every week, we round up the best tips that you post in io9's tips forum. This week, we've got a mash-up of crime-fighting ninjas, astronaut pictures, madness, Ghostbusters, hypothetical libraries, and much more! » 5/26/10 3:30pm 5/26/10 3:30pm