While the biggest names in video games are always trying to come up with a new IP, there's a great way to pad their purses in the meantime: rereleases and remasters of yesteryear. As console generations age while technology rapidly moves forward, enormous hits like Square Enix's "Final Fantasy VII" and Naughty Dog's "The Last of Us" (which is now also an HBO series) slowly become harder to go back to, for a range of reasons from outdated graphics to in-game mechanics that have seen significant improvements since. Rereleasing older games has been a financial goldmine for many video game companies.
While The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom is one of the most hotly-anticipated video game sequels of all time, that’s not the only reason it’s notable this week. It is also, sadly, the first Nintendo game to hit the $70 threshold.
Warner Bros. Discovery will launch Hogwarts Legacy this week, as reviewers conflicted over J.K. Rowlings politics either apologize for liking the video game or avoid it entirely.
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Britain’s competition watchdog has threatened to block Microsoft’s $69bn (£57bn) merger with Activision Blizzard or force the PC-maker to sell the best performing video game involved in the deal.
On February 8, 1969, a new band formed by Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker in the wake of Cream’s demise went into the studio. Blind Faith was born.
People Are Sharing Songs That "Hit Different" Once You Bother To Read The Lyrics, And Some Of These Will Blow Your Mind
"I stopped a bride from using this song for her wedding video. She thought it was 'a great party song.' It’s about drugs and cocaine addiction, and the excess of the 1980s."
People Are Sharing Songs They Didn’t Realize Were Overtly Sexual Until They Grew Up, And I Confess I Was One Of The Gullible Little Goobers
I can't believe I was singing these high-key nasty songs at the top of my lungs as a kid.
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After America's Next Top Model winner Adrianne Curry took a dig at Melanie Lynskey's appearance on HBO's The Last of Us, the actress responded in a series of tweets.
A Lip Reader Thinks They Know What Ben Affleck And JLo Were Tiffing About At The Grammys And It’s Fascinating (If True)
JLo and Ben Affleck went viral for seemingly bickering at the Grammy Awards.
Ford opened up more than usual in a new wide-ranging interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
- Harper's Bazaar
The supermodel had a steamy solo photo shoot before bedtime last night, and fans cannot seem to get over it.
Matthew McConaughey says he and Kate Hudson were 'legitimately kind of pissed off at each other' while filming the iconic 'You're So Vain' scene for 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days'
During an Instagram Live chat, the stars looked back on making the famous rom-com in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
Stephen Colbert is reportedly involved in the transition.
With just months to go until The Flash races into theaters, it’s rumored the DC movie has cut some characters out in one form or another.
- Southern Living
Are you ready for a rodeo-themed family drama?
Space can be a dangerous place, especially if you’re a character on SYFY's The Ark, where the survivors are trapped on a failing spaceship with no help for light years. The show — co-created by Dean Devlin of Independence Day and Stargate fame and Jonathan Glassner, who created the television series Stargate SG-1 — centers around the few crew members of Ark One who are still alive after a catastrophic event severely damages the ship and kills most of the humans on board (while they were still in
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'My Three Sons' actress Tina Cole says co-star 'wasn't ready' to marry her despite 'falling in love'
Don Grady, who got his start as a Mouseketeer on “The Mickey Mouse Club,” passed away in 2012 at age 68. Tina Cole, his co-star on "My Three Sons," wrote a book titled "My Three Lives."
He’s doing it in the name of fighting climate change…
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At the end of January, after months of speculation, new DC Studios heads James Gunn and Peter Safran finally announced the ambitious first phase of their new DC film and TV slate. Officially titled Chapter One: “Gods And Monsters,” it’s a massive list of projects, including everything from a new Superman film to a Creature Commandos series, and many other things in between.
Jill Biden And Kamala Harris’ Husband Doug Emhoff Kissing On The Lips Goes Viral And Folks On Twitter Can’t Contain Themselves
First Lady Jill Biden and her male counterpart Doug Emhoff greeted each other with a kiss on the lip before Tuesday night’s State of the Union. The greeting has quickly gone viral, and Twitter is blowing up with hilarious responses.
Lizzo Films Adele’s Real Reaction to Harry Styles’ Album of the Year Grammys Win Amid Rumors She Walked Out
Lizzo set the record straight in one TikTok about how Adele really reacted when Harry Styles won the Grammys’ Album of the Year award amid walkout rumors.