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Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama dead at 68

Japanese manga comic creator Akira Toriyama, best known for his Dragon Ball series that spawned widely popular films, video games and TV shows, died on March 1 from a blood clot in his brain, his production studio said on Friday. He was 68. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2024-03-08 11:56:02 UTC ]
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Steam beta lets you hide all your dirty, dirty porn games (and more)

Bless me, Gaben, for I have sinned. In a moment of weakness I turned off the adult content filters in my Steam search, and now my game library has been tainted by the shame of tender, undulating flesh rendered in Unreal Engine. But fear not, fellow naughty gamers: Steam will soon let you... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-12-21 15:29:02 UTC ]
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Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser's next projects are a graphic novel and an audio drama

Absurd Ventures, the new creative studio from Rockstar Games co-founder and ex-creative director Dan Houser, has announced its first projects. As it happens, neither of them are video games, at least not yet. The first of these two new universes is called American Caper, which will debut as a... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-29 21:02:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #graphic novel #comic book #game awards #rumors suggest #rockstar busy #keeping houser #proper glimpse #transmedia enterprises #american caper #coming months #bungling crime #inept politics #corrupt business #damaged families #video games #creative studio


Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser's next projects are a graphic novel and an audio drama

Absurd Ventures, the new creative studio from Rockstar Games co-founder and ex-creative director Dan Houser, has announced its first projects. As it happens, neither of them are video games, at least not yet. The first of these two new universes is called American Caper,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-29 21:02:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #graphic novel #comic book #game awards #rumors suggest #rockstar busy #keeping houser #proper glimpse #transmedia enterprises #american caper #coming months #bungling crime #inept politics #corrupt business #damaged families #video games #creative studio


9 Manga and Graphic Novels for Fans of Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Just as video games are a visual art form, so are comics! Check out these manga and graphic novels like TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROWw. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-09 11:35:00 UTC ]
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How New York Comic Con Brings the Brands to the Fans

From Oct. 11-14, more than 200,000 people made the pilgrimage to Manhattan's Javits Center for New York Comic Con, the annual gathering of fans across movies, television, comic books, anime and video games. The massive convention floor was filled with activations of all sizes from some of the... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2023-10-20 08:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic con #video games #comic books #annual gathering #javits center #recognizable brands


Microsoft buys Activision, maker of Diablo, Warcraft, and Call of Duty, for $69 billion

United Kingdom regulators were effectively the last hurdle stopping Microsoft from purchasing Activision Blizzard, in the biggest merger the video game industry has ever seen. That hurdle was cleared this morning as the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority relented to adjusted terms.... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-10-13 14:10:14 UTC ]
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Microsoft wants to stream PC Game Pass games, too

Xbox Game Pass’s streaming powers are remarkable, but so far they’ve been limited to titles that have been released on Xbox consoles. Game Pass includes a ton of PC games (and plenty that are available on both), but in order to play them, you have to download the files locally and play... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2023-09-18 14:49:58 UTC ]
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David Attenborough's new series at last shows dinosaurs in all their feathered glory | David Hone

The prehistoric age has been stuck in a cultural rut since Jurassic Park. As a palaeontologist, I’m glad to see this era is overThe utterly extraordinary Prehistoric Planet has returned this week for a second season and, as a palaeontologist, I remain utterly enthralled by the whole thing. You... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-26 11:08:56 UTC ]
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B.J. Best, Andrew Ervin, and Brittney Morris on Video Games, Storytelling, and the Importance of Play

Writers B.J. Best, Andrew Ervin, and Brittney Morris join co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell live from the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri to discuss the narrative realms of video games and the evolving space they inhabit. The group reminisces about their first... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-04 08:53:59 UTC ]
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Recommended Reading: The first TikTok war

The myth of the ‘First TikTok War’Kaitlyn Tiffany, The AtlanticThe Russian invasion of Ukraine is playing out over social media, with varying degrees of facts depending on who is delivering the information. Through the lens of previous conflicts, Tiffany examines if the label of "The First... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-03-12 15:15:48 UTC ]
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Charlie Brooker: ‘Mr Dystopia? That makes me sound like a wrestler’

As he releases the latest fruits of his new megabucks deal with Netflix – an interactive cartoon about a cat – the Black Mirror creator discusses gaming, nuclear war, and why his generation has wrecked the UKCharlie Brooker is sitting at a desk, a big cardboard box in the background, miscellany... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-21 06:00:24 UTC ]
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A tale of two inaugurations

Four years and a day ago, I boarded a bus with what felt like half of my journalism school class and traveled to Washington, DC, for the inauguration of Donald Trump and the Women’s March the day after. I’d arranged to cover the events for Pacifica radio and ended up writing a short dispatch for... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-01-20 13:36:57 UTC ]
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Can a Video Game Express Modernist Values?

AS AN EXPRESSIVE MEDIUM, video games have a strange way of reducing central concepts of modernist art and theory to basic operational elements. The technical specifications of “point of view” that have preoccupied novelists since the turn of the 20th century are crudely literalized within game... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-31 17:00:02 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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404 Ink lands Donnelly book on video games and mental health

Indie 404 Ink has landed a part-memoir, part-investigation of how video games can positively impact mental health from journalist Joe Donnelly. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 16:31:20 UTC ]
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‘The Last Kids on Earth’ leaps from books to Netflix to toys. Next stop: billion-dollar franchise

The brand strategy behind the best-selling book series expanding to Netflix, toys, and video games. When my son Henry was seven he hated reading. Hated it. Loved the story part, hated the reading part. Now 10 years old, Henry is rarely farther than arm’s length away from a book.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-30 07:00:43 UTC ]
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In Jason Reynolds’s Powerful New Book, Stories Stitch Together a Neighborhood

The kids in “Look Both Ways,” a National Book Award finalist, share hustles, jokes, video games, board tricks, secret messages and private dreams. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-08 20:46:07 UTC ]
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Prima Games to Shutter Next Spring

The U.S.-based DK imprint, which publishes strategy guides to video games, will stop commissioning new titles immediately, and will be discontinued in spring 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline scoops McNeil's history of video games

Headline will publish a book about the history of video games by comedian and gaming expert Steve McNeil. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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