The newest Dark Pictures game will take place in a serial killer mansion

Bandai Namco and Supermassive Games announced the fourth installment of horror series The Dark Pictures Anthology just in time for Halloween weekend. And true crime fans, this one’s for you! Titled The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil in Me, the new game will follow a group of documentary filmmakers who...

Why every generation re-discovers Stephen King

Like a horror-movie villain who just will not die, Stephen King haunts us. We’re in the middle of a King revival in movies and TV. The gold rush for marketable intellectual property has made Hollywood return to the immensely popular author’s work in a spectacular way. While King’s books have...

Halo Infinite’s ‘Craig’ is doing just fine now

When Microsoft and Halo studio 343 Industries showed off the first Halo Infinite gameplay in July 2020, reaction to Master Chief’s new adventure was mixed. Some Halo fans cheered, hailing the game as a return to classic Halo gameplay, but with a few new bells and whistles (see: grappling hook)....

All Cyberpunk 2077 updates pushed to 2022

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red announced last week that its Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 versions of the game had been delayed until 2022. On Thursday, the developer updated its development roadmap — first published in January — with a more detailed look at the delay, showing there...

56 Marvel comic book references in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is a veritable museum, packed with references from myriad nooks and crannies in the wider Marvel universe. It follows the eponymous ragtag squad as they encounter daunting foes, traverse numerous interstellar locations, and unravel more than just a couple of mysteries. All the while, it’s...

All the scenes in Dune where people are secretly pooping

You may have heard that everyone in Dune poops their pants. While Denis Villenueve’s new film adaptation sidesteps mentioning this simple canonical fact, it doesn’t deny it either — so anyone who has read Frank Herbert’s original novel or seen David Lynch’s 1984 film version can whisper to their date...

Possession is a gross yet masterful take on doppelgängers

A doppelgänger is a kind of mirror. Literally, of course that makes sense: The German compound word, first published in a 1796 novel, combines the terms for “double” and “walker,” suggesting someone’s duplicate out and about in the world. But figuratively, just as a mirror has the ability to both...

Xbox Games With Gold for November gives you more Lego Batman

Microsoft found another Lego video game to toss into November’s Games With Gold offerings. 2012’s Lego Batman 2 DC Super Heroes for Xbox 360, available Nov. 16 to Nov. 30, headlines this month’s lineup of free games. The other three are Moving Out, a zany, cooperative, physics-based “moving simulator” from...

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, Oct. 29 – Nov. 2

The weekly Exotic item merchant, Xur, hangs out in random locations around the world of Destiny. In Destiny 2, he can appear all over the map, as well as inside the Tower. This week, you can find Xur in The Tower, standing on the back stairs of The Hangar. Image:...