TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection: 5 hidden gems you should play

Konami and Digital Eclipse are serving up a tasty pizza pie of a retro collection with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection, out now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. Featuring a pizza baker’s dozen titles from three consoles, one...

Genshin Impact ‘Varuna Gatha’ world quest walkthrough

In Genshin Impact’s world quest “Varuna Gatha,” you’ll come across a trapped Aranara, Arapandu, who needs your help. You’re tasked with healing the Varuna contraption and defeating the Ruin Guards that try to stop you. Follow our Genshin Impact guide to easily heal the “branches” and “leaves” of the Varuna...

Wendell & Wild took Henry Selick on a stop-motion journey from Development Hell to Actual Hell

Henry Selick is a one-of-a-kind filmmaker. He’s built a fervent multi-generational fandom around his stop-motion classic The Nightmare Before Christmas, and a more cultish fandom around his live-action/animation hybrids James and the Giant Peach and Monkeybone. But Selick hasn’t released a movie since the Neil Gaiman adaptation Coraline in 2009....

Studio Ghibli’s movies have never been more accessible than they are right now

One of the failures of our streaming present has been how, regardless of how many streaming services and digital platforms there are, Studio Ghibli’s acclaimed animated films have long been withheld from them. Slowly, that’s been changing: 2019 was the first year that viewers could purchase Ghibli films digitally, and...

Oh thank god, Hoyoverse figured out how to create buff characters 

Genshin Impact isn’t short of pretty character designs. From the flowing garb that’s common in Inazuma to the decorated jackets worn by the Knights of Favonius, the game has largely made a name for itself for being a purveyor of gorgeous characters and stylish outfits. Now, the developers at Hoyoverse...

The 17 most exciting video game releases of fall 2022

Despite numerous delays, the fall video game release schedule still holds plenty of promise. Highly anticipated action games are set to arrive alongside deeply engrossing visual novels; turn-based strategy games are looking to avoid a sophomore slump; gods are still trying to be good dads. With such a wide swath...

Every George Miller movie is a Mad Max movie

George Miller’s lavish fantasy movie Three Thousand Years of Longing begins with a warning. Alithea Binnie (Tilda Swinton), the film’s protagonist, warns viewers that the story she’s about to tell beggars belief — and yet it nonetheless happened to her. So to better present it to an audience inoculated against...