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Turns Out NES Golf Is Hidden In Every Nintendo Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon September 18, 2017
Data miners poking around the Nintendo Switch’s code found something unusual over the weekend: a hidden NES emulator and a fully functional copy of the original NES Golf game. The file was hidden under the name “flog,” which is “golf” backwards. There is no current method of accessing this game within the Switch firmware (and […]


Jamie Lee Curtis Returning To Halloween Franchise

by Peter Paltridgeon September 15, 2017
Soon Jamie Lee Curtis will be returning to the role that made her famous, Laurie Strode in 1978’s Halloween. According to a press release put out today by Blumhouse, Laurie will return to “come to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree […]

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“Suffer The Little Children” Will Be The Next Stephen King Film

by Peter Paltridgeon September 13, 2017
“It” is a big smash! It’s wowed critics, charmed audiences, and burned up the box office, earning $132 million during its opening weekend. That’s the most lucrative opening a King movie has ever had…..and it’s also one of the highest-earning openings of any September movie in history, the best opening day ever for a horror […]

Supergirl Is Danvers No More In This New Season 3 Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon September 13, 2017
No more secret identity! That’s what Kara Zor-El, AKA Supergirl, seems to be saying in the voiceover of this new Season 3 Supergirl promo. From now on it’s Supergirl 24/7 — no more running around in fake glasses pretending to be weak and having to mysteriously disappear whenever alien invaders arrive. What’s the point, really? […]

JJ Abrams Returns To Star Wars, Directing Episode IX

by Peter Paltridgeon September 12, 2017
Originally, the ninth episode of Star Wars — the third chapter to the sequel trilogy — was to be directed by Colin Trevorrow. It was hoped the director of Jurassic World could bring a bang-up finale to this new tale, but reports of script problems forced his exit. Fans were with him up until his […]

Fan Project Takes Super Mario 64 Online

by Peter Paltridgeon September 11, 2017
Mario 64 modder Kaze Emanuar is back at it again! Previously he brought the Super Mario Odyssey hat trick into Mario 64. Then he introduced a robust level editor to the game. Now he’s created an online mode! Once you connect to a remote server, up to 24 players can simultaneously play a Mario 64 […]

Barry And Iris Will Finally Marry On The Flash This Season

by Peter Paltridgeon September 8, 2017
The Flash’s third season was kind of a head-banger, and I don’t mean in the heavy metal sense. It was dour and boring and Barry kept making mistakes so ridiculous that no one could root for him anymore. The producers know they have to shape up….therefore they’re promising the upcoming Season 4 will be lighter […]

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LA Noire Coming To Modern Consoles, Including Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon September 7, 2017
Rockstar Games announced today they are rereleasing their 2011 detective game LA Noire for modern consoles….Playstation 4, XBox One, and Nintendo Switch. The fact that the Switch is being included in this conversation is a welcome and positive surprise for Nintendo fans, given that Rockstar has ignored the company’s machines ever since Grand Theft Auto: […]

Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game Gets A Netflix Adaption

by Peter Paltridgeon September 7, 2017
Stephen King published Gerald’s Game in 1992, at the height of Hollywood’s hunger for adapting his work. However, the book was entirely glanced over until now, and when you hear the plot, you understand why: it takes place entirely on a bed. So why, you might ask, did they not pull a Lawnmower Man and […]

Developers Spill Gaming’s Dirty Secrets In Twitter Thread

by Peter Paltridgeon September 4, 2017
Something pretty fascinating happened over the weekend: Game designer Jennifer Scheurle, who currently works for developer Opaque Space, tweeted an open call to all game developers: “Hey #gamedev, tell me about some brilliant mechanics in games that are hidden from the player to get across a certain feeling.” The tweet caught on and received many […]

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Drew Barrymore Producing Horror Anthology Series

by Peter Paltridgeon September 1, 2017
You may know Drew Barrymore for light bubbly entertainment like the Charlie’s Angels movies, but it’s the same Drew from Stephen King’s “Firestarter.” Her latest TV project has been the cannibalistic comedy Santa Clarita Diet, so with this latest news, you could say we’ve entered Barrymore’s dark period. Black Rose Anthology is the name of […]

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Capcom Reselling Street Fighter II SNES Cart For 30th Anniversary

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2017
Capcom is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Street Fighter franchise by literally going back to the exact product that made it take off. Street Fighter II for the Super NES will be reprinted, the company announced today, in a limited stock of 5,500 pieces. Most of them will be red-colored (“Ryu Red,” as Capcom […]