In The Age Of Pandemic, Church Is Online

In The Age Of Pandemic, Church Is Online

A few Sundays ago, as the coronavirus pandemic swelled in my town of New York City and I remained stuck home alone, I let an overnight focaccia do its second rise while I went, virtually, to church.

McFarlane Toys Is Remastering The Original Spawn Action Figure

McFarlane Toys Is Remastering The Original Spawn Action Figure

Yesterday I wrote about my favourite new Spawn action figure. Shortly after that post went live, McFarlane Toys launched a Kickstarter for a remastered version of the original Spawn action figure from 1995, with double the articulation and a remastered version of the pack-in comic book. In comparison, the figure…

Tips For Playing Stardew Valley

Tips For Playing Stardew Valley

Image credit: El Kemosabe Living off the land ain’t easy. There’s a lot about Stardew Valley that the game doesn’t really explain, which makes jumping in a bit daunting.

10 X-Files Episodes To Watch That Are Still Scary As Hell

10 X-Files Episodes To Watch That Are Still Scary As Hell

These are strange days we’re living in, which makes it the perfect time to revisit The X-Files. Lately, we’ve been focusing our binge-watch efforts on the monster-of-the-week episodes that scared us so bad we might as well say they scarred us—because they’re still giving us nightmares. Here are 10 favourites…

Kevin Conroy’s Giving Batman: The Adventure A Familiar Voice

Kevin Conroy’s Giving Batman: The Adventure A Familiar Voice

Paul Dini, Alan Burnett, and Ty Templeton’s Batman: The Adventures Continue digital-first series is breathing new life into the Batman: The Animated Series continuity by puling a number of classic characters from DC’s comics into the story that never made it into the television show. Everything about the comic’s tone…

Tips For Playing Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Tips For Playing Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord can be an extremely overwhelming game. While it only just came out in Early Access and it still has plenty of aspects that need fleshed out or fixed, it already offers a ton of medieval role-playing possibilities in which to lose yourself, from managing large-scale…

Valorant’s Mix Of Hardcore Action And Magical Powers Kicks Arse

Valorant’s Mix Of Hardcore Action And Magical Powers Kicks Arse

Riot Games’ latest project, the hero-focused shooter Valorant, kicked off a closed beta today. After playing plenty of matches, it’s clear that while it invites inevitable comparisons to other games, Valorant can stand on its own as a shooter that will scratch players’ itch for a tactical experience.

The Best Materia In Final Fantasy 7 Remake

The Best Materia In Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Cloud’s got some deep pockets. By the time your first jaunt through Midgar is done, you’ll have stacks of materia to choose from. But some materia are infinitely handier than others – and there’s some you can miss entirely. So to help you out, here’s the list of the best…

Virtual Reality Is My Favourite Way To Leave The House Right Now

Virtual Reality Is My Favourite Way To Leave The House Right Now

At this point, we’ve heard how good virtual reality can be for walking around imaginary environments and interacting with worlds up close. But what I never saw coming was how my frivolous, cool tech distraction would become my new favourite way to leave my apartment in the midst of a…

Valorant Lead Warns Coronavirus Has Delayed QA, Building Data Centres

Valorant Lead Warns Coronavirus Has Delayed QA, Building Data Centres

The first beta for Valorant drops internationally today, but Australians won’t officially be invited yet. And it might take a little while longer than originally envisioned, with the team’s lead producer announcing that the coronavirus pandemic has hit the studio’s testing partners, and their capacity to build “physical data centres”…

That Ambitious Harry Potter x Minecraft RPG Is Fully Released

That Ambitious Harry Potter x Minecraft RPG Is Fully Released

Fighting off the Monster Book of Monsters. Practising spells. Going on quests with friends. Defeating death eaters. Taking magic classes. Learning transfiguration. Exploring Diagon Alley. If you’ve ever wanted a full Harry Potter game, and you’re looking for something fresh to work through, this is the best you can get…