GameStop Outbids Hot Topic and Purchases ThinkGeek

Sorry Hot Topic, GameStop is the proud new owner of ThinkGeek.  In the face of a purchase agreement from GameStop Corp. valued at $140 million, ThinkGeek parent company Geeknet terminated the $122 million deal with Hot Topic it announced last week. Hopefully this means we’ll soon be able to trade in Star Wars ice cube trays...Read more

Google I/O 2015 Keynote Recap

After waiting a whole year to hear what Google was going to do with itself, today we got official word from the horse’s Sundar Pichai’s mouth.  Google’s I/O gave a lot of information in what seemed like an eternity for those of us watching it from the confines of our...Read more

Microsoft is Adding a Headset Port to Xbox One Controllers

Even though the Xbox One controller has earned many plaudits, one thing universally hated is the lack of a headphone port. So far the best solution has been to buy the $24.99 Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter, but even that’s not without its problems. Although it won’t be much consolation to...Read more

Here’s the Full Schedule for E3 Press Conferences

E3, the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games and related products, is just a month away now! The show floor opens on June 16, but first there will be a series of press conferences. Typically five video game companies hold conferences, but this year that number has...Read more

Doomsday Will be a Major Villian in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

When the titular characters of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice aren’t trying to make each other bleed, they’ll be dealing with the movie’s true villain Lex Luthor. However, while Luthor is not lacking in intellect, physically he’s not a threat unless he’s wearing that green and purple exosuit. Fortunately, Superman (and...Read more

Curtain lifts on first ‘Rock Band 4’ songs

Not to be outdone by Guitar Hero Live, the folks over in the Rock Band 4 camp unveiled the first handful of tracks for this fall’s face-melting simulator. And they’re pretty diverse! As noted on IGN, the half-dozen ranges from Avenged Sevenfold to The Who. Developer Harmonix is debuting gameplay on Twitch with the IGNfolks as well. Sadly...Read more