What’s a girl to do with a double-booking dilemma, an inviting stranger and nowhere else to go? Will fate swing this arguably alarming meet-cute into classic rom-com territory? Now in theaters, “Barbarian” is a raucous descent with multiple surprises best left unspoiled — but they do involve a creepy basement and monstrous secrets deep beneath the surface.
Saints Row is delightfully wacky and irreverent, and the characters have some surprisingly poignant moments in between all the crazy high jinks. Unfortunately, Saints Row is also one of the most badly optimized and buggiest games so far this year.
With the arrival of the first episode, "The Heirs of the Dragon," the hope that the new series "House of the Dragon" might recapture some of the power and grandeur of its predecessor no longer seems so fanciful.
Video game designers and players have long been fascinated and inspired by historical narratives and figures. They also have become a way for gamers to engage with important questions about public history and a shared past — albeit, one created for the game itself.
Founded in Detroit, Creem was the impish, slightly rude younger brother of Rolling Stone. Its return is a remarkable story of persistence. It will reappear during far different times, with a marketing plan that the late writer Lester Bangs or makers of the fake “Boy Howdy” beer could hardly conceive of.
Enabled Play, a new piece of assistive tech, translates users' head movements, facial expressions, real-time speech and other nontraditional input methods into mouse clicks, keystrokes and thumbstick movements.