The Volkswagen Group has a distinct vision for the future (and it looks strikingly like My Neighbor Totoro ‘s grinning Catbus).
Cartoon Network and Adult Swim fans might have a new obsession on the way. At least that’s what digital collecting app Quidd is hoping for with their new deal. What is Quidd? It’s a smartphone app that allows you to collect and unbox messaging stickers, digital collectible cards, and toys. Its users can show off their collections, play with digital toys, trade with each other and geek out over their favorite TV shows. It’s just like collecting physical cards and toys only you don’t have to give up any part of your already limited living space to do it.
Throughout Logan, Laura Kinney–the young mutant who ends up following after Logan over the course of the film–seems fixated on comic books. When the titular mutant meets her for the first time and finds a few older issues, he exclaims “looks like we’ve got ourselves an X-Men fan.” She doesn’t respond but remains aloof and hostile. This despite how she’s looking at the Wolverine, who is featured prominently on the cover of one of the comics.
For too long the definition of “Game of the Year” has been unfairly narrow. How boring is it to see every website shower the same stale AAA games with praise at the end of each holiday season? So at Geek.com, we’re doing what we can to put a stop to this in Game of the Year, a new column celebrating worthy alternative picks for the year’s greatest game regardless of genre, platform, year of release, or even quality. Here, any game can be Game of the Year!
The Nintendo Switch was (finally) released last Friday. Many gamers were anticipating the release of the system, and it seems they have put their money where their mouths are. Right now, the Switch is the fastest selling Nintendo console ever in the Americas and Europe. The console/handheld hybrid is also doing great in its home country of Japan (according to Famitsu, as translated by Kotaku).
Plenty of games can impress me in their first hour. NieR: Automata impressed me through philosophical trolling, and that’s a completely new one to me. Square-Enix just sent me a code for the game, which I started downloading to my PlayStation 4 when I got home from work. It’s a 48 GB installation, and as I write this, it isn’t half done. However, it let me start playing early.