The Philip DeFranco Show has become a YouTube staple in the past few years, with DeFranco’s charming greeting of “sup, you beautiful bastards” ringing out like a theme song for fans. Not all shows can last forever, though, and DeFranco has already started to look ahead at what the next few years means for The Philip DeFranco Show. “In my head, The Philip DeFranco Show, as a a four times a week news show, I think I’ll be doing it for the next three years,” DeFranco said. “By the time that I am 35
Earlier this month, Pokémon Go players mourned the loss of the biggest and best wild, Alolan-form Pokémon: the Alolan Exeggutor. and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, featuring Pokémon Sun and Moon’s regional variants of Kanto Pokémon. The event wrapped up in early June, and the Alolan forms disappeared from the wild, Alolan Exeggutor among them. But there’s some good news — nay, some great news — for fans of the ridiculously tall Pokémon. Dragon-types are generally harder to find, but with Alolan Ex
With the launch of Mario Tennis Aces, people who adore Nintendo’s sports franchise have a lot to be happy about. Specifically Wii Tennis. Much of the enormous success of the Wii is due to Wii Tennis. But Mario Tennis Aces, like most modern tennis games, allows for direct control over the character’s movement. Change it from “Standard” to “Simple — Beginner.”)We’re thrilled that Nintendo just dropped a high-quality Mario Tennis game on Switch.
Players falsely banned from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in mid-June will be compensated with in-game currency, the developers at PUBG Corp. announced on Wednesday, calling it an unfortunate mistake in their efforts to police cheating in the game. How many players were banned? PUBG Corp. simply said “a number of players were improperly banned and were unable to access the game for a period of time.” They were banned by the game’s internal cheat detection logic. The bannings occurred sometime du
Bethesda Softworks is suing Warner Bros. and Fallout Shelter co-developer Behaviour Interactive over the recently released Westworld, alleging that the mobile game based on HBO’s TV series is a “blatant rip-off” of Fallout Shelter. Fallout Shelter was originally released in 2015 for mobile devices. The game was later ported to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. Bethesda said in its suit that Behaviour uses “the same copyrighted computer code created for Fallout Shelter in W
President Donald Trump’s Federal Commission on School Safety heard testimony this week from two psychologists. While they held differing opinions on how violence in entertainment impacts children, both were clear in recommending that the government take the time to consider the role that firearms play in school shootings. With regard to video games, the commission called on Dr. Rowell Huesmann from the University of Michigan and Dr. Christopher Ferguson from Stetson University. Ferguson countere
Early on, players were able to datamine the exotic catalyst for Black Spindle, an exotic sniper rifle from the original Destiny. But for all the evidence that Black Spindle is somewhere in Destiny 2, players still can’t earn it for themselves. The Destiny secret-hunting subreddit, Raid Secrets, has been unable to find the gun in the game. It’s part of what makes Destiny Destiny, and it brings back that new excitement with every step toward another wild goose chase. Every out of place object or m
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TanaCon, the rebellious alternative to VidCon set up by YouTuber Tana Mongeau almost down the street from the long-running convention, was reportedly shut down by the fire marshal after more than 20,000 fans showed up for the event. “Everything is fine just fire marshall stuff keeping it safe,” Mongeau tweeted. An employee at Anaheim Marriott Suites, the site of TanaCon, told Polygon that the event was shut down because it became a safety hazard. “We’re not aware at this time what’s going to hap
The first episode of Life Is Strange 2, Dontnod Entertainment’s dramatic, story-heavy adventure game, will launch Sept. 27 on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. The timing of this reveal seems premature, considering Square Enix is promising more information to come no sooner than August. Captain Spirit will tie into the overarching story of Life Is Strange 2, although it’s unclear how. All we know is that neither game will take place in Arcadia Bay, where the first Life Is Strange was set,