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Oliver VanDervoort

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Oliver has been a writer for over four years. In that time he has covered all the latest news and gossip from the tech sector, the entertainment world and the political arena. Baseball, football, Apple, Android, the Republicans and the Democrats, you name it, he’s probably covered it in some way, shape or form.


March Madness Finally Claims First Big Victim In Villanova

March Madness claims its first big victim

March Madness hasn’t been nearly as mad as it has been in the past, but Saturday finally saw a really big upset that likely shook up quite a few brackets. March Madness in the NCAA tournament is known as the time of year when teams that are set to win the national championship suddenly find… Read more »

March Madness: How To Watch The NCAA Tournament Without Cable

March Madness is here

March Madness is here and these days, there are more ways than ever to watch the NCAA basketball tournament. That doesn’t just mean that more channels than ever before are covering March Madness. That means that you can watch the tournament from the comfort of your couch, your office, or even on the bus. The… Read more »

Wii U Getting ‘Mario Party 10’ This Week

Mario Party 10 coming soon

The Wii U might be kicking off its spring and summer of success with the release of Mario Party 10 this week. The Wii U will get the newest edition of the long-running series on March 20. It’s possible the game is the first of many that are going to be hitting store shelves this… Read more »

Battlefield Hardline Preloading Is Now Available Through Origin

Battlefield Hardline preloading

Battlefield Hardline PC gamers can now preload the game ahead of this week’s launch. Battlefield Hardline officially begins on March 17, but Origin users can download the game now and get it all ready for when it goes live. For those not familiar with how preloading works, Battlefield Hardline users can download the full 30… Read more »

‘Mortal Kombat X’ Gets New Story Mode Gameplay Trailer

Mortal Kombat X story mode

How can you tell the release of Mortal Kombat X is creeping closer? The best way to tell is obviously by counting the number of trailers that have been released in the last few days. First came the Mortal Kombat X trailer that showed a little backstory for Johnny Cage, now comes a video that… Read more »

‘Far Cry 4’ DLC ‘Valley Of The Yetis’ Gets Video Walkthrough

Far Cry 4 DLC

Far Cry 4‘s final piece of DLC, titled Valley of the Yetis, landed this week. Yesterday, just ahead of the launch, the Far Cry 4 developers released a new walkthrough video. The video shows all the different things you can do while playing this new content and promises plenty of original action. The video’s first… Read more »

Project Morpheus Could Be Showing Off Games At E3

Project Morpheus

Project Morpheus was unveiled late last week, and now Sony is working overtime to make sure gamers are excited about the Virtual Reality device. The biggest question surrounding Project Morpheus since its official unveiling is when people might start to see some games for the device. Now, a new interview by GameStop with Shuhei Yoshida… Read more »

Apple Event: What The Cupertino Company Showed Us

Apple Event brings Apple Watch And More

Today’s Apple event brought us the Cupertino company’s newest smartwatch offering as we knew it would. The Apple event also brought a number of other unveilings that we didn’t really know were coming down the pike. Because of that, there was plenty of excitement surrounding the long-awaited announcements, but what did we truly learn? The… Read more »

‘The Following’ Season 3: Is Ryan’s New Girlfriend A Friend Or Foe?

The Following Season 3

The Following Season 3 is bringing plenty of questions, including those surrounding Ryan’s new girlfriend. For those who have been watching The Following since it’s first episode, you know that Ryan doesn’t exactly have a track record of healthy relationships. The first season of The Following featured Ryan dating the ex-wife of the serial killer… Read more »

Elisha Cuthbert At Center Of Twitter Fueled Sex Scandal

Elisha Cuthbert wants an apology

Elisha Cuthbert wants an apology from Canadian television station TSN after a report it aired claimed the actress was cheating on her husband. Elisha Cuthbert is married to NHL player Dion Phaneuf, but TSN aired a tweet it apparently found funny that said Elisha Cuthbert was “tangoing between the sheets” with her husband’s teammate, Joffrey… Read more »

Wii U Crossbuy Will Feature Third-Party Games As Well As Nintendo Titles

Wii U Crossbuy

The Wii U and Nintendo 3DS crossbuy service officially launching this month is apparently going to be available to third-party games, as well as those published by Nintendo. The revelation regarding the Wii U came about thanks to the announcement from Curve Digital regarding its hit game, OlliOlli. The announcement sheds a little more light… Read more »

‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Launches Film Festival For Its Fans

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has a rather loyal following. That following is likely going to be growing with the impending released of Advanced Warfare’s “Havoc” DLC. Sledgehammer Games announced this week that it is going to find a new way for Advanced Warfare fans to share their exploits. The company is looking for some… Read more »

Laura Dern Trying To Put Focus On Women In Film

Laura Dern promoting women

Laura Dern has made quite a career for herself as a kind of Jill of all trades. Now the actress is hoping that she can help get the attention on other successful women who are working hard in the entertainment industry. On Friday, Laura Dern gathered with a number of other high-profile actors and actresses… Read more »

‘House of Cards’ Gets Longest And Least Helpful Trailer Ever

House of Cards

House of Cards is due out on Netflix in just one week. The close arrival time, driven especially by the fact that the online streaming video service mistakenly briefly aired the series early, has everyone going nuts trying to figure out just what is going to happen in season three. A brand new trailer, which… Read more »

Aquaman Reveal Includes Possible Spoiler

Aquaman reveal includes spoiler

The Aquaman reveal has brought about enough of a buzz all on its own. Jason Momoa staring angrily into the camera wearing his Aquaman garb was enough to get internet tongues wagging when Zack Snyder took to Twitter for the big unveiling of Aquaman. While showing off Aquaman in all his glory should have been… Read more »

Disney ‘Frozen’ Lawsuit Laughed Out Of Court By Judge

Disney's Frozen lawsuit tossed

Disney’s Frozen did not, it turns out, rip off a New Jersey author’s story about her life in Peru. Isabella Tanikumi filed suit in October against Disney regarding Frozen, saying that the film was a takeoff from her memoirs, particularly one titled Yearnings of the Heart. This particular version depicted her family’s struggles in the… Read more »

‘iCarly’ Star Miranda Cosgrove Lands Role On New NBC Pilot

Miranga Cosgrove lands new show

Miranda Cosgrove is best known to pre-teens and teens the world over as “iCarly” thanks to Miranda Cosgrove’s long running and much loved Nickelodeon show. It’s possible Miranda Cosgrove might be recognized by some as an actor who got her start as one of the kid stars in Jack Black’s School of Rock. It appears… Read more »

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Approaches Thursday Preview Box Office Records

50 Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey opens this Valentine’s weekend, and the flick has followed the model of other potential blockbusters by allowing a limited release on Thursday night. If the film’s performance during that limited release can be used as a model, it appears Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson have themselves a huge money earner on… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed Movie Officially Coming December of 2016

Assassin's Creed movie coming soon

Assassin’s Creed has long been one of the most popular series in the video game industry. Now Assassin’s Creed is looking to become one of the most popular series on the silver screen with the film adaptation officially slated for launch in December of 2016. The Assassin’s Creed movie, which will star Michael Fassbender (X-Men:… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez Tries To Make Amends With Apology To New York Yankees

Alex Rodriguez apologizes

Alex Rodriguez had a 90 minute meeting with the New York Yankees on Tuesday afternoon, where he apologized to owner Hal Steinbrenner and other team executives for his suspension and performance enhancing drug use. Alex Rodriguez apparently also apologized to the team for the way he handled his suspension, including some threats that the would… Read more »

PlayStation 4 Looks Like It’s Getting ‘Titanfall 2’

PS4

The PlayStation 4 might be on the cusp of taking away a title that had been synonymous with Microsoft until very recently. While Titanfall had only been offered on the Xbox One and Xbox 360, it appears the PlayStation 4 will have a crack at Titanfall 2. While Titanfall has fallen in popularity since its… Read more »

‘Better Call Saul’ Star Says He’s Never Worked Harder

Better Call Saul premieres on Sunday

Better Call Saul premieres tonight, and it looks as though Bob Odenkirk will be relieved to finally see his work come to fruition. Better Call Saul is, of course, the spinoff of AMC’s massively popular show Breaking Bad, which ended last year. Now that Bob Odenkirk is starring in his own show, the actor recently… Read more »

‘The Walking Dead': What You Should Know As The Series Returns

The Walking Dead return

The Walking Dead returns tonight, and with the mid-season premiere, there is bound to be plenty of action surrounding Rick, Daryl, and the rest of the group. If you’re not caught up with this season just yet, then beware of the spoilers lurking ahead. When the first half of this season’s Walking Dead ended, we… Read more »