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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.


Xbox 360 Officially Gets Goat Simulator

Xbox 360 gets Goat Simulator

The Xbox 360 just got a little bit more beastly thanks to the arrival Goat Simulator. What once was one of the most surprisingly popular PC games is now available on both the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One as of April 17. While the game being available on the current generation console isn’t that… Read more »

Barack Obama Fighting Two-Front War At Home

Barack Obama Fighting Two Front War

Barack Obama certainly isn’t wending his way towards the end of his Presidency quietly. Instead, Barack Obama is fighting a kind of war on two different fronts: a Republican Congress and a court system. The president is fighting the Republicans in regards to his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch. When it comes to the courts,… Read more »

Kris Bryant Has Less Than Stellar Debut For Chicago Cubs

Kris Bryant's Major League Debut

Kris Bryant was living any number of young kids’ dreams on Friday afternoon. The superstar phenom who fans have nicknamed “Sparkles” was called up to the Major Leagues a little more than two years after being drafted. Kris Bryant has long been thought of as the culmination of a rebuilding process that has seen the… Read more »

‘Grand Theft Auto’ Biopic Could Star Daniel Radcliffe

Grand Theft Auto biopic

The Grand Theft Auto movie that will be a biopic of the creator of Rockstar games apparently has its lead. Reports are circulating that none other than Daniel Radcliffe has been selected to play Sam Houser. Houser is the man who helped bring the original Grand Theft Auto video game to life. The film is… Read more »

The Wii U Is Dead, Long Live The Wii U

The Wii U is one life support

The Wii U has been thought of as being on life support almost since the console was first launched by Nintendo. Having said that, it’s hard to know exactly when the company gave up on the Wii U, but industry analysts from every corner of the globe seem to agree that it has indeed given… Read more »

Goro Returns In ‘Mortal Kombat X’

Mortal Kombat X Welcomes Back Old Character

Mortal Kombat X is just a couple of weeks away and NetherRealm is attempting to make sure gamers are chomping at the bit with the release of a brand new trailer. The new video brings back a character that hasn’t graced the Mortal Kombat universe in more than eight years in the form of Goro…. Read more »

‘Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles’ Gets More Story Details

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles was supposed to be the smaller cousin to Assassin’s Creed Victory this year, but Ubisoft has shocked the gaming world with the announcement that Chronicles is now going to be a trilogy. Assassin’s Creed Chronicles China was originally thought to be a standalone release, but last week, the company announced games set… Read more »

‘GTA V’ For PC Preloading Will Begin April 7

GTA V

GTA V for PC is coming on April 14, but computer gamers can actually preload the game quite a bit ahead of time, according to Rockstar Games. The GTA V developer announced on Twitter that gamers would be able to load Grand Theft Auto V on their PC starting April 7. The GTA V preload… Read more »

Check Out The First 30 Minutes Of ‘Mortal Kombat X’

Check out the first 30 minutes of Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat X is hitting store shelves in just a few weeks, so of course the markers of the game want to get you hyped up. In order to do this, Mortal Kombat X creators Netherrealm released a brand new video that shows off the first 30 minutes of the game in story mode. Polygon… Read more »

New ‘Terminator Genisys’ Trailer Puts JK Simmons In The Spotlight

Terminator Genisys JK Simmons

Terminator Genisys fans have long known that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emilia Clarke were starring in the reboot of the series. Did any of them know that JK Simmons was also going to play a central role in Terminator Genisys? Since JK Simmons just recently won an Oscar, it appears the producers of Terminator Genisys want… Read more »

Olivia Munn Is Wisconsin’s New Good Luck Charm

Olivia Munn cheers on Wisconsin

Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers’ relationship has taken the next big step. No, despite the fact that the pair appear very happy together, wedding bells aren’t ringing just yet. The step Olivia Munn and her beau took this week is that she attended the Wisconsin game at this year’s NCAA Tournament at Rodgers’ side. While… Read more »

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 »