GAME OF THRONES SHOWRUNNERS ON INSPIRATION FOR ARYA’S HOMECOMING

The fourth episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season brought with it the return of Arya Stark to her home in Winterfell, which, according to showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, was inspired by the tale of Odysseus. “The inspiration for the scene was Odysseus returning after his long wanderings. No one recognizes him,” Benioff […]

Microsoft Unveils Xbox Games With Gold July 2017, Adds ‘Resident Evil 6’ And ‘Dead Island’ To Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2017, which are free titles offered monthly to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, while also announcing more titles that will be added to the Xbox Game Pass service. The Xbox Live Games with Gold are headlined by Grow Up and Runbow for the Xbox One, while the upcoming titles […]

Game of Thrones Season 7 Trailer: A Forgotten Common Enemy Amidst All the Infighting

HBO released a new trailer for Game of Thrones’ upcoming season 7 on Wednesday night, which begins with a teary-eyed Sansa Stark solemnly walking in Winterfell, and ends with her narrating a powerful line that’s reminiscent of Rudyard Kipling’s law of the jungle. In between, the two-minute clip expands on the several Westerosi conflicts that […]

Halo Gravemind Leak Suggests New Halo Game at E3 2017 and Halo 6 Beta

Halo Gravemind could be a new Halo game out this year. According to leaked promotional material allegedly originating from UK retailer GAME, Halo Gravemind has a October 10, 2017 release date and is developed by Halo Wars 2 and Total War studio Creative Assembly. There’s the Halo 6 logo on the bottom left that suggests […]

Pokémon Go’s huge new update might bring you back to the game (update)

  Pokémon Go is getting a gigantic update this week, developer Niantic has announced. A total of 80 new Pokémon from the second generation of games will begin to appear in the mobile game, along with several other new features. Johto Pokémon, from the starter trio of Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Totodile and beyond, will now […]

Game of the Year: Def Jam Icon

STAY ON TARGET Game of the Year: Breakup Squad Game of the Year: Mafia III 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, […]

Halo Wars 2 review – exciting revival of the real-time strategy game

Halo Wars 2 … plenty of shock and awe in its arsenal. Photograph: Microsoft View more sharing options Shares 58 Comments 92 Mike Anderiesz Thursday 16 February 2017 10.07 GMTLast modified on Thursday 16 February 2017 11.47 GMT Few genres have fallen from grace quite as fast as the real-time strategy (RTS). It’s now nearly a decade […]

Super Bowl Ad Preview: Apple Tops Mobile Device Brands for NFL Ad Spend Leading Up to the Big Game

B&C has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention analytics from 10 million smart TV screens, to give you in-depth context and analysis during the run-up to game day. On Thursday we took a look at the fast food brands that spent the most on TV advertising during NFL games leading […]