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Legend of Korra creator posts official Korrasami art: Their love is so real

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Korra fans, rejoice! The canonical romance between Avatar Korra and Asami continues in a piece of brand-new art from The Legend of Korra co-creator Brian Konietzko. 

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Comics writer Gail Simone skewers sexist critiques of women in comics

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Gail Simone (Secret Six, Red Sonja), one of the most well-known and widely respected women writing superhero comics today, has heard just about every argument there is as to why some fans think the way female characters have been treated is totally fine and doesn’t need to change at all—as well as their many gripes with female fandom. On Twitter on Thursday, she decided to demonstrate how absurd those arguments were by applying them all to male characters and fans.

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Neil Patrick Harris on hosting the Oscars: 'It's a beast'

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Neil Patrick Harris’ hosting stint at this year’s Oscars ceremony was met with mixed reviews. Some jokes landed (“Tonight we honor Hollywood’s best and whitest—sorry, brightest”) while others fell flat (“Everybody calls her Jenny from the Block, and everybody calls him Chris Pine”).

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Justin Bieber's bare chest controversially covers Men's Health

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Justin Bieber’s contrition tour continues with an ab and arm-tastic cover of Men’s Health, but some are questioning whether the Biebs’ physique had some help from Photoshop. 

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Shadow of Mordor takes top prize at Game Developers Choice Awards

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, last year’s The Lord of the Rings game that helped to chart new territory in open world action games, was awarded Game of the Year at last night’s Game Developers Choice Awards.

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How House of Cards broke new ground for video games in pop culture

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When history looks back on pop culture, House of Cards will be remembered for the quiet way it gave us the first US President who played video games on television. Sure, the show will also be remembered as some sort of game changer for how we consume serial narratives, but that’s small potatoes. Inventing new paradigms for entertainment consumption? Easy peasy. Standing in opposition to longstanding cultural stereotypes about video games? That’s some ballsy stuff. 

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Game of Thrones meets Taylor Swift in 'Blank Page' parody

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Every Game of Thrones fan has grieved the loss of at least one of their favorite characters. But throwing in some Taylor Swift makes it a little more bearable, judging from a new parody called “Blank Page.”

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Rebecca Black talks 'Friday,' four years later... on a Thursday

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Think back to the first time you watched Rebecca Black’s “Friday” video. Now think about what you and your friends said.

“It wasn’t really the kind of attention any 13-year-old girl wants,” says the now-17-year-old Black, reflecting on her viral notoriety on a recent Thursday afternoon. Nobody was more surprised at the sudden ubiquity of “Friday” than its star. “I made the song with no intention of it doing anything, and here it was doing something.”

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'Wolfenstein: The New Order' gets a prequel and an old timey trailer

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Wolfenstein: The New Order was one of 2014’s sleeper hits, a game that came out during a relative dry spell in big-budget shooters and surprised everyone with a great story and modern approach to one of the oldest names in shooters. Now, developer MachineGames has announced that they’re going to revisit The New Order with a new standalone prequel called Wolfenstein: The Old Blood. 

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Sony's Project Morpheus virtual reality headsets are coming in 2016

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Sony’s bid into the virtual reality market just took one step closer to being an actual reality.

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