Are the Original Aesthetic Themes of DotA Important?


In the past two weeks I have seen three different cinematic videos for MOBA style games. I wanted to share them with you because all three contain similar features and I can't help but wonder how far developers are going to take the original themes from WarCraft 3's DotA mod.

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Marvel Solicits For October, 2014


Marvel released their solicitations for October, 2014. Let's take a stroll down on over to the House Of Ideas and see what they have in store for us.

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All New All Number 1s


Let’s put on our Marvel Fanboy maskes and work for that Marvel PR Machine

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Warren Ellis at Barn Talks


Warren Ellis at the first Barn Talks in Los Angeles January 26th 2014.

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Chroma from Harmonix


Harmonix announced their next IP titles Chroma.

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Minecraft Sells Over 1 Million on PS3


In just under 2 months on PS3, Minecraft sells over 1 million units.

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Exciting New Things Happening at Oculus VR


Oculus VR shared some exciting new things at CES this year. A new Rift prototype and updates to John Carmack's role at Oculus. Read on for more.

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Omar's Top Ten Games of 2013


2013 has been a wild year that flew by way too fast. The end of two consoles that have been the staple for the last 8 years, the debut of Next Gen, and just so many great games overall. I struggled a lot with which games would be on my top ten list this year, but I think this list ended up telling a pretty good story of Video Games for me in 2013. So without further delay, my Top Ten Games for 2013. Enjoy.

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Spencer Carnage's Top 10 Video Games and Comics of 2013


You know the drill.

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Evan's Top 10 Games of 2013


Each year we put ourselves through an almost agonizing trial of favorites until only one game remains to sit atop that lofty Game of the Year Throne. It's never easy but after hours of pondering and internal debate I feel pretty strong about my choices and where they sit on my top ten list. What about you? Do you have a top ten list? Take a look at mine and let's compare!

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Weekly Recap: Dec 22nd - 29th 2013


This year is almost over but that doesn't mean there aren't any rad stories to read on the internet.

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Weekly Recap: Dec 15th - 21st 2013


Did the lead up to holiday times keep you from reading about you favorite comics or video games? Us too. Don't fret though! We have a nice little recap of the goings on from the week of Dec 15th to 21st. Check it out

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Weekly Recap: Dec 8th - Dec 14th


Welcome to our second ever Weekly Recap. Sorry it's a little bit late this week but something tells me you aren't going to mind too much. Youtube is a blaze as Let's Play authors and content creators alike get hit with a newer and more aggressive Contnet ID policy. Books are getting cancelled and not even Batman is safe. March solicitations are out for comics and November NPDS have been released for games. Links for all that stuff and more after the jump.

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Weekly Recap: Dec 1st - Dec 7th


Hi, and welcome to the first post of IA’s weekly news recap. Sometimes trying to keep your thumb on the pulse of all things comics and games can be a bit daunting and it’s easy to feel like you missed something. That's why we are putting together this weekly recap. Every week we will try to post a list of all our favorite stories. Think of it as a curated RSS feed with optional commentary. Hopefully it’s a good way to quickly check and see if you missed anything cool from the past week. So without further delay, hit the 'read more' button and check out our recap for the week of Dec 1st - Dec 7th.

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D4VE 1 Review


What happens after the robot revolution hits the streets and all of humanity has been replaced by machines? They work menial jobs, stay in love-less marriages, and lament about days gone by. Basically, they're just like us.

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Comic Pick Of The Week: East of West 6 - Spoiler Free!


This is the world. It's not the one we were suppose to have, but it's the one we made.

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Review - ZERO 01


It's gotten to the point that whenever I see a new Image #1 I have to pick it up. It's almost guaranteed to be something worth reading. To me Zero #1 totally lives up to that expectation.

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Comic Pick Of The Week: Buzzkill 1 - Spoiler Free!


First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you

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Valve has 3 Announcements for Steam and Your Living Room


The Steam Universe is expanding and big things are about to happen in the living room. Valve has launched a teaser page with a countdown timer and a simple statement, 'The Steam Universe is Expanding in 2013.' We all knew it was only a matter of time before Steam left the confines of our computer monitors and attempted world domination. It looks like that assault is about to officially begin in the living room. All the details and some thoughts in the full story...

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Pick Of The Week: Action Comics 23.2: Zod 1 - Spoiler Free!


Kneel Before Zod!

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Sony Introduces PS Vita TV and New Slim Vita Model


Big news for Sony Hardware coming out of Tokyo Game Show 2013. PlayStaion Vita TV is a new box top set that allows you to stream video, play Vita games on a television by inserting a Vita memory card into the device, and it will eventually stream games from a PS4 to another television. To top it off Sony also announced a new slimmer and lighter Vita model. Read the full story for details!

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Pick Of The Week: Forever Evil 1 - Spoiler Free!


It's a bad time to be a hero in the DC Universe

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Eight Great Wolverine Stories


For years Wolverine has captivated the hearts and minds of the public and comic fans alike. Since his first appearance in the pages of Incredible Hulk, Wolverine has been one of the most popular and enduring characters to ever hit the medium. Wolverine has shown to be one of the most complex, yet most versatile characters in all of comics. From an honored bound ronin to a wild berserker, here are my favorite solo Wolverine Stories that you should read.

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Some Thoughts on The Last of Us and Philip Kollar's 7.5 Polygon Review (Updated)


I admit, The Last of Us carries a heavy arsenal of cliches that are more than enough to make you cringe, but it doesn't take long for all of the other merits of the game to start shining through. When they do, they shine brightly enough to make you forget you're playing a game. You actually begin to start experiencing something that is slightly terrifying...but by then it's too late...

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HORIZON Conference


Venus Patrol ran a indie conf along side E3 this year. HORIZON was an amazing thing. Great energy.

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Super Smash Bros Trailers


Here are the SSB trailers we were waiting for.

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Beyond: Two Souls


Omar is very confused about what Beyond Two Souls has become.

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Octodad


Octodad is awesome.

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A Few Interesting Things From Sony's Press Event


A small recap of what we saw at the Sony E3 Press Event

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The Rest of the Trailers at the Microsoft E3 Press Event


Part 2 of a recap of the MS E3 Press Event.

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The Awesome Trailers at the Microsoft E3 Press Event


Part 1 of a recap of the MS E3 Press Event

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Super Smash Bros.


A tweet from Sakurai promises a SSB trailer at E3.

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Updated XboxOne News


Microsoft has updated us on some of the ins and outs of the Xbox One.

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New Saint's Row 4 Trailer


This new Saints Row 4 trailer is freaking amazing

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Xbox One Reveal


Omar recaps Microsoft's announcement of the Xbox One

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Review: Jupiter's Legacy 1


Spencer reviews Mark Millar's Jupiter's Legacy 1

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PAX East Day 1 Round Up


A quick recap of the first day of PAX East.

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Superman's 75th Anniversary


Ryan and Spencer share a list of the top Superman Stories to help celebrate the 75th Anniversary

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SuperGiant Games announces Transistor


Two super cool trailers came out today. Transistor from SuperGiant Games and Battle Block Theater from Behemoth.

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