No Man’s Sky has probably one of the most notorious launches for a new game of the last decade. Soaring on hype, the game failed to deliver on almost everything, leaving gamers crushed with buyer’s remorse.

Now, over four years after the initial release of the game (and several large, free updates), is it worth playing after all this time?

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Two planets nearly touching each other (Photo credit o0BaBaBoOeY0o on Reddit)

The core gameplay loop for No Man’s Sky is the same as many other survival/exploration-based games in the genre (such as Minecraft, Terraria, Starbound, etc). …


After 17 years of work spread across 7 seasons, Adult Swim’s longest running (and arguably, best) shows has been cancelled, as of September 7th 2020.

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Jackson Publick breaking the news over Twitter.

The Venture Bros. has always been one of my favorite adult cartoons, I used to stay up late and catch it on Adult Swim as a pre-teen. It’s hilarious takes on old Johnny Quest tropes that evolved into a satirical what-if take on superheroes led to an incredible amount of colorful, memorable characters and moments that I’ll never forget.

The characters within the show helped me understand dynamic characters in a different light. While most shows will show their main characters struggle through an arc and eventually come ahead, Venture Bros. often ended with failure, either spectacularly bad for our protagonists or equally as demoralizing for our antagonists. …


Dragons in Dungeons and Dragons are an iconic part of the game — they’re literally half the name of the game. Known to be magnificent, intelligent creatures with varying abilities that serve good, evil, or their own purposes.

In the Forgotten Realms, they are the same intelligent creatures they’re known for. In Ebberon they are known to be more god-like creatures and have a greater influence over the realm. The How to Train your Dragon franchise paints them in a more animalistic, yet still intelligent creature with a wide array of species within.

But Sirine’s dragons are…a little different.

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Also, they are not Komodo Dragons. But look at this lil’ guy, he’s on a mission. Photo credit to Getty Images.

Magic in Sirine is strange, and powerful. Those who can wield magic are rare, and those who can wield it without any side-effects are even moreso. Those who have the talent to use magic tend to find mentors who can help them guide their talents with schools such as the Harr’vard School of Magic, others tend to make do with what they’re offered. Trying to harness the raw magic of the world has severe consequences for the untrained, and the Draconic Curse is the most dangerous outcome. …

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