Check Out These Awesome Marvel Statues

As Avengers: Age of Ultron nears release, we’re seeing more companies shed light on their AoU-themed toys and collectibles. This week alone, we’re getting our first good look at the new Hot Toys Hawkeye figure and Kotobukiya’s Iron Man Mark XLIII statue.

Black Widow Joins Hot Toys’ Age of Ultron Lineup

Hawkeye is the latest addition to Hot Toys’ growing Age of Ultron lineup. This 1:6 scale figure measures just under 12 inches tall and is modeled after the hero’s new winter weather costume from the movie. It includes various accessories (swappable hands, bow and arrow, display base) and a scarily accurate portrait of actor Jeremy Renner. Check it out below:

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GTA 5 Xbox One/PS4 Graphics Took a Hit After Latest Patch, But a Fix Is Coming

If you’re playing

Not to worry, though, as the developer is now working on a fix.

“We are aware of some graphical issues on the Xbox One and PS4 versions of GTAV after the most recent Title Update, and we are investigating a fix now,” the developer said today in a post on its support site.

“If you would like to receive an automatic email notification as soon as there is more information, please log into the Support Site and click Subscribe at the top of this page.”

The issue does not appear to be affecting the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions of the game.

GTA V recently introduced the long-awaited online Heists mode, which faced some struggles at release but should now be working just fine. For lots more on GTA V Heists, check out the video above and some screenshots in the gallery below.

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Periscope just made Twitter relevant again

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A long time ago, when MTV was actually relevant for music, there was a deligthful video called ‘video killed the radio star’ playing almost constantly; as catchy as it was prophetic. Just as Charlie Chaplin was exposed by ‘talkies’, so were radio ‘stars’ who couldn’t duplicate their musical efforts on the exciting new visual format that was MTV. With Periscope, Twitter is … —> Read More

Meet Pivot, the amazing app that offers location-based ‘tunnels’ to the past

Kickstarter Pivot App for iOS and Android

What if you could instantly pick up your phone to learn more details about a certain historical landmark or your location and then get visual cues about how that particular place changed over time? That’s what a new application called Pivot looks to offer smartphone users: A way of traveling back in time and staying connected to the history of a certain place, as long as there are available pictures of that place to tell its story.

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Pegg: Star Trek 3 Is About Adventure & Optimism

Star Trek 3 co-writer (and Scotty actor) Simon Pegg says audiences can expect the third film in the rebooted sci-fi franchise to be about frontierism, adventure, optimism and fun.

Speaking to Spinoff Online, Pegg indicated that he and co-writer Doug Jung intend to bring the movie franchise back to its TV roots, saying, “

e just want to take it forward with the spirit of the TV show. And it’s a story about frontierism and adventure and optimism and fun, and that’s where we want to take it, you know. Where no man has gone before – where no one has gone before, sensibly corrected for a slighter more enlightened generation.”

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Review: Pillars of Eternity | Stevivor

Matt Gosper — “Pillars of Eternity is a game with a fine pedigree. Brought to us by Obsidian Entertainment, makers of such fine RPGs as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2, Wasteland 2 and Fallout New Vegas, there is no shortage of genre expertise in its development team. The game started its life as the incredibly successful Project Eternity Kickstarter campaign, raising a record-breaking $3.9 million in 2012. Three years later, the game has finally arrived to give us access to the world of Eora and the tale of the Watcher.” —> Read More

PAX East 2015: A Convention Virgins Diary

EB: Ever since I was 14 and I started really paying attention to E3, PAX and all the other gaming conventions, its been a dream of mine to finally get to go to one, just to see what its like. To see the sights, meet the people, smell the odors. I just wanted to go, play all of the games, buy the swanky swag, check out new games that no one had ever seen before, and feel important like the thousands of other people there. —> Read More

Rockstar to Fix Reported GTA 5 Graphics Issues

Rockstar has made a post on its support forum promising it was looking for a solution to reports of a “deterioration of graphical quality” after the latest title update for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 Online.

Some users report that Title Update 1.08 for the new consoles has caused problems with the game’s graphics. Rockstar says it’s aware of some issues and is working toward a solution. Fans who want to be notified when Rockstar shares more details can subscribe to the post by logging in to the support page.

Title Update 1.08 came on the heels of the Heists patch and brought a number of stability fixes for GTA online as well as a number of tweaks to both Online and Story Mode.

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Pillars of Eternity Review | Gamerevolution

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Funding games through Kickstarter is a popular way for developers to make games nowadays, but a surprising number of them never get funded or never launch. Thankfully, Pillars of Eternity by Obsidian Entertainment was not only fully-funded in less than 24 hours, but it also reached every single stretch goals thanks to over 77,000 backers. As a result, this isometric fantasy-based RPG has been released with numerous enhancements including additional classes, new factions, upgradeable player housing, and more! —> Read More

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