Get your indie game on with these free Xbox Creator’s Collection games

You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t heard of (or weren’t overly familiar with) Xbox’s Creator’s Collection. Effectively the spiritual successor to Xbox Live Indie Games, Creator’s Collection games primarily focus on simple, “pick up and play” type of games from small developers/the community. The best of the best can go on to be part of the ID@Xbox program as well.  […]

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Target scares up deals for Friday the 13th and some obscure clearance games

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Right now Target has a handful of unadvertised Xbox One and PS4 games on sale/clearance. While in-store pricing and stock may vary, there’s some excellent opportunities to add some lesser-known games to your backlog on the cheap. Target is slashing the price of Friday the 13th by 50% through the 20th when you use the Target app/Cartwheel offer at checkout.  […]

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Dr. Geek: All the Whovians Unhappy in the Whoverse

When Matt Smith announced that he was leaving Doctor Who after the 50th Anniversary Special and the annual Christmas episode, the fans of Who, known as Whovians, took to the Internet to discuss who could, should, and would be the 12th (or — Spoiler! — 13th, actually) Doctor.  But more than just bandy about possible actors’ names and place bets on the […]

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Dr. Geek: The Fractured Nature of Fandoms

Here we are in the United States of America, having just gotten past yet another July 4th holiday weekend, where you are required to show your official fandom as being an American patriot through draping yourself and your belongings with the flag, eating and drinking as much as you can with the people you love, and crowing over the explosions […]

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Dr. Geek: The Fetishistic Turn in My Little Pony

Almost a year ago, I first discovered that My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is an amazing show that is capable of generating a fandom that crosses both gendered and generational lines.  However, crossing and pushing these borders causes consternation about the bronies who organize because of it.  However, bronies appear to welcome their challenge to social and cultural notions about what […]

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Dr. Geek: Smart Clothes and Cybernetic Fashions

One of my favorite movies of all time is Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future.  When I was young, the movie blew me away, and I had a total crush on Michael J. Fox.  I even tried to conceptualize how to make the flight conversion on cars work, and sent a letter to the President of the United States with my […]

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Dr. Geek: iPope, or When Religions Meet the Internet

Where were you when you heard the news?  That the white smoke had been sighted over the Sistine Chapel.  That the bells of  St. Peter’s Basilica rang out, to be joined by other chapel bells around Rome.  When Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, of the Jesuit order, greeted the gathered masses and begin his life as Pope […]

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