2019 Gaming Review Guide: PDP Gaming Products

2019 Gaming Review Guide: PDP Gaming Products

Throughout the year we get a ton of products to review for you, in case you have your eye on something and want an opinion on it before purchase. With it being the holidays, we thought we'd go back and look over some of the stuff that came our way from various companies who sent […]

NASA Finds "Star Trek" Image On Mars, Your Move Lucasfilm

NASA Finds "Star Trek" Image On Mars – Your Move, Lucasfilm

Do you believe in coincidences? Before you answer… this week, super smart scientists at the University of Arizona working on the HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) project announced a very pop-culture-relevant discovery. Their HiRISE camera (part of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter) took a picture of "dune casts" on the surface of Mars that look […]

Revisiting the MARS Arcade Shooter From PDP at PX East 2019

Clear back at E3, PDP (Performance Designed Products) introduced us to their new MARS system. This time around at PAX East, we wanted to see where it was at. If you're not familiar with this system, the company has made a camera that monitors your television while you use up to four pistol-like guns to […]

'Resident Alien': Doom Patrol's Alan Tudyk to Star in SYFY's Dark Horse Adapt

Doom Patrol's Alan Tudyk is going from literally playing a "Nobody" to a definite somebody (or would it be a something?) – a "somebody" with a secret. The Firefly alum is set to lead SYFY's comedy-drama adaptation of Dark Horse Comics series Resident Alien, co-created by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse. Resident Alien is a twisted […]

Mission Control Live: NASA InSight Mars Landing

Watch NASA's InSight Land on Mars Starting at 11am PST

We love NASA, we love space, we love JPL and all those wonderful men and women who are working towards exploration and understanding our universe. Here's what you need to know about NASA InSight ahead of the landing which should begin via the JPL livefeed around 11am PST: In mere hours, NASA's InSight spacecraft will […]

Hulu's 'The First' Trailer: Sean Penn Heads to Mars in Beau Willimon's Sci-Fi Drama

With Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) new science fiction-drama The First readying for it's Friday, September 14th launch (all episodes) on Hulu, the streaming service has released the official trailer for the eight-episode series. Written by Willimon, the space exploration drama stars Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) and Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication); is produced by Westward Productions, and co-financed by Hulu, Channel 4 […]

The First: Hulu Launches First Teaser for Sean Penn/Natascha McElhone Sci-Fi Series

With Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) new science fiction-drama The First readying for it's Friday, September 14, launch on Hulu, the streaming service is offering viewers the first official teaser for the eight-episode series. Written by Willimon, the space exploration series stars Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) and Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication); produced by Westward Productions, and co-financed […]

Possible Stable Body of Water Detected on Mars

According to a study published in the periodical Science, Italian researchers believe they have detected a stable body of water on Mars. The abstract of the body of the study via Science reads: The presence of liquid water at the base of the martian polar caps has long been suspected but not observed. We surveyed […]

NatGeo's MARS: Chat About Space, Exploration, and Red During SDCC

NatGeo's MARS series is based on the 2015 book How We'll Live on Mars by Dr. Stephen Petranek and blends drama with real-life interviews from experts across various areas to explain events unfolding in the story. If you haven't seen the first season of the show (and you really should), here are some of the basics: It's the […]

Trailer for Season 2 of NatGeo's 'MARS' Debuted at SDCC

Season 2 of the NatGeo original series MARS got an official trailer during the show's San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) panel in the Indigo Ballroom during the 2018 convention. MARS is based on the 2015 book How We'll Live on Mars by Stephen Petranek and blends drama with real-life interviews from experts across various areas to explain events […]

Sean Penn Series 'The First' Gets Launch Date, First-Look Images from Hulu

Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) new science fiction-drama The First has finally received a launch date from Hulu, with the streaming service set to premiere the Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) / Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication) series on Friday, September 14. To coincide with the announcement, Hulu is also giving us some new first-look […]

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Shooting Like Crazy with PDP's New MARS Arcade Guns at E3

We didn't quite know what to expect from PDP when we walked into their room at E3 this year, but my oh my were we delightfully surprised. We were introduced to their new interactive item called MARS, which is a new arcade gun for home use. I say arcade gun because we can't really call […]

Gimlet's Spring 2018 Podcasts Include Kristen Wiig/Alia Shawkat's Sandra, FIFA World Cup Series

Gimlet Media has announced its Spring 2018 programming slate of original podcast series, which includes a scripted science fiction series, a nonfiction science fact series and their first sports podcast. The new series include: Sandra, a virtual assistant-themed series starring Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids) and Alia Shawkat (Search Party, Arrested Development); simulated Mars […]


Supergirl Season 3: J'onn And Kara's Road Trip To Mars

There is a new episode of Supergirl tonight, and the CW has released three new clips for the episode called Far From The Tree. The title comes from the fact that we meet two different people's fathers. First up is Maggie (Floriana Lima), who is picking up her father at the bus, as there is […]

The First: Oded Fehr, James Ransone Join Hulu's Mars Mission Series

The crew of Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) The First is starting to take shape, as Oded Fehr (Covert Affairs, 24: Legacy) and James Ransone (Bosch, Mosaic) have joined the cast of Hulu's straight-to-series science fiction-drama series slated to premiere on the streaming service and U.K.'s Channel 4 in 2018. Scheduled to begin production later […]

'The First': Natascha McElhone Joins Hulu Series, Exits ABC's 'Designated Survivor'

Looks like the crew of Hulu's first dramatic mission to Mars to starting to take shape, as the streaming service has signed actress Natascha McElhone (Californication) to star opposite Sean Penn in science fiction-drama series The First from Beau Willimon (House of Cards). McElhone currently stars opposite Kiefer Sutherland on ABC's drama series Designated Survivor, playing […]

Nerd Food: M&M's Want To Fight Climate Change

According to Business Insider, Mars – the company behind M&M's, Skittles and Twix – announced on Wednesday that they would pledge $1 billion over the next few years to fight climate change. Their new "Sustainability in a Generation" plan aims to reduce their carbon footprint by 60% by 2050. "We've been increasingly worried about overall […]

Redline to Bring Archer-Style Humour in a Sci-Fi, Drama Twist

Neal Holman is perhaps best known as the art director and a producer on comic spy action animation, Archer. He's also behind award-winning [adult swim] series' Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo too. But starting this March, he'll also be turning his hand to comics, as he writes the new series, Redline, from Oni. The series […]

Comics Folk React To… Martian Water

First the rumours came in… @ycinar It's probably evidence of water… or perhaps caramel — Mahmud Asrar NYCC H2 (@MahmudAsrar) September 26, 2015 @henryflintzombo 3:30pm UK time I think. Rumour is they've found water, or at least figured out where the water went. — Andy Diggle (@andydiggle) September 28, 2015 Can't wait for that […]

Ridley Scott Turns Matt Damon Into The Martian

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for The Martian, an adaptation of the first published novel of writer Andy Weir. The film focuses on an astronaut accidentally left behind on a mission to Mars, who then must keep himself alive until a rescue team could reach him, four years later. The film is […]