Gravity Falls is back with a Carly Rae Jepsen music video parody

Gravity Falls is back with a Carly Rae Jepsen music video parody

For longtime fans of Disney Channel’s animated series Gravity Falls, Mabel Pines and Carly Rae Jepsen sound like a match made in glittery Technicolor heaven. The show ran for three seasons, following the adventures of twins Mabel and Dipper Pines in the small town of Gravity Falls, where supernatural occurrences are the norm. Mabel is … Read more

Twitter will keep fighting to share government data requests

Twitter will keep fighting to share government data requests

Twitter’s years-long battle over government surveillance and transparency isn’t over yet. In 2014, Twitter sued the US government. The platform was hoping to publish the exact number of national security letters (NSLs) or FISA court orders it receives, but it couldn’t reach an agreement with the US Department of Justice or FBI. In April, a … Read more

Amazon’s 2020 hardware event: all of the news and announcements

Amazon’s 2020 hardware event: all of the news and announcements

Amazon is hosting its annual hardware event on Thursday, September 24th, at 1PM ET / 10AM PT, where we expect it to announce a bunch of gadgets. It won’t be live-streamed, so, unfortunately, we can’t all watch together. But The Report Door’s Dieter Bohn will be handling the live blog to cover the minute-to-minute announcements. … Read more

Brie Larson’s YouTube channel is a radical act of defiance against trolls

Brie Larson’s YouTube channel is a radical act of defiance against trolls

In 2020, it’s hardly a shocking story when a seemingly random, formerly unknown person achieves astronomical success via Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, or TikTok. Names like Tana Mongeau, Logan Paul, his brother Jake, James Charles, Jojo Siwa, Shane Dawson, Jeffree Star, and Tati Westbrook casually show up in the news cycle alongside politicians and entertainment juggernauts … Read more

Tribeca Film Festival will expand its games program next year

Tribeca Film Festival will expand its games program next year

To help shape the direction of Tribeca Games, the festival has put together an advisory board. The members are filmmakers Nia DaCosta and Jon Favreau, EA co-founder Bing Gordon, The Game Awards producer Geoff Keighley, Death Stranding auteur Hideo Kojima, Remedy Entertainment creative director Sam Lake and Kiki Wolfkill, who heads up transmedia and entertainment … Read more

Xbox Family Sharing App arrives on iOS and Android today

Xbox Family Sharing App arrives on iOS and Android today

Since the pandemic began, gaming has offered a way for people to stay connected, but even Microsoft knows that too much of a good thing can be harmful and that “gaming should be part of a balanced life.” With that in mind, it’s rolling out the official Xbox Family Sharing App. Available for iOS and … Read more

Leaked Google marketing image shows the Pixel 5 in green

Leaked Google marketing image shows the Pixel 5 in green

The Google Pixel 5 is rumored to launch in a new green color (green-ish? green-like?) in addition to black, but you don’t have to wait until later this month to see what that will look like. That very configuration of Google’s upcoming flagship phone seems to be laid bare in a leaked marketing shot, spotted … Read more

Yakuza movie in development with Sega, 1212, and Wild Sheep

Yakuza movie in development with Sega, 1212, and Wild Sheep

On Thursday, Variety revealed that Sega, alongside 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content, is currently developing a movie based on the Yakuza franchise. The studios are now also looking for someone to pen the script. Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande, and Joshua Long plan to produce the adaptation. The Yakuza games typically follow Kazuma Kiryu, a … Read more