Sonic Mania review: 16-bit return breathes new life into struggling series

Sonic Mania has finally made what various arms of Sega, including the official Sonic Team staff, haven’t pulled off for decades: a great old-school Sonic game. That’s a monumental thing in and of itself, considering how long Sonic has struggled as a series—and how many times...

Sonic Mania review: 16-bit return breathes new life into struggling series

Sonic Mania has finally made what various arms of Sega, including the official Sonic Team staff, haven’t pulled off for decades: a great old-school Sonic game. That’s a monumental thing in and of itself, considering how long Sonic has struggled as a series—and how many times...

Shondaland goes online as Netflix pens deal with Grey’s Anatomy creator

Netflix continues its talent acquisition spree with the hiring of Shonda Rhimes, the creator of popular ABC series including Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder. Rhimes’ production company, Shondaland, will produce new, original series for Netflix while ...

Shondaland goes online as Netflix pens deal with Grey’s Anatomy creator

Netflix continues its talent acquisition spree with the hiring of Shonda Rhimes, the creator of popular ABC series including Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder. Rhimes’ production company, Shondaland, will produce new, original series for Netflix while ...

StarCraft Remastered’s day-one LAN parties can win free pizza today

Receiving transmission: StarCraft Remastered is about to go live! While we at Ars have yet to begin testing the final retail version, I couldn’t help but point out that this 1pm ET launch (update: now bumped to 4 pm ET) gives fans plenty of time to get ready for one of the funnier...

StarCraft Remastered’s day-one LAN parties can win free pizza today

Receiving transmission: StarCraft Remastered is about to go live! While we at Ars have yet to begin testing the final retail version, I couldn’t help but point out that this 1pm ET launch (update: now bumped to 4 pm ET) gives fans plenty of time to get ready for one of the funnier...

Why Tor Books’ first podcast drama Steal the Stars should steal your attention

If you’re not a regular podcast listener, you might have missed the booming resurgence of audio dramas over the past few years. Once the purview of terrestrial radio—and all but dead in the United States—iTunes has given the narration-driven medium a brand-new outlet. Welcome to Night V...

Why Tor Books’ first podcast drama Steal the Stars should steal your attention

If you’re not a regular podcast listener, you might have missed the booming resurgence of audio dramas over the past few years. Once the purview of terrestrial radio—and all but dead in the United States—iTunes has given the narration-driven medium a brand-new outlet. Welcome to Night V...

Sonic Mania was already so good, I’d buy an incomplete version from June as-is

LOS ANGELES—Sonic Mania is far from Sega’s first stab at returning to the blue, spiky bomber’s good ol’ Genesis/Mega Drive days. Every time we’ve heard Sega’s nostalgic promises, they’ve been followed by the series’ handlers coming up high and d...

Sonic Mania was already so good, I’d buy an incomplete version from June as-is

LOS ANGELES—Sonic Mania is far from Sega’s first stab at returning to the blue, spiky bomber’s good ol’ Genesis/Mega Drive days. Every time we’ve heard Sega’s nostalgic promises, they’ve been followed by the series’ handlers coming up high and d...
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