Fast X: Finale Part 1 Review

The tenth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast X, is either masterful storytelling, a happy accident, or Iain is just an apologist. Make your own mind up by reading this review!
by Iain McParlandMay 31, 2023

Brick by Brick: 2K Drive Review

Rohan busts out his LEGO and racing wheel to check out the new LEGO racing game, 2K Drive. Is it worth the price of admission, or is it just a pile of Kre-O? Only one way to find out.
by Rohan ElliottMay 30, 2023

Fool for Zool?: Zool Redimensioned Review

I’m a fool for Zool. It’s so cool and it may make you drool. So, let me take you to school. Take a look at our Zool Redimensioned PS4 review!
by Iain McParlandMay 28, 2023
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Get Ready for a Thrilling Re-Imagining of The Great Gatsby by Jeremy Holt

PJ Haarsma interviews Jeremy Holt, author and creator of graphic novels and comic books who has reimagined and modernized The Great Gatsby in their upcoming graphic novel, GATSBY
by PJMay 26, 2023
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Mission Impossible 7 & TMNT: Mutant Mayhem Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Tom Cruise is back as Agent Ethan Hunt in the seventh film of the Mission Impossible franchise. Setting up a franchise first 2 parter will Dead Reckoning is setting the stage for the best of moments and action sequences in the latest trailer. Then lets take a look at a new and interesting look at the next TMNT film headed by Seth Rogan. Is this what Turltles fans have been waiting for?
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Why I Shouldn’t Review The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – An Anti-Review

Everyone doesn’t have to enjoy every game. Different games appeal to different people. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been released and is receiving universal praise. But here’s an opposite opinion: the reasons why Iain shouldn’t review the game.
by Iain McParlandMay 19, 2023

So You’ve Become a Dice Goblin

Have you succumbed to the allure of collecting TTRPG dice? Let Michael Saint Gregory help guide you to understanding your addiction and provide a solution that absolutely does not involve sending him your dice to add to his own collection.
by Michael Saint GregoryMay 10, 2023

PlayStation State of Play April 2023: All About Final Fantasy 16

PlayStation has released another State of Play. This time focusing on the upcoming game Final Fantasy 16. Thomas Richards gets you up to speed on all the new information for this beautiful-looking game.
by Thomas RichardsApril 18, 2023

The OGL 1.1 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love D&D Again

Let Michael Saint Gregory be your guide through the perilous history of the greatest ally turned villain turned redeemed hero that anyone has ever faced in Dungeons & Dragons; the Open Gaming License!
by Michael Saint GregoryApril 13, 2023

Evil West Review: A Fistful of Bloodsuckers

Want to relive the glory days being a cowboy, hunting monsters, and killing Vampires? Then Evil West is the game for you.
by Dan MorrisApril 7, 2023

5 Tips To Get You Started In Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Looking to play the new action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty? Check out our 5 tips for getting started and crushing the first level!
by Dan MorrisMarch 1, 2023

Marvel Snap: The Rare Mobile Game With Heart

Marvel Snap won mobile game of the year 2022 but why exactly? Ben Hazell has been playing for months and can tell you all the details a collectible card game player needs to know.
by Ben HazellFebruary 28, 2023

Wanted: Dead Review – I Love and Hate This Game, And It’s Making Me Crazy!

Wanted: Dead is a new hybrid shooter slasher action game from 110 Industries. Read our review to see if you should play it. Spoiler alert, only if you really really like action games… or cats.
by Dan MorrisFebruary 18, 2023

More Real-Life Places That Inspired Pop Culture Phenomenons 

In part two of this ongoing series, Liza treks through even more real-world places that inspired some of the biggest franchises to hit pop culture.
by Lizabeth PhoenixFebruary 16, 2023

Five Games I’m Looking Forward to Playing in 2023

2023 looks to be a good year for gaming. Charlotte lists the top 5 games you should be looking forward to this year.
by Charlotte MerrittFebruary 15, 2023
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Fast X: Finale Part 1 Review

The tenth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast X, is either masterful storytelling, a happy accident, or Iain is just an apologist. Make your own mind up by reading this review!
by Iain McParlandMay 31, 2023

Which Inanimate Object in Cinema History has the Worst Criminal Record

Join Rohan as he flicks through Cinematic history to decide which inanimate object has the worst criminal record because there's nothing more fun to him than figuring out crimes for fictional characters, and he wasn't smart enough to become a lawyer.
by Rohan ElliottMay 20, 2023

Scary Good Films Vol. 6: Sator

Matt Kalo uncovers a horror film that pushes the limits of micro-budget filmmaking.
by Matt KaloMay 16, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 – Time to Say Goodbye

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 is here and it’s ready to break our hearts and lift us up at the same time. Did James Gunn pull off a perfect trilogy? Does this movie live up to the high expectations? Let’s see.
by Art of Lily KMay 15, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3: Full Circle

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 is finally here, but is it any good? Join Thomas Richards as he gives his spoiler-free thoughts on the final chapter in this trilogy.
by Thomas RichardsMay 14, 2023
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Fast X: Finale Part 1 Review

The tenth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast X, is either masterful storytelling, a happy accident, or Iain is just an apologist. Make your own mind up by reading this review!
by Iain McParlandMay 31, 2023

Spider-Man 2: We Have a Gameplay Trailer! And So, So Much To Talk About

Spider-Man 2 gameplay is here and it is epic! So many new details to chat about, so let’s get right to it!
by Nick McKayMay 25, 2023

Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 – New Takes on an Old Galaxy

Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 has landed, and it’s just as unique as before. Join Thomas Richards as he breaks down why you need to check out this new take on the Star Wars galaxy.
by Thomas RichardsMay 24, 2023

The Final Problem: The Final Season of YOU

Alex talks about a literary connection you might’ve missed in YOU season 4. And which surviving characters from past seasons could return for the show’s final season.
by Alex ShannonMay 22, 2023

The Cruel and Hopeful World of Hunter x Hunter

What makes Hunter x Hunter worth watching in a sea of action anime? Julian breaks down what makes Togashi’s classic, tragic, and hopeful series so wonderfully surprising to this day.
by Julian HermanoMay 21, 2023

Which Inanimate Object in Cinema History has the Worst Criminal Record

Join Rohan as he flicks through Cinematic history to decide which inanimate object has the worst criminal record because there's nothing more fun to him than figuring out crimes for fictional characters, and he wasn't smart enough to become a lawyer.
by Rohan ElliottMay 20, 2023

Scary Good Films Vol. 6: Sator

Matt Kalo uncovers a horror film that pushes the limits of micro-budget filmmaking.
by Matt KaloMay 16, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 – Time to Say Goodbye

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 is here and it’s ready to break our hearts and lift us up at the same time. Did James Gunn pull off a perfect trilogy? Does this movie live up to the high expectations? Let’s see.
by Art of Lily KMay 15, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3: Full Circle

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 is finally here, but is it any good? Join Thomas Richards as he gives his spoiler-free thoughts on the final chapter in this trilogy.
by Thomas RichardsMay 14, 2023

The Many Layers of YOU Season 4

Alex unpacks season 4 of Netflix’s hit show YOU and talks about what worked - and what didn’t - leading up to its final season.
by Alex ShannonMay 13, 2023
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A Nintendo Amiibo Hunting Guide for 2023

Got some old Amiibos wasting space? If you have any of these, you could be missing out on a sweet payday. Ben goes in-depth on the current state of the Nintendo Amiibo Market and what is rare and expensive in the current year.
by Ben HazellMay 25, 2023

Happy Birthday to the Bard

Think 400+ year old literature can’t be relevant? Charlotte looks at how Shakespeare's works are still influencing us today.
by Charlotte MerrittApril 28, 2023

Why Book Adaptations Seemingly Fail

Here’s a short, to-the-point article about why book adaptations fail. Here’s a hint: it doesn’t have anything to do with money.
by Michelle HolstineMarch 2, 2023

Are Video Games Too Hard Now? Luckily, Accessibility is Making Things Easier for Some

Stuck on that boss fight for hours? Games can be so damn hard, but developers are working hard to make games accessible for everyone!
by Nick McKayFebruary 3, 2023

Colin Stetson: A Hidden Musical Gem

Colin Stetson is a composer and saxophonist known for his work on films like Hereditary and Color Out of Space. However, his true musical achievements rest in his solo albums, where he turns one instrument into a choir.
by Sam ComerfordDecember 21, 2022
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Fast X: Finale Part 1 Review

The tenth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast X, is either masterful storytelling, a happy accident, or Iain is just an apologist. Make your own mind up by reading this review!
by Iain McParlandMay 31, 2023

Brick by Brick: 2K Drive Review

Rohan busts out his LEGO and racing wheel to check out the new LEGO racing game, 2K Drive. Is it worth the price of admission, or is it just a pile of Kre-O? Only one way to find out.
by Rohan ElliottMay 30, 2023

Fool for Zool?: Zool Redimensioned Review

I’m a fool for Zool. It’s so cool and it may make you drool. So, let me take you to school. Take a look at our Zool Redimensioned PS4 review!
by Iain McParlandMay 28, 2023

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon is a Bewitching Good Time

Overflowing with charm and whimsy, Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon is a magical and surprisingly fun experience that we were not expecting.
by Dan MorrisMay 23, 2023

The Final Problem: The Final Season of YOU

Alex talks about a literary connection you might’ve missed in YOU season 4. And which surviving characters from past seasons could return for the show’s final season.
by Alex ShannonMay 22, 2023

Why I Shouldn’t Review The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – An Anti-Review

Everyone doesn’t have to enjoy every game. Different games appeal to different people. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been released and is receiving universal praise. But here’s an opposite opinion: the reasons why Iain shouldn’t review the game.
by Iain McParlandMay 19, 2023

Scary Good Films Vol. 6: Sator

Matt Kalo uncovers a horror film that pushes the limits of micro-budget filmmaking.
by Matt KaloMay 16, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 – Time to Say Goodbye

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 is here and it’s ready to break our hearts and lift us up at the same time. Did James Gunn pull off a perfect trilogy? Does this movie live up to the high expectations? Let’s see.
by Art of Lily KMay 15, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3: Full Circle

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 is finally here, but is it any good? Join Thomas Richards as he gives his spoiler-free thoughts on the final chapter in this trilogy.
by Thomas RichardsMay 14, 2023

The Many Layers of YOU Season 4

Alex unpacks season 4 of Netflix’s hit show YOU and talks about what worked - and what didn’t - leading up to its final season.
by Alex ShannonMay 13, 2023
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Why I Shouldn’t Review The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – An Anti-Review

Everyone doesn’t have to enjoy every game. Different games appeal to different people. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has been released and is receiving universal praise. But here’s an opposite opinion: the reasons why Iain shouldn’t review the game.
by Iain McParlandMay 19, 2023

So You’ve Become a Dice Goblin

Have you succumbed to the allure of collecting TTRPG dice? Let Michael Saint Gregory help guide you to understanding your addiction and provide a solution that absolutely does not involve sending him your dice to add to his own collection.
by Michael Saint GregoryMay 10, 2023

PlayStation State of Play April 2023: All About Final Fantasy 16

PlayStation has released another State of Play. This time focusing on the upcoming game Final Fantasy 16. Thomas Richards gets you up to speed on all the new information for this beautiful-looking game.
by Thomas RichardsApril 18, 2023

The OGL 1.1 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love D&D Again

Let Michael Saint Gregory be your guide through the perilous history of the greatest ally turned villain turned redeemed hero that anyone has ever faced in Dungeons & Dragons; the Open Gaming License!
by Michael Saint GregoryApril 13, 2023

Evil West Review: A Fistful of Bloodsuckers

Want to relive the glory days being a cowboy, hunting monsters, and killing Vampires? Then Evil West is the game for you.
by Dan MorrisApril 7, 2023
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Oppenheimer & MEG2: The Trench Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

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Mission Impossible 7 & TMNT: Mutant Mayhem Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Tom Cruise is back as Agent Ethan Hunt in the seventh film of the Mission Impossible franchise. Setting up a franchise first 2 parter will Dead Reckoning is setting the stage for the best of moments and action sequences in the latest trailer. Then lets take a look at a new and interesting look at the next TMNT film headed by Seth Rogan. Is this what Turltles fans have been waiting for?
by Drew LewisMay 30, 2023

Oppenheimer & MEG2: The Trench Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Let's watch the full trailer for Christopher Nolan's biopic, Oppenheimer. Which has one of the most star-studded casts we've seen in a long time. Then let's see if Jason Statham can defeat a prehistoric shark...again. In our first look at the MEG2 trailer. Watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisMay 9, 2023

Dune Part 2 & The Hunger Games Prequel Trailer Reaction & Discussion | TRAILER TALK

Fear is the mind-killer, as is the wait for the Dune part 2 trailer. It's finally here, and let's bask in its glory. Then let's take a look at The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbird and Snakes trailer which already wins for having the longest movie title of the year. Watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisMay 3, 2023

Picard Season 3 Review | Watching Now Podcast | Special Episode

Join Couch Soup for a special Watching Now podcast episode discussing the final season of Star Trek: Picard! Michelle, Drew, MSG, Stef & Hoot nerd out on the history of Star Trek, how far their love goes, the nostalgic fan service for this season, and so much more! Hear why ships are characters, too, and you'll definitely want to hear who has some gripes about what. Let us know what you think!
by Drew LewisApril 25, 2023

The Boogeyman & The Idol Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

The Boogeyman is the latest horror film adaptation from the mind of Stephen King, and it's bringing all the jump scares. Also, let's indulge in HBO Max's (or just Max now ugh) new sex, drugs, and rock and roll series The Idol.
by Drew LewisApril 18, 2023

Ahsoka & Peter Pan and Wendy Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Star Wars Celebration brought lots of news, but none of which was bigger than the Ahsoka trailer drop. Does it live up to the hype? Let's also take a look at Disney's attempt at yet another Peter Pan film. Let's watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisApril 12, 2023

Secret Invasion & Blue Beetle Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Samuel L Jackson is back as Nick Fury and leading Marvel's Secret Invasion series on Disney+ that's bringing the dark thriller spy vibes. Then we get a first look at DC's lighthearted Blue Beetle, which is about a blue beetle that gives its wearer superpowers.
by Drew LewisApril 4, 2023

The Last of Us | Final Thoughts After Binge Watching

It’s about that time. What a journey it has been watching the first season of HBO’s The Last of Us and what a great ride it was doing The Rest of Us podcast. In this episode, Lily, Erika and Nick, after binge watching the whole series, each give their final thoughts on Season 1 and talk about what they expect and what they’d like from season 2. So let’s do this one more time, Endure and Survive.
by Drew LewisMarch 28, 2023

Joy Ride & Mrs. Davis Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

We're watching the Joy Ride red band trailer which looks to bring the vibe of the Hangover back on the big screen then our second trailer will be Damon Lindelof (Watchmen, The Leftovers, Lost) new series on Peacock, Mrs. Davis. Let's watch - react - discuss.
by Drew LewisMarch 21, 2023

The Rest of Us Podcast | The Nolan North Interview | Watching Now: HBO The Last of Us

You know him, you love him, it’s Uncle Noly! Join the Rest of Us crew as we sit down with voice acting icon Nolan North to pick his brain about the Last of Us HBO series, his character, David, from the video game, and share a boatful of laughs along the way. This guy is pretty cool!
by Drew LewisMarch 21, 2023
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Mission Impossible 7 & TMNT: Mutant Mayhem Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Tom Cruise is back as Agent Ethan Hunt in the seventh film of the Mission Impossible franchise. Setting up a franchise first 2 parter will Dead Reckoning is setting the stage for the best of moments and action sequences in the latest trailer. Then lets take a look at a new and interesting look at the next TMNT film headed by Seth Rogan. Is this what Turltles fans have been waiting for?
by Drew LewisMay 30, 2023

Oppenheimer & MEG2: The Trench Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Let's watch the full trailer for Christopher Nolan's biopic, Oppenheimer. Which has one of the most star-studded casts we've seen in a long time. Then let's see if Jason Statham can defeat a prehistoric shark...again. In our first look at the MEG2 trailer. Watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisMay 9, 2023

Dune Part 2 & The Hunger Games Prequel Trailer Reaction & Discussion | TRAILER TALK

Fear is the mind-killer, as is the wait for the Dune part 2 trailer. It's finally here, and let's bask in its glory. Then let's take a look at The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbird and Snakes trailer which already wins for having the longest movie title of the year. Watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisMay 3, 2023

Picard Season 3 Review | Watching Now Podcast | Special Episode

Join Couch Soup for a special Watching Now podcast episode discussing the final season of Star Trek: Picard! Michelle, Drew, MSG, Stef & Hoot nerd out on the history of Star Trek, how far their love goes, the nostalgic fan service for this season, and so much more! Hear why ships are characters, too, and you'll definitely want to hear who has some gripes about what. Let us know what you think!
by Drew LewisApril 25, 2023

The Boogeyman & The Idol Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

The Boogeyman is the latest horror film adaptation from the mind of Stephen King, and it's bringing all the jump scares. Also, let's indulge in HBO Max's (or just Max now ugh) new sex, drugs, and rock and roll series The Idol.
by Drew LewisApril 18, 2023
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House of the Dragon Ep 8 – The Walking Dead

Michelle brings us her House of the Dragon Episode 8 recap explaining the petty, the lore, and the significance of each event. Shit's about to go down!
by Michelle HolstineOctober 12, 2022

The Nightmare Inside: Were Pants Crapped?

Self-proclaimed horror junkie Maria takes on the new game, The Nightmare Inside, with fellow Couchsouper, Erika. Was this the game to finally make Maria hide under the bedsheets?
by Maria KinnunApril 29, 2022
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A Nintendo Amiibo Hunting Guide for 2023

Got some old Amiibos wasting space? If you have any of these, you could be missing out on a sweet payday. Ben goes in-depth on the current state of the Nintendo Amiibo Market and what is rare and expensive in the current year.
by Ben HazellMay 25, 2023
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10 Fresh & Unique But Still Super Scary Horror Movies To Watch Every Halloween

Grab your safety blankies and some snacks, it’s time to watch some scary movies! Here are our picks for some chilling movies to watch this Halloween
by Nick McKayOctober 28, 2022

Dear Marvel’s Avengers, I Just Want to Play With My Friends

The FOMO is real when life keeps you away from playing an exciting new game with friends. Luis shares what endured trying to join his friends for a small sliver of time to play in the Marvel's Avengers free beta.
by Luis RezaFebruary 26, 2022

Crashing in on Clash of Chefs VR – A Review

Watch Luis as he plays and reviews Clash of Chefs VR, a virtual reality cooking game. See if he can prepare the tastiest meals the fastest he can and attempt to keep his cool in the kitchen!
by Luis RezaSeptember 16, 2021
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Fast X: Finale Part 1 Review

The tenth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast X, is either masterful storytelling, a happy accident, or Iain is just an apologist. Make your own mind up by reading this review!
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Pro Wrestling’s Greatest Video Games

The squared circle has seen its fair share of digital recreations over the years. Here are MSG’s top choices for Pro Wrestling’s greatest video games.
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Why Book Adaptations Seemingly Fail

Here’s a short, to-the-point article about why book adaptations fail. Here’s a hint: it doesn’t have anything to do with money.
by Michelle HolstineMarch 2, 2023

Why Dauntless Is The Best Free Game Alternative To Monster Hunter

Dauntless is an underrated action RPG that's fun for families and friends to play together. Beth tells us why she enjoys it, how it helped her build a new circle of friends and fellow streamers, and why you should give it a try.
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