Wrestle Buddies: GameSpot’s Wrestling Podcast Celebrating WWE, AEW, And More

Wait, you're not caught up on Wrestle Buddies, GameSpot's podcast? That seems impossible. How do you get through your day without hearing GameSpot Entertainment's Mat Elfring and Chris E. Hayner discuss the most important topics in wrestling history--or, at least, the topics they think are important. From Hulk Hogan's failed pasta restaurant to the time John Cena beat up Kevin Federline, we're talking about practically everything. Wrestle Buddies doesn't end there, though.
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Mortal Kombat Movie Review: A Nearly Flawless Victory

When the original Mortal Kombat film shot into theaters like a Liu Kang fireball in 1995, it quickly became a guilty pleasure for many. While it was fun, featured plenty of action, and had quite possibly the coolest soundtrack of all time, it was not a very good adaptation of the video game it was based on. Now, though, Mortal Kombat is back on the big screen for a second shot at igniting a live-action movie franchise.

Why The Mortal Kombat Movie's Main Character Isn't From The Games

With a new movie arriving in theaters and on HBO Max this week, it's hard not to look back at the films that came before, 1995's Mortal Kombat and 1997's Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Not only did the characters from the games make up the supporting cast for the film, but the story centered around the iconic Liu Kang. In the new film, though, the central figure isn't from the games. He's an original character.

9 Things We Learned At Universal Studios Hollywood's Reopening

After being closed for over a year, California's has reopened and while some things remain the same, there are also a number of differences. From new safety protocols to additions to the park, there's plenty to talk about when plotting a visit. What's more, with Disneyland's grand reopening coming on April 30, Universal should be a pretty good indicator of what to expect should you be planning to visit there. To see for ourselves what the new Universal Studios is like, GameSpot visited the park

Wrestle Buddies: GameSpot’s Wrestling Podcast Celebrating WWE, AEW, And More

Wait, you're not caught up on Wrestle Buddies, GameSpot's podcast? That seems impossible. How do you get through your day without hearing GameSpot Entertainment's Mat Elfring and Chris E. Hayner discuss the most important topics in wrestling history--or, at least, the topics they think are important. From Hulk Hogan's failed pasta restaurant to the time John Cena beat up Kevin Federline, we're talking about practically everything. Wrestle Buddies doesn't end there, though.

Mayans MC Season 3 Plot Twist Is One Star's Dream Come True

When it was revealed during Season 2 of that Miguel Galindo (Danny Pino) was actually the son of Felipe Reyes (Edward James Olmos), it was a shocking moment for fans of the series. After all, he's spent his life believing he was the son of one of Mexico's most vicious cartel bosses--a role he's since taken over. Since that revelation, the two characters haven't shared a single frame of film on the series--until now.

Mario Creator's Autograph Is Hidden In Super Nintendo World At Universal Studios

Super Nintendo World has officially opened to the public at Universal Studios Japan, letting guests be fully immersed in the world of Mario, Yoshi, and other classic Nintendo characters. The featured attraction in the new theme park expansion, which is also coming to Universal's parks in Florida and California, is a Mario Kart ride. That particular attraction also happens to house the land's best Easter egg, an autograph from the creator of Super Mario, Shigeru Miyamoto.

How Falcon And The Winter Soldier's Action Stands Alone In The MCU

When it came to figuring out the fighting sequences in Disney+'s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, keeping things fresh was top of mind. That can be a tall task where the Marvel Cinematic Universe is concerned. After all, we've seen everything from people turned to dust mid-battle to epic space showdowns (and dance-offs). Kari Skoglang, who directed the series, had an idea for how to keep things fresh, though: lean away from superpowers and into good, old-fashioned fighting.

How Universal Studios' Super Nintendo World Interacts With Your Switch

When you visit Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, you're immersed in the world of the Mario games. In fact, the theme park land's two rides are based on the Mario Kart franchise and Yoshi, Mario's dragon sidekick. The Nintendo-based fun doesn't end at the park, though. In fact, the wearable Power Up Band that you can purchase in the park can also be used with your Nintendo Switch at home.

Falcon And The Winter Soldier Will Dig Into Sam And Bucky's Personal Lives

With the release of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier on Disney+, two or Marvel's most recognizable superheroes are getting the opportunity to shine like never before in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While the franchise's leading characters--those with movies named after them--have gotten ample time to have their personal lives and issues explored, now Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) are getting their shot.

Critics Of WandaVision Are Missing The Point

When 2020 passed without a single Marvel Cinematic Universe release, fans were anxious for the next piece of the massive puzzle, after being accustomed to getting new servings regularly. However, the releases of and Eternals on the big screen were delayed, while Disney+'s was pushed after production was halted during the pandemic. Finally, though, there was a light at the end of the tunnel. WandaVision became the first MCU Phase 4 entry and, it should be argued, it's also one of the strongest projects Marvel Studios has ever released.

The CW's Superman & Lois Isn't Trying To Be Another Arrow-Verse Show

While there is plenty of variety on The CW's roster of DC universe TV shows, it's hard to argue that they are not all action-first. Whether it's The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Supergirl, or Batwoman, these series spend the majority of their time with superheroes in colorful costumes saving the universe time and time again. While that's not a bad thing, Superman & Lois, which premieres on February 23, is looking to change up the formula.

WandaVision Review: Disney+ Kicks Off MCU Phase 4 In Style

The Marvel drought is over. With no MCU movies released since 2019's Spider-Man: Far From Home, Marvel Studios' cinematic universe has reopened with its first TV show on the Disney+ streaming service. picks up some time after Avengers: Endgame and finds the characters of Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) living their lives in a sitcom world, with different episodes highlighting different eras of the genre.

AEW Boasting About Its 'Ratings War' With WWE Makes It Look Like WCW Jr.

The year is 1996, the place is World Championship Wrestling (WCW). With the New World Order, made up largely of former WWE stars, reigning supreme, WCW Nitro took the ratings lead over WWE Raw--a streak it would hold onto for 83 weeks. In that time, WCW regularly boasted about trouncing its competition in the ratings. After all, when you're the king of the wrestling mountain, why wouldn't you want to talk about it? That said, wrestling fans know how this story ends.
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