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  • The new A WRINKLE IN TIME poster shows off the Celestials!

    4 months ago


    Ava DuVernay's adaptation of the popular kids book A Wrinkle In Time is going to be a big deal, I think. 2018 is a big year for Disney franchises putting the spotlight on people of color. We have Black Panther in February and A Wrinkle In Time in March. It's awesome we're finally getting a solo film centered on a black superhero, but I think it's going to be an even bigger deal seeing young Storm Reid playing Meg Murray in an adventure story like A Wrinkle In Time.

    Both will be inspirational for a whole new generation, but I have a feeling young women in particular are going to relate to the story being told in Wrinkle In Time. If DuVernay knocks it out of the park you're going to be seeing quite a cult spring up around this movie.

    Disney released a new poster for the flick which shows off the magical beings that help young Meg on her journey to find her missing scientist father. 

    Check it out:


  • Skyrim on Switch

    4 months ago

    Miles Miles

    I'm curious... how many people are picking up Skyrim on the Switch? I've never actually FINISHED Skyrim (do people even do that?), and the thought of playing on the go is pretty rad. At this point, I THINK my Switch will have a game that scratches every, possible itch ('cause holy shit, fucking DOOM ON THE SWITCH IS THE BOMB).

    I still can't believe how cool video games have become. We're a long way from the Game Boy.

  • The Last Jedi to be the longest Star Wars movie ever!

    4 months ago



    December 15th is quickly approaching, so we're getting some of the nitty gritty details of Rian Johnson's Episode 8, most notably the epic run time. Some theater websites started listing the run time of the movie as a whopping 150 minutes (that's 2 1/2 hours), which the director confirmed.

    That makes The Last Jedi 8 minutes longer than the previous longest Star Wars movie, Attack of the Clones, and 15 minutes longer than The Force Awakens. 

    Right now this is just a nice bit of trivia. We'll see in a few weeks if 2 1/2 hours is too much, not enough or just right. The story ultimately dictates how long the movie needs to be. A bad 90 minute movie feels like a 3 hour movie and a good 3 hour movie feels like 90 minutes.

    With Johnson at the helm I'm willing to bet we're in for the latter. And hey, that means there's plenty of time for a Porg subplot, right?

  • Vivendi Backs Off Purchasing Ubisoft... For Now

    4 months ago

    Eddy Writer - The Know, Nomad

    One ongoing major story in the video game industry over the last couple of years has been Vivendi's -- apparent -- impending hostile takeover of Ubisoft. But, in light of Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot's recent attempts to hold on to more of the company, it looks like Vivendi might be backing off from its gaming ambitions. For now, at least. 

    Vivendi said in their Q3 earnings statement that while they fully intend to pursue more activity in the gaming sector (their shares in Ubisoft represent a $1.1 billion dollar investment), they have no intention of doing that in the next 6 months. In the press release, they clearly state that they won't be 1) jumping past the 30% threshold that would require them to make a bid on the company, and 2) won't be pursuing representation on Ubisoft's board of directors. That's all great news for Ubisoft and the Guillemots, because it means they've got 6 months to breathe a sigh of relief. 

    However, the company won't exactly be sitting on their laurels. Ubisoft said in a statement: "Ubisoft takes note of Vivendi’s statement. We will remain vigilant about their long-term intentions and will continue to pursue our strategy of growth and value creation in the interest of all our shareholders." 

    Translation: come at me, bro. 

  • Dynasty Warriors 9 release date

    4 months ago


    Heads up, Dynasty Warriors fans -- we've got a release date for Dynasty Warriors 9. The latest installment in the legendary hack-and-slash franchise will release on Feb. 13, 2018, on the Playstation 4, Xbox One and Steam in Europe and North America. 

    Koei Tecmo describes the newest game as "a brand-new installment in developer Omega Force’s acclaimed series of action titles. Unifying the classic, time-tested “one versus thousands” action iconic to the Warriors series with a variety of new features, characters and content in an expansive open world environment, Dynasty Warriors 9 aims to deliver the most immersive and ambitious experience to date."

    The developer also said the game "introduces exhilarating new combat mechanics with the State Combo System. This new system allows players to perform three different attack styles – Trigger Attacks, Flow Attacks and Finish Attacks – each dealing progressively more damage and aiming to create a thrilling and fluid experience unlike any previous entry in the franchise."

    Here's a trailer if you want to see more.  

  • Switch was last month's bestselling console

    4 months ago


    The good times keep rolling for the Switch -- and for Nintendo in general.

    The NPD Group reports that the Switch was the top selling console in the US for the month of October, followed by the Super NES Classic Edition at number two. In addition, when you combine that with the 3DS systems, Nintendo's systems made up two-thirds of ALL consoles sold in the United States for the second month in a row.

    As for games, Super Mario Odyssey was the top selling game of the month -- which is even more impressive, considering that it launched on Oct. 27. 

    In all, we might be seeing a bit of an upswing in console sales -- more than 1 million units of console hardware were sold in October, which is the first time that's happened since 2011.

  • Watch The Rock Play Rampage! First trailer here!

    4 months ago


    Rampage is an interesting movie to me. Unlike most video game to movie adaptations there's not a lot you can fuck up with this one. You just gotta have big monster versions of regular animals destroying a city and you're good.

    The Rock stars as a buddy to George, an albino gorilla who gets some green space dust on him or something and grows super big. Now, The Rock's gonna protect his buddy and what we get is a Boy and His Giant White Gorilla movie with a huge wolf and crocodile thrown into the mix.

    I do miss the more werewolf look to "Ralph" and the more Godzilla look to "Lizzie", but I guess they figure they have to ground an adaptation of Rampage into some kind of recognizable reality. I can tell from the trailer that Dwayne Johnson and Jeffrey Dean Morgan are chewing up the scenery when the big CG creatures aren't on screen. 

    Check out the trailer below: 

  • Top 10 Ninja - Editor Notes

    4 months ago

    JoshuaKazemi ScrewAttack Editor

    Another week, another look into the mind of a ninja editor. That's right.

    10 - Storm Shadow - The all white is cool but it does seem like you're making it a lot harder for yourself, dude. Also remember when Channing Tatum was an awful actor?? I mean, he's not amazing now or anything but he's been in a lot of solid stuff since G.I. Joe. 
    9 - Psylocke - I was bummed that X-Men: Apocalypse was so bad. Anyone else?
    8 - Raphael - Sooo, let's just say someone was looking to watch and/or read some TMNT. Where's the good stuff? Where should they start? Asking for a ninja. 
    7 - Mai Shiranui - Sorry, what did you say?
    6 - Batman - The artwork for The Animated Series is GORGEOUS. #ThatsMyBatman 
    5 - Scorpion - Angry about Sub-Zero? GET OVER IT. 
    4 - Raiden - Not calling him "Raiden the Ripper" seems like a real missed opportunity.
    3 - Ryu - Really random thought: I love working here. The creative and collaborative environment is inspiring. 
    2 - Strider - I'm dead now. Nick killed me. 
    1 - Sasuke - Naruto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Any chance I get to joke around with the lower third titles, I will)
    11 - Shinobi - This seems illegal? 

    Watch the video: RT | YT 

    Also, thanks for all of your amazing support for #RTExtraLife! We had a blast and we're so proud of this amazing community. 

  • Titanic returning to theaters for its 20th Birthday!

    4 months ago


    Holy shit does this make me feel old. Titanic is turning 20 this year and to celebrate there's going to be a limited re-release of the movie into theaters December 1st.

    The film will be playing exclusively in AMC Dolby Cinemas (check the list here to see if it's playing near you) in both 2D and 3D Dolby Vision. Dolby Vision, if you're curious, is essentially Dolby's proprietary HDR system, so that just means this has been remastered in Ultra HD HDR and will be projected that way. Super bright and crisp.

    Titanic is one of the great big screen movies and I'm always happy to see the studios embrace the re-release. There's nothing like seeing an audience-pleasing classic projected nicely with a big, enthusiastic crowd. They did one of those kinda crappy Fathom Event things with Jaws last year and I took my then 9 year old nephew to see it big and he was enraptured even though we'd already watched it on TV.

    Movies were meant to be seen big and every time one of these limited re-releases does well it gives me hope that we'll continue to see classics restored and projected.

  • Hope you like James Franco 'cause you're about to get a whole lot of him!

    4 months ago



    James Franco is having a good year. He directed and starred in a movie called The Disaster Artist, about the making of the legendarily bad movie The Room (not the one with Brie Larson and the cute kid, the other one with the bad acting and gratuitous middle aged flexing man-butt closeups), which is great and is already being whispered about for awards consideration. 

    That good year is going full steam ahead with the latest word from The Hollywood Reporter that Franco is being courted by Fox to join the X-Men Universe as Jamie Madrox aka Multiple Man. 


    Multiple Man's power, if you can't deduce from the name, is to create duplicate copies of himself and anything he's wearing. He's one of the trippier mutants in that each duplicate has his own independent thought and is telepathically connected to Jamie Prime, who can re-absorb the dupe at any time. That means he creates copies of himself, send them out into the world, reabsorb them and have all their new memories. That means he has a huge amount of memories, some of them conflicting, knocking around in his head.

    Simon Kinberg, who is pretty much the big comic book dude at Fox, is leading the negotiations with Franco and the idea is that Multiple Man will get his own movie, not necessarily be folded into an existing team right away. In the comics Madrox was a key player in the X-Factor series, as was Wolfsbane who will be introduced in another X-Men spin-off movie The New Mutants and will be played by Game of Thrones' Maise Williams. Could this mean Fox is building up to a new team? Perhaps.

    The deal isn't done yet, but it seems to be close and Fox has already tapped one of Wonder Woman's screenwriters, Allan Heinberg, to pen the Multiple Man movie, so I'd say this one looks like it just might actually happen. 


  • Spooky Cadets

    4 months ago

    Steffie AH Social

    Running a channel with my best friends is the most fun I've had in years. Look at this dumb thing we made. It was so dumb and we had so much fun and I got to eat like a cinnamon roll the size of my head. 

  • Journal Post

    4 months ago

    patrickmatthewz RTX Events Coordinator

    I am posting in my journal. What do you guys think? Pretty cool, right?

  • Bungie Details Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Expansion

    4 months ago

    Eddy Writer - The Know, Nomad

    Eyes up, Guardians, because Destiny 2 is about to get a whole lot more content soon thanks to the first expansion -- and fortunately, Bungie has now detailed some of what we can expect from the upcoming Curse of Osiris. The developers held a livestream yesterday, giving loads of information about the game, including the fact that we’ll learn more of the mysterious Osiris, and that the story takes place a few months after the events of the main game, with the Vex getting up to no good on Mercury. 

    There will also be new playable areas on Mercury like the Infinite Forest, which offers new combinations of enemies each time you visit, as well as a new Raid Lair unlocked on the Leviathan, with new activities and a new boss. One nice reveal is that Raid Lairs also offer short form activities to do with 5 friends, which aren’t quite as big of a time investment as proper raids. Plus, Heroic Strikes are back! And of course, you’ll also have access to new gear and a higher light level of 335. Curse of Osiris launches December 5.

  • We're taking cast photos for Fan Service today...

    4 months ago

    Miles Miles

    You know... four days after I shaved all my facial hair off?

    I love it. It's so good. I can't wait.

  • First journal post

    4 months ago

    Jarrett_Blumenschein RT Software Engineer

    Hi, not sure if anyone is reading this but if so thanks. My name is Jarrett I am a programmer who has worked at Rooster teeth for a couple of years now. I work in the animation department and help keep things running. I am currently working on a tool for the compositing team that will speed up the creation of their movie exports. 

  • New Phone, who dis?

    4 months ago

    Qholtz VFX Artist Rooster Teeth

    Rumor has it that our staff feed got a little update recently.  Wanted to come out and say hi to the community.  Hopefully everyone had a blast with Extra Life this weekend.  It's such a blessing to be part of a company that can raise money towards such a good cause!  If y'all have any FX questions, or would like to talk about some soccer hit me up!.

  • Justice League Is Choppy And Sloppy, But Not Awful.

    4 months ago


    Justice League is finally here. The production has gone through many ups and downs over the last year and some change, but that's not necessarily an indicator of poor quality. The Wizard of Oz changed directors mid-stream (no less than four directors had a hand in bringing that classic to life believe it or not), Lord of the Rings lost their first Aragorn, Stuart Townsend, after four days of shooting and Robert Zemeckis reshot half of Back to the Future after Eric Stoltz didn't work out in the role of Marty McFly.

    Filmmaking is a huge undertaking with thousands of moving parts and constantly shifting situations that have be dealt with every other minute. Every film is a troubled production in one way or another. There's always some drama and hurt feelings and conflicting ideas and interests. That's just how the creative process for this art form works.

    The only time that becomes a real problem for a film is when all that behind the scenes conflict shows up in the finished product. And it certainly does with Justice League.

    Now, Justice League isn't an awful movie. In fact in tone and character realization it's a giant step in the right direction for the DC Extended Universe. The problem is it's choppy, sloppy and all over the map in its plotting and structure. The worst thing I can say about the movie is it feels premature. The groundwork hasn't been done enough to really set up the threat and as such Steppenwolf and his horde of CG bug men don't feel like a big enough threat to demand that Earth's remaining heroes team up to stop them.

    I never felt that this was a task that Wonder Woman couldn't handle on her own, for instance. Batman might have an issue facing Steppenwolf alone and Cyborg and Flash were too new at the game to stare him down, but I think Diana Prince could have had him handled. It would have been a challenge, but when she's flanked by the most powerful dudes on the planet it's like setting the game on easy mode, which isn't all that fun for a thrill-seeking audience.

    What you want in a movie like this is the feeling of real stakes. You want to see a challenge for your protagonists to overcome and in the case of these big group movies like Justice League or The Avengers that means the challenge has to be supersized, even if only on a personal level.

    I feel Captain America: Civil War was a great recent example of seeing those smaller scale challenges played out. Zemo's not the flashiest villain. He's not a giant CG monster with an army of aliens behind him. He's just a guy out for revenge and in tackling the personal issues between the MCU characters he does something no other villain succeeded at: he split them apart. There's permanent damage done between Tony Stark and Steve Rogers by the end of that movie. They will probably play well together again when it comes time for Infinity War, but nothing will ever be the same.

    Steppenwolf cuts a fine silhouette and is shown laying waste to some powerful adversaries pretty early on (being vague to avoid real deal spoilers!), but at the end of the day he's relegated to being a final boss battle instead of a character. He's so one-dimensional. Steppenwolf is a bad guy that wants to destroy Earth because... that's what he does. He's tried it before, but he's really going to do it this time! Why does he want to? Because, that's why.

    They got a great actor to play him in Ciaran Hinds (you'll remember him as Mance Rayder on Game of Thrones), but there's just no depth to the character. He's not mysteriously threatening, either. He's just a big CG guy with a fire ax that wants them sweet, sweet motherboxes so he can turn the world red.

    The problem is his invasion isn't handled with any flair. In the very first scene we see Batman hunting down the Parademons (Steppenwolf's winged minions). They're already here. There's no sense of “what the hell is going on?!?” from Batman, there's no impending sense of doom or dread. Winged humanoid demons just exists around Gotham now.

    The big scene we get to set up just how powerful Steppenwolf is a narrated flashback that is essentially the prologue to Lord of the Rings except with Amazonians, Atlanteans, Gods, men and a few other geeky surprises thrown in. It's so close to LOTR you'll laugh. You have motherboxes that act like the Rings of Power. Seriously, they split them up between races to keep them from being together.

    Steppenwolf only gets one really great sequence and that involves a showdown on Themyscira. You see his ability as a warrior there that hinted at him being strong enough to require a super friends team to take him out, but then he spends the rest of the movie hiding. It's seriously his whole game plan.

    So, knowing that the villain is kind of Generic Bad Guy, how does the heroic side of the equation measure up? Surprisingly well. There are some problems, especially centered around Ben Affleck's Batman, but on the whole the reason this movie is worth seeing is because of this cast and how they interact with each other.

    Since I brought him up, let's talk a little about...

    Batman. I may not be a big fan of Batman v Superman, but I thought Affleck's Batman was pretty on point. His big fight scene in that movie (the one that felt like one of the Arkham games come to life) was a highlight and I think he looks great in the suit. I don't know if it's a choice or Affleck is already tired of playing the character, but Bruce Wayne/Batman just feels beat all the time here. The dude looks tired. He's low energy and a little bit of a woe-is-me Eeyore.

    I mean, I now Batman is supposed to be moody, but he's also supposed to radiate confidence. The character in this movie is shook by the death of Superman and the role he had to play in that coming to pass. Great! That's what we call depth and we like depth. The problem is there's no journey for him here other than getting a group together. I don't feel like Batman ends this movie in a radically different place from where he began. If you're going to put him through hell there's got to be some kind of catharsis moment for him and we never get that. We see him act a little more selflessly (to the point of almost being suicidal), but he's not the confident Dark Knight that you kind of want him to be.

    Superman. This is a tough one to talk about without delving into spoilers, but I will say that I'm very happy that they've seemed to learn their lesson from previous films. I won't say in what form or circumstance he's in this movie, but it's nice to see the character represented as the Big Blue Boy Scout again, not the sad God with the world on his shoulders. Cavill has really relaxed in the role and I'm excited to see what direction we go in with further on-screen Superman appearances.

    Wonder Woman. Gal Gadot is the DCEU's single best decision so far and she doesn't let us down in this one. Diana doesn't have has much time to shine as she did in her own movie (naturally), but she radiates goodness and it's a much needed counterbalance to the muscled up testosterone around her. She gets a little moment where she has to grapple with the fact that she has been helping, but only from the shadows and not from a position to inspire others, that is some ripe stuff to play with, but because everything feels so quick and condensed it doesn't really have any time to grow into an interesting character moment. Instead we just get her being badass and kind in equal measures. Not a bad thing to settle for.

    Aquaman. I wasn't sold on Jason Mamoa in this role, to be honest, but him playing the character as a lovable, swaggering asshole is pretty great. All the stuff we get to see involving his underwater kingdom is cool, his position within the team is pretty neat and there's a fantastic moment with him being a big dickhead to the group that I'm 99% sure is all Joss Whedon. Aquaman is having fun and so is Mamoa. That goes a long way in a film like this. His character suffers a little bit from WB fast-forwarding the MCU playbook and jumping right into the big team movie, but it's not a big jump for audiences to buy him as part of the team.

    Cyborg. Victor Stone is testing his new powers when we first meet him. He's fighting between the robot part of him and the still remaining human side, but it's one of those things that looks great on paper, but in the actual movie it's not explored enough. He's great in that every day he's discovering something new about his abilities, but they don't really have fun with that. There's a great moment where his body reads a friendly character as a threat and auto-defenses kick in against his will, but it's a one-and-done moment. How much more interesting would it have been if he spent the whole movie an indispensable member of the team that could turn on them at any moment? Much more, I think. Ray Fisher does a good job with the character, but I hope they give him a little more to work with in future outings.

    Flash. Ezra Miller is great in this part. He's got the right attitude, enthusiasm, nervousness and quirks for the part and immediately fills the role of the team's little brother. His backstory is again breezed by (yuk-yuk-yuk) and makes you wish his standalone movie happened BEFORE the big team up one, but I think you'll be happy with him in the red suit. He has by far my favorite moment in the film, which again I won't spoil, but look out for his “oh shit” face and you'll know you're in the best scene of the movie. You'll know it when you see it.

    On the whole, the movie is fractured. You definitely get a too many cooks vibe from it, but the one constant is the chemistry the cast shares. Even in some of the less well-written scenes you dig this cast and roll with some of the clunkers they have to speak. The sense of fun that we've been wanting for a while is back, which is a good thing. Now we just need a singular voice to come in and give this super powered group a real challenge. That's what I want more than anything in future DCEU movies. I want to legitimately wonder how our lead will prevail.

    It'll be interesting to see where the DCEU goes from here. It feels like they finally have the right combination of ingredients and the compass needle is finally pointing to true north, but they haven't gotten everything together yet.

    DC fans will gobble this up just because they get so much of the character stuff right, superhero fans in general will probably dig it as pure escapist entertainment, but if you're at all worn out by the deluge of comic book movies then Justice League will likely test your patience with its plot conveniences and pockets of character-summary exposition.

  • Rooster Teeth Holiday Card Exchange!

    4 months ago

    Chelsea RT Community Manager

    Happy Holidays Y'all! 

    The time of giving and thanks is upon us, from now until the merry and jolly days that is the majority of December. During this time of year, we usually take a moment to say, "Thank You!" or "Happy Holidays!" more often. There are smiles, cheers, and all around good laughter and tears. 

    Those of us here at Rooster Teeth never want that time to be lessened either, so this year we're hosting something simple and FUN. 

    It's a Holiday Card Exchange!

    What is that, you may ask. Well, a Holiday Card Exchange is where you sign up with your address, many other someones else sign up with their addresses and we switch 'em all around and you're assigned someone to send a pretty little holiday card to. 

    It's low cost and effort, but the effect of someone receiving a handwritten (or DRAWN!) card is immeasurable. 

    If you feel like being in the holiday spirit sign up today to participate! 



    You'll be sent your match on December 1, 2017. If you have any questions, contact us at


    If you decide to be a Grinch, and any reports come in where you didn't send out a beautiful little card, you will be blacklisted from all future gift exchanges. 

  • Bob Rosspool urges you to keep your pants dry and your dreams wet!

    4 months ago


    I'm seriously going to have to ask Fox to continue to make Deadpool movies just so we can keep getting these amazing smart-ass teases. The first real teaser trailer for Deadpool 2 is... unlike anything you're used to seeing in the realm of the superhero movie. RT fans are pretty familiar with happy painter Bob Ross, but I doubt you guys expected the first Deadpool 2 trailer to be Bob Rossified.

    Well, it is and it's just as awesome as you could possibly imagine. Check it out:

    It may be light on actual Deadpool 2 footage, but I'd honestly be happy to keep seeing these kinds of trailers all the way up to release. Can you imagine sitting down in a theater on June 1st next year and not having anything remotely ruined for you? If there's a series that can make that work it's Deadpool. I doubt it'll happen, but a guy can dream, can't he?

    The studio is already playing with the traditional way of marketing this kind of movie and not just with the above trailer. Usually when press releases go out, even for zany comedies, they're pretty deadly serious. There's a link to the new available trailer, a release date, plot synopsis and a little text about what the news is. The plot synopsis included for Deadpool 2 is something special. I'll leave you with this slice of fried gold:


    After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade
    Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry's hottest
    bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste.
    Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor,
    Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive
    canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of
    family, friendship, and flavor - finding a new taste for adventure and
    earning the coveted coffee mug title of World's Best Lover.

  • Let’s Play: Update 2.X

    4 months ago

    Lumenati Let's Play

    Hello, hello, what’s up, what’s up! This is our third (and maybe last?) partnership update for the year. It’s been a crazy year. Let’s Play Live tour, 3 RTX events, Schooled Season 2, Family Reunion, Lazer Team 2 on the way, top notch D&D shows, Sugar Pine 7 birthed from some cursed womb to achieve highest glory... And nothing else of general consequence outside of our beautiful garden. Wild year.


    James Buckley, Honorary Achievement Hunter

    I’m really excited to finally announce this partnership. We’ve loved working with James in let’s plays and podcasts, particularly alongside Achievement Hunter. I don’t think there’s another guest that has had to fly so far and fit in so well. So it’s official, James Buckley and his channel “Completed It Mate” are part of the Let’s Play family and he is bestowed the title of Honorary Achievement Hunter. 

    For those of you who are unfamiliar with James’s work… get a Netflix account! James is a veteran actor from the UK and you can watch him in the classic series (and movies) The Inbetweeners and recent hit White Gold. He’s also the star of a great fantasy-comedy Zapped, which you can watch on the channel Dave. Yes, England is an exotic country where pudding is made of meat and TV channels go by their first name.

    We’re looking forward to more good times with James and we hope you are, too.

    BedBananas and Tomato Gaming

    I’m really happy to announce we’re completing our partnership with the three man hive-mind of Criken, Bed, and Tomato

    Bed joined us for our amazing PUBG with Everyone collab. He’s best known for his high concept machinima series and semi-roleplay let’s plays. Tomato is an expert at pushing games to their breaking point to capture some of the funniest multiplayer moments. Like Criken and Bed, he blends the real and surreal with roleplay.

    We’re just getting started with these guys and hope to have more announcements coming your way soon.

    There you have it! Great way to cruise into the new year. I’m sure I’ll be back here soon enough with more to discuss with you guys.

  • GameStop Puts Rental Memberships on Hold

    4 months ago

    Eddy Writer - The Know, Nomad

    If you were looking forward to participating in GameStop's PowerPass Program... well, you might have to wait a little bit longer. GameStop has announced that they're putting the program -- which allows gamers to rent unlimited used games for 6 months at a $60 price point -- on hold for the time being. PowerPass was originally supposed to have its soft launch this week, but according to GameStop employees who spoke with Kotaku, the company's systems just weren't equipped to handle all those transactions. A more official response was also sent to Kotaku by a GameStop spokesperson: “We have elected to temporarily pause the roll out of the new PowerPass subscription service, based on a few program limitations we have identified. We feel this is the right thing to do for now to ensure we are able to provide our guests an exceptional service." PowerPass was definitely an interesting strategy from the retailer, especially after the launch of Xbox's GamePass. We'll see how well it does... once it finally gets off the ground. 

  • I can finally talk about Master And Apprentice! (New DIY Prop Making Show)​

    4 months ago

    MLaPorte RT's Production Designer

    Hey, everyone! 

    We're beyond excited to finally be able to talk more about Master And Apprentice today. You may have seen some news about it coming out of RTX London. This is the new DIY prop and cosplay-making idea that Adam (Gilby) and I have been trying to spin up for months and, thanks to a really cool deal with Facebook, we now have the resources to make a few videos and see how it goes. 

    This is part of the same partnership that is giving you guys five insanely new themed Million Dollars, But... videos. We're hard at work right now producing the videos and can't wait to show you what we're crafting. 

    We'll hopefully have news soon about a premiere date, so keep an eye out for that, and for some more sneak peeks later today! Oh, and for those wondering about the windowing schedule - after Master And Apprentice premieres free-to-watch for everyone on Facebook, it will go free-to-watch on after seven days, and then to our YouTube channel seven days after that.

    To tide you over until then... Look at our mugs below. We're ready to craft some super cool things!


  • Extra Life Raffle Goals!

    4 months ago

    jack I Like Lego

    We are a ways in to Extra Life and I just wanted to get the Raffle goals up! There are two that aren't listed though!  Remember, if you donate this precise amount you'll be entered in to a raffle to win one of these amazing prizes!  Also, if you donate $1,337 or more, you'll be entered in to every prize drawing!


    Millie's Xbox One X is going for -- $50.15 (If you donated $50.16 it will also count!)

    Achievement Hunter Autographed Puzzle -- $20.06





  • Extra Life 2017 Final Countdown

    4 months ago

    RTcastMichael RT Broadcast guy

    The day has finally come. *Extra Life 2017!!*

    A lot of work from a group of very talented people will finally be shown to the World. But the event is so much more than just a production. I can't thank everyone enough for helping fund this cause I have grown to care so much for. 

    While I want to show and tell you everything, some things are worth waiting for and this is one of them. Here is what I can fill you in for now. 

    Streaming - YouTube/Site/App/Twitch/Facebook (YouTube Rooster Teeth and TheKnow) Youtube on RT and site will also have a mutlicam feature to switch between main feed and BTS feed (BTS will include PiP of main feed as well so you dont miss anything)

    Archiving/Recording -

    YouTube won't post 24 hour stream and twitch will only keep for a few days after. We are recording a low res version good for the web. We will check file size and where to post. Details most likely after stream event. I hear everyone wanting the recording to watch again - we will do what we can. 


    Best way to contact is #rtextralife. Working to make YT and Twitch chat accessible to all as well as a quick way to information. If you need to reach Broadcast - we will do our best to read #RTbroadcast 

    We are working with new software so names and donations will be worked on midstream hoping to find our solution. So do your worst to try and break our system (please play nice

  • Clarification on Today's MDB Announcement

    4 months ago


    Hey, everyone!

    We’ve seen your messages today and I just need to clarify some wrong information that was put out earlier. The new additional videos of Million Dollars, But… that are coming to Facebook on Monday are definitely not Season 5. These are five special, experimental “Theme Pack” videos that we were only able to produce thanks to this partnership with Facebook. Without this deal, I wouldn’t have been able to pull off some of the crazy shit that you’ll see. 

    And more good news beyond getting more MDB - we're now able to fast track Season 5, which will be coming to - for our FIRST members first, as usual - starting in January. 

    We definitely want to take care of this great community that supports us every day, and also make new fun things when the opportunities present themselves. I know you’re really going to enjoy these new videos, and can’t wait to hear what you think on Monday!

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