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Here's the official postmortem statement from Fyre Festival organizers

Here's the official postmortem statement from Fyre Festival organizers In the wake of Ja Rule's disastrous Fyre Festival, Fyre has finally released an official statement addressing guests', uh, less-than-Instagrammable experience.Co-owners Billy McFarland and Ja Rule are now promising guests full refunds and VIP passes to next year's festival, which will reportedly be held on a beach in the United States.

Prepare to worship the deities of 'American Gods'

Prepare to worship the deities of 'American Gods' Despite being the youngest of the New Gods, he's arrogant, but in our interconnected world, he has good reason to be.The most mysterious of the New Gods, Mr.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Nemesis System Upgrades

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Nemesis System Upgrades IGN is continuing their coverage of Monolith Productions' Middle-earth: Shadow of War.The new video in the series of IGN Firsts is an interesting one because it showcases the new iteration of the Nemesis system, a highly regarded feature of the game's predecessor.

Phoenix Point Campaign Updates #2, 3

Phoenix Point Campaign Updates #2, 3 Phoenix Point's Fig campaign is going strong and is all but assured to reach the initial goal.A couple of updates have gone up since we last checked.

Neverwinter Celebrates 15 Million Total Players

Neverwinter Celebrates 15 Million Total Players Neverwinter, a free-to-play MMORPG, loosely based on the Dungeons & Dragons ruleset has recently reached an impressive milestone – 15 million total players across the platforms(PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One).Acknowledging such an accomplishemnt, the developers at Cryptic Studios have recorded a special thank you video: And here's an excerpt from the press release:

Wasteland 3 Post-funding Update #19

Wasteland 3 Post-funding Update #19 The latest post-funding update for InXile's Wasteland 3 talks about the algorithms that allow them to create realistic-looking snow.And if that's not something that strikes your fancy, there's also an extensive section describing one of the game's more eerie locations – the Stanley Hotel.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Update #32

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Update #32 As of today, the stretch goals for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire are set in stone.The final total of money gathered, including the Slacker Backers, is $4,705,524, which means that the Sea Monsters & Fishing goal wasn't reached.

Dog learns to turn off home robot, and it's serious about it

Dog learns to turn off home robot, and it's serious about it In the emerging war of pets versus home robots, things have now ratcheted up from furry-faced consternation over mechanical invaders to fighting back using paw and snout.That's the scene in this latest video featuring Shasta the dog foiling her owner's attempt to clean the living room by using dog wits to repeatedly turn off a Roomba vacuum cleaner.

Hacker demands ransom from Netflix or else they'll release Season 5 of 'Orange Is the New Black'

Hacker demands ransom from Netflix or else they'll release Season 5 of 'Orange Is the New Black' The next season of Orange Is the New Black may soon be floating around the internet after a hacker claiming to have pilfered the first 10 episodes of the new season threatened to release it unless Netflix forks over cash.A hacker reportedly released the first episode of Season 5 of Orange Is the New Black early Saturday after demanding ransom from Netflix.

The song that rocked your prom, based on the year you graduated

The song that rocked your prom, based on the year you graduated There are, however, common threads tying the youth of today to the youth of yesteryear, namely the prom song.Because prom is grossly overrated, the rest of your night was likely average at best.

This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple's new music deal, and more

This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple's new music deal, and more With the fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival still unfolding and Amazon's slightly creepy new Echo, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.If you're looking for more, make sure to check out last week's look at top apps.

All the best signs from Climate Marches around the world

All the best signs from Climate Marches around the world In Trump's America, marching has become a weekly activity.One week after the massive March for Science, people across the country and around the world took to the streets on Saturday for the People's Climate March.

John Boyega got dumped because of a 'Star Wars' billboard

John Boyega got dumped because of a 'Star Wars' billboard On this week's Graham Norton Show, Boyega spilled about a first date he had in New York before The Force Awakens was released.The two were cruising through Times Square when the woman asked what Boyega did for a living — and his response was to point to the nearest Star Wars billboard.

The most memorable protest signs from Trump's first 100 days

The most memorable protest signs from Trump's first 100 days A resurgence in activism has defined President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, with protests becoming the number one way to resist the new administration.No protest, however, is complete without a piece of cardboard on a stick.

An Army grunt's astonishing 1970 photos capture a hellish Vietnam firefight

An Army grunt's astonishing 1970 photos capture a hellish Vietnam firefight In April 1970, 22-year-old James Speed Hensinger, an enlisted man in the U.Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade, was stationed at a compound in Phu Tai, west of the coastal city of Qui Nhon, Vietnam.

'Game of Thrones' actor shares more on why Jaime could kill Cersei

'Game of Thrones' actor shares more on why Jaime could kill Cersei A theory building momentum among Game of Thrones fans is that Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) may in fact kill his twin sister and lover, Cersei (Lena Headey).“I mean I don’t think he — I’m just saying it’s a valid theory,” Coster-Waldau told Mashable.

The unforgettable moments of resistance that defined Trump's first 100 days

The unforgettable moments of resistance that defined Trump's first 100 days Whether President Donald Trump likes it or not — and he definitely doesn't — his first 100 days as commander-in-chief have been defined by The Resistance.The mass activist movement has brought together those who oppose Trump's leadership, and marginalized communities most impacted by the president's policies are at the helm.

Fallout: Wasteland Warfare Tabletop Game Announced

Fallout: Wasteland Warfare Tabletop Game Announced Whether you like them or not, the FPS Fallout games have elevated the series from a cult classic to one of the top gaming franchises out there.As such, it's no surprise that the post-apocalyptic series is now branching into other aspects of gaming.

The parody accounts that make Twitter bearable in the era of Trump

The parody accounts that make Twitter bearable in the era of Trump A simple Twitter search for "Donald Trump Parody" reveals a collection of over 50 accounts, and though each tackles Trump’s presidency with a different approach, they all set out with a common goal: to make Twitter in the Trump era a bit more bearable.For instance: One of the most thought-provoking accounts on Twitter was inspired by Trump's spat with the musical Hamilton.

Phoenix Point First Campaign Update

Phoenix Point First Campaign Update The Fig campaign for Phoenix Point is off to a great start, with over half of the initial goal gathered in less than a day, according to the first progress update.Apart from the encouraging news, the update also treats us to a piece of alien concept art, a short write-up on the game's soldiers, and a lengthy lore-filled analysis of one of the game's human factions - The Disciples of Anu.