20 Best Video Game Adaptations Ever


Five years ago, the idea of discussing the best video game adaptations ever felt like a largely joyless task. Inevitably, you would have to lower the bar to allow room for movies and shows that you would never otherwise discuss in a positive light. There were a few genuine highlights even back then, but the […]

The 15 Best Post-Apocalyptic Movies to Watch After Fallout


The debut of Amazon’s Fallout series is a major moment for fans of the gaming franchise who have long dreamed of an adaptation of the legendary RPG franchise. Of course, since every episode of that series is being released at once, there’s a good chance you’ll finish the post-apocalyptic series pretty quickly and be left […]

A Star Wars Outlaws Detail Makes It a Spiritual Successor to Solo


Star Wars Outlaws is the next big video game adventure set in the galaxy far, far away. Developed by The Division studio Ubisoft Massive, the game puts you in the boots of a thief named Kay Vess, whose run afoul of the galaxy’s criminal underworld and is now one of the most wanted criminals in […]

Grand Theft Hamlet Documents the Strangest Shakespeare Adaptation of All Time


This article appears in the SXSW 2024 issue of Den of Geek magazine. Check out all of our SXSW coverage here. Grand Theft Hamlet is about as absurd a mash-up as its title would have you believe. It’s a documentary about Sam Crane and Mark Oosterveen, two actors left jobless at the height of the pandemic who decide […]

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves Is Even Better After Baldur’s Gate 3


This article contains mild spoilers for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. Between Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves and Baldur’s Gate 3, fans of the popular tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) Dungeons & Dragons had a lot going for them in 2023. Both have a lot to offer longtime fans, and prove that the game […]

Whether Mickey Mouse or Winnie the Pooh, Public Domain Horror Movies Need to Stop


Mickey Mouse has got a knife. With those simple words, and the corresponding horror movie trailer which goes with them, it’s become clear that the 21st century is about to get weird. Well, weirder, at any rate. Nearly a hundred years after Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks animated the short film “Steamboat Willie,” which introduced […]

The Best Geeky Cookbooks to Read This Holiday Season


Sometimes, when you’ve watched a really great show or film—or played a really fantastic game—it feels like there ought to be more. How else can you immerse yourself in the world once the series is over or you’ve beaten the final boss? Luckily for food lovers, there’s another option: sinking into a cookbook and either […]

How Will The Legend of Zelda Movie Fit Into the Franchise Timeline?


Nintendo recently confirmed that a live-action Legend of Zelda movie is in development in the most Nintendo way possible: a random and vague tweet released with little fanfare. While a Legend of Zelda movie felt inevitable following the success of the Super Mario Bros. movie, recent years have taught Zelda fans to take nothing for […]