Earnest Cavalli

Earnest Cavalli

Earnest Cavalli has spent nearly the past decade working as a journalist. His primary focus has traditionally been on video games, though he's also covered technology, science and the entertainment industry. His work has been seen in Wired and The Portland Mercury, as well as on The Escapist, Destructoid and, most recently, Digital Trends.

Clever new concepts (not impressive tech) will drive the PlayStation 4

Sony has tried to sell gaming machines based purely on the strength of its technology for years, but for the upcoming PlayStation 4, the company seems to be changing its tactics. Instead of focusing on hardware, Sony may instead focus on creating the world's…

Cool Tech

Celebrate Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s new Map Workshop with a 50 percent off sale

If you've been holding off on buying Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, now is the moment you've been waiting for. Not only does the game now feature Map Workshop functionality (and thousands of extra maps as a result), it's also now on sale at half its normal…

Gaming

EA offers fans another chance to beta test SimCity

If you missed January's SimCity beta test, publisher EA and developer Maxis would like to invite you back for a second chance at playing the game before its official retail debut. It's just a happy accident that you'll also be checking SimCity for bugs.

Gaming

First DLC for Aliens: Colonial Marines is just ‘another bughunt’

Newly revealed information on Aliens: Colonial Marines details the game's first DLC pack, its season pass pricing, and an unexpected Walmart exclusive that makes buying the game anywhere else a poor idea.

Gaming

Man of Steel creators hope a Kryptonian alien can be both ‘man’ and ‘super’

Superman is an alien from the distant planet of Krypton, yet Man of Steel director Zach Snyder and writer David Goyer believe their film will successfully explore the character's humanity.

Gaming

Assassin’s Creed III DLC brings us the story of evil George Washington over the next three months

Over the course of the next three months, Assassin's Creed III fans will finally have a chance to answer a 300-year-old question that's plagued historians: What would have happened had George Washington become America's first king?

Gaming

Following the Dragonborn DLC add-on to the PC, Skyrim gets a facelift

Hot on the heels of the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's Dragonborn DLC comes a free update for the game's HD Texture Pack, which brings its improved visuals to all of the game's downloadable content additions.

Gaming

Amazing Spider-Man 2 plot details reveal a web of new faces, teen angst, and girl problems

Though rumors have swirled for months, we now have official word on what the plot of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will look like. Hint: It's equal parts novel villains and Peter Parker being socially inept.

Gaming

Redbox Instant video coming ‘exclusively’ to the Xbox 360

Redbox Instant is a new video streaming application sound to be found on your Xbox 360, then, a bit later, on all the other important gaming platforms. Think: Netflix, only without a huge, existing tech-saavy userbase.

Gaming

The fat lady will sing for Geralt in The Witcher 3

The success of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings almost guaranteed a third Witcher title and mere hours ago CD Project RED made things official by revealing the existence of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt.

Gaming

Most Borderlands 2 DLC headed for retail, fourth campaign addition still missing

Are you a fan of Borderlands 2 who lacks a reliable Internet connection? Good news! Publisher 2K Games has decided to offer almost all of the downloadable content additions so far released for the game in handy retail disc format.

Gaming

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time review

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time is the video game equivalent of a worn, old blanket: It's familiar, it's comfortable, and it proves that a lack of novelty isn't always a bad thing.

  • Pros: The cross play between Vita and PS3 is nearly flawless…
  • Cons: Too many missions are filled with familiar tropes, Borrows…

Celebrate 25 years of Final Fantasy with a swath of half-off discounts

The Final Fantasy franchise just reached a quarter century of existence and publisher Square Enix wants to mark the occasion by convincing PlayStation devotees to buy its most popular entires all over again.

Gaming

Rockstar shoots down ‘conspiracy theories’ surrounding Grand Theft Auto V delay

Grand Theft Auto V will debut in September, despite initially featuring a Spring release window. The culprit? Nothing more sinister than quality assurance, despite the wild ideas posited by fans.

Gaming

Steam may offer an unexpected new home for the first three Halo games

Though Halo games have never before appeared on any platform not strictly controlled by franchise publisher Microsoft, that streak may soon come to an end with the addition of the first three Halo titles to Valve's ubiquitous digital distribution service…

Gaming