Earnest Cavalli

Earnest Cavalli

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Earnest Cavalli has been writing about games, tech and digital culture since 2005 for outlets including Wired, Joystiq, Digital Trends and the Portland Mercury. In meatspace reality, he’s a tall, charming cat owner with a worrying dedication to an ornery, gray ball of fur and claws.
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Gaming

Newly-released Bethesda soundtracks deliver a decade of epic adventure to iTunes

The iTunes music store now features seven new video game soundtracks courtesy Bethesda Softworks, the studio most famously responsible for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Gaming

Video games are more dangerous than guns, claims Tennessee Senator

Senator Lamar Alexander believes video games are a more pressing threat than guns because they "affect people."
Gaming

This is not The End: Update 8 for Minecraft XBLA kills bugs and does little else

Developer 4J Studios has written a detailed explanation of what we can expect to find in Update 8 for the Xbox Live iteration of Minecraft, though we warn you that the list is decidedly underwhelming.
Gaming

By the hoary hosts of Hoggoth: Doctor Strange, Ant-Man films lead Marvel Studios’ Phase Three

When Edgar Wright's Ant-Man film and the Doctor Strange movie adaptation hit theaters in 2015 and 2016, respectively, they'll usher in a new era for Marvel Studios. An era that has been dubbed "Phase Three."
Gaming

This looks like a job for Superman: Justice League movie hinges on Man of Steel’s success

Those of you anxiously awaiting the Justice League movie should pre-order tickets for Zack Snyder's imminent Man of Steel. The existence of the former hinges on the success of the latter.
Gaming

A dropped Internet connection allegedly drives a Chinese gamer to murder and arson

A Chinese man remains in police custody after a brutal double murder and the incineration of a local Internet cafe. What could drive a person to do such things? Poor Internet service.
Gaming

A Krogan walks into a casino: Mysterious Mass Effect 3 screenshots hint at new DLC

This morning the producers of Mass Effect 3 unveiled two new screenshots that are currently unrecognizable as part of the game. Does this suggest that more downloadable content is on the way for the BioWare roleplaying epic?
Gaming

Only the lucky gamer will avoid paying for Neverwinter’s upcoming free beta test

Your first chance to play Perfect World Entertainment's upcoming MMORPG Neverwinter is right around the corner, but it might cost you some serious scratch.
Gaming

Baltimore beats San Francisco to win Super Bowl XLVII (according to Madden 13)

In what may be the best news the city of Baltimore has received since the end of The Wire, EA's Madden '13 has selected the Ravens to trump the San Francisco 49ers in this year's Super Bowl.
Gaming

Resident Evil 6: Capcom hopes PC-exclusive extras can substitute for quality

The PC release of Resident Evil 6 will be the biggest and best version of the game to date, though it will also still feature almost all of the things fans hated about the game's original incarnation.
Gaming

Learn to fly for only $170: Splinter Cell Blacklist paladin multi-mission aircraft collectors edition revealed

Splinter Cell: Blacklist will debut with an expensive Collector's Edition that, among other things, includes a miniature airplane that actually flies.
Gaming

Chinese MMO ‘Age of Wushu’ heads West this Spring, and brings the Chinese gaming industry with it

Age of Wushu, a free to play MMO based on Chinese martial arts, is now slated to make its American debut in Spring of 2013.