Ex-video game exec slammed for bizarrely suggesting players tip developers: ‘Always put burden on customers’

Ex-video game exec slammed for bizarrely suggesting players tip developers: ‘Always put burden on customers’

It’s virtually impossible to get behind this. A former top video game executive suggests that players, who are already giving an arm and a leg for expensive top titles, take excessive tipping to the virtual world next — by paying a gratuity of up to 30% extra. Mike Ybarra, the former president of the major … Read more

Rob Gronkowski brings signature ‘Gronk spike’ to 2024 Boston Marathon, Red Sox game

Rob Gronkowski brings signature ‘Gronk spike’ to 2024 Boston Marathon, Red Sox game

Rob Gronkowski put on a spiking clinic across New England on Monday. The former All-Pro tight end — who spent the first nine years of his NFL career with the Patriots — took the mound at Fenway Park to throw out the first pitch before the Red Sox’s game against the Guardians and unsurprisingly put … Read more

Kit Harington reveals ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff is officially ‘off the table’: Not worth it

Kit Harington reveals ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff is officially ‘off the table’: Not worth it

Jon Snow seems to know something. Kit Harington, who played the beloved “Game of Thrones” character Jon Snow, delivered some heartbreaking news about the potential spinoff series on Tuesday. “I hadn’t really ever spoken about it, because it was in development,” Harington, 37, told Screen Rant. “I didn’t want it leaked out that it was … Read more

Scrabble makes historic change to game with ‘less competitive,’ ‘inclusive’ version to appeal to Gen Z

Scrabble makes historic change to game with ‘less competitive,’ ‘inclusive’ version to appeal to Gen Z

This is a game-changer. For the first time in 75 years, Mattel is making a major change to the iconic board game Scrabble. The new launch is a double-sided version of the famous board game — one side with the original game for those who want to stick to the long-time traditional version, and one … Read more

Sharon Osbourne issues another James Corden takedown, slams his ‘fake laugh’: ‘He’s fair game’

Sharon Osbourne issues another James Corden takedown, slams his ‘fake laugh’: ‘He’s fair game’

Turns out, Sharon Osbourne is not quite done airing out her thoughts on fellow Brit James Corden just yet. The wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne couldn’t help but double down on her thoughts about the former talk show host — just weeks after bashing him during her short-lived stint on “Celebrity Big Brother UK.” Speaking … Read more

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Joseph Gatt sues LA, DA Gascón for $40M over false pedophile charges

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Joseph Gatt sues LA, DA Gascón for M over false pedophile charges

Actor Joseph Gatt, best known for his role in “Game of Thrones,” slapped the city of Los Angeles and woke LA County District Attorney George Gascón with a lawsuit over dismissed pedophile charges from a 2022 arrest. Gatt, 52, is seeking $40 million in damages after he was charged with engaging in “online sexually explicit communication with … Read more

Angel Reese sits courtside at Pelicans game after declaring for WNBA draft

Angel Reese sits courtside at Pelicans game after declaring for WNBA draft

Bayou Barbie got the VIP treatment at the Pelicans-Magic game on Wednesday. LSU All-American forward Angel Reese sat courtside at Smoothie King Center with Lady Tigers forward Amani Bartlett — hours after she declared for the 2024 WNBA draft with a photoshoot in Vogue. Reese, who is cousins with Pelicans guard Jordan Hawkins, made the … Read more

Punches thrown as yet another ugly fan fight breaks out at Padres game

Punches thrown as yet another ugly fan fight breaks out at Padres game

MLB opening weekend was nearly overshadowed by the action off of the field during the Padres-Giants series. Two fights broke out between a group of males on the concourse at Petco Park on Saturday, as seen in a video circulating on social media — after a woman was seen slapping a man in the face … Read more

‘Game of Thrones’ star John Bradley reveals if he’ll be in the Jon Snow spinoff

‘Game of Thrones’ star John Bradley reveals if he’ll be in the Jon Snow spinoff

Winter is not coming for him. John Bradley, who starred as Samwell Tarly, a k a Sam, on “Game of Thrones,” told The Post that he’s unlikely to be in the Jon Snow spinoff show.  “I’m not sure [that I’ll be in that],” Bradley, 35, told The Post while promoting his new Netflix show “3 … Read more

Larry David looks to have had miserable time watching UConn-Illinois March Madness game

Larry David looks to have had miserable time watching UConn-Illinois March Madness game

Larry David’s experience watching UConn blow out Illinois 77-52 felt like something straight out of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” — pretty, pretty, pretty miserable. “I’m in Boston and my friend got me tickets,” David told CT Insider. The HBO star was in attendance — sitting in the front row — to watch the Sweet 16 matchup … Read more

‘The Beautiful Game’ Review: A Different Kind of World Cup

‘The Beautiful Game’ Review: A Different Kind of World Cup

It’s moderately surprising that it’s taken filmmakers two decades to concoct a heart-string-tugging underdog story out of the annual coed sport event known as the Homeless World Cup, a weeklong international competition featuring homeless soccer players. Directed by Thea Sharrock and written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, “The Beautiful Game” is an upbeat, amiable picture that, … Read more

Why ‘Game of Thrones’ star John Bradley is hesitant to watch ‘House of the Dragon’

Why ‘Game of Thrones’ star John Bradley is hesitant to watch ‘House of the Dragon’

Sam Tarly isn’t on team Targaryen.  John Bradley, who starred as Jon Snow’s (Kit Harington) best friend Samwell Tarly on all eight seasons of “Game of Thrones,” isn’t one of the 29 million viewers who reportedly tuned in on a weekly basis to watch the hit HBO spinoff show, “House of the Dragon.” “I’ve still … Read more

‘Game of Thrones’ star John Bradley: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss ‘have to win those fans back’

‘Game of Thrones’ star John Bradley: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss ‘have to win those fans back’

“Game of Thrones” star John Bradley said he hopes his new Netflix sci-fi series “3 Body Problem” rehabilitates the images of the “GoT” creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.  “There were no expectations on David and Dan [Weiss] or any of us when we started ‘Game of Thrones,’ because nobody knew who we were,” Bradley … Read more

Brittany, Patrick Mahomes go nuts at NWSL game — and want Taylor Swift to join them next

Brittany, Patrick Mahomes go nuts at NWSL game — and want Taylor Swift to join them next

Patrick and Brittany Mahomes were having the times of their lives at an NWSL game on Saturday, and they hope they have another high-profile friend with them next time. The Chiefs quarterback and his wife — part owners of the Kansas City Current — helped kick off the brand-new CPKC Stadium in style, and hope … Read more

‘Squid Game’ actor O Yeong-su convicted in sexual harassment case

‘Squid Game’ actor O Yeong-su convicted in sexual harassment case

South Korean actor O Yeong-su, who starred in the first season of the hit Netflix series “Squid Game,” was convicted on Friday on charges of sexual harassment and handed a suspended prison sentence, a court official said. The Seongnam branch of the Suwon District Court sentenced O to eight months in prison, suspended for two … Read more

Instagram’s hidden game is played with your favorite emoji — here’s how

Instagram’s hidden game is played with your favorite emoji — here’s how

As if anyone needed it, there’s a new way to kill time on social media. Instagram has hidden an emoji-based game within the direct messaging feature of their smartphone app — and people are beginning to notice it. To play, both iOS and Android users should open a message and draft and send a single … Read more

‘Wheel of Fortune’ fans complain game show ‘messed it up again’ after contestant is denied prize money

‘Wheel of Fortune’ fans complain game show ‘messed it up again’ after contestant is denied prize money

A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant won last night’s game but failed to correctly guess the bonus puzzle. After the episode aired, fans of the game show began rallying around the contestant, insisting that she had actually named the right answer to the puzzle but that host Pat Sajak had failed to recognize it. The contestant, a woman named Tamara, … Read more

Charles Barkley eviscerates San Francisco for ‘homeless crooks’ during All-Star Game

Charles Barkley eviscerates San Francisco for ‘homeless crooks’ during All-Star Game

Charles Barkley never pulls any punches when it comes to what he thinks of San Francisco and its inhabitants. The NBA legend and TNT basketball host and analyst likely won’t be planning any vacations to the city anytime soon. Barkley was speaking with polarizing Warriors forward Draymond Green and ex-Pacers star Reggie Miller, now an … Read more

Stephen A. Smith sent to hospital after Celebrity Game practice injury involving Micah Parsons

Stephen A. Smith sent to hospital after Celebrity Game practice injury involving Micah Parsons

Add Stephen A Smith to the injury report. The long-time “First Take” host was noticeably absent from the show’s intro Friday morning, where host Molly Qerim, joined by NBA analysts Tim Legler and Monica McNutt, delivered a message at the start of the program on Smith’s status. Smith is serving as a coach in Friday … Read more

Caitlin Clark’s bid for basketball history is Peacock-exclusive game

Caitlin Clark’s bid for basketball history is Peacock-exclusive game

There may be no bigger winner this sports season than Peacock.  The NBCUniversal-owned streaming service, which already has managed to exclusively broadcast an NFL playoff game and carry the Premier League’s biggest clubs, is now set to show Caitlin Clark’s likely historic moment on Thursday night. The Iowa women’s basketball megastar is in line to … Read more