Geek deals Save 20 on Titanfall 2 with Amazon Prime

first_imgThe original Titanfall was definitely a neat game, but the lack of a full campaign was something of a disappointment for many of us. This time around, the folks at Respawn Entertainment are tackling a proper single-player story in combination with loads of new multiplayer content. Our sister site IGN has already begun reviewing Titanfall 2, and it’s looking pretty great so far.The base game retails for $59.99, but Prime members can pick it up for just $47.99. Want to customize your titans right out of the gate? Prime members can get two warpaints, nose arts, and camouflages with the Deluxe version for just $63.99. And if you’re all-in, the Vanguard collector’s edition will get you the Deluxe version of the game, a replica helmet, a dog tag USB drive, a field journal, patches, and a scarf for just $199.99.Don’t have an Amazon Prime membership? You can sign-up for a free 30-day trial, and try out all of the great features that Prime has to offer. And once your trial is up, you can continue for $10.99 per month or just $99 per year.Note: Terms and conditions apply. See Amazon’s site for more information.Our commerce group sources the best deals and products for the Geek Deals posts. We operate independently of Editorial and Advertising and may earn a percentage of the sale, if you buy something via a link on the post. If you are interested in promoting your deals, please contact us at commerce@ziffdavis.com.For more new releases and gaming accessory deals, head over to TechBargains.com. Excited to play Titanfall 2 when it comes out on Friday? If you act fast, you can still pre-order a physical copy of the game on Amazon, get it on the day of release, and save 20% off the retail price with Amazon Prime. And if you’re interested in the collector’s edition with loads of bonus goodies, you can end up saving upwards of $49.99! Get a 20% discount on physical pre-orders of Titanfall 2 with Amazon Primelast_img read more

BBCs Mixital Platform Encourages Who Class Fan Fic

first_imgStay on target HBO Max Scores Exclusive ‘Doctor Who’ Streaming RightsJo Tro Do Plo Plo No: ‘Doctor Who’ Welcomes Back Familiar Monster Writing for a long-running, award-winning, iconic television show isn’t as easy as emailing a resume and some published samples.But the BBC’s Mixital platform is a good start.Launched nearly two years ago as part of the company’s Make It Digital campaign, Mixital is an online portal aimed at simplifying digital making for millennials.“As part of our new Mixital platform we’ve given our audiences the tools to get creative with some of the BBC’s biggest brands,” Martin Wilson, head of BBC digital creativity, said in a 2015 announcement. “It gives them the chance for the first time to create their own content based on the shows they love.Shows like Doctor Who and spin-out Class, which are popular among Mixital fan fiction writers.“Create your own stories” set in either universe, the site says, inviting people to participate. “Write, share and support each other.”Itching to get those plot points down on paper? Start with a blank page or standard story format and watch as your word count grows. First timers are allowed to cheat by opening a TV screenplay template, complete with examples and suggestions.The distraction-free platform lets users style text, add bullet points and numbered lists, set a time limit, export work as a PDF, and work in “night mode” (white text on a black background).“Mixital is designed to be a safe, fun space to experiment, build confidence and showcase work publicly,” according to Wilson. “It begins by viewing other people’s work for inspiration, leads on to re-mixing and then finally having a go.”Learn from the “best” by browsing featured stories on the site and perusing Mixital’s tips for writing from the folks who know: Who showrunner Steven Moffat and author Neil Gaiman, as well as Class Creator Patrick Ness.Creations can be saved privately or shared publicly for comment and re-mixing.Check out Geek’s latest recaps of Doctor Who and Class, airing Saturdays on BBC America at 9 p.m. and 10:05 p.m., respectively.Stream all of Doctor Who now for free with your Amazon Prime membership.last_img read more