See The Teaser For True Detective Season 2

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HBO has released a teaser trailer for the upcoming season of its hit show True Detective, which premieres on June 21. All of the fans here in the GI offices dropped everything to watch the new footage, so we thought you might be interested in seeing it too.

In the video, you can see the shows big stars in action, including Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, and Rachel McAdams. A haunting song plays over all of the visuals, so you can't hear any dialogue to give any extra hints about the story – but the characters' actions and expressions give you a sense of the tone.

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[Update] HBO Is Now Available On Sling TV

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[Update] HBO Is Now Available On Sling TV

Update: Sling TV says that its latest update, which includes optional HBO support, is now available to its subscribers. The $15 HBO add-on provides access to three streams of the the channel's programming as well as the same on-demand content that HBO Go provides.

Original Story: Last week, Sling TV announced that it was bringing HBO to its service as a standalone channel. They didn't provide a release date, only saying that it would be available before Sunday's Game of Thrones premiere. Today, Sling is nudging that fuzzy window a day ahead, saying it should be arriving before Saturday, in conjunction with several app updates.

Sling says the updates include under-the-hood tweaks to reduce server load to better accommodate streaming during times of heavy viewership – a must for the Game of Thrones premiere. It also adds parental controls systemwide, as well as a guide update that makes it easier for Amazon, Roku, and Xbox One users to find shows by their subject and genre.

Rock On In Evolve's Goliath Community Challenge

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Evolve developer Turtle Rock has announced a new community challenge for Evolve, this time involving Goliath and a million rocks.

This weekend, from Friday, April 10 at 12:01 AM Eastern time until the same time on Monday, if gamers land a million successful rock throws onto hunters as Goliath, then everyone who plays the game during that time span gets the Goliath Voodoo Skin (above) for free.

The skin will be sent to players by Thursday, April 16.

Warner Bros.’ Lego Dimensions To Compete With Skylanders, Disney Infinity This Fall

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Last night, we reported on a number of different Lego-themed teases appearing across social media. At the time we posited that they might be connected to the rumored toys-to-life game in development. That hypothesis was accurate.

Warner Bros. has announced Lego Dimensions, launching on September 27 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. A $99.99 starter pack will be available that includes Lego Batman, Lego Gandalf, Wyldstyle (from The Lego Movie) and the Lego Batmobile. The starter pack also comes with the Lego Toy Pad and buildable Lego Gateway. The game is under development at Traveler's Tales.

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Do You Have A Burning Question For Game Informer? Ask It Here!

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Do You Have A Burning Question For Game Informer? Ask It Here!

We're going to be bringing back our Reader Mailbag segment on the Game Informer podcast. You can leave your questions here.

While we can't promise to answer them all, we will do our best. Just leave your questions about video games, Game Informer, or anything else within the bounds of good taste in the comments below. The best questions will be answered on upcoming podcasts.

Daniel Radcliffe In Talks To Play Rockstar Co-Founder In BBC Drama About Grand Theft Auto

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Daniel Radcliffe In Talks To Play Rockstar Co-Founder In BBC Drama About Grand Theft Auto

Daniel Radcliffe, known predominantly for playing Harry Potter in eight films, is in talks to play Rockstar Games co-founder Sam Houser in an upcoming BBC drama.

The movie, appropriately titled Grand Theft Auto, will dramatize the controversy surrounding the titular game and will apparently also feature attorney Jack Thompson as a character in the show. Thompson is well-known for attacking video games in court, focusing much of his attention on Grand Theft Auto. The role of Jack Thompson has not yet been cast.

Grand Theft Auto begins shooting on April 20 and is being directed by Owen Harris, who has directed episodes of Misfits and Black Mirror and written by James Wood.

Reader Discussion: What Sci-Fi Story Would You Like To See Reimagined As A Game?

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Reader Discussion: What Sci-Fi Story Would You Like To See Reimagined As A Game?

Earlier today, Reiner posted a massive feature detailing 10 dream games he'd like to play based on some of his favorite sci-fi stories. His selections include everything from extended-universe Star War offshoots to some classic John Carpenter movies, and they all sound pretty awesome. Now it's your turn.

Use the comment section below to pitch us your dream game based on an existing sci-fi story, be it a movie, television series, novel, or comic book. Contrary to what some poor, misguided Feedback respondents think, we don't actually have any power in making developers create the games we want to play, so this is purely a thought exercise – but at least your fellow G.I. readers can share in your enthusiasm for how awesome your dream game would be.

Nintendo Speeds Up Code Name: Steam With New Update

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Nintendo Speeds Up Code Name: Steam With New Update

Intelligent Systems' goofy strategy title has gotten a much-needed improvement thanks to a new update.

When associate editor Kimberley Wallace reviewed Code Name: Steam last month, she praised the 3DS game's wacky cast (which mixes historical and fictional characters including Abraham Lincoln and The Wizard of Oz), the comic-style visuals, and the variety of the encounters. Unfortunately, the game came with one glaring drawback: It features a massive amount of downtime as you're forced to watch the enemy's turn unfold at a snail's pace.

Thankfully, Nintendo has heard the complaints, and today the company released a free software update to speed up the affairs. Players can now fast-forward through the enemy's turn at twice the speed on the original Nintendo 3DS, and at three times the speed on the New Nintendo 3DS. It might not be as good as skipping them altogether, but it's a welcome feature nonetheless.