The owners of Do Not Peek Entertainment, Jason Baker (left) and Scott Smith, are excited about Sneaky Big Studios’ state-of-the-art, 15,000-square-foot production studio. (Photo by Warren Younger/Cronkite News)

New Scottsdale production company hopes to change landscape of esports in Arizona


Nov. 16: Killer Klowns From Outer Space, presented by Cult Classics

Cult Classics is finally back on Saturday, Nov. 16. at a new home – the Super Saver Silver Cinemas.

Bela Lugosi as Dracula

Great monster mashes

There’s more than one kind of Monster Mash …

Nerdvana’s Top 5 NES games to play for Halloween – you won’t believe No. 1 …

Fire up the NES or Virtual Console for a Halloween adventure – or 5.

Grand Canyon

Climate change will continue to scorch the Southwest, data predict

Data compiled from Climate Central shows the effects climate change has on major cities and national parks in Arizona, and the heat is turning up.

Watch the re-creation of a Doctor Who lost episode not seen in 54 years!

“Mission to the Unknown,” a loving student re-creation of a lost classic Doctor Who episode, is now available online!

Star Wars Resistance - A Quick Salvage Run

Frodo lives in Star Wars Resistance

Remember Jace Rucklin? He’s chosen a side in Star Wars Resistance …

D&D 5th Edition Core Rulebooks

It’s never been easier (or cheaper) to get into D&D

Get into the world’s most popular fantasy roleplaying game with these D&D Deals.

Topgolf is expanding its reach and hosting more esports events, like this recent Ascension tournament in Gilbert. (Photo by Jason Krell/Cronkite News)

Well above par: Topgolf thinks innovation, introduces esports lounges

Topgolf is bringing esports lounges to various Arizona locations to expand reach with gaming consumers.

NHL hockey pucks feature purple wording when they are frozen, indicating they are ready for game play. The logo and words turns white when the pucks are too warm. (Photos by Karrissa D. Herrera/Cronkite News)

Do not adjust your TV: NHL puck now changes color when it’s too warm

With the help of thermochromic coating, NHL referres will able to change softer pucks out more quickly and make the game play smoother.

Studio Ghibli Fest: See Spirited Away on the big screen again

Academy Award winner Spirited Away returns to the big screen for Studio Ghibli Fest 2019.

The nearly 6-mile-long light rail extension will begin at the primary transit hub at Central Avenue and Van Buren Street to Baseline Road. The project is expected to finish in 2023. (Photo by Jake Eldridge/Cronkite News)

South Phoenix business owners wary of light rail expansion, seek city assistance

The expansion of the light rail in south Phoenix has some busnesses demanding that Phoenix officials support them during years of construction.

Star Wars Thrawn: Treason

Grand Admiral Thrawn’s origins, people to be explored in Timothy Zahn trilogy

The Ascendancy Trilogy of novels exploring Thrawn and the Chiss Ascendancy’s origins in the Star Wars galaxy’s Unknown Regions will begin in May 2020.

Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Review: Joker

Joker is an incredible, disturbing, unsettling, sick and way-too-real re-imagining of Batman’s most notorious arch-nemesis.

Mission to the Unknown

Students remade a Doctor Who lost episode – and the BBC will premiere it on YouTube

“Mission to the Unknown,” a loving student re-creation of a lost classic Doctor Who episode, will be released online.

Star Wars Resistance Into the Unknown

Preview of ‘Star Wars Resistance’ Season 2 premiere: ‘Into the Unknown’

What awaits the Colossus crew in the Star Wars Resistance Season 2 premiere?

Netflix promises ‘Stranger Things 4,’ going beyond Hawkins, Indiana

Stranger Things 4 will escape the small-town confines of Hawkings, Indiana …

Anthony Daniels September 2009 Arizona Star Wars in Concert Copyright Nerdvana Media Jayson Peters

10 years ago: Nerdvana interviews Anthony Daniels, Star Wars’ C-3PO

“Now I’m telling the story, the whole story, and like being the first and last line there is a kind of … circle of being there that makes sense, doesn’t it?”

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Director, writer tapped for Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series

Deborah Chow will direct the Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney’s new streaming service.

The delicate issue of taking away a senior’s smartphone

Knowing when — and how — to limit a loved one’s access to digital devices is akin to taking their car keys.

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