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'Disney Epic Mickey 2': Go behind the scenes in new trailer -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

The first Disney Epic Mickey game, released in 2010 on the Nintendo Wii, was a witty, inventive action-adventure platformer that was held back by a few blemishes. Now here’s Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, and in an exclusive behind-the-scenes video, the developers at Junction Point Studios don’t shy away from addressing those prior complaints.

Dismayed by the graphical limitations of the Wii? Epic Mickey 2 will be released on the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC/Mac, in addition to the Wii. Tired of reading text bubbles? The game now features full speech. Wish you could play with a friend? The sequel will offer drop-in, drop-out co-play. And if you were ever frustrated by the original game’s clunky camera, this quote from creator Warren Spector will be music to your Mickey Mouse ears: “The camera is dramatically enhanced — we’ve made hundreds and hundreds of changes.”

Epic Mickey 2 returns players to Wasteland, an alternate universe inhabited by Walt Disney’s discarded or forgotten characters and ideas. In addition to playing as Mickey, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit — one of Disney’s earliest hit characters — can now be controlled by a second person. And in what sounds like a delightful twist, the game is being described as a musical in which the plot will be advanced through original song numbers.

Check out the exclusive behind-the-scenes trailer below: READ FULL STORY

'Dancing With the Stars': Tom Bergeron on Dance Duel difficulties, getting bleeped, and the everlasting glory of EW's hidden gems -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

We’re getting down to the liiiiiiiiiiiiiive wire of Dancing With the Stars — just two weeks left before William Levy, Maria Menounos, Donald Driver, or Katherine Jenkins wins the coveted mirrorball trophy! I sat down with host/zen master Tom Bergeron after Tuesday’s double elimination results show to go over season 14.

How has the Dance Duel made Tom’s job more difficult — and should we cut cohost Brooke Burke some slack for always asking contestants “How do you feel?” Where does ABC get off airing two shows with “bitch” in the title, then bleeping out Tom when he decides to fire off a “B”? Did Maks get a horrible edit this ****ing season? Will Donald ever get that 10 from Len? Has William Levy’s uber-hotness made Tom partially deaf?

Watch below — and be sure to stick around ’til the end for Tom’s special shout-out to EW.com’s hidden gem-hunting community.

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'Max Payne 3': Take a look at the splatterific new weapons -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

For fans of tough-guy third-person shooters, Christmas Day falls on May 15 this year. That’s because Max Payne 3, the long-awaited follow-up to the saga of the titular NYPD homicide detective who’s prone to killing sprees of his own, is finally set to be released. Rockstar Games has made a bunch of changes to the shoot-’em-up, employing the Euphoria physics engine for even more realistic bullet-time splatter of blood and viscera. And this time, there won’t be any load screens between cutscenes or game maps, making for a completely continuous environment.

But the more things change, the more they stay the same. It’s been eight years since the events of the second game, and Max is in a “downward spiral.” He’s left the NYPD behind and taken a job with a security firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which he soon finds is also very much a city of violence and bloodshed. In order to protect himself from all the backstabbing and double-crosses he’s sure to face, Max arms himself with a new eminently badass arsenal. And EW’s got your first look at some of the assault rifles Max intends to employ to blow away his enemies. Check out this video of Max’s new weapons. READ FULL STORY

Style Hunter: 'Gossip Girl' makeup tutorial

I know we don’t usually do makeup tutorials on Style Hunter, but when I got this exclusive Gossip Girl how-to gem I just couldn’t resist. After all, who wouldn’t want to spruce up à la Blair Waldorf before heading out for a night on the town with their very own Chuck Bass. (Or would it be Dan? I just can’t decide anymore).

Though the show has been long lauded for its designer apparel, it takes a skilled hand and an even sharper eye to make sure the makeup stays on par with the ever-changing styles. That credit goes to GG head-makeup artist, Amy Tagliamonti, who recently teamed up with the beauty company, Birchbox, to curate a set of products inspired by the show.

In the video below, Tagliamonti demonstrates how to create a day-to-night look worthy of a Waldorf or a van der Woodsen, with a little help from resident GG mean girl Alice Callaghan (who plays Jessica on the show).

Seems easy enough right? Now, BRB while I totally botch recreate what she did in time for tonight’s episode. READ FULL STORY

'Burning Love': Ken Marino previews his new dating show parody -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Given the line-up for the upcoming dating show parody Burning Love, I’m pretty sure it’s mathematically impossible that the web series won’t leave you clutching your sides from laughter. Along with star Ken Marino — of Wanderlust, Wet Hot American Summer, and “I wanna dip my balls in it!” fame — and producer/star Ben Stiller, the show features Michael Ian Black, Adam Scott, Ken Jeong, Kerri Kenney, Party Down‘s Ryan Hansen, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, and even a former Bachelor himself: Jake Pavelka.

All that’s without mentioning Burning Love‘s unabashed skewering of all the tropes that make shows like The Bachelor a guilty pleasure. Well, PopWatchers, abandon your guilt as Marino offers EW an exclusive preview and explains the origins of Love.

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'Diablo III': Dark new TV spot brings doom to Sanctuary -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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If you’re wondering what that smell is, it’s fire and brimstone.

That’s because Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment’s first new installment of the dark fantasy franchise in 12 years, is finally being released on May 15. If you’ve played Diablo (1996) or Diablo II (2000), you already know why this is a landmark event. Those videogames not only elevated the dungeon-crawl aesthetic to biblically-tinged high art, they paved the way for mythologically-resonant, story-driven RPGs from Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic to Mass Effect. But if you haven’t ever immersed yourself in the world of Diablo before, consider this: at the time of its release in 2000, Diablo II was the fastest-selling computer game ever made. Though that record has since been eclipsed (Hello, World of Warcraft!), both entries of the franchise together have sold nearly 20 million copies worldwide.

Diablo III picks up 20 years after the events of Diablo II, with the mystical planet Sanctuary, initially created as a haven from the eternal war between Heaven and Hell, again menaced by all manner of Dante-esque devilry. And we’ve got an exclusive peek of what’s in store. Check out a brooding new TV spot called “It’s Not Safe” that Blizzard has given exclusively to EW before it airs later tonight. READ FULL STORY

Watch a striking Jon Hamm on 'Chris Hardwick's All Star Bowling' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

To the already superhuman list of things Jon Hamm can do — win Golden Globes, kill on SNL, pour a mean drink, fill out a suit like its nobody’s business, etc. — we have a new addition: The Mad Men star can effortlessly bowl a perfect strike. Need proof? Check out this exclusive video clip from Chris Hardwick’s All Star Bowling, a new show on YouTube’s The Nerdist Channel. (Note: The clip has some NSFW trash talk. And be sure to watch the show’s cool Mad Men-style promo afterward by clicking on the second video in the playlist below.) READ FULL STORY

'Merlin' finale: 'Where's Arthur?' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Throughout the run of the British youth-group Round Table reinterpretation Merlin, the titular young wizard has struggled to keep the secret of his powers. In tomorrow night’s season finale, though, Merlin faces off against duplicitous, traitorous Agravaine. As revealed in this exclusive clip, the showdown doesn’t exactly turn out the way Agravaine was expecting. Watch the clip: READ FULL STORY

'Glee' actors partner up with GLAAD and The Weinstein Company for anti-bullying PSAs -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

From slushie-stained clothing to potentially fatal incidents, the cast of Glee knows a thing or two about the dangers of bullying. Now series stars Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith have partnered with GLAAD and The Weinstein Company — the studio behind Bully, a controversial new documentary — for a pair of short, efficient anti-bullying PSAs. EW has an exclusive first look at the clips.

In each video, Rivera or Monteith reveals a shocking statistic — three million students are absent each month because they feel unsafe at school — before telling viewers how they can take a stand against bullying. Both finish by urging PSA watchers to visit thebullyproject.com, Bully‘s official website. Watch both clips below.

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'Newsies' on Broadway: Behind the scenes of the cast recording -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Before Disney’s Newsies celebrates its big opening night on Broadway, there’s another reason to seize the day: the show’s original cast recording, which is set to be released digitally on April 10 and in stores on May 15. Pre-orders for the album have already begun on iTunes, and if you haven’t already heard the toe-tapping score by Disney legend Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman, then you best click over here to see­ — or hear — what everyone’s been singing about.

EW got its hands on an exclusive video from behind the scenes in the studio, where the Newsies gathered to record the original cast album, featuring songs from the cult 1992 film, including “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day” and, on the physical release, a special rendition of “Santa Fe,” performed by Jeremy Jordan and accompanied by Alan Menken. Take a peek below to see what goes into making a cast recording: READ FULL STORY

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