Month: August 2018

After years of Nintendo dancing around fans’ pleas for a new Metroid game, the studio finally decided to drop a humble reveal for one of the most anticipated games of the last ten years right in the middle of their E3 2017 showcase. What a truly Nintendo way to make such an announcement.   Since the
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Battlefield V is the next game in the hit first-person shooter series from DICE. The game will be set during World War II as previously suggested. It’s not entirely clear which theater of war the game’s campaign will be set in, but some of the language the developers used suggested that it will span the globe and
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Cyberpunk 2077 will be CD Projekt Red’s first game outside The Witcher universe, and its first foray into science fiction. Based on the Cyberpunk series of tabletop games, it is, as its name suggests, inspired by the pioneers of the cyberpunk subgenre – namely William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. We can therefore expect plenty of cyborgs, AI, benighted cities, and
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Team Ninja is working on a surprising sequel to their well-received Souls-like title, Nioh. Here’s your first look at Nioh 2.  Video of NIOH 2 Trailer (E3 2018) In a way, it’s not too surprising to hear that Team Ninja is working on a sequel to Nioh. After all, the game reportedly sold even better
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Age of Empires IV is finally on the way! Microsoft has passed off development duties of the famous real-time strategy game to Relic Entertainment, creators of the Dawn of War franchise. What Relic Entertainment have in mind for the franchise is truly anyone’s guess. The above reveal trailer only serves as a stylish confirmation that the game is
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A new trailer has arrived for Shane Black’s The Predator and it’s definitely the funniest, and probably the best one yet. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> You can read the synopsis for The Predator here: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home
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Long before movies surrounding the likes of the Avengers, Spider-Man and Black Panther started dominating cinema screens, there was another Marvel Comics character that lead his own trilogy: Blade. We last saw the half-vampire, half-human in 2004 but now, actor Wesley Snipes has teased two new projects that seem to suggest the titular superhero will
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Writer-director Demián Rugna’s Terrified was one of FrightFest’s most hotly anticipated films, promising full-blooded scares (a promise made by the filmmaker in a charming and immensely quotable video intro), and it definitely starts with a bang. No sooner have we had the obligatory but decidedly creepy “hearing voices” scene than we’re witnessing a horrifying and
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Released: 31 August 2018 Certificate: 15 Director: Leigh Whannell Writer: Leigh Whannell Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Benedict Hardie, Linda Cropper Distributor: Universal If you like this, try… Robocop A murdered cop is given a new cyborg lease on life in Paul Verhoeven’s ultraviolent classic. Although writer-director Leigh Whannell has made short trips
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Nine seasons of Shameless was apparently enough for Emmy Rossum. Rossum has announced via her Facebook page, that she will be leaving her starring role on Shameless following the show’s upcoming ninth season. Representatives from Showtime and Warner Bros. Television confirmed Rossum’s exit to ET Online shortly after her announcement. “It’s hard thing to put
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Based on the 1995 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker, Netflix’s Mindhunter adapts real FBI serial killer cases documented in the book, set against an atmosphere of insatiable lust and darkness. With suspense-minded visionary David Fincher and Charlize Theron as executive producers, Mindhunter isn’t a run
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This year’s FrightFest features three documentaries that hold up a mirror to the festival audience. For Cult Of Terror, Wolfman’s Got Nards and FrightFest: Beneath The Dark Heart Of Cinema all show that strange, intimate and weirdly obsessive connection that horror fans have to the films that feed their insatiable hunger for cathartic thrills and
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With their previous film JeruZalem, Israeli brothers Doron and Yoav Paz refreshed found footage with intradiegetic ‘Smart Glasses’, and reinvigorated the tropes of zombie apocalypse by staging them on their conflicted home territory of Jerusalem, and inflecting them with Dark Angels, Nephilim and other monsters from the Old Testament and Talmud. Their latest, The Golem,
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Ryan Murphy’s first responder series 911 is returning for a second season on Fox. As far as renewals go, getting a 911 Season 2 is not surprising. Murphy is a hot commodity, as evidenced by his upcoming massive deal with Netflix and 9-1-1’s Season 1’s unexpectedly great ratings. The premiere of 911 Season 1 was watched
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Ed Gross, co-author of So Say We All, the new oral history book on Battlestar Galactica, is glad the reboot version of the show only lasted four seasons. The show’s finale aired in 2009, which is essentially the eve of contemporary internet geekdom. Conventional wisdom suggests had the show ran for a few more seasons, its reach would
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I have to be completely honest; I did not know if my heart was ready for Mayans M.C. I remember watching the very first episode of Sons of Anarchyback in 2008. Times were simpler then. The stock market was crashing; the value of my house was plummeting.  All I had left was the joy of my FIOS connection and
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It’s tough to discuss Mister Miracle, the 12-issue comic series from Tom King and Mitch Gerads, without immediately slipping into hyperbolic praise that runs the risk of over-selling the book, raising expectations to an almost impossibly high degree that almost no comic could expect to meet. Nevertheless, King and Gerads’ Mister Miracle is an era-defining
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Sports continue to rake in billions of dollars across the globe each year. Within the video game industry, Madden NFL and FIFA remain the top dogs, but there’s plenty of competition out there, including console-quality games on your mobile device. If you’re looking to keep your passion for your favorite sport going long into the
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Amazon Studios has revealed the first clip for upcoming supernatural horror Suspiria and having watched it, all we can think about it whether Michael Jackson really was onto something when he uttered these famous lyrics: “Blame it on the boogie!” The two-minute footage sees artistic director Madame Blanc (Tilda Swinton) instructing her dance class to work
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Being a geek can mean a lot of things. For our Cleveland-based editor Alec Bojalad, being a geek means supporting an apocalyptically awful Cleveland Browns football team through decades of misery. The Browns are now the subject of HBO’s football docuseries Hard Knocks and Alec has some thoughts. For a sports documentary series in which hypothetically anything
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