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So you’ve seen those lovely people at the cons dressed as your favorite character. You’ve admired their craftsmanship. You’ve even asked for a photo with them. Then you told yourself that at that next con, you’re totally going to make that Halo/Spider-Man/Thrall costume you’ve always wanted to do.
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It has been a long wait, but finally the first trailer and poster have hit for the film adaptation of the “Assassin’s Creed” video game franchise. A true teaser, the clip sets up the basic premise and then just runs with some gorgeous visuals albeit with an odd music choice.
Michael Fassbender stars in the film as Desmond Miles, a man who was to be executed who is instead put into the animus – a system that allows him to access the genetic memories of his ancestor – an assassin during the time of the Spanish Inquisition. The film opens in December.
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EVERYONE IS WELCOME. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about comics and discover something new. You don’t have to be a comic book aficionado to attend. These meetings are meant to introduce people to new comic books as well as to discuss current titles they may be reading. Continue reading
20th Century Fox has tapped into an entirely new superhero universe. The studio has acquired Irredeemable, a Boom! Comics comic book that will be adapted by Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters writer-director Tommy Wirkola as a directing vehicle for Adam McKay. McKay, who with Charles Randolph just won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The Big Short, is a big comic book fan who co-wrote Marvel’s Ant-Man and wrote with Paul Rudd the story for the sequel. Now, McKay has a fresh hero universe, this one the kind of edgy terrain that Deadpool tapped into. Boom! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy are producing with Gary Sanchez’s McKay and Kevin Messick. Adam Yoelin is co-producer for BOOM! Continue reading
A week ahead of its release next Friday, Bethesda Softworks and Id Software have revealed the launch trailer for their upcoming reboot of the “DOOM” franchise with the game’s signature carnage, mayhem, and gore intact.
There’s no cover or stopping to regenerate health in the game’s campaign mode. You play a marine who wakes to learn that the Union Aerospace Corporation’s facility on Mars has been decimated and overrun by hordes of demons. Humanity’s survival rests in your hands. “DOOM” comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 13th.
Well the rumors were true, Activision and Infinity Ward’s next title in the world’s most popular gaming franchise has scored the new title of “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” and will include whole sections set in space.
‘Infinite Warfare’ has players taking on the role of a captain of their own warship who must take command against a relentless enemy. The entire campaign – from boots-on-ground combat to piloting high speed space-fighters – is said to occur as a “near seamless experience” with few visible loading times. Continue reading
It looks like the next game in the “Call of Duty” franchise not only has a name, but a setting and a major added bonus.
Ahead of a formal announcement rumored to be made next week, leaked promotional material on the PlayStation Store (via Polygon) indicated that this year’s entry in the world’s biggest video game series will be titled “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” and could shift the game’s setting to space. Continue reading
Nintendo’s next console, codenamed the NX, will launch in March 2017, Nintendo said today in a financial earnings announcement. Furthermore, it will not be showing the console at E3 2016 in June. Continue reading