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Blood Dragons are back for Far Cry 5's Living Dead Zombies DLC

Far Cry 5’s next DLC offering – Dead Living Zombies – will release on 28th August 2018, and from a split-second tease near the end of its latest trailer, it seems Far Cry’s fan-favourite Blood Dragons are making a comeback.The latest DLC content promises a zombified version of Romeo and…

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Rainbow Six Siege's next two operators revealed

Rainbow Six Siege has fully unveiled its next two operators, adding a new attacker and defender to the game’s roster.The high armour, low speed Clash is the game’s first defender to operate a shield – a weapon-type previously restricted to attacking operators.The shield is intended to halt to progress of…

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Sorry to Bother You: is this the most shocking anti-capitalist film ever?

Would you run a workforce of slaves if the price was right? Would you give up your freedom for a job, food and a bed…

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The new Pooh film: In which Christopher Robin has a midlife crisis

The new Christopher Robin film, starring Ewan McGregor in the tital role, has been panned by the critics and banned in China. Worst of all,…

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U.S. judge agrees to block Grand Theft Auto 5 cheat programs

A U.S. federal judge has agreed to grant Take-Two Interactive an injunction against the creator of Grand Theft Auto 5 cheat programs, Menyoo and Absolute.As reported by Reuters (via Gamasutra), the parent company of Rockstar, Take-Two, issued a preliminary injunction against David Zipperer, from Georgia, USA, after it asserted the…

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U.S. judge agrees to block Grand Theft Auto 5 cheat programs

A U.S. federal judge has agreed to grant Take-Two Interactive an injunction against the creator of Grand Theft Auto 5 cheat programs, Menyoo and Absolute.As reported by Reuters (via Gamasutra), the parent company of Rockstar, Take-Two, issued a preliminary injunction against David Zipperer, from Georgia, USA, after it asserted the cheat programs griefed competitors without their consent or knowledge, causing “irreparable harm to [Take-Two’s] sales and reputation”.Although the court dismissed Take-Two’s complaint that the hacker’s “unfair competition” had lost the company half a million dollars, it agreed that an injunction would be in the public interest and prohibited Zipperer from…

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Black Magic Sanction (Hollows)

Black Magic Sanction (Hollows) Rachel Morgan has fought and hunted vampires, werewolves, banshees, demons, and other supernatural dangers as both witch and bounty hunter—and lived to tell the tale. But she’s never faced off against her own kind . . . until now. Denounced and shunned for dealing with demons and black magic, her best hope is life imprisonment—her worst, a forced lobotomy and genetic slavery. Only her enemies are…

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Blizzard wants you to try Overwatch for free again next weekend

Just in case you’re one of the six people left in the world yet to try Overwatch, Blizzard has announced another free weekend that perfectly ties in with the final pre-Christmas UK bank holiday of 2018.Running between 7pm (UK time) on 23rd and 8am (UK time) on 28th August, the…

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Tekken 7 Season 2 Characters Lei and Anna Launch in September Alongside Huge Gameplay Changes

Tekken it to the next level.The second season pass for Tekken 7 has a release date, and Bandai Namco has confirmed that it’ll launch alongside a slew of gameplay tweaks and changes, as well as balancing adjustments. What’s more, returning characters Anna Williams and Lei Wulong — both part of…

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Blizzard wants you to try Overwatch for free again next weekend

Just in case you’re one of the six people left in the world yet to try Overwatch, Blizzard has announced another free weekend that perfectly ties in with the final pre-Christmas UK bank holiday of 2018.Running between 7pm (UK time) on 23rd and 8am (UK time) on 28th August, the trial will be available across PC, PlayStation and Xbox One, and offer the full complement of 28 heroes, including new kid – well, hamster – on the block, Wrecking Ball.All modes will be available across all 18 maps, and you’ll be able to keep any progress you make should you…

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Ashton Sanders: ‘Black artists still have to work 10 times harder’

The star of the Oscar-winning film Moonlight talks race relations in Hollywood, working with Denzel Washington, and his eclectic taste in moviesIt’s been a head-spinning…

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Forza Horizon 2 will reach "end of life" status next month and be removed from the Xbox store

If you’ve fallen hard for Forza Horizon 2 after Microsoft gave you the chance to try it for free this month, you’d better grab the extra content and DLC sooner rather than later – developer Turn 10 has confirmed the racer is now speeding towards its “end of life”.Tucked down at the bottom of a recent Forza-flavoured update post (via Engadget), Turn 10’s Brian Ekberg made the announcement, although stopped short of detailing why the game is being retired four years (to the day) after it was released. “A heads up for the Forza community: Forza Horizon 2 will reach…

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Irvine Welsh: ‘I thought Trainspotting would be a cult book, but not generation-defining’

The Scottish author on 25 years of his landmark novel, Brexit as a catalyst for democratic change and the exhilarating effects of boxingTrainspotting is 25…

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The Eyes of Orson Welles review – devoted documentary on director as artist

Mark Cousins’s love letter to the great film-maker is convincing, if earnestMark Cousins’s charming essay film is named The Eyes of Orson Welles, though a…

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The Equalizer 2 review – B-movie silliness mars Denzel Washington’s returning vigilante

The Oscar-winner adds magnetism and chemistry to a fitfully enjoyable sequel Reuniting for the fourth time with director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer, The…

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25 Crazy Fan Redesigns of Iconic Cartoon Characters Better Than What We Got

While Saturday morning cartoons have more-or-less gone the way of the dinosaur (as soul-crushing as that sounds), there are still legions of fans who adore…

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Dragon Ball: 20 Strange Things About Android 18’s Body

The vast majority of the fighters in <em>Dragon Ball </em>and <em>Dragon Ball Z </em>were male, with martial arts being presented as something that men were more interested in than women.

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Thor Dies To Lead Marvel's Valkyrie Into Battle

<a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/thor/"><strong>Thor</strong></a> is determined to lead the Valkyrie soldiers of Marvel's Valhalla – even if it kills him. Well, it actually already did kill him.…

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New Captain Marvel Promo Art Has Brie Larson In The Classic Suit

Some brand new promo art for Captain Marvel has Brie Larson as Carol Danvers in the classic red and blue suit, looking a lot like…

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Voodoo Knights: A Reverse Harem Romance (Black Magic Harem Book 1)

Voodoo Knights: A Reverse Harem Romance (Black Magic Harem Book 1) Four dark and dangerous spirits haunt me. They’re black magic manipulators, voodoo masters—and they say they’re here to be my teachers. But can I really trust a man who turns into a cat? A motorcycle riding jerk with a bag of souls? How about his top hat wearing friend or the weirdo that lives in the tree in my…

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New Avengers 4 Theory Suggests A Happy Ending For Captain America

As the ensemble action of Avengers: Infinity War made evident, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is getting awfully crowded these days, and if Disney wants this…

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The Latest Predator TV Spot Focuses On A New Species Of Terror

The thrilling new promo – which you can check out above – can’t help but focus on the “ultimate predator.” According to director Shane Black,…

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Idris Elba: ‘My ambition is boundless’

Idris Elba is powering through his midlife crisis – 007 rumours and all. He talks to Tim LewisIdris Elba is currently in the grip of…

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Hitomi, Leifang Debut in Dead or Alive 6 Alongside Giant Tentacle

Of course.Oh, it’s like that, is it? Team Ninja’s been talking about how Dead or Alive 6 is going to be a more mature take on the series, but here’s Hitomi and Leifang being, shall we say, tickled by a giant tentacle. Both characters were confirmed earlier in the month,…

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Brief News: WATCHMEN & TREADSTONE TV Series Ordered; OUTLANDER: S4 Premiere Date, TOMMYKNOCKERS Update, & More

  Brief News about: a Watchmen and Treadstone TV Series, Outlander, The Tommyknockers Remake, and More In brief, new movie and television show news has…

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Here's a glimpse at Battlefield 5 battle royale

DICE has offered a glimpse – and I mean a glimpse – at Battlefield 5’s battle royale mode.The sneak peek came at the end of a recently-released trailer for the WW2-themed shooter, and shows a ring of fire – Battlefield 5’s version of Fortnite’s Storm Eye or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ blue…

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Christopher Robin review – midlife-crisis drama or children’s film?

This strangely pitched story follows Ewan McGregor’s Christopher as he rediscovers his sense of fun with the help of some CGI characters“I’m not a hero,…

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Fishing Sim World Tries to Reel You in with New Trailer

All about that bass.At this point, the PlayStation 4 must play host to some of the nichest games ever created. Fishing Sim World joins the likes of Construction Simulator 2, aiming to deliver an online angling experience above and beyond any that’s come before. Due out on 18th September, the…

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Dead Man (Black Magic Outlaw Book 1)

Dead Man (Black Magic Outlaw Book 1) I’m Cisco Suarez: necromancer, shadow charmer, black magic outlaw. Sounds kinda cool, doesn’t it? It was, right until I woke up half dead in a dumpster. Did I say half dead? Because I meant 100% dead. Full on. I don’t do things halfway. So here I am, alive for some reason, just another sunny day in Miami. It’s a perfect paradise, except I’m…

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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? – Issue 233

“Maybe I should play some?”.After months of scorching weather, the grey clouds have descended on the UK, and it’s all feeling rather muggy outdoors. There’s never been a better time to stay in with a nice iced tea and a couple of video games, then, and fortunately the release schedule…

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Soapbox: Why I Love Shenmue

Sammy Barker recalls his history with Yu Suzuki’s hit series.Republished on Thursday, 18th August 2018: We’re bringing this article back from the archives in celebration of Shenmue I & II’s impending release on the PlayStation 4. The original text follows.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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Unreleased 1994 Game From Battlefield's DICE Comes Out in 2019

<a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/battlefield-5/"><strong><em>Battlefield</em></strong></a> developer DICE is having an unreleased project brought back to life, with the title <em>Hardcore</em> finally seeing release after being abandoned in 1994. Since…

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The Flash Set Photos Offer New Look at Nora West-Allen's Superhero Suit

Ahead of <em><strong><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/the-flash/">The Flash</a></strong></em> season 5, photos have begun popping up on Twitter revealing more of newcomer Nora Allen's speedster suit. Played by Jessica Parker…

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Mystery MCU Phase 4 Movie Eyeing Mid-2019 Filming Start

A mystery Phase 4 <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/mcu/"><strong>Marvel Cinematic Universe</strong></a> movie is reportedly looking to begin filming next summer overseas. Marvel Studios is currently focused on finishing out Phase…

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Nightmare Before Christmas & Hocus Pocus Returning to Theaters

Disney's spooky cult classics <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/the-nightmare-before-christmas/"><em><strong>The Nightmare Before Christmas</strong></em> </a>and<a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/hocus-pocus/"><em> <strong>Hocus Pocus</strong></em> </a>are being brought back from the dead and returning to select movie…

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A mortgage broker worked out the real world cost of a house in Skyrim

In the real world, house prices are so high that owning your own home is a pipedream for millions.But what would it cost to buy a house in, say, Skyrim, if it were in the real world? Well, all of a sudden house prices get a bit more realistic.Mortgage broker…

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This week's best deals: Two-Point Hospital, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Geforce 1060 and more

Time for another look at this week’s best deals – and just a few days until the Shenmue remasters hit! I’m unashamed to admit that I’m looking forward to playing through both Shenmue games more than I am most of this year’s big releases. Okay, maybe I’m a little ashamed…

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This week's best deals: Two-Point Hospital, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Geforce 1060 and more

Time for another look at this week’s best deals – and just a few days until the Shenmue remasters hit! I’m unashamed to admit that I’m looking forward to playing through both Shenmue games more than I am most of this year’s big releases. Okay, maybe I’m a little ashamed to say that, but that’s just me. This week’s batch of gaming deals ranges from graphics cards to MicroSD cards, with plenty of things that aren’t cards also. As usual, we’ve got deals that’ll work in the UK, deals that’ll work in the US and some deals that will work…

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FIFA 19 is going big on the Spanish league

FIFA 19 is going big on the Spanish league with 16 brand new stadiums in the game.In FIFA 19 you can pick any of the officially-licensed LaLiga clubs and play in their stadium in Career and Kick-Off modes, or add the item to your FIFA Ultimate Team club. However, PES…

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Bungie makes a new, more accessible version of the hardest weapon to get in Destiny 2

Bungie has announced a plan to make a new, more accessible version of the hardest weapon to get in Destiny 2 – and now the community is questioning the very nature of the grind itself.Redrix’s Claymore is a legendary quality pulse rifle with a unique perk combo: Outlaw and Desperado.…

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Ian McEwan: ‘I despise lying, ideological Brexiters’

The Booker-winning author on Angela Merkel, tennis and his tribute to The Go-BetweenBorn in Hampshire, Ian McEwan, 70, took a creative writing MA at the…

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At last, an Oscar for popular film. Because who needs another The Shape Of Water? | Hadley Freeman

Many of the most enduring films of the past few decades remain ungarlandedWhen I was a kid, my parents had an amazingly impressive collection of…

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Video games magazines and me

It’s fun to read angry reviews of rubbish things. But enthusiasm reads great, too. ‘Valve just hit the high note no other developer could reach,’ from Edge’s Half-Life 2 review has stuck with me since I first read it (thank you nameless Edge contributor!).It’s why all those annual Best-Ofs or…

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Video games magazines and me

It’s fun to read angry reviews of rubbish things. But enthusiasm reads great, too. ‘Valve just hit the high note no other developer could reach,’ from Edge’s Half-Life 2 review has stuck with me since I first read it (thank you nameless Edge contributor!).It’s why all those annual Best-Ofs or All-Time Top Tens are so satisfying. Yes, it’s often the usual suspects of Halos and Dark Souls, the sequence lightly tossed. But it’s a thrill to see someone take things so brilliant and familiar, and coil them into two or three sentences that spring on reading. Here’s another from Edge…

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2018 Fall Movie Preview: The 30 Films to See

Fall 2018 is packed with exciting films that vary from Disney sequels to Marvel or DC superhero tentpoles and, of course, more potential Oscar contenders than you…

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20 Craziest Things About Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Body

Since the last episode premiered in 2003, <strong><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/buffy-the-vampire-slayer/"><em>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</em></a></strong> has been heralded for its progressive stance on the modern day heroine. It's…

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‘We’re still fighting that same fight’: how Spike Lee got his groove back with BlacKkKlansman

The celebrated director’s latest film fuses past and present, updating the true tale of a black detective who infiltrated the KKK with the racial tensions…

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James McAvoy Injured While Fighting Pennywise On IT: Chapter Two Set

Production on the hotly anticipated sequel to Andy Muschietti’s IT is in full swing, and although the motion picture may be rooted in make-believe, the…

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Treasures, Demons, and Other Black Magic (Dowser Series Book 3)

Treasures, Demons, and Other Black Magic (Dowser Series Book 3) I hadn’t set foot in the human world for more than a few hours in over three and a half months. Sure, I was stronger and faster than I’d ever been before, and I had a shiny new sword, but I was seriously chocolate deprived. I don’t recommend quitting cold turkey. And the new sword was a problem — to…

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Fantastic Four Writer Apologizes For Making Such A Bad Film

It’s hard to think of another film with so much potential that bombed so hard. 2015’s Fantastic Four was meant to attract a new generation…

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The Nun Looks Set To Scare Up A Huge Opening Weekend

The Conjuring franchise has firmly established itself as one of the big beasts of the current horror golden age, and the latest spinoff, The Nun,…

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Gamescom 2018 Opening Ceremony to Feature World Premieres

Announcements from Bandai Namco, THQ Nordic, more.It seems like the organisers of Gamescom 2018 have graduated from the renowned School of Geoff Keighley, as they’re bigging up some World Premieres set to debut during the Cologne convention’s opening ceremony. You’ll be able to watch the event unfold live from 10AM…

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Until Dawn Maker Trademarks Shattered State

Supermassive lining up Gamescom reveal?Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games has trademarked a title called Shattered State, and with Gamescom 2018 right around the corner, we’d bank on some kind of reveal coinciding with the Cologne-based convention next week. Interestingly, the Guildford-based studio filed the trademark itself, suggesting that it won’t…

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The Bottom Line: August 17, 2018: Mark Wahlberg Brings CIA Black Ops Action to Cineplexes

  The Bottom Line August 17, 2018 Quick Takes The Meg was the popcorn film that audiences craved last weekend. The Meg was the Number…

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Voice of Tekken's Heihachi and Many More Video Game Characters Unsho Ishizuka Passes Away

Age 67.Veteran Japanese voice actor Unsho Ishizuka has passed away age 67. Ishizuka was the voice behind dozens of video game and anime characters, from Tekken and Call of Duty to Pokémon and Dragon Ball Z. Perhaps most relevant to this website, Ishizuka voiced the iconic Heihachi Mishima in Tekken.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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Guacamelee! 2 Looks Spicy in 20 Minute Gameplay Demo

Mexican wave.Oh, damn – Guacamelee! 2 is coming out, isn’t it? The long-awaited sequel to Drinkbox’s super-stylish action platformer is looking every inch as tight as its predecessor in this 20 minute PlayStation Underground gameplay demo. We’ve currently got senior staff writer Stephen Tailby equipped with a sombrero and we’re…

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Blockbuster Games Get More Affordable in North American PS Store Sale

Extra savings for PS Plus members.The never-ending string of PlayStation Store sales will take your wallet hostage yet again this weekend, with the Attack of the Blockbusters promotion on the North American plaza. As you may expect, this mostly consists of behemoth brands like Call of Duty and God of…

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Super Seducer Creator Would 'Love to Make' a Game Like Bloodborne or Dark Souls

He’s a big fan.Super Seducer developer and star Richard La Ruina’s a big fan of FromSoftware’s games, apparently. Speaking to Game Industry in a rather revealing interview, La Ruina says that he and his wife Kate, who’s producing Super Seducer 2, “really like FromSoftware games like Bloodborne and Dark Souls”.Read…

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H1Z1 PS4 producer on spectacular launch, balancing and what comes next

It’s no secret H1Z1 hasn’t had the easiest of rides. Despite being one of the first games to develop a battle royale mode, H1Z1’s PC version suffered a huge dip in player numbers when competitors such as PUBG and Fortnite emerged. Meanwhile, the H1Z1 community has often complained about the…

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Fallout 76 Trailer Gives a Little More Insight into How Multiplayer Works

Friend or foe.Listen, we’re still not quite sold on the idea of an always online, always multiplayer Fallout game, but we won’t deny that there’s potential in the concept. Whether Fallout 76 can deliver, however, is yet to be seen, but at least this latest Vault Tec infomercial presents a…

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