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Marvel Studios’ ‘Loki’ series to be run by ‘Rick and Morty’ writer

Marvel Studios has found a showrunner for its Loki series on Disney+. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Waldon (Rick and Morty) will write the pilot and serve as the executive producer. Tom Hiddleston is still expected to star in the series despite rumors suggesting that his primary role might be that of…

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Dead Cells' massive Pimp My Run update out now on consoles

Developer Motion Twin’s wonderfully crunchy rogue-like platformer Dead Cells has just received a massive new update on consoles, bringing, among an enormous list of other things, a stable 60FPS on Switch.That’s certainly an extremely welcome addition, given the sometimes unpleasantly wayward frame rate that plagued the Switch version at launch…

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TRIPLE FRONTIER (2019) Movie Trailer 2: Ben Affleck Leads a Former Special Forces Team on a Heist

  Triple Frontier Trailer 2 Netflix has released the second movie trailer for Triple Frontier (2019). The first movie trailer for Triple Frontier can be…

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Sony Didn't Forget the PS3 on Valentine's Day as System Gets New Firmware Update

Old flame.Has Sony still got the hots for the PS3? Probably not, but the system, now over a decade old, did get a new firmware update on Valentine’s Day. Yep, it’s still kicking.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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Marvel Studios’ ‘Loki’ series to be run by ‘Rick and Morty’ writer

Marvel Studios has found a showrunner for its Loki series on Disney+. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Waldon (Rick and Morty) will write the pilot and serve as the executive producer. Tom Hiddleston is still expected to star in the series despite rumors suggesting that his primary role might be that of…

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Dead Cells' massive Pimp My Run update out now on consoles

Developer Motion Twin’s wonderfully crunchy rogue-like platformer Dead Cells has just received a massive new update on consoles, bringing, among an enormous list of other things, a stable 60FPS on Switch.That’s certainly an extremely welcome addition, given the sometimes unpleasantly wayward frame rate that plagued the Switch version at launch…

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TRIPLE FRONTIER (2019) Movie Trailer 2: Ben Affleck Leads a Former Special Forces Team on a Heist

  Triple Frontier Trailer 2 Netflix has released the second movie trailer for Triple Frontier (2019). The first movie trailer for Triple Frontier can be…

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Sony Didn't Forget the PS3 on Valentine's Day as System Gets New Firmware Update

Old flame.Has Sony still got the hots for the PS3? Probably not, but the system, now over a decade old, did get a new firmware update on Valentine’s Day. Yep, it’s still kicking.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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Poll: Do You Think Sony Is Telling the Truth About Cross-Play?

Open the gates.Ah, cross-play. Everyone’s favourite subject just got unearthed from its still-warm grave earlier this week, when Sony basically came out and said that despite popular belief, developers are free to request cross-play functionality for their games. This was in response to a number of studios supposedly calling Sony…

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ANTHEM Early Access Immediately Hit with Widespread Connection Issues

Bodes well for PS4 release next week.ANTHEM is available to play right now on PC and Xbox One, but only with EA’s early access mumbo jumbo. Or at least, it would be, if it wasn’t already plagued by connection issues. The web is currently rampant with complaints, forcing EA’s official…

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Fallout 76 purging duped items in today's patch

UPDATE 15/02/2019: To the surprise of pretty much everyone, Bethesda’s latest maintenance patch seems to have successfully removed many of the game’s illicit items. The “dupocalypse” – as some players have termed it – purged hundreds of duped items from player inventories. Bethesda says the patch targeted “400 weapon and…

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KILLING EVE: Season 2 Teaser Trailer 2: Sandra Oh & Jodie Comer Are ‘Addicted’ to Each Other [BBC]

  Killing Eve Trailer 2 BBC has released the second teaser trailer for Killing Eve: Season 2. The first teaser trailer for Killing Eve: Season…

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Japanese Dead or Alive 6 Stream Axed After Things Got a Bit Too Sexually Suggestive

Careful now.Ahead of its release next month, Dead or Alive 6 showed its face at Evo Japan as part of a promotional slot. The whole thing (or thereabouts) was streamed live on Twitch, with a sizeable audience watching on as things got a little steamy.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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Film Casting: AQUAMAN 2; INFINITE; Jason Momoa & Josh Brolin in DUNE; & More

  Aquaman 2, Infinite, Dune, and more Film Casting News Aquaman 2, Infinite, Dune, and more movies have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director…

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Jump Force Load Time Improvements Promised in Upcoming Patch

Plus the option to skip cutscenes.The load times in Jump Force aren’t good. You’re booted to a rather lengthy load screen every time the game switches to a fight, or even a new cutscene. It all gets a bit tedious when you just want to blitz the title’s story missions,…

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Dead or Alive 6 Demo Coming Soon, Mai From King of Fighters Returns as DLC Again

Season pass also confirmed.Dead or Alive 6 will be getting a ‘Deluxe Demo’, Koei Tecmo has confirmed. It’ll feature online battles, training modes, combo challenges, and a brief look at the game’s story. It’ll also include all 24 playable characters, so more hardcore fans of the series may appreciate the…

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Star Wars: 10 Famous Cameos Fans Probably Didn't Even Notice

From the Skywalker Saga to the anthology pieces, George Lucas' <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/star-wars/">Star Wars franchise</a> is one that has transcended generations. From the debut of <em>A…

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8 Fiercest Female Villains From The Marvel Universe

Watching <a href="https://screenrant.com/movie-news/">Hollywood</a> movies as a woman can sometimes be demoralizing. Too frequently, female characters are one-dimensional, lacking in agency and completely unrepresentative of what…

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Loki Disney+ TV Show Gets Rick & Morty Writer, Plot Details Revealed

Writer Michael Waldron is set to be the showrunner of Tom Hiddleston’s Loki miniseries on Disney+. Marvel Studios has dominated the film industry for the last decade thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but they’re looking to expand their reach once Avengers: Endgame wraps up Phase 3. Part of their plan is to develop miniseries that are set within the MCU and feature some of their bigger, yet underused stars.One of the…

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Fortnite fans turn seismologists as map begins cracking up

Fissures are forming within Fortnite’s map, as the battle royale phenomenon readies itself for another season-ending calamity. Three cracks have appeared so far – tearing through the earth in real-time for anyone in-game at that particular point. More are due roughly every 12 hours or so over the next two…

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Fortnite dance litigation crumbles as Alfonso Ribeiro refused Carlton dance copyright

Alfonso Ribeiro, the actor known for playing Carlton in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has hit a major stumbling block in his legal action against Fortnite and Epic Games, and 2K Games and the NBA 2K series. He’s been refused copyright of the Carlton dance.The US Copyright…

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Xbox One X down to £339

Update: Currys have removed this deal for reasons unknown, luckily, it’s still alive over at the Currys eBay outlet – where it remains at the ludicrous price of £339. Get in there fast folks! The self-proclaimed World’s Most Powerful Console™, Microsoft’s Xbox One X, is down to its lowest price yet, a mere £339 over at Currys.We promise there is no complimentary copy of Fallout 76 strapped to the back of the Xbox or rammed innocuously into a port. None that’s visible to the naked eye, at least. Read more

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Wolverine & Venom Lead Marvel's Deadliest Avengers EVER

Captain America and Iron Man may be movie stars, but the time has come for Wolverine, Punisher, Venom and more killer heroes to form a new kind of superhero team… as the Savage Avengers. The Marvel Universe doesn’t know what’s coming.It’s no understatement to say that for many current Marvel fans, the newly announced series will be their most exciting Avengers roster to date, filled with characters far too brutal,…

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You HAVE To See The Original Happy Death Day Before The Sequel

Warning: This article contains major SPOILERS for Happy Death Day, and minor SPOILERS for Happy Death Day 2U.Comedic horror sequel Happy Death Day 2U is out now, and it’s vital that audiences are familiar with the first Happy Death Day before heading to the theater. Perhaps more than any other genre, if a horror film is successful at the box office, it’ll probably get a sequel. In fact, it might spawn…

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Where Is Shazam's Full Trailer? Here's Why It's Taking So Long

DC’s Shazam! movie releases in less than two months and it still hasn’t received a full-length trailer – what’s taking so long? Coming on the heels of the DCEU’s first billion-dollar success with James Wan’s Aquaman in December, the first live-action DC movie to hit theaters this year is Shazam!, which is being directed by David F. Sandberg and produced by Peter Safran, who also had a hand in getting…

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FilmBookCast Ep. 98 – THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART (2019)

  FilmBookCast Ep. 98 FilmBookCast is an entertainment industry news podcast about the latest movie and television show news.During each episode, FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and…

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Mortal Kombat 11's latest confirmed fighter is Jade

As Mortal Kombat 11 gears up for its April 23rd launch on Xbox One, PS4, and PC, developer NetherRealm is becoming progressively less coy about the game’s full fighter roster. And we can now add another familiar face to the list, with classic character Jade confirmed to return.Jade made her…

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See photos of Brie Larson and the stars of ‘Captain Marvel’ at the Singapore fan event

Marvel Studios held a fan event featuring the directors and stars of Captain Marvel in Singapore yesterday. Stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Gemma Chan were there, along with directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. You can view photos of the event via the gallery below. This is the same…

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Brie Larson wants to see Ms. Marvel in the ‘Captain Marvel’ sequel

Captain Marvel is three weeks from hitting theaters and on track for $100M in its opening weekend. That would certainly go a long way in helping the franchise earn a sequel. Star Brie Larson knows exactly what, or rather whom she would like to see in the second film. “My…

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Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 – All Confirmed Characters

Every MK 11 fighter revealed so far.Which characters have been confirmed for Mortal Kombat 11? Warner Bros has granted NetherRealm Studios another eye-watering budget to make the latest MK game its goriest yet, and with high-profile celebrities like Ronda Rousey attached to the project, you can expect this brawler to…

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Marvel Studios News podcast #109 – Iron Man is in the Endgame now

We’re kicking off our sequel to last year’s Road to Infinity War series by placing Iron Man in the Endgame! We track Tony Stark’s (Robert Downey Jr.) journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, highlighting the developments that have made his character arc so compelling for the past decade. Finally, we…

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’: First Hasbro toys tease stealth suit

New York Toy Fair will be held this weekend, but we’ve got an early sneak peek at Hasbro’s offerings from Spider-Man: Far From Home. New images have been released of role play toys and a Spider-Man figure that teases the character’s new stealth suit from the film. The Web Gear Spider-Man…

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Oninaki is a new action RPG from the studio behind I am Setsuna

I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear developer Tokyo RPG Factory has unveiled Oninaki, a new action RPG heading to Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam this summer.Oninaki, according to publisher Square Enix, tells the story of Kagachi, a so-called Watcher with the power to move between the Living World and the…

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‘Avengers’ Advanced Tech Hoodies will have you geared up for the ‘Endgame’

Official images and news related to Avengers: Endgame are in short supply, but Merchoid has come out of the gate strong with what could be the definitive piece of apparel from the film. Today, the company revealed its Avengers Advanced Tech Hoodies. They are awesome and they are available for pre-order! The…

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Neill Blomkamp's ANTHEM Video Conviction Is More of a Trailer Than a Short Film

But it’s pretty good.Earlier in the week, you may recall the announcement that EA partnered with sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp to produce what it called a short film based on the upcoming BioWare shooter, ANTHEM. Well, as promised, it premiered earlier today, but anyone expecting anything more than a trailer…

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Rainbow Six Siege's free weekend is underway

Rainbox Six Siege is poised to embark on its fourth year of content soon, and in the run up 2019’s first season update, known as Operation Burnt Horizon, Ubisoft is holding a free-play weekend on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.Proceedings are already underway on all platforms as of today, February…

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Classic PS3 Bloom-'Em-Up flower Comes to PC

Bloomin’ heck.It looks like Sony is allowing Annapurna Interactive to bring some of the PlayStation 3’s more famous indie titles to the PC, with Journey already announced and flower available now. The legendary thatgamecompany exclusive — which sees you control petals as you restore natural beauty to increasingly polluted scenes…

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KNIGHTFALL: Season 2 TV Show Trailer: Mark Hamill thinks Tom Cullen Shouldn’t be a Knights Templar [History]

  Knightfall Season 2 Trailer History‘s Knightfall: Season 2 TV show trailer stars Tom Cullen, Mark Hamill, Ed Stoppard, Padraic Delaney, and Simon Merrells. Knightfall:…

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‘Captain Marvel’ box office tracking predicts $100M+ opening weekend

Captain Marvel is headed toward one of the best opening weekends for a solo franchise debut film in Marvel Studios history. The film arrived on industry tracking boards today and appears set for $100M+ in its first three days in North America. It does not appear Captain Marvel will challenge Black Panther…

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THE GIFTED: Season 2, Episode 15: Monsters TV Show Trailer & Plot Synopsis [Fox]

  The Gifted Monsters Trailer and Plot Synopsis Fox‘s The Gifted: Season 2, Episode 15: Monsters TV show trailer and official plot synopsis have been…

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Neill Blomkamp's live action Anthem short film is very short indeed

Conviction, the live action Anthem short film from District 9 director Neil Blomkamp, is now available to watch online. When publisher EA described Conviction as a new Anthem “story”, many were expecting… well, an actual story. Instead, Conviction is simply a live-action trailer. It’s a thrilling one, for sure, and…

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Take Trials Rising for a spin in next week's open beta

If you’ve been wanting to take Ubisoft’s latest motorbike game for a trial run, now’s your chance, as Trials Rising is making its way into open beta next week. The test period runs from 21st to 25th February, and can be accessed on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC.…

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Block party: Nintendo's 99-player Tetris is savaging my self-esteem

The new battle royale version of Tetris is absurdly compelling – but prepare to take a hit to your game-playing egoI’m sorry to have to…

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HANNA (2019) TV Show Trailer 2: Joel Kinnaman & Esme Creed-Miles are Hunted by Mireille Enos [Amazon Prime]

  Hanna Trailer 2 The second TV show trailer for Hanna (2019) has been released by Amazon Prime. The first Hanna TV show trailer can…

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THE FLASH: Season 5, Episode 15: King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd TV Show Trailer [The CW]

  The Flash King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd Trailer The CW‘s The Flash: Season 5, Episode 15: King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd TV show trailer…

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Obsidian's The Outer Worlds explored in new videos

If you liked Fallout: New Vegas, chances are you’ll be excited for Obsidian’s new game The Outer Worlds, because it looks like New Vegas meets BioShock in space.The Outer Worlds was unveiled in a short video at The Game Awards in December (not to be confused with Anapurna’s space exploration…

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Crackdown 3 review – flimsy futuristic fun as moreish as popcorn

PC, Xbox One; Sumo Digital/MicrosoftThis simple action caper where players liberate a neon-clad city from a sinister megacorp makes 15 hours disappear easilyA capsule comic-book…

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Crackdown 3 tech analysis: a console classic reborn?

The journey towards Crackdown 3’s release has not been a smooth one – but after some four years in development, the game is finally complete. Its troubled history and dodgy trailers left us concerned about the quality of the final product but as it turns out, the campaign portion of Crackdown 3 is actually an accomplished and often beautiful game, using Unreal Engine 4 innovatively to deliver a unique visual style, paired with the best HDR implementation we’ve seen since Gran Turismo Sport. Whether Crackdown 3 delivers as a sequel comes down to how closely wedded you are to the…

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Round Up: Jump Force Reviews Bring the Manga Mash-Up Down to Earth

A hop rather than a leap.The release of Jump Force is just around the corner, but how’s the critical reception? This anime brawler brings together a wide range of manga heroes to do battle in climactic clashes, and the reviews have started coming in. While there are a few positive…

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Final Fantasy 9 remaster now on Switch and Xbox One

Square Enix’s remastered version of Final Fantasy 9 is now available for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and on PC via the Windows 10 PC store.Final Fantasy 7 also now has a Switch release date, of 26th March.There’s a lot of love for FF9 and its classic fantasy style. It’s an…

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Jason Blum Wants to Make 10 More Halloween Movies

Jason Blum has expressed interest in releasing 10 future Halloween films, which means Michael Myers may be slashing his way into theaters for many years to come. After nearly a decade away from the big screen, Blum’s production company Blumhouse brought the knife-wielding killer back with a purpose, as last year’s film was well received by fans and critics alike, and became the highest grossing slasher since Wes Craven’s Scream. Reports of a…

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Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman & David Castaneda: Umbrella Academy

Tom Hopper has appeared on such shows as Doctor Who, Black Sails, and Game of Thrones. Now he plays Luther Hargreeves on Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy, an offbeat superhero drama based on the comic book series of the same name. Emmy Raver-Lampman plays Allison Hargreeves, a celebrity that can manipulate reality by lying. David Castaneda plays Diego Hargreeves, a gifted knife thrower and the “rebel” in the family.Screen Rant: The…

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Game of Thrones Possible Season 8 Premiere Cast Includes Edmure Tully & Robin Arryn

The Game of Thrones season 8 premiere cast list has been revealed, and there are some surprising additions, including Robin Arryn and Edmure Tully. The series returns mid-April, and the premiere is undoubtedly going to be a massive event, catching fans up on where all the major characters are. This is going to be made a little easier by the fact that at the end of the last season, all…

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Rainbow Six: Siege Celebrates Successful Three Years with Free Weekend on PS4

See what all the fuss is about.The success of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege is pretty staggering. Releasing at the very end of 2015, the tactical shooter has remained popular ever since, and now boasts over 40 million players across platforms. This is largely thanks to Ubisoft’s constant updates and…

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Round Up: Far Cry: New Dawn Reviews Reveal a Familiar Adventure with a Few New Tricks

It’s a new dawn.The embargo has just been lifted on Far Cry: New Dawn, the nuclear-flavoured sequel to Far Cry 5. The colourful post-apocalypse arrives with a bang, garnering largely positive reviews from all the usual suspects, with some lower scores in the mix too. By the sound of it,…

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Far Cry New Dawn review – a perfectly proportioned slice of Far Cry mayhem

There’s a not-so-small, cynical part of me that just wants to copy-and-paste my Far Cry 5 review right here and be done with it. Far Cry: New Dawn boasts many of the same faces and places you’ll remember from Far Cry 5, but they’re spun through a different story. It’s…

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Far Cry New Dawn review – a perfectly proportioned slice of Far Cry mayhem

There’s a not-so-small, cynical part of me that just wants to copy-and-paste my Far Cry 5 review right here and be done with it. Far Cry: New Dawn boasts many of the same faces and places you’ll remember from Far Cry 5, but they’re spun through a different story. It’s the same map – albeit a little truncated – but much of Hope County’s still-recognisable landmarks lie in ruins and are now daubed a gaudy, neon pink. It plays in an almost identical way, offering an almost identical menu of story and side missions, along with an almost identical selection…

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Disney's Frozen 2 Trailer With The Avengers Theme Is Actually Perfect

Frozen 2’s recently released trailer gets The Avengers’ official theme treatment in a surprisingly effective mash-up. Disney rolled out fans’ very first look at the much-anticipated sequel of the 2013’s smash hit, Frozen. But this time the Arendelle sisters Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel) are much older compared to the last time fans saw them. Together with their trusty allies, Olaf and Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), the princesses are set…

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Battlefield V's Combined Arms Co-op Mode is A Big Boring Letdown

Battlefield V may be a disappointment to publisher Electronic Arts in terms of not meeting sales targets, but as months go by, it’s becoming a disappointment in and of itself from a content standpoint. There’s so much potential with Battlefield V, a game that generally runs well and looks beautiful, but in terms of features and content, DICE is lost. Or maybe just really rushed.When it comes to Battlefield V’s delayed Combined…

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Game of Thrones' Original Pilot Would Have Killed the Show Before It Began

Game of Thrones’ original pilot episode never aired and was reportedly such a disaster that it would’ve ruined the series. Now, an unearthed script shows just what was wrong. HBO’s critically acclaimed TV series is wrapping up its story with season 8 in April, but long before Game of Thrones even debuted on the network, a pilot episode was written, filmed, and edited.The Game of Thrones pilot (directed by Oscar-winning director Tom McCarthy)…

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Whipped Up for Summer

Symphony of the night.It’s got to be better than Mighty No. 9, right? To be fair, Koji Igarashi’s anticipated Castlevania-inspired spiritual successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night may have been conceived during the ill-fated Kickstarter boom, but it’s looking like it’s going to deliver on what fans expected. While we’re…

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Hammers Out a 12th July Release Date

Crafty.Was there an appetite for a Dragon Quest Builders sequel? Square Enix clearly thinks so, as it’s pulled out its wooden hammer and pegged a 12th July release date to Dragon Quest Builders 2 on the PlayStation 4. According to Square Enix, the game “packs in even more content and…

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Colourful Action RPG Oninaki Announced for PS4

Oni way to go.Square Enix and Tokyo RPG Factory has announced the latest in its line of throwback role-playing game experiences, with the colourful Oninaki. Due out this summer on the PlayStation 4, the release will see you assume the role of a Watcher called Kagachi who must destroy the…

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Resident Evil 2's free Ghost Survivors DLC is out this week

Resident Evil 2’s free Ghost Survivors DLC arrives on February 15th, Capcom has announced.Ghost Survivors, if you missed the original reveal, takes the form of three ‘what if’ stories built around characters you meet during Resident Evil 2’s main campaign. In a new post on the PlayStation Blog, Capcom likens…

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