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Hands On: Bus Simulator Blends Crazy Taxi, SimCity, and Train Sim World to Addictive Effect

Just the ticket.There are simulator games for practically everything these days, so it’s perhaps surprising that Bus Simulator is launching so late in the generation. Austrian developer Still Alive Studios has been checking tickets on the PC for a while now, but this year it will make a stop on…

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Amy Returns as Next DLC Character in SoulCalibur VI

Little lady.Amy, the foster daughter of Raphael, is returning to SoulCalibur as the next DLC character for SoulCalibur VI. She’s appeared throughout the series in various forms — some of them non-playable — but she’s looking deadly in the trailer that we’ve embedded above.Amy doesn’t have a release date yet,…

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Respawn has already banned over 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters

Cheaters flock to popular games, so it comes as no surprise to see cheating already hit Apex Legends.In a post on the Apex Legends subreddit, Respawn’s community manager said the developer had already banned over 16,000 cheaters from the game. The free-to-download battle royale hasn’t even been out a fortnight.”Cheaters…

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DLC Review: Resident Evil 2's The Ghost Survivors Brings the Toughest Tests Yet to Raccoon City

Brutal difficulty and little story.It’s hard to argue with free, but is this really the type of content we were hoping for from Resident Evil 2 post-launch? The Ghost Survivors was pitched as three non-canon ‘what if’ scenarios that focused on characters we’ve never had the chance to play as…

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Hands On: Bus Simulator Blends Crazy Taxi, SimCity, and Train Sim World to Addictive Effect

Just the ticket.There are simulator games for practically everything these days, so it’s perhaps surprising that Bus Simulator is launching so late in the generation. Austrian developer Still Alive Studios has been checking tickets on the PC for a while now, but this year it will make a stop on…

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Amy Returns as Next DLC Character in SoulCalibur VI

Little lady.Amy, the foster daughter of Raphael, is returning to SoulCalibur as the next DLC character for SoulCalibur VI. She’s appeared throughout the series in various forms — some of them non-playable — but she’s looking deadly in the trailer that we’ve embedded above.Amy doesn’t have a release date yet,…

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Respawn has already banned over 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters

Cheaters flock to popular games, so it comes as no surprise to see cheating already hit Apex Legends.In a post on the Apex Legends subreddit, Respawn’s community manager said the developer had already banned over 16,000 cheaters from the game. The free-to-download battle royale hasn’t even been out a fortnight.”Cheaters…

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DLC Review: Resident Evil 2's The Ghost Survivors Brings the Toughest Tests Yet to Raccoon City

Brutal difficulty and little story.It’s hard to argue with free, but is this really the type of content we were hoping for from Resident Evil 2 post-launch? The Ghost Survivors was pitched as three non-canon ‘what if’ scenarios that focused on characters we’ve never had the chance to play as…

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FIFA 19 has a new cover – and Cristiano Ronaldo isn't on it

FIFA 19 has a new cover, and previous cover star Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped.The Juventus and Portugal star was the main man when it came to FIFA 19, appearing on the front of the box and in the game’s main menus. Here’s how it looked:Now, five months after FIFA…

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Metro Exodus: a vision for the future of graphics technology

The PC version of Metro Exodus is a genuine game-changer for graphics technology – a vision of the way in which developers can take real-time rendering to the next level. In some respects, it is this generation’s Crysis moment – where the current state of the art is pushed to…

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Metro Exodus: a vision for the future of graphics technology

The PC version of Metro Exodus is a genuine game-changer for graphics technology – a vision of the way in which developers can take real-time rendering to the next level. In some respects, it is this generation’s Crysis moment – where the current state of the art is pushed to its limits, and where we see an aggressive push to deliver a taste – and maybe more – of next generation graphics. We expected something like this simply because of the pedigree of the developer and its technology. Metro and the 4A engine command immense respect for many PC enthusiasts…

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CATCH-22 (2019) TV Mini-series Trailer: George Clooney directs the Adaptation of Joseph Heller’s WWII Novel [Hulu]

  Catch-22 Trailer Hulu‘s Catch-22 (2019) TV Mini-series teaser trailer stars Christopher Abbott, George Clooney, Kyle Chandler, Hugh Laurie, and Kevin J. O’Connor. Catch-22‘s plot synopsis:…

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Amy is the next DLC character for Soulcalibur 6

Bandai Namco has confirmed Amy as the next DLC character for Soulcalibur 6.The character was announced during the Evo Japan tournament in Fukuoka alongside the trailer, below.Amy first appeared in Soulcalibur 2 but was a bonus playable character in Soulcalibur 3 before becoming a main playable character in subsequent entries…

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Resident Evil 2 remake's '98 costumes are a blast from the past

Capcom’s released ’98 costumes for both Leon and Claire to wear in the Resident Evil 2 remake – and they’re as nostalgia-fuelled as you could hope for.Both costumes are a free download right now, and each turns Leon and Claire into their polygonal originals from the PSone era.Here’s how Leon…

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Metro Exodus Survival Guide: How To Master The Day & Night Cycle

Metro Exodus is out now, and while it’s the third game in the series, it’s also the most expansive title yet with plenty of new features, like its brutal day and night cycle. While most of that expansion involves larger maps that border on open world-like locales in the game’s Russia setting, the newly introduced day and night cycle is a key element of Metro Exodus. This feature isn’t in…

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Supernatural: 10 Weaknesses The Angels (Even Castiel) Have

Angels were introduced to <em><a href="http://screenrant.com/tag/supernatural">Supernatural</a> </em>in season four. It made sense, of course — demons were a thing in this universe already, so why not…

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Theory: Iron Man 3 Was Introducing The Eternals In 2013

Iron Man 3 may have started laying the groundwork for The Eternals all the way back in 2013. Marvel Studios has a reputation for playing the long game, and eagle-eyed fans scour through the Marvel Cinematic Universe entries in search of Easter eggs, aware that some of them foreshadow future ideas. That means it’s well worth casting our eyes back over the last two-dozen Marvel movies for hints at what’s to come in Phase…

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PlanetSide Arena delayed again, will now launch alongside PS4 version

PlanetSide Arena has been delayed again – this time to the summer, when the PC battle royale spin-off will release alongside the PlayStation 4 version.As a result of the delay, developer Daybreak Games has cancelled the Founders Season and is refunding all PlanetSide Arena pre-orders on Steam.The beta will continue…

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Star Wars Adds a NEW Jedi Knight To Prequel Canon

The new Star Wars: Age of Republic comic books promised to add new stories starring the movie characters fans thought they knew, and have more than delivered – adding a new, one of a kind Jedi Knight to canon.As if that wasn’t an exciting enough addition for the devoted fans of Star Wars mythology, the new Jedi is added as part of Star Wars: Age of Republic – Count Dooku.…

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The 20 Best Legendary Weapons In Fortnite (And 10 That Are Ridiculously Weak)

To take all of the best weapons & items in <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale </i>and rank them is no easy task, but when legitimate tier lists are rare…

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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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Ubisoft Will Release Three or Four Major Games Before March 2020

Keep ’em coming.Ubisoft is obviously a massive player in the video game business, but we’d argue it’s one of the publishers that’s really improved over the course of this generation. Watch Dogs 2, Assassin’s Creed Origins, and Far Cry 5 were all well received, pushing their respective franchises in different…

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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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Review: Jump Force – What the Hell Did They Do to Goku?

Go ahead and jump.We’ve played some ugly anime games in our time, but there’s a special place in art style hell for Jump Force. What should be a grand celebration of all things Jump, this crossover fighter is loathsome in its portrayal of the awesome manga and anime heroes that…

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Review: Eden-Tomorrow – Lousy Gameplay Drags Down a Noteworthy Narrative

Just thinkin’ about tomorrow.If it’s not an online focused multiplayer title, chances are the next PlayStation VR game you play is one that promises mystery, suspense, and intrigue as you explore a hostile alien world. They seem to be all the rage nowadays despite their questionable quality, and Eden-Tomorrow is…

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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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Creepshow TV Show Reveals First Look Image Of The New Creep

Creepshow TV show creator Greg Nicotero announced that the first episode has wrapped filming, and also offered a first look at the new version of The Creep. Following in the footsteps of the 1982 film produced by George Romero and Stephen King, the anthology-style Creepshow series will offer up seven new horror stories when it debuts this year on streaming service Shudder.The original Creepshow itself was of course inspired by…

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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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