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Suits Dr. Lipschitz, Lewis Litt’s Therapist, Murdered by Hit Man

There’s a new trailer out for IO Interactive’s Hitman 2. In it we see Sean Bean talking to a therapist in a ‘Matrix’ style white room with some symbolic nic-nacks. But here’s the weird part, you only see the top and side of the therapists head – and he looks remarkably like Dr. Lipschitz from the Suits series. It seems Lewis Litt is going to have another trauma to deal…

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Rocket League cross-play party system delayed until 2019

Let’s face it – everything’s better with friends, and this is a mantra Rocket League developer Psyonix has championed for some time. As one of the studios most vocally in favour of cross-platform play, Psyonix has actually already implemented the feature, which currently allows PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch…

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Sony Wants 100 Per Cent of Its US Operations to Be Powered by Renewable Energy

And it’s aiming for 2030.We all need to be thinking about conserving energy, but it’s especially crucial that companies run their operations responsibly and in a more environmentally friendly manner. Sony was recently given a very poor D-rating by Greenpeace in a tech report, after it relied on just five…

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The Battlefield 5 campaign lets you play as the Nazis but "it's not a hero story", insists DICE

The Battlefield 5 campaign lets you play as the Nazis, but “it’s not a hero story”, the developers have insisted.The Last Tiger, the last of the game’s War Stories due out in December 2018, is set during the twilight of World War 2 as the German army “descends into chaos”.…

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Rockstar Employees Rally Around Company After Crunch Concerns

Staff irritated by accusations.Earlier this week, an interview with Rockstar co-founder Sam Houser sent shockwaves through the industry, as he appeared to suggest that the studio had been working 100 hour weeks in order to get Red Dead Redemption 2 out of the door. This, he later clarified, was not…

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Reigns: Game of Thrones review – death, disaster and dark magic on your phone

iPhone, Android, PC; Devolver Digital/NerialYou decide the fate of the denizens of Westeros in this Game of Thrones tie-in, which is, appropriately, a bloody riotAn…

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Review: WWE 2K19 – The New King of the Ring

The crown jewel.Much like the WWE’s actual touring schedule, the WWE 2K series never stops. This lineage of games has been releasing every single year since WWF SmackDown on the original PlayStation in 2000. As a result, each entry has started to become mostly iterative rather than radically different, as…

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Fallout 76 Brotherhood of Steel retcon explained by Bethesda

Fallout fans take their lore seriously, and last week a post suggesting Bethesda had retconned the Brotherhood of Steel into Fallout 76 prompted many to furiously debate the organisation’s roots.The discussion stemmed from an in-game note from Fallout 76 which mentions the Brotherhood of Steel’s extended involvement in Appalachia -…

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Harry Potter: 20 Most Wicked Things Voldemort Did Before Sorcerer’s Stone

Lord Voldemort isn't just the greatest villain in the <strong><em>Harry Potter</em></strong> series, he's also one of the most formidable antagonists in cinematic and literary history.…

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Reigns: Game of Thrones Review – A Neat Adaptation

Although <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/game-of-thrones/"><strong><em>Game of Thrones</em></strong></a> is a huge property, it's not always had the best of luck with video game adaptations. The series, based on…

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Captain Marvel's Mother Could Be The MCU's MAR-VELL

<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Warning: SPOILERS for <em>The Life of Captain Marvel</em> #4</strong></p>

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Blizzard Tempers Expectations for Big Diablo News at BlizzCon 2018

Cold day in hell.Will Diablo IV be announced at BlizzCon 2018? For a while there it was starting to seem more and more likely, with Blizzard dropping hints that the future of its loot-heavy role-playing series would be unveiled at next month’s event, but now the developer’s trying to temper…

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THQ Nordic Won't Release Wreckfest Until It Loves Playing It

Another one bites the dust.Wreckfest has broken down and been taken back to Bugbear’s workshop, where it will remain for repairs into 2019. The title – which was due out on 20th November – has been delayed on the PlayStation 4 by THQ Nordic, as the publisher works to get…

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Film Review: WILDLIFE: A Triumphant Directional Debut for Dano [LFF 2018]

  LFF 2018 Wildlife Review Wildlife (2018) Film Review from the 62nd Annual London Film Festival, a movie directed by Paul Dano, starring Carey Milligan, Jake…

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey's first live Epic Mercenary event has been cancelled

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was due to launch its first live event this week, setting players forth across Ancient Greece in search of limited-time japes. However, thanks to unspecified technical issues, Ubisoft has been forced to admit defeat and cancel the whole thing.

Last week, Ubisoft announced that Odyssey’s live events -…

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Dream Daddy Flirts with PS4 on 30th October

Coming out on top.We’ve got a bone to pick with the PlayStation 4 version of Dream Daddy: where’s the exclusive Kratos add-on pack? Game Grumps, the creators of last year’s PC-based dating sensation, could have at least given us Joel from The Last of Us – heck, we’d have settled…

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You'll soon be able to date your Dream Daddy on PlayStation 4

Daddy dating game Dream Daddy will soon be dispensing its delightful daddies for the delectation of PlayStation 4 owners, starting on October 30th.Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator launched on PC last year and quickly became something of an internet sensation. Turns out everyone’s thirsty for daddies. It casts players…

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Something strange is happening to Fortnite's floating island

Fortnite’s map is continually evolving – we’ve had rockets, meteors, and most recently a giant purple cube (nicknamed Kevin) which spent several weeks rolling over the grassy hills of Lazy Links. Having transformed Loot Lake into a millennial version of the Wizard of Oz, the cube seems to have reached…

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Japanese Sales Charts: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Is a Huge Hit on PS4

Blackout.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has stormed the the top of the Japanese software charts, shifting an impressive 229,000 copies on PlayStation 4. Immediate sales have bettered those of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and Call of Duty: WWII, making this a big…

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Hitman 2's First Elusive Target Mission Stars Sean Bean

The Undying.The first season of IO’s Hitman on PS4 had a great set of missions to start with, but the limited time Elusive Targets kept things ticking over. These special missions gave you one chance to take down a brand new character in one of the game’s existing levels, and…

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Rumour: Red Dead Redemption 2 Physical Copy May Come with Two Discs on PS4

Please insert disc 2.We know that Red Dead Redemption 2’s install size is pretty huge, but what does that mean for people who buy the game physically? Discs these days usually just load the game onto the hard drive, but at about 100GB, will one Blu-Ray be enough?Read the full…

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THE AFTERMATH (2019) Movie Trailer: Keira Knightley Struggles with Fidelity to Jason Clarke in Postwar Germany

  The Aftermath Trailer James Kent‘s The Aftermath (2019) movie trailer stars Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke, Kate Phillips, and Jannik Schümann. The Aftermath‘s…

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20 Storylines Once Upon A Time Wants To Forget

For seven seasons, <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/once-upon-a-time"><em><strong>Once Upon A Time</strong></em></a> chronicled the lives of all of our favorite fairy tale characters, both in the real world and in…

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Annabelle 3 Casts Katie Sarife In Leading Role

<em>Youth & Consequences</em> star Katie Sarife has been cast in a leading role in the horror film <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/annabelle-3/"><strong><em>Annabelle 3</em></strong></a>. Sarife's character will be one…

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Godzilla vs. Kong Lines Up The Nun Star Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir has entered talks to play a leading role in director Adam Wingard's MonsterVerse crossover film, <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/godzilla-vs-kong/"><strong><em>Godzilla vs. Kong</em></strong></a>. The MonsterVerse launched in…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review – a battle royale with military precision

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; ActivisionThe shooter has gone multiplayer-only, bringing its own brand of exhilarating action and tactical warfare to the game modes popularised…

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The Quiet Man's second playthrough will add sound in a game about deafness

It seems a little odd to instantly undermine your game’s central selling point. Nonetheless, that’s exactly what’s happening with Square Enix’s new title. The Quiet Man, which is due to release on PC and PlayStation this November, centres on the journey of a deaf protagonist as he searches for a…

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Be Kind- Every one you meet is fighting a battle. Everybody’s lonesome.

Once again my serendipitous desktop ramdomiser comes up with a perfect synchronicity of image and a quote. Captain America, Black Widow and the Winter Soldier all struggle in some way with their pasts, pasts which in some way put them out of synch with their present circumstances – which only adds to the complications in their lives. In some way these three characters are the most troubled of all Marvel…

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20 Bizarre Force Powers That Were Removed From Star Wars

Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, which meant that it owned the rights to the <em><strong>Star Wars</strong> </em>franchise. It quickly announced that a new trilogy was in the works, which…

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Destroyer Trailer: Nicole Kidman is a Detective With a Dark Past

Nicole Kidman plays a hard-edged detective with a dark past in the official trailer for director Karyn Kusama's <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/destroyer/"><strong><em>Destroyer</em></strong></a>. The film marks the latest…

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Harrison Ford Stars In Solo: A Star Wars Story Thanks To AI

A YouTube channel has used AI to digitally insert Harrison Ford into a clip from<strong> <em><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/han-solo/">Solo: A Star Wars Story</a></em></strong>, and the results are…

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News Brief: WRONG TURN Reboot; GRIMM spin-off; Future Batman and Superman Films Halted, & More

  News Brief about: Wrong Turn Reboot and Grimm Spin-off coming, Batman and Superman Films Halted, and More In brief, new movie news and television…

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Catch the Black Cat if You Can in Brief Spider-Man PS4 DLC Teaser

Felicia, you gotta see her.Has this trailer been published before? We don’t remember seeing it, but we’re sure someone’s furiously typing away in the comments now, telling us we’re late. Either way, this 30 second teaser trailer for the first Marvel’s Spider-Man add-on pack was published to PlayStation’s YouTube channel…

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PSN Is Down for Some, Sony Has Acknowledged the Issue

Down but not quite out.It appears as though the PlayStation Network is experiencing some turbulence tonight, as reports over the last couple of hours or so suggest that the service is struggling. Social features appear to be down, and some users are saying that they simply can’t sign in. We…

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DICE reveals more of Battlefield 5's single-player campaign in new trailer

With just over a month to go until Battlefield 5 releases on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, DICE has unveiled a brand-new trailer, this time focussing on the events of the game’s single-player story campaign.As was the case in Battlefield 1, Battlefield 5’s solo campaign – which has been…

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Guide: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – How to Unlock All Blackout Characters

Skins galore.Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Blackout mode operates in a similar manner to that of other Battle Royale games, in that skins are the main form of customisation. The base game ships with a large assortment of different characters to play as, and here’s how you unlock them.…

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Insomniac shows off Spidey's new suits from next week's The City That Never Sleeps DLC

Insomniac Games’ acclaimed Spider-Man is about to get its first paid DLC next week, in the form of the story-based The City That Never Sleeps. Insomniac has already teased most of its features, but if you were curious about its promised new Spidey suits then, well, here you go…The City…

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MANIFEST: Season 1, Episode 5: Connecting Flights Trailer; Ep. 6 ‘Off Radar’ Synopsis & Air Date [NBC]

  Manifest Connecting Flights Trailer and Synopsis; Off Radar Synopsis; Air Dates A press release has been issued for Manifest, which will airs on NBC.…

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Fans think Destiny 2 bug points to Dreadnought return

Destiny 2 has a new bug where you sometimes see loading screens with visuals and music for the series’ Dreadnought ship. The only problem? The Dreadnought is not supposed to be in Destiny 2. Introduced in Destiny 1 expansion The Taken King, the Dreadnought is a fan-favourite location, a hulking…

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Catch a Glimpse of New War Stories in Battlefield V Single Player Trailer

Lone soldier.If you’re unhappy with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s lack of single player campaign, Battlefield V has just flaunted its solo offering. War Stories makes a return from Battlefield 1, this time highlighting several untold tales from World War 2. Check out the new trailer above.Here’s the official…

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HELLBOY (2019) Leaked Trailer Footage: David Harbour & Sasha Lane Battle the Blood Queen [NYCC 2018]

  NYCC 2018 Hellboy Leaked Trailer Footage Neil Marshall‘s Hellboy (2019) movie trailer footage has leaked from the 2018 New York Comic Con. Obviously this…

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Review: Warriors Orochi 4 – Worse Than Warriors Orochi 3

Snake eater.Warriors Orochi 4 feels like it was developed on a shoestring budget. It cuts corners everywhere, from the removal of several game modes that were in previous titles, to the the fact that 95 per cent of the game’s story is told through static character portraits and text boxes.…

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Trails of Cold Steel I and II Have Cross-Save Support on PS4

The adventure continues.Publisher XSEED Games has confirmed that the upcoming PlayStation 4 ports of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel and The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II will have cross-save functionality. This means that you’ll be able to transfer save data from the PlayStation 3…

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Minecraft competition could put your cat in the game

As a dog owner, I can’t say I’m hugely excited by this competition – but I’ve heard some people like cats, so here I am. Minecraft is looking for its next cat superstar, and it could be your very own pet. According to Mojang’s blog post, entrants need to take…

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Grimm Spinoff With Female Lead in the Works at NBC

NBC is reportedly developing a spinoff of the fantasy procedural TV show <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/grimm/"><strong><em>Grimm</em></strong></a>, which lasted for six seasons, with the new series set to feature a female…

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Exclusive: Future Man Season 2 Feels Like Waterworld and Mad Max

Whereas the first season of Hulu's original series <strong><em><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/future-man/">Future Man</a> </em></strong>borrowed influence from movies like <em><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/terminator/">The Terminator</a> </em>and <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/back-to-the-future/"><em>Back to the Future</em></a>, season 2 will feel tonally…

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9 Casting Decisions That Hurt The Deadpool Movies (And 11 That Saved It)

The journey to making a <strong><em>Deadpool</em></strong> movie was a long, rocky road. For years, Ryan Reynolds and his collaborators tried their best to get Fox's…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review: a polished, pulsating battle royale

One of my favourite things to do in Blackout, Call of Duty’s take on battle royale, is to crash through windows. I know it makes a lot of noise, I know it alerts nearby enemies to my position and I know there’s a door right next to the window. But I just can’t help myself. Sprint, vault, smash! I’m inside, glass on the floor, loot to pick up or – hopefully – an enemy player who dies at my hand while marvelling at the grandeur of my entrance.Vaulting through windows is so much fun because it’s so slick. It just…

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Film Casting: DEATH ON THE NILE, BUTTER, Viggo Mortensen directing FALLING, & More

  Death on the Nile, Butter, Falling, and more Film Casting News Death on the Nile, Butter, Falling, and more have made recent film casting,…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review: a polished, pulsating battle royale

One of my favourite things to do in Blackout, Call of Duty’s take on battle royale, is to crash through windows. I know it makes a lot of noise, I know it alerts nearby enemies to my position and I know there’s a door right next to the window. But…

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Rockstar attempts to defuse 100-hour work week controversy amid storm of criticism

Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser has tried to walk back comments he made about staff working 100-hour weeks on the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 – a statement which sparked widespread criticism throughout the video games industry yesterday.Houser made the claim in a Vulture article based on a personal tour of…

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PlayStation says it has fixed messages that were crashing consoles

Over the past few days, several PlayStation users have been reporting a malicious console-crashing attack sent via console message. Players claimed a specific character combination had “bricked” their consoles, forced them to factory reset their PlayStations, and that “even deleting the message from the mobile app” didn’t protect them. The…

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Neon and corporate dystopias: why does cyberpunk refuse to move on?

Repeatedly reproduced and reimagined since the 80s, the tropes of cyberpunk must evolve or dieThe future has looked the same for almost four decades. A…

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Today’s Marvel Musing

13 Plot Twists That Hurt Shameless (And 12 That Saved It)

<strong><em>Shameless </em></strong>has had an amazing lifespan that most shows only dream of experiencing. Not only has the series been on Showtime for nine years and…

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Casting James Gunn's Suicide Squad 2

Now that fans have adjusted to the shock of learning that <a href="https://screenrant.com/suicide-squad-2-james-gunn/">James Gunn is going to write (and possibly direct)</a> <em><strong><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/suicide-squad-2/">Suicide Squad 2</a></strong>,</em>…

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Mark Strong Really Wants You To Play Battlefield V The Right Way

Mark Strong has joined EA DICE's <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/battlefield-5/"><em><strong>Battlefield V</strong></em></a> and is telling fans exactly how they should be playing the World War II game like only he can.…

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Only a Handful of Senior Employees Worked 100 Hour Weeks on Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar Clarifies

And apparently it was their choice.So a big stink was raised early this week when news came out about Rockstar employees working 100 hours a week in order to finish Red Dead Redemption 2. As is always the case here on the world wide web, everyone immediately lost their minds…

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Insomniac on Spider-Man PS4 DLC: Are People Ever Satisfied with How Much You Give Them?

The answer is no.Insomniac Games seems to be pre-empting some kind of backlash to its first DLC pack for Marvel’s Spider-Man, as when asked to describe the scope of the expansion, creative director Bryan Intihar pondered whether people will ever be satisfied with how much content is included. To be…

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