Day: 10/05/2012

Kurt Russell And Sacha Baron Cohen Drop Out Of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained

By: Eric Eisenberg There are many actors out there that would fight tooth and nail for the opportunity to be in a Quentin Tarantino movie, but for some reason the writer/director isn’t having the same kind of luck he normally has with one of his projects. It all started back in the early casting stages when it was announced that Kevin Costner, who was attached to play slave-trainer Ace Woody, had to back out of the project due to scheduling issues (he []

5 Avengers Heroes We Need To See In The Sequel

By: Sean O’Connell If there’s anything I know about Hollywood, it’s that movies that open north of $200 million get sequels. No questions asked. So very few were surprised when Walt Disney Company CEO and President Bob Iger confirmed that The Avengers 2 was happening. When? Well, that’s still up in the air. Marvel Studios and Disney already have Iron Man 3, Thor 2 and Captain America 2 in the pipeline. A second Avengers likely will follow that, perhaps in 2015. There []

Hannibal Pilot By Bryan Fuller And Gaumont International Television Purchased By NBC

By: Jesse Carp It was a couple months back when a most promising new development was announced by Gaumont International television, the L.A. based wing of the famed French production company. After putting TV veteran Katie O’Connell at the helm as the company’s new CEO, one of GIT’s first creative moves was to start development on a Bryan Fuller written Hannibal Lector series aimed at both American and International audiences. And it seems like the Americans are definitely on-board with the concept []

Official pricing and dates announced for May’s Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has just updated the Japanese official site with the full pricing and date information for this month’s DLC content. As previously revealed by PlayStation Asia, both Lightning and Snow’s episodes will release together on May 15th, along with Noel, Serah and Mog’s new costumes. The pricing for each item is as follows: Snow and Valfodr “Arena of Eternity”: ¥400/320MSP Lightning’s Story “Requiem of the Goddess”: ¥600/400MSP Serah’s White Mage costume: ¥300/240MSP Noel’s Black Mage costume: ¥300/240MSP []

Angry Birds hits 1 billion downloads

Now this does not surprise me.  I have this friend, she is adorable, and let me tell you, she simply loves this game.  But anyway, lets talk about the game shall we. Finnish developer Rovio Mobile today announced that games in the bird-flinging, pig-destroying portable strategy game franchise have been downloaded more than 1 billion times.  It is said that this milestone came in march after the release of the games first true sequel, Angry Birds Space.  That one lasted off to []

Dead Space 3 gets co-op – Report

According to a source who spoke to IGN, gamers will be able to buddy up in the upcoming yet unannounced Dead Space 3.  Series hero Isaac Clarke will be able to journey through the game along with another character.  Not much is known about this other character, only that is a man described as “a man with a gnarly scar on his face”.  He will also act as Isaac’s guide through the game. Dead Space 3’s co-op mode will feature the same []

DC Universe Online’s ‘Last Laugh’ DLC Gets Even More Content

By: Lauren Alessandra   (@fozzness) DC Universe Online’s ‘Last Laugh’ DLC just got a bit more beefy. Along with the 3 additional 4 vs 4 battle scenarios, players will also have access to a two-phase 16 vs 16 scenario. In this mode, your main objective is to take over the opposing team’s headquarters by any means necessary. Also, you’ll be able to fight with a lovely new weapon known as “The Shield”, which you can use to bash enemies or simply just throw []

Will The Elder Scrolls Online Signal The End Of The World of Warcraft Era?

By: Adam Ma   (@34thGingerbread) It’s no secret that MMOs have evolved over the years into something almost beyond what was once typical gaming. From the early days of Everquest’s open world, epic, hundred person world bosses, to the slow social revolution that was brought upon by World of Warcraft, MMO gaming has become something more that’s just simply for hardcore power-gamers. Interacting within communities has become a massive part of the online RPG experience, and while WoW has done a fantastic job []

Kickstarter Project Starlight Inception Successfully Funded

By: Colin Tan   (@unartifex) Cheers and confetti all around, as Kickstarter project Starlight Inception has been successfully funded by almost 4,000 backers and $8,000 to spare. To be specific, the Kickstarter project garnered 3,724 backers throughout its campaign, and was funded a total of $158,152 out of a pledged goal of $150,000. Three backers pledged $2,500 to the project, and will be rewarded with their likeness integrated into the game complete with their own backstory. Starlight Inception is being developed by independent []

Netizens find Big Bang T.O.P’s long lost brother

By: MrTuxedo A recent appearance of an ice cream that has a striking resemblance to Big Bang‘s T.O.P, has fans buzzing and cracking up over the strong similarity. Recently, one user uploaded a 2-set photo between a blue ice cream and Big Bang’s T.O.P, under the heading, “T.O.P’s doppelganger ice-cream“. This particular hairstyle, sported by T.O.P, was seen back in late February, when Big Bang released their album, “Alive“.  The blue mint ice-cream certainly does resemble T.O.P in away.  Not only does []