Day: 25/10/2012

Halo 4 DLC pass detailed

By: Eddie Makuch Gamers wishing to pick up Halo 4 and all its add-on map packs will end up spending at least $85 to do so. Microsoft today announced the Halo 4 War Games Map Pass, a $25 offering that gets players nine maps in total that will be released between December 2012 and April 2013. The map packs will retail for about $10 each as standalone downloads, meaning those who purchase the pass will save about 15 percent. In addition, players who []

Mass Effect movie loses Thor writer

By: Eddie Makuch Legendary Entertainment is continuing work on the Mass Effect film, butThor and I Am Legend screenplay writer Mark Protosevich is no longer attached. Variety reports that Protosevich has been replaced by newcomer Morgan Davis Foehl. Foehl has never had a script produced, but did serve as assistant editor on FX television show Rescue Me, as well as Adam Sandler comedies I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry and Click. According to the report, producers at Legendary Entertainment were drawn to Foehl because he is a self-admitted Mass Effect fan []

Star Citizen Kickstarter successful

By: Eddie Makuch The Kickstarter campaign for Chris Roberts‘ new high-end space simulator Star Citizen has proven successful in just one week. At press time, the fund stands at $521,860 from over 11,000 backers, exceeding the project’s original $500,000 target. Star Citizen’s Kickstarter fund is actually the game’s second crowd-funding source. It follows the donor page at the Roberts Space Industries website, which currently stands at $1.35 million from nearly 15,000 backers. Across both options, Star Citizen has been funded to the tune []

God of War: Ascension getting ‘300’ DLC

By: Eddie Makuch Gamers who preorder God of War: Ascension at GameStop can add Spartan hero King Leonidas from the 2007 action film 300 to their multiplayer ranks, Sony announced today. Those who reserve either the standard or collector’s edition of the game will receive a voucher to download the character. King Leonidas in God of War: Ascension will come with his signature red cape, helmet, and armor. Additionally, the character features his iconic spear, which Sony said has its own set []

KARA to release ‘Girls Forever’ album in Japan

By: elliefilet KARA will be releasing their third Japanese album, ‘Girls Forever‘, next month! The album includes their Japanese singles “Speed Up”, “Girl’s Power”, and their most recent release “Electric Boy” as well as updated versions of “Winter Magic” and “Jet Coaster Love”. ‘Girls Forever’ holds 10 tracks and 5 bonus tracks in all and comes in three editions: limited edition A (CD+DVD), B (CD+Photobook), and C (CD). ‘Girls Forever’ is scheduled to hit stores on November 14. In the meantime, check []

miss A’s Suzy reveals she felt betrayed by news of HaHa’s marriage to Byul

By: pkdance On the October 25th episode of KBS 2TV‘s ‘Happy Together 3‘, miss A‘s Suzy confessed, “After hearing the news about HaHa‘s marriage, I felt betrayed,” shocking everyone on set. She continued, “When I was filming a program with HaHa, he told me that he liked me. Shortly after, there were reports that HaHa was marrying Byul, and I felt very betrayed.” HaHa then explained, “Due to my playboy character, I confessed to a lot of female celebrities that I liked []

Shinhwa to release special DVD for 14th anniversary

By: elliefilet Shinhwa will be releasing a special DVD in celebration of their 14th anniversary. The ‘original idols’ came back after four years with their 10th album ‘The Return‘ this past March. ‘Shinhwa 14th Anniversary’ will include two discs and a special photo book as well as footage of their comeback preparations, “Venus” music video making-of, and comeback press conference. Fans will also be able to see exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from ‘2012 Shinhwa Grand Tour: The Return‘. The DVD will release on []

Big Bang’s T.O.P given a bra at ‘Alive GALAXY Tour 2012′ concert?

By: elliefilet Footage of Big Bang‘s T.O.P getting caught off-guard by a fan’s “special gift” at a ‘Alive GALAXY Tour 2012‘ concert has been causing talk online. The video, which was shot on the 24th in the Philippines, shows T.O.P dancing to the beat on stage and getting close to the crowd to greet his fans. One fan threw out what T.O.P seemed to have assumed was a normal gift of the non-underwear variety. T.O.P seemed taken aback by the situation, but []

Introducing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s character creator

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has released some new screenshots for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. This time, we get to see several shots from the game’s new character creation system, as well as a few in-game shots from the alpha test currently running in Japan. Much like the current version’s character creator, you’ll of course be able to choose from a variety of options as you ready your character to enter the realm of Eorzea. New additions include the []

Wednesday Night TV (24 Oct 2012)

Hilarious. Oh my god, that Sophia Vergara is amazing. Oh my god this was the best halloween episode to date. So much love for this episode. The best part of the episode was the fact that everyone lost it here. I just thought it was hilarious. I mean the acting and the fact that everyone was horribly horribly scared of Claire and her house was awesome I mean that was just awesome. I really do love this show, because finally they are []