Day: 15/12/2012

Mass Effect 4 in 2014 or 2015 – Report


By:  Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, GamerSyndrome removed the entire interview, saying the information provided was “deemed to be obtained from an inaccurate source.” The original story follows below. Gamers holding out for the next Mass Effect may want to get comfortable. A BioWare representative told GamerSyndrome that it is planning to releaseMass Effect 4, or whatever the game will be called, in the window of late 2014 to mid 2015. A more specific release window was not provided, as “full []

Len Wiseman Wants To Make A Modern-Day Mummy Movie


By:  Sean O’Connell Len Wiseman appears to be pushing ahead with his planned remake of theMummy franchise, currently set up at Universal. The last attempts, as you no doubt remember, were credited to director Stephen Sommers, with Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz in the leads. But Wiseman already has figured out one way to distance his property from the Mummy movies of the past. For starters, he wants it to be “a modern-day take” that has nothing to do directly with the Sommers films. Or so []

Dark Souls II Wii U petition nets 10,000 signatures


By: Eddie Makuch The online petition at Change.org calling on Namco Bandai to bring Dark Souls II to the Wii U is picking up steam. The petition today crossed 10,000 signatures, a marked improvement over the 3,000 it had earlier this week. The creator of the petition says the Wii U is a worthwhile platform for Dark Souls II for two main reasons. The first, he said, is that the Wii U’s GamePad would open up beneficial inventory management options. The second major reason Dark Souls II should []

aken 2 Helmer Olivier Megaton To Direct Taking Gotham


By: Kristy Puchko While critics rushed to dump on Taken 2, audiences rushed to see the sequel to the 2008 Liam Neeson thriller to the tune of a whopping $363 million worldwide. This not only sparked talk of a third installment of the abduction-centric franchise, but also raised the profile of the feature’s director Olivier Megaton, making him a hot commodity in Hollywood. Now, Deadline reports that Megaton has been snagged to helm a New York City-set action thriller based on a true story. Produced by []

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Poster Giveaway Contest


By: Erren Van Duine December 18th will be marking the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy, and to celebrate we’re giving out some official themed posters! Originally available only at Pax Prime this past September, Square Enix has provided us with a sizable collection of these Yoshitaka Amano designed posters. As part of our first contest in a series of more to come, we’ll be giving you a chance to win one for yourself. How to Win Each week from now through the end []

The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal Joins Stallone And De Niro In Grudge Match


By: Kelly West Jon Bernthal’s run on AMC’s The Walking Dead may be over (for the most part, anyway), but the actor certainly isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In addition to having a starring role in a new TV pilot in the works, he’s also set to appear in The Wolf on Wall Street and now he has another interesting role lined up, playing the son of Robert De Niro‘s character in Grudge Match. Directed by Peter Segal, Grudge Match stars De Niro and Sylvester Stallone as two retired fighters []

Gathering and crafting in the world of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn


By:  Erren Van Duine The latest tour into FFXIV: A Realm Reborn takes a look at gathering and crafting. As you might expect, both tasks are fairly straight forward – players may gather obtainable items and crafting comes from a recipe book. By clicking on Synthesize, players must then use crafting points to perform class actions to complete their action before the item’s durability is compromised. Source: Nova Crystallis  

Ryan Reynolds Joined By Mireille Enos And Scott Speedman In Queen Of The Night


By:  Eric Eisenberg Mireille Enos and Scott Speedman are best known for their respective work on the small screen, but now they’re making the jump to features. The two actors are the latest performers to join the cast of Queen of the Night, joining Ryan Reynolds. The thriller follows a father (Reynolds) who has for eight years has been forced to spent eight years trying to get over his daughter’s abduction and assumed death. But when he discovers a series of “disturbing clues” he []

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy announced for iOS


By: Erren Van Duine Theatrhythm Final Fantasy will be making its way onto iOS devices today. The former 3DS exclusive rhythm game has already launched on Apple’s download service in New Zealand and other Asian territories, and is expected to go live in North America later this evening. The initial game is free and comes with two songs and 13 playable characters. The rest must be purchased in application at $.99 per song and $1.99 per extra character. Song bundles for each []

First public Lightning Returns:Final Fantasy XIII trailer reveal set for Jump Festa


By: Erren Van Duine While not exactly new information, Square Enix wants to remind you once again that Lightning Returns will see its trailer debut at Jump Festa later this month. In fact, the event is less than 10 days away now which means it won’t be long until the general public gets their first look at the game since its announcement back in September. At Square Enix’s Jump Festa booth, you can expect to see the latest footage. The event will []