Day: 07/02/2013

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge coming to PS3, Xbox 360

By: Eddie Makuch Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge will not be a Wii U exclusive for much longer. Tecmo Koei announced today that the action game from Team Ninja will be ported to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for release on April 2, 2013. The game will be available at physical retail and via download. The Xbox 360 and PS3 versions include a host of features and enhancements over Ninja Gaiden 3, which launched last March behind a tepid critical reception. []

Doctor Who Star Matt Smith Joins Ryan Gosling’s Noir Fantasy How To Catch A Monster

By: Nick Venable You know the old joke, “What do you get when you cross the eleventh Doctor and Young Hercules?” No? That’s because it’s not a joke, people. It’s real life news. According to Variety, Matt Smith, the eleventh and current incarnation of Britain’s cult hero Doctor Who, is coming to America and then heading to the underworld for How to Catch a Monster, the directorial debut from Ryan Gosling – who is producing the film under his Phantasma Films banner. []

PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

By: Dan Chiappini With two weeks left until a Sony event that is being widely tipped as the official announcement of a new PlayStation console, more rumours have today emerged on the estimated launch window and price of the company’s next home device. Citing Japanese-language newspaper Asahi Shimbun, The Verge reported that the PlayStation 4 will release in the US and Japan during 2013, and will cost more than 40,000 yen ($428). The estimated price is a third cheaper than the PlayStation []

Michael Keaton Joins Aaron Paul In Need For Speed

By:  Eric Eisenberg Thanks to an extended trailer that featured even more stunts, action and car racing than the Super Bowl spot (not to mention more Gina Carano vs. Michelle Rodriguez), Fast & Furious 6 has dominated a lot of attention today, but it’s no longer the only big car-centric action movie on the block. Dreamworks is quickly putting together their adaptation of the Need For Speed video game series with Aaron Paul and Dominic Cooper already set to star, and today they’re stealing a bit of []

Witcher 3 may not be final Witcher game

By: Eddie Makuch Yesterday, CD Projekt Red studio manager Adam Badowski said The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt would be the final entry in the series. He said, “People may ask if this is really going to be the last Witcher game. Yes, it is.” As it turns out, what Badowski meant was The Witcher 3 would be the final game in the trilogy, but not necessarily the last game in the universe overall. “This is the last part of the trilogy, in which there will []

Paul Walker Will Be The New Agent 47 In Hitman Reboot

By:  Eric Eisenberg The first attempt at a Hitman movie, based on the popular video game series, was a bit of a train-wreck. Not only was the Xavier Gens-directed film completely panned by critics – earning only 14% on Rotten Tomatoes – it failed to go anywhere at the box office, opening at number four domestically and falling just short of $100 million worldwide by the end of its run. As a result, the fact that we haven’t heard about a possible sequel in the last []

Xbox 720 to require Internet connection?

By:  Eddie Makuch Additional alleged Xbox 720 details have come to light today. Sources speaking to Edge said that the platform will require an Internet connection to function and that a new version of Xbox Live will be an “integral” component of Microsoft’s new platform. Though Microsoft is reportedly “absolutely committed” to online functionality for its new machine, games will still be offered in physical form, the sources said. In addition, the sources said games for the new system will ship with activation codes and []

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Gets An Official Plot Synopsis

By:  Eric Eisenberg The actors are all accounted for. The lights are on. The film is rolling. The release date is set. Production on Marc Webb‘s upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is officially underway in New York City and here at Cinema Blend we’re incredibly curious about what the movie has in store for us. Reports over the last few months have revealed that characters like Mary Jane Watson (Shailene Woodle), Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), Electro (Jamie Foxx), and The Rhino (Paul Giamatti) will be []

GameStop shares tumble over Xbox rumors

By:  Eddie Makuch GameStop shares tumbled today more than 6 percent after sources toldEdge the next Xbox could block used games. According to the report, titles for the rumored platform will ship with activation codes and “have no value beyond the initial user.” This would be potentially problematic for GameStop, which generates a significant portion of its revenue from the sale of second-hand games and goods. The analyst consensus is that future platforms–from both Microsoft and Sony–will not block used games. At press time, GameStop is []

Wednesday Night TV (6 Feb 2013)

Seriously, I cannot take how much I love this show!  Every episode continues to blow my mind with intrigue and turns.  It was great.  I loved how the plot moved and then the introduction of Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett).  Oh, and that big reveal of him being the teacher of Oliver (Stephen Amell) was great!   I loved it.  The ending of this show was great as well.  He went after his mother!!  His mother!  Go Diggle (David Ramsey ), uncovering the truth like []