Month: November 2013

Free Birds | Movie Review

By Cynthia A. Directed by: Jimmy Hayward Screenplay by: Jimmy Hayward & Scott Mosier Story by: David I. Stern & John J. Strauss Starring: Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler & George Takei Two birds, Jake and Reggie, go on a mission to the first thanksgiving in order to stop the first thanksgiving and take Turkeys off the menu (although not mine—sorry turkeys). From the very moment that this film started, the hilarity began.  It was hilarious how it started with Reggie, []

Week 47 2013 | Part 3 | Comic Reviews

By: Cynthia A. Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi #1 Force War: Part 1 The Dawn of the Jedi story arc is by far, one of the best Star Wars comics out there right now.  Since this series first began, the actions and character development has been non-stop.  The frames move effortlessly from scene to scene as it progresses, and the story, the plot line is amazing constantly building on all fronts.  Take the dynamic between the former Sith Hound Xesh and []

Blizzard makes a smart choice, delays Warcraft movie to 2016

By: Justin Haywald Back at Blizzcon, Blizzard announced that the movie based on their Warcraft IP would be coming out on December 18, 2015. As an Internet savvy reader of pop culture news, you may have recognized this as an incredibly terrible idea, because that’s the same date slated for Star Wars: Episode VII. Fortunately, Blizzard has come to its senses and realized that going up against one of the biggest properties in nerd culture on the eve of its rebirth would []

EA says free-to-play Battlefield not coming to to console anytime soon

By: Eddie Makuch A free-to-play version of EA’s Battlefield series is not coming to consoles anytime soon, EA Studios executive vice president Patrick Söderlund has said. “Will console games be free-to-play going forward? There will be some games that will be free-to-play but I also think that they will be different in nature to full games,” he told MCV. “I think a lot of people prefer to pay for the full game and get access to everything. And I wouldn’t use the []

Dress FFXIII protagonist Lightning in a outfit made almost entirely of moogles

By: Martin Gaston DLC for the Japanese version of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII allows players to adorn protagonist Lightning with an outfit made almost entirely of moogles. The game is now out in Japan, and Siliconera reports that the premium Lovable Moogle DLC comes with Moogle Queen outfit, Moogle stick weapon, and a Moogle shield. Alongside the Loveable Moogle pack, Square Enix has also released the Holy Asgard and Ultimate Liberator costume packs. Costumes are sold individually for ¥400 (roughly $4) []

‘Die Hard 6′ Writer Reveals Story Ties to Original Film & Returning Characters

By: Kofi Outlaw Earlier in the year we brought you the report that in light of A Good Day to Die Hard‘s box office success, the producer of the film had tapped up-and-coming screenwriter Ben Trebilcook (Knockout) to pen the sixth installment in the franchise, titled Die Hardest. At the time, the only real story detail we had was that John McClane (Bruce Willis) would be headed to Tokyo – but today, thanks to a new interview with Trebilcook, we have some interesting new facts []

Week 47 2013 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews

By: Cynthia A. Harley Quinn #0 Picky Sicky That was ADORABLE!  This issue introduces the new Harley Quinn series in the most unique way.  Harley is reading comics, wishing that she could get her own comics and wonders who would draw her when the artists actually enter into dialogue, allowing her to break the fourth wall!  It was so cute! Now, as each of the artists go through showcasing their own talents and how they would draw Harley in some scenarios.  It []

Monday Night TV (25 Nov 2013) | TV Reviews

By: Cynthia A. Genre: Drama, Science-fiction, Crime Drama Starring: Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly, Mackenzie Crook, Michael Irby & Lili Taylor “Are You Receiving?”:  Another amazing episode!  The bromance thing going on between the man and the android is just amazing.  The pair of them, in not only the show but the actors as well have such dynamic chemistry with one another.  On screen pair ups are hard to come by because there is, especially in crime shows, the romantic aspect, []

Nintendo reveals Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS bundle

By: Eddie Makuch Families across the United States will come together this week for Thanksgiving, but the day after–Black Friday–is all about shopping…and Nintendo wants to be a part of it. The Mario maker today announced an all-new Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon 3DS bundle and outlined the various deals gamers can score on Nintendo hardware and software this Thanksgiving weekend. “After eating a delicious turkey meal, what better way to change that tryptophan into a trip-to-fun than with an after-dinner serving of []

Assassin’s Creed Pirates launching December 5

By: Eddie Makuch Assassin’s Creed Pirates, a mobile Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag spinoff for iOS and Android devices, will launch on December 5, Ubisoft announced today. Gamers can pick up the mobile game through the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore on that date for $5. In Assassin’s Creed Pirates, players will explore the Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy as a young captain named Alonzo Batilla. Players must manage their crew, upgrade their ship, and recruit new []