New Trailer For MR. ROBOT Season 3 – “The Revolution Won’t Go Down Without a Fight”

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USA Network has unleashed a new full trailer for Mr. Robot Season 3. This series is so damn fascinating! I love that at the core of the series is the existence of two individuals that reside in the same body and each one has a different agenda. 

It's going to be really interesting to see what happens throughout the third season and this latest trailer give us our best look yet at the craziness that awaits! I also included some character posters that were released on THR.

The series stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin, Martin Wallstrom, Grace Gummer, Michael Cristofer, Stephanie Corneliussen and Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire, Ant-Man), who is playing a new character.

MR. ROBOT follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a cyber-security engineer who, along with Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) and fsociety, starts a revolution to change the world. Picking up immediately following the Season 2 cliffhanger, Season 3 will explore each character’s motivations and the disintegration between Elliot and Mr. Robot. From Universal Cable Productions, MR. ROBOT stars Emmy® Award winner and Golden Globe® nominee Malek, Golden Globe Award winner Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin, Martin Wallström, Grace Gummer, Michael Cristofer, Bobby Cannavale, Stephanie Corneliussen and BD Wong. The series hails from writer and executive producer Sam Esmail as well as Anonymous Content executive producers Steve Golin and Chad Hamilton.

Executive producer and writer Sam Esmail has returned to direct all 10 episodes of the third season. Mr. Robot Season 3 will premiere on October 11th.

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The Honest Trailer For FACE/OFF Really Drives Home How Stupid Of A Movie It Is

There's absolutely nothing wrong with liking the film Face/Off, but you gotta admit it is a stupid movie. How exactly Jon Travolta's character is able to exact revenge by stealing his son's killers face is beyond me, and I used to think it was just because I was so young when I saw it...but now I'm realizing I'm not alone. Remember that and some of the insane faces Nicolas Cage made in this film by watching the Honest Trailer below: 

Teaser For J.K. Simmons’ Upcoming Sci-Fi Thriller COUNTERPART

The first teaser has been released for J.K. Simmons new sci-fi thriller called Counterpart. This is a series which is set to air on Starz. The teaser hardly gives us anything other than Simmons' character killing someone in a car. There's also no sense of any sci-fi elements in the teaser, but the story revolves around a secret organization crossing over into a parallel universe, so that should be sci-fi enough for you! Here's the synopsis:

The espionage thriller follows a man named Howard Silk (Simmons), a lowly cog in the bureaucratic machinery of a Berlin-based UN spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger, and double cross. The only man he can trust is "Prime," also played by Simmons, Howard's near-identical counterpart from this parallel world.

This series is definitely going to tell a fascinating story and I'm looking forward to watching it.

Counterpart premieres on Starz in early 2018.

Source: THR

Review: AVEN COLONY

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When Aven Colony was launched by Mothership Entertainment, I did an early review of my first impressions of the game. Even at that stage, I knew the game was great and what I could expect from the rest of it. I gave myself more time to play the rest of the game, and can now present to you my final findings.

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STORY

When I presented my initial review, I felt that there wasn't really a story as there were missions that help you progress through each stage towards completion towards the next stage. As I progressed through the game, the campaign narrative become much more interesting, and I would be highly critical if I continued to state there is no story. There are some events linked in each campaign that progressed through each stage, and this was very well thought out and written. The creativity taken has kept me intrigued. There is even a Leviathan ship that you can use on a map to send outside your base on special side missions to save people, discover new locations or investigate large dead worm corpses.

While I still maintain that the missions are aligned to the strategy elements of the game, which I will cover later, much kudos is given to the team for wanting me to finish stages as quickly as possible so I can find out what happens next.

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GAMEPLAY

Now that I have gotten used to the controls and what each button does, I can effortlessly glide through the menus and get things done quickly without having to pause the game. I've now learnt that you can access side menus to determine the happiness levels of all citizens and what exactly they are unhappy with. I feel this element was done in a much better fashion than any other city builder I have ever played, including the Tropico series. Meeting the citizens' demands is key to this game, but the menus make it so easy to determine what is wrong and what needs to be taken care of. 

What I also rather enjoyed about the gameplay is the 'memory' of the game as it pertains to your last actions. If you went into a building and switched to the Repair tab and then clicked to repair it, when you select a new building the game assumes you want to do the same thing, and you are automatically sent to the Repair tab. Of course, if you have enough resources flowing in every hour, you can just set your Drone Policy to auto repair, but this 'memory' really comes in handy when things get tough and the weather destroys multiple buildings at once.

As a final word on Gameplay, one of the most helpful tools are the message notifications. If one of your building's maintenance levels has escaped your or your drone's notice, you will be informed that it is near destruction. If spores or aliens or toxic emissions are befalling your colony, you will be warned immediately so that you can take preventative measures if you have enough resources. The message pod is my best friend at times.

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GRAPHICS

As the game progressed, I was just presented with a plethora of beauty. I congratulated these guys before, but the graphics team really did do a great job. Even the citizen happiness icons are pleasant to look at, and easily identifies where the rising concerns are. There were times when my colony became so huge that I struggled to select certain buildings hidden amongst others, but then I remembered I could turn the screen on its axis and change my view.

STRATEGY IS KEY

Since I pretty much covered just how replayable this game is in my previous review, I want to expound on just how important strategy is in this game. Yes, I know this is a strategy game, but I don't think you realize at what level this game is. The missions in campaign mode really help you survive, but I've had to leave the missions alone for some time to develop more resources before I could continue. If you go hurtling straight into missions in each campaign, you will soon realize you have inadequate resources or defences and will inevitably reach your doom. I was far in a campaign, following the missions carefully, but one sector was not adequately defended by turrets. Some spores moved in, infected my people and buildings, and no amount of hospitals or drones were enough to stop the spreading infection. 

The sandbox mode is far more difficult. Missions are as simple as "Reach 100 population". How you get there is your problem. I've restarted sandbox stages so many times that I may as well invest in some kitty litter. There is always one element that I forget, and when I do remember it next time round, I've missed another one. You have to be the Ace in the game to get this just right, and even when you've spent days building your colony to the fullest, there is always something that will go wrong.

And that is in no way a rant of any sort. I am loving the challenge and will continue to keep playing sandbox until I get it right. Going back to the campaign stage for a certain location helps a lot, as it helps you work out in which order you need to do things. Each stage has different challenges and resource limitations and therefore affects how you handle the strategy. It isn't as easy as 1...2...3... BUILD! And that's why I love it.

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 FINAL VERDICT

There is immense joy in starting this game up everytime, and no amount of failure or defeat on my part is enough to put me off. I loved that you can go back to a previous campaign stage and continue building that colony. They are never forgotten, but the story had me so captivated that I was urged to continue as quickly as possible. I really doubt in my heartest of hearts that any city builder will surpass my joy and love for this game anytime in the near future. Mothership Entertainment, you guys are legendary and I cannot wait to see what you develop next.

Aven Colony is still by far the best city builder and sci fi game I have ever played.

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Why Was The Night King’s Undead Army Marching in Formation as the House Stark Sigil?

There have been so many fan theories surrounding HBO's Game of Thrones and where the story could lead. One of these fan theories suggests that The Night King could actually be Bran Stark. 

According to the theory, Bran will use the powers of the Three-Eyed raven to go back in time to prevent the White Walkers from being created by the Children of the forest. When he does this and enters the past version of the Knight King, he finds himself trapped in the new form. Kind of like how Bran's psychic time traveling broke Hodor, his actions could end up bringing all of Westeros down, by becoming the villain he was looking to destroy.

This is a very far fetched theory that I never really bought into... until something was pointed out to me in the Season 7 finale. I missed it the first time around, but after it was pointed out to me, you can totally see The Night King's undead army marching in the formation of the Stark sigil. Just look at the image! That my friends is a giant direwolf head! That's kind of a big thing that you can't ignore. You can even watch video of it below.

Maybe, just maybe there is something to this rumor of Bran Stark being The Night King. But then maybe it's a big coincidence or the team of people who are working on the Game of Thrones series are just trolling us. Then there's the chance that the Knight King is just taunting Jon Snow by telepathically having his army march in shape of the Stark sigil. I don't know! 

One person who doesn't really seem buy into the theory is Isaac Hempstead Wright, who plays Bran in this series. When asked about it, he told THR:

"I don't know. I think it's a little bit far-fetched. But the whole Hodor thing, if I had read that as a theory, I would have said, 'Nah, this is crazy.' So, who knows? Although I have to say, people are now comparing my face to the Night King and going, 'Yeah! It's him! It's over, there's no question about it!' And I'm like, 'I don't look that much like the Night King, do I?'"

It would be pretty cool to see a fan-theory like this end up being true. But, even if it's not, I still know that there are some big surprises that await us that we'll never see coming. What do you all think of this fan theory? Do you buy into it now that you've seen this?

Watch the GAME OF THRONES Cast React To Jon And Daenerys’ Steamy Moment

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We have finally wrapped up the 7th season of Game of Thrones this past Sunday and it was without a doubt a season finale to remember. There were many memorable scenes, but one, in particular, stands out to everyone: the long-awaited love scene between Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke). I'm sure you had a lot to say to friends and family members about it, and now the cast is sharing their reactions to this taboo scene where, as Harington puts it, “fall into bed together.”

The unsettling part about this whole "union of fire and ice" is the fact that unbeknownst to Jon and Danenerys they are related. The cast is certainly aware of that. In the behind the scenes commentary in the video below, Harington and Clarke joke about how they reacted in between takes about the love scene, but at the same time, they see how it moves the story forward.

Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays the 3-eyed raven Bran that revealed Jon’s genetic history, said that this scene may be an indication of what’s to come in the series.

“Just when everything was coming together — just when everyone was going to join together to fight, inevitably Game of Thrones will tear us apart once more.”

Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion, is aware of the consequences but still recognizes some good in this union.

“It’s dangerous for everybody involved. I’m sure it’s good for both of them in the moment — but you don’t even get the relief of how beautiful it should be. There’s a history of romance not ending well on this show.”

This isn't the first time we've seen relative-on-relative relations in GoT, the Lannisters seem to be just fine with incest, so this more innocent union of aunt and nephew is a bit shocking, its also a lot less upsetting.

Someone Reimagined The LAW & ORDER Intro With THE PUNISHER And It’s Amazing

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In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: The police, who investigate crime, and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders. In the Marvel universe, there's also The Punisher, and Boss Logic went and threw him into the mix for a truly hilarious introduction to Law & Order. Check it out below and imagine how much justice would be solved if Frank Castle was on the show!

Dark Pixel Talks About The SECRET OF MANA Remake And The End Of Miiverse In Awesome Podcast

With all the exciting things happening in gaming in the past week, we completely slept on the news that Secret Of Mana is getting a 3D remake! Rather than be late to the game with a trailer, I decided to defer to our Dark Pixel brethren as they happened to cover the news in their latest podcast and really dug deep into the news. Check out their thoughts on the game as well as some other gaming news below.:

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These Fan-Made SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Chinese Posters are Full of Adorable Personality

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Spidey has already won the hearts of fans here in the U.S., now the web-slinger is making his way to China. Marvel's blockbuster Spider-Man: Homecoming will hit Chinese theaters on September 8th and those fans are getting a collection of fan-made posters featuring Spidey in familiar Chinese locales.

It was thought that these posters were real, but Sony has confirmed to io9 that they are fan-made promotional images. In them you can see Spider-Man in a variety of different places, such as the Great Wall of China, posing for a selfie in front of Shanghai's Oriental Pearl Tower, cuddling with a bunch of pandas `and even riding a horse across a picturesque mountainscape.

It's obvious that none of these situations actually appear in the film, but they are a fun and creative way aimed at localizing the world's most popular super hero.

Check out a few of the posters below.

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Stunningly Badass Red-Band Trailer For Takashi Miike’s Martial Arts Film BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL

It seems like it's been a long time since I've seen a new martial arts film that has wowed me. Well, it looks like Takashi Miike's Blade of the Immortal is going to offer something martial arts fans something completely awesome! A new red-band trailer for the film was released today and it looks like a stunning and badass movie! 

The film is a live-action adaptation of the manga series created by Hiroaki Samura and it looks jaw-droppingly amazing! This is also Miike’s 100th movie and as you'll see, he has given us something special for his hundredth movie. 

The story is set during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period, and it centers on an immortal swordsman "who will not be able to lift his curse of everlasting life until 1000 evildoers feel the cut of his steel". Here's the official synopsis: 

Samurai Manji has taken a lot of lives, both innocent and guilty, and now lives life in feudal Japan as a criminal. After being cursed with immortality until he kills enough evil men, Manji meets a young girl who enlists him to be her body-guard. Swearing loyalty, protection and vengeance against the group of sword fighters who slaughtered her family, the unlikely duo set on a remarkable quest to make right against those who did them wrong.

Magnet will release Blade of the Immortal in theaters on November 3, 2017.