Check Out THE ISLANDER, An Indie Farming Simulator On A Tropical Island

Ever since Harvest Moon made farming simulators cool back in the day, most games in this genre have always taken place in a far off country village where the player would usually inherit a farmland from a deceased relative, usually the player’s grandfather. 

However, a new indie farming simulator seeks to change the traditional setting by letting players run their farms on a tropical island instead. The Islander gives players more control on the environment by letting you design the island from the very beginning. Players who opt not to customize their own island can also let the game generate one automatically, but c’mon, where’s the fun in that?

Of course, even though the game takes place in a slightly different environment, the mechanics are still pretty much the same with other farming simulator games. Players can harvest crops, earn money, customize their farm island and get help from little assistants known in this game as “cocobots.” As players gain experience points and increase their level, they can unlock several new crops, plants, animals, and decorations for the farm. Check out some screenshots of the game below:


Looking at the game’s official description on Steam, it seems like The Islander is taking a page from Stardew Valley’s book, as the objective of The Islander is to give players a relaxing, laid-back gameplay “designed to ease your mind and soul.”  Furthermore, The Islander “is not a game that requires fast fingers or sharp reflexes.” As a big fan of farming simulator games ever since I was a kid, The Islander seems like a pretty interesting game to try, especially considering the fact that it has an 87% positive rating on Steam. The Islander is available for $2.99.

What do you think of this game? Is running a farm on a tropical island appealing to you? Let us know what you think of it. 


Broly and Bardock Are On Their Way To DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ

After Dragonball Fighter Z successfully launched last month, Bandai-Namco has announced that two new DLC characters will be introduced to the game soon. This month’s issue of V-Jump has just confirmed that Broly and Bardock will be the new DLC character additions in Dragon Ball FighterZ.

In terms of the special abilities of these characters, Broly’s level 3 super will be Gigantic Meteor, which is a powerful energy attack that uses up to three Ki Gauge, and basically blows up the entire place into pieces. For those who have seen Broly’s standalone movie, Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan, he was one of the characters who posed several challenges to characters like Goku and Vegeta. 

Bardock’s level 3 super is the Revenger Assault,” which references the Episode of Bardock special, where he turns into a Super Saiyan  to inflict a powerful rush of attacks down on his opponents. Bardock is the father of both Goku and Raditz, and he possesses a similar appearance to both of them with his black messy hair. Several screenshots available showed him in both his normal and Super Saiyan form, however, it is still unknown whether his transformation will be an in-game feature. 

As of the writing of this article, Bandai Namco has not revealed the release date and the price of the two new DLC characters. However, those players who have already purchased the game’s season pass should have immediate access to these characters as soon as they are available. 

What do you think of the upcoming DLC characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ? Have you played the game already? If not, don’t forget to check our full review of the game here. You can also see a detailed list of the current roster of characters already available in the game here


Marvel Shares a Special Look at AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Marvel recently shared a new special look at Avengers: Infinity War on the Disney Channel during the premiere of their original movie Zombies. That promo has now been released online for you to enjoy. The special look is introduced by Tom Holland and it features a combination of footage from the previously released trailers.

I'm actually ok with Marvel not showing us any more footage from this movie. I'm already sold! Of course, I'm sure somewhere down the line we will get another trailer filled with new footage, and how can I not watch that!?

An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

The cast for the film includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olson, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Sebastian Stan, Don Cheadle, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Sean Gunn, Tom Holland, Paul Rudd, and Josh Brolin.

The Anthony and Joe Russo-directed film is set to hit theaters on May 4, 2018.

Someone Thought a FURBY Organ was a Good Idea, But It’s Terrifying

If you grew up in the 1990’s you may remember Furbies. They were cute little toys that could speak, and you could even teach them new things to say. I never had one, but my friends and I often joked about getting one and teaching it to laugh maniacally before setting it on fire and posting it on YouTube. What we have in this video is ten times scarier. YouTuber LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER has built an organ, but instead of pipes he uses Furbies. This took him a lot of work, and you can even see him do some of the work while he plays a “lovely” song on the organ. If you’re needing your daily dose of “why would they do this” I highly recommend watching this video.

Bill Murray Wants to Bring Back Bell-Bottoms


I love Bill Murray in movies like Groundhog Day and Zombieland. He’s hilarious. I don’t know how I feel about his latest fashion endeavor though. Murray has decided to team up with Betabrand to crowdfund a new line of bell-bottom pants called Bill-Bottoms. One pair will set you back $100.30, but comes in the signature “Lucy the Caboosie” print that pays tribute to Murray’s mother. The pants are 95% polyester with the other 5% being spandex. If you’re a golfer, great news; the pockets are designed to be “spacious” and “ball-accomodating”. I’m not a big fan of bell-bottoms, but I do think these are fun. If you want to go back to the 70’s and get yourself a pair of Bill-Bottoms, go to the link and help fund this project. As of this writing, it has 23 days left and is only at 63% of its goal.


Kyle Hill Attempts to Scientifically Explain Super Saiyans


Long story short: electricity. Kyle Hill is the host of Because Science with Kyle Hill and it’s a fun show where Hill tries to use science to explain different aspects of popular culture. For example, a few weeks ago, he talked about Magneto creating small metal balls to escape his plastic prison in X2. In the most recent episode, Hill tackles Super Saiyans from Dragon Ball Z. How could Super Saiyans be scientific? Well, Hill looks at electricity for the answers to the hair standing up, the aura, the power of flight, and even energy blasts. It’s important to note that Dragon Ball Z is not bound by science and that’s the real reason for all of those awesome traits, but it’s still fun to see what possibilities there are for our own world.

Watch The BLACK PANTHER Cast Answer The Web’s Most Searched Questions


Wired is back with another edition of having celebrities answer the web's most searched questions about them, and they really went all out with Black Panther! Watch below as Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o answer questions about themselves as well as the film. I was honestly surprised at the amount of knowledge Michael B. Jordan had on the comicbook universe of Marvel, but I guess this isn't his first rodeo in the MCU so he may have been a fan prior to filming this role: 

Botnik Studios Created the Best Episode of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION Using Predictive Text

Remember that chapter of Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash? It was freaking hilarious. The same people, Botnik Studios, are up to their hilarious antics once again, but Potter is not their target. Instead, the predictive keyboard enthusiasts have created an episode of the beloved Star Trek: The Next Generation. This is my favorite Star Trek series and I could not stop laughing. My wife had to ask if I was ok. I was better than ok. I hope you enjoy this! Just wait until you hear whose heart Worf is the captain of... 


THE DAILY SHOW Contributor Michelle Wolf is Getting Her Own Netflix Talk Show

The comedian Michelle Wolf is stepping up and getting her own talk show on Netflix. She’s been a contributor on both The Daily Show and Late Night with Seth Meyers, but it looks like she’s ready to step into the spotlight with her own show. The show does not have a name yet, but I personally would love it to be a play on her last name. As far as the content, it looks like it will not be about making the news fun, but rather she’ll be making fun of “everything and everybody” according to Coming Soon. Wolf herself has said that the audience “can expect the types of jokes my former bosses would tell me we couldn’t do on TV.” That’s pretty vague but looks like it will be a much edgier talk show than most. The show will premiere later this year and will feature Wolf as executive producer along with Dan Powell and Christine Nangle. Would you rather watch this new talk show, or the one being put out by Joel McHale?