If you happen to be in the neighborhood of Disneyland in the next month or so, you gotta check out the Halloween version of Guardians Of The Galaxy's ride! If you won't be in the area don't worry as the entire video of the experience has been uploaded by Inside The Magic! Check out their video below and let us know if you like this ride or you prefer the Tower Of Terror.
A couple weeks back gaming was in an uproar after Firewatch developer Campo Santo took to Twitter to announce he would be filing DMCA notices against gaming YouTuber PewDiePie's videos that involve Firewatch following the personality dropping a racial slur live on stream. A day passed, people screamed at each other on the internet and PewDiePie took to the web to formally apologize for what he said in what looked like a heartfelt video:
While the dust has more or less settled for PewDiePie, the backlash for Campo Santo has not as online reviews for Firewatch have plummeted in the days following his tweet about the controversy. Since Santo's threat to DMCA the videos, the overall review rating for Firewatch on Steam has dropped from 84% to 45%. Here's an example of one of the recent reviews:
"I don't support the abuse of copyright law to censor things".
It should be noted this behavior isn't advocated by PewDiePie, nor has he condoned any of the backlash that's happening against Firewatch at this time. Just glancing at his Twitter, Santo appears to have gone quiet and has deleted his tweets against PewDiePie.
Do you think the gaming communities response against Firewatch is appropriate? Do you think negative reviews towards a game long after release necessarily hurt sales?
Square Enix has a new game on the way for 2018, and for fans of the Metal Gear aesthetic, this will be something you're into. Metal Gear Solid character artist Yoji Shinkawa is teaming up with Armored Core developer Toshifumi Nabeshima to bring Left Alive to PC and PS4 owners.
The game is currently being described as a "survival action shooter" and the teaser trailer shows a lot of mechs being flown into a destroyed city. Square Enix promises more on this game will be revealed at the Tokyo Game Show, but until then check out this teaser trailer and share your thoughts below.
"The Ricklantis Mixup," hands down has been my favorite episode of Season 3 of Rick And Morty, and when you watch this video, it isn't hard to see why. As the creators of the show say, the point of the episode was to create a viable story for The Citadel, while touching upon the time we live on in the world where politics and society standards infiltrate every part of our lives.
Learn more about the episode below, where Evil Morty could go from here, and catch some glimpses of Ricks and Mortys you may have missed!
A mashup has been created of the modern Pennywise and Jared Leto's Joker from Suicide Squad, and it's pretty disgusting. Take a look and continue on below:
I'm not entirely sure this is scarier than Pennywise, but it is a lot harder to look at! I'm curious as to how the whole mouth transformation works when you have gold fronts. Do you have to take them out before you eat a kid, or can you just transform that part of your body as well? Ponder that below in the comments.
Mass Effect: Andromeda had a rough start at launch, and while I'm not here to sit and say the criticisms against it were unjustified, it does look like many of those problems are resolved now. With that said, the fact you can pick up the game for $22 bucks on Xbox One right now is a steal you don't want to miss out on. Check out a trailer for the game below and see a link to purchase below that.
There's no guarantee that another Star Trek film is happening after Star Trek: Beyond, but if there is, Karl Urban knows what he wants to do with his character. The actor shared his thoughts at the Continuing Voyage Convention in Chicago and Trek Movie was in attendance to get his idea for the next film:
“Perhaps it would be interesting to see something of McCoy’s family...His ex-wife and daughter and that dynamic.”
That might be interesting to see, although I can't see that being more than a 30-second clip similar to what was shown with Sulu and his lover in Star Trek: Beyond. I know Karl Urban was more than a little upset about his role being reduced and threatened to walk from the franchise ahead of this film, but it's time to face facts: A Star Trek film should never revolve around Bones. Maybe that's a hot take for me to say that, but I really think if you're trying to base a film around any other character than Kirk or Spock you're making a mistake. Is that wrong of me to say?
"Netflix is a joke." So goes the new tagline for a hilarious ad campaign by the streaming service to promote the amount of stand-up comedy it has on its service. The tagline isn't all that great, but the commercial for it, which features Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Ellen Degeneres poking fun at some of the best Netflix originals is pure comedy gold.
Check out below if you missed it during the Emmy's and let us know what you think!
Well here's a nice surprise. it appears that DC hero Black Lightning will be a Premier Skin for Raiden when the character finally arrives on Injustice 2. That seems appropriate, as the hero is set to make his live-action television debut early 2018 on The CW. Check out the trailer for both below and let us know if you're pumped to see Black Lightning in the game!
This last weekend saw the arrival of the Dragon Ball FighterZ closed beta and WTF?... Before I get into that, let me just say: the game is awesome! So, what’s with the WTF you ask? Well of the 12 hours the beta was open for, I managed to only get into one online match and even that was after about 6 minutes of matchmaking time. Well if you only got into one match, how did you spend the rest of the beta, you might ask. Simple, while servers were unresponsive and not allowing me into the online lobbies I got to, thankfully, participate in trial matches against the CPU. This is where I spent roughly 4 of my 7 hours of time with the beta. As for the rest of the time, I was either trying to get into the lobby or waiting fruitlessly in matchmaking. Now don’t get me wrong, this was a beta, things aren’t supposed to work completely. But, I did expect to spend a LITTLE more time playing online matches.
OK, now that I ranted about the lackluster servers, let’s talk about what’s most important here, gameplay! I have not had this much fun in a fighting game since I played Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 back in the arcades. What made this game so fun to me was the pure approachability of it. Combos and special moves are simple to execute, most just involving quarter circle turns forward or back plus any other button. While more complex moves do exist, the simplicity of the basic fighting mechanics will ensure anyone can pick up the game and feel awesome about kicking an opponent through a mountain! Matches are played out between two teams of three and there was a good variety available in the beta. Unfortunately, the trial fights selected random characters for you so I never got to figure out my perfect dream team.
Presentation is the final key to this awesome formula. Graphics look like they are straight out of the never DBZ movies. Each character looks and feels just like you would expect. The truly jaw dropping part of the presentation is delivered by the moves themselves. Everything from a simple Ki attack to earth cracking explosions looks so epic I can’t get enough! This also allows the game to look way more interesting than other fighting games I have played. While this was only a beta, there are still things to improve, like character balance and server issues. With there being quite some time between now and the games 2018 release, I am confident these will be ironed out from the data collected this weekend. The team at Bandai Namco have done well to craft an amazing fighter based off one of the greatest Animes of all time! Did you get a chance to play Dragon Ball FighterZ this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!