Daily Archives: 03/27/2018

Universal Holding GameDev Challenge Including Worlds Like Back To The Future And Voltron

Universal is holding a GameDev challenge to pitch video games on some of their biggest franchises, including Back to the Future, Turok, Battlestar Galactica, Voltron, and Jaws. The challenge, which is being done in partnership with Unity, uses the aforementioned

John Cena Takes On The Role Of Duke Nukem In New Movie

The producers of a still-to-be-scripted Duke Nukem movie have confirmed that WWE superstar John Cena is attached to play the foul-mouthed superhero in the new film. In an interview with Cinema Blend, producers Andrew Form and Brad Fuller make no

X-Men: Dark Phoenix And New Mutants Movies Delayed Again

After being pushed back earlier this year, both of Fox’s upcoming X-Men movies are getting delayed once again for extensive reshoots, 20th Century Fox has announced. Dark Phoenix, a movie about the Jean Grey firebird spirit, has been delayed from

An Up-Close Look At Atari's New Console, VCS

Last week, Atari pulled the curtain back from its “Atari Box” to announce the Atari VCS. The Linux-based system was on-hand at Game Developers Conference, where I was able to learn a bit more about the project. While working prototypes

Exploring A Lovecraftian Open World In The Sinking City

Lovecraftian lore is going through a revival in video games, with several recent and upcoming titles like The Darkest Dungeon, Sunless Sea, and Call of Cthulhu using the horror literature as a jumping off point for their story and settings.

Call Of Duty WWII DLC War Machine Announced

The second DLC pack for last year’s Call of Duty: World War II has been announced, launching first on PlayStation 4 on April 10. War Machine takes Call of Duty: WWII to new areas, such as the Giza pyramids, a

The World Next Door Combines Narrative-Driven Adventure With Action-Puzzle Combat

Viz Media, primarily known for its prominent work in the anime and manga spaces, recently announced its foray into the gaming world. Its partnership with Rose City Games begins with a supernatural narrative action-puzzler called The World Next Door. You

Science-Fiction Weekly – Should You Go See Ready Player One?

Ready Player One is a reminder of why I love going to the movies. Steven Spielberg turns Ernest Cline’s novel into a gripping visual bombardment, dazzling theatergoers for two hours with off-the-rails action sequences and a nonstop machine-gun blast of

Time To Go Fast With Destiny 2 Update 1.1.4

One of the many complaints that longtime Destiny players have had about Destiny 2 is the lack of hero moments, where guardians feel more like superheroes than run-of-the-mill soldiers. With update 1.1.4, Bungie is hoping that some of those moments

Humble Giving Away The Darkness II For Free

The Darkness II, a first-person shooter adapted from the comic-book series of the same name, is free to download on Humble through tomorrow. This sequel follows Jackie Estacado, the don of a crime family. After suddenly getting attacked by an