Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Disney is getting things moving on three new "Star Wars" movies, following its $4 billion purchase of LucasFilm
Development news of three new "Star Wars" films — all telling the continuing tale of what happened after "Jedi" — is moving faster than the Millennium Falcon at the Kessel Run. It was announced last week that Walt Disney Co. purchased LucasFilm for $4 billion, and hence, rules the "Star Wars," well, empire. Now, news comes out of Hollywood Tuesday morning that "X-Men: First Class" and "Kick-Ass" director Matthew Vaughn could helm the first new episode. He would then join the likes of science fiction mogul George Lucas, the late Irvin Kerschner, and Richard Marquand. The deal could be the end of "Clone Wars" on the Cartoon Network, which is owned by Time Warner (which also owns DC Comics and, hence, the "Batman" franchise). Just please — no…
Saturday, November 3, 2012
New Disney hit opens this weekend in local theaters.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
"Wreck-It Ralph" opened this weekend in area theaters. The new Disney 3-D movie (which you can also view in a traditional 2-D, as well) is opening to very positive movie reviews. The LA Times reviews say "Wreck-It Ralph" "scores big" and that it is "not just the joystick junkie" that will enjoy the flick. The Wall Street Journal is saying the movie is a "clever story and heartfelt characters that should appeal to kids and their parents" in its latest reviews. The movie features a character that longs to be in a new video game, tired of always being the "villain" in his own. It references many actual video games, including "Call of Duty," (called "Hero's Duty" in the movie) "Qbert," Mario Brothers, Sonic and Pac-Man, appealing to many …
Saturday, May 7, 2011
The new month brings new games, including the highly-anticipated "L.A. Noire." Check out five of May's biggest titles.
Well, we've made it this far. The weather's getting warmer, the sun's getting brighter, and you can occasionally leave that jacket at home. Plus, we should start seeing some of those May flowers, right? In the meantime, here are five of the biggest games budding this month: This month's resident team-based multiplayer FPS comes in the form of BRINK, courtesy of developer Splash Damage. Set in the "near" future, a floating city known as "The Ark" off of the coast of San Francisco serves as the game's setting. This is where the two warring factions, "Resistance" and "Security," go to battle. On the surface, it sounds pretty standard as a class-based, 16-player team shooter. However, BRINK's calling card is the SMART (Smooth Movement Across …