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Super Mario Bros. 2 art piece, "The 8 Bits of Subcon", truly honors the source game.

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Take a look at this awesome piece of art from artist JAmes Tranzen that features the characters from Super Mario Bros. 2. The piece itself shows the viewer an amazing color scheme that is reminiscent of the game and really gives off great depth as you look towards the top of the piece. The piece is titled "The 8 Bits of Subcon".  "I get a little sad at how generic the Mario series has gotten over the years compared to the original games. I know its a bit of nostalgia, but I think a lot of passion/creativity is missing from Mario as of late. For this piece, I wanted to do a limited tone piece just set to the colors of the original NES/Famicom release of the game. There is something about keeping everything thing so limited that really made the world jump out to me. I decided to call this the 8 Bits of Subcon since it represents a lot of the enemies found in the game, which are known as the 8 Bits. Subcon is the world the characters enter in the game. The background kind…

German trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has lots of new footage! [video]

Hold onto your seats Spidey fans, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 just released an all new trailer in Germany that is loaded with new footage! Sure, it's in German but who cares! The new footage is great!

On a personal note this trailer is exceptionally exciting for me because the scene that I filmed as an extra is in it! Awesome!!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will swing into theaters on May 2, 2013.


Source: YouTube - CBMTrailers

Amazing rock cover of Lorule Castle Theme from The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds! [video]

YouTube rocker DSC has uploaded an amazing rock cover to the "Lorule Castle Theme" from the new hit Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelad: A Link Between Worlds. Check it out and let me know what you thought.



Source: Go Nintendo

Disney to make a new TV movie "Descendants" about the offspring of its iconic villains!

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Disney has just announced that they are looking to create a new TV movie titled "Descendants" that will focus on the offspring of some of Disney's most iconic villains. At first glance this could sound a little cheesy but I wouldn't go that far yet. It's true that this TV movie could be a bust but Disney could surprise you with some entertaining television as well.

Take a look at the official description:
In a present day idyllic kingdom, the benevolent teenaged son of the King and Queen (Beast and Belle from Disney’s iconic Beauty and the Beast) is poised to take the throne. His first proclamation: offer a chance at redemption to the trouble-making offspring of Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen and Jafar who have been imprisoned on a forbidden island with all the other villains, sidekicks, evil step-mothers and step-sisters. These villainous descendants (Carlos, Mal, Evvie and Jay, respectively) are allowed into the kingdom to attend prep school along…

New viral site found in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer is named "Electro Arrives"!

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Some Spider-Man fans out there have very good vision and have uncovered a hidden URL inside the recent The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer that was released. The URL takes you to a site named Electro Arrives and shows Harry Osborn looking over a computer and surveillance video of a lab. But the most interesting thing about this site is that it has a countdown clock running that will end on New Year's Eve. From the name of the site we can assume that this countdown has to do with Electro but what it has to do with him is still a mystery. Could they be revealing new footage? Could they be revealing new character details that may put a twist on the story? I guess we'll have to wait and see!

What do you think this countdown clock could be counting towards?

Electro Arrives

Professor X blackmails and fires Storm from the X-Men! [video]

Things haven't been going too well in the Xavier Mansion for the members of the X-Men. There have already been many meetings with Professor X that have ended with teammates getting fired but perhaps this time things could be different. Watch as Professor X calls Storm into his office and surprisingly praises her abilities ... before asking her to do some questionable things with them.

Well done, Pete Holmes. Another great sketch!



Source: YouTube - Pete Holmes

The Doctor and Sherlock Holmes meet in this impressive Doctor Who / Sherlock crossover video!

A large portion of Doctor Who fans out there also happen to be fans of Steven Moffat's other BBC hit series Sherlock about the famed detective himself, Sherlock Holmes. This cross fandom has become so widespread that it even has its own term for its fans, "Wholock". These fans have speculated what it would be like for the two heroes, the Doctor and Sherlock Holmes, to actually meet on a continuous basis and lock to come up with theories on the subject.

One dedicated fan, "John Smith", has created an extremely impressive crossover video where the two characters finally meet and I know that fans will love it! He used footage of Matt Smith and Benedict Cumberbatch from their respective shows along with audio files to create his video and the end result is truly spectacular.  "Months after an encounter with a mysterious 'Doctor', Sherlock becomes obsessed with discovering more about this impossible man... until the man makes an unexpected return." …

Fantastic Honest Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey! [video]

Screen Junkies have released their newest Honest Trailer and this time they have honored the upcoming release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug by creating an honest trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. As always, fans will laugh their way through this trailer as they sit in the seats saying, "Hey, that's true!" This video was great and I know that you'll all love it! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

New Marvel Comics event, Inhumanity, will put The Inhumans at the front of the Marvel universe! [video]

It seems that The Inhumans are about to get some major attention from Marvel Comics. Marvel has just announced a new event titled "Inhumanity" and even released a cinematic trailer for it! The story is being headed by Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel and looks pretty interesting.  "They have existed for centuries. Hidden from the world, they have evolved in seclusion. Now the strange race of genetically enhanced beings known has the Inhumans have been thrust to the forefront of the Marvel Universe. The cataclysmic events of INFINITY have left the Inhuman city of Attilan in ruins. It’s king – the mighty Black Bolt is missing, believed dead. Attilan’s destruction has unleashed the catalytic Terrigen Mists upon the planet Earth." Think you'll be following this new Marvel event?


Source: ComicBookMovie

The eleventh hour is ending in the new Doctor Who Christmas Special trailer! [video]

*Possible spoilers ahead.

The BBC has just released the official trailer for the upcoming Christmas Special for Doctor Who titled "The Time of the Doctor". The trailer includes a lot of fun, new footage and confirms that this episode will be filled with villains. Daleks, Cybermen, Weeping Angels, the Silence, they all show up to see the end of the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith). There have been some interesting photos released as well and its all leading up to the Doctor's regeneration! "Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars - and amongst them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe."Doctor Who will return on Christmas day.


Source: YouTube - BBC

Professor X fires Angel from the X-Men. [video]

Professor X is at it again! He's called another member of the X-Men into his office and it doesn't end well. At this point the Professor may end up being a one man team! Watch as Professor X fires Angel from the X-men in this great sketch by Pete Holmes.



Source: YouTube - Pete Holmes

The OMEn Chronicles - An amazing Harry Potter fan film! [video]

The magical community never ceases to amaze me. Check out this fantastic fan film titled "The OMEn Chronicles" that takes a look at what is going on in the world just 15 years after the fall of the evil Lord Voldemort. "In a world filled with magic, one mysterious person tries to keep a forgotten power safe from both the Officers of OMEn and the Evil forces wanting to corrupt it." The film was directed by Wren Weichman and was shot in 2 days with 6 months of post production. The film overall is absolutely amazing and I not only recommend it to all Harry Potter fans out there but to everyone who loves fantastic films. The musical score was incredibly well made and I have to say that I loved the soft chimes at the 40 second mark that are reminiscent of the Harry Potter theme and thought that they were a great touch. The visual effects are outstanding and really blew me away and I really loved the wizard duels! Also, the way that they made the shield charm look was …

Professor X gets the last laugh as he fires Nightcrawler from the X-Men. [video]

The new "Ex-Men" skit from Pete Holmes has Professor X calling Nightcrawler into his office and the Professor has some harsh words to share with him as he gives him the bad news. Bye Nightcrawler. You are fired.



Source: YouTube - Pete Holmes

First jaw dropping trailer for Godzilla is released! [video]

The wait is over! Legendary Pictures has just released the amazing first trailer for Godzilla and I am in awe! This movie is looking to be everything that I could ask for in a Godzilla film. The trailer in intense and I love that they show you what Godzilla looks like without actually revealing the whole look. And the roar! Wow, did they do a perfect job!! We don't yet know what the story of the film is but I know I am definitely excited!

Godzilla
will smash into theaters on May 16, 2014.


Source: YouTube - Godzilla

The Doctor travels back to the 80's in this incredible Doctor Who / "Take On Me" mash-up video! [video]

For the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Richard Swarbrick created a truly brilliant animated video featuring some of the shows most memorable quotes and characters and put it all together with some unforgettable art. It is a tribute video that ever fan must see.

Another fan has now taken the video and done his own magic to it. The art animation looks so much like the art in the iconic 80's video "Take on Me" by A-Ha that he put the classic track over the Doctor Who animation and the results are simply fantastic! Brilliant even! As a fan of both the song and the show this is one truly amazing video!



Source: YouTube - TheFlixx

Batman: The Animated Series' Batmobile in real life! [video]

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IT'S REAL! Check out this awesome real life Batmobile modeled after the Batmobile from Batman: The Animated Series! This is actually my favorite version of the Batmobile and to see it be a real car is amazing! It's an almost perfect real life replica and I really must applaud the creator. The Batmobile in the show was a two-seater where as the real life counterpart seen here is a tandem (one-seater) and it gives the car a more narrow look. It still looks great but the person who uploaded a video of the car had this to say on the matter.   "for the thecnical reason and external dimension of a car. With two seat the proportional external dimensions is too large and too long. The project is perfet for transport this car with a normal truck." I have to say that I would love to give this a ride around town. What do you think of this real world version on the Batman: The Animated Series Batmobile?

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Watch it in action!



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Welcome to the Warp Zone - musical tribute to iconic video game moments. [video]

Check out this great musical montage create by "Dead Workers Party" that celebrates some of video games' most iconic moments in history. The original song was created by Eric Fullerton. Are your favorite games and game moments included in this video?



Source: YouTube - Dead Workers Party

The history of Playstation in one minute! [video]

Take a look at the history of Sony’s Playstation video game console in just one minute!



Source: YouTube - LORE