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Conan O'Brien reviews Super Smash Bros for Wii U!

Late night comedy legend Conan O'Brien released a new installment of his sketch "Clueless Gamer" and in this new video he sits down to play and review Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! If you have watched Conan review video games in the past then you know how funny his reviews are and if you haven't then you are in for a real treat!



Source: YouTube - Team Coco

Could this be the Warner Bros and DC film line-up until 2018?

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Its no contest when you compare Marvel and DC films. Marvel is so far ahead it's no longer funny. However, it seems that Warner Bros. and DC Comics are not going to just roll over and continue to let Marvel dominate the film market. It's being reported by Nikki Finke, a well known and respected Hollywood reporter, that Warner Bros and DC are ready to announce their film line-up at San Diego Comic Con this year. She however gives her readers an inside scoop. Take a look at DC's rumored film line-up until 2018!
"May 2016 – Batman v Superman
July 2016 – Shazam
Xmas 2016 – Sandman
May 2017 – Justice League
July 2017 – Wonder Woman
Xmas 2017 – Flash and Green Lantern team-up
May 2018 – Man Of Steel 2" Finke also gives fans a reason for the delay of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice by stating,
"Like Marvel’s The Avengers, there will be cameos of superheroes for future installments. The cameos will include the already known Cyborg and Flash. Green Lantern [not played …

Video Game of Thrones - The Legend of Zelda! [video]

Mash-ups are always a lot of fun and there have been a lot of Game of Thrones mash-ups lately. However, this particular forced me to take notice as it combines the hit HBO show with my favorite video game franchise, Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda. Watch the intro to Game of Thrones recreated for The Legend of Zelda showing off the land of Hyrule that we see in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Enjoy!




A big thank you to my girlfriend, Jackie, for showing me this video!

Source: YouTube - The Pixel Kingdom

First full length trailer for Paddington gets released! [video]

The Weinstein Company and Heyday Films have released the first full length trailer for their upcoming film Paddington. Paddington is being directed by Paul King and produced by David Heyman. The film is based on the popular children's book from 1958 A Bear Called Paddington. The film will star Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington, Hugh Bonneville, Nicole Kidman, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, and Julie Walters. The film will follow the misadventures of a young Peruvian bear in search of a home in the big city when he is picked up by a kind family who offer him a temporary home.

Paddington will be in theaters on December 25, 2014.



Source: YouTube - STUDIOCANAL UK

Original Star Wars Han Solo toy blueprint from Kenner emerges!

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A new image has emerged of the original Star Wars Han Solo action figure from Kenner from the late 1970s. The really cool thing is that the photo is not of the toy itself but of the blueprints for the toy. Take a look below and see how the original action figure got started!
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Source: Twitter - Classic Star Wars

Realistic Mortal Kombat! [video]

Pete Holmes a new and funny video game sketch on his show titled "Realistic Mortal Kombat". Watch as Sub-Zero attempts to pull off his fatality against Johnny Cage but realizes that due to natural anatomy that it cannot be done.



Source: YouTube - Pete Holmes

Harrison Ford gets injured on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII!

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It has been reported that earlier today veteran actor Harrison Ford was air lifted off the set of Star Wars: Episode VII and brought to a hospital about injuring his ankle on set. Harrison Ford, who is 71, was injured by the door of the Millennium Falcon! (You bucket of bolts!) Thankfully the sustained injury is not serious and Ford will be fine.
""Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates," said a statement from Disney." I know a lot of fans out there will be happy to hear that the film will not be delayed due to this injury. I am curious to how the injury was sustained. Could a door have closed on his ankle? Could he have just tripped on the frame of the door? There's no word yet on exactly what happened but it's good to hear that he'll be okay.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

7 foot man goes shopping dressed as an Uruk Hai from The Lord of the Rings! [video]

Check out this funny video of a man who stands at 7 foot tall 2 inches full dressed as an Uruk Hai (orc) from The Lord of the Rings walking around a supermarket shopping. The make-up was done as a graduate study and the pair decided to go walk around and see what kinds of reactions they would get.



Source: YouTube - Olivier Richters

3 official photos released for Jurassic World!

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Three new official photos have been released by Universal Pictures for their upcoming film Jurassic World. The photos show us Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Nick Robinson and Ty Simpkins. These will be the film's main characters so it is really cool to get out first official look at them and I cannot wait for some photos to come out of some of the dinosaurs that we'll see as well!

Jurassic World will be in theaters on June 12, 2015! (Officially 1 year away!)
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Source: AV Club

Artist shows us what it would look like if Disney made Doctor Who!

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Artist Stephen Byrne has created a fantastic piece of Doctor Who art that show fans what it might be like if Disney has created the show. Companion Amy Pond stands at the center of the piece with the various regenerations of the Doctor standing on both sides of her.
"She wished for a prince. She got thirteen."
What do yo think of Byrne's Disney versions of the Doctor? Which Disney regeneration of the Doctor is your favorite?
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Source: Facebook - Artwork of Stephen Byrne

Watch what every hero movie looks like in this funny one take fan film! [video]

Check out this funny video from YouTube channel Above Average that shows off what every super hero movie looks like. The impressive thing is that they shoot the entire 4 minute video is just one single take!



Source: YouTube - Above Average

RBS' Cosplay Closet - Comic Con Chile 2014! [video]

Color me impressed! I haven't seen a lot of cosplay photos or videos come out of Chile but after watching this great video from Comic Con Chile I can safely say that Chile has some talented cosplayers living there. The video is fun and shows off some of Chile's finest cosplayers and the skill that they bring to the community. Enjoy!



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5 new character posters for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles features the Turtles and Shredder!

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A new set of character posters has been released for the upcoming film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that have a really cool shadowed look to them. The art in the posters looks like street art that you may see around the Turtles' hometown, New York City. Featured are Raphael, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Shredder.
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Source: Comic Book Movie

Nintendo reveals the trailer and gameplay for Splatoon, a first party shooter that looks crazy fun! [video]

One new game announced at this years E3 for the Nintendo Wii U that has caught me by surprise is Splatoon. Splatoon is a first-party shooter that will be released in 2015.

The game is an online multiplayer game that is literally filled with color. Players take the role of a half-human, half-squid being that will run and swim around the play arena armed with a paintball gun of sorts. This will be a 4 vs 4 shooter where players will try to cover the battle arena in their teams' color paint (or ink since they are squids) in a certain time limit. The ability to transform into a squid and swim through your respective color ink and hide from other players brings a lot of strategy into the game as well. You can move fast as a squid and can set up some really great strategic ambushes. I'm really excited to see more from this game and see how it develops. Check out the announcement trailer as well as a gameplay video showing off the greatness of the game. Enjoy!





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Nintendo announces Amiibo figurines for the Wii U! Find out how they'll be used! [video]

Nintendo has finally unveiled their new "figurine" line that has been kept in the shadows until now. It was revealed at E3 that this figurine line will be called "Amiibo" and will use near field technology with the Wii U (and soon to be 3DS). The figures will be used in various games like Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8 but the impressive part is how they will be used. I admit that I did not expect this coming. Watch the video below to see the first full line of figures as well as how the figures will be used. I know that I'll be picking these up. Let me know in the comments which figures are your favorite and which you'll definitely pick up.



Source: YouTube - Nintendo

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/Wii U confirms Palutena, Pac-Man, and Mr. Game and Watch as fighters! [video]

Three new characters were confirmed for Super Smash Bros. at E3 yesterday and fans are both excited and confused by the character selection. The confirmed characters are the Goddess of Light herself, Palutena (Kid Icarus: Uprising), Pac-Man, and Mr. Game and Watch! While fans were excited about the introduction of Palutena (who has an awesome reveal trailer!) fans seemed a little perplexed at the choice to bring in Pac-Man and Mr. Game and Watch. Though we do not get to see Mr. Game and Watch actually fight in the trailer, Pac-Man looks like he'll be a fun character to try out. And Palutena? Well she's a goddess and it looks like her power and ability will be suited for one. Check out the reveal trailers below!





Source: YouTube - Super Smash Bros.
Source: YouTube - Super Smash Bros.

Nickelodeon releases the first official trailer for The Legend of Korra - Book 3! [video]

Nickelodeon has released the much anticipated official trailer for Book 3 of The Legend of Korra! The third season (or Book as they are known) is titled "Change" and see the return of some familiar character as well as a host of new ones. Watch closely for the return of characters from Avatar: The Last Airbender as well as possibly family members from that series' characters. This upcoming season looks like it will be simply incredible!


The Legend of Korra: Book 3 Official Trailer
Source: Nick.com

What would it look like if Guy Ritchie directed Harry Potter? [video]

The Harry Potter franchise had a few directors take a stab at various films but what would it have looked like if director Guy Ritchie had been selected to direct the films. Guy Ritchie is best known for the films Sherlock Holmes, RocknRolla, Snatch, and Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. YouTuber Bobby Burns created this Harry Potter fan trailer cut to show us exactly that. 



Source: YouTube - Bobby Burns

Bayonetta 2 trailer hits E3 and reveals that Bayonetta will be included and classic Nintendo costumes for Bayonetta! [video]

Bayonetta 2 is about to land on the Nintendo Wii U and it will be a Nintendo exclusive! You can check out the amazing trailer from E3 below but the huge reveal comes at the end of the trailer that shows gamers out there that if you haven't played Bayonetta then you do not need to worry. Bayonetta will be packaged in with Bayonetta 2 and will be updated for the Wii U. Aside from regular updates to make the game look and feel better, Bayonetta will be able to wear three classic Nintendo costumes. You'll be able to dress as Link (The Legend of Zelda), Samus Aran (Metroid), and Princess Peach (Super Mario Bros.). That is really fun news! Enjoy the Bayonetta 2 trailer below.



Source: YouTube - Nintendo

Honest Trailers - The Lion King! [video]

It's the 20th Anniversary of the Disney classic The Lion King so the folks over at Screen Junkies have created a hilarious Honest Trailer to celebrate. The team walks you through the similarities between The Lion King and Frozen and even breaks down the true meaning behind all of the hit songs from the film. Great job!
"This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Disney animated classic "The Lion King." Relive the music, the lion lovin', and the heartbreak that scarred a generation of children. Hakuna matata!!
Huge thanks to the folks at AVbyte for doing the music and vocals!" 



Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

Nathan Drake returns to the PlayStation 4 in Uncharted 4: A Thief's End! [video]

Nathan Drake returns in an all new Uncharted game for the PlayStation 4 in 2015! The game is titled Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and debuted at E3 to fans' delight. The trailer itself is a teaser but fans get a good look at Nathan Drake who is now a few years older and looking pretty worn down. Is the title "A Thief's End" referring to Nathan Drake or someone he is going up against?
"Several years after his last adventure, retired fortune hunter, Nathan Drake, is forced back into the world of thieves. With the stakes much more personal, Drake embarks on a globe-trotting journey in pursuit of a historical conspiracy behind a fabled pirate treasure. His greatest adventure will test his physical limits, his resolve, and ultimately what he's willing to sacrifice to save the ones he loves.   Uncharted 4: A Thief's End will be available in 2015. Developed by Naughty Dog."


Source: YouTube - PlayStation

Sunset Overdrive trailer for Xbox One looks to kill mutants while making fun of military shooter games! [video]

A new exclusive game was debuted for the Xbox One at E3 that has fans really excited. The game is Sunset Overdrive and has a unique look to it that may remind some of Scott Pilgrim. Take a look at the trailer and some gameplay footage shown at E3 and see how this new game pokes fun at all the military first person shooter games.
"Live from E3 - an extended look at the over-charged world of Sunset Overdrive, including high-velocity single player gameplay mayhem.
#SunsetOverdrive
#Fizzie"Sunset Overdrive will be in stores on October 28, 2014 exclusively on Xbox One.



Source: YouTube - xbox

Little Big Planet 3 debut trailer released! [video]

The adorable Sackboy is back! Sony revealed the debut trailer for the upcoming Little Big Planet 3 at E3 and the game looks great!
"PlayStation's most imaginative franchise, LittleBigPlanet, is back with a new cast of playable plush characters in the biggest handcrafted adventure yet!  http://www.littlebigplanet.com/games/...  In LittleBigPlanet 3, explore a world filled with creativity as you explore all corners of the Imagisphere, meet the inhabitants of the mysterious planet Bunkum and face the nefarious Newton.  Discover endless surprises that the LittleBigPlanet Community have created and shared for you to enjoy, with new levels and games to play every day. Then if you're feeling inspired, flex your creative muscles with the powerful and intuitive customization tools, to bring your own imagination to life in LittleBigPlanet 3." Will you be going on new adventures with Sackboy and his new friends?

Little Big Planet 3 will hit store shelves this November.



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Disney releases the Spider-Man playset trailer for Disney Infinity 2.0! [video]

Disney excited fans today by releasing a trailer for the Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man playset!
"This fall, unlock an all-new adventure with Marvel's Spider-Man Play Set in Disney Infinity (2.0 Edition)! Swing into action with Spidey and save New York City from the toughest villains. Spider-Man and Nova are included in the Ultimate Spider-Man Play Set Pack. Iron Fist, Nick Fury, and Venom sold separately." This playset looks like it will be all sorts of fun! It was revealed that the playset pack will come with the playset itself as well as the Spider-Man and Nova figurines.



Source: YouTube - Disney Infinity

Nintendo releases a trailer for The Legend of Zelda Wii U at E3! [video]

Nintendo released footage for the upcoming The Legend of Zelda Wii U title that will be coming out in 2015 (yes, that is confirmed) today at E3 and my jaw dropped! Producer Eiji Aonuma presented footage that looked absolutely gorgeous! The fantastic thing is that a Nintendo representative has confirmed that the footage shown was created in-engine from Wii U hardware and is actual gameplay footage! Wow! One big reveal for this game is that the world is now completely open and it is up to the gamer on where to go. I'll let Aonuma fill you in on the rest. Enjoy the video!




Source: YouTube - IGN

BBC America and BBC Worldwide announce a Doctor Who World Tour for this August! [video]

Get ready, Doctor Who fans! The Doctor is visiting the world this August! The first ever world tour has been announced for Doctor Who August 7 - 19, 2014! This tour will have Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi traveling the world along with Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat!
"Seven cities.
Five continents.
One Doctor.  Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat to circumnavigate the earth for fan events and publicity appearances in another unique first for a British TV show.
#DWWorldTour  Following on from last year's global smash-hit 50th anniversary, BBC Worldwide announce a major global publicity tour to launch the new series of Doctor Who and introduce Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor. Doctor Who: The World Tour will begin in the UK on August 7 and finish in Brazil on August 19.  The trip will see Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi, on-screen companion Jenna Coleman, and the show’s lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat*, visit seven cities across five continents in 12 day…

Watch gameplay footage from Hyrule Warriors from the Nintendo Treehouse! [video]

Sit back and enjoy some awesome gameplay from the Nintendo Treehouse of the upcoming game Hyrule Warriors! A lot of new information about the game was brought up today at E3 and in this video you get to see it all in action!



Source: YouTube - NinEverything

Watch Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony's full presentations from E3! [video]

If you didn't get a chance to watch the three big presentations from E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) this year then now is your chance! Below you can watch the main presentations for Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony! There are so many big titles revealed in these presentations and some amazing footage shown. There is literally something for everyone! Enjoy!



*Nintendo held a 47 minute "Digital Event" as well as many "Treehouse Events". If you are looking for more from Nintendo on a specific game check out the Treehouse events on Nintendo's YouTube channel.





Source: YouTube - Nintendo
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Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6 released 2 fun new posters!

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Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6 will be heading to theaters this coming November but fans can now take a look at two new, fun posters for the film! Both posters feature the fun robot Baymax. This film seems like it is going to be a lot of fun and I am excited to see more about it.

Big Hero 6 will be in theaters on November 7, 2014.
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Source: MovieFone

Game of Thrones theme remix played on a NES keytar! [video]

Theme song covers are easy to come by but Theremin Hero has created a great cover of the Game of Thrones theme using a NES keytar! That's right! He has converted a classic NES console into a fully functioning Keytar (and still a functioning NES console) and the sound that it produces is pretty great.
"Most of the buttons are functional and can be remapped to different functions, as can the whammy bar. It also has an onboard arpeggio and drum sequencer.  The sound comes from the original RP2A03 chip in the NES, giving it that classic 8-bit sound. All of the available sound channels are utilised.  The software runs on a raspberry pi and is written in a language called Pure Data (pd). There are various modes including a midi controller mode as well as a standalone mode, which allows the whole instrument to be used with a battery pack." Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Theremin Hero

Original Star Wars poster art features classic vehicles and characters!

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Artist Andy Fairhurst has drawn up an amazing trio of posters featuring the original Star Wars trilogy. The posters feature a classic vehicle from the film as well as a character from the film that has been subtly drawn into the landscape. Pieces like this are always a lot of fun and I love seeing them. Which of these three is your favorite?
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Source: Deviant Art - AndyFairhurst

Han Solo fights General Grievous in this funny LEGO Star Wars short! [video]

Watch this wonderful LEGO Star Wars short that features our favorite Corellian smuggler Han Solo going toe to toe with the cyborg General Grievous! Brotherhood Workshop has created another great video and if you look closely at the background you may even catch some characters from some of their other videos making a cameo as well.



Source: YouTube - BrotherhoodWorkshop

Dr. Fate's helmet is shown in the new trailer for NBC's Constantine! [video]

An unexpected Easter egg has popped up in the trailer for NBC new fall show Constantine that has DC fans out there very excited. The show is based on the Alan Moore comic that was released by DC and follows character John Constantine as he is haunted by the sins of his past while trying to defend humanity from the dark forces that are beginning to gather. Keep a close eye on the 47 second mark and you'll see Dr. Fate's helmet! This Easter egg has some fans calling for Justice League Dark which was a team that consisted of the supernatural members of the DC Universe that were called together to handle situations that may have been unfit for the regular Justice League team. We'll have to wait and see if this is just an Easter egg or if Dr. Fate will actually play a role in the show.

Constantine will air on NBC this fall.



Source: YouTube - TvShow News Previews

New Guardians of the Galaxy poster features Rocket Raccoon and Groot!

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Rocket Raccoon and Groot take center stage in the newest poster for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Voicing the pair will be Bradley Cooper voicing Rocket Raccoon and Vin Diesel voicing Groot. It's going to be a lot of fun to see this duo on the big screen. They are certainly a lot of fun in the comics!

Guardians of the Galaxy will be in theaters on August 1, 2014.
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Source: Fandango