Sherlock Holmes 3 Gets a New Writer

Sherlock Holmes 3 Gets a New Writer

James Coyne will be doing a rewrite of Warner Bros’ Sherlock Holmes 3. This news comes via Deadline. Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law will be returning as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, and Guy Ritchie is back on board to direct. Coyne worked on adaptation of Treasure Island for Sherlock producer Lionel Wigram last year, which appeared on 2015’s Black List for unproduced screenplays. Originally, Ir…
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Severed Review

Severed Review

Twisted and bright, Severed’s world is strange, beautiful, and largely remains a mystery by the end. This first-person touch-screen action game isn’t really big on its story, which would be fine if it its combat didn’t lose its appeal halfway through the six-hour campaign. I wanted to enjoy Sasha’s adventure through this bizarre world, but it’s an unfortunately shallow journey. Sasha finds herself…
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13 Movies Worth Watching on Steam Right Now

13 Movies Worth Watching on Steam Right Now

This week, Valve made over 100 Lionsgate films available to rent and stream through its Steam client. More and more movies will be added to the line-up “as the partnership continues to expand worldwide,” but for now, here are 13 movies from the existing catalog that are worth watching on Steam right now. Mad Max: Fury Road redefined action movie standards last year with its expertly choreographed,…
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Rumor: New Call of Duty to Be Unveiled by Next Week

Rumor: New Call of Duty to Be Unveiled by Next Week

Leaked retailer documents seem to point to the next Call of Duty game being revealed by next Tuesday, May 3. Posted by games critic Jim Sterling on Twitter, the document seems to indicate changes to in-store marketing, which includes the “Call of Duty Reveal”. The next Call of Duty will apparently get unveiled by next Tuesday. Getting listed in retailers at any rate. pic.twitter.com/eYnVX5spdh — J…
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UK Street Date Broken for Uncharted 4

UK Street Date Broken for Uncharted 4

Although not scheduled to release until May 10, 2016, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is already in the hands of some fans. Videogamer reports that at least one person has picked up the game from retailer CEX in the UK, with others sharing news on Twitter that Amazon, too, has dispatched two weeks ahead of the street date. MCV also reports unconfirmed assertions of early deliveries in Germany and North…
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Epic Reveals Paragon Open 'Stress Test' Dates

Epic Reveals Paragon Open 'Stress Test' Dates

Epic Games has announced the first free stress test weekend for Paragon will begin on April 28, and end on May 1. A second phase will then begin on May 5, and last until May 8. For the first phase, you’ll have to be in the first 500,000 people who signed up to the beta. However, for the second phase, all players will be invited, including everyone who signed up before May 1. If you’re already taki…
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Blizzard Responds to Illegal Server Closure Complaints

Blizzard Responds to Illegal Server Closure Complaints

Blizzard has responded to complaints sparked by the closure of the World of Warcraft Nostalrius server. The unlicensed server offered a vanilla World of Warcraft experience – running a very early version of the game – that Blizzard itself no longer provided, and last month’s closure spawned a petition to reinstate it that gathered over 235,000 signatures. Stating the developer had to close the ser…
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Neill Blomkamp Releases Newt Concept Art for Alien 5

Neill Blomkamp Releases Newt Concept Art for Alien 5

Director Neill Blomkamp could be bringing Rebecca “Newt” Jordan back from the dead in Alien 5. Newt, along with Corporal Hicks, both died at the start of Alien 3, but apparently we could be seeing both of them in different forms in the next movie. Blomkamp released the image below on Instagram today to coincide with Alien Day. Newt concept art, Neill BlomkampContinue reading…
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Nintendo Patents a New Controller

Nintendo Patents a New Controller

Nintendo has submitted a patent for a new controller it calls a “training implement, training system, and input device”. Spotted and documented by NeoGAF user Rösti, the controller resembles a horseshoe-shaped regular game controller (oddly, not dissimilar to Xbox 360’s Wireless Speed Wheel), but includes an accelerometer, gyrometer, temperature sensor and load sensor. Patent drawings of Nintendo’…
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Final Fantasy 3, 4, 7 & 8 Getting Physical PC Release Next Month

Final Fantasy 3, 4, 7 & 8 Getting Physical PC Release Next Month

Final Fantasy 3, 4, 7 and 8 will be released on PC as physical box sets next month. According to listings on Amazon.co.uk (via VideoGamer), the four games will be paired up in two PC “Double Pack edition” bundles – one with Final Fantasy 3 and 4, the other Final Fantasy 7 and 8. The games are set to release on May 27, 2016 for £20 each. Image credit: videogamer.comContinue reading…
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