What Carrie Fisher Thought of THAT Rogue One Scene

What Carrie Fisher Thought of THAT Rogue One Scene

As it turns out, the late Carrie Fisher was a fan of the visual effects in Rogue One. As you can tell by that vague intro, SPOILERS FOLLOW. Speaking with Nightline, via ABC, chief creative officer and senior visual effects for Lucasfilm, John Knoll, explains with the film needing to end where Star Wars: A New Hope begins, a digitally-aided young Leia cameo was created all with Fisher’s blessing. Fisher even got to see the scene and offer feedback. “She was involved in the process and, you know, she saw the final result and she loved it,” says Knoll. “She got to see the scene. Continue reading…
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Doctor Strange Blu-ray Release Date and Cover Art

Doctor Strange Blu-ray Release Date and Cover Art

Doctor Strange will be released on Blu-ray February 28, Disney and Marvel announced today. Additionally, the official cover art for the Blu-ray release was unveiled. Check out the gallery below for a look at the art for both the 3D Blu-ray and Combo Pack releases, as well as concept art by Ryan Meinerding from the “Art of Dr. Strange.” In addition to the 3D and standard Blu-ray versions, the film will also be available on Digital SD, DVD and On-Demand on February 28. Doctor Strange will also be available two weeks earlier, on February 14, on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere. Over 80 minutes of bonus content comes bundled in the Blu-ray and Digital releases, including behind-the-scenes featurettes, as well as deleted scenes, audio commentary by director Scott Derrickson, and part two of the “Team Thor” mockumetary. Also included is “an exclusive look at the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” which contains sneak peeks at Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War. The DVD does not include any of the bonus content. Continue reading…
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SEGA Registers Domain for 'Shenmue HD'

SEGA Registers Domain for 'Shenmue HD'

A high-definition remaster of the original Shenmue may be on the way, as SEGA has registered a domain for “Shenmue HD.” As spotted by SEGA Nerds (via TSSZ) SEGA Europe registered the domain for “Shenmuehd.com” in September 2016. Additionally, SEGABits discovered that SEGA Europe also registered two other Shenmue-related domain names in September of last year, those being “ShenmueRemastered.com” and the incorrectly spelled “Shemnuegame.com.” As noted by TSSZ, the domain for “Shenmuegame.com,” was already taken by someone else in 2015. Continue reading…
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Get Mass Effect 2 Now For Free on PC

Get Mass Effect 2 Now For Free on PC

Mass Effect 2 is available for free on EA’s PC client, Origin. The fan-favourite game – available now as part of the publisher’s monthly On the House promotion – is the second instalment of the Commander Shepherd trilogy in which you must pull together the perfect allies to form an elite squad and take down the invading Reapers. Andromeda will draw similarities to Mass Effect 2 in the way those choices affect the conclusion of the game. “One of the things we want to do is make it more of an organic scenario where you make choices and then logical consequences happen, and they do impact the ending, or sort of the ending level of the game,” Mass Effect franchise lead writer Mac Walters told IGN. Continue reading…
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Steam to Make All Games Compatible With Xbox Controllers

Steam to Make All Games Compatible With Xbox Controllers

Steam’s latest update will add the ability to use Xbox One or Xbox 360 controllers with any game on the service, even if they do not natively support them. According to patch notes, Steam will assign recommended controls from games that do support Xbox controllers automatically, but will allow users to map their own controls for any game using the Steam Controller Configurator tool. The update is available now to those who install Steam Client beta updates, but no date has been given for when a final update will be released. To opt into beta updates, just head to Steam’s setting menu and select “Beta Participation”. Continue reading…
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Cancelled Rogue One Disney Infinity Figure Revealed

Cancelled Rogue One Disney Infinity Figure Revealed

Disney had planned to produce a line of Star Wars Rogue One figures before work stopped on its toy-to-life series, Disney Infinity, last year. According to Kotaku, a source close to the development team confirmed there had been “multiple figures” planned for Disney Infinity 3.0, including “most of the Rebel crew, from Jyn to K2”. (c) https://www.artstation.com/artist/bamzeeContinue reading…
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UK Daily Deals: PlayStation Network Cards, Xbox One Hard Drive, Rise of the Tomb Raider

UK Daily Deals: PlayStation Network Cards, Xbox One Hard Drive, Rise of the Tomb Raider

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Thor: Ragnarok Plot Synopsis Released

Thor: Ragnarok Plot Synopsis Released

Marvel has released an official plot synopsis for Thor: Ragnarok, further spelling out how the film will blend possible Asgardian extinction with the Planet Hulk storyline. Released on Marvel’s website, the synopsis reads: “In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok – the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization – at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger – the Incredible Hulk!” Continue reading…
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Years After Release, Someone Found Aliens in Elite: Dangerous

Years After Release, Someone Found Aliens in Elite: Dangerous

Elite: Dangerous was released in December 2014. On January 5, 2017, players discovered the spacefaring simulation’s first ever alien. The first clip uploaded of the Thargoids – a race that’s existed in the Elite universe since the 1984 original – came from Xbox user DP Sayre, which developer Frontier confirmed was not a hoax on its Twitter feed: A report just coming through that a CMDR has experienced something… strange. https://t.co/NJVhHWe4eB — Elite Dangerous (@EliteDangerous) January 5, 2017 Continue reading…
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