Gaming

3DS-Exclusive RPG Culdcept Revolt Detailed In New Trailer

NIS America has released an overview trailer for Culdcept Revolt, the turn-based strategy RPG for 3DS. The new video, embedded above, gives fans a more detailed look at the series’ unique gameplay, which combines elements of board games with card-based battles and item management. Players roll a dice to maneuver around the board, using their customized book of cards to summon monsters and cast spells. The object of the game is to acquire “land” on the board, which lets you amass magic and claim tolls from your opponents. The game ...

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Pro Evo 2018 Release Date, First Details Revealed

While Konami has not yet officially announced it, the first details and a release date for Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 have been revealed. A product page on Xbox.com (via TrueAchievements) shows a release date of September 14, along with a number of new features for the latest entry in the soccer series. Among the new features are things like “strategic dribbling” and new set pieces that “take the unrivalled gameplay to the next level.” The game’s presentation is also reportedly getting an overhaul with new menus and “real player images.” ...

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The Flash Movie Eyeing Forrest Gump, Kingsman Directors

The Flash movie is taking a long time to get made, but it looks like the film is getting closer to happening now. Sources told Variety that Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future) and Matthew Vaughn (Snatch, Kingsman) are the “top choices” at Warner Bros. to direct. Offers have not been made to either of them, however, and other, unnamed directors are also in the mix, the report said. Scheduling could be an issue for Zemeckis and Vaughn. Zemeckis is making a movie with Steve Carell that will ...

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What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

The term “mixed reality” has been thrown about a lot as of late, but pinning down a precise definition has proven elusive. After spending the day at Stanford University’s SCIEN-hosted workshop, which was full of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) luminaries, it appears the one thing everyone can agree on is there isn’t a standard definition for either term. Let’s see if we can do a bit better. AR now covers a broad spectrum, from Instagram Stickers and Pokemon Go, to sophisticated onsite walkthroughs of rooms of virtual ...

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Injustice 2 Review Roundup

Netherrealm’s Injustice 2 returns to the a world in which Superman rules as dictator and Batman leads an insurgent rebellion against him. Except this time the two sides may need to unite against a common enemy that could destroy them all: Brainiac. Injustice 2 builds upon the success of the first game with a new story mode, expanded multiplayer modes, and an expansive gear system. By gathering loot, players can create their own unique take on DC’s most iconic superheroes, but is taking them into battle any fun? We’ve collected ...

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Power Ranger Reboot Star Joins Aquaman Cast

Ludi Lin, who played the Black Ranger in the recent Power Rangers movie, has been cast in DC’s 2018 superhero film Aquaman. According to Deadline, Lin will play Murk, the Commander of the Atlantian Royal Guard and leader of the Men-Of-War, the frontline army for Atlantis. He joins Jason Mamoa, who plays the titular role, which will be directed by James Wan (The Conjuring). Murk is a relatively new character who first appeared in 2013 in Aquaman #17. He wascreated by Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier. While Murk is extremely ...

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Five Game Of Thrones Spinoffs–Not Four–Are In The Works

This month brought the big news that HBO was exploring four potential Game of Thrones spinoffs. As it turns out, that’s not the full story. Responding to the reports, George R.R. Martin updated his Livejournal page to say that, in fact, there are five potential spinoffs on the way from HBO. “We had four scripts in development when I arrived in LA last week, but by the time I left we had five,” Martin wrote, adding that TV is a “fast-moving business” with changes happening all the time. “We have ...

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Call Of Duty: WW2 Gets Massive Poster In Southern California

With months still to go before Call of Duty: WWII‘s release in November, Activision has installed a massive poster for the military shooter in southern California. The Sledgehammer Games Twitter page brings us this image of the game’s poster as seen on Santa Monica Boulevard, nearby Activision’s headquarters in the city. As the poster shows, Call of Duty: WWII comes out at the usual time for the series, launching on November 3 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. We might be seeing more posters for the game soon, as ...

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Madden 18 Cover Star Tom Brady Jokes About Madden Curse In Silly Video

Last week, EA announced Tom Brady as the cover star for Madden 18. Given his stature as one of the league’s best, most reliable players, some Patriots fans might be concerned about the so-called Madden Curse. Brady himself said in a statement that he doesn’t believe in it (despite what happened last year) and now his team has put out a very silly video that expands on that even further. In this TB12 video, Brady attends a fake board meeting of sorts where he criticizes his team for making him ...

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Paul McCartney Is In Pirates 5 And This Is What He Looks Like

We have known for a while now that Beatles singer/bassist Paul McCartney has a role in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Now, the famous musician has posted a picture of himself in costume–and it’s pretty incredible. It’s not immediately clear what role McCartney is playing, but he will apparently appear in a scene not originally planned. Directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg have elected to add another “big set-piece” scene, and it is here that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and 21-time ...

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