Games

Arms Producer Dishes Details on Game

Kosuke Yabuki, Producer of Nintendo’s newest IP ARMS, sat down with Japanese game site Famitsu to answer a few questions on the upcoming fighting/boxing game. As I said before, my Nihongo is a bit rusty, but let’s give this a shot.  Paraphrasing follows. The game was developed from a prototype the Nintendo folks were playing around …

Marvel, MCU, Movies

GotG Vol. 2 Gets an Awesome New Poster!

These days, it seems the terms “throwback,” “retro,” “vintage,” and others like them used to peddle nostalgia are all the rage.  Well, the newest poster for this summer’s sure-to-be a mega-blockbuster flick is ripe and dripping with all three of those aforementioned words. As you can see below, the cast is spelled out in colorful …

Disney, Fox, Marvel, MCU, Movies

Super Bowl Movie Trailers

If you’re anything like me, you watch the Super Bowl for the commercials.  Specifically…the movie trailers.  In case you missed them, everyone at your party was talking through the trailer you wanted to see, or you just wanted to watch them all again…whatever your excuse (as if you need one) here they are. Guardians of …

Games

Young Avengers Coming to the Academy!

Marvel just confirmed something they have previously only hinted at.  The Young Avengers will be coming soon to the hit mobile game Avengers Academy. The above image is concept art of the character Wiccan, and comes from an interview with Lead Concept artist for TinyCo, Melissa Hester.  The interview focuses on the collaborative nature of …

Comic Books

Marvel Bringing a New Rocket Raccoon

This May, just in time for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 to hit theaters, Marvel Comics is launching a brand new look at the unique little fur-ball.   The comic, simply titled Rocket, comes from the writer/artist team of Al Ewing and Adam Gorham.  The new book is being described as a “hard-boiled crime” book with Rocket …

Games

Nintendo Switch Online Service Details – Plus VR?

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima talked yesterday with the Nikkei (basically the Japanese equivalent of the Dow Jones) about Nintendo’s plans for their upgraded online experience on the Switch. It looks like the annual fee to utilize the online functions, i.e. multiplayer matches and access to the aforementioned  smart-phone app to allow voice chat, will only …