Showing posts from June 15, 2014

Incredibly in depth analysis of the E3 The Legend of Zelda Wii U trailer! [video]

If you were excited and impressed by the amazing trailer for Nintendo trailer for The Legend of Zelda on Wii U from E3 then you owe it to yourself to sit down and watch this incredible trailer analysis by Game Xplain. Watch as they reveal all the hidden secrets in the trailer including game locations, Link's possible heritage, weapon analysis, and even monster analysis. This video is simply amazing and makes me so excited for the release of this new Zelda game. I cannot wait!

Source: YouTube - GameXplain

Mario Kart 8 Mercedes-Benz DLC is coming to North America and Europe!

Nintendo has officially confirmed that the Mario Kart 8 Mercedes-Benz DLC will be coming to western audiences this summer! The DLC was released exclusively in Japan last month and fans were hoping on hoe that it would be released in North America and Europe. The new kart will be a GLA-class kart.

More information on the Mercedes DLC will be coming soon but are you excited that it will be coming to North America and Europe? Will you be downloading this new kart and giving it a try?

We’re planning to release a GLA-Class kart from @Mercedesbenz for #MK8 this summer. Stay tuned for more info!
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 20, 2014

Source: Twitter - Nintendo of America

Star Wars: The Musical - An amazing Disney parody! [video]

There have been a lot of Disney/Star Wars "what if" art pieces but I think this new video steals the spotlight! This great video reimagines Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope as a Disney musical and it is brilliantly made! Watch as the video progresses through the entire film and draws inspiration from many different Disney and Star Wars classic songs.
"The Star Wars Musical is a fan film that parodies if Star Wars was a Disney Musical. It's a product of a year and a half of work when a group of dedicated fans and film professionals came together to create the ultimate love letter to their favorite fandoms." Enjoy!

Featured music includes parodies of:

Star Wars Main Theme
Belle - Beauty and the Beast
A Whole New World - Aladdin
Under the Sea - The Little Mermaid
Cantina Band
Princess Leia's Theme
When You Wish Upon A Star
Circle of Life - The Lion King
Second Star tot he Right - Peter Pan
You Can Fly! You Can Fly! You Can Fly! - Peter Pan

Source: Star Wars Musi…

Honest Video Game Trailers - Final Fantasy VII. [video]

Smosh Games has released their great Honest Game Trailer for Final Fantasy VII and it takes a look at the games funniest moments all all the funny jokes that gamers loved to toss back and forth while sitting on their couch with their friends.
"From Squaresoft, the company that doesn't understand the meaning of the word final, comes the best installment of the legendary series… that you've actually played. Final Fantasy VII"

Source: YouTube - smosh games

Could Rain Johnson direct Star Wars: Episode VIII?

Disney and LucasFilm have been keeping their fans busy with all the recent news updates concerning the Star Wars franchise and it seems that they are not done.

Variety is reporting that Looper director Rain Johnson is now in talks to write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII! Given that Star Wars: Episode VII has just started filming this is pretty big news and shows that Disney is taking the franchise seriously and getting things ready well in advance.

Rain Johnson joins recently signed directors Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) and Josh Trank (Chronicle) in the Star Wars family. Edwards and Trank have each signed on to direct their own stand alone Star Wars film, though what film they are directing has not yet been revealed.

Are you excited at the idea of Rain Johnson signing on for Star Wars: Episode VIII?

Source: Variety

Every spoken English word in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope sorted alphabetically! [video]

Check out this incredible video that edits Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope and sorts every spoken English word alphabetically. This may seem like a weird thing to be but it's an impressive undertaking.
"All of the English dialogue in "Star Wars", split into words, and sorted alphabetically.
Fun facts:
The word "lightsaber" only appears once in this film.
There are 43m5s of spoken English, 81m39s of other.
The most common word is "the", of course, said 368 times.
The word with most screen time is "you", at 52.56 seconds.
There are 1695 different words, and 11684 total words.
The longest words are "responsibility," "malfunctioning", "worshipfulness", and "identification", all 14 letters.
I labeled the words manually (!) using some software I wrote specifically for the purpose.
This is the Special Edition to troll Han-shot-first purists. Everyone knows the orig is the most legit." Say what yo…

Watch Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint audition for the Harry Potter franchise! [video]

Take a look at this fun video of the three main stars of the Harry Potter franchise, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint as they do a read through during their audition process for the films. The roles were perfectly cast and to see them in this video so young and then to watch them literally grow up on screen in the films is a weird experience. The read through is a lot of fun and interesting to see how they took direction at a young age. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - Daniel Evans Grint

Is this when we could see a stand alone Batman film? Find out the rumored date and working title!

Even though Batman won't have his own film, he will remain busy over the next few years with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. Fans now want to know when they'll get another stand alone Batman film and it seems that the Latino Review has an answer for them.

Latino Review is reporting that Warner Bros. is looking to release a stand alone Batman film in the year 2019 after its current rumored line-up is through. They also revealed that the working title for this film is "The Batman". This is pure rumor at the moment but Latino Review has an impressive track record of being right on their scoops and rumors. I'd imagine that Warner Bros. signed Ben Affleck on for a set number of films that would include his own Batman film so this is plausible.

Source: Latino Review

Find out the difference between Nintendo's Amiibo figures and Skylanders and Disney Infinity!

When it was revealed that Nintendo would be selling figures that would interact with their games fans wondered how these figures would differ from those from Skylanders and Disney Infinity. (Then they cried a little bit because they knew they would spend all their money to have them.) The new figures from Nintendo will be called Amiibos.

Nintendo of America executive vice president of sales and marketing Scott Moffitt recently answered some of these concerns during an interview with GamesIndustry. A lot of great information came out of the interview including that since Amiibos use the Wii U GamePad's NFC function there is no need for a "Starter Kit" and a separate portal to purchase.
"That's what we will always do. We want to be different. We want to create innovation and Amiibo is a perfect example. We didn't just mimic what's been done before with Skylanders and Infinity, we are bringing out a whole new idea in this toys-to-life gaming segment.  We&#…

The Legend of Korra returns on June 27th! Get all the info and watch an exclusive clip from the premiere! [video]

Fans have been eagerly waiting on news of the third season of Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra and today they received some very surprising news. It appears that The Legend of Korra: Book 3 - Change will premiere on June 27, 2014! That's right, just one week from today! Talk about cutting it close on the announcement!

What is even better is that fans will be treated to not one, not two, but three new episodes of the show! Starting at 7pm EST Nickelodeon will show the first three episodes of Book 3. Here are the official descriptions of the first two episodes:
"“A Breath of Fresh Air”: After the events of Harmonic Convergence, Avatar Korra discovers that her decision to leave the spirit portals open has unexpected consequences. Wild spirit vines have overgrown Republic City and Airbenders are suddenly popping up across the four nations.  “Rebirth of a Nation”: Korra, Tenzin and Team Avatar search for new Airbenders in an effort to recruit them and rebuild the Air Nation. …

Tomb Raider through the years - Lara Croft's evolution! [video]

Check out this fun video that takes you through the history of the video game franchise Tomb Raider and shows you the evolution of the main character, Lara Croft! Watch as Lara changes from the original Tomb Raider in 1996 to present day! 

Source: YouTube - JakPlaysPC

Watch video of the full Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts line and Hogwarts Express train ride from Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando! [video]

Last night was the red carpet event for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley and it looked incredible! Stars of the film joined other celebrities and press to experience the new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida and all initial reactions seemed to be extremely positive. The Hogsmeade section of the park is simply jaw dropping so I would expect this new section that will feature Diagon Alley and the Hogswarts Express (connecting the two sections) to be the same.

Below you can watch two videos that will surely impress you. The first video takes you through the full line for the Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride which includes the Gringotts Bank lobby, security check point and photo, Bill Weasley's office, vault elevator, and the loading area for the ride itself.

The second video will have you board the Hogwarts Express and take you on the complete trip from Hogsmeade Station to Kings Cross Station in Dia…

Funny LEGO Star Wars parody shows how the original saga could have ended before it began! [video]

Brotherhood Workshop brings us another funny LEGO video this time focusing on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Take a look at how the original Star Wars saga could have ended a lot sooner than what we saw on the big screen.
"In a desperate move, R2-D2 and C3PO flee from Princess Leia’s bedieged vessel in an escape pod. Unfortunately, a few imperial gunners have learned to think for themselves."

Source: YouTube - BrotherhoodWorkshop

The Flash gets friend zoned in a new featurette for the CW's The Flash! [video]

A new featurette has been released by the CW for the show The Flash that shows off an interaction between Barry Allen and his friend Iris West. The featurette is titled "Friend Zoned" and shows off the relationship between Barry and Iris and the fact that Barry is too deep within the friend zone for Iris to notice him in the way that he wants.

The Flash will air this Fall on the CW.

Source: YouTube - The CW Television Network

New Batman animated series coming soon - Batman: Unlimited!

Get ready Batman fans, the caped crusader is about to get another new animated show! A photo has surfaced from the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas that features a banner for a new Batman show titled Batman: Unlimited. The banner seen in the photo shows off the art style that the show will be using, the new Bat-suit, as well as the new bat logo that will be worn by Batman. Right now there is no real information on the show but stay tuned!
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Source: Comic Book Movie

Gotham TV spot introduces the show's villains! [video]

A new TV spot has just been released by Fox for their upcoming Batman show Gotham and it will excite Batman fans everywhere! The new commercial features the villains of the series that will eventually go on to become the criminals that will go toe to toe with the Batman.

Featured villains include Oswald Cobblepot (Robin Lord Taylor) who will soon become the Penguin, a young teenager by the name Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova) who will go on to become Catwoman, and finally Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) who is a nightclub owner and crime boss who is said to be the big villain for the show's first season. 
Gotham will air on Fox this fall.

Source: YouTube - Gotham

3 year old plays with a portal gun! [video]

Sometimes children can get themselves into some pretty sticky sitations. Watch as this adventurous 3 year old plays with a portal gun from the hit video game Portal and gives their dad a scare!
"Just so you know, parents, my kid is no longer allowed to use Portal guns. Only stationary Star-Trek-style teleporters from now on."

PS - You know if you were the dad you would keep filming too!

Source: YouTube - Action Movie Kid

45 minute loop of the calming environment from The Legend of Zelda Wii U! [video]

The trailer shown at E3 for The Legend of Zelda Wii U featured some truly stunning visuals and now thanks to NiNTENDOMiNATiON you can watch a calming 45 minute loop of the amazing footage seen at E3. They also threw in some classic songs into the video so see if you can catch and name them all! Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - NiNTENDOMiNATiON

Jesse Eisenberg's hairstyle for Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is revealed!

When word got out that Jesse Eisenberg had been cast as Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice one of the big questions was not about the actor himself but about his hair. Would Eisenberg be shaving his head to get the iconic Lex Luthor bald head look? Thanks to "Batman News" we know have our answer. From recent scenes show at Lex Corp it seems that Eisenberg will indeed have hair. However,
"It’s not Eisenberg’s typical curly look — it’s a bit longer, kind of loose and wavy, and it’s dirty blonde. Eisenberg’s Luthor has spastic mannerisms, like a 20-something guy that pounds energy drinks all day. I’m told that the scenes shot take place towards the beginning of the movie… so maybe there’s still a chance that Lex Luthor could show up bald by the end? We’ll have to wait and see." If it turns out that this was the beginning of the film and that by the end something causes Eisenberg to either voluntarily or involuntarily go bald then I am on board. This is …

Would you survive in Westeros? Find out with this fun flowchart!

Depending no the kind of person you are, Westeros can be a horrible horrible place or a fun place to seize power. Take a look at this flowchart created by Julia Lepetit from Dorkly that will walk you through whether or not you will survive the land from the hit books and show Game of Thrones.
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Source: Dorkly

Honest Trailers - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. [video]

Most fans like to forget that Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen happened but thanks to the folks at Screen Junkies, you can now relive the movie and laugh at all the terrible aspects of the film in the appropriate manner. Check out the new "Honest Trailer" for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

Guardians of the Galaxy "Characters" TV spot! [video]

Take a look at this new TV spot for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy that features a run down of the Guardians team with some new footage thrown in two entice fans.

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

Source: YouTube - CBMTrailers

New hi-res image of Shredder shows how terrifying he'll be in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

We have seen Shredder in the latest TV spots for the upcoming film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles but thanks to fans can now take a look at the first high resolution image of the film's villain! He is pictured just after unleashing a few more of his "spikes" in what appears to be a fight scene between himself and Master Splinter, the sensei and adopted father of the Ninja Turtles. This new incarnation of the Shredder looks absolutely terrifying. I'm interested to see what kind of fighting style he'll use in the film and the mobility he'll have with a suit like that.
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Source: Comic Book Movie

Japan receives a special collectors edition of Hyrule Warriors packaged with Link's scarf!

It's no surprise that Japan will be getting a few special collectors editions of the upcoming The Legend of Zelda spin-off game Hyrule Warriors for Nintendo's Wii U. Right now it is known that Japan will be getting a premium collectors edition and a "treasure box" collectors edition. Right now it is the "treasure box" edition that is catching the eye of Zelda fans everywhere. Besides being packed with a variety of Zelda themed items it will come with the new blue scarf that Link wears in the game! Thanks to Tecmo Koei, the developers behind the game, fans can now take a look at the scarf that will come with the collectors edition.

I can only hope that Nintendo decides to bring these collectors editions to North America and Europe as there will certainly be a lot of fans that would love to have this scarf. Myself included. Would you pick up the collectors editions of Hyrule Warriors if they come to North America and Europe?

Hyrule Warriors will hit store shelv…

Samurai shows off his soccer (football) free style skills in Brazil for the World Cup! [Video]

Check out this impressive video of Japan’s freestyle soccer (football) champion Kotaro Tokuda dressed as a samurai and showing off his skills in Brazil for the World Cup that is currently going on. Some of these moves are just insane!

Source: Minute Buzz

Heroes Reborn brings back actor Jack Coleman as Noah Bennet!

The first official casting has been revealed for the upcoming NBC mini-series Heroes Reborn and it sees the return of one of the veteran Heroes stars!

Actor Jack Coleman will be returning to reprise his role as Noah Bennet, aka "the Man in the Horn-Rimmed Glasses", for the 13 episode season.

Heroes Reborn is being brought back by original Heroes creator Tim Kring and will have a similar overall story to Heroes in that it will follow a group of people who are just discovering the new abilities.

Noah Bennet was one of the major characters of the original series and it'll be exciting to see him return. How do you feel about the return of actor Jack Coleman? Who else would you like to see return?

Source: Deadline

LEGO Saruman readies his deadliest weapon in this funny LEGO Lord of the Rings parody! [video]

Watch as Saruman prepares to unleash his deadliest weapon against the people of Rohan. The gang at Brotherhood Workshop have created another fantastic, and short, LEGO video that will have all The Lord of the Rings fans laughing! Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - Brotherhood Workshop

New international trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy is filled with new footage! [video]

Marvel has just released the new international trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy and I think it is safe to say that it is the best trailer that has been released so far. It is filled with amazing new footage and it gives fans a look at the back story of Chris Pratt's character Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord. This is one movie that I am really excited for! how about you?

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

Source: YouTube - Marvel UK

Confirmed - Jason Momao cast as Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League!

There are times where rumors turn out to be gloriously true and that seems to be the case in the casting of Aquaman for the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The Hollywood Reporter has just confirmed that Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones, Stargate: Atlantis) has been cast as Aquaman for both Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League which will be shooting back to back.

The original rumor broke out last December by HitFix, but Momoa remained strong and gave no indication of his casting for the films. Aquaman will now be joining Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg in the upcoming films. As a founding member of the Justice League it makes perfect sense that he added to the story and cast. At the moment there are no confirmations that either Green Lantern or the Flash will join the film but rumors have circulated about them as well.

Aquaman is a character who has been on the wrong end of jokes with comic fans for a long time so I think casting Momoa is the perfe…

Everything wrong with Disney's Frozen in 10 minutes! [video]

The folks over at Cinema Sins have created a hilarious new video that points out everything wrong with the Disney smash hit Frozen that will have even the biggest fans laughing.
"Someone said we don't do animated movies. That's only true in that, until today, we hadn't done one… yet. Today, of course, that all changes, as we finally do your damned bidding (demanding) and go looking for sins in Disney's icy sensation, Frozen. Surprise, surprise… in movie about a magical ice princess, we found a few sins."

Source: YouTube - Cinema Sins

First official cast photo of the Disney TV movie Descendants is released!

It was announced last December that Disney would be making a new TV movie titled Descendants that will follow the children of iconic Disney villains. Take a look at the official description of the show.
"In a present day idyllic kingdom, the benevolent teenaged son of the King and Queen (Beast and Belle from Disney’s iconic Beauty and the Beast) is poised to take the throne. His first proclamation: offer a chance at redemption to the trouble-making offspring of Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, the Evil Queen and Jafar who have been imprisoned on a forbidden island with all the other villains, sidekicks, evil step-mothers and step-sisters. These villainous descendants (Carlos, Mal, Evvie and Jay, respectively) are allowed into the kingdom to attend prep school alongside the offspring of iconic Disney heroes including Fairy Godmother, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel and Mulan. However, the evil teens face a dilemma. Should they follow in their nefarious parents’ footsteps and help all the vil…

Star Wars' "I am your father" in 17 different languages! [video]

Check out this fun video that features the iconic Star Wars moment from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back where Darth Vader tells Luke Skywalker that he is his father. The video cuts together the film with 17 different langues of the iconic line and all starts all with the original line in English by James Earl Jones.

Here is the order of the various languages in the video along with the voice actor who provided the voice for Darth Vader.

English (Original) – James Earl Jones
Spanish (1980) – Isidro Olace
Spanish (1997) – Frederico Romano
Portuguese – Renato Cardoso
Brazillians – Silvio Navas
German – Heinz Petruo
French – George Aminel
Italian – Massimo Foschi
Catalan – Adam Téodor
Spanish (1999) – Constantino Romero
Czech – Bouhumil Svãrc
Hungarian (1982) – Attila Nagy
Hungarian (1995) – Frigyes Hollosi
Hungarian (2004) – Lajos Krànitz
Russian – Vladimir Isidrorà
Chinese – Huo Kongabarah
Japanese – Ohira Toru
Arabic – Hamed Azza
Hebrew – Azgad Yossi
Jisieno – Roger Tinn…

Trailer for the new Ninja Turtles documentary, Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! [video]

Paramount Pictures has released the trailer for an all new documentary titled Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This new documentary will take fans through the entire history of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from their begins as a comic to the world wide phenomenon that they have become.
"In the spring of 1984, a strange new comic book sat beside cash registers in select shops, too big to fit in the racks, and too weird to ignore. Eastman and Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles presented a completely original breed of super hero. It was too bizarre, too crazy. It broke all the rules and should never have worked. Until it sold out. Again and again and again. For 30 years. Now, peek under the shell and see how this so-called “happy accident” defied every naysayer to become one of the most popular and beloved franchises in the world."Turtle Power looks like it will be an incredible documentary that I will definitely be picking up. With in…

Happy Father's Day from Game of Thrones! [video]

Happy Father's Day from Game of Thrones!

Source: YouTube - Game of Thrones