Monthly Archives: May 2015

Don’t Miss These 8 Awesome Figures

We sat down to get a detailed look at some of the greatest figures and statues we've obtained in the month of May. These range from Transformers Combiner Wars to a Life size statue of Geralt of Rivia. There may even be a Pikachu Plush. Check them out below!

Probably the largest figure IGN has ever unboxed, this Geralt of Rivia from the Witcher 3 stands almost 6 feet tall, sword in hand, and fighting off a nasty looking hag.

Nintendo stepped up their game when they crafted the Splatoon Amiibos. They're great use of color and high detail wows and is sure to please any Amiibo collector.

Thanks to the newest editions to the Combiner Wars set, you are now able to combine these Transformers to create the original Superion and Menasor from the 90s.

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The Secrets of DC’s Cinematic Future

DC's movement on the live action front is picking up a lot of steam. This month alone we got one amazing season finale to The Flash, A first look at DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and an extended preview of Supergirl's first live action appearance. Join us as we discuss what's to come in the DC's ever growing cinematic universe.

The Flash's season finale delivered, there's no denying that. Just before the big finish, we got a look at what's in store for the future of the red blur, but what do all those glimpses mean?

Oliver Queen has made some wonderful friends over the years. Friends so wonderful that they, together, deserve their own TV show.

Superman's Cousin, Kara Zor-El, will finally break out on her own in the live action space. Recently, CBS released an extended look at the new television adaption, Supergirl.

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343i Provides Video Breakdown of New Remnant Map for Halo: MCC

Halo developer 343 Industries has released two new videos to accompany the sizable update that's now available to owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Today's patch adds a new multiplayer map to the mix. It's called Remnant, a remake of the classic Halo 2 map, Relic. 343 Industries community manager Andy "Bravo" Dudynsky breaks down the new arena in the video below, pointing out power weapon spawn locations, as well as other strategic tips.

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Silent Hills Exclusive to Xbox One Rumor Denied

Just a day after reports surfaced Microsoft was in talks to purchase exclusive rights to Silent Hills, the Xbox boss has apparently put the rumors to rest.

“Sorry, this isn’t true,” Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said in response to a Twitter user. “Not sure where the rumor started but I don’t want to mislead anyone.”

Halo 3: ODST Experiencing Download Issues

While Halo 3: ODST is now available for those who own Halo: The Master Chief Collection, it appears some are having difficulty downloading and installing the game.

Several Xbox One owners on NeoGAF are reporting that once the download climbs to 99 percent, it locks up, requiring them to start the download process over again.

However, it appears others have been able to successfully download and install ODST, noting that Bungie's hidden Destiny Easter egg has been removed. For comparisons sake, here's a look at the tease from the original release:

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Hulk Battles Cap in Canceled Marvel Fighting Game

Several years ago, EA Chicago was working on a Marvel-centric fighting game that was ultimately canceled. Now, early footage of the title has surfaced online.

YouTube user PtoP Online has an extended look at gameplay of the would-be fighter (via Kotaku), which features an intense fight between Hulk and Captain America. Give it a look below.

EA Chicago was developing the fighter for last-gen hardware, but in 2008, Marvel and Electronic Arts called the whole thing off, citing a change in "Electronic Arts portfolio strategy" as the primary reason for terminating the partnership.

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Amazon Listing For Next Skylanders Game Appears

Listings have appeared on Amazon for Skylanders SuperChargers, the rumored next entry into the Skylanders series.

The listings jibe with earlier reports that the upcoming Skylanders game will feature vehicles as part of the gameplay. The starter pack entries list the game, Portal of Power, two Skylanders SuperChargers, Spitfire and Super Shot Stealth Elf, along with one Skylanders Vehicle called "Hot Steak."

Entries for PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii U, and 3DS versions of a Skylanders SuperChargers starter pack are 

with Xbox versions conspicuously absent.

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Halo 3: ODST MCC Codes Going Out Now

UPDATE: The Halo 3: ODST add-on for Halo: The Master Chief Collection is now live on the Xbox Store for those who aren't eligible to snag a free copy of the game.

Download codes for the campaign of Halo 3: ODST are currently being sent to to qualifying owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

343 Industries made the news official in an update on Halo Waypoint. "Our latest content update is now available," community manager Andy Dudynsky said. "Additionally, download codes for the Halo 3: ODST Campaign have begun to roll out to qualified players."

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Disney Cancels Tron 3

Tron 3 has been canceled.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has pulled the plug on the sci-fi sequel. While the studio is said to have never officially green-lit Tron 3, production was gearing up to begin this fall, likely in Vancouver.

Tron: Legacy helmer Joseph Kosinski was expected back to direct and Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde were to reprise their roles as Sam Flynn and Quorra, respectively.

THR even claims that "Disney had been interested in adding Jared Leto to the cast, but an offer and negotiations had never commenced."

The site speculates the recent box office stumble of Tomorrowland may have contributed to Disney's decision to nix the project.

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NVC: YOUR Nintendo Codename NX Predictions

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Artist Pandamusk gives Jose his worst nightmare. Artist Pandamusk gives Jose his worst nightmare.

This week, IGN's Nintendo Voice Chat gets a little more intimate. Host Jose Otero and Peer Schneider read your Codename NX predictions and discuss Amazon and amiibo, Splatoon, and E3. A few episodes ago special guest Ryan Payton suggested we try to predict what Nintendo will try to do with its next dedicated gaming platform. We asked you to describe the hardware spec, the controller, and discuss three unique features to the system. Tune in to hear what the community came up with.

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