Monthly Archives: June 2017
Hannibal Buress, who plays Coach Wilson in Spider-Man: Homecoming, appears to have paid a lookalike to attend the Hollywood premiere of the film in his place.
Buress posted on Twitter that he was looking for "a lookalike with solid comedic timing for an event tonight," and would offer the person a $500 reward. The tweets, which were posted yesterday, hours before the premiere, have since been deleted.
Since deleted Twitter posts by Buress, via of EW
The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game will be released on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC on September 22.
Based on the upcoming movie (which itself is based on LEGO's ninja-themed set), the game will see players take on the roles of Lloyd, Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Master Wu.
Set across 8 areas drawn from the movie, the game looks familiar to anyone who's played a LEGO title before, but promises "extended movements" (which seem to be ninja-y traversal), as well as a Battle Mode that allows up to four-player local multiplayer across four different modes.
Amazon has officially announced Amazon Prime Day 2017! This year the third annual Prime Day will be Tuesday 11th July, with hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for Prime members around the world. New this year, members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping starting at 6pm on Monday, 10th July – and new deals as often as every five minutes.
Palmer Luckey, designer of the Oculus Rift, has reportedly pledged thousands of dollars to a project that aims to unlock Oculus Rift-exclusive games for HTC Vive.
Jules Blok - who runs ReVive, the project that aims to bring all exclusive Oculus games to Valve's headset - posted a message thanking Luckey following an apparent $2,000 per month pledge to his Patreon (as reported by UploadVR).
"As some of you suspected," wrote Blok, "the sudden extreme jump in the pledge amount is indeed by Palmer Luckey. I'd like to thank him for his pledge and everything he has done for the VR community as a whole."
Josh Brolin has revealed another photo of his gradual transformation into Cable in Deadpool 2.
The actor posted a photo on Insagram of his blue make-up. “Insanity on the brink,” he wrote alongside the picture. “Face is morphing into something machine, fierce, hair sliced, arm machined, bulged. Where is Deadpool?!? Looking. Looking. All I got are these two…molding me, prodding, turning me into something hard.”
Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion Entertainment has reportedly lost the rights to the Fantastic Four and Silver Surfer characters, and will no longer continuing selling these characters in the game starting next month.
In a since-deleted post (captured on Google Cache) from the official Marvel Heroes forums, Gazillion announced that starting July 1, Silver Surfer, Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch and Thing will no longer be available for purchase with Gs. The time to purchase these Heroes with Eternity Splinters reportedly expired earlier today at 2pm PT.
Rick and Morty will be available as free customization items in Rocket League starting July 5.
As per an update on Rocketleague.com, Rick and Morty will be available as Antennas, Cromulon, Mr. Meeseeks and Mr. PBH. will be available as Toppers and you'll also be able to enjoy an ‘Interdimensional GB’ Rocket Boost and 'Sanchez DC-137' Wheels. As a bonus, the Cromulon Topper can drop as a painted item.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will receive a collector's edition, which comes with a Rabbid Mario figurine and more.
GameStop will exclusively sell Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Collector's Edition for $100. The special package features the game, 6-inch figure, a set of cards and CD soundtrack.
Seven new games will be added to the Xbox Game Pass library on July 1.
According to Microsoft's announcement on Xbox Wire, the new additions include Xbox One games Resident Evil 6, Dead Island: Definitive Edition, The Flame in the Flood, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, F1 2015, and Bard's Gold. A single backwards compatible Xbox 360 game, Monaco: What's Yours is Mine, will also be added in July.
Xbox Game Pass, which provides subscribers access to a library of over 100 games for $10 USD / £8 per month, officially launched on June 1. As Microsoft previously stated, games will be cycled in and out of the catalog each month, though games won't begin cycling out until November.
Bada boom, HEEL-EST GUY IN THE ROOM!
So what happens when the irresistible heel meets the immovable feel?
Aside from me slightly mourning the fact that Big Cass didn't come out with glasses on, claim he got his teaching certificate, and then scream "I CAN teach that! I CAN TEACH IT ALLLLL!," Monday's re-do of the Cass/Enzo split was really well done. This was a week of doubling down on the wonky heel decisions that felt so wrong and awkward the week before. And all of them involving the once-solid trio of Enzo, Cass, and Carmella.