Monthly Archives: December 2017

Last Jedi’s Ski Speeders are Intentional ‘Heaps of Crap’

"Underwhelming" is not a word you would immediately expect to associate with an epic movie franchise - particularly one on the scale and size of the Star Wars universe - but, according to Pablo Hidalgo from the Lucasfilm story group, that's exactly how the latest vehicles in a galaxy far, far away should make you feel.

As reported by EW, the ski speeders feature in the forthcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi (you may remember them as the unbalanced-looking surface skimmers kicking up red dust in the movie's first teaser). Described by Hidalgo as "basically heaps of crap", the ski speeders are designed to demonstrate exactly how outmatched the Resistance fighters are in their battle against the First Order.

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IGN UK Podcast #411: Infinity Agenda

This week Gav, Dale and Alysia talk about the brand new Avengers: Infinity War trailer and lay down our story predictions.

We also have been playing (and loving) a new playlink, detective thriller game called Hidden Agenda. We set Detective Flaps and BigBoi on the case to hunter down the Trapper and blow this whole thing wide open.

Alysia has also played Doom VFR and wants to tell us all about it, although she's hesitant to explain what the F stands for..

As always, we also dive into Keyword Countdown and your lovely feedback.

IGN UK Podcast #411: Infinity Agenda

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Capcom Teases Mega Man 30th Anniversary Live Stream

Capcom is teasing a special Mega Man 30th anniversary live stream for next week.

Capcom sent IGN a special card (check out our short video on Twitter or below) announcing the stream, which the company is hosting on its Twitch channel on December 4. The stream will run for an hour from 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET to 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET.

Star Wars: Daisy Ridley Says She’s Done Playing Rey After Episode IX

Daisy Ridley sees an end in sight for her time spent portraying Rey, and it's specifically with Star Wars: Episode IX.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Ridley said she expects to be done with Star Wars after Episode IX hits theaters in 2019. Ridley believes the third film in this new sequel trilogy will be the perfect way to end Rey's story.

"I am really, really excited to do the third thing and round it out, because ultimately, what I was signing on to was three films," Ridley said. "So in my head, it's three films. I think it will feel like the right time to round it out."

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KOS-MOS is Making an Appearance in Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Just ahead of Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s worldwide release, Nintendo and Monolith announced beloved character KOS-MOS Re: will be making an appearance in the epic new JRPG as a Rare Blade.

The game’s official Twitter account revealed KOS-MOS Re:’s inclusion with a new look at the character. Originally making her debut in the Xenosaga RPG trilogy on PlayStation 2 as KOS-MOS, the android character played an integral part in the series’ plot, meant to be a "savior" of humanity in the trilogy.


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