Boy Meets World fans, rejoice -- Trina McGee, who played Angela Moore on the TGIF show, is headed to Girl Meets World: Season 2!
Angela was Shawn Hunter's longtime girlfriend on Boy Meets World (and was briefly mentioned in the the previous GMW episode). We had heard that another BMW alum would be joining Will Friedle (Eric Matthews) and William Daniels (Mr. Feeny) in GMW's second season, and ETOnline has confirmed that alum is McGee.
Iceland begins construction this month on a temple to the Norse gods, the first such temple to be built since the Viking age.
The temple will be built by Ásatrúarfélagið, an association that promotes faith in the Norse gods. It is circular with a dome top that lets in sunlight, and is being dug four metres (13 feet) down into a hill that overlooks the Iceland capital Reykjavik.
Every Tuesday, Sony drops a bunch of new stuff onto the PlayStation Network. Those with a PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, or PlayStation Vita can download these goodies, which include PSN games, movies, themes and more. While the Official PlayStation Blog outlines these updates in full each week, we thought we'd help truncate the good news into something more digestible.
Here are this week's new PS4 games. You can begin pre-ordering Mortal Kombat X today, as well.
- Apotheon ($14.99)
- Game of Thrones, Episode II: The Lost Lords ($4.99)
A recent statement from Square Enix's Darrell Gallagher has revealed that Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox 360 will not be developed by Crystal Dynamics.
Instead, studio Nixxes Software will handle development of the sequel for the last-gen platform.
"We're wholly focused on Rise being an Xbox One title without limitation, without even thinking of the Xbox 360 version," Gallagher told Game Informer in their Rise of the Tomb Raider-themed March issue. According to Gallagher, Nixxes proved they could handle development by impressing the team enough to pass development over.
"Nixxes put together a tech demo of Rise of the Raider content running on Xbox 360, and we were totally blown away by what they achieved," he said.
Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron is just three months away... which seems like an eternity for many of us! But luckily, a new batch of images has been released from the film.
Check out all the shots in the slideshow below, including stills from the Joss Whedon-directed movie, behind-the-scenes pictures, and San Diego Comic-Con posters.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is slated to open in April 2015 and globally roll out from there.
In this week's Flash, Caitlin makes an executive decision and takes Barry out for a night at... the karaoke bar! All so they can find new people to romance and get over Ronnie and Iris. Barry ends up meeting Linda Park (Malese Jow) -- who DC Comics fans know as the wife of Wally West -- a reporter for Central City Picture News. When Iris learns that Barry and Linda have a date, she's surprised at her reaction. Hmm.
Aaaand, according to a recent Tweet from Flash Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg, we will also see the introduction of Gorilla Grodd.
A brand new @CW_TheFlash tonight. To quote Stefan from SNL, "It's got everything... Karaoke, teleporting, Grodd, @xoMalese". #TheFlash
A satellite mission formed by a partnership between NASA, NOAA, and the US Air Force will launch next week at 6:10 pm on February 8.
Called the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), the satellite's intended use is to go into space to "maintain the nation's solar wind observations capability" and help with the accuracy and lead time on weather alerts, forecasts, and "space weather events."
According to NASA, collecting data on these events is essential to keep public infrastructure systems running smoothly. Disruptions and different events such as these can impact systems such as power and telecommunications.
Over 45 million copies of Grand Theft Auto V have been sold-in on consoles.
Publisher Take-Two shared the numbers today during an investor call. 10 million copies of Rockstar's open-world game were shipped for PS4 and Xbox One alone, despite being released only two-and-a-half months ago.
GTA V was originally released in September 2013 for Xbox 360 and PS3. The PC version will be released on March 24.
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This year's Game Developers Choice Awards will honor Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
"Final Fantasy helped pave the way for game stories that dealt with death, regret and character development in a mature and significant way, and we're proud to honor Sakaguchi-san as a true leader in the space, and an inspired game developer," said Meggan Scavio, general manager of GDC events.
GamesIndustry.biz reports that Sakaguchi is being honored for his various contributions to iconic RPGs, including Final Fantasy, Vagrant Story, Parasite Eve, and Kingdom Hearts. He served as President of Square USA in 1995, and directed the movie, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. He later left Square and founded Mistwalker, the studio behind Blue Dragon and Lost Odyssey.
Take-Two Interactive Announced better than expected earnings for the third quarter of its fiscal year. As a result of the strong Q3, which ended December 31, the company has increased its financial outlook for the fiscal year, which ends March 31.
Driven in part by sales of Grand Theft Auto V for PS4 and Xbox One, the company reported GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) net revenue of $531.1 million USD for the quarter. This number is down from the year previous, in which the company reported net revenue of $1.86 billion for the same period.
Non-GAAP income increased to $211.6 million, driven largely by Grand Theft Auto V, NBA 2K15, WWE 2K15, Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.