Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Nightwing: The Series - Episode 1 debuts on YouTube

After much build up and anticipation since it was announced and kickstarted to be made into a series, Ismahawk has finally released the long awaited first episode of his daring and awesome nod to one of DC Comics greatest charactersm former Robin, and longtime ally of Batman with "Nightwing: The Series".

The first episode, aptly titled "Deathstroke" has two well-known rivals of the DC Universe battling it out in epic fashion, in just about what one would expect from something starring Dick Grayson and his high-flying alter ego.

Nightwing: The Series - Episode 1 [Deathstroke]

For more information about the series, visit Ismahawk's official Facebook page!

Catch the next episode of Nightwing: The Series on Ishmahawk's YouTube page next Monday!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Batman: U.S. Postal Service celebrates Batman 75 with exclusive stamps of The Dark Knight

In celebration of Batman's 75th Anniversary this year, the US Postal Service is releasing five exclusive stamp designs of The Caped Crusader as he appeared through the years in DC Comics to commemorate the occasion!

The stamps, featured in USA Today and Superherohype, will be released at this year's New York Comic Con, and will soon find its way to US retailers soon afterward, making it a prized collector's item for anyone who's a Batfan.

For more information, visit the source post at USA Today!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

ICYMI: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain TGS '14 Trailers now English Dubbed

During last week's Tokyo Game Show, Hideo Kojima teased some more cinematics and gameplay for his upcoming new installment in the Metal Gear Solid franchise in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The new trailers showed not only more action from the mysterious new character known as "Quiet", but meeting a new friend for the legendary soldier known as "Big Boss" to take with him to battle... "D.D", or "Diamond Dog" the wolf dog.

Now, we get the trailers in English dub, with Kiefer Sutherland voicing Big Boss, aka Venom Snake.

Quiet But Not Silent - MGSV: THE PHANTOM PAIN


No official release date has been set for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, but expect to see it sometime in 2015 for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy: Blu-Ray and DVD to be released on December 9

Mark your dates, Awesome Mix fans... James Gunn has announced that his contribution to the Marvel Cinematic Universe - Guardians of the Galaxy, is officially arriving for Blu-Ray and DVD on December 9!

Via his official Facebook page and a report from CosmicBookNews, the director confirmed the great news:

"Yep. Guardians of the Galaxy is out on Blu-Ray December 9 and you can pre-order it now on Amazon. There are lots of extra features that will be announced soon, but one of them is commentary by me."

So there you have it. Be sure to pre-order in Amazon or your nearest video retailer!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Big Hero 6: Theatrical Trailer 2 debuts online

Coming out this November and inspired by the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, Walt Disney Pictures has released the brand new trailer to their upcoming new 3D animated film feature and superhero comedy film, Big Hero 6!

Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, check out how young inventor Hiro Hamada and his robot BayMax form a team of unlikely heroes to save San Fransokyo from crime and corruption!

Disney's Big Hero 6 - Official US Trailer 2

Big Hero 6 opens in the US on November 7!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Happy 62nd Birthday, Christopher "Superman" Reeve!

He truly is a legend and an icon that will always be remembered and never forgotten... And the guy who made us believe a man can fly celebrates his 62nd Birthday this day.

Starring in the 1978 Richard Donner directed Superman: The Movie, Christopher Reeve was the man who brought to life Kal-El/ Clark Kent, the last son of Krypton who would be rocketed to Earth and become known as the Man of Steel and superhero Superman. Reeve's iconic presence and natural charisma would give his portrayal of Supes so much resonance and identity that it will forever be remembered as a classic visage and representation of one of DC Comics' iconic heroes... And we honor his memory by remembering him for being SUPER... Forever and always.

Christopher Reeve Superman Tribute

Happy Birthday Christopher Reeve... And Thank You, Superman!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ICYMI: Stephen Amell teases the upcoming "Arrow and The Flash" crossover

Already gearing up for the start of their third and first seasons of their shows respectively, Stephen Amell and Grant Gustin are set to suit up as both Arrow and The Flash respectively... And both DC Comics heroes will be teaming up in their future episodes for a superhero crossover story arc of epic proportions.

To tease the fact, Amell has posted via his official Facebook page a picture of his and Gustin's boots, while both are suited up and in costume. If that wasn't a clear indication of something pretty awesome coming up, this is turning out to be a promising team up yet.

The Flash begins its first season on October 7, while Arrow Season 3 debuts the following day on October 8, and both will air in The CW and on respective associated networks internationally!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Gotham: Pilot premieres and the "After Show" begins

Finally premiering on FOX and telling the tale of a city plagued with crime and corruption years before the emergence of The Dark Knight vigilante and hero known as Batman, Gotham is a brand new take on the origins of Detective James Gordon, Harvey Bullock, a young Bruce Wayne, Selina Kyle, and many others who will undoubtedly meet and cross paths with one another as the first season runs its course.

The Pilot aired this past Monday, and it's a strong start to what will certainly be an interesting crime-drama series that will plant the seeds for the rise of gang wars and the future supervillain community... As well as the beginnings of Gordon's dedication to clean up the streets and Bruce's eventual rise to conquer fear and become something... Legendary.

Following the premiere of the pilot, theStream.tv has posted up their first episode that reviews and explores each Gotham episode after it premieres, which is aptly titled the "Gotham After Show".

Gotham After Show Season 1 Episode 1 "Pilot"

Catch Gotham every Mondays from FOX and on its scheduled dates from related networks.

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Walking Dead: "Hunt" and "You Are Not Safe" Trailer Spot released

With just a few weeks left until it comes back into television, AMC has started down the bandwagon of promotions again by releasing some new TV Spots promoting the return of their popular zombie drama series, The Walking Dead!

With Season 5 coming up, some new mini trailers have arrived online showing some more bits and pieces of the new set of episodes to come.

The first mini trailer is called "Hunt".

Trailer: Hunt: The Walking Dead: Season 5 Premiere

And then the next one's called "You Are Not Safe"

The Walking Dead Season 5 Tease: You Are Not Safe

The Walking Dead returns to AMC and other participating networks starting October 12.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

ICYMI: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's TGS '14 new trailers and a Diamond Dog

The wait has been excruciating for most looking forward to the game, but it's undeniable that the work and attention to detail that Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions are putting on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is just mind-blowingly awesome. Showcasing some new trailers and gameplay previews in this year's Tokyo Game Show, Kojima and Konami teased some more new features fans can look forward to in the newest installment in the Metal Gear Solid series, which already has a confirmed release sometime in 2015.

The first new cinematic trailer shown gives a look more at one of the new characters making her debut in the series, the mute sniper known as Quiet.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain TGS 2014 Trailer

Then the 20 minute plus gameplay demo on an African Jungle area in the game, as demonstrated by Kojima-San himself.
Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain - Gameplay Demo

And then, meet DD the Wolf Dog... Big Boss' new ally and best friend that will undoubtedly warm up people's hearts. :D
Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain - DD The Wolf Trailer

MGS V: The Phantom Pain is slated to be released for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC/ Steam sometime in 2015.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Tokyo Game Show '14: Yoshinori Ono and Capcom announce "Ultra Street Fighter IV: Omega Mode" DLC

If you thought the latest upgrade to the Street Fighter IV series reached its pinnacle with the recently released "Ultra Street Fighter IV", then you have another thing coming your way courtesy of game producer Yoshinori Ono and Capcom!

Announced at this year's Tokyo Game Show and reported by Event Hubs, a new game mode called "Omega Mode" has been announced... And it DRASTICALLY ALTERS the way you play Ultra Street Fighter IV altogether. To explain what that means will take some time, but let's just say the properties and moves are significantly "different" than how one is usually accustomed to in the normal version of the game!

Check out the video presentation, narrated and guided by pro-Street Fighter player himself, Combofiend!

Ultra Street Fighter 4 Presents...Over The Omega Rainbow & Back Again!

Ultra Street Fighter IV's "Omega Mode" will be out as DLC later this year!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Good news people... DEADPOOL THE MOVIE IS COMING IN 2016!

PINEAPPLE SURPRISE~!!! After all the hype, buzz, and excitement the leaked test footage featuring Ryan Reynolds as The Merc with a Mouth had, 20th Century Fox has OFFICIALLY greenlit a DEADPOOL movie for February 2016! The news comes straight from Joblo.com, and Reynolds is finally going to portray the character he has been wanting to play again since X-Men Origins: Wolverine... But here's hoping it's like the comic book version instead... Like what was scene in the leaked test footage!

Deadpool - Leaked Test Footage [HD]

Deadpool The Movie, directed by Tim Miller, will be released on February 12, 2016!

Batman v Superman and Star Wars: J.J Abrams and Bad Robot Productions make "HUNKA JUNK" video

In what is pretty much a hilarious display of shenanigans and tomfoolery, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder and Star Wars Episode VII director J.J Abrams have had some pretty solid spoofs and shots of the two different franchises finding themselves mixed together in some LOL moments. The latest now comes from Abrams and his company Bad Robot Productions, via a report from Comic Book.com that shows a video that shows of the Millennium Falcon and... Something else hidden in it.

Just watch the video and see for yourselves. The Force is strong with The Dark Knight in this "HUNKA JUNK" video.XD


HUNKA JUNK is right... Though wish it came in black, haha.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

ICYMI: Arrow Season 3 poster goes online

Pretty much self-explanatory - via the official Facebook page of the show, here's TEAM ARROW gathered together for the official Season 3 poster of The CW's hit superhero TV series - ARROW!

Catch Stephen Amell back as Oliver Queen along with his team starting October 8!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ICYMI: DC All Access: BvS Batmobile, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Black Adam, and Dan Didio and Jim Lee on Future's End

Another episode of DC All Access hits this week, and it's got tons of news and goodie reports, the reports on BvS Batmobile, Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam, and the interview with DC Publishers Dan Didio and Jim Lee on Future's End and all things DC Comics!

The Future of Superman + Zack Snyder's Batmobile (DCAA 225)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Tapestry Poster is a HUGE EPIC ASSEMBLE

Making its way to theaters this coming December and wrapping up the prequel storyline that sets in motion the events of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, and Peter Jackson have released this stellar "Tapestry Poster" for the final installment of The Hobbit Trilogy: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The poster, via Newsarama, is pretty huge, and features pretty much all of the characters that have played a significant part in the story so far, and adapted from the book of the same name by J.R.R Tolkien.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opens on December 17 in the US.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Bond 24: Production starts on December 6

Looks like those eagerly awaiting information on when exactly the next James Bond film will begin production finally get their answer, as Superherohype and My Entertainment World now report that shooting will begin in Pinewood Studios in the UK on December 6.

As expected, Daniel Craig will return as 007, with Ralph Fiennes,  Naomie Harris, and Ben Whishaw also reprising their roles from the 2012 Bond film Skyfall.

The yet untitled Bond 24 will arrive in theaters on November 6, 2015.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Tekken 7: Katsuhiro Harada unveils poster, details, and first location testing event on October 3-5 in Japan

The King of Iron Fist Tournament celebrates 20 years of existence in the video game world... And Tekken franchise director Katsuhiro Harada is ready to unveil to the world the first look of the latest installment in the series in action, as he and Bandai Namco Games announce that Tekken 7 will begin location tests for the game in Tokyo and Osaka from October 3-5!

As reported and detailed by Famitsu, the event will also feature special Bana Passport gift cards for the first 100 players to sign up and answer questionnaires given, as well well as special stickers that those who attend the location tests will receive. Event Hubs also reports that the game will make use of Online Matchmaking, which is a first in the series as well.

Tekken 7 - Full-Length SDCC 2014 Trailer

Announced a month ago and as the 7th canonical installment in the series, Tekken 7 will serve, according to Harada, as the conclusion to the long running Mishima Bloodline saga that involves series mainstays Heihachi, Kazuya, and Jin Kazama. The story will also answer what happened to Kazuya's mother Kazumi Mishima, and why Heihachi had to kill her and what the mystery surrounding the Devil Gene is all about.

No release date has been given for Tekken 7, but it uses the Unreal Engine 4 will come out for arcades first before hitting consoles.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Batman and Robin: Future's End #1 preview introduces a possible new Boy Wonder...

Looks like we have a new Boy Wonder added to the Bat-Family... Or a possible one in a possible future at least.

In the official preview to this September 17's Batman and Robin: Future's End #1 one-shot issue, Batman: Zero Year character Duke Thomas, who assisted a newly emerged Bruce Wayne as Batman during that storyline, has become the new kid on the block to assume the sidekick mantle worn by the likes of Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, and the late Damian Wayne. In this possible future, he and Batman work together to fight crime, but in this story by Ray Fawkes and Dustin Nguyen, things may escalate to dangerous territory, as familiar enemies appear to challenge the Dark Knight and open old wounds of the past he must find closure to.

Check out the entire preview to the issue, courtesy of Newsarama and IGN.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Flashback Friday: Spider-Man: 1981 TV Series turns 33 years!

Just in time for Flashback Friday and remembering an old superhero cartoon goodie, a certain show featuring our friendly neighborhood webslinger just turned 33 years old this day, and that's the 1981 Spider-Man Animated Series by Marvel!

As a kid, it was one of the first superhero shows I saw next to SuperFriends, and THE FIRST Spider-Man cartoon I was introduced to! Voiced by Ted Schwartz, Peter Parker/ Spider-Man had many adventures in the show that saw him clash with many of his greatest enemies - including the Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Sandman, and even Doctor Doom!

And then there's that classic intro sequence from the show... Ah memories!

Spider-Man 1981 TV Show Intro

With Spider-Verse up on the horizon this November and so much already gone and done for the character's legacy, Spider-Man truly has come along in an AMAZING way!

ICYMI: Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice's Batmobile has been officially revealed

Pretty much what the title says. In case you missed it yesterday... The new BATMOBILE for Ben Affleck's Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, as presented by Zack Snyder via his official Twitter!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will arrive on March 25, 2016!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Resident Evil: Revelations 2: First trailer and details arrive online

After teasing things and then Push-Start getting the scoop this past weekend, Capcom has finally released the first official details and trailer for their upcoming new spinoff title of their long running Resident Evil/ BioHazard series - Resident Evil: Revelations 2.

The game, which will star Claire Redfield and Barry Burton's daughter Moira, will be set in an abandoned island detention facility, where both ladies must work together in order to escape. According to the official Facebook page of the franchise, the game will be comprised of 4 episodes that will be released individually and weekly through digital download for $4.99 sometime in early 2015. A bundle of the digital game as a whole will also be offered for $24.99, while a retail edition will come out some time after with everything inside.

Also released to coincide with the detail announcements is the very first trailer for the game, showing the return of Claire and scenes that showcase her capture by mysterious forces and meeting up with fellow captive Moira Burton. The game puts the focus back to the series' "Survival Horror" roots, and is intended to focus more on suspense than action.

Resident Evil Revelations 2- First Trailer

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will be released for the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC/ Steam sometime on Early 2015.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

DC Comics reveals December 2014 Darwyn Cooke variant cover theme

Looks like DC Comics is going for another variant theme month come December, and this time all the focus will be on the art style and pencils of one of the most talented artists of recent comic history - Darwyn Cooke!

Yes, the man who drew the classic DC: The New Frontier and has great runs in The Spirit and Catwoman is bringing his art skills for December's line of variant covers for books in The New 52, which you can read the list of in Comic Vine. The cover to Justice League #37 is shown above, and Cooke recently did a variant for this month's issue #33 of the comic to honor Batman's 75th Anniversary this year!

Check out ALL THE COVERS via Newsarama. Watch out for the Darwyn Cooke wave of DC Comics New 52 covers this December!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Walking Dead: "Never Let Your Guard Down" Season 5 Trailer online

Gearing up for the long awaited return of the series in a month's time by providing a fresh new trailer for fans to chew on, AMC has released a brand new trailer for their upcoming fifth season of the popular zombie drama TV series based on Robert Kirkman's seminal comic book series, The Walking Dead!

THE WALKING DEAD - Season 5 | Trailer 'Never Let Your Guard Down'

The new trailer, dubbed "Never Let Your Guard Down", pretty much is what Rick Grimes is telling his son Carl concerning survival and watching his back, as well as what he and the group will experience with Terminus and the dangers of the post apocalyptic world once the series resumes. For more info as well as sneak peek photos like the one with Rick above, visit the official Walking Dead Facebook page.

The Walking Dead returns to AMC on October 12!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Resident Evil: Revelations 2: Claire Redfield returns, along with Barry Burton's daughter, Moira

The cat has been let out of the bag, and what was rumored and speculated for a long time that a familiar protagonist would return has finally been confirmed - Claire Redfield, the sister of Chris Redfield and Leon S Kennedy's partner and fellow survivor from the Raccoon City incident, will be the main protagonist for the recently announced Resident Evil: Revelations 2!

Also, Ms. Redfield won't be alone, as she'll be joined by Moira Burton... The daughter of legendary S.T.A.R.S member and Chris and Jill Valentine's friend, Barry Burton! The news comes from an article in Push-Start.co.uk, where the November issue of Games Master has published details about the upcoming game, including the fact that the game is set inbetween RE5 and RE6, and in an island where Claire and Moira will have to face new enemies like the "Afflicted" - who are similar to zombies but very different as well. The survival horror aspect also returns, and the game will be set on an island facility similar to RE: Code: Veronica. For more information, visit the source post at Push-Start.

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 comes out on Early 2015 for current and next-gen consoles, as well as PC.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Hot Toys displays "The Many Armors of Iron Man" at STGCC 2014

As the 2014 Singapore, Toys, Games, & Comics Convention finally goes underway, Hong Kong specialty toys company "Hot Toys" has put up a very impressive "The Armors Of Iron Man" poster, which they've turned into their current cover photo at their official Facebook page! Known for their quality and attention to detail, this is one banner that's sure to impress fans of Ol' Shellhead and Marvel alike!

In case you need a refresher of how Tony Stark (as played by the talented Robert Downey Jr.) and his armors play out in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, here's a pretty impressive video compiled by a YouTube user that shows all the suits in the movies.

All Iron Man Suit Ups & Suit Downs Scenes

Friday, September 5, 2014

Arrow: "High Speed Chase" Trailer and Matt Nable cast as Ra's Al Ghul

Building up to its new season premiere next month, The CW has released a brand new trailer for their hit superhero TV series based on the DC Comics superhero Green Arrow, with a new "High Speed Chase" trailer promoting the third season of Arrow!

Arrow: High Speed Chase Trailer

Also, Stephen Amell announced in his official Facebook page that Matt Nable of "Riddick" fame is going to play Ra's Al Ghul for the 3rd season of the show. While The Dark Knight Trilogy's own Liam Neeson expressed interest to play the part again, the network has moved forward and a new guy will take on the Demon's Head for the Arrowverse.

 Arrow will return with its third season on October 8 on The CW.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

ICYMI: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is Black Adam!

Pretty much what the title says...


Here's his official confirmation from his own Twitter!

Watch out for Dwayne Johnson in a future DC Movie as Black Adam, which may be likely a "Shazam" movie!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Walking Dead: Season 5 "Hunt Or Be Hunted" poster released

With more than a month to go until it returns and picks up where things left off, AMC has released a brand new poster promoting their fifth season of their popular zombie drama TV Series, The Walking Dead.

The new one sheet, featured on AMC's official website for the show and on Coming Soon.net, once again features series' protagonist and hero Rick Grimes in the center (as played by Andrew Lincoln), holding his signature Colt Python handgun and preparing for the worst to survive and stay alive in the harsh world forever changed by the zombie apocalypse.

Comic-Con Trailer: The Walking Dead: Season 5

While Season 4 ended in quite the cliffhanger moment, the showrunners and creators of the show based on the popular comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman say that things will get interesting and intense once everything resumes come October. Fans have been desperately clinging on to theories and staying on track of updates which includes this new poster, and the official Facebook page of the series has updated their cover photo to reflect that, as seen below.

The Walking Dead returns with Season 5, which starts on October 12.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Short Season 2 promo online

Slated to make it's second season premiere by the last week of this month, ABC Studios and Marvel Television have released this short but pretty curious teaser promo for their upcoming new episodes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe spin-off series "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", which will see Agent Phil Coulson and his ragtag team of agents come back to try and sort out the mess created in the wake of the events of "Phase Two" of the MCU films.

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Promo

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2 premieres on September 23.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Resident Evil: Revealtions 2 confirmed and REbirth trailer released

Expected and finally confirmed by Capcom themselves on their game's Facebook page, the next chapter of Resident Evil is a sequel to one of their spinoffs, as the video game publisher has officially announced Resident Evil: Revelations 2. While no details have been released other than it's coming in Early 2015 and for next-gen systems, a concept trailer was released to tease the public of it's arrival.

Resident Evil Revelations 2 - Concept Teaser

Also, Capcom released the first trailer for their other "Early 2015" Resident Evil game release - the "Rebirth" or HD remastering of the first Resident Evil game remake!

Resident Evil - Trailer 1