Hobbit 3 Rumored to be Retitled The Hobbit: Into the Fire

Apr
18

It seems the next Hobbit film might be getting a title change. Again. According to a new report, New Line has registered a trademark for The Hobbit: Into the Fire, and it's currently rumored that this is the title the studio wants to go with for the final film.

Nostalgia Bomb: Putt-Putt, Freddi Fish, Pajama Sam, and Spy Fox Are Coming to Steam

Apr
18

Prepare to pull your nostalgia muscle. Humongous Entertainment has announced that its library of 90s edutainment games are coming to Steam. They'll be released in several batches, updated and made compatible for current systems by the same guys who handled System Shock 2's re-release, Night Dive Studios.

ZeniMax Trademarks Nuka Cola for a Future Game, Delicious

Apr
18

ZeniMax, parent company of Bethesda, has filed a trio of trademarks for the term "Nuka Cola." For those who haven't enjoyed the bounty of the Fallout series, Nuka Cola is the soft drink of choice in the nuclear wasteland, with the bottle caps being used as currency.

Watch This: Space Jam Live Read with Blake Griffin, Seth Green, Nick Kroll, Ralph Garman, and Paul Scheer

Apr
18

It seems increasingly likely that those LeBron James/Space Jam 2 rumors from February were a bit premature, but while we wait to see if that project ever materializes, we've got the next best thing. Funny Or Die recently hosted a Space jam script live read with a pretty spectacular assembly of athletes and comedians.

Blizzard Unlocks Heroes of the Storm Character Packs

Apr
18

A number of character packs are available for alpha testers in Blizzard's MOBA Heroes of the Storm. There are four different bundles out now, all of them currently discounted to allow for more players to test them out.

NBC Announces Digital Prequel to Next Year's Return of Heroes

Apr
18

NBC has announced a new online miniseries ahead of the television return of Heroes. Heroes Reborn: Digital Series will serve as a prequel to the upcoming (and hopefully triumphant) return of the show in 2015.

Sinister 2 Picks Up a Director

Apr
18

Sinister 2 has its director. Ciaran Foy is the man Blumhouse has tapped to helm the upcoming sequel, with production set to begin this summer.

Watch a Clip from Joss Whedon's Next Film: In Your Eyes

Apr
18

Joss Whedon's next directorial effort, Avengers: Age of Ultron, is on track to become one of the biggest movies of all time. While we wait for that one though, he's contributed his talents to a somewhat smaller film. Whedon recently wrote the script for In Your Eyes, an indie film directed by Brin Hill that will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend.

Avi Arad: Spider-Man Crossover Movie Won't Happen Unless They Run out of Ideas

Apr
18

In spite of what an incredible accomplishment Joss Whedon's Avengers was, it's still a tough cookie to swallow that Iron Man, Wolverine, and Spider-Man are probably not going to be having a big screen adventure together anytime soon. This is due to the unfortunate fact that a large part of Marvel's roster of characters and storylines are divided between three studios: Disney (Marvel Cinematic Universe), Fox (X-Men and the Fantastic Four), and Sony (Spider-Man). But with so much potential money to be made, is a partnership between two of these studios that farfetched? According to original Marvel Studios co-founder and current Spider-Man producer Avi Arad, it's not likely.

Godzilla News: Clear Image of the Monster, TV Spots, Director Featurette

Apr
18

Godzilla is just a month away now, and we'll soon get to see if director Gareth Edwards was able to successfully revitalize the legendary franchise (I mean, unless you're a fan of the Roland Emmerich version). In the meantime, check out a new image from the film, a few new teasers, and a featurette. 

Sneak Peek at Darwyn Cooke’s Batman Beyond Short

Apr
18

Ahead of its debut at WonderCon this weekend, DC All Access has provided fans with a preview of Darwyn Cooke’s upcoming Batman Beyond short.

Alien: Isolation's Lo-Fi Approach Showcased in New Developer Diary Video

Apr
18

With the release of Alien: Isolation slowly approaching like a deadly xenomorph stalking its prey, developer Creative Assembly takes us into their process of recreating the look and feel of the original film for modern day gaming audiences.

The Mick’s Picks: 80’s Music for the New Millennium

Apr
18

You want to dance like it’s 1986, but can’t stomach the idea of listening to something created by mullet-sporting, spandex-wearing, shoulder pad-rocking weirdos. What are you to do? Read on, that’s what.

Magic 2015 to Feature Cards by Blizzard, Riot, Gearbox Developers

Apr
18

An upcoming set of Magic: The Gathering cards will feature work by two very distinguished video game developers. The Magic 2015 Core Set will feature 14 cards from 14 different developers, including designers from Gearbox, Blizzard, Guild Wars 2, and Plants vs Zombies.

The Pull List: Hulk #1 Starts a Mystery

Apr
17

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. In this week's (day late) edition, we'll try to not get angry while reviewing the first issue in the newest volume of Hulk.

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