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Captain America: Civil War trailer drops on Jimmy Kimmel Live

The trailer for the next entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: Civil War, dropped on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Check it out below.

Captain America: Civil War hits theaters on May 6, 2016.

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Fallout 4- Wandering the Wasteland in your own way

The Wasteland is a massive, forbidding place- filled with pockets of radiation and horribly mutated beasts, all of which want to kill you. Survival by any means is what drives you, forcing you sometimes to make unsavory choices. And yet there is hope to be found among bands of survivors, people who are trying to rebuild some semblance of civilized life years after an atomic war ravaged the globe in 2077. Factions arise from the ashes and chaos, all who have their own notion as to how the world should be rebuilt. You were one of the lucky ones who made it into a Vault as the bombs began to fall. You wake up 200 years later, only to witness something precious being taken from you. You now have a driving goal: get back what is yours, at all costs...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens clip

It’s only twenty five days away now, and Disney has released a clip from the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The clip features Rey and Finn escaping a TIE fighter attack. Take a look below.

There has also been a new TV ad released, showing off more footage.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters on December 18.

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New releases for the week of Monday, November 23, 2015

Sparse week for releases as here in the US we approach the Thanksgiving holiday and everywhere heads towards that all important shopping day for retailers Black Friday. Quantic Dream’s ghost story Beyond: Two Souls makes the leap onto PS4, Bloodborne gets an expansion with The Old Hunters, and Monster High has a new ghoul on Nintendo’s platforms along with the PS3 and Xbox 360. The stoner spy action comedy American Ultra hits home video, along with the thriller No Escape, the animated Shaun the Sheep Movie. and the drama Ricki and the Flash...

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Star Wars Battlefront- The Force is somewhat strong with this one

Star Wars is one of those phenomenal cultural icons that hits people across the spectrum, and interest is spiking again this year as we all await Star Wars: The Force Awakens to hit theaters in a month from now. Naturally, this would be the time to resurrect the franchise on game consoles. On the current generation we only had Disney Infinity 3.0 to go to for our Star Wars fix outside of PC. Now EA and DICE, the people behind the Battlefield franchise, trade in the machine guns, jets, tanks, and RPGs for blasters, X-Wings, AT-ATs, and light sabers to deliver a first and (if you so choose) a third person shooting experience in a galaxy far, far away. But did they succeed? Or is this merely Battlefield wrapped in a stormtrooper’s armor?

To be fair, it’s not Battlefield, especially in terms o...

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New releases for the week of Monday, November 16, 2015

It may be a little over a month away until J. J. Abrams Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters, but as of Tuesday fans of the Force will be able to do battle with Imperials and Rebels in Star Wars Battlefront. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate jumps to PC, and Deadpool gets upgraded to current gen consoles. Sword Art Online: Lost Song can scratch that JRPG itch on the PS4 and Vita, and Pokemon explore mystery dungeons on the 3DS. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. hits home video this week, and Katniss leads the Districts in rebellion on the big screen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2...

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Halo 5: Guardians- Solid, if unremarkable, campaign splits things between two teams

NOTE: This review will focus primarily on the campaign. I did play a bit of the multiplayer, just enough to include it in my score but not enough to accurately comment on it here. Suffice it to say if you’re  along time fan and player of Halo’s multiplayer, you’ll be happy. Newcomers (like myself, having never played the multiplayer in a Halo game before) may not feel the same way, and may feel more frustration than fun. It is fast paced, as you would expect. Just keep this in mind when you see my score.

Halo 5 divides its campaign between two teams, that of Blue Team, as led by Master Chief John 117, and Team Osiris, as led by Spartan Locke. The story picks up following the events in Halo 4. Cortana has gone missing, and Master Chief disobeys orders and heads off in search of her...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III- The franchise returns with one of its biggest and best entries in years

NOTE: The following is a review of the game on the PS4, which is the same version found on PC and the Xbox One. It will not apply to the last gen console versions, as a majority of the game has been stripped from those versions.

The Call of Duty franchise is a dual edged sword in gaming. On one hand, it is one of the most successful and popular videogames in the industry, selling millions of copies each year...

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New releases for the week of Monday, November 9, 2015

Welcome to the second week of November, and this week we get to explore the wasteland in the post apocalyptic game Fallout 4. Owners of Microsoft’s consoles get to delve into Lara Croft’s past in Rise of the Tomb Raider (Sony platforms have to wait a year). PC and Mac users get to fight off more alien hordes in the expansion pack for Blizzard’s Starcraft II, titled Legacy of the Void, and an action title based on traversing the sky comes to the Wii U and the 3DS in the form of Rodea: The Sky Soldier. On the home video front, Arnold is back in Terminator Genisys, Ian McKellen plays a famous detective in Mr. Holmes, Amy Schumer goes for raunchy laughs in the comedy Trainwreck, and Ben Kingsley swaps out his old body for Ryan Reynolds’ younger one in the sci-fi thriller Self/Less...

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SPECTRE- Bond is back in a solid, entertaining adventure

James Bond returns to the big screen three years after Skyfall, the excellent last entry to the franchise, in SPECTRE, which is once again directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty) and starring Daniel Craig as Bond. In his fourth outing Craig has Bond down fairly well, giving him brutality when needed, able to toss off a quip without being too jokey, and even able to show a bit of emotion when called for. Skyfall did that last bit better when James returned to his old home in Scotland and in response to Judi Dench’s M being killed. But SPECTRE does bring out a brutal Bond in some of its sequences as well as a more playful Bond in having him toss off some rather amusing one liners. But where does SPECTRE, the 24th film based on Ian Fleming’s spy, fall within the franchise?

The answer to that...

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