We enjoyed Frozen -- tons of fun and stunning visuals! Kristen Bell did an outstanding job dramatically as Anna but it was Olaf (played by Josh Gad) the snowman who stole the show for comedy relief. Frozen in 3D works well because snow and ice just automatically lends itself to this effect. The movie was heavy on songs and sometimes felt a bit more 'theatrical' then it needed to be -- sort of like an animated opera.
Activision held a media showcase in Los Angeles today to reveal all the multiplayer details for their upcoming video game Call Of Duty Ghosts. The Call Of Duty franchise as an brand has had an impact on boys and girls of all ages and especially transcended into media and pop culture. The event kicked off [...]
After a bit of a dry spell in July we are back with some high profiled video game releases coming down the pipeline in Aug 2013. Nintendo has a couple of big ones in Pikmin 3 and Mario & Luigi Dream Team but high sales will probably be won by Disney Infinity the first game [...]
The Smurfs 2 from Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures is out this week in theaters - we had a chance to see a preview screening in Los Angeles. The Smurfs 2 stars iconic characters Papa Smurf (voiced by the late Jonathan Winters), Smurfette (Katy Perry), Grouchy (George Lopez), Vanity and Clumsy. Back again are live-action characters Hank [...]
Adventure Time goodness was around every corner of the San Diego Comic-Con with posters, giants tents, shirts, toys and more but best of all our friends at D3publisher brought along a playable version of the upcoming game 'Adventure Time Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know'. We had a chance to tear into the game [...]
Ben 10 Omniverse 2 was available to play at the San Diego Comic-Con this week to all those in attendance. This time around for the sequel Ben 10 Omniverse 2 looks more like a mix between a 'runner' and 'beat em up' game rather then what we played last time which was all beat 'em up mixed with puzzler.
Good news - the San Diego Comic-Con happening this week will feature some upcoming Microsoft Xbox One games for the public to play. According to Major Nelson (a Microsoft rep) the following companies and games will be participating in the Microsoft booth and off-site lounge: Dead Rising 3, Halo: Spartan Assault and Halo 4 Champions [...]
PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play science fiction shooter for Windows PC developed by Sony Online Entertainment. You download the game locally and play over servers online with friends or foes globally. This week PlanetSide 2 expanded with new content featuring competitive areas known as 'Battle Islands' with a brand new trailer for their Nexus map.
Not much to scream or shout about in July for video game releases --- but there are some notable ones coming out worth noting including Civilization 5 Brave New World, Turbo Super Stunt Squad and the Metal Gear Solid Legacy Collection for the PS3. We've put together a short video talking about this month's games be sure to check it out below!
Last year we saw the Skylanders Sidekicks promotion with Frito-Lay potato chips and this year they are back again starting 6/30/13. Skylanders Sidekicks are cute mini-versions (full set of four) that follow you around in the game like little pets. The Skylanders Sidekicks do not do much in the way to enhance the gameplay experience [...]