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Pixels posters show iconic video game characters invade Earth

Pixels posters show iconic video game characters invade Earth
Sony Columbia Pictures have unveiled five new posters for director Chris Columbus’ upcoming film Pixels. Interestingly, neither of them show the film’s stars, but instead feature video game characters such as Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. Based on the short film by Patrick Jean, Pixels sees intergalactic aliens attack Earth, using video games as models. To combat the threat, President Will Cooper (Kevin James) calls on his childhood friend Sam Brenner... 

The Pokémon Lego set of your dreams!

The Pokémon Lego set of your dreams!
The last few years have seen Lego go from strength to strength, thanks, in part, to The Lego Movie, Lego video games and special sets based on films such as Ghostbusters, Back To The Future and video games such as Minecraft. Lego has managed to inspire new generations of children to fall in love with it. However one tie-in that has yet to hit our shelves, which is odd when you consider that Minecraft has its own Lego set, is one based on the video... 

Pokémon the Movie: XY 2015 Trailer May Feature Mysterious Leaked Pokémon

Pokémon the Movie: XY 2015 Trailer May Feature Mysterious Leaked Pokémon
Not long after the release of Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, the first trailer for next year’s Pokémon the Movie: XY has now been released, showing legendary weather trio Kyogre, Groudon and Rayquaza battling it out in a dramatic showdown across land, sea and sky. Perhaps the most interesting thing about the trailer, however, is that it hints at the inclusion of another, more mysterious Pokémon in the film, details of which were... 

Gameplay trailer for Street Fighter V

Gameplay trailer for Street Fighter V
After a trailer was accidentally leaked out for Street Fighter V last week, Capcom rushed to remove it from YouTube. When it did officially emerge, they also showcased a special gameplay trailer. The Rise Up trailer shows just how far the Street Fighter franchise has come and where it will go. What many noted from this trailer was the words, “Exclusively on PS4 and PC.” When Capcom revealed Street Fighter V at the PlayStation Experience, Sony’s... 

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX UK Community Event Coverage

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX UK Community Event Coverage
It seems that the Kingdom Hearts franchise has some of the most dedicated fans around. When the tickets were announced for release on Eventbrite for 21st November at 12:30pm, I don’t think anyone could have anticipated that the free tickets would all be claimed within four minutes. Fast forward to Wednesday 3rd December 2014 and just under 200 fans queued outside of the Old Billingsgate building eagerly waiting to be let in. A combination of shivering... 

Don’t Forget to Get Your Shiny Beldum: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Don’t Forget to Get Your Shiny Beldum: Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
Those of you who’ve already picked up a shiny new copy of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire over the last few days can now receive an early Christmas present, courtesy of Nintendo and the Pokémon Company International. If you haven’t already checked out the Mystery Gift feature on your game, search via the internet now to claim your very own Shiny Beldum. As well as being a rare, Shiny Pokémon, Beldum comes holding a free Metagrossite... 

Grand Theft Auto V, Taking Mayhem to the Next Generation

Grand Theft Auto V, Taking Mayhem to the Next Generation
The characters look sharper than ever, and the backgrounds are masterpieces of their own. 13 months after the initial release of Grand Theft Auto V, which blew us away in our review, Rockstar have given violence and villainy enthusiasts the chance to return to sunny Los Santos in glorious 1080p for PS4 and Xbox One. The result is a beautifully polished version of an instant classic to next-gen that gives new players a definitive edition of the game... 

Japanese Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Trailer Shows Mega Pokémon in Anime Form

Japanese Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Trailer Shows Mega Pokémon in Anime Form
Over the last few weeks, Nintendo has been steadily feeding us snippets of information about the Mega Pokémon we can expect to see in their upcoming Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire games. Now, thanks to a Japanese trailer released on YouTube today, you can see these Mega monsters battling it out in full, anime-style glory. The trailer begins with player characters Brendan and May relaxing at home with starter Pokémon Treecko, Mudkip and Torchic.... 

The Delta Episode: Deoxys vs Mega Rayquaza in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

The Delta Episode: Deoxys vs Mega Rayquaza in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
As the hype builds for the upcoming Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire games, the latest teaser to be released by the Pokémon Company International reveals a brand new story called The Delta Episode. This exciting new plot will “thrust Trainers into a quest to save the world” after scientists at the Mossdeep Space Centre discover an asteroid hurtling towards the planet. With Team Magma and Team Aqua attacking the facility, however,... 

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!
With the MCM Birmingham Comic Con bringing to an end a fantastically successful year for the MCM Expo Group, thoughts now turn to 2015 and today has seen the release of the complete list of dates for next year’s events. Whilst there are no changes or further additions to the line-up, many believe that judging from the success of this past year, 2015 could see the events grow even bigger in both size and attendance. The dates for the conventions... 
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