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New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

New Parasyte anime assigned opening song by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Fans of Japanese gore, horror and anime would have heard the news about the much loved manga series “Kiseiju” (aka: Parasyte) getting its own anime, and with it means a whole array of amazing music from much loved Japanese musicians. One of the first to be announced has been the band Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas with their upcoming release “Let Me Hear” being picked up for the opening of the new series. The band revealed... 

Transformers: Age of Extinction review

Transformers: Age of Extinction review
The tagline for Transformers: Age of Extinction tells us that “The rules have changed.” Yet the formula here remains largely the same, which must mean that the rulebook only has one page. If you’ve seen at least one of director Michael Bay’s Transformers films then you can probably predict how this plays out. The intent is to deliver the most glorious destruction and explosions your eyes will ever see, enhanced by IMAX 3D no less. This involves... 

Rovio reveals Angry Birds Transformers!

Rovio reveals Angry Birds Transformers!
Following on from the success of previous crossovers with the movie Rio and the Star War franchise, Rovio have announced that their latest piece of brand melding will see their feathered and swine characters combined with Hasbro’s Transformers to bring us Angry Birds Transformers. An obvious tie in to the forthcoming fourth movie, Transformers: Age of Extinction, little has been released about the game so far other than images, one of which however... 

Transformers Universe – Q&A with Jagex Vice President David Nicholson

Transformers Universe – Q&A with Jagex Vice President David Nicholson
Transformers fans will soon be able to choose to play as an Autobot or a Decepticon in the free-to-play MMO Transformers Universe. Gamers will find themselves facing multiple battles, learning tactics, upgrading their warriors and making bonds with fellow commanders. The game is developed by Jagex, who are best known for the MMO Runescape. Jagex vice president David Nicholson discussed what it was like creating new Transformers for the game, working... 

Jem and the Holograms: First Look

Jem and the Holograms: First Look
Could popular culture from the 1980’s be making a resurgence? Well you wouldn’t be crazy for thinking so. With a recent reboot of Robocop, and talks of The Goonies 2, Jem and The Holograms is the latest offering in these 80’s adaptations. Jem and the Holograms was an animated television show that ran between 1985 and 1988. It chronicled the life of Jerrica Burton and her alter ego Jem, who was the lead singer of the band: Jem and the... 

New Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Trailer released!

New Transformers 4: Age of Extinction Trailer released!
It has been a while since that Superbowl teaser showed us our first look at Michael Bay’s fourth installment in the Transformers franchise, Age of Extinction. Since then we have had a look at some of the characters thanks to early previews of their toys but all has been quiet on the trailer front, until now! Exploding on to the internet last night was the first full trailer for the movie and this one has a lot packed into it. The trailer focuses... 

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced

The Avengers Effect – Venom & Sinister Six Spider-Man Spin-Offs Announced
Sony has revealed plans to expand its Spider-Man franchise to incorporate other Marvel comic-book characters. In addition to the franchise’s web-slinging hero, villains Venom and The Sinister Six are now set to star in their own spin-off movies. Alongside franchise newcomer Ed Solomon, Amazing Spider-Man 2 writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will write the script for Venom, with Kurtzman directing, and spidey co-writer Jeff Pinkner collaborating... 

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review
Usually with movie sequels, one needs to watch the first film to understand the story so far and understand the progression into future films. G.I. Joe: Retaliation is not one of those movies. G.I. Joe: Retaliation isn’t a lot of things actually, but is it at least worth watching? Well, no. Not really. G.I. Joe: Retaliation is the sequel to 2009’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. A lot of it feels like a sequel only in name, for about 90% of the... 

Announcement of Video Games at May’s London MCM Expo

Announcement of Video Games at May’s London MCM Expo
One of the biggest reasons many people come to the MCM Expo is for video games. It’s often a good opportunity to play a host of unreleased titles from some of the industry’s top developers. Here are some of the video games confirmed to be appearing at the upcoming London MCM Expo in May. • We have the UK’s first chance to play the stylish new zombie-hunting Xbox 360 and PS3 action game, Lollipop Chainsaw.   • We also... 

The Changing Faces of Children’s Television

The Changing Faces of Children’s Television
      As a society, we have often see children’s television as not just a form of entertainment, but a kind of education in itself. The lessons that are taught in schools can often seem dull and dry to young people, so adding an exciting storyline often helps. Of course this does not detract from the fact that many cartoons are merely looking to sell something to the younger market, but despite this many children will be looking at their hand-drawn... 
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