Getting into 2D fighting games is tough, especially if you’re trying to learn to play them properly. While most people would be happy to button-mash their way through a game (and there’s nothing wrong with that!), learning the intricacies of fighting game fundamentals is tricky. Playing fighting games, even at a beginner competitive level, is daunting because there’s so much to learn. It’s a bit like really, really, really fast-paced chess that requires lightning fast-reflexes and decision-making.
A Simple Favor, directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily's husband Sean (Henry Golding) in this stylish thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.
Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris was flashy, ambitious and ultimately shallow in its execution which resulted in the first substantial stab at expansive content for Bungie's sandbox being a complete letdown. It did have something extra to it though, if you were prepared to toil away for weeks: Lost Prophecy weapons.
Nearly a decade since the original cult classic action comedy taught us all the rules of surviving a zombie apocalypse, a sequel to Zombieland is finally happening with the full cast, writers and director set to return.
With publishers such as Aftershock, Valiant and Image Comics giving the big two a run for their money with online offerings, people are now more than willing to grab some graphic fiction via a quick download. So what’s the actual result of this new comic book revolution? Well, actual physical sales are currently experiencing a dip, with ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller detailing how digital distribution was changing the game.
Rainbow Six Siege is a fantastic competitive multiplayer game, that’s only become better with time. I haven’t played it in ages, but when I was playing it, it delivered some of the most exhilarating and tense multiplayer matches I’ve had. Like other competitive multiplayer games, some of its most vociferous players can make it horrible to play, spurting out racist and sexist vitriol. Those players are now getting insta-banned.
The next Dead or Alive is aiming to emphasise its content over the usual best of the chest appeal that has driven previous games in the series. One aspect of Dead or Alive 6 that’s looking to draw in a new crowd? The inclusion of special moves that create a more cinematic breaking of bones that’ll look right at home on a TV screen or a big tournament. “
Weekend Box Office Report 13 - 15 July: It looks like audiences are not yet tired of checking into Hotel Transylvania as the third film in the animated franchise topped the US charts as the Dwayne Johnson-led Skyscraper looks all rickety in third place. But way outside of the top 10 is where the weekend's biggest success story happened as comedian Bo Burnham's Eighth Grade became a huge limited release surprise hit.
Offering celebrity guest signings, panels, cosplay and tabletop gaming, ICON 2018 took place last weekend in Johannesburg. Here's how South Africa's longest-running comic and games convention fared at…
At E3 this year, press and industry folk got to see an exclusive live demo of CD Projekt Red’s incredibly anticipated game, Cyberpunk 2077. What you may not know is that aide from that, CD Projekt Red also gave every attendee a nice little Cyberpunk figure to take home. We're giving on away, and here's who's won it!
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