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Atari and Denny’s Team Up For Hashteroids, Centipup and Take-Out

by Alex Beanon July 1, 2014
Three of Atari’s most popular old-school video games were Asteroids, Breakout and Centipede and the video game company has partnered with the notable late night/early morning destination restaurant, Denny’s, to create apps for iPhones and Android phones based on those iconic games. The new game apps are entitled “Hashteroids” [your mission: delivering condiments], “Take-Out” [your […]
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Gotham And The Flash Pilots To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
Both new, upcoming superhero-themed live-action television series – Fox’s Batman-themed “Gotham” and CW’s “The Flash” – will debut their show’s respective pilots on Saturday, July 26, at Comic Con in San Diego next month. “Gotham” deals with the backstory of Batman’s hometown of Gotham City while “The Flash” stars Grant Gustin in the lead role […]

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New AniMates Help You Communicate

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
A new “AniMates” app for Android mobile phones helps you personalize your messages with a roster of animated characters. Created by Smith Micro Software, the app includes a selection of animated talking character along with scenic backgrounds and various voice effects and messages may be shared via email, SMS or Facebook. “AniMates represents a unique […]
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Justice League To Mount Throne Of Atlantis

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
With “Justice League: War” released earlier this year, everybody is looking ahead to the next installment in the DC Universe animated original movie series and it appears that movie will be titled “Justice League: Throne of War” according to packaging details from the yet-to-be released “Batman: Assault on Arkham” DVD and Blu-ray sets. Based on […]

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Batman Is A True Artist

by Alex Beanon June 28, 2014
To paraphrase Batman’s turn in The LEGO Movie – he is a true artist who “only works in black and sometimes, very, very dark grey”. So, to commemorate the Caped Crusader’s 75th anniversary this weekend, the South Pasadena Mercantile Company in Pasadena, California is holding the “Long Summer, Dark Knight” – an exhibit featuring artwork […]
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My Real Games Expands Mobile Selection

by Alex Beanon June 27, 2014
Mobile gamemaker MyRealGames has expanded their mobile game selection to include new games in three new categories – racing, sports and cards – as exemplified by the selection of mobile games on their website which includes Eight Ball Frenzy, Nuclear Bike 2 and Car Eats Car 2. All games at MyRealGames are free to download […]

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Shonen Hollywood To Receive Blu-ray/DVD Release

by Alex Beanon June 27, 2014
Good news if you live in Japan [or can easily order items from Amazon Japan] as the anime adaptation of the “Shonen Hollywood” novel series is set to come to Blu-ray and DVD. The series – due to air next week [July 5] in Japan – follows the lives of boys who attend the imaginary […]
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Persona 4: The Golden Animation Trailer

by Alex Beanon June 26, 2014
A new teaser trailer for the upcoming “Persona 4: The Golden Animation” has been unveiled by Aniplex Japan. “Persona 4: The Golden Animation” picks up from PlayStation Vita video game and focuses on new character, marie, while retelling events of the first series. The new series will air on Japanese TV on July 10, 2014, […]

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Luis Suarez Bites...Literally!

by Alex Beanon June 26, 2014
Uruguayan soccer player Luis Suarez bit again, this time in the World Cup earlier this week when he gnawed on an italian defender’s shoulder – so it was only a matter of time before Chinese animation outlet TomoNews produced an animated rehash of Suarez biting along with various representations of Suarez as both a zombie […]
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Ben Kingsley Is Bagheera

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Ben Kingsley will voice the role of the black panther Bagheera in the CG/live-action 3D adaptation of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau. Kingsley joins a voice cast that includes Idris Elba [Shere Khan], Scarlett Johansson [Kaa] and Lupita Nyong’o [Rakcha]. “The Jungle Book” is currently scheduled for a release date of October […]