Sony’s Emoji Movie Is Still A Thing

by Peter Paltridgeon May 16, 2016
Last year a bizarre announcement came out of Sony Pictures. It was like something out of their leaked E-mails yet they were admitting it willingly…they were putting an animated movie into production based around emojis. It’s the kind of outer-space “Coupon The Movie” thinking you occasionally get from movie studios; the kind of logic that […]

New Civilization Graphics Required New Focus On Art Assets

by Todd Blackon May 16, 2016
Civilization has changed dramatically in terms of visuals over the years. At times, they’ve even made brand new engines to launch their titles on. With Civilization VI, the team at Firaxis are not only making another new engine for the game, but also emphasizing things that they’ve never truly focused on in previous incarnations. “When we went […]

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Darwyn Cooke Passes Away At The Age Of 53

by Peter Paltridgeon May 14, 2016
Yesterday we reported that celebrated comic artist Darwyn Cooke had gone into palliative care following an advanced and aggressive stage of cancer. Unfortunately, those cells had him by the throat and he did not last another 24 hours. “We regret to inform you that Darwyn lost his battle with cancer early this morning at 1:30 […]

New Diplomacy Interface And Upgrades Coming To Civilization VI

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
While Diplomacy was one of the main focuses in the Civilization games, even allowing for a diplomatic victory rather than military takeover, it was hardly a favorable, or even wanted, path. Mainly because every nation acted the same when they weren’t controlled by a player. Firaxis aims to make this different in Civilization VI. “In […]


Revamped Tech Tree Coming To Civilization VI

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
The Tech Tree is not only one of the mainstays of the Civilization series, but also one of the most important. As the technology you gather and advance through determines how you proceed in the game. But, in previous incarnations, the tree was at times rigid. Almost always going the same way at the same […]
Marvel Ranks Top 10 Moms

Marvel Ranks Top 10 Moms

by Alex Beanon May 14, 2016
Better late than never. A week after Mother’s Day, Marvel got around to ranking what they feel are the Top 10 mothers [by their definitions] in their universe… Video credit: Marvel Entertainment Discuss on the Toonzone Forums


Civilization VI Getting Military Improvements

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
One of the funnest aspects of the Civilization franchise is the ability to create massive armies, and then send them on your foes and crush them. it’s a staple of the series. In Civilization VI, as revealed in an interview with IGN, the military aspect will be gaining new features. First, as cities will now be […]

New Districts Feature Coming To Civ VI

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
The construction of cities, and thus the growth of your empire, in Civilization has always been key in the franchise. But visual, it’s not the most entertaining aspect. With Civ VI, that will change. For now, you’re not only building cities, you’re going to be building districts that allow you certain bonuses, and if used correctly, […]


Sail The Seas Again In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 13, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass has been added to the Wii U eShop! If you enjoyed Wind Waker (and who didn’t like Wind Waker) there’s more, provided you’re okay with pixely visuals. Originally created for the Nintendo DS, you can now search for the Phantom Hourglass on your […]
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Darwyn Cooke Being Treated For Aggressive Cancer

by Peter Paltridgeon May 13, 2016
Darwyn Cooke is one of the coolest artists in the comic book industry, with a slick art-deco style that’s very appealing. His retro miniseries Justice League: The New Frontier was one of DC’s most popular modern efforts, and was turned into an animated movie in 2008. And now we’re in danger of losing him. This […]