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SDCC2014: The Walking Dead Escape at Petco Park

by Eileen Cruzon July 30, 2014
The Walking Dead Escape took place at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014) and Toonzone had the opportunity to participate. The event is part of a national tour which stops at cities across the United States. Participants are allowed to register as “Walkers” or attempt to escape the course as “Survivors.” The course is untimed and […]
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SDCC2014: Dragon Age Inquisition Updates

by Eileen Cruzon July 29, 2014
Dragon Age Inquisition is coming to consoles and PCs later this year. Videos of gameplay footage from the San Diego Comic-Con have made their way online. In addition to the above video, another 30 minutes of gameplay footage may be found here. The game is said to take place in Thedas, the same continent as previous […]

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Guardians Ring New York Stock Exchange's Bell

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
With their work guarding the galaxy apparently finished before it has begun, cast members of the upcoming movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] were allowed to ring the bell to open the New York Stock Exchange. Present was Chris Pratt [Star-Lord], a pregnant Zoe Saldana [Gamora] and a dude wearing Pratt’s […]
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'The Legend of Korra- Book 2: Spirits' Premieres In UK 30th July

by Grant Whiteon July 29, 2014
Per Nickelodeon UK’s listing page, the first episode of Avatar: The Legend of Korra will premiere in the country on the main Nickelodeon channel 30th July at 8:30pm. Subtitled ‘Spirits’, the second ‘book’ continues the adventures of new Avatar Korra and her friends as their reality is drawn into conflict with the parallel spirit world. […]

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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Troy Baker Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with Troy Baker, the voice of Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Performance capture and the marriage between stage and film Baker’s intro to Lord of the Rings Adding to the world of Lord of the Rings Talion’s thoughts on […]
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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Phil Straub Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Art Director on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Phil Straub at the San Diego Comic-Con  (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Working on the design of Mordor at this point in the Lord of the Rings timeline The advantages and challenges of developing for the Xbox One and PS4 […]

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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Michael de Plater Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Director of Design on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Michael de Plater at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Exploring the depth and decay of Mordor and tying both to story progression Favorite area of Mordor to explore Working in Tolkien’s world Scale of the game world […]
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Test Footage For Deadpool Movie

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
Whether or not it actually gets made – who knows – but the test footage for the film version of Deadpool [release date: unknown] starring Ryan Reynolds as the wise-cracking but violent comic book character does possess some merit…

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DreamWorks Animation Debuts New Animation Software For Dragon Sequel

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has a slew of new animated films coming out in the next few years and they will all be slated to be made with their new animation software called Apollo, which made its debut with this year’s “How To Train Your Dragon 2” sequel film. The software, in development over the past five […]
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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Christian Cantamessa Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Lead Writer on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Christian Cantamessa at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Bringing Gollum into the story Exploring an unspoiled Mordor, on the verge of collapse The possibility of sequels The narrative experience The genesis of Talion and […]