Activision Launches Studio For Film And TV Adaptions Of Its Properties

by Peter Paltridgeon November 6, 2015
Is Activision a big spender this week or what? They just threw down 5.9 billion dollars to buy phone game maker King, and now they’ve announced the formation of an entire movie studio. While most game companies license their characters to established production companies to get their properties on the big screen, that’s not how […]
Japanese Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Contains New Footage

Japanese Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Contains New Footage

by Peter Paltridgeon November 6, 2015
Last week Disney and Lucasfilm released what they said was the final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. JJ Abrams said this was all the footage that would ever be released from the movie until its official release. Funny thing about that promise: it only applied to the areas he could control. Foreign trailers […]


Activision Blizzard Unveils Hollywood Movie Studio

by Alex Beanon November 6, 2015
Fresh on the heels of their purchase of mobile game sensation “Candy Crush”, Activision Blizzard has announced that they intend to get into the television series and moviemaking business with their new creatively-named Activision Blizzard Studios that will produce feature films based on their franchise video games such as “Call of Duty”, “StarCraft”, “Diablo” and […]

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Become A Sky Soldier In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon November 5, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Yo-Kai Watch is finally out! The game that’s taken a strangehold on the psyches of Japanese children now threatens your neighborhood too! Will it become as ubiquitous here? That’s up in the air for now. But the bigger news is that Rodea: The Sky Soldier, the flying action game […]


Sony PlayStation Vue Gets Disney And ESPN

by Alex Beanon November 5, 2015
Sony PlayStation’s internet television streaming service dubbed Vue has finally struck a deal with ABC, which means ABC, Disney and ESPN channels and networks will all now become available through the service. Sony PlayStation Vue is currently available for users on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, as well as tablets and […]

Review: Amazon Studios Fall 2015 Premieres Have Many Unexpected Surprises

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2015
It’s Fall 2015, and time for a new batch of Amazon Studios kids premieres. This year, all 6 new programs are animated, with a variety of selections aimed at pre-schoolers to pre-teens. This set of pilots turns out to have a number of surprises in it, both good and bad and often set up by […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Viewster ‘Omakase’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2015
Following directly on from the Gundam panel, it was the turn of Viewster to take to the stage with a panel chaired by Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves, Viewster brand manager Hank Smith and Omakase curator Tommy Pedrini. Stressing that they loved the UK and often worked in partnership with Anime Limited to provide content to […]

New Series Of Posters Released For “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

by Peter Paltridgeon November 4, 2015
We’re getting closer and closer to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Today Disney put out five new posters for the film, each depicting a close-up of a different character. Click each poster for the full-size version. Here’s Rey, looking Katniss-ish…. This is Carrie Fisher reprising Leia, sans buns….they must be out of […]