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Super Mario Meets Minecraft — The Details

by Peter Paltridgeon May 9, 2016
Today Nintendo announced the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is coming to the Wii U version of Minecraft — we posted the trailer earlier today. This update adds 40 new Super Mario-themed skins encompassing characters from across the Mushroom Kingdom, including all seven Koopalings and probably Petey Piranha somewhere. (Don’t give your hopes up for Geno; […]


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Final “Kubo and the Two Strings” Poster Released

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2016
LAIKA Animation Studios and Focus Features have released the final poster for Kubo and the Two Strings, the studio’s latest stop-motion animated feature film set for release on August 19, 2016. All the trailers released so far can be viewed on the Focus Features YouTube channel (or by checking out our earlier coverage), and you […]

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World Video Game Hall Of Fame Inducts Six New Entries

by Peter Paltridgeon May 5, 2016
The Strong National Museum of Play introduced its World Video Game Hall of Fame last year with its inaugural six inductees: Pong, Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros., Tetris, Doom and World of Warcraft. This year they’ve announced six more influential titles from gaming history will be added to the Hall: Grand Theft Auto 3, The Legend […]
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Punch ‘Em All Out In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 5, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the company has finally tended to something they’ve neglected for a long time: the SNES portion of the Wii U’s Virtual Console. There is finally another entry in the form of Super Punch-Out!! Little Mac returns in 16-bit form to take on another championship full of colorful stereotypes. Game […]

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Women in Animation Announces First Corporate Sponsor: Walt Disney Animation Studios

by Ed Liuon May 4, 2016
WIA WELCOMES WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS AS ITS FIRST CORPORATE SPONSOR Studio Partnerships to Broaden Reach of Mission and Programming for WIA Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation is proud to announce its first official corporate sponsor, the Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS). “While Disney Animation has long supported WIA, reaching back to when […]
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Bento Box Entertainment to Develop and Produce “The Blues Brothers” Primetime Animated Series

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2016
BENTO BOX ENTERTAINMENT TO DEVELOP & PRODUCE THE BLUES BROTHERS PRIMETIME ANIMATED SERIES WITH DAN AYKROYD, JUDY BELUSHI AND ANNE BEATTS Music, Mayhem and Comedy Starring Jake & Elwood Blues and featuring Special Musical Guests LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2016 – Bento Box Entertainment (BBE), an independent, Emmy® Award-winning studio (FOX’S Bob’s Burgers; Comedy Central’s […]