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Captive State Trailer

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Extraterrestrials take over and make everything “better”, but at what cost? It’s not a new concept (X-COM, Colony, Half-Life 2), but it could be good. It is directed by the guy that did ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, and that was actually a pretty decent film for a reboot franchise.

Captive State will be in theaters March 2019.

Fallout 4: New Vegas – ‘Ain’t That a Kick In The Head’ First 10 Minutes Trailer

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Fallout: New Vegas is a very well-regarded action RPG and is arguably the best of the 3D Bethesda-published Fallout titles yet released. Unfortunately, due to its age it’s a bit clunky from a “modern” gameplay perspective, and because of its incredibly short development cycle lending to sub-optimal performance, it can be a bit of a chore to run stably on a “modern” computer. However, a team of dedicated modders are currently working on a mod which consists of New Vegas, built completely from the ground up to run on Fallout 4. This mod will include completely redone voice work (for legal reasons) and even features the legacy SPECIAL and Skill systems from the older Fallout titles, instead of the leveling system seen in Fallout 4.

There’s currently no word on a release date, but it’s sure to be worth the wait.

f4nv.com/index

SPARTAN117GW – Travis Haley Plays Airsoft

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Greg Wong AKA SPARTAN117GW posted some POV footage of a recent airsoft game he played with Travis Haley and his son. You kinda have to feel bad about those kids who are going up against an actual Force Recon Marine, but it looks like a fun time was had by all.

Major thanks to Greg for the tip! You can check out more of his videos via the SPARTAN117GW YouTube channel.

Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Blackout Battle Royale Trailer

Friday, September 7th, 2018

Here’s a trailer for Black Ops 4’s Blackout, the Battle Royale mode that will be featured in the game instead of the typical story mode. Featuring legacy characters like Woods and zombies integration is kinda neat, though.

45Snipers – How A Glock 43 Works

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered how the internals in a Glock 43 work during the loading and firing operations, then check out this video by YouTube channel 45Snipers. This animation also applies to virtually every production Glock currently available, although there are some slight differences in the internal components of the G42/G43 when compared to a majority of Glock models.

Cyberpunk 2077 48 Minute Gameplay Reveal (NSFW)

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

The long-awaited Cyberpunk 2077 from noted Polish game developer CD Projekt Red now has a lengthy 48 minute gameplay demo to check out. If you like dystopian settings with lots of violent shootouts, powerful megacorps, and cybernetics that blur the line between machine and man, then you might want to put this game on your watch list. Quick warning: there’s nudity and colorful language, so I’m going to call this one NSFW.

Throwback: Meet Boba Fett: Initial 1978 Boba Fett Costume Screentest

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Disney has been less than stellar with their treatment of the Star Wars property, however at least we still have the classics. And what’s more classic than everyone’s favorite bounty hunter who did next to nothing: Boba Fett. Above is a screentest of the original Boba Fett white costume, as he was depicted in the original Ralph McQuarrie concept art. This was footage that was revealed to George Lucas and company in 1978.

Door Kickers: Action Squad

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Featuring the tag line Realistic Ridiculous Police Tactics, Door Kickers: Action Squad is a co-op focused sidescrolling shooter that’s a bit slower-paced and deliberate than your traditional run-n-gun affair, but still faster-paced and less serious that the original Door Kickers, which is a real-time strategy game where you direct a SWAT team through hostage rescue missions.

Action Squad features four playable characters, non-linear levels, and over 20 weapons and gear items. As previously mentioned, the game is co-op focused, and is seemingly balanced around two players, either via local or network multiplayer. Single player is an option, but the trailer overtly mocks the mode, so make of that as you will.

The game is in Early Access, which means that although it’s up for sale, it’s also still in development, so features and gameplay is bound to change as time goes on. You can purchase Door Kickers: Action Squad at the link below:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/686200/Door_Kickers_Action_Squad/

DOOM: Eternal – Official Gameplay Reveal

Friday, August 10th, 2018

DOOM: Eternal, the sequel to the excellent DOOM 2016, was initially teased at this year’s E3, but today at Quakecon, id revealed actual gameplay. In essence, the gameplay shown so far looks like all the best aspects of the first DOOM, with some improved focus on player maneuverability and level verticality, and of course new weapons and enemies. The actual gameplay starts at 4:37, if you want to skip ahead.

The Doom Slayer himself also got a bit of an update, rocking a Predator-esque shoulder cannon, which fires sub-weapons like grenades and a flamethrower, and an arm blade for quick melee strikes; this blade also sees overt use in the returning ‘Glory Kill’ system.

It’s still too early to see whether Eternal will hold up to the first game in the reboot series, but the footage is very promising, and the devs seem to know what kind of game they should be going for: rip and tear, first and foremost.

DOOM: Eternal is slated for an undisclosed 2019 release.

Big Trouble in Little China Vinyl Soundtrack

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Tomorrow at Noon (Central Time), Mondo Tees will be releasing a newly-pressed Vinyl of the ‘Big Trouble in Little China’ soundtrack. This is the first time in over 30 years that this album will be available on vinyl, and if it’s anything like the other Carpenter score releases from Mondo (or, generally, most of their pressings), it’ll be gone in a flash.

mondotees.com

If you haven’t seen ‘Big Trouble’, it defies genre a bit, but in essence it’s a movie about a bumbling, would-be Western Action Movie Hero ending up as a sidekick in a Eastern martial arts movie with a healthy dose of mysticism, and the humor of seeing him out of his element.

Winchester Life – The Gould Brothers Show Off Shooting Skills with Winchester

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

SHAZAM! Official Trailer

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

SDCC 2018 is currently ongoing, so we’re getting all the new movie and television show announcements. One of the standouts is the new SHAZAM! trailer, which actually looks like a fun comic movie, instead of the edgy grittiness of the Zack Snyder-developed DC Extended Universe films.

UNCHARTED – Live Action Fan Film

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Director Allan Ungar created this fan film based on game developer Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series. Staring Nathan Fillion as Nathan Drake, it does a good job of emulating the tone and humor of the games, while also featuring an action sequence reminiscent of the third person gameplay.

Rezvani TANK Military Edition

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Everything you could possible want in a luxury personal protection vehicle: B7-rated glass armor, bomb protection, night vision, kevlar-wrapped fuel tank, reinforced suspension, runflat tires, electrified door handles, strobe and blinding lights, magnetic dead bolts, gas masks, first aid, and hypothermia kit.

All of this can be yours for the paltry sum of $295k.

www.rezvanimotors.com/tank-military-edition

American Gunfighter Episode 8 – Mike Glover – Presented By BCM

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

July 11, 2018- BCM presents: American Gunfighter Episode 8, featuring Mike Glover of Fieldcraft Survival. Mike Glover spent 20 years in the US Army in various positions to include Weapons Sergeant, Sniper, Assaulter, JTAC, Freefall Jump Master, Sniper Team Sergeant, and Operations Sergeant Major in US Army Special Operations.

As a US Government Contractor Mike served in austere environments at the tip of the spear in both Counter Terrorism and Special Operations. Glover has used his experience in war and in austere environments to teach civilians the lessons he learned and techniques that facilitated his survival.

Visit FieldCraft Survival website https://fieldcraftsurvival.us/

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Directed and produced by Jon Chang, American Gunfighter is an ongoing series produced by BCM featuring elite law enforcement and military personnel sharing their thoughts and stories about their profession and craft.

www.bravocompanymfg.com/american_gunfighter

Magpul – Rifleman Loop Sling

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Posting more for the video than the product, but it does look like a pretty good sling.

The new Magpul Rifleman Loop Sling: Combining the best features of Rhodesian and 1907 match-style slings, the RLS was created with Magpul’s famous proprietary nylon mesh webbing and high-strength polymer hardware all for $19.95.

www.magpul.com/products/magpul-rls-sling

Soda Can AR Lower Receiver

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Machining an 80% AR receiver can be a fairly involved process, depending on your own availability of tools and machining experience. YouTuber GunCraft101 took making an AR lower more than a bit further, and sand cast and machined his own receiver, in the process using over 200 aluminum beverage cans. Noting that aluminum cans are typically a blend of magnesium and aluminum, with other trace metals, various industrial chemicals and additives, and a different grade of aluminum than those used for typical AR receivers, this is best observed as a curiosity rather than emulated. All the same, it really shows that a bit of technical know how, experimentation, and effort can combine to form some pretty cool results.

OutofDarts – NERF Rival Jupiter

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

NERF modification aficionado OutofDarts has introduced the final version of the full-auto Jupiter blaster which is compatible with NERF rival projectiles and magazines. Currently, the first production models are going out to select customers for T&E, but the full kit will be made available via the OutofDarts Etsy shop, and is going to retail for about $100.

www.outofdarts.com

MANDY – Official Trailer

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.

It’s described as an action horror film. It looks like a trippy, bloody grindhouse film, and it stars Nicholas Cage. Sign me up.

MANDY premiers in theaters September 14th.

Disney Imagineering Has Created Autonomous Robot Stunt Doubles

Friday, June 29th, 2018

First Disney inadvertently creates the ultimate urban camo colors just so they can hide utility doors and building from guests at their parks, and now they’re making “autonomous robot stunt doubles”, which as we know will translate to parkour-enabled robot death squads when Skynet finally comes about.

DARPA GXV-T Demonstration Of Hybrid Wheel-Track

Monday, June 25th, 2018

As part of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program (GXV-T), a team from Carnegie Mellon University National Robotics Engineering Center created a hybrid wheel-track which can configure between a traditional round wheel and a triangular, tank-like track in seconds. The intent behind this design is to allow optimal mobility between hard and soft terrain as required, while still inside the same vehicle.

The Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program itself was launched to find ways to “improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without piling on armor.”

You can read more about the GXV-T demonstration here.

The Shootout Scene From Heat

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

You gotta love a Michael Mann-directed gunfight.

World of Warplanes: Bruce Dickinson Diaries and “Aces High” Tribute

Monday, June 18th, 2018

June 18, 2018 — World of Warplanes is proud to announce that Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson will host 10 online educational warplanes diaries. Launching today on Youtube this free-to-view series is set to be released weekly on the World of Warplanes official portal and YouTube channel across June, July and August, alongside an exclusive WoWP video tribute to the classic Iron Maiden song Aces High.

As an avid enthusiast of military aviation, pilot, and supporter of World of Warplanes’ dedication to historical accuracy, Bruce has recorded “The Bruce Dickinson Warplanes Diaries” about classic WW2 fighter and bomber aircraft such as the Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane, and Messerschmitt Bf 109. As an extra treat for Maiden and Warplanes fans, WoWP have created, with many of the graphics from their in-game engine and some classic archive footage, a tribute video clip to the epic Aces High music video. Featuring many of the Battle of Britain planes that Bruce profiles in the series, viewers can see the machines really brought to life.

“We are all delighted that Bruce has brought his enthusiasm and expertise to World of Warplanes with these informative videos which he has delivered in his own inimitable style,” said Al King, Global Marketing Director at Wargaming, “As well as the diaries and the Aces High tribute, we are also introducing a renovated hangar subtly branded with iconic Iron Maiden imagery. It’s unlike anything the game’s ever had before and we hope Maiden fans will have fun spotting the various Easter eggs hidden throughout!”

To learn more about World of Warplanes, visit: worldofwarplanes.com

TactiCOOL RELOADS

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Pretty descriptive title, to be honest.

DOOM: Eternal – E3 Teaser Trailer

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

So the new Fallout may be an online-only disappointment, but at least we got this cool, pre-rendered trailer for DOOM: Eternal, the sequel to 2016’s DOOM reboot. Like the original DOOM 2, this game apparently takes place on Earth, after a demonic invasion. The developers promised a more powerful DOOM Slayer, as well as twice as many demons; you can notice the return of some classic enemies in this trailer, including the Pain Elemental, Aracnotron, and Archvile.

Stay tuned for a gameplay reveal of DOOM: Eternal at the upcoming QuakeCon 2018 on August 10th.