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Rogue Trooper Redux Now Available

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The remastered Rogue Trooper video game is now available for all major consoles, as well as on PC digital distribution channels.

Rogue Trooper, one of 2000 AD’s lesser-known properties opposite the widely-recognized Judge Dredd, stars Rogue, a blue-skinned ‘Genetic Infantry’ super soldier who fights on the poisoned, war-torn world of Nu Earth. Along with him are three of his fellow GIs: Gunnar, Bagman, and Helm – stuck in the form of biochips pulled from their bodies at the time of their death, they occupy Rogue’s rifle, backpack, and helmet, respectively, and provide him with support as Rogue hunts down the Traitor General who’s actions led to the death of most of the Genetic Infantrymen.

roguetrooper.com/en/features

When You Love Your 1911 A little Too Much

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Of course I’m not serious. Snake just happens to appreciate a fine custom pistol, just like the rest of us.

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Trailer #2

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Another example of a sequel actually being a prequel to the first installment, RDR 2 has you playing as Arthur Morgan as he works with the Van der Linde gang as they outlaw around the Old West.

Comes out Spring 2018.

NO MORE NAZIS – Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – New Gameplay Trailer (NSFW)

Monday, September 25th, 2017

The more I see of this game, the more eager I am to play it. Fair warning, this trailer can be fairly NSFW, so beware where you watch it.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus launches October 27th, 2017.

wolfenstein.bethesda.net

Call Of Duty: WWII – Story Trailer

Monday, September 18th, 2017

The Reason I Love Mods For Fallout 4

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Because if I want a character with a combat uniform with modern camouflage, wielding perfectly-serviceable modern small arms, I can have it.

Mods used are:

Enclave Combat Uniform
KREBS AK
RU556 – Assault Rifle

Now, if someone made an actual plate carrier or chest rig mod, then I’d be in business.

Reminder: NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Star Wars Mandalorian Edition Blaster And Face Mask

Friday, August 25th, 2017

I’m not the biggest fan of store exclusive variants, but GameStop is currently offering a pre-order for a NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Blaster with an exclusive Mandalorian paint job, and a matching mask.

The NERF Rival line consists of various unique blasters that fire foam spheres rather than darts, and feed from translucent magazines. The Rival in the name comes from the fact that the blasters in the series are generally available in either solid blue or red colors, signifying opposite teams. While I would have liked to see a more Mandalorian-inspired face mask, all the same, this is a cool release if you’re into NERF and Star Wars.

The release date for the Mandalorian Apollo XV-700 w/ Face Mask is November 17th of this year, coinciding with the release of ‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’.

You can pre-order the blaster at www.gamestop.com/collectibles/toys/nerf-rival-apollo-xv-700-star-wars-mandalorian-edition-blaster-and-face-mask-only-at-gamestop/147524.

Official Film Series Bundle Based On The Globally Renowned Halo Franchise Now Available On iTunes In The U.S.A, Courtesy Of Content Media

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

July 31ST, 2017, London, UK – Today Content Media announced the release the official film series based on the globally renowned best-selling Halo franchise only in the U.S.A. The bundle includes “Halo Legends,” “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn,” “Halo: Nightfall” and “Halo: The Fall of Reach,” and is available on iTunes.

Created in collaboration with some of the world’s leading animators from Japan, “Halo Legends” draws you into the center of humanity’s ongoing battles with the Covenant, dynamically depicted in cutting-edge animation styles that deliver breathtaking visuals and gripping adventure. “Halo Legends” dives deep into the rich Halo universe and explores the Master Chief’s mysterious origins, advanced combat capabilities of Spartans, and the tense rivalry between Spartans and Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs). “Halo Legends” is an 119-minute long animated film starring Atsuko Tanaka (“Ghost in the Shell”), Josh Grelle (“Mass Effect: Paragon Lost”) and Greg Ayres (“Samurai 7”).

“Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” is a coming-of-age story that follows cadet Thomas Lasky at Corbulo Academy, a 26th-century military training academy. Following in the footsteps of his mother and brother, Lasky is unsure of his future within the military but is forced to act when the academy is attacked by a massive force of Covenant, a religious alliance of aliens. Directed by Stewart Hendler, “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” is a 90-minute Live-Action movie starring Tom Green, Ty Olsson, Max Carver, Daniel Cudmore, Anna Popplewell and Osric Chau.

Set between the events of “Halo 4” and “Halo 5: Guardians,” “Halo: Nightfall” is the second full-length live-action feature for the Halo® franchise. From Executive Producer Ridley Scott (“Prometheus”, “Blade Runner”) and award-winning Director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (“Battlestar Galactica”, “The Pillars Of The Earth”), “Halo: Nightfall” features an all-star cast including Mike Colter (“Luke Cage,” “The Good Wife”), Christina Chong (“24: Live Another Day”), Steven Waddington (“Sleepy Hollow”) and Luke Neal (“Final Prayer”). “Halo: Nightfall,” tells the personal story of Jameson Locke, a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Earth’s most powerful and secretive military branch. At 98-minutes, the film provides the background to this pivotal new character in the Halo universe, who eventually becomes a Spartan-IV in “Halo 5: Guardians.”

“Halo: The Fall of Reach” is based on the namesake Halo novel by Eric Nylund. This 65-minute feature tells the dramatic tale of the origin and intrigue behind the SPARTAN program that propelled characters like the Master Chief and Dr. Catherine Halsey into the pantheon of Halo lore. The story reveals the events that brought Master Chief and Blue Team together, including their Spartan training and their daring mission to strike back at the Covenant during the first days of the deadly alien invasion. The animated film was produced and directed by SEQUENCE, the award-winning Vancouver-based animation studio responsible for the “Terminals” featured in “Halo 4” and “Halo 2: Anniversary,” and this marks their most ambitious and high-fidelity Halo animation yet.

Exclusively published by Microsoft Studios and developed by 343 Industries, the Halo franchise is an award-winning collection of properties, over $5 billion in worldwide sales to date, that has transcended video games and grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Now, Halo fans in the U.S.A can go beyond the game and immerse themselves in the Halo universe with this special bundle, available only on iTunes.

Apple Store Link – apple.co/2wiqwct
Price: $29.99

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Strawberry Milkshake

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Bethesda released an extended look at the ‘Strawberry Milkshake’ scene from the upcoming ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus’. Definitely getting some ‘Inglourious Basterds’ vibes from this particular segment.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus launches October 27th, 2017.

Call Of Duty: WWII – Nazi Zombies Trailer

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

So the new Nazi Wehrmacht Zombies is looking pretty intense. Probably has a lot to do with the fact that Sledgehammer Games is headed and staffed by former Viseral Games staff, the team that made the Dead Space series.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Liesel Video

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

I still can’t get over how great the marketing is for this game.

Call Of Duty: WWII Multiplayer Reveal Trailer

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Enjoy this multiplayer reveal trailer that barely looks like a multiplayer reveal trailer.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Reveal Trailer

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

After a largely disappointing E3 conference, Bethesda closed out the event by saving the best for last: this trailer for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. BJ Blazkowicz is back, ripping his way through a Nazi-controlled United States with a cast of colorful characters, excessive violence, and alternate weapon dual wielding!

If there’s one thing that Bethesda has gotten right as of late, it’s not revealing games until they’re almost ready to ship, and this game is no exception.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is slated for release October 27, 2017.

Strange Brigade Reveal Trailer

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Looks like an entertaining throwback to pulpy, 1930s adventure stories. Plus, it comes from Rebellion, the company behind the Sniper Elite series and the owners of AD 2000.

Far Cry 5 – Official Announcement Trailer

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

An open-world Montana. An apocalypse cult. A colorful cast of characters.

Yup, sounds like a Far Cry game.

Comes out next year.

Fallout 4 Is Free This Weekend

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Fallout 4 isn’t perfect; it makes some lore inconsistencies when compared to previous games in the series, and sacrifices so much of the RPG and dialogue elements of Fallout games past for a more (arguably) simplified experience, but it’s a fine, enjoyable game on its own merits. That’s why, if you’re still on the fence about it (and you have a capable PC and/or an Xbox One), you can and should take advantage of the Fallout 4 Free Weekend, which started today and runs through the 28th.

The Fallout 4 Free Weekend is available on Steam and Xbox Live

Far Cry 5 – Teaser Trailer

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

The Far Cry series is known for allowing players to take the role of a lone fighter, committing guerrilla-style attacks on a statically-superior force in an open-world sandbox. This time, Ubisoft teases the fictional Hope County, Montana as the latest setting, with few details other than the trailer showing that something is wrong in that area. May 26th, this Friday, will be the official reveal.

NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Star Wars Mandalorian Edition Blaster And Face Mask

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

I’m not the biggest fan of store exclusive variants, but GameStop is currently offering a pre-order for a NERFRival Apollo XV-700 Blaster with an exclusive Mandalorian paint job, and a matching mask.

The NERF Rival line consists of various unique blasters that fire foam spheres rather than darts, and feed from translucent magazines. The Rival in the name comes from the fact that the blasters in the series are generally available in either solid blue or red colors, signifying opposite teams. While I would have liked to see a more Mandalorian-inspired face mask, all the same, this is a cool release if you’re into NERF and Star Wars.

The release date for the Mandalorian Apollo XV-700 w/ Face Mask is November 17th of this year, coinciding with the release of ‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’.

You can pre-order the blaster at www.gamestop.com/collectibles/toys/nerf-rival-apollo-xv-700-star-wars-mandalorian-edition-blaster-and-face-mask-only-at-gamestop/147524.

Destiny 2 – Official Gameplay Reveal Trailer

Friday, May 19th, 2017

If you like First Person Shooters, and MMORPGs, then you might like Destiny 2.

It comes out September 8th.

Fallout 4 Adult Coloring Book

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Adult Coloring Book as in ‘a coloring book based on an M-rated video game’, because based on the preview images the content is fairly tame, although some may consider the Nuka Cola pinup girl a bit racy. Whatever the case, the Fallout 4 Adult Coloring Book comes with 100 pages to color to your heart’s content. Make every character, locale, and weapon within any color you want; it’s your book, after all.

store.bethsoft.com/fallout-4-adult-coloring-book

Tokyo Mauri – Thor’s Hammer Albert 02 Airsoft Replica

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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Tokyo Mauri has been offering Biohazard/Resident Evil-licensed airsoft guns for quite some time now, and they’ll be expanding those offerings with the release of the Albert 02 replica from the upcoming ‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ DLC, ‘Not A Hero’. The Albert 02 is a combat shotgun that will be wielded by series regular Chris Redfield (or is he?). It looks like the 3-way love child of a SCAR, USAS-12, and the forend of a Warsport LVOA.

The Albert 02 is itself derived from Tokyo Mauri’s ‘Thor’s Hammer’, which is an original airsoft gun created in-house by their design team, and not directly modeled after any real world firearms.

Look forward to seeing the Albert 02 airsoft replica when it releases this Summer, and the ‘Not A Hero’ DLC when it releases.

www.tokyo-marui.co.jp/bio/special/thors_hammer

Call Of Duty: WWII Reveal Trailer

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Call of Duty: WWII’s reveal trailer dropped today, offering a blend of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and ‘Band of Brothers’ mixed with shiny graphics. The reveal itself was pretty bare, as expected, giving virtually no details on the multiplayer, but Nazi Zombies was confirmed, which is great if you’re into that sort of thing. With E3 being as close as it is, they’ll be sure to reveal more WWII info at that show.

Supposedly, the campaign will be devoid of regenerating health, rather requiring players to seek out a squad medic for healing, and ammo has to be requested from squad mates. Classic WWII weapons such as the M1 Garand, M1903 Springfield, M3 Grease Gun, MG42, and StG 44 were all confirmed either by footage or developer mention, which is obvious, and more weapons are guaranteed to follow as info becomes more available.

Call of Duty: WWII released November 3rd, 2017.

Call Of Duty WWII Confirmed

Friday, April 21st, 2017

COD WWII

OK, so it’s not like it wasn’t already ‘confirmed’ last month, but this is an ‘official’ confirmation. Next Wednesday, 4/26, is the official reveal; a bit earlier than E3, but, hey, who’s gonna complain?

Based on years past, we should see some early footage next week at the reveal, followed by campaign footage at E3 2017 (edited ‘in the interest of time’), and finally an official multiplayer reveal sometime afterwards, followed by the standard November release.

Star Wars Battlefront II Reveal Trailer

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Check out this reveal trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II, which premiered as part of this year’s Star Wars Celebration. DICE’s Battlefront, a reboot of the beloved Star Wars Battlefront series developed by Pandemic Studios in the mid 2000s, was a technically-impressive but somewhat lackluster game, featuring gorgeous graphics mixed with what ultimately felt more like Battlefield groundplay in a Star Wars skin, and vehicle combat which many gamers felt paled in comparison to its predecessor series. This sequel promises an actual story campaign, along with key battles from all three eras of the current Star Wars mainline canon, and the addition of space combat.

Hopefully, with this iteration of the Battlefront series, the game truly improves on its predecessor, and draws a bit more from Pandemic’s previous take on the franchise.

Destiny 2 – Rally The Troops Reveal Trailer

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

So, it kinda feels like they’re changing the tone a bit with the sequel to Destiny. Sure, there was the occasional twinge of humor, and dancing emotes, but the Deadpool-wannabe seems like a new direction.