Archive for June 12, 2017
Ubisoft unveiled several new games during the developer’s E3 2017 press briefing, including the new pirates-based game, Skull & Bones. The France-based video game developer and publisher has dabbled in naval mechanics before, particularly in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launch game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, but this marks the first time the developer is pushing forward with a full-fledged naval game.
In the wake of new installments in the Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and The Crew franchises, as well as another South Park game, Ubisoft has been pushing for new intellectual properties to diversify its lineup, and Skull & Bones is one of those titles that will help achieve that goal. The new game is being developed by Ubisoft Singapore (one of the company’s largest Asia-based studios), the same studio that has worked on virtually every Assassin’s Creed game since Assassin’s ...
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James Gunn is already working on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and appears to have teased the arrival of Quasar. Following the success of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, the team’s roster has now expanded to include newcomer Mantis (Pom Klmentieff), and even though the follow-up is a few years away, seeds have already been sown that give a broad understanding of what the movie will be and who will be included.
The story will follow the events of Avengers: Infinity War and the fourth Avengers movie — both of which will feature the Guardians — and is said to be an end to this iteration of the team. One of the five post-credits scenes ...
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The beginning of Universal’s Dark Universe has begun, with the release of The Mummy. Starring Tom Cruise, The Mummy is supposed to launch a shared universe of classic monster stories that will be remade for a modern day audience. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem are set to join for future movies, The Invisible Man and Bride of Frankenstein, respectively, but it all kicks off with The Mummy.
The problem is, The Mummy is already the subject of overwhelmingly negative reviews, currently sitting at 20% on Rotten Tomatoes. Its release sets it up against the second week of Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman, which conversely has ...
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