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  1. Invincible's character design reminds me a bit of the original Ben 10 for some reason. Even the animation reminds of it.

  2. Wait, the first Avengers' movie is officially called "Avengers Assemble"?? lol

    1. Milo

      Milo

      "avengers assemble" is a region-based title for the UK; because they have an unrelated spy TV show called "the avengers" there (and a 1998 movie "adaptation" of the show with the same title). pretty sure the film is called "marvel's the avengers" everywhere else.

    2. PaddyFancy

      PaddyFancy

      Yeah that threw me off. I knew nothing about the MCU at the time so when I was invited to see this movie I honestly thought it had something to do with the spy series.

    3. Jango

      Jango

      In this episode of "The more you know"

    4. TheOcelot
  3. Invincible game by Platinum Games. Make it happen.

    1. AWild No.1 washed up gamer
    2. Diogenes

      Diogenes

      not sure i'd enjoy a game that's just about getting your ass kicked

    3. Strickerx5

      Strickerx5

      can they finish bayo 3 first

    4. Jango

      Jango

      @Diogenes But that's just the first season of the show 🤫 Look up for the graphic novel, it's pretty good.

  4. If the rumoured Last of Us remake is actually real and they make it plays like the sequel, it's already the best game in existence. I love Part 2, but just for how GOOD it is to play. The story is greatly inferior to 1 in my opinion, mostly due to how it's told rather than the story itself. But damn it feels good to smash a hammer in people's head in that game. /nopsycho

    1. TheOcelot

      TheOcelot

      They should make you play as Abby in The Last of Us remake

  5. Wait, SHUMA GORAT is the main villain of Doctor Strange 2? No effin way.

    1. Teoskaven

      Teoskaven

      I have been calling it the moment they had announced the title. Though for the time being it seems to be just a rumor.

    2. Jango

      Jango

      This will be AWESOME.

  6. If Crash gets into Smash, would you play as him or BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF HIM? >=}

    1. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Both, obviously. 

    2. Bobnik

      Bobnik

      Neither, cuz I'm not playing Smash

    3. mayday2592

      mayday2592

      I'm going to have a free for all with Mario, Sonic, Crash, Pac-Man, Megaman, and Banjo.

    4. Iko

      Iko

      (I've probably already posted this joke somewhere in the past but wathever) If Crash gets into Smash they would likely remove him with a stability update.

    5. Cuz

      Cuz

      I imagine him kind of taking Banjo's place on the roster as "glad to see him, but ultimately underwhelming to play".

  7. Yo, that new Sonic encyclopedia looks rad

    1. The Master

      The Master

      Has more than the cover been shown? Preordered it recently out of principle but would love to get a sneak peak.

  8. Crash's VA teasing a new project... DLC? Smash? Series?

    1. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Was it even mentioned to have to do with the Crash series?

      If not, don't risk getting your Hope's up needlessly.

    2. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      The date of the character's public execution, to coincide with the release of Call of Duty: Vangaurd. Free copies for the lucky volunteers who'll join the cast and crew in the firing squad

    3. mayday2592

      mayday2592

      @Jovahexeon The Undyne A social media post was found showing that he was with Cortex's actor, Lex Lang and a few other voice actors on Zoom recently. He makes a joke about working on Crash, but then teases it being maybe something else.

       

      https://www.thegamer.com/crash-bandicoot-voice-actors-new-project/

    4. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      I'm not holding my breath.

    5. Jango

      Jango

      He also made a comment on today's post on Crash's official IG, which he never did before... He's kinda active lately and I didn't even knew Jess Harnel was replaced in Crash 4 lmao

  9. Crazy that Sonic Generations still sells a lot it seems.

    1. Kuzu

      Kuzu

      Once it was ported to Steam, it was a wrap. 

    2. The Master

      The Master

      Modding for it is still going, it really does keep it alive.

    3. Ryannumber1gamer

      Ryannumber1gamer

      Gens is still a fun game, and playing at 60fps on PC is great. Plus it’s one of the few Sonic PC games that doesn’t have some extremely dumb technical problems breaking it.

    4. Blue Blood

      Blue Blood

      It's regularly discounted on Steam, and it's still held in high regard. I'd guess that the game isn't exactly raking in the big bucks, but it's simply slowly turning a profit on the back burner. Forces on the other hand just doesn't have the same positive reception that Generations (and Mania) has. This is all probably why Colours is getting ported.

    5. Iko

      Iko

      This is no surprise at all, in fact I already figured this out time ago.

      Quote

      Colors is being ported because it originally sold a lot, and it's currently unavaliable on modern systems. Generations still constantly sells and brings them money (I remember seeing a document saying that Generations was one of the best selling Sonic games of the past year along with Mania, TSR and a few others), while Colors is stuck on a console from a decade and half ago; by reviving Colors, they can make money from it like they still do with Generations; probably they don't see the same potential in a game like Unleashed, for the reasons that I stated earlier.

      I'm now officially a leaker spacer.png

      EDIT: (this post is obviously a joke).

       

    6. Thigolf

      Thigolf

      Games that are great can sell really well over a really long period of time, who knew. Maybe they should try that strategy more often :V

  10. I think it's best for me to only get a PS5 after we have God of War 2, Spider 2, Horizon 2... All the goods number two. We're only having a taste of what the next-gen is truly capable of with Ratchet and Clank, and I can only dream what Insomniac can achieve in Spider-man 2. If the PS4 game made us FEEL like Spider-man, on PS5 we're gonna fucking BE THE SPIDER-MAN.

    1. Ferno

      Ferno

      Each copy of the game will come with a free radioactive spider in the box to bite you

    2. Crow the BOOLET

      Crow the BOOLET

      CROW 2 ON DA PS5 PLZ

    3. The Master

      The Master

      We need to be able to ignore Peter's bills ourselves so we can really feel what its like to be Spider-Man. We got a glimpse of it in the last game, now its time to let us learn the meaning of "Parker Luck".

    4. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      Why stop at 2? Everyone knows the PS5 can't be complete without...

       

       

       

       

       

      KNACK THREE, BAYBEE

  11. Those leaked 30th anniversary arts (with the 3 Sonics) are official now. It's merch art.

  12. I never had any interest in Ratchet & Clank. Untill now. Might be the first game that made me want a PS5. I'll definitely buy after we get Spider-man 2, tho'. But Ratchet is flirting with me right now. HM.

    1. pppp

      pppp

      If you have or can get a PS3, it might be a good idea to try out at least Tools of Destruction, A Crack In Time and Into The Nexus in the meantime, as this new preview footage confirms Rift Apart is continuing the Dimensionator storyline that was left hanging before the failed 2016 reboot.

    2. Jango

      Jango

      I got the PS4 remake and played the first 2 worlds. Had fun, but didn't played more than that for whatever reason.

    3. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Quote

      PS4 remake

      Yuck. That's a terrible entry into the series. 

    4. Jango

      Jango

      It was free that month on PS+ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    5. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Fair enough, but still, trust me. It's a terrible first impression of the series to go off on.

    6. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      When did R&C 2016 go from

      "Best looking platformer of all time, looks just like the movie, Sonic cries himself to sleep knowing he'll never be as good as this, can't wait to play it"

      to

      "A black sheep in the franchise, the movie weighs it down, the writing and how it ruins the characters would make Pontaff Sonic games blush, don't play it"?

    7. pppp

      pppp

      @Supah Berry It's similar to how Sonic Colors was praised immensely at release but now many people soured on it.

    8. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Except, Colors actually is and was good I'm the first place.

      R&C 2016? Not so much.

    9. pppp

      pppp

      @Jovahexeon The Undyne I agree, but basically the reception to both over the years with people in general have alot in common, regardless of there being exceptions like us two with Colors.

    10. Ryannumber1gamer

      Ryannumber1gamer

      Ratchet 2016 is still one of the best games in the entire series on both a graphical and gameplay front, it’s just that the story and dialogue is a wet fart, and the music is a bit generic. It’s nowhere as bad as it’s being made out here.

    11. Jango

      Jango

      DO I PLAY IT OR NOT GUYS

    12. Ryannumber1gamer

      Ryannumber1gamer

      Yes, play it solely for the gameplay. Just don’t let the story shape your opinion on the series’ plot, as 2016 is the outlier in that it has a shit story.

      Definitely try the other games in the series though. If you have a PS3, you can pick up most of the series there.

    13. pppp

      pppp

      @Jango Considering Insomiac abandoned that new timeline to get back to the classic one, don't bother. R&C's gameplay is easy enough to pick up, so you can either wait for Rift Apart or just try out the PS3 games.

    14. Ryannumber1gamer

      Ryannumber1gamer

      The game is free and one of the best gameplay experiences the series has to offer. There’s no reason not to play it, and it’s also a fairly short game so it won’t take long.

    15. Wraith

      Wraith

      it's disappointing compared to the other ratchet games, but thats it. it's still worth your time and better than most sonic games

    16. Dejimon11

      Dejimon11

      @Supah Berry so I’m speaking as somebody who’s an outsider but I do recall that had to do with the gaming brits 90 minute review of it. 

  13. The whole Toys for Bob / CoD situation is so messy. Brilliant artists, art directors, writers, all left after Activision's decision to turn the studio into a CoD support team. According to the professionals themselves, they didn't got fired, but simply left in good terms. I admit I would too if I had their talent. Generic shit like Cod doesn't deserve these guys. Nothing against the ones who stayed at TFB, bills have to be paid and sometimes you don't have the luxury to just quit, but I still can't digest what happened. Just seeing their logo with the CoD motif makes me sick.

    1. Chili Dawg

      Chili Dawg

      Even their name sounds too silly and whimsical to be on Call of Duty

    2. Jango

      Jango

      Should've been renamed to Guns for Bob /smh

    3. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      To be fair, COD's main audience consist of little kids and Bobs, so it make sense to become developers of their favorite "Toy".

  14. Say what you will about Marvel, but these bastards KNOW how to hype. Holy. Shit.

    1. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      And here I am, still trying to motivate myself to start recapping phase 2 

  15. If this is the -second- end for Crash and Spyro (I still hold some hope), I can't say I didn't enjoyed these 4 years to the max. 

    1. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      They could've been better, but they were certainly better than nothing.

    2. Kuzu

      Kuzu

      It was fun while it lasted yea. 

    3. Jango

      Jango

      Considering the name of the company who owned the IPs (which I could never digest), I'd say it was above and beyond better than nothing. Activision surely surprised, for good and for bad (of course we as humans always remember the bad first). They got good studios to do these games and gave them almost complete freedom to explore their worlds, characters, lore, but in the end, it's still business as usual. Activision gets a lot of shit, but I think they did a lot of good with Crash, Spyro and THPS despite their usual crap in the middle. It's not like every company isn't like that either. Except Insomniac Games. They're truly GOAT.

  16. Everyone's getting their second dose, while I'm here literally a year away from my first x(

    1. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon
    2. DanJ86

      DanJ86

      Well, if it makes you feel any better, it'll be sometime before I get my first. Maybe two or more months. They should be giving the jab to my sisters age range right now but she hasn't gotten the call yet.

      My Dad had his second yesterday so at least my most vulnerable family members have had both at the moment.

  17. I'll be down for a REAL Iron Fist if Marvel wants to introduce him in Shang-Chi

  18. Sonic Mania or After the Sequel

    1. TheOcelot

      TheOcelot

      After the Mania

    2. Speedi [ スピヂ ]
    3. charmsb
    4. Lord-Dreamerz

      Lord-Dreamerz

      Sonic After the Mania!

    5. Nast

      Nast

      after the sequel has perhaps my favorite soundtrack out of any game, but i never thought the game itself was that great (no disrespect to LakeFeperd). so it's mania all the way for me. though i'd be curious to read an argument in favor of ATS

    6. Lord-Dreamerz

      Lord-Dreamerz

      Well ATS did have mostly fully original zone themes & boss fights. So depending on one's tastes that may win a point over Mania which was yet another game with revisited zones & other ideas.

      @Nast

    7. Milo

      Milo

      a fair amount of the bosses and a few zones in mania were new though, but alright

      i think mania has the better gameplay and level design overall, but ats's presentation makes it a really strong competitor

      if either of the two are behind the other, they aren't that far off

    8. BadBehavior

      BadBehavior

      What Dreamerz said. ATS isn't nostalgia pandering so that gets the point for me.

    9. Milo

      Milo

      @BadBehavior mania isn't nostalgia pandering either. :\

      if you want to dock points against mania for being mostly old content that's all fine and dandy; but mania's actually sincere in it being a tribute to the old games. go check out sonic 4 or forces if you want want to slam a sonic game that's purely using nostalgia to bait people into buying the product.

    10. Red

      Red

      ATS for me. Not just for the soundtrack but the story as well. Sonic trying to stop Eggman's weather control station is just nostalgic for me. Plus the Super Sonic finale is more epic. ATS just means a lot to me and I have a lot of nostalgia for it.

  19. So I heard the new MK movie is garbage. Well done, Warner.

    1. pppp

      pppp

      I would say it's decent overall, it's not boring and Kano is prety funny on it, it's the plot decisions and the boring new character that bring it down.

    2. DanJ86

      DanJ86

      I've not been paying attention to it but I do get the feeling its had mixed reactions. I haven't seen it but learned about the story changes and OC lead which put me off.

    3. HPX

      HPX

      I think calling it decent is being a bit generous. It's obviously a low budget, low-effort attempt to add content to HBO Max by capitalizing on a brand people know.

      It lacks any confidence or understanding of its source material and the entire film is bafflingly concerned with explaining the supernatural in excruciating detail with awkward additions to established lore, as if it's completely oblivious to the decade+ people have been watching superhero films where special powers are just taken for granted.

      I kind of knew it was dead on arrival as soon as I was aware that they had made the incredible decision to create a new character for the audience surrogate. That kind of cluelessness was the red flag that told me this was gonna be a train wreck. Still though, it's fun to imagine that Cole was someone's Mortal Kombat self-insert OC brought to life. 

  20. Oh man, the vaccination in here just keeps on giving, check it out: the Minister of Health just said today that they're nearly out of doses to send to a lot of states, which means millions of people may not get their second dose in time, not to mention the people who won't even get their first dose to begin with! Such news to start the week.

  21. Nice, apparently I'm only getting my first dose in over a year

    1. Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Jovahexeon Jax Joranvexeon

      Wait what??? It got pushed back that far!?

    2. Jango

      Jango

      Yup, the ministry of health keeps cutting down the number of doses to be distributed to each state every week, which means less and less people will get it this year. The government negotiated the doses too late, refused all offers from Pfizer back in mid 2020 and it's still pushing the hydroxychloroquine pills to the population. We have the worst possible type of people to deal with a pandemic right now. At least 90 thousand deaths could've been avoided had the president accepted Pfizer's offer last year, but he didn't because this vaccine "could turn people into alligators", according to himself (yes, he ACTUALLY said that).

    3. VisionaryofSUPER

      VisionaryofSUPER

      What the fuck?

    4. Jango

      Jango

      Living in Brazil right now is waking up everyday and being further and further from hope.

  22. Sonic was the last film I've watched in a movie theater before the pandemic and Sonic 2 could well be the first one after. If the pandemic ever ends in Brazil, that is. I have my doubts. 

    1. VisionaryofSUPER

      VisionaryofSUPER

      Hoping things just end smoothly there.

    2. AWild No.1 washed up gamer

      AWild No.1 washed up gamer

      Cool. That was the last movie I also saw in theaters before the pandemic.

    3. PaddyFancy

      PaddyFancy

      Same, then during the lull in September my local cinema in attempts to bring people back would show classic films, I went to see the original Jurassic Park. First time seeing it in 26 years.

  23. The star with skies so bright

    1. Jango

      Jango

      The lyrics don't feel so right

      I've never seen to sing this right, I'll keep on tryiiiiiing

    2. Blue Blood

      Blue Blood

      I like Reach for the Stars, including the vocals. But the actual lyrics are a bit too on the nose, repetitive and dry for my tastes. Ohtani wrote the song and the melody, and then Alexander Makhlouf had to come up work lyrics to fit it. His thought prices throughout was firstly just "Sonic can, there are stars in space and the game is called Sonic Colours".

    3. Jango

      Jango

      Tropical Resort should've been the main theme, because it's so good. I like Speak with your Heart too, even if it's corny as hell (but who am I to say, I love Follow Me and We Can hehehe)

  24. The Sonic Mania Adventures video on YT (All Episodes) has over 77 MILLION VIEW. 77.000.000 views. Holy damn.

    1. Cosmos Rogue

      Cosmos Rogue

      Instead of waiting anxiously for news on the next Sonic game, we could be waiting anxiously on news of another Hesse short.

    2. Jango

      Jango

      There are some Queen and Beatles songs that have less views than this lol 

  25. Featuring Devil from the Dante May Cry series

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