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Check out the Castlevania Season 4 trailer before the final season airs in May

By Stephany Nunneley 30 April 2021 16:11 GMT The final season of Castlevania on Netflix is almost upon us, and this trailer gives you an idea of what Belmont and Sypha have been up to.If you haven’t watched the previous seasons of Castlevania, or aren’t caught up with Season 3, you may wish to skip watching the Season 4 trailer because it could contain some spoilers.Watch on YouTubeHere’s a short synopsis:Dracula’s influence looms large as Belmont and Sypha investigate plans to resurrect the notorious vampire. Alucard struggles to embrace his humanity.The show will air on Netflix for its fourth and final…

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Final season of Castlevania coming in May and there’s reportedly a spin-off in the works

By Stephany Nunneley 16 April 2021 20:53 GMT The fourth, and final season of the Netflix animated series Castlevania will air in May.Castlevania season four will span 10 episodes and premiere on May 13. According to Deadline, season four may not be the end for the franchise on Netflix. The site has learned the streaming service is looking into a spin-off set in the same universe with new characters.The show first launched in 2017 with four episodes and was enough of a hit that a second season was greenlit and hit the service in 2018. Season three aired back in…

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Ubisoft launches gTV in the UK, including competitive streamer show ‘Versus’ hosted by Frankie Ward and UK esports docu-series

Ubisoft has launched a new content channel in the UK, known as gTV, with a host of gaming personalities on board. gTV will feature a range of original programming inspired by Ubisoft and the games industry at large, going behind-the-scenes on how games are created and celebrating the the people who make and play them, as well as the biggest events in the gaming calendar. ‘Versus’ is one of the shows on gTV. Continue reading Ubisoft launches gTV in the UK, including competitive streamer show ‘Versus’ hosted by Frankie Ward and UK esports docu-series

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Here’s why Johnny Cage isn’t in the Mortal Kombat movie

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 18 March 2021 14:49 GMT Johnny Cage’s notable absence from the Mortal Kombat movie has been picked up on by some dedicated fans, and now the film’s producer has finally revealed why the iconic character is missing.So far, we’ve seen a good number of the upcoming fighting game movie’s cast of characters: from new arrival to the roster, Cole Young (Lewis Tan) to longtime series veterans Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee), Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), Liu Kang (Ludi Lin), and Scorpion (Hiroyuki Sanada), there’s a lot to love if you’re a fan of NetherRealm’s incessantly violent franchise.But one…

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You soon won’t be able to buy or rent films and TV shows from PlayStation Store

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 2 March 2021 16:54 GMT Anything you have already bought will still be available.Sony is closing down the film and TV show sections of its PlayStation Store.The news was revealed via the PlayStation Blog, in which the firm said that people could no longer buy or rent films or television series from the platform as of August 31. At this point, any content that people have already bought will still be available for purchase; folks just won’t be able to buy anything else.“At SIE, we strive to provide the best entertainment experience for PlayStation fans, and…

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Halo TV series to debut on Paramount+ in 2022

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 25 February 2021 14:41 GMT The series has been moved from Showtime to Paramount+.Showtime’s Halo TV series based on the Xbox franchise will not air on the subscription channel as planned, but will instead debut on the Paramount+ service, reports Deadline.The series is produced by Showtime via a partnership with Amblin Television and 343 Industries and will premiere on Paramount+ in Q1 2022.Showtime will continue to produce Halo for Paramount+ and it will continue to be led by Gary Levine and Amy Israel.The adaption will cover the 26th-century conflict between humanity and the Covenant, and will…

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PlayStation Productions’ Twisted Metal series is an action-comedy from the Deadpool writers

A live-action series adaptation of Twisted Metal has been greenlit, and production on the series is moving forward according to new reports.We’d heard that a series based on the (in)famous PlayStation game franchise has been in the works for some time, with the first reports about the show making waves back in 2019.As per a new report from Variety, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions are pitching the series as an action-comedy, and have brought Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (the writers behind the Deadpool movies and Zombieland) in to work on the script and executive produce.The original story will see a…

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Surprise Ratchet & Clank animated short appears on Crave TV

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 14 February 2021 15:39 GMT A new Ratchet & Clank animated film has arrived on Canadian streaming service Crave TV, seemingly out of nowhere.Ratchet & Clank: Life of Pie appears to have launched on a streaming service with no prior announcement or fanfare, and was discovered by Reddit users shortly after its debut. You can see the listing for the film over on the Crave website.The animation was completed by the Mainframe – the same studio that made the Ratchet & Clank feature film back in 2016 – and was apparently completed in 2019.“While on an…

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The World Ends With You: The Animation arrives in April 2021, gets new trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 7 February 2021 12:32 GMT The World Ends With You: The Animation has received a brand-new trailer ahead of its launch later this year.Tetsuya Nomura, Takeharu Ishimoto, and other members of the original development team are working on the serialized animation series based on the world and events of the cult Nintendo DS game.Square Enix has revealed that The World Ends With You: The Animation will launch in Japan on April 9 via a new trailer that gives us an extended look at the upcoming anime and the opening theme “TEENAGE CITY RIOT” by ALI. Check it…

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The Last of Us HBO series pilot to be directed by Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 16:55 GMT A new director has been pegged for HBO’s The Last of Us series.Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov will direct the pilot for HBO’s adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Back in March 2020, it was announced the Naughty Dog developed title was getting its own HBO series and was being helmed by Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin and executive produced and written by Neil Druckmann. It was initially thought Chernobyl director Johan Renck would direct, but due to a scheduling conflict, Renck has bowed out.Balagov made his debut as…

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The Witcher Season 2’s first scene has been revealed by Netflix

Netflix has been teasing elements of the upcoming second season lately, and now we’ve even got a full sneak peek at the first scene to enjoy.Ahead of the second season of The Witcher Netflix series airing next year, Netflix has shared the first page of the Season Two script as a ‘Witchmas’ present for fans.The scene, which you can read in this tweet, studies a merchant man, his wife, and his daughter searching for somewhere to stay in a small mountain town as Geralt brooding talks over the top.“You dogged my every footstep. But struck down others I passed on my way. Why?” asks…

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Sony Pictures is developing 3 movies and 7 TV shows based on PlayStation games

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 23 December 2020 10:03 GMT Sony Pictures is diving deep into PlayStation’s well of video game properties.Sony Pictures, the TV and film production arm of the Sony Corporation, is seemingly working on more than just Uncharted. Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra told CNBC (via MediaPost) that the studio is working on three movies and seven TV shows, all based on PlayStation’s video game content.According to Vinciquerra, Sony will be relying more on its own brands going forward. “We have no specific plan yet, but we have a program within the company called One Sony,” he explained.“You’ll…

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Henry Cavill injured filming Netflix’s The Witcher

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 15 December 2020 17:22 GMT And we thought he was a man of steel. The star of Netflix’s The Witcher TV show has been hurt while filming.That’s according to The Sun, which says that Henry Cavill injured his leg on an assault course, one that involved swinging axes no less. It’s still unclear what actually happened to the Hollywood actor.One source said that the injury isn’t bad enough to require an ambulance, but Cavill also seemingly can’t walk.The first season of The Witcher debuted in December of last year, quickly becoming a huge success for streaming…

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Here’s an extended cut trailer for Ark: The Animated Series

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 12 December 2020 19:31 GMT Ark: The Animated Series has received an extended cut trailer.Announced at The Game Awards 2020 alongside Ark 2, an extended cut trailer has been released for Ark: The Animated Series.Studio Wildcard has partnered with director Jay Oliva (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) to executive produce and co-showrun the original animated television series based on the video game Ark: Survival Evolved.It’s coming to you courtesy of animation studio Lex + Otis and with music composed by Gareth Coker (Ori and the Will of the Wisps).Created and executive…