This year marks the 25th anniversary of the family adventure movie Jumanji. Adapted from the 1981 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, the movie features a board game that brings all the dangers of a jungle into the suburbs. Stampedes, mischievous monkeys, deadly spiders, a relentless hunter, and a grown man sucked into the game 20 years before all wreak havoc on the lives of two young orphans. Now you can bring a Jumanji board game replica home to play yourself. Read More »
McFarlane Toys, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, and DC Comics have revealed the first wave of figures in their new DC Multiverse line of toys. This is a new series of 7-inch figures that will feature DC Comics characters from comics, animated shows, movies live-action TV shows, graphic novels, and much more. The first wave covers everything from Batman: The Animated Series to Arrow, the first series in what would become the interconnected Arrowverse, and much more in between.
Check out the first wave of McFarlane Toys DC Comics action figures below! Read More »
The line-up of Funko POPs featuring characters from The Mandalorian has been pretty small so far. The titular bounty hunter had two different variations, and back-up came in the form of IG-11, Cara Dune, and Kuiil. But now even more Mandalorians are getting the Funko POP treatment, along with new versions of Mando, fellow bounty hunters like Greef Karga and Q9-Zero, the egg-obsessed offworld Jawas, and even Werner Herzog as The Client. Check out all the new The Mandalorian Funko POPs below. Read More »
Welcome to another edition of Gaming Bits, the column where I quickly present some of the hottest topics in gaming culture regarding narrative titles, property tie-ins, and other things of that nature. This installment is a little lighter than usual considering there’s been a shortage of news due to the holidays, but there are still some tantalizing tidbits to talk about, so let’s get right to it!
In this edition of Gaming Bits:
- Star Wars gaming news
- Resident Evil 3 Remake action concerns
- PT/Silent Hills exploration mod
- The Witcher released on Netflix
- Xbox Series X update
- And more!
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Now that the Skywalker is complete with the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, fans will soon be able to re-live all three trilogies with the help of LEGO.
The release of LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been teased with the release of a new trailer highlighting some of the most memorable moments from all nine of the Star Wars films in the Skywalker saga, from The Phantom Menace through The Rise of Skywalker. Get a taste of the new video game coming to consoles in 2020 below. Read More »
It’s only been one weekend and a couple days since Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hit theaters, and there’s certainly some divisive opinions pervading the web. But let’s take a break from all that madness for a moment to get behind a cool new piece of Star Wars merchandise that pretty much every fan can get behind.
Theory 11, the maker of stylish, sleek, high quality playing cards, has just unveiled two new sets of Star Wars playing cards that fans will want to get their hands on. One features the Jedi and heroes of the light side while the other focuses on the Sith and the villains they’ve conspired with. Both have outstanding artwork that looks so good that you might not even want to play with them. Check out the Theory 11 Star Wars playing cards below. Read More »
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker starts playing in theaters everywhere this evening with the first Thursday night previews starting tonight. But Disney and Lucasfilm area already ahead of the game and looking towards the home video release. Beyond giving the final chapter of the Skywalker saga its own debut on home video, it would appear the studio is planning to release a massive 27-disc Star Wars Skywalker saga Blu-ray box set in the spring of 2020. See it below. Read More »
The Funko POP collection of film and television directors being turned into collectible vinyl figurines has slowly been growing. But it’s only been full of a bunch of male filmmakers, ranging from Alfred Hitchcock in black and white from the set of Psycho to a tropical Taika Waititi decked out in pink and pineapples. Thankfully, Funko has brought a couple of the more recently influential female filmmakers on the scene into the fray by giving Wonder Woman helmer Patty Jenkins and Selma director Ava DuVernay their own POP figures. Read More »
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Welcome to the inaugural edition of Gaming Bits, a continuation on columns such as Star Wars Bits, Superhero Bits, and Theme Park Bits. Every couple of weeks, I will be highlighting intriguing industry stories and breaking news. Seeing as /Film is primarily a film website (duh), the focus here will primarily be on narrative-driven games, interactive drama, and IP tie-ins. Nevertheless, let’s get into our first roundup, which is a big one considering The Game Awards took place a few days ago and provided a number of tantalizing stories.
In this first edition of Gaming Bits:
- The Game Awards
- Cloud Chamber developing a new Bioshock
- Ghost of Tsushima gets an impressive new trailer
- Resident Evil 3 Remake in development and already has a release date
- Information on new consoles
- And more!
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Even though Star Wars fans have been gushing about the new video game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order since it was released last month, there’s still one game that has only gotten better since its release over two years ago.
Star Wars: Battlefront II may be a bit repetitive, but the growth and expansion of the game over the past two years has greatly improved gameplay and given fans what they really wanted out of a Star Wars game like this. The next couple months are going to improve the game even more with the arrival of Star Wars Battlefront II The Rise of Skywalker DLC. Check out the trailer for the game expansion pack below. Read More »