-Advertisement- Itch.io, to the uninitiated, is a mysterious place. It’s indie, you can find comics, video games, tabletop RPGs, and all sorts of experimental creations among its listings. Maybe you’ve heard about it – maybe you’ve heard about its reputation for porn comics (yes, there are many) and assumed itch was a one-trick pony, or
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-Advertisement- Following a leak, it’s been confirmed that the 2012 RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is getting a remaster later this year. The announcement came in a tweet from the original game’s Twitter account, which was utterly silent since May 23, 2012, when it tweeted about its sales performance outperforming EA’s original projections. The remastered
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-Advertisement- San Diego Comic Con for 2020 may have been cancelled, but some of the festivities are still on the schedule. This year’s Eisner Awards are still taking place, and the full list of 2020 Eisner nominees was announced today via comic-con.org. IDW and Image Comics lead the pack of publishers with multiple nominations, joined
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An Xbox One remaster of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has apparently been leaked by a listing on Microsoft’s website, which can be found here. Published by THQ Nordic, the remaster will be titled Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. The original version of the game featured an impressive level of talent involved, including Ken Rolston, R.A. Salvatore,
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While retro remakes of old video game consoles have been all the rage over the last few years, Sega fans seem quite perplexed by the company’s newly announced Game Gear Micro. The new system is significantly smaller than its predecessor, and the handheld’s paltry number of games spread across four versions of the system might
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-Advertisement- John Morrow, the publisher behind TwoMorrows Publishing, has put out a call for help from past customers of the company. The latest newsletter from the publisher of magazines like Back Issue, Draw!, and Alter Ego described financial troubles due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Diamond distribution shutdown. “Just as our 25th Anniversary book and six
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-Advertisement- [For #BlackOutTuesday The Beat is reposting content that spotlights black voices and issues – originally posted 12/12/19.] HBO’s Watchmen balances itself on obscure history, right from the very first episode. Well, purposefully made obscure history, in any case. We’re in 1921 Tulsa and we see Klansmen and white men killing Black people. We learn
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-Advertisement- [For #BlackOutTuesday The Beat is reposting content that spotlights black voices and issues – originally posted 10/18/18.] By Adam Karenina Sherif Content Warnings: sexual assault, sexism, racism – Advertisement- This past weekend at NYCC saw a number of panels which earnestly attempted to push into more critical comics territory. Moderator Elana Levin, a comics
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A Fortnite lawsuit centered this time around the game’s “Running Man” emote was dismissed recently by a judge after it was initially filed in 2019 on the behalf of Jared Nickens and Jaylen Brantley. Nickens and Brantley are both former University of Maryland basketball and are credited with popularizing the Running Man Challenge years ago
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Hit adventure manga Kingdom’s live action movie adaptation is set to receive a sequel! Satou Shinsuke will return to direct with original author Hara Yasuhisa providing the script. Lead actors Yamazaki Kento, Yoshizawa Ryo, and Hashimoto Kanna will also be back for their original roles. Inspired by Hara’s manga, the movie is set in China’s
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The Pokemon Company has officially revealed the Galarian version of Slowbro, which will appear in this month’s Isle of Armor DLC. Earlier today, the Pokemon Company released a promotional video for the upcoming Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC, which showed the Galarian Slowbro in action. Galarian Slowbro is a Psychic/Poison-type Pokemon that has its Shellder
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Popular isekai franchise Re:Zero will be getting a spin-off game produced by Spike Chunsoft for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam this winter! Titled Re:Zero False King Candidate, the game will be created under original author Nagatsuki Tappei’s supervision with an original story. Players will be able to explore “what-if” scenarios based on Season 1 of
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Popular anime Attack on Titan has released a trailer for its upcoming fourth season, titled The Final Season! [embedded content] MAPPA will be taking over to produce from Wit Studio, who handled the first three seasons. Hayashi Yuichirou is set to direct. Original author Isayama Hajime issued a statement thanking director Araki Tetsurou and WIT
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A never-before-released game for the Nintendo Entertainment System has been unearthed by the Video Game History Foundation. The Foundation made the discovery after sifting through materials donated by the family of programmer/designer Chris Oberth, who passed away in 2012. The game would have been based on the film Days of Thunder, but the project was
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Titan Comics has officially revealed a bunch of different covers for Horizon Zero Dawn #1, the first issue in a new ongoing comic book series based on the popular PlayStation video game from developer Guerrilla Games. The new series is written by Anne Toole, one of the game’s writers, with interior art by Ann Maulina.
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