In terms of sheer merchandise, few characters prove as consistently popular as that of loquacious loudmouth, Deadpool. From trash cans to statues, bottle openers to onesies (yes, really) Wade Wilson has his mangled mug on pretty much everything these days. The familiar two-eyed symbol and appealing red/black color scheme is arguably more popular today than ever before, leaving the collectible crown long held by any hero ending in "Man" very much up for grabs.
With the long defunct Deadpool movie seemingly risen from the ashes and a host of popular comics bearing his name whether they like it or not, it seems like high time to explore some of the coolest Deadpool collectibles on the market today. As such, we've scoured the internet for the best swag 'ol Wade has to offer, finding things all manner of wicked and weird. Some prove practical, most prove not, but all feel appropriately random for such an oddly endearing character. The only rule to this list: it has to be out now, (somewhat) available for all the eager mitts yearning to shell out their hard earned cash.
Camp Pokemon is a new free app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch that launched today.
The App Store game takes place on an interactive island that features six activities based around Pokemon, such as Poke Ball Throw and Find the Pokemon. The Pokemon Co. said that Camp Pokemon will allow players to learn more about the Pokemon universe and how to become a trainer.
By playing games and activities, Camp Pokemon players can collect almost 100 Pokemon pins. In addition, a photo booth lets users decorate their pictures with Pokemon stickers.
Camp Pokemon requires at least iOS 7, an iPhone 4S or later, and an iPad 2 or later.
The upcoming DLC for PayDay 2 will contain exclusive content from the upcoming film John Wick.
Borrowing content and elements of the upcoming film, the DLC includes playable John Wick character, a new perk system allowing dual-wielding, a new pistol and knife, and several new sunglasses. The DLC releases on October 22 and is free to download for anyone who owns the game on Steam.
In addition to the free DLC, those who purchase a ticket to see the film through Fandango will receive a free Steam download code for PayDay 2.
Directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski and starring Keanu Reeves, John Wick is an action film about a hit man coming out of retirement to get revenge on gangsters who ruined his life. The film releases on Friday, October 24. IGN's review called it an "enjoyably silly action flick."
The Electronic Sports League (ESL) App is now available on Xbox One in both Europe and North America.
Using the app, players can watch eSports gaming matches and even enter tournaments and competitions. A match sheet contained within the app will let people track down, view, and communicate with their opponents about competitions and results.
To begin competing with others, players can sign up for ESL Open tournaments for a number of different games, including Call of Duty: Ghosts and NBA 2K15. Those who do well in the Open Tournaments may have the chance to enter into Major tournaments and win prizes
The ESL is currently one of the largest independent eSports organizations in the world and regularly hosts events both online and in stadiums. Visit their blog to learn more.
Director Coulson and his team don't get days off. They narrowly escaped Hydra in last week's episode and in "A Hen in the Wolf House," they have to face the organization again. This time they're up against Hydra's security chief Bobbi Morse (Adrianne Palicki). It's their first time encountering Mockingbird.
Skye's father (Kyle MacLachlan) is also back in the picture, as he pushes Raina to reunite him with his daughter. See a photo preview of the episode in the gallery:
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: "A Hen in the Wolf House" Photo Gallery:
Watch Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: "A Hen in the Wolf House" on Tuesday, October 21st, at 9:00pm ET/PT on ABC.
Destiny is a big game. It's filled with plenty of nooks and crannies stuffed with easter eggs and secrets. These are the 7 Destiny secrets and easter eggs that we think are the best of the bunch:
During the story mission called The Garden's Spire a group of enemies take refuge in this tower. Once they're all defeated, most players run right to the next area. But if you take a moment and look back at the tower, it may remind you of a certain spartan from the Halo series. Nice.
If there’s one thing we know about Bungie, it’s that they’re obsessed with the number 7. Bungie day is on July 7th, and time and time again you see it pop up in their game design. Destiny is no exception. In the tower you can find 7 unexplained coins just... laying around. Bungie has acknowledged that they exist, but no explanation has been given as to what their purpose is. Now if only they'd tell us why they’re there. Maybe we’ll never know. Or maybe they're there for no reason at all.
IGN has one of your first looks at Nicholas D'Agosto (Masters of Sex, Heroes) on the set of FOX's Gotham, as he talks about playing the iconic DC Comics character Harvey Dent - aka Two-Face.
The video, an outtake from today's new episode of DC All Access, which can be seen at DCComics.com and down below on this very page, features D'Agosto speaking about Dent and Gordon's relationship as well as star Ben McKenzie discussing NYC's connection to the name "Gotham." Check it out!
D'Agosto is set to debut as Harvey Dent in the ninth episode of Gotham.
You can see the full new episode of DC All Access from the set of FOX's Gotham below, as D'Agosto shows off his coin-flipping prowess.
BlizzCon’s closing ceremony act has been announced.
Blizzard Entertainment has revealed that the classic metal band Metallica will perform live at BlizzCon, a fan event celebrating the studio's various key franchises including Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft.
Currently, the event is sold out of physical tickets. Viewers can purchase the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket to watch the Metallica concert via livestream.
The virtual pass also allows viewers access to developer panels and a costume and talent contest hosted by Chris Hardwick of The Talking Dead.
From their secluded home-theater compound, film critics Wade Major and Mark Keizer mix insightful commentary with irreverent banter, covering the latest DVD and Blu-ray news and new releases of the week, including studio, independent, television and special-interest titles.
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Marvel released their full solicitations for January 2015 today. Several major titles are launching that month, not least of which being Jason Aaron and John Cassaday's Star Wars and the new volume of Uncanny Avengers. Unfortunately, several ongoing books are ending as well, including She-Hulk and All-New X-Factor.
The Voxel Agents today announced that its much-loved train-based action-puzzle series Train Conductor will be returning in a third instalment in 2015.
The game will take players to Europe; around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, into London's Tube system and along Venician canals. It will build upon the easy-to-pick-up, difficult-to-master gameplay of the first two titles, where players guide a series of trains safely to their destination by juggling their speeds and switching the tracks. This time, the level design is more dynamic, with contoured landscapes that allow for hills, loops, branches and tunnels. The difficulty will also adjust on the fly to suit all skill levels.
Train Conductor 3 represents a significant step forward in terms of presentation too, with the developer saying that it has been "built from the ground up to take advantage of modern devices with dynamic lighting, HD textures, reflection maps and greater detail in the world." The enhanced fidelity is also used to fuel gameplay changes: advanced shaders allow trains to disappear into tunnels and behind scenery, while they can still be seen by their outlines. Even the time remaining in a round is shown by changes in lighting as the day turns to night.
Halo 3 has been, perhaps, the part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection that fans have been most curious about, because it's not as shiny-new as Halo 4 (look for 1080p/60fps footage of that later this week), and it's not getting the Anniversary treatment that Halo 1 and Halo 2 are. So what does Halo 3 look like on the latest Xbox console? Take a look at the video above and see for yourself!
Meanwhile, be sure to join us tomorrow for our Halo: MCC all-request livestream at 11am PT/2pm ET/7pm GMT/5am AET. See any game, map, and mode you want, and we're giving away Halo: MCC t-shirts, copies of the game, and even a custom Halo: MCC console.
The 100 returns Wednesday night on the CW with a ton of intriguing plotlines to deal with from where we left off in the extremely eventful Season 1 finale. One of the biggest questions is what exactly the story is behind Mount Weather - and who the so-called "Mountain Men" are.
The season finale revealed that what was inside Mount Weather was quite unexpected, as Clarke (Eliza Taylor) found herself captured by heavily armed soldiers and locked inside a stark white and technologically equipped room.
It seems Marvel has plans to revisit even more of their past event comics next summer. In the wake of the recent Secret Wars announcement, Marvel is now releasing a series of teaser images promising some sort of revival or continuation of several event comics to take place in summer 2015. Are these intended as full-fledged events in their own right, or are they tie-ins to Secret Wars and its multiverse-spanning conflict?
The first teaser image focuses on the 2006 mini-series Civil War:
New DLC is coming to Alien: Isolation.
In total, there's five packs coming to the stealth-horror game: Corporate Lockdown, Trauma, Safe Haven, Lost Contact, and The Trigger are all due for release periodically between October 28, 2014 and March 2015.
Each of the packs will offer a different perspective centred around the events on Sevastopol Station in the run up to the arrival of the Weyland-Yutani team, with every bundle offering a different playable character, unique objectives, and a new game mode.
In the first bit of DLC, Corporate Lockdown, Seegson Executive Ransome learns he's been abandoned by superiors and, knowing that the Torrens is on its way, plans to make a daring escape with Nostromo data in tow.
Nintendo has announced the upcoming Link Amiibo figure will be compatible with Hyrule Warriors.
The news was announced on twitter, though details are woefully thin on the ground at this stage. What's interesting is that Hyrule Warriors has never been confirmed as an Amiibo-compatible title before, so this begs the question whether the upcoming Zelda figurine may also be supported.
This past weekend, I spoke to many of Supernatural’s cast and creators at the show’s 200th episode celebration. I’ll have more on that in the weeks to come, as episode 200 approaches, but in the meantime, there’s plenty in motion for the Winchester brothers to deal with, including what will happen now that Sam has captured the demonized Dean and is bringing him back with him. At the event, Jensen Ackles and the show's writers told me what to expect going into tonight's episode -- which was directed by Ackles -- and beyond. (As you might expect, minor spoilers follow!)
Discussing Sam’s approach, Supernatural executive producer and showrunner Jeremy Carver told me, “I think Sam, how we’ve seen a little bit in episode two, I think what we’ve got out of this year is he’s trying to deal with this with love and that love is going to be tested and tested and tested. We’re going to see how long he can hold out that idea. There’s a famous boxing quote. I think it was Mike Tyson: 'Everyone has a strategy until they get hit.' It’s a little bit like that with Sam coming into episode three. He’s going in, 'I’m going to do this with love', and let’s see what happens when the rubber hits the road.”
Silver Linings Playbook. American Hustle. Two of the most acclaimed US movies of recent years, both starring two of the hottest actors around - Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, both Oscar-nominated for each film, with Lawrence winning for Playbook. So when a third movie headlining America’s dream team is mysteriously delayed for two years (Serena was actually shot before American Hustle), something is definitely amiss. Crueller critics were gleefully anticipating a full-blown fiasco but Serena will disappoint them as well as most everybody else, failing even to be an epic failure. Instead it’s just slight and rather silly.
Looking at the faithful art style of this Legend of Korra game, which comes from reputable developer Platinum, the optimist in me had high hopes that it would make good use of the Avatar: The Last Airbender universe and its awesome elemental-infused martial-arts superpowers. It turns out to be much closer to what my inner cynic expected: a poorly made tie-in that can’t even stand up as a competent third-person action game, much less something I could recommend to a fan of the show. What a disappointment.
Note: Full spoilers for the episode follow.
This was a tough episode of Rebels to get very engaged in. The idea of the squabbling Zeb and Ezra being sent out on a mission together only to end up in the midst of an adventure – one that would ultimately bond them – was tried and true, but it didn’t really come together, except for a bit near the end.
Even though there were events like Zeb stealing a TIE Fighter and such in the first half, none of it was all that exciting. There were occasional moments that stood out, such as when all of those fruit were shot and they splatted in a rather vivid color explosion. But much of it just sort of sat there.
We did get some more touches of Ezra’s Force ability along the way, which is being appropriately handled, given his novice status, as far as him having some moments where it’s more help than others – such as when he sense they had to avoid the hill, even while he couldn’t open the crate earlier with the Force.