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‘Vison’ Quest

The TV Guide

Last month I mentioned that I’ve been obsessed as of late with an iOS mobile game called Marvel Contest of Champions and I’m afraid I must admit that the obsession continues. I’m not usually a big video game person but when I find a game that I really love, I tend to lose my mind. And with a game that is updated on a weekly basis with fun new stuff to play for, like Contest of Champions, well … I can’t help myself. The last time I really went nuts was when I played in a multi-day tournament to win Daredevil as a playable character. This week, the Age of Ultron version of Vision has been made available so … I’ve been grinding in the tourney in order to win him. More »

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First Look: Here Is The First Trailer For The New ABC TV Series ‘The Muppets.’

"Sort of an adult 'Muppet Show'"
They're all here

ABC has announced the new shows they have selected to air during their upcoming TV season and among the new shows of the 2015-2016 TV season is a new incarnation of The Muppet Show. Titled simply, The Muppets., the beloved cast of Muppet characters will return to primetime TV later this year … and you can watch the first trailer for The Muppets. in the embed above. As you can see, this new Muppet show will be geared towards adults and it looks kinda like a Muppet version of Modern Family. Have a look, see what you think. Are you excited to see that The Muppets are coming back to TV?

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We Are The ‘Champions’

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I decided to keep my Monday plans loose so that I could come and go if I pleased and I ended up not doing anything at all. For the past few weeks, I’ve been really obsessed with a mobile fighting game app called Marvel Contest of Champions that I first learned about back in February. Since then, I’ve been playing and enjoying the game like a normal person … but after an update that added new characters to the game, my normal gameplay turned obsessive. With The Avengers: Age of Ultron opening in theaters soon, the game has been updated to include fun new content that is connected to the game … like the ability to use one’s Marvel characters to fight hand-to-hand with Ultron! More »

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Finish Him!

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Back in January, I blogged about the forthcoming release of the latest installment in the Mortal Kombat video game series Mortal Kombat X which would be made available for mobile phones as well as video game consoles. Early this morning, at around 4AM, my friend Josh woke me up to tell me that the game had been released for iOS. In my excitement, I immediately downloaded the game and started playing … for about 2 hours … from 4AM to 6AM this morning. LOL. Needless to say, I’m a fan of the new version of Mortal Kombat … like a crazy person. More »

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Jason Voorhees Will Be A Playable Character In ‘Mortal Kombat X’

Happy Friday the 13th!

Remember back in January when we first learned that a new Mortal Kombat video game is coming our way this year? Well today, on Friday the 13th, we learn that Jason Vorhees — the hockey-masked killer from the Friday the 13th horror film franchise — will be a playable character when Mortal Kombat X is released next month. Previously, Freddy Krueger (from the A Nightmare on Elm Street horror film franchise) was a playable character in the last Mortal Kombat game released and now, Jason is getting in on the fun. Click below to learn more and watch video of Jason in action in Mortal Kombat X. More »

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Watch: This New TV Spot For Disney/Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Shows What Happens When We Get Brain Freeze

June 19
Meet the Little Voices inside your head

In October we saw the first trailer for the new Disney/Pixar animated film Inside Out and the second trailer came in December. Today we get to see the just-released latest teaser video for Inside Out, which will open in theaters on June 19. As you can see in this very cute TV spot trailer, the little voices inside our heads go through a lot on a daily basis … from happiness to anger to brain freezes. I really like all the promo we’ve seen from Inside Out thus far. Pixar generally can do no wrong so I’m looking forward to seeing this new movie when it comes out this Summer, are you?

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First Look: The CW Warns ‘Grodd Is Coming’ In This New Teaser For ‘The Flash’

"Dear God ..."
You Know His Name

Earlier this month I noted that the CW superhero TV series The Flash teased the forthcoming on-screen arrival of one of the DC Comics Universe’s greatest comic book villains — Gorilla Grodd — and today, we get official confirmation that Grodd will be coming to new episodes of The Flash very soon. The CW released a new teaser video that warns Grodd Is Coming and as you can see in the video embedded above, he will definitely be making his presence known in Central City very, very soon. The mere sight of Grodd on The Flash a couple of weeks ago reignited my interest in comic books again and I’ve been on a bit of a kick since then. I cannot EVEN tell you how excited I am that the powers that be at The Flash are bringing Gorilla Grodd to the small screen again. Fans of The Super Friends cartoon series of the ’80s may recall that Grodd was a main member of the villains group The Legion of Doom, but in 2D animated form. I’m hopeful that this CGI animated Grodd will do the character justice because he really is one of the greatest DC Comics villains of all time. This teaser doesn’t say when Grodd will be making his formal debut on The Flash but I think it’ll happen soon. And I cannot WAIT!

Please, DC Comics fans, you feel me? Tell me I’m not the only one super excited about the arrival of this super-intelligent gorilla villain.

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Watch: LEGO Is Releasing A ‘Jurassic World’ Video Game This Summer And It Looks Cute As Hell

ROAAAAR!!!!!
Coming in June

This summer, the sequel film Jurassic World will be coming to movie theaters and to coincide with this very exciting event, a new video game based on Jurassic World is coming our way as well. But, instead of a scary, life-like video game adaptation we can look forward to an extremely cute, LEGO-form video game. Click the embed above to get your first tease of the forthcoming LEGO Jurassic World Game and see how much fun our summer will be when this game is released. OMG, I love this so much … don’t you?

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Netflix Is Developing A Live-Action Series Based On Nintendo’s ‘The Legend Of Zelda’ Video Game

From 8-bit to Real Life

Netflix has announced this weekend that they are adapting the Nintendo video game The Legend of Zelda into a live-action TV series for their streaming service. Over the years, Zelda has evolved from an 8-bit video game into a stunningly lifelike computer animated video game which has also been adapted into an animated series. This is the first time that The Legend of Zelda will be adapted into a live-action series … which is very exciting news for Netflix subscribers. At this early stage, we don’t know too much about the series (casting, release date, etc.) but the news is very hopeful nonetheless. Read on … More »

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Watch: Here Is Your First Look At Mortal Kombat X

Finish Him!
Who's Next?

Because the world can never have too many Mortal Kombat video games, I am happy to pass along the gameplay trailer embedded above that gives us our first look at the latest installment of the Mortal Kombat video game series Mortal Kombat X. As you can see, classic MK characters like Rayden, Scorpion, Kitana and Goro (!!!!!!!!!!) are included in this first trailer — along with some new characters. I’ve been playing Mortal Kombat for about 23 years and, honestly, I never get tired of the game. This first look at Mortal Kombat X looks so great … I might need to get myself a video game console so I can play it!

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