“We’re trying to build a game that we have wanted to play that doesn’t exist,” Bungie co-founder and design director Jason Jones said in an interview with Game Informer magazine. “I think that’s really the genesis of ‘Destiny.’ When you look out at the shooter experiences on consoles, there are a lot of great action experiences, but they’re only starting to scratch the surface of cooperative play, aspirational goals, and player-to-player interaction.”
Unfortunately, Destiny looks just like another “scratch.”
Continue reading “Destiny” Lacks Innovation
Legend speaks of the Philosopher’s Stone, an alchemical substance crafted by Nicholas Flamel, as having the ability to produce gold and grant immortality. Determined to complete her late father’s quest to discover this fabled stone, scholar and archeologist Scarlett (Perdita Weeks) is driven to extreme measures to restore her father’s reputation, who after allegedly going insane from his pursuit of the stone took his own life. Her search earns the attention of a documentary spot, thus, the “hand-held” camera style used throughout the film.
Continue reading “As Above” falls “So Below” expectations
If you’re anticipating “Noah” to parallel the original, Biblical text found in Genesis verbatim – stop.
Continue reading “Noah” shouldn’t be that controversial
The Age of Ultron is finally upon us, and it’s beautiful.
When they said “teaser,” they really meant it. Although the recently leaked teaser trailer for “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” leaves fans with plenty to feed the imagination, it leaves little-to-no context. What does it all mean? Have no fear. I’ve gone through the Marvel archives and sorted through everything Avengers so you don’t have to! Get the low-down on Ultron, predictions, and more to satisfy your geek needs.
Continue reading The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Who is Ultron?
“Noah” is arguably one of the most anticipated Biblically-based films since The Passion of the Christ. But just how close will “Noah” stay true to the Biblical story found in Genesis? While the trailer seems to depict a very traditional Noah, the actual film in production might exhibit some very peculiar elements — perhaps even an alternate universe.
Continue reading “Noah”: A Misleading Title, 6-Armed Giants, and Another World
By Christian Herrera and Daniel Herrera
Look out! Here comes The Amazing Spider-Man in an all new film.
Let it be known that my brother and I unanimously agree that Spider-Man is our favorite childhood superhero. When the trailer for the second installment was released, we immediately began breaking down the details – after the initial geek-out, of course – and found some incredibly awesome stuff. The trailer might be telling us more than you think!
Continue reading The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six, Easter Eggs, and More!