The world today exist in some weird alternative realm. Not only do we continue to struggle for normalcy during a global pandemic, but racial discriminations and other forms of prejudices have come to the fore in a way we have not seen in decades. During all of this, many discussions about racial diversification and representation in animation were held. Even anime placed was placed under a larger microscope. Now, call it perfect timing or sheer coincidence, Netflix is readying an all-new anime with a black lead character. Here's a first look at Yasuke:
Just like 'Souls-like', 'Rouglike' and 'Battle Royals' games, 'Looter Shooters' is the new sub-genre games people just can't get enough of. And, despite the colossal failure of EA's Anthem, Square Enix is entering the fray with one of their very own in the likes of Outriders. So did they knock it out of the park? Or is it doomed to meet the same fate as EA's demised 'looter shooter'? Here's the roundup:
And just like that, March is already over. This past month only brought us a small sampling of gaming goodness (thank god for Monster Hunter Rise and It Takes Two) as well as the death of a gaming icon (RIP Mario), but looking forward to April's release line up breaths optimism anew. As per usual, we rounded up the 5 best games we believe you should look forward to for the upcoming month:
Worried that your upcoming Summer would be void of some awesome odd ball Sci-Fi Comedy? Then the kind folks over at Adult Swim revealed some welcome news with the announcement of Rick & Morty season 5 premièring June 20. The first episode will premiere at 11pm ET/PT, and will be the crowning jewel of a day-long celebration of the show that will offer behind-the-scenes footage, look aheads for the rest of the season, and “special surprises” across TV, digital, and social media platforms.
Josef Fares, It Takes Two director, made some ways in the industry in the past not only for his excellent game A Way Out but mainly for his outspoken personality. Now he is at it again with this latest game, and like A Way Out, Hazelight's debut title, It Takes Two, has no single-player option: it is only playable in either online or local split-screen co-op between two players. So, is this another Co-Op masterpiece? Or should we take it out back, and put it out of its misery? Here's the review roundup:
Arguably the monster release for March is the latest in Capcom's hit series Monster Hunter. Monster Hunter Rise is an upcoming action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom for the Nintendo Switch. Rise will follow many of the new conventions for the series introduced through World while introducing new features, but does it all come together to create one complete compelling package? Here's the roundup:
Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.