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:
Now, if you were like me and was dreading at the thought of signing up for yet another online subscription service due to The Boondocks rebooting heading exclusively to HBO MAX? Then here's some bittersweet news for you as according to the official Boondocks Instagram page, the beloved animated series is now set to return in 2022.
I am flogging what is surely the decrepit remains of the COVID-19 horse by once again mentioning that 2020 was a rough year for the animation film industry. However, as the saying goes, "the show must go on", and so does this year's Academy Awards. The nominees for each category have been revealed, including those in animation.
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