With Illumination Entertainment working on a new Minions and that yet to be revealed Mario film, it would have been easy for their follow up to the surprise hit Sing to get lost in the shuffle. Sing 2 is still on track for a Christmas release, but to keep hype growing, we got a brand new trailer yesterday (a whopping three minutes and thirty-eight second in length trailer) 6 months in advance.
Scarlet Nexus Review Roundup
Beautiful anime cell shaded graphics? Check. Awesome looking combat? Check. Fun and engaging role-playing gameplay? Check. Interesting enemy designs? Ahh...nope! However, Scarlet Nexus still managed to capture the attention of gamers who are looking for a new anime action role-playing game especially with Tales of Arise still some months away. So, is this the beginning of a new stellar IP franchise? Here's the review roundup:
Wish Dragon Review Roundup
There is no question that Sony Pictures Animation is on a roll these 2 years after copping two Oscar wins (for 2018’s feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and 2019’s short Hair Love). Not resting on their laurels, the studio was already hard at work on a new interesting project called Wish Dragon which sees them, partner, up with China’s Base Animation. With the famous Jackie Chan also having a hand in production, it was indeed a project that piques the curiosity, but does it live up to its potential? Or is it so bad we will be wishing it was never made? Here's the roundup:
PIXAR'S LUCA REVIEW ROUNDUP
Averaging 2 films a year, Pixar is arguably the hardest working animation studio on the planet right now, and with the successful premiere of Soul, all eyes now turn to their next work in the pipeline, Luca. All of Pixar's films are beautiful to look and this one is no different, but will we fall in love with their latest project or is it another Summer fling? Here's the review roundup:
HE-MAN and the Masters of the Universe is older than I am, but I still grew up catching some of his many bouts against the devilish Skeletor back in the day. During their 'Geek Week', Netflix released the first trailer for its up and coming He-Man animated series, titled Masters of the Universe: Revelation. The premiere is set to debut on the streamer on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Max Morales was a blast, and Demon Souls Remake was a spectacle, but PS5 owners have been chomping at the bits for a real meaty next-gen experience. That time has come as the sharp minds over at Insomniac Games are readying the latest entry into the popular Ratchet and Clank franchise. Rift Apart promises to take us to a place that a lombax had never been before, but does it take PS5 players to newer heights? Here's the review roundup:
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