The Boondocks is one of my favourite shows of all time, so as a result, tears filled my eyes when I read reports that season 5 was officially in production. The pot got sweeter from there as further reports revealed that series creator Aaron McGruder was back involved and I was officially in dreamland. Unfortunately, my stay there would be short as the newest reports about the project today revealed that both season 5 & 6 would be exclusive to HBO MAX, another streaming platform here for our hard earn money.
If you were somehow living under a rock or been on a social media sabbatical, you would have heard of the news that Ash of Pallet Town had finally...FINALLY won a Pokemon League. It was a massive moment for the Pokemon diehards, but this victory also made waves beyond the Pokemon bubble where the majority of the world stood up and took notice. Heck, even freaking CNN saw it as breaking news, a true testament to the insane popularity of the Pokemon Brand. But, why are we so gaga over this fictional 22-year-old man trapped in 10-year-old body finally copping one of the biggest prizes in Pokemon? In my opinion, there are 2 reasons why:
In comparison with their eternal rivals from the 'House of Mouse', DreamWorks has been having a somewhat low key year despite the success of the third How to Train your Dragon movies. Perhaps this is how the illustrious animation studio prefers it as their films often sneak up upon you without any hype or panache but somehow sticks in your heart and memories as a classic. Is their latest film Abominable, about to do the same? Here's the review roundup:
Arc System Works' GUILTY GEAR series may not have the long history and branding of the Street Fighter series or the distinguishable violent flash and glamour of the Mortal Kombat series, but good God!...each game just oozes beauty. From the very beginning with 1998 Guilty Gear's pixel animation, Arc System Works has managed to keep pushing beyond the boundaries on what we should expect when comes to fighting games' graphics/animation but, with the revealed of Guilty Gear 2020's latest trailer from the Tokyo Game Show last night, they have somehow outdone themselves again.
Seven years since its last episode, popular Jamaican animated web series, 'DuttyBwoy', is finally making a return. Mental Chung, the series creator, posted the first episode of the 2019 version on his Youtube channel which once again centres around influential Jamaican Dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel. New to the series? Here's the first episode:
We expected many trills and spills from some of Japan's biggest games at this year's Tokyo Game Show, we just never expected such a dozy of beginning. Right before the start of this year's event, Square Enix in there usual swagger dropped a brand new trailer for Final Fantasy 7 Remake. The two minute & forty-five second trailer showed of more of the game's gorgeous graphics, gameplay, new look of returning characters and once again confirming that March 3, 2020, worldwide release date. Check out the trailer for yourself right here:
Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.