Since we first learnt of Raya and the Last Dragon and had it listed as one of our most anticipated animated films of 2020, a lot had happened. The film got 2 delays, a change of lead voices actress, 2 additional directors, and the arrival of a tiny little global pandemic to top it all off. But that's all in the past, and the film is gearing up for its big debut this week on Disney+. So, how did it fair critically? Here's the roundup:
This time last year, the gaming world saw the likes of Granblue Fantasy Versus, Doom Eternal, Animal Crossing and Nioh 2 all graced the gaming world with their presence. Now its 2021's turn. However, despite two brand new Next-Gen consoles being on the market, this March line up isn't looking as spicy. Luckily, there are still enough gems releasing this month for us to enjoy. Here's the best of the best:
Yes, Pokemon Sword & Shield had new art/graphics (which many believed could've been much better), but the game followed mostly the same gameplay formula that existed for 25 years. As someone that was there for Pokemon Blue, Sword & Shield didn't exactly reinvent the wheel enough for me to lose my sh#t. Luckily, Gamefreak had an ace up their sleeve, which was revealed moments ago during a special Pokemon presentation. Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing Pokemon Legends: Arceus...
Square Enix's massively successful 3DS RPG series Bravely Default, makes the leap into HD with an exclusive sequel landing on the Switch this month. Default II features a new story/cast of characters, and contains a variant of the prior game's "Brave Point" system, and use of collecting different "asterisks" to change a character's job class. So are these changes enough for us to once again brave the default? Here's the roundup:
We have been hearing/reading about Pixar's new Mediterranean adventure for some time now, and apart from a very short teaser and news of a Summer release date, we haven't heard much. Until today that is, as Pixar has now pulled the curtains back on a brand new trailer for its next film, and it looks gorgeous.
After news broke that Netflix would be teaming up with the original creators of Avatar the Last Air Bender to create a live-action series for the streaming platform, we were cautiously optimistic. Since then, the creators left the project over "creative differences", and our collective hopes for great new content in the world of Avatar was again dashed. In step Nickelodeon to our rescue with the recent announcement of Avatar Studios.
Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.