Can you smell it?... That smell of gold dust in the air? Yes, it's finally Oscar season, and while we enjoy the numerous end-of-year awards from the various popular publications throughout the industry (including our own), this is, of course, the one that truly means something. ENCANTO and THE WINDSHIELD WIPER took home the little golden statue last year for their respective fields, but who's coming out on top this year? Here are the nominees:
It has been said numerous times in recent years that modern triple-A games don't take enough risks. For an industry that prides itself on innovation, one could argue the major bigwigs play it all too safe too often.In step Square Enix to the rescue with their latest release, Forspoken. A major Japanese developer building a fantasy open-world game that stars a black female New Yorker is not something you see every day, so here's hoping their gamble paid off. Here's the review roundup:
To think...back in 2012, the Fire Emblem series was on the verge of death, with Nintendo ready and waiting to pull the plug if Awaking didn't sell well. Now look at it, all grown up and even getting engaged (hehee, get it). Fire Emblem Engaged is the latest in this glorious late-blooming series, but does it match its Switch predecessor, Three Houses, in quality? Here's the Review Roundup:
2022 saw arguably the greatest footballer ever live finally lift the greatest prize in the sport. To mark this achievement, this year's Blue Crescent Studio Calendar features the little maestro himself, Lionel Messi, and a bit international flare.
If you're a fan of animated films (or suffer from animation addiction like we do), then you're in luck because we've compiled a list of the top animated films that we are most excited for in 2023. From heartwarming stories to action-packed adventures, these films are sure to be hits with audiences of all ages. Without further ado, let's dive into our list of the most anticipated animated films of 2023.
2022 saw a major push for movies to return to the big screen after the last two years of streaming services. A year that also saw a plethora of great animated films (Turning red, puss in boots) to match, but only one can be crowned as our 2022 ANIMATED MOVIE OF THE YEAR! Also, we should note that we are excluding anime movies from this list as that will in be in it's own category.
Hey I am Marlon Mcfarlane the writer here at Blue Crescent Studio & a longtime lover of all things Animation & Gaming.