Coffee Time News 01/10/14

Film

Taken 3 has a new trailer, and it’s looking to be quite a bit of the same, however you’ve got to appreciate the parallels come the end of the trailer.

Zombieland 2 is back on track, however there’s been a bit of a change in the writing staff; the Expendables writer Dave Callaham is now on the scene.

So Tetris, you know that game about the lines that was made by a Russian? Well it’s getting a film. Somehow…

Television

Season 6 of Community won’t include Yvette Nicole Brown’s character of Shirley, more and more of the study group leave.

Rush Hour could be coming to a weekly tv schedule near you, but it won’t involve Jackie Chan or Chris Tucker.

Dominic Cooper is officially returning as Howard Stark in Agent Carter this winter.

Games

Want to see over 20 minutes of Assassins’ Creed Rogue? Well here it is!

Pokemon is coming to an iOS device near you, in the form of the trading card game and its app. Oh, and it’s free to play.

 

Coffee Time News 30/09/14

Film

Did you see Hansel and Gretel Witch hunters? No? Maybe? Well despite the silliness of the film it was pretty damn entertaining and overseas made over 4 times its original budget, so it’s a bit of a shame that the director Tommy Wikola has backed out of the sequel just days after the script was finished.

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2 is happening, but that’s not the big news,s the big news is that it’s being released in Imax theatres and on Netflix on the same day. 

The Hunger Games Mockingjay part one has another batch of character images for you to check out right here. Go on, you know you want to.

Television

Arrow Producers Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg have taken a few moments out of their day to talk about the third season of their hit WB DC show, and how their Ra’s Al Ghul will be different to Nolan’s Neeson iteration.

Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Oona Chapman (Game of Thrones) and Rafe Spall (What if?) will all be a part of the Black Mirror Christmas Special.

Games

Admin fans rejoice! The latest Wii U update is introducing folders for you to sort out all of your apps and games, check out the other content here.

Destiny has DLC’s planned, but contrary to what many think due to bugs and what not being found, they’re not actually finished, and they might change, according to Bungie.

In other DLC news, Shadow of Mordor’s Season Pass will include more missions, both story and side missions, and will even include an encounter with Sauron, you know, Mordor’s big bad.

 

Coffee Time News 29/09/14

Film

Interstellar, the new sci fi film from that guy who did the film about Batman, has a new trailer, which gives just a little bit more away, but in classic Nolan fashion, not everything. We also have rumours that Avengers Age of Ultron’s trailer could be attached to Interstellar, in case you needed more reasons to go and watch it.

Oscar Isaac, one of the leads in the new Star Wars instalment, has spoken out about the myriad of changes Lucas has made to the original trilogy.

Peter Jackson has explained exactly what he’s doing to make the last few chapters of the Hobbit into a whole film, see his reasoning here.

Television

Arrow fans may not have seen the last of Slade Wilson, AKA Deathstroke, after his imprisonment at the end of season 2 he’s left stranded, but alive. And with such a tantalising villain at their disposal, the writers may have more in store for him.

The Walking Dead, Tv’s most popular show about people arguing with the occasional threat of Zombies, is getting a companion series, and here you can read a bit about the characters you’ll be following until they inevitably die horribly.

The Flash is nearly upon us, and here is a new batch of character posters, because we’re kind like that.

Games

A patch for Destiny this week will see its flawed loot system fixed, now engrams, the levelled loot that drops from enemies and is rewarded for activities will now actually be the rarity they advertise. This has come after the Loot Cave on Russia was nerf’d last week.

In a rather large sporting event this summer, a player bit another player and was subsequently banned, because biting people is something that we just don’t do in professional sport. In Fifa 15 the offending striker, Luis Suarez, is also banned for a time. (in case my sub par football knowledge has you confused, read about it here for clarity.)

Finally check this video out for a scary trailer for Alien Isolation, a game with barely any action, but will most likely have you screaming and crying like a little child.

Coffee Time News 26/09/14

Film

It’s time for a trailer filled Friday today; we’ve got a Jupiter Ascending trailer, the new Sci Fi excursion from the creators of the Matrix, complete with humanoid flying lizards. We’ve got a new trailer for Big Hero 6, which focusses on the relationship between a boy and his ‘bot. Finally we have the first trailer for Blackhat, the cybercrime hacker action film starring Chris Hemsworth.

Television

The Flash and Arrow could come to blows in their upcoming crossover episode, in fact, here’s some set images of just that.

The Simpsons/Family Guy crossover has got some more clips, and at this rate, we’ll have seen everything ‘funny’ already, nevertheless, the episode airs on Sunday on Fox.

The second season of Agents of SHIELD opened well last week, so here’s some promo images for Episode 3; Making Friends and Influencing People.

Games

Xbox Live’s Games for Gold for October have been announced; Xbox One will see Chariot for free all month, while 360 owners well get Battlefield Bad Company 2 for free until 15th and Darksiders 2 after that until the month’s end.

The holy hive cave of loot has been taken from players of Destiny this week; the cave which, if farmed right, would lead to an endless stream of easy to kill enemies which  dropped random loot was a popular tourist spot on Russia’s Cosmodrone, but the hive have retreated and Bungie has fixed the exploit.

Also in Destiny news, social chat may be a feature soon, in the form of an opt in choice.

 

Coffee Time News 24/09/14

Film

Jeremy Renner, who plays Clint ‘Hawkeye’ Barton, has talked about his involvement in Captain America 3, as well as his thoughts on a Hawkeye Solo movie saying that he’s more of a utility character.

Some new images and a teasing of a trailer for Fast and Furious 7, which will hit cinemas on the 3rd of April next year, have appeared on Vin Diesel’s Facebook page.

Taken 3 is happening, it is, and here’s some images from the Liam Neeson threequel.

Television

The Supergirl show we reported on last week has had a somewhat official mini synopsis released and it’s been announced that the comic book character’s origin story may be changed.

Despite Gotham’s Premier getting pretty favourable reviews in general, the ratings still didn’t quite beat that of Agents of SHIELD.

Games

Fans of transparent devices that you can’t fold to fit in your pocket should rejoice, because we’ve got details on two new 2DS in the works for the release of Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby.

Blizzard, creators of World of Warcraft (you’ve probably not heard of it) has cancelled the work on Titan, the next generation MMO that they’ve been 7 years in the making.

Coffee Time News 23/09/14

Film

There’s a new trailer for Kingsman Secret Service, and it showcases a lot more unseen footage, as well as Colin Firth kicking some ass, so you should watch it just for that.

Days of Future Past Director Bryan Singer will be directing the next Xmen film. Hardly surprising after the feedback from the latest Mutant excursion.

The Last Witch Hunter will see Vin Diesel hunting witches, it will also see him showcasing a fantastic beard. Click here for some images.

Television

Here’s a couple more trailers for the upcoming Star Wars Rebels animation, I have to admit, I’m excited for this. Animated series often show a lot more potential for sci-fi fun than their live action counterparts.

Colin Farrell will be starring in True Detective season 2, click here for some more details on his role.

Well it’s been a few months since Game of Thrones left our screens, so I guess it’s going to be quiet on that fron- WATCH OUT HERE’S SOME SET PHOTOS.

Games

Steam is getting an overhaul, focussing on the discovery of its ever increasing library of games.

The UK will see a special demo version of Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, click here for a little more information and keep your eyes peeled for those demo codes.

Part of the Assassins Creed Unity season pass is a new adventure based in China. It’s a 2.5D side scrolling affair and I’m incredibly tempted.

 

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