The Expendables franchise may have more than its share of detractors, but fans argue that the films essentially serve as the ultimate throwback. Featuring a revolving cast of old-school action stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren and Chuck Norris, the series – shepherded by star Sylvester Stallone, who wrote and directed the first installment – has managed to bring in a combined worldwide box office total of nearly $800 million. 482 more words
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WARNING: Possible spoilers ahead.
Just yesterday, a video was released online with what could be actor Jared Leto’s actual on-screen voice for the supervillain character Joker, who will first be appearing in the upcoming… 339 more words
The term ‘transmedia’ is often associated with the theory of intermediality and this idea that within media texts, there is room for intertextual references that can relate back to the original content, furthermore creating a deferred narrative through different media texts, this can be a story from a book being continued in a film and then being carried on in a game (Storsul and Krumsvik, 2013). 405 more words
“There’s no escape, Joker! I will find you!”
Celebrating a long legacy of comic book mythos, 2009’s Batman: Arkham Asylum delivered a revolutionary experience with advanced, compelling gameplay on every level – from immersive high-impact brawls and nail-biting stealth, to multifaceted forensic investigation, epic supervillain encounters and glimpses into Bruce Wayne’s tortured psychology. 142 more words
…We Are Going To Need A Bigger Shovel!
Let’s face it, every gamer has one. You may not realise it, but you most certainly do. Personally, mine is longer than I care to think about – the vast majority of the games I own on Steam have never even been installed let alone finished. 466 more words