At New York Comic-Con this weekend, Amazon dropped the first trailer for their upcoming adaptation of the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett classic, Good Omens. Starring Michael Sheen (TRON: Legacy) and David Tennant (Doctor Who), the series follows a demon and an angel as they work together to stop the apocalypse.
A release date is not currently set, aside from 2019, but if this trailer is any indication, then this should be yet another fantastic adaptation of a Gaiman novel.
Universal Studios Japan has announced that its much-lauded VR Coaster experience, Evangelion XR: You Can (Not) Survive, will be returning to the park after the current Final Fantasy ride has run its course. The ride itself is a 360-degree VR roller coaster experience, that puts you in the middle of a heated battle within the city of Tokyo-03 between Unit-01 and the Third Angel, Sachiel.
You can hit the jump to check out a video detailing the experience of the ride, and giving you a taste of what to expect when it returns on June 25th.
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If you haven’t heard of the new title from Bandai Namco, City Shrouded in Shadow, and you’re a fan of kaiju, it’s about time you did. City Shrouded in Shadow puts players in control of a custom created character whose job it is to survive a giant monster attack, running from the destruction of battle, and saving your chosen love interest. SiliconEra has a ton of new details, thanks to Famitsu, and the title is shaping up to be something special.
Players will choose their characters job, hairstyle, clothing, and much more, and attempt to complete each stage. Stages will have a mysterious shadow appear, which could be one of several possible guest kaiju, that will fans of many franchises happy.
The Giant Shadows that we’ll see in the game:
- Giant Shadow 1
- Alien Zarab
- Giant Shadow 3
- Evangelion Unit-01
- The Fourth Angel
Head over to SiliconEra for more details, or the game’s Official Website if you can read Japanese.
The classic cyberpunk manga that has inspired James Cameron for years has gotten a new English translation thanks to Kodansha and ComiXology, which is now available. The manga follows Alita, an amnesiac cyborg that becomes a bounty hunter, and journeys to recover her lost memories.
The first three volumes of the manga are available on ComiXology for $10.99 each, and are also eligible for their Unlimited service. James Cameron’s long-awaited adaptation will be directed by Robert Rodriguez and has a release date of July 20, 2018. If you’d like to read the first volume, it’s available for free on ComiXology, or you can visit Polygon to read it online. (Click Here to Read the First Chapter)