Universal Pictures has released the first full trailer for Mortal Engines, based on the young-adult novel, and produced by Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings). Taking place thousands of years after an event called the “Sixty Minute War,” the planet has suffered extreme losses but humankind still roams the earth on gigantic mobile cities, with London being the largest.
The film stars Hera Hilmar as Hester Shaw, a young girl seeking revenge against Thaddeus Valentine (Hugo Weaving) over the death of her mother, eventually uncovering a conspiracy that could shift the balance of power across the Earth.
Bethesa Softworks has announced a new, surprise Fallout game, titled Fallout 76, ahead of its E3 keynote on June 10th. Little is known about the title currently, but we should expect to hear plenty more, very soon.
The game is under development at both Bethesda Game Studios’ main office in Maryland as well as the Austin office, formerly known as Battlecry Studios.
If you haven’t heard of Developer Sukeban Games cyberpunk bartender simulation game, VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action, it’s alright. But, luckily, it is hitting consoles on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in early 2019. The game is gorgeous, with incredibly unique gameplay, and certainly worth a look for fan of late 80’s aesthetic.
VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action is a booze em’ up about waifus, technology, and post-dystopia life. In this world, corporations reign supreme, all human life is infected with nanomachines designed to oppress them, and the terrifying White Knights ensure that everyone obeys the laws. But, this is not about those people. You are a bartender at VA-11 HALL-A, affectionately nicknamed “Valhalla.” Although it is just a small bar downtown, it attracts the most fascinating people this side of dystopia. Keep your clients lubricated and you will be made privy to the most interesting stories.
After revealing the teaser trailer yesterday, Bethesda has given us our first look at gameplay for RAGE 2, and as expected it looks like a cocaine-fueled Mad Max simulator, and that’s definitely a good thing. Developed by Avalance Studios, we should learn more about RAGE 2 at this year’s E3. However, here’s an official synopsis for the game:
In RAGE 2, you’ll dive headfirst into a dystopian world devoid of society, law, and order. You can go anywhere, shoot anything, and explode everything. The game brings together two studio powerhouses – Avalanche Studios, masters of open world mayhem and id Software, gods of the first-person shooter – to deliver a carnival of carnage.
In the year 2185, humanity’s numbers are dwindling. Ruthless and bloodthirsty gangs roam the open roads and the tyrannical Authority seek to rule who remains with an iron fist. You are Walker, the last Ranger of the wasteland. Robbed of your home and left for dead, you’ll tear across an unforgiving wasteland battling bloodthirsty gangs to find the tools and tech needed to take the fight to The Authority and crush their oppressive rule once and for all!
After a leak, and plenty of viral marketing, Bethesda has officially revealed RAGE 2, with the first bit of gameplay being released later today. RAGE 2 was originally in development from iD Software (makers of the first game), when Bethesda canned the project and sent them to work on Doom, which ended up being a massive success. With that in mind, the current developer is unknown.
The game has a clear Mad Max vibe, with plenty of colors and craziness tossed in for good measure. Expect a better idea, and an update here, when gameplay is revealed this afternoon.
UPDATE: Here’s a look at the first official gameplay.
I suppose it’s just one of those days. Judge Dredd: Mega-City One has just been revealed by Entertainment Weekly, as a live-action television show, just in time for Dredd’s 40th anniversary this year. No other information is available on the show, but attached as executive producers of the new show are IM Global Television president Mark Stern, and the owners of U.K. games developer and publisher, Rebellion, Jason and Chris Kingsley, who also served as executive producers of the 2012 Dredd film.
“This is one of those seminal sci-fi properties that seems to only become and more relevant with age,” IM Global Television president Mark Stern said. “Not only is it a rich world with biting social commentary, but it’s also fun as hell! As a fan of the comics and both films, it’s a dream come true to be able to work with Jason and Chris in adapting this for television.”
“We’re very excited to be beginning the journey to get more of Judge Dredd’s Mega-City One on the television screen,” said Rebellion owners Jason and Chris Kingsley. “Thanks to the legions of fans who have kept up pressure on social media, and a lot of background work and enthusiasm, we aim to make a big budget production that will satisfy both our vast comics audience and the even greater general screen-watching public.”
The first full trailer for Blade Runner 2049 has also hit on a busy news day today. The trailer gives us a lot more to work with as far as plot goes, and we see glimpses of many of the new characters and the larger cast at hand. It’s an action-packed trailer that does a good job of reintroducing us to the cyberpunk world of Blade Runner.
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.