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Marvel Groot Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys

Marvel Groot Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
The Hot Toys Groot Sixth Scale Figure is now available at Sideshow.com for fans of Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War and Guardians of the Galaxy.
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Epic Heroes is a Pop culture website with news, reviews,  and opinions on anything from sci-fi movies and new movies releases. We have tons of new movies trailers also. New trailers and movie trailers are all genres, but we do focus a bit on sci-fi movies and comic book movie news. The latest movie releases are showcased here, but again we have a slight bias towards comic movie news and especially Marvel movies.   We also got video games news and video games trailers, from the latest video game releases on X-Box One, PS4, Nintendo and PC. Throw in some comics news, and comic book movie news, tv shows news and reviews again with a bias towards sci-fi tv shows news.  We have some geek tech videos and articles, cosplay, art, videos and so much more.
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London Comic Con October 2018 Cosplay Music Video - Til Morning Breaks

Our MCM London Comic Con October 2018 Cosplay Music Video is live! ✧ MCM October Comic Con was filled with cosplayers from both London and all across Europe....
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Could Toys R Us make an unlikely return in 2019 ?

Could Toys R Us make an unlikely return in 2019 ? | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
The private equity owners of Toy'R'Us are talking about getting back into the retail business and have pulled all the IP components from the bankruptcy sale. Can they do any better a job the second time around?
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Supergirl Elseworlds Photo shows Black Superman Suit. Also Batwoman costume

Supergirl Elseworlds Photo shows Black Superman Suit. Also Batwoman costume | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

The photo is from the set of the CW's annual Arrowverse crossover event - officially titled 'Elseworlds' - which will air this December. Stephen Amell, Grant Gustin shared a set  photograph on Instagram. DC TV also released images of Batwoman, checkout Ruby Rose who will Batwoman interview with Jimmy Fallon.

 

This Elseworlds crossover in December is looking amazing and can't wait to watch it all! This ;atest, new Arrowverse crossover is dubbed Elseworlds and introduces Batwoman and Gotham City finally!

 

Now all we need is Batman himself. Can't they grab him from Gotham Season 5

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1000 Cosplay Photos From New York Comic Con 2018

1000 Cosplay Photos From New York Comic Con 2018 | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Courtesy of Adam Wolfe, Amanda Gurall, Richard Epstein, Jason Borelli, Michael Watters, Adi Tantimedh, Hugh Sheridan, John Odum, Madeline Ricchiuto  Here come almost a thousand cosplay photos taking over the weekend for the Bleeding Cool website.

 

All you favourite characters are there X-Men, Avengers, Pokemon, Star Wars, Justice League, Batman, Superman, Game of Thrones, Spawn, Manga / Anime characters, God of War, Wonder Woman and look for Freddy! ......

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James Gunn’s  DC Suicide Squad might be completely rebooted

James Gunn’s  DC Suicide Squad might be completely rebooted | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Suicide Squad 2 to be "a completely fresh take" James Gunn’s Suicide Squad could be a complete reboot. With the revelation that exiled Disney director James Gunn is talking to Warner and DC, it’s old news that Gunn will at the very least be writing Suicide Squad 2 – and that he’s working on a “completely new vision” of the franchise.

 

Warner Bros excitedly announced the news that Gunn had been hired so they clearly have plans to make him happy and provide creative control. Heck even Dave Bautista aka Drax the Destroyer wants in on Suicide Squad.

 

With so much time and publicity invested in the Joker, Harley Quinn, a totally new Suicide Squad cast seems far fetched – considering Margot Robbie’s Birds Of Prey is already in pre-production, not to mention that bonkers sounding Joker/Quinn movie.

 

More updates as soon as we get them. 

 
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New Avengers 4 Pics of Toys Costume Leaks Tease the Quantum Realm

New Avengers 4 Pics of Toys Costume Leaks Tease the Quantum Realm | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
Leaked box art from some new Avengers 4 toys features a new, but familiar look at the team suits.
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12 + 1 directors Disney should look at for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' after releasing James Gunn

12 + 1 directors Disney should look at for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' after releasing James Gunn | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Now that James Gunn is officially switching teams to write, and possibly direct, DC's "Suicide Squad 2," a new director will definitely be stepping in to take on "Guardians of the Galaxy 3."...If you think about it, both franchises are not that different other than cosmic vs terrestrial. Both teams are full of anti-heroes and characters who fluctuate on the moral spectrum, no-one sees them as heroes.

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Netflix consumes 15 percent of the world’s internet traffic, Global Internet Phenomena Report - and it could be 3x worse.

Netflix consumes 15 percent of the world’s internet traffic, Global Internet Phenomena Report - and it could be 3x worse. | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Video is taking over the internet, but it's never been more obvious than when you look at who's hogging the world’s internet bandwidth.

Netflix alone consumes a staggering 15 percent of global internet traffic, according to the new Global Internet Phenomena Report by bandwidth management company Sandvine. 

Movie and TV show fans are lapping up so much video content that the category as a whole makes up nearly 58 percent of downstream traffic across the entire internet. The report brings us some truly shocking numbers when it comes to the state of web traffic, too. But, at 15 percent all on it’s own, no single service takes up more bandwidth than Netflix.

 

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What’s perhaps most surprising is that Netflix could dominate even more of the internet’s data if it wasn’t so careful optimizing it’s content. 

According to the study, Netflix could consume even more bandwidth if it didn't so efficiently compress its videos. “Netflix could easily be 3x their current volume," says the report

 

As a case study, Sandvine looked at the file size of the movie Hot Fuzz on multiple streaming services. The file size for this 2 hour film when downloading via iTunes ranged from 1.86GB for standard definition to 4.6GB for high definition. On Amazon Prime, films of a similar length clock in at around 1.5GB. However, the 120 minute film on Netflix only takes up 459MB.


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Seems that Netflix's encoding process is up to 3 times more efficient than competition, without apparently consumers noticing.

Are they using NG-Codec ?

Philippe J DEWOST's curator insight, October 5, 2:50 AM

Seems that Netflix's encoding process is up to 3 times more efficient than competition, without apparently consumers noticing.

Are they using NG-Codec ?

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Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy Art Preview

Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy Art Preview | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy author Amy Ratcliffe debuts five beautiful illustrations from her book featuring Leia, the Daughter, Zam Wesell, and more.
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For a very different take on Star Wars Women of the Galaxy. How about some Star Wars Cosplay

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Red Dead Redemption 2 New Gameplay Trailer Shows Deeper Look Into the Open World

Red Dead Redemption 2 New Gameplay Trailer Shows Deeper Look Into the Open World | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

The newest trailer shows a deeper look into the open world, along with the first footage of first-person mode in the game. Grand Theft Auto style game play will be a theme

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Sekiro Trailer for something a little different

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‘Infinity War’ Theory: Thanos Was Not The Film’s True Villain

‘Infinity War’ Theory: Thanos Was Not The Film’s True Villain | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Mr Thanos is not the real bad guy with regards to destroying half the universe in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 one theory from a fan suggests. Nuts.

I think we can all agree, Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War is one of the best superhero movies of all time. I've watched it 3 times already, and the drama is intense. Wanda killing Vision is still one of the best deaths ever. There were tons of moments where watching fans were on the edge of their seats, mouths agape. Simultaneously, the climax and the end-credit scene showed that anything is now possible as all our superheroes have now joined the "end game."

Paul Rudd movie Ant-Man and the Wasp revealed why Ant-Man didn't link up with Captain Steve Rogers aka Captain America in the battle ultimate with Thanos. Although what Ant-Man or Giant-Man even would have done is a moot point. The very cool looking Captain Marvel movie is undoubtedly going to reveal insight into how Carol Danvers aka Ms Marvel aka Captain Marvel is going to aid the Avengers and Guardians in defeating Thanos once and for all.

Avengers 4 is still 6 months or so away from its release date, but social media and Google searches show that people cannot stop talking about it. Just look at all the questions on Quora. Every single social media platforms and network are inundated with different theories from hardcore Marvel fans. A recent theory that hit the Internet in the last few days discusses that Thanos is not the real villainwe need to worry about.

In Infinity War, we all saw how Thanos is one of the best erudite antagonists the MCU has come up against. His intentions of culling the universe were unexpected [for some anyway]. According to an Infinity War Redditor fan over on Reddit, the real "villain" in the Infinity War and the untitled fourth film is none other than the Mind Stone. The theory goes that, amongst all the Infinity Stones, the Mind Stone has the "desire" to eliminate half of the universe's population.

Zaneman777, the Redditor whose theory it is, points out that in many of the Marvel films, whenever the topic is Mind Stones, someone wants to kill someone. Right at the beginning of Marvel films, Loki acquired the Mind Stone and began a war against Planet Earth. In Winter Soldier, the Mind Stone was with Shield (Hydra), and all Hydra's members were up against anyone who was considered as a threat i.e. everyone really.

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Almost anything feels possible for Avengers 4 with so many theories which make yet another fan theory very depressing reading.

This Reddit fan theory discusses how the remaining Avengers would be able to acquire the Soul Stone. It takes into account that not a single Avenger or Guardian was present when Thanos killed Gamora to get the Soul Stone and that Gamora's sister Nebula (Karen Gillan) could somehow fit the jigsaw.

Many clues mean we can reasonably assume that Avengers 4 involves some form of time travel - a fact that has been its own running theory for Marvel Cinema fans. The argument about Nebula has it that a future version of Nebula could theoretically travel BACK in time to before Gamora tags along to Vormir with Thanos. She informs Gamora about what's about to happen to her. Then, the two sisters travel to Vormir, where Nebula will force /trick Gamora into sacrificing her and push her off of the cliff to get the Soul Stone before Daddy Thanos comes to a calling.

You can bet that would be quite an emotional sequence, but it would make sense on some level. The Russos brothers have stated the other heroes will be resurrected, but they will pay the price [see below theory 3]. This is in line with the whole "trading the living for the dead" approach [another one!!] around Avengers 4. In other words, most of the Avengers and maybe a Rocket Guardian currently standing will sacrifice themselves. Some theories even talk about as many as four of the original Avengers will make sacrifices. The Nebula Reddit post argues that this would help Nebula's story arc come full 360 circles, i.e. she finally gets sweet revenge on Thanos AND proves that Gamora absolutely loves her sister.

Karen Gillan also from Dr Who said of playing Nebula during a recent convention appearance “I thought when I signed onto the first Guardians that I was going to shoot for eight days and then die” “That’s what it was in the script.” Yet here she still is potentially going to play a pivotal role in saving the universe.

“The fact that all of this has happened with the character is astonishing, but not." Ms. Gillan stated. "Because when I did the screen test for Nebula, it was quite an emotional scene between her and Gamora, which never made it — it was a fake scene, so it wasn’t in the movie. It was an emotional scene, but I started crying during it .

Nebula could get her moment with the Infinity Gauntlet from the original comics, where she uses it on Thanos. With all the curveballs the Russo Bros have thrown our way it is not impossible that Nebula could have a more favourable outcome in Avengers 4. Either way, fans need to be prepared for Nebula to have a significant role in Avengers Four.

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AVENGERS 4’s ending will see dead characters resurrected right? Black Panther, Spider-Man, Dr Strange have got new movies in the pipeline. We know they will be back, but will Captain America have to sacrifice Iron Man for the Soul Stone on Vormir? With Red Skull about a Cap scene seems kind of obvious. Or will Bucky be sacrificed again? Or will Bucky sacrifice Steve? The problem with Steve giving up Tony would mean one of them loves each other which doesn't make any sense. One way or another, the sequel to Avengers Infinity War will be both the end of an era and the explosion of a new one. Civil War differences between Iron Man and Captain America are going to have to be put aside , that's also certain, and team up to somehow to resurrect the characters who turned to ash – a plot point made sure by our point above that many have new movies coming.

Its no way a coincidence at all that the survivors of Thanos’ Snap are the original Avengers team, plus a few extras, i.e. Rocket and maybe a resurrected White Vision.

While it’s no secret that Thanos’ Snap will somehow be reversed, directors of Avengers Infinity War and Avengers 4 as we mentioned above have teased that it will “come at an incredibly high cost.”

Speaking with Variety, Anthony Russo said: “I will say this: There is a real commitment on our end to the stakes. Yes, this is a fantasy world, and yes, remarkable things can happen in a fantasy world, but…”

Joe Russo finished for him: “They come at an incredibly high cost.” Joe continued: “For us, there will always be stakes, and the stakes have been progressing from film to film. And I think you can extrapolate that they will continue to deepen in Avengers 4.”

There will be many a discussion which out of Black Widow, Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, and Ronin / Hawkeye will die in the fight back, there is one obvious narrative trope that looks likely to be used. And no we don’t mean the prevailing boring theory that Captain America will die; he’s too pure, too pious already. Cap would always be first in line and we saw him sacrifice already in hsi first movie.

The most obvious Avenger is Tony Stark, the figurehead and lynchpin of the movie franchise, the mentor and father figure to Peter Parker and the character with a deep character development that has seen him move from arrogant selfish billionaire playboy to sacrificial hero. Doctor Strange traded the Time Stone for Tony’s life to ensure the Endgame occurred – perhaps he needs him to die later on.

And what better way for Iron Man to bow out than to give up his life in exchange for those who died in Avengers Infinity War. But how?

Just imagine if the soul stone get to Vormir, where Thanos had to sacrifice the one he loved for it: Gamora.

Now imagine its somehow Stark that gives up his life.

That would be the perfect end to Iron Man’s character arc, the ideal end to the first MCU saga and the ideal end to Avengers 4.

Avengers 4 will be released on May 3, 2019, and more theories about the characters and their fate will keep on surfacing.

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Two Star Wars Shadow Stormtrooper Scale Model Kits Coming Soon 

Two Star Wars Shadow Stormtrooper Scale Model Kits Coming Soon  | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Not one but two new Star Wars Shadow StormTrooper scale model kits by Bandai Japan have announced , one is based on a 1:12 scale, while the other is 1:6 scale model. The 1/12 Scale Shadow Stormtrooper is moulded in an awesome black colour.

 

He has  three weapon types and can be posed in many poses. The 1:6 Scale model comes is equipped with a  Blaster rifle, two Blaster pistols and six spare hands to recreate all kinds of poses and stances.

 

Both are being released in January 2019 and available from retailers all over the planet. Of course you can order via EpicHeroes. 

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PICS: The Joker Phoenix takes over New York tubes station as Joaquin Phoenix films in full makeup

PICS: The Joker Phoenix takes over New York tubes station as Joaquin Phoenix films in full makeup | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

In Cape Town, South Africa – the upcoming standalone Joker movie has started to film and currently taking place in New York. The release date is October 2019 [maybe Halloween?].

Following the surprising release of the first footage showing Gladiator actor Joaquin Phoenix in full makeup as the Joker, the actor was again spotted filming scenes inside an NYC Subway station in Uptown, Manhattan, New York, USA on Saturday.

Of course, the paparazzi have managed to get some juicy shots. The snaps show Joaquin Phoenix dressed as the mysterious character while on the movie set. As mentioned above its so close to Halloween, and the Joker looks like those scary prank clowns that show up every year instead of the standard Joker. This one's going to be a horror movie folks!

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READ NEXT:  If you like different takes on the Joker check out this Batman / Joker fan made film

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Tamashii Nation 2018 Lineup New 'Dunbine' And 'Macross' Toys.

Tamashii Nation 2018 Lineup New 'Dunbine' And 'Macross' Toys. | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
Starting from today and over the week, Bandai Spirits will be hosting Tamashii Nation 2018 to show off all its new and upcoming toys. I managed to visit the event yesterday and there is definitely a lot of cool new stuff on the way for anime and video game fans.
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Disney wants to reboot "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise — New Movie News

Disney wants to reboot "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise — New Movie News | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
The franchise is Disney's third most lucrative operation behind Star Wars and Marvel.
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15 Marvel Games for Android & iOS - PC, CONSOLE GAMES ON MOBILE

The Marvel cinematic universe is vastly popular. The movies all perform well. The various TV shows aren’t quite as critically acclaimed. However, most people love the games on Android and Apple. Some of the games are awesome . How many have you played? Check out this video and list by YouTuber Game Killer Channel

 

 

 

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Fighter Pilots in Space: Star Wars: X-Wing: Rogue Squadron

Fighter Pilots in Space: Star Wars: X-Wing: Rogue Squadron | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

In this bi-weekly series reviewing classic science fiction and fantasy books, Alan Brown looks at the front lines and frontiers of the field; books about soldiers and spacers, scientists and engine… The X-Wings in outer space fighter action of the Rogue Squadron books is clearly a precursor for the new Star Wars animated TV show, Star Wars: Resistance,. Resistance follows the mis-adventures of Kazuda Xiono, who is a young pilot in the New Republic Navy [Navy in Space? Wait, What?]. He is assigned by the Resistance with infiltrating a star fighter racing syndicate as a spy within the growing First Order.

 

Star Wars Resistance series is set shortly before the events detailed in the movie The Force Awakens. So, the Rogue Squadron books feature those well known [not] characters like Wedge Antilles and other actors from the original trilogy movies as a link with the books. Star Wars: Resistance goes the same way by bringing in fighter pilot Poe Dameron and other heroes and miscreants from the most recent movies into the cartoon show.

 

Kaz is on the wrong side of immature for a pilot that has already graduated from the Navy Academy and serving as a fighter pilot. The humor was a bit broad, but the first episode of the series was flashy and enjoyable, focusing on the excitement of racing star fighters....

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Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Piffle, KLAC

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Piffle, KLAC | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Click the source link below

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Marvel Groot Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys

Marvel Groot Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
The Hot Toys Groot Sixth Scale Figure is now available at Sideshow.com for fans of Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War and Guardians of the Galaxy.
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The Best Must-Have Smart Home Gadgets Available Today

The Best Must-Have Smart Home Gadgets Available Today | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
How smart will our homes of the future be? We’re well on our way with voice-activated speakers with digital assistants and smart thermostats. With tremendous growth predicted in the smart home devices industry, today’s smart home devices will continue to get better.
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Sony's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Trailer Another Stunning Trailer

Sony's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Trailer Another Stunning Trailer | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

So you want to learn to be Spider-Man? Yessss!Sony Pictures has revealed another fantastic new trailer for their animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse only on the big screen this X-Mas 2018..

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Game Release Dates Of 2018: Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Red Dead Redemption 2, More

Game Release Dates Of 2018: Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Red Dead Redemption 2, More | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

From Battlefield 5 to Red Dead Redemption 2, here's all the biggest upcoming PS4, PS Vita, Switch, 3DS, Xbox One, and PC games releasing in 2018 so far. Too many cool games coming. Cant wait for Battlefield 5 especially.

 

We got Fifa 19 and Spider-Man the other day. Next up we want these ones below, how about you?

 

Lego DC Super Villains PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch October 16

Soulcalibur VI PS4, Xbox One, PC October 19

Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4, Xbox One October 26

Battlefield V PS4, Xbox One, PC November 20

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Resident Evil 2 | Story Trailer

Resident Evil 2 | Story Trailer | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
Check out the latest trailer for #ResidentEvil2 fresh from the show floor at the Tokyo Game Show.Find Resident Evil 2 game trailers, gameplay previews and videos for Xbox One on XboxOne-HQ...
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Fortnite season things I need to know. 'Fortnite' season six arrives with invisibility and pets, Shadow Stones and MORE new skins

Fortnite season  things I need to know. 'Fortnite' season six arrives with invisibility and pets, Shadow Stones and MORE new skins | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it
Are you ready to shift through walls? 

Fortnite season six is finally here: begun. With a load of new content there is also a loss of content!. Yes. LOSS. "Darkness Rises," is the theme for season six. Powers exhibited the otherworldly "The Cube." have turned the island shadowy!

Brand new locations galore, a haunted castle (bet you cannot guess where that is situated?), a floating island in Loot Lake, and get this, "Corrupted Areas." Is it a coincedence that Halloween is round the corner? A consumable of nomenclature " a Shadow Stone", which is a mini cube that grants you invisibility for a short period will typically feature at said spooky spots . When you are invisible, you will be unable to make use your weapons and you will only remain invisible if you stand still. Moving whilst invisible will leave behind a trail that may get the attention of rival enemy players. Things are going to get voyeuristic methinks.

Those EPIC HEROES at Epic Games stated that the Shadow Stones means increased speed of movement, improved jump height AND take the hit of damage when you fall on your butt :-). The stones will bind a "Phase" [think Avengers Vision] power that means you can pass through walls (and other stuff). Just remember it will only remain active for a mere 45 seconds. Pressing the aim button it can be cancelled. When y'all need to make a quick escape you will get why its important.
So to recap the Stones : Are an item users discover and use to gain new powers. Consuming a Shadow Stone means you metamorphosize a Shadow Form, found in patch notes posted by Epic Games. Players go invisible if they stand still without a peep, but should a player decide to move, they will be spotted because of the trail of shadow they leave behind. Some sweet perks are your bounty, phasing through objects, moving faster, falling on your backside with no damage regardless of height. The gain from the stones only lasts for 45 seconds.

Epic has also created new cosmetics to remain in keeping with the horror theme. Calamity and DJ Yonder are two outfits you get right away If you buy the Battle Pass.
As with each season of "Fortnite," users can add a fresh Battle Pass which has lots of cool new addtions the kids gets very excited about. The really big update is the oncoming of pets! Instead of back bling choose a PET. Touts and teasers show a dragon, dog, lizards, but I'm sure there will be much more to unlock (and spend your hard-earned vbux on).

Say goodbye to the impulse grenade, suppressed SMG, LMG, bouncers and C4 (or remote explosives). They will, however, remain available in Playground mode. To balance the weapons, grappler charges will drop from 15 to 10, and double barrel shotgun damage has changed from 143/150 to 114/120.

Epic will group mouse and keyboard players in PC matchmaking in order to separate controller players from those who utilize a mouse and keyboard . Players can start a match with a mouse and keyboard if they want, then switch to a controller, yet they cant to do it vice versa.

Major update to the sound element of the game. It will now be easier to hear footsteps, the sounds of footstep will be more echoey. The pitch will be much lower depending on how further below the player is. The further below the player is, the lower the pitch, and it'll be the opposite for rivals who have built above you. Glider sounds are now more obvious, ensuring you don't get completely ambushed by a squad flying in from above.

Storm will close slower than before. There wont be as much waiting time between surges. .

Update your game. Its annoying but gotta be done. Check out all of the new areas, consumables, skins and emotes for yourself.

The sixth season of the massive video game hit "Fortnite" has finally arrived.

Just in time for the Halloween season, publisher Epic Games introduced a spooky theme called Darkness Rises, adding fresh skins and other perks including pets and a new item that can turn players invisible. The island looks a lot creepier
The updated map features several new areas to check out, including a floating island, corn fields and a corrupted area.

For those, who have not yet ridden the Battle Bus, "Fortnite" is a mental game, multi-player that has a "Battle Royale" where one hundred playas dive and chute on a "LOST" type island in an environment skin to "The Hunger Games movie" You can play alone, in duos or with a team of four, and its literally the last one standing that wins.

If, the players still have not sat down and had the chance to tackle Season 6, we have advised you everything you need to learn. Happy Gaming Boss!

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The Defenders Season 2 Revived With New Characters – Heroes for Hire or Daughters of the Dragon Series May also be coming

The Defenders Season 2 Revived With New Characters – Heroes for Hire or Daughters of the Dragon Series May also be coming | Pop Culture News Views Reviews Videos | Scoop.it

Marvel’s The Defenders, is an American tv series created for Netflix, based on the Marvel characters Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. It is kind of set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing some continuity with the MCU films like Avengers. It is the completion of a series of interconnected stories from Marvel and Netflix Luke Cage, Daredevil, Punisher, Iron Fist.

The limited series stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock / Daredevil, Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones, Mike Colter as Luke Cage, and Finn Jones as Danny Rand / Iron Fist, all of them reprised their roles from their own individual series. It also stars Élodie Yung as Elektra, and Scott Glenn as Stick.

Critics were mostly positive about the series one crossover, highlighting the chemistry between the different Defenders as well as Sigourney Weaver’s performance. Sadly critics AND fans were generally disappointed with the overall story, and use of the Hand as villains. Third-party data analysis shows that the miniseries was the least-viewed of the Marvel series and had the largest drop week-over-week in viewership, although it was also the third-most “Binge Raced” series globally according to Netflix.

With Daredevil Season 3 about to hit our screens next month, fans are still making nay pleading requests based on the improved Season 2 of Iron Fist. While it's known there won't be a Season 2 of Defenders, don't rule out Marvel's new team and possible TV series is teased by Marvel Head of TV Jeph Loeb. Loeb was then asked to further explain what he means:

In an interview Loeb said "There are tons of Avengers, and through that, you should be able to ascertain that there may be lots of Defenders. No one at any time referred to them as “The Defenders” — they didn’t wear a little “D” on their belts, and they didn’t go to a building that had a big “Defenders” [sign] in the air. They were four mismatched heroes who were joined by a lot of the other heroes that are in the stories that we do on Netflix, but that was that particular story.

In an interview with THR, it's discussed that Daredevil Season 3 has a lot of freedom and this time didn't have to tie into The Defenders miniseries, with Jeph Loeb offering things in Daredevil could play out in other ways that have yet to be revealed. It's then remarked and reiterated here that Defenders won't have a Season 2, with Loeb teasing other possibilities:

According to Head of Marvel TV Jeph Loeb, one of these non-stop requests is, whether or not we’ll get a Heroes for Hire or Daughters of the Dragon series on Netflix.

Of course, the Daughters of the Dragon requests make sense, seeing as Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick), who’s now imbued with the Iron Fist, and a robotic arm-wielding Misty Knight (Simone Missick) have impressed fans with their team-ups in the second seasons of both Luke Cage and Iron Fist.

As for the Heroes for Hire series, with no green light on a Defenders follow-up and Marvel still waiting to find about a third season of Iron Fist, Loeb could shift attention to this new street-level team, as he already has Misty in place, as well as the main ingredients in Danny Rand (Finn Jones) and Luke Cage (Mike Colter). With Luke currently the new kingpin of Harlem, this could also be an opportunity to introduce new characters such as Shang Chi or Moon Knight.

It's rather interesting that Jeph Loeb says that basically Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist were not "Defenders," which is a pretty big statement (especially considering it wasn't all that good).

Regarding different characters being Defenders, the comics have seen dozens and dozens and dozens of Marvel characters take up the mantle ranging from the founding members, Doctor Strange, Hulk and Namor, to characters including Silver Surfer, Spider-Man, Nova, Wolverine and Iceman.

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Epic Heroes's insight:

Perhaps with Disney launching their upcoming Disney Play streaming service and with the Fox Studios characters coming to Marvel, a new Defenders series will be released?

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