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Disney Movie Club Is Closing In Another Blow To Physical Media
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Disney Movie Club Is Closing In Another Blow To Physical Media

Image: DisneySecuring physical copies of a number of Disney classics is about to get a lot harder. Disney has announced today that after 23 years of service, it will be shuttering the Disney Movie Club later this year. Disney Movie Club is a subscription service for diehard fans that, since 2001, has provided an avenue for them to secure DVDs and Blu-rays of countless pieces of Disney media. Members would receive monthly releases, but the real boon of the service was the Disney Movie Club’s deep cuts, which were often mostly-forgotten classics that are otherwise very difficult to get a hold of.Disney's New Post-Apocalyptic Anime Proves The Mouse Has Good TasteA statement from the company reads, “After 23 magical years, it’s time to say goodbye. After serving over 10 million valued Club Mem...
Looks Like The GTA 6 Trailer Just Leaked Online
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Looks Like The GTA 6 Trailer Just Leaked Online

The trailer for Grand Theft Auto VI was planned to be released tomorrow, on December 5, but a random Twitter account seems to have leaked it early. According to the trailer, the game is planned to launch in 2025.Grand Theft Auto 6 Comments: A Dramatic ReadingUpdate: Rockstar has now confirmed the leak via Twitter and released the trailer. Check out our rundown here. Back in November, Rockstar teased that a GTA VI trailer was coming. The news came in a post from Rockstar president and co-founder Sam Houser about the company’s 25-year history and its future, which of course includes the massive sequel. But the trailer seems to have leaked out a day ahead of schedule.So take this as your warning that the GTA VI trailer is seemingly out there now. The original post that shared it has since bee...
Airbnb Horror Movie Barbarian Will Soon Be A Video Game
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Airbnb Horror Movie Barbarian Will Soon Be A Video Game

Image: 20th Century FoxThe 2022 horror movie Barbarian wasn’t on my short list of recent films I thought might get a video game adaptation. But it sounds like one is coming from the company behind the Friday the 13th and Evil Dead games.The Week In Games: High On WitchcraftDiversion3 Entertainment, who is behind the aforementioned horror adaptations, announced it has entered an agreement with New Regency, the production company behind last year’s horror hit. There’s currently no word on a publisher or developer, but it sounds like the game won’t be a direct adaptation of the movie.“We’re very excited to work with the team at New Regency to expand on the settings, characters, and creatures of Barbarian,” said Tim Hesse, Executive Producer of Diversion3 Entertainment in a statement to Bloody...
This Last of Us Clicker Bread Sculpture Is Scary As Hell
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This Last of Us Clicker Bread Sculpture Is Scary As Hell

Jesus, Joel!Photo: Eater San Francisco / Open House BakeryA bakery in San Francisco constructed a sculpture of a Last of Us Clicker, one of the series’ menacing, mushroom-infested zombies, out of bread. And it looks pretty darn scary.The Last of Us’s Lamar Johnson On Learning Sign Language For The ShowThe life-size Clicker sculpture, whose official name is “The Last of Crust,” was made by One House Bakery, a mother-daughter shop. In an interview with Eater San Francisco, owners Catherine and Hannalee Pervan revealed that they fell in love with HBO’s Last of Us TV show and decided to try their hand at making a sculpture of the infected enemy for the 16th annual Downtown Benicia Main Street Scarecrow Contest.“And let’s be honest, we also fell in love with Pedro Pascal,” Hannalee told Eater S...
Final Fantasy XVI Has A Neat Neon Genesis Evangelion Anime Nod
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Final Fantasy XVI Has A Neat Neon Genesis Evangelion Anime Nod

Screenshot: Gainax / Netflix / KotakuFinal Fantasy XVI, a more action-focused take on the RPG franchise, clearly pulls inspiration from a lot of other popular media. As Game Informer reported back in May, Square Enix was inspired by blockbuster films and hit series like Game of Thrones, Godzilla, and Neon Genesis Evangelion during the game’s development. And it’s that last source of inspo that is garnering attention after players noticed a detailed homage to the mecha anime series. Witch From Mercury's Suletta Joins The List of Anime Protags Who've Committed War CrimesResetEra forum user Lady Bow posted a video comparing a battle between anime protagonist Shinji Ikari and Sachiel in Neon Genesis Evangelion’s Tokyo-3 (a post-apocalyptic version of Tokyo) to a cataclysmic battle between Phoe...
How To Watch Summer Game Fest, 2023’s Biggest News Event Yet
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How To Watch Summer Game Fest, 2023’s Biggest News Event Yet

With E3 out of the picture this year, Summer Game Fest and all its satellite shows have the stage for video gamings’ annual summer showcase. Since all the presentations happening this week aren’t all in the same place, it might be hard to keep track of where to tune in. That’s what we’re here to help with. Here’s a rundown of every event currently scheduled for this summer’s video game world premierepalooza.Hollow Knight: Silksong’s New Gameplay Trailer Is Living Rent-Free In Our BrainsGuerrilla CollectiveThe Guerrilla Collective showcase begins on Wednesday, June 7 at noon Eastern / 9 a.m. Pacific.This indie-focused stream may not have a lot of blockbuster announcements,, but should have a bunch of neat smaller games.Where to watch:Summer Game FestGeoff Keighley’s big show will kick thing...