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Zack Snyder no longer directing Justice League film after family tragedy

by Matt Gearyon 23/05/2017
It is sad news to find out that, after the suicide of his 20 year old daughter, Autumn, Zach Snyder is taking a step back from directing the Justice League film to spend time with his family. He told the Hollywood Reporter: “I’ve decided to take a step back from the movie to be with […]

Farsight – A Preview

by Bevan Clatworthyon 28/04/2017
So those that know me, also know I’m a complete sucker for anything mecha. BattleTech, Gundam, Armored Core, I love the idea of chunky bots piloted to war all guns blazing as they stride into battle. So when Farsight, the latest game from Braincrack Games designer Jamie Jolly and developer Lewis Shaw, came across my […]

Starfest 2017

by xdustineflxon 26/04/2017
This past weekend, I attended my first Starfest convention (on behalf of Geek Pride), the 40th anniversary of the event. Mainly a Star Trek/Star Wars festival, over the years, it has grown to include guests, activities, etc. from all different sci-fi and horror franchises. This year, everything from Firefly to Doctor Who to Dark Matter got covered (as well as […]

Anoxemia

by Bevan Clatworthyon 12/04/2017
The fear of the deep blue is one that a lot of people, myself included share. Drowning, sharks, the darkness swallowing you up as you sink down into the watery depths, it all evokes a sense of trepidation, a sense of being out of control and dying in painful, terror filled dread. Have I set […]

Stephen King’s IT set to terrify new generation as first trailer appears

by Andy Haighon 30/03/2017
The upcoming new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic story IT, a story which for many will be associated with Tim Curry’s turn as Pennywise in the miniseries from 1990, has had a rather problematic history to date. Originally set to be directed by acclaimed Beasts of No Nation and True Detective director Cary Fukunaga, with […]

Nerd Block Classic: March 2017

by xdustineflxon 23/03/2017
Okay, if you were with me last month (and chances are, you weren’t), you know I was disappointed with the box on a whole. This month, the theme is “Team-Up”, which sounds like it has potential. Can Nerd Block bounce back after the blunder? Let’s find out. The first franchise this month is the Power Rangers.  […]
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War comes to Armageddon for Games Workshop – Necromunda next?

by Mark Cantyon 15/03/2017
At the Game Manufacturer’s Association(GAMA) trade show in Las Vegas today, Games Workshop have been making waves in the hobby community, with an announcement for 40k and Specialist Games fans. A new boxed game, Armageddon is all about Gang Warfare. Set in the 40k Universe, it focuses initially on Orcs and Space Marines doing battle in one […]

Starsky and Hutch Coming to Birmingham

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/03/2017
Prepare to get your seventies funk on this month, when Starsky and Hutch‘s Paul Michael Glaser (Starsky), David Soul (Hutch) and the inestimable Antonio Fargas (Huggy Bear) descend on the Birmingham NEC for MCM Birmingham Comic Con. Starsky and Hutch followed the escapades of David Starsky and Kenneth “Hutch” Hutchinson as they tore around “Bay […]

Rogue Trooper returns to gaming with remastered edition

by Andy Haighon 28/02/2017
Rogue Trooper, the iconic blue skinned infantry man created by Gerry Finley Day and Dave Gibbons in 1981, is one of the only 2000AD characters besides Judge Dredd to actually get his own game. Released in 2006 and simply titled Rogue Trooper the third person shooter game actually made a pretty decent go at adapting […]

Nerd Block Classic: February 2017

by xdustineflxon 28/02/2017
Another month is nearly at an end, which means it’s time for another Nerd Block review. This month’s theme is “Time Travel”, one of my favourite sci-fi concepts, so here’s hoping for some good items. Let’s take a look. There are six total items in this month’s box. Up first is what is usually the […]