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Interview: Kevin Munroe and James Arnold Taylor Talk Ratchet & Clank (Exclusive)

Children can often times find inspiration from the most surprising and unexpected sources, especially those places that are usually believed to cause them the most intellectual harm. But some modern technology, which is often regarded to be one of the most harmful influences on kids, is surprisingly leaving a powerful and positive message on its users this week. The new CG-animated movie, ‘Ratchet & Clank,’ which is based on the iconic 2002 PlayStation video game of the same name, is a gripping reminder of the importance of accepting yourself in a society that largely emphasizes the most superficial aspects of life. The new inspiring animated film was directed and produced  [ Read More ]


Hologram USA at Work on 3DHead, the Oculus Killer

Posted by monique On November - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

There’s the Xbox, the DS, the Wii and now what as thought to be the latest thing in video game technology is the Oculus Rift. The Oculus Rift headset gives video gamers a completely immersive experience, but even though it’s currently the biggest fad in the video game world, there’s something even newer on the horizon, the 3DHead. You could call it “the Oculus Killer.” The 3DHead is the latest piece of technology to come from Hologram USA, based in Beverly Hills. The company, owned by FilmOn founder Alki David, is aiming to take the video game world by storm with the 3DHead when it debuts at this year’s CES.  [ Read More ]


Fly Through Space with the New Interstellar App

Posted by monique On September - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

We’ve just gotten the new poster for “Interstellar,” but now, you can get deep into the world of “Interstellar” with the new “Interstellar” App! The app is available in the Chrome Store and Google Play. The app might not tell you anything about the plot of the film, but, like the film’s characters, you too can explore space by creating your own unique solar system with moons, planets, asteroids and tons more. You’ll also be able to pilot the main spaceship in the film, the Endurance, without running out of gas or losing track of Earth time. Just like in the film, you’ll be able to use wormholes and Newtonian  [ Read More ]


Norman Reedus to Star in Next Silent Hill Video Game

Posted by monique On August - 13 - 2014 0 Comment

Norman Reedus is one of the golden boys of geekdom right about now. He’s one of the fan favorites on “The Walking Dead,” he had that awesome incognito Comic-Con story and now he’s going to lead the next “Silent Hill” video game. According to The Wrap, Reedus has been tapped to play a character in “Silent Hills,” the ninth sequel in the “Silent Hill” video game franchise. Reedus’ character will be yet another traveler through the horrifying town full of creepy crawley citizens. The game is a collaboration between “Metal Gear” Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro. The game will be developed through Konami’s cross-platform game engine Fox Engine. If  [ Read More ]

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Dumb And Dumber To Gets A New International Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On June - 25 - 2014 0 Comment
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Twenty years after its release, “Dumb and Dumber” will finally see its sequel open in theaters. Harry and Lloyd will re-team for an unexpected sequel and the return of Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey in the starring roles. The sequel film will be released during the holiday season in 2014 and will surely see some healthy competition at the box office. The “Dumb and Dumber” franchise has seen some highs and lows over the last two decades since the first film was released. A prequel film titled “Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd” was released in 2003 to very little fanfare and critical response. An animated series from Hanna-Barbera  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAMES, MOVIES

Watch’s Daily Fix for Free on FilmOn!

Posted by monique On November - 13 - 2013 0 Comment
IGN-Daily-Fix’s “Daily Fix” is available every day for gamers at The show talks about the latest in game news and trends. Here’s exactly what you can expect from “Daily Fix”: “The leaders in gaming news hand-pick the day’s hottest news. Basically, if you’ve ever wished the Paparazzi would follow around Batman and Zelda, the Daily Fix is for you.” is one the top sites for the latest in gaming, movies and comics news. The site has the latest reviews, screenshots, exclusive news, videos and more. You can check out more about the latest gaming news by visiting the website, Twitter page and Facebook page. “Daily Fix” is one  [ Read More ]


Ryse: Son of Rome Takes to the Path of Vengeance

Posted by monique On November - 1 - 2013 0 Comment

Take on a path of destruction with Crytek and Microsoft Studios’ latest game, “Ryse: Son of Rome,” coming to the Xbox One. The game’s main character, Roman soldier Marius Titus, goes on a campaign of vengeance stretching from Britania to Rome. But the big question is if he’s coming to Rome as a savior or a destroyer? The game offers a cinematic recreation of the Roman Empire, fully immersing you in the world of the past. The CryENGINE technology will make the game’s world much different from anything you might be expecting. The characters are also fully-articulated and realistic, further placing you right in the middle of the story and  [ Read More ]


Xbox One’s “Dead Rising® 3: Welcome to the After Party,” is now available for pre-order. The game is exclusive to the console and marks the return of one of the most popular zombie video game franchises. The game brings players 10 years after the last “Dead Rising” and introduces us to a brand new character. According to the game’s official website: “Set 10 years after the events of Fortune City in Dead Rising 2, players are introduced to Nick Ramos, a young mechanic with a strange tattoo and a mysterious past, who must find a way to escape a city full of zombies before an impending military strike wipes the  [ Read More ]


Gamers are always looking for the next awesome headeset, and Plantronics has announced its line up of RIG gaming products, including the RIG stereo headset and mixer audio system. The revolutionary headset allows gamers to blend mobile audio and game audio into one custom mix. This allows for gamers to switch from chatting with other online gamers to making a phone call, all with the touch of a paddle. You can also customize your gaming experience by playing stored or app-based music through your headset in place of the game’s soundtrack. Mix your sounds the way you want–whether that includes music, calls and app notifications–for an experience that brings the  [ Read More ]


Interview: Mortal Kombat: Legacy II Producer Lance Sloane

Posted by Perri Nemiroff On September - 24 - 2013 0 Comment
Producer Lance Sloane talks the rise of the hit web series, 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy."

The very first episode of “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” racked up 5.5 million views in a single week and has 70 million to date. Clearly Machinima and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment broke barriers in the web series realm with the groundbreaking property and now they’re looking to continue that trend with the show’s second season, “Mortal Kombat Legacy II.” The first round functioned as a nine-episode prequel to the original game, consisting of origin stories for characters including Jax (Michael Jai White), Shao Kahn (Aleks Paunovic), Cyrax (Shane Warren Jones), and more. “Mortal Kombat: Legacy II,” on the other hand, runs with a linear format and aims to expose the history  [ Read More ]


Make sure to stock up on your Doritos and Mountain Dew products! This fall, the Doritos and Mountain Dew brands will give fans the chance to bid on thousands of Xbox One entertainment systems via the brand-new “Every 2 Minutes” online auction experience. This auction experience is one of the only ways consumers can make sure they get their hands on an Xbox One. If you want to try your luck, here’s what you need to do, according to the press release: “1. Collect – Anyone who purchases specially marked Mountain Dew and Doritos products can collect the codes necessary to enter. 2. Bank – Starting September 30, participants enter  [ Read More ]


Demo of New Game, Cubicity, Aims to Drum Up Support

Posted by monique On June - 29 - 2013 0 Comment

Looking for a cool new game to play? Indie game development company Brush and Code has announced that it has created an IndieGoGo campaign for their latest game Cubicity. The game, created by game designer/programmer Aly Ameen is a 2D platformer puzzle game which can be played on the PC, Android, and iOS. “After finishing my first project, Professional $tealer, I thought that I need to get a new game idea, something that can make a hit–the Cubicity idea jumped into my head!” said Ameen. “I wasn’t sure how good the idea was so I made a prototype, asked people for their opinions, and finally decided to do it.” The  [ Read More ]


Telltale Games Announces The Walking Dead: 400 Days

Posted by Laura Gaddy On June - 11 - 2013 0 Comment
Walking Dead Day 400

Telltale Games just announced that their 2012 Game of the Year winning series The Walking Dead: Season One will be getting a new installment. A collection of five short stories exploring the aftermath of the first 400 days of the outbreak which will be playable in any order and focus on different character’s experiences taking place around a Georgia Truck Stop. The Walking Dead: 400 Days will be downloadable this Summer  and be available through the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox®360, the PlayStation®Network, as an in-app purchase for compatible iOS devices, and on PC and Mac from the Telltale Online Store. The Walking Dead: 400 Days chapters will be available for  [ Read More ]

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If you’re a longtime ShockYa reader, you’ve probably seen popular animated TV series and trading card game Kaijudo mentioned on our site before. Last time, we had a cool Kaijudo prize pack to give away and if you happened to miss it, you’re in luck! We’ve got brand new prize packs to give to five lucky winners! The giveaway is in celebration of the release of Kaijudo’s biggest trading card game set to date, “Clash of the Duel Masters,” as well as the second season of the TV series, also called “Kaijudo: Clash of the Duel Masters,” airing in June on The Hub. Five lucky ShockYa readers can win a  [ Read More ]


AWOLNATION’s newest single, “THISKIDSNOTALRIGHT,” is making waves as part of the “Injustice: Gods Among Us” video game soundtrack. You can take a listen to this single, from Warner Bros.’ Water Tower Music, by clicking right here or by listening to the embedded track below the post. If you really love the track, you can buy it right now on iTunes. If you are already a huge fan of the video game and AWOLNATION, you might want to try your luck in ShockYa’s Twitter giveaway! This time, we’re set to give away an AWOLNATION T-shirt and a copy of the “Injustice: Gods Among Us” soundtrack. We’ve got a picture of the  [ Read More ]

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