Blog Archive: June 2022

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Star Ocean Release Date

Sci-fi / fantasy roleplaying game Star Ocean the Divine Force has announced a release date with a new trailer.

Said trailer is packed with cringe-inducing dialog but additional videos showcasing characters and combat, and the opening scenes look much more promising.

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Quantum Leap Update

In addition to a US September 19 premiere date, more information about the plot of the Quantum Leap revival has been shared.

We already knew that this won't be a reboot in the sense of pretending like the original series never happened and reimagining it with the same or new characters.

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Flexible Entertainment

Netflix's anime series Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 is widely regarded as trash and we concur.

Scrolling through the platform yesterday we stumbled across an attempted recovery in the form of a film adaptation of the first season.

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Paper Girls Teaser

Amazon have released a very short teaser for their upcoming Paper Girls series.

Which only scratches the surface of what we've suggested could be one of the more thought-provoking sci-fi series on the way to our screens.

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See Season Three

A See season three teaser has dropped with a small barb in it - cancellation. Included with a recap is the following on screen text:

On August 26 the final chapter begins

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Fallout Casting

As Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy's Westworld seemingly flounders, we hear casting news for one of their two upcoming Amazon sci-fi series, Fallout.

Kyle MacLachlan who played Paul Atreides in the 1984 Dune film and Quake / Daisy's insane father in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has joined Fallout's cast in an unspecified role.

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Westworld Slump

Several publications are running stories about Westworld's season 4 premiere viewership being down. Is it?

Yes. And sharply.

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Sonic Frontiers

Courtesy of a Nintendo Direct showcase we now have another trailer for the upcoming open world translation of a class platformer, Sonic Frontiers.

It shows a bit more of the island, combat and a new area called cyberspace.

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Gotham Knights - Robin

Warner Bros. have released their official Robin trailer for upcoming action roleplaying game Gotham Knights.

While we think the game looks good, this character maybe not so much. Or at least not to our tastes.

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Avatar LEGO

During the virtual LEGO Con 2022 which was streamed the weekend before last, the first ever Avatar LEGO set was unveiled with an impressive $250 (Oz) price tag.

There'll also be a live event in Sydney on July 9-10 at which you might be able to see this set. And other blocky things.