Ataribox Will Be a ‘Full PC Experience for the TV’

Atari has revealed additional details about its new Ataribox console, including pricing information, a release window, and its upcoming crowdfunding campaign. The Ataribox will launch in “late Spring 2018” for $250-$300 USD, Atari revealed in its latest newsletter (via Polygon). The company says it will be a Linux-based console that’s a “full PC experience for the TV, bringing you streaming, applications, …

Final Fantasy Fighting Game Gets Closed Beta

A closed beta for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will take place in the coming months, Square Enix announced at Evo 2017. The announcement was accompanied by a new trailer featuring a message from Square Enix director Takeo Kujiraoka and producer Ichiro Hazama. The publisher didn’t reveal specific dates for the closed beta, only saying it will be held in the …

Final Fantasy 14 Hit by DDoS Attack

Final Fantasy XIV’s recent network troubles are the result of a third-party DDoS attack, Square Enix confirmed. “We have confirmed that since Jun. 16th, we have been experiencing DDoS attacks from an anonymous third-party targeting the Final Fantasy XIV game servers on the NA data center,” Square Enix said in a statement posted on the Final Fantasy XIV website. The …

Dragon Ball FighterZ Could Come to Switch

A Nintendo Switch version of Dragon Ball FighterZ is being considered, but only if there is enough demand from fans, according to Bandai Namco. “I don’t know who told you that but this is not a question of power,” producer Tomoko Hiroki told Gameblog.fr (translated by IGN). “We are not experiencing any difficulties with the Switch version of Xenoverse 2. I …

Someone Collected All 1,262 Wii Games

An avid Nintendo Wii collector claims to have completed their set of all 1,262 Wii games released in North America. User NintendoTwizer posted pictures of their completed collection on the NintedoAge forums, along with some insight into why they set out to own every single North American Wii game ever released. They’ve also managed to collect all 12 uniquely colored …

Tarantino and Hateful 8 Riding Into Comic-Con

Share. Exclusive footage of the western to premiere at the panel. By Jordan Sirani Quentin Tarantino and his latest western, The Hateful Eight, are coming to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Tarantino and a handful of unspecified actors will take part in a panel on July 11 at 1:30pm located in Hall H. Hosted by Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead), the …

Romero’s Marvel Comics Series Being Developed for TV

Share. Romero will pen the series alongside Peter Grunwald. By Jordan Sirani A television adaptation of Empire of the Dead, horror icon George A. Romero‘s Marvel Comics series, is currently in development, production-finance company Demarest announced today at the Cannes Film Festival. Romero will write the TV series with longtime partner Peter Grunwald. The duo will also executive produce alongside …

Final Letterman Guests Include Bill Murray & Tom Hanks

Share. Music guests include Bob Dylan and Eddie Vedder. By Jordan Sirani Prolific actors and longtime Letterman guests Bill Murray and Tom Hanks will each make an appearance on Late Show with David Letterman during next week’s final three-episode stretch. Hanks will kick off the week on Monday, May 18, making his 60th and final appearance on Letterman. Monday’s show …

Fear the Walking Dead Adds Mercedes Mason to Cast

Share. Predator 2’s Rubén Blades may play Mason’s father. By Jordan Sirani 666 Park Avenue and Quarantine 2: Terminal actress Mercedes Mason has joined the cast of AMC‘s upcoming The Walking Dead spinoff, Fear the Walking Dead. There’s no word on Mason’s role at this time. According to Deadline, she’ll be a series regular. The site also reports Rubén Blades …

Mario Kart Producer to Head Smartphone Development for Nintendo

Share. Nintendo reaffirms its commitment to mobile game development. By Jordan Sirani During today’s financial report, Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata announced the producer of Mario Kart will lead development on the company’s smartphone games. While Iwata doesn’t specifically mention the producer by name, he’s likely referring to Hideki Konno, who has produced several Mario Kart games including the latest entry …