About halfway through the movie “Logan”, Professor Xavier and Laura are enjoying a bit of downtime in a hotel room in Oklahoma. They are shown watching an old Western movie as Xavier remarks to Laura that this was a “Classic” and an important piece of cinema. The old film also seems to tie-in to the films ending with Laura reciting the what seems to be lines from the film in its ending sequence. So what was that film and why was it featured so prominently in Logan? Well we did our homework and here’s what we found!
The Geekend Gladiators were given the honor and privilege to officially cover the E-sports and Gaming Summit for 2016. Here is where you can find all our fun-filled highlights from one of the grandest celebrations of Video Games and E-sports in Asia!
This mega-episode of In the Car After is a two-parter! First up, Gladiators Gino and Leo will be joining Raffy to talk about the our the biggest gaming-centric event in the Philippines: The E-sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) and all the awesome games they got to see on the show floor!
Next up, Denise steps back with Raffy as they talk about Doctor Strange! They get all into the prevailing theme of time throughout the movie, celebrities with only one name, how Rachel McAdams is the real Ancient One, and who is the MCU’s best villain and how its Kaecillius.
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Here’s a blast from the past for all you 90’s kids! Funny Komiks’ classic character Combatron is getting a videogame!
At the recently concluded ESGS 2016, local studio Ranida Games took to the stage to announce that they are currently developing a videogame based on the familiar blue cyborg, Combatron. The character rose to popularity in the early 90’s when its stories were published in the local comicbook serial, Funny Komiks. The komiks tells the tale of a young boy named Empoy who inherits a powerful cybernetic armor from an injured alien warrior called Combatron. Empoy also takes the mantle of the fallen warrior and fights evil alien invaders looking to subjugate the Earth.
Combatron’s creator Berlin Manalaysay has already given his approval in using the character and will working closely with the team at Ranida Games to make sure the game will be as good and as true to the original comicbook as it can possibly be.
At the moment, Ranida Games hasn’t disclosed what genre the game is going to be so we’ll have to keep an ear out for news and bring you updates when we get it. For now, enjoy this teaser trailer that Ranida has released featuring sample art of how the graphics of the game might look like.
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In this week’s episode of In the Car After we talk about Suicide Squad! Find out what we think of Jared Leto’s Joker, Harley Quinn and the rest of the Squad, Enchantress’ Disco Fever, How this whole movie connects to the larger DC Extended Universe as a whole!
Meet and greet the Filipino Artists bringing to life DC Comics’ new Deathstroke series, penciller Carlo Pagulayan and inker Michael Jason Paz on Aug. 13, Saturday, from 1-5pm at Filbar’s U.P. Town Center.