Sonic Fans Have Suffered Enough, They Deserve Better

Paramount Pictures has released the debut trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which will hit theaters in November.

Here is a brief overview of the movie, via Paramount Pictures:

Sonic the Hedgehog is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound – human – best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

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The Sinking City ‘A Delicate Matter’ Gameplay

Publisher Bigben Interactive and developer Frogwares have released a 12-minute commentated gameplay video of The Sinking City titled “A Delicate Matter.”

The footage shows protagonist Charles Reed as he finds Mr. Throgmorton, who entrusts him with a theft case tinged with obscure nuances. To elucidate the investigation, Charles must search for clues, follow tracks, hunt suspects around the city, and eliminate the obstacles in his path.

Pre-orders for The Sinking City have also opened. Here is an overview of the game’s various editions:

Standard Edition

  • A copy of the game

Day One Edition (Physical)

  • A copy of the game
  • “Investigation Pack”
  • Physical map of Oakmont

Necronomicon Edition (Digital)

  • A copy of the game
  • “Investigation Pack”
  • “Worshippers of the Necronomicon Quest Pack”
  • 48 hours early access

The Sinking City is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 27.

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Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid update adds story mode, three new characters, more

nWay has released a new update for Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid that adds a story mode, new voice-overs by the original cast, three new characters, and four new battle arenas.

Here is an overview of the update, via nWay:

Story Mode

Gamers can now play through an epic storyline written and voice directed by writer / director Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Shattered GridNightwingBatman: Gates of Gotham). The mode also features original artwork by Eisner Award-winning illustrator Dan Mora (Go Go Power RangersBuffy the Vampire SlayerKlaus). In this new mode, players experience a re-imagining of the critically acclaimed Shattered Grid event from Boom! Studios’ Power Rangers comic book series. When Lord Drakkon, an evil alternate version of Tommy Oliver, sets off a massive campaign across time and space to destroy all Power Rangers, they must band together and fight back, before all of existence falls to his armies.

New Voice-Overs by Original Cast

The new content includes story and combat voice-overs performed by original Power Rangers cast members, including Jason David Frank (Tommy Oliver), Austin St. John (Jason Lee Scott), David J. Fielding (Zordon), Kerrigan Mahan (Goldar), and Meghan “Strawburry17” Camarena (Kimberly).

New Characters

Three new characters enter the world of Battle for the Grid:

  • Dragon Armor Trini: When the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were viciously attacked by the Black Dragon, a powerful Zord from another dimension with the capability to warp Ranger powers, they were in for the fight of their lives. After he was defeated, Trini was able to refashion the Zord into a powerful suit of enhanced armor.
  • Udonna: Udonna is a powerful sorceress who trains the Mystic Force Power Rangers in the art of magic. As the Mystic Force White Ranger, this accomplished sorceress uses the power of snow to freeze evil.
  • Cenozoic Blue Ranger: The Cenozoic Blue Ranger was a loyal and powerful soldier who served with Zordon, the original Red Ranger. Eons after his tragic demise at the hands of the traitorous Green Ranger Rita Repulsa, his Power Coin was found by a teenager named Billy Cranston, who then took on the Blue Ranger mantle.

New Arenas

Four new battle arenas:

  • Selectable Arenas: Corinth and Planet Earth: Cenozoic Era
  • Non-Selectable Arenas (Story Mode only): Command Center (Malfunctioning) and Lord Drakkon’s Throne Room (Flashback)

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch, and is due out for PC in 2019.

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