• Avengers: Infinity War's big bad Thanos is getting his own origin story

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe is following in Star Wars' footsteps with a novelized expansion of its on-screen universe. Barry Lyga's new novel, Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War: Thanos - Titan Consumed , will give Avengers villain Thanos his own origin story when it hits shelves November 20th.
    Thanos has long been teased as the be-all-end-all threat for the MCU's Avengers; he'll take center stage during the upcoming film Avengers: Infinity War. But as noted in Lyga's novel, Thanos' ability to wield the incredible power of Infinity Stones is hard-earned, and the big-chinned, purple villain...
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  • EA's Söderlund Says Company Learned Its Lesson From Star Wars Battlefront II

    EA's Söderlund Says Company Learned Its Lesson From Star Wars Battlefront II

    3 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    In 2017, no game garnered more vitriol than Star Wars Battlefront II. The highly anticipated title from DICE featured gorgeous graphics, the much-requested addition of a single-player story mode, and deeper progression options over its 2015 predecessor. However, the title was so plagued by loot-box mechanics that fans loudly voice their displeasure , EA revamped the system , and it served as a tipping point for several representatives across the United States to begin investigations into potential loot-box legislation. Now, in an interview with The Verge , EA's chief design officer Patrick...
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  • New Photo From SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Features Paul Bettany as Dryden Vos and a New Mandalorian Character

    New Photo From SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Features Paul Bettany as Dryden Vos and a New Mandalorian Character

    3 monthes ago - By GeekTyrant

    Thanks to Empire , we have a new photo to share with you from Solo: A Star Wars Story featuring Paul Bettany as the main villain in the story Dryden Vos. He is described as "a facially-scarred 'big-shot' criminal overlord who recruits a crew of reprobates for a heist." The character was originally supposed to be played by Michael K. Williams back when Phil Lord and Chris Miller were directing, but when the actor couldn't come back for reshoots, Howard decided to replace him with Bettany. Even though it is cool to get a good look at Bettany character, the most interesting part is what we...
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