Patapon Remastered Comes to PS4 Next Month

Patapon Remastered will be released for PlayStation 4 digitally on August 1.

The game will cost $14.99/£11.99. If you pre-order it now via the PSN Store, you’ll receive PlayStation 4 avatars of Kibapon, Tatepon, Warrior, Yaripon and Yumipon as a bonus.

PlayStation Plus members will be able to save 20 percent on a pre-order.

This remastered port of the rhythm-based 2D platformer, which was announced last year at PlayStation Experience, features improved 1080p visuals and 4K support on PlayStation 4 Pro.

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Razer Lancehead Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

Wireless mice can be…iffy. Beyond just the uncertainty of using a mouse whose battery might die, there’s the problem of wireless interference. With all the wireless stuff in our lives these days, it’s not uncommon for a wireless mouse to stop working, if only for a split second. But when you’re playing a game, a split second is enough to get you killed. Razer’s new Lancehead wireless gaming mouse (See it on Amazon) promises to make those wireless worries a thing of the past.

Its chief innovation is a proprietary Adaptive Frequency Technology (AFT) that checks for interference “hundreds of times a second,” and instantly hops to a new, stronger frequency if necessary. Frequency-hopping wireless technology is nothing new, but Razer promises that its method is more robust, and results in no drop-offs or spikes even in a crowded wireless environment. The Lancehead is the company’s flagship ambidextrous wireless mouse, and is offered in a wired version as well dubbed Tournament Edition.

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Nolan Slams Netflix Over 'Mindless Policy' on Theatrical Releases

Filmmaker Christopher Nolan has criticized Netflix for its digital distribution model that eschews movie theaters.

While on the promotional circuit for his latest movie, the war epic Dunkirk, Nolan told Indiewire that “Netflix has a bizarre aversion to supporting theatrical films.”

“They have this mindless policy of everything having to be simultaneously streamed and released, which is obviously an untenable model for theatrical presentation. So they’re not even getting in the game, and I think they’re missing a huge opportunity.”

Dunkirk is optimized for theaters in 70mm, and it’s not the first time Nolan has spoken about the “watering down” of the theatrical experience. He does, however, support Amazon’s current model, which gives movies a theatrical release window before they land on the streaming service.

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What Nintendo's Online Mobile App Can and Cannot Do

With the upcoming release of Splatoon 2, Nintendo has also launched the official Nintendo Switch Online App. This app can be used for several features, starting with game-specific services for Splatoon 2 and voice chat for Splatoon 2’s online lounge. After spending some time with the app, we’ve developed a handy FAQ to answer all of your burning inquiries. Be sure to check out the video above to see the app in action with a detailed walkthrough.

Q: Which games does the app work with?

A: Currently, the Nintendo Switch App only works with Splatoon 2, but future updates will likely add in other online multiplayer games.

Q: Does it have voice chat?

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Sony's Venom Will Be a John Carpenter-Style Horror Film

The success of Spider-Man: Homecoming  is being used as a springboard for a series of spinoff films involving characters from the Spider-Man universe. However Sony is planning to use a variety of different and distinct styles for each of these films.

According to Variety, distinctiveness is going to rule the day, with Sony considering the possibility of making an R-rated movie or a more low-budget affair, should it feel right for the project at hand.

Currently, two spinoffs have been announced: Venom, which will star Tom Hardy and be directed by Ruben Fleischer, and Silver & Black, which will be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Venom is going to be a horror movie, with Columbia Pictures president Sanford Panitch comparing it to the likes of John Carpenter and David Cronenberg. “I’ve always been drawn to the more antihero superheroes. There’s a dark element to

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Sisters of Sorrow #1 Review

Sisters of Sorrow sounds like a great concept on paper. A group of nuns wage a vigilante crusade on criminals in Los Angeles? And it’s written by Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter and novelist Courtney Alameda? What’s not to love? Unfortunately, the execution proves sorely lacking in this first issue.

One thing readers will notice right off the bat is that the cover is pretty misleading. Despite the gun-toting nun on the cover, the main characters appear to be sisters in a more general sisterhood sense. There’s no real religious element to the series (at least not yet), and that saps some of the novelty factor out of the equation already. This wouldn’t be a deal-breaker on its own, though. There’s still appeal in the idea of a feminist-flavored spin on vigilante stories Death Wish or The Punisher. A decade or two ago, this book would probably fall under the “Bad Girls” umbrella and feature a bunch of scantily clad femme fatales. At least there’s an effort to build a more grounded, believable world here.

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Doom Update 6.66 Scraps Season Pass, All DLC Free

Bethesda is ditching the Season Pass for Doom and giving away all multiplayer DLC content for free. The move comes in unison with the game’s newest update, the appropriately-dubbed Update 6.66. It’s available today.

e’ve retired the DOOM season pass and are making all of the multiplayer DLC content available to all players,” explains Doom game director Marty Stratton on Bethesda.net. “That’s three multiplayer DLC packs, which include nine of our best maps, three additional guns, three additional playable demons, new equipment, armor sets and more. That’s on top of the modes and features, like bot support, that players have been enjoying since late last year.”

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