The Daily LITG, 16th December 2019 – Miss You Tom

The Daily LITG, 16th December 2019 – Miss You, Tom

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. It would have been Tom Spurgeon‘s birthday today. Julian Dassai drew this portrait of Spurgeon for his memorial on Saturday at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library […]

New "P.T." Camera Hack Confirms You Played As Norman Reedus

New “P.T.” Camera Hack Confirms You Played As Norman Reedus

It’s so odd, every time we think we’ve learned all we can from P.T., someone finds something new to show us and we’re fascinated again. The playable demo that was to be the introduction to Silent Hills before the project was killed by Konami has fascinated people ever since it was released. It’s a brief […]

Runaways #28 [Preview]

Nico Takes on a New Mentor in Runaways #28 [Preview]

Runaways #28 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Rainbow Rowell and Andres Genolet. We should find out soon, when the March solicitations come out, whether or not Runaways has a future after this story arc. We certainly hope so though, as things have changed drastically for our heroes in the last few […]

Capcom Announces Seth To Join “Street Fighter V: Champion Edition”

During the Capcom Cup 2019 World Finals today, the company revealed the next character coming to Street Fighter V: Champion Edition will be Seth. The last remaining big boss from the series will be a playable character down the road, and my oh my, has his form received an upgrade. No longer just some silver […]

Fallen Angels #4 [Preview]

Psylocke Has Some Harsh Criticism of the Dawn of X in Fallen Angels #4 [Preview]

Fallen Angels #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Bryan Hill and Szymon Kudranski as the book hurtles towards its dramatic… er, indefinite hiatus. We’ve got a preview below. Let’s read it together. In that preview, we find X-23 trying to make sense of things. Perhaps she’s trying to make sense of […]

Photo Mode & Story Mode Come To "Red Dead Redemption 2" On PS4

Photo Mode & Story Mode Come To “Red Dead Redemption 2” On PS4

Red Dead Redemption 2 for the PS4 got a couple of new additions this past week, as players now have a Story Mode and a Photo Mode. As you might suspect, they kind of speak for themselves. Story Mode will finally let console users play the story that’s so far only been on PC. While […]

Black Panther #19 [Preview]

Shuri Puts T’Challa in His Place in Black Panther #19 [Preview]

Black Panther #19 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Ryan Bodenheim, kicking off the final arc of the Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda story. Will it also be the final arc before a #1 issue relaunch? That depends how things work out, we suppose, but the book is already into […]

Horror that will make you think at Talk and Terror

Horror that will make you think at Talk and Terror

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is a beautiful little town. There you can find idyllic tree-lined streets, unique breweries, and Miss Ruth’s Time Bomb. Once a month, the Time Bomb hosts Terror & Talk with Dr. John-Paul Checkett — a horror aficionado with an impressive resume to back him up. I recently sat down with John-Paul to get […]

“Tekken 7” Gets a Special Devil Jin Statue from Pure Arts

“Tekken 7” Gets a Special Devil Jin Statue from Pure Arts

Tekken 7 is stepping up its game by releasing one hell of a statue. This time it looks like Pure Arts are taking on Tekken 7 game with a special tribute statue to the fighter Devil Jin. This statue is quite massive as it is a 1/4 scale masterpiece with an included LED system built in it. You […]

Power Rangers #46 [Preview]

Tommy Oliver Thinking With His Zord in Power Rangers #46 [Preview]

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #46 is in stores from explosive publisher BOOM! Studios next week, by Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo, and a preview released by BOOM! gives us some insight into the motivations of Tommy Oliver. Because after witnessing a training exercise where the new rangers totally get their butts kicked… Tommy only […]

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Castle Talk: Tara Westwood Might Be the Grudge in “The Grudge” (2020)

This episode we’re chatting with Tara Westwood, who stars in Sony’s new reboot (more on that later) of The Grudge. The film will release in theaters on January 3rd and is a new take on the 2004 film of the same name which itself was based on the 2002 Japanese original Ju-on. The film is directed by Nicolas Pesce and […]

GameStop Exclusive Marvel Gamer Mystery Box [Unboxing]

GameStop Exclusive Marvel Gamer Mystery Box [Unboxing]

GameStop has had a nice variety of Funko mystery boxes lately over special events. Lately, we have seen a lot of new gamer styled Funko‘s exclusive at GameStop. This time we take a look at the Black Friday exclusive Marvel gamer Funko mystery box. The mystery box itself is specially designed with a holographic Funko […]

Agents of Atlas #5 [Preview]

Secrets Revealed in Agents of Atlas #5 [Preview]

Agents of Atlas #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, the final issue of this mini-series by Greg Pak and Nico Leon, which means its time for all the secrets people have been keeping from each other to be laid bare, as we see in this preview. The Agents of Atlas have learned […]

I polled Twitter to find out what the "Ultimate" Disney Parade is.

I Polled Twitter to Find Out What the “Ultimate” Disney Parade Is

It all started with a Facetime call with a close friend of mine and, as bonafide Disney fans do, we got into a debate about what the best Disney holiday party is. The answer is the Christmas party, obviously, but we’ll talk about that at another time (all I’m saying is FREE Christmas cookies.) This […]

What We're Excited to See in "Digimon: Last Evolution Kizuna"

What We’re Excited to See in “Digimon: Last Evolution Kizuna”

Digimon is an anime franchise that has excelled in everything possible, including several series, films, and video games for 25 years. That success has evolved in various ways, all leading up to the upcoming film Digimon: Last Evolution Kizuna. The film will be arriving in early 2020, with Digimon fans anxious about the title and emotional […]

Batman: War on Crime Gets a New DC Collectibles Statue

Batman: War on Crime Gets a New DC Collectibles Statue

Batman: War on Crime is a very popular graphic novel from the world of DC Comics. One of the most iconic parts of that graphic novel is the highly popular splash page with Batman overlooking the city. The art stylings of Alex Ross throughout this comic were a great part of comics that easily pleased Batman fans. […]

Invaders #12 [Preview]

Namor Gets the Blame for Late Stage Capitalism in Invaders #12 [Preview]

Invaders #12 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Chip Zdarsky, Carlos Magno, and Butch Guice. It’s the final issue of this series starring Marvel’s original World War 2 era superhero team, and we’ve got a preview below. Namor has caused a big mess, but his old war buddies are willing to let […]

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“The Office” Gift Guide: Ring In The Holidays in Dunder-Mifflin Style!

Michael Scott (Steve Carell) was notorious for ruining holidays on NBC‘s The Office, but that doesn’t mean yours has to be! Get your best Belsnickel outfit ready and get ready to intimidate your friends. The holidays are here – so why not ring them in Dunder-Mifflin style? View this post on Instagram No one fears […]

"Magic: Legends" Discord Reveals New Info - "Magic: The Gathering"

“Magic: Legends” Discord Reveals New Info – “Magic: The Gathering”

The official Discord for the upcoming MMO action-RPG by Cryptic Games, Magic: Legends, has revealed some new information on the game, based on the tabletop trading card game Magic: The Gathering. According to this Discord board, there is a randomized mechanic of being able to cast spells, which in essence means that the game is also a […]

Where’s My Biopic? Director Dorothy Arzner [OPINION]

Where’s My Biopic? Director Dorothy Arzner [OPINION]

When it comes to pioneers of Hollywood, one of the biggest unsung heroes is Dorothy Arzner. She is the first female director in the Hollywood system also having a hand at editing and writing. Despite having only 20 films to her credit, Arzner launched the careers of some of the industry’s most talented actors. Natural […]

“One Punch Man” Takes it Easy with New Good Smile Company Statue

“One Punch Man” Takes it Easy with New Good Smile Company Statue

One Punch Man was definitely a delightful surprise to see with the launch of the first season. I wasn’t the biggest fan of season two most likely because of the dispute within the company and a new team taking over. That still doesn’t mean we can’t collect collectibles and display our shelves full of our favorite […]

Ghost-Spider #5

The Jackal’s Elaborate Marriage Proposal in Ghost-Spider #5 [Preview]

Ghost-Spider #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Seanan McGuire and Taka Miyazawa, and as we’ve been wondering about this cover was first solicited a few months ago, are we about to hear wedding bells? Granted, it would be pretty strange, considering Gwen doesn’t look all that happy to be there on […]

My Hero Academia McFarlane Toys Toy of the Year Nominee [Review]

My Hero Academia McFarlane Toys Toy of the Year Nominee [Review]

My Hero Academia has been a popular collectible this year. From Funko Pops, statues, Figpins, to even action figures, this popular anime is taking over the collectible world. Special thanks to Funimation for sending us a wave of their My Hero Academia action figures for review, including the Katsuki Bakugo action figure that has been […]

Niantic Is Suing A Group Of Hackers Over "Pokémon GO" Cheats

“Pokémon GO” Is Making Pokémon More Available Worldwide

Niantic released an interesting little update last week as they outlined some improvements to Pokémon GO, including a more global effort. The company posted a small entry noting a few small changes, nothing game-changing or drastic. Simply a broader effort will be made to make creatures more available around the world. Not to mention improving […]

X-Force #4 [Preview]

Professor Xavier’s Grossest Move Yet in X-Force #4 [Preview]

X-Force #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Benjamin Percy and Joshua Cassara, as this new X-Force concept continues to take shape. We’ve got a preview of the issue below. Professor Xavier is back as of last issue, though Krakoa has a new threat to deal with in the form of Xeno, […]

"Pokémon Sword and Shield" Will Feature 18 Gyms, Optional Auto-Saving

The Pokémon Company Will Start Going After Leakers In Court

If you thought The Pokémon Company took all the leaks for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield lightly, you got another thing coming. According to a report by Forbes, the company has decided that they are going to start taking legal action against those individuals who leaked info. Specifically, those who had first-hand information through hacking […]

"Fortnite" Reveals More "Star Wars" Details At The Game Awards

Here’s What Happened During The “Star Wars” Event In “Fortnite”

Yesterday, Disney and Epic Games took over the island in Fortnite to present a special Star Wars event, and here’s what we got from it. Players were thrown into a period of time where they couldn’t kill each other in the game, so unlike previous events where you could take people out midway through, that […]

THQ Nordic Releases A Playable Prototype Of "Gothic Remake"

THQ Nordic Releases A Playable Prototype Of “Gothic Remake”

This week, THQ Nordic announced they have released a playable prototype of Gothic Remake, which you can download and try right now. The game appears to be like many remake titles coming out these days, where it’s the original with a graphical and audio overhaul, but most of the gameplay remains the same. The company […]

Barbara Gordon's Mother Removed From Batgirl #43 and Replaced by... The Maker???

Barbara Gordon’s Mother Removed From Batgirl #43 and Replaced by… The Maker???

The solicitation for Batgirl #43 has been going through a few ch-ch-changes, switching out one plot, city location and villain for another, while retaining the cover and creative team… BATGIRL #43 (W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Cian Dormey (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico After her disastrous dust-up with Oracle, Batgirl needs to regroup. But when Barbara Gordon’s […]

The New Moonshiners Expansion Comes To “Red Dead Online”

Red Dead Online just got a new expansion added to the mix, literally, as you’ll be making sweet alcohol in dry lands with Moonshiners. The storyline will have you and whoever else you roll with coming in to help with the moonshine trade. Problem is… it’s illegal. You’ll be running shipments, out-running the law, and […]

Daredevil #15 [Preview]

Matt Murdock Conducts an Impeachment Inquiry in Daredevil #15 [Preview]

Daredevil #15 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto, and Daredevil is getting quite political in this preview. Along with Elektra, he’s infiltrating the governor’s mansion. Daredevil isn’t happy with the governor’s job performance, particularly when it comes to crime in Hell’s Kitchen. And he and Elektra are […]

No Time To Die: Who Should Sing Bond's 25th Theme Song?

“No Time To Die”: Who Should Sing Bond’s 25th Theme Song?

James Bond themes are iconic. And with No Time To Die‘s release just around the corner, and Bond themes traditionally being announced and dropped a few months before the film’s release, it’s time to talk about possible theme songs. From Henry Mancini to Shirley Bassey to Adele, theme songs are an indelible part of what […]

Amazon Alexa Allows Users to Pick Samuel L. Jackson as Voice

Samuel L. Jackson one of the most recognizable voices in pop culture and now Amazon Alexa allows users for him to be your new digital assistant. Early adopters will be able to purchase the voice at the introductory price of $0.99. The regular price is $4.99. Alexa owners can purchase either from Amazon or the […]

X-Men and Spider-Man Get Later and Later From Marvel Comics

Remember when it was Iron Man, Captain America and Fantastic Four that were always late from Marvel? Well, they have some new challengers to the throne… Jonathan Hickman and R. B. Silva‘s X-Men #5 has slipped four weeks from the 1st of January to the 29th January 2020 – which as well as being late, […]

Review - Games Workshop's "Start Collecting! Daemons of Nurgle" Box

Review – Games Workshop’s “Start Collecting! Daemons of Nurgle” Box

Today, I am reviewing the started boxed set used to start a Daemons of Nurgle army. This isn’t the most current review I could do – one might even say it’s as old as time immemorial – but because Games Workshop’s release schedule doesn’t include a holiday sale, I figured I would go over a […]

PG-13 Horror Films That Will Scare Audiences of All Ages

PG-13 Horror Films That Will Scare Audiences of All Ages

After the recent conversations surrounding the PG-13 remake of a remake for Black Christmas, many horror fans are concerned about the limitations it may be given. While the slasher genre is meant to thrive in an ‘R’ rating, there are still plenty of horror films within PG -13 guidelines that can provide scares to horror […]

"The Outer Worlds" Will Be Doing A "Twitch Plays" Event

“The Outer Worlds” Will Be Getting Some DLC Next Year

Obsidian Entertainment took a moment to thank their fans for all their support for The Outer Worlds and dropped news of upcoming DLC with it. The devs took to their own forums and sent a thank you note to the fans for The Game Awards nominations. And with it came the news that new content […]

“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The Irony of the AJC and “Richard Jewell” Film Controversy [OPINION]

Biopics/biographical dramas are works of fiction and Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell is no exception. The controversy surrounding the film involves Kathy Scruggs, the late reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution who covered Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing. The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything to exchange sex for […]

Monster hunter arrives with new statue from Kinetiquettes

Monster Hunter Arrives with New Statue from Kinetiquettes

Monster Hunter is a very fun, thrilling, and intense game. You could sign on and play just to take down one monster and next thing you know it’s been two hours of the hunt. Monster Hunter World definitely got me back into the hunter fever. Now it looks like you can bring your love for […]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #19 [

Tony Stark Must Die in Tony Stark: Iron Man #19 [Preview]

Tony Stark: Iron Man #19 hits stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, and Francesco Manna, and it’s the last issue of Iron Man for 2019, which means it’s the last issue of Tony Stark: Iron Man period, because Iron Man 2020 launches in January. And in true crossover event fashion, […]

"Star Wars": J.J. Abrams Talks Having More Freedom in "The Rise of Skywalker"

“Star Wars”: J.J. Abrams Wants Unaltered Original Trilogy Released

When it comes to Star Wars purists and preservation enthusiasts, J. J. Abrams is on your side. Speaking to Now This News, The Rise of Skywalker and The Force Awakens director said he would like to see the original trilogy released in their unaltered form. J.J. Abrams is calling for the original versions of ‘Star […]

A Dark Version Of “A Christmas Carol” Is Headed To VR

A Dark Version Of “A Christmas Carol” Is Headed To VR

MWM Interactive announced this week they’re bringing a dark version of A Christmas Carol to VR with Chained: A Victorian Nightmare. Created and directed by Justin Denton, the same mind behind the immersive game Legion, you get a modern-day version of a Christmas classic. You can get the game right now for $6 on Oculus, […]