In an earnings report, Amazon confirmed that its annual Prime Day event will take place sometime this June. An exact date has yet to be revealed, with CFO Brian Olsavsky saying the company is waiting for a day where "it'll get more attention." According to CNET , Olsavsky said Amazon is thinking of both the customers and the vendors when considering what day in June to hold the online shopping event. Olsavsky noted transportation slowdowns in July and the upcoming Olympics (July 23 to August 8) as possibilities that could impact Prime Day's usual success. "We are going to do it on a date where we think it'll get more attention for our customers, and also for our vendors," Olsavsky said on a press call. A company representative told CNET that Amazon is not only excited about Prime Day but will invest in small business partners and ensure employee safety. "We're excited for the return of Prime Day and look forward to providing our members with incredible savings, while … [Read more...] about Amazon Prime Day Kicks Off This June, Company Confirms
The MonsterVerse is only just getting started, it seems – Adam Wingard, the director of Godzilla vs. Kong , is in talks to helm another movie in the franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter . It looks like he's keeping things in the family, too – a potential title for the new movie is Son of Kong. Godzilla vs. Kong, the sequel to Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island in which the titular monsters clash in a spectacular battle, stars Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Kyle Chandler, and Demián Bichir. It's no wonder the studio wants to keep Wingard on board – the movie set a pandemic-best record, making a whopping $121.8 million at the foreign box office in its opening weekend. It also broke HBO Max viewing records, with 3.6 million households tuning in during its first five days on the streamer. "The MonsterVerse is at a crossroads now," Wingard previously told GamesRadar+ . "It's up to the audience to step up … [Read more...] about Godzilla vs. Kong director in talks to helm new MonsterVerse movie
Pokemon fans clamoring for a sequel to Nintendo 64 classic Pokemon Snap are finally getting their wish granted this week, with the release of the creatively-titled New Pokemon Snap on Nintendo Switch. A far cry from the usual collecting and battling focus of an ordinary Pokemon game, Snap is all about nature photography and capturing that perfect photo. Like the original Pokemon Snap, you'll explore territory using an enclosed vehicle, allowing you to photograph Pokemon in their natural habitats. The sequel adds new equipment to draw out various behaviors from the creatures, and a day/night mechanic to let you observer different Pokemon based on the time of day, but otherwise it's very similar to the game fans remember. "Snap has always been about the joy of discovery and uncovering the secrets of the Pokemon world without interfering with it," Jenae Sitzes wrote in GameSpot's New Pokemon Snap review . "Its long-lasting charm has stemmed in part from emulating one of the … [Read more...] about New Pokemon Snap Review Roundup
Update : After announcing its indefinite delay in June 2020, DC has placed Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev's Event Leviathan: Checkmate six-issue limited series on the schedule for June 2021. The series has been rechristened just Checkmate. It stars the "superspies of the DC Universe" as they unite to take down Leviathan. DC has provided Newsarama with the solicitation copy for June's Checkmate #1 in advance of the full release of their June solicitations. The new version of the first issue's description provides a few interesting details absent from the original incarnation, including the name of a new "mystery character"/seeming adversary, as well as the implication that star Green Arrow's involvement in Bendis' Justice League may be more than meets the eye. The "mystery adversary is interesting given in DC and Marvel solicitations terms, that usually means an existing character in a new identity or a new character with close ties to an established hero. … [Read more...] about Checkmate #1 description reveals new DC “mystery character”; is Green Arrow two-timing the Justice League?
THE PCG Q&A Find all previous editions of the PCG Q&A here . Some highlights: What games deserve a Snyder cut? What's your most embarrassing achievement? Who did you romance in Mass Effect? It doesn't matter if it wasn't videogame-related, though the odds of it being a walkthrough or cheat code are probably pretty high. Were you searching for song lyrics, music videos, or RuneScape? Free games, god mode, or Pokémon? Or was it something far too embarrassing to own up to? Do you remember the first thing you searched the web for? Here are our answers, plus a few from our forum . James Davenport: What else but https://www.goosebumps.com ? The way I am an annoying prick about Dark Souls today, I was an annoying prick about Goosebumps as a 10-year-old. I was obsessed with those books, so the day our local library got dial-up internet, I ran down the street and into the dingy backroom computer lab, and logged the hell on. I remember an oozing, poorly … [Read more...] about Do you remember the first thing you searched the web for?