Watch it While You Can! First Trailer for ‘Doctor Who’ Season Seven Leaks From Official ‘Who’ Con

- 03-24-12TV Posted by Sarah Moran

Happening right now is the very first Official Doctor Who Convention in Cardiff, Wales, which as you should know is where much of the filming for BBC‘s insanely popular sci-fi series takes place. Those attending are surely having one hell of an awesome weekend and all of us not in Wales are terribly jealous. Especially when we learned they’d been given an early sneak peak at a trailer for the first episode of season seven returning in the fall.

Thanks to this brave soul who uploaded a bootleg of the video, we can share in some of the excitement, too. No clue how long the video will remain available, so quick, watch it!

This trailer matches exactly with what we saw them filming in Spain and it is indeed a Western adventure. Did you pick up on any Dalek references in the dialogue? I think I did and while it is pretty hard to hear exactly what’s being said it might be a clue those rumors about visiting the ruins of Skaro are true.

What d’ya think? I’m kind of surprised they’ve got a trailer already, but I’m not complaining. Apparently an official version will be released on Monday, stay tuned!

Source: Bleeding Cool

Magneto’s a Royal Pain for The Country of Spain

- 11-28-11Videogames, WTF? Posted by NickBungay


On December 20th X-men arch enemy and metal bending mutant Erik Lehnsherr, better known by the name Magneto, will be given a new character skin for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. These new duds of his has the nation of Spain pissed off.

According to Spanish reports, Zarzuela Palace and the royal house may seek a lawsuit if game company Capcom releases their latest DLC next month. Based on his appearance in The Pulse: House of M Special Magneto’s royal gear nearly matches that of King Juan Carlos. As king, and Captain General of the Armies, this look is his part of his royal appearance and worn for special occasions. You just can’t make a copy of it and have nobody notice.

Koch Media, the game’s distributor in Spain, has been warned that the depiction may infringe on the copyright of the royal figurehead, but this is a strange case. Usually, a lawsuit like this can only be done for physical products and the uniform worn in game is a digital production of the king’s royal dress. Capcom has refused to comment on this yet, but maybe they never even noticed the mistake. For all we know their copyright police were off on a donut run at the time.

The look between the two is almost uncanny though, just look at the medals and that shitty looking wallpaper. The only difference is that Magneto has a chin of Bruce Campbell proportions and you can’t copy that.

Via: Kotaku

Have Your ‘DC Universe Online’ Super Hero Threads Professionally Tailored

- 04-25-11Comics, Videogames, WTF? Posted by Sarah Moran

Do you wish you could somehow transition your vigilante lifestyle from DC Universe Online into the real world? Are you dreaming of jumping rooftops and thwarting thugs in the costume you’ve brilliantly designed in game? Well, DC Entertainment and the advertising goliath, Leo Burnett Worldwide are looking for you. Recently opened in Madrid, Spain is the tailor shop of a one, Mr. Lee, tailor for a super heroic world.

I’m not kidding, either. This is 100% legit. In Madrid you can visit a shop and have your costume from DC Universe Online personally tailored. Of course, this little service will only set you back about €400, roughly $600, but for the crime-fighters of tomorrow that’s chump change. Mr. Lee’s Sastreria is currently accepting appointments which you can book on his website.

This might just be the perfect solution for all those frustrated DCUO gamers who currently can’t play due to the Playstation Network being out of commission. I’m not bitter or anything, I am perfectly capable of finding better things to do with my time than clearing the streets of Gotham of crime or helping the Green Lanterns defeat the Sinestro Corps. Yeah, no, I totally have better things to do with my time. Like, umm, watching this video and then immediately booking my appointment with Mr. Lee to make my crime-fighting alter-ego, the nature-infused archer Guinevere, a reality. Mr. Lee is all about confidentiality when it comes to your secret identity.

Impressed or shocked DC is wanting fans to shell out 600 bucks for a costume any good cosplayer could whip together for a lower price?

source: Comics Alliance

Watch Out for Koopa Troopas on Super Mario Avenue

- 11-09-10Videogames Posted by Allison Babka

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How do you say “so freaking cool” in Spanish? Apparently it’s “Avenida de Super Mario Bros.”

Residents in a neighborhood in Zaragoza, Spain, voted online to name the streets of their future residential project after video games. Residents say “Super Mario Bros. Avenue” will be the first such street in the world, and CNN reports that streets named after Sonic the Hedgehog, The Legend of Zelda and Space Invaders are in the works.

Nintendo representatives were on hand for the unveiling of the street name. This year marks Super Mario’s 25th anniversary.

The upcoming residential project, Arcosur, will consist of residences for people ages 20 to 35 who want to own their first home. The president of Arcosur’s future neighborhood association claims that streets named after video games reflect the age and interests of the tenants.

Sounds like this neighborhood could use some Mario Kart bike lanes, no?

Source: CNN

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