If you're the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone on the T-Mobile USA network, and happen to like super heroes, you're going to love this. T-Mobile USA has announced that it, and Samsung are going to be enhancing features for all Galaxy S III smartphones on the T-Mobile network. That means new features will be added for both new buyers and existing customers.
Mobile gaming fans are always on the lookout for the next interesting video game to download on their tablets and smartphones. If you're a fan of Marvel superheroes, a new game has hit the iTunes App Store from Marvel called the Avengers Initiative. The game marks the beginning of Marvel's first episodic series built exclusively for mobile devices.
It's now not only official that there will indeed be a film called "The Avengers 2", but that the same man as the first film will be both directing and writing the 2015 feature. While it hasn't been confirmed directly that this film will be released three years from now, it has been confirmed that Joss Whedon has signed a deal with Marvel Studios (owned by Disney) that will last through June of 2015. In that time he'll also be working on a live action television series for Marvel Television at ABC and he'll be working on the ins and outs of the rest of the Marvel-related films popping up in the next few years as well.
If you liked the idea of a movie that spliced a whole bunch of Marvel superheroes together, but you're more of a gamer than a moviegoer, then this is for you. Marvel has just released the first official trailer of the free-to-play online game Marvel Heroes. It's been a long time coming, and the title has seen its share of distractions and delays, but it looks like things are actually on schedule.
The Avengers is no joke. The theatrical film has broken all kinds of box office records and continues to be the embodiment of comic book fandom all throughout the country. So it is no surprise that a video game is being rushed out the door. Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth will be available for the Xbox 360 Kinect as well as, yes, the brand new Wii U, in the fall.
If you stayed around after some of the credits rolled when you saw the Avengers flick that opened last week, you would've seen those odd creatures floating in space talking about attacking Earth again. Clearly, the sequel was already planned when the original movie was launched. Disney's Bob Iger has confirmed that the Avengers sequel is in development right now.
In case you hadn't heard, The Avengers crushed box office records this weekend to take home more than $200 million domestic for Disney and Marvel Comics. But if you're not part of the Internet's seedy underbelly, you probably didn't know that a pirated version of the superhero team-up movie appeared on BitTorrent networks a full week before the May 4th release. Even with a massive amount of illegal downloading, The Avengers assembled to crush the popular wisdom of piracy opponents.
A company called Infothink has made like Director Fury and has assembled the Avengers in flash drive form. The company is offering five different flash drives for several of the major characters in the new Avengers flick. There flash is available for Ironman, Captain America, Thor, and The Hulk. There's also a silver Ironman mask that appears to be for War Machine.
Usually when a big blockbuster movie is due out in a couple weeks, especially if it's one aimed at kids or teens, it means you should be able to go to the local video game store and pick up the video game version of the flick. That's been the case with many Marvel films in the last few years. But The Avengers is so big, it doesn't have an official video game tie-in. But that doesn't mean you won't be seeing this movie represented on the shelves of GameStop.
After much buildup including FOUR feature-length individual movies for each of the heroes included in this supergroup of a movie, May 2012's Marvel Comics' The Avengers has its first real trailer. And before you comic book maniacs have a heart attack reminding the world that The Hulk is included in this movie aside those three heroes with the four movies mentioned in the first sentence, know here that not only is this the start of a different storyline for the big green goliath, there's ANOTHER new actor in Bruce Banner's role. Mark Ruffalo as Banner though should be the least of your excitement here, blasts of fire, the hoary hammer of the gods, red white and blue punches of fury and Black Sabbath throughout should sent your hair straight upwards.