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David Hayter to voice ‘Winter Soldier’ for Marvel Heroes game

David Hayter provides the voice of Winter Soldier for the Marvel Heroes game. Image courtesy Gazillion.

  Winter isn’t over yet! Gazillion has announced the next playable hero, Winter Soldier, will be coming to Marvel Heroes 2015 later this month. Starting today, players will be able to pre-order Winter Soldier and receive a 10% discount off of the regular price. Previously known as Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier was trained by Captain America and proved to be a ... Read More »

Thunderbirds Board Game At London Toy Fair

Thunderbirds Board Game

    Modiphius Entertainment has released a promotional cover by Shigeru Komatsuzaki for its upcoming Thunderbirds Co-Operative Board Game by Matt Leacock. There will be a related Kickstarter launching in February relating to the game and the company says it will be announcing more details about that soon. Shigeru Komatsuzaki, who died in 2001, was a Japanese artist and painter who specialised in ... Read More »

Play Blackpool Gaming Expo returns in May, cosplay and comic traders part of mix

  Britain’s favourite Arcade, Indie and Retro video gaming expo is returning to its spiritual home at the Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool over the early May Bank Holiday Saturday 2nd – Monday 4th May 2015 and if you’re a fan of gaming you’re in for a real treat. Play Blackpool is brought to you by Replay Events, the organisers of Play ... Read More »

2014 A Good Year for UK Creators, Government claims

Latest statistics show that 2014 was a good year for the UK’s creative industries – and there are good times ahead with work on the new James Bond film proceeding apace, the new Star Wars films, new games production and more. Recently released data shows records being broken in music, UK video games continuing to lead the European market and British ... Read More »

Playworld Superheroes Gets Set to Launch on Mobile

Playworld Superheroes - Hero

  Starship, the Liverpool-based digital media, technology and entertainment studio, has unveiled details on Playworld Superheroes, its upcoming mobile game in which players use their imaginations to design, customise and then become, a superhero of their own creation. Inspiring endless creativity for gamers of all ages through real-time crafting, Playworld Superheroes is the first in a series of mobile adventures and ... Read More »

The Beano comes to Minecraft

Beano meets Minecraft. Image courtesy DC Thomson/Frima Studios

    The Beano‘s Dennis the Menace and Gnasher have launched in Minecraft today, enabling players to add the comic’s most mischievous characters to PC versions of the game. The Dennis and Gnasher Minecraft modification (mod) was developed in a partnership between The Beano and Frima Studios.  It includes all of Dennis’ best pranks; catapults, rotten tomatoes, stink bombs and ... Read More »

Sotheby’s to auction E.H. Shepard’s original Christopher Robin and Piglet on the ‘Poohsticks’ Bridge

London auction house Sotheby’s has announced the auction of arguably the most famous and evocative book illustration of the twentieth century: E.H. Shepard’s original ink drawing of Christopher Robin, Piglet and Pooh on the famous ‘poohsticks’ bridge, first published in A.A. Milne’s celebrated The House at Pooh Corner in 1928.     As well as other Winnie the Pooh illustrations by ... Read More »

BRICK 2014, the official LEGO London event selling out, fast…

BRICK 2014 LEGO Logo

  In the year that LEGO – which has its officially became the world’s biggest toy and conquered the world’s box offices with the incredible and hilarious LEGO Movie, BRICK 2014 is heading for London’s ExCeL Centre for four days of family fun and the finest in LEGO building at the end of November – but tickets are selling fast. ... Read More »

DC Thomson has high hopes of success for new “110% Gaming” Magazine

Beano publisher DC Thomson announced the launch of a new monthly children’s magazine last week, and it looks as though they’re pretty confident the title will be a success. The title, 110% Gaming, is aimed at eight to 12 year-old kids and focuses on multi-platform gaming and entertainment and the publisher says the title, which will be stocked in all major retailers, ... Read More »

Titan collects Greg Broadmore’s steampunk adventure “Dr Grordbort: Onslaught”

  This week sees the release of Titan Comics first collection of Dr Grordbort stories, the creation of master illustrator and yarn-spinner Greg Broadmore. In the Dr Grordbort: Onslaught anthology edition from the retro-sci-fi world of Dr Grordbort, Greg digs deeper into the interplanetary voyages of Lord Cockswain and his heroic pursuit of exhilaration, exploration and excessively violent colonialism.     And just ... Read More »

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