The Batman isn't even out yet, but writer/director Matt Reeves is already cultivating the next phase of his version of Gotham City. HBO Max announced Friday that it has given Reeves a commitment for a new streaming series focused on the Gotham City Police Department, set in the same universe as the upcoming film starring Robert Pattinson in the title role.
Welcome to The Week in Gaming, the place where we pause each week to take a look at the video game news beats both big and small that you might be missing - while also taking a peek around the corner at what's ahead. Check in each Friday for news (and occasionally even views) on everything from sprawling RPGs to Metroidvania platformers to the latest in VR and free-to-play. We'll even throw in a good old-fashioned board game every now and then!
When The Last of Us came out for the PlayStation 3 seven years ago, it told an ambitious story set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic America. It was textured, nuanced, and unflinchingly brutal. But, it was only a precursor to the kind of complicated story to come in the recently released sequel, The Last of Us Part II.
Around 2,500 years ago, a young Scythian woman died in the frozen wilds of Siberia. She remained buried until archaeologists came upon what was considered a rare find in 1993, moving the mummy to a museum for study and display. That ignited a raging controversy.
I don't know if this needs a spoiler alert, but 2020 is not what you would call a chill year. So let's slip into just the ever so slightly (by virtue of not having a global pandemic) chiller year of 2018 when the Gorillaz released the video for "Humility" and we were treated to a low-stakes, bopping your head kind of tune.
Anybody want a peanut?
Those who love The Mandalorian most likely know the show's main title score by heart. The music, created by Ludwig Göransson (who also composed the score for Black Panther) is a remarkable song, one that makes the score of The Mandalorian unique while also staying true to the well-known musical themes John Williams created for the original Star Wars films.
On 14 July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto, and for the very first time in human history we saw that distant world in detail.
At this point, hasn't Ozzy pretty much seen it all? When your parents are Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, convincing the 'rents that the paranormal might seem like an easier task than barking at the moon. But thanks to a new series coming to the Travel Channel, we'll soon get to eavesdrop firsthand on son Jack's best efforts to put that theory to the test, as he tries to convert his famous family into rockin' supernatural believers.
We've had a lot of time to think lately. And, as ever, our thoughts are with our families, our friends, our loved ones, and America's Ass. When the going gets tough, the tough look to the X-Men - for the heroes, the friendship, the heroism, and the ships. On this day, we're focusing on the ships.