Soundwaves: Coming Soon from Watertower Records Westworld Season 2 Soundtrack by Ramin Djawadi

WaterTower Music is pleased to announce the release of the soundtrack to the second season of HBO’s Westworld, which is now available on the heels of last night’s thrilling finale. Westworld: Season 2 (Music From The HBO® Series) features the music of multi-Grammy® and Emmy® Award-nominated composer Ramin Djawadi (Westworld, Game of Thrones), and is now available digitally for streaming and for purchase, with a 2-CD set and several collectible vinyl configurations planned for later this year.

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Equipment: Mezco Set to Unleash King Kong…Pre-Orders Now Available

When the original King Kong premiered in 1933 the special effects were groundbreaking for their time. The stop motion effects were achieved by Willis O’Brien and Buzz Gibson. Stop motion isn’t used much (if not at all) any longer but for the time period the effects kept the audience mesmerized. So now, thanks to Mezco, King Kong , the monstrous anthropoid that ruled Skull Island and terrorized New York in 1932 can be yours. Mezco is releasing an incredible version of this monster movie classic. Continue reading

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Hard Copy: A Review of the New Novel, A Mound Over Hell by Gary Morgenstein

Great science fiction transcends its own narrative; it is impossible to pigeonhole it. The most significant works of science fiction were so important precisely because they did not remain within the original, limited definition of the genre. Philip K. Dick, Stanislaw Lem, or Kurt Vonnegut, among others, dealt with the nature of reality, not space travel and ray guns – even if such hardware existed within the story. Continue reading

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Equipment: New Captain Action Attack on Mars Uniform Set Coming Soon

Captain Action fans will be thrilled: this year’s San Diego Comic-Con will debut new prototypes of the upcoming Captain Action 1/6th scale line of uniform sets, accompanied by a big publishing announcement.

The new 1/6 scale uniform sets will kick off with our “Attack On Mars” set. This retro space-suit for Captain Action is evocative of classic sci-fi movies and EC space explorers. It also complements the 1960’s Action Boy space suit produced by Ideal for which a Captain Action space suit was never produced. Continue reading

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Hard Copy: New from IDW Comics…Star Trek vs. Transformers

The starship Enterprise finds there’s more to the final frontier when Kirk and his crew come face-to-face with the strangest life forms of all: the shape-changing robots of Cybertron! Prepare to beam up and roll out this September with Star Trek vs. Transformers, a four-issue comic book crossover that is more than meets the eye and is inspired by the continuities of two iconic cartoon shows: Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) and The Transformers (1984). Continue reading

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Equipment: New Offerings from Diamond Select Toys Including Muppets, Batman and Marvel Goodies

The June Previews catalog is out, and pre-orders are open for a slew of upcoming items from Diamond Select Toys! Contact your local comic shop or your favorite online retailer to put in your orders for our first Galery PVCl from John Wick, the latest figure from the Muppet Show, the newest Tron toys from Kingdom Hearts, and upcoming products based on Marvel Comics and movies, DC Comics and animation, Pacific Rim Uprising, Aliens, and the Classic Batman TV Series! It’s the best of all worlds! Continue reading

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Training Simulations: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is the newest game in the Ys series, a series that has been on handheld game systems for most of its iterations. It has now made the leap from the Playstation Vita to the Playstation 4 as well as the perfect platform for it to appear on, Nintendo Switch. This action RPG is the perfect companion to take on the go or to kick back and explore on the big tv at home. Continue reading

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Astronaut Selection (Contest): Win a Copy of Pacific Rim: Uprising from Universal Studios and Geekstronomy

Everyone loves a giveaway. This time around we have the giant robot vs. giant monsters blockbuster, Pacific Rim: Uprising. Thanks to our friends we can offer one (1) lucky winner a Blu-ray copy of the film. Entering is as easy as piloting a Jaeger. Continue reading

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Training Simulations: Turtle Beach Expands ESPORTS Roster with Allegiance Gaming

Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR) (NASDAQ: HEAR) the leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand, today announced a new partnership with esports franchise Team Allegiance. This partnership will see Turtle Beach equipping Allegiance’s Rocket League team as they do battle in the Rocket League Championship Series, as well as players in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and new mobile esports titles Arena of Valor and Clash Royale with its Elite Pro line of gaming headsets and other audio accessories and gear. Continue reading

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Equipment: Hasbro Announces San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Star Wars Figures-Fan Favorite Doctor Aphra!

The first announcement from Hasbro regarding SDCC is a big one. Fans have wanted a Doctor Aphra figure for a long time and she is finally here! This makes us wish we were going to be in California in July. Continue reading

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