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All posts by Artur Galvao

Artur Galvao is the Managing Editor of Talkies Network and studies philosophy at the University of Toronto. He enjoys all aspects of nerd culture and feels entitled to share his worthless opinions with the others, thus a website it born.

Sony Reveals First PlayStation 5 Details

It's finally time to get excited, as Sony has officially begun discussing what to expect from the Playstation 5. Sony and Microsoft both decided to extended the current console generation using a mid-cycle refresh, with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 spawning mini-sequels (the Xbox One S and PS4 Pro). But now, Sony’s Mark Cerny ...

‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ is Getting Its First Expansion in Three Years

This past weekend, BioWare announced in a blog post that its massively multiplayer online role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic would receive its first expansion in nearly three years. The expansion allows players to explore two new planets, a new Flashpoint on the war-torn world of Corellia, a new Operation set in the lush ...

German Studio Daedalic Developing ‘Lord of the Rings’ Video Game ‘Gollum’

“It is mine, I tell you. My own. My precious. Yes, my precious.” German video game developer Daedalic Entertainment revealed today that it is developing Lord of the Rings: Gollum. The action adventure game will follow the years of the popular J.R.R. Tolkien character after he obtained the One Ring but before the events of ...

‘Apex Legends’ Reaches 50 Million Players In Its Launch Month

The reign of Fortnite appears to be coming to an end. Respawn has revealed that in exactly a month since launch, Apex Legends has reached 50 million players. This follows hitting 1 million players in eight hours, 10 million in three days and 25 million in its first week. The milestone shatters Epic Games’ Fortnite ...

Pokémon Shield and Sword are Coming to the Nintendo Switch

The next pair of Pokémon games have officially been announced. Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have announced Pokémon Sword and Shield. The Nintendo Direct showcased the first footage of the newest Pokémon title and it was revealed that it will take place in the Galar region. The three new Pokemon see above in the cover ...

EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ Reaches 25 Million Players After One Week

Today, Respawn Entertainment’s Vince Zampella announced on the official EA blog that Apex Legends has reached 25 million players since its launch last Monday. The game had over 2 million concurrent players at its peak over the weekend. The newly released free-to-play game had initially reached one million concurrent players, and 10 million players over its initial ...

Sony Interactive Entertainment Appoints Jim Ryan as President & CEO

After assuming temporary leadership of Sony last year, Jim Ryan has officially been appointed the new President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. The new role will officially become effective on April 1st. According to Sony: "Current SIE President and CEO John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera will dedicate his focus on creating innovative user experiences and further enhancing the network ...

‘Aquaman’ Spinoff Film ‘The Trench’ in the Works with James Wan Producing

Well... leave it to DC to something this out-of-the-box. THR is reporting that WB has hired scribes Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald to pen a horror-infused script centered on The Trench, the deadly amphibious creatures seen attacking the hero and his love, Mera, in Aquaman. The Aquaman spinoff will be produced by James Wan and Peter ...

2019 Canadian Screen Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the nominees in 135 film, television, and digital content categories for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards on Thursday. Comedian Andrew Phung and Canadian Screen Award-nominated comedian Aisha Alfa hosted the Nominee Announcement event in Toronto on Feb. 7. Anne with an E and Schitt’s Creek are the leading nominees for this ...

‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ Becomes Series’ Top-Grossing Film Ever

Dragon Ball Super: Broly has become the series top grossing film, after a strong $9 million opening weekend debut in Japan last December. But after the good news came from Deadline, with the outlet confirming the final opening day total for the new Dragon Ball film came at a whopping $7.06 million. Which completely demolished openings from ...

‘Young Justice Outsiders’ Advanced Review

The Wait is Over IT’S FINALLY BACK! After the airing of the season 2 conclusion (“Endgame”) on March 16th of 2013, we could not wait for season 3 to come out. Almost 5 years later we get witness a much-desired continuation of the story and I could not be happier with the new season. Subtitled ...

BBC Confirms No New ‘Doctor Who’ Season for 2019

Fans of Doctor Who will have to wait a bit longer to see the thirteenth doctor back in action. The BBC announced today that there will be no new season of Doctor Who in 2019. Instead, Doctor Who Season 12 will premiere in early 2020. “We’re off again!” showrunner Chris Chibnall said in the new season announcement. “Well we never actually stopped - ...

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