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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.

Marvel Confirms Confirms Taskmaster As Villain in Square Enix’s ‘Avengers’ Game

The long-awaited trailer for Square Enix's Marvel's Avengers game finally debuted at E3 this year, and while it was heavy on superheroes, it seemed pretty light on potential foes. One villain fans did see was a man who donned a skull mask. While his identity wasn't initially revealed, Marvel has now confirmed that the villain ...

Nintendo Announces ‘Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Sequel

One of the biggest Nintendo Switch games of all time is officially getting a sequel. During the E3 conference's massive Nintendo Direct, the company swung for the fences, as it confirmed that a sequel is in development for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Check out the first trailer for the highly anticipated game below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31f0mRaGazY ...

Joe and Anthony Russo Developing a ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Anime Series for Netflix

After directing the biggest superhero film in history, the Russo Brothers are switching gears to the world of animation. Netflix announced today that they have partnered with Joe and Anthony Russo to develop a Magic: The Gathering anime series for the streaming platform.  Wizards of The Coast and Hasbro are on board to assist in development as ...

‘Detective Pikachu’ Film Review

This movie was never going to amount much as a work of storytelling. Yet even with such low expectations, the live-action Pokémon movie Detective Pikachu fails spectacularly. But I cannot be too harsh because of the task that was laid before the filmmakers. They had to create a film that appealed to the casual movie-going ...

WALT DISNEY ANNOUNCES *NEW* FILM RELEASE SCHEDULE

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions. Disney's new schedule reaffirms the releases some titles that we knew was in development but it still able to offer a few surprises.

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 ...

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