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Ultimate Fantasy XV Director Leaving Sq. Enix – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-08 04:33:08


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three out of the four deliberate future DLC have additionally been cancelled.

Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata has resigned from Luminous Productions and the Square Enix Group as of October 31, 2018.

This news was delivered as part of a special Final Fantasy XV presentation that also announced that three of the four upcoming DLC for Final Fantasy XV are also being cancelled.

Tabata took over for Tetsuya Nomura as Final Fantasy XV’s director in 2013, while Nomura went to focus on Kingdom Hearts III.

Prior to FFXV, Tabata was also the director of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy Type-0.

Earlier this year, Hajime Tabata opened Luminous Productions, a global studio within Square Enix, to work on AAA games and “utilize innovative technology and creativity to change the future of gaming and entertainment.”

As for the DLC, it was announced that Episode Aranea, Episode Lunafreya, and Episode Noctis, which were part of the “Dawn of the Future” DLC plan, have ceased production.

Episode Ardyn, which takes place 30 years before the main story, will still be released in March 2019 and a teaser trailer was shown.

Final Fantasy XV Episode Ardyn Prologue was also revealed, and will be a short form teaser that will lead up to Episode Ardyn and will have teasers released on December 15, 2018, and January 10, 2019.

Aside from the DLC, Final Fantasy XV Multiplayer Comrades will be released as a standalone product for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and will be released on December 12, 2018.

This new version will include new bosses, costumes, and weapons and will be available free of charge for those who have already purchased a previous version of Comrades and will cost $9.99 for new players.

Lastly, Final Fantasy XV will be collaborating with Final Fantasy XIV with “Adventurer from Another World” and will also begin on December 12, 2018.

Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who loves Final Fantasy and is shocked by this news following the success of FFXV. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.



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Arrow Season 7, Episode 5: “The Demon” Evaluation – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-13 03:38:26


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The Demon stands revealed.

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode under.

Effectively, no less than one of many numerous ongoing mysteries of Arrow Season 7 has been solved. We lastly met the mysterious “Demon” on this week’s appropriately titled episode. And whereas that reveal hardly ranks among the many present’s most stunning twists, it did pave the best way for a enjoyable team-up between Ollie and an previous frenemy. What this episode didn’t handle, nonetheless, is elevate the season’s different working subplots in order that they stand alongside the jail storyline. As a lot because the sequence has improved this yr, the present season continues to be a reasonably lopsided affair.

Once more, whereas hardly shocking to study that Talia was the Demon all alongside, it’s good to see Lexa Doig again within the image. She’s been conspicuously absent because the Season 5 finale, and her return has been lengthy overdue. Doig brings a really efficient mix of malice, appeal and conceitedness to her position. She additionally has a stable dynamic with Stephen Amell, which makes it a little bit of a disgrace that Talia has appeared so comparatively little in comparison with her half-sister. The hope is that this episode has opened up the door for extra from Talia, although there’s actually no telling primarily based on the open-ended sendoff Talia was given.

It does appear doubtless the writers are laying just a few seeds with the best way Talia alluded to a sure “enemy” in Gotham Metropolis. That’s not as clear lower a Batman reference as Ollie outright name-dropping Bruce Wayne final season, however it’s important to assume the Arrowverse as a complete is slowly working its method towards a respectable Batman look. Or is Talia referring to Batwoman on this case?

In any case, Ollie’s ordeal in Stage 2 made for one more compelling chapter in his ongoing jail ordeal this week. I do want the present spent somewhat extra time exploring the dynamic between Ollie and Dr. parker and Ollie’s battle to take care of his sense of self and goal. This did play out like a barely rushed conclusion to this portion of the story. Even so, it was satisfying to see Ollie obtain a victory for a change and overcome an incredible evil. And there was some satisfyingly bone-crunching motion alongside the best way.

Although for all of the flash of the massive standoff with the riot guards, one of the best combat scene on this episode really got here early on, when Talia launched her sneak assault on Ollie. I at all times get a kick out of the combat scenes that use digital camera angles and the setting to most impact.

Elsewhere, “The Demon” gave viewers the primary actual Curtis-centric storyline of Season 7. I do give the writers credit score for seeming to acknowledge that Curtis has been the odd man out all season lengthy. He doesn’t appear to have a lot goal on this post-Staff Arrow panorama. Did this episode reverse that pattern? Not essentially. He’s undoubtedly a extra integral participant within the ARGUS subplot now, embracing his position as a undercover operative who as soon as once more dangers life and limb each day. This notion that Curtis doesn’t essentially need to be Mister Terrific with the intention to put his abilities to good use is actually a step in the appropriate path. The extra the Arrowverse shifts away from the “each supporting character must grow to be a costumed vigilante” mentality, the higher.

On the similar time, Curtis’ character arc this week felt rushed and hole. If the writers wish to maintain him on the emotional heart of the present, why not lean into his lingering PTSD and despair? He’s sacrificed a lot for his metropolis and gotten so little in return. However reasonably than actually dig into that, this episode simply handled Curtis’ private points as one thing that may be simply swept away with one good pep discuss from Diggle.

The Curtis subplot was nonetheless enjoyable, if considerably mishandled. The identical can’t be mentioned for the Felicity/Laurel/Dinah alliance. As is often the case, Laurel is a irritating member of the ensemble solid. It’s already onerous to tolerate her on this present position given how poorly she was dealt with in Season 6. And now, the extra the character settles into the lifetime of her interdimensional doppelganger, the extra she appears to be reworking into Earth-1 Laurel. Sooner or later it’s important to surprise if there’s going to be a tangible distinction between the 2 characters by the point this Season is completed.

The opposite drawback right here is that this entire subplot felt largely superfluous. Apart from Felicity fretting about Ollie’s disappearance, what precisely did this alliance accomplish. They rifled by some containers, just for Talia to finally present up and ship the smoking gun they wanted. Little about this storyline did something to advance the bigger Season 7 narrative. It merely strengthened the concept Arrow has extra characters than it will probably really assist for the time being.

The Verdict

As a lot as Season 7 has pushed Arrow in a greater path, the actual fact stays that some parts of the present are in higher form than others. Ollie’s jail ordeal stays essentially the most compelling storyline in play proper now, particularly with Ollie reuniting with Talia and interesting in somewhat Jail Break motion. This episode does make a valiant effort to reinvigorate Curtis, however it’s solely partly profitable. And all of the whereas, the pointless Felicity/Laurel/Dinah subplot exhibits that the sequence is attempting to juggle too many characters without delay.

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Comics, Hollywood Group Mourns Stan Lee – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-13 02:32:18


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The truest superhero.

Speedy outpouring of gratitude for Stan Lee got here by way of social media simply moments after information broke that he handed away Monday morning.

From actors and administrators who’ve labored with him or have been impressed from afar – individuals took to Twitter to Share their ideas and inspiration they’ve gained from the late icon.

Marvel Studios President, Kevin Feige, mentioned in a tweet, “Nobody has had extra of an impression on my profession and all the pieces we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee. Stan leaves a rare legacy that can outlive us all. Our ideas are along with his daughter, his household, and his hundreds of thousands of followers.”

Chris Evans, who has performed Captain America for the previous seven years till he not too long ago introduced he has hung up his protect, tweeted, “There’ll by no means be one other Stan Lee. For many years he offered each younger and previous with journey, escape, consolation, confidence, inspiration, power, friendship and pleasure. He exuded love and kindness and can go away an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives. Excelsior!!”

Evangeline Lilly tweeted, “Stan…greater than a grasp of tales, you all the time appeared like a grasp of residing.  I’ll look to you for inspiration for the remainder of my life.  You reside on. xoxo Your Wasp” and continued in a separate tweet asking followers to “flood the web” with any paintings that is ever been created out of inspiration from Stan Lee, whereas beginning the hashtag #BreakTheInternetForStan.

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To dive into the lifetime of the Marvel Comics co-creator, learn IGN’s piece on the legend of Stan Lee, the place we are saying, “Lee grew to become an icon recognized internationally because of his glowing persona, sharp wit, and heat humorousness, immediately recognizable in his signature aviators and tightly trimmed mustache.”

Jessie Wade is a information author for IGN and is giving hugs to everybody internationally who’s saddened by this information. Chat along with her on Twitter @jessieannwade if you would like.



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5 Nights at Freddy’s Film Screenplay Tossed by Recreation Creator – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-13 00:38:41


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“I’m sticking to what I’ve all the time mentioned, both the correct film will get made or no film will get made.”

The script for a film adaptation of Five Nights at Freddy’s was “wrapped up and greenlit” by producer Jason Blum and director Chris Columbus, but has been thrown out because the game’s creator, Scott Cawthon, claimed it didn’t match his vision.

As reported by Variety, via an update by Cawthon on Steam’s forums, he claimed that he “had a different idea for it,” and one that he liked better.

“It’s been a real challenge for everyone, including myself, to come up with a good screenplay for this.” Scott explained. “But I’m determined to find the right story. I’m sticking to what I’ve always said, either the right movie gets made or no movie gets made.”

He also mentioned that this movie, and any potential sequels, will “take place in the universe of FNAF 1-3 only,” as he felt “this was the best portion of the storyline to really focus on.”

In addition to the film, he gave small updated for upcoming projects in the Five Night at Freddy’s universe, including the VR and AR projects.

Five Night’s at Freddy’s VR is around “40% complete” and Cawthon is working with a company called Steel Wool to help bring this project to light. He promised that, for the first time, we will get to “see an actual stage performance from the classic band!”

The AR project is at 10% complete, the console ports are 20% complete, and FNAF: Into Madness, a game that is a “compilation of several ideas in the same vein as Update 2; just a free game for the fanbase,” is a dream project for Scott that is currently 0% complete.

That’s not all, as Scott is working on a “BIG deal” to create a AAA game and is 20% through writing a new line of books from Scholastic that will “be a collection of short horror stories that takes place in the FNAF universe.”

Five Nights at Freddy’s launched in 2014 and has had six main series titles, with the latest being 2017’s Freddy Fazbear’s Pizzeria Simulator.

Chris Columbus, who also directed a couple Harry Potter films, signed on to direct earlier this year.

IGN has reached out to Blumhouse Productions, who took over for Warner Bros. Pictures in 2017, for an additional comment and this story will be updated with any further information as it arrives.

Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who hasn’t played these games, but loves the idea of them. Maybe one day he will change that. Convince him to give them a try on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.



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