Beyond: Two Souls - Soundtrack review

CoverLakeshore Records release Lorne Balfe's original score for the vide game Beyond: Two Souls. The game is an interactive sci-fi drama action-adventure video game for the PlayStation 3, created by French game developer Quantic Dream and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game was originally release in October 2013 and re-released in 2015 for PS4... [click here...]

 

 

Hex (Hardback) - Book review

CoverBlack Springs is a town under a curse, the curse of Katherine, a woman condemned as a witch by the town, many hundreds of years ago. The curse and Katherine are so accepted that the town is officially isolated by the American government and had been since the time of the civil war. During the day Katherine appears in various parts of the town and the townsfolk have become experts in hiding her from the outside world. Those born in Black Springs can never leave, those that try die. Those that move to Black Springs stay and no one, absolutely no one, touches Katherine… [click here...]

 

The Vagrant - Book review

CoverThe Breach has been guarded for more than a thousand years, a rent in the landscape, pregnant with the threat of demonic invasion. Time has made the watchers lax allowing the Breach to erupt, spewing forth a hoard of such magnitude that the army sent to oppose it are decimated. Now ten years later the lone Vagrant walks the blasted lands, heading north with his precious burden, an untainted baby... [click here...]

 

Open Season: Scared Silly - Soundtrack review

CoverRubert Gregson-Williams and Dominic Lewis release their score for Open Season: Scared Silly through Varèse Sarabande. Boog and Elliot are back in an all-new fun-tastic adventure. When Elliot tells a campfire story of a monster in the woods, Boog – who has never been the bravest of bears – becomes very scared. His best friend Elliot comes up with a crazy plan to scare the fear out of Boog. With the help of Mr. Weenie, McSquizzy and all your favourite forest friends, they venture on a hilarious journey where the power of friendship helps Boog overcome his fears with lots of laughs and some surprises along the way... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor #1 - Comic book

CoverThe Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith have had many adventures together, roaming across time, space and the furthest boundaries of the universe! Now they have arrived in Victorian England, where a mysterious woman commands a hidden army in a house of the blind, and Scryclops stalk the streets… From facing the K1 Experimental Robot to battling the Wirrn on Space Station Nerva, and defeating the terror of the Sontarans to battling Sutekh and his robot mummies, the Doctor and Sarah have triumphed over many threats. But now they must face… the gaze of the Medusa…! [click here...]

 

Doomwatch: Series 1-3 - DVD review

CoverThe late sixties and early seventies were times of both great optimism and threat. The greater introduction of the pill had freed women from having unwanted pregnancies, man had landed on the moon and there seemed no reason that the exploration of space would not carry on unabated. On the other side the proliferation of nuclear weapons threatened the whole of humanity. Technology offered the hope of a better future or a future destroyed by technology. Against this background Kit Pedler and Gerry Davies created Doomwatch... [click here...]

 

Night Terrace: Season Two - Audio review

CoverFollow the exploits of Anastasia Black, who far from enjoying her retirement has to deal with Eddie Jones, who has turned up literally on her doorstep with an offer to change her utilities. This annoying conversation is cut short when the house decides that it would prefer to fly off into time and space, rather than listen to Eddie for one minute longer. Along the way the duo collect Susan as the third member of their crew... [click here...]

 

Tim Wynn (composer) - XCOM 2 - Interview

CoverTimothy Michael Wynn began his music training as a founding member of the prestigious Orange County High School of the Performing Arts in 1988. From there he was accepted into the USC School of Music, where he studied under Elmer Bernstein, Christopher Young, Buddy Baker and Jerry Goldsmith. He has found success in scoring feature films, television series, video games and documentaries. Darren Rea caught up with him as the score for XCOM 2 was released... [click here...]

 

The Skull Throne - Book review

CoverWhen Ahmann Jadir, the man destined to unite the tribes and push back the invasion of demons, is lost during a duel, the skull throne loses its ruler. In a court where intrigue and power plays are not uncommon this sudden vacancy creates a power vacuum which threatens to tear society apart. Unsure whether her husband is dead, Jardir's first wife, Inevera, must move quickly to secure a successor as a caretaker ruler, whilst at the same time stopping either of her two sons making a bid for the crown, killing each other in the process... [click here...]

 

Game of Thrones: Construction Set - Toy review

CoverMcFarlane Toys have a long tradition of producing high quality toys and figurines based on popular genre films and television. The quality of the build is generally high and given the price, and the oft times controversial nature of some of the products, means that these are generally made for adults. To coincide with the new season of Game of Thrones, McFarlane are releasing a number construction kits based on the show... [click here...]