6 items from 2009
Hey Game Ranters, another Thursday, another update to the Sony PlayStation Store, and another Game Rant Weekly Update.
There are no scheduled retail releases for either the PS3 or PSP this week – but fear not, PixelJunk Shooter has been released on the PlayStation Store. The title continues Q-Games’ streak of innovative and engaging releases (all of which are exclusive to the Psn). PixelJunk Shooter features two player local compatibility, a great soundtrack, charming story, great gameplay, numerous collectible items, and an attractive $9.99 price-tag. Without question, Shooter is Game Rant’s featured Sony release of the week.
Also available this week through the PlayStation Store is the demo for the upcoming EA novel-to-game release: Dante’s Inferno. PlayStation 3 users get a two week head start on this eagerly anticipated sneak peak at one of the most imaginative titles of 2010 – the demo will be available on Xbox December 24th. Dante’s Inferno »
- Ben Kendrick
It’s time for another update on horror-film screenings for the Halloween 2009 season and beyond; you can track back through our previous items starting here. The most exciting news is the addition of a very special show to the Scary Movies 3 series currently unspooling at New York City’s Lincoln Center: Trick ’R Treat with Michael Dougherty (pictured) in attendance!
The All Hallow’s anthology feature unspools at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street, upper level) this Wednesday, October 21 at 8:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with Dougherty. Trust us: You want to see this one on the big screen. Full details on Scary Movies 3 can be found here. In addition, adventurous genre fans will want to check out Juraj Herz’s The Cremator when it shows as part of Lincoln Center’s The Ironic Curtain: Czech Cinema series on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. This black »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Gingold)
The Misfits are getting ready to release their first studio recordings since 2003's Misfits Project 1950, and their first original material in over a decade.
The horror rock icons will release 2-new tracks, "Land of the Dead" and "Twilight of the Dead" digitally beginning October 27th (just in time for Halloween!), before offering them on vinyl in several limited-edition configurations.
The following message was released via the band's official site this weekend:
The Ltd. Ed. 12-inch LP maxi single showcases an incredible new cover painting rendered by Arthur Suydam (of Marvel Zombies fame) who has ferociously rendered the Misfits world famous “Fiend Skull” icon in homage to the zombie films of George A. Romero. The artwork is appropriately suited as both new songs, were inspired by the acclaimed director’s living dead series.
The first pressing on clear red vinyl is a limited edition of 1,000 pcs guaranteed to feed the collectible »
- email@example.com (James Zahn)
If you enjoy Fango blogger/writer Chris Alexander’s contributions to this site, you’ll want to run out and grab Chris Alexander’S Blood Spattered Book when Midnight Marquee Press publishes it in November. The tome is a collection of essays and writings on films—many featured here in his Blood Spattered Blog —that have personally affected Alexander and often, flown under the radar of many others.
The essays, many never before published, address a wide variety of genre fare, including Alice, Sweet Alice, Anthropophagous (a.k.a. The Grim Reaper), City Of The Living Dead (a.k.a. The Gates Of Hell), The Lair Of The White Worm, Count Dracula’S Great Love, The Sentinel, Lifeforce, The Devil’S Nightmare, Demon Seed, Ravenous, Land Of The Minotaur, Nomads, Angel Heart, Psychomania and more. The book will also include new interviews conducted by the author with such film personalities as directors Roger Corman, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Samuel Zimmerman)
Curious to know what frightful films and devilish discs will be available to view in the privacy of your own digital dungeon this week? Fango's got you covered.
Below the jump you'll find the full list of titles arriving in-stores this Tuesday, July 14, 2009 in our weekly version of the famous Fangoria Chopping List - updated with all the last-minute additions and deletions.
Presented with "branching" coverage with trailers, interviews, and reviews for select titles!
Note: Clickable links lead to Amazon.com
Asalto Violento (Traumatized, 1993) - Distrimax
Robert Smith is an outstanding doctor, devoted to teaching at a local university in Mexico City. During a trip to Vietnam he suffers a violent assault at the hands of a group of terrorists while he was being intimated with a local girl. After his arrival he discovers that he has contracted an incurable disease; traumatized by the attack and his illness, he will »
- email@example.com (James Zahn)
Welcome to the sixth installment of Fangoria Musick's Lists Of Doom, our new column where we'll be catching up with some of our favorite bands and giving them a place to talk horror. Since this is Fangoria, we're gonna pick these musician's brains to find out what scares them.
For part 6, we caught up with Shane Embury - legendary bassist of Napalm Death, who gave us the scoop on five films that have made a lasting impact on him.
The Beyond (1981)
Growing up in 80's, this was one of those movies that just totally blew me away. Living in the UK was very tough for extreme horror, as the Laws there had created a banned list of movies that you were not allowed to see, and this was one of them so when the ban had been lifted me and my friends went straight to the video rental store and got a copy. »
6 items from 2009
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