3 items from 2013
"There's no point in being grown-up if you can't be childish sometimes," Tom Baker's Fourth Doctor once said - and it would appear that the vast majority of you lot agree.
Online media outlet LoveFilm has just reported a massive surge in popularity for classic animated series - we're talking '80s and '90s vintage here - on its online streaming service - the likes of The Real Ghostbusters (1986-1991), X-Men (1992-1997) and He-Man: Masters of the Universe (1983-1988) have all leapt up the charts.
> Super Mario, X-Men lead '80s, '90s animated revival on LoveFilm
This week's Week in Geek is all about paying tribute to those classic kids' cartoons of yesteryear - the kind of animated gems you just don't get on telly anymore. So pop on your rose-tinted spectacles and prepare to take a warm dip in a bath full of nostalgia juice...
> Week in Geek - Hulk, »
By Kevin Kelly
Capcom had thoughtfully set up a multi-station obstacle course for us at Gdc, otherwise known as the Capcom Press Suite, which is parlance for "cramming as many video games as possible into one hotel room." Which is much better than unlimited room service and free pay TV. Scattered around the room in every nook and cranny were Capcom's up and coming titles at hands-on stations ready to be touched and inspected. So without further ado, we're going to run you through the same course, and give you our impressions.
As it turns out, life actually is like a Hurricane, right there in Duckburg. The original title "Ducktales" was a big hit for Capcom back in 1989 and 1990, becoming the company's best-selling game on both the Nintendo Entertainment System and the GameBoy. Now nearly 24 years later (eep!) the game is returning at "DuckTales Remastered," and features »
For older gamers raised on the Nintendo Entertainment System, Capcom and WayForward’s surprising DuckTales Remastered announcement at Pax East was a dream come true. After all, it is not everyday that a classic game from the Nes-era gets remade in HD by one of the premier 2D platformer development studios. As if the news could not get any better, we are now hearing that there is a chance Disney could license Capcom to remake other classic Nes games.
Speaking to Polygon, DuckTales Remastered producer Rey Jimenez revealed that Capcom put a considerable amount of work into getting approval from Disney for the upcoming remake. If the title generates enough sales, Jimenez stated that other Nes Capcom/Disney titles – like Chip n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, Darkwing Duck, and Aladdin — could be next.
“For a remake of an Nes game I’m surprised how much dedication they are putting into this, »
- Justin Alderman
3 items from 2013
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners