Monthly High Scores I June 2013

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The Play Legit Fam is ranking not only the Game of the Month, and Trailer,  but other cool Happenings in the world of entertainment. Its one big Arcade cabinet. Who Earned the most points? See where everything landed. Check out the Monthly High Scores of May 2013.

Coming out of a major E3, this was the month for gamers. New consoles, games, and price tags. Yippee!

High Score Winners: Xbox One and PS4 Consoles

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J. Valdez mentioned: “There are a lot of games, a lot of open world games, a lot of new IP’s. And they didn’t cater to the casual crowd. MGS, The Witcher, Quantum Break, Ryse, Titanfall, Halo (even though it was just a teaser), Spark, and many more.” It will retail for $499 It’s a good thing the DRM policy was removed.
Since they MS fixed their hot mess, Sony is going to have a much harder time racking up sales. Still, the PS4 will only cost $399, and offer many of the same things the Xbox one is pushing. This holiday season gamers are going to have a tough choice to make indeed. Two companies competing, is our benefit as we look forward to the big list of games dropping on both systems. For more on our thoughts about these consoles and their games check out our E3 coverage.
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Game of The Month: The Last of us

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KJ: Mo Chocolate Reviewed The Last of us giving it a perfect score. This game pushes the envelope in storytelling. It did include multiplayer which many have enjoyed, but the campaign is what really shines. The interactions between Joel and Ellie are fantastic. She made this game an instant classic for many players, with her unexpected courage shown in the darkest of situations. An absolutely superb cast, and top quality voice acting added to the immersion of the zombie adventure. To put it simple, if you own a PS3, this is a must play. Check out Mo’s review right here to see why.

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Man of Steel

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KJ: The child of Krypton has come back to theaters. Director Zack Snyder gets the job done. This was a blockbuster that delivered on action, which was sorely missing from Superman Returns. Finally sequences I’ve imagined as a kid, are coming to life. The man of steel is receiving the treatment he deserves. No meteor-ized fake villains, or super babies in this one. Just pure awesomeness. Russell Crowe’s performance of Jor-El was one of our favorite things about this flick. If the action in Justice League is like this, sign us up! By the way, did you catch some of the Easter eggs sprinkled in the movie?

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Killer Instinct (Finally) Returns!

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KJ: I said with excitement “The Rare brand is finally being revived, and with authority. The trailer shows a hand full of characters: Jago, Glacius, and Saberwulf. Every single pixel in this demo is rendered with beautiful detail. The wear and tear in the stage itself, to the character models, it all looks great. Notice how fluid the character movements are. The famous theme music can be heard, along with the amazing announcer voice gamers have grown accustomed to.” It’s been a Super long time coming, I’ve grown tired of MS sitting on this tremendous Rare brand. Great to see at least one franchise is off the bench.
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Trailer of the Month: Super Smash Bros. E3 Trailer

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StephO: This was one of the Top 3 Trailers from E3 and just had to be Trailer of the Month! Three new characters have been announced so far: Villager, Wii Fit Trainer, and Mega Man!!! The new Smash Bros. game will be available in 2014 for Wii U, while a cell shaded looking version will be available for the Nintendo 3DS.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Roundup

Real Talk By: Steph-O

Hey there folks. As I am sure you already know, San Diego Comic-Con was this past weekend. This star-studded, geektastic event was packed full with lots of exciting news. Here’s what I am the most excited about- and looking forward to!

This is the new full length trailer for Paranorman- LAIKA’s follow-up to their Oscar nominated film Coraline. A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead takes on ghosts, zombies and, worst of all, grown-ups, in order to save his town from a centuries-old curse. Paranorman hits theaters August 17- can’t wait!

A trailer was released for Oz: The Great and Powerful, which will be in theaters March 8, 2013. Starring James Franco as Frank Baum’s beloved character, the Wizard of Oz, and directed by Sam Raimi (the Spiderman trilogy), it’s definitely a film to look forward to this spring!

Robert Downey Jr. made an appearance to promote Iron Man 3, which will be in theaters May 3, 2013. The new suit was revealed (pictured below), although I have to say I am not a huge fan of the design. Hopefully the gold doesn’t overshadow the red so much when it’s in action.

More Marvel movie title and release date announcements include Thor: The Dark World (November 8, 2013) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014).

As for DC- Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel got a teaser poster, and will be in theaters June 14, 2013.

And finally, one of my favorite things about SDCC is the elaborate cosplay! As always, there were some amazing (and creative) costumes there, but here are a few of the more original ones I liked:

Source: Geeks are Sexy
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Scruffy the Janitor from Futurama, a Captain America USO Dancer, and not only a Millennium Falcon cosplay, but a sexy one!

Real Talk By: KJ

So im a moderate Deadpool fan, he’s such a Comedic mofo. But also an individual you wouldn’t want to mess with. High Noon studios is the company developing his solo adventure. It will be interesting to see what storylines the game will tackle. Will he try to become a member of the X-Men? Again. With a reasonable development cycle, this company produces magic. The Non-Movie Transformer titles featured dazzling visuals and fun gameplay. I think the Merc with a mouth will be in good hands come 2013. Plus every one knows Nolan North needs another check.

The remaining Marvel movie announcement was Guardians of the Galaxy. These future warriors will finally hit the big screen. I’m predicting Rocket Raccoon to be the fan favorite of the flick. Just play Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. No footage was shown, but then again it’s not releasing until August 1, 2014 so it would have been too much of a tease.

Finally Godzilla is getting the reboot treatment. To be fair its a reboot of a reboot, now with 100% less Matthew Broderick. Legendary Studios will bring us the film. Coming out of this camp, we should expect a high level of CGI quality and action. Guess 2014 is the year to be alive, Godzilla joins the list of films to look out for. I’m thinking the movie will take a cloverfield approach teasing the monster, then “Whammy!” But its most certainly up in the air.

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