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Remake of Star Wars Knights Of The Old Republic for XBoxOne

Remake of Star Wars Knights Of The Old Republic may be in production

Remake of Star Wars Knights Of The Old Republic Firstly, before I continue with this article I have to apologize for being absent for a week. I just started a new job and the first week was tough, but now that I have recovered SciFiEmpire will continue as usual. This week there was GamesCom in Cologne, Germany and besides the exciting announcement of the Quantum Break game and TV show there was also a rumor floating around. Neither LucasArts, EA nor Bioware will...

Raza approaches space station. Dark Matter Episode 8 Review

Dark Matter Episode 8 Review – Syfy’s space opera finds its secure footing!

Dark Matter Episode 8 Review Slowly the first season of Syfy’s Dark Matter is developing to be the space opera that can actually replace Firefly and Stargate. After watching 8 episodes most of the six characters as well as the Android have a backstory that is interesting and meaningful while none of them have their memories from before they were wiped. So far Joseph Mallozi’s show also resembles Farscape in that details of the wider universe of Dark Matter are known, but there is no...

William B. Davis in Continuum Season 4 trailer

Continuum Season 4 Trailer Released!

Finally Syfy and Showcase have started their promotion of the upcoming last season of Continuum. With just over a month away from release I started to fear the producers wanted to bury this show quickly. Luckily that is not the case, but promotion is a problem. Continuum has been cancelled, after the upcoming 6 episodes it is truly over. However, I am eager to watch the last season and discover how show runner Simon Barry intends it to end. Below you...

Star Wars Dark Disciple Review + Giveaway

Star Wars Dark Disciple Review + Giveaway

Star Wars Dark Disciple Review + Giveaway On the road towards Star Wars Episode 7 slated for December 18 LucasFilm is releasing new novels to fill in the storyline. I already reviewed Lords Of The Sith and gave it an average score. For a title as catchy as ‘Lords Of The Sith’ both Darth Vader and Darth Sidious were notably absent for most of the story. Can Star Wars Dark Disciple by Christie Golden do better? The title, Dark Disciple, indicates the...

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Continuum Update – so where the hell is Showcase’s last season?

Continuum Update During the last week or so a few people have emailed me on why I am not covering the new and last season of Continuum. The short questions is I am, there is simply nothing to report. Unlike previous seasons which aired during the summer months this last shortened season is scheduled to start on September 4th. I am pleased so many are still supporting this show and just like me are suffering from Continuum withdrawal symptoms. Sadly,...

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Ant-Man Review – I don’t feel the excitement from Iron Man or Captain America!

Ant-Man Review Movies set in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU) are for me an acquired taste. I found the first Iron Man a bit of an odd duck when I first saw it. I have since come to appreciate most of the main characters of the MCU. Tony Stark’s banter with Pepper Potts, Thor’s with Jane Foster, Captain Rogers v. everybody else and of course Coulson and company. I was not looking forward to Ant-Man. I never heard of the comic or the character and...

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Killjoys Episode 5 A Glitch In The System Review – Time for a mid-term for season 1.

Killjoys Episode 5 A Glitch In The System Review With this weeks episode of Killjoys – A Glitch In The System – 5 episodes have aired. The first season has thus reached the half-way mark, time for mid-term score. This weeks episode has an interesting main storyline: abandoned spacecraft, killjoys investigate, sole-survivor tries to kill them, AI gone haywire. It feels familiar, especially after last week’s episode Dark Matter, but it is the fallout of these events that really matter...

Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman and Amy Acker at Comic Con 2015. Person of Interest Season 5 Preview

Person of Interest Season 5 Preview – Should it be the show’s last?

Person of Interest Season 5 Preview At this years Comic-Con in San Diego PoI’s cast and executive producer talked about the show’s future. After season 4 fans have started speculating whether or not Person Of Interest should wrap things up with a fifth season or whether there should only be a shortened 13-episode season to keep the story fresh and original. The issue with Person Of Interest has to do with the originality of the show. During the first season the premise...

Review of The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

Review of The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

Review of The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons Ever since the copyrights to the first batch of Sherlock Holmes stories ended some years back the market has been flooded with non-canon fiction. This time it is famed author Dan Simmons who has written a Holmesian historical epic. The author of Hyperion, The Terror and Ilium manages to impress with a story in which both historical and fictional characters take center stage. This is my Review of The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons,...

Syfy unveils The Expanse – A hard-boiled space opera by James S. A. Corey

The Expanse If all the news, panels and revelations at this years Comic-Conn weren’t enough Syfy unveiled The Expanse, the channels latest space opera. The series is based on the novel series by James S. A. Corey, the pen names for Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. The Expanse has often been described as A Song Of Ice And Fire set in space. The comparison to G.R.R.M novels focuses mostly on the gritty politics and the shifting Point of View of each...

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Cyberpunk 2077 – CD Projekt RED take on a tabletop RPG

Cyberpunk 2077, an announcement too soon! One of E3’s biggest surprised and disappointments this year was Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED’s action role-playing game. The producers of The Witcher 3 had announced the game’s existence back in 2012. It was hoped some details would leak or that even a teaser trailer would be shown at the game convention. Sadly, little new was announced. CD Projekt RED did state the release date had slipped into 2017 and that they would not release any details until some months beforehand. This...

Luc Besson to direct Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Luc Besson returns to Sci-Fi with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets After an absence of 18 years French director Luc Besson returns to the Science Fiction genre. Not since The Fifth Element from 1997 has he directed a hard-core SF movie in a move fans hope will return him to the spotlight. The movie, slated for July 2017, will not be a sequel to Le Cinquième Élément, instead it will be based on the bestselling French comic book series that launched in 1967 produced by Pierre Christin and...

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First X-files Revival footage from FOX

X-files Revival… Courtesy of a revamped Blastr.com I bring you a very brief teaser trailer of the new X-Files miniseries. The trailer is only 40 seconds long with most of it consists of scenes from season 1 to set the tone. However, fans clamoring for some footage of how our favorite characters will look like when the series airs next years won’t be disappointed. Both Scully and Mulder are briefly seen at the very end when they enter a darkened room with...

The Girl In The Spider's Web Review!

The Girl in the Spider’s Web – in memory of Stieg Larsson

The Girl in the Spider’s Web Stieg Larsson may have died in 2004, but the authors Millennium book series continues. The trilogy was published between 2005 and 2007 – all posthumously. This year a fourth novel will continue the adventures of Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander. The Girl in the Spider’s Web is written by Swedish journalist and author David Lagercrantz. Despite Larsson working on more novels at the time of his death Lagercrantz will not be base his on any of them. which is strange as Larsson’s long-term partner...