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Published on June 6th, 2014 | by Andew Dupe

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Gweekly News Desk #9 Brienne of Darth and 12 Years a Slave 1.

A bit of a light news show this week, but that’s ok more time for tangents!

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Show Notes: June 5 2014

What is the name of the Stark family barbershop?

Movies

  • Lupita Nyong’o(12 Years a Slave) and Gwendoline Christie(Game of Thrones) cast in episode VII, Release DAte Dec 18 2015
  • Josh Trank(Chronicle)(currently working of The Fantastic Four) to direct one of the Star Wars spin-off/stand-alone films.
  • Scott Derrickson(Sinister) to direct Doctor Strange
  • Josh Brolin to play Thanos in Guardians

TV

  • Game of thrones, a song of fire and ice is going to be 7 books long:“My plan is to finish in seven,” Martin said. “But my original plan was to finish in three. I write the stories and they grow. I deal with certain things and sometimes I find myself not at the end of a story. My plan right now is still seven. But first I have to finish Book Six. Get back to me when I’m half-way through Book Seven and then maybe I’ll tell you something more meaningful.”

Games

  • E3 is next week!! We are going to try and cover some things on the gweekly site mostly hype articles about what I’m super excited about, but they will be informative too.  Check out our social media as well.  Our next podcast may be very video game heavy.
  • Star Citizen dogfight module launched (still pretty alpha) also star citizen is at $44,785,002
  • New Witcher 3 release date: February 24 2015
  • Xbox one controllers get a driver for PC!
  • Xbox June updates, One gets Games with Gold this month it’s Halo Spartan Assault, and Max curse of the brotherhood.  Also netflix (and some other apps) are available to non gold members,
  • Starting today, Microsoft has opened pre-orders for Kinect for Windows in limited quantity. Granted, the general public may still want to wait on a consumer launch as this is still just fresh out of testing.
  • GoG to launch a DRM free digital store

Comics/books

  • Viz Media picks up rights to publish “Pokemon Adventures X & Y” manga in NA
  • Samurai Jack Volume 1 Paperback (Threads of Time) by Jim Zub  (Author), Andy Suriano (Artist)


About the Author

Andrew is a web developer and general geek. He likes drawing, programming, table top gaming, video gaming, other general geek things, and of course long walks on the beach. Follow him on twitter @dup3 Favourite Movie: Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi Favourite Game: Halo 2 Favourite Book: Name of the Wind



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