New Movies This Week: What To See In Theaters And On Streaming (12/4-12/13)

Ron Burgundy Is Getting a Podcast

Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy has netted himself two 12-episode seasons of a new show, The Ron Burgundy Podcast. Don’t act like you’re not impressed.

Launching in early 2019, the podcast will be co-produced by Funny Or Die and iHeartRadio. It’s unclear what the podcast will be about, other than Ron Burgundy himself. Ron Burgundy doesn’t seem to know either:

“Listen, I don’t know what a podcast is, but I currently have a lot of time on my hands and a lot to talk about,” said Burgundy. “I am also broke. Therefore, I am very excited to do this podcast. It is literally saving my life.”

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People Have Worked Out How to Unlock PS Classic’s Emulator Settings

PlayStation Classic owners can easily tweak the settings of their console if they have the right keyboard.

The PlayStation Classic launched yesterday, and as expected, people are poking around the hardware looking for ways to hack the console. It turns out it’s as easy as plugging in a keyboard and hitting the Escape key while inside a game.

Discovered by YouTuber Retro Gaming Arts, and his buddy Matt, the pair initially took the console apart before putting it back together and plugging in a keyboard – in this case a Corsair K75 RGB Mechanical keyboard.

“So basically all I did was I took a USB keyboard and plugged it in, and then I went into one of the games and hit Escape, and then that gave me all of the access to the emulator itself,” Matt explains in the video.

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Batman: Court of Owls Game Could Be in Development at WB Montreal

A new Batman game featuring the villainous Court of Owls may just have been teased.

Warner Bros. Montreal assistant producer Valerie Vezina has tweeted a picture of a T-shirt featuring a logo that’s extremely similar to that of the Court of Owls, and pointedly redacted the name of the game she’s working on. It’s led some to believe that a Batman game centred around the shadowy group is on the way.

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Here’s Everything You Need to Play Super Smash Bros.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate December 7 release date means we are tantalizingly close to having our Super Smash dreams made reality. With a roster of 74 fighters, an unparalleled number of songs on the soundtrack, and hundreds of spirits, making it just as much a love-letter to gaming as it is a competitive fighting game.

If you want to jump head-first into the world of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, you still have time to prepare yourself. Here’s a list of everything you need to make sure you’re playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at your peak on December 7.

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Overwatch Teases Winter Wonderland Event

Blizzard has announced the return of Overwatch’s annual Winter Wonderland event. In a tweet, the developer revealed that Winter Wonderland will run from Dec. 11, 2018 through Jan. 2, 2019.

“Snow off your holiday spirit!” Blizzard tweeted today. “Overwatch Winter Wonderland returns December 11.”

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The tweet features a brief five-second video showing the map Blizzard World being redecorated for Winter Wonderland. After a snowstorm sweeps across the screen, Blizzard World is shown with holiday lights strewn about.

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34 Epic Images From the Second Captain Marvel Trailer

The second trailer for Captain Marvel has dropped, giving fans a closer look at Carol Danvers’ MCU debut and offering new hints about the movie’s plot.

To help you get the most out of the new trailer and get the speculative fires roaring, here’s a slideshow featuring every images of every big moment:

And just for posterity, here’s the new trailer in all its glory:

And for more Captain Marvel goodness, check out our set report and in-depth interview with Brie Larson about the challenges of bringing Carol Danvers to life.

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There’s Never Been a Better Time for Captain Marvel’s Debut

The MCU has been long overdue for a major female-led solo film. Jessica Jones held her own on Netflix, Agent Carter was a powerhouse in her major network television series, and significant, complex characters like Valkyrie, Shuri, and Okoye show female representation has improved dramatically from the scant supporting female characters in the early days of the Avengers. It’s frankly sad it’s taken 10 years to finally get an MCU film with a female lead, but right now Captain Marvel is the hero the Marvel Cinematic Universe needs, and there’s never been a better time for her to make her debut.

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Resident Evil 2 Redefines What a Remake Can Be

I’m cynical when it comes to video game remasters. What’s the point of taking the time to completely overhaul Crash Bandicoot’s visuals if he still controls like a bag of rocks? After four hours with Resident Evil 2, the sort-of-but-not remake of the 1998 survival horror masterpiece, I can happily say that it is so good to play, look at, and listen to that it feels like a completely new game.

My demo starts as Leon ascends a ladder into the car park of the Raccoon City Police Department. Memories of watching, terrified, as my older brother led Leon down those familiar cramped corridors almost 20 years ago come rushing back. Even though I’m playing in a brightly lit boardroom, the oppressive darkness and grimy, dank muck of Leon’s surroundings pull me into his world. Raccoon City has never looked so good.

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