Week in Geek for 5/14/16
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Battlefront II announced for 2017 in an earnings report from EA Games. It will incorporate material from the latest Star Wars films and continue EA’s goal of releasing a new Star Wars game every year.
Assassin’s Creed Trailer released. Based on the award winning video game series Michael Fassbender stars as Callum Lynch, a descendant of a secret society of assassins who must stop an evil plot by the Templars.
Captain America: Civil War had a successful opening weekend of $179 million and has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 89%. The stage continues to be set for The Infinity War and no matter which side you’re one (TGT sides with the Captain) you just hope that everyone can work out their differences in time.
In the ever growing world of eSports, TBS has signed a deal to broadcast a full season beginning May 24. For those in the dark, Esports is the NFL of the video game world, selling out arenas and gathering millions of viewers.
In a galaxy far far away…by “watching a planet’s brightness for changes” Nasa has discovered almost 1,300 new planets. Nine of which have an orbit at a distance that can support life. When the leading scientist was asked whether she thinks there was life on other planets she took the line from Contact, “If humans were the only life in the universe, it would be “an awful waste of space.”