You might finally have a good reason to use the web browser on your console for more than the bare necessities. The Verge reports that Microsoft has started testing a version of its Chromium-based Edge browser on the Xbox One and Series X/S. Participate in the Alpha Skip-Ahead testing ring and you'll get a web experience that's more in line with the modern era, including better compatibility and syncing with Edge across multiple platforms. This version is unsurprisingly buggy and doesn't include mouse or keyboard support. And while this theoretically enables access to Google Stadia, we wouldn't count on reliable access to that or other intensive web apps just yet. It may take a while before there's a more polished version of the new Edge for Xbox. When it is ready, though, the new browser could make a better case for buying an Xbox if web surfing matters to you. Right now, the PlayStation 5 doesn't even have an easily accessible web browser (you have to rely on tricks to use it at all). While that could change, a Chromium-based Xbox browser could give Microsoft a comfortable head start.
Deadpool’s Reese & Wernick developing Twisted Metal TV series Just a few years after a film based on the beloved vehicular combat game franchise was cancelled, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions have begun development on a series adaptation of Twisted Metal, according to Variety. RELATED: Pedro Pascal Joins HBO’s The Last of Us Series as Joel The series is described as an action comedy and will center on a motor-mouthed outsider who is offered the opportunity to get a better life only after he successfully delivers a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Partnering with a trigger-happy car thief, he’ll face off against savage bandits driving deadly vehicles of destruction and other dangers on the road, including the fan-favorite deranged clown Sweet Tooth in his menacing ice cram truck. “Twisted Metal is one of the most beloved franchises from PlayStation,” Asad Qizilbashm, head of PlayStation Productions, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to have such a great team working on bringing this iconic game to life for the fans.” Click here to purchase the 2012 reboot of the hit franchise! Deadpool and Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick delivered the original take on the IP and will executive produce the series alongside writer Michael Jonathan Smith (Cobra Kai), Will Arnett (The Lego Batman Movie) though his Electric Avenue banner and under his first-look deal with Sony Pictures TV, Artists First’s Marc Forman and Peter Principato, PlayStation Productions’ Qizilbashm and Carter Swana and Head of PlayStation Studios Hermen Hulst. Sources report that no deal is in place for Arnett to cameo as the psychotic Sweet Tooth in a vocal capacity. “We love Twisted Metal in all its twisted insanity,” Glenn Adilman, executive vice president of comedy development for Sony Pictures Television, said in a statement. “Michael Jonathan Smith hit it out of the park with an action-packed, brilliantly funny adaptation and we are grateful for the support of Rhett, Paul, Will and our friends at PlayStation.” RELATED: Stuber Director Michael Dowse to Helm Just Cause Movie Adaptation Twisted Metal marks the second series to enter development for Sony Pictures TV and PlayStation Productions, with the other being HBO’s The Last of Us series that just landed Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones) for the central roles. (Photo Credit: Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
Monster Hunter international trailer offers more Tony Jaa While simultaneously unveiling the domestic trailer for the film adaptation of the Capcom franchise, Sony Pictures has released the international trailer for the Milla Jovovich-led Monster Hunter which features a much better look at Tony Jaa’s Hunter character. The trailer can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Monster Hunter Trailer & Poster Bring the Video Game to Life! Monster Hunter centers on the leader of a UN military team named Artemis, played by Jovovich, who is transported to another realm populated by monsters. There she meets the Hunter (Jaa), with the two teaming up to close a portal to prevent monsters from attacking earth. The movie will be a highly stylish big-screen adaptation of the video game. Click here to order the video game Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition! The film adaptation will be led by Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise) and Tony Jaa. It will also star Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Drive), T.I. Harris (Ant-Man and The Wasp), Diego Boneta (Luis Miguel, Rock of Ages), Meagan Good (Code Black), and Josh Helman (X-Men: Days of Future Past). Monster Hunter is written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. The film is a production by Sony Pictures, Constantin Film, and Impact Pictures with Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer, Martin Moszkowicz, and Dennis Berardi serving as producers. RELATED: Paul W.S. Anderson Says Monster Hunter is 100 Percent Finished The Capcom video game series consists of action role-playing games where players and their friends work together to take down larger-than-life beasts in a living, breathing ecosystem. Since the first Monster Hunter title made its debut 14 years ago in 2004, the series has attracted a dedicated fan base, and grown into a global mega-hit with Monster Hunter: World, the latest title in the series, shipping 10 million units worldwide, with cumulative sales of the series exceeding 49 million units as of August 20, 2018.
Diamond Select October previews include The Crow & more! It’s October, when one’s thoughts naturally turn to the spooky, but it’s also time to think about the spring as Diamond Select’s October Previews catalog is out and has a bunch of products, spooky and otherwise, coming to stores in Spring 2021, including The Crow, The Nightmare Before Christmas and more! The new figures can be viewed in the gallery below! RELATED: Diamond Select Toys’ NYCC 2020 Exclusives Revealed! Crow Movie Gallery Crow at Window PVC Diorama Eric Draven gets some fresh air in this all-new Gallery Diorama based on the 1994 Crow movie! Standing in front of a broken window with a crow on his shoulder and a guitar by his feet, Draven stands approximately 9 inches tall, and is made of high-quality PVC with detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella, the figure is set to retail for $50 and can be pre-ordered here! DC Movie Gallery Man of Steel Kryptonian Superman PVC Diorama Look, up in the sky! Superman appears to hover above the ground in this new deco of a popular classic! Wearing his all-black outfit from Man of Steel, this approximately 12-inch sculpture is made of high-quality PVC, and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Joe Menna, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella, the figure is set to retail for $50! DC Comic Gallery Black Adam PVC Diorama Getting ready for his big-screen debut, Black Adam smashes his way out of the Shazam/Captain Marvel mythos and into the DC Gallery Diorama line of sculptures! Hovering above the ground with lightning crackling around him, this approximately 11-inch sculpture of Teth-Adam features a removable cape, and is made of high-quality PVC with detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed and sculpted by Alterton, the figure is set to retail for $50! DC Movie Gallery Wonder Woman 1984 PVC Diorama A Diamond Select Toys release! Bulletproof and beautiful, the star of Wonder Woman 1984 strides off the screen, deflecting bullets off of her magic bracelets. Bearing the likeness of actress Gal Gadot, this approximately 9-inch sculpture is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Alejandro Pereira, the figure is set to retail for $50! Marvel Animated Style Hulk Statue The madder Hulk gets, the cuter Hulk gets! Bruce Banner gets adorable in this statue inspired by the variant covers of Marvel Comics. Measuring approximately six inches tall, this design is based on the artwork of Skottie Young. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Paul Harding, the figure is set to retail for $50! Marvel Comic Doctor Doom 1/7 Scale Resin Mini-Bust Doctor Doom displays his mystical side in this all-new mini-bust, depicting the Latverian monarch in his trademark armor, wielding fire that appears magical in nature. Measuring approximately 6 inches tall, this mini-bust of Victor Von Doom is limited to only 3,000 pieces and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color box with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Designed by Nelson X. Asencio, sculpted by Juan Pitluk, the figure is set to retail for $70 and can be pre-ordered here! Marvel Comic Gallery Hawkeye with Pizza Dog PVC Diorama A man’s best friend is his dog, and a dog’s best friend is pizza! Hawkeye and his sidekick Pizza Dog spring into action in this all-new Gallery Diorama, inspired by modern Marvel Comics. Cast in high-quality PVC, this approximately 9-inch sculpture features detailed sculpting and paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Mat Brouillard, the figure is set to retail for $50 and can be pre-ordered here! RELATED: Diamond Select’s Spring 2021 Preview Includes Marvel, Mortal Kombat & More! Marvel Comic Premier Collection X-23 Resin Statue She’s the best there is at what she does! Laura Kinney pops her claws while standing on top of a fallen Sentinel head in this deluxe statue from DST! Part of the Premier Collection, this approximately 10-inch statue is limited to only 3,000 pieces and comes packaged in a full-color bx with a numbered certificate o authenticity. Designed by Uriel Caton and sculpted by Alejandro Pereira, the figure is set to retail for $175 and can be pre-ordered here! Marvel Select Silver Centurion Iron Man Action Figure Ol’ Shellhead is back! Iron Man returns to the Marvel Select line wearing one of his fan-favorite armors, the Silver Centurion armor of the 1980s! Looking ready to fight in the Armor Wars or found the West Coast Avengers, Tony Stark’s alter ego features 16 points of articulation and multiple interchangeable parts. It comes packaged in display-ready Select action figure packaging, with side-panel artwork for shelf reference. Designed by Yuri Tming, sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios, the figure is set to retail for $30 and ca be pre-ordered here! Marvel Video Game Gallery Spider-Man Spider-Punk PVC Diorama Time to go into the Spider-Verse! Tour the noisy, crowded clubs of New York City with the most hardcore Spider-Man of all, Spider-Punk! Measuring approximately seven inches tall, this sculpture of the nonconformist hero shows him surrounded by barbed wire, his guitar slung over his shoulder. This Gallery Diorama is made out of high-grade PVC, and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Cortes Studios! Formerly a GameStop exclusive, the figure retails for $50 and can be pre-ordered here! Marvel Video Game Gallery Spider-Man Noir PVC Diorama Forget it, Jake, it’s the Spider-Verse! Enter the dark and dirty alleyways of New York City with the darkest Spider-Man of all, Spider-Man Noir! Measuring approximately seven inches tall, this sculpture of the hard-boiled hero shows him crouching on a rooftop, overlooking his city. This Gallery Diorama is made out of high-grade PVC, and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Cortes Studios! Formerly a GameStop exclusive, the figure is set to retail for $50 and can be pre-ordered here! Nightmare Before Christmas D-Formz PVC Figurines Series 2 Counter Display A Diamond Select Toys release! The Nightmare Before Christmas continues, with another assortment of delightfully adorable D-Formz! PVC figurines of Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie and Sally each turn up twice in this assortment, along with rare one-per-case figures of Santa Claus, Dr. Finkelstein, a variant Jack, and glow-in-the-dark versions of Jack, Sally and Oogie Boogie! Each 3-inch figurine comes packaged in a blind box, as part of a 12-piece counter display. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella, the figures are set to retail for $8 each! Legends in 3D Star Wars The Mandalorian The Child 1/2 Scale Resin Bust The Child is growing up! This half-scale portrait of the Child captures the co-star of Star Wars: The Mandalorian at approximately 5 inches tall, atop a pod-shaped pedestal. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Jorge Santos Souza, the bust is set to retail for $120 and can be pre-ordered here!
Sponsored Links Sega When it comes out on November 24th, Football Manager 2021 will the first entry in the popular simulation series to make its way to Xbox consoles in more than a decade. Sega plans to release the game on Xbox One, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X, with a single purchase getting you access to both the current and next-generation versions of the game. You’ll also have to chance to buy Football Manager 2021 on PC and Mac, where they’ll be available through Steam and the Epic Games Store. [embedded content] Sega says the Xbox release of Football Manager 2021 builds on the Touch version of the series — which the company has typically released on iOS and Android devices, as well as Nintendo Switch. But don’t worry, Sega says it’s fully optimized the game for Xbox controllers. The Xbox version will also support Microsoft’s Play Anywhere feature, allowing you to transfer your saves between an Xbox console and Windows PC. If you pre-order the game now through Steam or the Epic Games Store, you can get a 10 percent discount and early access to the game two weeks before its official release date. In this article: Sega, Football Manager, Football Manager 2021, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Microsoft, Steam, Epic Games Store, video games, PC Gaming, news, gaming, gear All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Comments 95 Shares Share Tweet Share