he original tag team fighter that started it all is back and he has never looked so good! ‘Tekken Tag Tournament 2’ is the latest installment of the Tekken fighting game series and delivers new and returning characters in the largest roster ever. It currently boasts the most amount of characters in a Tekken game with more than 50 characters including Kunimitsu, Michelle, Angel and Ogre. Experience the
the Giraffe (David Schwimmer) are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien (Sacha Baron Cohen), Maurice and the Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover – a travelling circus, which they reinvent… Madagascar style. The film has done exceptionally well at the box office, already raking in more than $580
million worldwide. One critic summed it up best by saying: “Bring on number four”.
most advanced attack mechanics, ultimate combo move sets and new battle modes. With innovative features to broaden Tekken consumer accessibility, unlimited fighter combinations and multiple ways to challenge your friends – get ready for the next series of epic battles! This is the second game in the series to have a focus on Tag team battles rather than one-on-one battles. Tekken is to feature not only two versus two battles, but also one on
one games and as an entirely new addition, one on two battles. Never underestimate the heart of a champion. The game is released September 13.
nimation leaders, Disney/Pixar, may not have made it but that hasn’t stopped ‘Madagascar’ from being one of the most popular animated movie franchises of all time. The hilarious team of escapees, from New York’s Central Park Zoo, are back for the third installment and this time… Europe is their playground. Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller), Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Gloria the Hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith), and Melman
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here was a serious lack of new DVDs and Blu-Ray out this week, hence why Madonnadirected film, ‘W.E.’, is our pick of the week. ‘W.E.’ tells the story of two fragile but determined women, Wally Winthrop and Wallis Simpson, separated by more than six decades. In 1998, lonely New Yorker Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish) is obsessed with what she perceives as the ultimate love story: King Edward’s VIII’s
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ublin’s finest – Danny O’Donoghue, Mark Sheehan and Glen Power – step up to the podium with their Olympic sized new album! Fans are extremely excited about the new album, aptly title ‘#3’, which will hit stores this week. It’s been a rags-toriches glory ride for the three young Dubliners who took on the world, with music fashioned from the emotional history of their own hard lives raised up by a love of pop,
abdication of the British throne for the woman he loved, American divorcée Wallis Simpson. But Wally’s research, including several visits to the Sotheby’s auction of the Windsor Estate, reveals that the couple’s life together was not as perfect as she thought. Weaving back and forth in time, ‘W.E.’ intertwines Wally’s journey of discovery in New York with the story of Wallis and Edward (James D’Arcy), from the glamorous early days of their romance to the slow
unravelling of their lives. The film has not received good feedback but judge for yourself!
rock, hip hop and soul. Script front man, O’Donoghue said he is very excited about the new record. “We are more confident about our sound and have tried to fine tune our writing skills. Find songs that mean something and that people would like to sing out loud at a concert. We really just want to nail this new album,” O’Donoghue said. ‘#3’ includes the hit single ‘Hall of Fame’, an uplifting piano-led track that sees the
band collaborate with new pal will.i.am for lyrical twists and turns in a very emotional and inspiring duet. This album captures as much emotion in its sound as it does in its lyrics.
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