Here I am, talking about a series way later than everyone else. Only really because the final episode of the Mandalorian only hit Disney+ here in the U.K. a couple of days ago, and I didn’t want to especially go out there and steal the damned show. I love Star Wars, and was willing to wait an extra few months to see the series as legitimately as I could.
I’m shocked at how I managed to avoid as much information about this series as I did, leading up to now. Well, except for baby Yoda, although that was unavoidable to people living in the deepest reaches of Wild Space. But having seen it all now, this show feels like the closest live action thing I’ve seen that truly evokes that same sense of storytelling that made me love the old Expanded Universe so much.
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The second half of Matt Groening’s Disenchantment dropped on Netflix not too long ago, and it almost went entirely under my radar. Unlike the first half of the series, which kind of felt like a bigger deal when I wrote about it… over a year ago… Wow, and they’re still just calling this the first season?
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The subject of a video game future that doesn’t involve boxes, be it consoles or PCs, has been increasingly on the cards for some time now, with recent moves from Microsoft obviously leaning in that direction. However with Goggle announcing their Stadia streaming service at the Game Developer’s Conference the other week, it seems all but certain that it is a future we’re heading towards with pace.
And video game fans seem pretty torn over the whole thing. The idea of being able to access all of the games you could ever want from any device you already own seems pretty enticing. Personally, I am already a big proponent of the Game Pass service Microsoft are running, and planning on expanding.
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