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Things That Happened The Week Of 08/02/2015

So the Xbox Convention happened this week and- Wait… It’s called Gamescom? Awwwwkward.

So Gamescom happened this week and since Sony opted not to show up it was basically Microsoft’s show to lose. Thankfully they showed up guns blazing and threw out all the games we kinda wished we saw at E3 but had to wait until this week to see. Scalebound, Quantum Break and Crackdown 3 all impressed and Microsoft is getting the absolute most they can so far out of backwards compatibility.

Besides Gamescom we got the Deadpool trailer, rumors of a Spider-Man villain and we can finally find out what exactly happened after Return of the Jedi ended. All that and more below:


Josh Trank blames FOX for ruining his bad movie

Check out ‘Deadpool’s’ Red Band trailer

Find out why CG isn’t destroying modern film like you think it is

Honest Trailers Presents: Fantastic Four

Remember when New York really got attacked by aliens?

Hollywood wants to take another crack at ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

Ronda Rousey to star in her own biopic

Frank Grillo returns to ‘Purge 3’

Kraven the Hunter rumored for ‘Spider-Man’

Mark Ruffalo spotted where they are shooting ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Evil Dead remake director signs on for ‘Incognito’ movie

Colin Farrell joins the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

There are plans for another ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Reboot

FOX wants Cable in ‘Deadpool’ sequel

Zoolander II Teaser


Matt Damon gets to the important questions in this “Martian’ short


‘The Last Witch Hunter’ Trailer



Hawkman cast in ‘Legends of Tomorrow’

Vandal Savage cast in ‘Legend of Tomorrow’

Joel McHale breaks down why we won’t be getting a new season of ‘Community’

The Flash finds its Wally West

Hey why not make a ‘Training Day’ TV show?

More information about the oft rumored ‘X-Men’ TV show

‘Gotham’ Season 2 Trailer


Video Games

Get your first look at ‘Scalebound’

‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ shows off its air combat

‘Quantum Break’ impresses 

The wait for ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ is getting difficult

5 minutes of ‘Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

‘Crackdown 3’ wants to be the most powerful game ever

Next Gen Battletoads are here… sorta

‘Halo Wars 2’ Trailer

‘Bioshock’ looks like it has a creepy spiritual successor 

All Games With Gold titles will eventually be backwards compatible 

Can ‘Unravel’ get any more adorable?

New ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ Trailer

Don’t watch this bad ‘FFXV’ Trailer

Vega announced for ‘Street Fighter V’

Konami seems like a horrible place to work

‘Pacman’ gets an update

‘Batman Arkham Knight’ adds photo mode in update

Online in ‘MGS V’ won’t be available at launch

Destiny gets rid of Peter Dinklage and replaces him with Nolan North

Halo V announces $1 Million Esports tournament this winter

‘Just Cause 3’ will come with a free copy of ‘Just Cause 2’

Free DVR functionality coming to Xbox One

Xbox One controller gets a stupid chatpad

Rocket League will probably make its way to to Xbox One soon

More details about ‘Destiny 2.0’

‘The Walking Dead’ is (finally) coming to the Wii U

Black Tusk and Microsoft managed to get my hyped for the ‘Gears of War’ remaster

‘Mighty No.9’ delayed till 2016

Destiny’s’ The Taken King to automatically boot your level

‘Skylanders’ is getting online Multiplayer

‘Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes’ has a release date

‘Lego’s Marvel Adventure’ delayed to early 2016

Donate to charity by downloading ‘Horizon: Zero Dawn’ themes for your PS4

Check out the Kickstarter campaign by ex Bioware devs

Battleborn’ has a release date

Can’t wait to get my vault dweller to level 7,958,485,21 so I can beat it on XTREME

SNK (yes that SNK) has been purchased by a Chinese company

‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’ Launch Trailer


‘Mad Max’ Stronghold Trailer’


‘Just Cause 3’ Burn it Trailer


‘Forza Motorsport 6’ Feeling the Rain


‘Homefront: The Revolution’ Trailer


‘Darksouls III’ Trailer


‘Mafia III’ Trailer


‘Dragon Age: Inquisition – The Descent’ DLC Trailer


‘Need for Speed’ Gamescom Trailer


20 minutes of ‘Mad Max’ Gameplay


‘World of Warcraft Legion’ Teaser


‘World of Warcraft Legion’ Features Trailer


‘Until Dawn’ Trailer


Comic Books

Mark Waid’s new project ‘Justice INC: The Avenger’

Lobo gets sexually assaulted and no one seems to care

Wolverine RETURNS… Sort of

Find out what happens right after ‘Return of the Jedi’ in the comics

Take a look at the thrashing Marvel gave DC in July sales

All-New, All-Different Blade All-Delayed





Devon is a Co-Founder of ANTiFanboy and He writes weekly articles and is the star of the ANTiFanboy Podcast. You can follow him on twitter @DevonKopec