With an abundance of streaming providers out there, including the newly released Disney+ and Apple TV+ platforms, all competing for your hard-earned cash, knowing which streaming service is the best can be a pretty daunting task. If you still have questions about the future of streaming, then you’ve come to the right place. All week long, as part of IGN’s State of Streaming series, we’ll be debuting reviews and in-depth analysis about current streaming providers like Netflix and Amazon, as well as upcoming services like NBCUniversal’s Peacock and WarnerMedia’s HBO Max. So keep it locked on IGN this week for all of your streaming needs.
Welcome to the newly relaunched IGN Unfiltered, my monthly interview series where I sit down with the best, brightest, and most fascinating minds in the video game industry. I’m back with a brand-new bar/arcade set – complete with a working beer tap! My guest this month is Phil Harrison, who joined Sony during the early PlayStation days and rose through the ranks. He shares career stories from behind the scenes of the PS2 and PS3, and also of his time at Microsoft in the late-Xbox 360, early-Xbox One era. And don’t miss part 2 of this Unfiltered interview tomorrow, which focuses on Harrison’s present-day job running the Stadia platform at Google.
Check out the episode in the video above, but if you’d prefer to listen to the full, unedited episode, here’s an audio-only podcast download link. One way or the other we hope you’ll check out the interview!
This bundle is priced at £279, which means if you’re investing in a Switch to play Pokemon, you can save yourself around £45 right away. This bundle is the same price as a standard Switch system, which means you can play either Pokemon Sword or
Shield at no extra cost.
Amazon is gearing up for Black Friday with its “Happy HoliDeals” savings page, a reskinned version of its usual Deal of the Day landing page. On it you can find savings on hundreds of items ahead of Black Friday, including some really excellent early chances to save on 4K TVs from TCL, Samsung, and Sony.
Apart from its HoliDeals branding, the biggest and best Black Friday deals haven’t officially started at Amazon. Once its competitors start, Amazon will begin price-matching on just about everything, so if you start seeing Best Buy or Walmart offering Black Friday deals, expect to see the same items with the same discounts at Amazon.
Welcome to IGN’s Black Friday TV deals page, your source for all the best TV deals you can get in the UK this month.
If you’re in the market for a new TV, Black Friday sales are a great place to start. Most types of TV will receive some kind of discount, and if you look in the right places you could grab yourself a real bargain. Whether you’re after a brand new OLED set, or simply the most affordable 4K TV available, this is the best time of year to make a purchase.
Actors and musicians you know and love are all going to be turned into cats this Christmas for the upcoming musical journey Cats. The latest trailer for the upcoming December movie has arrived, and it is, aesthetically speaking, nightmare-fuel. I will never sleep again.
Back in July, we got our first glimpse of the movie, and it got everyone on the internet talking, but probably not in the way Universal Pictures had hoped. You can see the latest trailer below, which doesn’t really add anything that we didn’t already know.
The latest trailer shows off celebrities as cats. Do you like Idris Elba? Well, he’s a cat named Macavity. Does the music of Taylor Swift make you happy? Well, she plays a cat named Bombalurina. Also appearing are Sir Ian McKellen as Gus The Theater Cat, Rebel Wilson as Jennyanydots, Dame Judi Dench as Old Deuteronomy, James Corden as Bustopher Jones, Jennifer Hudson as Grizabella, Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger, and Francesca Hayward as Victoria–the only cat without a ridiculous name.
We also get lots of people, dressed as cats, doing cat things. Bustopher Jones hisses at another cat then licks the back of his hand to rub on his head, just like cats do. There are also lots of cat puns as well. There’s also tap dancing and dance-offs, which may not be a spectacle humans see day-to-day, but surely, these are things cats probably do when we’re not looking.
The movie is based on the Broadway play by Andrew Lloyd Webber which is based on a poetry collection by T.S. Eliot. The movie is about a group of cats that have to pick another cat to live in the Heaviside Layer–which is very posh and classy. All street cats want a life of luxury, being spoiled with Fancy Feast served to them on satin pillows in gold bowls.
Cats claws its way into theaters on December 25.
Frozen became a smash-hit for Disney when it was released in 2013. The female empowerment story turned the idea of what a Disney film could be on its head and reinvigorated the studio’s animation division. The Oscar-winning computer-animated flick introduced fans to Elsa and Anna, a pair of sisters whose strange, isolated life is torn apart after the death of their parents. Elsa’s journey of self-discovery quickly made Frozen a cultural phenomenon and the fact that it was filled with catchy songs and adult-friendly jokes that were reminiscent of a Pixar film didn’t hurt either.
Now over half a decade later, Anna, Elsa, Sven, Kristoff, and Olaf are returning to the big screen in Frozen 2. In case you didn’t check out the rebel of the Disney Princess family when it was first released, or if you just need a primer on the original, you can catch up on everything you need to know about the beautiful modern fairy tale right here!