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Wyrd Games Deals Out New Wargaming Solicitations For May 2020

Wyrd Games, the creators of such games as Malifaux, Through the Breach, and The Other Side, have announced their upcoming releases for May of 2020. The releases will come later in the month of May, to promote their sales at local gaming stores above their own website's store. Before we get around to showcasing those releases, we did […]

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Deadlands Kickstarter Fully Funded, On Its Final Hours Of Backing

The Kickstarter campaign for Deadlands, a Weird West role-playing game made by Pinnacle Entertainment Group, has been funded completely! It is now on its last 34 hours of backing, having made over $485,000 of it's $10,000 goal as of the time of us writing this article. At present, every single stretch goal on this Kickstarter campaign […]

"Rainbow Six Siege" Introduces The "Showdown" Limited Event

"Rainbow Six Siege" Introduces The "Showdown" Limited-Time Event

This event will run from July 2nd until July 16th, giving you two whole weeks to rack up as many points as you can and enjoy a simpler western-themed version of the game The mode is pretty basic as you will be playing gunslingers from the wild west in a “secure area type” mode with[...]


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'Warrior': Cinemax's Bruce Lee-Inspired Martial Arts Western Unleashes Official Trailer

It's been over 40 years since Bruce Lee's passing, but the television series he originally envisioned in Warrior will finally see the light of day for Cinemax. The network released the show's first trailer from creator Jonathan Tropper (Banshee) for Tropper Ink Productions. Joining him to executive produce is Justin Lin (The Fast and the Furious) […]

AMC Cancels 'Into the Badlands', 'The Son' with Upcoming Seasons

Almost a month later, the Pierce Brosnan-starring western The Son begins riding off into the sunset with its second season, premiering Saturday, April 27 at 9 p.m ET.https://youtu.be/49lzyDogKE4 Season three of "Into the Badlands" finds Sunny (Daniel Wu of Tomb Raider) living off the grid, doing his best to provide for his infant son, Henry, in the[...]

Bleeding Cool Tabletop: An Interview with Jodi Black

Savage Worlds from Pinnacle Entertainment Group is one of the best plug-and-play Role Playing systems on the market. The newest version, Savage Worlds: Adventure Edition, is winding up its campaign on Kickstarter. Pinnacle Operations Manager and Managing Editor Jodi Black was kind enough to take a moment to talk about the game. *** Bleeding Cool: Hi, […]

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Shadowman #5 [Late] Review: Fighting for Freedom and Love

It marries the book’s formula to a short but solid Western tale It brings revenge, justice, and lost love into the mixture.It has a nice flow too, going from that opening encounter to a series of confrontations that adequately build the animosity between Marius and the men who own the mine.There are some details left[...]

Wynonna Earp SDCC 2018 Roundtable Interview Part 3: Imagining the Ships

The Wynonna Earp train continues to roll on the SyFy channel, with season 3 having just begun the week of SDCC 2018, and then two big announcements at the SDCC panel that made Earpers (nickname given to the amazing fans of the show) scream for joy. Funko Pops will be coming in 2019, and SyFy […]


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Wynonna Earp SDCC 2018 Press Roundtable Part 1: Oops, I Made Wynonna Cry

The Wynonna Earp train continues to roll on the SyFy channel, with season 3 having just begun the week of SDCC 2018, and then two big announcements at the SDCC panel that made Earpers (nickname given to the amazing fans of the show) scream for joy. Funko Pops will be coming in 2019, and SyFy […]

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Shanghai Red #1 Review: Revenge, Booze, and Sails

The back-half starts making noises in the direction of Western.It’s an enjoyable story too The enslaved crew do have a sympathetic cause, but the comic deliberately undercuts that in the name of fleshing out its lead Jack may not be such a great person, and Jack seems aware of the fact that they aren’t a[...]

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Death or Glory #1 Review: A Near-Perfect Graphic Experience

It’s a mixture of Western sensibilities, heist film stakes, and some Mad Max for good measure—or Fast and Furious if you’re lame,Glory is an off-the-grid woman with simple taste and aspirations She’s bitter, but she loves those who are loyal She’s no action movie hero—at least not yet[...]

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Indie Comics Spotlight Review: Cremisi #1 is an Entertaining Space Wild West Adventure

There is a lot going on under the surface in this town though, and Shay may be here for a long time to come.[caption id="attachment_787667" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cremisi #1 cover by Sayako Rush and Sara Deek[/caption]The marriage of sci-fi and Western aesthetics in Cremisi is definitely, even if it’s far from the first to do[...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Saddles Up for Amazon Western Series 'Outrider'

[caption id="attachment_787889" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]With the creative dividing lines between television and film continuing to fade comes word that action film icon  Arnold Schwarzenegger (True Lies, Predator) is attached to star in and executive produce western event series Outrider for Amazon The series would mark the Austrian-born actor's first major scripted[...]

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Godless: Jeff Daniels Doesn't Scare Michelle Dockery In Netflix Trailer

With only a week to go before Netflix premieres Steven Soderbergh‘s (Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Knick) new seven-part original limited western series Godless, the streaming service has released a new trailer spotlighting widower and town outcast Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery) As we can see below, Fletcher doesn't seem all that impressed by Frank Griggin's[...]

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Godless: Netflix Releases New Trailer For Steven Soderbergh Western Series

With a little less than a month to go before Netflix premieres Steven Soderbergh‘s (Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Knick) new seven-part original limited western series Godless, the streaming service has released a new trailer and images for the series.Executive-produced by Casey Silver and Soderbergh, with fellow executive producer Scott Frank also writing and directing[...]

Netflix Rounds-Up Premiere Date, New Images For Soderbergh's 'Godless'

Steven Soderbergh's (Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Knick) new seven-part original limited western series Godless will premiere on Netflix on Wednesday, November 22; and with the announcement comes a series of first-look images from series. Godless is executive-produced by Casey Silver and Soderbergh; with fellow executive producer Scott Frank also writing and directing the series.Soderbergh's dark[...]

Netflix Lands Rights To Coen Brothers Series 'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs'

The streaming giant announced in a press statement on Wednesday that it will be the home for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the six-part Western anthology coming from Joel and Ethan Coen in 2018.While the pair were much more succinct with their feelings on the new series ("We are streaming motherfuckers!"), Vice-President of Original Content[...]

'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs': James Franco Cast In Coen Bros. New TV Series

In the episode summaries released last week, Near Algodones is "about a high-plains drifter whose own fecklessness dogs his attempts at bank robbery and cattle driving."The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is described as an “event anthology” of six self-contained short stories unified by a shared time period and Western trappings. What makes this project of particular interest[...]