‘Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition’ Slashes Its Way To North America

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition - Capcom

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition - Capcom

Time flies, especially when one is trying to keep up with the ever changing face of the gaming industry. Some titles, such as the Devil May Cry franchise, continue to thrive, and the Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition is now available for download in North America on PC as well as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems.

The special edition features the action that turned the 2008 release into a gaming classic and three new playable characters, new costumes, Legendary Dark Knight Mode and Turbo Mode all come in the collection. Now gamers can play as five characters (Nero, Dante, Vergil, Trish, Lady), giving the title the biggest DMC roster to date.

For newbies to the franchise, the story centers on Nero, a young knight on the search for Dante, an assassin who killed the head of the Order of the Sword. Since Nero’s a member of the organization, his quest for vengeance has its complications as he learns the truth behind the motivations of the Order of the Sword.

Downloadable for $24.99, Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition also has improved visually, as it supports 1080p resolution and contains improved game tempo and balance.



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Comedy Central Goes Vintage With New Series ‘Another Period’

chrstina-hendricksIt appears that Comedy Central has struck gold with its new scripted series ANOTHER PERIOD. Described by Entertainment Weekly as DOWNTON ABBEY meets KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, this hilarious mockumentary is created, written and produced by its stars NATASHA LEGGERO (perhaps best known for her scathingly blue work on the Comedy Central roasts) and RIKKI LINDHOME (half of the popular GARFUNKLE AND OATES comedy team).

Set at the turn of the 20th Century, this send-up of societal mores features an all-star comedy cast that also includes PAGET BREWSTER, MICHAEL IAN BLACK, CHRISTINA HENDRICKS, JASON RITTER, DAVE KOECHNER and DAVID WAIN.

Best known to television audiences as the savvy and shapely Joan Harris on the hit series MAD MEN, CHRISTINA HENDRICKS recently addressed the press to promote the new series and talked about stepping into the world of absurdest comedy. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

ANOTHER PERIOD debuts tonight on COMEDY CENTRAL.

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‘The Gunman’ Blu-Ray Giveaway From Hollywood Outbreak

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We are giving away Two (2) copies of the Sean Penn action thriller The Gunman.

The picture, directed by Taken filmmaker Pierre Morel, has Sean Penn playing Jim Terrier, a black-ops assassin who is now the target of his former organization. Racing through Africa and Europe, Jim must take down the person who framed him before he’s placed six feet under.

The all-star cast includes resident tough guys Idris Elba, Javier Bardem, and Ray Winstone.

Our contest ends July 6 at 5:00 pm pt.

To enter The Gunman giveaway:

1. Please “Like” our Hollywood Outbreak Facebook Page:

2. In our Comments section below, please name your favorite Sean Penn film and briefly tell us why you love that particular flick.

3. Once you “Like”  our Hollywood Outbreak Facebook Page please email your address info to hollywoodoutbreak@gmail.com.

4. The Two (2) winners, which will be selected randomly, will be announced on our Facebook page on July 6.

5. To qualify for the giveaway, you must live in the United States. Good luck!!

The Gunman, now available on Digital HD, will be released as a Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD as well as On Demand on June 30, 2015 via Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

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E3 2015: Kenichiro Takaki Talks ‘Senran Kagura’ & Its “Solid Core”

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Senran Kagura Estival Versus

Producer Kenichiro Takaki has become a household name in the gaming community thanks to his popular Senran Kagura series. Drawing from Takaki’s youthful love for manga, the series centers on the adventures of a group of scantily clad, wide-eyed, and buxom female ninjas.

XSEED Games is set to release the Nintendo 3DS title Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson this summer, and the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita game Senran Kagura Estival Versus is slated for a stateside debut this winter.

Hollywood Outbreak had the opportunity to interview Kenichiro Takaki at last week’s E3 2015, held at the Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles, and we asked him about the sexuality that is inherent in the Senran Kagura titles.

“The game does heavily emphasize on the sexuality and it’s an easy way to understand what the game is,” said Takaki. “But of course, if you want to make it a series that has longevity, it’s not like we just wanted to create a sexual content driven game. There’s a solid core, game playing aspect behind it.”

The full interview with Takaki is found on Deepest Dream. For more info on the titles, please go to to XSeed Games’ official site.

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From Podcast To Broadcast: NatGeo’s ‘Star Talk’ Blends Popular Science With Pop Culture

star-talkAdapted from the popular podcast hosted by science superstar NEIL deGRASSE TYSON, STAR TALK is the National Geographic Channel’s attempt to blend pop culture with science for the masses. Probably best known for his role as host of the immensely popular reboot of COSMOS, as well as his day job as director of the Hayden Planetarium, TYSON explores new territory on STAR TALK by bringing in a variety of guests from the worlds of entertainment, sports and journalism to discuss how aspects of science affect their lives.

Previous guests have included GEORGE TAKEI (on life as seen through the filter of STAR TREK) and CHRISTOPHER NOLAN (on the relativity of science to INTERSTELLAR). Tonight’s guest is veteran TV writer/creator NORMAN LEAR (and who knows where that conversation will go?).

Addressing reporters a few months ago to introduce the series, NEIL deGRASSE TYSON talked to us about the genesis of and his vision for the series. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)


STAR TALK (with guest star NORMAN LEAR) airs tonight on NAT GEO.

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