We are back to keep you up to date on the hottest news this week in games, movies, and TV. For the Week in Fandom ending July 29, we uncover possible details about the upcoming Nintendo NX, get our first peek of a former teen wolf as the Man of Steel, pick through the full cast list for Suicide Squad, and pit Star Trek favorites against each other to answer the age-old question of which captain (or helmsman or science officer) really is the best.
Nintendo NX Details
The Nintendo NX has been a known quantity for more than a year, with rumor after rumor about the console hitting seemingly every other day. Of all the Nintendo NX rumors, almost none have seemed too concrete, even as big industry events like E3 have come and gone. But this week, Eurogamer.net shared a heavily sourced report with new claims about NX’s functionality, game delivery, and system power.
First Look at Tyler Hoechlin as CW’s Superman
The CW released a single image of Kryptonian cousins Kara Zor-El and Kal El together for the first time. The pair, better known to mere mortals as Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) will join forces in the first two episodes of the upcoming second season of the Supergirl TV show. Get a first look at the Teen Wolf star as the Man of Steel below.
Suicide Squad Cast List Reveals Justice League Cameo
The Suicide Squad movie comes to theaters next week in the U.S., and the full cast list was recently included in the media press kit. We walk you through the final list of characters for the movie and find out some cameos we can expect to see.
Star Trek Crew Battle Bracket Tournament
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, and the release of Star Trek Beyond, we are pitting some of the most recognizable characters from across the franchise against each other in a winner-take-all tournament for the affection of fans like you. Here’s your chance to show where your loyalties lie by choosing your favorites in our head-to-head crew tournament to decide once and for all which character ranks #1 among all these franchise properties.
Turning to the weekend, in our Weekend Preview we take a look at the new Jason Bourne movie, the latest television masterpiece in the Sharknado franchise, and a zany Metroidvania-style action platformer from the deranged minds at Double Fine and Adult Swim Games.