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The Week in Fandom for July 29

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, shared a heavily sourced report with new claims about NX’s functionality, game delivery, and system power.

Nintendo’s NX Console Rumored to Use Cartridges, Semi-Portable

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.

‘Supergirl’ Gets Its Superman as Tyler Hoechlin Suits Up

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.

‘Suicide Squad’ Cast List Reveals Justice League Cameo, Minor Characters

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.

VOTE: Star Trek Crew Battle Bracket Tournament

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.

Weekend Preview for July 29

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Matthew Allen

Matthew Allen is Executive Editor, Games at Fandom. He's been working in the entertainment industry for several years at companies like 20th Century Fox, Vivendi Games, Activision, and Ubisoft. When he isn't trying to play through all the big end-of-year releases, he spends his time obsessing over 'Destiny: Rise of Iron' and all things Dark Souls.

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