Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fans Rejoice: Redesigned April, Splinter, and Additional Characters Revealed in New Images

Paramount’s original trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Mutant Mayhem) gives detailed views of the iconic franchise’s revamped characters.

Producer Seth Rogen’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles presents new details about April O’Neil and Splinter.

These images are taken from the first trailer. These images show April O’Neil’s meeting with the Turtles and Splinter’s new Jheri curl. Also, Rocksteady and Bebop are boosted up. Although there have been several versions of this foursome, many of them arrived after Nickelodeon purchased it for $60 Million back in 2009. These photos show the creative possibilities of the new stylistically reimagined feature by Jeff Rowe/Kyler Spears. The new images are below.

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TMNT. Mutant mayhem cast

Rogen shared the voice cast to the film ahead of Mutant Mayhem’s debut trailer. The cast includes Paul Rudd (Mondo Gecko), John Cena (Rocksteady), Giancarlo Esposito (Baxter Stockman), Jackie Chan as Splinter, and Rogen himself as Bebop. Micah Abbey (Donatello), Shamon Jones Jr.(Michelangelo), Nicolas Canto (“Leonardo”), and Brady Noon (“Raphael”) voice the turtles. Rose Byrne’s Leatherhead (Hannibal Buress’ Genghis Frog), Rose Byrne’s Leatherhead (Rose Byrne), Ice Cube’s Superfly, Natasia Debitriou’s Wingnut, Post Malone’s Ray Fillet, Maya Rudolph’s Cynthia Utrom, and Natasia Demetriou’s Wingnut are also set to appear. Ayo Edebiri, Bear‘s vocalist, is also involved.

Paramount Pictures has released the film’s official synopsis, as well as the trailer. “The Turtle brothers were raised in a safe environment and have spent years trying to be normal teenage boys. April O’Neil, their new friend helps them defeat a mysterious crime syndicate. But the Turtle brothers soon find themselves in a bind when an army made up of mutants attacks them.

Who was responsible for the TMNT Mutant Mayhem

Seth Rogen, his long-time partner in writing and producing, Evan Goldberg, serves as the producer of the new animated film. Spears and Rowe will be the first to take the helm. Spears was previously a director on the animated feature The Mitchells vs the Machines. The latter also served as a script artist. They worked with Brendan O’Brien (Bad Neighbors screenwriter) on mutant Mayhem.

Many fans have taken it to social media and praised Mutant Mayhem‘s debut trailer. They also praised the character designs, the art style, as well the authenticity of the teenager portrayal. Others have voiced concern over the absence of Casey Jones – the fan-favorite vigilante – who is also not on the official list. It’s a noteworthy absence, as the film’s cast seems to have taken a deep look into the franchise. Officially, no one involved with the project has commented on whether the character would appear.

Fans can wait to see the rest of Turtle’s clan back on the big screen when Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Mutant Mayhem hits theaters in August.

Scarlet Witch’s Sister, Polaris, Reveals a Brand New Mutant Metal in Exclusive Discovery

Scarlet Witch #3, Wanda Maximoff & Polaris discuss a mysterious and unknown metal that might rival Mysterium’s anti-magic properties.

Scarlet Witch#3 – Polaris, the X-Men, examines a new mysterious mutant metal that might be stronger than Mysterium.

CBR preview: Wanda Maximoff, her halfsister Polaris meets in Emporium. Polaris examines the metal Wanda disclosed in the previous issue. It is called an “unstable ore with magnetic properties similar to Mysterium and much less refined.”

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  • Polaris’ visit to her sister’s new magic store is interrupted by a microscopic fighter who needs aid. Polaris and Scarlet Witch decide to put their mystery behind them to take a fantastic trip through Sub-Atomica. Darcy Lewis (Wanda’s shop clerk) returns to haunt them with a dark past.

Mysterium is a new metal that first appeared in 2020’s S.W.O.R.D. #1 is an extremely durable metal, which can currently only be created by the world’s mutations. Mysterium was formed in the White Hot Room — a plane of being that serves as a shelter for the Phoenix, its hosts. Mysterium has a variety of powerful properties including the ability to conduct electricity and negate magic.

The new metal Scarlet Witch possesses and Polaris possesses appears to have antimagic abilities that surpass Mysterium. While Wanda was examining Scarlet Witch#2, Wanda commented, “So many unknown things in such a small rock. But not cold iron. Not Orichalcum. Uru. They could not resist my magic. Any spells or Inquests will float about you.”

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Scarlet Witch opens new storefront

Scarlet Witch has been a keeper of Emporium for a year and is always looking out for unusual artifacts, cryptic metals, and other unusual items. Wanda opened her shop in Scarlet Witch#1, telling people that her business venture was intended to sell magical items to people in crisis. Scarlet Witch, a character from the Marvel universe, has been able to assist a range of characters, including Viv Vision.

Wanda’s desire is to help people after years of suffering. This includes her relationship with Vision, which was difficult, as well as her ties with Magneto. In Issue #1 Quicksilver initially laughed about his sister’s business plan but was actually impressed by her secretly.

Scarlet Witch#3 was written by Steve Orlando. Illustrations by Sara Pichelli. Inked by Elisabetta d’Amico. Colored by Matthew Wilson. Lettered by VC’s Cory Petit. Russell Dauterman covers the issue, with variant covers designed by Alex Ross, and Carmen Carnero. Nabetse Zitro, Nolan Woodard, David Nakayama, and Nabetse Citro coloring. Scarlet Witch#3 is available at Marvel starting March 8, 2023.

Stranger Things Season 5 Set to Begin Filming in Summer

David Harbour, Stranger Things star, confirms that production on the fifth and final seasons will start in the summer.

The Stranger Things star David Harbour promised that the series’ fifth season and final will begin filming this summer.

Harbour confirmed the news during the Middle East Film & Comic Con. He added, “We are walking into Season 5m.” “I have a few more weeks to train. But, that season will start in June. Harbour gave fans an indication of what to expect from Detective Jim Hopper in his fifth season. He explained that he did extensive training for Season 4. “He [Hopper] had to be in a specific place, the Russian prison. It was about making him change and sort of shedding some of his self-worth, both physically and mentally. He is now back in America, and they have cheeseburgers.

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Harbour, who played Jim Hopper in Stranger Things premiered in 2016, has stayed with the show along with the other original cast members. Harbour revealed in 2022 his plan for handling the intensive shooting schedule between the season finale of Stranger Things and Marvel Studios Thunderbolts. In this final season, Harbour will play the role of Red Guardian in Marvel Cinematic Universe. Harbour stated that “it’s going to be crazy.” “It’s gonna have to be back-and-forth with me. They’ll need to share my thoughts. It’s sort of like, I don’t know how they’re doing this, but it’s a two-week on, one-week off, two weeks on, two more weeks off, or something similar where I would go back to back.”

Stranger Things Season 5 Coming Soon

Harbour has confirmed Season 5’s schedule of shooting, but Finn Wolfhard confirmed it will be released in February. Wolfhard stated in an interview, “I will have 22 years old by the time [ Stranger ThingsSeason 5″ comes out. I think I started working at 12 and began work on this show at 12. That is incredible. This would mean that the fifth season will be released in 2025.

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This was only one month after Wolfhard discussed his thoughts regarding the future direction of the series. He said that Stranger Things would not last more than five seasons. “I think that the Duffers brothers managed to create a perfect ending in five. We didn’t even know if there would be two. So, we’re happy that people are still watching it.

The news that Stranger Things Season 5 will be it’s last has led to speculation about possible spinoff properties. The Stranger Things writers have previously discredited the claim that an Eleven-centric spinoff show was in development, simply labeling this report as “[n]ottrue.”

Netflix offers to stream the first four seasons of Stranger Things.

McFarlane Toys Releases Stunning Knightfall Batman Collectible

McFarlane Toys unveils brand-new Batman/Bruce Wayne and Robin/Tim Drake figures inspired by DC’s “Knightfall” and “Robin: Reborn” story stories.

McFarlane Toys unveiled new Tim Drake/Robin figures. The figures are basing themselves on “Knightfall” as well as “Robin: Reborn” story stories.

The McFarlane Toys Winter Showcase 2023 included brand-new figures. They were posted to McFarlane Toys Instagram. The caption for the Tim Drake/ Robin figure post reads: “Oh, wait, some items… First of all, look AT Tim Drake(tm), Robin(TM), and Robin(TM) from Robin: Reborn ™. Soon to be released …” The post for the Batman “Knightfall” figure also promises fans that will be released shortly.

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Chuck Dixon Denny O’Neil, Alan Grant and Doug Moench helmed “Knightfall” in the 1990s, a Batman story that featured Bruce Wayne’s take on Bane. At the time, Bane was a new villain in Gotham City and had just made an appearance in 1993’s Batman the Revenge of Bane #1 written by Dixon and Graham Nolan.

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Batman and Bane, tired and burnt out, have a major confrontation in Wayne Manor when Batman releases other villains from Arkham Asylum. Batman eventually loses his back on Bane’s knee. This is Kelley Jones’ iconic Batman#497 cover. This moment was also made live-action by Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Returns. It was released in 2012. “Knightfall” also features Jean-Paul Valley/Azrael, a character developed by O’Neil, Joe Quesada, and Peter Milligan who first appeared in 1992’s Batman: Sword of Azrael #1 — become the Dark Knight while Batman works alongside Doctor Shondra Kinsolving to heal his injuries.

McFarlane Toys Winter Showcase Includes New Figures. Figures

On March 2, 2023, McFarlane Toys also debuted a variety of brand new Spawnfigures in the McFarlane Toys Winter Showcase 2023. Figures for Monolith, Sinn, and Medieval Spawn are available to pre-order via McFarlane Toys’ website and are scheduled to be released in 2023. “Sir John, who was killed by his King was revived as one of the first real Hell Knights.” The description of the Medieval Spawn figure is as follows. He was eventually caught by the church and then sent to destroy Spawn. He now exists as another thing and is a revenant who seeks to atone for his sins.”

For more information, go to McFarlane Toys’ website.

One Piece: Exploring Sanji’s Difficult Introduction to the Crew

One Piece is known for its ability to give its characters a memorable debut, especially the Straw Hat Pirates. However, Sanji didn’t enjoy such treatment.

One Piece is a story about the story of a group of pirates known as the Straw Hat Pirates. Every member has a goal big enough to be mocked by ordinary people, while the captain, Luffy, is trying to be the Pirate King — and the group is gradually but surely recognizing this scenario. But it wasn’t always this way. When they set the sails, Logia Devil Fruit users were their only opponents. They were unable to defeat them without a loophole. However, the Straw Hats back then were incredible. They’re all featured in extremely cool manners through One Piece except Sanji.

The tales of the Straw Hats began with just Luffy who left his hometown in the absence of a boat. He managed to reach each island, almost entirely relying on luck. The first person he met was not a part of the Straw Hat Pirates. Instead, Luffy was determined to become a Marine. But thanks to Koby’s help, Luffy got to meet Zoro. Nami was soon a part of their crew, which was followed by Usopp and Sanji. They were drawn to Grand Line, where they were able to recruit additional members.

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The East Blue Saga members were pretty sexy

One Piece began with a flashback showing Luffy’s humble beginnings. Luffy was a brat who had a snot nose, asking Shanks and his crew for permission to go sailing with him. Luffy was only 13 years old and had a lot of courage. He attempted to cut his eye to prove his courage but also took on a band of mountain bandits after the criminals badmouthed his pirate friends. He ultimately got saved by Shanks however, Luffy did not give up after his turning. He began sailing on his own however, he also gave Shanks an enormous dose of his pistol punch.

Amazing introductions are also given to the following three Straw Hats. Zoro was captured by a Marine base for the first time. Koby introduced Zoro as a notorious person and this was affirmed afterward. Zoro endured not eating for several days, but Zoro was still able to help Luffy take down the Marine base the moment the base was liberated. Nami might not be the strongest of the group, but her debut was packed with action. She stole the evil Buggy the Clown and even was able to help Luffy to defeat the murderous pirate. However, the highlight was when she used her naked hands to prevent a gun from going off and also saved the protagonist’s life.

Usopp, the weaker member in the Straw Hats, also had an interesting entry into One Piece. Despite his timid nature, he decided to fight Kuro and the Black Cat Pirates as they tried to take over his hometown. Luffy defeated Kuro but Usopp delivered the ultimate punch to Jango.

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Sanji has a Sob Story, Much like the Other Straw Hats

It’s not uncommon to find One Piece characters have tragic stories behind them. Sanji Of course isn’t an exception. As with the Straw Hats, his sob story was made public the moment when he was first introduced. Sanji was cooking since his childhood years and his life changed an unexpected turn when Red Leg Zeff’s pirate team arrived at their restaurant. The storm that hit the restaurant was very severe and all the staff, except Zeff and Sanji who were both killed, went down. They were castaways for the next few months.

They might have escaped the harsh weather however they were not out of danger. They had a limited supply of food, so they were further divided. It was later discovered that Zeff had provided the younger Sanji with all the food, and the latter was then forced to remove and cut off his leg to alleviate his hungry. Sanji was shocked by the situation and promised to assist Zeff to create a beachside restaurant.

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The Story of the Baratie Battles Sanji

Sanji disappears into the background except for his flashback. His supposed arc, called the “Baratie” arc is primarily about the altercation between the Krieg Pirates and the titular restaurant. It was reasonable to assume Sanji was at the forefront of the fight to defend his beloved workplace, but that isn’t what happened. Zoro was the first to take the limelight. In a sad turn of events, Dracule Mihawk chased down the Krieg Pirates along the Grand Line to East Blue. Zoro was aware that the Warlord was regarded as the most powerful swordsman in the world and fought Mihawk to a duel. While the Straw Hat lost a lot but he gained the Warlord’s respect.

Don Krieg and his band of scallywags took over as the antagonists of the arc after Mihawk left the restaurant. In defiance of Gin’s and Sanji’s pleas, Don Krieg decided to assume control of Baratie and make it his main vessel. Even so, Don Krieg’s opponent isn’t Sanji. It’s Luffy. While it seems like an opportunity missed to showcase Luffy’s combat skills, however, it’s not unsurprising. Luffy is always the first to take on the bosses who are the ultimate challengers when they recruit his crewmates. Sanji was not able to have the chance to show off the kicks that he is so proud of.

Sanji was facing Pearl who was proud of his incomprehensible defense. However, it wasn’t a fight. It’s more like a one-sided beating down with Sanji as the one who suffered. There are no unexpected twists or power-ups, as Sanji just took Pearl’s punches and it was the villain’s fellow crew member, Gin, who defeated him. If Sanji was not considered one of the Straw Hats’ most powerful members and had a similar performance, it would have been acceptable. Nami and Usopp, who were the weakest members, were better fighting skills than the other members. While the “Baratie arc” was the introduction of Sanji to One Piece but he was overshadowed most often by Zoro or Luffy.

A Traitor Among the Heroes: Power Rangers Cosmic Fury’s Quest to Stop Lord Zedd

A new Power Rangers Report confirms that one Fury Ranger will be joining forces with Lord Zedd for the show’s 30th anniversary.

These spoilers are for Power Rangers Cosmic Fury. The series is set to premiere on Netflix in late-2023.

According to a recent report, Power Rangers Cosmic Fury will witness the Blue Cosmic Fury Ranger, Ollie Kana, join forces with Lord Zedd.

The Illuminerdi obtained the report. They claim to have received it through official channels. It confirms the teaming of Ollie (Kai Moya), with Zedd, in Cosmicfury. This is also the 30th Power Rangers season. It doesn’t say what motivated Ollie’s betrayal of his fellow Cosmic Fury Rangers, but it does reveal that the main villain will be Cosmic Fury during its 10-episode run.

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Power Rangers return for cosmic fury

The good news is that the team won’t be faced with the combined threat of Ollie/Zedd in Power Rangers Cosmic Fury. Reformed baddie Heckyl will also be playing the role according to online rumors. Heckyl will appear as the Dino Charge Dark Ranger. He adopted this role in Boom! Studios’ Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic-book series. However, Heckyl is not confirmed to be involved in Power Rangers Cosmic Fury. Therefore, it is unclear how or even if he will contribute to the overall story.

Fans will have until 2023 to find out as Power Rangers Cosmic Fury isn’t due to arrive until then. There will be plenty of entertainment for them while they wait as the Power Rangers Special debuts on Netflix in April 2023. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers – Once & Always reunites many franchise veterans including David Yost and Walter Emanuel Jones (original Blue and Black Rangers), and second Yellow, Black, Pink, Red Rangers Karan, Johnny Yong Bosch. Also, Catherine Sutherland, Steve Cardenas, and Steve Cardenas.

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Who will miss the Power Rangers Reunion

Not everyone Power Rangers alumni returned for the anniversary special so enthusiastically. Amy Jo Johnson was the exception. Johnson declined to take on the role of Kimberly Hart/The Pink Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers – a decision she addressed recently via Twitter. “For the record, I never said yes… I said no to the offer, but that’s all. However, there are more fun things! It’s exciting to watch my friends have a good time! Johnson tweeted. Johnson tweeted.

Pokemon Fan Creates Paradox Form for Espeon and Umbreon

One Piece’s latest episode announces a short hiatus between the next episode and reveals that the anime series will not return until March 19.

The ongoing anime adventures of One Piece will experience a slight delay before returning to fans in March.

After the release of “Sanji’s Mutation – The Two Arms in Crisis!”, a preview for the next installment was made available on the official YouTube channel. It was posted on Sunday, February 26th. The preview showed Episode 1054 and the news that the series will be returning to the air on March 19, after a three-week hiatus. Sunday’s episode ended on a cliffhanger with the intensification of the Sanji-Queen battle. The next episode, “Death to Your Partner!” is the title. Killer’s Deadly Gamble!

Trailer for One Piece Episode 1054

The preview video for One Piece Episode 10454 shows Killer and Eustass Kid’s struggles as they lose against Big Mom and Hawkins. After being tricked and accidentally bringing Kid to death by Hawkins, Killer takes a big risk to save his captain.

Eiichiro Oda wrote the manga. The latest One Piece chapter, 1076 continues the story with exciting developments. The series follows Monkey D. Luffy’s adventures as he leads his crew of Straw Hat Pirates to the legendary treasure of former Pirate King Gol D Roger, also known as One Piece.

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Toei Animation has produced One Piece’sanime since 1999. It has produced more than 1000 episodes and 15 movies in that time. The most recent of these was One Piece Movie: Red which saw the franchise earn the highest box office figures in its history. Oda owns a Guinness World Book of Records space for having published the most issues in a single comic-book series.

Crunchyroll has the entire anime available for streaming. Netflix hosts the One Piece Stampede movie and an upcoming live-action One Piece series. The next episode of the anime will be streamed on March 19, 2023. During the wait, the Toriko and Dragon Ball Z cross-over broadcasts an English dub on Toonami on March 4, 2023.

The Fall of a Menace: Naruto’s Conquest Against the Notorious Orochimaru

Here’s what Orochimaru did to stop being a menace in Naruto.

Orochimaru in the Naruto world was an extremely powerful character. Orochimaru is a villain that was introduced during the Chunin Exams arc. He participated in the exam to find a vessel in which he could transfer his body to become a Shinobi.

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Orochimaru’s introduction was a clear indication that he was the greatest villain series had seen to date. Even the Hokage feared his presence. Orochimaru could have been an unstoppable antagonist during the Naruto series. However, his story changed and he lost his importance as a character.

Orochimaru Rises To Power

Orochimaru was the child of a genius. was already six years old and was already a Konohagakure Chunin. After the death of his parents, his life goal was to discover more about it and ultimately reach immortality. Orochimaru earned great respect from Hiruzen Samutobi and others for being the most skilled and respected ninjas in the village. Orochimaru rose to the rank of Jonin as he continued his search for immortality.

He also had a very twisted mind and would do anything to reach his goal. Orochimaru served in the Second Great Ninja War as a soldier and was named one of the Legendary Sannin. Orochimaru earned legendary praise. He was quickly elected to the post of Hokage. Unfortunately, his evil ways grew significantly by this time and he would even kidnap others and experiment with them to gain immortality. This is when he was at his most heroic as a fighter. He eventually defected from the village after being discovered.

Orochimaru’s Prime

Orochimaru was a Shinobi and was extremely powerful. Kakashi Hawatake, a Shinobi worthy of being the Hokage, could not help but be paralyzed with fear when Orochimaru was present. Orochimaru is a powerful enough ninja to master all five Nature Transformations at a young age. While mastering many jutsu at the same time, Orochimaru was also able to learn some that were exclusive to him. Orochimaru learned almost every Jutsu from Konoha just like his teacher Hiruzen Serutobi. His ability to fight was so impressive that he could even kill the Fourth Kazekage. Hiruzen Satobi, his opponent in Konoha Crush, also clashed evenly with him. Orochimaru didn’t have the strength to win due to his body. Sage Jutsu was impossible for him because of his sickening physical condition.

Orochimaru was able to learn the Senjutsu methods after he had discovered Ryuchi Cavern. He never did get to experience this. Instead, the Cursed Seals were created by him. In his prime, he was a formidable fighter who could easily take on Jiraiya, Kage-level Shinobi, and many others. Unfortunately, his body prevented him from reaching his full potential as both a fighter and a fighter.

Orochimaru’s Death as A Villain

Orochimaru, in the early Naruto, was undoubtedly one of Kishimoto’s most powerful villains. Perhaps his most compelling aspect was the threatening aura he exuded. Orochimaru in Naruto was, until the end of the time skip at the time, one of the most notorious villains of the entire story. Orochimaru lost its relevance as the story began to concentrate more on the Uchiha and the tales about Indra and Ashura. Orochimaru died in the first half of the story. This was not surprising considering the story’s anticlimactic tone. Kabuto absorbed his remains and became one of the perpetrators during the Fourth Great Ninja War.

Sasuke killed Orochimaru and made his return to war. It was evident, even though Orochimaru had returned, that Sasuke (and many other Shinobi) had already overtaken him. He no longer seemed menacing and was never given a proper arch to display his true abilities following Konoha Crush. Orochimaru’s misdeeds were not forgotten. He was considered a “gag character” in the war. Despite his mistakes, he was able to establish relationships with the Leaf Village. Orochimaru became “good at heart”, much like many other villains. His potential as a fantastic villain was destroyed.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Review

SpongeBob SquarePants The Cosmic Shake features many references from the show but is slowed down by dull combat.

After the success of SpongeBob SquarePants Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated THQ Nordic announced that it had teamed with Purple Lamp Studios to create a cute and simple platformer, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake. Although the game is simple, it addresses some of the issues that hampered SpongeBob SquarePants Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated.

SpongeBob SquarePants will quickly be a hit with die-hard SpongeBob lovers. It’s full of nostalgic references and lighthearted gameplay, and SpongeBob SquarePants is sure to please. Although the game is not the most complex platformer, it can be viewed as a way to introduce new players to platforming.

Bikini Bottom is where players start. Patrick Star and SpongeBob SquarePants are sold mermaid tears that can grant any wish by Kassandra, the fortune-teller. SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick fail to understand the fine print, and the bubbles explode, allowing all their friends to travel to different Wishworlds. SpongeBob has to rescue his friends and restore Bikini Bottom to normal.

Seven Wishworlds can be explored that are inspired by the TV series. Some of the most popular ones include Halloween Rock Bottom or Prehistoric Kelp Forest. As a player navigates through each portal, they are given missions to complete in order to advance the world and bring SpongeBob back to his missing friends. This is a common pattern throughout the game that makes the overall goal seem stale.

It is easy to learn the mechanics of the game, making it a great choice for those who are new to this platform genre. SpongeBob is able to use pizza boxes for a glider, and will sometimes use a seahorse in the fast-paced sections. While the platforming is simple and easy, it offers semi-complex combinations that can be challenging for players. This can be a problem for those who want a more complex game.

Each Wishworld’s final boss battle will change the game and make it stand out. Gigantic Gary, Halloween Rock Bottom, is an example of a sneaky adventure, while Prawn, Pirate Goo Lagoon, is a traditional dodge-and-attack boss. These boss battles are not new to gaming. However, it’s refreshing to see THQ Nordic or Purple Lamp Studios include modern ideas in the franchise.

There are many secret items that you can find, such as hidden doubloons in each Wishworld. To unlock 30 alternate costumes, SpongeBob can use the doubloons to level up. However, players will need to return to previous Wishworlds to learn new skills. Although the costumes don’t have any special abilities, they can be fun mini-goals within each level.

The art style and graphics are vibrant and crisp. This makes the players feel like they’re actually on a TV show. Although the Wishworlds may not be as intriguing as other platformers, they are still enough to keep you interested long enough to reach the boss. Some Wishworlds may not be as detailed as others, but they are filled with decorations and NPCs.

Combat is SpongeBob SquarePants’ greatest weakness: The Cosmic Shake. To easily defeat most Jelly enemies, players can use SpongeBob’s Karate Kick or Bubble Wand moves. The combat can be slow, and it is often difficult to fight. It’s a great way to break up the monotonous battles with Jelly enemies.

Cutscenes are a great way to keep SpongeBob’s fans interested and break up the monotony. They are bright, funny, and well-acted. It is also exciting to see a game that has been adapted from a long-running series be able to collaborate with the original cast. This only enhances the experience. But, the repetitive voice lines can make it tedious to perform. The game would become a boring collect-and-return game without the cutscenes.

The main storyline is enjoyable, but there will be side quests throughout the game. These quests encourage players to go back to earlier levels and to put an emphasis on making sure no stone is unturned. Side quests, like the costumes above, don’t have a purpose and can only be used to keep players interested longer.

Overall SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake has been a solid title for fans of the TV series, and an excellent way to introduce younger gamers to platforming. Its graphics and design are better than SpongeBob SquarePants Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated, but some will find the lack of diversity among the Jelly enemies or Wishworld designs to be frustrating. It’s still worth it for its endless references to the show.

SpongeBob SquarePants – The Cosmic Shake is out January 30th for PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One. Game Rant received a PS5 code in exchange for this review.

What If…? cosplay captures the incredible strength of Infinity Ultron in Marvel’s alternate universe.

You can see a series more photos at What If …? Infinity Ultron (from the animated Marvel series) brought to life through beautiful, creepy cosplay.

Infinity Ultron’s power can be seen in these photos, which feature a wonderfully designed but also eerie What If cosplay.

Reddit post by u/MHCreativeGrain. This first photo shows MHCreativeGrain in his costume. His cape is blowing in wind. MHCreativeGrain is seen in the second photograph looking like Vision. It squints at his camera. The last photos are a little different. They include the Infinity Stones as well as the helmet’s eyes glowing. These elements add to the creepiness and MHCreativeGrain holding Infinity Ultron’s double-headed lance.

The WhatIf …? Director Bryan Andrews discussed the kinds of stories the upcoming second and third seasons of Marvel’s animated series will contain in 2022. Andrews disclosed that Marvel Studios President & Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige wanted “a little closer at the vest” with the first season. This was done by having one small element be distinct and impactful on others but still tied to a specific movie or a moment from the movie. Andrews noted that has more Marvel Cinematic Universe films than ever before and therefore the production team does not have to spend “just a minute.”

“We can extend out and things might get a little wilder,” he said. “We step it up in season two, and then we go even wilder in season three. Season two will feature new characters that we haven’t seen before. We will also see how these characters integrate with some old favorites. There’s so much to look at and I can’t wait for people’s reactions.

Marvel Studios Head of Animation Brad Winderbaum mentioned that Season 3 would allow Marvel Studios “go a lot deeper with these people,” including The Watcher. Winderbaum added, “It’s a Multiverse story, they’re standalone stories. But there’s a serialized aspect because there’s this narrator (he loves the subjects of these tales, he’s the ultimate fanboy). “He’s looking, like all of us. He loves these characters just like we do. We can learn more about what makes him tick in season two and the third season. This allows us to get to understand his humanity.

Season 2, which will air on Disney+, is scheduled to premiere in 2023.