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Joker makes history again and How to win yourself a PS4 controller!

Welcome to the Pretty Much Weekly, where I bring you the best in last week’s news that hasn’t already been shared on our Facebook page. And today I bring you new shows, casting announcements and how you can get yourself a PS4 controller for FREE.  The streaming wars continue Netflix has struck a multi-year deal with Nickelodeon, which means we will be getting a few years of NEW Ni...

A Marvel women movie, riots, and a console gets snazzy new controllers

Hello! It’s the Pretty Much Weekly and I, Jaz, return victorious from a mighty battle against the germs. Special thanks to Di who took up the Weekly helm last week! Looking at the amazing job she did, perhaps I should get sick more often.  But for now, news! The PS5 gets some nice new controllers Earlier this week, Sony officially announced that their new gaming console is going to be c...

Reboots Galore and Brad Pitt meets a real astronaut

Welcome back to the Pretty Much Weekly, you’re weekly digest of entertainment news! This week, a couple of new consoles were released, Brad Pitt went to NASA, and Google has made a little change to their algorithm that I think is potentially more bad than good. Two new consoles were released yesterday! I’ve previously talked about the Nintendo Switch Lite, but now you can get it! It ha...

Nintendo’s strange new fitness game and learning Māori in Minecraft

Welcome to your weekly dose of entertainment news! In today’s Pretty Much Weekly, we’ve got an awesome crossover between Māori culture and the beautiful game that is Minecraft. We also learn more about a spin-off Game of Thrones series, Nintendo’s latest foray into fitness gaming and Kojima’s weird and apparently collaborative creation.  50 minutes of new Death Strandi...

Lots of Game News and Real Life Cluedo!

Usually I try to get a good balance of news from the different corners of entertainment: movies, TV, games, and collectibles. But this week is unashamedly all about my favourite corner, games. Cyberpunk 2077 did an info dump in a 14 minute stream, Nintendo dropped some bombs in their Direct this week, and apparently PUMA have always wanted to make a gaming chair. Also, I’m not joking about r...

Telltale Games Makes a Return and Disney+ Won’t Let You Binge (immediately)

This week in the Pretty Much Weekly, Sony and Disney hit the headlines again: Sony for a not-so-good reason and Disney for many, many good reasons. Also, the creators of the amazing The Walking Dead video game are coming back and wow, is this Fantasy Queue Simulator? Uncharted has lost its fifth director. Sony has been trying to turn Uncharted into a movie since 2009, and the latest bump in the ro...

Pokémon get jobs and Disney’s made a lot of money

Welcome back to your weekly digest of games, film and the occasional tidbit of tech news. It’s the Pretty Much Weekly! This week we talk Disney, scrolling bans, and Garfield Kart. Yes, you heard me right. Garfield Kart. Disney makes a crap-ton of money It’s no secret that Disney is slowly taking over the world. Last month Disney broke the record (which they set in 2016) for the highest...

TV Shows are Expensive Now and the Next 007 is a Woman

Hello! It’s the Pretty Much Weekly, your weekly digest of news from the entertainment world. This week it’s mainly TV shows: Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Cuphead! And in movies, Guy Ritchie is leaving Sherlock Holmes 3 and what’s this?! 007 is a woman?! Amazon throws heaps of money at Lord of the Rings. If you haven’t already heard, Amazon is creating a Lord of the Ring...

Big Names Join The Dark Crystal and Ads Invade a Game

Hello! Yes, don’t worry the Pretty Much Weekly is still pretty much weekly, despite being a day later than usual. That’s my bad. If you’re new here, the Pretty Much Weekly is a weekly series where we share this week’s news in entertainment. And THIS WEEK a sneak peek at a couple of movie ‘villains’, great actors join a great TV series, and capitalism frustrates ...

Pixar has a Hopeful Future and You Could Attend a Wizarding School!

Kia Ora, this is the Pretty Much Weekly! A weekly series where we sometimes share this week’s news, and other times share news that we only found out about this week. Of the latter, the documentary on the making of God of War is out, Pixar is currently only working on original films, and you can hop on a train and attend a magical school for an hour! Of the former, well, if you’re sick...

The next PlayStation and Zuckerberg starts a podcast

Welcome to the Pretty Much Weekly! A series where we bring you a selection of this week’s news in film, gaming and on the odd occasion, tech. This week, Mark Zuckerberg is starting a podcast, we learn about the hardware in Sony’s next console, and Airbnb wants to make a TV show? Get excited about the “PlayStation 5”! In an interview with Wired (linked below), the lead system architect for th...

PlayStation Updates and Ambitious Drama Students

Welcome to the Pretty Much Weekly! A series where we bring you a selection of this week’s news in film, games and tech. This week, the Spiderverse animators get together for a chit chat, PlayStation gives us a quick update and a school in New Jersey has some seriously ambitious students. Spiderverse animators create their own audio commentary Usually audio commentaries consist of the director and ...

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