Riot Radar: Upcoming Releases 10/26 – 10/30

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Riot Radar: Upcoming Releases 10/26 – 10/30

Welcome to Riot Radar, a weekly column detailing new releases in music, movies and games for the upcoming week.

 

Games

For those intrigued by the concept and art but who missed out the first time around (raises hand), the Darksiders II Deathfinitive Edition (Xbox One/PS4/PC, 29.99) brings comics legend Joe Mad’s Horesmen of the Apocalypse to current gen systems remastered at a discounted price.

Chasing after the glory of the classic N64 Aki wrestling games just like WWE is constantly nipping at the heels of the pop culture defining late 90’s “Attitude Era”, WWE 2K16 (Xbox One/Xbox360/PS4/PS3/PC, 59.99) makes no effort in hiding it’s nostalgia baiting, putting the legendary Stone Cold Steve Austin front and center in both the marketing and the game’s single player campaign, but it’ll take a lot more than the Rattlesnake on the cover to instill confidence in the fanbase, especially after the debacle that last year’s game was.

 

Blu Ray

Underappreciated psychological thriller The Gift joins similarly derided Jake Gyllenhaal boxing drama Southpaw on shelves this week, alongside the highly anticipated Criterion edition of early aughts David Lynch mindfuck Mulholland Drive.

 

Music

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan’s hard rock side project Puscifer drops their third LP, Money Shot. Puscifer will here in Philly next month be at the newly opened Fillmore, keep an eye on our Facebook next week for a chance to win two tickets!

Tennessee deathcore sextet Whitechapel unleash the live CD/DVD box set Brotherhood of the Blade.

 

In Theaters

The Halloween season draws to a close with two promising looking horror comedies, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and Freaks of Nature.

 

 

 

Kevin Hawkey is the co-founder, head writer and editor of Riot-Nerd. He enjoys Fighting Games, Metal, Marvel, Horror and all the weird shit in between. A lifelong Philadelphian just as comfortable in a circle pit at Underground Arts as he is drooling over the new Hot Toys figures at Brave New Worlds, Kevin’s idiosyncratic sensibility gives this site it’s unique dichotomy between “riot” and “nerd”.
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