TV + Movies

New Resident Evil photo gives first look at new set for reboot

Published: 13/Nov/2020 13:56 Updated: 13/Nov/2020 14:09

by Emma Soteriou

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A new image from the set of the Resident Evil reboot gives a glimpse at Emmy’s Diner from the video game.

The movie will be a Resident Evil origin story, mostly following the first and second games.

With two Netflix series also on the way – Resident Evil and Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness – the franchise is set to continue to expand even more on-screen.

Capcom resident evil
Capcom
Leon in the video game

When is the Resident Evil reboot coming out?

As the movie is still in production, it may be a while before it comes out in theaters, also depending on the ongoing health crisis. No actual date is confirmed, but it’s currently scheduled for 2021.

That being said, fans have been keeping an eye on filming, to get some sneak peeks of what’s in store.

The most recent to be noticed is this recreation of Emmy’s diner in Ontario, where the movie is in production.

The location is originally shown in the second game, in Claire’s opening scenes when she meets Leon.

This also ties in with multiple TikToks shared by Avan Jogia – who will be playing Leon – where he could be seen both in uniform and on set in a diner.

@avan.jogiaReply to @oliversmanure♬ original sound – delf 🙂

@avan.jogia♬ original sound – Avanjogia

What will the Resident Evil reboot be about?

Unlike previous attempts at the movie, the reboot is expected to be a more faithful adaptation of the video game.

In an earlier interview, Robert Kulzer – one of the producers on the movie – said: “After a dozen games, six live-action movies and hundreds of pages of fan fiction, we felt compelled to return to the year 1998, to explore the secrets hidden in the walls of the Spenser Mansion and Raccoon City.”

News of this has given fans hope, with the movie’s reliance on source material showing signs that it will be a success.

As well as the previously mentioned Avan Jogia, the cast will include Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen, Robbie Amell, and Tom Hopper, among others.

Fans will be seeing a lot of video game adaptations hit the big screen in 2021, with Mortal Kombat and Uncharted also set to be released. Though video game movies are infamous for their failures, it seems the next year has the potential to take them one step closer to success at the box office.

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How to watch EGLX: Rising Stars, Warzone, Fortnite, Among Us tournaments

Published: 11/Nov/2020 11:57 Updated: 11/Nov/2020 13:56

by Jacob Hale

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EGLX is back: the event, usually held in Toronto, Canada, brings gamers together for a weekend of various gaming experiences. This year, though, it’s all online: here’s everything you need to know about the event.

The Enthusiast Gaming Live Experience takes place across four days in November, with tournaments in fan-favorite games like Warzone, Fortnite and Among Us, as well as giving up-and-coming streamers the opportunity to show their talent and earn a contract with esports org Luminosity Gaming.

So, let us explain what’s in store for the week and how you can tune in.

When is EGLX and how can you tune in?

Not only can you watch the EGLX stream on their official website, but it will also be available on their Twitch channel, which we’ve embedded here so you can easily jump into the action.

The event lasts from Tuesday, November 10, to Friday, November 13. You can find the full schedule for the week below.

EGLX 2020 schedule

EGLX hosts a number of different events, tournaments and activities for fans and players to take part in.

Here’s the full schedule for EGLX 2020 (all times EST):

Tuesday, November 10

  • 12:00pm — 2:00pm: Escapist Magazine Game Showcase
  • 2:00pm — 5:00pm: RockyNoHands Warzone Tournament
  • 5.30pm — 6.30pm: Fextralife
  • 7:00pm — 8.30pm: Slay Vs. Ft. GoldLink
  • 9:00pm — 11:00pm: Rising Stars Top 8 — Day 1

Wednesday, November 11

  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: VennTV
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm: Escapist Magazine Game Showcase
  • 3:00pm – 4:30pm: Special Announcement
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Wisecrack “Show Me The Meaning” Podcast
  • 5:45pm – 6:45pm: FextraLife
  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Gamers Got Talent
  • 9:00pm – 11:00pm: Rising Stars Top 8 – Day 2

Thursday, November 12

  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm: Pocket Gamer Launchpad
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm: Fortnite Tournament
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm: FextraLife
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm: ArcadeCloud’s “The Squad”
  • 8:00pm – 10:00pm: The Dating Game

Friday, November 13

  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm: Pocket Gamer Launchpad
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm: Dedreviil
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm: The Sims Resource Live
  • 5:30pm – 8:30pm: xQc Amoung Us Tournament
  • 9:00pm – 11:00pm: Rising Stars Finale
  • 11:00pm – 12:00am: ZHU Afterparty

What are all these different shows and activities?

Rising Stars

EGLX Rising Stars The Finale
EGLX
Rising Stars sees aspiring streamers compete for a spot on LG.

Rising Stars is a reality competition to discover the next gaming superstar. Before EGLX, contestants fought through a gauntlet to impress a panel of Luminosity Gaming judges. The semi-finals on November 10, 11 and the finale on November 13 will feature Luminosity Gaming’s top judge xQc!

The judges will vote for the best new streamer, who will be signed to LG and win $100,000.

RockyNoHands Warzone Tournament

An invitational tournament supporting the Christopher Reeve Foundation, hosted by Luminosity’s RockyNoHands, held exclusively for Paraplegic players that use the QuadStick.

Fortnite Tournament

An invitational tournament where seven teams will go up against Luminosity Gaming’s Fortnite players Keys, Slackes, & Jampers.

Gamers Got Talent

A fun, laid-back talent show for gamers with talent.

ArcadeCloud’s “The Squad”

Join the cast of ArcadeCloud’s ‘The Squad’ as they discuss their favorite episodes, and release a new Squad episode live.

The Dating Game

TikTok and gaming influencers find love. A dating show hosted by Luminosity Gaming’s Allenownz.

xQc Among Us tournament

An invitational celebrity tournament featuring one lucky fan and Luminosity Gaming’s top talent including xQc, Fresh, Muselk, Anomaly, and more!

So, make sure you tune in when the action kicks off on November 10!