Get All the Details on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ ‘Olaf Presents’

Josh Gad is back to voice everyone’s favorite talking Snowman in Olaf Presents! Disney animator Hyrum Osmond will be directing and Jennifer Newfield serves as producer. The new series will launch exclusively November 12 on Disney+.

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Get Into the Holiday Spirit Early With a New ‘Hawkeye’ Trailer

Disney+ has revealed that the first two episodes of Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye will debut on November 24. The highly anticipated six-episode event stars Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton and Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop. The cast also includes Vera Farmiga, Fra Fee, Tony Dalton, Zahn McClarnon, Brian d’Arcy James, and Alaqua Cox.

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Padma Lakshmi’s ‘Taste the Nation: Holiday Edition’ is Coming to Hulu in November

Taste the Nation is famed cookbook author and TV personality Padma Lakshmi’s documentary series that highlights the American food of various communities of color and immigrants to the US. It’s an incisive and moving look at how BIPOC peoples all around the country have influenced and defined the nebulous and all-encompassing “American” cuisine, which is really just many cuisines from the communities highlighted in this series and beyond.

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Blaseball Developers Announce ‘Where Cards Fall’ Coming to PC and Nintendo Switch

If you were on your computer last year, you might have brushed up against a baseball simulator that took the internet by storm. Blaseball, developed by the award-winning video game studio The Game Band, is an absurdist take on baseball that “encourages participants to bet (no real world money involved!) on the outcome.”

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‘Call of Duty: Vanguard’ Drops First Look at Zombies Mode from Treyarch Studios

There can’t be a Call of Duty release without the inclusion of their flagship Zombies mode, and today new details were finally revealed. From the first introduction back in Call of Duty: World at War in 2009, to the latest version by Treyarch Studios (in partnership with Sledgehammer Games) in Vanguard, players have been exposed to all manner of gameplay features that focused on staving off hordes of zombies. Today, Activision showcased a first look at the new mode coming to their latest title November 5, which features a franchise-first crossover with the studio whose legacy goes back to the mode’s humble beginnings.

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TikTok Sensation and Gaming Entrepreneur, Kelsi Davies Talks with Kuya P

Yo! Yo! Yo! It’s Kuya P back again with another interview for my friends here at the NOC! I recently sat down for a conversation with TikTok Sensation & Gaming Entrepreneur, Kelsi Davies to discuss her latest music videos, new gaming app, YouTube series: InTALKxicated and more! Check out our conversation and then head over to Kelsi’s YouTube to see the latest episode of InTALKxicated!

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New Tease for ‘The Batman’ Signals an Upcoming Trailer

Oh man! Who is PSYCHED for Saturday? The second DC FanDome is coming this Saturday, October 16. And among the very promising teases DC has dropped for the event, the most highly anticipated one promises to be the debut of the brand new trailer for Matt Reeves’ The Batman!

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‘Ouija Japan’ Summons Greatness but is Cursed with Being Decent

Something that has always fascinated me in horror movies is that through the sheer bombastic embrace of all things repulsive in society, it can often be the best mirror image society has of itself. Whether it be through nightmare dream logic, campy visual stylization, or an over abundance of gore, when you strip the horror genre to its core there is a meaning behind the madness.

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NOC Interview: Tati Gabrielle on Joining Netflix’s ‘You’ in Season 3

Tati Gabrielle portrays Marienne in Netflix’s hit thriller series, YOU. The series is based on Caroline Kepnes’ best-selling novel of the same name. The highly anticipated third season will be a total of 10 episodes and begin streaming on October 15.

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Southern Fried Polynesian: Cooper Andrews

Southern Fried Asian is back for a brand new season! For this episode, we’re rebranding as Southern Fried Asian Polynesian because our special guest is none other than (animated) Aquaman himself, Cooper Andrews!

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Sony Introduces Lottery-Style Registration for a Chance to Buy a PS5 During the Holidays

Between the pandemic, online bots, scalpers, and increasing demand, the PlayStation 5 is soon to be a year from launch and still a challenge to get your hands on. Sony recently announced that, for the coming Holiday season, they will be holding a lottery-style registration event that will give consumers the chance to purchase one of the limited PS5 Consoles in stock directly from PlayStation.

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NOC Review: A Unique Premiere for a Unique ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Season

“The Bullet Blondes” shows our heroes in a dire place. When we left our lovable band of time-traveling misfit superheroes at the tail end of Season 6, the unthinkable happened. Their precious Waverider ship was blown up by another Waverider that simply appeared and left! Now stranded in 1925, the Legends must figure out how to time-travel out of this period and make sure they don’t mess up history along the way.

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‘Aquaman: King of Atlantis’ Star Cooper Andrews Dives Deep into DC Comics

This Thursday, HBO Max will begin streaming the first chapter of Aquaman: King of Atlantis, a special three-part animated event series. The show’s star, Cooper Andrews, recently stopped by to chat about his love of DC Comics and how blown away he is to be part of the DC pantheon — first in Shazam and now as Aquaman.

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What the Hell is Going on With ‘Ghost Recon Frontline’

Last week, Ubisoft dropped the reveal trailer for its upcoming, 100-player battle royale title Ghost Recon Frontline. The trailer features gameplay footage and talking points from members of the Ubisoft Bucharest team, all of whom passionately speak on this project three years in the making. With games like Fortnite, Apex Legends, Call of Duty: Warzone, and PUBG having already established substantial footing in the BR genre, fans were vexed at the announcement, so much so that Ubisoft subsequently delayed Frontline’s first closed test indefinitely.

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Shalita Grant and Travis Van Winkle Discuss Season 3 of ‘You’

Shalita Grant and Travis Van Winkle portray Sherry and Cary Conrad in Netflix’s hit thriller series, YOU. The series is based on Caroline Kepnes’ best-selling novel of the same name. The highly anticipated third season will be a total of 10 episodes and begin streaming on October 15.

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Natalie Malaika and Keenan Tracey of SYFY’s ‘Day of the Dead’

On October 15, SYFY will be resurrecting the spirit of George A. Romero! Day of the Dead, the new series, inspired by the classic third part of the Night of the Living Dead trilogy, will be invading your living rooms as part of SYFY Halloween! And if Romero were alive today, I can honestly say he’d be absolutely proud!

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Shiny Zacian and Zamazenta for ‘Pokémon Sword’ and ‘Shield’ Comes with a Twist

PokéBeach, the popular fan site and gathering place for all things Pokémon news and rumors, recently announced that GameStop will soon be distributing codes for shiny versions of the legendary Galar Pokémon Zamazenta (Pokémon Shield) and Zacian (Pokémon Sword). Japan and South Korea were the first regions to get their hands on distributions of the shiny Pokémon and now the codes are making their way west. The first distribution, said to be for Zamazenta, will reportedly take place October 22.

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NOC Interview: Will Poulter and Phillipa Soo Talk ‘Dopesick’

Will Poulter and Phillipa Soo star in Dopesick. The new eight episode series is inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Beth Macy. Dopesick will premiere Wednesday, October 13 on Hulu.

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Sera Gamble Previews the New Season of Netflix’s ‘You’

Sera Gamble serves as showrunner and executive producer of Netflix’s hit thriller series, YOU. The series is based on Caroline Kepnes’ best-selling novel of the same name. The highly anticipated third season will be a total of 10 episodes and begin streaming on October 15.

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NOC Interview: James McAvoy on Audible’s ‘The Sandman: Act II’

James McAvoy voices the title role of Dream in the Audible Original, The Sandman: Act II. The new installment of the audio drama series was released on Wednesday, September 22 and is a total of 21 episodes. The first installment is currently available for free on Audible, Amazon Music, and through Alexa enabled devices until October 22.

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Watch the New Trailer for ‘The Shrink Next Door’ on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has shared the official trailer for The Shrink Next Door! The new eight-episode limited series stars Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Kathryn Hahn, and Casey Wilson. The first three episodes will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, November 12. Following that, one new episode will be released weekly, every Friday.

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NOC Interview: Kaitlyn Dever Discusses Hulu’s ‘Dopesick’

Kaitlyn Dever stars as Betsy in Dopesick. The new eight episode series is inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Beth Macy. Dopesick will premiere Wednesday, October 13 on Hulu.

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‘Street Fighter V’ Teams Up with Breast Cancer Research Foundation for New Costumes

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to bring much needed attention to the ongoing battle patients and researchers have had with the disease, Street Fighter V has teamed up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The foundation is also the largest private funders of breast cancer research in the world, and Capcom have partnered with them on the newest cosmetics coming to the game.

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