The King Defeats the Beast…

King Kong:Skull Island hit the box office with a hefty weekend at 61 million which was a respectable weekend for the pre-spring blockbuster movie. It did take down Logan this week for the number one seed for the box office. After Logan’s very impressive 85.3 million it shot down to 37.9 million. Here is the full listing of this weekend’s box office:

1. Kong: Skull Island $61 million

2. Logan $37.9 million

3. Get Out $21.1 million

4. The Shack $10.1 million

5. The LEGO Batman Movie $7.8 million

6. Before I Fall $3.1 million

7. Hidden Figures  $2.8 million

8. John Wick: Chapter Two $2.7 million

9. MET Opera: La Traviata $1.8 million

10. La La Land  $1.8 million

Who will take the number one spot this week? We have a good idea at The Nerd Chambers who will take down Kong this week let’s just say another Beast! Go let us know @TheNerdChambers which movie you’re excited to see in the upcoming weeks!

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New X-Men TV Series…

There has been a lot of excitement the last couple of weeks with the X-Men franchise/Fox. Logan came out last week and swept the box office with 85.3 million opening weekend. On top of that, the new X-Men based TV show Legion has been doing very well on FX. Finally we had some insight of Deadpool 2 from a teaser that was shown before Logan, and the exciting of news that Zazie Beetz will be playing Domino!

After all this exciting news we have received, there is another update from Fox. There is another television series that will be starting up some time in the future called Gifted. Alex Gilyadov from IGN reported that…

It also seems The Originals and The Vampire Diaries star Joseph Morgan has been cast in Gifted.

Gifted’s cast includes Jamie Chung (Once Upon A Time) as the mutant Blink; Blair Redford (Switched at Birth, Satisfaction) as the mutant Thunderbird; Stephen Moyer (True Blood) as an attorney named Reed; Amy Acker (Person of Interest) as Reed’s estranged wife, Caitlin; Natalie Alyn Lind (Gotham) as one of their mutant children, Lauren; Percy Hynes White (Defiance) as Andy; Coby Bell (Burn Notice) as Jace; and Emma Dumont (Pretty Little Liars) as Polaris.”
Thanks to Alex Gilyadov we have a little more ideas of what is to come with the upcoming show Gifted. What do you think about a new X-Men TV show? Tweet us @TheNerdChambers and let us know what you think!

-ShadowGhoul (Brandon)

The Developers Heard Our Cries…

There are many upcoming changes to Overwatch that have been hitting season 4. Some of the changes have been the new character Orisa and others like balancing changes. The biggest balance we’ve seen so far this season was the change for Bastion. He was equipped with a better healing ability that allows him to move while helping, and a better weapon spread. So far nothing crazy has changed for any of heroes to render them useless… Untill recently brought up in our previous article No Not My Ana!!!

 Fans of Overwatch have been dreading the changes that were coming to one of the fan favorite support characters Ana. The changes that were coming were as follows:

Biotic Rifle

  • Damage decreased from 80 to 60

Biotic Grenade

  • Impact damage reduced from 60 to 30
  • Impact healing reduced from 100 to 50

Thankfully after time in the PTR and a lot of community outrage . The develops are going to listen to the backlash of the massive nerf of this support character. As shown above from the previous stated changes to Ana. They are going to be removing the Biotic Grenade changes, and only bringing her damage down slightly. I believe this is very fair for the fact the grenade seemed more as a support (buff/debuff) ability. While the Biotic Rifle damage is a DPS trait. It was unfair to see Ana killing characters as well if not better then not DPS classes, while being able to buff and debuff the battle field. Hopefully these changes for Ana will bring light to the character, and not kick her from the meta.

Let us know what you think about the nerf reverse of Ana @TheNerdChambers on Twitter! Also go follow us on Instagram and Facebook

-ShadowGhoul (Brandon) 

Deadpool 2 News (Domino)…

I just got back from seeing Logan. I must say excellent I had a fantastic time, but this is not why you are… There has been some Deadpool 2 items that have been dropping here and there the last week now, and I saw a tweet from Ryan Reynolds when I got back from the show.

We all have been excited for the upcoming film in 2018 that is Deadpool 2. There has been a lot of speculation who will be joining Ryan Reynolds for the cast of the Fox film. Who will play Cable? Who will be the villain? Well today we got some insight from Ryan Reynolds that Zazie Beetz will be joining Deadpool as Domino! Hopefully we will get some sort of insight on who will be playing Cable… The current rumor is that David Harbour from Stranger Things will be the time traveling side kick!

Go tweet us @TheNerdChambers, and let us know who you want to play Cable! Are you excited to see Deadpool 2? 

-ShadowGhoul (Brandon)

This Week’s Movie Releases 3/10/17…

Kong: Skull Island                                                   Run Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes                       Fantasy/Science Fiction                      Synopsis:  This film fully immerses audiences in the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

The Ottoman Leuitenant.                                     Run Time: 1 hour and 46 minutes.                     Drama/War.                                                               Synopsis: A strong-willed woman, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Kids, an American doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire — a world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become the first World War. There, she finds her loyalty tested to both Jude and the missions founder when she falls in love with their perceived enemy, a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Empire.

Go let us know what your thoughts are about this week’s up mong films! Tweet us @TheNerdChambers. Are you happy they are remaking King Kong? Has it been long enough? 

-ShadowGhoul (Brandon)

Star Wars Episode VIII First Showing…

Today was a very lucky day for the shaeholders at Disney. The footage was a very minimal look at the upcoming film, but it did bring excitement for the shareholders at Disney! As we mentioned last week at The Nerd Chambers, the Star Wars Celebration is coming up very shortly. That being said we will most likely get our first public look at Star Wars Episode VII The Last Jedi during the celebration.

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There was a little insight posted on IGN by Alex Gilyadov about what happened during the shareholders event for Episode VII…

Disney held its annual shareholders meeting in Denver where it showed off footage from The Last Jedi, previewing what happens immediately after the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. According to Los Angeles Times reporter Daniel Miller, the new clips shows Rey handing Luke his lightsaber while he asks Rey, “Who are you?”

Other characters also appeared in the screened footage, including Chewbacca, Finn, and General Leia, but Miller did not offer specific context for how they appear. Miller also said the footage jumped to a number of settings, from oceans to forests, deserts, and mountain ranges.”

It will be a very exciting time next month during the Star Wars celebration! Go tweet us @TheNerdChambers, and let us know what your expectations are for Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi are!

-ShadowGhoul (Brandon).

No Not My Ana!!!

Each week we give all you nerds a little insight on Overwatch. The Nerd Chambers current favorite competitive shooter… We have brought you the Bastion buffs, news on Zarya and Bastion getting slight tweaks, and our experiences in the current season. Well today we have some more upcoming patch notes to bring all of you that are currently in play in the PTR (public test region).

Ana

Biotic Rifle

  • Damage decreased from 80 to 60

Biotic Grenade

  • Impact damage reduced from 60 to 30
  • Impact healing reduced from 100 to 50

Junkrat

  • No longer hurts himself from his own explosions. (Effect added to current passive: Total Mayhem)

Orisa

Fusion Driver

  • Magazine size lowered from 200 to 150

Supercharger

  • Cost increased by 15%

Sombra

Stealth

  • Sound effects and VO distance for entering and exiting Stealth reduced to 15 meters.

Translocator

  • Cooldown reduced from 6s to 4s

Winston

Barrier Projector

  • Cooldown now starts when the barrier is placed, instead of when it ends

Zenyatta

Orb of Destruction

  • Alternate fire recovery reduced from 1s to 0.6s

Orb of Discord

  • Can now target enemies through barriers


There are many… Many changes that are currently in the test region. Some are going to benefit heroes, and some will of course hurt some of the heroes. In our eyes their really are no big “helpful” changes to any of the characters. Yes the Winston cooldown change will be nice, but not game changing. Also it will most likely not bring him into play more than he is currently seeing. The Zenyatta changes are nice, but again not game changing. Being able to discord through barriers does not do a lot because you still have to take down the barriers. Sombra is probably seeing the biggest positive change with a better colldown with the teleporter, and the fact that she is silent out of stealth will help her suprise attacks.She is probably the most hated character on console currently, so this will probably not being her into any matches still.

Now… The negative. Sadly most of us have not had any chance to get our hands on Orisa, and she is already seeing sorts of nerfs with her clip size from 200 to 150. This change won’t personally effect any of us because we haven’t had first hand play with her yet. So it will all be new anyway for us. We however can say goodbye to Ana in meta… She is losing a good protion of her damage from 80 to 60. That’s 3 shots from 2 for a tracer, and 3 to 4 for a majority of heroes in the game. On top of that, her grenade is now being cut In half brining it to nearly useless. This might be the death of Ana for the meta, and the birth of Zenyatta for meta play. 

What do all you games think about these changes coming to Overwatch? Was Ana one of your mains? Hopefully you didn’t golden gun her recently… Let us know @TheNerdChambers all your thoughts! Also go like us on Facebook!

-ShadowGhoul (Brandon)