Iron Man VR

Iron Man VR

Who wanted to be a superhero when they were growing up? Who wanted to be Iron Man when they were little? Well now you can with the help of modern technology. Kinda. Thanks to virtual reality you’re able to become Iron Man. Yes you read that right. You can become Iron Man. Marvel’s Iron Man VR is an original VR game from Sony and Marvel and it’s exclusive to the PSVR.

With the help of the Playstation Move motion controllers you can literally become Iron Man. Fire Up Iron Man’s Repulsor Jets and fly in the sky. Or use the vast amount of weapons as your disposal. Even control Jarvis, the AI computer inside the Iron Man Suit and the computer at Tony Stark’s garage.

Face off against Iron Man’s greatest foes in some pretty action packed battles, as you progress you can upgrade the tech from within Tony Stark’s garage. Therefore allowing you to customize the armour of Iron Man and his abilities.

Control the tech and the armour and become Iron Man.

Iron Man VR is so cool! We absolutely love this game and we are sure you will too!

IRON MAN VR KEY FEATURES:

● All New Iron Man Storyline: An original Iron Man action/adventure game built from the ground up exclusively for PlayStation VR. Interact with iconic characters, battle deadly Super Villains, and visit familiar locations in a story that is both intimate and grand.

● Ultimate VR Flying Experience. Soar through the sky and feel the burst of speed as you experience the joy that comes from the freedom of flight.

● A Highly Visceral Action Game. Purposeful and intuitive, the action-packed combat is fresh and allows you to experience frantic, ranged battles first-hand.

● Build & Customize a Unique New Armor. Prepare for upcoming missions by upgrading and augmenting the armor tech and weapon loadouts.

● The Man Behind the Golden Armor. The armor may seem perfect but the man inside it is not. Iron Man’s armor protects a complicated, flawed human hero whose frenetic and dynamic lifestyle offers its own unique challenges.

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Hamilton on Disney+

Hamilton Triple Threat

Hamilton will hit Disney+ on July 3—more than 15 months before its planned theatrical release date of October 2021 – We cannot wait. #Hamilfilm

Posted by How To Kill an Hour on Thursday, 25 June 2020

Hamilton, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton to Disney Plus! Hamilton’s an 11 time Tony Award, Grammy Award, Olivier Award and Pulitzer Prize winning stage musical! It will come to homes around the world on July 3rd!

The film is said to be a leap forward in the art of live capture. As it transports its audience into the world of Broadway in a unique way! The film combines the best elements of live theatre, film and streaming to create a cinematic stage performance. Therefore bringing a whole new way to experience Hamilton.

Quotes on Hamilton From Disney:

“No other artistic work in the last decade has had the cultural impact of ‘Hamilton’—an inspiring and captivating tale told and performed in a powerfully creative way. In light of the extraordinary challenges facing our world, this story about leadership, tenacity, hope, love and the power of people to unite against the forces of adversity is both relevant and impactful,”

“We are thrilled to bring this phenomenon to Disney+ on the eve of Independence Day, and we have the brilliant Lin-Manuel Miranda and the team behind ‘Hamilton’ to thank for allowing us to do so more than a year before planned.”Robert A. Iger, Executive Chairman of The Walt Disney Company. 

“I’m so proud of how beautifully Tommy Kail has brought ‘Hamilton’ to the screen. He’s given everyone who watches this film the best seat in the house,”

“I’m so grateful to Disney and Disney+ for reimagining and moving up our release to July 4th weekend of this year, in light of the world turning upside down.

Cont…

I’m so grateful to all the fans who asked for this, and I’m so glad that we’re able to make it happen. I’m so proud of this show. I can’t wait for you to see it.” Lin-Manuel Miranda. 

Hamilton Plot

An unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of “Hamilton” combines the best elements of live theatre, film and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon to homes around the world for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience. “Hamilton” is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, “Hamilton” has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre — a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. 

Cast and Crew

Filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016, the film transports its audience into the world of the Broadway show in a uniquely intimate way. With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and direction by Thomas Kail, “Hamilton” is inspired by the book “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow and produced by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeffrey Seller, with Sander Jacobs and Jill Furman serving as executive producers. Filming was produced by RadicalMedia. The 11-time-Tony Award®-, GRAMMY Award®-, Olivier Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical stars: Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler; Jonathan Groff as King George; Christopher Jackson as George Washington; Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds; Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton; Leslie Odom, Jr. as Aaron Burr; Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton; and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton.

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Hamilton

Hamilton – Special Look!

Hamilton is coming to Disney+ On Friday July 3rd 2020 everywhere! The filmed version of the Broadway classic is being streamed on Disney+ 15 months ahead of schedule, so don’t forget to check out this unmissable cinematic stage performance! So, to celebrate this momentous occasion Disney are giving viewers a special look at the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize Winning musical!

The filmed version of the original Broadway production is an amazing combination of live theatre, film and now streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon that is Hamilton to homes around the world! Hamilton is basically the story of America then, told by America now. While, the score is a fantastic blend of hip-hop, jazz and Broadway.

Hamilton takes the story of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton and creates a musical that has since had a profound impact on culture, politics and education. Alson, what viewers will see was filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June 2016. Now you’ll get to see it shown in an incredibly unique and intimate way.

Hamilton Cast and Crew

Filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016, the film transports its audience into the world of the Broadway show in a uniquely intimate way. With book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and direction by Thomas Kail, “Hamilton” is inspired by the book “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow and produced by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeffrey Seller, with Sander Jacobs and Jill Furman serving as executive producers. Filming was produced by RadicalMedia. The 11-time-Tony Award®-, GRAMMY Award®-, Olivier Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning stage musical stars: Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler; Jonathan Groff as King George; Christopher Jackson as George Washington; Jasmine Cephas Jones as Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds; Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton; Leslie Odom, Jr. as Aaron Burr; Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison; Anthony Ramos as John Laurens/Philip Hamilton; and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton.

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Xenoblades Chronicles

Xenoblades Chronicles: Top 5 Tips For Beginners

Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition is out and here are our Top 5 Tips For Beginners from our JRPG Guy Mr Midas!

A sprawling RPG classic is reborn in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition for Nintendo Switch. In the aftermath of a devastating invasion, embark on a journey that will take you beyond the horizon. Can you change the future, or is your race doomed to extinction?

With a brand new epilogue adventure, HD visuals, smoother gameplay, remastered music tracks, and more, new and returning players can freshly experience the ultimate version of Shulk and co.’s epic RPG adventure!

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5 – Auto Attack

Now Xenoblades Chronicles has one of the most unusual fighting mechanics in any roll playing game. And has pages on pages of instructions that may go over the head of a newbie to the series. 

Now the first thing you need to be aware of is Auto Attack. Shulk and the rest of the party will automatically attack an enemy once you select them. Now you select them by using the right trigger and drawing your weapon by pressing the A button and therefore selecting the fight icon. Now as long as your character is in range of your targeted your character will alway auto attack. 

4 – Arts  

Now building your auto attack not only slowly damages your opponent, but it will build up your arts. Now your arts are your spectacular and all important attacks, buffs and defence in your battles. Positioning yourself right in a fight is crucial to get that extra damage, for example Shulk Back Slash is gonna buck up an enemy way more from behind than it will standing in front. So run forest run, and keep positioning your character all around your enemies.

Now upgrading your arts is super important, Xenoblades doesn’t have any health potions like in other JRPGs so you have to, use your skill points to increase the strength of your arts in battle. Now this is easy enough, select the arts menu and

Heal

Unlike most JRPGs Xenoblades has no healing positions so you can only heal yourself using your arts, now as long as you’re upgrading your art levels you should be okay but make sure you heal early in battles. Don’t wait until your nearly dead as

3 – Seeing the future

Now because of the power of the mernado, Shulk has the power to see into the future, which is super helpful in two respects. Combat, now once you have a vision that a character in your party is on deaths door, you can run over to them and warn that character by pressing the B button and sometimes allows you to select a move for that party member, allowing them to block, heal the party or give their own pre-ented attack, which helps change the future!

Another super useful tectonic is Shulk ability to see what items you’ll need for future side quests, in your items menu these items will have a blue enchantment mark. So you can stop yourself from selling to your local shop keeper.

2 – Run forest run

Now it may sound silly but Xenoblades is a very level based JRPG, you can be in a battle with a few enemy’s of your level or above, and then hijacked by more and more opponents and you can quickly find yourself over ran and out matched, so don’t be afraid to put away your weapon and run for the heels, if you find yourself randomly in persuade by an op enemy 50 levels above u that can kill u in one hit run n jump off a mountain into the nearest lake.  

1 – Chain Attack

Now Chain attacks are super cool, they help you easily topple an enemy or just beat them down, now Chain attacks are easy enough. Once your party gauge is full! All 3 bars, the party is linked with blue lines. Press up on the Talent arts Icon and you get to link three arts, pay special attention to what arts you use and the tiny writing telling you the perks of that specific art. The higher your affinity in your party the longer chains you can achieve. 

Xenoblades Chronicles Definitive Edition, written and reviewed by Mr Midas

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Gaming: 1,000 Games for $5!

It’s time to celebrate some success! If you’re a gamer you are going to love this wonderful piece of news. The folks over at itch.io put together a bundle of games, well over 1,000 projects in fact. (Which totaled over $3400 of paid games!) – You can help this way with the Black Lives Matter movement by playing video games!

We live in a time of racial injustice, inequality and police brutality against black people. Therefore the folks over at itch.io decided to take a stand, in any way that they felt that they could.

Black Lives Matter: Gaming

So, they partnered with many different creators across their platform to help the many different organisations that are working directly with those affected.

They reached out to their community and an unprecedented amount of creators donated their projects. Which was over 1,000, to create the largest bundle ever.

The best part?

It was available with as part of a ‘Pay-What-You-Want’ scheme, with a minimum donation of $5. All of the proceeds were donated to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Community Bail Fund at a split 50/50.

The amassed an amazing figure of OVER 8M DOLLARS! While the average contribution was a little over $10.

 

 

Unfortunately the bundle has now ended, but let us know if you were able to pick them up! What were they like? What was your favorite? Let us know via our socials @howtokillanhour across them all! How did you help with the Black Lives Matter movement? What games did you pick up?

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Father’s Day by Honor – Tons of devices!

Global brand HONOR have got a ton of great gift ideas for Father’s Day this year. To celebrate the launch of their new one-stop-tech-shop hihonor.com, they’ve given us a ton of ideas for you. With Father’s Day being a little different too, you can celebrate with your dad from a far. As there’s products designed to help keep you connected and enhance his time whilst on lockdown!

So, if your dad is a lockdown fitness junkie, gaming guru or outdoors enthusiast there’s lots to offer. Promotions on hihonor.com run through the 12th – 30th too!

For the working dad

HONOR’s have a set of HONOR Magic Earbuds (£89.99) which include wireless and noise cancelling features. So this will help those dads who are working from home. As well as helping to provide the perfect sound for lunchtime exercise break!

 

 

 

It’s starting to get warmer so Dad may want to work outside! So, therefore the MagicBook 14 (£549.99) is the perfect. As it only weighs 1.38kgs, and can last up to 10 hours of office tasks, 9.5 hours of local 1080P video playback and 9.4 hours of continuous web browsing. What’s even better is the fully laminated screen will reduce reflection off the LCD panel. Which creates an immersive and true to life display. Even under direct sunlight! Plus it comes with a pop up webcam helping with those Skype/Zoom calls to loved ones!

 

 

 

For the fitness loving father

The MagicWatch 2 (from £149.99 / £129.99 sale price) is HONOR’s high end smartwatch which helps track blood oxygen levels (SPO2). It also helps to monitor heart rate during workouts. Therefore making it the perfect gift for dads that have turned to exercise routines and home fitness during lockdown. 

Helping to improve sleep quality the MagicWatch 2 also helps to track sleep patterns and helps to boost sleep quality. Which will help to leave Dads waking up fresh and take on the day!

Also available are HONOR’s brand new watch straps, designed in collaboration with Italian artist Giovvanni Ozzola, Chinese Artists Zhou Li who is known for her oriental aesthetic and acute sensory observations of the world, Wang DongLing and Jacky Tsai, who is specifically known for his innovative fusion of pop art and Chinese craftmanship.

HONOR’s Band 5 (£29.99 / £27.99 sale price) is another great device to help the fitness Dad. It is effectively a personal trainer for your wrist. As it has an performance tracker is another great option for athletic dads. A personal trainer on your wrist, it has an advanced running planner for high-level fitness tracking and personalised recommendations, comprehensively tracking and displaying data such as heart rate, workout time, distance, stride frequency, speed, calories, and aerobic/anaerobic results for a more in-depth workout plan.

It will even help find your phone for you with the phone tracker!

For the gaming guru

The brand-new HONOR 9X Pro (£249.99) smartphone is the perfect smartphone for the gamer dads out there! It has a 6.59″ HONOR Full View Display and a 7nm Kirin 810 Chipset. Helping with improved graphics performance! Therefore whether he’s playing a racing game or exploring a virtual new world. The HONOR 9X Pro will attack it with ease! It also comes with a 48MP Triple Camera! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additionally, due to the Honor Magic-link, the HONOR smartphones and laptops can pair. Therefore you can begin a conversation on the laptop and then switch over to the phone! 

All Father’s Day gifts can be purchased on the hinonor.com/unitedkingdom website between June 12th – 30th, which is where the above promotions running! 

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black lives matter

Black Lives Matter – Educate Yourself

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd  a 46-year-old black man, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota after a While Police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes. Another in a long list of shocking examples that racism is still rife in today’s world. We feel that it is important both for those wanting to help with the black lives matter movement and for those that are wanting to understand the issues black people face. You can listen to our show detailing, the struggles that come with this and being black in the entertainment industry and life in general. Which is something that presenters Marcus Bronzy, Funk Butcher and Dev regularly discuss ‘off air’.

There are a number of ways that you can educate yourself such as checking out blacklivesmatter.com or taking a look at this amazing website that has links to loads of different Google Docs which help you understand the Black Lives Matter movement and why Black People are protesting.

Such as: explaining systematic racism, 75 Things You Can Do For Racial Justice, Reverse Racism is a Myth, Anti-Racism for beginners & even more educational resources

Take a look at the plethora of resources available by clicking here! or educate yourself by clicking here!

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Black Lives Matter – How To Donate for FREE!

Disney Plus: What’s new in June!

We’re currently loving what’s on offer from Disney on their new streaming service Disney Plus! However, there’s a bunch more stuff on the way! In the forms of both movies, series and more originals for us all to enjoy! There’s new episodes of the documentary series ‘Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ and ‘It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer’

Furthermore there’s other great shows on their way such as:

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl drops this month and we’re super excited for it! The movie is based on the book by Eoin Colfer. It’s a fantasy adventure movie which follows the journey of 12 year old genius Artemis Fowl! Artemis Fowl seeks to find his father who has disappeared. The movie stars Josh Gad, Judi Dench and Ferdia Shaw. A movie which is perfect for movie night viewing!

Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2

Frozen is among one of the most, if not the most popular animated movies of modern times. With Frozen 2 fast becoming another one of everyone’s favourite movies, Disney takes a deeper look at what makes a Frozen movie. “Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2” is a deep dive 6 part documentary series which follows the creative team. As they face challenges and breakthroughs as they craft a hugely successful animated franchise.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

One of the most iconic Disney villain stories continues as Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the tangled ties that bind them.  It stars Angelina Jolie and Michelle Pfieffer.

A.N.T Farm (S1-3)

A classic Disney Channel series will arrive on Disney Plus in June. Relive the story of Chyna Sparks and her friends Olive and Fletcher as they join the A.N.T. (Advanced Natural Talents) program.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Percy is on a thrilling quest to find the magical Golden Fleece that will save his world.

Primal Survivor (S1-2)

Hazen Audel tackles some of mankind’s most rigorous journey’s through some of the world’s most trecherous territories that pushes him to his very limits in this National Geographic documentary.

Other Dates:

  • 5th June
  • Finding Atlantis
  • Genius by Stephen Hawking (S1)
  • Hostile Planet
  • Japan: Between Earth and Sky
  • Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
  • Pixar In Real Life
  • 12th June
  • Artemis Fowl
  • Primal Survivor (S1-2)
  • Mighty Med (S1-4)
  • The Sandlot: Heading Home
  • Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
  • Pixar In Real Life
  • 19th June
  • Big Sur: Wild California
  • Egypts Treasure Guardians
  • Toy Story of Terror!
  • Toy Story That Time Forgot
  • Unlikely Animal Friends (S3)
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
  • Pixar In Real Life
  • 26th June
  • A.N.T Farm (S1-3)
  • Into the Unknown: Making Disney Frozen 2
  • Hostile Planet
  • Japan: Between Earth and Sky
  • Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
  • Pixar In Real Life
  • New Episodes
  • Be Our Chef – season finale
  • Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian
  • Disney Family Sundays
  • Disney Insider
  • It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer
  • One Day at Disney (Shorts)
  • Marvel’s Hero Project
  • Pixar In Real Life

 

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