Elimination Chamber Preview!

Happy Saturday Gamers, Geeks and Friends! The Road to Wrestlemania has officially begun with the culmination of the Royal Rumble last month. Now as we look ahead to April, a few questions have gone unanswered and the the Elimination Chamber will start to paint the picture. Let’s talk about which matches will be featured in the Smackdown Live exclusive event, as well as what outcomes could change the face of Wrestlemania. Of course I have to through in my predictions as well! Let’s take a look at the matchups and my personal predictions!

What is the Elimination Chamber? The Elimination ec2 Chamber is a steel structure (similar to a steel cage) that has several different pods installed on the inside. If you have an Elimination Chamber match 2 Superstars start in the middle of the ring while the other Superstars are locked in one of the pods. At different intervals, pods are unlocked and additional Superstars join in the fight. The last Superstar standing (who hasn’t been eliminated) wins! Now on to the matches and my predictions.

Nikki Bella Vs Natalya – There has been a budding rivalry with Nattie and Nikki Bella since the beginning of the year (actually since Nikki was attacked by an unknown Superstar before the Women’s 5 on 5 Survivor Series Match. Guess who took her place?). It’s a weird dynamic where Nattie would attack Nikki Bella or Nikki would attack Natalya throughout the show. They have also had cringing promos where Nattie gets very personal about Nikki and John Cena (They’re dating). This match should be really good but I’m rooting for Nikki Bella and she’s my pick for the victor!

Becky Lynch Vs Mickie James- Becky Lynch was the 1st Smackdown Live Women’s Champion and Mickie James has won many championships (in the past) by her own right. Becky lost her Championship to Alexa Bliss due to a blue masked Superstar who turned out to be Mickie James. Their rivalry is simple, Mickie feels that Becky is trying to overwrite her legacy and Becky is upset that Mickie cost her the title. Mickie James to me is washed up so I am voting for Becky Lynch (who I am starting to like a lot more these days!)

Alexa Bliss Vs Naomi- This will be the title ec match for the Smackdown Live Women’s Championship match. Naomi has 2 pinfalls over Alexa Bliss and Alexa has done a great job at retaining the Women’s Title. This match I will be extremely interested in as I love both Superstars. I don’t think that Alexa Bliss has held the title long enough to lose it yet, however, I do give Naomi the edge. I’m really impressed with her re-invention of her character and I do believe that Alexa will if anything, “Feel The Glow!”

Luke Harper Vs Randy Orton- This match will be very interesting as well with Luke Harper (formerly in the Wyatt Family) versus The Viper Randy Orton (New Wyatt Family Member). An interesting story line with Luke Harper being somewhat jealous of Orton’s new role as Bray Wyatt’s quote on quote “Favorite.” I love Randy Orton and I have no love lost for Harper, yet I kind of want Harper to win. But let’s be honest, Bray will probably interrupt and distract Harper before the RKO OUT OF NOWHERE!!!! rko This one’s going to Randy Orton in my opinion.

Tag Team Turmoil: American Alpha, The Usos, The Vaudevillians, Rhyno and
Heath Slater, Breezango and The Ascension in an Elimintaion Chamber Smackdown Live Tag Team Championship match– This match occured when Americcan Alpha issued an open challenge on Smackdown Live to ec3 any tag team for the titles. 1 by 1 every tag team made their way to the ring where a battle royale broke out. Since there was no clear Number 1 Contender, we will see them all in a championship match that should be entertaining. I’m riding with the Champions American Alpha retaining their titles.

Triple Threat Apollo Cruz Vs Dolph Ziggler Vs Kalisto- This match is not really one that I’m looking forward to or care about really. I love all 3 Superstars on their own but not really interested in this story line. I will say it should still be entertaining as all 3 Superstars are very skilled in acrobatics! Let’s see them fly lol.

Elimination Chamber World Championship Title Match- ec4 Dean Ambrose, Aj Styles, John Cena, Bray Wyatt, Baron Corbin and The Miz. New Champion John Cena will defend his title in a chamber match versus 5 other Superstars to see who will be going to Wrestlemania as Champion! This match is probably my most anticipated match. I love every Superstar in this match, however, I would want Cena to retain or Dean Ambrose to win (unlikely). I can’t really call this match so I will leave it with Cena, although a match at Wrestlemania with Bray versus Randy Orton would be awesome.

I am very happy with the lineup (as I favor Raw Pay Per Views more than Smackdown Live) and I’m excited about the majority of the matches. This is the Road to Wrestlemania and the pieces will start falling into place. What are your predictions? Who do you see taking the Title Matches? What’s your Wrestlemania Prediction! Time to talk WWE!

Have a great weekend!

-Luna

 

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Funko Pop Friday: Anime!

Happy Friday Gamers, Geeks and Friends and welcome to another Funko Pop Friday! This week I will be featuring some Anime pops from a friends collection : Cookie |V|ons7er, give him a follow on twitter if you want as he streams as well (twitch.tv/ikari_amarok)! Thank you sir for providing your pops for this week’s post! Now on the his favorite Anime Characters (both from One Piece). Shoutout to his sister and my bestie Kira for the background Featured Image of her Pop Collection!

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I asked my friend to provide 2 of his favorite anime pops and he chose Luffy and Portgas from One Piece. I have never seen this anime before but I hear that it is pretty good!

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I have also decided to share 2 or my favorite Anime pops from Sailor Moon! Sailor Moon with Luna and Sailor Mercury. I loveeeee Sailor Moon lol.

Thank you for tuning in to another Funko Pop Friday! Which pops or collectables do you currently have? Do you collect Anime or a specific genre of pops? Feel free to comment below and send us pictures of your collection to be featured in next week’s post! Send the picture to our email GamersUnitedGG@Gmail.com.

Have a Great Weekend!

-Luna 🙂

Netflix Series of The Week: The Seven Deadly Sins!

Happy Friday Gamers, Geeks and Friends! I’m super excited about this week’s Netflix Series of the Week: The Seven Deadly Sins. The Seven Deadly Sins is a Netflix original Anime series that follows the journey of Princess Elizabeth on her quest to find the outlaws and criminals known as the Seven Deadly Sins. On her journey, Elizabeth finds and teams up with a boy and tavern owner of The Boar Head with his companion, a talking pig named Hawk . There’s definitely something interesting about this boy and he almost immediately agrees to help the Princess find the outlaws that she is searching for.

The Holy Knights are the most powerful warriors in the kingdom and protectors of the realm. They are after

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A Few Holy Knights

the 7 deadly Sins and will stop at nothing to rid the realm from the renegades that have attacked the kingdom long ago. Each Holy Knight has special abilities that are used to control the lands. The series takes an interesting turn when you learn that there are 2 types of Holy Knights, the originals and the New Generation. That’s about all I can tell you without spoiling the series.

“You can lie to yourself all you want, but there’s no way you can fool your own heart!”-Meliodas

The 7 Deadly Sins are The Dragon Sin of Wrath, The Serpent Sin of Envy, The Fox Sin of Greed, The Grizzly Sin of Sloth, The Goat Sin of Lust and The Boar Sin of Gluttony.

seven-deadly-sins-01I love how the 7 Deadly sins all have abilities and personalities that match their sin. Take for instant Ban who is the Fox Sin of Greed! His personality is  that of a greedy individual who will do anything they can (however moral or immoral) in order to get what they want. That’s the personality piece, however, the magical version of his abilities allows him to use clever powers such as “Snatch” in which he can take an opponents item.

Play:

  • If you love anime with action packed battle scenes that are cut by comedic outbursts.
  • Well written story and relatable characters
  • 24 episodes to provide a lengthy experience in watching (Season 2 set to be released February 17th, yay!)

Skip:

  • If you are wanting to figure everything out in the first few episodes, as each episode is great about sticking to 1 theme.
  • If you’re not fond of blood (can get a little gorey during battle scenes)
  • If you’re an emotional wreck like me and can’t handle emotional scenes lol

I highly recommend this anime series as I found myself wanting to binge watch all 24 episodes (sooo glad it wasn’t a 12 episoder 🙂 ) 7-sins in one sitting. 10 out of 10 would recommend the Seven Deadly Sins, Netflix did an amazing job! Check out the trailer: The Seven Deadly Sins!

Tune in Next Friday for the Santa Clarita Diet(Hint: They’re not eating burgers 😉 ). Leave any comments about this series if you have watched or general thoughts! Also, feel free to tell me if you want a certain series reviewed!

Have an Awesome Day!

-Luna 🙂

 

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Is She Crazy?

Sprinkle-cy (The Sprinkles Conspiracy). Hiya all! I swear the most interesting situations come about with me and my friends. Tuesday a co worker of mines was going around asking everyone if she was crazy due to her observing a difference in a product. I will tell you the story and I would love for you to vote if she is crazy (you do not agree) or if she is not crazy (you do agree). This should be a fun every once in a while segment. So let’s decide if Emily is crazy! The verdict for me is in, I’m voting yes Emily is crazy ( 10 out of 10) lol.

The Conspiracy: The whole thing started when we were talking about getting Twistee Treats Ice Cream (it’s an ice cream chain) and Emily stated that she wanted a vanilla cone with sprinkles. This is where things get interesting 🙂 . Emily then digressed asking if she was crazy and weren’t there 2 different types of sprinkles? I of course thought that she was talking about chocolate and rainbow sprinkles, but she said no they’re both rainbow. Then I amended my answer saying oh yeah there’s the long sprinkles and the circular sprinkles, wrong again. She believes that there are 2 different kind of rainbow long sprinkles sprinkles (view image to the right). She asked other coworkers prefacing the sentence with “Tell Me I’m Not Crazy!” I jumped off her conspiracy train (that I will forever name the Sprinkle-cy , you get it :-p ) and said yes, Emily you definitely are!

Now I would love to know your opinion. Is Emily crazy or are there 2 different types of the long rainbow sprinkles? Cast your vote and feel free to comment! Have you ever had an Am I Crazy moment? Let’s talk!

Have a fantastic weekend!

-Luna 🙂

 

Ultimate Thursday TKO: Wicked Witches!

Happy Thursday All! It’s that time again for the match of the week on Ultimate Thursday TKO where I will pit 2 characters from unrelated games, movies, realms etc. against each other in a fan fiction battle to see who would take the crown as the champion of Ultimate TKO! This week I’m going to switch it up and pit 2 of the wickedest, most powerful witches in pop culture: Zelena the wicked witch of the west from Once Upon A Time and Bellatrix Voldemort’s right hand woman from Harry Potter!

Instead of listing their abilities (because they’re no video game characters) I will instead provide brief description of their history and magic. With that comparison out the way, we can sit back and enjoy the match. We will start with someone that everyone should know, the Wicked With of the West, Zelena.

So remember that good ole tale of the Wizard of Oz with Dorothy and her friends battling the Wicked witch of the West? Well Zelena is that witch, only she is the adaptation of the character portrayed in the Once Upon A Time television show. Zelena’s powers in the show were one of the most powerful in the land.

  • Conjuration
  • Healing Spells
  • Heart-ripping
  • Magical Immobilization
  • Pyrokinesis
  • Shapeshifting
  • Telekinesis
  • Teleportation

Now let’s take a look at the infamous Bellatrix’s abilities.

  • Dark arts Mastery
  • Non Verbal Magic
  • Expert Duelist
  • Occlumency/ Legilimency
  • Unbreakable Vow Bonder

Battle: After Zelena returns to the zelena_312 land of Oz with the magic mirror that she has always desired, she begins to ask it questions. Just like the Evil Queen she wants to know who her competition is, yet she’s not asking about beauty or being fair. No Zelena has no interests in those type of answers, Zelena is convinced that she is the strongest and most talented with to have ever lived. “Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who is the most powerful witch of them all>” Zelena says. The mirror trembles and slowly starts to display an image, Zelena yells at the top of her lungs clasping the mirror with all of her might. The acute, piercing screech is enough to crack the glass of the mirror. “We will see about that?” she says as she prepares to Teleport. Zelena waves her wand above her head, while clinching her teeth in anger she says the incantation “Intera Telep Su Owkson London.” In a puff of green smoke she disappears.

Bellatrix bella wakes up unaware of her surroundings. She twists her wrist and gasps at the sight of her fully formed body. She can sense that someone else is with her so she let’s out a maniacal laugh “I guess I should say thank you, but you have no idea what you have just resurrected” she says. Zelena walks in front of her opponent, “No need to worry, you’ll be gone again soon enough!” she smirks. Zelena stares in envy of Bellatrix “pfft I can hardly believe that you are the are powerful witch, you look kind of mad.” Zelena says. Bellatrix rises with wand in hand, never breaking the gaze of her opponent. Zelena is waiting for a reply, yet there’s not one on the way. Bellatrix’s right arm shakes and Zelena looks into her eyes feeling something that she never has before… Fear.  The feral appearance of Bellatrix as she cracks her neck resembling a wild beast has the hairs on Zelena’s head standing on in. “And you smell like a muggle, this will indeed be fun.” Bellatrix says. Before Zelena knows it burst of magical energy is thrusting her towards a tree.

Zelena concentrates and pivots forward shooting fire towards her ghastly opponent. She follows the fire up with a spell to immobilize Bellatrix’s magical ability. REBECCA MADER With her competition restrained she gets closer “that was too easy” she laughs. Bellatrix laughs with her but quickly that laugh turns into another intense stare. Creeped out Zelena knows its time to end this, she lights a fire under Bellatrix and walks away. When she turns to have one last glance, she falls to the floor. Bellatrix had escaped! The last thing Zelena sees is the crashing of a wave unto the ground where she fell. It’s all too cliche’ yet the only words she could mutter were “I’m melting, I’m melting.” Bellatrix, soaring above her bella1 directs her wand towards the defeated witch and ignites a spell to combust Zelena. “The least I could do for the woman who resurrected me would be to put her out of her misery. Now where’s that Potter! We have unfinished business.”

What did you think of the battle? Did you agree with the outcome? Who would you like to see featured in this segment? Let’s Talk TKO!

-Luna

 

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Neat Blog Award

Happy Wednesday Gamers and Friends! Today’s surprise post (as I do not normally have a post set for Wednesdays) was made possible by the awesome IgnitedMoth <— Make sure to give her blog a read and follow, she’s awesome! I was nominated for the Neat Blog Award and I couldn’t be happier. real-neat-blog-award This is my 2nd community award nomination in my first month of blogging and I am so thankful for any and everyone who reads my content. I have really taken a liking to reading blogs and creating my own original content for everyone to see. It’s kind of a therapeutic release from the stresses of life in general.

Gamers & friends, your mission (should you choose to accept it 🙂 ) is to:

  • Thank and link the person who nominated you.
  • Answer the seven questions your nominator has provided.
  • Nominate 7 other bloggers and create 7 questions for them

It’s time for me to answer my 7 hot seat questions from IgnitedMoth!

1.) What is your favorite memory of 2016? My favorite memory of 2016 was visiting a long time friend from Xbox. Our birthdays are in the same week of April so we have finally decided to meet in person. I took a road trip up to Illinois (which was the worst idea lol ) and stayed with my friend Kira. We had a blast! I actually decided to fly home because spending 36 hours traveling on a bus versus 2 hours on a plane was a significantly better option.

2.) If you could make a living in any profession (your absolute dream job) what would it be? I would want to start a Gamer Bar! A place where gamers can come play in tournaments, play all sorts of video games, eat, drink and network with new people. I would love to open up a Gamer Bar!

3.) Have you ever met anyone famous? Yes I have. I live in Orlando, Florida so we see celebrities here all the time. In 2012 for the NBA All Star Game  Weekend I met a few basketball players but my favorite was Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. I got to talk to him (for like 5 seconds) and he autographed my basketball and picture. It was awesome!

4.) If you could travel to any one place in the world right now where would it be? Italy! I have always wanted to visit Italy. I enjoy art, writing, culture oh and pasta (can’t forget pasta!) I love how Italy has a lunch hour (which is really like 3 hours) and everything is done at a leisurely paced. I love the US but sometimes I feel like we rush everything and I feel like it would be peaceful and calm in Italy. If only I knew how to draw (well more than stick figures) I would definitely find one of those city river-bends and just draw :).

5.) Who is your favorite author? I haven’t read may books recently but my favorite author has to be Russell Andrews. I have read all of his books in a particular series. Icarus, Gideon, Aphrodite, Midas and Hades. Russell Pleaseeeeee make another book in this series, they’re awesome!

6.) What is your favorite mythical creature? A dragon or unicorn would be the obvious answer, however, I quite enjoy the Phoenix! Phoenix travel and live for years mingling with royalty or the humble creatures of the forest. Phoenix are respected and keen. They die but are reborn from their ashes and that’s a moral you can take with you throughout life. If you get knock down, become reborn and try it all over again.

7.) 

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He’s so Pretty lol

What do you look most forward to in 2017? Right now I am most looking forward to Wrestlemania in April. I already have my tickets for the event, Raw and Smackdown. The last thing I need to get is my WWE Axxess tickets to see my husband  Seth Rollins! (Let’s all marvel in his beauty for a moment:) )

In the spirit of the award, it’s time for my nominees (Drum Roll Please!)….mlp

  • The Brunette Bookworm Blog– A great book review blog featuring reviews, book hauls and other fascinating pieces of work!
  • Kim (Later Levels)  -Excellent blog showcasing video games and opinion pieces. Even if life has you too busy, there’s always time for video games!
  • JenniferNutrition101 – A great new blog about nutrition tips and tricks!
  • Athena/ AmbiGaming– Another great video game and review blog. Check out opinion pieces and video game essentials here!
  • Z is for Zeirah– A great gaming blog (mostly WOW) with interesting posts and updates.
  • Maitreyi -A new up and coming blog featuring emotional and deep writing.
  • Reads & Reels– An awesome blog featuring frequent posts about books, book reviews and cover reveals along with film reviews.

My 7 questions … hmmm thinking-emoticon

  1. What is your favorite Video Game or Book at the moment?
  2. If you could meet 1 person (real or imaginary, alive or deceased) who would you meet and why?
  3. If you could have 1 super power, which would you choose?
  4. I love Scooby Doo, do you have a favorite character? If so who is it and why?
  5. Which 3 words would you use to describe yourself?
  6. If you had to pick a genre would you prefer Horror, Fantasy, Action, Comedy or Thriller?
  7. What are you goals for 2017?

Thank you once again to IgnitedMoth and everyone who has dare read any of my blog posts. Let’s keep lifting up and recognizing other bloggers (you gain more XP that way :)!

It’s time to Level Up and pass the controller! Have an awesome day!

-Luna 🙂

 

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Throwback Tuesday:Game Shows for Kids!

Happy Tuesday Gamers, Geeks & Friends! Welcome to another Throwback Tuesday post! This week my childhood nostalgia will reach an all time  high as I will share some of my favorite Game Shows for Kids. We have all seen a show that we wouldn’t mind being a part of. When I was a girl (in the 90s and early 2000’s) Nickelodeon had some of the best game shows around for kids to participate in. I will list my top 3 in descending order from 3 to 1.

#3Double Dare – I was such a fan girl of Double Dare, Family Double Dare and Double Dare 2000 where kids would answer questions and compete in challenges (mostly with slime!) to earn cool prizes.

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Yeah They’re Picking A Nose! (Family Double Dare) 🙂

You would compete in different challenges to earn points. If you won a challenge, trivia questions were asked to score more points. If you didn’t know the answer or if you think that your opponents didn’t you could choose not to answer and “Dare” them. The points doubled and if the other team didn’t know they could “Double Dare” you back. At the Double Dare level you could answer for triple the original points or opt to take a “Physical Challenge” in which you would play a game to win the points. If you lose the control goes to the other team. The team with the most points moves on to a cool “Slopsticle Course” to win more prizes.

#2 Guts- “Do You Have It? (Guts) Do Do Do Do You Have It? (Guts!)..” Anyone that has ever seen this game show knows that was the opening theme song!  Guts was an obstacle based game show that consisted of 4 different activities and the Aggro Crag Mountain at the end of competition. During the obstacles and challenges, there are 3 contestants who gain 100, 200 or 300 points per challenge based on their placing.

The challenges will be sports based like extreme basketball, hurdles or even modified boogie boarding. The points are elevated when it’s time to climb the Aggro Crag Mountain and the contestant with the most points win and gets to take home a glowing piece of the Aggro Crag!

#1 Legends of The Hidden Temple- This is my favorite game show (even to this day) as a kid. You would play different temple games and race through obstacles to become the final team. The show started with 8 teams of 2 (Purple Parrots and Silver Snakes were my JAM!). The last team standing would take on the temple to try and find the ancient artifact from the story told at the beginning of the show. While you are playing the quests against other teams to get to the temple, you will have a chance to win tokens.

These tokens are used to trade for an extra life if you are caught by a temple guard (there are 3 guards in the temple). If you are caught without a token you are taken and your partner has to finish the temple. Once you grab the artifact all doors open and you will race to finish line before time is up. Win and you get awesome prizes! (Come on does anyone remember the talking rock head Olmec?).

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He was a little creepy though!

There are some other notable games from the Nick’s Games and Sports line up such as Figure It Out, What Would You Do and Wild And Crazy Kids. What are some game shows that you would want to be on? Should Nickelodeon bring back the Nick Games and Sports (GaS) afternoons? Let’s Talk Game Shows and Nickelodeon!

The choices are yours and your alone! (Phrase from the Giant Temple Head from Legends of The Hidden Temple lol).

-Luna 🙂

Hidden Treasures 3: Allegiant!

Hiya Gamers, Geeks & Friends! Welcome to week 3 of the Hidden Treasures weekly post (click here to view Hidden Treasure 1: iZombie or here for Hidden Treasures 2: Nerve ). To familiarize you with the post, each Monday I will talk about an item that I believe is “Overlooked” and should have the attention of more people. This section can range from Video Games to Movies or Series. There overview done, now let’s get to this week’s topic the “Allegiant” movie. Before you decide to stop reading, hear me out on this movie and why I think that more people should give it a chance. I have read the Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant books by Veronica Roth. I was very excited when the films were being released and Divergent was one of my first film reviews (maybe I’ll post that review one day). This was the first time that I had read the book first and then watched the movie.

Allegiant is the 3rd movie in the Divergent Series (both the film and books). Divergent is the story of Tris and others who are raised in the post dystopian city of Chicago. The world as we know it is in ruin and the city of Chicago built up walls and a fence to guard against anything negative beyond the wall (sounds like Game of Thrones doesn’t it :-p). To keep the city and people under control they are divided into 5 factions in which the personalities of each individual will be utilized to further the succession of the city. divergent These factions are Candor ( The Honest), Abnegation (The Selfless), Erudite (The Intelligent), Dauntless (The Brave) and Amity (The Peaceful). Each one of these factions controlled an essential part of Chicago and allowed for the city to grow and prosper. The Candor controlled the courts, Abnegation ruled the government, Erudite were the Doctors and Scientists, Dauntless were the protectors and Amity were the farmers. Everyone co existed together harmoniously. So how were people placed in the factions you may ask? Well the teens had to take an aptitude test. The aptitude test that each citizen took as a teenager placed them in their correct faction in which they would live out their lives. This meant that some families would be broken up and the teens would go to live with their new “families.”

There were citizens who received test results placing them in more than 1 faction. This was considered being a Divergent as you did not fit into 1 category. Divergents are considered abominations and are sought out and disposed of. That’s the premise of the series. Now lets fast forward to the 3rd film Allegiant. Allegiant is the story of Tris and friends leaving their long time home in Chicago and heading out to see if there’s life beyond the wall. For 200 years they thought Chicago was the last surviving city and now they’re going to find a world beyond their comprehension. the_divergent_series_allegiant_hd_screencaps-21 The journey will even finally reveal what being “Divergent” really means. How would you feel if everything you have ever known and believed was turned upside down? What would you do?

Allegiant is the 3rd film and did not get as many ratings as the 1st and 2nd films. I believe that the decline in attendance was caused by the 2nd film Insurgent. Insurgent had a pretty good turn out in theaters, however the movie didn’t follow the books as much as Divergent did. A few of the concepts were a little weird and they made the movie in 3D which didn’t help out with the story line. Allegiant actually stayed pretty true to the book. In my opinion it was very well portrayed, the action aligned well throughout the story and you are able to see the connections within each individual character (I’m being pretty vague here as I don’t want to spoil anything in case you decide to watch 🙂 ). The movie has action, mystery and a bit of romance.

All in all, watch the trailer and think about watching Allegiant! Do you really need to watch Insurgent and Divergent first? I would recommend watching Divergent for sure. Insurgent, even though it wasn’t as good you can still watch for more back story, however, as I have stated it veered away from the book so I don’t really think it is needed to be able to enjoy Allegiant. Take a look at the trailer below and then make your choice.

Allegiant Trailer

Thank you for tuning in to this week’s Hidden Treasures! What movies do you really enjoy but many people have not seen? Have you seen Allegiant? If so, what did you think about it compared to Divergent and Insurgent? Let’s talk Movies!

“I don’t want to be just one thing. I can’t be. I want to be brave, and I want to be selfless, intelligent, and honest and kind. Well, I’m still working on kind.” -Four. This quote is from Divergent I know, but it still relates to Allegiant.

-Luna 🙂

 

Showcase Sunday! Top 5 Current Video Games!

Good morning and Happy Superbowl Sunday all! I do not have any posts scheduled for Sundays, so I will be starting a new weekly series called Showcase Sunday! Basically I will showcase my top 5’s of a different subject that I would like to showcase and share with you all. This week we will start with my passion for video games. Below will be a list of my top 5 current video games to play. The list will be in descending order starting with number 5 on the list and culminating with #1 on my list. Then I will open up the comment section for discussion where the readers can place their own lists of top 5’s for the week. Perfect let’s get started with number 5 on the list of my top 5 favorite video games that I am currently playing!

#5 Smite- This maxresdefault shouldn’t be too much of a shocker if you have read the 1st two installments of my 1’Ultimate TKO Thursday” posts. I currently feature characters from Smite and League of Legends and propose a fan fiction battle to determine the winner (check them out here if you would like!). Smite is an Moba (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game that allows you to select a different god to play with and battle another team in a variety of game modes. Level up your abilities and kill your enemies. Plain and simple :).

#4 Tumblestones- Tumblestones is an action puzzle game on Xbox One where you must clear a game board by matching 3 of the same color blocks. tumblestone-screenshot-02-psvita-ps3-ps4-us-6nov15 I know it sounds easy but as the levels progress you receive different colored blocks or blocks that impede your progress at certain clicks on the board. As you can see from the picture above, some colors on the board will be blocked by others. You can only remove 1 color at a time so you must figure out the best pattern in which to clear the board.I love a great puzzle/strategy game that challenges you to think a figure out a way to advance!

#3 Tropico 5- trop Tropico 5 is an economy building strategy game where you are able to build a civilization. The game has different modes where you can win by completing a  challenges or satisfying the win condition of the game. Win conditions can range from having 3 dolphinariums, making it to Space, etc. You start off with a small city where you have 1 dock, a few houses and a capitol building along with 2 plantations.You must develop your city by providing food to your people and delegating workers to obtain resources or products for trade. As your population grows, you are able to unlock different technologies and buildings. You can make money by shipping off resources and setting up trade contracts with other civilizations. I love this game because you have to budget, make money, keep your citizens happy and build a society based on how you feel it should be ran. Any law enacted or decision made will have positive and negative effects on your city.  It’s a great way to test your skills as a ruler, just don’t make your military mad and start a coup!

#2 Sims 4- I play the-sims-4-backyard-stuff-official-trailer-0793 the Sims 4 on my laptop and it has taken sooo many hours of my life away. The Sims 4 is a game where you basically can create a life with 1 or more sims. You must simulate real actions such as making sure your sim eats, helping them reach promotions and work to starting a family. You can customize each sims personality traits, looks and house. Pretty much you live the life you’d like to have lol. It’s great because you can be anything from a criminal to a doctor to a person who moves in and lives off of another.

#1 Gears of War 4- My top game 3138903-gears4_screenshot_squad_combat that I am currently playing will have to be Gears of War 4 hands down. Gears of War was the first game that I have played on the Xbox console so it holds a special place in my heart. In this 3rd person shooter classic you pretty much use different weapons to eliminate enemies. I have yet to play the story mode as I am more of an online player. There are a variety of game modes from King of the Hill to Team Deathmatch. My favorite mode is called “Dodgeball” where each team has 5 players. You will need to eliminate all players on the other team. Simple right? Well with dodgeball rules, anytime you get a kill, you can revive a teammate after a few seconds. So basically you need to kill of the other team before they can revive anyone, it’s fantastic!  Gears of War 4 is my favorite way to relieve stress, shooting the swarm and other characters and watching their bodies explode is very therapeutic lol.

Well these are my top 5 current video games that I am playing. What games would you add to the list? What are your top 5 games that you are currently playing? Let’s talk video games!

Video games are love, Video games are life!

-Luna

 

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Funko Pop Friday: Movies

Good afternoon Gamers, Geeks and Friends! I know that I am a day late but here are the pops that I have promised for yesterday’s post! This week I have selected 2 pops from my “Movies” collection, Katniss Everdeen (Girl on Fire) xs3npye6 version from the Hunger Games and The Hogwarts Express Train (With Harry) from Harry Potter.

The Girl on Fire Pop is pretty awesome as it details the fire around Katniss feet and the beautiful red scorching dress that she wore when being presented to the Capitol. I really love this pop and the Hunger Games!

Next is the Hogwarts Express Train pop ride with Harry on top. This is a sheer beauty as it details the a2bsqqgk Hogwarts Express Train engine with Harry as the conductor. My favorite Harry Potter book and movie is the Chamber of Secrets so I always visualize Harry taking the train for his 2nd year at Hogwarts!

That’s all for my pops today. Next week I will feature 2 Video Game pops! What type of pops or collectibles do you have? Leave a comment below and let’s talk pops and collectibles!

Thanks for tuning in!

-Luna 🙂