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Hot

The Hunger Games

The anticipation is mounting for the adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ novel. Spurred on by the very brief adverts that keep being broadcast. They haven’t given us much and it’s true that the less they show us, the more we want to see. Think Gladiator meets Tron, with bits of Big Brother thrown in and you’ve got it.

Nero – Southampton Guildhall – 17th March 2012

London duo Daniel Stephens and Joseph Ray are bringing their popular mix of drum and bass and dubstep to Southampton’s Guildhall this March. A sold-out venue and some decent music… What more do I need to say?

Unit 13 – Out now for the PS Vita

Those who doubt the Vita’s immediate ability to provide us with a decent handheld FPS title should waste no time in trying out Unit 13. Unlucky for some… Yeah, that probably has something to do with the price.

Not

Mirror Mirror

There never seems to be enough regenerated fairy-tales. Movie makers just love to churn the age old stories but in ‘alternative’ ways. Mirror Mirror re-tells Snow White but with a bit more of a modern soundtrack.

This Year’s Festival Ticket Prices

When money is tight, the last thing you want is for the price of festival tickets to go up even more. This year they’ll be well over £200, so if you’re planning to go then you better think twice about getting that Subway for lunch tomorrow.

Major League Baseball 2K12 – Out now for PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, Windows

Here’s a fun fact: This is officially the last game to be released for the PS2, ever. Here’s a not-so-fun fact: No-one really cares. Yet another yearly update of yet another generic sports title that will make yet more profits from fans and spark endless cycles of endless cycles.