May 272016
 

Good afternoon and a happy Friday to all the Melters out there. Not only is it the end of the week but its the star to Memorial Day Weekend! I know I got quite a few plans for this weekend but I thought before I drink all my memories away I figure, lets have one more post to leave y’all with some bits of info to marinate on.
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Remember the intro to the video game Street Fighter 2? The two random generic dudes facing off then the blonde one knocks the other out as we pan up to the title screen. What always bothered me was we never found out who these guys were! Well wonder no more because Capcom has finally given the two fighters names, background info, and making them playable characters in Street Fighter 5! This is really fun fan service that I can’t wait to see.

If you don’t already know my weekly wrap-up show, Kayfabe Korner, on Shopxsn.com has a weekly countdown segment that we started last week. Last week we had the Top Ten Strangest Weapons Used in Wrestling which was really fun. This week we have another top ten for you. This week’s top ten is, The Top Ten Seth Rollins Dick Moves in honor of the architects return.

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We had another stellar showing at The Melt Comedy show this past Wednesday here at Meltdown. The lineup was pretty on point this week. We were laughing till our sides hurt with some reputable talent. This week we were joined by, Adam Cayton, Ever Mainard, Ahamed Weinberg, Nick Youssef, Sean Donelly, Nate Fernald, and of course Melt regular Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley fame. Be sure to come next week as you never know who will show up!

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MAJOR CONTEST NEWS!  We are starting a monthly raffle give away here at the shop with fantastic prizes that you can’t get any where else!  Exclusives, rare items, the works!  This week’s prize is Limited Edition Beats By Dre Headphones designed by fashion designer Pigalle.  Very rare find, a value of $450 dollars, and could be yours!  Spend over $20 at Meltdown and you enter!  The drawing will occur at the end of June.  Good luck!

Jan 192016
 

A happy Tuesday to you Melters!  As you know I have started my weekly wrestling recap show “Kayfabe Korner” live every Monday, as a result these “Heads Up” postings will be occurring on Tuesdays from now on.  Lets get to the nitty gritty shall we?

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Today DC Films uploaded some very interesting content to their Facebook page today.  As we all know Batman Vs. Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Aquaman movies are all setting up for a two part Justice League movie in the next few years.  While we know who will play each of the characters we still don’t have a good idea of the looks for Aquaman, Cyborg, and the Flash.  Today us fans got a peek at what the future holds for the DC film universe when the film studio uploaded concept art showing the initial lineup for the upcoming “The Dawn of The Justice League”.  While we still don’t know all that much about what the movie will be about (we are still a long ways away from it’s release date) its interesting to see what could be the final look for the League.  I personally do NOT have high hopes for the DC universe in terms of its cinema performances but time will tell as they say…

 

JJ Abrams dropped a teaser trailer for an upcoming film called “10 Cloverfield Lane” which is apparently supposed to be a follow up to his Found-Footage disaster movie “Cloverfield”.  I guess the original Cloverfield didn’t do as well as the studio would have hoped but I personally LOVED the movie and consider it one of my favorites.  I love me a good disaster flick especially if giant monsters are involved.  Throwing in the “found footage” motif only made it more intense and instilled a sense of panic in the audience.  From what I’ve seen from the trailer, the movie focuses on a family (lead by John Goodman which is AWESOME) that lives in an underground bomb shelter and their struggle to survive after an unnamed disaster happened above ground.  People are mostly assuming this movie will take place in the same universe as the original Cloverfield disaster but this time it focuses on one family and is not “found footage” style.  I love (almost) everything JJ Abrams puts out and this trailer has filled me with a lot of hope for this project.

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So this is good news for all my fellow lazy comic enthusiasts.  While digital comics are available on most handheld devices, there isn’t anything quite like the feeling of owning a physical copy of your favorite book.  Too lazy to come to Meltdown?  Well have no fear because WE ARE COMING TO YOU!  Starting tomorrow, every Wednesday, Meltdown Comics will start delivering your favorite comics to your door!  For just a small 5$ delivery fee you can pick as many items in the store as you want and we will bring them right to your door!  Call into Meltdown tomorrow for details.  We will be delivering in the areas from Beverly Hills to Echo Park, plus the Hollywood Hills to Mid City LA.   The things we do for you people…

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The Resident Evil: 0 HD remaster came out today available for download.  This is one of the better Resident Evil games before Capcom forgot the “horror” part of “survival horror” in their video games.  While the original Resident Evil HD Remake is far superior in my opinion this is another fun game to pick up if you feel nostalgic about being scared by zombie dogs jumping through windows.  Pick this up if you are feeling bored on a lazy rainy day (like today) but if you do make sure you get the original Resident Evil HD as well.

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Today, arguably one of the best films of 2015, Straight Outta Compton finally drops on DVD and Blu ray as well as most online streaming sites.  While the Academy felt this movie wasn’t worth their time doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have this incredible movie in your library.  The movie follows the rise and eventual fall of one of the most iconic music groups in history, N.W.A.  If you haven’t already seen this movie (a lot of people already did) then you should not miss this classic.  Its the highest grossing music biopic of all time, you do the math.