News Round-up Week Ending 10 August 2012

American Horror Story 2American Horror Story: Asylum

The second series of the TV show American Horror Story is going to be set in an insane asylum. The new series will be named American Horror Story: Asylum. Creator Ryan Murphy explains, “We picked ‘Asylum’ because it not only describes the setting – an insane asylum run by Jessica Lange’s character which was formerly a tuberculosis ward – but also signifies a place of haven for the unloved and the unwanted. This year’s theme is about sanity and tackling real life horrors.”

Resident Evil 6 – Play as Ada Wong or a Zombie

Ada Wong will be a playable character in the new videogame, with her own individual campaign. If you want to play as a zombie, J’avo or other C-virus mutation then the new online mode Agent Hunt delivers. As a hunter, players can go into other player’s sessions to eliminate their human characters. For more information on the new game go to the Capcom website.

Grimm Up North Early Bird Passes on Sale

A limited amount of early bird festival passes are still available at the great reduced price of £45.00. The fourth film of the festival, the English Premiere of Below Zero has also been announced. For further details about the films being shown at the festival visit the Grimm up North website.

Zombies at Tiffany’s

Sam Stone’s new novella, Zombies at Tiffany’s is now in stock, “A steampunked story of diamonds, chutzpah, death and horror from the blood-drenched pen of Sam Stone.” For more updates on the books release go to Sam Stone’s website.

JO BALDWIN


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