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A John Wick TV Series Called “The Continentals” Is In The Works

Rare is the movie sequel that is equal or better than the general one. The first movie that comes to mind is “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back”, and after that rarely can we remember a sequel that does (yes, Aliens can count in my book). The crazy action flick “John Wick: Chapter 2” the sequel to surprise John Wick, manage to do just that as week, with film critics generally giving it praises, and saying it is a vast improvement on the original one.

The U.S. Army Searches For The Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle

The M4 and now the M249 SAW.  It looks like that when the next decade arrives, the U.S. Army would be retiring their main infantry weapons as they are set to ditch the 5.56mm round in favor of the 7.62mm one. If the U.S. Army gets its way, it prefers that its Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle (NGSAR) will also be suppressed and magazine-fed. The M249, while it is more known to be belt fed, can also be magazine fed so that it can the magazines used in M16s/M4s so it can keep it on firing even if it ran out of linked ammunition.

Tokyo Marui Presents The John Wick Survival Game Festival

There is one airsoft company is so invested right now with the John Wick movie series and it is not other than the iconic Japanese company,  Tokyo Marui. With the planned premiere of John Wick: Chapter 2 in Japan on the 7th of July 2017 (Japan is the last country where the movie will have its premiere), there will be a welcome of sorts with the Japanese airsoft/survival game community celebrate John Wick from 26 June to 15 July.

BAE Systems & Helios To Collaborate On Developing Liquid Armour

Will Kevlar and ceramic ballistic plates become a thing of a past as the go to ballistic protection for troops? If the BAE Systems and Helios Global Technologies will have their way with the “Liquid Armour” and if it works as claimed, then troops can to the battlefield better protected as well as more nimble as compared to existing ballistic protection gear.

Each U.S. Marine Will Soon Have The Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH)

The U.S. Marines Corps (USMC) announced that they have awarded Gentex Corporation a US$51 million, five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to supply the each Marine the Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH). Since 2014, only Marines shipping out on a deployment are issued the ECH and this new contract will mean that Marines will also be able to use the ECH for training.

Call Of Duty: WWII Multiplayer Reveal Shows Gore & Flamethrowers

You might have already noticed that we have been posting more about video games this week. This is so as we are also monitoring what is taking place at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 (E3) as the big names in video games unveil their plans and offerings to fans all over for the year. But for purposes of Popular Airsoft, we are mainly more concerned with tactical shooter games or first person shooter games as airsoft players are more interested in these than other game genres.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Gets Revealed At E3 2017

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 (E3) airsoft players, many of whom are avid video gamers, are looking forward to what game developers and publishers will be offering to them. For airsofters, it is about more tactical shooter games. One of the most beloved FPS titles, Wolfenstein, is making good of its promise of releasing Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus this year after Bethesda showed a teaser at last year’s E3.

Star Wars Battlefront II Multiplayer Will Have New Class System

With more characters and a single player campaign mode, you would think EA and DICE would focus their efforts on those rather than on the multiplayer mode. Instead they introduced a number of new features for the game that would make the game stronger in multiplayer mode since Star Wars Battlefront II started as a multiplayer game.

Fidget Spinners Infect Airsoft & Gun YouTube Channels

Fidget spinners are the latest reincarnation of stress relieving devices that young people use at school. I remember flicking my pen for stress relief when taking examinations and it keeps me calm as I solve one math problem after another (no, I’m no math wiz). Now, I see children of different backgrounds spinning their worries away everywhere, especially in schools that some schools started banning them altogether.

U.S. Marine Corps Looking Into Adopting A New 5.56mm Round

With the U.S. Army looking into the 7.62mm round as the new standard round and might require a new rifle, the U.S. Marine Corps still will be with the 5.56mm round. According to Janes, it is looking into the SOCOM MK 318 MOD 1 round and the U.S. Army M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR).