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Ride To Hell: Retribution (Xbox 360)

    [Summary: WTF out of 10]:  The best that I can tell is that you’re a guy who recently got out of the armed services,  your dad was at some point involved with a motorcycle gang and is presumably dead, and you’ve gotten your little brother killed because you wouldn’t answer a stupid question […]

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Interview with Brian Gomez – Design Director of Silent Hill Downpour

We were fortunate enough to have some one-on-one time with Brian Gomez, the design director behind Silent Hill Downpour, this year at E3. We want to thank Brian for cutting out some time for us right in the middle of the insanity of the show and giving us an interview about Downpour. Brian gives us […]

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Why You Should Consider the $1300 Expobar Office Lever Espresso Machine

DISCLAIMER: I have no affiliation with any company discussed in this post. I am just sharing the culmination of my thoughts over the last 2 years as it pertains to (what I consider) expensive-ass espresso machines. I don’t think I’d ever call myself a “coffee geek“, but after spending something like $4k in the last […]

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TSA “Nude” Body Scanners Fails to Detect Firearms

You know those hugely expensive/controversial XRay body scanners that the TSA is employing at airports around the US that have everyone up in arms? Well NBC News is reporting that they aren’t that effective, with “plant” FBI agents making it through the scanner multiple times with a firearm. Adding insult to injury, none of the […]

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“ENBSeries” Mod Makes GTA IV Look Amazing

If you are still enjoying the virtual New York City that Rockstar created for us in Grand Theft Auto IV, or you never played it and are thinking of picking it up dirt-cheap on the PC, I might point you at the newly released “ENBSeries” graphics mod by Vorontsov Boris. With the odd name and […]

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Crysis 2 on Xbox 360 Looks Excellent

If there is one thing the launch and subsequent existence of the Xbox 360 and PS3 have taught me: Impressive specs mean very little. You could say the Nintendo Wii and gaming on the iPhone showed us that, but I would argue that with all the chest-puffing Sony did over the PS3 and eventual graphical […]

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At Home with Cats Web Series

I make it no secret that I have cats. I used to hate cats, but 7.5 years ago my wife asked dropped a bomb on me when she asked if we could get a cat. I thought it over for about a day and figured her happiness was worth more to me than my disdain for cats, […]

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Mortal Kombat Going Back to Its Gory Roots

I think it is safe to say that the next Mortal Kombat is going right back to it’s “goriest arcade fighter” roots… and I can’t wait:

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Desktop Tower Defense + Unreal Engine + iPad

Trendy Entertainment is set to bring one of the most beautiful renditions of the Tower Defense gameplay mechanic to the iPad soon with Dungeon Defenders: First Wave. Like the much-ballyhooed “Infinity Blade” title that just came out for iPad, DD: First Wave uses the Unreal engine and brings with it some stellar looking graphics to the […]

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Recently Declassified 1945 Gun-Cam Footage from Attack on Japan

Kris Morton sent in a link to recently declassified footage from WWII airplane strafing runs on Japanese soil. Kris’s mentions his own family’s history with regard to WWII and why this video hit home: At about 2:24 the ground pounding starts. My Grandfather flew Hellcats in WWII. Was amongst the first to fly over Japanese […]

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Assertive Chinchilla vs Calm Dog

What happens when you mix a hyper, assertive chinchilla with a overly calm dog? SIDE-HEAD-SMASH! P.S.> Whoever set this to music and added the slow motion at the end is a damn genius.

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam Pure Gameplay Video

I’m not a Call of Duty junkie, but I do like shooters. I think Black Ops looks as interesting as the next guy. I finally played Modern Warfare (the 1st one) and have to play #2. All that being said, one of the games we did get sent for review at launch was Battlefield: Bad […]

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The UnderGarden (Xbox Live Arcade) Review

Summary The UnderGarden is a cute, artistic and calming romp through a bioluminescent underwater world full of dormant plants that you need to repopulate. The only challenges you encounter in the game are physics puzzles that must be solved to continue through the level. The use of simple, tonal music combined with the colorful flora […]

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JVC PICSIO GC-WP10 Pocket Cam Video Review

Summary The JVC PICSIO GC-WP10 is a personal video recorder in direct competition with the likes of the Flip video recorders; unfortunately for JVC, totally average optics and an sluggish custom OS from JVC leave this device unable to efficiently compete with higher end smart phones or even middle of the road digital cameras with […]

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UI Bug with T-Mobile myTouch 4G

I just received my new T-Mobile myTouch 4G in the mail today and fired it up (for those interested, we’ll have a video review shortly). 30 minutes into using it I ran into a UI glitch that makes the device unusable and only disappears when you reset the phone. To reproduce the bug, try the […]

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OtterBox iPhone 4 Defender Series Case Review

Introduction OtterBox has been in the phone case-making business for a while, producing a case fit for just about any phone out there (Samsung, Dell, Google, HTC, LG, Motorola… you name it). Today we are looking at the “Defender Series” case for the iPhone 4. NOTE: My appologies for the iPhone 2G in the shots […]

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PlayStation Move Review (including Video Review)

Introduction The PlayStation Move is Sony’s move in the “motion controller” arena going up against the entrenched Nintendo Wii and the upcoming camera-only based Kinect from Microsoft for the Xbox 360. We’ve put the PlayStation Move through it’s paces, making sure to try and focus on the controller’s functionality and not so much the video […]

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Tom Kelley Lecture “Treat Life as an Experiment”

This is a lecture by Tom Kelley titled “Treat Life as an Experiment”. The crux of Kelley’s is lecture is to not be afraid to fail by approaching the challenges and new experiences in life with the attitude of a scientist doing an experiment. Kelley gives a good example of picking up a book at […]

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The Haunted: Hell’s Reach Gory, Awesome, Action Extravaganza

The Haunted: Hells Reach is the winner of this year’s “Make Something Unreal” contest put on by Epic where they challenge small teams to make something awesome using the Unreal engine with the commercial opportunity of taking the winning entries further. The Haunted looks like an over the top gory mess of zombie/vampire awesomeness with […]

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Gran Turismo 5 Damage Model Details

For those of you familiar with Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, the for-pay demo for the incredible long-dev-cycle Gran Turismo 5, you remember that there was no damage model in that snapshot of the game; as beautiful as it was. Fortunately, Polyphony Digital never intended to leave out an extensive damage model from the Gran Turismo […]

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Duke Nukem Forever at PAX – Release 4/11/11

In a surprise move, 2K with help from developer Gearbox showed off a playable demo of Duke Nukem Forever at PAX today with a planned release on 4/11/11 to be forth coming. It has been so long since I played the original 1996 hit Duke Nukem 3D that I forgot 3D Realms (the creators) had […]

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Looks Excellent

With a God of War heritage and MercurySteam’s unexpected talent at creating graphical marvels, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is shaping up to look like a beautiful launch for October. My first interaction with MercurySteam’s was their work on developing Clive Barker’s Jericho. As much as I liked the story (I’m a horror fan) and was […]

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Funny Video: Jon Gabrus Job Interview Goes South Thanks to Facebook

If you are fans of College Humor (we are) then you have likely seen Jon Gabrus in videos here and there. His newest Funny or Die video with Dominic Dierkes is up and I thought it was awesome. Enjoy:

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Mafia II Release Party Planning

Mafia 2 is coming out August 24th, that’s in 6 days. We will explain why you should care… Almost 8 years ago to the day, the original Mafia was released for the PC. It was, in our opinion, the best game of 2002 and a sleeper hit that garner none of the attention it deserved. […]

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