Rumors of a Google-backed music service aren’t necessarily new by any means but CNET has recently re-fanned the flames by citing “multiple music industry sources” as saying “Google could launch a music service that offers song downloads and streaming music as early as this fall.”
The search engine giant has several things …
Monday, June 14, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:
“That’s A Wrap!” – Filming Of The Harry Potter Series At An End [via Slash Film]
ESPN Comes To Xbox 360 Game Console [via LA Times]
New Castlemania Game Confirmed, Will Be A Part Of XBLA’s Summer Of Arcade [via Kotaku]
E3 2010: Dead Space 2
Evan and I are on the ground at Ubisoft’s E3 press conference in LA. The show doesn’t start until 5PM PT but we already know about two upcoming titles thanks to a Teleprompter glitch – Child of Eden and Michael Jackson. Stay tuned.
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Video game giant Electronic Arts took the stage at E3 to announce a bevy of upcoming titles. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit
Criterion games will “take the game back to its roots” with Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit “for a connected generation.” You play through a full career as a …
Text by Evan Narcisse. Photos by Peter Ha.
Fresh out of Microsoft’s E3 press conference, Peter and I got to unbox and test out one the newly-redesigned Xbox 360 S.
(More on Techland: E310: Xbox 360 Press Conference Liveblog)
It’s much lighter than the previous iteration. The casing’s a glossy black plastic with chrome …
In case you missed our liveblog of Microsoft’s press announcement at E3, the company announced an all new Xbox 360 design to replace the 120GB Xbox 360 Elite model. It looks quite a bit more svelte than the current hardware, yet retains the familiar shape underneath a slick black paint job.
Under the hood, there are a couple …
One of our Techland colleagues who shall not be named asked, “Is it bad that I don’t know what E3 is?”
Well, not really. But, it does make Peter and I a bit sad. So, if there’s anyone else out there who needs a quick primer, then you should know that E3 stands for the Electronic Entertainment Expo. For about 15 years, …
At a fancy pre-E3 kickoff event, Microsoft officially unveiled Project Natal as Kinect with the help of Cirque Du Soleil. They not only renamed their controller free motion control system but they also revealed a catalog of titles that will launch with Kinect. The aptly named Video Chat feature was also shown off tonight that allows you …
Friday, June 11, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:
The World Cup In 3D: Right Idea, Wrong Sport? [via TIME]
iPhone 4 At Walmart June 24 [via CNET]
Awaiting Holiday’s Electronics (And Sales) [via NYT]
Seriously? Massachusetts Students Forced To Buy Mac Laptops With Their Own Money …
By Evan Narcisse and Peter Ha
FOSTER CITY – For every generation of video game hardware, one particular console manages to infiltrate the public consciousness and become the shorthand for an entire industry. In the 80s and early 90s it was Nintendo. In 1994, Sony roared onto the scene with the PlayStation and then again in 2000 …
It’s the transformation that no-one was expecting: The third Transformers movie will, according to director Michael Bay, get rid of “the dorky comedy,” take things more seriously, and bring the movie franchise to a close. Oh, and it’s going to be in 3D, as well.
Bay and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura talked to USA Today about the …