Most fighting games ask you to invest a least little bit in the convoluted backstories of their stables of exotic characters to make you care about who wins or loses. Nintendo’s new downloadable PhotoDojo takes a different approach.
You’ll use the two cameras on Nintendo’s handheld to snap pictures of yourself and your …
MediaMolecule’s wildly popular Little Big Planet is coming back for seconds. The sequel will ship this year with a revamped Popit (“you can bring your characters to life, compose your own music, direct cinematic masterpieces, wire controllers directly in to your contraptions, connect easy to use switches, microchips and circuit boards …
In his commencement speech at Hampton University in Virginia, President Barack Obama set his sights on modern media and a handful of vessels that deliver the news.
“You’re coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which don’t always rank
Friday, May 7, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web. (And by “what else” we mean aside from Iron Man 2.)
This is cute: The first Archie comic ever is online. Check out more here. Archie went by Chick?
[via Geek Orthodox]
Men in Black lll: The third film is set to open in theaters on May 25, 2012. Both
Here’s a quick rumor for you to take into the weekend. Looks like Toshiba may be working on the world’s lightest 13-inch laptop. It’s reported to weigh just 2.2 pounds, feature Intel’s new Core i3/5/7 processors, and come with something called a “super charged ion battery” that’s capable of recharging to 90% capacity within …
At Bethesda’s BFG 2010 preview event two weeks ago, the publisher gave another extended look at the upcoming fantasy action title Hunted: The Demon’s Forge. The seesion started with remarks from Brian Fargo of inExile Entertainment, the developer studio working on the game. Fargo’s worked on any beloved game franchises, including …
Disney will begin this year’s batch of Star Wars Weekends in just a few weeks, and these ads by Disney’s Yellow Shoes have kicked things off on a high note.
This year’s weekends will be held on May 21 – 23, May 28 – 30, June 4 – 6, and June 11 – 13 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. The best part? You can arrive at Disney for …
Yay! Iron Man 2 opens today.
[via EVERYWHERE YOU TURN]
Mission Impossible 4: It’s been confirmed. Brad Bird will direct the fourth film.
[via Slash Film]
Sorry Tropic Thunder fans: But it looks like there are no plans in the works for a sequel. Iron Man says so.
Will Pac-Man hit the big screen? Possibly. …
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:
LOST fans, take note: LOST co-creators Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof will sit in for a live Q&A session just days before the series finale on Thursday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Moderated by New York Times entertainment editor Lorne Manly, the session …
Today a quiet but interesting change occurred. ICANN, the organization that manages Web addresses, opened up the first top-level domains (you know, like .com and .org and such) that include non-Roman characters.
So far there are only three, and they’re all in Arabic — they’re country-code domains for Egypt (مصر), Saudi Arabia …
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:
Finally, love is possible for Apple elitists: Introducing Cupidtino: The first and only dating site for Apple product owners.
[via The Daily What]
Potentially the greatest thing I’ve seen all day:
Potentially the greatest thing Peter’s …
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Available on: May 18
Platform: Xbox 360
ESRB rating: M for Mature
System reviewed on: Xbox 360
Man, what happened to the horror game? The latest Silent Hill installments no longer pack the same surreal punch as they did in the past and Tecmo’s camera-based Fatal …