Interesting Numbers from GameFly’s IPO Filing

GameFly, the Netflix-like videogame rental service, filed for an initial public offering this morning that could raise up to $50 million. According to the S-1 registration document filed with the SEC, the company:

  • Had more than 334,000 subscribers at the end of Sept. ’09 (up 25% from the previous year)
  • Sees around 8% of its

Spider-Man 4 Set For 3D: Hope It Was Worth It

Sony reportedly gutted the Spider-Man franchise of its talent, and scrapped its 2011 release, to further the 3D evolution of film. Rumors said that Raimi didn’t know what to do, or perhaps just didn’t care, about the up-convesion of his fourth Spider-Man. So now Sony’s gone out on a limb with a full reboot, all in hopes of tapping some …

Exclusive: SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 Mocap Video

The third installment in Sony’s wildly popular SOCOM: US Navy Seals Fireteam Bravo series ships next Tuesday and today, TECHLAND has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how the game was made. I recently sat down with Slant Six, the team that developed Fireteam Bravo 3 in San Francisco and learned just how intense it was to make this …

A Comic Pundit’s Thoughts On The iPad And Digital Comics

At some point last year when I was traveling abroad and catching up on Kirkman’s Invincible, I began to wonder why I was being relegated to reading said sequential art on my phone or laptop and not on a dedicated comic book reader. Most publishing companies including the one I’m currently working for has either been underground …

The All-Time Top 10 Ice Planets

OK, in honor of this reasonably impressive blizzard we’re having here on the East coast, I present to you: the top 10 ice planets. All media fair game.

By the way, I nominate “ice planet” — not the movie, the idea — for top 10 things that need both a Wikipedia entry and a TV Tropes entry. (Right now in TV Tropes it falls under

Opera Promises Better iPhone Browser

The thought of writing another story about cell phones induces the need to vomit but who am I to disappoint Matt Selman? Hey, Matt, I’m going to push down your limerick genius with posts about cell phones and cameras, k?

Opera will unveil Mini 5 beta for the iPhone next week in Barcelona at MWC and promises the experience will be …

LOST S06E03 E-mail Chain: Back To Throwing Chairs

Season 6: Episode 3

Allie Townsend: Jack has a sister? His sister was on the island? HUH?

Peter Ha: Do you watch LOST? Claire is his sister.

AT: Yeah, Claire is a halfsie. So they mean Claire? Claire is evil now?

PH: You totally DON’T watch LOST!

AT: Shut up, Ha. I’ll cut you.

So, this week we found out that something …

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