This is what happens when Techland goes to the comic book store: we end up discussing what we picked up. This week, Graeme McMillan and Douglas Wolk talk about the Steel one-shot and the first issue of Ultimate Comics Captain America.
GRAEME: It’d be really optimistic to guess that the reason Steel #1 read so much like a generic …
This is what happens when Techland goes to the comic book store: we end up discussing what we picked up. This week, Graeme McMillan and Douglas Wolk talk about the first issues of Batman: The Dark Knight and Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead.
DOUGLAS: I suspect Batman: The Dark Knight #1 may be the first comic of its kind in a long …
The GP2X Caanoo MAME/Console Emulator (rolls right off the tongue, no?) is available for $150 at ThinkGeek. I happen to think that portable emulators make excellent gifts for society’s geekiest video game enthusiasts, so if you’re shopping for someone who’s got it all, a portable emulator may very well fit the bill.
For the …
Personal information and photos are the focus of Facebook’s latest profile redesign. Unveiled Sunday during CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s TV interview with 60 Minute’s Lesley Stahl, the changes are already available to all users who wish to upgrade before the mandatory switch is made within the next few weeks.
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Verizon’s new 4G service is live and it’s fast. I’ve been testing out one of the two devices that’ll be available this Sunday, the $99 LG VL600 USB modem, and I can honestly say that it blurs the line between lower-tier home broadband plans from the likes of Comcast and Time Warner.
Now keep in mind that nobody’s really on Verizon’s 4G …
Buying a netbook is a tricky proposition. By nature, netbooks are fraught with tradeoffs and shortcomings in order to offset low price points and portability. Samsung’s 10-inch NF310 netbook gets a whole lot right without suffering from too many drawbacks.
While most 10-inch netbooks sport cramped 1024×600 resolution screens, the …
Disney Epic Mickey
Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios
Developer: Junction Point
Systems it’s available on: Wii
ESRB rating: E for Everybody
System reviewed on: Wii
I played Disney Epic Mickey as destructively and maliciously as I could. I don’t know why I did it. Maybe it’s because I was always more of a Donald Duck fan. …
The $100 XWave headset plugs into the headphone jack of any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and claims to measure your Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma and Theta brainwaves. I have no way of proving or disproving these claims, though I can tell you that it certainly does something while you use it.
The headset features a metal sensor that touches
Did you love NBA Jam as a kid? You’ll love this one, plain and simple. The team at EA has done a great job of rebottling the original formula. Aside from some slightly updated graphics and a few new games modes, the physics-defying basketball brouhaha plays just like you remember it.
New game modes include online multiplayer, Boss …
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Systems it’s available on: Xbox 360, PS3
ESRB rating: M for Mature
System reviewed on: Xbox 360
Usually, big game franchises enjoy a lengthy refresh period between installments. There was a three-year gap between Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, for …
Rock Band 3
MTV Games/Electronic Arts
Xbox 360, PS3, Wii
ESRB rating: T for Teen
System reviewed on: Xbox 360, PS3
Here’s where I’m coming from with these music rhythm games: I found myself in several bands throughout high school and college—band bands, not “Where’s my sheet music?! I lost my reed!” …