Category Archives: Film, TV & Comics

FALLOUT Lore: Ch.15 – Aliens of Mothership Zeta

When the sun rises on the wasteland, a wanderer can look out over this vast stretch of lifeless dust and feel utterly alone. When that sun sets, and the stars shine, mankind must accept that we are far from alone in … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics, Video Game Features | Leave a comment

Interview With Robyn Miller of Myst & The Immortal Augustus Gladstone

Twenty years ago the Myst franchise dominated the PC gaming market. An enigmatic narrative that challenged players to explore a mysterious island while also challenging the perspective that games were just for kids. Robyn Miller was co-designer of  Myst and its sequel Riven but he … Continue reading

Posted in Featured Articles, Film, TV & Comics, Video Game Features | Leave a comment

FALLOUT Lore: Ch.8 – Mr. House’s New Vegas

They don’t make ‘em like they used to.  Of course, they don’t make much of anything anymore, but back before the war they built most things to last.  Just about all of the robots puttering around the wasteland were constructed … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics, Video Game Features | Leave a comment

Good Game – Review

The elusive career path of “Playing video games for a living” has tantalized an entire generation of gamers. The obvious route of beta testing is a grueling chore that pits players against buggy code for endless hours each week, and … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics | Leave a comment

Monsters: The Complete Series – DVD Review

The 80′s were a time when horror anthology series were everywhere on television. Tales From The Crypt, Tales From The Darkside, Freddy’s Nightmares, plus a reboot of The Twilight Zonegave horror fans a nigh-endless stream of weird self-contained stories that wrapped up … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics | Leave a comment

Kill Shakespeare Review

When a bunch of comic book nerds get together, the conversation invariably degenerates into arguments over whether Superman is stronger than the Hulk, and if Wolverine could beat Batman. Shakespeare nerds are just as passionate about their characters, but they … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics, Theater Reviews | Leave a comment

Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia – Book Review

The introduction to Capcom’s new 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia points out that Capcom got its start from arcade action and fighting games where story and character were virtually non-existent. Back in the 80′s players were lucky to get anything more than … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics | Leave a comment

HANDS-ON WITH BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS

Batman has been adapted into dozens of games, but the one franchise that has made players feel like they ARE Batman is the Arkham series. The first title in the series, Arkham Asylum, dropped players into a fully realized Gotham … Continue reading

Posted in Film, TV & Comics, PC Game Reviews | Leave a comment

From Up On Poppy Hill – DVD Review

Fans of Studio Ghibli will be a little surprised by their latest feature From Up On Poppy Hill. This one doesn’t feature any flights of fancy or fairy-tale creatures like their previous movies. There are no wood spirits, giant magical cats … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

The World’s End – Review

A problem horror movies have is that the characters need to stay in trouble throughout the story. Screen writers have a tough time finding plausible excuses for this, and often resort to forcing their characters make lots of stupid decisions. … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment