• Games

Hey You Should Play This! #1: Here Comes Launchman Alpha Demo

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Hey You Should Play This! is an ongoing feature spotlighting cool and free downloadable indie titles from around the interwebs.

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  • Toys

New Minecraft Lego Revealed!

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Today at LEGOworld in Copenhagen, Notch and crew unveiled the brand new Lego Minecraft set born from fan desire at Lego Cusoo.  The commercial video they released (posted above) is also a way hillarious look into how the Minecraft Lego were (not really) made and is worth a watch!  Hit the jump for pics, some thoughts, and the link to pre-order the set!

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  • Video

Friday Clip-Show: Space Stallions [Video]

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This short film project from The Animation Workshop makes me all kinds of nostalgic for the ridiculously awesome cartoons from the 1980s.

And yes, I totally would’ve had all of the action figures.

 

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  • Games

Gotham City Impostors (PS3)[Review]

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Sometimes an idea can just sound absolutely awful on paper. A Batman first person shooter?  Batman doesn’t even use guns!  Well, the developers at Monolith dodge that issue completely by making the combat go down between two the Bats and the Jokerz, two rival gangs, each fanboys (and girls) of either Batman or the Joker, donning ramshackle handmade costumes and fighting to the death throughout different areas in Gotham City.  So does it work? Find out after the jump!

 

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  • Video

Friday Clip-Show: My Fandom Is Like Voltron [Video]

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Have you ever tried to start an internet meme? Well, webcartoonists Kris Straub (Starslip, chainsawsuit) and Scott Kurtz (PvP, The Trenches) tried, and it looks something like this:

 

 

Actually, this is part of their comedy web series Kris and Scott’s Scott and Kris Show. You can see all of their episodes over at Penny Arcade: PATV. Check it out!

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  • Comics

The Pull List #2 – “Electric Boogaloo” [Review]

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I’m going to be completely honest, I almost skipped this week’s installment of The Pull List. You see, I have been fighting a real killer cold for the last week or so. Headaches, neck aches, nose and throat full of gunk… it’s really effected my mood in new and interesting (and when I say interesting, I mean mostly negative) ways. But here I am, ready to review six randomly selected comic books from my weekly subscriptions. And why am I doing this, when I could have just as easily knocked myself out with some cold medicine and fallen asleep while watching reruns of Family Matters? For you, dear readers. All six of you.

Anyway, you’re here, I’m sick… let’s get this over with.

 

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  • Movies

My Name is Shanghai Joe (1972) [Review]

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Some movie are, by design, rooted in the real world. For example, classic films like Sergio Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars or Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai are totally fictitious, yet are easily accessible to audiences because they are anchored to real life places and time periods. And then sometimes, you get a film about a kung-fu master who travels to the Wild West in order to protect Latino farmhands from incredibly racist ranchers.

My Name is Shanghai Joe is one of the latter.

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