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  • NASA Debunks ‘Knowing’ and ’2012′ 0 CommentsPosted by on November 14, 2011 under News, Science, Space
    A couple of years ago Dark City director Alex Proyas made a big budget sci-fi movie titled "Knowing" that showed the end of the world. The apocalypse in his doomsday movie was caused by a massive solar flare that wiped out the entire planet in a avalanche of fire. Then Roland Emmerich destroyed the world in "2012" by having a solar flare melt the core of the Earth. Now NASA has completely debunked... more.
  • Godzilla Criterion Blu-Ray Confirmed! 0 CommentsPosted by on under News
    Back in August, we found out that Criterion may possibly be restoring the classic Japanese version of Gojira for a US Blu-Ray release. The rumor quickly spread around, and now it's confirmed. The Criterion Collection will be releasing their fully restored version of Gojira (which will include a restored Godzilla: King... more.
  • Skyrim Crushes Modern Warfare 3 (on the PC) 0 CommentsPosted by on under Gaming, News
    This past week saw two of the biggest games of the year release, and one of them is the clear winner with PC gamers. On Tuesday Modern Warfare 3 hit stores, while The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim arrived on Friday. This weekend, Skyrim crushed concurrent user records on Steam; putting up more than double the players as Modern Warfare 3. As both games use Steamworks, the numbers include people who bough... more.
  • NCSoft Reveals Lineage Eternal 0 CommentsPosted by on November 12, 2011 under Gaming, News
    Back in the pre-WoW MMO times, Lineage held the crown as one of the most played games in the world. After EQ hit it big with 3D, NCSoft made a Lineage II that went away from the top-down 2D graphics of the original for a more familiar 3D environment. Now that a large group of the original Lineage II developers have gone on to make Tera; NCSoft is returning to the top-down Diablo style gameplay fro... more.
  • The Old Republic Beta…For Everyone! 0 CommentsPosted by on under Gaming, News
    BioWare has announced that later this month they'll be holding another Beta Test Weekend for The Old Republic, only this time it's for everyone who has signed up to test the game. As long as you registered before 11/11/11, you should be receiving an email confirmation that you'll get to participate in this test. The exact date isn't announced, but I wouldn't be surprised if it happened over Thanks... more.
  • Steam Hacked! 0 CommentsPosted by on November 11, 2011 under Gaming, News
    After the PlayStation Network hack earlier this year, gamers have been on edge...and now the PC's biggest gaming source is the victim. Valve confirmed that the Steam database has been hacked, but the passwords and stored credit card information was encrypted and there's no sign of them being accessed yet. This followed a hack to their forums this past weekend, which lead them to discover that the ... more.
  • More Game of Thrones Games Coming 0 CommentsPosted by on November 10, 2011 under Gaming, News
    Right before Game of Thrones launched on HBO, a rather disappointing RTS game was released on the PC. Obviously with the books and now TV series becoming such a big franchise, it's pretty obvious that there will be more game cash-in attempts. According to USA Today, there are three more on the way. ... more.
  • The Simpsons Arcade Game Finally on Consoles! 1 CommentsPosted by on under Gaming, News
    Hell has frozen over. One of the most wanted arcade games in history is finally making its way to home consoles. The side-scrolling Konami beat-em-up Simpsons Arcade game appears to be on the way to XBLA and PSN. There's no official confirmation from Konami yet, but the signs are looking very good for this to finally happen. more.
  • Star Wars + AC/DC = Awesome 0 CommentsPosted by on under News, Star Wars, Videos
    Yea, we know fan made youtube videos are more common than a Prequel basher in a Star Wars conversation; but this one is pretty awesome. For one, it has no Linkin Park. That alone should make you click. In a world where just about every single fan made music video on youtube is plagued by the same Linkin Park song, the creator of this video has some definite taste to set it to AC/DC. This video ... more.
  • Star Trek Online Goes Free to Play January 17th 0 CommentsPosted by on November 9, 2011 under Gaming, News
    Cryptic Studios has finally announced the date that Star Trek Online will be going Free to Play. Via IGN, they revealed that the big day will be January 17, 2012. Interestingly, they reveal in the article that they wanted the game to be F2P back at launch in 2010, but Atari didn't want them to do that. The rest of the article details h... more.
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