Posted by Jeremy Conrad on March 23, 2011 under News, Reviews
Let me get this out of the way first; if you fail to see Paul during its theatrical run you must immediately turn in your geek card and jacket. It is your duty as a science fiction loving geek to see this movie. The third big screen team up of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost is a loving tribute to science fiction, just as Shawn of the Dead did zombie movies and Hot Fuzz did action flicks. And if you lov... more.
Star Wars Voted Best Sci-Fi Film of All Time
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Star Wars
ABC and People Magazine were running polls on people's favorite movies of all times in multiple genres including Best Movie, Best Animated Movie, Best Musical, Best Sci-Fi, and more. And guess what won out in the Sci-Fi category? Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. You can view the results on their official site for the poll here, a... more.
Get Angry Birds on the PC for FREE
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming
Rovio's Angry Birds is by far the most popular mobile game on the planet with three versions of the game available across iOS and Android platforms and with versions hitting game consoles and handhelds. If you don't have a phone that can run Angry Birds (hi Blackberry users!) and want to see what all the fuss is about, you can download the PC version of Angry Birds for free. All you need to do is ... more.
Here’s Part of the Captain America Teaser
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Comics, News
Yesterday Entertainment Tonight teased new Captain America footage, and as expected all they showed was part of the teaser trailer for the movie with their annoying commentary almost ruining it. But that doesn't matter much as we get more footage of Captain America! There's Hydra soldiers, shields being tossed, and more looks at the pre-Super Soldier CGI "dehanced" Steve Rogers. The full teaser sh... more.
Fringe isn’t cancelled…yet
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on March 22, 2011 under News
There are lots of rumors going around right now that the Friday Night Death Slot has finally claimed Fringe and it has been cancelled. Fringe showrunner Joe Wyman hit Twitter to let people know that those rumors aren't true and that the show isn't cancelled: Hi. I just hopped on and saw all this. Fringe is not cancelled. Some... more.
Captain America Trailer This Week?
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Comics
Are we getting the first real trailer for Captain America: The First Avenger this week? It sure looks like it. Entertainment Tonight is running a promo (which you can see below) for their "first look" at footage from the movie. Their preview shows the footage cut like a trailer, and 99% of the time when ET hypes up footage like this it just means they have their hands on the trailer before everyon... more.
Call of Duty: Black Ops ‘First Strike’ Hits PC Last
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming
While Xbox 360 owners have been tearing up the new Black Ops maps for almost two months now, and PS3 gamers have had them for a couple of weeks; PC users have been left out in the cold...until now. The first Black Ops map pack will hit the PC this coming Friday. As with the other two versions it'll set you back $15, but as the PC version is a Steamworks title and uses Steam for its distribution; y... more.
15-Disc Lord of the Rings Extended Blu-Ray Hits June 28th!
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under News
Hot off the news that The Hobbit has begun production in New Zealand, Warner has announced that the long-awaited Extended Editions of the Lord of the Rings trilogy will hit Blu-Ray on June 28th. All three movies will feature English 6.1 DTS-HD MA audio and Fellowship of the Ring has received a brand new HD transfer from ... more.
Final Fantasy XIV shuts down
Posted by Jason Peffley on March 21, 2011 under Gaming, News
So, unless you've been living under a rock in the last few weeks. Then you've heard about the travesties in Japan. Anyways. Perhaps an even bigger disaster has taken place amid the chaos in Japan. Square-Enix's flagship MMO Final Fantasy XI, and its newer MMO: "Final Fantasy XIV" have been shut down due to TEPCO(Tokyo Electric Power Company) asking it's customers to reduce as much electrici... more.
Doctor Who “Space” and “Time” Shorts Prime us for Series 6!
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Videos
The BBC has whipped up two Doctor Who shorts for the BBC Comic Relief night that help the wait for Series 6 go by a little easier. The first part is four minutes, and it leads directly into a short three-minute second part and if you're a fan of the 11th Doctor and Mr. and Mrs. Pond, you'll love this. You can check out both videos below, and then get ready for Series 6 when it begins in both the U... more.