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Friday, May 29, 2009

For Sunday: Zero Punctuation Reviews Duke Nukem Forever

DNF is one of those things I feel like I should have a comment on - but seriously, I can't even muster the time to act surprised/shocked/involved/caring.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Potential Buffy Film ... Sans Whedon

What with vampires and franchise relaunches suddenly all the rage, plans for a new Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie have inevitably come to pass, with the rights holders of the franchise announcing plans for a new Sunnydale-set film.

But there is a catch.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film, which will neither be a sequel nor prequel but a relaunch, is moving ahead with absolutely no involvement from film and series mastermind Joss Whedon. It will also fail to feature TV's Buffy herself, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and will in fact have no connection to the long-running series—meaning Angel, Willow, Xander and Spike will also be MIA.
-- Buffy Relaunching Without Whedon, Gellar...Regard for Fans?

Trying to think of a better recipe for disaster, but oddly none comes to mind.

Get Brutal With Tim Schafer

EA is holding a Twitter event with Tim Schafer, the man behind the potentially most awesomest game Brutal Legend (if not the most awesome, most likely to have the biggest hair at least).

The event coincides with E3 and EA has a site online ( with details on how to get in the action.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Urban Retro's 8-Bit Wallet

Urban Retro sends word of this product, The 8-Bit Wallet, which is I guess more or less what is advertised...