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Although some Kickstarter campaigns are started by millionaires who ask for money from the faithful public to finance their latest movies, some projects don’t have an exorbitant or self serving goal.  All they need is a little push to help them get money to finish post production.

Video Games: The Movie is an ambitious documentary [...]


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Video game developers Quantic Dream, the makers behind the critically beloved title Heavy Rain, are continuing their passion for cinema inspired narratives with Beyond: Two Souls.

The game’s director, David Cage, as well voice actors Ellen Page (Juno), Willem Dafoe), Kadeem Hardison (A Different Worlds), and Eric Winter (TheMentalist) participated at a Saturday panel [...]


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The Nintendo Wii U update that fans have been waiting for is now available for download, as Nintendo released a press announcement this morning regarding the excellent news.

Along with faster load times and improved performance, as well as setting the table for the upcoming Wii U Virtual Console service, this update has a bunch [...]


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I love a good mystery, and the more abstract the investigation becomes (i.e. Twin Peaks and even The Killing) the better.

That’s why Rising Star Games’ Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut will be the first PlayStation 3 title I’ve played in eons when it comes out April 26th.

Created by Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro, the [...]


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So what would happen if aliens attempted to coexist with humans on Earth but the inevitable tensions still continued to fester? Julie Benz and Grant Bowler headline the new series Defiance, which premieres tonight on SyFy at 9 pm et/pt.

Mr. Bowler plays an ex-Marine named Joshua Nolan who brings his adopted alien [...]


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Columbia Pictures is releasing The Smurfs 2 on July 31st, and in the same month those diminutive blue creatures are headed to the video game world. The title will be released on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, the Wii, and the Nintendo DS.

The Smurfs 2 is an adventure platformer in which [...]


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Oregon Ducks running back (and Fiesta Bowl champ) Kenjon Barner, who is looking forward to continuing his football dreams this year with the impending NFL draft, is featured in the new gameplay/producer video for EA Sports’ upcoming NCAA Football 14.

One aspect of the game that we’re looking forward to is the acceleration burst feature, [...]


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Growing up babies of the 1980s, we aren’t exactly steeped in the Pokemon universe, and maybe since we don’t have babies of ourselves, our ignorance of the phenomena may be slightly forgivable.

But we love conspiracy thrillers and mysteries, and a rumor this week surfaced that a Pikachu Edition Nintendo 3DS XL would arrive stateside [...]


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Out on DVD today, A Dark Truth (R, 102 minutes) features Andy Garcia as Jack Begosian, a radio talk show host and former CIA agent who travels to Ecuador and rescues environmental activists (Forest Whitaker, Eva Longoria) targeted by a corrupt corporate head (Sons of Anarchy’s Kim Coates). Deborah Kara Unger stars as the [...]


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As I work my way back into the Nintendo universe (I finally purchased a Wii U a week ago - it’s still in its box!), I’ll be browsing the Nintendo eShop to look for a few price drops that will save me a bit of coin.

I haven’t played Fractured Soul on the Nintendo 3DS, [...]


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