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Classic Comics Cavalcade: Valiant Masters: Ninjak

(04/24/2015 3:30 PM)

Welcome to the latest chapter of our look at Valiant Comics Classics. Previously I covered Bloodshot and Shadowman. Now I cover Ninjak. Ninjak starts loud, like a '80s heavy metal song: heavy on the bass, with screaming guitars and furious drums that drag you along, kicking and screaming in ecstasy as you try to make [...]

CSI: Cyber 1.05 "Crowd Sourced"

(04/24/2015 2:00 PM)

Well, CSI: Cyber, you did it. You wore me down.

Telltale and Marvel are Teaming Up

(04/24/2015 1:03 PM)

Telltale Games will be partnering with Marvel to create games based on its comics that will release in 2017 on PC and consoles. I believe I speak for everyone at Indie Haven when I say: yes. Yes, please. Marvel announced this today at a San Francisco event where it discussed the future of its plans [...]

Keeping It Ghastly: Presents Vol 2

(04/24/2015 12:00 PM)

2 weeks ago I wrote about Hino Horror Vol 5: The Living Corpse. A comic that sought to explain the fundamental suffering of living and accepting death. This week I have some good news. You don't need to suffer because Santa Clause is here to put you out of your misery. (Spoilers) Living, laughing, learning, [...]

Titan Souls Review

(04/24/2015 11:21 AM)

Titan Souls is comparable to the ancient civilization depicted in the game. It starts out new, fresh and grand in scope, but with time the game loses its luster. The game is the ultimate tease; alluding to a grand world that is fraught with history and a somber mission with the potential for an excellent [...]

Lost in Translation: The History of Adaptations, The Early Years

(04/24/2015 10:00 AM)

It's time to step back a bit with Lost in Translation's look at the history of adaptations.

Convergence Week 3

(04/24/2015 9:00 AM)

Singles Going Steady is Comics Bulletin's weekly single issue review roundup. Convergence #3 For an event that seems to be based almost entirely around nostalgia, it's a bit odd how little of it the main title evokes. I don't know or care about any of these characters - maybe the New 52 Earth-2 had a [...]

Way With Worlds -The Tower of Babble-On: Technology, Magic, and Language.

(04/24/2015 8:30 AM)

(Way With Worlds is a weekly column on the art of worldbuilding published at Seventh Sanctum, Muse Hack, and Ongoing Worlds) So After being challenged on the issues of language and sentients over at Trilobyte Studios, I decided it was time to focus my rewrite of Way With Worlds on ...

Way With Worlds: TMI

(04/24/2015 8:30 AM)

(Way With Worlds is a weekly column on the art of worldbuilding published at Seventh Sanctum, Muse Hack, and Ongoing Worlds) TMI is a slang term for "Too Much Information" (and one that hopefully is still relevant when your read this). It's basically a remind you've said too much, usually in an embarrassing way about [...]

Interview: Allen Milgrom talks about his Foot in the Door - Pt. 1

(04/24/2015 6:30 AM)

Artist, writer and editor Al Milgrom was kind enough to speak to me at length about his career in January of 2010 and the things I learned from someone who has rubbed shoulders with so many of the greats over the years. Bryan Stroud for Comics Bulletin: How did you get your start? Allen Milgrom: [...]

Quick Update - Tumblr

(04/23/2015 8:20 PM)

Sorry folks, but that last Tumblr update the company made? Looks like it crashed the system I use to make updates to the site with generated results - after trying several troubleshooting steps I ended up opening a support ticket. Respectfully, - Steven Savage http://www.musehack.com/ http://www.informotron.com/ http://www.seventhsanctum.com/

An Analysis of Robin Hood and Zorro: What Our Folk Heroes Can Tell Us about Ourselves - (Part Two: Zorro)

(04/23/2015 4:53 PM)

So . . . in this corner, wearing black from hat to boot and portrayed by Tyrone Power, please give a warm Psycho Drive-In welcome to Zorro!

Iceman and Faux Diversity

(04/23/2015 3:30 PM)

Iceman is gay! Iceman is gay! Well, no, not THAT Iceman. The other one. This week saw the time displaced version of Bobby Drake come out or, more specifically, get forced out by time displaced Jean Grey. I won't go into detail about how problematic the scene is, as Andrew Wheeler does a very good [...]

Exclusive Marvel Preview: Moon Knight #14

(04/23/2015 12:00 PM)

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Ron Ackins (CA) Declan Shalvey • A new chapter that brings the horror and insanity of MOON KNIGHT to new heights! • Mysterious wolves are threatening the nights in New York City and it's up to Mr. Night to figure it all out. Rated T+

Dragon: A Game About a Dragon Review

(04/23/2015 10:06 AM)

Retro-style platformers are the bread and butter of independent video games. Along with Metroid-esque adventure games and randomly generated roguelikes, they make up a staggering amount of the offerings on services such as Steam and Itch.io. It's become an increasingly common opinion amongst hardcore gamers that this genre is overplayed, and that developers are preying [...]

The Vampire Diaries 6.18 "I Could Never Love Like That"

(04/23/2015 10:00 AM)

Who knew Damon would become the patriarch of The Vampire Diaries rather than the spoiled dark prince?

Interview: Jennie Wood - A Girl Who Shape-Shifts Into A Boy To Get Her Dream Girl

(04/23/2015 9:00 AM)

Jennie Wood and Jeff McComsey have a Kickstarter going to support the printing of their LGBTQ indie comic Flutter, Volume 2. Jennie graciously agreed to an interview in which we talk about Flutter, diversity, backlash, hypocrisy, and Kickstarter. Daniel Elkin for Comics Bulletin: For the sake of context, I think it best if we get [...]

[April 23, 1960] Unseen Companion (Radio in transition)

(04/23/2015 8:08 AM)

Radio-is her heyday waning? For three decades, she was the Queen of media. Families gathered around her dials for the latest news, music, and programming. Listeners closed their eyes and were transported across the globe. Some programs allowed them to travel across the universe, like the fairly recent X Minus Zero. Then radio's upstart little ...

Anime Update: April 23, 2015

(04/23/2015 8:00 AM)

Live-action 'Ghost' gets going next year; 'Attack on Titan''s trailer attacks eyes everywhere; and various Ghibli goodies.

Titan Souls and Civ 5/OCD talk with Holly Green

(04/23/2015 7:08 AM)

Holly Green (@winnersusedrugs) joins Kinsey and I to talk Titan Souls, Civilization 5, Virtual Reality, Mortal Kombat fatalities, Dishonored and Indie Games. Download MP3 Video Game Break LIVE on May 8th (in Seattle): https://www.facebook.com/events/382437218606791/ Izle: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/438269196/izle Westerado: Double Barreled: http://store.steampowered.com/app/275200/ Sunset http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/16/8429331/sunset-release-date-tale-of-tales Lauren's MK article: http://www.bigfishgames.com/blog/mortal-kombat-fatalities/ GTA in VR? http://kotaku.com/gta-v-already-working-kinda-with-the-oculus-rift-1698158017 Geoff Keighley predictions: http://www.dualshockers.com/2015/04/11/geoff-keighley-gives-his-prediction-on-xbox-one-and-ps4-slim-and-e3-talks-about-game-exclusivity/ Trade...

140 Character Reviews 4/22/15

(04/23/2015 4:03 AM)

Happy New Comic Book Day Everyone! pic.twitter.com/1fMnlID5JU - Aaron Meyers (@AaronMeyers) April 22, 2015 Happy #NCBD everyone! I'm not picking anything up today so that just means you should buy twice as much to compensate pic.twitter.com/jhZQOIez3y - Chris Hogan (@unlikelynerd) April 22, 2015 Happy #NCBD everybody! What books are you reading today? Check out our [...]

Quarries of Scred Burrows its Way to Steam

(04/23/2015 1:57 AM)

Hammerspace Games have released their rock-hard, procedurally generated game Quarries of Scred on Steam. The game's been popular on Itch.io for a long time now, and managed to skip the Greenlight process thanks to publisher Surprise Attack Games. Taking inspiration from games such as Boulder Dash and Spelunky, the game sees you digging, collecting gems [...]

The Americans 3.12 "I Am Abassin Zadran"

(04/22/2015 5:44 PM)

What's great about The Americans is that it is constantly calling attention to the lies each of us may be living in our daily lives.

Interview: Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook Talk Supernatural in "Harrow County"

(04/22/2015 3:30 PM)

One of the coolest debuts of recent history was Harrow County #1, so it was a real pleasure to catch up with creators Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook at this year's Emerald City Comicon. Jason Sacks for Comics Bulletin: So thanks to the team from Harrow County for joining me. I really enjoyed the first issue. [...]

Top Ten Villain-Centric Comics

(04/22/2015 1:15 PM)

Every story needs a bad guy, and sometimes the stories are about the bad guy. There are many unique, wonderous things about the medium of comics and one of them is its relationship with the antagonist. Comics' serialized nature have a longstanding tradition of diving deeper into the internal workings of the villain. Often times [...]

Big Eyes Smart Mouth: Noir

(04/22/2015 12:00 PM)

The deliberate pacing of Noir is both its most important attribute and the one thing about it most likely to give pause to today's viewers.

Roll7 Offering OlliOlli For Free if you Preorder Not a Hero

(04/22/2015 10:58 AM)

Preordering Not a Hero, Roll7's upcoming isometric shooter, will grant consumers with a free copy of its acclaimed skateboarding game OlliOlli. The deal is available with both the standard and special edition of the game known as Not a Hero: Global MegaLord Edition. The special includes a digital art book, digital comic, exclusive making-of documentary, desktop backgrounds, Windows sounds, and [...]

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Review

(04/22/2015 10:05 AM)

In the world of video game sequels, bigger is often seen as better. Taking the world, gameplay and story of fledgling series and dialing it up to 11 with everything the developers have Sometimes this works out brilliantly and we see a great game improved with new ideas and mechanics. Other times we see what [...]

SERIES FINALE: Justified 6.13 "The Promise"

(04/22/2015 10:00 AM)

In my review of the first episode of this final season of Justified, I predicted how the series would end.

Axiom Verge Releasing on PC in May

(04/22/2015 9:47 AM)

Axiom Verge will be headed to PC on May 14 , according to its developer Thomas Happ. It will be available through Steam's storefront and the Humble Store. The PlayStation 4 version launched on March 31, and has since received a positive critical reception. It is also planned to release on PS Vita, however a [...]

Shovel Knight Coming Out for Xbox One Next Week

(04/21/2015 11:47 AM)

Yacht Club's acclaimed retro platformer Shovel Knight has been scheduled for an Xbox One release some time next week. The announcement didn't come from Yacht Club itself, but came via important figures at Microsoft. Phil Spencer announced via Twitter that the game passed certification, while Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb (also through Twitter) said the game [...]

Westerado: Double Barreled Review

(04/21/2015 10:11 AM)

Video games have warmly embraced many different kinds of genre fiction over the years. From epic fantasies and space operas, to superheroes and the post-apocalypse, it's hard to find a genre that video games hasn't dug its claws into. In this mess of stylized-storytelling, one could argue the western is perhaps the most neglected form [...]

The Flash 1.18 "All Star Team-Up"

(04/21/2015 10:00 AM)

The Atom is a perfect addition to The Flash's universe.

[April 21, 1960] Roads not taken (May 1960 IF)

(04/21/2015 9:08 AM)

If there's anything this month's IF, Science Fiction proves, it's that you get what you pay for. Last year, Galaxy editor, H. L. Gold, cut story rates in half to 2 cents a word. Shortly thereafter, he took over the helm of the promising but unsuccessful digest, IF. Its quality has been in steady decline ...

'Shangri-La': Up In Carbon-Traded Cloud-Cuckoo Land

(04/21/2015 8:00 AM)

A wild grab bag of genres, influences, storylines, and ideas, 'Shangri-la' somehow manages to still work as entertainment even when it ought not to

Indie Megabooth Coming to EGX

(04/21/2015 1:29 AM)

EGX, formerly Eurogamer Expo, has announced that it will be featuring the Indie Megabooth. The Indie Megabooth is a staple of North American conventions, such as PAX and the GDC, and has featured some now well known titles, such as Titan Souls and Octodad: Dadliest Catch. EGX will take place this September at the NEC [...]

Gotham 1.19 "Beasts of Prey"

(04/20/2015 2:00 PM)

Like the title suggests, there are indeed many beasts of prey in Gotham.

The Originals 2.18 "Night Has a Thousand Eyes"

(04/20/2015 12:00 PM)

The Originals innovates on ground the parent show (too much prickly subtext between Damon and Stefan I suppose) still refuses to tread.

Using LinkedIn - Steve's Take, Part 1

(04/20/2015 8:30 AM)

Let's talk LinkedIn. Of course by "Talk LinkedIn" I should note I want to talk about how to actually use it in a way that's useful. There's a lot of LinkedIn 101 advice out there to the point where the advanced stuff - and the useful stuff - gets kind ...

Episode 55 - Bloodborne and Virtual Reality

(04/19/2015 10:16 PM)

Steve Haske (from Unwinnable and Vice) sits down and talks about his experience with Bloodborne, Final Fantasy 15, and how it felt to play ALL the Resident Evil games back to back. We go on an Alien Isolation tangent and [spoiler!] are unimpressed with Nintendo's 3DS Street Pass updates. I talk virtual reality and my frustrations...

[April 19, 1960] Where we are (Space News Round-up)

(04/19/2015 7:04 AM)

Remember the years before Sputnik when space news comprised semi-annual rocket launch reports, annual Willy Ley books, and the occasional Bonestell/Von Braun coffee table book? Even after Sputnik, weeks would go by without a noteworthy event. But, slowly but surely, the pace of space launches has increased. Just this last week, I caught wind of ...

Another Lowdown On High Praise

(04/18/2015 8:00 AM)

More on how the hype cycle creates problems for fans and critics alike

The History of Adaptations - The Early Years

(04/18/2015 6:30 AM)

The History of Adaptations Thirties Forties It's time to step back a bit with the history of adaptations. To prepare for what's coming up during the Fifties, I need to cover the early years of the film industry. I'm still using the compiled list at Filmsite.org as a base. By ...

[April 17, 1960] Stiff Upper Lips (Fletcher Pratt's Invaders from Rigel)

(04/17/2015 10:50 AM)

It is said that dead men tell no tales; but don't tell that to Fletcher Pratt, who has managed to publish a book four years after his death! I must confess, I did a double-take when I recently saw Invaders from Rigel at the bookstore. The beloved Fletcher Pratt, one of the genre's titans, and ...

Way With Worlds: Language

(04/17/2015 8:30 AM)

(Way With Worlds is a weekly column on the art of worldbuilding published at Seventh Sanctum, Muse Hack, and Ongoing Worlds) Over at Trilobyte Studios, my friend Blaze read my columns on races, and had some interesting insights - and some disagreements with me. Though explores concepts of sentient versus ...

Way With Worlds -The Tower of Babble-On: Technology, Magic, and Language.

(04/17/2015 8:30 AM)

(Way With Worlds is a weekly column on the art of worldbuilding published at Seventh Sanctum, Muse Hack, and Ongoing Worlds) So After being challenged on the issues of language and sentients over at Trilobyte Studios, I decided it was time to focus my rewrite of Way With Worlds on my language columns of the [...]

Anime Roundup: April 17, 2015

(04/17/2015 8:00 AM)

"Marnie" trailer! "Vampire Hunter D" back in print! Live-action 'Chihayafuru'!

[April 14, 1960] Onward and Upwards!  (A new location)

(04/14/2015 7:59 PM)

Dear valued readers of Galactic Journey: Now that I can count my daily readers on more than two hands, I've decided on trying out a new venue so that y'all can get automatic electronic updates whenever a new article is published. How's that for convenience? If you're here, that means you've already left the old ...

Sanctum Update 4/13/2015

(04/13/2015 6:55 PM)

Hey gang, hope everyone's doing good! Our latest big news, is that after my last Way With Worlds, Blaze over at Trilobyte Studios decided to do a MB effort to define language for worldbuilding! Looking forward to seeing how this goes. Respectfully, - Steven Savage http://www.musehack.com/ http://www.informotron.com/ http://www.seventhsanctum.com/

[April 13, 1960] An unfulfilled promise (May 1960 F&SF)

(04/13/2015 10:31 AM)

Every month, there is the perennial hope that this will be the month a truly great story will be published. Every month, a stack of science fiction digests arrives at my door. There are few moments as exciting as that day (my postman holds them all so they arrive at once; I like big events). ...

Homefinding As A Skill

(04/13/2015 8:30 AM)

We're going to have a bit of a break from geek culture and career-specific advice to focus on a life skill that's kind of high on my list. It all has to do with the rent and living. I just got my lease renewal - and my yearly rent increase ...

'Noir': Killing At Their Own Pace

(04/13/2015 8:00 AM)

The deliberate pacing of this fantasy thriller is both its most important attribute -- and the one thing about it most likely to give pause to today's viewers

Weird Beer and a Japanese Cat Game

(04/12/2015 7:13 PM)

Download MP3 Kinsey and I sit down and catch up and talk games and game news. Also, Kinsey drinks really weird beer. SEND US GAMES TO REVIEW! @kinszilla @onawa @videogamebreak Games mentioned: Nekoatsume http://www.destructoid.com/japan-gets-the-best-games-again-neko-atsume-is-the-cutest-shit-289536.phtml Captain Forever Remix http://www.captainforeverremix.com Hero Generations http://www.herogenerations.com The Snack World http://gematsu.com/2015/04/level-5-announces-new-cross-media-project-the-snack-world Project Spark is free - Conker coming out for the...

The Lowdown On High Praise

(04/11/2015 8:00 AM)

How hyperbole for 'Steins;Gate' led to thoughts about how hyperbole can be counterproductive

Lost in Translation 129 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

(04/11/2015 6:30 AM)

Continuing from last week's discussion on adaptations surpassing their originals. it's time to look at a specific example, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The original Buffy hit theatres in the summer of 1992. Kristy Swanson played the titular character, with Donald Sutherland playing her Watcher, Merrick. The film was marketed as ...

[April 11, 1960] A Steady Flame (Twilight Zone wrap-up)

(04/11/2015 4:33 AM)

Some shows start with a bang and quickly lose their spark; some are a slow burn, taking a while to find their stride; The Twilight Zone has remained a class act from the beginning. As of Friday, April 8, 1960, there have been 27 episodes. They have ranged in quality from fair to outstanding, and ...

Way With Worlds: Language

(04/10/2015 8:30 AM)

(Way With Worlds is a weekly column on the art of worldbuilding published at Seventh Sanctum, Muse Hack, and Ongoing Worlds) Over at Trilobyte Studios, my friend Blaze read my columns on races, and had some interesting insights - and some disagreements with me. Though explores concepts of sentient versus sapient species and proper definition, [...]

A Way With Worlds: God, Darwin, History

(04/10/2015 8:30 AM)

Many, many years ago, I noticed American politics often boiled down to blaming things on God, Darwin, Or History. Later it came to me that, in some ways, worldbuilders did this as well. These are three crutches we use rather poorly in our worldbuilding. Three excuses that let us hand-wave good ...

Neal Trotter from Eternal Dragon

(04/10/2015 8:02 AM)

Joining Two Geeks Talking is Neal Trotter creator of the newly popular Eternal Dragon RPG! We talk to him about the game, older games of the past and his Anime convention that he has been running for the past five years. 16 bit video games are a thing of beauty. It relies on great storytelling [...]

Things That I Like: 6 Things to Keep in Mind When Designing Aliens

(04/9/2015 12:30 PM)

I'm in the preparatory stages of writing a sourcebook called Species Shock, for really weird non-rubber forehead aliens. It's going to include a dozen or so species, covering evolutionary history, present culture, psychology, value systems, language... On and on. A lot of stuff. And that's just the second part of the book, a grab-and-go section. [...]

Video Game Break Live - Episode 50 [Full Podcast]

(04/9/2015 7:00 AM)

Anime Roundup: April 8, 2015

(04/8/2015 8:00 AM)

'Gargantia' 2nd season cancelled; 'Rin-ne' to stream on Crunchyroll; and Discotek Media's release slate becomes all the more a thing of beauty.

[April 7, 1960] Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair (The Haunted Stars)

(04/7/2015 5:37 AM)

From the stars comes a warning... and a challenge. Time permitting, I like to read a new science fiction book at least once a month. The digests are reliable sources of good stuff, but there is only so far a writer can develop an idea in the space of a novella or short story. Sure, ...

[April 6, 1960] First Test (Wisconsin Primary results)

(04/6/2015 9:19 AM)

Provided by the Journal Sentinel In an upset that no one saw coming (except every pollster in the nation), Massachusetts Senator Jack Kennedy defeated Michigan Senator Hubert Humphrey in a close Wisconsin primary, April 5. It took most of the night for the final results to come in, but in the end, Kennedy took six ...

Geek Culture: Action, Reaction, And Return

(04/6/2015 8:30 AM)

I've previously talked about geek evangelism - namely I missed it. It seems that the internet had given us a chance to seal ourselves off in echo chambers, and that has affected geek culture and culture in general. People we're more "building up" than "reaching out," and many now built ...

Why Sony's 'Robotech' Is A Better Idea Than It Sounds

(04/6/2015 8:00 AM)

Of all the anime-adaptation projects contemplated by Hollywood lately, 'Robotech' stands a better chance than most of surviving the transition

Simulation game discussion with Conor Murphy

(04/5/2015 9:57 PM)

Conor Murphy (Big Fish Games) and I sit down to talk Car Simulation in games, Rocksmith and guitars, how GTA could be better, and mobile games. We go over some of what happened in the newest Nintendo Direct, and I talk about how much I love Pillars of Eternity. Also tangents on a lot of...

3/5/2015 Update - The Undead Generator Has Risen!

(04/5/2015 9:40 AM)

And my first generator in awhile is up - the Undead Generator! I wanted something to jumpstart me a bit, and then I saw a review for the game Cave Evil, which has an amazing "death metal" design and plenty of undead. That made me think about the various undead in other games and their unique [...]

[April 5, 1960] 8th Wonder of the World (Wondercon, 1960)

(04/5/2015 1:29 AM)

No man is an island; but without conventions, the moat can be pretty broad. Humans are social creatures. Most of us have a natural desire to share our passions with others. When we read (or watch) science fiction and fantasy, we are receiving a broadcast from an author, but the communication stops there. If we ...

Crossroads Alpha Podcast!

(04/4/2015 5:55 PM)

Over at Crossroads Alpha, the gang has started doing a regular podcast. It's a "deep dive" on various subjects. In this case the first episode is about Auterism and Individual Vision. I'm biased, but I was pretty happy with the depth of conversation, from Wendy And Richard Pini to great ...

Crossroads Alpha Podcast!

(04/4/2015 5:55 PM)

Over at Crossroads Alpha, the gang has started doing a regular podcast. It's a "deep dive" on various subjects. In this case the first episode is about Auterism and Individual Vision. I'm biased, but I was pretty happy with the depth of conversation, from Wendy And Richard Pini to great Japanese Directors, to David Lynch. [...]

Lost in Translation 128 - Surpassing the Original

(04/4/2015 6:30 AM)

Throughout this series, I've focused on comparing adaptations to originals and seeing where the differences were and why they came about. What I haven't touched on is how an adaptation or remake can become better known than the original. There are works where people are unaware of the originals, or ...

A Response To My Columns On Race

(04/3/2015 7:30 PM)

Over at Trilobyte studios, Blaze has some disagreements on my columns on worldbuilding and race. Check them out for some intelligent discussion that's got me thinking. Respectfully, - Steven Savage http://www.musehack.com/ http://www.informotron.com/ http://www.seventhsanctum.com/

A Way With Worlds: God, Darwin, History

(04/3/2015 8:30 AM)

Many, many years ago, I noticed American politics often boiled down to blaming things on God, Darwin, Or History. Later it came to me that, in some ways, worldbuilders did this as well. These are three crutches we use rather poorly in our worldbuilding. Three excuses that let us hand-wave good worldbuilding and thinking, and shovel [...]

Yes To The Canon, No To The Sacred Cows

(04/3/2015 8:00 AM)

Anime needs a canon, for fans both new and old-- but one that manifests as a process, rather than as a list

Adam MacDonald Director Backcountry

(04/2/2015 8:57 AM)

Backcountry is a psychological thriller that pits a couple against the wilderness. We talk with Director Adam MacDonald about the film, his thoughts on success, failure in the film industry, what inspirations young people can become, how one deals with the struggles of filming outdoors and working with his crew.

Anime Roundup: April 2, 2015

(04/2/2015 8:00 AM)

Anime Sols goes dark, Hideaki Anno is the new Godzilla-meister, and 'Planetes' returns to our solar system

Horror Movie Video Games, Dragon Age DLC, Hotline Miami 2, and Nintendo NX - Episode 52

(03/30/2015 7:53 AM)

We sat down with Taylor from The Graveplot Podcast and Richard Duck (currently at Nintendo) and talked games based on horror movies, Dragon Age DLC (and my crazy mission to play it on a new Xbox One), Hotline Miami 2, and Nintendo NX. Download MP3 Graveplot Podcast: http://www.graveplotpodcast.com/ Graveplot Podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/grave_plot...

Mistakes Are Not Unmade

(03/29/2015 10:00 AM)

On learning from one's errors in the wake of the 'Robotech/Macross' article

Backcountry: Jeff Roop & Missy Peregrym

(03/27/2015 8:00 AM)

Being able to interview to Canadian Actors with current cast member of Rookie Blue Missy Peregrym and Actor Jeff Roop about their newest released film Backcountry was an amazing experience. We talked at great length about emotions on set, challenges they faced in the wilderness, and funny stories that occurred. Backcountry is a psychological thriller [...]

Why Sony Should Remake 'Macross', Not 'Robotech'

(03/27/2015 7:30 AM)

Sony should use its live-action 'Robotech' remake as a way to free 'Macross' from the smothering legal quagmire that's kept the franchise in limbo for too long

Battlefield Hardline (single player), indie games, Nintendo, and MMA - Episode 51

(03/25/2015 7:37 PM)

I sit down with long time twitter friend, and all around awesome dude Andrew Crews. Also, if you like UFC stuff you'll get a little helping of that in this podcast as well. We're MMA nerds. Download MP3 Twitter: @twixprintmatic @onawa @videogamebreak Facebook www.facebook.com/videogamebreak www.youtube.com/minilife

Anime Roundup: March 25, 2015

(03/25/2015 8:00 AM)

Knight in the high castle: This tweet speaks for itself. Fav this tweet if you would read LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES. - Haikasoru (@Haikasoru) March 24, 2015 I would. I would. I most definitely indeedy would would would. Give...

Kirkman's New Testament: Gospel of Rick Grimes

(03/23/2015 8:24 AM)

So there I am, passively following Robert's introduction. He's delving into why he started writing a zombie comic. "Good zombie movies show us how messed up we are." A nice twist on the subject; not focusing solely on the monsters without, but perhaps also on the monsters within. I'm intrigued. There's a lot of social [...]

'Tokyo Ravens': Of Magic And The Mundane

(03/23/2015 8:00 AM)

Shouldn't a show that entertains the idea that Japan's mystical past is an integral part of its present-day world not be so ... well, mundane?

LIVE Podcast at The Rendezvous - Episode 50

(03/22/2015 7:52 PM)

Download MP3 Also here's a video snippet from the show!

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anime

(03/20/2015 8:00 AM)

Seven of the questions I ask myself about any anime, and the questions they in turn provoke

ReGeneration Who

(03/19/2015 9:33 PM)

Onezumi and Harknell have set the standards when it comes to conventions that stick to their themes. From Intervention Con which focus on all things nerdy, to their latest creation ReGeneration Who for the Doctor Who fandom. We'll discuss the need for the convention, The Doctors and Companions that will be attending and many other [...]

Anti Devil Juice and DLC with Holly Green - Episode 49

(03/16/2015 10:33 AM)

Kinsey and I sit down with Holly Green and drink a lot, while talking DLC, Pokemon Shuffle, violence in video games, and cooking. Also, inappropriate talk happens. Download MP3 Holly's cookbook: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/fry-scores/id954313135?mt=11

Rod Espinosa & Dr. Carlo San Juan from Immortal Wings

(03/12/2015 7:37 PM)

Immortal Wings is the creation of Dr. Carlo "Doc" San Juan from Callous Comics and illustrated by Eisner nominated Rod Espinosa. It will be released later this year as they have teamed up with the publishing help of Antarctic Press to create a 4-issue mini-series comic.

Hart to Heart - Video Game Break Podcast Episode 48

(03/8/2015 10:57 PM)

Sketch comedian Dan Hart joins me to talk Hearthstone, Hand of Fate, and GDC. Also there are tangents on comedy and quantum physics. Download MP3 Dan Hart's comedy group: https://www.facebook.com/princesssketch Hearthstone Blackrock : http://www.polygon.com/2015/3/6/8161387/hearthstone-heroes-of-warcraft-blackrock-mountain-adventure-iphone-android Grab Them By The Eyes: http://indiegames.com/2015/03/master_the_art_of_selling_burg.html Steam Machines: http://www.polygon.com/2015/3/5/8159213/valve-steam-machines-specs-pricing-steam-store Steam Controller: http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/03/06/gdc-2015-valves-steam-controller-isnt-for-console-gamers Steam VR: http://kotaku.com/valves-vr-is-seriously-impressive-its-also-got-some-is-1689916512 Indie Games: http://indiegames.com/index.html Funny Video Games: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-funniest-video-games-of-all-time/ http://www.gamesradar.com/funny-games/ http://www.theapiary.org/the-apiary/2008/12/4/the-10-funniest-video-games-that-are-actually-funny-by-micha.html

How 2 Live Crew Saved The Power Rangers

(03/3/2015 9:39 AM)

The words no one ever expected to hear have been said, "Power Rangers broke the internet." Last week, a 14 minute long, professionally produced, Power Rangers fan fiction video was posted on the web. It was a dirty, mature, and fun take on the usually family-friendly Power Rangers universe. A little campy, a little cool. [...]

Dirk Manning from Tales of Mr. Rhee

(02/27/2015 7:00 AM)

It's been a year or so but one guest never fails to entertain the masses as Dirk Manning from such books as Nightmare World, Tales of Mr. Rhee and his popular book Write or Wrong! We'll talk Kickstarter for Tales of Mr. Rhee. Write or Wrong, Howie Noel, The extras from the campaign, how it [...]

A Geek Talking: Kurt Sasso Documentary

(02/23/2015 7:00 AM)

Here's a short documentary that was created by Director Keren Traves and her fellow classmates for their second year University Documentary film making class. Kurt Sasso (that's me) was the subject and it followed a day in my life at University. There is also interviews with Professors and past students that I've interacted with. Not only am I in a double major in Visual Arts / Communication, Media & Film (minoring in Applied Information Technology), I also have been a Teaching Assistant for a number of years. I also get to talk about Two Geeks Talking and a variety of other topics.

Video Game Break Podcast - Episode 46

(02/22/2015 6:53 PM)

On this episode of VGB we talk briefly about The Order 1886 (and games journalism in general), old school games, a terrible Law & Order SVU episode, Alien Isolation, and Final Fantasy 15. And we do voices. Download MP3 Lauren's YouTube old-school games Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbCRpZlT1QkhlJpEGY9YEzcVYOKcdgx5B Lauren's Spotify Playlist: http://open.spotify.com/user/lstigerts/playlist/0IinmIbsNO1nueFFVz3k23 Open Emu http://openemu.org/ Mac Xbox Controller Drivers https://github.com/d235j/360Controller/releases...

Chris Scruton from Anarchy Brothers Press

(02/20/2015 7:00 AM)

Chris Scruton is a writer and an artist. He has been writing since the age of nine. In school he was mocked and teased, because he has a learning disability, but that never stopped him for his passion to write or to create anything from nothing. He is also a born again punk who believes [...]

Dying Light Review, Monster Hunter, and cookies - Episode 45

(02/15/2015 11:52 PM)

Brad Gallaway joins Kinsey and Carlos to talk Dying Light, Monster Hunter, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Nintendo YouTube business. Download MP3

 
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