Dear Naughty Dog: What the hell is going on?

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NaughtydogThere is one hell of a mystery brewing over at Sony first party studio Naughty Dog, and no one seems to be opening up to say what the nature of that mystery truly is. Naughty Dog is one of Sony’s most storied studios. Their pedigree is beyond dispute, having created notable franchises like Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter, and the Uncharted series, not to mention what is arguably one of the best…

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  • #Amy Hennig #Bruce Straley #Justin Richmond #Nate Wells #Naughty Dog #Neil Druckmann #Playstation #ps3 #PS4 #Sony #Sony Worldwide Studios #The Last of Us #Uncharted #Video games
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Espresso Smith’s Whiskey Barrel Coffeee: Aromatic Excentricity

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DSC05921Surfing around the website Cool Material(an awesome blog by the way), I came across a really interesting product. Espresso Smith coffee roasters, based out of Colorado, had put together a collection of really interesting looking small batch coffee beans. These were coffee beans that had seemingly combined two of my most favourite beverages: whiskey and coffee. Indeed, I was so awe struck by the…

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  • #coffee #Drinking #Espresso Smith #Whiskey #Wiskey Barrel Coffee
  • 2 days ago

Short Film Friday: Batman: Strange Days (Dir.: Bruce Timm)

You know the feeling when something in your life is suddenly taken away (a death in the family, a terrible break-up, your favourite cereal being discontinued), and how it can take a long time to get over that loss.

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  • #Animated short #Batman #Batman&039;s 75th Anniversary #Batman: The Animated Series #Bruce Timm #Short Film #Short Film Friday #short film fridays #Warner Brothers
  • 1 week ago

Short Film Friday: The Last Ten (Dir.: David Higgs)

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Any one who has ever lived in an apartment  building knows the feeling. You walk the hallways and hear the muffled sounds of happiness, anger, sadness, and many more emotions behind the closed doors of every unit. Having no frame of reference, you can never really know what is going on behind those doors. Perhaps, even murder?

That is the core concept behind David Higgs’ short film masterpiece,…

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  • #David Higgs #Film #Short Film #Short Film Friday #short film fridays #The Last Ten
  • 2 weeks ago

Sessler the Agent

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adam-sesslerLast night I was flipping through my twitter feed and noticed a recurring pattern. Many of the game journos that I follow were all being incredibly nice to game industry vet and host at Rev3 Games, Adam Sessler. Why was this? What had happened? Had he died? Then I came to his tweet where he stated that “I have left @Rev3Games and @DiscoveryDN”. With that tweet was a link to a tumblr blog article…

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  • #Adam Sessler #Editorial #G4TV #Rev3Games #Revision 3 #video game journalism #Video games
  • 2 weeks ago

{r}g Podcast 5: What does the #Facebook acquisition of #OculusVR mean for gamers?

{r}g Podcast 5: What does the #Facebook acquisition of #OculusVR mean for gamers?

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Facebook_OculusIt’s spring time in Canada. The sun is shining and the maple syrup is flowing. In that spirit, Tom & Mike drink Block 3‘s Sugar Bush Brown Ale and debate the implications of the Facebook acquisition of OculusVR – and what that might mean for gamers.

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Thanks to Dan-O at http://danosongs.com for the awesome music!

Also – we’re actively looking for sponsorship to host our podcast! If you’re…

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  • #Facebook #gaming #Money #Oculus #OculusVR #Playstation #Project Morpheus #PS4 #PSN #Social Media #Video games #Virtual Reality #VR #xbone #Xbox #Xbox One
  • 3 weeks ago
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Short Film Friday: HUMAN REVOLUTION - DEUS EX (Dir.: Moe Charif)

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Deus-Ex-film-adamNow I am not one for fan films of the traditional sort. I subscribe to Machinima, and once in a while I will check out the odd short, but more often than not the effects are poor, the story is boring, and the acting is just downright awful. That being said, every so often, a fan film blows me away with the raw talent it presents on screen. That is easily the case with Moe Charif’s Human…

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  • #Adam Jensen #Deus Ex #Deus Ex: Human Revolution #Fede Alvarez #Human Revolution #Mauro Rondan #Moe Charif #Panic Attack
  • 3 weeks ago

Michael Bay`s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets a Trailer

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teenage_mutant_ninja_turtlesMichael Bay, one of the most divisive directors of the modern era, has been pursuing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film for quite some time now. Faced with delays, and re-writes (remember when they were supposed to be aliens instead of turtles!!!). Well, now we have the first trailer from the non-alien reboot of the series. That said, Bay is not afraid to play with Ninja Turtle canon.  In this…

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  • #Film #Megan Fox #Michael Bay #Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #Trailer #William Fichtner
  • 3 weeks ago

@NightmareCode - Indie Film shows a frightening world where #Facebook buys #OculusVR

@NightmareCode – Indie Film shows a frightening world where #Facebook buys #OculusVR

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If you’re concerned how Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus will ultimately doom humanity, look no further than indie flick The Nightmare Code:

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  • #Crowdfunded #Facebook #Film #Horror #Indie #Indiegogo #Kinect #Microsoft #Nightmare Code #Oculus #Sci-Fi #The Walking Dead #Thriller #VR #Xbox One
  • 4 weeks ago

Ryse: Playing With History

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ryse-son-of-romeIn a medium where anything is possible, why do we rarely play with those pinnacle events from our past?

Why do I play video games? One word: escapism. By escapism, I do not mean the need to remove myself from my everyday doldrums, but more the feeling of transporting my self entirely into an environment that is otherworldly. And in that framework, is there any better medium for escapism than…

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  • #Assassin&039;s Creed #Bioshock #brothers in arms #Call of Duty #Crytek #Dishonored #Editorial #escapism #history #immersion #medal of honor #Microsoft #narrative #Ryse #Ryse: Son of Rome #Sid Meier&039;s Civilization #Total War #Video games #Xbox #Xbox One
  • 4 weeks ago
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