Baldur’s Gate Creator Launches Kickstarter for Project Eternity

Taking a page from wildly successful gaming Kickstarter campaigns, like the one held for the upcoming OUYA console, Baldur’s Gate creator Obsidian Entertainment just launched it’s own Kickstarter on September 14.  The campaign is for a fantasy party-based RPG called “Project Eternity” and is well within reach of it’s $1,100,000.  In the video and on the campaign page, CEO Feargus Urquhart and company, passionately pitch a role-playing game that incorporates the grand exploration of Baldur’s … Read more

How to Get Free Music for YouTube Videos

The copyright nuances of YouTube can seem like a really scary thing to an amateur filmmaker.  Those just starting out may fear losing the video they worked so hard on due to using a copyrighted soundtrack as the backing music.  What can be done to remedy this though when the filmmaker in question does not have any musical experience whatsoever?  Does one have to start looking for things that sound practically like elevator music?  Is … Read more

Drawception Tutorial, Guide, and Tips

Hi there Drawception fan!  If you’re like me, you probably can’t get enough of this social telephone picture game and desire to hone your skills.  The following is a detailed guide that will teach you how to make the most of your 10 minutes, improve the quality of your drawings, and connect with other Drawceptioners eager to help you out.  Reading this guide will not make you the next Corvax but you will notice your … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 8: Death March Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Charleston here we come! The 2nd Mass had to throw their roughest Hail Mary to date and scramble to make it to the promise land of Charleston.  Tom (Noah Wyle) took more of a backseat in the action and we got to the Mason kids run quite a bit of the show.  Of course things couldn’t be all hunky dory for the Masons and they had to stick the … Read more

Breaking Bad Season 5 Episode 4: Fifty-One Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Happy fifty-first birthday Heisenberg, make a wish. If you thought Heisenberg was gone for good, you were dead wrong.  Like Samson growing his hair back, Walt (Bryan Cranston) was truly reunited with the one thing that made his bid for drug lord supreme…the black fedora hat.  This development of course slips by poor Walt Jr. (RJ Mitte), who is unfamiliar with daddy’s line of work, and is ecstatic to get … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 6: Homecoming Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Looks like we have some trouble in paradise.  Episode 6 opened with the unsettling shots of Captain Weaver (Will Patton) collapsing to the floor as his veins began to bulge in violet canyons across his body.  I really have to give it to the effects and makeup team for the job they did illustrating this alien infection taking over him.  Lo and behold that is not the only violent … Read more

Breaking Bad Season 5 Episode 1: Live Free or Die Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. The camera doesn’t lie. Welcome back to another face melting season of Breaking Bad, those who have not caught up with the show can read our past reviews starting here.  According to Walt (Bryan Cranston), the whole issue with Gus and his gang is summed up in two words, “I won.”  Won, eh ‒ then what’s this whole business in a bathroom of a diner and the flowing locks of … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 5: Love and Other Acts of Courage Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Episode 5 chalked up some pleasantly surprising moments.  Ben (Connor Jessup) is really starting to come out of his shell and finding his own way of dealing with the Skitters.  His brother Hal (Drew Roy) naturally continues to look after the camp and dig up the necessary medical supplies for Dr. Glass.  Interestingly enough, each of these life or death missions provide him plenty of time to try and … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 4: Young Bloods Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Who says only adults should have all the Skitter killing fun?    Matt (Maxim Knight), much to the displeasure of his father Tom (Noah Wyle), is up for a bit of Skitter demolition and doesn’t mind acting as live bait.  Meanwhile, Hal (Drew Roy) and Ben (Connor Jessup) conduct their scouting missions and come upon a heavily guarded harness production factory.  What, no line of poor defenseless masses streaming inside?  … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Episode 3: Compass Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. Second Mass prepares to endure a harsh winter with the Skitters in this episode of Falling Skies.  Tom (Noah Wyle) still harbors self doubts about his loyalties while Captain Weaver (Will Patton) claps him on the back in support.  It’s quite obvious that Weaver has a real desire to be in a fatherly role again.   While the comradery between Tom and Weaver is admirable, it like many of the … Read more

Falling Skies Season 2 Premiere Review

Note: Episode review contains minor spoilers. The Resistance is still hanging tough heading into the second season of Falling Skies.  In a Hail Mary play Tom Mason (Noah Wyle) steps aboard the Skitter ship as Captain Weaver (Will Patton) looks on in shock and wonder.  Fast forward 3 months after this bold decision, we see the likes of Pope (Colin Cunningham) at the front lines of a squad rallying them on with the war cry … Read more

Hawken E3 Machinima Party Video and Beta Details

I have been twitching with excitement after getting my hands on an alpha build of the upcoming mech FPS HAWKEN. I was invited to the exclusive HAWKEN E3 Machinima Party and spent the evening battling other game reviewers and machinima makers. Below is my account of what happened and a few details about what you can expect to see in the beta. Party Details Waiting for me at the top of the balcony of the LUXE Hotel was an experience I had been … Read more

Journey Releases a Week Early for Playstation Plus Subscribers

Are you a fellow traveler who has patiently trekked through each update on Thatgamecompany’s Journey PSN game and can no longer take the arduous wait?  According to the official Playstation Blog the wait will finally be over for North American Playstation Plus subscribers March 6 and March 7 for European customers.  If you obtain Journey with your Playstation Plus membership you will also get the added bonus of a dynamic XMB theme that is coming … Read more

pcAnywhere Cracked by Anonymous Admits Symantec and Norton Security

Despite the reputation of being “hackers on steroids,” Anonymous’ first tool of choice is not always a crack, hack, or exploit.  In response to legislation concerning SOPA and ACTA, much of their protest has come in the form of DDoS (denial of service) attacks.  These attacks are executed by simply requesting access to a website an infinite amount of times to the point that it fails to load.  According to Symantec however, Anonymous is utilizing … Read more

ACTA and HR 1981: SOPA Meets Orwell’s 1984

On the heels of SOPA’s defeat, attention is being drawn to two additional measures making the rounds in the domain of global politics.  Apparently SOPA is a drop in the bucket compared to the worldwide ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) agreement and the H.R. 1981 bill (Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011) in Congress.  If you thought SOPA and PIPA violated the sanctity, security, and liberty of the internet – wait till you get … Read more

SOPA Defeated: Rep. Smith Yanks Bill from House

Updates can be found at the end of the story. A shocking twist has developed in the soap opera of the SOPA bill.  During Wednesday’s internet blackout, the overwhelming amount of protest left little doubt that the bill was living on faulty life support.  One by one, those who championed SOPA or its sibling PIPA, such as Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Lee Terry, and Sen. Harry Reid, dropped their prior endorsements.  The turn of the … Read more