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Hologram USA at Work on 3DHead, the Oculus Killer

Posted by monique On November - 26 - 2014 0 Comment
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There’s the Xbox, the DS, the Wii and now what as thought to be the latest thing in video game technology is the Oculus Rift. The Oculus Rift headset gives video gamers a completely immersive experience, but even though it’s currently the biggest fad in the video game world, there’s something even newer on the horizon, the 3DHead. You could call it “the Oculus Killer.” The 3DHead is the latest piece of technology to come from Hologram USA, based in Beverly Hills. The company, owned by FilmOn founder Alki David, is aiming to take the video game world by storm with the 3DHead when it debuts at this year’s CES.  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, NEWS

Fly Through Space with the New Interstellar App

Posted by monique On September - 18 - 2014 0 Comment
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We’ve just gotten the new poster for “Interstellar,” but now, you can get deep into the world of “Interstellar” with the new “Interstellar” App! The app is available in the Chrome Store and Google Play. The app might not tell you anything about the plot of the film, but, like the film’s characters, you too can explore space by creating your own unique solar system with moons, planets, asteroids and tons more. You’ll also be able to pilot the main spaceship in the film, the Endurance, without running out of gas or losing track of Earth time. Just like in the film, you’ll be able to use wormholes and Newtonian  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, MOVIES, NEWS

Norman Reedus to Star in Next Silent Hill Video Game

Posted by monique On August - 13 - 2014 0 Comment
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Norman Reedus is one of the golden boys of geekdom right about now. He’s one of the fan favorites on “The Walking Dead,” he had that awesome incognito Comic-Con story and now he’s going to lead the next “Silent Hill” video game. According to The Wrap, Reedus has been tapped to play a character in “Silent Hills,” the ninth sequel in the “Silent Hill” video game franchise. Reedus’ character will be yet another traveler through the horrifying town full of creepy crawley citizens. The game is a collaboration between “Metal Gear” Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro. The game will be developed through Konami’s cross-platform game engine Fox Engine. If  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES

Ryse: Son of Rome Takes to the Path of Vengeance

Posted by monique On November - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
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Take on a path of destruction with Crytek and Microsoft Studios’ latest game, “Ryse: Son of Rome,” coming to the Xbox One. The game’s main character, Roman soldier Marius Titus, goes on a campaign of vengeance stretching from Britania to Rome. But the big question is if he’s coming to Rome as a savior or a destroyer? The game offers a cinematic recreation of the Roman Empire, fully immersing you in the world of the past. The CryENGINE technology will make the game’s world much different from anything you might be expecting. The characters are also fully-articulated and realistic, further placing you right in the middle of the story and  [ Read More ]

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Xbox One’s “Dead Rising® 3: Welcome to the After Party,” is now available for pre-order. The game is exclusive to the console and marks the return of one of the most popular zombie video game franchises. The game brings players 10 years after the last “Dead Rising” and introduces us to a brand new character. According to the game’s official website: “Set 10 years after the events of Fortune City in Dead Rising 2, players are introduced to Nick Ramos, a young mechanic with a strange tattoo and a mysterious past, who must find a way to escape a city full of zombies before an impending military strike wipes the  [ Read More ]

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Gamers are always looking for the next awesome headeset, and Plantronics has announced its line up of RIG gaming products, including the RIG stereo headset and mixer audio system. The revolutionary headset allows gamers to blend mobile audio and game audio into one custom mix. This allows for gamers to switch from chatting with other online gamers to making a phone call, all with the touch of a paddle. You can also customize your gaming experience by playing stored or app-based music through your headset in place of the game’s soundtrack. Mix your sounds the way you want–whether that includes music, calls and app notifications–for an experience that brings the  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Mortal Kombat: Legacy II Producer Lance Sloane

Posted by Perri Nemiroff On September - 24 - 2013 0 Comment
Producer Lance Sloane talks the rise of the hit web series, 'Mortal Kombat: Legacy."

The very first episode of “Mortal Kombat: Legacy” racked up 5.5 million views in a single week and has 70 million to date. Clearly Machinima and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment broke barriers in the web series realm with the groundbreaking property and now they’re looking to continue that trend with the show’s second season, “Mortal Kombat Legacy II.” The first round functioned as a nine-episode prequel to the original game, consisting of origin stories for characters including Jax (Michael Jai White), Shao Kahn (Aleks Paunovic), Cyrax (Shane Warren Jones), and more. “Mortal Kombat: Legacy II,” on the other hand, runs with a linear format and aims to expose the history  [ Read More ]

PEPSICO EVERY 2 MINUTES

Make sure to stock up on your Doritos and Mountain Dew products! This fall, the Doritos and Mountain Dew brands will give fans the chance to bid on thousands of Xbox One entertainment systems via the brand-new “Every 2 Minutes” online auction experience. This auction experience is one of the only ways consumers can make sure they get their hands on an Xbox One. If you want to try your luck, here’s what you need to do, according to the press release: “1. Collect – Anyone who purchases specially marked Mountain Dew and Doritos products can collect the codes necessary to enter. 2. Bank – Starting September 30, participants enter  [ Read More ]

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Demo of New Game, Cubicity, Aims to Drum Up Support

Posted by monique On June - 29 - 2013 0 Comment
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Looking for a cool new game to play? Indie game development company Brush and Code has announced that it has created an IndieGoGo campaign for their latest game Cubicity. The game, created by game designer/programmer Aly Ameen is a 2D platformer puzzle game which can be played on the PC, Android, and iOS. “After finishing my first project, Professional $tealer, I thought that I need to get a new game idea, something that can make a hit–the Cubicity idea jumped into my head!” said Ameen. “I wasn’t sure how good the idea was so I made a prototype, asked people for their opinions, and finally decided to do it.” The  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, NEWS
Walking Dead Game

Love The Walking Dead TellTale game? Want to win some swag? Catch a special LIVE broadcast of The Walking Dead: Season One finale from Telltale HQ with two BAFTA-nominated special guests Dave Fennoy (Lee Everett) and Melissa Hutchison (Clementine). They will be answering questions online crowd questions as they play through the episode together for the first time, and giving away some special limited edition autographed The Walking Dead surprises. TellTale Games also has an ongoing Walking Dead web series called Playing Dead where you can hear news and interviews about the game and get the inside scoop on the latest chapter that’s been released. For their latest episode, host  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, INTERVIEWS, WEBISODE
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AWOLNATION’s newest single, “THISKIDSNOTALRIGHT,” is making waves as part of the “Injustice: Gods Among Us” video game soundtrack. You can take a listen to this single, from Warner Bros.’ Water Tower Music, by clicking right here or by listening to the embedded track below the post. If you really love the track, you can buy it right now on iTunes. If you are already a huge fan of the video game and AWOLNATION, you might want to try your luck in ShockYa’s Twitter giveaway! This time, we’re set to give away an AWOLNATION T-shirt and a copy of the “Injustice: Gods Among Us” soundtrack. We’ve got a picture of the  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, NEWS

AWOLNATION Release “THISKIDSNOTALRIGHT”

Posted by lonnie On April - 15 - 2013 0 Comment
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I sold my soul to AWOLNATION roughly two years ago once I saw Aaron Bruno’s music video for ”Burn It Down”. The video, which featured Sam Ronson and Willa Ford, epitomizes why VH1’s “Top 20 Countdown” and the slim amount of music videos shown on MTV should not become an extinct fad of the 80s and 90s. Developing imagery is key to popularizing a song and AWOLNATION has a knack for conveying just that. The outfit’s latest song,”THISKIDSNOTALRIGHT” will be featured in the new video game, “Injustice: Gods Among Us”, which will be available everywhere April 16th. The video game’s soundtrack will be released digitally on the same day as  [ Read More ]

MLB 13 The Show

Hey there Baseball fans, ever wish you could be in the Big Leagues? Now you can, for exactly six seconds. The folks from MLB 13: The Show, released earlier this month for the PS3 and Vita,  surprised some of its game fans by showing off their new Vine Video Cards with an artist designed custom animated baseball card featuring them cracking the bat and rounding the bases to score a home-run for their favorite team, modeled after each of their likenesses as a game sprite using their face from their Twitter photos. These custom cards utilize Vine and are the first of their kind. Experience the thrill of having your  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES
Shatner Gorn

Fans of the original “Star Trek” are probably more than well-versed on the original duel between the Gorn and Captain Kirk from the classic 1967 “Arena.” Now, after more than four decades from the first fight on that desert planet, William Shatner will have another face-off with the Gorn to finally settle their drawn-out feud. The big difference this time is that they’ll be battling on a comfy couch with game controllers in their hands. The new promotional video for “Star Trek: The Video Game” has been released exclusively on Yahoo! Movies and features Shatner and the Gorn playing out their famous battle in the form of throwing couch pillows  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAMES, NEWS, VIDEO

Phoenix Online Studios Releases Cognition For IPad

Posted by Brent Butler On March - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
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Phoenix Online Studios’episodic adventure game “Cognition” is now available for Ipad, with the released of the game of on the Ipad today two of the episodes are already available on PC and Mac. In “Cognition” you play as agent Erica Reed, but she is no ordinary FBI agent. She has a secret weapon when it comes to tracking a killer, an uncanny sixth sense that reveals flashes of the past so she can piece together how a crime went down. She’s also grieving a devastating loss: the murder of her brother Scott, whom she tried and failed to save. A serial killer loose in Boston begans leaving clues that only  [ Read More ]

Categories: GAME NEWS, GAME TRAILERS, GAMES, PC

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