“Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” Game in the Works!
Good news for Douglas Adams fans: Hothead Games (Penny Arcade, DeathSpank) are developing a new “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” video game! The official announcement came in a rather cryptic press release from the developers, who had this to say: “We have updated The Guide’s content to provide compatibility with such quaint locations as Earth. [...]
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Campaign Trailer Revealed!
This time around, Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, is going to be a Zerg-centered expansion and we finally get Sarah Kerrigan’s point of view on everything. Blizzard has very carefully kept all details a secret for the past few months and with Blizzcon 2011 around the corner, it wouldn’t be surprising for them to [...]
Seven Brilliant Harry Potter Character Posters Released, “It All Ends”
WB has been slowly releasing high-quality close-ups of some of the Harry Potter series’ biggest characters over the past week. The posters include the trio, Neville, Voldemort, Snape, and Draco. The posters truly hit home on the core tone of the final movie: death, pain, and destruction. It’s a great look at the characters we’ve [...]
The Soviets Sent a Dog, The US Sent a Nuke – Super 8 Online Comic Contest
“The Soviets sent a DOG, the US sent a NUKE.” That’s the quote on the front cover of the promo mini comic book for the film Super 8. The mini comic was a surprise find for many DC comic readers when they discovered it tucked away in the pages of their weekly buy. The little book appeared [...]
‘The Hobbit’ Movies Now Have Official Titles
Peter Jackson’s two-film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit are set to be released, on Dec. 14, 2012 and Dec. 13, 2013. According to a Facebook post on the official The Hobbit page, the two movies now have official titles: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: There and Back Again. Check out the [...]
The Emerald Atlas: A Refreshing Break from Typical YA, and a Perfect Adventure Story
Orphans Kate, Michael, and Emma have been tossed from orphanage to orphanage their entire lives. Their latest destination is a huge, creepy castle-like mansion in the mountains (mountains they don’t remember to have existed), owned by a mysterious Dr. Pym. Bored one day after realizing they are the only children there, the siblings begin to [...]
New Releases, Week of May 30th, 2011
Sorry for last week’s absence of the weekly book list. I was in NYC to cover BEA. But we’re back! Enjoy! Here’s a list of all of sci-fi and fantasy coming out this week. Released Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 Starcrossed, by Josephine Angelini How do you defy destiny? Helen Hamilton has spent her entire sixteen years [...]
Weekly Anime Recommendation, Week 4: Kaze No Stigma
Kazuma Yagami was a disgrace to his father and (his once former) Kannagi clan, as he could not use Enjutsu, the clan’s bloodline trait which allows them to control flames. He was banished from the family by his father after being defeated by Ayano during the successor ceremony for “Enraiha”, his family’s sacred legendary sword. [...]
Supernatural: The Unsettling Finale Of Season 6
Possible spoilers ahead! May 20th marked the end of Supernatural’s sixth season in a special, two-hour-long event. A year of search for Purgatory and dealing with all sorts of new monsters (including the Mother of them all) has finally come to its unsettling end. While I enjoyed seeing Dean living a normal life in the [...]
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Teaser Leaked!
After months of patiently waiting without so much as a word regarding the upcoming Blizzard title, StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, it seems like we are finally getting a hint of what is to come. This isn’t going to be a look at the gameplay or story developments, but we are seeing what is [...]