The sins and victories of the past have come back to haunt our favorite genius/billionaire/playboy/philanthropist. In Marvel’s first installment of their post-Avengers phase of super hero flicks, Tony Stark is forced to wrestle with the demons that he created, both physical and psychological. Despite some missteps, director Shane Black has started this summer off with a fun action throwback reminiscent of his past work.
Remember how mean I was to Call of Duty players? Looks like it didn’t matter, because Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 grossed $775 million in five days, topping the previous record of $650 million set by Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Steve Jobs was a cherished innovator and genius who’s legacy can be found in nearly every aspect of modern technology. His passion and vision helped shaped personal computing in every way, from using a mouse to having a computer with you wherever you go, in your pocket.
At a press event in Cupertino, CA on Tuesday, Apple executives, without former CEO Steve Jobs, showed off the next generation iPhone. Like the jump from the 3G to the 3GS, this iteration is only an incremental upgrade and not a radical redesign like the iPhone 4 before it. In fact, from the outside it looks almost identical to the iPhone 4.
The Supreme Court of the United States set precedence by affirming that video games are afforded full protection under the First Amendment to the Constitution as free speech. The court ruled that “basic principles of free speech do not vary with a different communication medium.”
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (hereafter referred to as “E3″ or just “the expo”) begins this week in the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Entertainment Software Association, who puts on the show, has made E3 wax and wane over the last few years and this year it looks like it will strike a balance between the high attendance spectacle/circus it was in its peek and the sterile, industry VIP only affair from the past few years.
Here we go again.
Duke Nukem Forever is the gaming industry’s longest running joke. The appropriately named game from 3D Realms has been in development since 1997. When the development studio ran out of funding in 2010, they handed development over to Gearbox Software. According to an official statement from 2K, the game’s publisher, the release date has been pushed back from May 3rd to June 14th.
Pow! Thwip! Snikt! The wait is over true believers! After ten long years and a few very japanese “vs” titles, we finally have a proper sequel in the Marvel vs Capcom series. Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds hits on all the right spots for comic book nerds and gaming geeks, even for those who aren’t big fighting game fans.