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GTA IV prepares for all-new crime spree on Xbox 360

November 23, 2008 – 12:28 am |
GTA IV prepares for all-new crime spree on Xbox 360

Image courtesy of Rockstar: Meet the newest member of Liberty City’s most wanted list, Johnny Klebitz, AKA you.
Just when I thought it was safe to put away my Xbox 360 copy of Grand Theft Auto …

Nerdvana Presents: Gifts for the Geeky – Xbox 360 edition

November 22, 2008 – 9:00 am |
Nerdvana Presents: Gifts for the Geeky – Xbox 360 edition

Yesterday I gave you some suggestions for Wii and Nintendo DS owners — they’re largely casual gamers. Xbox 360 fans are a more hardcore segment of the population, and accessories and cutesy games like Wii …

Fire in the sky

November 21, 2008 – 10:53 pm |
Fire in the sky

What looks like the beginning of an alien invasion movie is actually dashboard camera footage of a meteor recorded by an Edmonton, Alberta, police cruiser:
From the local newspaper’s site:
Peace officer Adam Baxter was pulled over …

Nerdvana Presents: Gifts for the Geeky – Nintendo edition

November 21, 2008 – 8:10 am |
Nerdvana Presents: Gifts for the Geeky – Nintendo edition

First: A word about gamers
They’re an impatient lot. When faced with dwindling funds and a mountain of hot new releases, they will often take advantage of trade-in programs to get credit toward the latest video …

'Lich King' conquers PC game sales record

November 20, 2008 – 11:56 am |
'Lich King' conquers PC game sales record

Image courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment, via Games Press: A human death knight explores the Grizzly Hills in World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King.
World of Warcraft’s second expansion is the fastest-selling PC game of …

My cats run FROM the vacuum cleaner …

November 20, 2008 – 12:01 am |
My cats run FROM the vacuum cleaner …

… This guy runs ON the vacuum cleaner.
I don’t know about you, but I can watch this all day!
Now, obviously, someone has obtained a copy of my secret plan to take over the world using …

BOOK REVIEW: Ender lives on in 'Exile,' makes the jump to comics

November 19, 2008 – 5:05 pm |
BOOK REVIEW: Ender lives on in 'Exile,' makes the jump to comics

If you love a thing, set it free. So it was with my copy of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game — a book I cherish so much I have been compelled to share it as …

'Batman R.I.P.' arc concludes – and a hero's 'final fate' is written

November 19, 2008 – 12:01 am |
'Batman R.I.P.' arc concludes – and a hero's 'final fate' is written

Rumors have been flying about the end of DC’s “Batman R.I.P.” arc [PDF checklist] by writer Grant Morrison. The action comes to a head in Batman #681, due out a week from today (Nov. 26). …

Nerdvana Presents: Gifts for the Geeky – Parte the Thirde

November 18, 2008 – 12:21 am |
Nerdvana Presents: Gifts for the Geeky – Parte the Thirde

Each week through December, we’re giving you a few ideas for the nerd on your shopping list who stubbornly has everything. Think of it like an advent calendar of geekiness. Only less chocolatey and not …

'Star Trek' android Data beams into Phoenix Comicon

November 17, 2008 – 11:28 pm |
'Star Trek' android Data beams into Phoenix Comicon

Speaking of Star Trek …

Brent Spiner, who played the android Lt. Cmdr. Data in Star Trek: The Next Generation and four feature films, has been added to the guest list for Phoenix Comicon. He joins …