20th February 2008

HD DVD is dead

Well, Toshiba hasn’t officially announced it but Reuters is saying a source is saying that Toshiba has “entered the final stage of planning to make our exit from the next generation DVD business,” and that an official announcement may come next week. It’s unfortunate that the better technology lost. Feature wise, HD DVD’s current spec is the same as the yet to be … Read the full entry »

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19th February 2008

Alone in the Dark

I was looking at some videos of the new Alone in the Dark video game and it is really impressive. The new inventory system is more realistic and the ability to combine everyday items in multiple ways allows you to really choose how you want to play the game. It reminds me of MacGyver, especially the reliance on “sticky tape”. Also, the graphics are absolutely stunning … Read the full entry »

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19th February 2008

Project: Rogue, Part 16

I was out of town last weekend, and it’s been a busy week, so I wasn’t able to get much in the way of real modding done, but work still continued. I was able to get a few more miscellaneous parts ordered, including the elusive LCD screen.

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11th February 2008

Frets on Fire melts my face

Okay, so Eric C. knows how much I want a console to play Guitar Hero and Rock Band, so he was nice enough to let me know about Frets on Fire when he found out about it. Basically it is a free open-source Guitar Hero clone for the PC. You can either use your Guitar Hero guitars (with some extra software/drivers I assume) or just hold your keyboard upside down and use the F1 through F5 keys as the frets … Read the full entry »

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3rd February 2008

Dear Game Developers, I’m not stupid…

Think of any popular game you’ve played recently like Call of Duty 4, Crysis, Unreal Tournament 3, etc. Every game has some sort of intro level or tutorial to teach you the basics of the gameplay you will be experiencing throughout your digital adventure. Game developers take great care in making sure the learning curve is simple enough that even casual gamers can get the hang of it … Read the full entry »

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3rd February 2008

Project: Rogue updates (Part 13, 14, 15 and more)

Craigbru has had a flurry of updates this weekend on his current mod project, Project: Rogue. Check out Part 13, Part 14, Part 15, and lastly a fun promotional item he got from NZXT.

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