The Animation Adventure — Become a Hero!

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My son came home from school recently and I sat him down in front of the TV and told him I had a huge surprise for him. I popped in a DVD and pressed play at the menu and he got to see a 2.5 minute long movie preview featuring his alter ego, D-Man. It was Decker’s face, Decker’s smile, and it was Decker fighting off the bad guy, Hazzardus, and his army, taking down some aerial baddies, and really pulling off the Titanium SUPER-suit. When the movie preview ended, three little words were music to my ears — “Play it again.” Continue reading

Metamorphosis Alpha Collector’s Edition — Kickstarter Ending!

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Just a quick note to remind any of you who might be on the fence about the Metamorphosis Alpha Kickstarter project that it’s ending in less than seven days. What started out as a simple attempt to raise $30,000 has crossed over to a rush for a number of last-minute stretch goals that the team at Goodman Games has been adding that come with no additional costs. Continue reading

Explore Middle-earth, Brick by Brick, in LEGO The Hobbit

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In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. He was a very well-to-do hobbit with a next-gen console and a lot of free time, which was fortunate, because he couldn’t stop playing a new game about dwarves, and orcs, a dragon, adventure, and a lot of LEGO bricks. Read on to learn about the newest LEGO video game. Continue reading

Don Bradman Cricket 14 Review

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Cricket has always been a sport that has fascinated me. I learned how to play in High School, and living in the Silicon Valley, there are folks playing all over. Indeed, our neighbors across the street built a cage for their son to practice bowling in. So it’s cool to see that, just like all the big sports titles we see for games like Baseball, Football, and Hockey, there’s a real top-notch Cricket videogame as well. Continue reading

Yuri’s Night Is a Time to Celebrate and Reflect on Why We Must Go Into Space

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Fifty-three years ago today, Yuri Gagarin pierced the veil of Earth’s fragile atmosphere in his Vostok 1 space capsule, becoming the first human being to enter “outer space.” His trip was barely even dipping the tip of a toe into the ocean, but what he began should always be remembered in the annals of human history. In 2001 George and Loretta Whitesides (nee Hidalgo) threw a party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Yuri’s flight. That party has grown into a yearly event, with over 300 parties around the world being held today and this weekend. Continue reading

Enlist for Duty With This Captain America: the Winter Soldier Figure

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Haven’t seen the new Captain America movie yet? Well you should, it’s rather pretty damn good. One part of the movie that I loved, were the new threads that the good Captain sported, a massive improvement over his costume from The Avengers. Continue reading