Posts Tagged ‘2012’
Comic Book Fix: Comic-Con 2012 Recap
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 02:35 Written by david golbitz Wednesday, 18 July 2012 02:35
And like that … it’s gone. The pop culture whirlwind that is San Diego Comic-Con is now in the wind, and everyone can catch their breath. After four days of nonstop press releases and panel announcements, the comic book industry is taking a collective sigh this week as it recovers from what many have affectionately dubbed “Nerd Prom.” And while the industry recuperates, that gives us plenty of time to sift through all the tweets and RSS feeds to find the truly big news of the weekend.
While a lot of attention is heaped on the various movie panels (Guardians of the Galaxy! The Winter Soldier!), I’m going to stick to comic book news in this post. Movies might make more money, but the real innovation these days is being done at your local comic book shop. So read on for what I think were some of the biggest announcements of this year’s Comic-Con.
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2012- The Year of the Shooter? Let’s hope not!
Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2012 02:21 Written by JCWaitWat Thursday, 3 May 2012 07:00
This year is shaping up to be a great one for video games. Mass Effect 3 blew everyone away (despite its ending) and it seems everyone else has been left dead in the water. But what does the rest of this year hold? It would seem a lot of dead terrorists. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier has slowly but steadily been gaining people’s attention with its futuristic technology and strong emphasis on squad work. It’s due to be released on the 15th June. Another contender is the new Medal of Honor game War Fighter which follows an over used story line of terrorists versus America. And of course we have Black Ops II which was announced on 1st May
Black Ops II looks like a fresh re imagining of the Call of Duty franchise, set in a future full of robotic weapons of destruction and unmanned armies. However it does not take a genius to realise that Black Ops II is not a graphically stunning game, the global product manager at EA tweeted ”Poor #blackops2 you look tired, you should take a year off and rest.”. Another rusty looking shooter coming out this year is Spec Ops: The Line. Spec Ops the what? I hear you say. This is another shooter, although with an interesting twist, but looks rather unremarkable.
Hot Geeky Women and All For a Good Cause and Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 While You’re At It!!!
Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2011 10:55 Written by The Geek Monday, 29 August 2011 10:00
Yes you read the title correct. Does it get any better than that? The 2012 Girls of Geek Calendar has officialy went up for pre-order. The 12 month calendar will showcase some of the sexiest women in all areas of geek. GirlsofGeek have partnered with the Breast Cancer Research Fund and will be donating a portion of all sales to the cause. “WHAT ABOUT THE GIRLS” yes getting to that. This years line-up of models includes Lisa Foiles, QuorraISO, NixiePixel, Raychul, SassiBob, MoonShineBonanaza, Hailey Bright, Seena, SqueakMachine, BobSuicide, FN Pryde, and Kristen Nedopak. The models are coming from all areas of geek, everything from social networking stars, pro gamers, cosplay, OS and development gurus, computer junkies, comics, and more geek than you can shake a Nintendo controller at. You can check out all the girl’s bios by clicking here.
For the first 1,000 pre-orders GirlsofGeek is giving a special wristband that proudly show ‘G33Ks <3 Boobies’ slogan to show that you have supported the cause. These will be limited to the first 1,000 pre-orders and let you show everyone how much support you have for Boobies…and the Cure of Breast Cancer.
GirlsofGeek is also pulling one lucky pre-order and that Geek will win themselves a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1 coming from DHTG. You heard that right! Not only are you doing something for a great cause and getting the most amazing calendar ever…but you will be in the running for a chance to win yourself one of the hottest tablets in the market. The Galaxy Tab will come brand new in box and be ready for your fingertprints all over it. Read on for more and pics…
Official: One Stooge Casting Down, 2 To Go….
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 March 2011 07:03 Written by PieceOfSith Wednesday, 30 March 2011 06:00
When you think of a comedy team, who do you think of? When you hear that question, you might think of Chris Farley and David Spade, Abbot and Costello (for you old folks) or Rain Wilson and Steve Carell. What I think of is a group out of the black and white era of TV. That group is the Three Stooges. Moe, Larry and Curly can still be seen today on AMC every morning and also have huge marathons on major holidays. For those big Stooge fans, Sony Pictures has released every episode on DVD, and being a huge stooge fan, I can say I have purchased all of them.
One of the things that the Three Stooges missed until later in their careers was full feature length movie fame. This only came with the addition to Curly Joe in the group, which is still a big swing and a miss. Well in 2012, the Farrelly Brothers will make a fictional movie based on the iconic trio which will bring a new generation of fans hopefully. So one of the biggest questions from the upcoming film is who would be playing the Stooges. Looks like it is official that one of the Stooges has been casted, one clue, Nyuck, Nyuck, Nyuck!! Read more: Official: One Stooge Casting Down, 2 To Go….