Monthly Archives July 2014

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Meet The Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge

It is the stuff dreams are made of. From Sesame Street to Labyrinth, from The Muppets to The Dark Crystal; Jim Henson and his crew were responsible for driving so much creativity into a lot of people’s minds. Thanks to the efforts of his family, this great art form has not been lost to history. A new show on SyFy is highlighting this art form with a new reality show, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.

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Get Your WildStar Keys Quick – How to Get Yours

Wildstar released almost two months ago. Players are well settled in and guides from beginner on up are already flourishing on the web. Now, Carbine wants to give even more people access to the Nexus with their offer of trial keys in partnership with Alienware Arena.

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Firefly Online: To Love or Not to Love

Despite the television series being cancelled over ten years ago, Firefly is still a well-beloved series that many thought was cancelled too early. The series has spawned one official movie,Serenity, as well as comic books and a roleplaying game. That love is not over as QMx Online is setting up to bring the ‘verse to the video game world withFirefly Online.

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Grab PayDay: The Heist for Free

Enjoy the PayDay series? Well get ready and mark your calendars. Overkill Software is giving away free copies ofPayDay: The Heist on one day and one day only. This free download will be available in a 24-hour window on October 18th. This is all a part of their Crimefest promotion for their Steam community group to celebrate the three year anniversary of the game’s release.

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Another Mass Effect to Hit Shelves… But Still A Few Years Off

Fans of Mass Effect can rejoice as news comes out of San Diego Comic Con (SDCC). BioWare unleashed several images at SDCC this year with a few hints on the title that is yet unnamed and still years left in the making. Don’t expect to play Shepard this go round though. We have a new hero in the making.

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10 Better Ways to Launch New Thor Than On ‘The View’

The new Marvel series on Thor features a female as the newest holder of Mjölnir (Thor’s Hammer). The announcement on the new series came to the news by way of the morning talk show, The View. Sure, Disney owns both Marvel and ABC so its understandable that they would use their own network to release the information, but there are several ways that would’ve been so much better thanThe View. Let’s take a look at a few of those.

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How Game Trailers Should Be

YouTube is a hodge-podge mix of curated video content. Once in a while, users can stumble on ideas that are not only ingenious, but hilariously funny as well. One such diamond in the rough is Smosh Games’ Honest Trailers.

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MineOrama 2014 in NYC Postponed

MineOrama 2014 scheduled for July 12th through the 14th in New York City, New York, is postponed. To the dismay of ticket purchasers and Minecraft YouTubers, this event was cancelled only five days before the convention’s start. MineOrama was an unofficial convention and not endorsed by Mojang.

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Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions Concert Debuts in August

Spend a night being delighted by the sounds from Pokémon with the Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions live orchestral concert. The tour kicks off August 15th in Washington, DC, right in time for the Pokémon World Championships. The concert tour will continue in Philadelphia and other cities not yet released. The première of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will be held at Warner Theater in DC.

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Awesome Flips to Free Running: An Interview with Parkourist Ronnie Shalvis

“He’d fly through the air with the greatest of ease.” While the song might refer to The Trapeze Man, this inspiring parkourist needs no net and no trapeze. Ronnie Shalvis is a professional free runner and parkourist. He has an amazing outlook on life and how he incorporates his love for his sport into his life. He has performed his craft at various conventions as well as made several videos, some of which include popular icons from gaming and comic culture.

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