My stars, where does the time go?

My friends and coworkers are rapidly surpassing me at Super Mario Galaxy. Most of them don’t have kids. I have two younglings, and that means I beat games much more slowly than I used to – when I complete them at all. Do you suppose they handicap for that? No! But I get the last […]

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First glimpse: new ‘Stargate’ movie

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/bCxgvrTl1H8″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Fans of Stargate SG-1 may have been left hanging after that series’ recent grand finale. But a pair of direct-to-DVD movies in 2008 will help them find some closure. Stargate: The Ark of Truth picks up where the TV series’ story left off, with the complete cast, and promises […]

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Who can’t wait to watch the Watchmen?

The official Watchmen movie site has some photos of the New York sets they’ve constructed for the movie. Check them out, they’re pretty spectacular. There’s even a glimpse of Rorschach! I’ll admit that I was initially unsure about Zack Snyder being the one to bring Watchmen from graphic novel to the silver screen. I really […]

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‘Super Mario Galaxy’ shines

Super Mario Galaxy is getting rave reviews. Was there ever any doubt that would happen? But even I, a longtime fan, am surprised by just how solid this game is. The story is familiar: Mario must rescue the princess of the Mushroom Kingdom from the evil Bowser Koopa. The twist is that this time Bowser […]

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My worst fear realized

I woke up this morning, fired up the old Xbox 360 and saw a sight I hoped I would never see: The “red ring of death.” This basically means there is a hardware defect and I need to send in my console to get fixed or replaced. Thankfully Microsoft will fix “my precious” for free, […]

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More ‘Trek’ casting news

We have our Kirk, Spock, McCoy, et al, but it looks like J.J. Abrams’ Christmas 2008 reboot of the Star Trek franchise will delve deeper into Trek lore than Trekkers dared to hope. Winona Ryder will play Amanda, Spock’s human mother, and Bruce Greenwood will play Christopher Pike, who fans will tell you was the […]

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Call of Duty 4 rocks modern warfare!

Life is good if you’re an Xbox 360 gamer who’s into first-person shooters (FPS). In the past few months their have been a bunch of really good FPS games released. Games that top the list are BioShock, Halo 3, The Orange Box (Half-Life 2), and the most recent release Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare […]

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