Is Mesa company’s ‘Stargate’ game back on track?

Mesa-based Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment seems to be seeing better days. The developer of the online roleplaying game Stargate Worlds has reportedly secured the funding it needs to finish work on the project, which is based on a hit movie and TV series, and is on its way to repaying its vendors and employees. Cheyenne Mountain […]

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In Blackest Night, no marketing opportunity shall escape my sight!

Remember when your cereal choice was decided by the shiny toy contained within? DC Comics certainly remembers that marketing trick. After the super popular Black Lantern ring giveaway associated with this summer’s event comic “Blackest Night,” DC is going back to the well once more, or technically seven times more. Comic book stores who order […]

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Coming Thursday: Phoenix Comicon guest announcements

UPDATED here Sept. 3-4. The Phoenix Comicon crew will host a meet-and-greet 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Hyatt Regency’s Sundance Room, where organizers will make their first guest announcements for the 2010 event and attempt to fill open volunteer staff positions. This will be followed at 7 p.m. by a walkthrough of the […]

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‘Dollhouse’ adds another star from the Whedon-verse

Joss Whedon’s sci-fi drama “Dollhouse” is getting a new cast member. Summer Glau will be joining the show in its second season beginning Sept. 25th on Fox. Fans of Whedon’s work will be familiar with Glau from her role as River Tam on the futuristic western “Firefly” and its feature film follow-up “Serenity. She also […]

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It’s dark at the end of the ‘Rainbow’

Today marks the end of Reading Rainbow’s 26-year run on public television. Only Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and Sesame Street have aired on PBS longer. The Emmy award-winning show, hosted by actor LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation and Roots), featured children’s books and literary reviews by and for kids. It has struggled to stay […]

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