Rocky Mountain high?

Ah, Colorado. Crisp mountain air, meth-contaminated comics books and armed robbery — meddling kid and Klingon style! Investigators this week announced they have broken up a massive methamphetamine ring that brought weekly drug shipments to the Denver area through Phoenix, then laundered the profits with half a million dollars’ worth of collectible comics books — […]

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Is this the Facebook business model laid bare?

A class-action lawsuit filed in Southern California alleges that Facebook invades its customers’ privacy and misappropriates their images and personal information, selling it to other businesses. A professional photographer who says her work was downloaded from Facebook and distributed without her permission says that the social networking Web site’s claim that it does not sell […]

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‘Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles’ dated for November

Capcom announced today that Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles for the Nintendo Wii will be available in North America for $49.99 starting Nov. 17. The game is a re-creation of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil Code Veronica, and features intense, arcade-style zombie shooting for one or two players (simultaneous). Pre-orders at GameStop get a […]

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Tech Bytes

I know it’s a cheesy name, but I’m sticking with it until something better comes along, OK? • Microsoft has started hiring for its first two retail stores, one of which will be at Scottsdale Fashion Square (story). • If you don’t have a smart phone, Microsoft wants you to feel smart anyway with access […]

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Gym rats

Oh dear. Looks like a gym in Tucson is trying to cash in on the Wii Fit craze — the wrong way. Unless they came up with the name We-Fit all by themselves. Somehow, I don’t think Nintendo is going to ignore this. Via Kotaku

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Weekend Reading

D&D Alumni: Magic Items (Wizards.com) Unusual and Marvelous Maps (Dark Roasted Blend) UFO Sightings in Britain (U.K. Guardian) Sunday Sweets: Doctor Who (Cake Wrecks) Leland Chee Speaks On (Star Wars) Continuity Concerns (TheForce.Net)

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Choice to purchase ‘Shadow Complex’ is simple

Development studio Chair’s “Shadow Complex” hit X-Box Live Arcade this week and has made quite an impact. This side-scrolling game tells the tale of Jason Fleming and his girlfriend Claire who stumble across a clandestine paramilitary organization while exploring a cave. Claire is kidnapped by the group and like any good video game boyfriend, Jason […]

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