Month: January 2014

Week 4 2014 | Part 3 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Grimm Fairy Tales Presents: Oz #4 Part 4 (of 6): Pride of the Kavari This is an amazing story.  This story revolves around Dorothy, a girl everyone knows about who was a dreamer sucked into the world of Oz.  In this last issue, she finds the power to use the scepter within herself, and uses it as a way to save Glinda who was gravely injured in the last issue.  And it is obvious there is a traitor in []

PS3 exclusive Lightning Returns DLC included with FFX/X-2 HD


By Martin Gaston Purchasing a PlayStation 3 copy of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD will net you a free Yuna costume for Lightning in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Square Enix has announced. The set includes Yuna’s distinctive costume, staff, and victory pose. Let’s just hope that Lightning doesn’t inherit Yuna’s painful pretend-laugh. Failing that, Lightning can also don the attire of the most famous Final Fantasy hero of them all–Final Fantasy VII’s Cloud Strife. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is out on []

Assassin’s Creed doesn’t have an overall ending after all, Ubisoft admits


By Martin Gaston Last year, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag director Ashraf IsmaiI said that Ubisoft had a brief outline of the Assassin’s Creed series, including an overall ending. This year, however, Revelations and Black Flag lead writer Darby McDevitt has said that’s “not exactly true,” and that Ubisoft’s annual blockbuster cash cow has no definitive end in sight. “There’s been a bit of confusion in that [Ismail] once said that Assassin’s Creed has an ending–that’s not exactly true,” explained McDevitt in []

PlayStation 4 to get PS1/PS2 emulator – Report


By: Martin Gaston A new report on Digital Foundry has said that the PlayStation 4 will gain the ability to locally emulate PS1 and PS2 titles. The anonymous source, reported to be working on Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming technology, says that the cloud streaming tech is only currently scheduled to support PlayStation 3 titles for now. Sony’s internal emulator is already used on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, but the incarnation in the works for PlayStation 4 is said to be []

Wednesday Night TV (29 Jan 2014) | TV Reviews


BY_ Cynthia A. Genre: Superhero, Drama, Mystery, Acton/Advenure Starring: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Wila Holland, David Ramsey, Paul Blackthorne, Susanna Thompson, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes & Manu Bennett “Tremors”:  Earthquake device.  Markovia.  Lead up to Geo Force and Terra?!  With this story surrounding the Green Arrow and Deathstroke, certain fan boys and girls would like to know.  Especially this one right here. In any case, in last nights episode, Ollie has taken Roy under his wing in the hopes []

Week 4 2014 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Red Hood and the Outlaws #27 Demons First off: Ra’s looks like Wolverine on this cover.  Just saying.  Anyway, this was a great issue!  Jason Todd has his memories back and his friends back.  This writer is officially a fan of Jason Todd.  His character has so much strength and has moved past the darkness that has guarded his heart for so long, the darkness that has lived around him since Joker beat him to death with a crowbar []

Monday Night TV (27 Jan 2014) | TV Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Genre: Drama, Thriller, Psychological Thriller Starring: Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore, Valorie Curry, Jessica Stroup, Connie Nielson, Tiffany Boone, Camille De Pazzis & Sam Underwood “For Joe”:  Last night marked the second episode of the second season of this show.  Quick recap. Last night, the twins Jake and Max (Sam Underwood) are still out there creating scenes of murder, scenes from the novel written by Joe Carroll.  Not only that, they revealed themselves to Ryan (Kevin Bacon), calling []

A Kiss of Blood (Vamp City, #2) | Book Review


By: Cynthia A. By: Pamela Palmer Published: June 25, 2013 Publisher: Avon Books Series: Vamp City Genre: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Adult One of the few humans who managed to escape the deadly twilight world of Vamp City, Quinn Lennox vows to never return. But the vampires want her back, for only she has the power to renew the magic of their crumbling world and free the vampires trapped within.  When the dangerous and all-too-seductive Arturo Mazza comes for her, Quinn knows []