Month: February 2014

Report: Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset to be announced in March – GameSpot


By: Eddie Makuch Sony will officially announce its PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a source told TechRadar today. The show opens on March 17 and GameSpot will be in attendance. headset during the 2014 Game Developers Conference in San Fr[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/report-sony-s-ps4-virtual-reality-headset-to-be-announced-in-march/1100-6417875/

How to Fix Final Fantasy – GameSpot


By: Kevin VanOrd Final Fantasy is broken. With Lightning Returns, it has become clear that Square Enix is suffering from a crisis of imagination, caught between a desire to give players what we want while still searching for the creative energy to deliver something we’ve never seen before. I believe, however, that with Toriyama’s trilogy past us, Final Fantasy XV could become the great crystal hope we’ve been aching for. And to make that so, FFXV director Tetsuya Nomura sh[…] Read more []

Orphaned Cougar Cubs Prepare for New Home at North Carolina Zoo


BY: AMY SINATRA AYRES They might look like an armful of cuddly kittens, but these little ones were born to be feisty. Three cougar cubs — two girls and a boy — were brought to the Oregon Zoo by wildlife authorities last month after their mother was shot by a hunter. The little mountain lions have come a long way in the last five weeks. They were found dehydrated, hungry and scared, but they’ve had around the clock care at the zoo []

Bite or No Bite? | Cyn’s Movie Review of Vampire Academy


By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Mark Waters Screenplay by: Daniel Waters Based on Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead Starring: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Dominic Sherwood, Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Ashley Charles, Claire Foy & Joely Richardson The story features a 17-year-old Dhampir (half-human/vampire) guardian-in-training Rose Hathaway, and her royal Moroi (the peaceful, mortal vampires) best friend Lissa Dragomir living discreetly within our world, and had escaped from their boarding school St. Vladimir’s Academy two []

Week 7 2014 | Part 5 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Grimm Fairy Tales: OZ #6 Part 6 (of 6): Death in the Emerald City I did not see that coming.  The Tin Man was the bad guy while the Scarecrow was the good guy!  Of course, the writers made it a bit too obvious to suspect him so that made it obvious that he wasn’t the bad guy, but really, the Tin Man! Now, as good as this adaptation was, it left many questions unanswered.  What made Dorothy so []

Week 7 2014 | Part 4 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Nightwing #28 Butterfly Effects So I just heard that DC Comics is cancelling this series!  Anyway, in this issue, Nightwing is living his life in Chicago, working at the diner by day and fighting crime by night.  But then a villain comes hunting down Nightwing because he’s dying and it is inadvertently Nightwing’s fault.  This sends a torrent of thoughts through his mind, especially when he sees Sonia, Tony Zucco’s daughter.  He sees the ramifications of his actions, and []

Week 7 2014 | Part 3 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Green Lantern #28 Red Alert Part 1 (of 2) I momentarily forgot while reading this issue that not everyone knows that Kara exists and that she is also a survivor from Krypton.  Oh the struggles of being a long time DC Comic fan. But anyway, Kara comes out of nowhere with her mind all a jumble due to that red ring that has found it’s way to her.  She has become the red daughter of krypton, a red lantern.  []

History text in Star Wars ‘clothing’ | Cyn’s Book Review of Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories


By: Cynthia A. By: John Jackson Miller Published: July 24, 2012 Publisher: LucasBooks Series: Star Wars Genre: Space Opera, Science Fiction Five thousand years ago. After a Jedi ambush, the Sith mining ship Omen lies wrecked on a remote, unknown planet. Its commander, Yaru Korsin, battles the bloodshed of a mutinous faction led by his own brother. Marooned and facing death, the Sith crew have no choice but to venture into their desolate surroundings. They face any number of brutal challenges—vicious predators, lethal []

Week 7 2014 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Earth-2 Annual #2 Origin That actually wasn’t half bad.  Of course, everyone already knows who Batman of Earth-2 is due to that spoiler on Twitter, and that had me miffed initially, because the whole reason Batman became Batman was because his parents were dead.  However, despite my own reservations, I cannot dispute how well this issue was.  Additionally, Tom Taylor addresses the fact that what his father has become, this monster bent on revenge, angers Bruce.  His father chose []