Paul Walker gives an exclusive, hands-on review of the DualShock 4, looking at every key feature from the X button to the Share button.
Will Gus’ mom be shocked and dismayed by the horrors of Manhunt? Find out!
Sam Machkovech and Johnny Celentano talk to Erik Asmussen about his game PWN at the Unwinnable salon.
Amber von Nagel presents a poem from her new collection, Alexandria.
Today, in 1965, Trent Reznor was born. Chances are he was screaming and making electronic music. What are you doing this weekend?
News came a day before Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference, that Blackberry will release versions of its popular Blackberry Messenger for Android (and iOS) this summer. For many Blackberry users, BBM was one of the main reasons, and perhaps the only reason, to remain loyal to the platform through lackluster devices, poor OS updates, and a shrinking market share being eaten away by Apple, Samsung, HTC and Motorola. Sensing this, industry pundits have been calling on Blackberry to finally port BBM to other devices for years. Now, it’s years too late.
Chin Music #1
(Image – writer: Steve Niles; art: Tony Harris)
If you want me to get on board with any media – be it a movie, a book or a comic – give it a noir feel, 1930s clothing and weapons and a whole bunch of gangsters. Chin Music has all of that. Except, well, the comic doesn’t really tell us what it’s about, lacks basic transitioning between scenes and relies heavily on its opacity. (more…)
It started with a gravestone. My own. This was before I’d read Spoon River Anthology, which is a wonderful collection of poetry. This was just me on the computer one day, Googling myself. There it was – my gravestone. Matthew Michael Ritter. Already dead, of course – died at the age of only 12 or 13. Still, I felt a compulsion to visit that grave – until I learned it was 300 miles away. So I forgot about it for a while. (more…)
The following is the latest in a series of journal entries chronicling the author’s descent into next-gen gaming degeneracy and assorted geekery – from getting his first television in years to trying to figure out why the @$@$&@@ you need two goddamn directional pads just to walk down an effing hallway. (more…)