The National are to appear on “Catching Fire” Soundtrack

A movie about killing children in an apocalyptic world can’t fit any better to The National’s gloomy lyrics. Maybe I’m taking the band’s lyrical meaning differently than what they intended to have, but it could work out. They’ve announced that the group wrote a song for the new Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire, which is set toContinue reading “The National are to appear on “Catching Fire” Soundtrack”

Videogame documentary Gamer Age pays homage to the classics

I was never cool enough to own a game console when I was young, my parents barely let me watch MTV. My exposure came from going over friends house’s and playing Contra and Gauntlet for hours on end, but then I would have to go home and that made me sad. At night I wouldContinue reading “Videogame documentary Gamer Age pays homage to the classics”

First images from Pablo Escobar biopic starring Benecio Del Toro arrives

I use the term Pablo Escobar biopic very loosely, having just read the synopsis. Directed by Andrea di Stefano (Before Night Falls), the story surrounds a young surfer, played by Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), who falls in love with a beautiful young girl whom he discovers is Pablo Escobars niece. I don’t know aboutContinue reading “First images from Pablo Escobar biopic starring Benecio Del Toro arrives”

The OFF BOOK series presents The Rise of Competitive Gaming & E-Sports

Since I’m on a roll with these Off Book episodes, let me go on ahead and post another one for you. This one talks about the monster that is E-Gaming. From Street Fighter and Call of Duty to World of Warcraft  and League of Legends, there’s no denying how far we’ve come in truly interactive/competitive e-gaming.Continue reading “The OFF BOOK series presents The Rise of Competitive Gaming & E-Sports”

Check out this short documentary, “For Amusement Only: the life and death of the American arcade”

Some of you may remember video arcades and some of you won’t, but for those who do, this short is for you. The tech geek site Verge, in their endless quest to become a bit more like Vice, put out this cool documentary that talks about the rise and fall of the arcade. What theyContinue reading “Check out this short documentary, “For Amusement Only: the life and death of the American arcade””

‘Don’t Starve’ this holiday season…seriously, don’t

From the makers of the well-received brawlers Shank and Shank 2 comes a game of survival that is both eerie and kind of charming. The initial premise of Klei Entertainment’s Don’t Starve is that you, a Gentlemen Scientist named Wilson, have been trapped by a demon in some unknown wilderness. From the get-go, you quicklyContinue reading “‘Don’t Starve’ this holiday season…seriously, don’t”

Recent trailer shows new features to appear in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

The next development in the Animal Crossing series, which is to be released in the U.S. sometime next year, may have that level of newness that long-time fans want. A new U.S. trailer was released on October 25, though we have already seen much of what is in store for the new game in theContinue reading “Recent trailer shows new features to appear in Animal Crossing: New Leaf”

CHAIRLIFT’S VIDEO FOR “MET BEFORE” ALLOWS YOU TO “CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE”.

Perhaps, the past has returned to us in the form of music and video. Chairlift, a synthpop duo coming out of Boulder, has created a beautiful song with an even more impressive idea to display it. Their video for, “Met Before”, allows the audience the opportunity for a myriad of outcomes by using their arrowContinue reading “CHAIRLIFT’S VIDEO FOR “MET BEFORE” ALLOWS YOU TO “CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE”.”

STARCADIAN-HEART (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) IS AN 80’s SCI FI TREASURE TROVE

Nothing cooler than seeing a interstellar  traveler with a motorcycle  helmet on…very Electric Avenue. This new video for Starcadian’s single “Heart” is directed by Starcadian & Rob O’Neill. All the visual effects were done by Starcadian as well. The story follows some pinball jockey who built himself a starship out of props left from aContinue reading “STARCADIAN-HEART (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) IS AN 80’s SCI FI TREASURE TROVE”