After a quickie Blu-ray dropped in the fall sans-extras, Transformers: Dark of the Moon is getting a full fledged release January 31st complete with 3D and four hours of bonus features. There's actually two versions coming, first up is the $39.
As the fall TV premieres continue to roll (Did anyone watchScorpionlast week? Did anyoneenjoywatchingScorpionlast week?) we're looking forward to a few big Blu-ray releases. Sure, Michael Bay's latest fighting robot epic is hitting the shelves this week, but we're waiting forKrull,complete with pre-TakenLiam Neesons.
It was less than a week ago that Sony announced its special edition 20th Anniversary-themed PlayStation 4 console, featuring a gray paint job to match the original PlayStation system and limited to only 12,300 units worldwide. All Sony said was that preorders would start on December 6th in the U.S., but they didn't detail how or where reservations could be made.
Before Disney's acquisition of the Star Wars franchise, the comic book rights were held by publisher Dark Horse. Since 1991, a large number of stories have been told that take place in the renowned galaxy far, far away, coming to be known under the umbrella of the Expanded Universe.
On paper, collecting the sun's energy is a pretty great idea -- but most solar panels suffer from relatively low photovoltaic efficiency. On average, most panels will collect less than20-percentof the light that hits it. Can we do better? Absolutely: but we'll need moreBlu-ray discs.
Leonard Nimoy is gone. The actor died this morning at his Bel Air home in Los Angeles. His passing has been confirmed by his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, who says the cause of his death was late-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Leonard Nimoy said last year his disease was caused by years of smoking, though he had given up the habit some 30 years ago.
While we enjoy the holiday reruns, this week some will be unwrapping an early present, as the acclaimed anime seriesCowboy Bebopis released on Blu-ray. Also worth checking out is Syfy's three-episode mini-seriesAscension, as well as the season finale ofHomeland.
If you've already reached your saturation point for the ubiqutous animated movie about ice queens and talking snowmen, then you just might have to brace yourself again, if you have Android devices that your kids love to use.
RememberBD-Live? Other than being the reason so many Blu-ray discs take forever to load, it's a way for them to pull in continuously updated content from the internet and HBO's using it to reach people who only watch its shows on disc. The new feature is called "HBO Sampler" and it unlocks full episodes of some of the network's other shows for streaming.
Dark matterremains one of the most mysterious elements of the universe, because it's completely invisible to us. It neither emits nor absorbs light, so we can't observe it directly -- not even if we use our most powerful telescope.
Acer has introduced two new gaming laptops in the US and Canada, both in the V Nitro Black Edition Series. With these machines come sleek yet serious designs, as well as specs that will meet the needs of mostly any gamer. The smaller of the two, the V 15, will arrive next month, while the larger V 17 won't be hitting shelves until November. The Acer Aspire V 15 and V 17 Nitro Black Editions will be launching in time for the holiday season, with the former bringing a 15.6-inch display and the latter a 17.3-inch display. Both have a Full HD 1080p resolution, Intel's Core i7-4710HQ quad-core processor, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M graphics.
If you're looking to snag a DVD or Blu-ray fromRedboxwhile out gathering holiday supplies, you'll soon be paying a bit morefor the rental. On December 2nd, the red kiosks will increase rates from $1.20 to $1.50 for DVDs and from $1.50 to $2 for Blu-ray selections.
Who wants to be alone in the dark? I don’t know anyone who does but if you’re playing The Last Door: Collector’s Ed, you’d understand how bad it can be. The award-winning adventure game by Phoenix Online Studios has been terrifying gamers in this mysterious challenge set in Victorian England.
It should come at somewhat of a surprise that we'd recommend you pick up the Angry Birds Transformers release. It's out today, and it's ready to roll out with... a very strange format. Instead of letting birds loose at your enemy piggies with a slingshot, you're shooting them with your wrist cannons and transforming your body to take them on in 3D space.
Sony's PlayStation 4 may be off to a heady start in terms of sales, but the console's exclusive content this holiday is on the light side.Driveclub, which was plagued by connectivity issues, makes up 50 percent of the PlayStation 4's exclusive lineup this holiday. The other 50 percent is thankfully adorable and, as of yesterday,critically-acclaimed:LittleBigPlanet 3.
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Things have been relatively quiet on the mobile front this week, seemingly the great quiet before the storm. Of course, that doesn't mean nothing of importance passed us by. This week saw one of the biggest updates to Android Wear: official support for watch faces. We've also seen a good number of games land on Android. India also continues to be mired in controversy .
There’s a Dead Rising movie coming soon. It’ll be a movie translation of the video game series, the one whose third installment just hit PC after being launched on Xbox One. Zombies will be in this movie, and it’ll take place in the same Dead Rising universe somewhere between Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 3. You can bet there'll be plenty of bashing, plenty of blood, and one whole heck of a lot of Zombrex to keep you clean and out of the person-eating-person gutter. According to word with director Zach Lipovsky via Gamespot , this movie will have an adventure film feel, while "dark, scary beats" will take hold from time to time.
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