E3 2016 – Bethesda Showcase

June 13, 2016 Jessa Phillips 0

Tim Willits, Studio Director of ID Software, opened the showcase strong with the announcement of Quake Champions. Arena-style, first-person shooter fun is back on PC, now in 1020HZ with unlocked frame rates. Bethesda is using Quake Champions as a launchpad to embrace e-Sports and extend competitive play beyond QuakeCon. Pete [Read More…]

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Revolution, Resurrection and Pumpkin Head Lattes: “Sleepy Hollow” Rises Again

Like many a standard of American literature, Washington Irving’s 1819 short-story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, has seen more facelifts and resurrections than Hillary Clinton’s political career: varied adaptations on the usual theme, always entertaining and sketchy, nightmare fare for some. Irving’s Sleepy Hollow is uniquely American, but its roots [Read More…]

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Adrianne Curry & RDJ Sightings, Johnny Depp & Seth Green MIA: SDCC 2012

“There’s an awful lot of weird, pasty people in here, myself included.” So went my recurring, silent observance throughout this year’s Comic-Con, striking oft as I flitted hither and thither through the San Diego Convention Center, like a frantic mosquito seeking an open window on a muggy, Malibu, summer’s day. [Read More…]

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Huzzah! Gamer Girls’ Watering Hole: Nerdcore Night at The Ruby Room

 “This is a war they started and, by God, we’ll finish it.” -former Britsh P.M., Margaret Thatcher Vulcan ears, steampunk corsets, film-accurate weaponry, hot gamer girls and hard-boiled hooch. Slosh it all into a legendary, San Diego fun zone and you’ve blended up a tangy, spicy, smoking hot extravaganza.  No, [Read More…]

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Inspector Hannah: The Curious Mysteries of the Poe Toaster & the Antarctic Ghost Octopi

Ciao, babies! It’s winter in San Diego and whilst we’ve got sheer aces weather right now, it’s still winter. That means the Hotel Del is relatively quiet and I’ve got cabin fever of the Muppet Treasure Island degree. Plus, that mook Edward has proved completely useless where elevator pranks are [Read More…]