Showing posts from September 23, 2012

SmartStick for an instant SmartTV at $50

Greetings Geeks! So you've already got an HDTV and you see those snazzy new SmartTV's going for quite a few bucks. Well, now you can have the functionality of a SmartTV for as little as $50 with SmartStick. An Android Jelly Bean powered device that turns your ordinary HDTV into a SmartTV. Hit the jump for more on this including a video.

Stan Lee gets a pacemaker

The great Stan Lee has gone under the knife but fear not! He's doing fine and now has his first cybernetic implant. The legend had this to say: Attention, Troops! This is a dispatch sent from your beloved Generalissimo, directly from the center of Hollywood’s combat zone! Now hear this! Your leader hath not deserted thee! In an effort to be more like my fellow Avenger, Tony Stark, I have had an electronic pace-maker placed near my heart to insure that I’ll be able to lead thee for another 90 years. But fear thee not, my valiant warriors. I am in constant touch with our commanders in the field and victory shall soon be ours. Now I must end this dispatch and join my troops, for an army without a leader is like a day without a cameo!

Don't forget the Las Vegas Comic Expo

Greetings Geeks, The Las Vegas Comic Expo is tomorrow and Sunday and we can't wait to go! Be sure to check in with us as we cover this great expo!

Darksiders II for Wii U Features Off Screen Play!

Now this is neat. Ever want to play a game but your TV is in use? Your wife, parents, kids, etc are using your TV and you want to play the Wii U version of Darksiders II? Well, you can play it using the Wii U's gamepad so you do not have to fight for the TV! Or if you demand Death on your 80" screen, you can also use the Wii U Pro Controller for a feel similar to the currently released versions of the game! Read more at Joystiq

Playstation 3 Super Slim Now Available in the US

Las Vegas Comic Expo is this weekend!

Greetings Geeks! Just a friendly reminder that the Las Vegas Comic Expo is this weekend and the Grotto team will be in attendance. Be sure to check it out if you are in the Las Vegas area. After a recent venue change, the Expo is now taking place at the Riviera Casino this Saturday and Sunday. Las Vegas Comic Expo Riviera Casino & Hotel 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV Sept 29, 2012 (Sat) 10am-7pm Sept 30, 2012 (Sun) 10am-5pm Get your tickets here! We will be wandering around so stop us and say "Hi." We'd love to meet you.

Injustice: Gods Among Us Collectors Edition Announced!

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unveiled details for the Injustice: Gods Among Us Collector’s Edition.  The North American package will be available beginning April 2013 in limited quantities for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment, and will retail for $99.99.  The North American Injustice: Gods Among Us Collector’s Edition will include: Exclusive DC Collectibles statue featuring iconic characters Batman and Wonder Woman, the Fortress of Solitude, and the Last Son of Krypton’s escape ship Highly detailed statue that stands over 13” tall  Beautifully rendered with a combination of injected and hand painted decoration Includes The Lasso of Truth, clear casted ice details and translucent smoke trail  Special Collector's Edition of a brand new DC Comics series Digital download of DC Universe animated film Justice League: Doom Three exclusi

PSA: DOA 5 Available Now!

Available now for $59.99 on both the XBOX 360 and Playstation 3... Well, why aren't you playing already?!?

30 minutes of SFxTK cinematic?

Greetings Geeks! Capcom went through the trouble of merging all their cinematic pieces of their game and presenting them for your enjoyment! Hit the jump for the full 32 min video!

California Governor Brown signs bill clearing use of driverless cars on public roads (video)

Greetings Geeks! The roads in California are about to get a whole lot more interesting. Check this post from Engadget. Google just chalked up one of the more important victories for driverless cars . California Governor Jerry Brown has signed bill SB1298 into law, formalizing the legal permissions and safety standards needed to let automated vehicles cruise on state-owned roads. While the bill lets anyone move forward with their plans, it's clear from the ceremony that local technology darling Google is the primary impetus for the measure: Brown visited Google's Mountain View headquarters to put ink to paper, and Google co-founder Sergey Brin oversaw the signing with his Google Glass eyewear on full display. If you're dying to see driverless vehicles become mainstays of the Golden State, the official act making that possible is already available to watch after the break. Continue reading California Governor Brown signs bill clearing use of driverless cars on publ

The Menagerie of Kick-Assery: MOKAsst 075

Greetings Geeks! So my appearance on MOKA was a ton of fun and now the boys in DC posted the full audio of the show. Have a listen! The Menagerie of Kick-Assery: MOKAsst 075 : WTF DC?! One year (and some change) later and the "New 52" is still standing. However, certain creative teams and a handful of titles are not.

Jim Henson's 76th Birthday

On this day, 76 years ago, a person was born. This is nothing new. People are born everyday. But this person was different because his name was Jim Henson and this person changed the world.

Wii U Will Be Region Locked!

In a bit of bad news... Nintendo announced that the Wii U will be region locked. While this will probably not affect most people, it irks me as I do like the occasional import. Considering I own imports on the Turbo Grafx 16 CD (and cards with adapter) , Sega Saturn (mod switch), PSX (chipped), PS2 (chipped), PS3, PSP, Gamecube (soft mod) and Wii (chipped) it makes it annoying that I will have to work some Voodoo to get my import fix. That or buy another system just for imports!

Super late Hobbit Trailer post

Greetings Geeks! So I've clearly been out of it. I completely forgot to post the new EPIC trailer for The Hobbit!!! Well, I will rectify this travesty immediately! Hit the jump to watch the bad@$$ 2 and 1/2 minute long trailer!

Katsuhiro Harada Pushing For A US Localization Of Project X Zone!

These past 24 hours Bandai Namco have actually had me drooling! First all the Macross announcements, and now Harada, The series producer for Tekken, is pushing for a localization of Project X Zone! For those that don't know, Project X Zone is a 3DS RPG that takes Sega, Capcom, and Namco characters and tosses them into a blender. I'd be the 1st to admit that I am not a Tekken fan, but am now a Harada fan! Source: Harada's Twitter  via Nintendo Everything

Macross FB7 Trailer!!!

This years TGS seemed to be a bit light in console news, but Bandai Namco did hold a Macross 30th Anniversary Celebration! They had the Voice Actress for Ranka Lee, Megumi Nakajima, hold a mini concert as well as the winner of the 30th Anniversary Miss Macross Idol Search, Haruka Chisuga, making her Macross singing debut! Read more and watch the trailer after the jump!!!