Archive:  July, 2012

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The Old Republic Goes Free-to-Play This Fall

Written by (@) on July 31, 2012 in News

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Bioware’s big Star Wars MMO title goes free-to-play this fall. Star Wars: The Old Republic will be free-to-play for all players up to level 50, which is the base max level anyway.  There will be “certain restrictions” for the free-to-play players unless they make individual purchases or start a subscription. The eight iconic classes will still be… Read More »


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The Hunger Games Targets Homes Soon

Written by (@shibachica) on July 31, 2012 in News

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Lionsgate hopes to hit its target with midnight release events for their release of The Hunger Games on Blu-ray on August 18.  One of the biggest little indie filmmakers around, Lionsgate has delivered several Oscar winning performances in movies like No Country for Old Men, Precious, Shakespeare in Love, The English Patient, and Crash.  Recently… Read More »


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McGrath Donating Game Profits To “Be The Match”

Written by (@jaxboxchick) on July 31, 2012 in News

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Jeremy McGrath has pledged to donate all of his profits from a game I enjoyed reviewing a few weeks ago, Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad. I covered the game, and a little bit of Jeremy McGrath’s racing career, but was unaware of his wife’s many struggles.  After surviving breast cancer only two years ago, Kim McGrath was… Read More »


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N@P-009: Addicted To Nostalgia

Written by (@itloo) on July 31, 2012 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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The nerds, Loren, Melisa, Michi, and Zach are back yet again! In this week’s episode the nerds help Michi come to terms with her Samus obsession, discuss what aspects of games keep bringing them back for more, and make fun of yet another “superhero”.   You can find us on Twitter at @Nerds_At_Play, at our Facebook Fan page, or… Read More »


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Resident Evil 6 Game Play Videos

Written by (@) on July 30, 2012 in News

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I still hail Capcom‘s Resident Evil 4 as one of the greatest games ever! However,Resident Evil 5 was, for me, a disappointment. It couldn’t decide if it wanted to be a survival horror or an action horror.  It forwent much of what made Resident Evil 4 so good in order to be more “playable.”  It… Read More »


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LittleBigPlanet Karting Public Beta Review

Written by (@shibachica) on July 30, 2012 in Features, Reviews

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Media Molecule has joined with United Front Games, the creators of ModNation Racers, to create the next step in the “Play, Create, Share” universe.  The result is the PS3 exclusive LittleBigPlanet Karting.  In 2008 Media Molecule introduced this world as a two dimensional side scrolling puzzle-platformer adventure.  The original LittleBigPlanet (aka LBP) is a fun… Read More »


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Sketchbook to Screen: Four Digital Comic Options

Written by (@) on July 30, 2012 in Opinion

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I’ve always been a comic book fanboy. I remember tracking down my favorite books on the spin rack at the gas station down the street when I was kid, then becoming a regular at a local comic book shop, and even managing a comic book shop myself. Of course, that was before I switched gears… Read More »


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Broke Nerdcast Episode 9: 50 Shades of Dark Knight

Written by (@therealbigwall) on July 28, 2012 in Broke Nerdcast, Podcasts

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This week Wally and Jason tackle the Dark Knight Rises as they discuss the movie in detail, but don’t worry if you haven’t seen it.  we will tell you when to shut it off.  The news takes a surprising turn as Jason details the shocking contents of “50 Shades of Grey” in  hilariously graphic (and… Read More »


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Snow White & the Huntsman Blu-ray Details

Written by (@shibachica) on July 28, 2012 in News

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Get ready for a new look at an extremely old fairy tale.  Snow White will be ready to come home with you September 11th, 2012.  This Snow White (played by Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame) is no victim awaiting her sweet prince to save her.  She is ready for action and willing to take her… Read More »


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New Dishonored Trailer Makes Daring Escapes

Written by (@shibachica) on July 28, 2012 in News

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Bethesda’s latest teaser trailer for their Steampunk inspired action/adventure RPG Dishonored demonstrates three distinctly different techniques to escape a highly populated area.  The trailer drops the audience into the game after a player has infiltrated a mansion within the city.  The place is crawling with guards and the hero, Corvo, needs to make a daring escape… Read More »