Archive for the ‘internet’ Category

Holy crap! Demonoid is back!

December 13, 2009

Seriously! Go look! After a long 3 month downtime, the free rental site is back up. Their main page says they are running a test script to see how things work, but the downloads are working. There have been some minor problems connecting to the site, but that may be from all the people trying to connect at once.

Source: Demonoid

News from the Year 2000: Diablo II gets new patch!

December 11, 2009

One thing you can’t say about Blizzard is that they abandon their games. Nine years after the release of Diablo 2 and it’s expansion Lord of Destruction, Blizzard has released a new patch for the RPG.


Star Trek: Online Open Beta Announced

November 22, 2009

Want to command your own Federation ship? That’s cool. How about settling for playing a character in the Star Trek universe? The official open beta for Star Trek: Online has been announced. Beta gates open January 12, 2010 and will close on January 26, 2010. Just in time for the game’s February retail launch. Beta keys are on a first come first serve basis. So keep an eye on the ST:O website for information. Or learn how to time travel with some red matter or something…

Source: Kotaku, Star Trek Online

Want a free comic for your PSP?

November 22, 2009

So the latest firmware update added the comic reader to the PSP. Sadly the comic store doesn’t open until December. What good is a reader if you’ve got nothing to read on it!?


Richmond,VA Comic Con November 21-22

November 11, 2009

Virginia is getting its first 2-day comic convention in 25 years. VA Comic Con is coming to Richmond November 21-22. I thought we had some writers here from Richmond that would have told you about this sooner, but I’m still the only one writing here…


Cort and Fatboy: Mediocrity at its finest

November 10, 2009

I doubt many of you have heard of these guys. Cort and Fatboy once hosted “The Cort and Fatboy” show on KUFO out of Portland, Oregon. You might be saying to yourself, “Wait, Nick is from Roanoke, VA. How does he know about this?!” A friend of mine on Xbox Live told me about them and I’ve been listening to them for a while.

Recently Cort and Fats had been fired from their spot on KUFO due to new owners and the owners screwing everything up. The community freaked out, without their afternoon radio hosts, daytime entertainment would suck!

Well the guys are back, and they have their own show on their website. They provide a daily podcast for your listening pleasure. They focus mainly on pop culture and current events. So if you need a good laugh, or just want to hear some smart mouthed snark, check them out.

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Colbert Nation competing in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics

November 7, 2009

Stephen Colbert has taken it upon himself and the Colbert Nation to sponsor the American Speedskating team in the upcoming Vancouver Olympics. The team was sponsored by the DSB Bank NV, but due to bankruptcy in October, the Bank is out of cash.


Wiping: You’re doing it wrong

October 23, 2009

Just in case you needed help learning how to wipe, Charmin has posted this video to help us all. Also, this video will make toothpaste look totally different to you…

Facebook and Twitter on Xbox 360 November 17th… the UK

October 10, 2009

A tip to Kotaku has found that the 360 will get the Facebook/Twitter update in Mid-November. That is, if you live in the U.K. The splash page on the U.K. Xbox page shows the image above. No word yet on if the date is for everyone, if it’s correct, or if Last.FM is also included in the update.

Source: Kotaku

ReBoot Movie Teaser!

October 6, 2009

My 10 year old self just exploded…ReBoot the Movie! From Rainmaker studio

Looking to waste more time on your Xbox 360?

October 6, 2009

Later this month there will be a public beta of Facebook, Twitter and Last.FM for the Xbox 360. Excellent, now we can get friend updates during games of Call of Duty or Halo. “Just pwned sum n00bs, lol!”


Taking Cops and Robbers to a new level

October 6, 2009

camHere’s an odd bit of news. Almost every block in Britain is monitored by a security camera. Those cameras are linked back to a government agent that watches those cameras for crimes and other stuff. Now for what the story is actually about, the government is making a game out of watching these cameras!


Jack Thompson Sues Facebook

October 5, 2009

jackJust when it was safe to bust out our copies of Grand Theft Auto, Ol’ Jackie pops back up. At least this time he isn’t coming after our games. Instead he’s going after Facebook?