After the third episode of Starz show Black Sails had aired, Mark Ryan, who plays Captain Flint's second-in-commend and quartermaster Mr. Gates, got on the phone with me and talked piracy, technology, critics, and the role of Gates.
Interview with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Creative Director Jean Guesdon
“I’m Mark Watney and I’m still alive… obviously. Surprise?” The Martian elicits a laugh out of an audience who’s hearts are still beating a mile a minute in the wake of the last scene, an explosive and nerve-wracking exercise in desperate survival.
Review: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, the latest in the Assassin's Creed series since Connor Kenway graced our consoles last year, has been a heavily anticipated game ever since it was announced....Boasting amazing graphics, excellent balance, and a powerful and poignant plot, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag stands up in comparison even to Assassin’s Creed II.
A Catch-up for the People Not Consumed by Nostalgia after the Sony Conference
Listen, we know you’re out there. Sony had a great conference, and a lot to get excited for, but there were a couple of points where they lost you a little. “Hey, this looks pretty cool”, you said, nodding, as fellow gamers jumped on their chairs and began smashing windows. “It sounds like it could be a great project,” you agreed, as Shenmue III’s Kickstarter rocketed past $2,000,000 in the first day after its announcement.
Sony at E3 2015 Absolutely blew out of the water what had otherwise been a somewhat lackluster day. Despite a few great moments, earlier conferences paled in comparison to Sony throwing out shot after shot of awesome, exciting news.
EA Games at E3; Mass Effect, Need for Speed, Star Wars and New IPs
EA dove right in with one of their biggest pieces of exciting news to kick off the show. Watch the Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer here and listen for, in the distance, the sound of Bioware’s invested and somewhat excitable community losing their collective minds.
Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug doesn't disappoint: Full article here
The Desolation of Preconceptions - the latest Hobbit installment is an immersive, enjoyable film that reminds us everything about why we love Jackson's Tolkein universe.
Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is an old-fangled Spy Flick with Lots of Fun, but Little Imagination: Full Article Here
Anyone can guess the plot of a spy movie these days; a cool, well-dressed spy who can fight off fifty men at once, and spy organizations that turn out to be as corrupt as the bad guys. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, however, has managed to step off some of these foundations, ignoring a plethora of spy movie traditions with an almost blinkered glibness.
“Only Lovers Left Alive” Eats Modern Vampire Flicks for Breakfast
“Who here likes Borderlands?” At the answering roar from the packed Main Theatre, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford threw a joke to the crowd: “Oh, I thought you were all here for our work on 007: Nightfire.”
The first Dresden Files book, Storm Front, hit shelves in 2000, and fans instantly fell in love with the only wisecracking wizard in the phonebook. Fourteen years and fourteen books later, Harry Dresden has become no less dear to the hearts of his many fans, and Jim Butcher continues to awe and excite us with every new title.