Skeptical was what I was when I began playing Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. When you attempt to transfer a beloved, storied universe from one media to the other, you’re under a lot more scrutiny than you’d be if you’d started fresh. But like Alejandro Jodorowsky said about Dune, you have to disrespect your source material if you want to successfully create new life. Behold: Shadow of Mordor.
This week we're seeing a bit more information on the French Revolution-based Assassin's Creed: Unity with multiplayer. The team at Ubisoft have released a brand new trailer / interview sort of video that lets us in on how the game will play out with multiplayer, both in 2-player and 4-player modes.
This week the newest VLC update will be bringing an entirely new - and surprisingly beautiful - look to VLC. This is the app you use when you want to be able to play any kind of media. The app you use when you want to play your videos without all the fuss. For Windows 8.1, this update also brings on the visual loveliness.
Yes, the App Store has been down and out for a bit this morning and you’re not the only one to experience this oddity. Starting in the evening of October 2nd, 2014, the App Store for both of Apple’s main platforms, iOS and OS X, were sporadically out to dinner - then breakfast.
It’s time for the next season of America Horror Story, a trip into the deranged world of the Circus-centric Freak Show. What you’ll see here is not only the full cast of characters, but the show’s always-surprising ability to summon believable special effects out of thin air.
When you decide you’re going to change the way movies are released to theaters and distributed, you’re going to meet some opposition. From the theaters that normally have exclusive access to said movies upon release. In the case of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II: The Green Legend, IMAX-toting theaters are not pleased.
This week Microsoft is launching the Lumia 830 in the UK. At the same time, they’re sponsoring a big chunk of the "Destination Star Trek" convention a London’s Excel center. What better way to connect the two than to update Cortana with a bit of the ol’ Star Trek language modifier?
A wave of new hardware is coming to Bose’s wireless sound system brand, the SoundTouch Wi-Fi Music System Line. Along with units like the SoundTouch Series II, Portable Series II, and CineMate 520 systems, Bose has also revealed that Deezer, Spotify, and iHeartRadio are joining in as compatible music systems. They join Pandora already in effect.
There’s a team of innovators in Paris called Feld & Volk, and they’re prepared to make your iPhone as glamorous as you like. In the past they’ve created gold iPhone, diamond-encrusted iPhones, and everything in-between. The first iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models they’ve revealed include wood, sapphire glass, ceramics, gold, and crocodile leather.