Google has partnered with the indie rock band Arcade Fire to release a new HTML5-based music video website. The site is based around the song by Arcade Fire called "We Used to Wait." The mesmerizing video entitled "The Wilderness Downtown" is directed by Chris Milk and features Google Map integration.
We've been waiting for this all week. No, really. This teaser trailer shows off the cooperative gameplay abilities of the next Portal iteration. Players can play as different characters and will run through a different storyline than the single player portion of the game.
More details on Portal 2 will be released next week at PAX in Seattle, WA. Check out the video after the cut!
If you loves you some iOS gaming, then this will come as very happy news: The much anticipated announcment that the iControlPad will become a twitchy fingered reality has been realized.
Now, can we get a w00t-w00t?
As awesome as the increasingly diverse range of games available to iPhone and iPod touch owners is, it's a fair argument that many of the games that we know and love could be just a little more fabulous if the control possibilities weren't so darned limited. Seriously, how many of you out there can look me in the eye and say that their high score wasn't crippled by a less than perfect on screen joypad experience?
If you like online MMOs, you might be interested to know that City of Heroes is releasing an all new expansion pack later this summer. It's called "Going Rogue" and your player will be able to start out a neutral character and gradually choose his side as he gains levels. The game is available on August 17th. Check out the video below for a quick look into the game's storyline and gameplay.
If you love Legos, then maybe you've heard about the upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online game, Lego Universe, currently in development by NetDevil. The game takes place in an alternate universe with tons of Lego minifigures who are on the path to seek the last bit of pure imagination. The antagonists in this virtual world are the Stromlings, who are controlled by a dark force known as Maelstrom, and who can turn innocent minifigures to the bad side. The game is officially available to play on October 26 of this year. Check it out in the video below!
We took some time out with Stephen Saiz, Director of Marketing over at Disney Interactive Studios, to discuss what the company is doing with the TRON app for the iPhone and what mega fans of the franchise have to look forward to.
If you're like us, you're besides yourself with joy about the return Futurama. Life just wasn't the same with the adventures of Philip J. Fry and his obnoxious friend Bender. Although an online clip from last night's show has us scratching our heads.
Backing up your hard drive is important. But even the most rigorous backup plan isn’t going to help if your house floods--or worse, catches on fire. In a true disaster, even your triple-redundant RAID backup system isn’t likely to be much help. With dark days like that in mind, ioSafe’s line of fireproof, waterproof externals might be big and bulky, but they promise to withstand even the toughest data disasters.
A lot of smug Google-lovers are talking a lot of smack about Android being a worthy alternative to the breathtaking iOS system, but you know what? It isn't, and Walter Sassafras Mossberg is here to lay some truth on you about the so-called "Messiah OS" that might just save your life.