City of Vancouver Reveals Plan to Do Nothing to Prevent a 2012 Stanley Cup Riot

Following the 2011 Stanley Cup Riots and the arrest and prosecution of several of the thousands of rioters, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has announced a bold new plan to keep the same thing from happening again: no more “big” celebrations. Robertson’s message? Read the rest of this entry »

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PS Vita Wins Red Dot Award for Exceptional Design Quality

The very first line of my PS Vita review described the thing as a beautiful piece of hardware — no matter what you think of its performance or its price or whatever, you can’t deny it looks great. Read the rest of this entry »


Archer Season 3 In Review

Archer season 3 had it’s share of highs and lows. While generally a great show, I keep on thinking that the concept of the show is a lot funnier than the show itself. It’s made by Adam Reed, and it lacks the off-the-cuffness of his earlier work Frisky Dingo. The humour occasionally becomes Arrested Development-esque, but never fully goes all the way. There are, to be honest, lots of jokes that just fall flat because they just aren’t funny. Read the rest of this entry »


The New Tobacco: Video Games

It’s old and somewhat insignificant news, but Frank Wolf (VA) and Joe Baca (CA) of the US House of Representatives want to force all games not rated for Early Childhood to carry a “health warning label”, similar to cigarettes, that would read:

 “WARNING: Exposure to violent video games has been linked to aggressive behavior” Read the rest of this entry »


Mass Effect 3 Ending Patch

This is starting to become old news, but Bioware has been put on the defensive lately by people having played Mass Effect 3 and been dissatisfied with the ending. Having not beaten the game myself (blasphemy!), I don’t know how much I can argue the point, but I do think it’s gotten pretty ridiculous so far. Read the rest of this entry »


The Walking Dead Season 2 in Review

If you haven’t pieced it together yet, I really don’t like The Walking Dead. It’s not that good a TV show that receives a lot of undue attention, hype, and love. The characters have been mostly unlikeable and their development has been mostly static, the action has been pretty stale, the plot has gone nowhere for an entire season. So, without further ado, here is my review of the second season of the Walking Dead (spoilers galore), which I would call The Watching Dead.

 

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Motorstorm RC

Motorstorm: RC is a racing game that is currently free for download on the PS Vita (though you have to endure starting out in a Scion iQ…) and is one of the best racing games I’ve played in a long time.

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