Archive for December, 2010

  • Here's my completely biased, personal list of the best of 2010. Got any beef?

    Jon’s Best of 2010

    Here's my completely biased, personal list of the best of 2010. Got any beef?

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  • Google Latitude for the iPhone has finally been released!  The Google Latitude app shows your current latitude / longitude on a map along with anyone else in your address book who chooses to share their location with you.

Programmers the net over are scrambling for the Google Latitude API for a chance to integrate with the newly released app for iPhone.  Although Google Latitude has been out for years now, Apple has only just approved the app.  You can download Google Latitude from iTunes Store here.

    Google Latitude for the iPhone shows your current latitude / longitude

    Google Latitude for the iPhone has finally been released! The Google Latitude app shows your current latitude / longitude on a map along with anyone else in your address book who chooses to share their location with you. Programmers the net over are scrambling for the Google Latitude API for a chance to integrate with the newly released app for iPhone. Although Google Latitude has been out for years now, Apple has only just approved the app. You can download Google Latitude from iTunes Store here.

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  • Enslaved for PS3 is an action/adventure/platformer by Ninja Theory, the same company that brought us Heavenly Sword. The story follows two protagonists along a standard storyline in a post apocalyptic man vs. machine world.  The world is quite beautiful with overgrown vegetation swallowing city scapes and skyscrapers all around you.  It gives you an interesting playground, at least.

    Enslaved: A Look Back

    Enslaved for PS3 is an action/adventure/platformer by Ninja Theory, the same company that brought us Heavenly Sword. The story follows two protagonists along a standard storyline in a post apocalyptic man vs. machine world. The world is quite beautiful with overgrown vegetation swallowing city scapes and skyscrapers all around you. It gives you an interesting playground, at least.

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  •   Final Fantasy fans will have to wait a little longer for Final Fantasy 14 to make it’s debut on the PS3 gaming console. Publisher Square-Enix has delayed the release of it’s Final Fantasy MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) for the Playstation 3.  The game was originally scheduled to be launched in March 2011; Now Square-Enix has released a statement regarding the release date of Final Fantasy 14 Online which reads “to be determined”.

    Final Fantasy 14 release delayed by Square-Enix for PS3

      Final Fantasy fans will have to wait a little longer for Final Fantasy 14 to make it’s debut on the PS3 gaming console. Publisher Square-Enix has delayed the release of it’s Final Fantasy MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) for the Playstation 3.  The game was originally scheduled to be launched in March 2011; Now Square-Enix has released a statement regarding the release date of Final Fantasy 14 Online which reads “to be determined”.

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  • Bethesda Softworks had claimed that another Elder Scrolls Oblivion quest based game was not in the works and that the studio was concentrating on other games for the time being.  Now news has leaked about a potential Oblivion SEQUEL which would continue the storyline where it left off in the last  game.  

    Elder Scrolls Oblivion: Part 2?

    Bethesda Softworks had claimed that another Elder Scrolls Oblivion quest based game was not in the works and that the studio was concentrating on other games for the time being.  Now news has leaked about a potential Oblivion SEQUEL which would continue the storyline where it left off in the last  game.  

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  • What constitutes the definition of a hero?  Modern news reporters will tell you that a hero is someone caught in a fiery inferno, or a person that survived a drive-by shooting, or perhaps someone who was lost at sea and barely survived.  I’m sorry, but these are NOT heroes.  These are random incidences where people almost died but didn’t.  There is nothing heroic about nearly dying no matter how publicized the incident is. Let’s take a look at the actual definition of the word hero. a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem champion: someone who fights for a cause Clearly someone who dies in a […]

    Why Julian Assange is a hero

    What constitutes the definition of a hero?  Modern news reporters will tell you that a hero is someone caught in a fiery inferno, or a person that survived a drive-by shooting, or perhaps someone who was lost at sea and barely survived.  I’m sorry, but these are NOT heroes.  These are random incidences where people almost died but didn’t.  There is nothing heroic about nearly dying no matter how publicized the incident is. Let’s take a look at the actual definition of the word hero. a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem champion: someone who fights for a cause Clearly someone who dies in a […]

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  • ORIGINALLY POSTED 4 DECEMBER 2010 The new Tron Legacy movie will be released in theaters on December 17th 2010.  This is not a remake of the original Tron movie, but a new spin off.  Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant, father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous. Are you going to see the new movie?  Are you an old school TRON fan like me?  Feel free to comment. Oh […]

    Tron Legacy in theaters December 17th

    ORIGINALLY POSTED 4 DECEMBER 2010 The new Tron Legacy movie will be released in theaters on December 17th 2010.  This is not a remake of the original Tron movie, but a new spin off.  Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant, father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous. Are you going to see the new movie?  Are you an old school TRON fan like me?  Feel free to comment. Oh […]

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