Spider-Man’s Cinematic Future: Some Thoughts

Last night, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures surprised the geek world by announcing that they had struck a deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in other words, the universe of the Iron Man, Captain America, and Avengers films. Some potentially unnecessary backstory follows; those who know it can skip this paragraph. WhileContinue reading “Spider-Man’s Cinematic Future: Some Thoughts”

On Gran Turismo: HD

Here’s another reason to dislike Sony and their PlayStation 3 plans: Gran Turismo: HD will cost players an arm and a leg to play. The current rage in online gaming is microtransactions. Because consoles–like the Xbox, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3–have hard drives and online capabilities, users can purchase content for their games and downloadContinue reading “On Gran Turismo: HD”

On a PlayStation 2 Problem

I have a slim-line PlayStation 2. The original model of the PlayStation 2, released in 2000, was supplanted with a newer, smaller, slimmer model in the fall of 2004, and I traded my old, clunky, big system in toward the small system when it released. Now, Sony has issued a recall on the slim PS2Continue reading “On a PlayStation 2 Problem”