Category Archives: 2011

Review: Driver San Francisco

Ok, I loved the original driver. It was an entirely new genre at the time. Sure you had a driving around car game, but once GTA III hit anything where you drove and crashed was “just another GTA”. They’ve always … Full story

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Video: Holiday in NY – timelapse

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Some Thoughts About Tonight

Tonight on may way through Northampton to pick up my son from daycare I saw a man get hit by a car. It was about 5:00pm, drizzling and generally dark out. I was approaching a crosswalk (on Conz St) when … Full story

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Video: Whats Up With the Assignments in the Back to Karkland Expansion Pack for BF3

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Video: Top of 2011 Mashup

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Video: Merry Christmas – Patton Oswalt – Christmas Shoes

This made me laugh a lot – I was just talking about this song with my wife… because it plays every year in recent memory. Bravo Mr Oswalt, bravo!

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LA Noire PC – Review

Video: It’s a port, a straight port but with an extra tidbit or two of settings and smoothing for the graphics. You have ansiotropic settings, and FXAA (x1, 2, or 3). The textures do appear scaled, as in they look … Full story

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Batman: Arkham City – Review

initial impressions – very smooth animation. More then anything else I was amazed at how fluid the animation is – when he’s climbing, soaring, or fighting with handcuffs on… it’s fabulous to watch. The graphics are very nice as well, … Full story

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Video Review: NFS The Run

Here is the intro / first levels of gameplay. It’s interesting because (like many NFS games) it’s nothing like its predecessor. Cars control more realistically. It’s still not a simulation feeling, and you’re restricted to bumper, hood, and behind view. … Full story

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Timelapse Video: Earth From Space

Dig it: Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael K├Ânig on Vimeo. (apologies for the iframe, that’s their default code)

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Elder Scrolls Skyrim: Review, Screenshots, Gameplay Video

I wasn’t expecting too much from the latest Elder Scrolls: V Skyrim (Sky-rim) and I was pleasantly surprised. At first I noticed a big degredation in quality… as in half the textures were up to par for the full resolution … Full story

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Gadget Security – Watch your Back

Your passwords could be stolen remotely – think over the shoulder with a digital recording sniper scope… or off reflections. It’s certainly already been available to government agents for years now, but it’s almost more powerful out int he wild. … Full story

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iCEnhancer 3.5 for GTA

I had installed EFLC 1.0.7.0 on the new system trying to eek the most out of the updated configuration. It all looked great, but after playing a lot of BF3 and watching the GTA V trailer it’s looking dated. I … Full story

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Clear Channel Spits on the Valley

Clear Channel has once again proven they know how to mismanage into the ground. Back in May – WRNX 100.9 – a progressive rock, adult contemporary station (we’re talking Counting Crows – not Kenny G) was traded to Clear Channel. … Full story

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Comcast Data Usage

So what is the deal with the network data usage meter on customer.comcast.com? Last month I was trying to get the end of month surge to use up the last of my allowed quota. I hopped on like the 29th … Full story

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Live Streaming – Offline: Watch the first snow of the season hit Western MA

Streaming Live by Ustream [update 9:06 EST] All told it’s still snowing. They say about 6 to 12″ overall. The roads were horrible earlier. If they don’t get to plowing and it freezes like this it’s going to be one … Full story

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Video: IGN – Battlefield Tips

I watched this prepared to be all snarky but it had some good info… for people who have never played Battlefield before. It does bring up a good point about not getting in the helis/jets if you don’t know how … Full story

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Video: Timelapse Broccoli

brocolli vimeo from Matthew Moore on Vimeo.

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Battlefield 3 Review

…impressions at this point, I’ll elaborate further but here are some goodies: Gameplay Video: Screenshots: things to note: things breaking (not servers), animation, jump / prone slides, vehicle sounds, directional audio, graphics, comparison to beta things breaking (servers) – c’mon, … Full story

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Battlefield 3 – PC Retail DVD Install

Battlefield 3 – PC Retail DVD Install FAIL So I am currently copying data.z01 to my temp directory from DVD1 along with data.zip from DVD2.Why am I taking such a weird way of installing this game? EA has either broken … Full story

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The History of Battlefield #FUEA

My trepidation with EA only extends to the most recent versions published by EA – they exited before them, much like EVERY OTHER fabulous game that has since been snatched up. I’m so glad Rockstar managed to push them off. … Full story

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EA Trumps a Big One

EA is bordering on a national incident citing “A Korean VPN” as being the reason for opening up Battlefield 3 to Origin players “early”. They have complete control to stop the servers at any time, this is complete and utter … Full story

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RAGE – First Impressions and Review

First impressions: Setting – Fallout 3 Story – Fallout 3 Jumpsuit – Fallout 3 Enemies – Fallout 3 Hunters – Fallout 3 Mutants – Fallout 3 Textures – Fallout 3 Wasteland – Fallout 3 Vehicles – a plus FPS Mechanics … Full story

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New David Guetta – Titanium (ft Sia)

Fabulous track off David Guetta’s new album. Check out David Guetta – Titanium (ft Sia) on Spotify or if you’re mobile you can check it out on YouTube. I’m surprised there’s no official video for it yet, or if there … Full story

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The Best Drag Race – Quarter Mile with 11 of the top Sports Cars

They turned it up to 11. I was surprised by the results.

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