Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Meet the "users": We don't talk, we don't like you, we just want to play

Online you can find a new breed of players: the users who minimize the social aspect of play. A look inside our collective heads.

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(VIDEO) Bill Gates Shows Off Microsoft's Touch Table

Billy Gates was on the Today Show this morning showing off his fancy new table. Want to see it in action rather than just in photos? Check the video for all sorts of goodness of it being used for all sorts of applications, such as playing with photos, wirelessly pulling photos off a camera, and ordering and paying for food using credit cards.

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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Basic Cell Phone Acronyms You Need to Know

Confused by the alphabet soup of cell phone acronyms? I don't blame you. Here's a cheat sheet that'll help you navigate the waters while your shopping for your next phone—or trying to get the most out of the handset you've got.

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ESRB Comments on Halo 2's Naked Ass

Turns out that accidental partial nudity was in fact a guy mooning users when they get an error message in Halo 2 Vista.

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Thursday, May 24, 2007

CB Games Beta Diaries: Halo 3 '...And The Hog He Rode In On'

This beta diary entry covers the vehicles in the game and how to obtain them, or what uses they have. There's also further discussion of some of the newer weapons found in Halo 3.

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Pulse: Jack Thompson after Halo 3... WTF?

Thanks to G.T.A.'s hot coffee and an annoying legal battle Jack Thompson is becoming well known (if infamous) as the enemy of gamers everywhere. Now hes just being and idiot (no MORE THAN USUAL). Going after one of Microsoft's cash cow the newest Halo installment. Now I can understand wanting to keep young kids away from sex and violence and helping parents identify that stuff in their kids media but... Seriously! The reasons he has stated are ludicrous and the game hasn't even come out.

I gotta cut this short or I'll go on for 3 more paragraphs incoherently spewing profanity. But needless to say, many are pissed. What do you think? Give me your comments.

Here's some articles for more information on the subject:
Techspot-Jack Thompson threatens to sue Microsoft over Halo 3
Game Almighty-Jack Thompson Lays His Legal Sights On Halo 3(Has Jacks Full Letter to Gates)

So freaking pissed.... :-