The Boat That Rocked – set sail or stay in port?

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, Apr 17, 2012 at 00:00 EST
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Q: Why are pirates called pirates?
A: Because they “Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrre”!
That, my friends, is one of my favourite jokes. I’m fully aware that this may undermine any right I have to sit in judgement of this comedy film, but I don’t care…  Continue reading “The Boat That Rocked – set sail or stay in port?” »

Happiest man in world explains why Sonic 4 Episode II could make you just as happy

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Apr 14, 2012 at 20:07 EST
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Brownie points to Destructoid, who caught up with a man called Ken — Sonic’s brand manager, and rightly so, judging by his enthusiasm in this interview. Continue reading “Happiest man in world explains why Sonic 4 Episode II could make you just as happy” »

This little-known video demo of ‘Milo’ reminds us why Peter Molyneux dumped Microsoft

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Apr 11, 2012 at 20:46 EST
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As one of the lucky few ever to experience the 'Milo' project first-hand, I always thought it was a huge shame that it never made it into the public domain (not even as a curious bit of entertainment DLC on Xbox Live). Now its creator, Peter Molyneux, has finally spoken about how disappointed he was too - and admitted it could have been a part of his decision to quit as Microsoft's creative boss. Continue reading “This little-known video demo of ‘Milo’ reminds us why Peter Molyneux dumped Microsoft” »

Look UP: is this Pixar’s all-time best Blu-ray?

POSTED IN:  by Joel Goodbody, Apr 10, 2012 at 00:01 EST
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Another year, another offering from Pixar beloved by critics and adults and kids and whoever else has a functional heart and brain. Somehow, Pixar manages to cultivate wonderful creativity and originality in almost every film they make… Continue reading “Look UP: is this Pixar’s all-time best Blu-ray?” »

IGN’s Sweden launch is first of many in 2012 – aka “why I’ve been too busy to blog”

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Mar 10, 2012 at 16:25 EST
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Earlier this week, a somewhat touching comment was left on this site by a reader named Betablocker who said he has been following my work since SegaWeb (i.e. a long, long time ago) and is sad that I do not blog as much as I used to. So I wanted to take this timely opportunity to talk about why that is, and what I'm actually working on these days, and why it's so exciting. Continue reading “IGN’s Sweden launch is first of many in 2012 – aka “why I’ve been too busy to blog”” »

TechCrunch Cribs visits LLUSTRE, a funky start-up from Tracy Doree (yes, a relation)

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Mar 10, 2012 at 13:32 EST
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I’m very proud to see the spotlight on LLUSTRE, a new ecommerce business that’s all about beautiful design and stuff for your home — the venture’s interesting to me for a few reasons, but chiefly because of its co-founders…
Continue reading “TechCrunch Cribs visits LLUSTRE, a funky start-up from Tracy Doree (yes, a relation)” »