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Where to Watch the 2017 E3 Keynote Presentations

Live Tweet #E3 We’ll be live tweeting a few of the live Keynotes, so make sure to follow us at: @8bites E3 2016 is right around the corner, and fans have never had a better look at what happens when video game companies put on their dog and pony shows. For the uninitiated, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 is an annual trade fair for the video game industry. It’s used by publishers and accessory manufacturers to unveil their upcoming games and game-related merchandise. Unlike other video game trade shows that are open to the general public, E3 is an exclusive, industry-only event. You’ll find game company...

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Project Gotham Racing 3

This review was written when Project Gotham Racing 3 was first released. We’re offering up an unedited text version. We’ve prettied up the post a bit, but you can be assured that none of the text was edited from the original post. WOW, one of the most realistic video games I have ever played. The graphics in this game are simply AMAZING. It’s safe to say that PGR 3 is definitely a next gen console game, not some cheap port. PGR 3 is about racing, but with the caveat that your performance on the track must also look impressive to...

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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 – Ghost Moon

Writer: Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson Artist: Brian Churilla Cover Artist: Mike Huddleston Lettering: Clem Robins Colors: Dave Stewart Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writing 95% Art 75% Overall 85% The adventures of Hellboy;s early years have generally been well received. They’ve given fans a chance to watch Hellboy grow through different missions and bring him back to a time when the world wasn’t as crazy as it is in the present timeline materials. There are been a few B.P.R.D. mini-series in the past couple years that have explored the organization that raised Hellboy and dealt with all of the weird...

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Royal City

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Jeff Lemire Cover Artist: Jeff Lemire Variant Cover: Emi Lenox Lettering: Steve Wands Colors: Jeff Lemire Publisher: Image Comics Jeff Lemire has always been a writer and artist that never truly conforms to one style. Whether it’s writing superheroes for Marvel, collaborating on science fiction stories at Image or telling personal, human stories. Lemire can craft a tale that will explore the depths of a persons soul, even if that person happens to be a robot. Royal City, announced in the summer of 2016, is Lemire’s return to telling stories about real people, grounded stories. Some...

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Star Trek: The Animated Series

Many consider the 1970s as the golden era of Saturday morning cartoons. Common practice then was to take hit television series, that proved popular with kids, and turn them into animated series. The Filmation production house was king of this cartoon subgenre. They churned out spin-offs such as The Brady Kids, My Favorite Martians, Gilligan’s Planet and the M*A*S*H spoof M*U*S*H. Filmation had a reputation for exploiting the technique of limited animation to produce a number of animated series with a distinct look. They were well known for re-using the same animated sequences over and over, to the point where the Filmation style was instantly recognizable. That was no different in the Star...

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