Archive for June, 2011

Duke Nukem Forever Demo

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , on June 30, 2011 by getbent57

DukeNukemForever There is a demo out now for Duke Nukem Forever.  The game has been getting some really bad reviews.  Was thinking is it really bad as they say.  So I game the demo a try.  The game does have some good graphic but there was a bit a choppiness when I was just walking round a room.   Another graphic problem was when I died and it loaded up again.  The textures disappeared,  while some popped in after way too long.  Zoomed in with weapon I had then they disappeared again. Now I know way the game got bad scores.  The demo did have the Duke “ness”  I remember from Duke Nukem: Total Meltdown.  That was the PlayStation version of Duke Nukem 3D.

Sucker Punch Review

Posted in Review's with tags , , , , , , on June 29, 2011 by getbent57

SuckerPunch Was looking forward to seeing Sucker Punch because it looked very cool and Zack Snyder was behind it.  Really like his other movies.  Well I was disappointed.  While there are lots of killer action scenes that are just pure awesome.  The rest just falls flat.  The begin was confusing a bit.  It makes a be more scents a little bit more as the movie goes along.  Next the awesome action stuff is great.  The soundtrack is pretty sweet.  That being said it seems to turn some the scenes into a music videos.  Then the ending which was lame.

Wanted this to be a cool movie.  Well it is a pass.  While there are some cool things in it they just don’t make it worth watching.  A rent if there is nothing else.

2 out of 5 GT (GT = Good Times)

Lord Of The Rings Blu-ray

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , , on June 28, 2011 by getbent57

Picked up the extended edition of the Lord of The Rings on Blu-ray today.  I have not seen the extended version of any of the three films so it will be nice to see them in High Def.  According to the back of the box there is over 26 hours of bonus content.  My guess most of that content might be commentaries.  The box set contains 15 discs.  There is lots of stuff to look at for sure.  Will be watching it all for months to come.  Wal-mart had a great deal.  Got it for $60.  Most place wanted much more than that.


Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , on June 27, 2011 by getbent57

Skype Gave Skype a try out last night.  Over the years I have used MSN Messenger to have video chats.  Should say try to have video chats.  Most of the time it would not work right.  Am so glad I gave Skype a try.  It took only a few minutes to set up and it worked right way and it worked great.  The picture was way better than Messenger as with the audio.   Speaking of audio it is drop out a few times.  I think it was an internet connection thing.   Skype has been around for years.  I am little late to the party but know I am on the bandwagon.

Top Gear Series 17 Tonight

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 26, 2011 by getbent57

This is just a reminder that Top Gear series 17 starts tonight (June 26, 2011).  Have been looking forward to the new series ever since series 16 ended.  From the short teaser trailer (below) it is going to be another awesome season.  Say it every time, will say it again this is my favourite show on TV.

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QR Codes

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , on June 25, 2011 by getbent57

You might have seen QR codes (black and with, bar code like thing) around.  They are mostly on products and what not.  There is a website that make they for free.  In fact the one on the left was made using it.  It is just a like to this blog.  The site is called QR Code Generator.  I think you can and link just about any thing.  They are designed to be used with smart phones.  I don’t have one of those.  Found an app fro my iPod touch to test it out on.  They are pretty cool.

Team Fortress 2 Free To Play

Posted in Just something to say, Videos with tags , , , , , , , on June 24, 2011 by getbent57

TF2-EApcSLP03 Have some cool news to share.  Team Fortress 2 is now free to play.  It will have microtransactions like most free to play games.  Have want to try this game out for a long time.  Ever since I seen a few clips with it came out with Valve’s Orange Box.  I do believe you get the game through Steam.   Steam offers all kinds of game.  Most you have to pay for but there are a few other free games as well.  The video below is from “Meet the … “  videos series.  Very funny.

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Game Of Thrones

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , on June 23, 2011 by getbent57

GameOfThrones Have been hearing all kinds of good things about the show Game of Thrones.  Got to check out the first episode.  And man this is an awesome and I have only seen the first one of ten.  Being any HBO show they don’t tone things down.  The first episode is a thousand times better than most movies.  It looks great, the acting is awesome, story is awesome as well.  Mixed with lots of blood shed, boobs with a sprinkle on incest thrown in.  Look forward to checking the then all out.  Not sure when the DVD box set will be out.  I think it will be a buy.

Assassin’s Creed: The Renaissance

Posted in Just something to say with tags , , , , , , on June 22, 2011 by getbent57

ACRenaissance Just started to reading Assassin’s Creed: The Renaissance again last night.  I picked this up months ago.  Stopped reading when I got the Scott Pilgrim Boxset.  Since I finished reading those I thought I should start reading this one again.  The book is based off of Assassin’s Creed 2 game.  So far the book is flowing the game pretty much word for word.  If am fine with that since the game is one of my all time favourites.  There is a second book out now that shares the same name as the game it is based on, Brotherhood.  Just might pick that one up since that is an awesome game as well.

Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time Review

Posted in Review's with tags , , , , on June 21, 2011 by getbent57

PrinceOfPersia Have been putting off watching Price of Persia: The Sands of Time.  Not sure why but is is very good for a movie based off of video games.  Most of the time video game movies are just plan bad.  This is the exception.  I think they put more care in to making it.  While it doesn’t do any thing new that I have not see before.  It does flow at a good pace.  There are some great chase and fight scenes.  While the characters are a bit copy and past from other movie you might have seen.  But I can let that go since it is still a good movie.

For a video game based movie it is one the best ones.  Other game based movie makes sure take notices.  And may be they will make better movies.

3 out of 5 GT (GT = Good Times)