Evil Dead 2013 – Fit for Halloween, or trumped by Michael Myers?

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It’s nearly Halloween, and gamers everywhere are pulling out some cringe-worthy titles for the occasion; both in the comedic and the creepy sense.  I, of course, am no different, and noticed the remake for Evil Dead was available on demand, and my mother wasn’t at home to tell me it was too scary for the cat to watch.  Yes, the actual cat, not myself.  And no, this isn’t the first time that would have happened; … Read More

The Epic Gaming Homages Of Gravity Falls

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Gravity Falls is an animated cartoon that airs on Disney channel, but it’s so much more than “just a cartoon” Gravity Falls is a veritable cornucopia of subtle pop culture references, nostalgia, and excellent writing that doesn’t insult the intelligence of it’s audience. In this authors opinion it is one of the few great western cartoons  of this generation. Knowing the above, it makes sense that video games and video game culture would be an … Read More

Hatsune Miku performs on the David Letterman show

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Hatsune Miku’s performance on a recent episode of the David Letterman Show, likely left several people confused. Yet it also seemed to excite several others. In fact my 63 year old mother called me up to tell me to get to the nearest television set to watch it. For me that was a rather surreal experience. I’ve known of Hatsune Miku for quite a long time, but the idea of a concert with a virtual … Read More

Obama Recommits to Net Neutrality

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On Thursday, during a Town Hall meeting with members of the Cross Campus Community President Obama reiterated his commitment to Net Neutrality. His comments seem to be in line with his campaign position but in opposition to the current proposal that is before the FCC at this time. Obama said: “I made a commitment very early on that I am unequivocally committed to Net Neutrality… Tom Wheeler, knows my position. I can’t-now that he’s there-I … Read More

An Old Friend. My Keyboard.

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An Old Friend My Keyboard.   Thomas Fuller said “If you have one true friend you have more than your share” and I mostly agree that if a person finds just one dependable friend in life then that individual is a very lucky person. If one were to apply that adage to a PC Gamer’s input device I feel pretty confident that many of us have found that one very dependable friend over the years. … Read More