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It’s fun to think about the zombie apocalypse, you guys, it really is. It’s fun to imagine the world being thrown into turmoil by an outbreak of some mysterious disease. But let’s be honest: if there was such an outbreak, we’d squash it. Quickly.

Why? Because of all this zombie stuff we have now. Movies, games, TV shows, shirts. You’ve been WAITING PATIENTLY for your turn to live out the Night of the Living Dead, or Dawn of the Dead, or World War Z, or whatever…

Except it won’t go how it goes in those movies, because EVERYONE who’s not a zombie will also be out hunting zombies, so the whole thing will be a wrap in, like, a half-hour.

See, movies ruin everything.

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Keep that in mind the next time your buddy has one of those “hold my beer” ideas and wants you to “just trust me, man, trust me.” If it seems so stupid that you can’t imagine a way out of it without an injury of some kind, trust your instincts.

shirt.woot! :: Trust Me!

HINGES is a fantasy webcomic about a doll named Orio and her troubling companion Bauble.

New to the city of Cobble, Orio must depend on help where ever she can find it, but her assigned familiar Bauble has other interests.  And as the two explore the walls of their city, they find that they are not the only new arrivals.

In a place that runs like clockwork, it only takes a little disruption to upend a city.

Help Meredith McClaren print the first story arc of HINGES, comprising 109 color pages in a 6.5 x 9″ hardcover book by contributing to her Kickstarter here: Hinges Book 1: Clockwork City

I’ve already made my donation!

The year: 1988. The place: Crestwood Mall in suburban St. Louis. The scene: crowded, as Saturday afternoon turns into Saturday night. In the crush of humanity, one bold voice stands out. A 14-year-old nerd skips energetically through the throng cackling about how he’s invisible, annoying the holy hell out of everyone within earshot. “I’m invisible! Ha ha! Nobody can see me! I’m invisible!” Only the green-sport-coated figure of a mall security guard can stop this shameless rampage of idiocy.

shirt.woot! :: Shirt of Stealth

BETHESDA SOFTWORKS ANNOUNCES
WOLFENSTEIN: THE NEW ORDER

 

MachineGames Forges A New Chapter For This Celebrated Franchise

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Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced a new title, Wolfenstein®: The New OrderTM, an action-adventure shooter slated for release in Q4 2013.  The game is being developed by MachineGamesTM, a studio comprised of seasoned developers known for creating compelling, critically-acclaimed story-driven games. Wolfenstein has been widely credited for helping establish and popularize the first-person shooter genre, and Wolfenstein: The New Order is a reimagining of this franchise – offering players a gripping and dramatic experience. The official announcement trailer can be seen at GameSpot.com.

Wolfenstein: The New Order is scheduled for release on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC, and next generation consoles. Additional details about the game will be revealed in a series of exclusive feature stories with GameSpot.com began on Wednesday, May 8th.

We are excited to bring a new chapter of Wolfenstein to gamers everywhere,” said Jens Matthies, creative director at MachineGames. “As fans of the series, working on this game is an honor, and our team is driven to create an unforgettable action-adventure experience that will make FPS fans proud.”

Wolfenstein: The New Order has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

 

Widow Games announced today that Mind Pursuit, one of the bestselling trivia games in the world, is now available for iOS, Android™ and Windows® 8 devices. Test your general knowledge with thousands of questions in six categories, and even play against up to six of your friends simultaneously in the official version of the popular board game. Mind Pursuit is free to play, with hundreds more questions available to unlock or purchase.

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Our friends over at Tom Sparks Comics have created an iPad app for their comic.  Check out the awesomeness over on their site and on iTunes.

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‘Tom Sparks, Atomic Detective’ is a pulpy, noir digital graphic novel collection of stories from the webcomic that ran for several years of the same name. Continue reading

Experience the complete Skyrim collection with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® Legendary Edition — arriving in North America for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC on June 4 ($59.99 USD) and throughout Europe and Australia on June 7. 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition includes the original critically-acclaimed game, official add-ons – Dawnguard,Hearthfire, and Dragonborn – and added features like combat cameras, mounted combat, Legendary difficulty mode for hardcore players, and Legendary skills – enabling you to master every perk and level up your skills infinitely.

For more information on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim® or Legendary Edition, please visit www.elderscrolls.com.

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