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Does Medal of Honor deserve to be banned by the U.S. military? *UPDATED*

So the U.S. military has officially banned sales of the newest Medal of Honor game on military bases globally. Even Britain’s Defense Secretary requested that UK game retailers ban the

Fan-Made NES Goodness

Sometimes it’s nice to know that there is still some appreciation for the 8-bits of yesteryear. I scoured the internet looking for anything NES fan-made; screenshots, cartridges, Vvideos, packaging and

Mickey Mouse Throws It Down with Manny Pacquiao

It’s the showdown of the century, Mickey Mouse and Manny Pacquiao will face-off in the Mickey x Manny vinyl set from MINDStyle. This limited edition Monotone figure set will be

Deserts, Camels and Comic-Con

So out of deserts, camels and Comic-Con, which one seems out of place? Comic-Con you say? Well you are sadly incorrect. In March 2011, Abu Dhabi, one of the richest

DUKE NUKEM is BACK!

Gearbox software has announced at PAX Prime 10, Penny Arcade Expo, the sequel to Duke Nukem 3D will be shipping out sometime in 2011 with PS3, Xbox 360, and PC

The Double Rainbow Guy Gets His Own Windows Commercial

Have you been living under a rock, or just have better things to do with your life then spend most of the time looking up funny videos on the internet?

Horrifying Truths of the Mushroom Kingdom – A Satirical Exposé

This is a choose-your-own adventure, and you’ve decided to take the red pill. What? You wanted the blue pill? Well, you’re shit out of luck, because this adventure is low-tech

Ninja Tune Celebrates 20 Years. Please Pleasure Our Ears for 20 More!

For 20 years NinjaTune.Net has blessed soul, body, and mind with eclectic music from around the world. The Cinematic Orchestra, Roots Manuva, Kid Koala, The Qemists The Orb, Joe Goddard (Hot Chip),

First Look at California Adventure’s ElecTRONica

Recently we ran story about how Disney was planning to include a new TRON area in California Adventure. Today Disney Parks Blog released new concept art for the upcoming Tron

Portal Bookends

Show your love for Aperture Science by keeping your books from falling off the shelves with these Portal Bookends. Portal fan TriangleMen, took some of his spare time to create

Crazy Costumes, Flying Machines…It Must Be FLUGTAG!

Flugtag in German means “Flying Day.” Recently, the 2010 Red Bull Flugtag took flight at Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor. More than 100,000 people attended the event and Nerd Reactor was

The Power of Morphicon: Smoking Out with Jason David Frank

Sometimes big conventions like Comic-Con lose a lot of the personal touch due to the massive hordes of people that over crowd the convention, leaving many feeling like herded cattle

SoCal Theme Parks Hold Wallets Hostage: Fall 2010 – Summer 2011 Guide: Secret Tron Ride, Bizzaro Revamp & More

I hope you’ve all seen Chevy Chase in his classic role as Clark; father of 2, wonderful husband, and witty family guru. Clark had the family, the money, and the

Miniature Car Models and Buildings Come to Life

At first glance, when I looked at the images, I thought these were real cars. But it turns out it’s the work of Michael Paul Smith, miniature car model and

A Schwarzenegger Comic Book?

It’s official, Arnold Schwarzenegger finally appears in his own comic book titled “Political Power: Arnold Schwarzenegger.” The Bluewater Productions book sells for $3.99 and is written by Justin Peniston. It

LOST Prop Auction Brings in Over $1.5 Million

This past weekend at the Santa Monica Municipal Airport in the Barker Hangar, the two-day LOST prop auction was held. The auction had a staggering 1,174 lots that drew an

“Bourne” Director Doug Liman to Direct All You Need Is Kill

Doug Liman has helmed some great films which include Swingers, Go, The Bourne Identity, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. His one slip up I would consider is Jumper. In any event,

Gamer Sues Developer Because a Game was “Too Addicting”

Yes, you read that title correctly. Wired recently reported that Hawaiian resident, Craig Smallwood, claims that South Korean based NCsoft should pay an undisclosed sum of money for damages on

Nerdzilla, King of the Geeks! Nerd Reactor’s Mascot Arrives!

Here he is in all his nerdy reptilian glory! Nerdzilla is here to conquer the world, or at least, try to live a normal life in it. Not much can

Remix: Street Fighter 2 Beatbox

Music in video games have existed for as long as we can remember and has really taken off since the 8 bit days, when it was all in midi form.