Daily Archives: September 24, 2005

Microsoft executives discuss Apple competition

On Tuesday, September 13, 2005, Microsoft announced to its employees and that it was reorganizing the company into a simpler organization in which executives much further down the chain would have direct decision-making capabilities, allowing the company to move more [...]

Flightplan Flies High on Friday

Estimated box office receipts for Friday have the Jodie Foster thriller Flightplan leading the way for the weekend with an opening day of $8.5 million, which is pointing to a first weekend gross somewhere between $23 [...]

Land of the Dead Release Date

Groove Games sends along a release date for Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler’s Green, the upcoming George A. Romero tie-in:
Get out your fire axe and your shovel – a Zombie hoard is descending on gamers everywhere with the [...]

F.E.A.R. Multiplayer Demo Coming Next Week

Two maps will be stuffed in a convenient 550MB package.
Monolith’s freaky first-person shooter is stepping up to the multiplayer challenge! With a slated release of September 29 at 11:00 PM EDT, the F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) multiplayer demo [...]

NEW AVENGERS #10 REVIEW

Ten issues in, and Marvel’s sales juggernaut sees no sign of being a flash in the pan. It’s bulldozing almost everything in it’s path since launch and still going strong. Marvel must be giggling to themselves with smug glee. This [...]

Magic

Why do so many virtual worlds feature magic?
One explanation is that virtual worlds have to be the same as the real world to a great extent (so that players aren’t distracted by trying to understand an alien physics), but that [...]