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West Was Won: CoJ

West Was Won: CoJ
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This How the West Was Won video for Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is how trailers should be done: it starts off with cutscenes and finishes with plenty of gunslingin’ in-game action.

9 Minutes: BioShock 2

9 Minutes: BioShock 2

Get ready to wet yourself with this 9 minute Hunting the Big Sister trailer; it’s narrated by BioShock 2’s Creative Director and talks about Little Sister adoption and long walks in the ocean.

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Movie Trailer: The Road

Movie Trailer: The Road

The Road finally gets a trailer, and just like the book it’s a doozie: the post-apocalyptic story seems overly focused on action, but Viggo Mortensen’s performance looks like a winner.

Projekt PIWO 3

Projekt PIWO 3

Turning a building into a light show is not a novel idea, but Projekt PIWO 3 is among the best; they do everything from Tetris to Michael Jackson in the one hour show above.

Multiplayer: Ghostbusters

Multiplayer: Ghostbusters

This action-packed multiplayer debut trailer for the Ghostbusters game shows there’s nothing like catching ghosts with a bunch of friends; just be sure you don’t cross those streams!

Music Video: Watusii

Music Video: Watusii

This dizzyingly cool music video for Cortney Tidwell’s Watusii is the polar coordinate version of Still Run; it’s shot with a circle-track system which essentially is a stage on wheels.

Video: Transmutant

Video: Transmutant

The artists at Transmutant are neighbors we’d love to have, even with their pink flying Land Rovers and giant, four-legged robots; Don’t Panic has a quirky interview with the troupe here.

Preview: inFAMOUS

Preview: inFAMOUS
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Check out this excellent preview video for inFAMOUS; it gives some background on your character (he’s a bike messenger) as well as the implications of good/bad moral choices.

Short Film: Reach

Short Film: Reach

Curiosity killed the cat, or in this case, the robot: Luke Randall’s Reach is about a cute, waddling robot (WALL-E, anyone?) and its ill-advised battles with its tragically short power cord.

Video: My Favorite Movie

Video: My Favorite Movie

Critics have been calling the new Star Trek a fresh reboot of the franchise, but CollegeHumor’s My Favorite Movie reveals uncanny similarities to another sci-fi franchise.

Music Video: Still Run

Music Video: Still Run

We’re loving this hypnotic music video for indie band BrotherSister’s Still Run; it shows a continuously shifting landscape that starts off serene but gets pretty dicey towards the end.

TF2/Smash Bros Mashup

TF2/Smash Bros Mashup

Will/AyesDyef has a brilliant Team Fortress 2 / N64 Super Smash Bros. mashup that matches shot-for-shot the intro of the latter, albeit using the zany characters of the former.

Video: Never Ending Sun

Video: Never Ending Sun

Most of us have heard tales of the 24 hour daylight in the Arctic Circle, but Never Ending Sun shows the sun as it bounces along the horizon. It’s set to music by Avi Hochberg.

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Mega Shark/Giant Octopus

Mega Shark/Giant Octopus
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Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus is a campy, low-budget horror flick with harbinger of hammy acting Lorenzo Lamas; we were sold the moment the shark ate the Golden Gate Bridge.

100-Year Clock

100-Year Clock

Che-Wei Wang’s 3.16 Billion Cycles clock will fall apart after 100 years; a 60rpm motor drives a cascading array of wheels, the last of which causes the outer arc to fall in a century.

Secret Trailer: White Knight

Secret Trailer: White Knight

This Forgotten Secret trailer for White Knight Chronicles starts off with butterflies and ballroom dancing; in other words, it’s ripe for all the slick sword-swinging mayhem afterwards.

Video: Just Landed

Video: Just Landed

Born out of a swine flu discussion, Jer Thorp’s Just Landed is another Twitter mashup, but this time using “just landed/arrived in” tweets and the user’s hometown to track their movements.

Video: Infinity

Video: Infinity

Created by Japan based creative studio WOW for Citizen’s booth at Baselworld, Infinity takes time-lapse photography to the next level with mesmerizing CG that reminds us of DTESS.

Movie Trailer: Gamer

Movie Trailer: Gamer

Basically a 21st century version of Running Man, Gamer is a near future film about gamers who control death row inmates in combat; cheesy or cult classic? We’ll find out 9/4.

TV: Weaponizers

TV: Weaponizers

We hope you didn’t miss last night’s premiere of Weaponizers on the Discovery Channel; it’s a blast-tastic mashup of Robowars and Mad Max, with a dash of Top Gear thrown in.

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Jackoon Painting Robot

Jackoon Painting Robot

Named after masters of splatter Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, Oscar G. Torres’ Jackoon robot actually uses a camera that lets it paint a predetermined image.

Revealed: OmniaHD Video

Revealed: OmniaHD Video

Some of you have already guessed it, but Samsung finally reveals the trickery behind their OmniaHD viral video; the best part starts at 1:40, where you see the video as it’s being filmed.

Duke Nukem Forever

Duke Nukem Forever

Forever vaporware due to 3D Realms’ closure, Duke Nukem Forever goes out with one last bang in this video; it’s unfinished work, but still pretty sweet. Note: NSFW nudity at 0:49.

WorldBike

WorldBike

WorldBike is open source for bicycles: it’s a network of designers who offer free plans for high-strength, longer-wheelbase bikes that are well-suited to the needs of the developing world.

Free: I Love Traffic

Free: I Love Traffic

Alright, so nobody really loves traffic, but I Love Traffic gives us a peek into the harried lives of traffic lights; it starts off easy but quickly turns frenetic, making accidents a near inevitability.

Video: Forgotten Places

Video: Forgotten Places

Forgotten Places breathes life into decaying buildings with slow tracking shots that are hauntingly beautiful; if you like grunge, this video is oozing with rust, grime, and even bullet holes.

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