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Story Trailer: SF IV

Story Trailer: SF IV

February 17 is just around the corner, so get your Super and Ultra combos ready while checking out this StreetFighter IV Story Trailer; everyone from Blanka to M. Bison gets a word in.

650 Mil. Years in 1 Min.

650 Mil. Years in 1 Min.

If you thought one year in 40 seconds was cool, 650 million years in 1 minute 20 seconds will blow your mind; watch continents slide from prehistory to 250 M.Y. in the future.

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Intro: Killzone 2

Intro: Killzone 2

Thanks to Hungary’s Gamestar Magazine, the entire intro for Killzone 2 is up; it’s a nice mix of Starship Troopers camraderie, slow-mo kill shots and whack-job Visari going ape on TV.

Demo: Galactrix

Demo: Galactrix

Coming soon to XBLA, Puzzle Quest: Galactrix is Bejeweled on a hex grid from with jewels coming from multiple directions; like PQ, you’ll get special powerups (albeit with a sci-fi twist).

Trailer: DC Universe Online

Trailer: DC Universe Online

We’re a bit iffy on this early trailer’s graphics, but with Jim Lee at the helm of DC Universe Online, along with 100+ heroes and villains plus Metropolis and Gotham, we’re plenty stoked.

Trailer: Mini Ninjas

Trailer: Mini Ninjas

Brooding boy ninja, musical girl ninja and big ninja with eating problem: yeah, all the archetypes are in place, but we’re still excited over this Mini Ninjas trailer despite the cute overload.

Tech Report: CES

Tech Report: CES

If you’re expecting a dry summary of the 2009 CES in Vegas, look elsewhere; Current’s Ben Hoffman spends his time ridiculing absurd gadgets and harassing hapless exhibitors.

Video: Theremin Hero

Video: Theremin Hero

No, he’s not on crack: Theremin-master Greg uses a mic buried into headphones along with his hands for pitch and volume to create a trippy version of the Portal song via Rock Band.

Gameplay: White Knight

Gameplay: White Knight

Loved the White Knight Chronicles trailer? this gameplay video has it all: a knight in shining armor, a damsel in distress and some four-legged biomechanical cannon thing from hell.

The T-Mobile Dance

The T-Mobile Dance

Sure, it’s a rip-off of Improv Everywhere’s pranks, but this Saatchi & Saatchi conceived ad for T-Mobile is top-notch stuff; it was filmed with 350 dancers in London’s Liverpool Street Station.

Free: Walkie Tonky

Free: Walkie Tonky

It’s like every little boy’s dream: pilot a giant robot through a city and smash everything; Walkie Tonky is a quick and dirty freeware physics-based action game with retro-styled graphics.

Trailer: Paul Blart

Trailer: Paul Blart

There’s nothing sophisticated about Kevin James’ brand of physical slapstick comedy, but we couldn’t help cracking up over this trailer for Paul Blart: Mall Cop; it’s showing in theaters now.

Extended Clip: Push

Extended Clip: Push

Guns and telekinesis can only mean some crazy fight sequences, and this extended clip from Push does “push” the envelope; it could use some finesse, but it’s intriguing nevertheless.

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Free: Split ‘Em Up

Free: Split ‘Em Up

A twist switch on the classic Space Invaders shooter, Split ‘Em Up gives you two gunpods which can be separated into their own units at will; detriment or advantage? Your call.

Video: Bastard vs. Bots

Video: Bastard vs. Bots

Bastard vs. Bots is an awesome series of short, animated episodes pitting cowboys, skaters and even Vikings against robots; they’re promo pieces for heavy metal band Black Tide.

Gameplay: Magic Ball

Gameplay: Magic Ball

Available at the PSN store today, Magic Ball is kinda like Arkanoid, except with destructible 3D environments, trophies, multiplayer and VOIP support … that, and pirates. Yaarrrr.

History of the Internet

History of the Internet

Directed by Melih Bilgil, History of the Internet starts from the early days of Arpanet to the modern-day development of TCP/IP; we like the way he puts it in perspective of world events.

Free: Mechanical Commando

Free: Mechanical Commando

In the best traditions of “shoot first, ask questions later,” Mechanical Commando is a robotic remake of the classic NES’ Commando; our trigger finger still aches (in a good way).

Trailer: Fast & Furious

Trailer: Fast & Furious

Directed by Justin Lin (who made the better of the F&F sequels), Fast & Furious has a new trailer up; it starts with fast-paced foot chase and finishes with Vin Diesel being… Vin Diesel.

Book: The Next 100 Years

Book: The Next 100 Years
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It’s a bit out there, but The Next 100 Years forecasts the next century of world events; it’s written by George Friedman, whose clients include the Fortune 500 and foreign gov’t agencies.

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Doogie Howser Orchestra

Doogie Howser Orchestra

It’s no stretch to say that NPH has been on a roll as of late: this past weekend’s SNL was capped off by an orchestral homage to the Doogie Howser theme. We cried at the end too, bro.

Trailer: Dead Snow

Trailer: Dead Snow

Few things are more hated than Nazis, zombies and entitled coeds, but Dead Snow dares to combine them all into a bloody Sundance film; this has epic win splattered all over it.

Trailer: MySims Party

Trailer: MySims Party

One thing we learned in our days drinking studying at college is that you can never have too many party games; MySims Party is coming to the Wii and the DS with 50 mini games.

Teaser: T-28

Teaser: T-28

Fresh from IMAGI (who brought us the Astro Boy and Gatchman teasers), T-28 is a resurrection of the Tetsujin manga; it hasn’t been picked up by a studio per se, but it sure looks promising.

Video: No Pants 2009

Video: No Pants 2009

Improv Everywhere’s annual No Pants subway ride went off without a hitch (or britches) on January 10, with over 2,500 pantless riders in 22 cities around the world. Mmm, legs…

Free: Hunted Forever

Free: Hunted Forever

Created by Simon Fraser University student Evan Miller, Hunted Forever is a fast-paced platformer with echoes of Mirror’s Edge; it’s one of Time magazine’s top games of 2008. Thanks, Victor!

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