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Resident Evil Retrospective

Resident Evil Retrospective

Running almost twenty minutes long, the Episode 5 of Gametrailers’ Resident Evil Retrospective focuses on the uber-successful RE4 with a hat tip to its cinematic counterparts.

Death vs. Monstars

Death vs. Monstars

Addictive and fast-paced, Death vs. Monstars is a shoot-em-up with quirky graphics and a catchy 8-bit style soundtrack; note: the backwards aiming can take awhile to get used to.

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Forrest Gump: One Take

Forrest Gump: One Take

If you’ve got mild ADD like we do, this one-minute, single-take rendition of Forrest Gump is perfect; it was shot by the U. of York Filmmaking Society for the One Minute Film Festival.

Lifelike Magnetic Snakes

Lifelike Magnetic Snakes

At heart just a bunch of nickel particles in a beaker, the behavior of the metallic snakes above is remarkably lifelike; scientists believe they could yield valuable information on emergent behavior.

Launch Trailer: Apocrypha

Launch Trailer: Apocrypha

EVE Online’s Apocrypha expansion rolls out tomorrow, and to celebrate they’ve released the launch trailer above; it’s basically sweet, sweet starship porn, not that we’re complaining.

Video: World Drift Record

Video: World Drift Record

Vaughn Gittin Jr. breaks the world drifting record by 2000 ft. using an admittedly questionable technique: doing donuts in a 2010 Ford Mustang until his tires come apart.

Cutscenes: Halo Wars

Cutscenes: Halo Wars

Those of you still Halo Wars-deprived should check out these Enemy Ocean, Backup and Kidnapping cutscenes; the Warthog filled with Spartans in the last one: awesomeness.

Watchmen Saturday Cartoon

Watchmen Saturday Cartoon

For those of you suffering from post-Watchmen trauma, this Saturday morning-styled Watchmen cartoon is so bright and cheesy it’s almost foul; in short, the perfect hangover cure.

Trailer: Stalin vs. Martians

Trailer: Stalin vs. Martians

Stalin vs. Martians is the actual title to a ridiculous RTS being developed by three Russian studios; yes, you get to play as Stalin, and yes, it’s actually inspired by Vodka and borscht.

Video: Life in 60 Seconds

Video: Life in 60 Seconds

Seed Magazine’s Evolution of Life in 60 Seconds is an accurately scaled video depicting various major biological milestones; humankind is relegated to a blip near the end.

Trailer #2: Wolverine

Trailer #2: Wolverine

Easily the best X-Men Origins: Wolverine trailer yet, there’s quite a bit more to sink our teeth/retractable claws into, with more plot exposition and tons of X-Men character reveals.

Free: Bowja 3

Free: Bowja 3

Bowja 3 tasks you with guiding a ninja through a series of adventures; you basically click around to progress the plotline, but the story is interesting enough to keep us clicking.

Please Say Something

Please Say Something

David OReilly’s Please Say Something is at heart a love story, but one so trippy in terms of dysfunctional plot, sound effects and graphics you’ll either be amazed or driven insane.

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Gameplay: UFC 2009

Gameplay: UFC 2009
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Keith Jardine and Rampage Jackson give us a taste of UFC 2009 Undisputed in the gameplay trailer above; you know a game is onto something when the slams make you wince.

Trailer #4: Harry Potter

Trailer #4: Harry Potter

Above is the second full-length Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince trailer; we agree with VideoETA in that it takes on a darker (but more accurate) tone than previous trailers.

Trailer #3: Star Trek

Trailer #3: Star Trek

Previously debuted at WonderCon (and today for Watchmen), the latest Trek trailer is fantastic; it lends real gravitas to the movie, elevating it from intergalactic joyride to a bonafide “star trek.”

Launch Trailer: Empire

Launch Trailer: Empire
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Filled with cavalry charges, rifle fusillades and glorious naval battles, this launch trailer for Empire: Total War is a must-watch for megalomaniacs; it’s available both at Steam and in stores.

Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains

Above is a preview for iPhone game Heroes and Villains, currently in development by Infinite Ammo; you have the choice to help or hurt a helpless citizen by using superheroes.

DVD Trailer: Kurau

DVD Trailer: Kurau
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From the same studio that brought us Full Metal Alchemist, Kurau Phantom Memory’s 24 episodes are available as a DVD box set; you’ll get both English and Japanese audio plus subtitles.

Music Video: Printer Jam

Music Video: Printer Jam

The humble inkjet printer gets top billing with this music video for Mistabishi’s Printer Jam; it’s a purely instrumental drum ‘n bass piece set to great CG work by Kenny Frankland.

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Video: World Builder

Video: World Builder

Created by legendary 405 director Bruce Branit, World Builder is like a next-gen version of Second Life; it was shot in a single day but required two years of post production.

Book: Out of Captivity

Book: Out of Captivity
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Now available: Out of Captivity is the harrowing tale of three American civilian contractors captured by FARC and held hostage in the Colombian jungles from 2003 to 2008.

Jon Stewart: Twitter Frenzy

Jon Stewart: Twitter Frenzy

Jon Stewart takes on the media’s clumsy handling of Twitter and questions the purpose of microblogging in general; personally, we can’t wait for someone to create Stalkr and Gruntr.

Launch Trailer: H.A.W.X.

Launch Trailer: H.A.W.X.
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It’s cobbled together from other videos, but this Launch Trailer for H.A.W.X. adds a nice kick to the near-future flight combat sim with an attack on the Capitol building and Air Force One.

Spatially Augmented Reality

Spatially Augmented Reality

Masters students Brette and Rajinder take video up a dimension with their Spatially Augmented Reality Toolkit; above, embedded photosensors on a box allow for 3D projection.

Trailer #3: Terminator 4

Trailer #3: Terminator 4

Easily the best trailer yet for Terminator: Salvation, enough juicy details are revealed that it borders on spoiler territory; appropriately, it emphasizes the human side of the story.

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