R.U.S.E. is a World War II RTS with two key innovations: a truly massive sense of 3D scale and a the eponymous “Ruses,” which are deceptive powers you can use to your turn the tide.
The Onion’s latest news video satire focuses on Prague’s new Franz Kafka Airport; true to form, it’s confusing, obtuse and fixated on truth–just like the early 20th century writer.
Aritz Aizpurua’s Zapping is a hilarious animated short about modern civilization’s silly obsession with remotes–and our resultant inability to simple walk over and turn the TV on.
Similar to the Honda Insight’s dash, Ford’s Fusion Hybrid features a SmartGauge cluster which features two customizable LCD displays which show MPG, fuel levels and more.
Stormrise is now available, and with it this launch trailer gives a proper introduction; it’s a mix of cinematic world-ending voiceovers and a breakdown of the game’s various features.
The second teaser for Astro Boy is up, and squeezes in quite a few new goodies in only 30 seconds: you’ll hear Astro Boy’s voice for the first time as well as meet Dr. Tenma and Cora.
Iron Man vs. Bruce Lee is an odd smackdown, but we’re still glad Patrick Bolvin created this awesome stop-motion video; a mystery third (and fourth) party is revealed at the end.
There’s so much action in this launch trailer for BattleForge that it gets us dizzy (in a good way); it’s a card-based strategy game with 200 initial cards and an an auction/trading system.
A new, meatier trailer is up for Monsters vs. Aliens: the first half is focused mostly on Ginormica, but you’ll learn more about all the characters (including the big, bad alien invaders).
It’s amazing just how often the Batman logo has changed over the years, but this excellent video by Rodrigo Rojas starts from 1941 and takes us through various comics and films.
Due out this June, Spore’s Galactic Adventures expansion adds further depth to the space phase; this Captain Trailer focuses on a single avatar, which ain’t a bad thing.
G.I. Joyride isn’t the deepest of games, but for an iPhone app it’s good for a quick romp; your goal is to keep an APC moving and upright as you face hills and enemies. Thanks, Alex!
Set to Rokysopps’ “Remind Me,” Tomas Nilsson has created a modern version of Little Red Riding Hood; filled with schematics and statistics, it’s more infographic than fairy tale.
Part social experiment, part tech demo, filmmakers in Dusseldorf recently equipped a man with a camouflage suit to drive home the point that people treat the homeless as invisible.
This latest Fly High trailer for Wheelman has us even more excited over the Burnout meets GTA hybrid; Vin Diesel’s character carjacks by leaping from one vehicle to the next. Thanks, Janne!
It’s not often a story manages to be mundane and heavy at the same time, let alone do it all in 12 minutes; Forever’s Not So Long answers an age-old question with surprising grace.
GlueFO 2.0 is a sticky remake of Asteroids, where your ammo comes from the targets themselves; although controlling your ship is easy, it’s balanced by the frenetic pace of the game.
If you liked Forrest Gump in One Minute, the U of York folks are back with Kill Bill in One Minute; it includes both Part 1 and Part 2, all in a single, glorious hack-and-slash filled take.
An oldie (but a goodie), this fictional Old Glory ad from Saturday Night Live stars the unflappable Sam Waterston selling the most necessary of protections: Robot Attack Insurance.
The Year One has summer flick written all over it: it’s billed as the first road trip (ever), with Jack Black and Michael Cera playing a pair of hunter-gatherers during Biblical times.
Every office has “that” coworker: you know, the guy who nobody wants to talk to; Auto Tuning is immensely annoying, but we can’t stop cracking up every time he whips out that mic.
Frank Miller’s film adaptation of The Spirit was a box-office bomb, but we found its film-noirish style perfect for a South Park parody with Cartman playing “The Coon.” Full episode here.
The 70″ Struktable does sports an intoxicatingly beautiful multi-touch interface with up to 8 people; finger touches reflect infrared LED light into a camera, requiring only one PC for tracking.
This isn’t the first time Mega Man has dipped his toe in the third dimension, but Peter Sjâ€šÃ Ã¶â€šÃ Ã‡strand’s trippy, swooping 2.5D version of Mega Man 2 stays true to his 8-bit NES roots.
Demigod’s Vampire Lord trailer gives us some juicy gameplay details; you’ll get minions a-la Overlord, tactical “war points” like DoW2, and super zoom-out like Supreme Commander.
Holy hell, a heavy metal monk: Cesare Bonizzi is known as Fratello Metallo (“Brother Metal”) and can put the fear of God in you with his scream; his horns are actually sign language for love.
We’re really looking forward to the coming of age plot of Overlord II, as revealed in the trailer above; also: a tyranny system which lets you choose between destruction and domination.
If you liked Zelda with tesla coils, you’re gonna love ArcAttack’s Imperial March rendition; some crazy mofo in a Faraday suit = Emperor going nuclear on Vader in SW: RotJ.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs may be a family film, but it appeals to our geek hearts with a clutzy inventor/hero who solves world hunger–albeit with a few not-so-tiny issues.
Frontline Defense doesn’t innovate the tower defense genre, but we still wasted a good hour on it; it has a near-future feel to it, mixing infantry and machine gunners with Tesla towers.
Samsung one-ups its SSD Awesomeness viral video with Extreme Sheep LED Art; yes, it truly is insane as it sounds, as they do everything from play pong to paint the Mona Lisa.
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