Eric explains why Valve's trio of new announcements - Steam Machines, Steam OS and the Steam Controller - might not live up to expectations of reinventing the video game console landscape.
When Fan Expo announced that it was adding sports to the lineup for 2013, it dredged up old stereotypes about jocks battling nerds for schoolyard supremacy. Eric Weiss decided to find out whether the mere presence of baseball cards would attract drunken bleacher bums like All You Can Eat Wings Night at Hooters.
Almost Human Midnight Madness Director: Joe Begos A wild blast of gory and affably silly pure genre fun, Begos’ tale of murderous aliens taking over humans in 1989, small town Maine feels like what would happen in John Carpenter (in his prime) remade David Cronenberg’s Shivers. It’s one of the most unpretentious and supremely entertaining […]
It’s been almost 20 years since North American audiences first joined a quest to fight evil by moonlight and win hearts by daylight – but if the crowds of fans at this year’s Fan Expo was any indication, Sailor Moon is still going strong.
David Gordon Green’s Prince Avalanche feels as warm as reading a great short story. There isn’t a heck of a lot going on in terms of a plot, nor does there particularly need to be. It's a reminder of how great an actor Paul Rudd can be, and it might contain Emile Hirsch's best performance yet.
Enter for a chance to win one of five pairs of Run-of-engagement passes to see Red 2 - in theatres today - courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films.
Some more recommendations for Day 2 of nxne including local rappers Wordburglar and D-Sisive, the post modern T. Nile, and blue grass boys Union Duke.
It’s wedding season in the seven kingdoms as the first of four planned nuptials finally gets underway. Much of this week’s episode, “Second Sons," concerns the union of Sansa and Tyrion, which turns out to be exactly as sad and awkward as you would expect a forced wedding between a middle-aged dwarf and a 14-year-old girl to be.
In the ugly, misanthropic, and dreadfully out of touch The We and The I, Michel Gondry thinks he's showcasing the pitfalls of being an NYC teenager, but he's really showcasing reasons why people hate teenagers.
At Game Developers Conference, Mare Sheppard announced that Metanet Software is working on the third and final instalment of the N series.
Olympus Has Fallen feels like such steroid-fueled action throwback that judged on any conventional level, it would be seen as a bad movie. However, if what you seek is a big stupid night at the movies this sucker will scratch that itch just right.
This weekend, the Ontario Science Centre launches Game On 2.0, an extensive exhibition and celebration of all things video games, and Dork Shelf got a sneak peek at the 150-plus (playable!) games on display.
Video games and traditional art collided at Toronto’s Vector Game + Art Convergence. Read on for Dork Shelf's run-down of the inaugural festival.
Canadian composer Nicole Lizée delves into the tech- and game-inspired elements of her piece Arcadiac, to be performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra this weekend.
Even in an industry built on familiarity, change is inevitable. For Konami, that change can move forward and backward, illustrated by Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate.