Wednesday, September 20, 2017

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood, behind the scenes of "Pretend and Make-Believe". Technology's role in Hollywood was apparent at the dawn of silent pictures, Disney, and today's visual effects.

by Rovio (courtesy Rovio.com) Bad Piggies gets a massive update today featuring the awesome Rise & Swine episode with 15 all-new levels! But check this out. Now you can use Everyplay to record and share*...

Feel Your Head Roll With This Virtual Reality Guillotine  Simulator So long, World War II shooters! Hello, French Revolution simulator. Meet Disunion, a virtual-reality guillotine  simulator—a goofy project built in just a couple days by...

by Jordan Mallory (courtesy joystiq) Mac folk running OSX 10.6.8 or newer can now partake in Syndicate Wars, Rise of the Triad: Dark War, Blade Stone: Planet Strike, Strike Commander, Slipstream 5000, Darklands and Litil...

TWC topper threatens a content jihad in the midst of the film org’s play for diplomacy with Netcos by Ted Johnson (courtesy Variety) Former President Bill Clinton toed the party line at the recent D.C. gathering...

Justin Kroll (courtesy Variety Exclusive) With his recent film “Mud” delivering a solid perf in its first two weeks at the box office, Jeff Nichols is ready to get back to work coming on to...

courtesy Rovio 08.05.2013) Bad Piggies gets a massive update today featuring the awesome Rise & Swine episode with 15 all-new levels! But check this out. Now you can use Everyplay to record and share* your...

by Sinan Kubba (courtesy joystiq) Dead Island Riptide stays afloat of this week's UK Charts A 32 percent drop in sales isn't enough to keep Dead Island Riptide from surviving as the UK's No. 1. A...

by Cliff Edwards (courtesy Bloomber) Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), the second- largest video-game publisher, reached a multiyear agreement with Walt Disney Co. (DIS) to create games based on “Star Wars” characters after Disney said it...

When you avoid a taboo, that increases the attraction of violent video games. by Art Markman, Ph.D. in Ulterior Motives (courtesy Psychology Today) If you talk to people who enjoy violent video games, they give...

courtesy PCGamesN via The Daily Dot Sports Entertainment (ESEA) runs competitive video game leagues and tournaments. That’s tremendous. They also sometimes bury Bitcoin mining software in their anti-cheating client without telling gamers. That’s less tremendous....

by Pamela McClintock (credit The Hollywood Reporter) The summer spectacle has begun! Kicking off the season with the pedal to the metal, Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man 3 made the record books as it opened to...

By Brian X Chen (courtesy NYMag) On her talk show, Ellen DeGeneres plays a game with celebrity guests where she holds a card up to her forehead showing a word or name, like “Justin Bieber.”...