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January 30
2014

Preview: Tomb Raider #1

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Dark Horse Comics has produced some fine licensed material based on comic books, like Mass Effect and The Last of Us. And since the Tomb Raider game from Crystal Dynamics was such a hit, it’s only natural that they’re going to be producing a new series based in that world! Now you don’t have to wait for the sequel to enjoy the further adventures of everyone’s favorite videogame heroine.

Writer Gail Simone is no stranger to writing strong female characters, having scripted comics like Wonder Woman and Batgirl, and was a natural fit to chronicle the further adventures of Lara Croft. In an editorial running in recent issues of Dark Horse Comics, the scribe admits to being a big fan of Lara’s, but skeptical of the reboot game (and Dark Horse’s request she write the new series based on it). Of course, her skepticism lasted only as long as it took to start playing the game!

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January 28
2014

Check Out The Art Of Final Fantasy X/X-2

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If you’re a big Final Fantasy fan who lives near Los Angeles, you might want to check out The Art of Final Fantasy X/X-2 at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA. From Saturday March 15, through Wednesday, March 26, you’ll be able to take an up-close look at artwork from Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. Some artwork will be for sale, and proceeds will be donated to charity relief efforts to aid the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

This event is promoting the March 18 release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, and at the exhibit’s opening reception on March 15, producer Yoshinori Kitase and art director Yusuke Naora will be on hand to sign the first 200 copies of the game purchased. Limited quantities of the PlayStation 3 Limited Edition and Collectors Edition as well as the PS Vita version will be available for sale starting on the 15th, a few days earlier than the official launch date.

In addition to door prizes, there will be playable units of both the original FFX and FFX-2 releases as well as the HD remasters. There will also be a FF-X/X-2 themed photo booth if you want to commemorate the visit. A little jealous this is on the left coast, because I love a good gallery show!

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January 27
2014

Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #157

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I played a bunch of different games this week, from 3DS demos like Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder to PS3 games like DMC and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. So there’s a lot to talk about in this episode… make the jump and see!

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January 24
2014

Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary

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Dear Diary,

This was a truly momentous week. My life in Geneva has changed forever. The thing is, I totally could’ve gotten to this point earlier if I wasn’t so dang lazy!

Read on and you’ll understand…

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January 20
2014

Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #156

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Oh my God, you guys! I have the best news! I finally achieved something I don’t think I’ve ever done in a videogame! Now, if only the Xbox 360 would play nicely with Facebook so I could post the Achievement to Facebook… stupid Microsoft.

Anyway, watch me explode with glee after the jump!

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January 17
2014

Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary

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Dear Diary,

This past week in Geneva started out as frustrating as all the other recent ones, but halfway through, things took a marked upswing. And I may have made a new friend, too! I’ll explain on the next page!

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January 15
2014

Have Faith SingStore Updates Will Continue In 2014

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Well, it’s time for the first SingStore Update of 2014, and unfortunately, in my opinion, it’s not off to a roaring start. I mean, if you’re a fan of Florence And The Machine, you’ll be over the moon. But for me, there’s just another George Michael ’80s classic to download. Although for some, the Shania Twain might be just up your alley! Anyway, here’s the DLC for SingStar you can get starting today:

“Do I Wanna Know” by Arctic Monkeys
“Faith” by George Michael
“Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain

Florence And The Machine Song Pack
“Shake It Out”
“Never Let Me Go”
“Drumming Song”
“What The Water Gave Me”
“You’ve Got The Love”

I appreciate that they’re releasing more of the In The Closet George Michael from the ’80s and early ’90s because that’s when he was at his best. The later stuff, not so much. I still hold out hope that 2014 will be the year that they finally get the rights to the newer Kylie Minogue catalog, though…