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  • 07Nov

    VIZ Media Presents Genkaku Picasso — Saving The World With Artistic Talent

    VIZ Media brings the artistic styling of creator Usamaru Furuya’s manga (graphic novel) series, GENKAKU PICASSO, available to domestic readers now. The new property will be published in North America under the Shonen Jump imprint. Hikaru “Picasso” Hamura, a grouchy teenager with a talent for drawing, dies in a freak accident. The gods decide to revive him, but only on the condition that he use his artistic gift for the good of humanity. Picasso discovers that sketching a person’s aura yields a surreal portrait of their psyche. Stranger still, Picasso can dive into these dreamscapes and help people by exploring their deepest emotions, memories and perceptions. Genkaku Picasso blends mind-bending artwork with the teenage drama of a talented adolescent who gets a second chance at life,” says Daniel Gillespie, Editor, Shonen Jump. “Using his artistic skill, Picasso is able to draw a picture symbolizing a person’s subconscious, and then enter

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  • 07Nov

    Online Game of the Week – Pinball

    I have actually been wanting to put up this week’s OGOTW for a long time (ever since it lost my Pinball/Frogger debate). This is one of the better pinball games I have found to play online. It’s pretty accurate with the flippers and it has a bunch of fun ways to score. Enjoy! Follow

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  • 07Nov

    Review: Shoot to Kill HD

    Released: Nov 01, 2010 Seller: Tower Studios Publisher: 2010 Vivid Games Rated: 12+ Shoot to Kill is a very successfully executed shooter game for iPad. In the realm of tap to shoot games this engine works smoothly. You can use one hand or both hands to swipe and tap out a very tactile and explosive experience. It can cause obsession or even possibly possession so be careful before you start playing it. It is challenging, fast and fun. The high graphic quality of this game is a very stark contrast when played back to back right after the sluggish and pixelated Monster Feed, which I recently reviewed. Thank you Tower Studios for proving me right so conveniently. No doubt it’s a very dark theme. If you enjoy action and horror then you won’t be able to help enjoying this guilty pleasure. The game takes place in the various circles of

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  • 07Nov

    MMORPG Holiday Guide

    Do you have a special someone in your life who is just addicted to MMORPGs? And I’m not just talking about World of Warcraft here. Stumped with what to get them for the holidays? Well I have some suggestions that should help you out. If you have someone suffering from WoW burnout or wanting to try something new, I recommed these MMOs: Star Trek Online: One of the newer MMOs on the market Star Trek Online (or STO). It’s received some mixed reviews but I know of many a casual player who has enjoyed becoming a captain of their own ship in Starfleet. The game itself is available on Amazon for $17.18, and you can always surprise someone with some game time! Dofus: Dofus was the first MMO that I actually played. It’s a fun Flash based MMO developed and published by Ankama Games. It actually has two tiers of

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