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  • 27Nov

    Give the gift of laughter with PrankPacks

    Who says you can’t give the gift of laughter while you are gift giving? I think the PrankPack by 30 Watt is a cute way to prank your friends and loved ones over the holidays. 30 Watt has created a new line of PrankPacks, which are empty gift boxes. When the recipient unwraps the gift and reads what the product is (such as extreme chores for a gaming system), it creates that perfect moment of confusion and awkwardness that is sure to have at least you rolling. When the gift receiver opens the package they will see a yellow flap that says “Prank You!”, and realize that their real gift is inside. “The 30 Watt R&D Labs, worked on gift bag and gift wrap innovation for many years, and the countless hours and millions of dollars have paid off, with the development of the Prank Pack—a genuine fake, prank gift

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  • 15Nov

    Scott Derrickson set to direct Deus Ex: Human Revolution film

    CBS films has announced that Scott Derrickson (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose) will direct the screen adaptation of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. He will also write the screenplay with C. Robert Cargill. “Deus Ex is a phenomenal cyberpunk game with soul and intelligence,” said Derrickson, who continued, “By combining amazing action and tension with big, philosophical ideas, Deus Ex is smart, ballsy, and will make one hell of a movie. Cargill and I can’t wait to bring it to the big screen.” The franchise was originally introduced in 2000 by Square Enix. The most recent release, Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be the primary source of inspiration for the film. Follow

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  • 25Oct

    Gamer themed Christmas cards

    It’s almost Halloween but that means retailers are already thinking about Christmas. With Christmas comes the expectation of sending holiday cards to everyone you know. But who says you can’t send cards with a little character? GamerPrint in the UK is offering a selection of Geeky Gaming Christmas cards. The cards are 10.5 x 14.8 cm and are blank on the inside. Your friends will have fun making sure they can guess what character the card is trying to portray. At least if you order now, it may actually get here in time for you to send the Christmas cards out. Follow

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  • 05Oct

    Cool Gears of War toys unleashed by Erector

    I love my toys. My favorite toys are the collectible type where they merge my geeky hobbies and my love for toys. The iconic Erector brand is doing just that with a brand new look at Gears of War’s most popular vehicles. The detailed sets will include C.O.G. Armadillo, C.O.G. Centaur and C.O.G. King Raven so you can create the Locusts vs Delta Squad Battle. These sets are to be built by you, but have easy to follow instructions in case you have never tried to build a model before. The Gears of War Erector sets are now available exclusively at Toys R Us locations ranging in price from $24.99 to $59.99. The models vary in number of pieces it takes to put them together, which characters come with it and of course Gears stickers. Great holiday gift idea for that Gears fan in your life…or you can just pick

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  • 11Sep

    Spend time gaming with Hotel Transylvania

    It’s almost the time of year to think about thing that are scary or go bump in the night, but Hotel Transylvania takes a different approach. Starring the voices of Adam Sandler (Dracula) and Selena Gomez (teen daughter Mavis), Hotel Transylvania takes on the tale of a father being protective of his daughter–something I can still relate to. Hotel Transylvania is where all monsters go for their spa getaway, but a human boy discovers the hotel and Mavis. Here is a trailer: In addition we have some fun games for you to play to get you in a ghoulish mood. Dracula’s Maze, Zombie Suitcase Sort, and Wayne’s Wolf Pup Wrangle are embedded below and free to play. Dracula’s Maze – Move your mouse to help Dracula navigate the secret passageways of Hotel Transylvania Zombie Suitcase Sort – Help the zombie bellhops navigate suitcases to the correct guest room chute below!

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  • 07Sep

    Dark Horse creates Tyrion statue for Game of Thrones collectors

    We’re huge Game of Thrones fans here at GamingAngels. I can’t wait for the show and Wintercast (our podcast) to come back. But until then, Game of Thrones collectors can get their hand on a Tyrion statue newly announced from Dark Horse. The statue depicts Tyrion, as portrayed by Peter Dinklage in the TV show, charging into battle leading the defense of King’s Landing against King Stannis Baratheon’s assault. “When Dark Horse Deluxe began developing a new line of collectibles based on the HBO® adaptation of Game of Thrones, we were pleased to discover we had the full attention of all involved, from the team at HBO Global Licensing to the principals steering in the production,” said Dark Horse’s VP of Product Development, David Scroggy. “The Tyrion statue is a benefit of that communication, and we know the fans and collectors will recognize the quality that is the result.” Here

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  • 06Aug

    Target announces some pricey Hunger Games merchandise

    Maybe because the target audience of fans of the Hunger games is women/young girls, but Target is expecting Hunger Games fans to spend when it comes to their favorite franchise. The press release does have details about the Hunger Games DVD ($20.99)and Blu-Ray ($25.99). Both are available for preorder now at Target.com/HungerGames. But because the movie is so popular they have additional merchandise you can purchase. Most of the collectibles shown on the Target site seem affordable and range from earrings to candle holders. But the press release mentions a few “rare” items that they must believe fans will pay for. The “premium” items will be on the website on the day of the DVD release on August 18th. The keepsakes include: “14-carat gold replicas of heroine Katniss Everdeen’s famed Mockingjay pin (the story’s symbol of rebellion), with 100 available at $999 each; leather replicas of Katniss’ hunting jacket, with

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  • 30Jul

    The Hobbit becomes a Trilogy

    The press release came in today to announce that Peter Jackson or Warner Bros will be squeezing the Hobbit for all it’s worth by making it a trilogy. Yes the latest Hollywood fad has hit the Hobbit. Jackson stated, “Upon recently viewing a cut of the first film, and a chunk of the second, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and I were very pleased with the way the story was coming together. We recognized that the richness of the story of The Hobbit, as well as some of the related material in the appendices of The Lord of the Rings, gave rise to a simple question: do we tell more of the tale? And the answer from our perspective as filmmakers and fans was an unreserved ‘yes.’ We know the strength of our cast and of the characters they have brought to life. We know creatively how compelling and engaging the

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  • 30Jul

    Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog makes TV debut

    What started as an online masterpiece, will now be making it’s way for television. Unfortunately it’s not a sequel, but the original Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog that will be on CW on Tuesday, October 9 (9-10pm ET). Joss Whedon created the three-part online musical in 2008. It stars Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day, and Nathan Fillion. All in hilarious roles. Neil Patrick Harris plays Dr. Horrible who is trying to get accepted into he Evil League of Evil. Of course with Nathan Fillion as his superhero arch nemesis, Captain Hammer, hilarity ensues. If you haven’t seen it yet, tune in. If you have seen it, tune in. Either way support for Joss Whedon on TV can only lead to more Joss Whedon ideas on TV. And we can only hope for more Dr. Horrible. Follow

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  • 13Jul

    Disney at San Diego Comic Con

    Disney hosted a great Hall H panel at San Diego Comic Con yesterday. The films featured were Frankenweenie, Oz the Great, and Wreck It Ralph. For Frankenweenie, Tim Burton came on stage to answer Q&A and showcase more footage. An interesting fact is that Tim Burton had envisioned the movie as a full length stop motion film, but due to budget had to make it a short film instead. Now he gets to revisit his work and make it complete. Here is a video from the homage trailer: Oz the Great featured director Sam Raimi. I found curious that there were quite a few times where people asked about the intersection between this and Wizard of Oz. But there isn’t any. This movie takes place way before Dorthy ends up in Oz. Find out more at the official site. Wreck it Ralph was my favorite! The director came out along

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