Coffee Talk #365: The Angle of the Dangle

Posted on June 20th, by raymond padilla in Coffee Talk, iPhone, Mobile Tech, Nintendo DS, Today's Specials. 58 comments
I'm reexamining my position on viewing angles and I'd love to have your input. I was talking to a few friends that review phones and they were dinging the HTC Sensation for its viewing angles. I just don't...

Awesome Harry Potter 7(B) Trailer (2) is Awesome!

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Movies. 4 comments

The last trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was incredible. The newest trailer is even more amazing! Check it out and get pumped for the Harry Potter grand finale. I can’t wait!!!… continued

Moneyball Trailer is…

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Movies, Sports. 15 comments

…awesome! Hear me out on this one. I loved the Moneyball book. I loved that Billy Beane (portrayed by Brad Pitt in the movie!) modernized baseball’s archaic scouting system. I loved that a lot of baseball people misunderstood and dismissed what Beane was doing with the Oakland A’s; they thought he was all about buying on-base percentage when he was actually all about buying whatever was undervalued at the time. I lost respect for the legendary Joe Morgan for flipping off Moneyball without even reading it. Billy Beane truly … continued

Redbox Videogame Rental Contest Celebration Extravaganza!

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in Videogames. 34 comments

Redbox kiosk Redbox Videogame Rental Contest Celebration Extravaganza!

In case you didn’t know, Redbox has gone national with its videogame rental service. Loads of excellent games are available at more than 21,000 Redbox kiosks around the nation (of Domination). Let’s celebrate this momentous occasion (okay maybe not momentous, but it’s definitely very cool) with a giveaway! Before I get to that, here’s a clip from the press release:

Redbox, America’s movie rental destination, will offer video game rentals at more than 21,000 redbox locations nationwide beginning June 17, 2011. Top video games will join new release


Tomb Raider Dives Into Lara Croft’s Past, Shows Bright Future

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in PC Gaming, Previews, PS3, Screens, Today's Specials, Videogames, Xbox 360. 2 comments

Although Lara Croft is the first lady of modern gaming, Naughty Dog’s Uncharted games have supplantedĀ Tomb Raider as the best action-adventure videogame series. Square Enix has Lara set for a huge comeback by delving into her past. The upcoming Tomb Raider game stars a young Lara Croft as she embarks on her first adventure. From what I saw at E3 2011, it looks like Lara will be taken to new heights by going in a very different direction.

From the gameplay I was shown, as well as the beautiful … continued

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Posted on June 17th, by raymond padilla in PC Gaming, Videogames. 35 comments

Dungeon Siege III a What Are You Playing This Weekend?

I’m almost done with my review run of Dungeon Siege III for Machinima, so I think I’ll start a new game on my personal account. If any of you want to beat up some villains and grab some treasure with me (in the game, not in real life), please let me know.

Aside from that, I expect to pick up a bunch of new games for my iPad 2. EA and Gameloft are having Father’s Day sales. A lot of great stuff will be slashed to high heaven.

How … continued