Posts by Dork Shelf Staff

Podcast 3: Steak Sandwich (Take 3)

Jeff, Will, and Lucas deliver an hour of meaty aural content that's sure to set your heart racing. The dorks start off by talking about the games and comics they've been consuming, then discuss the nature and appeal of adaptations. Will speaks of the Johnny Mnemonic that could have been, Lucas wants to know why we revisit stuff, and Jeff can salvage X-Men: The Last Stand. The podcast is back and beefier than ever.

Podcast 2: Buying Games, Canadian Content, and Poirot’s Moustache

We're back this week with another podcast. Jeff, Will, and Lucas discuss how they go about deciding to purchase video games, the role of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and advertising in creating Canadian shows and making it difficult for Canadians to watch foreign shows, and Hercule Poirot—supercop.

Adventure Gaming: Tim Schafer is Host Master

Tim Schafer, known for his work on adventure games such as Full Throttle and Grim Fandango, is now the star of his own point-and-click adventure game: Host Master and the Conquest of Humor. The game follows Schafer as he prepares some last-minute jokes to give as host of the 2009 Game Developers Choice Awards. It’s […]

Max Payne 3 Announced

Rockstar Games has announced that they are to release a third game in the Max Payne series later this winter. The so-far-subtitle-free Max Payne 3 is to take place several years after the events of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, in a city other than New York. Max looks to be much […]

Podcast 1: The Watchmen

Jeff, Will, and our friends Kiara, Rajiv, and Kevin Smith—no, not that one: the other one—discuss Watchmen the movie, the graphic novel, and the new video game. Did Zack Snyder manage to be faithful to the comic? Would it have been better as a television series directed by Terry Gilliam? Will Kevin ever learn how to pick a lock? The dorks answer these and other questions in just under an hour.

BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams Teaser Site Launched

A new teaser site for BioShock 2: Sea of Dreams, There’s Something in the Sea, has been making the rounds online. It features a few documents concerning the kidnapping of a little girl by a red-eyed monster. The site follows a teaser trailer that came on the disc of BioShock for the PlayStation 3. Sea […]