Posts by Will Perkins

Quake Live Public Beta Now Open

id Software‘s web-based first person shooter Quake Live entered the open beta stage of development last week. Quake Live, based on id‘s popular 1999 shooter Quake III Arena is a free multiplayer browser based first person shooter. For those of you wanting an nostalgic throwback to the world of PC gaming circa 1999(man, that makes […]

Star Trek Trailer Hits

The final trailer for J.J. Abrams Star Trek prequel/sequel has hit the web and can be seen on Apple.com.  The trailer can also be seen this weekend attached to the much anticipated adapation of  Watchmen. Star Trek trailer @ Apple.com Don’t get me wrong, I think this movie looks good.  I just don’t know if […]

A Boy and His Blob Announced for the Wii

Nintendo and Majesco recently unveiled a sequel to their classic NES game A Boy and His Blob for the Wii. The animated sidescroller tells the story of the friendship between a boy and his pet alien blob. The boy can feed various types of jellybeans to the blob, each one allowing the blob to transform […]

Final Wolverine Trailer

USA Today has posted the final theatrical trailer for the Wolverine movie a day early.  X-Men Origins: Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman as the titular mutant and opens May 1st. Update: Now with postage stamp-sized embedded video goodness!  Hit the full screen button to make it bigger. Wolverine Trailer @ USA Today While the involvement of […]

Public Enemies Trailer

The first trailer for Michael Mann‘s 1930′s gangster flick Public Enemies has hit the web.  The film stars Johnny Depp as depression-era outlaw John Dillinger and Christian Bale as Agent Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent tasked to track and capture him. The caliber of those involved with this film make it one of this years […]

Watch Battlestar Galactica Series Finale at The Fox Theatre

Planning on watching the series finale of Battlestar Galactica?  Yeah, me too. Why watch the finale on a television or computer monitor like a sucker when you can see it in a movie theatre with full surround sound?  Did I mention that part of the ticket proceeds go to charity?  Did I also mention that […]

Marvel Comics Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Top 70 Comics Countdown

Hard to believe that little old Marvel Comics is celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year.  To celebrate Marvel.com is counting down the Top 70 Marvel Comics as voted by their readers. Some great books on the list so far, but let’s be honest:  the company may be 70 years old, but the only Marvel Comics […]

The Wright Stuff at The Bloor Cinema

Edgar Wright, the man behind Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Spaced has made Toronto his home for the time being.  Wright is in town filming a little movie called Scott Pilgrim, based on the eponymous comics set in our fair city.  So what better way to make himself at home than to take […]

New Terminator Salvation Trailer

The full theatrical trailer for Terminator Salvation has hit the web in full HD glory.  There was a point when I thought McG and I were done professionally, but this trailer almost makes me forget that he directed the abominations that were the Charlie’s Angels movies.  Almost. Christian Bale looks to be playing John Connor […]

Pontypool Trailer

Caught a screening of Pontypool at the Ontario Cinematheque last month and was blown away.  Pontypool could be called a thinking man’s zombie flick, but you don’t have to be a brain to get something out of this tense and claustrophobic film.   Directed by Toronto’s own Bruce McDonald (The Tracey Fragments, Hard Core Logo); […]

Best Independent Games Of 2008: Vote Now!

The 11th Annual Independent Games Festival has published their nominations for the Audience Award for best indie game of 2008. Conveniently located on the site are links to most of the indie games nominated for this year’s Audience Award. The IGF is set to coincide with the Game Developers Conference later this month, so you still […]