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The Week in Review - Golden Eyes and Blue ... Other Parts

| 26 Jun 2010 06:00

In this week's addition, porno comes to Pandora, and we're treated to a live performance of the Plants vs. Zombies song.

Original GoldenEye Devs Flattered By Remake

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When you're remaking a classic game, getting the thumbs up from its original developers is a pretty big deal. When that classic game is GoldenEye, it's even more significant. Former Rare developer and current head of Crytek UK Karl Hilton said that that Activision's verson looked very "authentic," and was flattered that people still loved GoldenEye so much. (link)


Plants vs. Zombies: Live in Concert

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Ok, so it's not strictly speaking a concert, but it's certainly live. PvZ composer Laura Shigihara got herself a webcam, and so decided to record a live version of her song "There's a Zombie On Your Lawn", with help from game creator Gearge Fan and cat Metroid. I won't lie, this is adorable and funny in equal measures. Hit the link to watch the video. (link)


Toy Phaser Costs a Lot and Does Very Little

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Do you like Star Trek, and I mean, do you really like Star Trek? Then perhaps you'd like to purchase this replica phaser? It has awesome sounds and a working LED and only costs $500. What do you get for your money? Well, you get the sounds and LED, and, well, that's pretty much it. The replica is very detailed, but whether that detail worth $500 is something you'll have to decide for yourself. (link)


Nathan Drake Swore at Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

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How do you make Nolan North swear? You hand him a script that he gets really into and then have it end. According to the former creative director of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Patrice D├ęsilets, the game's cliff-hanger ending made the voice actor swear out loud in dismay. "He's really into it," said D├ęsilets. "Which is great." (link)


Avatar Goes XXX, Stays 3D

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Have you shelled out for a 3D TV? Then you're in luck, because you get to enjoy This Ain't Avatar XXX, a porn parody of the blockbuster movie, in glorious 3D as it was meant to be seen. Avatar XXX, which is the most expensive movie that Hustler has ever made, is available this fall. Y'know, if you're into that sort of thing. (link)

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