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Arts ‘n Crafts day – DIY Mega Man costume

I’m not much of a cosplayer. I enjoy the effort others put into their costumes and seeing the level of detail they get. But for the most part the closest I get to cosplaying is on Halloween. I did make my own Iron Man costume one year. It was more…

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[Rant] I don’t think I want a Mega Man movie

This news has been bouncing around for awhile. But sounds like 20th Century Fox wants to make it a reality. The idea of a Mega Man movie at first split second makes me happy. It combines the two things I love – an old school gaming character I grew up…

Bionic Commando Demo is Live

Capcom’s multiplayer demo for its forthcoming reimagining/reboot/retelling of Bionic Commando has just gone live. This demo is free to all Xbox Live Gold members. Sadly it will cost PS3 owners 299.00 dollars because this demo is currently a Xbox exclusive. The demo takes place on “Vertigo” (Half-Life deathmatches oh how I miss…

[8bit Review] Street Fighter IV

Platform: Xbox 360 Publisher: Capcom Developer: Capcom Website: www.streetfighter.com The Intro- Street Fighter is back on the streets and I can’t help but feel like a 12-year old kid again, wasting away a perfect summer day in the smokey, cement floored Castle Arcade in Western Massachusetts. Hey! my bike! That…

Jim Henson’s Resident Evil 5

Say what you will about IGN being a soulless word factory that rarely finish the games they review and almost never play them on the harder difficulties…oh that wasn’t you? It mush have been me. Anyway, they have put together a little video that replaces some of Resident Evil 5’s characters…

Street Fighter and Mega Man Themes for iGoogle

If you use the internet at all then I’m sure Google owns you too. It owns me but you know what …I don’t mind. I sleep better at night knowing Google is out there protecting every bit of personal information about me. Well now thanks to Capcom and Google you…

Bionic Commando Ships this May

Capcom has announced Bionic Commando will ship to North America on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 for both Xbox 360 and PS3. BC first wowed folks about 20 years ago on the ole NES – actually I think we have a copy of that here in the [8bit Office]. In this…

Annoyed the Void

I was just about to post the Dark Void trailer for your viewing pleasure and then I realized what a waste of time the trailer actually is. It’s just a hollow montage of choreographed action sans gameplay. The game pretty much resembles Orson Scott Card’s diarrhea. I can’t in good…