A few years ago, a young lady who went by the moniker Viga the Otagal did a podcast. Eventually, it podfaded, but I still followed Viga's wherabouts, and now she has her own site, Panelburg.
So here's her review of a book series called The Diarrhea Diaries
Video games as art has been a debate for quite a while now. While the arguments for each side could be never-ending, the arguments of those who consider games as art has recently gotten a little stronger. Currently in the National Gallery of Art is an exhibit dedicated to the art of video games. At first thought, you might assume the exhibit is nothing but a grouping of framed concept art for a few games, but what you'll find upon entering is a well thought out exhibit filled with every aspect of how a game could be considered as art.
One of favorite things about the Nintendo 3DS, right out of the box, were all of the augmented reality games that were included. Save for a few examples here and there, the AR possibilities for the 3DS have been woefully underused. With Kid Icarus: Uprising coming to the US next friday, Nintendo is going to rectify this using the AR Idol Cards battle system.
If you're a fan of Sailor Moon, you know that Sailor Moon got tampered with a bit. Some topics that existed in the Japanese original were taken out because they might be too mature for American kids. What you may not know is that a company called Toon Makers made this for Saban, who held rights to Sailor Moon. It was a mix of their own cartoon and live action!
If you don't believe me, please look at the following video, which was screened at a convention: