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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Troy Baker Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with Troy Baker, the voice of Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Performance capture and the marriage between stage and film Baker’s intro to Lord of the Rings Adding to the world of Lord of the Rings Talion’s thoughts on […]
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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Phil Straub Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Art Director on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Phil Straub at the San Diego Comic-Con  (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Working on the design of Mordor at this point in the Lord of the Rings timeline The advantages and challenges of developing for the Xbox One and PS4 […]

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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Michael de Plater Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Director of Design on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Michael de Plater at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Exploring the depth and decay of Mordor and tying both to story progression Favorite area of Mordor to explore Working in Tolkien’s world Scale of the game world […]
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SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Christian Cantamessa Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Lead Writer on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Christian Cantamessa at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Bringing Gollum into the story Exploring an unspoiled Mordor, on the verge of collapse The possibility of sequels The narrative experience The genesis of Talion and […]

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SDCC2014: Skylanders Trap Team Preview

by Eileen Cruzon July 25, 2014
Skylanders Trap Team SDCC2014 Preview Update:  7/25/2014 – While at Comic-Con (SDCC2014), we were able to preview another level in Skylanders Trap Team, watch interested children engage with the game and play a little bit of one of the levels ourselves. During the demo Activision presented Skylanders Trap Team on the Wii U. The characters showcased […]
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Smith Micro Releases Anime Studio 10

by Eileen Cruzon March 4, 2014
Smith Micro today announced the availability of Anime Studio Pro 10 and Anime Studio Debut 10. The Anime Studio series allows casual animation enthusiasts and professional animators to produce high-quality animation. Anime Studio Pro 10 and Anime Studio Debut 10 promise further improvements requested by users and more control over their workflow. Highlighted features include new Bone […]

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Anime Studio Pro 9.5 Review

by Eileen Cruzon September 30, 2013
Anime Studio Pro 9.5 Review Anime Studio Pro 9.5 offers a number of new and worthwhile enhancements requested by users. These updates allow animators more ways in which to streamline their workflow and increase the quality of their final project renders. The Anime Studio series is an animation software package that caters to the needs […]
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Smith Micro Releases Anime Studio Pro 9.5

by Eileen Cruzon August 14, 2013
Smith Micro has released Anime Studio Pro 9.5. This latest version offers improvements requested by users and allows them more control over their workflow. The Anime Studio series is an affordably priced animation software package that addresses both the needs of the casual animation enthusiast (through Debut) and the hard core animator with previous training in […]

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2013 Pokémon U.S. National Championships Results

by Eileen Cruzon July 9, 2013
The 2013 Pokémon U.S. National Championships concluded on Sunday. Over 3,000 were in attendance, including 2,100 competitors from the Juniors, Seniors and Masters age groups. Players traveled from all over the country to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and Video Game events. The top four finalists in each division received a travel award […]
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Pokémon U.S. National Championships July 5-7, 2013

by Eileen Cruzon June 29, 2013
The Pokémon U.S. National Championships will be held in Indianapolis July 5-7 and will take place at the Indiana Convention Center. The event is open and free-to-play. Competitors will duke it out in three different age divisions. Players of the Trading Card Game and the Video Game will have a chance to earn Travel Awards […]