Pinocchio in Outer Space 2: Pinocchio Out to Lunch - Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of “Pinocchio in Outer Space 2: Pinocchio Out to Lunch”. If you missed Part 1, read it here! When we last left our clueless hero, he was happily entering the most ominous-looking seacraft in the world. Along with him for the ride are con artists Scalawag the Raccoon and […]

Future Spotlight: Kung Fu Panda: Legends Of Awesomeness

People tend to have mixed feelings when it comes to making an animated series based on a movie.  I can’t say that I blame them, as so much effort is put into the creation of a movie, in establishing its characters and the world in which they inhabit, that it almost feels sacrilegious to then […]

"Thor: God of Thunder" PS3 and Xbox 360 Launch Trailer and Q&A

Thor: God of Thunder is out and so is the launch trailer! We recently had a little one-on-one time with Andrew Rubino of Liquid Entertainment, the developer of the game on PS3 and Xbox 360 platforms.  According to Andrew, the Thor game uses elements from the movie universe, but also draws heavily from the comics. With regards […]

"Thor: God of Thunder" Nintendo Wii Launch Trailer and Brief Thoughts

Thor: God of Thunder recently hit the current generation systems and we have the launch trailer for the Wii right here. I recently had a little bit of hands on time with the Wii game and had fun playing through a couple of levels. The gameplay was more aggressive than I expected. The graphics were […]

"Thor: God of Thunder" Nintendo DS Launch Trailer and Brief Thoughts

Thor: God of Thunder for the DS also has a launch trailer. The animation looks pretty cool. The bosses work well across the two DS screens. It’s reviewing well and I must admit, I can’t wait to get my hands on it. Curse you, budget!

"Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" DVD: An Object Lesson in Editing

NOTE: Spoilers ahead. The release of Marvel Animation’s Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Vol. 1 on DVD provides an interesting object lesson on how editing decisions can greatly alter a film or TV show’s final production. When the show premiered on TV back in October, Marvel released extremely short 5-minute “micro-episodes” to introduce the cast members […]

Future Spotlight: The Amazing World of Gumball - Part V - Review Time

It is a difficult task to review something that you have been following for over a year and a half. When I first learned about The Amazing World Of Gumball on September 24th, 2009, it struck a chord with me. They had only released one image at the time, but the mixture of animation techniques […]

Anime Boston 2011: Day 3 Impressions

Day 3 at Anime Boston was definitely the slowest day of the weekend, but the roundup panels were definitely worth the trip for the day, full of industry insider tidbits, playful banter between colleagues, and, at times, surprisingly heartfelt points of discussion. Voice Actor Roundup: Richard Epcar, Tom Wayland, Sean Schemmel, Brina Palencia, Chris Ayres, […]

Anime Boston 2011: Day 2 Impressions

Day 2 at Anime Boston was the most heavily programmed of the weekend and was also the day for industry panels, though even those were scant. State of the Industry: The only industry guests that ended up showing up to this panel were Justin Rojas and Adam Sheehan from FUNimation, so this was basically “State […]

Happy 30th Day Anniversary, 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS, the legitimate next-generation model of the DS (all those little upgrades didn’t count) has been out for about a month now. When the specs for this one were first revealed, many were shocked that, for the first time, Nintendo had broken its tortoise-like approach to handhelds (the one that always won the […]

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