We've heard disk drives make noise before, but never eight at the same time, in perfect harmony, singing the theme to HBO's sex-and-swords drama, 'Game of Thrones'.
You don't grow a 14-foot-long mustache without picking up a tip or three along the way about the manliest of beauty secrets. You can't just up and grow that type of lip tickler. You need a plan.
"It's a good size, really," iPhone owners have told Apple. "It's OK that it's small. It's more about how you use it," they added reassuringly. But the insecure company isn't having any of it. It's paying attention to those screen enhancement spam emails and listening to those late-night "marital aid" radio commercials. And it's obsessed with getting bigger.
Slingo has been around longer than your dad's alcohol problem. Originally created in 1995, the bingo-slot machine combo was one of the earliest games we remember playing on our ancient computers. It took on new life when it hit the iPhone, letting you touch-spin and number-match your way through its addictive levels
Curt Schilling's 38 Studios, which borrowed $75 million from the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, is hurting financially and may be unable to pay back its debt.
The dawn of Max Payne 3 will no doubt put fans of the series in a nostalgic mood for his last outing, a 2003 game that's now easiest to find and play in downloadable form. But those who buy the game and try to play it on their Xbox 360 hard drive are out of luck, because the file only downloads to the 99 percent mark before petering out.
For some diehards, paying "only" $60 for a game as sacred to them as Halo 4 just doesn't feel right.
When you're stuck on a game, you have three options:
Just as dude who wants to keep his girlfriend happy but doesn't want to get married will propose without setting a date, game publishers sometimes keep rabid fans at bay by giving games vague release dates like "summer" or "August."
On any non-Nintendo system, we take it for granted when downloadable patches erase embarrassing bugs. But the Big N has been slow to creep out of the stone age and fix its mistakes, which is why we were overjoyed to hear that Nintendo would be patching a cheap exploit that ruins online play in Mario Kart 7.