NDK Approaches

Believe it or not, Nan Desu Kan is in less then 30 days. Yes, it is that soon, and there is not stopping it so I hope you are ready. Taking place September 12-14 at the Marriott in the DTC again, NDK started announcing some of the great guests that will be there this year. Who are these guests you ask? I am glad you thought about asking that.

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Assassin's Creed Unity Demo

Do you like Assassin's Creed? Can't wait to get your hands on Unity when it releases on October 28th? Well if that is the case then you may be interested in seeing this 11 minute uncut play through of Assassin's Creed Unity from Gamescom. This video also is narrated by Alex Amanico, Creative Director of the game.  The video is a full single player mission from start to finish so expect to see some of the new gameplay and parkour elements in play  along with an enhanced stealth system. And we cannot forget a better look at the beautiful city of Paris.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Movie Review

"Guardian's of the Galaxy" (GotG) released this week to a suspecting public. This is undoubtedly one of the riskier movies Marvel Studios has made so far. GotG is relatively unknown unless you are an active comic reader. It is not like Iron Man, Hulk, or Captain America that may be considered household names, or at least common knowledge to the standard public. Peter Quill is likely to invoke quizzical glances instead of familiarity if you bring him up in conversation. Same goes for Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket; none of these characters are well known. So was the risk worth it for Marvel? If you don't have enough time to read this whole review then A) Why not? and B) Yes, the risk was worth it.

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This Weeks Geek - Is Magic Incompatible with Video Games?

Magic, it is a wondrous thing that allows the impossible to happen. Flying carpets, repairing broken items in an instant and making games such as quidditch. But in a world where magic is fully accessible by everyone, in a world where magic makes everyone's lives easier, would we have video games?

For this discussion I am going to mainly refer to the world of Harry Potter and how things are in Hogwarts compared to the muggle world. I will not be including the things that appear to be a direct byproduct of wizard / muggle interaction such as magical vehicles.

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Destiny - Beta Impression

The long awaited Destiny beta has started for Playstation, and will be starting for Xbox on 7/23. I have been lucky enough to snag a key, or I just pre-ordered the game, and have spent some time playing the game to get a first impression. So far, impressions are good. In order to avoid text spoilers I am going to avoid talking too much about the story which I did on this weeks podcast.

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