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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Make way for Blu-ray

As James Cameron made the publicity rounds to promote his then soon-to-be-blockbuster Avatar this past December, he had more than the film’s theatrical release on his mind: “Probably the initial Blu-ray release of Avatar won’t be in 3-D and then a subsequent release will be in 3-D,” he told MTV at the time–three months before […]

Casual video gaming is now serious business

About 2 million people have helped transform a virtual greasy spoon into a four-star restaurant by becoming Flo–a character in a video game who diligently seats customers and takes orders. The ponytailed waitress is the central figure in Diner Dash–one of the best-selling casual video games. These online amusements are usually filled with cute cartoon […]