Twilight and Screenplays

I was watching the Twilight bluray last night, and still beautiful it is in HD, particularly the nature sequences and all those close-ups of our love-struck duo. On the bluray side, while it may be…


Crysis 2

There is a great little article on inCrysis : Crysis 2: Information Onslaught and First Screens Released. The title says it all and there are some great shots of the wonders that this new engine can…


New Fantasies

The 2 new events from the Final Fantasy franchise are on our doorstep, just look at the visual splendour on show: Final Fantasy XIII SITE [FFXIII wallpaper imagery via the official site] Final…


Chiili Pics

When our little triad of Blood Elf casters, the Chilli sisters got to 60, we did stop to take a few pics in Org to celebrate - here are just a few: We did have enough cash to get the kids their…


Starship Size Comparison Charts

There have been alot of starhips of all manner of size and shape through the anals of science fiction film and TV. Somehow Dan Carlson has created a series of Starship Size Comparison Charts showing…


Unity3D, Digital Urban and Visualisation

The gang at Digital Urban are one of our idols in the use of interesting technologies and their data sets. They are always experimenting with various real-time game engines and Unity is no exception.…


60 Chillis

Just a note that the last throws of World of Warcraft with the kids before school saw the 3 sisters triumphantly hit lev6o in Outland today and that seems like quite an achievement for our little…


The iPad

Well Apple's much anticipated new piece of hardware has arrived. It certainly isnt perfect, but it may well be another genre defining piece of kit. Apple and their designers have done a great job…


iTunes Visualizer

I only discovered the wonderful Magnetosphere (just called iTunes Visualizer) a short time ago and now love listening with it running. It seems to have quite a few more modes than seem apparent at…


Star Trek BluRay

With some enthusiasm spurned on by the Star Trek Universe game idea and memories of Star Trek at the cinema - I was looking forward to Star Trek on BluRay. Clearly for good reason as the experience…


UP dvd

Was very much looking forward to seeing this latest work from the masters at Pixar, not having seen it at the cinema. Even though John Lassiter was just Producing here, there are no slouches at Pixar…


Aliens

One of the classic films of all time - Aliens has it all. There is an extra string of nostalgia in watching, seeing an earlier masterwork from James Cameron. The Special Edition gives us all the…


Music Video - skip skip skip

We have been discussing the Bluejuice song 'Broken Leg' and how an OK song can be so much more with cool video clip. The clip for this song isnt a big flashy affair and doesn't look like it is trying…


Coraline DVD

I was looking forward to seeing this quirky little animation (Coraline) given its another of Neil Gaiman's tales brought to life with leanings towards the visual character of Tim Burton. The look of…


GameArtesan Inspiration

Looking at all the cool stuff on the GameArtesan site for the Comicon Challenges - I just had to have a little poke around at some of the other models and images - so much to inspire all around. Here…


Comicon Wallpapers

Since we have been admiring the artistic splendours that come from the Comicon Challenge - lets have a quick look at some of their wallpapers. These certainly show off how far 3D has come in…


Comicon Challengers Top 20 - 2D

At first I was expecting the 2D entries in the GameArtesans Comicon Challenge for 2009 to far outdo to the 3D ones. But the 3D entries are just so good. My favourite of the 2D entries is this cool…


Comicon Challengers Top 20 - 3D

The ComiconChallenge site has their Top 20 3D pieces up for us all to admire (Details on GameArtesans.org). These are the finalists in the 3D half of the challenge from 2009. They are all showing off…


Avatar CG

CGSociety have an article on Avatar covering some of the technological advances required at WETA Digital to bring James Cameron's epic to life in 3D. I particularly like his virtual camera, the plant…


Lego Universe Pics

Following my enthusiasm with the info coming through on Lego Universe, here are 4 of the more promo-like images that really set the tone so well. I couldnt resist setting one as my desktop for a…