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Visiting A Museum, Watching Cartoons? Where's the Real Me!?

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 11:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

So the visit to the Asian Art Museum to see the Samurai exhibit was actually quite cool: lots of armor, swords and lore to read up on. Unfortunately, my wife and the other people we were with wanted to take the opportunity to visit the rest of the museum while we were there .... Couldn't care less who ate what out of which white pot or whatever that weird bento box means. *yawn*

Went to a Burmese restaurant afterwards. Never tasted that cuisine, and I must say it was quite good.

Then back to the homested for — you guessed it — some CrimeCraft and watching Green Lantern: First Flight, a cool new cartoon released ealier this year.

'Bayonetta' (ALL) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bayonetta is a stylish and cinematic action game, directed by Hideki Kamiya. A witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces-off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated all-out action.

PS3/X360 Review - 'Wolfenstein'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set within a near-fictional, historical WWII setting, players take on the role of the heroic OSA agent BJ Blazkowicz as they are thrust into the unknown and unexpected to battle against combat troops, otherworldly forces, and the dark science created by a supernatural Nazi force hell-bent on world domination.

PS2 Review - 'SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom'

by Dustin Chadwell on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 4:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom is an action-packed adventure featuring 10 playable characters from some of the most popular Nickelodeon TV shows, as well as numerous iconic locations such as Retroville, Amity Park and Bikini Bottom.

Okamiden: Chisaki Taiyou (NDS) - First Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 4:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Okamiden: Chisaki Taiyou, loosely translated as Okami Legend: The Small Sun,  follows the same art style as the PS2 and Wii titles, and while it plays off in similar environments it is an all-new adventure set several months after the conclusion of the original where you follow a new, younger character. Obviously, gameplay is similar to the previous Okami titles with the DS stylus being used to draw your magical symbols.

Dream.Build.Play 2009 Winners Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft revealed the winners of its 2009 Dream.Build.Play Challenge, which encourages independent and hobbyist game developers to create fun and innovative video games for Xbox 360 using XNA Game Studio, each taking home their share of the $75,000 price money.

Ahh Holiday Weekend, How I Love You

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2009 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under MOTD

Here in North America, we are celebrating Labor Day weekend, so we have an extra day off on Monday. Woohoo! The in-laws are visiting (no comment), and tomorrow we are going to the museum to check on some Samurai exhibit. Could be interesting.

Apart from the galavanting around, this gives me the opportunity to work a little bit on the site, but mainly catch up on some CrimeCraft. I finally managed to save enough loot to acquire our gang's hideout, which we can further pimp out with a bank, vendor, mailbox or spiffy up with a new interior. Ugh, must save more loot ...

Hope everybody is having a good weekend. Enjoy!