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nVidia at PAX East: Project Shield Hands-On

Back in January we saw Project Shield from nVidia making its debut at CES in Las Vegas.  It was shown off as a mobile gaming device that looked like an Xbox controller with a screen conveniently attached to it for…

PAX East Panel Postmortem: Game Designers are Defining the Next 50 Years of Education

Off the top of your head, could you tell me what the atomic weight of lead is?  Come on now, no peeking at the periodic table.  How about telling me who invented the cotton gin?  OK, let’s try something else…

Pre-PAX Panic! If a Phone Falls in a Cab, does it Make a Sound?

I headed to PAX East a day early so I could get settled in, get my media badge and know exactly where the hell I was going for opening day.  A 6 hour train ride and my luxurious chariot that…

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Announced For PAX East

This morning Square-Enix announced that Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be a go for the Wii U this coming weekend at PAX East.  This new release is a director’s cut version of the game, and will be an exclusive title…

Cosplay and Reality – A Day at Comic Con vs A Day at the Golf Course

Would you ever guess that there would be anything similar between going to comic con and going out to play a round of golf?  On one hand you have a citywide celebration of geekery, with comic and sci-fi icons signing…

Philly Geekend – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2012 for a Casual Attendee

This weekend I was able to make it out to the Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia – a weekend every year when nerds from the area descend upon the city of brotherly love to celebrate comic nerdery in all its…

Takeaways from CES 2012

[Article first published as Takeaways from CES 2012 on Blogcritics.] Time for everybody to pack it in and head home.  CES is done for 2012 – all the tech is being packed up and shipped back, and attendees were probably trying their…

CES 2012 Day 3 – More Digital Treats from the Desert

[Article first published as CES 2012 Day 3 – More Digital Treats from the Desert on Blogcritics.] Welcome back to my armchair coverage of CES 2012.  I’ve been highlighting what I think are the cool gizmos and what have you from the…

CES 2012 Day 2 – Even More from the Highlight Reel

Article first published as CES 2012 Day 2 – Even More from the Highlight Reel on Blogcritics.] Here we go folks!  As promised, I’m back for another day of the sweet Las Vegas goodness that is CES 2012.  Yesterday the stuff I…

CES 2012! Toys for the Living Room and Your Mobile Life on Day 1

[Article first published as CES 2012! Toys for the Living Room and Your Mobile Life on Day 1 on Blogcritics.] It’s CES time!  That’s right folks, nerdkind from around the globe descend upon Las Vegas this week for the annual Consumer Electronics…