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10 Years of Zenescope – a Q&A with Ralph Tedesco

[originally published at Sub Cultured as 10 Years of Zenescope – a Q&A with Ralph Tedesco] A few weeks ago I met with some of the folks at Zenescope Entertainment at Wizard World Philadelphia. You may know them from their core…

Life Is Strange Episode 2 Preview

“So a lot of people ask us ‘If you can rewind the game, doesn’t that mean that you can cheat? Isn’t that the same as reloading the save?’ It would be if it was badly designed.” That was what Square-Enix’s Adam…

Hey Tushar, Where’s My PAX East Coverage?

I know many of you are wondering why the hell Technical Fowl hasn’t had ANY PAX East 2015 coverage after the show last month in Boston. My man Colby Sites and I have a series of posts over at Sub Cultured…

PAX East 2014: Serious Games and This War of Mine

It’s not all about killing bad guys and saving the princess anymore. When you take a look at media as a whole – books, comics, movies, games – and take a step back to see how they’ve evolved over time,…

PAX East 2014: In-Depth with Blizzard

PAX East had a lot of great things to see all over the huge show floor at the Boston Convention Center – enough to confuse a person about which booths to hit first and which games to demo.  Luckily for…

Science, COSMOS, and that time I met Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Science is a funny thing.  There’s been this traditional stereotype about scientists rolling through life with pocket protectors and slide rules, cloaked in a lab coat and hunched over their microscopes.  But over the last few years the subject has…

Adult Swim @ NYCC: Venture Brothers, Robot Chicken, and… Emmett.

I had a great time at NYCC this year.  There was a bunch of stuff to see, some great cosplayers (which you can see in the IHOGeek Facebook galleries), and of course a good list of panels to check out.…

PAX Prime Part 1: Intel and Square-Enix

Let me tell you, I was glad to get to Seattle a night early before the festivities of PAX 2013 started Friday morning.  After the flight from east coast to west it was weird (yes, weird) to see the Pacific…

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…