Two weeks ago we talked on
the show about Ewe Boll and how awful his movies are. Well, in addition to all of the people who have signed the "get out of movies" petition, the guys over at Blizzard agree as well. Ewe Boll and his bad ideas made a presentation to make a World of Warcraft movie, and Paul Sams almost laughed. That is what we wanted to hear: a gaming company that doesn't want their good name ruined.
After weeks of rumors, Toshiba announced today that they would no longer developing or producing the HD-DVD format. They have lost a lot of traction lately, with Target, Blockbuster, Netflix and Wal-Mart, plus studios like 20th Century Fox and Warner all announcing allegiance to Sony's Blu-Ray format.
Toshiba has said there are an estimated 1 million HD-DVD players globally, so Sony's decision to include Blu-Ray into their PS3 may not have been such a bad idea after all, having sold 10.5 million consoles alone globally, which has lead to the decision by these retailers and studios.
We would also like to congratulate Sony on finally developing a technology that people want, after a string of bad luck (Betamax, Hi-8, MiniDisc).
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A new patch will give you some cool enhancements for your
City of Heroes
The "flashback" ability will allow you to go back in time and "participate in exciting events from the history of Paragon City and the Rogue Isles. Heroes and villains can also use this feature to play or replay hundreds of missions from earlier in the game," according to Matt Miller, lead developer for both
City of Heroes and City of Villains.
In addition to flashback, there is also a new weapon customization tool. All of this in a free update!