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Bioshock 2 Q&A with the Developers

Bioshock 2 Q&A with the Developers

We recently had a chance to be part of a group discussion with the developers of Bioshock 2, who answered our questions about their highly anticipated shooter. The developers taking part of the discussion were: Jordan Thomas – Creative Director, 2K Marin Zak McClendon – Lead Designer, 2K Marin Hogarth De La Plante – Lead […]

Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen Movie Review

Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen Movie Review

Following up the success of “Transformers” was not easy task, and thankfully Director Michael Bay and the amazing wizards at Industrial Light and Magic are up to the challenge as “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” is the rare sequel that outdoes the original in almost every way. The film once again stars Shia LaBeouf as […]

Know1ng Movie Review

Know1ng Movie Review

John Koestler (Nicolas Cage) is a man who lives in a world of facts. As a professor at M.I.T. he is more concerned about things that can be proven through hard science than with things that cannot be proven. With the recent loss of his wife leaving him a single father, John is not willing […]

Watchmen Movie Review

Watchmen Movie Review

In an alternate 1985, where Nixon is president, The U.S. won the Vietnam War, and costumed heroes have been banned by an act of the Senate, a superhero is killed. The death of the mercurial entity known as The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) sets a string of events into motion that will soon see the […]

Friday the 13th (2009) Movie Review

Friday the 13th (2009) Movie Review

In the 1980s the so- called slasher film genre was in full swing. When Michael Myers and the “Halloween” franchise became the highest grossing independent film in cinema history, the studios scrambled to get in on the booming genre and unleashed a flood of psycho killers on the viewing public, for the better part of […]

X-oom Podcast Studio Review

X-oom Podcast Studio Review

Everywhere I go, I see people with iPods.  They started with less than 1GB of space, went up to 2GB and 4GB, and then there were rumors roaming the web about an astoundingly huge 30GB version… with video.  And now we have an 80GB version that has music, movies, games, internet, and just about anything […]

Behind the Far Cry Movie Set

Behind the Far Cry Movie Set

As many in the gaming community already know, Uwe Boll has been working on a movie about the immensly popular PC Game ‘Far Cry’, which pits an ex-marine against an entire army of baddies and genetic experiments.  I was fortunate enough to speak with one of the actors in the upcoming film, Gareth Von Kallenbach.  […]

Interview with Alone in the Dark Composer Olivier Deriviere

Interview with Alone in the Dark Composer Olivier Deriviere

OCModShop had a chance to sit down with Olivier Deriviere.  For those who aren’t avid game fanboys, Olivier is the composer behind the creepily beautiful music and atmospheric sounds on the new ‘Alone in the Dark’ video game.  Other critics call the Soundtrack to AITD “The best game soundtrack of the year to date hits a […]

The Incredible Hulk (2008) Movie Review

The Incredible Hulk (2008) Movie Review

Raging inside Dr. Bruce Banner (Eric Bana) is a monster waiting to be unleashed. Anyone familiar with the comic book or the TV series that starred the late Bill Bixby will be familiar with the setup of “The Incredible Hulk,” the new film version of the classic tale by director Louis Leterrier of “The Transporter” […]

Sam & Max: Night of the Raving Dead Walkthrough

Sam & Max: Night of the Raving Dead Walkthrough

Perhaps the shortest game and guide I’ve ever played and made. Got an early copy. OOOOO, I’m really climbing the ladder here huh? Cool anyway, and this is one slippery slope I’ll take on head first. Good game, and funnier than I expected, especially since I’ve never played any of the previous ones. I can […]

Sony VAIO VGP-XL1B3 Media Changer

Sony VAIO VGP-XL1B3 Media Changer

I have been looking for a cheap expandable storage method for Media Center for some time.  After one of my recent rants about Media Center storage, one of the [OC]ModShop staff members turned me onto the Sony VAIO VGP-XL1B3 CD/DVD changer.  This device attaches to any Media Center PC (including Vista) and adds additional storage […]

The Orange Box’s Portal Review (PC & Xbox 360)

The Orange Box’s Portal Review (PC & Xbox 360)

Portal is one of those rare examples that demonstrate video games as an artform.  The geniuses at Valve have created a game that inspires a new way of thinking, a compelling storyline, and gives us a glimpse of the larger world that is the Half-Life universe. Portal is one of the innovative games in Valve’s “The […]

Q & A with Uwe Boll: Director of Bloodrayne, Postal, Alone in the Dark

Q & A with Uwe Boll: Director of Bloodrayne, Postal, Alone in the Dark

Some of you may (or may not have) heard of Uwe Boll. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, then his movies certainly do (especially if you’re a gamer). He has directed or produced alot of movies based on video games, and as most of you already know, the whole video game to movie translation […]