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Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized Age | Terry Fan has released more of his Victorian-era portraits of Star Wars characters. C-3PO and Yoda also have posed. The portraits are available for sale. (Terry Fan, via Neatorama)


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeA Follow-Up with David Jaffe About that Oral Sex Remark

In a promotional video interview that went live on February 6th, David Jaffe included a statement that I and others found objectionable. So I objected. After the piece ran, Jaffe reached out to me through Twitter and we agreed to schedule a call. Yesterday evening, we spoke about the issue by phone for roughly half an hour. More »


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeGame Developer Sentenced to Death in Iran Asks Obama for Intervention

Amir Hekmati, the U.S.-born game developer sentenced to death in Iran for allegedly engaging in espionage for the CIA, has asked the Obama administration to do whatever it takes, including a prisoner-transfer, to save him from execution. More »


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeKingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Leveled Up Considerably During the Review Process

Now that we've put the ever-questing of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning through its paces, it's time to see how it fared in the face of the assembled game critics. As far as I can deduce, it's either horrible or the best thing ever. More »


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeReal Life Gotham City Impostors Looks More Entertaining Than the Game

Whoa there, viral marketeers! You have to be careful not to overshadow your product with the promotion, as these lovely shots of everyday people dressing up in Gotham City Impostors garb readily demonstrate. More »


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeThe Rules of Religion, and Why The Next One Just Might Be a Game

The things that make us reconsider who we are and what we believe in are often bizarre, random, coincidental; sometimes completely unremarkable save for the sudden realization that concusses you. Lately, things I've been reading and playing have coalesced into a divine cognizance for me. I've been reconsidering my faith. More »


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeWhat? Battleship Is Evolving... Into A First-Person Shooter?

Battleship was once a strategic board game in which players had to guess where their opponents had placed their war ships. This summer, it will be an action-packed movie in which ships blow each other up. And this May, publisher Activision said today, it will be a video game in which you shoot people. More »


Elegant Portraits for a More Civilized AgeThis Stylish Supernatural iOS Adventure is So Damned Good It's Dangerous

A woman is in peril! Unbeknownst to her, a killer is leaning out from the shadows, murder weapon at the ready, and only one man can save the day. Just one problem—her potential savior is a ghost, invisible and intangible. Guess it's time to get creative. More »


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