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Status Check | PlayStation Vita

With any new system, it’s hard to tell what its life will be like too early.  The Nintendo 3DS, while having a very rough first year, has bounced back decently and solved many of the issues that plagued the handheld.  Sony’s PS Vita has been out of the gate for a little under 9 months, […]

It’s A Melodious World In “Sound Shapes”

I am a bit of a sucker for music-based gaming; not stuff like Rock Band or DJ Hero, but rather titles likes Space Invaders: Infinity Gene and Audiosurf that take music and create it into a different art form. Sound Shapes, released back in August, takes the side-scrolling platformer genre and gives it a melodious twist, all with the help of some big-named artists.

Sound Shapes has players take control of an orb-ish object as it works its way from Point A to Point B of the level. Throughout the way the orb must touch special points in each area that activate a specific part of the song. You also need to be careful in order to avoid lava, sharp pointy things, and beatboxing creatures that love to keep to the sound as much as they enjoy attacking you. On occasion you’ll be able to travel via submarine or UFO in order to get to those hard-to-reach beats.

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Episode CLIII: I’ve Heard Of Teabagging The Moonshine, But This Is Ridiculous!

Get your drink on! It’s time for another Bastardly episode!

This week King Baby Duck tries to stomach the recently-leaked script of Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles script, but feels better when he and Blueonic look at the new Flobots album The Circle In The Square. The new Nick Cave-penned film Lawless is reviewed, followed by a disgruntled take on Harmonix’s Rock Band Blitz demo.

If you take it all in too quickly, you may go blind! It’s Episode 153: I’ve Heard Of Teabagging The Moonshine, But This Is Ridiculous!