Author: Matt Scott

What is the Indie Galactic Space Jam?

What is the Indie Galactic Space Jam?

We had an opportunity to speak with Peter Smith about the Indie Galactic Space Jam. Peter is an Assistant Professor of Game Design at the University of Central Florida and he also co-founded the Indie Galactic Space Jam which is occurring at the Melrose Center in downtown Orlando, Florida from August 13-16, 2015.

Animated TIE Fighter Short Film By Paul Johnson Lets You Relive 80’s Cartoon Nostalgia

See the war through the Empire’s eyes as you watch TIE Fighter, a short animated film by Paul Johnson. Drawn in the style of 1980’s cartoon movies, TIE Fighter lets you follow a skirmish between the Empire and Rebel Alliance forces.

Babymetal Performs in the United States and Continues to Hammer the World

Babymetal Performs in the United States and Continues to Hammer the World

On November 4th, 2014, Babymetal played at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and from all accounts it was amazing.

Battlefield Hardline Beta Gameplay

Battlefield Hardline Beta Gameplay

If you don’t know, Monday at E3, Electronic Arts announced their latest installment of the Battlefield franchise with Hardline. Not to be confused with the 90s hard rock band, DICE has created a cops and robbers-esque game inspired by TV dramas. While the single player isn’t available yet, they did announce a first come, first served closed beta during their presentation. I managed to sneak in before their web servers melted and secured myself a spot in the beta.

Can Solar Power Give Us the Roads of the Future?

Can Solar Power Give Us the Roads of the Future?

Using hexagonal shaped pieces Solar Roadways wants to replace sidewalks, parking lots, roads, and even bike paths

Short Film “Prospect” Proves that Good Science Fiction can be Done on a Budget

There’s a quiet intensity about the short film Prospect that hooks you right away and keeps you glued to your seat. Premiering at the SXSW 2014 film festival, Prospect is a coming of age…

A Joining of Metal and J-Pop Births BABYMETAL

A Joining of Metal and J-Pop Births BABYMETAL

Don’t ask how I found the metal/j-pop band BABYMETAL, just be glad I did. Formed in 2010, BABYMETAL released their first full album on February 24th, 2014.

KUNG FURY Will Be An 80s Action Movie by Laser Unicorns featuring Robots, Dinosaurs, and Vikings

KUNG FURY Will Be An 80s Action Movie by Laser Unicorns featuring Robots, Dinosaurs, and Vikings

During an unfortunate series of events a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time; Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time, to Nazi Germany, in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

Starcadian Goes Galactic With ‘Sunset Blood’ and Explains How To Make a Music Video With $200

Starcadian Goes Galactic With ‘Sunset Blood’ and Explains How To Make a Music Video With $200

We managed to snag an interview with Starcadian, the artist behind the retro music video He^rt and the full-length album Sunset Blood. During our discussion Starcadian talked about 80’s movies, video games, and pop culture that shaped his album’s sound and music video aesthetics. It became apparent during our conversation that Starcadian is deeply motivated by the emotions he felt watching Labyrinth and other films of his youth.

Super Smash Bros A Link To The Hope Combines Nintendo and Star Wars in a Way You Haven’t Seen Before

Super Smash Bros A Link To The Hope Combines Nintendo and Star Wars in a Way You Haven’t Seen Before

On October 30th, 2013, James Farr released a fantastic retelling of the original Stars Wars movie A New Hope in 8 minutes using characters from Nintendo as the main cast.