Saturday, March 31, 2012

Dabble free to Download on the App Store Today

Available as a freebie today only, the innovative word game is winning all kinds of awards.

Deadly 30 Brings on the Old School

So. Many. 16bit Zombies.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Joe Golem Gets a Deluxe Edition

Hellboy fans take note- if you're not familiar with one of Mike Mignola's newest projects, Joe Golem, you might want to take a look at Dark Horse's new Deluxe hardcover.

NHL Joins Madden With a Cover Vote

NHL 13 now has a cover vote in much the same way that it's NFL cousin, Madden, as enjoyed for a while now.

Max Payne 3 Multiplayer Detailed

Max Payne's next noir soaked adventure isn't too far off now and the new multiplayer modes are sure to be a big draw.

Deadliest Warrior May Take Our Lives...

...but will never take our freedom! And that's because Braveheart himself, William Wallace makes his debut this week in a battle against French holy warrior Joan of Arc.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Dark Horse Announces Panel-palooza for Emerald City

The Emerald City Comic Con is right around the bend (it starts this Saturday) and publisher Dark Horse has officially announced a bevy of really cool panels well worth checking out on the show floor.

Click on through for a full rundown complete with dates and times.

Madden Cover Tourney Continues to Round 2

The tournament to crown the next cover star of the Madden NFL series is in full swing now and has officially kicked off the voting for round two. So who's moved on? A few surprises actually...

Flash Mob. Zumba: Fitness Rush Style.

2,000 Zumba fanatics in one place, working it with Zumba innovators Beto and Gina Grant is honestly a little frightening.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

GoGo's Crazy Bones Comes to the DS

Collectible figurine series GoGo's Crazy Bones is about to become a videogame courtesy of GameMill and Black Lantern Studios.

Line Dancin' Comes to Kinect

GameMill Entertainment and High Voltage's Country Dance All Stars trots onto store shelves today.

The Kids are Alright According to Sodahead

One of our very favorite sites on the web, those pollsters supreme over at SodaHead.com have put together a graphic based on the greatest child actors and singers of the past few decades to prep for the upcoming Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. Some of the top vote getters might surprise you...

Tiger Woods Tees Off

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 officially shipped to stores today, bringing with it some of the biggest changes to the series in years.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Deadliest Warrior: Round 2

The second in the weekly series of one-on-one battles showcasing Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat's roster pits Cortez against Khan.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

One Brick to Rule Them All...

LEGO Lord of the Rings sets sound like the kind of thing that would live only in the dreams of fanboys everywhere. But, forged in the very fires of Mt Doom itself (my guess), these LotR LEGO's are very real.

And the Top Eleven Reasons to get Prototype 2 are...

The sequel to Radical and Activision's Prototype is fast approaching it's April launch date. Fans probably won't need them, but the newest trailer for the open world actioner gives potential players 11 reasons to pick Prototype 2.

LEGO DC Universe Showcase

Just in case you're a LEGO fan and you've been living under a rock, here's a handy dandy look at some of the current DC Universe sets out for purchase in the retail wilds.

LEGO Marvel Sets Unveiled

Sets based on the forthcoming Avengers movie and the Marvel U in general are heading to store shelves soon. If you love LEGO, comic books, or any combination of the two- you're gonna seriously dig these kits.

The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread...

Sliced Bread is a new iOS game where you... waith for it... slice bread.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dunecraft Celebrates it's 10th

Started with just one lonely offering a decade ago, Dunecraft has ballooned up to be a major provider of seriously fun stuff. From cool stuff like Seed Bombs, to science toys, terrariums, and more- the company continues to grow.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Dishonor Yourself with new Screens


A bunch of new screenshots from Bethesda and Arkane Studio's upcoming 'first person action' title, Dishonored, dropped this morning. By the looks of the screens, this steampunk adventure is anything but dishonorable.

Friday, March 16, 2012

3D Bears now Dancing all Over the App Store

While 3D dancing bears might conjure up images of the circus in some of us, that really doesn't apply here as these bears actually enjoy strutting their stuff.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Deadliest Warrior Battles Through the Week

Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat is kicking off it's pre-release 'Battle of the Week' campaign with two of history's greatest leaders- Alexander the Great and Attila the Hun.

Are We Alone? Continues with Alien, NASA

Science's Are We Alone? month continues with Alien Encounters: Arrival and NASA's Unexplained Files this Tuesday.

Transformers Prime Converts onto Nintendo Consoles

Transformers Prime is proving to be one of the more popular adaptations of the Transformers brand since the original and Beast Wars, and now it's getting the videogame treatment as Activision preps the Autobots and Decepticons for action.

Deadliest Warrior gets Deadlier

Deadliest Warrior titles The Game and Legends are being combined into one massive, historical, fightfest with Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat. Loaded with new weapons, a new level, and exclusive show content; the gangs all here for the series' first retail release.

Big Bass Arcade Casts it's Lure

Debuting this Spring exclusively for the Nintendo Wii, Big John Games' Big Bass Arcade: No Limit looks to liven up the fishing game genre by putting an emphasis on fast, arcade style action.

LEGO Coming to Sideshow Toys

In what way I don't know, but everybody's favorite building block toys are on their way to the Sideshow Toys website in some capacity.

Birds of Steel Strafes Retail

Flight sims are a pretty rare commodity these days, so it's always a treat to see a new one emerge. To that end, Konami's Birds of Steel hit stores yesterday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Marvel's Avengers RealD 3D Glasses Announced

Seeing a big time action, superhero, extravaganza like the Avengers in 3D can be a pretty great experience. Wearing a pair of 3D goggles to see said extravaganza can be a humiliating experience. Here's a little something to make it considerably less so.

The Iguana Revealed for Amazing Spider-Man

I have to confess, even as a pretty big comic book fan, I had no idea who the Iguana was when I first read this release. Apparently developer Beenox knew him though, as their Amazing Spider-Man movie adaptation sees the scaly baddie crawling all over Manhattan.

Game of Thrones & Hunger Games... Cookbooks?

Planning a viewing party for the upcoming season premier of Game of Thrones? How about dinner before you head off the the theater to check out the Hunger Games movie? How about some grub that matches the flavor (ahem) of the on screen action?

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Rock the Vote... With a T-Shirt

Junk Food, Rock the Vote, and Threads for Thought announced a new partnership today to get the word out at some of the most popular music and entertainment festivals in the US. That word? Vote.

New Silent Hill Available Now

Silent Hill hasn't seen retail shops for a while now, but that ended today as Downpour released into stores.

FIFA Street Hits the... Street

Blasting out of the field and onto whatever they can find, the stars of EA's FIFA Street are out on retail shelves in the US today.

Frankenstein's Monster Revealed

Mezco Toyz is revealing the first in it's new series of classic Universal Monsters today with Frankenstein. He's 9" of peasant spooking horror and loaded with detail.

Mars Attacks Returns!!!

Mezco Toys is bringing the classic Mars Attacks! franchise back to retail shelves. The popular trading card series about the aggro aliens from Mars' assault on Earth is returning in both action figure and plush form. Today we're getting a peek at one nasty plushie...

Monday, March 12, 2012

You're on the Clock for the NCAA 13 Cover Vote

EA Sports kicked off the voting for the second half of the NCAA '13 cover today. Quaterback Robert Griffin III has already been cast as one half of the cover- who the remaining featured player will be is up to you.

National Sporting Goods Aims to Get Kids Outdoors

We cover a lot of videogames, comics, and movies here at the Spark- but sometimes it is okay to get outside. That's especially true for kids, and NSG has a pretty cool lineup of summertime goodies to do just that. How does your own set of Monkey Bars sound?

Alien Encounters Premiers Tomorrow on Science

Hardcore science meets the search for alien life as Alien Encounters: The Message debut on Science tomorrow March 13th.

The Hunger Games Style Comes Home

Farouk Systems is one of the biggest producers of hot tools for hair styling in the US. Now they've got a how-to from pro creative artist Danielle Bucco-Regazzi on how women can get the look from the upcoming The Hunger Games film.

How Young is too Young for Facebook?

Online pollsters extraordinaire SodaHead.com's recent poll found that the majority of FaceBook users think the minimum age of 13 might be a little too young. FaceBook's age for signing up on the service is 13 years old, but is that too young? And just how many kids under that magic number are on the site anyway?

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Prototype 2 Pre-Order Incentives Unveiled

Radical's Prototype 2 is getting ready to consume mass quantities next month. If you haven't pre-ordered the game yet, you might want to as both Amazon and Best Buy have some nice little incentives.

Hack'n'Slash Your Way to Booty in Blades of Time

Konami's newest is a familiar looking jaunt through a sword and sorcery laden world- and it's all for the loot.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Crush 3D Crushes a Launch Trailer

Sega's 3D puzzle/platformer game, Crush 3D, is now available on 3DS' everywhere. Get a feel for crushin' with the launch trailer.

Oddities Wraps with Oddball Season Finale

If you're a regular viewer of Science's Oddities show, then you know the stuff that turns up in Mike and Evan's shop can get a little strange... and maybe just a wee bit, well, gross.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Blast Your Yard with a Seed Bomb

Have a dry patch in your front and/or back yard? Can't get anything to grow there? Try a Seed Bomb.

Danger: Beware of Sabertooth Vampires

Dark Horse Presents is about to take a bite out of readers... well, it's going to try to take a bite out of readers as the Sabertooth Vampire makes his debut.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Transformers the Ride Sneak Peek

According to this 'leaked' footage from Universal Studios Hollywood 'attendees' Brandon and Dave, this is footage of the new Transformers ride at the theme park. Alledgedly, it's "off the chain"

Max Payne 3 Final Box Art Unveiled

 Feast your peepers Max Payne fans, Rockstar has finally made the box art for the hotly anticipated thrid outing for the grim and gritty detective official.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

MadCatz Ships SFxT Arcade Sticks & Pads

Street Fighter x Tekken finally beats down retail shelves this week and peripheral maker du jour MadCatz is right there with a full lineup of fight sticks and pads to mark the occasion.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Star Wars Dawn of the Jedi Reprints Announced

Retailers had a very good showing with the recently kicked off Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi series from Dark Horse. It was such a good reception, that the publisher has announced a second printing for those looking to jump on board.

Science asks Are We Alone?


"For centuries, mankind has questioned if we are alone in this vast universe." Have chills yet? You will, because a new block of programming exploring the greater universal search for life outside of our world is about to debut.

Dark Horse Headed to Kobo

One of the biggest publishing houses in comics, Dark Horse's books have been readable on the iOS via it's own reader and the Comixology App for a while now- now you can add Kobo to that list.

George Lucas Showcased on Prophets of Science Fiction

Lucas is all set to share some of his thoughts on the universe he built and some of the truly fascinating ways that it predicted some of today's cutting edge science. Hell be appearing on the season finale of one of Diccovery's most popular shows, Prophets of Science Fiction.


Max Payne 3 is HEALTH-y in New Trailer

Health, as in the rock band named HEALTH that is. Rockstar announced today that the LA based band will be providing the tunes and atmosphere for the anticipated title.

Save Some $$ with Kiplinger's on iPad


With the announcement of the iPad 3 (probably) just days away, it might be a good time to think about saving a little green. Fortunately, long standing finance mag Kiplinger's is right there with a lil' help for you on that.

New Skylanders Toys Arrive

Activision today announced that wave 4 of it's hugely popular Skylanders action figure series' should now be at retailers nationwide.

New Halo 4 Shots Released

A small dripping of new in-game shots from this Falls Halo 4 in action was released today by Microsoft. Any kind of meaningful details are beyond scarce right now, but if these screens are anything to go by- at least we know it's gonna be pretty.

Assassin's Creed III Launches October 30th


The big reveal trailer for Ubisoft's epic third (numbered) entry in the Assassin's Creed saga is revealed in all it's Revolutionary War glory.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Bounce-A-Long Buddies are Bouncy Fun


Bounce-A-Long Buddies are some very simple and non-complicated products. They also look really fun and are almost painfully cute.

RingStix Tosses Around Some Fun

Still playing Frisbee? How utterly last millennium. This Spring, why not give the old RingStix a whirl?