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Admit it -- when you first saw the trailers for Star Trek Online, you started reading the opening monologue in your head. Or maybe that was just us. Either way, there's a lot of cultural weight and expectation going into the game, as you'd expect for a series with thirty-four years of fandom and ma...

January 5th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Besides the panels, the costumes, and all the game-playing, one of the highlights of BlizzCon's opening night is the bizarre soundalike contest, where contestants jump up on stage to try and win prizes by imitating voices or sounds from the games in the Blizzard universe. The slightly NSFW video af...

August 23rd 2009 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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So, as you might guess, knowing my previous background, I read WoW-related forums a lot. Old habits die hard, strapping young talbuks need to read a lot, and given that my career path is in Community at game companies, it pays to know what game communities (all of them) are saying. I obviously tend...

January 18th 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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There is no truer, geekier homage than reconstructing an object of desire in Lego form, so we weren't surprised to find Brickshelf member, "suu" recreating a Wii with Legos. We especially like how the Lego Wii opens up to reveal scenes from Wii sports, although we don't remember the option of using...

March 13th 2007 at 5:50pm 0 Comments
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TUAW reader Okan Gürvardar has put together a huge collection of iPhone concept art over at his Apple iPhone blog. The art, which has been created by Apple fans, runs the gamut from the impossible to the brilliant to the absurd. In a way, it will be a huge let-down if Apple actually delivers o...

December 10th 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments