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With Wrath of the Lich King imminent, we thought it would be a good idea to take a short look at just what has made and continues to make World of Warcraft so different than many other MMOs and whether or not it still retains that oh-so-different sheen. After four years of being pretty much the big...

November 14th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This most certainly isn't the first time we've heard of a firmware update causing more harm than good, but apparently, the latest version -- which supposedly enables 1080p24 output on the HD-A30 / HD-A35 -- is creating all sorts of headaches. According to a lengthy thread over at AVS Forum, the HD...

March 14th 2008 at 8:01am 0 Comments
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Expanding a bit on the Reel60 technology first unveiled in a trio of 1080p sets from Hitachi, the company has reportedly developed a system that eliminates the "mismatch between the motion of films seen in a movie theater and the way that same motion appears on television." Dubbed "judders," these...

June 29th 2007 at 4:02pm 0 Comments
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After 219 pages of postings to what has become the go-to forum thread in regards to Sony's PS3 jaggies fiasco -- a problem that was hitting certain PS1 and PS2 games with a pixel-flipping ugly stick -- it looks like Sony finally heard the cry of its users and has released a fix to the problem insid...

January 24th 2007 at 1:36pm 0 Comments
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While the whole "1080i vs. 1080p" debate could likely go on for a good decade or so, having that oh-so-coveted "Full HD" logo slapped on your set evidently isn't the answer to all your HD problems, at least if you watch a good percentage of cable / satellite-provided content. A rather informative wr...

January 14th 2007 at 3:55am 0 Comments
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PS3 Fanboy -- know what you're getting into before drinking the water -- has been testing a simple fix for PS2 games that look bad on the PS3: lower quality cables. The site has multiple PS3 outputs plugged into a TV, and the writers recommend switching TV inputs from HDMI to composite when playing...

December 31st 2006 at 7:25pm 0 Comments
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When we heard the PS3 was going to feature a whole PS2 chipset for the sake of backwards compatibility, we didn't think it would suck so much. Beyond the games that are straight-up freezing or glitching out on the new box -- for which Sony is promising a patch -- the PS3 seems to be having heaps...

December 13th 2006 at 4:20pm 0 Comments