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It's a pretty common experience. There you are, running along in your favorite MMO, and the next thing you know -- one, two, your character is dead. At that point, you decide to avoid that area until later and go on with your day (unless you rolled on a PvP server, in which case a gank is probably...

December 4th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

If you're a Plants vs. Zombies fan, you are quite familiar with Laura Shigihara, the composer for the PopCap Games plant-a-thon. She is also the voice behind the Plants vs. Zombies theme song. On her blog today, Shigihara confirmed that her voice will be used for the companion pet, the Singing Su...

September 20th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in Office 97, Microsoft wowed us with Clippy, the talking paperclip that made Word tasks far more annoying than necessary. By Office 2007 he was finally out of a job, but his spirit lives on in Laura, an oddly creepy virtual digital assistant shown off as part of Microsoft's vision for the fut...

March 5th 2009 at 11:19am 0 Comments