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Heavy Rain is getting the Hollywood treatment and, hopefully, some American accents to go along with it. David Milch, executive producer of "NYPD Blue" and "Deadwood," is working on an adaptation that will simply be called "Rain." According to Variety, Milch will begin writing the script after fini...

January 27th 2011 at 3:55am 0 Comments
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Lasers can tell time, shoot down missiles and power one heck of a TV. Now, scientists claim they can create rain clouds, too. Turning a 5-terawatt infrared laser on the sky in short, 100-femtosecond bursts, researchers at the University of Geneva managed to strip electrons from the surrounding air,...

May 3rd 2010 at 5:34am 0 Comments
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Welcome back to The Queue, WoW Insider's daily Q&A column where the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky will be your host today. Howdy folks. Alex and I had to take a little time away from our daily column to focus on other things. While I can't say...

May 19th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We imagine that Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of some of the most recognizable intellectual properties on the planet, doesn't like coming in second place -- let alone ninety-second place. Unfortunately for the banjo-plucking game designer, that was the case in last year's Time 100 list, when Shiggy, san...

April 12th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Prancing around Quel'Danas for my daily quests day in and day out has reminded me of something I've very dearly missed. Weather! It rains very frequently in Quel'Danas, and combined with all of the action going on around the island, it has a very strong feel of being alive.Zangarmarsh has rain as w...

April 5th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We can't speak for you, but for many of our U.S. writers, the weather has been strange and "bleh" at best. That's why when we saw this one come in, we had to smile -- someone in the game world is sharing our stormy weather. This screen comes to us today from Diminuendo, who plays a Blood Elf Rogue...

March 9th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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There have certainly been gizmos to surface throughout the years that react in some form or fashion to rain, but Jean-Jacques Chaillout and colleagues at the Atomic Energy Commission in France are fantasizing about using those diminutive droplets of water to actually power useful creations. After us...

January 27th 2008 at 1:19am 0 Comments

You may know Inis as the developer of fantastic games, such as Gitaroo-Man Lives! (PSP) and Elite Beat Agents (DS). However, Siliconera has unearthed one of the most shameful projects in videogaming history: Rain: Wonder Trip, exclusively for PSP. The "game" has you interacting in all sorts of way...

January 23rd 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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We had two similiar comments drop in on the tipline in the past few days that both are pretty interesting ideas that WoW does all right with, but could probably do a lot better. Foxtir dropped us a note the other day voicing an opinion about the night and day cycle of World of Warcraft. As you may...

October 6th 2007 at 4:16pm 0 Comments
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No, this week I'm not featuring WoWspaces that have lots of good information or reaction on the upcoming patch. Considering we're featuring oodles of 2.3 news lately, I thought it would be fun to show off 2.3 WoWspaces. (I'll let you figure out which one is the .3 of a WoWspace) These are some of t...

October 2nd 2007 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Dutch Umbrella -- a startup focusing its efforts in and around the city of brotherly love -- is looking to take the idea of courtesy umbrella rentals to a new level by incorporating RFID tags and marketers. Currently, the firm has landed eight partners that will toss logos on the stark white umbrell...

June 10th 2007 at 10:02am 0 Comments