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Just coincidentally, I decided today to pull up some Sting on Spotify and listen to some old tracks. Turns out the musician released a big box set called Sting: 25 Years a few months ago, featuring three CDs worth of his songs, both old and remastered. And just recently, to go with that set, he...

November 15th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The cat is out of the bag and the teenage girls are out of their minds: Wizard101 has announced that Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers is the "mystery composer" whom we've been trying to guess for the past couple of weeks. Jonas both wrote and produced the soundtrack for Wizard101's latest world...

May 11th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Did you know that some pseudo-scientists pinpointed January 18 as this year's most depressing day? As we gaze out from the Engadget mansions at the leafless trees and listless mood outside, we can't help but agree that January's a bit of a downer. So to pep yourself up geeky style, why not grab an a...

January 29th 2010 at 6:01am 0 Comments
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15 Minutes of Fame is WoW.com's look at World of Warcraft players of all shapes and sizes -- from the renowned to the relatively anonymous, the remarkable to the player next door. Tip us off to players you'd like to hear more about.WoW players are blubbery, pasty losers gorging on Cheetos in Mom's b...

October 6th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Having a sexed-up protagonist in a suit made of her own hair isn't enough to market Bayonetta to the Japanese public, apparently. Sega has enlisted the aid of popular Japanese vocalist MiChi to provide a theme song, titled "Something Missing," Andriasang points out that a commercial to introduce th...

August 27th 2009 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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I hope this post gets filed in the "I knew I wasn't the only one!" mental filing cabinets of many. Because if it doesn't, then it makes me the only one who really looks forward to the music Apple uses in its keynotes. Whether it's a song that leads up to Steve Jobs' entrance on stage, or one used in...

June 18th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments

I've mentioned it before and I'll say it again. I have a soft spot for good WoW music, and really enjoy the idea that I can put together a great holiday album of WoW themed Christmas music. theavatards have posted a great submission to that album on YouTube with All I Want for Christmas is a Blue....

December 29th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Who needs a boyfriend when you've got a DS? Not singer Kelly Rowland. Apparently some pesky rumors have been plaguing the songstress about her purported relationship with a British footballer, she laughed and said: "The only thing I'm dating is my Nintendo DS. We have an amazing relationship and it'...

November 6th 2007 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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We know, you're probably on your third USB hub by now, but even if this forces you to purchase an entirely new machine in order to cram one more USB-powered whatchamacallit into it, it's simply a must. Meet Tengu, the USB lip syncer that politely sits beside your machine until it gets wind of nearb...

August 3rd 2007 at 5:58am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gadgets/Five_of_the_worst_handheld_accessories_ever_PICS'; Portable game systems are completely self-contained. Unlike home systems, which require a TV, multiple outlets, and a separate controller unit, handhelds contain everything you need to play games, built ri...

July 9th 2007 at 6:16pm 0 Comments
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The official website for the recently revealed DS remake of Final Fantasy IV is now online. There's the usual logo and intro music by Nobuo Uematsu. If you're in Japan this summer, you can audition for the chance to sing the game's vocal track. You need to be over eighteen and have a voice that can...

May 13th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Hilary Duff is a pop star, actress, self appointed animal lover and is going to grace us with her presence in The Sims 2: Pets. Players will see Duff along with her treasured pet/accessory, Lola (not featured in picture). According to the press release, Duff was involved in each aspect of the game t...

October 5th 2006 at 9:00pm 0 Comments