Is the Media destroying the game industry?

One of the key factors that you’ll notice in this industry is that if your game does not have the right PR behind it, the game won’t sell. Even with the right marketing stragety main-stream websites and magazines may not publish anything about the game.

In the case of EDI’s Morning’s Wrath, our first PR went out near the release of the game October 2005. It wasn’t until I sent Gamespot.com 3 copies of the same PRs that they publish a page about the game in December 2005. Now with Malathedra Gamespot along with other major websites still have yet to publish anything about the title even though it was announced on June 1st 2006.

How are developers supposed to reach the gaming audience when the media doesn’t cover their game?

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The Next-Generation of Heroes: Season 2

This is the sequel to The Next-Generation of Heroes. Two years after the original series was released, The Shadow is back to kick some major ass, but he might find that he’s not in Kansas anymore.

The Next-Generation of Heroes: Season 2
If there was a sequel to the movie about a teenage super hero, this would be it.

The Next-Generation of Heroes: Season 1

Back when StuffWeLike.com first began, we started a web video series called The Next-Generation of Heroes (NGH). It’s loosely based off of The Shadow. It is intended to be a parody from everything from movies, tv shows, music, and the internet.

Here’s a synopsis:
In the 21st century of the city, Mcgotham, there few that can be heroes. In this vigorous field of crime, punishment, and death these heroes stick their necks out to defend the innocent.

They cannot fail… They will not fail…

They are The Next-Generation of Heroes!

The Next-Generation of Heroes (film):
This is why teenage super heroes will never be anything more than sidekicks.

Behind the scenes: Thriller (Part 1)
Dancing Thriller was probably the most difficult scene to coordinate. This is why.

Behind the scenes: Thriller (Part 2)

Behind the scenes: Matrix Fight Scene Practice:
For the original fight scene in Movie 5 that rippied off the end battle in Matrix Revolutions. It was later replaced due to its suckiness.

Bloopers Part 1:

Bloopers Part 2:

Deleted Scenes:

Van Helsing

Van Helsing is the worst movie of the summer!

No…

Van Helsing is the best monster movie ever!

No…

So Van Helsing is not a horror movie?

Well sort of. Van Helsing is a movie in which you must either like video games or just outrageous movie plots/actions to enjoy. The movie is just so crazy. The action just never dies down. If you blink you’ve probably missed something. This movie is 2 hours and 25 minutes so you’d think that the movie would lose it’s momentum at some point, but it never really does. The visuals in this movie are just spectacular especially the final fight scene. Easily the best sequence is that in the beginning with Frankenstein and his monster. The movie essentially makes up it’s own history for most of these characters to make the storyline work with itself, which it actually accomplishes. For a movie so jammed packed with different kinds of monsters it all fits together and it works. Definitely the coolest monster in the movie was Dracula and his three wives as they completely reinvented the look of a vampire. The only bad part in this movie was just the very end, which was very cheesy, but it’s nothing to bad (I won’t ruin it for you). Everyone in this movie was decent at acting. There was definitely a lot of comedy in this movie, something that the director is known for through his other movies like The Mummy. The score is won’t be one that you remember in 20 years compared to other adventure flicks such as Indiana Jones, but it does well for the movie.

Overall I recommend this film to anyone that likes monster movies and definitely anyone that can handle a movie based around so many CGI objects. If you’re expecting to be scared or spooked there is no reason to see this movie. It is a movie that is for pure fun and excitement.