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Zadzooks: Interview with The Conduit's Eric Nofsinger - Part 2

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for May 22, 2009 - Part Two of Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski's interview with High Voltage Software’s Chief Creative Officer Eric Nofsinger about Sega’s upcoming first person shooter The Conduit. High Voltage has spent two years building the game exclusively for the Wii and Eric sat down with me to discuss the details about its story and his favorite parts of the game.

Zadzooks: Part 1 interview with The Conduit's Eric Nofsinger

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for May 22, 2009 - Part One of Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski's interview with High Voltage Software’s Chief Creative Officer Eric Nofsinger about Sega’s upcoming first person action game The Conduit. High Voltage has spent two years building the game exclusively for the Wii and Eric sat down with me to discuss the details about its customization.

Zadzooks: Star Trek DAC, Red Faction: Guerilla

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for May 15, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Volition and THQ’s open world, third person shooter Red Faction: Guerilla for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, and reviews Paramount Digital Entertainment’s Star Trek DAC (Deathmatch, Assault, Conquest) for the Xbox 360.

Zadzooks: Wolverine evolution from comic to movie

Washington Times reporters Sonny Bunch and Joseph Szadkowski discuss Wolverine's comic book origins all the way back to Incredible Hulk No. 181 and compare his sequential art world to the one developed for the Twentieth Century Fox film X-Men Origins: Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman.

Zadzooks: Spore: Galactic Adventures, Patapon 2

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for May 8, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Maxis and Electronic Arts' real time strategy and action game Spore: Galactic Adventures for the Mac and PC, and reviews Sony Computer Entertainment's side-scrolling adventure Patapon 2 for the PlayStation Portable (PSP).

Bennett's Best for the week of May 3

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume III from Top Shelf Productions and Little Lulu: The Alamo and Other Stories from Dark Horse Comics.

Rube’s Reaction to X-Men Origins: Wolverine

That said, I went to the theater to watch X-Men Origins: Wolverine this weekend. Now, here is a movie that had it all, in my opinion: action, explosions, love—both brotherly and romantic, redemption, hope, a decent plot and a guy on a motorcycle. It was a comic book movie in every sense, and one that was quite enjoyable and pretty believable, for the most part (unlike some of its comic-to-film predecessors that shall remain nameless).

Zadzooks: InFamous interview with Bruce Oberg

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for May 1, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski interviews Sucker Punch Productions co-founder and programming lead Bruce Oberg  about Sony and his company's upcoming third person action game InFAMOUS for the PlayStation 3. They discuss the game mechanics, the electrified hero and the cut scenes. The interview includes the latest cut scenes and game footage.

Bennett's Best for the week of April 19

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Scalped: The Gravel in Your Guts, Volume 4 from Vertigo/DC Comics and Viking, No. 1 from Images Comics.

Zadzooks: Batman: Arkham Asylum and Flock!

Zadzooks High Definition Video Game Minute for April 24, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Eidos and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's third person action game Batman: Arkham Asylum for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and reviews Capcom's extraterrestrial puzzler Flock for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Bennett's Best for the week of April 12

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Dylan Dog Case Files from Dark Horse Comics and 100 Percent from Vertigo/DC Comics.

Bennett's Best for the week of April 5

Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Wolverine: Weapon X  from Marvel Publishing and Showcase Presents: The Doom Patrol, Volume 1 from DC Comics.

'Where are my comics?! ...ON THE WEB!'

Over the past few years, with the explosion of online content and blogging, an interesting phenomenon has happened: comics have moved online. There is a bevy of webcomics being posted everyday by a whole slew of creative types that are connecting to readers in an intimacy that has not happened in a very, very long time.