Secrets Of Japanese Horror

I just stumbled across a short, awesome video (below) which reminded me of just how unique Japanese Horror films are in the world of cinema. There are all sorts of scary movies, campy ones, serious ones, slashers, ghost flicks, supernatural horror, biblical horror, space horror, body horror, the list goes on. At this point not much scares me,…

Illusory Monsters

It is hard to overstate how successful Pokemon Go has been. It is also hard to overstate how terrible the coverage of this phenomenon has been. Every media outlet has been trying to manufacture stories to capitalize on the huge popularity, often getting the details all wrong in the process. Sometimes these are innocent failures…

No Man’s Sky & The Power Of Procedural Generation

We are mere days away from the release of No Man’s Sky, one of the most anticipated games of the year. It is a supermassive space exploration game that might also be one of  the most ambitious game worlds ever created. When I say massive, I mean truly, unimaginably massive. According to the developer there…

Voltron: The Good Parts Version

The classic film the Princess Bride is a very faithful retelling of the book, but there are a few major differences. Perhaps the largest is the framing of the book–The author, William Goldman, writes himself into the book as an author suffering a mid-life crisis and desperately trying to find a book his father read…

INFOGRAPHICS! #5: The Universe Of Stephen King

Unless you live in the Amazonian rainforest, your life has probably somehow been touched by the work of Stephen King. His characters and stories have permeated our collective unconscious for decades. There are movies, books, graphic novels, and video games based on his work, not to mention the countless works of art, music, and literature he’s…

Game Review: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

The Uncharted franchise is one of the most celebrated in gaming history, and for good reason. It is the first series to capture that very specific sense of gleeful high adventure that previously only existed in films the likes of Indiana Jones, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Goonies. Despite having supernatural elements and insane action sequences, the characters and…

Next next-gen VR: TheVoid

A startup announced last year, The Void amusement park, is nearing completion. The project aims to create “hyper-reality”, a combination of AR, VR, haptic feedback, and traditional amusement park techniques that blur the boundaries between the artificial world and reality. They demoed the technology at TED 2016, and have allowed a few lucky people into…

VR Review

This article will be a continuously updated resource list of virtual reality apps, experiences, and related content. Some we have experienced with our new ViewMaster VR , and others we can only drool over in anticipation. First-gen (Google-Cardboard) VR   The official Google-Cardboard App is one of the most impressive initial VR experiences. The opening demo…

Assistive Cosplay

Company Walkin’ & Rollin’ makes special costumes for children with assistive devices. Their newest creation has received a lot of attention, for good reason. Thanks for sharing our Ant-Man costume. See it in action. @mrpaytonreed @wesburt @andyparkart @nailbiter111 pic.twitter.com/0xoheNCoif — Walkin' & Rollin' (@WalkinNRollin) May 24, 2016 This reminded us of a Dorkly’s roundup of…

Technology – Design = ARmageddon

We love technology, but it is important to consider the principles of need, purpose, function, and design. Otherwise, with new technologies like AR and VR, we are heading towards disaster…