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9:53 PM on 02.22.2011  

Panel Talk: Issue #001

On the debut episode of Panel Talk, Hosts 16bit Jeff & EZ Rider are joined this week with the host of the ikaricast, Xaos and the co-host of the Wrestlecast, MattyJay.


The News Articles are Courtasy of ComicBookMovie (http://www.comicbookmovie.com)




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The Main Topic this week is our reaction of the recently released trailer for the Upcoming X-Men Film "X-Men: First Class", which is due for released June 3rd.


We also ask the Question: "Why Hasn't Kevin Smith Directed a Comic Film?"


And at the end, we debut the Segment "The Hall of Shame" and the first inductee Truly deserves to be the first for his "Ungodly" X-Men run.


If there are any Questions that you want answered in upcoming episodes or to leave any comments, you can leave them at: [email protected]



Opening Theme:

- Theme Song! by The Aquabats



Any if you want to follow me and E.Z. on twitter:

Jeff: @16bitJeff

E.Z.: @TheEZRider



Don't Have time to listen on you PC/Mac?: http://blip.tv/file/get/16bitJeff-Issue001458.mp3



Panel Talk: "We Talk Comics and Everything Between the Pages"   read


6:43 PM on 07.24.2010  

Under Development episode 1 pushed to Tomorrow!

Today was originally was gonna be the day that me & Kevin where gonna interview The Artist of 2P Start, Ray Hargreaves. Sadly, due to technical difficulties, episode 1 will be recorded at 4:30 PST (7:30 EST) Tomorrow Night!


So Please, If anyone from Destructiod has a question for Ray regarding 2P Start. please send me a text message or an Audio Question to: [email protected] (Again, Include your Dtoid name!)

Also, The comment box at the bottom is optional. Again, Sorry for the Delay.


I'm also stili looking for Dtoid Users to Participate in that Mega Man IV prologue Vid. If there's Anyone that are interested and want in join.. Here are the details: http://bit.ly/bz0aRb

Also Include your Dtoid name in the message!   read


2:39 PM on 07.23.2010  

Under Development: Questions for Ray Hargreaves Artist of 2P START!

Dtoid Community, I still need Questions from you for Mr. Hargreaves, The Artisrt of the Webcomic, 2P START! http://www.2pstart.com



I need them ASAP because we're gonna record at 1PM PST (4PM EST). So Please, As I typed before...

Send me a Question in the Comment box below

Or

Send me Message Titled "Question - Ray Hargreaves" at: [email protected]

please, also include your dtoid name in the message....

If any sending a question, doesn't want to do a text one. Audio Questions are also aceptable. Please sned those to: [email protected] Title it "Audio Question - Ray Hargreaves" and also include your dtoid name at the beginning of your Question.


I Hope you guys are excited as i am!   read


9:04 PM on 07.22.2010  

SDCC 2010: Joss Whedon to Assemble The Avengers!

If there are any users in the Dtoid Community, that are fans of the whedonverse... Be Excited!

At the Start for Day 1 of San Diego Comi-Con 2010, Entertainment Weekly Sponsored a panel called "“Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries”, and it's Visionaries were Directors, JJ Abrams and Joss Whedon.

One of the Many Attendees at this panel asked Joss a Question regarding the Upcoming Marvel Studios Film "The Avengers", A film that he's been rumored to write and direct since April 1st. (the original post courtesy of IESB.net: http://bit.ly/byHtBf)

This is his [Whedon's] response:

“That is not an official thing. But I’m making that an official thing: I’m directing The Avengers.”

After constant wondering from various Film Blog and Web sites.... we finally got a confirmation!

It's about time that this beloved creator of original material is finally getting the recognition he truly deserves.

And Also with the fiasco that was, The development of the live-action "Wonder Woman" film. To me, this is a nice big, FRACK YOU to WB Pictures.

The "Recently Confirmed" Director is mostly know as the creator of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer and it's Spin-Off: Angel, The Short-Lived Show Firefly and it's Theatrical Sequel, Serenity, and Most Recently Dr. Horrible and the 2nd Short-Lived Series, Dollhouse.

He also is the Writer of The Highly Praised Marvel Comic's Book Astonishing X-Men, with artist John Cassaday & the successor to the Brian K. Vaughan (Ex machina, Y:The Last Man, LOST) Created comic, Runaways, also from Marvel Comics.   read


2:30 PM on 07.21.2010  

Details on The Return of Under Development!

Before I announce the guest that's gonna me and the others on the Revival Episode of under Developemt. I'm still looking for people to participate in that Rockman Iv Prolouge Vid. Im doing. If you need to see the details, Click on the link: http://bit.ly/bz0aRb


As Promised on yesterday's post, I'm gonna announce who the person is to me and the others, on the return of the retro gaming podcast, Under Development.


With The original iteration, this podcast was hosted by me and jerry.....Not this time though!. Dont worry, nothing bad happened between us. It's just that with This Revival (In all honesty, a Reboot), It's best to start off with a new team, then the old one. To the old listeners, You'll hear Jerry's voice in upcoming episodes of the podcast...

Now Your probably thinkinh... But Jeff, If Jerry's not returning to his old position....Who's gonna take his place?

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Dtoid Community.... i'd like to introduce you to the new & permanent co-host of Under Development.... Kevin Willingham!



If you dont know who this person is..... He's Mostly know by theGT community and of our Site's Community (TheGeekFighters.com) as the Creator and host of his Retro gaming review show, RetroActive.



Just to let the Dtoid Community Know (and I told the g1s on ScrewAttack this too), I'll be posting the this episode on Our site, ScrewAttack and here on Destructiod.... The Same Day!. However, with each new episdoe.....

It will be a exclusive (for a day) on our site TheGeekFighters http://bit.ly/ciozWW

The Next Day, It will be posted on ScrewAttack.com (do to the fact, that's where it originated before GeekFighters's creation)

And, Finally the Day after it's posted on ScrewAttack, it will be available for the Dtoid Community to listen to.

This Particular guest, along with a close friend, has created one of the most creative yet funny webcoimics out there. These two also host a very entertaining podcast of the same name. Ever since it's debut on February 14, 2007 and thanks to Joystiq.com's Support with it's Comic of the Week" poll, it's gotten popular and popular with each passing year. But Sadly.... as the old saying goes... Nothing Lasts Forever. From issues #166 - #169, The creators were teasing something BIG was about to happen... and it was BIG!

At the end of issue #170, It was announced "The End" of this comic, and issue #171 was to be it's last....


The Webcomic I'm talking about (ans one that used to be good) is....






The Artist of this beloved webcomic, Mr. ray Hargreaves (sadly, the writer, Mr. Tim Harding wont be joining us, but sends his best regards), will be joining me, and Kevin to talk about what inspired him and Tim to create this Project, How they decided to end it's run and of course..... Sonic-Bashing!

If anyone here from Destructiod, wants to ask a question for Mr. Hargreaves. Send me a message titled "Question - Ray Hargreaves" at: [email protected]

Also, Mr. Hargreaves is gonna create a new intro. and outro. for the podcast. (If you want to hear some of his work, here's the link: http://bit.ly/95TbHm Here's also additional music from 2P Start's Official Site: http://bit.ly/9sZAZv


Also...

The Schedule of Upcoming Episodes:

- Episode 2: Underrated Superhero Games

- Episode 3: The 90's Console Wars

- Episode 4: Sega's Cash Co...........I Mean beloved mascot...SONIC THE HEDGEHOG

- Episode 5: Final Fantasy

On Episode 4, Ray of 2P START fame, is gonna us once again as a Special Co-Host.

Expect Episode 5 to be a long one, because myself and jerry are gonna defend/bash Final Fantasy VIII.... (jerry loves FF VIII, Myself not so much -_-)   read


9:20 PM on 07.20.2010  

Dtoid Users Need Help w/ Mega Man IV Prologue!

What's Up dtoid community, I'm back! and this time i need your help!

A month ago, I announced that my 1st Let's Play is gonna be on Mega Man IV, one my personal favorites in the blue bomber's run. It's True, Mega Man III was the first I played in the legendary franchise, and a Classic I still constantly play to this say. But, Mega Man IV has a bigger place in my heart, due to the fact, It's the first Rockman title I owned!


Anyways, I'm here today to ask the Dtoid community & its users for their help. Sadly, before his (idiotic) suspension from YouTube, Chuggaconroy did a teaser for his LP of Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (another favorite of mine), and had someone read the prologue's dialogue. I'm gonna pull the same thing, but in a different way.....

Im gonna have Various People read a piece of the dialogue from IV's Prologue...


I already post this on ScrewAttack for the g1s to participate, an now it's Dtoid's turn! If anyone one here from Destructiod that wants to join in....

Send me a PM

send Me a message at: [email protected]


IMPORTANT!: Please (in both your PM and E-mail) enter "MEGA MAN IV INTRO." and also, Please include your Dtoid name!

I'm Also letting the Comments at the bottom be optional, but I would prefer either E-Mail or PM. Well that's it from my end. Be Sure to be here tomorrow, because I gonna finally announce whom the BIG guest is for the return of my retro gaming podcast, Under Development!.....


Until Then, I'll see Ya later!   read


11:14 PM on 06.08.2010  

My Thoughts on the Mortal Kombat Reboot

Earlier Today, I did my thoughts on this MK reboot over at thegeekfighters.com. If you guys want to read it, here's the link: http://bit.ly/d2qqwy


Like every here on Dtoid, My two favorite fighters from the 90's were (and Still): Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat.


Those Experiences I had playing those two (Street Fighter II and MK) were some of my most memorable from my childhood.

Now fast forward 18 years later. When I was on Joystiq earlier today, I saw this headline: ''Mortal Kombat Rebirth footage gets over here".

Now at first, I thought this was gonna be a first look footage of MK9. Like How they showed the first gameplay footage of MK vs. DC, a week before E3. That's what I thought, Until i clicked the headline to see it was in fact, a live-action teaser of sorts.

When I first saw the intro, I thought it was a fan-made film. A Fan-made film in the same as Eddie Lebron's Mega Man or Street Fighter: Legacy. But a Fan film non the less.


Until, Who better to play Jax is non other than Michael Jai White (Spawn, The Dark Knight) coming out of Lt. Jackson "JACKS" Briggs (Cleaver, Mr. Boon, Cleaver!) Office. This Is starting to get good already :)

Okay... So what else was good?


- A Dark, Realistic tone on par w/ Seven. CHECK

- Fantastic Fight Choreography. CHECK

- A Horrific yet atmospheric score. CHECK

- Ian Anthony Dale as Scorpion. FUCK YES (really cant see him playing Kazuya in that Upcoming Tekken Movie. I'll see it first before ill judge).

- Jeri Ryan as Sonya Blade. Surprisely Yes (After seeing her bit part near the end. She did a good job)

- Up and Coming martial Artist Matt Mullins playing Johnny Cage. CHECK.... and dying.... again. FATALITY -__-

I Liked how they also changed both Reptile's and Baraka's Origins/Look in this teaser. The only gripe, I have to say regarding Baraka's new look, is the dreadlocks. He reminds me more of the Predator.


If you guys want to see what I'm talking about. Here's the teaser (courtesy of original YT poster "MortalKombatRebirth"):

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Also, If you guys want to see more details regarding this reboot. Here's the article from Latino Review's Own, George "El Guapo" Roush: http://bit.ly/bmu56S



So What do you guys think? A good way or a bad way to Reboot The Mortal Kombat Film Franchise?


Articles Courtasy Of:

- Joystiq (www.joystiq.com)

- Kotaku (www.kotaku.com)

- Destructoid (www.destructoid.com)

- ScrewAttack (www.screwattack.com)   read


10:43 PM on 05.31.2010  

Finally, My 1st LP is....

If anyone has followed The Geek Fighter's Twitter (@TheGeekFighters), I've been having one Hell of a time trying to record a Let's Play.

The keyword being Try!

First off, when our site launched mid-March, My original plan was to do an LP on PKMN Red. I even had the 1st episode Recorded, Edited, and Ready to be posted on The Fighters blip account (mainly mine XD).


There was One Problem......


Literary, the next day, I woke up and went to my PC. I Then Turned it On. And i Got The Blue Screen of Death.......


F^@#!

I was extremely pissed due to the fact, this PC that just kicked the bucket, was my 5th PC from DELL.


Long Story Short: I went from PC to Mac (WARNING: I don't hate Windows OS, nor any product that Microsoft creates. It's Just after having 5 DELL PCs that were CRAP, who could blame me).



Anyways, after i got my mac mini on May 1st. I scrapped my plans from Doing a PKMN Red LP, and was planning on doing one on, in my own opinion, a highly underrated title from the PSX era...



MEGA MAN LEGENDS



I've been in love with this game since i got it March 1999. To me, I thought the story had the funny, light-harted parts from the original 8-bit Series, mixed with the dark, mature story telling of the X Series. Legends has one of my favorite Soundtracks in the Mega Man Franchise. Look, I can go on and on about how much i love this game. But, Long Story Short: I sadly No longer have the original copy of this game and since macs are finally getting into the gaming market (PC:1, MAC:0 XD), I was gonna use a PSX emulator (don't worry fellow Dtoid readers. When it comes to emulators, I Never Uses Cheats nor Tools in my LP's). But again, No Luck. The ISO file I had would crash my PSX emulator, and ya I was Screwed... AGAIN!

I Was then planning to do one on the SNES version of Wing Commander (If there successful, i'm planning to do one on Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom later down the road. WC IV is my personal favorite in that iconic Series), but was so upset with the other failures that i just gave up.

UNTIL TONIGHT!

I was playing a certain game from my childhood that not only cheered me up, but also gave me the inspiration to give it another go..

Tonight, here on my Dtoid Blog. My First LP is gonna be on.....



MEGA MAN 4...


Let me explain. I was originally gonna do Mega Man 3, The 1st Title i played in the Blue Bomber's legendary run of games.

But it was Mega Man 4 that won that battle, due to one simple thing...

It Was the first Mega Man game i Owned :)


So expect to hear more announcements regarding the LP of MM4.

As for Me, I'm going to bed. Where i live, it's 12:24 AM (EST) and i'm very tired from not getting any sleep from the night before.

Anyways, I hope the Dtoid Community had a fun Memorial Day Weekend, and i'll see ya later.   read


11:06 PM on 05.30.2010  

Booting up.....

Hello, I'm 16-bitJeff.

I've been a constant viewer of Dtoid since mid-late 2007. The Reason Why I brought this site up is, this March, myself and my friend jerry were inspired by Dtoid, and other Gaming centric Sites (looking at you ScrewAttack) to create OUR OWN site, TheGeekFighters!




(WARNING: If the Owners/Mods. are fine with me posting our Site's URL. I Will)

I Am also Re-starting up my Retro Gaming Podcast: Under Development. And, I cant wait to tell you the details when they're finalized :).



So, I decided to finally create an account here, because i want to support this site, and get to know the other awesome members in the community.


If you guys want to contact me...

Twitter: @16bitJeff

TGF Twitter: @TheGeekFighters

E-mail: [email protected]

Skype: jeff.williams0388

So If anyone wants to contact me and talk about Retro Gaming, Your more that welcome. Im always available.

I Hope I'm welcomed here, and am finally part of this awesome Community!   read







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