Thursday, December 31, 2009

Game releases for December 2009

PC releases for December 2009

The Saboteur [right] - Nazi-stomping is the order of the day in this World War II action adventure. You play an Irish mechanic called Sean Devlin,  helping le resistance blow things up and generally destroy all things...

Monday, December 28, 2009

Game releases for November 2009

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat..

PC releases for November 2009

Dragon Age: Origins [repeated due to delay] - BioWare's spiritual successor to the excellent Baldur's Gate - one of the most popular RPGs ever. Dragon Age ups the ante with superb visuals to accompany an emotional and dark storyline. Baldur's Gate fans will be foaming at the mouth already.

Ghostbusters [repeated due to delay] - Sure to be packed with humour, Ghostbusters lets you team up with the original film crew for...

Monday, December 7, 2009

Google logo: Popeye's creator born 115 years ago

Elzie Crisler Segar was born 115 years ago today on December the 8th, 1894. January the 1st 2009 marked the year when Popeye became public domain (apart from in the US), due to over 70 years since the author's death in 1938 having elapsed.

Google's logo showing Popeye obtaining spinach

Never has a character done so much to help mothers promote the virtues of cramming spinach down kids' throats. Though we never understood what both Popeye and Brutus saw in Olive Oyl! But do know what happened to Jesus when he went to Mount Olive..

We wrap up with some of Popeye's "mad rhymes". Starting "I'm Popeye the Sailor man, I'm Popeye the sailor...