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Transform and Roll Out like it’s 1986!

Hells, yeah! The upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron video game has a spicy new incentive for pre-orders. The G1 Retro pack!  With this, when you play as Optimus Prime you can use his classic G1 truck and robot modes!  In this advert High Moon re-creates a scene from the 1986 Transformers movie. Rock on! Sadly, […]

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron trailer from E3 gives us an overdose of badassery!

While the rockin’ soundtrack isn’t exactly my cup o’ tea, the (non-gameplay) footage seen here dishes up a heaping dessert for Transformers fans. It features the Dinobots versus the Combaticons (in Bruticus mode) and Prime deciding to call in the big guns to confront Megatron. Big as in Metro-effing-plex! All the glowy stuff the Activision […]

Transformer: Prime videogame trailer

Please to enjoy the trailer for the upcoming Transformers: Prime videogame. It is geared more toward the kiddos, so I may be giving this one a pass. The good news/bad news hinted at from the trailer is that the stupid human characters that infect the Transformers: Prime series are present, but they may be the […]

Someone Hand Me a Thermal Detonator. NOW!

Why, oh why, does someone think it’s okay to do this? I’m not a big “they’re raping my childhood” kinda guy when some new atrocity is visited upon the Star Wars universe, but this IS NOT OKAY. HAN SOLO DOESN’T DANCE. And if he did, he certainly wouldn’t do moves like the “trash compactor.” See […]

She Bloody Well Better Have Said “Yes,” is all I’m saying…

Somehow, a guy got another guy to create three “Portal 2” levels for his girlfriend, got the lady who gives the voice of the game’s mad AI GlaDOS to join in, and proposed in a very, very cool way. Have I mentioned that “Portal 2” was my favorite game of 2011? (and, spoiler alert, she […]

Very Authentic Sounding Skyrim Strategy

WARNING!! VIDEO CONTAINS EXTREMELY COARSE LANGUAGE Have you ever wondered how terrifying it would be to have been an innocent civilian Anglo-Saxon as the Viking horde comes to your village and destroys everything in sight in the most brutal way possible? You’ve never wondered that? Seriously?!? Let me give you an idea. I’ve hired a […]

Portal 2 soundtrack – Merry Christmas!

For my money, one of the best video games of 2011 was Portal 2. Great gameplay, a wicked sense of humor and actual acting in the voice acting kept it in my PS3 for weeks. (Seriously, if you haven’t played it, do yourself a favor. You’ll never look at a potato battery the same way […]

Podcast: Game On!

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.toweroftechnobabble.com/tower/tower_of_technobabble_44_-_game_on.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWith the Repeater out on assignment (or as the French say, d’affectation, which sounds pretty gross if you don’t say it right), we bring in a guest host and talk about a topic that we’ve avoided for Ben’s sake: Video Games! We examine where we came from […]

Cosplay Month: Leftover Candy

Halloween is over and the rotten kids down the street may have dashed your jack-o-lantern to the pavement, but there’s always those last few packs of Skittles left in the bowl on November 1st. Towerbot’s swear filter caught a few cosplay-related videos that are NSFW, but rather than purge them from memory, we decided to […]

You Are Standing In An Open Field West Of A White House…

In 1980 I was a small kid deep in the throws of Star Wars ecstacy. In 1980 I OWNED the Death Star. Sure, there may have been 3 other kids on my street that had one too, but I was a fierce dark overlord in my galaxy. The Dianoga (trash compactor monster) roamed the decks […]