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Welcome to HQ, a podcast where we talk about the ridiculous things that you just don't have time to think about. In this week's episode, Moo, Rami, and Lodis/Alejandro discuss how well they would survive the zombie apocalypse, based on the third item to their right. Spoiler - they won't. Check us out on iTunes, or click through for an embed and RSS below.
So much great Star Wars news continues to trickle out daily. The latest is that John Williams, the renowned composer of the original movies’ scores, might return to the franchise.
The Latin entertainment site, Latino Review, claims that they have obtained confirmation that Harrison Ford will return as Han Solo in the next Star Wars installment. The reporter that broke the news is Umberto Gonzalez, AKA El Mayimbe. Mayimbe, a key player for the site, is known for going to great lengths to discover secrets within the movie making business.
An actual group of friends who have been playing the same game of tag for 23 years will soon see their story turned into a movie. The group, nine friends from Washington State, began the game in high school and have continued it ever since.
Title: Super Baseball 2020
Version Played: Super Nintendo (1993)
I’ll be honest, I’ve never really been a big fan of sports games. Some of my disinterest might stem from the fact that I'm not much of an athlete. When I was younger, though, I did play baseball for quite a while and I’ve had a bit of an affinity toward the sport, video games included. Needless to say, Super Baseball 2020 caught my eye because hey it’s a baseball video game – SET IN THE FUTURE!
“And now for something completely different!” or hopefully a little more of the same. The old gang is getting back together... or at least what’s left of it. The upcoming film, Absolutely Anything, will star John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam. Terry Jones will direct. The only Pythons missing from the lineup are Eric Idle, who has yet to sign on, and Graham Chapman, who is sadly no longer with us.
Staples has just announced that customers will now be able to print 3-D projects at its stores. The service, “Staples Easy 3D,” works like this: customers upload their designs to the Staples website and then pick up their printed projects at the store or have the store mail them to their home or office.
Russia might not have a Disneyland, but they'll soon be getting theme parks from one of Disney's biggest competitors. Yahoo Finance is reporting that DreamWorks Animation has signed a licensing agreement to develop what're being called "Europe's largest indoor theme parks."
Piracy is a tricky situation to handle. On the one hand, you have developers like Cactus, who, after seeing buggy versions of Hotline Miami showing up on torrent sites, decided to aid pirates by giving them advice on fixing issues within the game. On the other hand, you have bigger companies enforcing strict DRM policies or online-only play that may or may not break the game for some users. Thankfully, Analgesic Productions, the guys behind Anondyne, have decided to respond to piracy by pricing their game at $1 until Monday, February 18.
Today has just been full of news regaridng X-Men: Days of Future Past. The latest bit of casting news is that director Bryan Singer has tweeted that Emmy Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, Tyrion Lannister himself, will be joining the superhero film.