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Dareka no Manazashi (Someone’s Gaze) Review

Dareka no Manazashi (Someone’s Gaze) Review

Sep 30, 2013

Makoto Shinkai is a director that in his short time in anime has captured a generation and this particular anime fan’s heart. Often heralded as the next Hayao Miyazaki, Shinkai pushes the praise aside and focuses on creating gorgeous scenery containing earnest, relatable, and often heartbreaking character pieces. Dareka no Manazashi is his second shortest piece...

Weekly Bundle Roundup: 9/28/2013

Weekly Bundle Roundup: 9/28/2013

Sep 30, 2013

Welcome to the Weekly Bundle Roundup, the only place on Geekenstein where a week can be defined as a period of time somewhere between seven and nine days. This week, EVERYONE introduced a new bundle. So we’ve got a lot of games to list before we get to the giveaway. Let’s begin! Alaska Bundle For ~$5: Electronic Super Joy (Steam) March of the Eagles...

It’s Alive: Kerbal Space Program

It’s Alive: Kerbal Space Program

Sep 28, 2013

The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback.Get the latest Flash Player or Watch this video on YouTube. In this episode of It’s Alive, Dustin explains the joy and frustration of Kerbal Space Program. It’s a spaceship building simulator where you will spend more time on the ground and in pieces than in actual...

Don Jon Review

Don Jon Review

Sep 27, 2013

There is no denying that Joseph Gordon Levitt has been growing his presence in Hollywood and now he’s gotten his opportunity to write and direct, and he’s decided to take that opportunity and make a movie where the main character is ripped out of everyone’s favorite section of humanity, the Jersey shore. Also he’s obsessed with his body, his family, his house...

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 Review

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 Review

Sep 27, 2013

It’s strange to say it, but unlike everyone who panicked about the Transformers movies destroying their childhood memories or M. Knight Shyamalan ruining a beloved TV series, I was incredibly weary of Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs being adapted to the silver screen. It was one of the few books I loved as a child and I still have a copy of it and it’s...

Valve Announces the Steam Controller

Valve Announces the Steam Controller

Sep 27, 2013

Steam has finished off its trio of announcements with the Steam Controller, and what a controller it is. It replaces the traditional analog sticks with a pair of haptic touchpads, and moves the face buttons around those pads to make room for the touchscreen/monitor in the middle of the controller. In the back, there are the traditional bumpers and triggers,...

The Blacklist “Pilot” Review

The Blacklist “Pilot” Review

Sep 27, 2013

Oh, boy! It’s my third pilot review in a row for a new series centered around some sort of government superteam. Golly gosh gumdrops! I can’t wait. Let’s dive on in, shall we? So, James Spader plays Ray Reddington, aka the Concierge of Crime. He’s one of those intellectual super-criminals with no real agenda beyond making a fuckton of...

Hostages “Pilot” Review

Hostages “Pilot” Review

Sep 27, 2013

Hostages is CBS’ new thriller, focusing on Dr. Ellen Sanders, a talented surgeon about to perform surgery on the President of the United States (United States of Tara‘s very own Toni Collette). Certain people in power seek to exploit this arrangement, and a team headed by FBI Special Agent Duncan Carlisle invade the Sanders house. Carlisle takes...

CSI “The Devil and DB Russell” Review

CSI “The Devil and DB Russell” Review

Sep 27, 2013

CSI is back once again for Season 14. Picking up where last season’s finale left off, a serial killer is murdering prostitutes in elaborate ways corresponding to illustrations of the nine circles of Hell from Dante’s Inferno. Morgan went undercover as a call girl to the prime suspect’s penthouse, but the CSI team were given the slip and Morgan...

Revolution “Born in the USA” Review

Revolution “Born in the USA” Review

Sep 27, 2013

Revolution is a show that is cursed with an intriguing premise. A show like Mad Men can rely on it’s drab office setting to contain its intense character drama. Game of Thrones can contrast its Lord of the Rings-lite motif with its adult sensibilities. However, there is almost nothing past or present that is similar to Revolution. It makes the audience...