At Mark Bongo's Major League Mods it seems like anything is possible. Whether it be R2D2, Avengers and Iron Man Xboxes or a TIE Fighter speaker system complete with Death Star subwoofer, this shop turns it out. He was kind enough to put his talents to work making us an awesome, one-of-a-kind X-Play NES mod, and Morgan Webb and Blair Herter are checking out how he did it.
What's Jean-Claude Van Damme been up to? Filming Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, obviously. Attack of the Show sent Andy Allo out to the set to learn more about movie from Van Damme, director John Hyams and the rest of the cast.
The Nikon D600 digital camera comes with a 24 megapixel full frame sensor, 1080p video recording and a sleeker HD-SLR body. Matt Mira and Candace Bailey put these features to the test for its Gadget Pr0n rating.
Find the full written review after the jump.
Actress Elisabeth Harnois stopped by Attack of the Show last night for her TV show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation but when a viral video featuring an efficient method of eating corn on the cob is shown earlier AND the crew has easy access to an assortment of power drills, you know what's going to happen. No? Just watch.
Hey! Look! It's the Mohawk Guy from NASA! Flight Director Bobak Ferdowsi sits down with Cara Santa Maria from the Huffington Post and Matt Mira to discuss the latest findings from the Mars Curiosity rover mission, as well as how it's important for today's youth to study the sciences.
Join Matt Mira and Candace Bailey for a new Attack of the Show tonight 7/6c, with Jonathan Frakes and LeVar Burton live in studio for the Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation season 2, comedians Jonah Ray and Doug Benson on what to watch and our review of the Droid RAZR HD smartphone for Gadget Pr0n.
Around The Net is more than just entertainment. It's also education. Where else would you learn how to really fly like Superman, or listen to the weather forecast in Elvish or eat corn on the cob in the most efficient way possible?
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Tune in tonight 6:30/5:30c on X-Play as we'll review Sony's round-up of its most-loved gaming characters in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and deliver more X-Play staffers' holiday picks. Full show details below:
- Mod This: X-Play Nintendo Entertainment System by Major League Mods
Mark Bongo of Major League Mods was kind enough to build us a one-of-a-kind X-Play NES to unveil on the show.
- Halo 4 Double XP Specializations With Mountain Dew
More XP please! With Mountain Dew and the Halo 4 pro tips we'll be dishing out, you'll be leveling up in no time.
- Ratchet & Clank Artwork From iam8bit
To mark the occasion of Ratchet & Clank's tenth anniversary, iam8bit produced four, high-quality art prints, and we'll have an exclusive behind-the-scenes look.
- X-List: Top 5 Ratchet & Clank Weapons
From a series renowned for its off-the-wall weaponry, we'll reveal our five absolute favorites.
- X-Play Holiday Staff Picks Part 2
We'll have part two of our holiday staff picks guide on what to get for yourself with all those gift cards left in your stocking.
- PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Review
Sony's biggest gaming stars are gathered up for a little competetion in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, and we'll weigh in on the party with our review.
Watch X-Play weeknights at 6:30/5:30c
We could all use some more Halo 4 specializations in our life, right? Without the XP though, it's just not going to happen. But with double XP from Mountain Dew and these pro tips from Halo 4 Lead Multiplayer Designer Kevin Jackson, you'll be unlocking things like the Operator and its special Wheelman armor in no time!
Still trying to catch up on all the summer movies? Don't worry, because film expert Chris Gore is back for another round of DVDuesday. He and Candace Bailey run down this week's DVD and Blu-ray picks, like Men In Black III, The Expendables 2, ParaNorman and more.
Now that the Nintendo Wii U's been out for a bit and all the launch day madness has died down, our own resident tech junkies Morgan Webb and Blair Herter have been able to spend some quality time with gaming's latest console. Sure it's shiny and new, but should you buy it? Watch the video and find out.
Karen Gillan, formerly of Doctor Who, has a confession to make. Matt Mira sits down with the British actress about what it was like leaving her role as the Companion, what she got to take from the set and her ultimate guilty pleasure that involve Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. Seriously.
Brett Gelman from Go On returns to Attack of the Show to clear up some things with Matt Mira, like why he's actually wearing that hat and what's up with male pattern balding and what's up with his beard and how The Hangover influenced everyone's lives. It's true.
Actor, Brett Dalton may still be a relatively unknown newcomer, but nevertheless, it appears that he's ready to suit up with the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on the upcoming spinoff TV series of the Marvel films to help defend the planet from various baddies.
It is being reported that Dalton has been cast as a character named "Agent Grant Ward," who will be joining the existing cast of Ming-Na Wen as "Agent Melinda May," Elizabeth Henstridge as "Agent Gemma Simmons," Iain De Caestecker as "Agent Leo Fitz," and, lest anyone forget the main event, Clark Gregg returning to the franchise as "Agent Phil Coulson."
Dalton will be bringing somewhat of a thin resume to the show with only a few notable appearances on TV's Blue Bloods, Army Wives, and the upcoming TV movie, Killing Lincoln. However, he will be filling the role of a potential scene-stealer in Agent Ward, who has been described in casting details as quiet, temperamental, anti-social, but cool under fire; "the kind of guy that grows on you." (Could he be the Daryl Dixon of S.H.I.E.L.D.?)
Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D. is reportedly set to begin production (...okay, "assemble") in January.
There's only one way to make your day better, and that's with three hilarious viral videos from Around The Net. Matt Mira and Candace Bailey check out some bad lip reading for Twilight, a spider and the best way to freak people out in the elevator.
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