Machinima. Know what it is?
If you’re anything like me, I bet you’ve seen plenty of examples of machinima but you just didn’t know that it was called anything other than a “video game movie”.
Machinima is a portmanteau [blending of two words] of machine cinema and basically means using a video game to make a movie. So, if you want to sound smart and stuff when you’re talking about videos like Strangerhood or a Sims 2 YouTube video then call it a Sims machinima instead of a Sims movie.
Here’s a really good example of what I’m talking about:
I think it’s really cool how they show the way that they create character interactions. Also, the character traits seem like an awesome addition.
Since the Spore Creature Creator has apparently taken the world by storm with more creatures created than exist in the real world, EA has decided to take over YouTube as well with their announcement of a Creature Dance Off.
The steps are simple:
Download the Creature Creator – free!
Create a creature and make him dance – make sure you record it
Upload creature to YouTube and register the video
Pretty cut and dry but you might as well head on over to the YouTube page to read everything for yourself. Also, click here for the “official” rules.
The prize is a trip to the …read more
I love E3 trailers. They’re supposed to be the best of the best [with honors] and usually they don’t fail. This video is right up there with the Prince of Persia E3 trailer.
I can’t wait for this game to come out. VERY excited.
Here’s a video with the text written in Spanish [I think] that shows the items that you get with the Kitchen and Bath Interior Design Stuff Pack. Assuming that the items are correct, this looks like a pretty cool Stuff Pack. I’m just hoping that there are a few more items for the kitchen and bath. It kind of looks like they went heavy on the clothes and not so heavy on the other stuff.Whatever the case, I’m sure I’ll download a copy on the 16th when it’s released for download. You can pre-order now by …read more