Month: August 2011

Games, Movies, Banter

Steve Job’s steps down as CEO of Apple


Steve Job’s released a letter a resignation yesterday as the CEO of Apple.  He instead will be staying on as the chairman of the board, while Tim Cook will be taking over as the CEO.

August 25, 2011 0

Review: Thundercats Episodes I and II


One of my favorite cartoons of all time has returned to television as a new series on Cartoon Network.  How does it stack up?

August 16, 2011 0

Spider-Man is a Disney Prince? A look at 8 of today’s most prolific voice actors

Much of what we enjoy here at AYCG involves heavy use of voice actors. Whether it be video games, TV cartoons, or animated movies, the entertainment experiences we enjoy are fueled by many actors giving performances from behind the scenes. Have you ever wondered who these people were and what other work they did? What unlikely characters are connected through shared actors? It turns out most of these voice actors have been many characters you may know and love. For example, did you know that Uncle Phil is the Shredder? Check out my list of notable modern voice actors (made with a load researching of to blow your mind.

August 15, 2011 0

The Weekly Wrap Up 8-05-11

Last week was about Marvel and this week is all about some DC superhero movies! We get a first look and Superman, Catwoman, and Bane in costume. Plus, can video games make you real life money, PS Vita will get released in 2011 just not where you hoped, and a sequel to one of my favortie co-op multiplayer games. 

August 6, 2011 0

Mike’s Likes: Starship Titanic

Do you like Douglas Adams, British humor, science fiction, or swearing at robots? If you can say yes to any of these questions, then you’ll love Starship Titanic, Douglas Adam’s delightfully absurd adventure game from the late nineties. Read on to find out more about the game where one of the answers to a puzzle is telling a John Cleese-voiced talking time bomb that “nobodylikes a smartass”.

August 6, 2011 0

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2


A decade of excitement and entertainment comes to an end.  How does Harry Potter close out its run in the theaters?  Read on to find out….

August 1, 2011 0