Archive for July 1st, 2009
Alien Nation reboot on the event horizon?
by Doc on Jul.01, 2009, under Television
Apparently the soon to be SyFy has big eyes for the reboots of other franchises…next up is the Fox series Alien Nation, about alien slaves being integrated into the general population after their crippled spaceship lands on Earth. The show dealt a lot with the political and social issues in a procedural drama more than the science fiction aspects, although when the scifi did come in, it often was dealt with in a fun way, making the series interesting. Apparently the focus on this will be less oriented on arc-based stories, instead taking a more mainstream self-contained approach, but there will be a developing mythology
Toy that can train future Jedi to use the Mind Trick
by Doc on Jul.01, 2009, under Games
It’s not cheap, but it looks like it could be fun for a few hours – the Star Wars Force Trainer is expected to retail for $120 starting in August, and uses a headset that measures brain waves to allow you to control a fall floating in a column. This is the toy you are looking for…