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Pre-Orders are Up for New Mass Effect 3 Collectibles

Today, both TriForce and Square Enix announced Q4 2012 release dates for their new Mass Effect 3-themed pieces.  Don’t let that stop you from getting your pre-orders in early, though — historically, both companies work with rather limited runs that tend to sell out quickly and, considering the popularity of the source material along with the fact that they all look awesome, these won’t likely last long.

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The Return of X-O Manowar & Valiant’s Universe

In the last couple years, I’ve been reading comics more than I have since the early ’90’s, due specifically to the explosion of creativity that seems to have been sparked in large publishers and indie outfits alike.  It seems appropriate then that my all-time favorite publisher, Valiant, is being has been resurrected to deliver the greatest comic universe ever to a new generation of readers.

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Torche Unleashes Their Epic New LP “Harmonicraft”

I know, I know, this isn’t a music review site.  We’ve never highlighted any musical acts before and likely won’t again, but this is a special occasion – Miami-based outfit, Torche, released their new full-length LP today and I’d be doing our readers a disservice not to recommend it.  Now, in general, music is an extremely subjective thing and, with so many choices and endless lists of sub-genres out there, it can be tough to gauge what people will respond well to.  But Torche is the one band that I always find myself recommending to people without any inkling of their individual tastes.  The body of work they’ve created has a universal appeal that deserves a spot in everyone’s collection.  I could be off the mark but, if you’re not already familiar with the band, give them a listen and see if you don’t agree.

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