If you've tried playing a retro console on a modern HDTV, you may not have liked what you saw — smeary, stretched images that are a far cry from the sharp chunky blocks of yesteryear. Luckily, there's a better way for purists to get a crystal clear image that doesn't involve buying an old CRT TV.
Congratulations to Kris (a.k.a. txtphile) for winning an all-expense-paid trip to see Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary create the score for Sony PlayStation's SOCOM 4 at the palatial Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California. Read Kris' paean to Bear below.
You may remember Bear McCreary from his amazing soundtrack to the recent Battlestar Galactica television series. Now you can meet him and watch him record his next soundtrack at an ultra-awesome, secret location in Northern California.
Video game tech could literally save your brain. Currently, when your neurologist needs to make a snap judgment about brain surgery, a 3-D brain image like the one above might not be ready for hours — far too long in an emergency. But now the Mayo Clinic is teaming up with IBM to develop ways to create a 3-D image…