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Terrible Game Peripherals: The uDraw

In Failed Video Game Peripherals by John Tebbutt

It’s looking a little sketchy It’s time once again to delve into the world of hilariously pointless video game peripherals. We’ve already seen the Wonderbook, a failed peripheral that requires a second failed peripheral (the Playstation Move) to function. Does it get any better/worse than that? Let’s find out. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you…the uDraw! This device started …

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I Like to Move it, Move it

In Failed Video Game Peripherals by John Tebbutt

Fun (?) with obsolete motion-sensing technology This week, Video Vulture takes a look at the ridiculous failed video game peripheral, the “Playstation Move”. For those of you who slept through this debacle, the Move was Sony’s attempt to compete with the arm-flailing Nintendo Wii. The controller is reminiscent of the famous Wii-mote, but with a glowing pastel-coloured ball on the …

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Plastic Spoons, “Scotchka”, and Football

In From the Vault by John Tebbutt

The Video Vulture finally experiences The Room The last time I ever visited Calgary’s late, lamented Uptown Theatre, the nice lady at the ticket booth asked me if I wanted any plastic cutlery. I was puzzled. A big handful of picnic flatware was proffered, and I stood there for a second and a half, wondering what the hell was going …

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Movie Ending Postponed, Due to Rain

In From the Vault by John Tebbutt

Cloudy tonight, with a 60% chance of messing your movie up   This week, let’s take a look at some hypothetical situations in which famous movies get screwed up by unexpected weather. -If Casablanca (1942) got hit by a massive hailstorm: (RICK and ILSA stand in an airfield, pelted by dime-sized hailstones) RICK: “If that plane leaves the ground and …