Articles by Robert Ottone

Square Enix Declares Own Cloud Gaming Portal 'Selfish', Discusses OnLive Situation

Square Enix’s cloud-based gaming portal Core Online was born out of a “selfish” need to grab more gamers, according to the company. While Square Enix would obviously want more people to enjoy their various titles including the upcoming “Hitman: Absolution” and “Tomb Raider,” the company also offers browser-based versions of games like “Mini Ninjas” and “Hitman: Blood Money.”

Controversial 'Red Dawn' Remake To Premiere At Fantastic Fest

The troubled remake of John Milius’ “Red Dawn” is set to premiere at Fantastic Fest. The film, which stars Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “The Avengers”) tells the story of a group of teenagers who take to the hills of their Colorado town to fend off North Korean invaders.

'Angry Birds' Sequel 'Bad Piggies' Gets A Release Date

After slaughtering countless green piggies in the quest to secure the stolen eggs, the birds of Rovio’s smash hit (no pun intended) “Angry Birds” will be taking a back seat to the pigs this time around with the game’s sequel.

Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine Still With The Team, But For How Long?

News comes today that Valentine, after some deliberation, will be keeping his job as Boston Red Sox Manager. The move shocks some fans who have been calling for his resignation since the beginning of the season, where the team started off 4-10 and have been in the cellar in the always-competitive American League East since before the All-Star break.

Kinect 2 Announcement Looming? October Release Date Planned?

According to, the next Xbox might be closer to release than most people think. Currently codenamed “Durango,” the new Microsoft console is said to include a packed-in version of the Kinect motion-control system that has revolutionized body-scanning/reading technology.



US Republicans Defend Trump By Attacking Criminal Justice System

Many Republicans in the U.S. Congress have responded to Donald Trump's looming Tuesday arraignment by characterizing the criminal justice system as corrupt, in accusations that parallel their earlier broadsides against the nation's elections after the former president's 2020 defeat.