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Toshiba’s ApriPoco robot is a cute universal remote

Toshiba has been working on a cool little robot that acts as a voice gateway to just about anything in your room with a remote control. The name is derived from an Italian word that means “little by little” and it’s exactly how the robot learns.

Set him up near your TV, and as you use the remote, ApriPoco will ask you what you did. Over time the robot builds up a library of all the actions you do with the control, and connects it with your voice command.

William Shattner “Common People”

The William Shattner adaptation of “Common People” rocks so hard. This piece arranged by Ben Folds is on a whole different level.

Okamiden for the DS comes out in March!

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Okamiden comes out on the Nintendo DS in less than six weeks! Capcom Entertainment have stated that they will be revealing tons of new information each week leading up to launch. Each blast will reveal new characters or enemies that the main character, Chibiterasu, will encounter during his journey.

This week, check out this new video introducing Ryo, Shiranui, Isshaku and Shakuya. You’ll find additional details on the characters and environments on their Facebook page . Don’t miss this great game tailor-made for the DS releasing March 15, 2011!

Check out the embedded video and character descriptions after the jump.

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Interstellar Marines – Will you believe?

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Interstellar Marines is a first-person shooter video game developed by Independent studio Zero Point Software. The game is described as a FPS, Sci-fi, action and adventure game with an original and unpredictable storyline featuring single and cooperative gameplay. Planned as a trilogy and targeted at a 17+ audience, the game is currently being developed for PC, and in time aimed at the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Set in a believable future, the player is a newly enlisted Special Forces soldier, equipped with the latest in weaponry, armour and gadgets that will embark on a breathtaking adventure. A world filled with challenging scenarios and heart pounding situations that in time draws you deeper into an ongoing plot.

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Little by little the game has gained support and they just released an incredible video that goes into further detail about the making of the game. The developers are allowing registered users to play preview games before the release, organized by chapters. So far 3 chapters are available for free.

Check out the incredible video after the jump!!!

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Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ Flash Points

Star Wars: The Old Republic recently released some new information about “Flash Points” that we will find in the SWTOR universe. These self contained instances take your character through an adventure that you can complete with your friends.

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Aside from using teamwork to get through the challenge, each flash point appears to offer a cool story that you can take part in while you complete your mission. We really love how they are injecting all sorts of cool cut scenes and decision making into these flash points… plus having a story to get into doesn’t hurt either!

star wars the old republic taral v

SWTOR has released an awesome video of one of the flash points named “Taral V” check out the embedded video after the jump!

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Star Wars™: Knights of the Old Republic™ Studio Insider Update

Star Wars Studio Insider recently released a ton of new information about the upcoming MMORPG Star Wars™: Knights of the Old Republic™!

star wars knights of the old republic agent ship

star wars knights of the old republic

Along with an in depth discussion about the making of the Agent class starship, Senior Producer Blaine Christine answers some of the community’s questions about Star Wars™: Knights of the Old Republic™

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Entertainment Tonight talks with Cast of Upcoming “Sherlock Holmes” sequel

The cast of Guy Ritchie’s upcoming sequel to the Sherlock Holmes series released some information about the film. We’ve already heard of the intended plan to feature Dr. Moriarty as the film’s main antagonist with his introduction in the first film, and the cast was quick to confirm a darker tone. Check out the included video.

Press Line Interview with the stars and director of “Hanna”

While at Comic Con 2010 we were lucky enough to be able to interview some amazing talent for their new film “Hanna.” Directed by Joe Wright (Pride and Prejudice, The Soloist), “Hanna” tells the story of a 16 year-old-girl raised by her father in the wilderness to be the perfect assassin. Interviewer Kyle Reinfried was able to get some insight on the production, as well as some of the personal relationships between the cast.

Red Carpet Interview Cast & Director of “Hanna” from Headstache Productions on Vimeo.

Brainstorm Digital’s Boardwalk Empire Visual Effects

Over here at Headstache, we’re constantly checking out behind the scenes footage from some of our favorite programming. Here we have some visual effects production work done by Brainstorm Digital, the studio that did the graphics for Boardwalk Empire.

They were tasked with the challenging mission of re-creating the visual look of 1920s Atlantic City’s boardwalk. Not to mention the dramatic make up done on the audience’s favorite World War I sniper, Richard Harrow. Even the advertisements in the background are historically accurate. Check it out!

Boardwalk Empire VFX Breakdowns of Season 1 from Brainstorm Digital on Vimeo.

Star Wars the Old Republic Trooper Video

Star Wars the Old Republic just released this new video that features the Trooper class! This game is looking better with every update. We cannot wait to sink our teeth into this one!

Troopers are the embodiment of the Republic military’s highest aspirations—the most advanced fighting force in the galaxy. They are equipped to face any foe in any environment, but it’s not their gear that makes them tough—it’s their courage. The Troopers’ greatest weapons are their indomitable spirit, their unwavering sense of duty, and their undying loyalty to each other and to the ideals that the Republic represents.

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