Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Hammy's Pick: The Best of True Philippine Ghost Stories

Since it is Halloween, I decided to check the bookstore for an addition to my collection of ghost story books. One of the books I purchased was The Best of True Philippine Ghost Stories. The compilation was from the series with 25 books already released entitled True Philippine Ghost Stories which started on 2002. The series was published by PSICOM Publishing when they started compiling ghost stories from all over the internet communities and from personal interviews.

The Best of True Philippine Ghost Stories contains 88 stories from the 25 books that has been published by PSICOM. From white lady, possessed paintings, doppelgangers, haunted places to all the things that will make your spines tingle, it's all here in this book.

Monday, October 25, 2010

WoW: Cataclysm Cinematic Intro Released

Last week, after Blizzard announces the official launch of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, they released the cinematic intro of the third expansion of the famous online game.

You can watch the video here courtesy of World of Warcraft's official channel in Youtube:

The video shows the return of the evil dragon aspect, Deathwing the Destroyer, whose arrival from Deepholme causes a worldwide catastrophe.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Dietrich's Eyes: Otaku Expo Reload

They say October 10, 2010 or 10-10-10 was a special day. I did not try to run like some of my office-mates did that day. I'm a little out of shape and I am not ready to break my bones in joining 'run for a cause' marathon.

So I decided to go to SM Megamall to meet some of my friends and have dinner. At the same time there was a cosplay event that is held in Megatrade Hall and I would like to take some pictures of the cosplayers.

I am not really familiar with the characters that they are portraying, if I have described it incorrectly or if you know the person in the picture, just hit the comments section for the information.

Leonidas from 300

I call her a Dark Angel

War Machine


Kenshin's female counterpart

Werewolf Duo

I'm wondering what Pocky taste like

Iron Man

Lambo from Reborn! series. Moo! Anyone?

Kristel Lim as Erza Scarlet from Fairy Tail

I took a shot from the back to show the wings' detail.

Remy and Linguini from Ratatouille. This is the first time I saw a Disney character portrayed in a cosplay event.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

DPP Magazine Goes Black and White

Digital Photographer Philippines (DPP) goes 'black and white' with their new issue. DPP Number 34 discusses a lot of simple tips from experts on how to achieve a get a good black and white image. This issue also tackles ideal setups for monochrome photography and recommended techniques for minimalism.

This issue shows an exclusive interview with Michael Kenna, an internationally recognized landscape photographer. Digital Photographer Philippines is now available at your magazine stands and leading book stores.

DPP Magazine Cover was scanned and watermarked for blog purposes only.

Friday, October 15, 2010

McDonald's Twister Fries is Back

Yes! It's back!

Twister Fries is now back at McDonald's. Hurry and grab your favorite fries with a twist while you can, because Twister Fries is here for a limited time only!

Got no time to go your nearest McDonald's? Go for McDelivery. No more minimum orders, just a fixed delivery charge of P40 and you're all set.

Just call 8-McDO (or 8-6236) or go to www.mcdelivery.com.ph.

Any order, McDonald's delivers.

Friday, October 08, 2010

WoW: Cataclysm is Near - 12.07.10 (to be exact)

Blizzard officially announced the official release date of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. Cataclysm, which is the third expansion of the most subscribed MMORPG series, is set to be released on December 7, 2010.

Image courtesy of Blizzard from WoW Game Launcher

The launching was announced over WoW game launchers and Blizzard's official World of Warcraft site with "A New Age Has Begun" as the tag line.

Cataclysm will feature a lot of changes such as 2 new races for both faction, Worgen (Alliance) and Goblin (Horde); new race and class combination; new secondary profession - Archeology; level cap was increased to 85; new high level zones; and the best change is you can use your flying mount in Azeroth.

Blizzard stated on their official press release that:

The expansion will be available on DVD-ROM for Windows® XP/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7 and Macintosh® at a suggested retail price of $39.99 and will also be offered as a digital download from the Blizzard Store. A special Collector’s Edition packed with bonus items will be available exclusively in retail stores for a suggested retail price of $79.99.

Click this link for Blizzard's full official press release. You can also check menardconnect for other details.

Time to mark your calendars for Blizzard's early holiday present to all Warcraft fans and gamers.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Wide Tube Sneak Peak: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows New Trailer

The second trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 has been released a week ago. One of the highlights of the said trailer is the scene where Harry comes face to face with his 6 doppelgangers. This is the part wherein the members of the Order of Phoenix must disguise as Harry to prevent the death eaters from getting the real Harry Potter.

The trailer also shows more scenes with Voldemort proving that with this movie, the character will be seen more as compared from the previous parts of the film series.

Watch the trailer courtesy of Yahoo! Movies.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be shown worldwide on November 19, 2010 so mark your calendars for a great movie event of the year.

You may read additional information regarding the trailer by visiting Yahoo! Movies link below:
New 'Deathly Hallows' Trailer Reveals Seven Harry Potters