Category Archives: Web

Come January Look for Extra Warnings from Chrome

It’s been rumored for a while that Chrome would start warning users about sites that weren’t encrypted.  Well, now we have an actual launch version. Chrome 56, comes out in January. Starting with this version Chrome will mark sites without a Secure

From WWE2k16 to WCPW: How Youtube Lead Me to the UK’s Hottest New Wrestling Promotion

I bet you weren’t expecting to hear from me again, huh? It’s certainly been quite a while since I last posted on this site. I’d like to think of myself like a Steve Austin run-in; you’ll never know when I’m

Make Money Using Search Engines

It is no secret that there is a search engine war going on right now.  If you didn’t know, now you do.  The question is, did you know that there are search engines out there that will actually pay you

Spadoni Productions Release Lupin the Third vs Hitman Contracts Youtube Short Film

If you have been with us here on Gravis Ludus and Retro Gaming Magazine for very long then you know Spadoni Productions.  They have done some really good short films based on various intellectual properties over the years.  Their most

Stranger Things Netflix Original Television Show Review

Is Netflix getting scary to anyone else?  How long before they are considered a movie/television studio unto themselves?  For many, myself included, Netflix is already higher up the “entertainment value” ranking than some of the mainstream stations.  Anyhow, no matter

FunimationNow Launches on Amazon Fire TV

If you are a fan of anime then you probably know about FunimationNow already.  This service brings a ton of anime entertainment to subscribers across many platforms including Android, iPhone, Windows 10 devices and Amazon Kindle Fire.  Later this year

Snapchat Making Advertising More Personal Through Patent

Snapchat, the popular messaging platform that is extremely popular with the younger crowd, is looking to improve the ads that you see.  How are they going to do this?  By paying attention to what is in the background of your

Rise and Fall of the Influencers?

Influencers Marketing

It has recently emerged that Warner Bros paid various YouTubers, including PewDiePie, to give favourable reviews of the game Shadow of Mordor back in 2014. What, if any, should the role of so-called influencers be in our consumerist society? Kevin

Comixology Netflix Style Experiment Arrives

If you ask people what their favorite thing about Netflix is, it is probably the ability to binge watch seasons of shows.  Sadly, there has not been much of anything like this in the comic’s realm.  Until now.  Comixology is

Paypal No Longer Protects Crowdfunding Supporters

For years now we have watched as Kickstarter projects have slipped past their product launch windows.  This sucks because people give cold hard cash to make these things happen.  For a while though, that pain was alleviated slightly thanks to

Subscription Boxes, Enough is Enough Already

Who reading this has a subscription to a “crate” or a “box” or whatever.  These are sets of stuff that is sent out at regular intervals, usually every month, and you have a vague idea as to what is inside. 

Amazon Aims to Destroy Your Reason for Not Using Prime, Netflix on Notice

There has always been one, rather, large obstacle with Amazon’s Prime service.  An obstacle that has reared its ugly head whenever I had went to sign up for Amazon Prime.  The price.  No, it was not that I felt it

Maniac Mansion Re-Imagined in Fan Film

Daniele Spadoni is not new to fan films.  He has, through is company Spadoni Productions, released many fan films.  From Another World, also known as Out of this World in the United States, to an obscure fighting game by Team

Australia Bitcoin Service Now in 4000+ Stores

While those of us in the United States are limited in how and where we purchase Bitcoin (let alone spend it), an Australian Bitcoin agency has reached into 4,000+ stores.  This is great news for our friends down under that

Hulu Finally Adds Expiring Soon Notification

Who else finds it annoying as all get out when your digital media service of choice removes content without notice?  This is especially annoying when you are in the middle of a season and the contract is up so it

Body Blows the Fan Movie, Team 17 Classic Fighter Fan Base Grows

What do you do if you are a fan of a game that is over 20 years old, most popular on the Commodore Amiga and you have friends and a video camera?  Well, if your name is Daniele Spadoni you