Around this time last year, it was reported that Donnie Yen cast to star in a film based on the game Sleeping Dogs, developed by United Front Games and published by Square-Enix in 2012. To be perfectly honest, the casting of Yen as the game’s protagonist, Wei Shen, makes perfect sense; Sleeping Dogs is essentially a mash-up of numerous films in Yen’s filmography. Taking to Instagram without even saying (while somewhat implying) that the film was in shooting, Yen confirmed that this latest video game-to-film adaptation has entered production. Continue reading “Donnie Yen confirms “Sleeping Dogs” Film Adaptation is in Production”
Well, of course THIS is a THING. It turns out that Hong Kong-based Chilli International’s fidget spinner phone has been around for a while. Last week, the device popped-up over on Reddit, but back in September, PhoneRadar released a hands-on video with the device. The mobile phone comes in six different colors, includes a tiny 1.4-inch screen, includeds a web browser and Bluetooth connectivity, but only comes with 32MB (yes, MEGABYTES) of on-board storage (that’s expandable to 8GB with an SD card). This very is very simple and basic, similar to the feature phones that existed before smartphone took the reigns. The fidget phone is currently priced at $20, and while it’s only sold in India, you can find other versions of it on Amazon. Continue reading “So, A Fidget Spinner Mobile Phone Exists. We Have Entered the End Times…”
I know, I know, I know what you’re probably saying. But Montez, we already have Sleeping Dogs! Yeah, well Sleeping Dogs IS an awesome game, but that takes place in Hong Kong, not Taiwan. As of now, there is no such video game as Grand Theft Auto Taiwan, but as this live action clip showcases, there probably should be. C’mon Rockstar… Continue reading So, Can ‘Grand Theft Auto: Taiwan’ Be a Thing?
Architect Frank Gehry has now left his stamp in the city-state of Hong Kong, after doing so in Los Angeles, New York, Prague, Bilbao. The recently-completed Opus Hong Kong is a 12-story residential tower, and the architect’s first in Asia.
Continue reading “Frank Gehry Pulls a “Jenga” for this Apartment Building”