Totally invigorate your Tuesday with today's links.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
I don't want to be the bearer of bad news, but it looks like we may all have to update our strategies for living lives mercifully free of Shrek: DreamWorks, the studio responsible for the increasingly flatulent ogre (and a host of other movies) is getting into the tablet game with an Android-powered "DreamTab" for the kids.
Kid-friendly tablets aren't exactly a new idea -- at least in terms of how long tablets have been around -- but DreamWorks getting into the game presents some pretty interesting possibilities. According to Engadget, the $300ish device is set to be pre-loaded with content related to the studio for both entertainment and educational purposes, and for young fans of animation, that could lead to some encouraging programs that gave a nice foundation for art. Of course, as Engadget points out, it could also involve Shrek and his misshapen head popping up to tell you it's time to turn the thing off, likely repulsing children and families away from technology forever and fostering a new generation of Luddites. Let the speculation begin!
Video: Mass Effect 3 and new Mass Effect: Paragon Lost OVA voice actor (and eternal hero of millions of people like me) Freddie Prinze Jr. accidentally called anime "Japanimation," but apologized for the incredibly minor gaffe. Dudes, cut FPJr. some slack!
Awesome: Jason G
Cosplay: Sylwester Adam WardÄga dresses as Spider-Man and cheers up/annoys citizens and government employees in Poland.
Industry: Oni Press has promoted George Rohac to Director of Business Development.
Fresh Ink! Online: Blair Butler and writ
The average gamer probably still has about a week or two left of fresh Mass Effect 3 gameplay ahead of them (if they savor the experience), but aside form some DLC, the series will more or less conclude after that. Fortunately for ME-starv