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Forza 4 review and Batman Arkham City online passes

admin | October 15, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

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18 Game of the Year contenders already released

admin | October 6, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

Here is a long list of games that have already come out, that will most certainly be in the running for Game of the Year aways.  While they won’t all be in the running for THE game of the year, but they are definitely the best in their certain genres.  There is no Superman 64 type game on this list for sure.

 

Littlebigplanet 2- Littlebigplanet 2 added so much to the series, they allowed players to do so much more with their game and really make the games they envisioned.  It was amazing to see a developer selling a game that gives players such advanced tools for level customization.  This game most certainly pushed game customization to the next level.

Dead Space 2- This is the one game I always suggest people should buy if they haven’t played it, and I always have those people come back and tell me “holy hell that was an amazing game.”  It has fun online and a frantic, creepy and visceral single player.  If you haven’t checked it out yet and enjoy horror games, you should really give it a shot.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3- Everyone loves a good fighting game, and everyone loves MvC 2.  So what a better release for us fans that MvC3?  The good thing about this game was that it didn’t throw away what made MvC 2 a great game.  The developers really listened to what fans wanted in a fighter and delivered for sure.  It features smooth gameplay, and really competitive fighting.

Crysis 2- Crysis used to be known as the game you played just to see if your computer was faster than hell.  Now we know Crysis 2 as a top notch shooter that included an amazing story.  Let us not forget the fun as hell mutliplayer.  While it did borrow a bit from games like CoD and Halo, it was still really fun.

Total War: Shogun 2- If this game doesn’t win for the best RTSish type game of the year, I will really be disappointed.  I played this game for a couple weeks straight and fell in love with it.  It has beautiful graphics, and amazing battles.  If you have a PC, which is pretty much all of you reading this, then you should check this game out.  It really lets you feel like you are in control of a super bad-ass samurai type army.

Portal 2- This is the game that got me to write this list.  I feel as though everyone forgot about this game, which is what usually happens to games that release early in the year, everyone is just looking forward toward the releases at the end of the year.  But Portal 2, every time I play through it, always brings a smile to my face.  It is such an amazing game that involves puzzles, emotion, and humor.  This is the one game that had me actually laughing out loud, and I would say it’s one of the funniest games I have played in a while.  It’s safe to say that this is a game of the year contender.

La Noire- Seriously, what a beautiful game.  It features amazing characters, an engrossing story and new way to play a game.  When people heard that Rockstar was releasing a game, they all though “Yes! I can run around and bang hookers and shoot crap!”. Nope. This game was an incredible detective game that let you take another role that you never play in video games.  You were looking for clues, and not by point and click, but by actually searching for them.  And the most important thing, which is what makes it different than all those other CSI type games, was the interrogations.  Nothing was more emotional that interrogating a witness or victim and trying to decide if they were lying or telling the truth.  A true masterpiece.

Dirt 3- For racer of the year, it will either go to Dirt 3, Forza 4, or the new Need for Speed.  I loved this game just because I particularly enjoy rally racing and think that they really took this game back to the right direction.  I honestly hated what they did with Dirt 2, making it a pure X-game game.  They went more towards the spirit of what rally racing really is, and I really enjoyed that.  But what makes this game viable for racer of the year is the racing itself.  If you have played it, you know what I am talking about.  It is one of the smoothest and most adrenaline filled racers out there.

Terraria- One of the top indie games for sure.  Take the idea of Minecraft, and pump it full of 2d steroids and you have Terraria.  From the quests to crafting they really did do the genre justice, whatever that genre Notch created is anyways.  If you haven’t played this game, check it out, it’s a cheap game on Steam and deserves your attention.  I can spend hours mining on this game and going further along the game.

Infamous 2- The sequel to Infamous (duh), Infamous 2 is great game.  It seemed that they really got it right this time.  Infamous seemed a bit too slow and you felt like you weren’t a super hero guy really.  In Infamous 2, you really get to feel like you are a hero, or villain.  They smoothed out and sped up the gameplay and gave you powers that really did damage and made you feel like you are a super hero/villain.

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3d- Do I need to really say anything about this game? We all know the original was amazing and they made it even more amazing with this 3d release.  Everything that could have been improved was, but they didn’t do it to the extent to where the charm of the game was taken away.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution- You like shooters?  You like RPG’s?  Well here is your game, Deus Ex.  This game featured great graphics, awesome abilities and possibilities out the wazoo.  You could be a level in so many freakin’ ways it was ridiculous.  Deus Ex allowed players to really play they wanted to.  If they wanted to be stealthy, go for it, you can beat the game entirely by being stealthy.  If you want to fill everything with holes, by all means, fill everything with holes.  And it doesn’t even stop there, you could be a hacker, etc etc and you could even just be a hybrid.

Dead Island- I loved this game before it even came out, and a whole bunch of you did as well after seeing the trailer.  The trailer, however, wasn’t what pulled me in, it was the idea of the game.  Dead Island is an open world, zombie survival game.  This game is the epitome of zombie games.  Yes, it has it’s flaws, but damn it does so much right.

Gears of War 3- Haven’t touched the game, and I hate the series but I know that this will be up for some awards at the end of the year.  Everyone so far has told me it’s amazing, but it just ain’t my cup of tea.  I include it because I’m not going to be biased just because I haven’t played the game or don’t enjoy the series, it’s on here because it’s a good game and is enjoyed by a lot of you readers.

Fifa Soccer 12- Arguably one of the best sports games released to date.  The Fifa series always seems to innovate and make gameplay better and better each year.  Even if you aren’t a soccer/football fan, you should play this game.  It is truly addictive and gains fans every day.

Now I know Dark Souls and Rage have just been released, but I have yet to get word on them or play them.  Rage is sitting on my counter, however, and I will give a review of some sort soon.


Shooting Guns Crashes BF3 Servers

admin | October 3, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

I just found out that if you shoot your gun you can actually crash the server.  You do this by equipping an assault rifle(this should work with all guns), going to EA’s server room and spraying your entire clip into the servers.  This should crash the the servers.

I am in no way saying you should do this, but you should stop bitching about the beta and realize that it’s a beta and there will always be problems.  That’s why it’s for testing.

 


Top 5 worst types of fanboys

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If there is one group of people I hate in this world besides hipsters, it’s whiny fanboys.  This is a quick list of types of fanboys that just grind my gears.

5.Call of Duty Fanboys- You know exactly who this is.  It’s a 20-something year old guy that is a total bro.  He doesn’t play any other games other than Madden and CoD.  You tell him to try this new really good game and no matter what, you get back “nah bro, it’s not as good as CoD.  CoD is the best.”  And when I type CoD, that’s actually how they talk.  They say it like the fish, cod.

4.Sony Fanboys- Alright, I love my PS3, I think it’s a great system but I wouldn’t say it’s the best. Both the 360 and PS3 have their ups and downs.  Sony Fanboys on the other hand will be the first to tell you that you are wrong about everything you just said and that the PS3 is the best.  Why?  Free online, better exclusives and isn’t run by evil Microsoft.  Well apparently these douches haven’t dealt with Sony before, because I have and I will say it, Sony is full of a lot of douchers and they do screw over a lot of people.  Now I know these fanboys are going to be like “well why aren’t 360 fanboys on the list?  You’re a 360 fanboy!”  I am not, I just never see 360 fanboys, ever.

3.J-RPG Fanboys- Black shirt, black pants and fingerless gloves.  That is the usual J-RPG fanboy.  I have met some high class ones before, but for the most part J-rpg fanboys are the weirdest fucking guys you will ever meet.  I love my J-rpg’s don’t get me wrong but these guys take it to a whole ‘nother level.  They have posters of their favorite characters in their room, and have the dolls and everything.  They will also be the first to tell you that the west makes shitty games and could never make a game like the east can.  Well to that I say, fuck you, 11.11.11.

2.Nintendo Fanboys- These dudes can be really fun or really creepy.  They are usually older guys who grew up with Nintendo, which is understandable but then you have these oblivious kids that love Nintendo no matter what.  It’s like they live in a bubble and don’t know what else is out there.  I have actually seen one of these fanboys burst out of his bubble and realize what is out there.  It was like watching a birthing happening, but without the gross.

1.PC Fanboys- Alright PC fanboys, you guys are fucking annoying.  You are the most difficult people to please and will be the first to say that this corporation is screwing them over and that this new game is garbage and will never be like the last one.  These guys are like the hipsters of the video game world, they play games that are so underground, you’ve never heard of them or their developers.  My pc is my favorite gaming system, but these guys have the biggest raging nerd ego’s ever.  Just calm down.


What if Allah was one of us?

admin | September 28, 2011 in Randomly | Comments (0)

What if?

I mean everyone nowadays is walking around saying, “hey, those white people should die.  Allah says so.”  It’s like the new “where’s the beef?”  It’s just cool to say.

Now, what if this Allah was one of us, like… real.

Would he go to the grocery store and pick up his groceries?  Or would he get a job in the deli, stick some C4 in a ham and detonate it right as you celebrate being white?

Tough to say.  Odds are though, he would be an alright guy.  He would probably say “hey, I got this religion, if you don’t like it, cool.”  I mean he got in his famous position by bein a cool guy.  I mean, it’s not like Buddha got to his spot by ripping off people on eBay.  He did stuff that made people smile and feel warm inside.

The problem with this article is, it could get me killed.  I am in no way saying that Allah is a bad guy, or being BUT this is satire and if I know one thing about the middle east, it’s that they don’t fucking understand humor.

This brings me to a revelation, maybe they are attacking us because we are funnier than them.  I mean we have South Park, Family Guy, The Daily Show… I mean we have Comedy Central. Maybe they aren’t attack us because of our freedom, but because we know how to laugh.  Have you ever seen a middle eastern person laugh?  I don’t think so.

So, maybe all we need to do to end this war is to make them laugh.  How about it?  Maybe we could draw a cartoon of one of their prophets…


White People Suck

admin | September 26, 2011 in Randomly | Comments (0)

I recently moved to Orlando to be with my girlfriend.  I have to say it’s a nice change from my old town.

My old town consisted of old people and kids who drive BMW’s.  Now I am in a town that, and I swear, consists of mostly Hispanic people.  I am no way saying that this is a bad thing either because white people suck.  I am dead serious, white people are the most annoying people in the world.

I don’t know why, but since I have been in retail I have lost so much respect for white people.  White people have too many damn problems.  They try so hard to be like everyone else and think that everyone loves them.  News flash, you’re white, nobody likes you.

The sad thing about all this is, is that I am white.  It sucks.  I just want to be a race doesn’t have assholes. I know people from New Zealand aren’t a race, but if they were, I would want to be one of them.  A Kiwi.

White people take advantage everything they have.  A 401k doesn’t grow on a tree, I promise you, but if you pluck those apples, start a business and get rich from it, maybe you can have one.  Now this is where I run into a problem with a white people.  White people used to be cool, after the slavery and before the hippies.  They worked hard for their living, and never took anything for advantage.

White people, why can’t we just be awesome again?  Why do we have to be so shitty?  We all complain about the government is taking all the money from businesses, but that’s all white people do.  We complain and fly some stupid ass tea party flag.  That isn’t going to do shit.  All that energy you used to be whiny redneck could have been used for that business you say is getting robbed.

I mean take a lesson from black people and Indians.  They had some struggles and got through it all.  But who gave them those struggles? White people.  The thing is is that white people don’t have any struggles, we have it good.  We just ruin everything for ourselves and everyone else.

Just wise up white people, or I’m going to move to New Zealand.


League of Legends Dominion Impressions

admin | September 25, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

Riot has been kind enough to allow an open beta testing of Dominion recently.  They released it in windows of availability for everyone.  So if you were lucky enough to log on when it was open, then you got to play.  I’ve never seen this kind of beta testing before, but I feel like it was more of a preview than beta testing because it seemed pretty well put together.

I honestly have no bad remarks about this new game mode, it’s fast, frantic, and fun as hell. It seems Riot took their sweet ass time on this, and I couldn’t be happier that they did.  Of course a lot of people were raging over how long it was taking, but sometimes you have to wait for good things.  PC gamers are just the hardest people to please.

If you don’t know what Dominion is, imagine that capture the flag and king of the hill had sweet non-consensual love and the bastard child was Dominion.  You have 5 capture points and a team health of 500.  The more points you have captured, the less your health goes down.  The less you have captured, the more your health goes down.  Once you reach 0, you just lost the game.

They added a bunch of new stuff in this game mode that we have never seen in LoL before.  There are new items, new buffs, health packs and a lot more.  The health packs help out a lot when you are just on the verge of dieing and need that little boost of life to help you defend.  Also, the movements speed boosts help out a ton for getting around.  You just walk through the area and you automatically have the buff, no killing any neutral monsters.  I can see why there are no neutral monsters because it’s so fast paced, you don’t have time for it.

I have only tried a couple champs with dominion, Shaco, Skarner, and Kennen.  I didn’t even want to bother with a tanky dps because we all know they will fare well.  I wanted to see how these randoms would work out.

Kennen was awesome in Dominion.  His E gets you around the map very easily and is great for the crowd control you need in this mode.  Same with his ult, everyone attacks together right from the beginning so it’s nice having this crowd control.

Shaco was pretty good, the main thing was his boxes helped out with defending.  I just laid them around the turrets and defended.  I would use my Q to roam around the turret and stop someone from trying to take it.

Skarner was meh.  His shield gave a welcomed speed boost, and his lifesteal gives great sustainability.  His ult was nice for pulling enemies away from capturing, or into the turret.  I built him as an AP tank, and I fared pretty well.

Of course as we go down the road, we will learn to play champs differently in this game mode in ways we never thought to play them.  That is what I find so exciting about this new game mode, it’s a whole new world, a new fantastic point of view.


Rebotos of classic games are awesome

admin | September 19, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

Every year, publishers release brand new games that they worked their asses on.  We, as the consumers eat the good games up, and always remember that first time we popped in those perfect games we played.  Those are the games that we gives us nostalgia when we talk about them.  Remember when you first started playing Sonic, or Mario for that matter?  I sure as hell do.  I remember getting Sonic 1, 2 and Sonic & Knuckles specifically.

I bring this up because we have been seeing a lot of reboots of classic games.  I don’t say they are ports because the publishers usually spruce the hell out of these games.  A lot of people are complaining that the developers lost their creativity and just release old games because they know they will sell.

Well you wanna know why they will sell?  Because we love nostalgia and good ass games.  These games will sell because we, the consumer, will buy them because we want to play them and want to be taken back to the glory days.

I remember staying up all night on my brothers birthday when he got his N64 playing Starfox 64.  Well, before I go to bed tonight, I will be playing that same game but on my 3ds with better graphics a crapload of extras.  Not only is the core game still intact, they brought it into the new era of gaming.  Same thing with The Ocarina of Time.

These reboots of games like Beyond Good & Evil, Zelda, Ico, Starfox, and many more are exactly what we need.  We need to be reminded of the games that really made us want to sit down and enjoy the fuck out of a video game.  We spend too much time just sitting down and playing Call of Duty because it’s what everyone else does.

Of course there are new games that we should enjoy like Dead Island, Deus Ex, etc and there are games coming out this winter that will blow us away, but these reboots should be welcome by all in the market.

I mean if somebody said they were rebooting Primal Rage I would flip shit like the Gorilla in the game.  I would buy that over any game coming out this winter besides Skyrim.  Sound a bit too extreme?  Yes, but I just ate a Slim Jim.

In conclusion, I say “nay bitch”, to those who hate on these reboots.  They are great games and are being remade for a damn good reason.

Don’t hate the game, hate the player.


Star Tours. My gf is a rebel spy. :3

admin | September 12, 2011 in Randomly | Comments (0)

I went to hollywood studios recently with my gf, and went on the ride Star Tours for the second time.

If you haven’t been there yet and gone on this ride, you don’t deserve that telescopic lightsaber. This ride is bad ass.

You walk into the starspeeder sit down with 3d glasses and it takes off with C3-PO piloting. Every ride it picks a guest to be the spy and my gf was picked this time.

My girlfriend is a rebel spy.

Yes, I do love her

You then get taken to various planets via the starspeeder and it is a blast.

I have to say, as a star wars nerd, this ride gave me a good ol nerdgasm.

Here’s a couple pics of the queue.

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10 Things Learned from Dead Island

admin | September 7, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

This is what I have learned so far from Act 1 of Dead Island.

10. Beach balls = brick walls.

9. Island goers live exclusively on canned food, energy drinks, and Jack Daniels knock off whiskey.

8. Energy drinks improve your health, contrary to popular belief.

7. Punching takes a lot of stamina.  Kicking?  Bend it all day like Beckham, and you won’t get tired.

6. Everyone has a paddle.  Seriously, they are everywhere.

5. Juice is necessary for survival during the zombie apocalypse.  It’s got vitamin C.

4. When the zombies took over, every single girl was wearing a bikini by the beach and have a solid C cup.  No I’m not complaining.

3. That storm is never going to come.

2. Where are the girl zombie’s hiding their loot? o_O

1. You will always enter the passenger side of the truck.  Always.

I am in no way hating on this game, I actually love the hell out of this game.  I can spend hours just roaming around throwing everything I can find at zombies and punting them into oblivion.  I have to say this is THE zombie game of this gen.


Dominion VS. 5v5, 3v3

admin | September 6, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (0)

With Dominion coming out for League of Legends, I have a lot on my mind… but I’m also thinking about if I am going to play too much Dominion and not touch the original LoL maps.  Also, is Riot going to put all their time in balancing for Dominion that they will ruin 5v5 or 3v3.

I love the new layout for Dominion, and I love what Riot is doing with it.  I think it is a really innovative take on the MOBA genre.  They are putting a hell of a lot of effort into this new map and I am a bit worried that Riot will put all their time into Dominion and not put an equal amount of attention to the original maps.

I will still play the original maps and those will be my primary focus, and I will play a couple Dominions matches here and there when I am bored.  Riot could make this change though, if Dominion turns out to be a really well made map and has a lot of competition in it.  I primarily play the 5v5 and 3v3 for the competitive aspect and it seems like Dominion is just for fun.

That’s what it really looks like to me, Dominion = for fun short little matches and 5v5, 3v3 = Competitive play.

It’s a bit unfair, however, for me to say too much because I haven’t really played Dominion yet.  I have watched videos and I can say that there is an awesome opportunity for serious competitive play, but I really can’t make up my mind until I play it.

What about you, are you going to main Dominion, 5v5, 3v3 or going to fuck around with them all?


Seriously Florida?

admin | September 2, 2011 in Randomly | Comments (0)

I was born in Arizona, land of the prejudice and moved here, to Florida. Actually I have lived in Az twice and this is my second time moving here to Fl but that’s besides the point
Anyways, after living here for almost 10 years I have realized one thing.

Florida is retarded.

When I say retarded, I don’t mean “hey,spending that extra dollar was retarded”, I’m talking “that kid just humped that alligator with drool pouring out of his mouth” retarded.

From Casey Anthony, football team brawls, Quran burning to kids planning to blow up the school. Every time something ridiculous happens in the news, the location is usually Florida.

Can someone explain to me why Florida is the source of all evil?


Lunchables: a lunch meal that don’t play.

admin | August 31, 2011 in Randomly | Comments (0)

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My Dream League of Legends Champ

admin | August 29, 2011 in Gaming | Comments (1)

Seriously, I don’t even have to photoshop that shit.  Give me a damn velociraptor, they got teefs, large talons and crazy leaping skills.  They put themselves into the game.

(Passive) – Carnivorous Hunger- Addition 5% lifesteal for each ally nearby.

(Q) Frenzy – Boost attack speed and movement speed.

(W) Large talons – Leap for a slashing attack that reduces armor for 5 seconds.

(E) Predator Vision – Field of vision expanded each level.

(R) Pack Mentality – Surrounds an enemy with 4 other clones that all strike at the same time and cause the enemy to bleed.

 

Don’t care if you hate it or not.  I want my raptor.

 

 

As you can see, I like raptors.


Scientology gets Fined

admin | August 25, 2011 in Randomly | Comments (1)

The Church of Scientology is getting a fine slapped on them  construction delays on their World Spiritual Center in 2006 when the building was stalled.  The amount is $413,000 and have 30 days to pay up or appeal.

Thank evolution they are getting fined, they owe the government a lot of many anyways for not paying taxes on their “religion.”

I live right by Clearwater and it is eerie how many “scientology-ee” it is there.  Every where you look theres some shmerb with khaki’s, a button-up shirt and a clipboard.  Also, they have their own mode of transportation called Flag, which takes them to places… like Tom Cruise’s underground shrine where there is a statue of him nursing at L. Ron Hubbard’s teet.