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RFZ

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  1. Okay, I'm gonna have to stop you right there. See, I actually agree that when kids are taught about history, they should be taught all the points, including the really awful ones. I also agree that in spite of this, to show those moments in their full-horror would be inappropriate. You wouldn't teach kids about the Hindenburg disaster and then graphically describe how the victims burned alive, so obviously, when teaching them about the slave trade, there's going to be details that are glossed-over. Fair enough. Problem is...taking the OTHER extreme in order to teach this to kids isn't any better. Here we have a game that is basically treating the fucking slave trade like it was a friggen quest filled with adventure and wonder, complete with cute talking animals! Just from the intro to this game, I don't feel like they're talking about the slave trade...I feel like they're about to go search for buried treasure! It's...so bizarre that it actually makes the whole experience both completely hilarious and yet utterly depressing to watch. I don't think anyone's asking for a full-on visceral retelling of the slave trade for the kiddies here, but surely there's a sane middle ground between showing them a snuff film, and showing them a game that makes one of the darkest moments in human history look like it's a peg-leg short of an adventure featuring pirates?
  2. Been watching a playthrough of this game. After the debacle that was Colonial Marines, this looks like a return to form with some genuinely terrifying moments. I really missed it when the xenomorphs used to actually be, you know, fucking scary, but this game looks like it delivers that in spades. Also, the androids have got to be some of the creepiest fucking robots I've seen in fiction. They're like evil (but polite) mannequins... Definately something I'm gonna have to buy when I eventually get a new computer (my current one has no chance in hell of running a game like this).
  3. ... I don't think I've ever lost interest in a movie just by watching it's trailer faster than I have for this one.
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  5. I'll just leave this here for now... New Sovietsky Republic Territory: Russia, former Soviet States Coming soon
  6. Have yet to see any issues on my end. Many thanks for fixing that, Player 1!
  7. Nice to see ya again, Allen!
  8. Oh shit...Look out everyone! Looks like we got us an internet badass here! In all seriousness, if all it takes to threaten your "masculinity" is a show about colorful ponies, you weren't very masculine to begin with. I know there are people who genuinely don't like the show (hell, I used to be one of them), and I have no problem with that, you're entitled to your opinion after all. But if you're claiming that liking something that you don't means that something is wrong with the other person? That means you really need to pull your head out of your ass, before you suffocate. I also love how he calls Star Trek and Lord of the Rings "nerdy", too, as if there's still a problem with all things "nerdy" in today's society. This is 2012, not the 1980s, dude. Actually, he MUST be trapped in the (early) 80s, because he seems to think Kirk is the only captain ever. Anyone who actually knows anything about Star Trek would've used Sisko as the example of manliness:
  9. Loved the review, Cass! I found it to be both a thorough and fair assesment of the game in question. (Seriously, what was up with the "I shouldn't poke it" guy? Isn't he supposed to be a soldier for a secret society? You'd think they'd hire guys like those in SEAL Team 6, not...well, him)
  10. Eh, even with the "smile shot" crap, I gotta admit that is one badass mecha, there. Just as long as you don't recall any funny jokes your friends may have told you the other day while you're driving around in public...
  11. You're asking some dangerous questions, Isaac... ...Though the answer is Santa Claus.
  12. Have a fun, safe trip, Storm!
  13. Later that day...