Follow @Mr_McCrackelz

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Winter is Here.

This season of Thrones had me REAL worried. It's still a great show, but it's had to deliver what all great shows need and that is to outdo itself. I can count on one hand all the greats that managed to keep upping the anti.

Ladies and gentlemen, the anti has been upped. In the end, we all keep tuning in to see dragons fight ice zombies. And it'll take a whole 'nuther season to see something on the scale of this white walker attack again. But seeing these blue blooded sons o' bitches play with their food was worth it's weight in dragon glass. Stop hating and get back on board. Dorn wasn't that boring and Cersei's in prison now! Know what? I'm watching that again.

Friday, May 29, 2015

(UPDATE) Microsoft may be planning on buying Silent Hill.

 (NOPE. None of this is true)

Which means that it will be an Xbox exclusive. Which means the act of taking the playable teaser off of the PS network was actually a cynical move to drive up that game's value to sell off to another publisher and get the best possible short term gain off the license.

If any of this is true.

And if it is, Konami can still f**k off and die. Why do they have to be such dicks about giving audience what they want?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

I've been playing the witcher 3 for over a week?!

How... how is that possible? I haven't even meet Ciri yet and that's the halfway mark! Dear god, this could be an all timer for me. It's so much better than the critics are saying. I mean, I've never seen an in game storm as awesome as these. They take a minute or two to blow in and you can track it by looking at the cloud cover. It's spectacular:

See, the clouds haven't covered the sun yet, so everything is brightly lit against the sky. SO GOOD!

Monday, May 25, 2015

So... is Brad Bird an objectivist?

After walking out on Tomorrowland's preachy second half... yes. As ham handed as passion projects can get, TL winds up being a total screed. There's a great point to be made about modern apocalypse fiction being a self fulfilling prophecy. But I wish the actors would show that to be the case instead of just saying what I just said, essentially.

So I'd probably get into an argument over cocktails with a favorite director of mine. Big whoop, I'd commit multiple homicides to get that chance. It doesn't make any of his masterworks (which is nearly every film he's ever made) less amazing. Even though the message that the great "few" shouldn't be held back by the mediocre "many" is literally the moral to every one of his movies not starring Tom Cruise.

But who the hell cares? I don't. I'm much more concerned with my favorite cartoonist being a bigot.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bojack's back a month early.

Last August, an anthropomorphic horse stole my heart. It was a goofy, by the numbers, animated comedy that slowly bloomed into a sincere exploration of cynicism and self destruction. They also broke the news that Andrew Garfield loves lasagna and hates Mondays.

I'm so down for this I just might watch the first season all over again... again.

I just avenged the angry spirit of a miscarried fetus.

So what did you do today?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Green Man Gaming is super-duper sorry.

I'll be honest, when GGG was selling The Witcher 3 for $10 less than every one else, I pounced. It was only later did I learn that they managed to do that by putting one over on the developer.

CD Projekt Red, pride of Poland, and dyed in the wool advocates against DRM. I was pissed. I'd have supported them more if I could, but I didn't get the whole story. Oh, and apparently some of those ill-gotten game codes didn't even work.

So this morning a 40% voucher popped up in my inbox. Valid for my next purchase whatever that might be.
What...ever that may be.

I'm still deeply disappointed in them, but I also am not turning down that kind of a deal. Also WB interactive could use a good buggering. Why not take on a studio with real lawyers GGG?