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00:32 Something something Star Fox Zero
Sort of. This first half of the show is basically a long collection of digressions and distractions.
28:24 Playstation 4.5
The new Playstation NEO.
39:25 Mumbles was on the Wrestlecast
Go listen to Mumbles talk about wrestlemans! She knows her stuff!
Related to Wrasslin’, I saw this video: Wrestling isn’t Wrestling by Max Landis, and I found it charming as hell. It gave me a better understanding and appreciation for the show than every wrestling advertisement I’ve ever seen in my entire life.
The video introduces the story-driven drama of wrestling by telling the 20-year history of Triple H. It tells the story with all of the wrestler genders flipped, which is fun and hilarious. Watch the credits if you want to see the real-life dudes these women are playing.
Be on the lookout for other names that should be familiar, even if you don’t know anything about wrestling. Aside from a handful of celebrity cameos casually thrown in the mix, you’ll see Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Dave Batista is there, who you might recognize as Drax the Destroyer from Guardians of the Galaxy. And the tall dude in the black bikini top? He’s playing Chyna, who died just last week.
45:12 Mirrors Edge
Mirrors Edge has been delayed again.
The Plot-Driven Door
You know how videogames sometimes do that thing where it's preposterously hard to go through a simple door? This one is really bad.
Another PC Golden Age?
Is it real? Is PC gaming returning to its former glory? Sort of. It's complicated.
Diablo III Retrospective
We were so upset by the server problems and real money auction that we overlooked just how terrible everything else is.
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.