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@  Hg Dragon : (01 March 2021 - 08:49 PM)

I'm upset I can't "Like" a shout...

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 February 2021 - 09:39 AM)

The US election? *rimshot*

@  Paladin : (28 February 2021 - 09:19 AM)

WHICH 2016 clown panic?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 February 2021 - 07:22 AM)

Didn't that come right after the 2016 clown panic? No way to make clowns not disturbing at the time, surely.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:26 AM)

The clown guise is supposed to lure kids in, it's no good if it looks sus in one glance.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:15 AM)

The new one tries too hard to be unsettling from the start. Curry's look is just a plain old clown, until he very much is not.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:14 AM)

And Curry has a far more disturbing look at times than the newbie.

@  Sabrblade : (28 February 2021 - 02:22 AM)

And the original was a showcase of Tim Curry's delightfulness as an actor. 'Nuff said.

@  unluckiness : (27 February 2021 - 10:19 PM)

first one was a decent horror flick but the second was a mess plotwise and even the scares were worse

@  tigerhawk : (27 February 2021 - 04:57 PM)

Never understood the hype for the IT movies, too many floppy zombie chases, They're not in the least unsettling.

@  Maruten : (25 February 2021 - 06:00 PM)

It's better than the last one!

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 February 2021 - 11:30 AM)

The new Wizards of the Coast logo looks stupid

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 February 2021 - 11:29 AM)

It's really rather shocking watching the Investor Day presentation and seeing how much Hasbro actually owns now.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 February 2021 - 10:26 AM)

If everyone had COMMON SENSE, then things would maybe go a little better-

@  repowers : (24 February 2021 - 05:33 PM)

If everyone would just have the exact same opinions as me then we wouldn't have this problem

@  Kalidor : (24 February 2021 - 01:49 PM)

It just depends on what it is. It is preferable to take it to P&R though. But sometimes current news as it's happening is less restrictive.

@  fourteenwings : (24 February 2021 - 12:18 AM)

Huh, good point (x3)

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 February 2021 - 11:46 AM)

Yeah. 1. People treat it like Twitter. 2. There's no "take it to P&R" since there's no P&R for the Shoutbox. 3. There's similarly no way to avoid either subjects or people in the Shoutbox since there's no division and it doesn't respect the ignore function, so people end up engaging when they normally wouldn't.

@  fourteenwings : (23 February 2021 - 10:56 AM)

Is there something about the Shoutbox that just means we get politics taking over the thing at least once a week?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2021 - 08:26 AM)

At least your government is willing to talk about the collapsing medicare system. In quebec, their ignoring it in favour of talking about language again! Oh, and unconstitutionally denying access to eduction.

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:52 AM)

At least here in my home province of Ontario we have a conservative gov't who doesn't want to cuz $$$$, but the argument is that they'll end up paying in medical care anyways for those sick people so why not?

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:51 AM)

We have paid sick leave here in Canada too, but it's not very much and not everyone has it. So we're trying to get the gov't to extend it, and give it to everyone.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:23 AM)

The only reason people still go to work despite being sick is because they feel emotionally obliged to serve their employer.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Some people abuse the system by somehow getting sick with a different plague every five weeks.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Those six weeks are out of the employer's pocket by legal mandate. If you're still sick after those six weeks, the health insurance company takes over the payment.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:19 AM)

That's the good thing in Germany - we have legally mandated paid sick days. Six weeks (!) for a single cause (consecutive or recurring, as long as it's the same cause; reinfections long after the fact don't count), Everytime the employee gets sick with a new cause, another six weeks start.

@  tigerhawk : (22 February 2021 - 04:48 PM)

That's how my family got sick, my brothers a teacher, he has a class for expelled students, they gave full attendance these past few lockdowns out of sheer boredom, they can turn in sick and break isolation and he nor the other staff, who also got sick, couldn't do anything about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 February 2021 - 03:03 PM)

Yeah, pretty sure the only reason people don't stay home when they're sick is that the vast majority of society lives paycheque to paycheque, and they can't afford even one missed day of work.

@  -LittleAutob... : (22 February 2021 - 11:27 AM)

That's unfortunate... I know masks can be annoying, but I think not being able to breath comfortably for a while is better than actually having the virus and not being able to breath at all. bUt Oh, pEoPLe dOn'T bELiVe ThE dAmN vIrUs Is rEaL

@  wonko the sane? : (22 February 2021 - 08:28 AM)

Hahahaha! Oh, you're serious. Yeah, no one is going to do that. Far too many are in positions where they simply cannot afford the time off, and most of the rest are the kind who won't wear the mask in a global pandemic, never mind when they alone have the sniffles.

@  Shockwave 75 : (22 February 2021 - 08:20 AM)

I just hope a take-away from this will be for people to stay home when they're sick, and if they have to go out, wear a mask so as not to spread their illness.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 February 2021 - 08:25 PM)

I think it's mostly the masking that's kept the flu season down so much, and that's unlikely to be kept up for that long. I'm sure there'll be some people who keep wearing masks for years after this, but I suspect a larger number are anticipating people able to toss them once vaccinations are complete.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2021 - 05:27 PM)

Same in canada. Doctors report it to be basically non-existant. I kinda hope they keep some stuff up after everyone is vaccinated. Like hand sanitizer at store entrances, and actually cleaning the shopping carts.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 05:17 PM)

On the plus side cold and flu cases are down 80% this winter thanks to lockdowns, or at least that's the case in the UK.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

This is quite possibly the most miserable i have ever felt.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

i'll be nice and not bypass the cupcake monkey, but COVID can *bleep* itself in the *bleeping* *bleeper* with a *bleeping* cactus.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 02:39 AM)

He only appeared the once in the US comics and got one follow up in the UK comic. He never suffered badass decay like Omega Supreme and the combiners.

@  Rycochet : (19 February 2021 - 05:15 PM)

Trypticon's debut issues in the marvel comic were the absolute best 'To sell a toy' comics of the book.

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:04 AM)

Then the audience goes "This was a stealth Transformers film wannit!"

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:03 AM)

Godzilla vs Trypticon, co written by Christina Hobson and Max Borenstein.

@  Bass X0 : (19 February 2021 - 01:36 AM)

I now want G1 Grimlock to transform into Mecha Godzilla.

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2021 - 04:23 PM)

I preferred Rush when Midway made it.

@  Bass X0 : (17 February 2021 - 03:13 PM)

The best Rush comes from Canada.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 February 2021 - 02:54 PM)

In *other* wonderful and fantastic news, guess whose Kingdom Cheetor and Paleotrex FINALLY arrived today?

@  Bass X0 : (16 February 2021 - 03:07 PM)

yeah, its a good show. watch as much as you can.

@  tigerhawk : (16 February 2021 - 04:58 AM)

Goodnight Sweethearts turned out to be a gem, I only knew Nicholas Lyndhurst in Only Fools and Horses but never saw this show before.

@  Bass X0 : (15 February 2021 - 04:07 PM)

Then we got Ultra Magnus, Fortress Maximus, Dai Atlas, Megatron, Galvatron, Starscream, Thundercracker, Skywarp and Banzai-Tron in Alternity...

@  Sabrblade : (15 February 2021 - 12:04 PM)

Heh, that new Binaltech comic that Ichikawa wrote for one of the Japanese Generations books even had the other Dinobots make fun of Grimlock for his "Autobot Car" body.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 February 2021 - 12:03 PM)

They got that rescue bot grimlock that turns into a motorcycle. That's... pretty neat...

@  Otaku : (15 February 2021 - 11:35 AM)

Just to make Grimlock feel more "wrong", they even highlight how his character just seems ill-suited for a sports car alternate mode in his own backstory.  Hindsight is 20/20, so I now wish they'd made a T-rex that transformed into a sportscar.  Still probably would have been as much or more of a pain to transform, but at least it'd feel more like Grimlock. :D


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#1 PiratedTVPro

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 08:15 AM

What Sony really needs to show us is how they're going to capitalize
on the momentum that they're starting to build on both the PSP and
the PS3... I expect quite a bit of Blu-Ray talk and how great they did
with that... We should see Killzone 2 and God of War 3 in some form
or another.

The biggest thing is that they need to date some of their bigger games
and actually get them into the hands of consumers. We need to know
when HOME, Little Big Planet and other things that will see consoles
are actually going to be able to be played. For too long they've been
talking about how wonderful everything will be and telling us to just
wait for it, now they really need to tell us when everything will be out.
Yep.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 02:01 PM

I'm not expecting much from Killzone 2. Much like Killzone 1, it's a lot of hype with very little underneath it--Resistance 2 is the real shooter to be watching out for on PS3.

And unless Sony gets Home out the door now--like TODAY now--it's kinda old news, considering the 360 may beat them to the punch.

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Only if they beat Spore to retail.

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Except for that online magazine thing that they're using to charge for demos.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:00 PM

God of War 3 and "Massive Action Game", a prototype, both in computer animated trailer form...

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:00 PM

Any news on actually getting descent amouts of PSP games out the door?

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:20 PM

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:27 PM

Trailer for God of War 3.

Resistance 2 gameplay which actually makes me want to pick up part 1.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:38 PM

anyone know when the video store is supposed to go up tonight?

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:40 PM

well it appears that in the next 6-8 months, as long as i can still see, ill definitely be picking up a PS3...all those vows i made years ago about never owning a sony system, or giving in to the pressure...well those vows can go to hell. I wanna play Resistance 2, DC universe has me drooling...it s gonna be a good year for me and games.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 04:48 PM

I didn't pay much attention during this, my reaction for Massive Action Game was "Oh, it's a war game." but I don't really know what I expected.


And they announced a Resistance game for the PSP. I don't own a PS3 but from what I've seen I like Resistance the most out of the current FPS out now.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 08:07 PM

GOD OF WAR THREE. YES.

Screw you, FFXIII.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 08:25 PM

QUOTE(Internet Jesus @ Jul 15 2008, 09:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
GOD OF WAR THREE. YES.

Screw you, FFXIII.


So... uh... I take it you're extremely happy that Sony announced a game they'd already announced via flyer included with the PSP edition of the franchise, and extremely upset that Square made one of their most popular (and expensive-to-make) titles multiplatform so more people could play (and buy) it?

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 09:36 PM

Bad news that slipped through the cracks: Sony is dropping backwards-compatibility on the PS3 altogether. The capacity upgrade from 40 to 80 kills the last backwards-compatible PS3 on shelves.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 10:04 PM

Too much talk about bluray and movie downloads, but I must say Resistance 2 looks rather impressive, and while it's a shooter, I might just check it out, just for the Kaiju scale bosses. It's always nice to see more LBP footage as well.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 10:17 PM

I am just STOKED for the official word to come down the pipe that Kingdom Hearts 3 will be multi as well, so I can get that on my 360. I think this week's news is a pretty good sign of things to come.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 10:41 PM

QUOTE(God Fire Ginrai @ Jul 15 2008, 11:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am just STOKED for the official word to come down the pipe that Kingdom Hearts 3 will be multi as well, so I can get that on my 360. I think this week's news is a pretty good sign of things to come.


The big rumor is that KHIII will be on Wii. Not sure how much I believe it, but... I wouldn't be too shocked.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 10:48 PM

Losing KH3 exclusivity would be a pretty big hit to Sony and a bigger one the the Sony-Square fanboys.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 10:54 PM

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Bad news that slipped through the cracks: Sony is dropping backwards-compatibility on the PS3 altogether. The capacity upgrade from 40 to 80 kills the last backwards-compatible PS3 on shelves.


:sigh:

I'm kinda pissed I'm going to have to buy a second-hand non-gimped PS3 when I finally take the plunge.

They should've added the emotion chip back in since they cut costs instead of killing it entirely.

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Posted 15 July 2008 - 11:54 PM

What the heck is Sony's problem? Out of all three consoles, the PS3 is the one that would benefit the most from backwards compatibility. The PS2 is still selling ridiculously well, considering how it's already last-gen, and its top titles still beat the pants off of the best of the PS3 library right now.

I've known people who owned a Wii and didn't even realize it was backwards compatible with GameCube. They didn't even care, because it was GameCube. The PS2 is still relevant.


Oh well, being able to download TV and movies onto my PSP is cool. Too bad I'm already happy with just ripping the DVDs I already own....

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Posted 16 July 2008 - 12:21 AM

QUOTE(D Buster Prime @ Jul 15 2008, 09:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What the heck is Sony's problem? Out of all three consoles, the PS3 is the one that would benefit the most from backwards compatibility. The PS2 is still selling ridiculously well, considering how it's already last-gen, and its top titles still beat the pants off of the best of the PS3 library right now.

I think you answered your own question.

It's stupid and short-sighted, but I think they're saying, "hey, we'll just keep selling PS2s, which don't lose money and which we don't have to pay to market."

Which may be true, but it means their flagship PS3 sales suffer, and Blu-Ray gets fewer new adopters as well. It's one less reason for someone to upgrade.


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Posted 16 July 2008 - 02:50 AM

QUOTE(Database @ Jul 16 2008, 03:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Losing KH3 exclusivity would be a pretty big hit to Sony and a bigger one the the Sony-Square fanboys.


Actually, I have never heard that many people talk about KH3 being a PS3 exclusive. I was under the impression that the title is considered/rumored widely to be a multiplatform release.

Then again, Disney and Sony seems to be good pals........

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