Turn ons: Cursing, music from the '90s, sleeping
Turn offs: "Games as art," 4chan culture, wet socks
Favorite gaming genres: Beat-'em-ups, 2D fighters, turn-based/real time strategy games
Winners: Don't use drugs
America: Fuck yeah!
Playing right now: Whatever, nobody reads this.
"This ain't a god damned field trip, people. This is a fuckin' war!!"
-Captain Rhodes, Day of the Dead. One of the most badass characters ever put to film.
My personal Hall of Fame: Mega Man II, III, 9, and 10 (NES/XBLA)
Streets of Rage 2 (Genesis)
Contra + Super C (NES)
The Legend of Zelda + Link to the Past (NES/SNES)
Final Fantasy VI (SNES)
RBI Baseball (NES)
StarCraft I + II (PC)
Castle Crashers (XBLA)
Mass Effect Trilogy (360)
Super Street Fighter IV AE (360)
King of Fighters XIII (360)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown (360)
You know the Raging Raven boss from Metal Gear Solid 4? Yeah, that's real now.
Yves Rossy, a 49-year-old former military pilot, became the first person to cross the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing. With a large wing mounted to his back and four kerosene-burning turbines, Rossy used his head and back (no rudder or tail fin) to steer the contraption during the 22-mile flight from Calais to Dover before parachuting to safety. Here is the man in action:
The flight was filmed for the National Geographic Channel and was also covered by the BBC. Video of the flight can be seen on the BBC's website.
Stock up on your rations and cigarettes, people. This could turn ugly.