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CBlogs o' 10/21/13 + MacMangasms I See Numbers In Everything Now Edition

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Guys I just watched Pi. You know, that one movie where a guy sees numbers in everything (the one that Jim Carrey wasn't in). It was pretty neat. I actually love movies like that. Wild ending and intriguing plot that kept me interesting despite the abrasive elements of the film.



Also Hector Salamanca was in it!



The one thing I hate about these movies is for at least five to ten minutes after you watch the movie you see numbers in everything.

So here me out! PS4 = 4 and Xbox One =1

4-1=3

Half Life 3 confirmed.



* - Deer, Dtoid.

* - Johnny's Top 10 Things He Likes About the New Pokemon Games



A - Sprony gets into the Xbone's identity crisis

S - The worst thing about censorship is where's half life 3????

A - Nikki writes a great article on AI in games.

A - Shuudy's guide to avoiding the hype train

A - I've tried this as well and had to bizarre responses in past games.

A - An interesting take on Dragon Age 2's Isabella

S - Zombie Orwell gets better every time, I swear.

A - Spelly's open mind gets tested.

A - Not a big Freddie fan, either.

A - Many of us entering university life share these woes.

A - We'll always have the memories of the Pokemon we loved.

S - The conclusion of the as black as Lightening series. A great read.



C - Drag-On Dragoon update!







T - I Fucking Hate Silver

T - If you don't remember the old pokemon, you don't have a childhood.













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