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Cblogs o' 2/8/14 + MacMangasms: Netlfix is ruining my life edition.

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The weather is miserable here in Pittsburgh. Absolutely fucking terrible. 



So, with going outside being a non-option. The past two weeks have been allllll about the netflix.



First off, Portlandia. That is the single, realest show I have ever seen in my life. Now, I've never been to Portland but so many of the personalities depicted in the show are so dead on, it hurts. Pretty sad my roommates and I already blew through that whole series.



But now we've gone and done it. Now, we've assured that I may never get any of my coursework done. We've decided to see what all the fuss is about with Dr. Who.





* - WTF is an MSX? Read this great trip down memory lane to find out.



A - EA is killing the games of M0rky's youth like Activision has gutted mine.

A - The times, they are a changing. Just gotta make a trip out to Japan to find an arcade, bro.

A - A fine rant on why guilds are the bane of WoW. I'd always thought it was the barrens chat.







S - Good guy, Destructiod staff.



T - Yet another reminder that Deadly Premonition is a must play.



A - I refuse to believe this was done on paint. Bravo.







Yeah, I'm fucked.

~MacManus

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Sometimes you get Telltale's The Walking Dead and other times you get Super Mario Bros.: The Movie -- one a great tribute to the comics and TV shows and the other had its soul stolen and made a '90s movie executive's slave.

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Castlevania is a beloved series and with Konami it's sort of a surprise they'd do anything with it at all after running out the people that made their games good and running the franchise into the ground soon after. Yet here we are with an anime series debuting this week and I'm kind of excited for it.

History should leave me a bit more cynical, sure. I remember the Street Fighter live-action movie, the Zelda cartoon and much more, but Mortal Kombat was perfect in its camp and The Witcher games are pretty faithful to their source material. We even have games being adapted into other kinds of games by different developers. Borderlands is now a looter-shooter and a point-and-click adeventure and that works really well, actually.

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