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  • Awesomenauts Achievement Cartoon References

    0 CommentsPosted by on August 6, 2012 under Cartoons, Video Games
    So today I picked up the quirky MOBA-platformer Awesomenauts from Steam. It's supposed to have an '80s Saturday Morning Cartoon vibe to it, but I guess I don't really get that feel from the game other than the inspirations for some of the character archetypes (space cowboy, sentient brain, giant robot, etc). The art and voices just don't match up with the cartoons I'm used to. However, the ach... more.
  • My Crazy Theory on Batman

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 25, 2011 under Comics, Featured, Video Games
    Something I've come to notice about works of fiction, especially those in the continuous-story medias (television and comic books), is the love of crafting theories about what is happening. It's not surprising; we want to make sense of what is revealed and reveal for ourselves what isn't. It comes from cognitive dissonance, where when something happens and you can't explain it, it hurts your brain... more.
  • Commercial Break – Atari “Cosmic Ark”

    1 CommentsPosted by on June 19, 2011 under Advertisements, Video Games
    My earliest game system was a Nintendo Entertainment System my mom bought for me at a garage sale, and at the time they were out of date (I know because the first non-garage sale game I bought for it was Tiny Toons on the Super Nintendo). So, it stands to reason that I didn't witness the awe inspiring wonder these kids did on their Atari in the commercial for "Cosmic Ark". You might be wonderi... more.