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Open Forum - Rushed Edition Open Forum - Rushed Edition

So I kinda spaced and forgot I was meant to be covering this today for Z, who is a little tired (likely) after doing a great job at holding down the fort over on Kotaku this past weekend. What have I been doing that I sort of forgot to plan this out? Catching up on TV as quite frankly, keeping up with television these…

Open Forum - Spoiler Dodging  Open Forum - Spoiler Dodging 

Whenever a major release comes out the internet changes, often for the worse. Where once it was okay to scroll along youtube, twitter, or your newsfeed suddenly the internet is dark and full of spoilers. Just waiting for you to fall into its claws.

Open Forum - Hunting the White Whale  Open Forum - Hunting the White Whale 

Call me Ishmael. You know how this story goes.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly - Dragon Ball at its Finest (Spoiler Free Review)

The Super era of Dragon Ball has been rather rocky since its inception years ago. While Super has certainly endeared itself more than GT ever did, its reception among fans has been decidedly mixed. That will not change with Dragon Ball Super - Broly, but for close to two hours it will not matter as any fan will be too…

My Five Most Hated Types of Achievements & Trophies My Five Most Hated Types of Achievements & Trophies

Achievements and Trophies have been on my mind as of late. As I try to extract more value from the games I currently have I find myself attracted to the illusive Platinum Trophies, however over time I have discovered much like you have as well likely, not all Trophies and Achievements are created equal. In fact, they…

The Last Remnant Remastered A Game Finally Worth your Time The Last Remnant Remastered A Game Finally Worth your Time

The Last Remnant released world wide on the Xbox 360 over ten years ago on November 20th, 2008. When it was released things were quite a bit different then they are today: Microsoft was still trying to attract JRPG fans, Square Enix had not yet released the divisive Final Fantasy XIII, and the questions of “are JRPGs…

My Favourite Films of 2018  My Favourite Films of 2018 

In general 2018 has had some ups and some downs for myself personally and my film-going experience matched. As 2018 has seen some amazing films released and some not so good ones as well, luckily the amazing has far outweighed the lacklustre. Here are some of my favourite films from 2018 in no particular order.

Netflix's Castlevania Season 2 is a Hellishly Good Time Netflix's Castlevania Season 2 is a Hellishly Good Time

The first “season” of Netflix’s Castlevania stretched the word to the very limit of its meaning, being little more then an introductory film to the main event. Major characters such as Dracula and his son Alucard were barely introduced or left purposefully vague. It was clear from the limited run time there was more…

Explaining the Netflix-Marvel Crack Up Explaining the Netflix-Marvel Crack Up

If you are even a slight fan of pop culture you will have heard the once-charmed relationship between Netflix and Marvel has hit a rather rough patch of late. With two staples of the streaming Network Luke Cage and Iron Fist being cancelled recently. Leaving only Jessica Jones, The Punisher, and (for now) Daredevil …

Venom is a Success - A Spider-Man Free Spider-Verse May Not Be Venom is a Success - A Spider-Man Free Spider-Verse May Not Be

Sony is in a difficult situation right now. It is clear like every other studio in the business they want a shared cinematic universe, they have been trying at it for years after all. Unfortunately for them, if not the viewing public, following their previous venture into this territory they gave back their best…

Open Forum - Platinum Edition Open Forum - Platinum Edition

Did you know this past week a man was awarded the worlds most famed made up recognition for trophy Hunting? Yes, there is now a Guinness Record holder for most Platinum Trophies earned. He has well over 12,000, which would be impressive if it wasn’t also kind of sad. Myself I only have 4 and quite frankly I think that…

My Hero Academia Season Three - What Worked, What Failed, and Where to Next My Hero Academia Season Three - What Worked, What Failed, and Where to Next

My Hero Academia is an official juggernaut of an anime today. However, coming off Season Three it is clear while My Hero Academia remains a good time it is far from perfect. Season Three was especially a rather uneven season in retrospect. With Season Three in the can and Season four likely in six months, now is a…

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes A Film for the Fans My Hero Academia: Two Heroes A Film for the Fans

Among shonen anime My Hero Academia is quickly reaching heights reserved for only the most illustrious of the genre. As such with this popularity comes the inevitable film adaptation, however unlike other cinematic adaptations My Hero Academia: Two Heroes manages to capture the highs that make the series so popular.…

Gundam Blip: If any Gundam fans have missed out on the phenomenal Gundam Unicorn you can check it out on Netflix. Dubbed or Subbed. Available in N. America.

TAY Open Forum - Addicting Edition TAY Open Forum - Addicting Edition

Before this month I was very proud of myself I didn’t buy a single new release game for six months proceedings - my purchase of a Nintendo Switch in January likely contributed to that. Things were looking good I may have actually broken my Day One Addiction, the time of dropping $90.00 plus on a game (Canadian MSRP’s…

Open Forum - Replacement Edition Open Forum - Replacement Edition

You thought it was Slinker today but it was me Dio! Or... well Ishamael covering actually but we’re both the same really. One is an asshole, immortal vampire, bent on destruction and chaos and the other is well... me. Damn that description was way less cool.

The Visually Stunning (Non-Gundam) Mobile Suits of Gundam The Visually Stunning (Non-Gundam) Mobile Suits of Gundam

Over thirty plus years the Gundam franchise has become for many little more than a model factory. The anime serving as glorified commercials to show off their best suits. While the titular Gundam’s often get the lions share of the love; many of their more basic cousins are no slouches either when it comes to design.…

TAY Open Forum - My Poor Poor Wallet Edition TAY Open Forum - My Poor Poor Wallet Edition

Hey guys it is Ishamael covering for Z this fine Wednesday afternoon, hope everyone is having a good week so far. Other then the non-stop rain, lingering humidity, and just general August blah’s it has been pretty uneventful on my end. Of course its better then Toronto winters so... I’m not complaining.

The Academy Awards Condescending Move Towards Broad Appeal The Academy Awards Condescending Move Towards Broad Appeal

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is not what you would call an open group. Overwhelming old, white, and stuck in their ways they have tastes very specific to people of that type and persuasion. The difference between them and other insular groups is they give out awards for one of the most culturally…

Down the Rabbit Hole - Envisioning Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans S3 Down the Rabbit Hole - Envisioning Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans S3

I feel like I should be more surprised or hyped that Sunrise is teasing a “continuation” of Iron-Blooded Orphans one of my favorite Gundam series in recent memory. However, hype eludes me at the moment as Sunrise has not exactly been coy about bringing the series back to television screens. With new Iron-Blooded…

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