I don't think all of these are on the same level. I mean, the Smurfs are basically the same design in CG and probably get crap mostly because the movies sucked (in fact, live action Gargamel is probably a bigger offender than the Smurfs themselves). Likewise with Sonic Boom, which would not be horribly offensive if it… » 1/20/15 12:00pm 1/20/15 12:00pm

I think maybe you overestimate that angle in straight guys and downplay it in women. It's absolutely true that for straight guys the lesbian thing is purely sexual, but I don't think every lesbian fantasy from a straight guy is about ending up in a threesome. And I definitely know straight and bi ladies who are into… » 1/19/15 1:37am 1/19/15 1:37am

Having one of these for 360, the way both consoles are handling third party peripherals is keeping me from jumping in on either. Obviously your mileage may vary, but I already own two sticks for the two last gen systems, and while it's all cool to play fighting games on PC, the notion of not just reinvesting in the… » 1/17/15 1:25pm 1/17/15 1:25pm

10729. Now somebody mix this one with Steamcompletionist.net and tell me how long to run the ones I haven't finished only. And while we're at it, also to run the ones I haven't started yet. As per the data in there, about half of that, or 6 months of uninterrupted 24 hours a day play. » 1/17/15 12:18am 1/17/15 12:18am

I'm always very wary of journalists telling me if something is "worth it". I mean, sure, I see value in people telling me if that weird-ass analog nub works at all and whether that 3D functions as advertised, and explaining any weird issues or catches on a product, but I decide what to do with my money and what is… » 1/15/15 4:58pm 1/15/15 4:58pm

Yeah, there was a lot of whining and moaning about it when the game came out, too, and I never got it. The game deliberately starts on a different pace to a) introduce the stealth and melee mechanics that were new to the series and b) narratively establish the kind of people these new allies are and not jump straight… » 1/09/15 3:13pm 1/09/15 3:13pm

Well, there are plenty of instances where a ship without shields is blown up by a single shot, so for all we know the bridge is the area with the best energy shielding. Once that's down you could strap your command crew to a glass cage facing the enemy directly and they'd get vaporized pretty much at the same time as… » 1/08/15 12:45pm 1/08/15 12:45pm