Under The Knife: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

By GamerChris (Wait…Who the hell is this guy?)


Hello! Happy New Year! Yes, I know it’s February, but I’ve only just returned after yet another month or so hiatus which I apologise for once again. So without further ado…let’s get rocking!

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So yesterday I was out with my friends and we decided to watch a movie. That movie was Bolt. Luckily, the showing we were going to was completely sold out (I blame the 3D) so we had to pick another movie instead. That movie was The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button. And I thank fate for making us watch a different, better movie.

You are probably all aware of the movie already. Thanks to living in Europe I’ve had to wait a long time more than most of the readers here for the movie’s release (Heck, just look at the date on the poster above. It was released in the UK on February 6th…)

So the story begins with an elderly woman in hospital in the south of the United States who’s soon to be knock, knock, knockin’ on Heaven’s door as it seems. Her daughter is looking after her when the woman asks her to read this book for her. What follows is the narrative of an old man talking about his life and times from birth until the point he stopped writing.

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The Rant: A Game Can Too Make You Cry

By GamerChris

(So seriously ill…)

So, I’m currently freezing my butt off, coughing up a lung and my nose is exploding every 5 seconds (Now that’s a visual…) but I recently (and by recently I mean 2 minutes ago) came across a blog article talking about how games have never made you cry or at least, talking about crying because of a game is pointless. I would like to say that this claim is not exactly true. In fact, it’s a totally relevant discussion and crying because of a video game has been present in the history of video games.

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Under The Knife: Tales of Symphonia

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By CanuckGamer
(Why was the ‘Cube so lacking in RPGs?)

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Introduction

Every once in awhile, there comes along a game so great, you just can’t pass it up. Tales of Symphonia for the Nintendo GameCube is, without a doubt, one of those games. Released in 2004, it soon established itself as the premiere RPG on the console (although it didn’t have much competition). Only a year later, it was put on the Player’s Choice titles and is now available for a mind-bogglingly good $20.

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Under The Knife: Quantum Of Solace

By Chris. GamerChris. (See what I did there?)


There are 3 big British institutions that come to mind. The Queen, Stephen Fry and James Bond. Britain along with the rest of Europe draw the short straw generally when it comes to video games and movie releases, however this is not the case with James Bond. Oh no. We Brits yesterday got our most recent fix of the world’s favourite British Secret Agent about a week before you guys across the Atlantic do.

Quantum of Solace is the 22nd James Bond movie since Dr No in 1962 and the series come a long way. 6 different Bonds, 5 different decades and a series reboot later and we are given the most recent Bond movie, this time directed by Marc Forster. (He’s the guy that directed Monster’s Ball and Finding Neverland. I know, what a jump.)

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Doogmah’s Free Game Of The Week (1/20-1/26): Rumble Fighters

By: doogmah (some revizzles for your televizzle.)
I battled my computer and won, so here’s the new review on the game Rumble Fighters. However, i’m still losing the battle against WordPress, so you’re going to have to click another link instead of just hitting play. Weak.

Doogmah’s Free Game Of The Week (1/13-1/19): Teh Forum Game

By: doogmah (Strep throat for the lose.)

I’ve been (and still am) sick for the past few days, so what better time to try out video reviews? This free game of the week is Teh Forum Game.

WordPress is being a pain in the ass right now and won’t let me use embed, so you can view the video here