Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Good riddens, Jack Thompson!

It looks like Jack Thompson, the violent videogame hunter, is on a crusade to rid yet another violent videogame from earth, but this time, he's leading his crusade to another place, the UK.

It appears that the crusader is after the ultra-violent, ultra gory game, Manhunt 2, in attempt to save the youth of tomorrow. But when will he realize that violent videogames don't cause our youth to do stupid things? I have no idea. That day may never come to be. But I can say this though, thank GOD he's leaving the US to do harm elsewhere.

Here's to you Jack and your misguided crusade:

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

I'm gonna CrackithDown on crime today!

Yep, that's right... Crackdown for the X-Box 360 is going to be hitting stores today and I can't wait!

I'll be heading over to my local GameStop at 10:00am to get the game.

Here's a brief description of Crackdown:

"Crackdown" pushes the action-driving hybrid genre into the next generation with the first ever truly 3-D playground. Gamers will enforce justice by any means necessary in Pacific City, a crime-ridden urban center built to encourage the exploration of the full width, depth and height of the city. Coupled with highly innovative co-op gameplay — a genre first — and an interactive world where nearly anything can be used as a weapon, gamers will be able to create a volatile cocktail of judicial oppression as they clean up the streets.

Anyone who owns an X-Box 360 must get Crackdown. The demo is on the X-Box Live Marketplace, so try it before you buy it I guess, but take my word for it, it's awesome. It's kind of like GTA, since it's free roaming, but I think it's a lot better then the previous GTAs and I mean "previous" , because GTA IV hasn't been released yet .

Anyways, go get Crackdown today.

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Bill Gates' Speech

I received an interesting e-mail from a friend. It's pretty true. Here it is:


Love him or hate him, he sure hits the nail on the head with this! To anyone with kids of any age, here's some advice.

Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a High School about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks about how feel good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.

Rule 1: Life is not fair - get used to it!

Rule 2: The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.

Rule 3: You will NOT make $80,000 a year right out of high school. You won't be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both.

Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.

Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping: they called it opportunity.

Rule 6: If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your mistakes, learn from them.

Rule 7: Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.

Rule 8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT. In some schools, they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you as MANY TIMES as you want to get the right answer. This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.

Rule 9: Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you FIND YOURSELF. Do that on your own time.

Rule 10: Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.

Rule 11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.

If you agree, pass it on. If you can read this - Thank a teacher!
If you are reading it in English - Thank a soldier!


Friday, February 16, 2007

A new change

Well, I think it's about that time again that I change the way my blog looks and feels. A kind of a new change is in order.

And my apologies for not posting anything new for the past several months, but I've been really busy IRL with my job and so fourth. I will hopefully start posting stuff on a regular basis; that's my plan anyways.