In Other News – 31 January 2014

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Can you believe it? The very first month of 2012 2013 2014 has been beaten like a Contra end-stage boss already. The dry season ends here baby! From this point on, it’s all games, every Friday for the rest of the year! With more taxes than ever! Viva! Vote for the shiniest of two turds this year!

Wait a minute, am I seeing double? A day with bad news and Government being as idiotic as ever? Why. it’s as if I lived this day before! In fact, that’s been the entire theme today for any article posted by myself or Geoff.

You see, we hid a groundhog/Bill Murray in all of our header images today so that we could celebrate our favourite film and tradition, Groundhog day. Technically, that day is this Sunday, but there’s not a chance in hell that we’re working on the Sabbath.

Here’s where we his all those visual clues. For bonus points, we also hid hints in the alt-text and tags for articles.

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In Other News: Suda 51 teams up with the Tokyo Jungle, American McGee is way over budget, GTA scraps a lawsuit and no Batman extras on the Wii U.

Here’s the news that we didn’t post today, because we were too busy proposing a tax on internet memes.

News

Batman: Arkham Origins DLC on Wii U cancelled
Ultra Street Fighter gameplay changes detailed
Razer signs on to produce Xbox One accessories
Halo Spartan Assault hits Xbox 360 on Friday
American McGee’s Kickstarter project is $1.7 million over budget
Suda 51 teaming up with Tokyo Jungle devs on new PS3 game
Next Car Game makes over $1 million on Steam early access
GTA Online class action lawsuit dismissed

Stuff

Parental guidance: why gaming with kids is bad for your health
For the love of buttons
Still Playing: Killzone Shadow Fall – why its disappointing AI is indicative of a wider malaise
The sad and sielnt beauty of DayZ

Videos

Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla – Debut trailer
Randal’s Monday – Debut teaser
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z – Character trailer

What’s on at The Movies

Return to Neverland in this new trailer for Tinker Bell and the pirate fairy
Kevin Costner has 3 days to kill or die in this new trailer
You will believe that a man of plastic can fly in this new trailer for The Lego Movie
Everyone is sad in these new images for season four of Game of thrones
Movies out today – Oscar nominees return, as do meatballs
Director James Gunn talks Guardians of the Galaxy’s scope
Trouble finds you in this trailer for From Dusk till Dawn The Series
This red band trailer for A million ways to die in the West goes South so fast!

Model: Kari Nautique

And for those of you complaining, here’s an ION model to end your weekend off with. PEACE!

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Last Updated: January 31, 2014

Darryn Bonthuys

Something wrong gentlemen? You come here prepared to read the words of a madman, and instead found a lunatic obsessed with comics, Batman and Raul Julia's M Bison performance in the 1994 Street Fighter movie? Fine! Keep your bio! In fact, now might be a good time to pray to it!

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