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The good, the bad and the ugly of the week – 22 February 2019

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Best story

Technically it’s a sad story, but honestly? I’m happy for Nintendo’s big boss Reggie Fils-Aime. The grand kahuna of Nintendo over in America has been a driving force behind the brand, helping to usher it through some remarkeable high and low points. If anyone deserves a 21-Mushroom salute as he takes the long walk out of Nintendo, it’s a man who has proven himself to be the right kind of face in the gaming industry: Jovial, kind and always ahead of the curve when it came to making gaming fun again.

Cheers Reggie, and thanks for all the laughs. Well, minus that time your security detachment almost pulverised me when I got within 10 meters of you at E3.

Worst story

I’m not over it. I’m still not over just how badly EA has handled Star Wars, with one of the most prime cuts of intellectual property steak being subjected to absolutely dismal preparation in the kitchEAn and served on a plate as a chuck of overdone meat that is slathered in tomato sauce. One such side dish that would have made the main course far more palatable?

Visceral’s sandbox adventure, which was coming along nicely…until it wasn’t. Cheque please! And don’t expect a decent tip, EA.

WTF story

An Elder Scrolls game taking a long time to be developed? In other news, the sky is blue, Batman doesn’t have anyone to give a mother’s day card to and I’m of average height if I’m measured in comparison to Napoleonic era French people. While it may not be surprising news, it’s the reason why The Elder Scrolls 6 might not be out until 2021 that will leave you befuddled: A lawsuit with a book publisher, as one single trademark threatens to derail all progress on the game.

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I spent an hour looking for that one Simpsons episode that had a ten second reference to China in it, just so that I could make that header image for a throwaway joke. It was totally worth it.

Comment of the week

This week’s No-Prize goes to Alien Emperor Trevor for delivering a burn so incredibly sick, that I’m saving it for the next time I need to tell someone just how much of a clod they really are. Or when I see my reflection in a mirror, either/or:

This show was so goddamn bad. They made the Prometheus scientists look smart.

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Last Updated: February 22, 2019


  1. And what exactly is wrong with slathering a chunk of meat with tomato sauce?


    • Pariah

      February 22, 2019 at 15:30

      If you hate yourself AND the meat? Nothing. Nothing at all.


      • PoisonedBelial

        February 22, 2019 at 15:39

        Makes the meat taste better.


        • Pariah

          February 22, 2019 at 15:39

          Maybe if Trevor’s cooking it. But real meat doesn’t need tomato sauce. Especially when it’s cooked to perfection. Some spices perhaps, but mostly just lightly salted with some pepper. Some chillies on the side.


  2. Pariah

    February 22, 2019 at 15:30

    EA did to Star Wars what Trevor does to steaks, basically. 😛

    But to his credit, all that practice means he does know how to burn stuff. GG comment of the week.


  3. Alien Emperor Trevor

    February 22, 2019 at 18:02

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