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Posted by TheManWithNoPlan

I seriously can't wait to see guardians.

Posted by NorthSarge

It took me a solid second to realize that the image was Guardians of the Galaxy, and in fact not the new art for Scoops and the Wolf.

Posted by how92

If you're in to b movies, Red Letter Media has some good videos of them watching and talking about B movies.

Posted by Seikenfreak

Where was Alex getting those PSNow prices for the higher tiers? I was reading stuff that was like $25 or something for 30 days and $40 for 90 days etc.

Posted by HammondofTexas


Posted by mrsmiley

GUARDIANS. WAS. SO. GOOD. I wrote a piece about how the movie is similar to The Emperor's New Groove on Kotaku's TAY blog here. *shameless plug* Seriously though, go see it. Blew away my expectations, and everyone in our group. Funniest movie I've seen this year.

Posted by Crippl3



Posted by devoninja

Patrick and Alex kept saying EA Access is for "back catalog games", which seems completely inaccurate. Correct me if I'm wrong, but every game available is the current game in the franchise. BF4, FIFA 2014, and Madden 25 are the newest games in those series, not back catalog.

The big question is when does it give you access to Hardline, FIFA 2015, etc.? If you get them day 1, then this service becomes "Pay $60/year to always have the newest Battlefield, Madden, and FIFA (plus whatever other random stuff)", which is a great deal.

I don't care about any of those games, so I wouldn't buy this under any circumstance, but if it continues to always have the most up to date games, it's a great deal.

If games come to the service 6-12 months after release, then it's back to not being worth it.

Edited by Toug

I'm trying to remember what the innuendo in Guardians Patrick mentioned was.

Posted by dr_mantas

Guardians of the Galaxy is fucking amazing.

Posted by Luck702

I really want that raccoon to catch rabies.

Posted by Sarumarine

All this talk of Homefront always makes me want to post one of my favorite videos on the subject.

But seriously, Homefront 2 is such a dumb thing. Who wanted that!? Who? Why even bother? I love Alex's comparison of it to a plague rat. Stay away.

Posted by Leadcat

Gonna add my voice to everyone saying that Guardians is absolutely amazing.

Posted by KatyGaGa

Guardians of the Galaxy is the best Mass Effect movie ever made

Posted by Ruckus_inc

these guys have the same beard.. and well... :)

Posted by TheManWithNoPlan

Where was Alex getting those PSNow prices for the higher tiers? I was reading stuff that was like $25 or something for 30 days and $40 for 90 days etc.

The prices Alex mentioned are right on the Psn store, so maybe there. I thought it was going to be along the lines of what you mentioned, but was surprised when I found otherwise.

Posted by Seikenfreak

@themanwithnoplan: There are people in the PSNow thread listing some outrageous prices for some games.

So I guess Alex looked at ones on the low end and other people are looking at stuff on the high end.

Edited by TheManWithNoPlan

@seikenfreak: Yeah, I checked in there last night and must've seen the low end ones as well. I saw a few 7.99's for 4 hours so I could imagine those longer rentals being fairly outrageous.

Posted by tropesage

@toug: It's either the joke about using a blacklight inside his ship or the line about trying to score with a tentacle alien.

Posted by 5p3ktro

Nice Mastadon shirt Alex. I wish they didn't nose dive after Blood Mountain.

Edited by hyst

Troma has been doing stuff recently, though I don't know if it's just the name and all the original people are gone or whatever.

Most recent I can think of offhand is Father's Day which I saw not long ago, it came out in 2011. It was pretty odd, had some very weird stuff in it :), and overall was a decent watch.

EDIT: Forgot to mention, I just happened to see Surf Nazis Must Die last night, it was on one of those satellite channels that shows older movies. It was pretty bad, I didn't pay attention to a lot of it :).

Posted by tydigame
Posted by Humanity

Guardians of the Galaxy is fucking amazing.

I watched it based on the glowing recommendation of GB chat and it was in fact really good. A lot funnier than I expected. I figured there would be jokes here and there but it's almost a non-stop comedy.

Edited by ICantBeStopped

Patrick listens to Tool? Uuuuuuuuuuuurrrrgggggghhhh.

On Gamespot: Unfortunate some lost their jobs, I'm relieved that all the cool people are staying.

Posted by Gordo789

It took me a solid second to realize that the image was Guardians of the Galaxy, and in fact not the new art for Scoops and the Wolf.

Scoops does kind of look like Groot.

it was an entertaining movie.

Edited by Abendlaender

Completly disagree with Patrick. Finding out what items do is the most fun in those games. Wikis exist for people who don't have the patience to try stuff out. To me that's like complaining about how Spelunky doesn't tell you how to get to the Black Market. You have to figure it out. That's the fun of it.

Posted by fisk0

I still don't quite get Patrick's stance on sequels. He just asked for another Saint's Row, an arguably great series that we have already had four installments of over the course of a single console generation, yet he seemed to negative towards Wolfenstein - a series which there have at least been five years inbetween every entry.

Posted by Mr_Creeper

Went to see Guardians of the Galaxy yesterday. The movie was good - better than a lot of the crap that comes out - but it wasn't this super amazing, totally hilarious thing everyone's over-hyping it to be. It was just a fun, summer movie to me.

Posted by Lukas

Trivia: B-Movies, Film/TV Credits

As a matter of fact early noir movies were in almost all cases b-movies as they were considered too complicated - meaning attracted less attention. That said noir movies were overflowing with talent because so many people (mostly Jewish) fled from Europe. Germany had been the center of the movies industry until that point (late 30s) but never recovered after WW2. This is also the reason why movies started having those crazy orchestrated soundtracks because there were so many well educated musicians coming in from Europe who agreed to play for almost nothing just to get by.
Those very specific movies which they made were kind of niche at first as they all dealt with problems which went against the production code in one way or another (any time you see a man and a woman or two men smoking it symbolizes them having sex). Anywho those were the typical b-movies - of cause they also had a significantly lower budget than regular feature films and often they were shown as double features.
As for the credits it's sometimes difficult to make out the real role of a person who is involved in a project. The way it works (in the US) dates far back and hasn't really changed. On TV it is almost impossible to tell who had done what and you need background info to figure it out. Anyone who gets a writer credit for an episode, for example, will earn some bucks any time the individual episode is air (whoever wrote those TNG Moriarty episodes :-D). Producers can have many different responsibilities, but most of them are also writers.

Posted by verysexypotato

Any news on a Rocket Raccoon movie? I was amazed how much Rocket there was in this one. My favorite Marvel character.

Posted by MichiganJack

I decided to play up a uninformed reductive movie goer when asking to buy one ticket for, "That Raccoon Movie." The box office attendant was baffled and even looked up at the marquee to see if "Raccoon Movie" was on the board. I got a good laugh out of it.