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    What Are YOU Listening To? - NE Music Thread

    A variety of things http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tdu4uKSZ3M Another case of "thank you Jojo's Bizarre Adventure for introducing me to good music" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkNtLQYOQeA A thank you to the ridiculous Devil-Man OVAs for introducing me to this band...
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    Official Anime/Manga Discussion Thread

    A little bit, such the older series and the second movie, which David Hayter (Solid Snake) starred in. I haven't seen them in full, so can't really say if it's worth watching; but I do think it's like one of those so-bad-it's-great, or so-bad-it's-just-awful kind of deals.
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    Official Anime/Manga Discussion Thread

    If it's anime with mature storytelling that you're looking for, I may recommend the following based on your tastes: The Vision of Escaflowne: not necessarily a "mature" show by itself, it has that qualities that adults can appreciate: a world diversified with samurai, knights, sultans, dragons...
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    My Informal Pacific Rim Review

    I love movies; in fact, I love movies so much that I would come back as a jaded movie-goer to tell people to go see a movie. And it's not a movie with morally complex themes or poetically sluggish pacing (not that I have anything against them), but a big-budgeted mainstream feature with...
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    Official Anime/Manga Discussion Thread

    I've been watching the new Jojo's Bizarre Adventure series, and I absolutely love it. I think I recall someone talking about this series several pages back, and how it seamlessly integrates an 80's manga (still being serialized to this day) into a modern anime that enjoys every contemporary...
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    Shin Megami Tensei IV: The Thread

    I really want this game, but it's a tad too pricey for me. I don't know if the game is $50 by default, or if it's $50 because of all the cool stuff you're getting; but I can live without all the supplements and prefer getting the game by itself, should it cost cheaper that way. But if I do...
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    Official Anime/Manga Discussion Thread

    I began watching Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince, as I've recently grown to like the anime that were written by Reiko Yoshida (K-on!, Aria, Girls und Panzer, etc.). I can admit that the robot and alien animations looked really cool, but I didn't like the writing, and I wished the characters were...
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    Booze Enthusiast

    Glenmorangie for me. I appreciate a good malt. Though there are times I prefer bourbon on a round ice.
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    Making a giant list of movies I need to see

    Man Redline is such a great movie. It seems to be that revival of unapologetic and pull-no-punches types of anime in a generation where there are less adventurous and experimental types of anime. Though I'm not sure if I understand your "strongest love for anime as a craft, not as an art"...
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    What Are YOU Listening To? - NE Music Thread

    Hate to admit it, but I actually discovered their music from the MGS 5-reveal trailer. But I did start listening to their other songs as a result. Their music is anything but garbage, know what I'm saying? Guess they were just trying to be ironic or something, I dunno. What I'm listening to...
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    Wii U Community Thread

    It's been a long while. Seeing that the IGN Wii/Wii U Board has become a large cluster-cuss of its former self, I think I'll be chilling here more often. Discussions are a lot more constructive, and I really love how there's a section for game criticism. Btw I'm having way too much fun playing...
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    Making a giant list of movies I need to see

    I definitely agree with your bit on Spielberg -- he's a versatile director and makes very good movies without question; but his films aren't as thematically interesting as say, Coens', Scorsese's, Kurosawa's, or Scott's. If you ever have the time to check out at least one of these filmmakers, I...
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    What are your Top 10 3DS games?

    I don't own ten 3DS games yet, but I can list down the ones I really liked so far: - Fire Emblem Awakening - Kid Icarus Uprising - Tales of the Abyss - Super Mario Land 3D - Mighty Switch Force
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    Could the Videogame Industry crash again ?

    I imagine the industry crashing not by inflated budgets and the closings of studios as a result; but getting smaller, rather, and more niche with the frequency of indie-game production. Development studios will focus on making smaller and more unique experiences whether they're on handhelds...
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    Wii U Community Thread

    Damn. I've got that feeling when I trade something I wanted so much for something else that I totally needed. Spent money that I wanted to get Fire Emblem Awakening DLC and used it on film rolls that I needed for photography. I've got a spiffy SLR camera that I didn't know my family still had...
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