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At one time, now-defunct publisher Acclaim was offering to pay families to advertise Shadow Man 2 on a deceased loved one's headstone.



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CaptainExplosion said:

Could this be the real reason Nintendo doesn't have many fans in Australia?

That was actually creepy



Cerebralbore101 said:
CaptainExplosion said:

Could this be the real reason Nintendo doesn't have many fans in Australia?

I don't think that's real. CGI like that shouldn't have been available in 1987.

That is not CGI. That's the demons of hell boasting about their invincible armies. They just happen to like the NES.



You know it deserves the GOTY.

Come join The 2018 Obscure Game Monthly Review Thread.

This has to be up there.



PS4(PS5 Soon)and PC gaming

There's only 2 races: White and 'Political Agenda'
2 Genders: Male and 'Political Agenda'
2 Hairstyles for female characters: Long and 'Political Agenda'
2 Sexualities: Straight and 'Political Agenda'

RolStoppable said:
Veknoid_Outcast said:

This one is pretty bad:

Straight from the Al Bundy playbook: "If God had wanted that women play bowling, he would have put their breasts on their back!"

There's some of interesting stuff in this thread, but none more so than you quoting Al Bundy.



- "If you have the heart of a true winner, you can always get more pissed off than some other asshole."

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SanAndreasX said:

I think that one wins. It doesn't even make sense as an analogy for always online, at least not a good one.



Lifetime Sales Predictions 

Switch: 144 million (was 73, then 96, then 113 million, then 125 million)

PS5: 105 million Xbox Series S/X: 60 million

PS4: 120 mil (was 100 then 130 million, then 122 million) Xbox One: 51 mil (was 50 then 55 mil)

3DS: 75.5 mil (was 73, then 77 million)

"Let go your earthly tether, enter the void, empty and become wind." - Guru Laghima

Trying to make Yoshi's Story, obviously a kids game, look cool to teenagers was probably not the smartest idea.

Wtf is this even. Bizarre, uncomfortable, no message, nothing.



GoOnKid said:

Trying to make Yoshi's Story, obviously a kids game, look cool to teenagers was probably not the smartest idea.

Speaking of Yoshi...



Bofferbrauer2 said:
GoOnKid said:

Trying to make Yoshi's Story, obviously a kids game, look cool to teenagers was probably not the smartest idea.

Speaking of Yoshi...

Can't imagine where they got the idea



Bite my shiny metal cockpit!

Leynos said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

Speaking of Yoshi...

Can't imagine where they got the idea

Okay I almost puked now. Enough internet for today.