May201303

Red 2 Movie Trailer0

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Everyone has at least one or two movies that you weren’t able to catch in theaters, and for whatever reason they still remain elusive.  Red, which originally debuted in 2010 and starred Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, is one of those movies, and now I am in “urgent watch” mode because Red 2, with its official trailer above, will hit theaters this coming July.  There’s still plenty of time, but this now series looks too good to pass up.  John Malkovich looks hysterical, and Anthony Hopkins looks like he may be making a Tom Cruise/Les Grossman cameo/supporting actor … okay, maybe not Les Grossman-good, but it looks like Hannibal Lector may be stealing the show.  Looking forward to July!

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Apr201310

Odd Gaming Tributes: The Elevator1

Posted like a champ in Play

After more than 160 years since its invention, the elevator remains arguably one of the most socially-awkward environments today.  Everyone stares straight ahead, talking is strictly forbidden, and everyone is hoping in the back of their mind that the lift doesn’t get stuck.  Or that Hannibal Lecter isn’t hiding on top of it.  Gaming has incorporated the awkward, but useful invention since the 1980’s in some very memorable games, such as TMNT: Turtles in Time, and the very first Mass Effect.  So how the heck does an elevator garner its own tribute on SQ?  Well, we labeled it as an “odd” gaming tribute, so we think that justifies the love, however through our nearly twenty some odd years of gaming experience, we’ve come to notice a few awesome trends that all revolve around the epic experience that is the virtual elevator; click that attractive link below for full, scientific results.

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