Game Review: Horizon Zero Dawn – Our old new future

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Release Date: 2017

Developer(s): Guerilla Games

Publisher(s): Sony Computer Entertainment

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Book Review: Pteromantyls – Are they Nars or are they Whals?

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“The pteromantyl was about four feet long with large bat-like wings and olive green skin. Its legs were bird like, bending backwards at the knees. Its arms, torso and face were like a human’s, but with a beak for a nose and its head was pointed in the back with horse-like ears. It looked half human and half pterodactyl.”

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TropicalMary’s 10 Quotes of the Week – Winters Heat

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“The woman jumped from her crouch in the corner. She fumbled toward the busted door, arms outstretched, wailing a determined cry. He hooked an arm around her waist. She flailed, arms pumping and legs bicycling the Tour de France.” (p. 8) Kindle Edition Continue reading

TBT Movie Review: Pitch Black – The Hunter Becomes the Hunted

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Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror

Director: David Twohy

Running Time: 109 Minutes

“You aren’t afraid of the dark, are you?”

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Coming Soon: Marauders [Trailer]

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I’m just interested in seeing Bruce Willis not cast as a John McClane stereotype. This looks genuinely interesting.

The blurb reads: “An untraceable group of elite bank robbers is chased by a suicidal FBI Agent who uncovers a deeper purpose behind the robbery-homicides.”

Release date: 1 July 2016

Game Review: Bloodborne – You’ve got red on you

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Release Date: 2015

Developer(s): FromSoftware

Publisher(s): Sony Computer Entertainment

Platforms: PS4 (Exclusive)

It was either this or The Order: 1886. Both are set in an some approximation of Victorian England. Both had compelling plots and highly cinematic trailers, and both were Playstation exclusives. After much debate and asking around, the resounding advice from friends (online and domestic) and family was to get Bloodborne. Unlike Stygian Mole, I am not an RPG player and was understandably apprehensive when I started this graphic tour de force. Continue reading

Movie Review: Mad Max – Fury Road (Super Smash Bros. Edition)

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Genre: Action/Adventure

Director: George Miller

Running Time: 120 Minutes

From the Director of “Babe – Pig in the City” and “Happy Feet”

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