I’M TWENTY-NINE TODA…er…uh…YESTERDAY!!! – WIRed #90

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It’s time for Episode 90 of WIRed (dear God, only 10 more episodes until WIRed #100), where newly-minted 29-year-old Montez McCrary discusses buildings that used to be Pizza Huts, how to resize ANY YouTube video, why the censored screens in South Park: The Stick of Truth are hilarious, and my WrestleMania weekend back in 2006! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “I’M TWENTY-NINE TODA…er…uh…YESTERDAY!!! – WIRed #90”

The Hilarious Censored Screens from ‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’

Around this time last week, South Park: The Stick of Truth was released and has been widely praised by critics and gamers alike. The game, containing a mix of indelicate humor and Obsidian-style roleplay, now has the honorable distinction of being the first licensed South Park game that wasn’t disappointing and/or just sucked. Of course, due to the nature of the show’s content and language, some regional versions contained completely censored game sequences. I present to you all, the alternative censored screens that European and Australian console gamers see instead of the original scenes from South Park: The Stick of Truth. They are quite amusing, also LANGUAGE AND SPOILERS AFTER THE BREAK!

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Thanks For The Memories, THQ. Long Live THQ (Franchises)!

Fade to Black…

Well, we saw this coming from a mile away.  The last couple of years for THQ had been a little financially unstable and touch-and-go, but last week it seems that long-time game publisher THQ has finally gone out of business. This is especially sad as I, myself, had been a fan of the company’s games over the years, including Darksiders, Saint’s Row, the WWE games, and the upcoming South Park game. Even after entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy and trying to keep the company together via getting bought by a single bidder, the company instead saw its game development studios and intellectual properties sold off to various game companies (like Ubisoft, SEGA, Crytek, etc.) at auction last week to bidders.   Continue reading “Thanks For The Memories, THQ. Long Live THQ (Franchises)!”