The Courtroom: 4 Reasons Why Batman vs. Superman Needs to Change Its Release Date

In lieu of Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn’s admission that they are “struggling with” their decision to debut Captain America 3 the same day as rival studio’s Batman vs. Superman on May 6, 2016, I decided to compile a few reasons why I believe the onus is on Warner Bros. to change …

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The Courtroom: It’s Time Bill Snyder Got Some Credit

Hey there folks, it’s time to talk some football. While there were plenty of headlines to be made this past weekend in both the college ranks and the NFL (most notably the horrible officiating), I have decided to talk about something that I feel hasn’t gotten enough attention: Kansas State …

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The Courtroom: Hitman: Absolution Trailer: A Discourse on Sexuality in Video Games

There’s been a lot of talk going around about the latest Hitman: Absolution, which is apparently sexist toward women. I’m here to tell you it’s not–if observed through proper context. First off, we’re talking about Hitman here. Hitman for Christ’s sake! The entire Hitman universe is dark, gritty, and non-sensical. …

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The Courtroom: Should Developers Package Demos with Lesser Known Games?

With the release of Dragon’s Dogma yesterday (which Kirk Thornton did the voice direction for), it got me thinking about a topic I’ve had on my mind for a while: should moar developers package demos of highly anticipated games with lesser known titles? As you may well know (or not know), …

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The Courtroom: 7 Nintendo Characters That Deserve Their Own Game

Nintendo has provided us with some incredible franchises over the years. However, some detractors criticize Nintendo’s milking of certain franchise characters. It’s no secret that Nintendo thrives on their AAA titles, and that many game companies do not take the risk of creating a new franchise. What can be done …

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Mecha Monday x The Courtroom: Gundam Idealism

At Anime Boston 2012, I attended a panel hosted by Charles Dunbar of Study of Anime called “The Honor of a Greater Power: Activism and Politics in Gundam.” There were two other guys co-hosting the panel with Charles: Doug Wilder of Animecons.com and Tomoaki Ishigaki. The panel was ok; inevitably, …

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The Courtroom Special feat. Hippiefreak of Anime Tree Part 3 of 3: American Views on Asians

(Continued from Part 2) Judge:  Hmmm that’s interesting.  In high school, no one I knew liked anime.  I wasn’t as big into it as I am now, but that’s because I have people to share my interest with.  Sharing culture is great as it promotes interest.  Hmmm anything else on this part? …

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The Courtroom Special feat. Hippiefreak of Anime Tree Part 2 of 3: Appreciating Culture

Last time, on Moar Powah Z! (part 1): Judge: Unfortunately, [racism] will never go away.  People will hate each other for silly reasons till the end of time.  We’re imperfect creatures.  Anybody who thinks otherwise is an idiot, plain and simple.  We’re never going to come to some ultimate understanding of …

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The Courtroom Special feat. Hippiefreak of Anime Tree Part 1 of 3: A Korean Perspective on Anime

Hey guys and welcome to a special three part edition of “The Courtroom.”  Hippiefreak of Anime Tree was kind enough to sit down and have a chat over some interesting topics.  I wanted to do some posts involving an Asian perspective on Asian things.  Part 1 deals with being Korean …

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