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Teen Ignores Safety from Deadly Tornado to Play Fortnite

To Close for Comfort or Better luck Next Time?

 

When you here the sirens go off for a tornado the first thing you think of is to seek shelter, correct? Some of us might even go as far as to see it for themselves or watch the News on TV to see which direction its going in. Not for one teen in Greensboro, North Carolina, which the tornado left a complete path of destruction, laying waste to trees and house in its path.

“I was sitting at home and I was playing *Fortnite, and all of sudden, I hear a bunch of noise, I look out the window and I started seeing the roof come off the houses in front of me.”

Apparently Williams was in the Final match of his game and only had just a few people left in it and was wanting to finish it but when all hell started to break lose that’s when William’s, his sister and nephew went to the bathroom and seeked shelter. From what William’s told reporters, all he could think about it finishing he match in Fortnite. Thankfully no one was hurt and he has resumed playing his game.

Seriously!! What in the name of almighty God was that boy thinking?! You are an inch away from death but that last kill count is more important to you then your siblings life or you life for that matter! This is a serious issue and would board line video game addiction, which I myself have been a part of. What do you think about it? Is that final kill count that important to you? Do you know somebody that is like that? Are you like that? Let me know what you think in the comments!!!!!

*Fortnite- Released in 2017 is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly and published by Epic Games.

Billy Mitchell “MASTER of DONKEY KONG” Stripped from HALL of FAME in Scandal

A Legend Wiped from Existence…

Billy Mitchell became a legend after he set the high score in DONKEY KONG and being featured in a full length documentary. Now he has been stripped of his title after a scandal hit the retro gaming community. Twin Galaxies reported that some of Mitchell’s records were not obtained on either Donkey Kong or Pac-Man but instead a MAME Emulator, which is a violation of Twin Galaxies rules.

One of the rules that Twin Galaxies has is that you must submit an original score using an original arcade board and Billy Mitchell has said that everything is valid but unfortunately a couple of days ago, GWR (Guinness World Record) sided with Twin Galaxies being their source of verification for all game related records. Not only does this mean that his Donkey Kong Score is wiped from existence but also his PAC-MAN Record will be wiped as well.

For of those who do not know of Billy Mitchell, He set one of the Highest scores in the world in 1999 or should I say a complete Perfect score in Pac-Man. He was also in the full documentary King of Kong: A Fist Full Of Kong were it followed Steve Wiebe’s attempt to beat Billy’s record in Donkey Kong.

What do you think? Do you think that Twin Galaxies is being Just or Unfair? Should Billy be wiped from the board forever? Let me know what you think!

PUMA X SEGA RS-0 SONIC SHOES

GO KICKY FAST AND FEEL LIKE SONIC

It seems that we will be able to go super sonic speed this summer with an all new shoe line with PUMA! Collaborating with SEGA making what we think is Sonic The hedgehog inspired shoes. At first glance, the teaser shows Classic Sonic running across the screen while the SEGA logo appears with the famous SEGA sound and then we are treated with various videos of Sonic zipping around levels from past games. WAY COOL!! While the video shows a sneaker in mosaic, I can’t wait to see what it really will look like. RS-0 Sonic is a reworked line of the PUMA 80’s Running line all the while with SEGA SONIC colors and design!

Although an official design has yet to be revealed, the release date is soon, June 2018. My speculations look like green hill zone on the bottom and Sonic colors on top. When sneakers go outside of lesser know subjects such as cartoons they sometimes are more successful since they tend to go outside of their respected market and reach mainstay audience. Earlier this year Adidas worked in Dragonball Z and Vans did a Spongebob theme with theirs.

HOLIDAYS (2016)

Boredom and Weird in one Package

Another Anthology movie that takes the Holidays and pits its it in the most boring horror movie way. They take seven holidays; Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Christmas and New Years and try to provide a creepy movie yet fail in doing so. There are some moments in the film that do provide a weird atmosphere but fall short in providing the horror element. I have skipped watching this one seeing other people comments on the movie but the reason I had to watch it was because of Seth Green and even with him in one of the shorts, it really didn’t make the movie any better. He did do a good job acting and he does have that funny portrayal that makes him well him.

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With out spoiling the movie, Valentines Day was just down right weird and about a girl on the swim team that look as weird as the character she portraits. Oh did I forget she has a crush on her swim coach? Yeah things only get weird from there. Nothing out of the ordinary or really for the horror genre either.

St. Patrick’s Day was probably the weirdest one out of the bunch. Following a school teacher and meeting a very peculiar student that doesn’t smile all while when she gets home is somewhat narrated by her mother via voicemail. After that there was something about a pregnancy and snakes?… yeah the snake thing was really weird. You would have to watch it yourself to find out. And what was up with the animal heads on human bodies?

Mothers Day was just boring but it wasn’t until Fathers day when it really got good. This single short was really good and the music set the atmosphere. It follows a woman who has thought her father was dead until one day she received a tape and tape deck. I really don’t want to spoil this short because it really hit the ball out of the park! If all else only watch this movie for this short.

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Easter way just another weird one with a bunny man/Jesus character and I really don’t know how to explain it but the character itself was just terrible to look at. You could clearly tell that the guy had a rubber mask on and the make up effects where terrible as well.

The rest of the film just completely bored me to death, enough for me not to want to talk about them anymore. I do love the Horror anthology film genre that is coming out and the ones that are already out aren’t to bad to watch. This movie however is just plain boring and uninteresting to watch . If you haven’t seen this movie yet only watch it for FATHER’S DAY, it was the best one out of them all.

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