A lot of the science fiction that's appeared on TV over the years isn't exactly what sci-fi fans would call "hardcore," from goofy procedurals with light futuristic elements to animated comedies like Rick and Morty. Altered Carbon doesn't have that problem. Netflix's latest original show throws so many far out sci-fi concepts at you in its first 30 minutes, let alone across the whole 10-episode season, that it's often hard to keep track of what's going on from one scene to the next. But for those who stick with it, Altered Carbon is an engrossing show with fascinating ideas that it sees through all the way to the end. The core premise isn't too hard to grasp: Thanks to an invention called the "cortical stack," humans are effectively immortal. Your personality and memories--everything that makes you "you"--exists in your stack, which nests embedded in your spine. If your body (or "sleeve," as the show says) dies, you can be "re-sleeved," as long as your stack remains intact. The show … [Read more...] about Netflix’s Altered Carbon Is Some Incredibly Hardcore Sci-Fi
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Despite the countless Dragon Ball games that have appeared since the manga debuted in the mid-'80s, the series has never needed them to sustain its popularity. Most are forgettable, some are good, and even fewer are truly great. Thanks to developer Arc System Works' particular talents, Dragon Ball FighterZ is one of the great ones, if not the best yet. Even if you think Dragon Ball is old hat, and even if you're intimidated by fighting games, there's a good chance you'll be drawn into the explosive action and personalities that expertly evoke the anime's infectious spirit. Arc's prowess for making 3D assets look like 2D cel animation is as strong as ever, and its artists display a clear understanding of Dragon Ball's characteristic details. The screen is constantly filled with saturated colors and special effects, and super attacks are framed in a way that pull you out of the fight and into a momentary state of awe. Whether still or in motion, FighterZ's art looks like Dragon Ball at … [Read more...] about Dragon Ball FighterZ Review In Progress
Miami • The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President Donald Trump took office, many of them fearing their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the U.S. illegally, according to health advocates across the country. Trump based his campaign on promises to stop illegal immigration and deport any immigrants in the country illegally, but many legal residents and U.S. citizens are losing their health care as a result, advocates say. After Trump became president a year ago, “every single day families canceled” their Medicaid plans and “people really didn’t access any of our programs,” said Daniel Bouton, a director at the Community Council, a Dallas nonprofit that specializes in health care enrollment for low-income families. The trend stabilized a bit as the year went on, but it remains … [Read more...] about Legal immigrants avoid healthcare in fear of deportation by Trump
@PinchySkree said: @metalboi said: How would you two lemmings know if that was true or not when you guys are forever faithful to your master M$? My guess would be watching previous forced exclusives on streams or youtube and feeling like they got their moneys worth. Isn't that the way you enjoy most of Sony exclusive games? You simply hit play. :) … [Read more...] about The Most Anticipated PS4 exclusives in 2018
Everyone has games they bought that have just been left waiting to be played. Probably because they were cheap when you came across them or you just got hooked on another game. PC gamers for sure will have a library of games not touched because of sales. Here's mine.. PC: Fallout 4 MGSV Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain Vanquish AC Rogue AC Origins (currently playing) Watch Dogs 2 Switch: Zelda BOTW, i finished main story last night but still loads to do! PS4: The Last of us Horizon Zero Dawn Complete edition Uncharted 4 Uncharted The lost legacy Xbox … [Read more...] about Games you have bought but still need to play.
No, i always used 3D at its lowest because games looked more crisp but a lot of games had terrible performance using it. Most people don't give a shit about the 3D and always had it turned off. That's why Nintendo didn't bother with the latest versions of the handheld, It was just a gimmick at the time that didn't take off. No one wants it, it will cost more and impact performance. … [Read more...] about Would you like to see a Switch with a 3D feature?
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The first rule of fighting games is to make sure your fundamentals are rock solid. If the foundation of your play isn't on point, you'll never be considered a viable competitor. The whiffed launch of Street Fighter V showed that this mantra is as applicable to the game as it is to the people playing it. When it launched in 2016 Street Fighter V had a strong gameplay core, but the emaciated frame containing it couldn't stand up to its contemporaries. A lack of modes that are considered staples for the series and the absence of tools to teach newcomers how to play left all but the most experienced fighting game aficionados out in the cold. This, unfortunately, came to define the discussion surrounding Street Fighter V, and although Capcom introduced offline modes and a suite of training options in the following months, that grey cloud has continued to linger over it. Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, however, represents a new beginning. Arriving two years after the game's initial launch, … [Read more...] about Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Review
A new year means a new selection of movies and TV shows arriving on Netflix. We're now well into January, and this month, a number of films, shows, and specials will debut on the streaming service, including several Netflix Originals.The most notable arrival is the Batman series of films. Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman & Robin are all now available to stream, having been added as of January 1. Additionally, Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins have also debuted. They were joined by all four movies in the Lethal Weapon series, National Treasure, and The Godfather trilogy.When it comes to TV, January has brought new seasons of originals One Day at a Time, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Grace and Frankie, and The Adventures of Puss in Boots. Among other arrivals are all five seasons of Showtime's Episodes, the second season of Colony, and a new batch of Eastsiders episodes.Sadly, along with the arrivals come the months departures. Leaving Netflix in January are … [Read more...] about Netflix January 2018: What’s New? All The Latest Movies, Original Series, And TV Shows Detailed
There's a line in Episode 4 of Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within that serves as an evocative metaphor for the dynamic between Batman and Joker--or more aptly for the Telltale series, Bruce Wayne and John Doe: "We're two threads in the same stitch, bound together...even under strain." Across the previous three episodes, events have transpired to pull at the fabric of their relationship, and in Episode 4, the two threads begin to fray. What Ails You is a standout episode with strong writing, compelling performances, and decision-making moments that feel like they have significant consequences. The star is John, the would be Joker, who finally unravels, going from the well-meaning if a bit unhinged friend to something much closer to the Clown Prince of Crime we're used to seeing terrorize Gotham City and Batman. However, since developer Telltale has been building towards this from the very start, the shift is the culmination of a slow descent into madness instead of a leap, and it's … [Read more...] about Batman: The Enemy Within