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Thread: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and the New York Review

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    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and the New York Review

    http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog...ky-video-game/

    I'm not sure what the point of this article is, but when The New York Review of Books (not to be confused with the New York Times Book Review) writes about a video game, it seems important.

    Also, anyone who liked Tarkovskii's film should read Zona.

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    "Tasteless menus"?

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    I think this could've been dumped in the 2012 Game Journalism thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Many Jars View Post
    "Tasteless menus"?
    I had forgotten that the menus were made entirely of penises.

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    Would've been totally epic if it had ended with some random review score, like 7/10.

    Now it just makes me sad about STALKER 2.

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    Administrator World's End Supernova Tom Chick's Avatar
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    That's cool that Tarkovskii made a movie based on the videogame and that the New York Times wrote about it. I'm going to have to see that someday.

    -Tom

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    New Romantic RichVR's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcjhicks View Post
    I had forgotten that the menus were made entirely of penises.
    Epeens. There's a difference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Chick View Post
    That's cool that Tarkovskii made a movie based on the videogame and that the New York Times wrote about it. I'm going to have to see that someday.

    -Tom
    Psssh, everybody knows that movies based on video games are totally awful.

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    Administrator World's End Supernova Tom Chick's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Citiznmatt View Post
    Psssh, everybody knows that movies based on video games are totally awful.
    The two or three parts of the Resident Evil movies that don't suck would like to have a word with you.

    -Tom

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    It may at first seem improbable that a decades-old art film in which very little happens could be embellished with firefights and mutant psychics and converted into a violent action game.
    Yes, that does seem improbable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citiznmatt View Post
    Psssh, everybody knows that movies based on video games are totally awful.
    I would agree except I haven't seen Battleship yet, so I don't have a full sample size to judge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Chick View Post
    The two or three parts of the Resident Evil movies that don't suck would like to have a word with you.

    -Tom
    Yeah... Milla... ::sigh::

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