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11 virus outbreaks in popular media

With the Corona virus outbreak happening at this moment, a little part in us is curious about potential ‘what if’-situations. This is proven by the recent popularity of Contagion (2011) in the Apple iTunes movie store. Let’s have a look at some other examples of popular media like movies, video games and even board games which use a virus outbreak as their main theme. (You won’t find any extraterrestrial viruses or zombiepocalypse movies in here by the way.)

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10 times Santa appeared in video games

Christmas is here and apart of seeing our families, we get the chance to dedicate some time to our favorite activity: Gaming! But how do you stay in the christmas spirit? Easy all you need to do is play Christmas Video games! Here are 10 games in which you can meet Santa. Continue reading

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Demolition (2015) is an entertaining movie about grief

Demolition is a movie about a successful investment banker Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal) who abruptly loses his wife in a car crash. During the rest of the movie we see how he deals with this loss during the first weeks after it happened.  Continue reading

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Is Disney Plus worth it or not?

So Disney Plus is here. At least in The Netherlands. A new VOD-competitor in a market that is quickly becoming a little bit crowded. The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest media conglomerates that actually dares to enter the VOD-market with its own streaming platform. The Netherlands is lucky to be the test market and as I am living there, I am willing to share you a few reasons why this new VOD platform will not be the one you should sign up for (yet). Off we go! Continue reading

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Dog Day Afternoon; One of the best heist movies ever made

Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 classic piece of film by director Sidney Lumet. It is often referenced as being the classic example of a perfect heist movie. Al Pacino plays the main character Sonny Wortzik in this movie, which is inspired by a robbery on a Brooklyn bank by John Wojtowicz (Sonny) and Salvatore Naturale (John Cazale) in 1972.

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8 times Super Mario jumped on other platforms

Mario Kart Tour and Dr Mario World are almost coming to iOS and Android! Though Super Mario is always considered to be a Nintendo-exclusive character this won’t be the first time he’ll appear on a third party platform. Here are 8 cases of Super Mario starring on Non-Nintendo systems. Continue reading

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9 amazing local multiplayer video games

With modern video games mainly focussing on online multiplayer, local multiplayer slowly fades into oblivion. However during the good old days there were a few awesome titles that deserve some attention and are still incredibly fun to play. Here are 9 amazing classic couch multiplayer games you should play right now! Continue reading

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GTA remakes incoming!!! (Let’s hope so, right?)

Over the last three gaming generations you could safely state that the Grand Theft Auto franchise is one of the most popular ones around. With GTA V still selling like hotcakes, it wouldn’t be a crazy idea to bring the older GTA games as remakes to modern console, right? Millions of gamers probably wanna play these games again, so why shouldn’t we be able to. Continue reading

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6 reasons why Sin City 2 sucked

The original Sin City movie was released in 2005 and wowed the audiences with impressive special effects; stylish film noir visual effects and multiple great stories. So in 2014 the release of Sin City 2 should’ve topped that with ease right? Well, unfortunately not. Sequels are often a lot worse than the originals, but Sin City 2 takes this to the extreme. In this article I will give you six reasons why Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For was so much worse than the original. Continue reading

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Remaster, Remake, Reboot or just a port?

Remastering or remaking a video game is kinda hot nowadays. We see a lot of these classic video games getting a second chance and by a lot I mean like … a lot! But people seem to be confused about whether a game is called a remake, a reboot or a remaster. Or something completely else of course. In this article I will try to settle the debate. I will explain once and for all in which category your newly released old video game belongs to.

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