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The Matrix lobby scene re-cut with an a capella soundtrack

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Videos

I submit to you, the lobby scene from The Matrix. The original score has been stripped away, and replaced by an a capella re-enactment, including gun sound effects. Enjoy.


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Son Shoots Parents When They Deny Him Halo

Daniel PetricTo teen Daniel Petric, Halo 3 is more than just a game. He became so angry at not being able to play it that he shot his father and killed his mother with his dad’s gun. Apparently, his parents didn’t want him to buy the game and caught him with it when he tried to sneak it into the house. Father Mark then put it in a lockbox in his closet that housed a 9mm handgun until his son retrieved both. Daniel’s lawyers claim their client has been under stress because after an accident and staph infection, he had been homebound for a year with nothing to do but watch TV and play video games. Daniel and Mark, can you say books?

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Gameplay Showcases Shooting

GameTrailers.com has footage of the gameplay from upcoming game Metroid Prime 3: Corruption showcasing some of the heavier shooting action compared to previous Prime games. This is apparently a conscious decision by developer Retro Studios. Talking to EGM in their September issue, Senior Producer Bryan Walker said, “In the first two games, we never really concentrated on the shooting. The Wii controller allows the combat to be better, more intuitive, and I feel we could incorporate more of that into the game.”

Metroid Prime 3 is scheduled to be released on August 27.


Playstation 3 Campers Shot By BBs

Posted by Christopher Sasaki Categories: Culture, PlayStation 3

PS3 Line ShootingWKYT in Kentucky is reporting that people camping for the Playstation 3 in Lexington were hit by a drive-by shooting involving BB guns. Fortunately, none were severely hurt. However, for campers whose biggest concern is usually the weather, this would be a shock. While the attack feels like a prank, there does seem to be some tension due to the extremely limited supply of consoles that Sony is making available on launch day.

Read More | WKYT

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