Regardless of whether it stumbles a little and doesn't manage an astonishing rating, I think at this point safe bet is they pulled it off just by virtue of releasing a sci-fi movie about a takling Racoon and a sentient tree and the entire audience not responding with bafflement. » 7/25/14 7:03pm Friday 7:03pm

Soooooo, is it just that the lower level zones are just a bad foot forward? Because after the tutorial I had a hard time slogging through the 'Move to one camp, please kill the local wildlife! Good job, now move to the next one and handle this other local wildlife.' Annnnnd I basically couldn't get hooked in at all. » 7/24/14 5:10pm Thursday 5:10pm

Because the second you do that you create a gray market where people buy up tickets with no intention to go and see them but every intention to sell them, because people will pay, either because they're that big of a fan (and it'll quickly be the ONLY way in) or because they've got money on say, the marvel panel and… » 7/24/14 4:53pm Thursday 4:53pm

About Arvo: What's even stranger is that he was deliberately trying to stash or ditch the drugs, not load them, but was extremely upset at the idea of you possibly stealing them. I have a feeling he's sort of in a crap situation: He's someone with mobility problems with in a frigging zombie apocalypse, so he's… » 7/24/14 1:51pm Thursday 1:51pm

They found impressions of juvenile Trees with proto-feathers. It's not 100% certain adults kept them. The idea that many dinosaurs were feathered is the scientific consensus now though. It's media and people who are slower to adopt. (Well that and museums who can't afford to renovate). » 7/24/14 10:22am Thursday 10:22am

One thing a few replies are missing is the Japanese owner of said Macross Franchise is very pissed off to find out they essentially signed away their rights to Macross in the west and basically refuses to give them much of anything (getting the subtitled Macross to America was a Herculean effort). We will, in all… » 7/22/14 11:50am 7/22/14 11:50am

I'm watching the dota2 international tourney via a stream for new viewers with an 11 million prize pool. It's fascinating how much traction games as a spectator sport is gaining traction. Some people are asking how do many people can watch something with so much arcane and insular rules and strategy. Which is… » 7/18/14 6:13pm 7/18/14 6:13pm