Geek News Round Up

Recent Geek News

Every week we read a lot of news covering the geek and otaku community. Here are some of our favorites.

· In the past, there was a tradition in the U.S. military to paint pin-ups on aircrafts. Today, that tradition lives on in Japan. But there’s an important difference: they’re anime girls, and they’re not only on aircrafts, but also recruitment posters.
· With the comments of Alex Trebek on a recent episode of Jeopardy, the nerdcore community has come together for this diss track.
· Sometimes, developers put stuff inside of a game that players are never supposed to see. Such was the case with the original Paper Mario, which apparently had a bunch of dialogue that was not discovered until very recently.
· GameStop Now Accepting Trade-Ins Of Select Retro Games And Gear.
· Some time ago, the “Impossible Coin” was discovered in Super Mario 64. It took 18 years to finally collect. Mario 64 guru Scott “pannenkoek2012″ Buchanan recently discovered a new, unobtainable coin in Tiny Huge Island.
· Sonic Utopia is a fan-made game being made by a small team who want to“expand on Sonic gameplay in an intuitive way in 3D”, while at the same time “capture the best of Sonic’s style and tie it together in a cohesive experience”.
· Long Lost SNES Rayman Game Discovered After 24 Years.
· Players Have Spent Years Trying To Get Peach To Save Herself In Paper Mario


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