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Eight Games That Made You Want to Smash the Controller

Posted on 11 November 2011 by Charles B. French

Some games are works of wonder and beauty, and playing them reaffirms our humanity. When life is hard and stressful, those games make us forget our worries and allow us to relax, giving us a rejuvenating boost that allows us to face another day.

These are not those games. These games make our urge to kill rise just a little bit each time until we prove critics right about video games causing violence by hunting down the level designer and throttling him. Instead, though, we have to stifle those murderous urges, especially since we’re more likely to take them out on our poor controller.

Today I’m chronicling eight games that made us want to destroy our controllers, from the old-school difficulty of the NES all the way to the modern era. The mere mention of these games, and certain levels within, will send gaming veterans into fits of PTSD. For every pleasant gaming memory, there is also one of these:

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Episode 22: Noob Radio (yes we changed our name)

Posted on 10 February 2011 by TH3 No08

This week on Noob Radio Richard and Christian discuss why Fox News hates video games, what big name actor is not returning to The Dark Night Rises, and all their favorite movie trailers that premiered during last sunday’s Super Bowl. All this and much much more on this episode of Noob Radio…

We changed the name of our show but everything else is still the same. No reason why, just thought this one sounded cooler…

Here’s this weeks rundown of the show…

Last Sunday was Superbowl regardless of game its about the commercials, 3 million dollars for 30 seconds…
Superbowl commercial favorites…

QUICK HITS…

Movie News…
Liam Neeson Will NOT Return As Ra

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Episode 21:The Noob Rises

Posted on 04 February 2011 by TH3 No08

This week on the noobnews podcast, Richard and Christian discuss Joseph Gordon Levitt joining the cast of The Dark Knight Rises, the new segment “The Comic Break” brought to you by comicbreak.com, as well as all the Superman casting news you can fit in a pair of red tights. All this and much much more on this episode of The Noob News…

Here’s this weeks rundown…
Quick Hits…

movie news…

Joseph Gordon levitt signed on to Dark Night rises, who would you like to see him play? no riddler or joker in this movie, i could see him as a young dick grayson perhaps?.

television news…

Will ferrell will be doing a 4 episode stint as a saber manager helping to fill in for michael scott when he exits the show
later this season,

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Ever wonder what job you would hold in the Star Wars Universe?

Posted on 02 February 2011 by TH3 No08

If you’ve ever wondered what job you would hold were you living in the Star Wars Universe (and haven’t we all at one time or another) then check out this handy chart I found over at onlineschools.org. Very cool. Incidentally, and much like the real world, there are no podcasting jobs in the StarWars universe. Maybe I’ll try the Potter Universe…

What Star Wars Occupation Best Suits You?

Via: Online Schools

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Tom Welling in his Superman Jacket!

Posted on 01 February 2011 by TH3 No08

This from GeekTyrant.com

The CW just released this new picture of Smallville’s Tom Welling wearing his new “Superman” jacket. Slowly but surely they seem to piecing his outfit together. I expect in an upcoming episode he will receive a pair of red underwear after Ma Kent leaves them in the wash with her red sock collection…

Smallville returns with on 2/4 with the episode “Collateral” on The CW.

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Episode 20: The season finale

Posted on 27 January 2011 by TH3 No08

This week on thenoobnews podcast Richard and Christian are joined in studio by Matt Jones to discuss why Christopher Nolan wasn’t nominated for best director, why

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Episode 19: King of the Rats

Posted on 21 January 2011 by TH3 No08

This week on the podcast, Richard and Christian discuss Arnold Schwarzenegger’s future film choices, Anne Hathaway being cast in the upcoming Batman sequel, as well as all the winners from this years Golden Globe Awards. All this and much, much more on this episode of The Noob News.

Welcome to the show outline, here’s the rundown…

Intro

Quick Hits…

Movie news
Apparently Arnold has reported that he’s currently reading 3 scripts 1 is CRUSADE with Paul Verhoeven.

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Steve Carell Leaving The Office Early…

Posted on 14 January 2011 by TH3 No08

This from Vulture… Steve Carell’s character Micheal Scott of The Office will be leaving before the season finale.

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An interesting piece of Dexter art…

Posted on 11 January 2011 by TH3 No08

For all you Dexter fans out there who have been having trouble keeping track of

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Check out the zombie webseries “Bite Me”

Posted on 31 December 2010 by TH3 No08

Here at thenoobnews we’re all big fans of the web series. Short pieces of entertainment spread out over a couple of weeks that keep you coming back again and again is always in high demand and it looks like we’ve found another one for you to check out.

The webseries “Bite Me” was created by the makers of the video game “Dead Rising 2″ as a piece of viral marketing but it turned out to be a pretty cool series. Anyways the latest episode was just posted. Enjoy…

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Episode 15: The year in review

Posted on 23 December 2010 by TH3 No08

This Week on thenoobnews.com podcast Richard and Christian discuss the impending death of Indiana Jones, the Playstation Networks huge Tuesday demo drop, as well as a their favorite movies, games, tv shows and comics. All this and much much more on this episode of the noob news.

Here’s the rundown for this weeks episode…

intro
xmas chat
best christmas gift ever recieved

Christians Favorite gift

Richard’s Favorite Gift

This Weeks Podcast giveaway

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Red State trailer hits the interwebz…

Posted on 23 December 2010 by TH3 No08

Kevin Smith hates the press but apparently loves the interwebz cause that’s where he dropped an early teaser for his latest flick “RED STATE”. We’ve discussed on the podcast over the last few months our general feelings regarding this film and his approach to distribution and marketing of it and this trailer doesn’t really change any feelings I have for what he’s trying to do. Smith lists the Weinsteins in the credits (Harvey Boys) so I’m assuming he’s got distribution so we may not be treated to the public spectacle of a post screening auction like he promised but as long as it gets out there I guess that’s really all that matters. The trailer looks interesting, lots of action, creepy looking small town folk, and lots of random gun fire.

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Episode 14: The Scottish Ninja Invasion

Posted on 16 December 2010 by TH3 No08

This week on thenoobnews.com podcast Richard, Christian, and Mario discuss John Favreau leaving Iron Man 3, The big winners from the Spike TV Video Game Awards,

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Tree of Life Trailer is Online!

Posted on 16 December 2010 by Christian

The trailer forTerrence Malick’s long awaited film

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‘Fast Five’ Trailer Hits

Posted on 16 December 2010 by Christian

Fast Five, the fifth

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See Shortlist for Lead in Universal’s ‘Snow White’

Posted on 16 December 2010 by Christian

There’s big movement on

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‘Inception’ Easily Tops DVD, Blu-ray Sales Charts

Posted on 16 December 2010 by Christian

Summit’s “Twilight Saga: Eclipse” was the No. 2 best-selling disc.

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Sandra Bullock Is People’s ‘Most Intriguing’ Person of 2010

Posted on 16 December 2010 by Christian

Sarah Palin, Nicki Minaj also made the list, as did Mel Gibson, who ended up in the “Hall of Shame.”

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock was singled out from a headline-making crowd of notables that included everyone from

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X-MEN ARCADE VIDEO GAME RETURNS

Posted on 16 December 2010 by Christian

“X-Men Arcade”, the classic KONAMI sidescroller, is back, available for download today on a number of consoles including

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Iron Man 3: Rift with Robert Downey Jr. Reason for Jon Favreau’s Departure?

Posted on 15 December 2010 by Christian

Comparing

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