Modernizing Bully’s setting could solve many common immersion-destroying problems in open-world games

The Bully sequel that was allegedly in development and ended up being canceled, could have been the most immersive Rockstar game to date. Those were my thoughts while playing Bully (2006) for the first time recently. Experiencing the adventures of Jimmy Hopkins way after playing the Rockstar games that followed (specifically the last couple of Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption games), made me fantasize about what Bully 2 could have been.

Brutal, explicit, revolting, cruel, depraved, shocking, horrifying…

Photo: Produzioni Europee Associate, Les Productions Artistes Associés

Pasolini’s loosely adaptation of a book described by its author as “the most impure tale ever written” might be, almost 45 years later, the most disturbing film of all time.

Ante Inferno

Yesterday morning, for the purpose of writing an article about the most disturbing film I’ve ever seen, I re-watched Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma, Italy, 1975). It did not disturb me as much as when I watched it for the first time was my first impression after this second viewing. But as the day went by, I began feeling more and…

Instead, she did more harm than good. Here are some thoughts on Thorne’s August controversy.

Bella Thorne allegedly scammed thousands of OnlyFans users

Just in her first week as a new OnlyFans user, Bella Throne generated over $2 million in revenue. Allegedly, a big part of the money was obtained by scamming people: a screenshot taken from an OnlyFans private chat with Thorne circulated on Twitter, which shows her telling a fan that a $200 pay-per-view post consisted of a picture of her being naked when in reality she was wearing lingerie.

“An unexamined life is not worth living.”

–Michael Gerry, the guy who livestreamed his entire life for a whole year

Since the garage band Severe Tire Damage did the first internet livestream back in 1993 (a very low image resolution stream that used half of the entire Internet bandwidth at the time), this online technology has come a long way, becoming a prominent feature in all of the main social media platforms, and even having entire websites dedicated to media broadcasting, such as Twitch, which enjoys over 15 million daily active users.

Livestreaming offers raw, unedited content, which opposes what…

“2020 and I still can’t understand the concept of this video”

“Am I the only one who finds this really disturbing? Most people say it’s disgusting I find it disturbing”

“If you are disturbed, I think that was Kanye’s intent”

“I don’t understand the concept of this video and never will”

These are some of the YouTube comments that can be found in Kanye’s 2016 music video Famous, which currently counts with over 44 million views and a very divided likes-and-dislikes bar (500k dislikes vs. 600k dislikes). …


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