Dudes. DUDES. THERE’S A SHOTGUN THAT MAKES PEOPLE FLY INTO THE AIR AND MELT. Is it too soon to call Crackdown 2 the best game of the year? No, it’s too late, because I’ve already decided Crackdown 2 is the greatest thing ever achieved by mankind. Just the shit in this video alone makes sandbox games like Grand Theft Auto and Just Cause 2 look like an actual sandbox. Which the neighborhood cats have been shitting in all summer. Thanks to Jonathan S. for the tip.
Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.