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8 Films That Said Being Different Is Not A Problem

12 August 2014 2:55 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


Have you ever watched a film and thought, no one in real, every day life, actually looks like that? The beautiful, blonde, skinny female with the big boobs or the hunky, tanned sex god are what film directors believe sell movies. But it’s the underdog in a whole host of films that have really stood their ground, made a statement, and won over the hearts of their audience.

Have you ever left the cinema with the feeling that only the prettiest girls get the hot guys or you have to be a world class sports man to even be able to talk to the head cheerleader?

Luckily enough, for those of you who prefer to see the underdog come out on top, there are some films out there that said it’s Ok to be different, it’s Ok to be fat, or be a fish, or be »

- Nicky Winn

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Valve Adds Analog Stick To Steam Controller Design

25 July 2014 4:59 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Admittedly, I am not a PC gamer. That said, you don’t have to be a gamer at all let alone a PC gamer to recognise that the original prototype of Valve’s console-reminiscent controller for Steam looked like an unorthodox mess. I mean, the thing makes the good ol’ N64 torture device of a controller look like a paradise for your hands.

Easily the most glaring oddity regarding the controller was the fact that it had no analog sticks, but rather two track-pads that will apparently double as the standard thumbsticks you would find on, well, every other normal controller in existence. Being different is admirable and all, but the purpose is lost when the differences make no sense.

Today though, it appears as if Valve has regained some of their sanity, as new images of the controller, complete with one analog stick, have surfaced. Honestly, the controller still »

- Robert Kojder

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