In a medium full of bland muscular characters with less personality than a wet sack of turds, Frank West, the decidedly average looking star of the hit game, Dead Rising was a welcome breath of fresh air for most gamers. Curiously, the guys who designed Frank in the first place made him so average looking specifically to appeal to the west.
Albert Einstein is mostly known for his many contributions to science and his gloriously trimmed moustache, sadly it seems that few people are aware of the fact that Einstein was also a huge supporter of civil rights and that he never used to wear socks.
If you’ve seen an American made movie featuring military equipment in the last 25 years, it’s practically guaranteed that Philip Strub had something to do with it. This is because Strub is the entertainment liaison at the Department of Defence, which is basically just a fancy way of saying he’s in charge of who gets to play with the tanks.
The SAS are so badass searching for them on Google is the leading cause of broken fingers and “accidentally causing a room to explode by being too awesome” is what most ex-members list as the most annoying part of being associated with the group. So it’s with great relish we’d like to inform you that during the Gulf War they used to drive pink cars.
Inky, Binky, Pinky and Clyde from Pac-Man rank as some of the most iconic characters in video game history and part of what helped them achieve that level of fame is there frankly astonishing level of AI. Think we’re over exaggerating? It took people decades to figure out how their little ghost brains work.