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Tekken 7 Josie Rizal Dispute

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Tekken is one of my favorite fighting franchises, so when the first article I read in the morning is this, it makes me a bit uneasy and upset. 

I met, as in watched the reveal trailer for, Josie Rizal yesterday and loved her fighting style. I'm even thought of adding her as one of my faves and I haven't even played with her yet. That's how much I like the character, even knowing so little. The same way I did Alisa, Lili, Larz and all my other favorite characters. Now at the time of watching I didn't know she was Filipino until I read the article by Kotaku.

So when I see it being said that she isn't authentic enough to be considered Filipino I think to myself REALLY. She's a character in a game that's based of a Filipino national hero. She's wearing the country's color and is using their fighting style but that's not enough. She has to be more aesthetically Filipino to actually count as being Filipino and to correct any misconceptions she maybe por…

Thoughts/Opinion: Tales From The Borderlands-Zer0 Sum

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So I just finished off Zer0 Sum, the first episode of Telltale Games latest series: Tales From The Borderlands and I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Now I've played both of the Borderlands games, haven't tried the Pre-sequel yet, and I've played other Telltale Games. But there's something about Tales From The Borderlands that feels right at home in the craziness that is the Borderlands universe. Yes it's a point-and-click affair but everything Borderlands is here: loot and loot chests, guns, psycho migits, over-the-top badass action and lots of laughs.

By the end of my playthrough I wanted to drive right back into Zer0 Sum and make different choices to see the outcome. There's a story here that's interesting in the way it's delivered and how it expands on the world of Borderlands after Handsome Jack (*Spoilers*) dies at the end of the second game. With the multi-perspective approach you play as two characters, Rhys and Fiona, allowing you to unfold t…