The Weekend Playlist – Week Ending May 18th 2014

Hello everyone and welcome to The Weekend Playlist where we tell you whats been occupying our weekends so that you may get some recommendations or be dissuaded from certain titles.  Unfortunately this week; Tenacious Tea couldn’t join us but will be included next week. This week me, Jonnie, Connor and New site helper and YouTube Uploader; Trenchy have some great recommendations so lets get started.

Injustice: Gods Among Us: Ultimate Edition - NetherRealm Studios/ High Voltage Software - Warner Bros. Interactive
Injustice: Gods Among Us: Ultimate Edition – NetherRealm Studios/ High Voltage Software – Warner Bros. Interactive

Matt McNamee; Chief Editor at UGNN:

Last Game you Played – Injustice: Gods Among Us: Ultimate Edition

So I recently decided to have a go on Injustice since I haven’t played it in quite a while mainly so I could keep practicing the different combos with all the characters (Especially with my favorite; Green Arrow). Injustice is a fantastic game and easily one of my favorite fighting games to date. This game is a must buy and I hope the rumors of a sequel are true; Hell I hope we get Marvel vs DC soon. That would kick ass.

Last Movie you Watched – Godzilla (2014)

Went to the cinema this week to finally see the return of The King of Monsters and while the film was really good, It could have been much better. The film follows US Soldier; Ford Brody (Aaron Taylor Johnson; Kick-Ass) who with the help of his father; Joe Brody (Bryan Cranston; Breaking Bad) sets out to discover the truth behind his Mother’s death which is connected to high level sound waves. Shortly after; They soon realize that whatever made the sound was not human. Great film but as I said; It could have been better.

Last TV Show you Watched – 24

Just started on 24 season 1 for the first time and I seriously don’t know how I went this long without watching it. I started on Wednesday and have been gripped since episode 1. The show follows CTU (Counter Terrorist Unit) agent Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland; MGSV: GZ) as he attempts to stop an assassination attempt on a presidential candidate while also trying to protect his wife and daughter who are held hostage. This show is a must watch for anyone and I can’t wait to start Season 2.

Last YouTube Video you Watched – The Walking Dead Honest Trailer

So I was also introduced to Honest Trailers this week and The Walking Dead one is my favorite by far. There is quite a few hilarious moments in this including Zombie Extra Drinking Water, Shane Rubbing his Head & Of course; Who could forget? DALE FACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

*Please Be Warned that this Honest Trailer contains spoilers from The Walking Dead Seasons 1,2 & 3 so you have been warned*

Last Book or Article you Read – Marvel Civil War

As a huge comic book fan; I have decided to revisit all of my graphic novels and have decided to start with the god of Marvel graphic novels; Civil War. In Civil War; A team of inexperienced superheroes get into a battle with highly dangerous villains who end up blowing up Connecticut; Killing many innocent people (including a school full of kids.) This forces the humans to enforce the Superhero registration act in which Superheroes must reveal there true identity. This causes a dispute between heroes as Captain America leads a rebellion (including Daredevil, The Punisher & Hercules) against the Superheroes who signed up to the regime led by Iron Man (along with Mr. Fantastic & Yellowjacket). Soon after a huge war breaks out; One that the Marvel Universe may never be able to come back from.

Last Piece of Music you Listened to – Sleepwalking by The Chain Gang of 1974

I seriously don’t know how this happened since I haven’t played Grand Theft Auto V recently but I have been listening to the fantastic song “Sleepwalking” from The Chain Gang of 1974. This is such a great and catchy song and I can’t stop listening to it.

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z - Artdink - Bandai Namco
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z – Artdink – Bandai Namco

Jonnie Dixon; Editor at UGNN:

Last Game you Played – Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z

Being A big fan of DBZ I was going to play this game sooner or later and so far I think it’s really fun but I have to say it needs to be played online with the single player mode not being good enough at all.

Last Movie you Watched – Mulan

Mulan is definitely one of my top 3 Disney movies I just love the story about A woman who proves she can be as good as any man can be by joining the army in her Fathers stead also it includes my favorite Disney song ” Make A Man Out Of You ”.

Last TV Show you Watched – Claymore

This is an Anime about a group of Giant sword wielding women who hunt demon like creatures called Yoma, I’ve nearly finished this show but the fight scenes and gore make it a very fun Anime to watch.

Last YouTube Video you Watched – Dragon Ball Z Abridged Episode 42

So this episode was released recently and it is decently funny but it also has the creepiest rendition of the Mr Sandman song I’ve ever heard.

Last Book or Article you Read – Halo: Master Chief Collection

Now this is what will sell XBONE’s getting Halo Reach, 2 and 4 is well worth the buy

Last Piece of Music you Listened to – Make A Man Out Of You from Mulan

As I mentioned above this is my favorite Disney song it’s just so inspiring and well written…. Let it go can go to hell this is where it’s at.

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Grand Theft Auto V – Rockstar North – Rockstar Games

Connor Cleminson; Writer for UGNN:

Last Game you Played – Grand Theft Auto V

Last Game I Played was GTA V for PS3 more specifically; GTA Online with mates trying to complete the gate glitch which wasn’t successful but we all had a laugh plus I got shot by the police a lot.

Last Movie you Watched – The World’s End

Last Movie I watched was British comedy; The World’s End starring Simon Pegg & Nick Frost. I must have watched this film millions of times and I still laugh every single time.

Last TV Show you Watched – Person of Interest

Well last weeks episode was about a virus being implanted into a computer that had been breached by Chinese spys and it infected the machine which made the guys jobs protecting peoples lives a huge problem.

Last YouTube Video you Watched – GMOD Murder

Last Video I watched was Seananners playing GMOD Murder with Gassy Mexican, Sarc and some others having a blast.

Last Book or Article you Read – Minecraft Red Stone Handbook

Last book I read was A Minecraft red stone hand book in which it tells you about red stone and somethings you can use it for. It was made by Mojang.

Last Piece of Music you Listened to – I Believe in a Thing Called Love by The Darkness

I Love The Darkness

Kerbal Space Program - Squad - Squad
Kerbal Space Program – Squad – Squad

Trenchy; Associate of UGNN & YouTube Uploader:

Last Game you Played – Kerbal Space Program

Well its a great game if you like space and space travel it can get very addicting some times and the whole point of the game is to travel the local solar system in game carrying out experiments on other planets and collecting science to build better rockets.

Last Movie you Watched – Mirrors

It’s a movie in which the main character starts to work in a new job in an old asylum, but while at work things start to happen and he notices something strange in the mirrors, the mirrors start to attack him and his family causing them to kill themselves without the person being able to stop it.

Last TV Show you Watched – Doctor Who: Planet of the Daleks

Well it was first aired in 1973 with Jon Pertwee as the doctor, after the doctor had his last encounter with the master he has been shot, causing him to fall into a coma, after Jo helps him into the tardis he sends a telepathic message to the time lords while Jo takes a log of everything that is happening. after the tardis lands on a strange planet Jo leaves seeking help for the doctor to find a planet inhabited by invisible creatures and the Daleks.

Last YouTube Video you Watched – ASUS z97 -ws by Linus Tech Tips

Linus is a computer wizard that does computer hardware reviews and in this specif video he talks about a board that he particularly likes this i an Asus board that takes pretty much all of the unnecessary features out and leaves the board with a back to basic design and lower power usage.

*Unfortunately guys I couldn’t find the YouTube video. Sorry guys. ~ M*

Last Book or Article you Read – N/A

Nothing this week guys, Sorry.

Last Piece of Music you Listened to – Ragga Bomb by Skrillex

Well its a dub step song that Skrillex did with the Ragga twins, the song is good for if you like loud bass drops and the video seems to me ( and this is just my opinion) some kind of reference to star wars, as the actors in the song gather in a warehouse type building and fight with light swords and are dressed in a full cover cloakish type thing.

So that’s it for The Weekend Playlist this week. What do you think of our playlists? What were yours? Anything you’d like to recommend to us? Be sure to let us know what you think in the comments section below and be sure to stay tuned to UGNN for all your gaming news and reviews aswell as next weeks edition of The Weekend Playlist and remember to follow us on WordPress, FacebookTwitter,TumblrLinkedIn & Reddit. Until Next time, Stay Frosty Guys.

Article by Matt McNamee, Jonnie Dixon, Connor Cleminson & Trenchy

 

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