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Am I The Only One Who Understands Why The Music In Detective Pikachu’s Trailer Is Important?

The first trailer for the first ever live action Pokemon movie launched yesterday and despite other major news yesterday, you will be missed Stan Lee, no one can stop talking about it. From the way the CG pokemon look in this live action world, the voice of Deadpool’s own Ryan Reynolds, to the creepy yet hilarious Mr. Mime, they are just tearing this trailer apart. Yet, despite everything people are saying and writing about this trailer, there is one thing I have yet to see a major gaming journo site talk about, and it is seriously bugging the crap out of me.

Let’s start all the way back in 1967. In February of that year, a pop rock band which went by the moniker of The Turtles released a single, Happy Together. This single went on to top many charts world wide and was released more widely as the title track of The Turtles third album. As a classic rock fan, I have heard this song many many times throughout the years. Yesterday, that song was used to close out Detective Pikachu’s first trailer. Apparently, no one understands why this song stands out, at least why it should stand out.

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Nintendo Won’t Have Cutscenes in Smash Bros Because Internet

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Nintendo just doesn’t seem to understand the internet. Not long ago, Nintendo decided to take over Let’s Play videos of its games. They did this for who knows what reason, but mainly because no one there seems to understand how those videos are actually good for Nintendo. So it isn’t really a surprise to see this next move.

Kotaku is reporting that the new Smash Bros. game for the Wii U and 3DS will no longer feature a story mode complete with cutscenes. Why? Because of the internet.

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