“Too powerful? There’s no such thing!” I hear you scream at us, as you take a swipe at the pages, turning it over and destroying worlds in the process. We are just suggesting that maybe, just maybe, sometimes a character is made that is far too powerful – A character that surpasses most other characters within their respective universes. In today’s Top 10, we’re celebrating those whose powers know no bounds – At least potentially.
February 9, 2019 | Categories: Anime talk, Entertainment, Film, Gaming posts, Literature, Video Games | Tags: Arceus, Asura, Asura's Wrath, Characters That Are Too Powerful, DC, Death, discworld, fantastic four, Franklin Richards, Fullmetal Alchemist, Gandalf, Garruk, Goat Simulator Goat, God of War, Kratos, Lord of the Rings, Magic: The Gathering, Nekron, One Punch Man, Pokemon, Saitama, Shonen Jump Protagonists, The Gamers, The Shadow, The Truth, Too Powerful, Top 10 | 2 Comments
To be cruel is to be evil – Actually, not quite. Sometimes, you have to be kind to be cruel, or you have to be cruel to be kind. Naturally, evil entities are always pretty cruel typically – Torture, revenge via humiliation, the usual. The ten gods we list below are all cruel in their own ways, but their degrees of cruelty each vary. So read on for this week’s list, or I’m sure these deities will smite you for your indiscretions.
November 17, 2018 | Categories: Anime talk, Entertainment, Film, Gaming posts, Literature, Television, Top 10, Traditional Gaming, Video Games | Tags: American Gods, Black & White, Blizzard, Cruel Gods, Death Note, Diablo, discworld, Fate, Fictional Deities, Fictional Gods, Final Fantasy VI, Fullmetal Alchemist, greek mythology, Heliod, Hera, Kefka Palazzo, Lord Dunsany, Magic: The Gathering, Mung, Neil Gaiman, Odin, player, Ryuk, Shinigami, Terry Pratchett, The Dungeon Master, The Gods of Pegana, The Truth, Theros, Top 10, Tzeentch, Warhammer | 2 Comments
Everybody was kung-fu fighting; sometimes strikin’ with lightnin’; in fact demons are a lil’ bit frightenin’, ah yeah, but they gunned them down with expert timin’! I should stick to writing articles…
August 4, 2018 | Categories: Anime talk, Top 10 | Tags: Action anime, Anime, Berserk, Bleach, Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo, Claymore, Dragon Ball Z, Fate/Zero, Fist of the North Star, Fullmetal Alchemist, Guest, Kevin Kutlesa, My Hero Academia, Naruto, One Piece, RWBY, Shounen, The Lawful Geek, The Mental Attic, Tokyo Ghoul, Top 10, Trigun | 5 Comments
The One Liner Challenge is a blog challenge set up by The Awkward Book Blogger, which actually is a little bit different. Instead of answering questions about yourselves, as a blogger, you try to make one-liners, either funny or as a summary of at least five books, manga, anime or games. I’m not huge on these blog games, but considering the types of articles we write here at GeekOut South-West, I thought it was a rather good idea. So for once, I’m taking part in a blogger challenge – and this is going to be a lot of fun.
May 13, 2018 | Categories: Anime talk, Gaming posts, GeekOut discussion, Literature, Traditional Gaming, Video Games | Tags: Anime, Blog Game, board games, Books, Clone Hero, dragonball super, Epic of Gilgamesh, exploding kittens, Final Fantasy IX, Fullmetal Alchemist, Hot Blogtato, InuYasha, Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask, Machi Koro, Make Your Own Adventure, Manga, Monopoly, Operation, ready player one, Rogue Legacy, Steal That IP Guys, Tekken, The Colour of Magic, The One Liners Challenge, Tiger and Bunny, Trigun, Twilight, Video Games, Warhammer 40k | 7 Comments
If I were to tell you that films aren’t always a completely unique script, you’d not be surprised. Book-to-film is quite common these days, where we see plenty of movies being made from literature that should have just stayed that way. Hey, sometimes the movies are actually alright, but we just have to accept the original prose was just better. So, as subjective as this list will be, these are our Top 10 Films That Were Better As Books.
As a warning for this list, when we say books, we are not discounting Graphic Novels, including Manga. You have been warned. (more…)
May 12, 2018 | Categories: Film, Literature, Top 10 | Tags: Alan Moore, Annihilation, Books, Bram Stoker, Dr. Seuss, dracula, Films, films that were better as books, Fullmetal Alchemist, Gene Brewer, Going Postal, Harry Potter, Homer, I Robot, Isaac Asimov, J. k. Rowling, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jeff VanderMeer, K-Pax, Philip Pullman, Terry Pratchett, The Golden Compass, The Hobbit, The Iliad, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The Lorax, Top 10, Troy | 5 Comments
Always an uneasy subject in any world, fiction or nonfiction alike, a serial killer is a dangerous, strangely motivated individual. They focus usually on a specific niche, but they typically spread their killings around. For those of you who are already feeling scared, don’t worry, this is a spoiler free and safe list. Now uh, be prepared to sleep with one eye open, as we cut through our Top 10 Serial Killers.
April 28, 2018 | Categories: GeekOut discussion | Tags: Batman, buffy the vampire slayer, Carnage, Child's Play, Chucky, Cletus Kasady, Dexter, Elfen Lied, Fiction, Freddy Krueger, Fullmetal Alchemist, Ghostface, Hannibal Lecter, Heroes, Jason Voorhees, Jigsaw, Lucy, Marvel, Nyu, saw, Scar, Scream, Serial Killers, Spike, Sylar, the joker, Top 10 | 3 Comments
Characters come and characters go; it’s only fair to point out that you can’t always enjoy a character through to the end of a series. Indeed, some characters are simply put in to be fodder, or to be used as a way to leverage an episode, or as an ongoing plot device. Death may be final, but in our minds, these characters live on, as we check out our Top 10 Characters Who Died Too Soon.
WARNING: Before we get into this week’s Top 10, you must be warned that there will be various spoilers in this article.
April 7, 2018 | Categories: Anime talk, Entertainment, Film, Literature, Television, Top 10, Video Games | Tags: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Aerith, characters who died early, Characters who died too soon, Deep Blue Sea, Doki Doki Literature Club, Dr Lawrence Kutner, Final Fantasy VII, Fullmetal Alchemist, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, House, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Jonathan Joestar, Maes Hughes, Montgomery Montgomery, Oberyn Martell, Oblivion, Odin Quincannon, Preacher, Russell Franklin, Sayori, Sean Bean, Sirius Black, Top 10, Uriel Septim VII | 4 Comments
When we came up with Half Breeds to put on the list, we didn’t expect it to be a quick and easy one – So we decided we would do something a little bit different. When this one came up as our second most voted from two weeks ago, we knew we could have an actual physical discussion with some fellow geeks. We were at Kitacon this past week; which was a perfect way to get some of our fellow geeks to get their voices heard.
Stay tuned to the GeekOut YouTube channel, as next week you’ll get a glimpse of our ridiculous behind the scenes process in the first and possibly last recorded Top 10. It was great fun, we had some great discussion and we feel we have a nicely rounded list. Be sure to subscribe, because we’d love to share some of the fun we have in creating our lists with you. In the mean time, here’s the product of our efforts, in the Top 10 half-breeds! (more…)
August 26, 2017 | Categories: Anime talk, Comics, Entertainment, Film, Gaming posts, GeekOut discussion, Television, Top 10, Video Games | Tags: Battlestar Galactica, Blade, dante dmc, devil may cry dante, Diablo, diablo nephalem, Dragon Ball Z, dragon donkey shrek, elrond, fma chimera, Fullmetal Alchemist, hagrid, Half Breeds in anime, half breeds in film, half breeds in tv shows, Half breeds in video games, haracles, Harry Potter, hera agathon, hercules, Lord of the Rings, lotr, misha wow, Naruto, nephalem, nina tucker, rexxar, rubeus hagrid, Shrek, Spock, Star Trek, Top 10, trunks, World of Warcraft | 5 Comments
It doesn’t matter if you’re ten sizes too small, when your heart is ten sizes too big. Good lord, that’ll give you chest problems. Yes, heroes come in all shapes and sizes and we’re here to celebrate those who reached optimal size. Some of you may call them small, others may call them super tiny, whatever you call them, we’re here to look past all the boring small characters and find the Top 10 Super Tiny Characters. Please, watch where you’re stepping for this one… (more…)
April 22, 2017 | Categories: Entertainment, Film, Literature, Television, Top 10, Video Games | Tags: Agrajag, Ant-Man, Captain Olimar, chibi, Dobby, Edward Elric, Frodo Baggins, Fullmetal Alchemist, Gentle Rosenberg, Harry Potter, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, League of Legends, Little Big Planet, Lord of the Rings, Manta, Marvel, Marvin the Martian, Men in Black, Morty, Olimar, Peter Pan, Pikmin, Sackboy, Shaman King, Small Alien in Men in Black, Small characters, super tiny, Teemo, Tinkerbell, Top 10 | 2 Comments