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Sit down chilin’ and let me tell a tell. Once upon a time, in the snow-bound city of New York, there was a gathering of magical toy makers. These beings came from far and wide once a year to gather … Continue reading
What’s that you say? You need a new “Pacific Rim” trailer that shows some fresh clips of the various pilots suiting up and smacking down? Well then you either need to get out to Vegas to CES or click the video below:
I’m loving that the pilot’s gear is as unique as their mechs and that no country took the same approach (other than “build a huge fraking mech”). Also, proving yet again that he knows what nerds like, Guillermo del Toro confirmed that he’d gotten permission from Valve to use the GLaDOS voice; but for the trailer only. We’ll be hearing a similar, but slightly differently modulated Ellen Mclain in the movie proper.
Damnit. Now all I want to do is blow off work, go play “Portal 2” and surround myself with Godzilla and Gundam toys.
The BRAAAAAAHHHHM returns with reinforcements in the UK release of the “Pacific Rim” trailer. But unlike any of the other myriad of instances (including in today’s “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” trailer”) I could care less. In fact, I welcome it. Hell, they’re using the BRAHHHHM as the power-up sound for the Jaegers! That’s not exploitation, that’s embracing the cheese.
The trailer itself is the first solid intel we have on how this movie works; how the dual pilots integrate, where the monsters come from (and the fact that they are varied in shape, if not size); how the pilots themselves are viewed as somewhat outside normal society. And the cinematics? To say I’m erect is underselling my level of excitement.
And…is that Ellen “GlaDOS” McLain as the voice of the onboard computer? I need to go change my pants.
I’m in a pissy mood, but apparently there are THINGS YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT zipping around in the ether. I would provide links and whatnot; but I’m cranky. I don’t want to be bothered right now. This should get you through any casual geek conversations for another week:
There…that’s all I got. Now go away while I glare at toys I can’t afford on BigBadToyStore.