26 of the Most Hilarious Burns from the Week of December 11, 2023
Superhero lovers and manga obsessives have Comic Con. Cinephiles have film festivals. And for more than two decades, gamers had E3. But after a bumpy few years, the “central showcase for the video game industry” has come to an end. The Electronic Entertainment Expo began in 1995 and was the preeminent space for studios and developers to tease and test the latest and greatest in gaming — such as franchises like Mortal Kombat and Resident Evil — before they hit shelves. One Twitter user took a trip down memory lane and reminisced about the time another spooky franchise was introduced at E3 in 1998. The only problem? Instead of the horrifying atmosphere we now associate with Silent Hill, its first look was “giving Scooby Doo.”
Luckily for them, the goofy pixelated sign beckoning us into Silent Hill wasn’t the only thing getting roasted this week. Other victims included Cornell alumni, a singer with a specific taste in men and Bradley Cooper… twice.