Interesting. I was not expecting the website or forums to be released during or after E3 - one or the other. You'll be seeing me a bit here and there.
Hello, Easy Allies! :)
@Pat Just an FYI, Journalism is dying in gaming right now. I was just like you, I wanted to work for EGM when it was hot. But the turn of the century came, and everything moved to the internet. Been writing for websites for as long as 10 years now. I decided to launch my own business doing Journalism in gaming, but that turned out to be hard, and still is hard. Very hard. With GamerGate, and "crappy" journalism, its an uphill battle until someone revolutionizes game journalism. Sorry, but true.
Just keep that in mind when you're in school doing this.
I've now pivoted my company to be a network of niche websites to grab users in the hot areas. Future plans include esports, tournaments, and streaming. All hot sectors right now.
As a side job, I work in retail, the checks go towards operational costs of my company while I continue working on getting investors onboard.
Huber reactions is best reactions
I'll keep adding more as the week goes on
I dunno. His reaction was meh in there. Should be like "WHAT. THE. Fuuuu------!?" I certainly was not expecting a new GOW trailer or demo or anything.... ANYTHING......... annnnnnnnnnything
AAAAAAAANYYYYYYYYYYYTTTTTTTTTTTHHHHHHHHIIIIIIIIINGGGGGGG..... GOD OF. FREAKIN'. WAR. Until like. maybe next year.
I was O.M.F.G!!!!! I lost my $#!^
Because, Kratos died or supposedly dies in GOW3. C'mon Huber. Your RE7 response was better.
@Pat I TOTALLY forgot Return to Arkham. Loved the originals, getting this again.
We've all done it once or twice in our lives. It's an accepted idea. Companies realize this, and this is why they hold trailers so close to their chest. They want you to be excited about the game, but withhold story info until the very last minute.
For example, you no doubt know that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare got so much hate just because of this trailer...
People hate on it without even waiting for gameplay, which arrived at E3 2016...
The worst part is, when the Infinite Warfare gameplay trailer was released during Sony's E3 conference, guess what? Haters took a 180 on their comments by saying that the game "looks good" because they had no idea it was Call of Duty until the logo came on. I laugh at those people. What idiots.
That's relevant here.
However, suppose you rent a video game, and you stop playing because of one reason or the other. I did the same thing for a few games earlier this year. I rented a few games, played it and returned it within the same day...
Resident Evil 6 HD: I beat the game as one character, and didn't bother to finish the whole game or get the trophies, even though I have enough time to return it. I didn't even touch the disc until the next day when the game is supposed to be in the mailbox. Some games have multiple endings, this is one case where I believe there isn't. I didn't even dive into the other modes, either. Waste of my time.
Tales of Zestiria: I bought the game. I played the game until a certain point, and decided it was boring until the next time I got really bored and wanted to finish the game. My complaint about the game is now because the controls got confusing. I loved Tales of Symphonia for a reason, Bandai/Namco! I wanted a mindless buttonmasher in a RPG. The story was a bit cliche, but I still enjoyed the later levels or stages because of the story. Here we have a big, bad guy that was killing humans or imprisoning humans. I got to the end of ToS, and thought that was a very good game. But ToZ ruined my taste in Tales of WHICH. IS A FREAKIN' SHAME! I loved the Tales of Symphonia engine.
Hopefully Beseria is better than this.
Just Cause 3: I rented it from redbox and played it for a while. The game got annoying with the load times and the save areas. So, every time you die in the middle of the mission, you gotta start ALL OVER AGAIN. I thought "this game is not worth finishing."
Axiom Verge was absolutely fantastic, played through it a few months ago. I'm thinking I might give a castlevania a go, which one would you guys recommend?
If you have NES, and you could hunt down the original Castlevania games: Castlevania, Castlevania 3. #2 was a departure from the formula of the original.
If you have SNES: Castlevania 4. Stop.
But if you don't, go straight to PSX: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Stop.
If you have GBA: Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, Harmony of Dissonance. Stop.
[Side Note: The original Castlevania is available on GBA, pick that up if you don't have NES.]
Circle of the Moon uses the Symphony of the Night formula, yes... but the game is RIDICULOUSLY hard. This is coming from a guy who's been playing since Castlevania 1.
Ignore most of the Castlevania games out there. Most of them do not have the quality of games that I've already listed.
Bloodlines for Genesis was okay, but it doesn't live up to the Castlevania legacy. Rhondo of Blood is revered among Castlevania owners, but it's hard to find, and likewise very expensive if you do manage to find a copy.
If you have PS2, I recommend Castlevania: Lament of Innocence. It's a good game, despite the negativity surrounding it. The game is in 3D, but surprisingly uses the actual Castlevania formula of SOTN. If you're a fan of SOTN, you'll feel right at home with Lament of Innocence.
If the original Devil May Cry counts, that might be it.
I love the original DMC, but DMC3/SE easily overshadows it. Honestly. If you can, get the new HD collection to see what I mean.
I challenge you to finish it from the beginning to end. DMC3 is the pinnacle of the series. Sorry DMC4, or Ninja Theory's DMC, move over.
@Carlos I did play 3. All the way up to the final area where you fight all the bosses again. I just didn't feel like grinding those out at the time. I have played 1 twice, though, really enjoy it still. There's something about it's simplicity I love.
Wow. I guess we'll have to agree to disagree. :(
I liked the freedom that DMC3 afforded me. Once again, I love DMC, but the controls felt "hard" to go back to after DMC3. I love the graphics, style, and direction the first DMC title had, but the controls felt weird going back there after the controls in DMC3 afforded players a massive amount of freedom. You could jump, you could dash, you could double jump, I mean, it was just a fucking awesome game. If you don't believe me, here's a player who used DMC3's controls the fullest extent of his reflexes...
Protip: CRANK the volume. I'm serious, do it.
@SabotageTheTruth I made it to E3 with a Media Badge :D
Still can't believe it.
Same! +high fives+
I went in 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010.
Going back next year if I have the funds, but right now, I am working on two major acquisitions. :)
@Carlos Oh, I'm not saying 3 is bad by any means. Quite the contrary; it is a hilarious thrill ride. I'm just saying I didn't spend enough time in it to get that good at it. The original game didn't require as much finesse, and had an art-style I liked more, but 3 is definitely better.
I just don't like it AS much as some people. ;)
Okay, understood! :)
+offers hand for handshake+ Pleased to make your acquaintance. It's good to meet other DMC fans! :D
La-Mulana was pretty good.
Also, does Batman Arkham Asylum count? (not the sequels and prequel, JUST AA) If so, that by far. If not, well it counts now. Got a problem with that? looks at banhammer ;3
Note: If I have a ;) or ;3 near a ban threat, it means I'm kidding. (for those of you who aren't fellow GT migrants and thus did not know I tend to be a wiseass when I can afford to be one)
Well, don't be a wiseass. ;) Wiseass. :P
In any case, yeah, the Arkham Asylum/City games are a bit of a Metroidvania. Some places require you to find a weapon just to unlock it. That's one part of the series that I loved about it. You were playing Batman in an Open World sandbox with Metroidvania core gameplay.
Here's a short video where Ben and Huber talk about it a bit
Thanks for that. I will watch it now. :)
If you don't like it, don't post. Simple.
Who else was surprised to see "Shadow of Mordor" in their showcase of games to show off the PS4 Pro.
Not surprised. They needed to show off how well HDR works on PS4 Pro. I'm also guessing that game is either getting a patch update with HDR effects or a GOTY version, or a remastered version. If they're talking about Mordor now, I wouldn't be surprised if there's a remastered version in the pipeline.
I liked dreamcast, it was the Arcade console everyone including myself wanted. You got almost perfect, identical port of Marvel Vs Capcom . I played it at Blockbusters' competition called Hollywood Video. It was an awesome experience.
Problem is, at the time, I had mindshare for PlayStation or Nintendo. SEGA is the very last thing on my mind because they failed before, and then when I heard they were leaving the console business - I was like "I was right to wait."
At this point I was fed up with Nintendo's BS, even though I had GameCube on my radar.
SEGA had a huge hit in their hands that was destroyed immediately by Sony's Juggernaut: The PlayStation 2. If only they had better commercial, and better marketing or bigger marketing budget...
I'm going to come around to buying a Dreamcast and at least one heavy hitter like MVC/MVC2.
@Carlos But what if they're telling the truth? Personally I could never blame the victim unless I knew 100% they lied. It's difficult enough for someone in that position to talk about it at all.
The only thing that doesn't sound right imo is that they started a sexual relationship after that shower incident. That makes little sense tbh if she was truly discusted by his behaviour.
Trouble with that, is that - the justice system is broken. You can make a claim and the only time they're compelled to tell the truth is when the court PUTS the lady on the stand, and tell the freakin' truth. Only then, we believe them, but when you make a claim, and you say someone sexually assaulted you, your life is ruined. But when the lie is out there, it's already too late for the man.
Harvey won't be able to restore his life after this, because these cases are already there. The film director? He won't be able to make a new film anymore because everyone knows what he's being accused of.
I AM all for a lady telling the truth, but the harsh reality right now is that it's a 50/50 crapshoot with ladies. Some are telling the truth, some are lying (again, for whatever they want). We need to be understanding of both sides, which is exactly why I brought it up. I don't even know if Evil0re did anything to this woman - NOBODY does. But everyone is overreacting too quickly and it's spiraling out of control. So, a lady can come out to the public and accuse a man of sexual assault and lie. But then the damage has been done. What if that twitter account is fake and is trollish? You gonna react like it's fact? C'mon. You're smarter than that.
I like NeoGAF for the news. But then, there are trolls in there. Soo... I dunno dude. It's best to wait for new information than to react too quickly.
@Carlos to call out that women are "attention seeking" and "doing it for the money" are super generalising and dont have to say mean towards ALL the women we have around here. so just stop.
I'm not calling "all" women out. I'm just trying to bring up a harsh reality.
@dmax3901 Did he actually defend Weinstein? I didn't conclude that from what he had written. I concluded that he's explained that a lot of "Cry Wolf" syndrome has affected society as of late, and it is damaging to both the victim of the cry and any true victims of heinous acts.
There you go. Thank you.