Let's get a video game journalism thread going.
One of the worst fucking sites I've ever been on
its relatively short
It's not kotaku, but it is real
Hideki Kamiya is higher on the list
Not cool, Patricia had a hard life. Pic related.
This article, though, made me fucking pissed.
please tell me this is bait and I am falling for it.
I can accept that, But I can't, no I won't believe this level of stupidity is actually capable in video game journalism.
so please. this is bait r-right???
Technically there is no such thing, it is not real journalism since it cannot pass the minimum requirements.
It's like how some products are now made of cheese byproducts and not real cheese because it cannot pass the minimum requirements to be called that.
Gotta step it up anons, don't confuse cheese with artificial cheese flavored products.
>she would pick winning lotto numbers
Hell, I'd let her give me a handy for a some winning numbers.
These threads never fail to make me mad.
When was the last time /v/ lost its shit over a kotaku article?
Are you talking about something else? That ain't the pope in that animated hieroglyph.
What a fuckwad, trying to justify her whoreness.
I fucking hate kotaku why the fuck is this chimpanzee a fucking game journo?
Gaming websites should talk about the new releases, hype for games, and the new technologies being developed. Not some fucking obese spic talking about how she has several lesbian lovers.
Fuck this shit.
Didn't Kotaku earnestly report on that "Christians are offended by our Dante's Inferno game" viral marketing stunt pulled by EA?
I still don't understand how even the most tight-assed Evangelical could object to demon slaying, also.
Your run of the mill colossal hipster faggot. He seems to be mostly shilling for tragic looking mobile games.
>mfw the Mjolnir she uses isn't the real one, just a copy
>mfw Man Thor will get the hammer back then Avengers 2 rolls around
The SJW tears will be delicious.
People that are also dumping, how big is your folder of clickbait?
This shitstorm was one of my favorite moments on /v/.
> am a fairly critical person (single at thirty-two, I have not had a girlfriend in literally 10 years, I eat the exact same meal six times a day, I often will listen to the same song on repeat for an entire day)
Joe already got what he wanted, a certain and obviously wrong reply.
No point in kicking up a fuss about it which will just get you booted out.
If I remember he wasn't even really supposed to be in that area in the first place or something, just happened to get lucky with a nice PR person who probably wanted him shot afterwards.
I'm not a fan but he has resulted in some interesting stuff now and then.
but I agree with Kuchera on this one. Beyond Two Souls doesn't deserve 10 hours of anyone's time. You know the game is shit within 10 minutes. Why drive yourself through the rest of that slag just for the sake of a dessert that will be more of the same?
>There's some fairly serious thought that goes into Pokemon gender.
No, there really isn't. There isn't much thought that goes into Pokemon at all, really.
>But does it really matter?
No. Find a new job.
I ignore any article that has a title beginning with a question word. If the journalist can't come up with a decent headline there's no reason to believe they could write an article worth reading. This shit is so fucking rampant in internet "journalism."
I mean fuck, I worked at a newspaper for only like three months but the first thing I learned was how to write a decent headline.
I remember this story. He later threw a fit when kotaku ran a piece about it, but at least they called him out on his BS.
What's sad is that pretending to be a victim to 15 minutes got him more support and goodwill than any amount of rigorous journalistic contributions
>See OP pic
>"haha. P4Rgaming is pretty funny."
>Check the site
>The article isn't there
>all these other bribes are fine and to be expected
It's mad because it got banned for an inappropriate name on a kids' game?
The main problem with game journalism is that there is no real backing to where we can check against for "game journalists" since this is still a new field compared to all other forms of journalism that has had time to grow and mature (even though now its mostly awful). A lot of people that are hired on are not held to some grand standard and critique or comment on the gaming industry to help better it, but instead are hired out of every other aspect besides gaming.
These journalists are bought off by being able to "review" said games by getting free copies way ahead of time and other merchandise. This insures that the people reviewing will usually play ball and give people what the companies want to hear just to be able to continue to recieve these bonuses. This in turn leads to false reporting and every other journalist will want to follow suite because a non backed journalist in the gaming industry is practically dead.
Unlike other forms of journalism where there are many companies that can and will publish your stories, the only venue that gaming journalists have in that area are their personal blogs which are almost impossible to get noticed. The ones who are noticed however and are given jobs, are ones that will never rock the PC boat. They will never have a personal opinion that will go against the grain and ask the hard questions. Asking those questions are usually considered the wrong questions and that leads to an early death in a career.
Could you really?
first fucking sentence
"all the gaming peeps"
are you fucking retarded? get off the internet.
didn't bother reading the rest. The title is stupid as fuck too.
no surprise coming from a person named "Syed Muhammad Usman Pirzada"
These trannies could go a long way if they just took care of themselves a little better. There's def some trans out there that are hard to tell, others are just so blatantly obvious.
Thanks for still reminding me I still have to continue my project.
Dunno if I should start asking /v/ about describing video games attributes and stuff to put in a referential just yet.
There's a bunch of stuff I need to do before....
Can someone dump 'Stupid shit Neogaf posted'
>It's his job to play shitty games
It's his job to tell me what games are worth playing. If the guy writing his paychecks says "If you've firmly established that Beyond Two Souls is shit, then you can move on" then it's his job to move on after he says that it doesn't deserve anyone's time.
>A game renowned for its story line.
is it, -really-?
The real horror is that it's $20
Can someone bluntly tell me what the difference between sex and gender is?
Is it just sexuality or something?
I wish video games could just be video games. No appeasing a general audience, no censorship, no paid off reviews, no jewery, no social justice. Just a game people made because they thought it would be cool, just some people playing a game because they agreed. What a simple world it would be.
Can anybody submit an article on p4r?
I might have more or less imagination for an article about "Is the artificialization of video games the right direction?"
Talking about making games at 60FPS
Basically the article is saying that Magic the gathering is a cheap imitation of Yu-gi-oh. You know because they both use cards and everyone knows what yugi-oh is because it has more games.
>I want shorter games
>Diablo III wasn't long enough
Not only is she an idiot but she has legitimately terrible taste
And she thinks she has the right to judge anyone else on a moral level
I wish. Then we'd have someone who partakes in regular drug cocktails, rides through the desert in a red convertible, and laments the post-consumerism culture of America and the illegitimate and ultimately futile nature of "video game journalism".
It always amazes me how ugly women pull off this photo magic.
sex is whether you are biologically a man or woman
gender is where you believe you are a man or a woman
thus people with mismatching sex/gender are fucked up in the head, it's completely illogical
I heard somewhere that she draws porn sometimes
Now I understand.
That's fucking stupid.
There a rule in journalism, where if the headline takes the form of a question, you can be assured that no matter what the topic the answer is probably "No".
Because if the answer was "Yes", then the writer would make the headline a declarative line instead of an inquiry. It would be a proclamation of fact instead of baseless speculation.
It is but some would say otherwise because "biology is oppressive" or something like that.
Third wave radical feminism, to be exact.
That is, radical feminists riding upon the third wave/modern wave of feminism.
Radfems are the ones who demand castration. This is an important facet to remember.
>decide to take a break from raging at vidya and browse /v/ to calm down
>see this fucking image
life is cruel
It means, avoid those who differentiate between the two. Hard enough trying to talk to these LGBT folks without stumbling awkwardly through a conversation trying not to offend them. Fuck, I hate talking to unidentifiable people.
Damn, apply cold water to that fucking burn.
The girl with the glasses is kinda cute I guess, in an extremely average dull, no crust bread way.
Well I was planning on going to bed but now I am so goddamn angry I am wide awake. Thanks assholes, and nothing good is on tv either.
So now we have a field of journalism that is completely monopolized by the companies that are supposed to be interviewed and reviewed. Its hard to get your foot in the door if not impossible unless you are any part of the progressive cog that would make their company look better by hiring you. These companies be it devs,publishers of game journalism know that gaming has developed in such a way that they can use it to target specific groups and use their influence to help swing public opinion on things they want to push or they can use public opinion to help increase sales. A lot of companies like bioware are trying to push it too hard and what they dont know is that this progressive movement isnt big enough to support them solely by targeting that demographic. But the imagery of their company being so progressive and "with it" makes their stocks go up. People dont realize that this progressive movement including gays,transexuals and whatever other things they have made up are a minority. They are so vocal that their group seems much much bigger than it actually is.
There will be a great crash on many companies who are trying to bank on this and you will see much panic. The game journalists are actually accelerating this due to their majority of content being targeted mostly to grab those hits from progressives. So companies see journalism continuously posting about gays and trans and get the false image that its the new "in thing"
This will end badly for them.
>Basically warhammer was the start of everything "space marine" in popular culture.
Nah, science fiction literature has had a hard on for space marines and power armour ever since Starship Troopers came out in the 1960's.
Idea for a gaming website:
One article regarding a certain aspect of a new video game. Mondays are related to the game's Development History, Tuesdays are about the game's Art Direction, Wednesday is the Gameplay, Thursday is the game's Story and Characters, and Fridays could be a guest article about something else related to the game, whether it be Social Issues brought up in game or a deeper explanation of a game's Inside Jokes or References to Films, for example. It can essentially be about anything, as long as it doesn't mimic the previous four articles.
Each article, if necessary, may also be appended with a Second Opinion from one of the other writers if they wish to make their own short comment. The fifth article is exempt from this, unless that Second Opinion is as well-crafted as the original article.
On Saturday, there is a Final Review of the game that takes from the first four articles (and the fifth, if applicable), essentially summarizing the week's content. Each of the four article writers then gives their own score of the game, maybe with a short explanation, and the final score is added from those scores. Sorta like Famitsu, but out of 25 so that Metacritic can get an X/100 score.
On Sunday, one of the writers puts up their own review article about any other video game, whether it's a game from a few months ago that the site missed reviewing or a game that only hipsters from TIGSource would know about.
the main premise of journalism is to inform
by directly presenting a question instead of directly addressing the answer, you are automatically pinning the responsibility on the audience to answer it.
the points you present in the text become reinforcements of your bias in a way that induces the audience to believe you are finding the answer for them
it then becomes a proclamation of fact, with the added bonus of the audience being led to believe it easier since you've done the favor of thinking and answering for them
That Guy With The Glasses, not even once
No you dont get it. OKish girls stand next to ugly shit like Patricia to look better by comparison. Did you ever wonder why a gaggle of girls will always be a bunch of normalish girls and one hambeast or superdog. ITs the comparison effect.
Shoop out the ugly one and then look again.
The guy is too braindead to go through two different paths and is probably autistic seeing that he didn't read the fucking tutorial popup, of course he thinks that's the correct structuring.
but this is sorta true, I play everything from FPS's to MMO PvP. Played as a hunter back in wrath. Its not the best option but its really fucking good for strafing while doing a full rotation, while doing whatever I want with the camera.
Seriously though, its not "the best" option.
>Little sister is a tumblrite
>She's constantly doing a holier than thou thing
>I decide to play it cool and wait for it to blow up
>Eventually, it happens, they finally turn on her
>In a fit she deletes her tumblr account and makes a new one
>She's stopped being radfem
Why is it always middle class white girls who get into tumblr?
Jesus, I thought they were going to say "like 2-3 hours" which I could kind of get behind. It's nice to beat a game in an afternoon and be able to pick it up and play through it again whenever the mood strikes, rather than having to block out days or weeks worth of play time.
But, jesus, 15 minutes? Ugh.
No one believes this, not even the guy who made the video.
She even fucking praised thirty flights of loving. Gravity bone was kinda neat because it had actual gameplay, thirty flights of loving was literally a fucking walking simulator. No puzzles, not even any platforming. You just walk in a straight line and see cutscenes happen.
There is no difference. Marxist loons in that do social science degrees and browse tumblr tried to hijack the meaning of gender to mean "whatever the fuck I want it to mean". These faggots hate objectivity, even when the line between male and female is one of the most objective things in nature.
Sex is what genitals you were born with
Gender is what you "identify" as, as in which side of Gender Roles you feel the most comfortable in. Some people born as one sex feel more comfortable living as a different sex, which is fine, but shit like Tumblr goes full retard becuase its a giant echochamber of "no hurt feelings allowed"bullshit, so you get shit like people claiming to be "Fluid" who are nothing but indecisive fucks, or some subset of some other of a million special snowflake gender identities with retarded as fuck pronouns like "Xi" and "Xir", despite the fact that the gender-neutral pronouns "They" and "Them" already fucking exist.
Really Tumblrs problem is the fact that they need to man the fuck up and accept the fact that if you look like you are a man or a woman, you will get referred to as such. Im a fucking "cis" male and I was occasionally refered to as a woman by the odd unknowing stranger in high school because I had long hair. Its not THEIR fault.
All in all, theres so much "My opinion is fact" on both sides from /pol/ to SRS, despite the fact there is so little known about the human mind if it was an anymore of a grey area, Activision would publish it.
Oh and also it gets more cringeworthy
T-they couldn't honestly be this retarded, right?
Watching Watamote and complaining that it's cringe humor is like watching Tom & Jerry and complaining that the slapstick is violent and cruel to animals. For one thing, it's not real, and for another, that's the fucking point
The article is unnecessary but he does have a point. The prefix trans- doesn't always refer to transgender (Which, still, is kind pointless to ban).
It's kinda like Pokemon X and Y's ridiculous word filter
Because they want something to make them feel like their making a difference and therefore make themselves feel better, or they want more attention. This is why things like cutting and is much more prominent in girls under the age 20 then men the same age.
it's your job to review it. to make an informed review, you need to see it in its entirety, or else it shouldn't be called a review, just an impression.
publishing it as one implies you're making a thorough analysis on it, not just a partial one. it's not a preview or a commentary.
you are being dishonest with your audience because you are presenting this analysis as a complete view over the thing you're analyzing.
tastes shouldn't fucking matter in a professional work, you can't give the fnger to your boss, leave your occupation anytime you want because "i don't like what I'm doing", then expect to go back the next day, work normally and get paid.
moviefags think the characters in the movies are as important as they are in the comic. to be fair Hawkeye got a pretty sweet ongoing, but Widow has got shit cause no one knows what to do with her. and people expect them to pull a Black Widow movie out of their ass
The reason why they are immature is due to a superiority complex and power trip. Many people go to their websites to seek their opinions on video games. That makes them the go to guy for info on their hobby of choice, video games.
Then on their site they have tons of people commenting on how grand their opinions are and have the power to basically squelch any dissenters or opinions that do not coincide with the journalist. This causes a vacuum of contrast and creates a "hugbox" where there is no real option to critique the post and help the journalist refine their thought process or practice. So void any sort of debate we have autistic journalists who think they are the one stop shop for all matters relating to gaming and anyone who says otherwise will be raged at and blocked,deleted,banned ect.
Dragon Age 2 was actually a good game. It's tempting to write off this opinion as bait, but DA2 had a more focused story and more strategic combat. Though the plot didn't have the world hanging in the balance, that meant it didn't stretch itself too thin either. I got to know characters a lot better than in Dragon Age: Origins.
Who's a more developed character: Alastair, who, while lovable, is Carth-and-Kaidan-tier, or Varric?
As for the combat, Bioware went for a more party-focused approach, where debuffs from different classes combine. There was shattering from ice and stone in DA, sure, but DA2 takes cross-class combinations much more seriously.
I had much more fun fighting and progressing through the story in DA2 for these reasons, despite the backtracking.
Actually doesn't being male or female have a slight impact on attack or defense? At the very least it helps determine the egg being born, so yes gender does matter in pokemon, but only for the pokemon.
Tomodatchi Life isn't for fucking grown ass people who bitch and moan about political bullshit day in and day out, it's for the little children who want to play house with virtual dollies made in the likenesses of themselves, their family members, and their favorite celebrities. Can you believe there are people who are still mad about this and didn't even know the game already came out?
I can't even be mad at this, it's so fucking stupid. Like holy fuck... Someone who did all sorts of crazy shit with graphical programming, who popularized a genre, and whose netcode still has influence on modern games listed lower than someone who is in the industry as a fucking scam. I can't understand what level of pandering a person would have to stoop to to even think this was right.
Some pokemon do have slightly different stat focus, example, female pikachu have higher speed and special attack but less defense attack and special defense. Conversely male pikachu tend to have higher attack and defense, this generally is overridden by natures.
duel masters is a cheap imitation of magic
that happens to be better then magic
>appealing to "nerd" culture
i mean, i'm liberal myself, i think you should avoid being racist and sexist and all of that, but this dude is so fucking moist about it.
And so many of the videos are just WRONG
It's what happens when you work in an entertainment industry and have several thousand potential customers breathing down your neck because they think that by having so many male characters you hate women. It's funny because when Zelda U was revealed and Aonuma was trying to ruse people like the Jap he is there was a lot of people crying and cheering that Link was a girl, only to get angry when he isn't and will never be. There just isn't any way to please a group that have so many clashing ideals about what they want.
>it's for the little children who want to play house with virtual dollies made in the likenesses of themselves, their family members, and their favorite celebrities.
but that's exactly the problem in the article.
the author is concerned that translesbo lizard children will feel offended and the game should allow them to make a t-rex dad and cthulhu mom, so everybody gets used to the idea that humans have 47 different genders
after all, games are supposed to educate and raise awareness to people on real life problems
>"the dark souls of their genre"
>dark souls has been reduced to a phrase meaning "difficult" ignoring all other aspects of the game
Additional context: The first review proved so brazen that one of the heads at EA tried to have the author blacklisted entirely.
>almost entirely questions
I'm going to be entirely honest, in the >>255079197 photo of Patricia, she looks like a mildly cute 5 or 6 out of 10 that I would still totally fuck, fatness and all. But Jesus Christ, then you see your image... how in the fuck did she make herself look look even barely presentable?
WAIT HOLD THE FUCKING PHONE
THERE'S A FUCKING FEMALE THOR
WHAT THE FUCK
FOR WHAT PURPOSE WOULD THEY RET-CON THE
TO PLEASE THE FEMINISTS
WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH THEM
I have never played nor interacted with any Warhammer games, board or video, books, etc but I know enough about the history to make me fucking livid that this 'journalist' had the gall to spew this trash.
tl;dr: I got baited hard.
Ugh, that bit actually pissed me off a bit, too. The second ruby was off in one of those "well, do I take the left or right path...sure hope I don't choose the right one and miss something" type paths so it was super easy to miss and get kind of locked into the boss and not be sure if you were only doing a tiny amount of damage because that's just how the game is (because that really is just how the game is a lot of the time) or because you aren't quiiiiiite a high enough level or because you just happened to miss something. If he got the 10 death achievement while stuck on that boss...well, I could see him being a bit salty, although a 56 is pretty far off course.
Here's one on Vanquish
Every country has to be like America.
Land of the free, home of the brave
You can tear apart the stupid Game Show all you want but don't you touch my idea channel. They use farfetched titles to draw people in but then reveal themselves to be one of the most deeply thought out shows in all of youtube and even intentionally leaves its conclusions open ended.
Sex refers to the difference in body formations due to variation in inherited sex chromosomes. Gender refers to identities, cultural roles and norms formed on the basis of sex.
I love this, because I honestly can't wrap my head around it. Presumably the author knew that the full title of Persona games was Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, and had played at the very least SMT4 and P4 or P3.
So who could they have possibly not looked at it and wondered why it's called SMT4. How could they have not wondered what SMT 1-3 are? It's absolutely bizarre.
I have all of the Bravoman Cartoon downloaded because Shifty Look is closing down in September.
Just letting you know that
the problem with the russian voices is that there are no subtitles for the dialog around you, only for people talking directly to you
It's pretty cool if you speak russian I imagine
If you think that is bad, wait till you see her in motion.
it isn't retcon. Thor Odinson has become unworthy, and a lady will become worthy of wielding the hammer so she will become Thor (the title). Basically Thor comics will have a lady with a hammer for 6 months before she disappears forever.
This is actually a good thing though, because when her books tank then no one will make shitty female characters ever again because they are jews first and foremost
Sales. Don't worry, most comics fans are not even slightly rustled because this is probably a 6 months thing.
It boosts sales because THOR IS NOW FEMALE, pleases the NO STRONG WOMYN crowd and gives comic book readers some new to read.
Marvel does that often but never gives them the support they need to be successful. Sales go down because they assign poor writers and artists to the titles. All the decent ones are working on the big name titles.
It's far easier for them to just gender bend/race swap an existing hero/villain. Hell, Loki was a woman for about a year recently.
If they think that Spelunky is an example of a difficult Roguelike, then they haven't even touched the surface of the genera.
Figures though, since gaemz journalists can't stomach anything stronger then Spelunky, and would probably cry blood upon attempting to look at Angband, let alone Nethack, Dwarf Fortress, or Rogue itself.
>get praised for drawing people's requests
>know im shit
>never develop an ego
why is this so hard for "journalists" to do?
From the sound of things, at least as far as I can understand it, is that it's just someone else taking up the name of Thor.
Also, speaking of comics: At SDCC, someone at a DC Comics panel asked why DC doesn't give as much attention to minority roles in comics as Marvel does. They explained that they do, but they would rather let them evolve naturally as characters, or something along those lines.
But the kicker was that one of the panelists also straight up said: "Just because we don't reveal them on 'The View' doesn't mean that they're not there."
If a game doesn't hold your hand, it's dark souls now
its not like they were even remotely true to the mythology already
The combat was far less repetitive than in DA, owing to cross-class combos. It was also far more difficult on Insanity thanks to waves of enemies forcing adaptation. The dungeons are no more cut-and-paste than "biomes" in Mass Effect, Dragon Age, etc, where it only becomes a frustration if you're not enjoying the game in the first place.
It certainly wasn't shit.
How can Super Meat Boy be considered a dark souls of anything when death carries no penalty and can be considered a bonus because the replay shows all of your runs at once, while the game is more trial and error than getting better at the game.
/int/ and /pol/ pls, we are not talking about Sweden right now.
Nah, Anon was correct. She's perfectly average-cute in the "she's not going to blow my friends minds, but I'm not going to shit about her either and she's nice so whatever" kind of way.
>Better combat than DA
>Must be a good game
Eh no. DA was a average game at best and DA > DA2.
>It was also far more difficult on Insanity thanks to waves of enemies forcing adaptation
If I wanted to play Dynasty Warrior, I would play Dynasty Warrior.
Don't forget the shitty texture they had on the game when it was first released. The backlash was so hard they had to release a res pack.
This thread got me thinking.
If I was to make a vidya, I'd have something in the background at one point. Barely notice-able. I don't know what it'd be, but I'd want it to set off every SJW. Like a lynching, or a man slapping a bitch up.
Then wait for awhile, and leak it to Kotaku and other game journalism sites myself anonymously. Watch the free advertising come in. For every shitstain that doesn't buy my game, two more will buy it. Then all I gotta do is make it a decent game and BAM free fanbase.
Because most journalists are opinionated, narcissistic hacks, that get payed by shouting their opinions, or pretending to shout their opinions in the case of bribery.
At least real journalists march in to warzones.
since she is so concerned about gender variety and bizarre fetishes, I wouldn't be surprised if her partners were all desperate white knights who recognized her from shitaku and they've had telepathic sex / marriage
they might have even exchanged snot or earwax as symbol of they interdimensional coitus
They've tapped the guy from "Argo" for the script of "Justice League", who also contributed rewrites to the BvS script, so at least there's that.
Half the thing about DC's movies is that they're going for quality over quantity now, at least to me. It seems to be the case at least when you consider how Disney is going for three Marvel films a year.
Speaking of which, I don't think they officially announced Doctor Strange at SDCC, did they?
This is good. She is would bang tier now. This is what asian culture gets right. Instead of whining about fat acceptance on tumblr like most of the USA whales do, they actually change their lives so it betters them.
I don't think Thor was ever a title, just that his name was engraved on the hammer because it was believed that it was only he who was worthy of wielding it. I mean shit, Beta Ray Bill ain't called Thor at all.
The only valid argument in your post is about textures, to which your only criticism is that they were a problem for a limited time. It really seems like /v/'s conversation skills are going down the shitter.
they can usually be summed up in a word or two
I lost 40 pounds playing Dance Dance Revolution Is that decent?
But he's not wrong.
Vanquish was not a good game.
It had some good ideas in there but the level design and enemy encounters was fucking awful outside of Challenge mode.
Not to mention the limitations made it entirely pointless to melee or even rocketboost outside of small ones just so you can trigger bullet time again and again.
It should gone full over the top action instead of being a gimmicky third person shooter bogged down by modern game design.