Bumbledore? Really?

#1 Posted by Winternet (8006 posts) -

C'mon, really? "You play as the apprentice of the great bee-wizard Bumbledore". Are you serious? This is from the guys that made Altitude, which was a decent, interesting game.

Just sue their asses Potter, Lda or whoever owns that franchise. Confusion on the marketplace, right? Bumbledore, pffft. Sue their asses for severe case of lazyness! GOD!

#2 Posted by krazy_kyle (716 posts) -

I facepalm with agreement.

#3 Posted by Linkster7 (1014 posts) -

Bumbledore is a 100% original bee-wiza...

Wait is that a bee that is a wizard or is it a wizard who can transform into a bee?

#4 Edited by believer258 (11663 posts) -

Hopefully this will be a Fumbledore and will go on to make the developers more of a Humbledore.

#5 Posted by DeeGee (2115 posts) -

Haha.

Bee wizard.

Count me in!

#6 Posted by LordAndrew (14424 posts) -
#7 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

Bwaha! good one.

#8 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3050 posts) -

This is appalling.

#9 Posted by Bribo (593 posts) -

This is an insult to bees.

#10 Posted by Cogzwell (228 posts) -

Wow! It seems like this game is getting everyone "buzzing" with disapproval!

#11 Posted by AlexanderSheen (4930 posts) -

I see what they did there.

#12 Posted by IAmNotBatman (627 posts) -

I will never play a game EVER again fuck you! Fuckin.... Bumbledore...

#13 Posted by DonChipotle (2694 posts) -

Whatever, title rules. Fuck da haters.

#14 Posted by craigymail (192 posts) -

It's gonna be an awesome game, as for the name: stay out of their bees wax!

#15 Posted by BisonHero (6214 posts) -

More like...Stumblesnore.

#16 Posted by Levius (1079 posts) -

I guess anybody who buys this will get stung.

#17 Posted by ShaggE (6337 posts) -

I'm a bee wizard, and that looks *some sort of bee sex pun*-ed up.

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#18 Posted by abdo (1037 posts) -

I don't bee-lieve it

#19 Posted by Jaytow (693 posts) -

Bumbledores got style.

#20 Posted by NegativeCero (2976 posts) -

I was hoping it would at least be about an incompetent wizard.

#21 Edited by countinhallways (632 posts) -

Um, excuse me, but this is actually a fantastic name for a bee wizard. Also:

@DeeGee said:

Haha.

Bee wizard.

Count me in!

Now for a suitably cringe-worthy pun... everybody calm down and bee-hive themselves? Hmm, that is actual kind of a double pun. It will do for now.

EDIT: Aha! I guess you could say that you all think that Bumbledore is an a-pollen name for the character. Perfect ლ(ಠ_ಠლ).

#22 Posted by Lunar_Aura (2779 posts) -
#23 Posted by phampire (281 posts) -

anyone who buys this deserves it

#24 Posted by atomic_dumpling (2460 posts) -

Hairy Potter & The Golden Snatch

Now there is a game I'd play.

#25 Posted by LordAndrew (14424 posts) -
I just beat Honeyhold Keep, and I can safely say this is the best game about a bee wizard I've ever played.
#26 Posted by Hailinel (23928 posts) -
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#27 Posted by WhiteLotus01 (22 posts) -

The game itself looks quite good, and I approve of more Harry Potter-inspired things as let's face it. Before Harry Potter wizards and witches were total suck. Harry Potter is a far more appealing universe.

#28 Posted by BionicMonster (1032 posts) -

I think Beezlebug is way less creative.

#29 Posted by HarlequinRiot (1098 posts) -
#30 Posted by LittleBigJono (252 posts) -

I want my honey back... urgh, that was terrible, I apologise but I had to do it

#31 Posted by GeoffPeterson1 (34 posts) -

I see this game hasn't got much positive Buzz lately...........

#32 Posted by Sayishere (1839 posts) -

I wish i was wizard.

#33 Posted by MarkWahlberg (4579 posts) -
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#34 Posted by nohthink (1223 posts) -

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought of that lol

#35 Posted by thebeastwithtwobacks (140 posts) -

i think dumbledore means bumblebee in old english or something like that.

#36 Posted by Odinez (80 posts) -

I'd pollinate that!

#37 Posted by MikeLemmer (534 posts) -

Just curious, how many people here have played it?

I'm going through it now, plan to have a review of it up by the end of this week.

#38 Posted by trotoise (34 posts) -

snail kills bumbledore

#39 Edited by Winternet (8006 posts) -

@MikeLemmer said:

Just curious, how many people here have played it?

I'm going through it now, plan to have a review of it up by the end of this week.

You, sir, are doing God's work.

#40 Edited by Ultimasta (9 posts) -
#41 Posted by JonathanAshleyMoore (281 posts) -

More like... shit... dore...

#42 Posted by MuttersomeTaxicab (667 posts) -

First CBS buys Giant Bomb and now this.

I jest. I didn't even realize this was the Altitude guys. I loved that game. This, however, sounds like a doofy meeting joke that got taken too far.

#43 Posted by MikeLemmer (534 posts) -

Just posted my review of it. I blazed through it in an hour, but its emphasis seems to be on getting a high score for each level through precise spell placement. Although it seems geared for kids (I suspect a grade schooler would love this game), some of those last levels were getting tough and I suspect mastering some of them could be hair-pullers. Just the type of indoctrination into the chase for the high score I like.

Oh, and Bumbledore is not mentioned past the title screen, so exposure to bad puns is kept to a minimum.

#44 Posted by TheHT (10904 posts) -

@believer258 said:

Hopefully this will be a Fumbledore and will go on to make the developers more of a Humbledore.

hmmm, humblecore should be a genre. i'd laugh at it.

#45 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -

That is unBEElievable.

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