Vinnys Dark Souls review video

#1 Posted by Ashenn (47 posts) -

Now please mistake me if I'm wrong but wasn't there a video review type thing that featured Vinny storming off camera at one point?

I have looked all over but have yet to find it. Any of you fine gentlemen know if/where this exists?

#2 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2453 posts) -
#3 Edited by Yummylee (22538 posts) -

I think you mean his top ten of 2011 video?

The Dark Souls bit is at 1:20.

#4 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4701 posts) -

This is the second thread today asking for a Dark Souls related video. What gives?

#6 Posted by NegativeCero (3039 posts) -

I don't think he finished the game, and there was no review by anyone.

#7 Posted by ludorverr (67 posts) -

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

#8 Posted by Ashenn (47 posts) -

@Yummylee Many thanks good sir =D

I don't know about others but it's on my mind again due to upcoming dlc. So I have just run through the whole game with a new char. So much fun!!!

#9 Posted by EXTomar (4943 posts) -

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

#10 Posted by ludorverr (67 posts) -

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

#11 Edited by Akyho (1698 posts) -
#12 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4985 posts) -
@SoothsayerGB said:

I really miss Kessleer and Rory's snot snow bad.

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#13 Posted by EXTomar (4943 posts) -

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

#14 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

There's no point having this conversation; the Dark Souls devoted consider all the horrible flaws in that game to be "features"

#15 Posted by Loafsmooch (364 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

There's no point having this conversation; the Dark Souls devoted consider all the horrible flaws in that game to be "features"

There are no horrible flaws in Dark Souls. Some people just have to accept that the game is not for them. Just like the "devoted", like myself, have to accept that Dark Souls never could've been GOTY, it's a niche game for a niche audience.

#16 Posted by Manhattan_Project (2174 posts) -

@Loafsmooch said:

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

There's no point having this conversation; the Dark Souls devoted consider all the horrible flaws in that game to be "features"

There are no horrible flaws in Dark Souls. Some people just have to accept that the game is not for them. Just like the "devoted", like myself, have to accept that Dark Souls never could've been GOTY, it's a niche game for a niche audience.

As somone who loved all my time with Dark Souls. It has flaws. To say otherwise makes you seem "blind."

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#17 Edited by TruthTellah (9471 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

There's no point having this conversation; the Dark Souls devoted consider all the horrible flaws in that game to be "features"

Your game has intuitive menus? Helpful information? Few glitches? Adjustable controls? A -map-? Why don't you just have your Nanny play the whole game for you, ya coddled modern gamer!

...

I think the games are amazing and some of the biggest triumphs of this generation of gaming, but you're darn right it has flaws. It's a niche title for sure, but that's still no excuse for dismissing any and all criticism of it.

#18 Posted by Loafsmooch (364 posts) -

@Manhattan_Project said:

@Loafsmooch said:

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

There's no point having this conversation; the Dark Souls devoted consider all the horrible flaws in that game to be "features"

There are no horrible flaws in Dark Souls. Some people just have to accept that the game is not for them. Just like the "devoted", like myself, have to accept that Dark Souls never could've been GOTY, it's a niche game for a niche audience.

As somone who loved all my time with Dark Souls. It has flaws. To say otherwise makes you seem "blind."

I said horrible flaws. Ofcourse it has flaws. All games have flaws, nothing is perfect if you care to look for it.

#19 Posted by Manhattan_Project (2174 posts) -

@Loafsmooch said:

@Manhattan_Project said:

@Loafsmooch said:

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

@EXTomar said:

@ludorverr said:

He did not finish the game. If he did it would've been his #1 GOTY.

You don't need to finish that game to figure out if they will like it or not.

Nope, it's very easy for people to quit the game when they get frustrated and then be soured on the entire experience. The act of quitting a game like that subconsciously rapes your ego whether you like it or not. "Taking a break" is suicide for such a game.

In that case, shouldn't that "count against the game" if the beginning is frustrating? Why would a game that has a frustrating beginning be GOTY?

There's no point having this conversation; the Dark Souls devoted consider all the horrible flaws in that game to be "features"

There are no horrible flaws in Dark Souls. Some people just have to accept that the game is not for them. Just like the "devoted", like myself, have to accept that Dark Souls never could've been GOTY, it's a niche game for a niche audience.

As somone who loved all my time with Dark Souls. It has flaws. To say otherwise makes you seem "blind."

I said horrible flaws. Ofcourse it has flaws. All games have flaws, nothing is perfect if you care to look for it.

Horrible flaws, sorry.

My comment still stands.

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#20 Posted by TobbRobb (4840 posts) -

What's with the hating guys... One mans flaw is another mans feature, don't tey to convince each other, it's a waste of time. I really enjoyed Dark Souls and all it's crazy niche ideas. But I know enough about it to see that most people probably just think it's bad design.

Don't enjoy it? Then it's not for you, all games aren't meant to be played by everyone.

#21 Edited by EXTomar (4943 posts) -

I am simply objecting to the statement "Vinny needed to finish Dark Souls and it would have been game of the year". No one needs to finish a game to formulate an opinion on it. Why would someone select a game with a frustrating start that made them abandon it as their favorite of the year? Vinny is free to formulate whatever opinion on what ever game where suggesting either one of those is silly let alone both or together is doubly so.

#22 Posted by AlianthaBerries (142 posts) -

I am here to defend dark souls. Go away dark souls haters! Please?

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