I would be very interested in Giant Bomb reviewing this game. It would be a good thing for them to highlight a game that may go under peoples radars.
Would Like to See Giant Bomb Review This.
This game is getting great reviews. I don't see why Giant Bomb wouldn't review it themselves: it's a slow-ass week.
Yeah I kinda get annoyed when they are all "no games are out, slow news, etc." and they leave a game review option in the dust. Maybe @MattBodega: will do it. But GB is all about getting that review out in the right window, I think if they were going to do one it would be up by now.
I'm pretty sure there's a 100% chance they're gonna review this. Not only have they already done pre-release coverage, but I've seen a bunch of ads around for this game, meaning enough people will be interested in it to warrant a review.
What ads? Heh...
yeah, i mean it's not like they have anything else to review.
Yeah, thats what I am kind of hoping for, that they are just looking to put a review up. But I am generally really interested, but it has gotten mixed reviews... and its not $20 like Deadly Premonition was either... :\
I finally got my copy of the game just earlier today, praise be to region-free sony devices! While I've unfortunately also got to work, I had pre-noon off and managed to squeeze an hour in during an extended lunch-break. (I'm sorry, boss, it was a matter of life and death. Things were just flooding down, a literal hell.)
I'm really enjoying the game, thus far; the aesthetics can, at times, almost be a sensory overload, but rather than be frustrating, it does wonders for your mood. The absolutely masterly use of music and subdued background noises add to the experience in such a way that what seems like a thousand incompatible elements suddenly make sense. The entire game to me, reminds me most of a beautiful water-colour painting. Plus, gameplay's a shitload of fun.
Seems to me like the kind of game that would have Alex and Brad drooling.
They didn't mention it on I love mondays.. so I'm doubtful, but I hope so!
Just spoke to Jeff on Twitter about this. I'll link to his own words but the skinny is: yes but they didn't send a review copy.
Here's the exact quote:
@TXCasper They didn't send one out, we'll probably pick up El Shaddai at some point.
El Shaddai just came out in Europe. I got it a few days ago. It's a really amazing and unique experience. Giant Bomb should have a review by now and talk about it a little bit. It's been getting 9s across the board generally. It's sad - I went to the game shop and there were like 3 copies on the shelves, and I had to really dig around for it. Just like Shadow of the Damned, original games are bombing. It's worse than its ever been before.
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