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Posted by Nettacki

@scarabus said:

I'm glad Patrick didn't play DMC, or he would talk about its ending and how he hates everything about it.

The ending to the new one or the old one? I'll assume the new one. In which case, I'd be more than willing to listen to him rant about how much the new DmC's ending sucks.

Posted by firecracker22

Jeff co-host Attack of the Show?

I wish I had seen that.

Posted by SmilingPig
Posted by paulunga

Don't put words in our mouths, Patrick. As a "hardcore" DMC fan I will always care for gameplay above anything else. If the new one plays well then I don't give a shit about anything else.

Posted by Hilbert

@Winternet said:

@BeefyGrandmole said:

@Hilbert said:

1:40:55

Did brad say: Devil May Cock?

yup

It's Devil May Caught. Gee, you perverts.

Posted by Winternet

@BeefyGrandmole said:

@Hilbert said:

1:40:55

Did brad say: Devil May Cock?

yup

It's Devil May Caught. Gee, you perverts.

Posted by BeefyGrandmole

@Hilbert said:

1:40:55

Did brad say: Devil May Cock?

yup

Posted by Hilbert

1:40:55

Did brad say: Devil May Cock?

Posted by PliggeTheFallen

Always enjoy these Bombcast's!

Posted by djblack70

Cat Food Eating

So I have a true story for you guys... In my younger days, we played a prank on some friends (girls) spending the night. We released 7 pet rats into the bed they were sleeping in. There was lots of screaming, jumping and swinging, and worst of all, one of them ended up peeing the bed... a water bed. Cleaning that up is another story! Anyway, the next day was to be their pay-back. They made up some sandwiches they wanted us to try and we did. Their constant staring and holding back laughter clued us in that something wasn't right. So I asked what was in the sandwich, to which they replied what does it taste like? I said, chicken & bacon to which they let out uproarious laughter. Then they said, "it's liver" that they mixed up with mayonnaise and we were like, "whatever", and ate the rest of the sandwiches.

Fast-forward an hour later and I'm in the bathroom and notice something unusual in the waste basket... 2 cans of chicken & bacon flavored cat food, and there were no cats in that household! I guess it wasn't too bad, and it tasted like the label said :)

Posted by Phished0ne

@Giantstalker said:

@ProfessorEss said:

I find it odd when I hear someone like Patrick (and this is not exclusive to Patrick) who get endless free gaming opportunities, say "I want to be the type of consumer who encourages paying more for games". To me this just emphasizes how out of touch with consumers the gaming press has become and how they are putting publishers, developers and the industry before the consumer.

I feel this is becoming more and more true with each passing Bombcast, sadly. Well put.

Wow man, that quote was taken WAY out of context, .

Patrick didn't say "encourages paying more for games" he said "encourages paying more for these types of games" meaning indies. Try not to be so inflammatory next time. You misquote patrick to make it sound like he supports the price raising of EVERY GAME EVER, when he was really saying that its unfair that some great indie games released on say, mobile platforms dont get their worth because they have to be sold for so cheap to compete. Hell look at the humble indie bundles, how many people pay a shit ton more than the average person just because they feel the developer deserves it?

Posted by darkdragonmage99

@ominousbedroom: I already had the flue this year too late now

Posted by Kingyo

@KingBroly: Nah, I think he is saying that's what DMC is in general, just angels and demons and that's boring.

Posted by Ropn

@dudeglove: They've toned down the focus on arcade machines and shifted it to gaming pc's

Edited by ominousbedroom
@murisan said:

@hermes: Actually, "The flu shot contains killed (inactive) viruses, so you cannot get the flu"

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002025.htm

Educate yourself. "A nasal spray flu vaccine called FluMist uses a live, weakened virus instead of a dead one."

But, we're talkin' bout the shots, so no, you cannot get the flu from the shots. UNLESS YOU DON'T BELIEVE THE GOVERNMENT OMG COLLUSION CONSPIRACY FOLLOW THE MONEY ETC. ETC.

    
Thank you. I heard this yet again and was like wut. Unless you have some god-awful, massively compromised immune system, your crappy feelings and sore arm don't even compare to the actual flu. What with this disgusting season, none of this 'I can weather it' bullshit. Quit being dumb and get on that (needle)! 
 
Pettiness aside, fun cast and I love you guys 8)
Posted by manbot47

no offense to the bomb crew but i don't know what they saw in Enslaved, it was a weak story with weak characters and dull gameplay; that and a fly can beat the game in its lifetime and have time to spare

Posted by Kropotkin

A great show that was blighted with some ignorance spouted about the European video game scene in the 1980's. I'm not sure what Jeff's mental block is with Europe, but it seems to be really strong as he keeps on getting things wrong. He does have an encyclopedic like mind when it comes to video games, but that doesn't stop him from messing up.

The thing he messed up on was the story of Rare. They started out making games for the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad, MSX and BBC computers and were known as 'Ultimate Play the Game'. Just as a piece of evidence, they looked like the image to the left. They then went on to make games for the NES, the first of which was RC Pro Am in 1988.

Posted by Giantstalker

@ProfessorEss said:

I find it odd when I hear someone like Patrick (and this is not exclusive to Patrick) who get endless free gaming opportunities, say "I want to be the type of consumer who encourages paying more for games". To me this just emphasizes how out of touch with consumers the gaming press has become and how they are putting publishers, developers and the industry before the consumer.

I feel this is becoming more and more true with each passing Bombcast, sadly. Well put.

Edited by SuperJoe

(00:52 to 01:14) - Patrick is really overthinking the aspects of COD single player. Most of the people on my friends lists only play the multiplayer and have barely touched the campaigns since MW2. I'm surprised Activision hasn't split the franchise into single player only & multiplayer only versions.

Posted by KingBroly

Having just listened to this week's Podcast, I just have to wonder if Brad thinks that stuff like "Heaven or Hell" and "Hell and Hell" are things NINJA THEORY came up with for DmC? Maybe it wasn't his intent to come across that, but to me that's what it sounded like. And if he does think that, it's woefully ignorant, because that's stuff that's been in DMC since 3. I know he says he hasn't played a DMC since 1, but Brad, please do some research next time before making comments like that.

Posted by Nayson

@dudeglove: The building is still there, obviously, but the arcade had been in decline for years and years and the last time I went (probably at least five years ago) it was a collection of shitty shops selling the sort of crap that only tourists ever buy and fast food places. The arcade was a sorry sight compared to how it was in the 90s.

It seems the place has had some investment in recent times though. It now claims to be "the most advanced gaming centre in the world" and seems to have some kind of ridiculous PC/LAN thing going on. I guess it might be true, it's certainly in the right part of the right kind of city where they can legitimately claim that type of thing. http://www.londontrocadero.com/tenant/3/Gamerbase

I might have to check it out the next time I am in London and dont have a contractual obligation to do some work for my employer!

Posted by dudeglove

@Nayson said:

re: Arcades in the UK -

I think I am about the same age as Ryan & Vinny (born 1979) so I'd have probably been into arcades at about the same time, and I find myself surprised of anecdotal evidence that there were "no arcades" (admittedly that is a relative term) here because there were loads of machines where I live, which is an unremarkable market town just outside of Birmingham.

From the late 80s through to the mid 90s off the top of my head I can think of at least three places where their primary business was arcade machines, one near where I went to school and two in the town centre. Then there were cabinets in lots of shops like newsagents, video rental and fast food joints. I remember one summer in particular where pretty much my entire social circle hung around a local newsagents and played SF2 and King of Fighters 95 for hours on end every evening. I'd always assumed this was fairly typical of everywhere.

Coastal towns always had huge arcades, and there was the huge Sega World in the Trocadero just off of Picadilly Circus in London. That place was awesome.

The Trocadero is gone??

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Posted by Nayson

re: Arcades in the UK -

I think I am about the same age as Ryan & Vinny (born 1979) so I'd have probably been into arcades at about the same time, and I find myself surprised of anecdotal evidence that there were "no arcades" (admittedly that is a relative term) here because there were loads of machines where I live, which is an unremarkable market town just outside of Birmingham.

From the late 80s through to the mid 90s off the top of my head I can think of at least three places where their primary business was arcade machines, one near where I went to school and two in the town centre. Then there were cabinets in lots of shops like newsagents, video rental and fast food joints. I remember one summer in particular where pretty much my entire social circle hung around a local newsagents and played SF2 and King of Fighters 95 for hours on end every evening. I'd always assumed this was fairly typical of everywhere.

Coastal towns always had huge arcades, and there was the huge Sega World in the Trocadero just off of Picadilly Circus in London. That place was awesome.

Posted by Roomrunner

I keep forgetting to mention this. There is a pretty good Twin Peaks podcast on iTunes that is specifically about new viewers. Four hosts, two fans, two newbies; and they go episode by episode.

Also, I actually just had two of my friends watch the series last year. They really enjoyed it. I think, without my input, they wouldn't have taken the campiness/cheesy parts as lightly, but they plowed through it with little complaint, and thought the end was fantastic.

Posted by TinyGrasshopper

The panel really needs to quick look Steam on Linux once it comes out of beta. I've been using it for a while. It's a pretty good Steam experience.

Posted by JRock3x8

Re dog food kick starter I am in for 20

Posted by HighPriest

So you're telling me that if I'm able to get together $2500, (say through Kickstarter...) we'll end up with premium content of the entire Bombcast eating a can each of dog food, preferably live?

Posted by meaninoflife42

David Lynch was involved a bit in the second season of Twin Peaks. He directed a couple episodes and played the role of Gordon Cole.

Posted by Rodiard

Oh man new console speculation is glorious.

Posted by OleMarthin

the thing i want the most in the next xbox is a ssd to put the apps and os on. i want it to be super fast!

Posted by 2HeadedNinja

@Xeirus said:

@Daracus said:

It would be cool if Valve were to buy THQ's IPs... (Let me enjoy my delusional fantasy for 5 minutes before you crush it).

Holy damn, that would be great.

If valve were to pick up relic I would pee my pants.

Posted by dr_mantas

I love how they were declaring the death of PC gaming on this very podcast just a couple years back. It seemed crazy then, it seems hilarious now :)

Posted by Elktap

@ProfessorEss: Then he says the bad economy will be a factor in the new hardware pricing.

Edited by GaspoweR

I kinda disagree with Patrick's notion that DMC 4 was not good despite problems with it being repetitive. I kinda liked controlling Nero with the trigger mechanic during combos. It kinda clicked something in my brain and I was really enjoying it.

Also dog food motherfuckers.

Edited by ProfessorEss

I find it odd when I hear someone like Patrick (and this is not exclusive to Patrick) who get endless free gaming oppotunities, say "I want to be the type of consumer who encourages paying more for games"
 
To me this just emphasizes how out of touch with consumers the gaming press has become and how they are putting publishers, developers and the industry before the consumer.

Posted by MorkaiTheWolf

Dear Bahamut these podcasts make the day go by so much easier!

Posted by JRock3x8

Love the next gen conversation. More!

Posted by NTM

@FoxMulder: It happens.

Posted by FoxMulder

Weird...last week they talked about Undead Nightmare and I just bought it a few days prior and started playing it. This week they talked about Twin Peaks and I started watching that last wednesday and am nearly done now...

Posted by Xeirus

@Daracus said:

It would be cool if Valve were to buy THQ's IPs... (Let me enjoy my delusional fantasy for 5 minutes before you crush it).

Holy damn, that would be great.

Posted by Ares42

Loving the console speculation talk, almost more excited about E3 this year than any games that comes out before that.

Posted by Daracus

It would be cool if Valve were to buy THQ's IPs... (Let me enjoy my delusional fantasy for 5 minutes before you crush it).

Posted by Vod_Crack

How could anyone take the story in Black Ops II that seriously? I respect that we all play games for different reasons but damn, you're looking for a needle in a haystack if you are looking for a deep/clever story in Black Ops II.

Posted by happymeowmeow

And then the packages of dog food begin to arrive at your office.

Edited by Dallas_Raines

@gladspooky said:

@Shortbreadtom said:

@MattGrant: You should look at a Patrick Quick Look on YouTube, the comments are FUCKED.

It's almost like people just don't like him, and not some world-wide conspiracy of Patrick-haters dogging him all the time.

YouTube users despise everyone and everything, especially black people. There's a reason Chrome and Firefox have popular extensions for blocking YouTube comments.

Posted by prestonhedges

@Shortbreadtom said:

@MattGrant: You should look at a Patrick Quick Look on YouTube, the comments are FUCKED.

It's almost like people just don't like him, and not some world-wide conspiracy of Patrick-haters dogging him all the time.

Posted by kookoo

@LucidDreams117: That's because this was Patrick-cast. Brevity is not one of his virtues.

Posted by Dunchad

I actually watched all of Twin Peaks, for the first time, after the Deadly Premonition ERs and enjoyed it immensely. Not sure how it would've been without them, since I loved noticing the similarities here and there.

Posted by ThievingJacob

@Rahxephon91: Clearly Patrick has the ability to see all possible parralel realities, in none of them DMC 5 despite what logic may dictate. Is there any franchise Capcom hasn't burned bridges on that they have actually done something about lately?

The whole "I can't understand hate for a game getting good reviews" is being willfully dense, if bad games get good reviews then perception of quality can become warped. It's a perfectly clear idea, but I have no personal stake in the DMC series.

The general DMC discussion was thankfully quite good, but I would rather the bombsquad steer clear of being inflamatory or oblivious. The Dust furries thing last year was probably the worst. People are entitled to be put off of a game because of what it is.