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#2 Posted by Kidavenger (3859 posts) -

COOLBEANS

#3 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

Hint, hint, Giant Bomb hiring manager.

#4 Posted by jakob187 (22308 posts) -

RORIE IS WRITING FOR RIVAL VIDEO GAME WEBSITE?!

What a traitor. -____-

#5 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (4010 posts) -

RORIE RISES AGAIN!!!

#6 Posted by BaneFireLord (3082 posts) -

YAY!!! Rorie has work again!

#7 Posted by Cincaid (3048 posts) -
  • Step 1: Hire for various writings and shenanigans.
  • Step 2: Hire / force back interns and , and bring back the Fear Gauntlet.
  • Step 3: ???
  • Step 4: PROFIT
#8 Posted by johncallahan (709 posts) -

Surreal seeing my tweet in a forum post... anyway yeah. Stoked Rorie is getting more work, one of my favorite writers out there and just an all around great guy.

#9 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -

@Cincaid said:

  • Step 1: Hire for various writings and shenanigans.
  • Step 2: Hire / force back interns and , and bring back the Fear Gauntlet.
  • Step 3: Do absolutely jack shit else.
  • Step 4: PROFIT

I've figured it out!

#10 Posted by UitDeToekomst (779 posts) -

yeah, i seem to recall Alexis mentioning this during the Halo live stream. Nice to have him back in the biz.

#11 Posted by TooWalrus (13319 posts) -

Kinda, is he employed by them or is he freelancing?

#12 Posted by JoeyRavn (5117 posts) -

@TooWalrus said:

Kinda, is he employed by them or is he freelancing?

Freelancing, for the moment. I really hope Matt lands a job, either at GamesRadar or anywhere else. He's a great guy.

#13 Posted by TheHumanDove (2521 posts) -

MATT RORIE

#14 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2654 posts) -

It may be freelance, but at least he's working!

#15 Posted by Ramone (3071 posts) -

Hey CBSi? GET ON THE FUCKING BALL AND HIRE THIS MAN.

#16 Posted by Scrumdidlyumptious (1679 posts) -

Rorie is ours. They can't have him.

#17 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (4805 posts) -

Good for him, I wish GB got him instead.

#18 Posted by dudeglove (9096 posts) -

Does this mean he's stopped molesting small dogs on the street?

#19 Posted by Slay3r1583 (674 posts) -

@jakob187 said:

RORIE IS WRITING FOR RIVAL VIDEO GAME WEBSITE?!

What a traitor. -____-

I think Jeff or whoever would be in charge of such things is the real traitor for not hiring Rorie.

#20 Posted by RPGee (775 posts) -

Awesome! I've missed the dulcet tones of Mr and his lovely work. Well done, sir!

#21 Posted by Ramone (3071 posts) -

@dudeglove said:

Does this mean he's stopped molesting small dogs on the street?

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#22 Posted by RockyRaccoon37 (474 posts) -

Oh man, Rorie writing a new game guide for Gamespot is both supremely awesome and kind of depressing.

Still, really happy that guy is at work again-- hopefully he finds a good job that allows him to write reviews and the sort.

#23 Posted by DeF (5209 posts) -

@Cincaid said:

  • Step 1: Hire for various writings and shenanigans.
  • Step 2: Hire / force back interns and , and bring back the Fear Gauntlet.
  • Step 3: ???
  • Step 4: PROFIT

there's no step 3.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHzM4avGrKI

#24 Posted by Kerned (1183 posts) -

Get Rorie on a TNT, pronto!

#25 Posted by Bulby33 (645 posts) -

Wait, why isn't he working for Giant Bomb?

#26 Posted by PokeIkzai (399 posts) -

Well whatever I'm just happy he's found some work.

#27 Edited by RVonE (4758 posts) -

It's still a damn travesty that he isn't onboard with Giant Bomb already.

EDIT: but of course I'm really happy for him that things are looking up; he's been without a job for a while, now.

#28 Posted by Dallas_Raines (2269 posts) -
@Bulby33
Wait, why isn't he working for Giant Bomb?
They don't have the budget to bring on more people yet, according to Jeff.
#29 Posted by TheHBK (5658 posts) -

Oh and how ironic, the guy that betrayed him, left him high and dry and sent him to the bread line is the first to "congratulate" him.

#30 Edited by Abendlaender (2982 posts) -

If we can't have Rorie no one will!

@TheHBK:

What? What do you mean?

#31 Posted by Milkman (17824 posts) -
@TheHBK

Oh and how ironic, the guy that betrayed him, left him high and dry and sent him to the bread line is the first to "congratulate" him.

That could not be more complete and utter bullshit.
#32 Edited by CptBedlam (4479 posts) -

@Cincaid said:

  • Step 1: Hire for various writings and shenanigans.
  • Step 2: Hire / force back interns and , and bring back the Fear Gauntlet.
  • Step 3: ???
  • Step 4: PROFIT

This, so much, this!

@Dallas_Raines said:

@Bulby33
Wait, why isn't he working for Giant Bomb?
They don't have the budget to bring on more people yet, according to Jeff.

But he also mentioned at some point that they were "talking to a guy" or something like that when he was asked about expanding the crew.

#33 Posted by CaLe (4208 posts) -

Is Rorie Giant Bomb's huckleberry?

#34 Posted by DharmaBum (1072 posts) -

Well done, Rorie. I still have Screened-sized hole in my heart that needs filling.

#35 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6420 posts) -

@dudeglove said:

Does this mean he's stopped molesting small dogs on the street?

God I hope not.

#36 Posted by Xbox420 (127 posts) -

Rorie deserves better!

#37 Posted by Wrect (320 posts) -

I enjoy the Matt Rorie.

#38 Edited by hanktherapper (404 posts) -

He also wrote the Guild Wars 2 guide for them a few months ago.

#39 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5195 posts) -

Now that Rorie is doing game reviews I think a certain website about video games should hire him.

#40 Posted by SargeGulp (244 posts) -

@Cincaid said:

  • Step 1: Hire for various writings and shenanigans.
  • Step 2: Hire / force back interns and , and bring back the Fear Gauntlet.
  • Step 3: ???
  • Step 4: PROFIT

Absolute genius.

I for one enjoyed Fear Gauntlet, especially Condemned, immensely.

#41 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7783 posts) -

Glad to see he is back in the game! Still, Rorie should totally come to Giantbomb. Hopefully someday....

#42 Posted by probablytuna (4121 posts) -

Woo glad to hear Rorie's back in the game.

#43 Posted by alternate (2789 posts) -

@Bulby33 said:

Wait, why isn't he working for Giant Bomb?

Because the economy.

There are a ton of great game writers out of work and it is much cheaper to contract them on a freelance basis than employ full time. Unless it is Polygon then nobody is hiring.

If GB is smart they will not be pressing for new staff, they should be lobbying for a freelance budget or interns. Much more likely to get that.

#44 Posted by Vrikk (1091 posts) -

@Slay3r1583 said:

@jakob187 said:

RORIE IS WRITING FOR RIVAL VIDEO GAME WEBSITE?!

What a traitor. -____-

I think Jeff or whoever would be in charge of such things is the real traitor for not hiring Rorie.

I doubt it's as simple as Jeff saying, "No, don't hire him." They aren't in direct control of everything GB does anymore.

#45 Posted by Daiphyer (1419 posts) -

RORIE OR RIOT

#46 Posted by 2HeadedNinja (1913 posts) -

As so many here ... I wish they could just hire him. I never visited the-website-we-dont-mention-anymore, but I really liked Rorie.

#47 Posted by hwy_61 (1029 posts) -

I'm really disappointed with the lack of puppies in this review.

#48 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3053 posts) -
@TheHBK

Oh and how ironic, the guy that betrayed him, left him high and dry and sent him to the bread line is the first to "congratulate" him.

Hahahaha are you serious?
#49 Posted by Drebin_893 (2997 posts) -

@Milkman said:

@TheHBK

Oh and how ironic, the guy that betrayed him, left him high and dry and sent him to the bread line is the first to "congratulate" him.

That could not be more complete and utter bullshit.

Is it? I have no idea either way, I'm just curious because Rorie got fuuuuuuuucked.

#50 Posted by hwy_61 (1029 posts) -

Huh? Who are we talking about here? The bomb crew? If so, nuh uh!