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#2 Posted by Kidavenger (3629 posts) -

COOLBEANS

#3 Posted by Ravenlight (8011 posts) -

Hint, hint, Giant Bomb hiring manager.

#4 Posted by jakob187 (21762 posts) -

RORIE IS WRITING FOR RIVAL VIDEO GAME WEBSITE?!

What a traitor. -____-

#5 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (3925 posts) -

RORIE RISES AGAIN!!!

#6 Posted by BaneFireLord (2957 posts) -

YAY!!! Rorie has work again!

#7 Posted by Cincaid (2959 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 (620 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 (36272 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 (750 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 (13257 posts) -

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

#12 Posted by JoeyRavn (4983 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 (2523 posts) -

MATT RORIE

#14 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2411 posts) -

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

#15 Posted by Ramone (2976 posts) -

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

#16 Posted by Scrumdidlyumptious (1641 posts) -

Rorie is ours. They can't have him.

#17 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (4495 posts) -

Good for him, I wish GB got him instead.

#18 Posted by dudeglove (8299 posts) -

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

Online
#19 Posted by Slay3r1583 (642 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 (763 posts) -

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

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#21 Posted by Ramone (2976 posts) -

@dudeglove said:

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

#22 Posted by RockyRaccoon37 (468 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 (4979 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 (1169 posts) -

Get Rorie on a TNT, pronto!

#25 Posted by Bulby33 (617 posts) -

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

#26 Posted by PokeIkzai (384 posts) -

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

#27 Edited by RVonE (4703 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 (2221 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 (5563 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 (2889 posts) -

If we can't have Rorie no one will!

@TheHBK:

What? What do you mean?

#31 Posted by Milkman (17329 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 (4458 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 (4056 posts) -

Is Rorie Giant Bomb's huckleberry?

#34 Posted by DharmaBum (1049 posts) -

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

#35 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6403 posts) -

@dudeglove said:

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

God I hope not.

#36 Posted by Xbox420 (126 posts) -

Rorie deserves better!

#37 Posted by Wrect (318 posts) -

I enjoy the Matt Rorie.

#38 Edited by hanktherapper (384 posts) -

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

#39 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5154 posts) -

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

#40 Posted by SargeGulp (240 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 (7184 posts) -

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

#42 Posted by probablytuna (3829 posts) -

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

#43 Posted by alternate (2720 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 (953 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 (1352 posts) -

RORIE OR RIOT

#46 Posted by 2HeadedNinja (1776 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 (943 posts) -

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

#48 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 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 (2933 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 (943 posts) -

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