Reviewers Kayne and Lynch review quoted in Hitman? (Spoilers)

#1 Posted by Akyho (1599 posts) -

So I was at he gunshop level and already ran into Kayne the mission before. Now I run into lynch at the firing range.

While selecting my gun to compete. I here the guybat the counter talk to the staff member asking for shotgun ammo. Staff guys says that crazy guy has been useing it all up. lynch he is talking about. And how he is curseing all the.

Now somthing resonates with me that a reveiwer was quoted here. Saying every third word is a swear word. Its as if he is trying to be mature....its just childish.

While my first thaught was Jeff ( would it be an insult? an homage? an apology?) I checked the written reveiw not close. Checked the video reveiw and Jef fdoes say roughly "Every third word is a swear word" then says " not to say swearings bad. it can be great if used right.The swearing in the writting is just lazy."

So maby Jeff is being paraphrased. However I am certain I read somewere at the time the exact words. As I was a fanboy of IO and couldnt beleave what Jeff said at the time of K and L damned him for it....(only to realise it was true. only 4 years later become a paying member of his site and hang on his opinons and trust him) I researched alot at the time.

Anyone else hear this and have any thaughts?

#2 Posted by Baillie (4080 posts) -

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

#3 Posted by Phoenix778m (243 posts) -

I don't understand what you you are asking or trying to say.

#4 Posted by buft (3315 posts) -

It was a common complaint for the game that the swearing was too obnoxious , rather than paraphrasing Jeffs review i think IO are simply parroting the complaint back and poking fun at kayne and lynch

#5 Posted by Sgtpierceface (619 posts) -

I don't really think its a reference to Jeff, but just those characters being those characters.

#6 Posted by CornBREDX (5105 posts) -

Doesn't sound like a reference at all.

#7 Posted by AssInAss (2619 posts) -

Well, that's a reach. I thought Jeff's review of Kane and Lynch was printed on some newspaper in the game's background :P

Making a joke about how much they swear doesn't have to do only with Jeff's review.

#8 Posted by Crash_Happy (663 posts) -

@Akyho: When I heard it it put me in mind of the other characters in Absolution. There's a surplus of swearing by some of them and I wondered if they were commenting on Birdie.

#9 Edited by SASnake (329 posts) -

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

#10 Posted by papercut (3474 posts) -

I think it's being more self aware and has nothing to do with Jeff's review.

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#11 Posted by JerichoBlyth (1044 posts) -

Should have focused on its own flaws.

#12 Posted by SuperSambo (2860 posts) -

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

How is he? It became unreadable, and he asked a question to find out if there was any reason for this.

#13 Posted by beeftothetaco (421 posts) -

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

#14 Posted by SASnake (329 posts) -

@SuperSambo said:

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

How is he? It became unreadable, and he asked a question to find out if there was any reason for this.

Because he is, and no, he was being a douche.

#15 Posted by SuperSambo (2860 posts) -

@SASnake said:

@SuperSambo said:

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

How is he? It became unreadable, and he asked a question to find out if there was any reason for this.

Because he is, and no, he was being a douche.

Ah, sound reasoning.

#16 Posted by audioBusting (1506 posts) -

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

Don't be so harsh, it's a valid question as us foreigners would be the last people to know when we're being incomprehensible.

Anyway, swearing in action video games and films has become such a common cliche that it's pretty unlikely that they're referencing any specific reviews.

#17 Posted by Shady (503 posts) -

I thought it would be about how shitty Kane and Lynch were as games. Both of them. Especially the second one.

#18 Posted by SASnake (329 posts) -

@audioBusting said:

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

Don't be so harsh, it's a valid question as us foreigners would be the last people to know when we're being incomprehensible.

Anyway, swearing in action video games and films has become such a common cliche that it's pretty unlikely that they're referencing any specific reviews.

You are right, my apology's to whoever it was I insulted, I cant even remember.

#19 Posted by KarlPilkington (2718 posts) -

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

ahaha

#20 Posted by Chumm (238 posts) -

@SASnake said:

my apology's

Is this dyslexia too?

#21 Posted by Fearbeard (826 posts) -
@buft

It was a common complaint for the game that the swearing was too obnoxious , rather than paraphrasing Jeffs review i think IO are simply parroting the complaint back and poking fun at kayne and lynch

This. I doubt they are referencing a single review.
#22 Posted by hoossy (933 posts) -

@SASnake said:

@SuperSambo said:

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

How is he? It became unreadable, and he asked a question to find out if there was any reason for this.

Because he is, and no, he was being a douche.

um... not really. I was thinking the same thing, and not from a condescending standpoint - just curious.

#23 Posted by Akyho (1599 posts) -

All right it seems clear to me that the last few threads I have made have been too dyslexia induced to to be read. I am Scottish and Dyslexic with an ever constant hardship over literacy. As most of my threads start with someone making fun of me, or asking seriously what is my native language which has happened to many fucking times now. Then i say I am dyslexic and then two sides form, one side belittling me the other side overly sympathetic resulting in the thread becoming pointless

So OK folks learned my lesson no more threads.

#24 Posted by ToTheNines (712 posts) -

@Akyho: Why don't you put as much effort into your threads as you did that post? Just wondering.

#25 Edited by Akyho (1599 posts) -

@NinesSC2 said:

@Akyho: Why don't you put as much effort into your threads as you did that post? Just wondering.

I am Dyslexic not illiterate. Dyslexia is neurological and throws curve balls, it is to do with perception and the act of processing written information.

I read my original post and it makes sense, I understand it. Other people do not seem to be able to, It is a simple fact of my thought process being different and the expression of that is not the norm.

There is no constant it is random.

#26 Posted by RollingZeppelin (1958 posts) -

@Akyho: You can still make topics, just start with a preface; "Hey I'm dyslexic, so this may be hard to read." Then anyone who reads the thread wont get confused.

#27 Posted by Wampa1 (641 posts) -

@Akyho: I actually thought the reigned the swearing in, Kane doesn't really swear at all and Lynch? Well Lynch is mental..

#28 Posted by Kerned (1170 posts) -

@Akyho: Don't let people discourage you. Your post was fine. Keep writing, don't give up because of some people who don't understand your situation. Rise above that shit.

#29 Posted by thedj93 (1237 posts) -

@Akyho: i think IO was just having some fun at their own expense, considering how bad those games reviewed, letting the world know "yeah we heard the critics, we get it, we get it blah blah blah"

ANYWAY. it's pretty cool that they had that little easter egg in there.

Does this mean Kane and Lynch and Hitman occupy the same fucked up universe? hm...

#30 Posted by Jace (1092 posts) -

@SASnake said:

@SuperSambo said:

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

How is he? It became unreadable, and he asked a question to find out if there was any reason for this.

Because he is, and no, he was being a douche.

This just in! Asking why someone types as if their first language is not English is now grounds for being a "douche bag."

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#31 Posted by bigsmoke77 (788 posts) -

@Akyho: Like the others I would encourage you to keep starting topics just try your best not to have spacing problems between words. i.e. in your first post you have ("guybat") in the 2nd line, now it looks like the ("b") is suppose to be a space. The natural reaction to reading this is to say "what the fuck is this guy talking about" instead of seeing you missed a space. Im no expert in dyslexic but I find when I read over my writing I think it makes sense but it doesn't because Im reading it too fast and missing mistakes or i need to read it out loud to see mistakes. and don't just read it over once usually have to read three or four times to find all my mistakes. Try to take each sentence and see if it makes sense i.e. your last sentence in the 2 nd line is ("And how he is curseing all the.") There is nothing wrong with that sentence expect for the fact you forgot "time" at the end and as a result it makes no sense and you look like a crazy person lol. I have taken english classes all the way through to university and I still don't know what the fuck Im doing so don't get discouraged and by the looks of your replies you have the capability to create some good posts.

#32 Posted by SASnake (329 posts) -

@Jace said:

@SASnake said:

@SuperSambo said:

@SASnake said:

@Baillie said:

@Akyho: May I ask where you're from and what your first language is?

Im going to start by letting you know he has dyslexia, and you're an absolute douche bag.

How is he? It became unreadable, and he asked a question to find out if there was any reason for this.

Because he is, and no, he was being a douche.

This just in! Asking why someone types as if their first language is not English is now grounds for being a "douche bag."

Our stories up next at 10: "Why are there so many sensitive pricks on the internet?" Followed by: "Hypocrisy, an inside look."

You sir, if you had replied to me FIRST, with this exact comment..would have won me a bet..but you didnt, you suck!

#33 Posted by UnrealDP (1222 posts) -

@Akyho said:

All right it seems clear to me that the last few threads I have made have been too dyslexia induced to to be read. I am Scottish and Dyslexic with an ever constant hardship over literacy. As most of my threads start with someone making fun of me, or asking seriously what is my native language which has happened to many fucking times now. Then i say I am dyslexic and then two sides form, one side belittling me the other side overly sympathetic resulting in the thread becoming pointless

So OK folks learned my lesson no more threads.

Dude, don't stop making threads just because dudes on the internet like to fight. You shouldn't stop trying, also just ignore the fighting internet men and keep doing your thing! Seriously, you really shouldn't stop!

Oh, and to be on point, I think that they weren't being self aware of Jeff's review and were in fact just cursing up a storm because that's just how those characters are. If you need to convey the feel of those characters in just a short cameo then you need something cheap like a bunch of cursing. I dunno it's weird.

#34 Posted by Baillie (4080 posts) -

#35 Posted by TheHT (11145 posts) -

Hah, could be. I never really read other reviews for the game, so the overswearing thing could have been a widespread criticism.

Seems more likely that it's just a reference to the actual game being cursey, rather than criticisms of the game being cursey. That's at least a simpler explanation.

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