So Peace Walker wasn't nominated for best story?

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#1 Posted by AuthenticM (4298 posts) -

Man, not only was there not a Best PSP game category, but Peace Walker wasn't even nominated for Best Story. I mean, what? Seriously? As I was listening to the 'cast I was thinking how it was even possible for them, let alone Brad, to forget this giant elephant in the room. They could have at least addressed why they weren't touching the PSP.

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#2 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -

guess what, other shit you like didn't win. 
 
get over it.

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#3 Posted by Enigma777 (6283 posts) -

Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake...

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#4 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 posts) -
@jadeskye said:
" guess what, other shit you like didn't win.  get over it. "
Damn straight.
 
I love these silly topics after GOTY awards.
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#5 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2748 posts) -

Did you seriously expect it? Brad was the only one who played it, and I'm not sure if he even finished it.

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#6 Posted by AuthenticM (4298 posts) -
@jadeskye: Read before posting. 
 
I am complaining on the fact that they didn't mention the game. It is not an obscure game nobody noticed. It is Metal Gear Solid.
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#7 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -
@AuthenticM said:
" @jadeskye: Read before posting. 
 
I am complaining on the fact that they didn't mention the game. It is not an obscure game nobody noticed. It is Metal Gear Solid. "
they never mentioned final fantasy 13 for most disappointing game either. don't see me crying about it. i retain my previous statement. 
 
get over it.
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#8 Posted by Interfect (1004 posts) -

Meh, PSP games aren't worth their time.

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#9 Posted by JJWeatherman (14921 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:
" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "
That's because the category wasn't "Best Graphics", it was "Best Looking Game". I'd put Alan Wake over GOW3 in this case too.
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#10 Posted by AuthenticM (4298 posts) -
@BulletproofMonk said:
" Did you seriously expect it? Brad was the only one who played it, and I'm not sure if he even finished it. "
Brad was the only one who played Shattered Memories last year and he got it to win Best Wii game.
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#11 Posted by Hailinel (25787 posts) -
@AuthenticM said:
" @jadeskye: Read before posting. 
 
I am complaining on the fact that they didn't mention the game. It is not an obscure game nobody noticed. It is Metal Gear Solid. "
And I'm betting that none of them played it any more than what they showed in the Quick Look.
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#12 Posted by Dany (8018 posts) -

Hih, didn't realize their was not a best psp game

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#13 Posted by Vinny_Says (5914 posts) -

maybe brad didn't care for the story? That never crossed your mind?

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#14 Posted by Milkman (18904 posts) -

No one played it.

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#15 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2748 posts) -
@AuthenticM said:
" @BulletproofMonk said:
" Did you seriously expect it? Brad was the only one who played it, and I'm not sure if he even finished it. "
Brad was the only one who played Shattered Memories last year and he got it to win Best Wii game. "
Well at least he finished it, and wrote a review for it. I don't know if he played Peace Walker more than a few hours. 
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#16 Posted by AlexW00d (7469 posts) -

Who the fuck really gives a damn? 

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#17 Posted by AuthenticM (4298 posts) -
@blacklabeldomm: I doubt that. And even if he didn't, he would have said something on the subject.
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#18 Posted by SuperfluousMoniker (2928 posts) -

I'm sure none of them played it beyond what's in the Quick Look. I haven't played this particular entry either, but if it sticks with the conventions of the series it sounds like a shoo-in for Most Story, if not Best Story.

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#19 Posted by Daveyo520 (7746 posts) -

I wouldn't really say any MGS game has a "good" story, unless good means crazy and convoluted. Sill good games though.

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#20 Posted by Grilledcheez (4062 posts) -

Well look at it this way, now you're more mega hardcore because you like that one game with the narrative that everybody else forgot about.

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#21 Posted by EpicSteve (6908 posts) -
@Milkman said:
" No one played it. "
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#22 Posted by mutha3 (5050 posts) -
uh....
 
are we talking about the same game where "ITS NOT USING ITS BRAIN, ITS USING ITS HEART" was an actual line of dialogue?
 
@BulletproofMonk said:
" Did you seriously expect it? Brad was the only one who played it, and I'm not sure if he even finished it. "
Brad played it, for like, 15 minutes after the quick look.
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#23 Edited by Enigma777 (6283 posts) -
@JJWeatherman said:

" @Enigma777 said:

" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "
That's because the category wasn't "Best Graphics", it was "Best Looking Game". I'd put Alan Wake over GOW3 in this case too. "
Seeing as how both games use a realistic style, I find this to be a lame excuse. The only thing Alan Wake has going for it is the lighting (which is indeed impressive), but the character models and animations were terrible and rather old (like as if they were made 5 years ago). Not saying GOW3 should have won (got a soft spot for Kirby myself), but to not even mentioning what is arguably the best looking game on the PS3 in a category that emphasizes looks is downright crazy!
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#24 Posted by sameeeeam (2469 posts) -
@AuthenticM: Brad played that game, but I don't think he really cared much about it. Also, why would he mention it for best story if he never really completed it? You can't possibly judge story based on just a couple of hours of play.
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#25 Posted by JJWeatherman (14921 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:
" @JJWeatherman said:
" @Enigma777 said:
" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "
That's because the category wasn't "Best Graphics", it was "Best Looking Game". I'd put Alan Wake over GOW3 in this case too. "
Seeing as how both games use a realistic style, I find this t be a lame excuse. The only thing Alan Wake has going for it is the lighting (which is indeed impressive), but the character models and animations were terrible and rather old (like as if they were made 5 years ago). Not saying GOW3 should have won (got a soft spot for Kirby myself), but to not even mentioning what is arguably the best looking game on the PS3 in a category that emphasizes looks is downright crazy! "
Maybe that just says something about the PS3... 
 
Juuuust joking. You're right, it probably should have been mentioned.
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#26 Posted by Burns098356GX (1368 posts) -

Fuck MGS. Its the same plot the last 10 years.

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#27 Posted by WatanabeKazuma (1006 posts) -

The fact it is what on the PSP didn't help it's exposure, sad but true. Considering how small the crew is, it's a wonder they get through as many games as they do anyway, understandable if they can't cover everything.
  
Suprisingly the story it tells is relatively straightforward, it is still compelling in the typical MGS way though.

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#28 Posted by Jeust (11739 posts) -

The PSP is soooooo 2009. 

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#29 Posted by McGhee (6128 posts) -

Peace Walker is the "giant elephant in the room".  
 
LOL You crazy, son.

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#30 Posted by l4wd0g (2369 posts) -
@Jeust said:
" The PSP is soooooo 2009.  "
The PSP is so 2005 :)
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#31 Edited by TwoOneFive (9786 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:

" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "

yea its pretty retarded  
 
peace walker deserved a mention too
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#32 Posted by TooWalrus (13391 posts) -

Bayonetta didn't win Game of the Year. FUCK this site.

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#33 Posted by stubbleman (308 posts) -

 All that pedo bait bullshit probably turned them off of it. I think it's only appropriate it wasn't mentioned.

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#34 Posted by rjayb89 (7811 posts) -

I can't believe Limbo didn't win GOTY, Best Story, and Character I'd Most Like to Party With.  Fuckin' shit, man.  Fucking shit this site is, man.  I'm gonna go choke a fucking bitch over this shit.

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#35 Posted by ryanwho (12011 posts) -

erg guh ffff

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#36 Posted by GravityProof (298 posts) -

god i hate the internet.

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#37 Posted by Jeust (11739 posts) -
@l4wd0g said:
" @Jeust said:
" The PSP is soooooo 2009.  "
The PSP is so 2005 :) "
Yeah ^^
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#38 Posted by ArbitraryWater (14623 posts) -

Much like the PSP itself, I'm pretty sure Giant Bomb forgot this game existed.

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#39 Edited by khann (3230 posts) -

It's because the story really isn't one of the best.

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#40 Posted by Azteck (7416 posts) -

Rarr I'm so mad I have to make a topic on Giant Bomb. YOU ARE ALL IDIOTS FOR NOT THINKING LIKE ME

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#41 Posted by sixghost (1716 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:
" @JJWeatherman said:

" @Enigma777 said:

" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "
That's because the category wasn't "Best Graphics", it was "Best Looking Game". I'd put Alan Wake over GOW3 in this case too. "
Seeing as how both games use a realistic style, I find this to be a lame excuse. The only thing Alan Wake has going for it is the lighting (which is indeed impressive), but the character models and animations were terrible and rather old (like as if they were made 5 years ago). Not saying GOW3 should have won (got a soft spot for Kirby myself), but to not even mentioning what is arguably the best looking game on the PS3 in a category that emphasizes looks is downright crazy! "
"realistic" isn't a style. GoW is technically impressive but bland from an artistic pov. The sequences in Alan Wake in the Forest are some of the best looking moments I've ever seen in the game even if they might not be as clean looking as GoW.
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#42 Posted by ComradeKritstov (697 posts) -
@Daveyo520 said:
" I wouldn't really say any MGS game has a "good" story, unless good means crazy and convoluted. Sill good games though. "
I'm a big MGS fan and even I have to agree with this.
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#43 Posted by ryanwho (12011 posts) -
@ComradeKritstov said:
" @Daveyo520 said:
" I wouldn't really say any MGS game has a "good" story, unless good means crazy and convoluted. Sill good games though. "
I'm a big MGS fan and even I have to agree with this. "
A lot of people who don't know much about good stories measure the quality by its number of plotpoints. Forget that every facet of Vamp's story arc is nonesese, everything has been accounted for. Which makes it amazing. Amazing stories is when you write bullshit, then explain the bullshit with bullshit, then explain that bullshit. By the third layer people stop asking why. So you've got this lovely bullshit onion left over, and you call it Peacewalker.
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#44 Posted by Enigma777 (6283 posts) -
@sixghost said:
" @Enigma777 said:
" @JJWeatherman said:

" @Enigma777 said:

" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "
That's because the category wasn't "Best Graphics", it was "Best Looking Game". I'd put Alan Wake over GOW3 in this case too. "
Seeing as how both games use a realistic style, I find this to be a lame excuse. The only thing Alan Wake has going for it is the lighting (which is indeed impressive), but the character models and animations were terrible and rather old (like as if they were made 5 years ago). Not saying GOW3 should have won (got a soft spot for Kirby myself), but to not even mentioning what is arguably the best looking game on the PS3 in a category that emphasizes looks is downright crazy! "
"realistic" isn't a style. GoW is technically impressive but bland from an artistic pov. The sequences in Alan Wake in the Forest are some of the best looking moments I've ever seen in the game even if they might not be as clean looking as GoW. "
I can throw that right back at you and say that GOW is anything but bland from an artistic pov. The depiction of greek mythology second to none and the creature design is unrivaled. Hell, the entire game is the best looking game I've ever seen and it's not as muddy looking as AW.
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#45 Posted by Enigma777 (6283 posts) -
@ryanwho said:
" @ComradeKritstov said:
" @Daveyo520 said:
" I wouldn't really say any MGS game has a "good" story, unless good means crazy and convoluted. Sill good games though. "
I'm a big MGS fan and even I have to agree with this. "
A lot of people who don't know much about good stories measure the quality by its number of plotpoints. Forget that every facet of Vamp's story arc is nonesese, everything has been accounted for. Which makes it amazing. Amazing stories is when you write bullshit, then explain the bullshit with bullshit, then explain that bullshit. By the third layer people stop asking why. So you've got this lovely bullshit onion left over, and you call it Peacewalker. "  
As far as MGS stories go, Peace Walker is a lot let stupid and full of useless twists than like, say, MGS4. Not saying it should be nominated for best story, just that it's a lot more straightforward (and therefore better) than the typical MGS storyline.
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#46 Posted by Detrian (1134 posts) -

Hahaha MGS anything as best story. Man you guys crack me up sometimes.

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#47 Posted by sixghost (1716 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:
" @sixghost said:
" @Enigma777 said:
" @JJWeatherman said:

" @Enigma777 said:

" Man, they didn't even nominate GOW3 for best graphics but nominated Alan Wake... "
That's because the category wasn't "Best Graphics", it was "Best Looking Game". I'd put Alan Wake over GOW3 in this case too. "
Seeing as how both games use a realistic style, I find this to be a lame excuse. The only thing Alan Wake has going for it is the lighting (which is indeed impressive), but the character models and animations were terrible and rather old (like as if they were made 5 years ago). Not saying GOW3 should have won (got a soft spot for Kirby myself), but to not even mentioning what is arguably the best looking game on the PS3 in a category that emphasizes looks is downright crazy! "
"realistic" isn't a style. GoW is technically impressive but bland from an artistic pov. The sequences in Alan Wake in the Forest are some of the best looking moments I've ever seen in the game even if they might not be as clean looking as GoW. "
I can throw that right back at you and say that GOW is anything but bland from an artistic pov. The depiction of greek mythology second to none and the creature design is unrivaled. Hell, the entire game is the best looking game I've ever seen and it's not as muddy looking as AW. "
Not saying GB's awards are the definitive authority on this issue, but I think if GoWs art design was even the slightest bit interesting it would have absolutely crushed everything in the best looking category.
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#48 Posted by Enigma777 (6283 posts) -
@sixghost: And since it is more than a little interesting, you now see the point I raised about it's lack of mention...
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#49 Posted by sixghost (1716 posts) -
@Enigma777 said:
" @sixghost: And since it is more than a little interesting, you now see the point I raised about it's lack of mention... "
You think they just forgot? It wasn't mentioned for a reason. It's just the latest leader in the polygon count arms race, all tech, no style.
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#50 Posted by heatDrive88 (2914 posts) -

YO DAWG REMEMBER PSP THAT SHIT WAS DOPE RITE GUYZ

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