quick look ?

Edited 9 months, 17 days ago

Poll: quick look ? (301 votes)

yes 78%
no 22%
#1 Posted by BisonHero (6155 posts) -

They QL'd Black/White (kinda half-heartedly), but then laughably skipped over Black 2/White 2 in an I Love Mondays.

Still, X/Y is on a new generation of hardware, so if there isn't much else coming out, I could see them covering it.

#2 Posted by JackSukeru (5903 posts) -

I would like to see them cover it. I don't care that they don't care about Pokemon, it's still been fun to watch their Pokemon Quicklooks.

#3 Posted by TooWalrus (13135 posts) -

"Not enough Koffing"

There, now you don't need a quicklook. It's Pokemon! Just go buy it.

#4 Posted by ElixirBronze (417 posts) -

It's different enough, had some good reviews, I don't understand the harm in checking i out.

#5 Posted by Ghost_Cat (1383 posts) -

You get nothing.

#6 Posted by Flappy (2127 posts) -

Maybe. Depends on how Vinny/Brad feel about it.

#7 Edited by crusader8463 (14413 posts) -

It will just be 45 min of them going "Yup. It's more pokemon. But in 3D. If that's your thing. I guess?"

#8 Edited by TheManWithNoPlan (5218 posts) -

I really doubt it, but then again I wouldn't be surprised either. It really depends on the individual interest of the GB crew. If just one of them has any interest it's possible we might get a quick look, but really though, I think we already know how it would go. Just watch one of the past quick looks of a pokemon game to get their opinion on the series as a whole.

#9 Posted by tsutohiro (364 posts) -

I'd be a bit surprised if it happened. Its just "another Pokémon", right? Same shit different day? 15 minute, pretty boring QL at best. :/

#10 Edited by Zeik (2213 posts) -

Unfortunately it seemed like Ryan was on the only one on staff who had any interest in Pokemon whatsoever, so I don't see it happening, and I'm not so sure I really care to see them dismissively play it because they feel like they to.

I mean it's Pokemon. They aren't exactly doing a disservice to those games by not previewing it. It's not some hidden gem no one knows about.

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#11 Edited by Mcfart (1548 posts) -

At least COD tries to feel fresh by revamping the multiplayer unlocks, and doing a new story everytime.

Pokemon is just the same story everytime. And it's too easy, unlike COD. They need a "veteran mode" for Pokemon.

Also Pokemon is boring as shit to watch, and boring as fuck to QL. They want to show us stuff, but they gotta do some shitty random encounters first.

#12 Posted by Zeik (2213 posts) -

@mcfart said:

At least COD tries to feel fresh by revamping the multiplayer unlocks, and doing a new story everytime.

Pokemon is just the same story everytime. And it's too easy, unlike COD. They need a "veteran mode" for Pokemon.

Also Pokemon is boring as shit to watch, and boring as fuck to QL. They want to show us stuff, but they gotta do some shitty random encounters first.

Black and White was actually pretty different in the story department, if you actually consider what happens in the story. And Black and White 2 added an unlockable hard mode. But seriously, who the fuck plays Pokemon for the story? There's nothing they could do with the story mode to make it a meaningful part of the appeal.

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#13 Posted by Mcfart (1548 posts) -

@zeik said:

@mcfart said:

At least COD tries to feel fresh by revamping the multiplayer unlocks, and doing a new story everytime.

Pokemon is just the same story everytime. And it's too easy, unlike COD. They need a "veteran mode" for Pokemon.

Also Pokemon is boring as shit to watch, and boring as fuck to QL. They want to show us stuff, but they gotta do some shitty random encounters first.

Black and White was actually pretty different in the story department, if you actually consider what happens in the story. And Black and White 2 added an unlockable hard mode. But seriously, who the fuck plays Pokemon for the story? There's nothing they could do with the story mode to make it a meaningful part of the appeal.

I played Black, and I disagree with the story part. Same old shit.

Also the reason you're saying that is because Nintendo did the same story for 20 games now. They reused the same shit over and over again that even you're convinced that they can't make the story appealing. THEY BRAINWASHED YOU!

#14 Edited by Zeik (2213 posts) -

Then you didn't pay much attention, because it was definitely different. Not radically so, or "good", but it wasn't just the usual "beat the 8 gym leaders, beat the elite 4, you're the champion, congrats", even if that was still part of it. There was actually a story beyond that.

And the reason I say that is because it's Pokemon. I'm sorry, but you're never going to get a meaningful story experience out of that franchise. They could radically change everything about the story, but it would still be a Pokemon story. I enjoy Pokemon, but I know there's no universe where a Pokemon game would have a story I would care about.

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#15 Posted by hidys (1029 posts) -

I'm genuinely curious about this game. So yes.

#16 Posted by Mcfart (1548 posts) -

@zeik said:

Then you didn't pay much attention, because it was definitely different. Not radically so, or "good", but it wasn't just the usual "beat the 8 gym leaders, beat the elite 4, you're the champion, congrats", even if that was still part of it. There was actually a story beyond that.

And the reason I say that is because it's Pokemon. I'm sorry, but you're never going to get a meaningful story experience out of that franchise. They could radically change everything about the story, but it would still be a Pokemon story. I enjoy Pokemon, but I know there's no universe where a Pokemon game would have a story I would care about.

The story had more to it, for the bad guy's reasons for being bad, but Magna/Aqua had reasons too, and it still was the same "beat him up, he agrees with you, the end".

#17 Edited by Zeik (2213 posts) -

@mcfart said:

@zeik said:

Then you didn't pay much attention, because it was definitely different. Not radically so, or "good", but it wasn't just the usual "beat the 8 gym leaders, beat the elite 4, you're the champion, congrats", even if that was still part of it. There was actually a story beyond that.

And the reason I say that is because it's Pokemon. I'm sorry, but you're never going to get a meaningful story experience out of that franchise. They could radically change everything about the story, but it would still be a Pokemon story. I enjoy Pokemon, but I know there's no universe where a Pokemon game would have a story I would care about.

The story had more to it, for the bad guy's reasons for being bad, but Magna/Aqua had reasons too, and it still was the same "beat him up, he agrees with you, the end".

They all had their Team Rocket facsimiles, but they were all pretty superfluous compared to N and Team Plasma. None of the other Teams broke into the Elite 4 and created an extra dungeon and forced you through a bunch of extra final bosses.

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#18 Posted by Hunter5024 (5536 posts) -

I kind of see why they wouldn't, but I'd be bummed if there wasn't one.

#19 Edited by shades846 (150 posts) -

so listening to scoops and the wolf looks like no quick look given I think jeff, brad and vinny even less of a fan than alex or pattrick

#20 Posted by RazielCuts (2925 posts) -

It might be cool if they Sports Team'd it up?

#21 Posted by chilibean_3 (1619 posts) -

Here's what happens if they Quick Look it. They have no idea what's going on since Red/Blue, don't take it serious enough and piss off a lot of annoying people.

Now, that sounds great to me but probably not to a lot of other people.

#22 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7613 posts) -

The Black & White QL was pretty disappointing. None of them really seem to care about or understand Pokemon, so they don't give it a proper look or do anything amusing with it. Seems a bit pointless if nobody on either side gets anything out of it.

#23 Edited by Nux (2303 posts) -

I would like to see one but seeing as Ryan was the one who had any interest in the pokemon games I don't think there will be a Quick Look.

#24 Edited by punkxblaze (2956 posts) -

If only they offered Koffing as a starter, there would be some interest.

#25 Posted by davidwitten22 (1708 posts) -

No one on the staff knows shit about Pokemon, I don't see the point in watching them fumble through the first 25 minutes of the game saying "This pokeman looks dumb."

Even though I agree that the new ones look dumb.

#26 Posted by Zalrus9 (107 posts) -

If anybody doesn't like how easy the games are, do the Nuzlocke Challenge. Now every Pokemon Game is like Xcom: enemy Unkown or Fire Emblem! Go for it!

#27 Posted by phantomzxro (1565 posts) -

Pokemon big to the point were i'm sure someone will play it for a few hours and do a quicklook about it.

#28 Posted by phantomzxro (1565 posts) -

@mcfart said:

At least COD tries to feel fresh by revamping the multiplayer unlocks, and doing a new story everytime.

Pokemon is just the same story everytime. And it's too easy, unlike COD. They need a "veteran mode" for Pokemon.

Also Pokemon is boring as shit to watch, and boring as fuck to QL. They want to show us stuff, but they gotta do some shitty random encounters first.

I hope your joking the formula won't change but the same could be said for COD. Pokemon adds new content and COD adds new multiplayers features. They both serve as a revamp of what was used before. So i say COD is a poor example because in its respected field its no different than Pokemon. I'm sure some could even argue pokemon has more value from game to game as you keep and get new pokemon from game to game.

#29 Posted by SeanCoughing (261 posts) -

I would say no if there were a bunch of quick looks planned but since there aren't I suppose I will ask the huge favor of the guys quickly look at a game they don't have much interest in so I can watch.

#30 Posted by PandaBear (1300 posts) -

Hey guys when will Giant Bomb (INSERT WHATEVER HERE)???!? I mean you'll all know, right??!! And me asking will change things if they have already decided not to!! And I'm sure it will generate meaningful discussion!! AND if it's a game they have shown no interest in, then do a Quick Look and don't really like it I'm gonna get super mad!!!! YEAH

#31 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (5218 posts) -

Apparently Jeff bought the game, so we might actually get one. Although I'm pretty sure what his opinion of the game will be. "Hey guys, more Pokemon. If you like that sort of thing."

#32 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (3002 posts) -
All you need to know.

#33 Posted by PandaBear (1300 posts) -

Seriously ... people ask about a Quick Look for games so fucking often. Who on here would know except for the guys that run the site? PM them...

#34 Posted by Forderz (247 posts) -
#35 Edited by ripelivejam (3525 posts) -

@i_stay_puft: that's fantastic

it would be hilarious if jeff suddenly got really deep in for some inscrutable reason. i COULD see that happening if he suddenly got an itch for multiplayer.

how many pokemen show up on salty bet?

#36 Posted by shades846 (150 posts) -

I bet a few fake pokemon turn up on salty bet ;-)

#37 Edited by Vuud (1943 posts) -

I feel like Jeff said all he wanted to say about X/Y in the bombcast. I doubt any of them have any interest in setting up a quick look.

#38 Posted by Salvationtwist (28 posts) -

jeff actually said in the bombcast that he bought a retail copy of it so they can do a quick look of it

#39 Posted by insane_shadowblade85 (1388 posts) -

The people who like Pokemon will not like the Quick Look that they (might) film.

#40 Posted by myketuna (1651 posts) -

The people who like Pokemon will not like the Quick Look that they (might) film.

#41 Posted by DeadeyeMcCoy (251 posts) -

Yep, Jeff said on his driving-home mixlr stream that they're gonna do one tomorrow.

#42 Posted by PandaBear (1300 posts) -
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#44 Posted by geirr (2476 posts) -

At this point I'm just happy if they quick look anything, so sure, go quick look pokemon.

#45 Posted by ajamafalous (11845 posts) -
#46 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

Yeah I do agree with that comment pyramid. Pokemon fans are, I believe, quite emotional when it comes to their beloved series. The GB crew aren't exactly Pokemon masters so any slight ignorance will just anger and upset the fans.

#47 Posted by jimmyfenix (3829 posts) -
#48 Posted by insane_shadowblade85 (1388 posts) -

Yeah I do agree with that comment pyramid. Pokemon fans are, I believe, quite emotional when it comes to their beloved series. The GB crew aren't exactly Pokemon masters so any slight ignorance will just anger and upset the fans.

Yep, that's why I don't think people understand what they're asking for. Also, this is my first ever comment pyramid so I'm thrilled by it. When I die I will be buried inside it with jewels, some cats, wall paintings of stuff and the secrets to space travel.

#49 Posted by probablytuna (3533 posts) -

I'm guessing a lot of the people who are asking for a QL of this are people who have played Pokemon before but burnt out on it and not sure if they want to go back in. I was one of those people but I bought the game already and it's been pretty fun so far.

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