• BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post Quick Look: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor: Lord of the Hunt DLC.

    @danryckert To explain it in terms you're familiar with, Tolkien's kayfabe for Lord of the Rings is that it was just an old book detailing a forgotten era in history that he found and translated.Excep...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Hot Damn, Just Cause 3 Is Coming. on the Just Cause 3 board

    "Hot Damn" is not the word phrase I would use to describe Just Cause 3, if those rumors about it's deep monetization structure are true.

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post Quick Look: Dreamfall Chapters: Book One: Reborn.

    So those lens flares are totally bugging out, right? They seem like they're bugging out. It's kind of an eyesore.

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 10/20/2014. on the General Discussion board

    "BlazehedgeHog"This reminds me of the time Gametrailers misspelled it as "BlazeHedgehod".

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a new blog.
    Once Upon a Time, I Tried To Make a Horror Game

    I've written on this blog before on my tendency, in my younger years, to generate videogame hoaxes. Famously, I got Kotaku to post about something I'd made, and spent the better part of 8 years banned...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post The Growing Illusion of Single Player.

    I will never buy a multiplayer-only game unless it's on Steam, and with how my PC is aging, that's becoming less and less feasible.Singleplayer for life.

  • BlazeHedgehog created a forum topic Quality issue with streams on the Bug Reporting board.
  • BlazeHedgehog posted a new blog.
    I've Launched My Own Website: www.bltn.net

    So, I dunno! I bought a domain and figured I need to throw something up on there. It used to just point to my Youtube channel, but instead I just used tumblr because it's easy to do stuff with and I d...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 08/18/2014. on the General Discussion board

    Forgive me if this sounds rude, but I feel like that Resting State article is full of shit.Those games aren't doing us a favor. Not consciously, and probably not even unconsciously. Do you know what m...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Twitch Implements Controversial New Policy Changes. on the General Discussion board

    @d_w said:I don't know why Google thinks they can automate this sort of process.Well, I mean, because there's such a volume of content that they would have to hire hundreds, if not thousands of peopl...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a new blog.
    My 10th Video Review: Mario Kart 8

    Since video embeds still aren't in user reviews, here's my Mario Kart 8 review in blog form! In my completely objective, unbiased opinion, it is the best Mario Kart 8 video review you'll find on the i...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Our Relationship With Physical Media Is About to Change. on the General Discussion board

    When I buy a game in a box it's because I can't afford good internet and I'd rather not spend an entire weekend (or more!) downloading a game.

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Who deserves ad revenue when games are streamed?. on the General Discussion board

    Movies are the same way every time. Games are not. I could be watching a guy restart the same checkpoint in Ninja Turtles for the NES over and over and over, or I could be watching a tightly optimized...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post E3 2014: After Dear Esther, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture.

    You're going to have to show me more than that.

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post Kindom Hearts 2.5 Remix Trailer Also Teases Kingdom Hearts III.

    What's Kindom Hearts?

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message in the forum topic Your Giant Bomb Expansion Plan Patch Notes. on the General Discussion board

    Vinny is my favorite member of GiantBomb, and the thought of him not having Jeff, Brad and Drew to play off of has me definitely bummed out. But he's Vinny! Vinny could make a paper bag interesting. G...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post Bombshell, Born From the Ashes of a Duke Nukem Lawsuit.

    All I could think about while watching this was how hilarious it would be if she opened her mouth and Jon St. John's Duke Nukem voice came out of it.

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post The Next Unreal Tournament's Starting Development Today.

    @dark_lord_spam said:@blazehedgehog said: But if every mod developer suddenly knows they can easily charge $5 or $10 for their mod, well, I really don't like the sound of that at all.I don't know if i...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a message on the post The Next Unreal Tournament's Starting Development Today.

    We're once again at a scenario where I would rather pay a lump sum of $40 or $50 for a complete product than buy individual pieces of content for $3-$5. Developers used to worry about things like a fr...

  • BlazeHedgehog posted a new blog.
    Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - The Video Review

    There was a time where GiantBomb let you embed Youtube videos in to user reviews, but that time has seemingly passed. Despite responses from both Jeff and Rorie implying that removing video embeds fro...