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#1 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

Wouldn't it be amazing if the Giant Bomb crew just completely ignored The Crew and subsequent other games that pulled this bullshit?

For example: any time it's brought up in conversation by someone Jeff just says "what game are you talking about?" etc.

Just completely fucking ignore it to oblivion. Fucking Ubisoft.

Haven't they talked about waiting to run reviews of heavily multiplayer games until they launch and they know how they perform in real world scenarios? It seems like what GB does is perfectly in line with what Ubisoft is looking for in this case.

#2 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

@assinass said:

@brianp said:

What does it even mean to trust a video game publisher in 2014? Ubisoft is a massive network of studios so expecting like everything to be a winner is just crazy. FarCry 4 is great so far, Assassin's Creed Unity seems kind of dull/messed up. You win some and you lose some, this isn't any different from how it ever was. Wait for reviews and buy accordingly. It seems like people struggle way to hard to attach some sort of dramatic narrative to all this nonsense.

It's not really about the game's quality, but the politics that the game company uses. Here, we don't get to wait for reviews.

I guess I don't understand what you mean. What politics are they using? If people waited for reviews and didn't buy that shit sight unseen, you better believe things would change. Nothing makes a company change like change in their bottom line.

#3 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

What does it even mean to trust a video game publisher in 2014? Ubisoft is a massive network of studios so expecting like everything to be a winner is just crazy. FarCry 4 is great so far, Assassin's Creed Unity seems kind of dull/messed up. You win some and you lose some, this isn't any different from how it ever was. Wait for reviews and buy accordingly. It seems like people struggle way to hard to attach some sort of dramatic narrative to all this nonsense.

#4 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

Surprised Patrick didn't call it butt-rock. I love GB but they love bashing metal.

Do they? Maybe I missed something

#5 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

@hailinel said:

@brianp said:

I don't really get how this is IGF's fault. Unless they are directing the people voting to vote for one game over another, it's each judge's personal choice how and why they vote a specific way. I would guess that is common to pretty much every award in any field (aside from physical competition).

The rules and organization regarding judging are lax enough to allow things like this to happen.

Yeah, but no matter what the rules are, there isn't any way they can control WHY voters vote how they do. It's literally impossible. Any decision you task someone with making cannot be 100% objective.

#6 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

I don't really get how this is IGF's fault. Unless they are directing the people voting to vote for one game over another, it's each judge's personal choice how and why they vote a specific way. I would guess that is common to pretty much every award in any field (aside from physical competition).

#7 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

@wolfgame: I see what you're saying, but the loot cave grind and all that isn't really accelerating through the content. You see all the content in the game (minus the raids) during the normal course of the "story", which doesn't take all that long to complete. Everything after that is just going back and re-doing the same stuff over and over to get some number to increase/get a better gun.

#8 Edited by BrianP (502 posts) -

Got the chest piece 5 times in a row now...and the only blue item I have left is my helmet. Wonderful. Fuck this stupid game.

#9 Posted by BrianP (502 posts) -

@mooseymcman: Yeah, I think I'm out too. I did a few of the queen's missions and got the same piece of loot every time (which was worse than what I already had). I think I'm finally ready to admit to myself that this game sucks.

#10 Edited by BrianP (502 posts) -

I'm right on the cusp of turning level 26, but this sounds right up my alley. Hopefully I can hit level 26 tonight and then hit you up.