• Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Metal Gear Scanlon 3 : Dan-eater Waiting Room. on the Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater board

    @csl316 said: @bushpusherr said: @vocalcannibal said: I have a friend watching the series with no previous MGS knowledge, and it's amazing seeing her reactions to everything when I've been a fan for...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Does everything count?. on the General Discussion board

    Some things count, some things don't. It depends on who you ask and when you ask them. So, no, not everything counts to everybody. It's about as subjective as it gets. Which is why I can get away with...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Hellblade Dev Diary - A glimpse at the combat. on the Hellblade board

    Jesus.. I was sold on the game when I heard that Ninja Theory were making it, but this is shaping up to be a lot more than just a vehicle for their writers. Their approach to world crafting sounds dec...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Witcher 3 - Preview Gameplay. on the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt board

    @aegon: The devs have commented on the "Downgrade" rumour, and chalked it up to them having difficulty with the youtube compression system. They've released a couple of the newer trailers as high-qua...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic During the final battle *potential spoilers*. on the Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell board

    Nope, that was it. Production values.

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Worth reading on Kotaku. on the Off-Topic board

    @lawgamer: You're right on multiple accounts, but what you're saying doesn't clash with what I did. It goes hand in hand. He hasn't yet introduced new concepts, he's worked hard to re-introduce the s...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Worth reading on Kotaku. on the Off-Topic board

    @hurricaneivan29: I don't think the issue is allowing him to do it. He is, as you say, entirely entitled to continuing to use a style of article that worked very well for him. What comes across as a ...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Life after college?. on the Off-Topic board

    I'm disappointed in you people. Why hasn't anyone posted this yet?

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic It's amazing what you find when sorting through old boxes.. on the Blade Runner board

    That is such a terrific movie.

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message on the post Unfinished: H1Z1 01/21/2015.

    First, or something! I don't know! Where am I? Who am I?Edit: Oh, that's right, I'm nobody.

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Do you guys like the darkness Alex brings to GB?. on the General Discussion board

    Sorrow found Alex when he was young. Sorrow waited until he'd join the video-game industry and sorrow won. Now, it's in my honey, it's in my milk.Man, what a spread of a comment this was.-On a more se...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic What do you want me to write about?. on the Off-Topic board

    Eh, don't you listen to these nay-sayers. It's important to try your hand at a sleeve of different approaches to writing if you're interested in the subject. Write an original when you feel like it, w...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Wherefore art thou, Smoke?. on the Mortal Kombat X board

    @conker: Cyborg Sub Zero was one of my mains in MK 9. Deceptively great character. The issue with him was that he didn't have a lot of effective high damage combos (also shit fatalities), but once yo...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Tweeted a Compliment and Got Blocked, Be Careful out There!. on the Off-Topic board

    @boatorious said: Cara is pretty quick on the draw ...... though it would be the funniest thing in the world if she blocked me now too.@reisz: I don't know if you noticed, but boat-man here is a littl...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Box Office Winner's League: Blackhat. on the Off-Topic board

    Oh, Rorie. Shine on, you crazy Diamond.17 million.

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb Dodgers. on the Robot Roller-Derby Disco Dodgeball board

    I'm kinda' swamped as is, but as of next week, I should have a bit more time. Unless something else gets in the way, I'll definitely join you guys. Fair warning, I'll end up telling a LOT of Dodge-bal...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Why did we never get a quick look on this game?. on the Shape Up board

    Where do I sign? This needs to happen.

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic Should I play through this series?. on the Dreamfall Chapters board

    Short answer: If you're into story-heavy games, absolutely. 100 % yes. If you're not into story-heavy games, I'd look elsewhere.Somewhat longer answer: I've played all the games in this franchise, sta...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic New amazing Metal Gear Scanlon fan art. on the General Discussion board

    The thread title sounded like clickbait 101. The kind Patrick will be writing in a few months time. Ahem..Fantastic work on that one. Understated, detailed, among the best things I've seen on the site...

  • Do_The_Manta_Ray posted a message in the forum topic FYI: Patrick is now a Senior Reporter at Kotaku. on the General Discussion board

    I like and respect Scoops, but it is beyond me why he'd leave Giant Bomb for Kotaku. I don't mean to suggest the latter will be a bad fit for him, I just don't understand how you'd ever consider it a ...