• hermes posted a message in the forum topic Explain your Giant Bomb username and avatar image!. on the Off-Topic board

    I often use the nickname hermes in games (in reference to the Greek god). Registered the first day of the site to make sure it wouldn't got taken...My avatar is a photoshop I did some time ago of Ryan...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Why are video game moons enormous?. on the The Moon board

    Because it looks better than a lot of empty sky, and it is a good way to evoke some sense of the supernatural.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic How do you feel about Adventure Time?. on the Off-Topic board

    I like several elements of it, but the latest I have seen relies a lot more on the weird and psicotropic aesthetics and story beats, which I don't really care much...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic So I Just Played: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. on the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance board

    I liked the spectacle of Rising, its self-awareness and lack of smugness was refreshing, but the gameplay didn't make it for me. Parry spamming makes the gameplay a joke, until you encounter a boss, a...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Just finished Asura's Wrath (Spoilers). on the Asura's Wrath board

    Yes, the way it (truly) ends and the fact it didn't set the world on fire (saleswise) makes it hard that it would be a new game on the series.At least it make me pay more attention to CyberConnect 2, ...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Are you at all interested in the next Assassins Creed?. on the Assassin's Creed board

    They always have potential, and I like that they often go to settings most developers never touch, but many times that makes me felt doubly disappointed at the games; one, because many of them are bad...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic What is BioWare's best game?. on the BioWare board

    Mass Effect, with 2 being the best in the series...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Whisky (e?). on the Off-Topic board

    Wine is the best alternative. There are some good, relatively cheap bottles that taste good without you feeling like you are drinking your salary, but its availability really depends on where you live...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Missed chunk of series ...new ones worth playing?. on the Assassin's Creed board

    Yes. The games after 3 cop out of the story and are pretty much unrelated to the events of Desmond. So, you can play Black Flag without ever worrying about loosing some important part of the lore...In...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Disney vs. Looney Tunes. on the Off-Topic board

    I am assuming you are referring to Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies series against the similarly formatted Mickey Mouse Sound Cartoons/Silly Symphonies, right? Everything from the golden age, excluding mo...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Avengers Age of Ultron Discussion Thread (Spoilers). on the Off-Topic board

    Am I the only one disappointed that they changed Loki's staff to be an infinity stone?I know they have to fill up the stones so that they reach 6 by Avengers 3, but it contradicts elements of the firs...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    Edge of Tomorrow 3/5The movie is entertaining from a blockbuster perspective, but the script is utter garbage...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Your worst game save data loss?. on the General Discussion board

    When my 60 GB PS3 kicked the bucket, I lost a lot of saves in several games with different levels of completeness.The one I regretted most were my Skyrim characters.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Asians are the most evolved race. on the Off-Topic board

    @handlas: Yes. Yes, it is. At the very least its jingoistic as fuck...Careful there, the steps required to jump from this to "Asians are some sort of ubermensh race and require special consideration" ...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic My take on the Steam Workshop news. on the Steam board

    I would remove the developers/publisher share of the equation. Sure, they are entitled to some credit, but it is not like they are not getting anything out of the mod community to begin with. As you m...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Steam Adds Support for Paid Mods. on the Steam Workshop board

    @pgn: I believe the main problem most people had was that the publisher still got a sizable percentage of the sales of mods... which cynics could see that cases were modders made the game playable wer...

  • hermes posted a message on the post Sega Announces Total War: WARHAMMER.

    I would have accepted TOTAL WAR, HAMMER as well.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic I never watch movies ever, change my view.. on the Off-Topic board

    @raspharus said:@gaff Regarding your last question, pretty much yes. All the bullshittery that the social media and internet work with don't seem to impress me much. Regarding storytelling books impre...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Series that "start" with a sequel?. on the General Discussion board

    Red Dead Redemption. Few people knew about Revolver at the time of the game, and even fewer people played it.

  • hermes posted a message on the post Mortal Kombat X Review.

    I am likely going to pass on this one. The way they handle DLC, the relative lack of classic characters and the short story mode makes this game a lot less appealing prospect than its predecessor...It...