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#1 Edited by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

Was no fan of Bowling but I hope everyone gets a secure job in the aftermath of this. Never good to see this kind of thing happen, especially at such a relatively young company.

#2 Edited by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

I think this is better PR for Ford than MS at this point. After Forza 5, and that horrendous "You'll never escape us asking for money on every screen" interface, I'm out of this new one until it drops to about half off. It was a good game at points though, just not good enough to excuse that marketing nonsense that was all over the damn place.

Not that it matters really, it does sell well all the same. Sadly...

More Important Note: That new GT looks pretty sweet. I like the new style Dodge Viper better, but still a nice looking car (that ninety percent of us probably can't afford).

#3 Posted by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

This is it ladies and gentlemen: The future is now!

Excellent close of 2014 and bringer of 2015 GB crew. All of this stuff has been great!

#4 Edited by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

Wait, you're leaving? That is the scariest Scoop of all!

Good luck out there Patrick and know that we're always watching out for ya! Always. Watching.

#5 Posted by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

@neozeon said:

I despise Vivienne; just outright hate her character. Bad for her I guess but kudos to Bioware for making her so...polarizing. She just seems like a hypocrite to me. Between her and Sera, it's become a battle to see who annoys me more in that game.

That being said - Apparently they are both extremely powerful if built properly so, jokes on me I guess?

I usually just roll with Varric, Dorian and Blackwall these days...

Are you me?! Because we share identical relationships with our party members and roll around with the same party.

Vivienne is, as described by one of your other party members, "a bitch, and she knows it." Not sure where all the love comes from. Yeah, she's a strong female character, but so is Cassandra, and she's not a total asshole. It's not that I have a problem with strong female leads, I just have a problem with shitty people, and I feel like Vivienne is a hateful, annoying, rude person. Her gender and race doesn't matter, I would hate anyone who acts the way she does.

Some folks just like people who act high and mighty I guess. As for you and me though? I guess we'll just roll with people who at least pretend to get along!

#6 Posted by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

@casper_ said:

@neozeon: well dont speak too soon cuz you about to get like 5 renditions of Xrd... XX had the original, #r, Slash, AC and AC+R

super psyched though and very happy to see them embracing the fgc in their trailer.

Very true but I avoided those too. Actually maybe not, I think I have a psp/vita version kicking around somewhere...the one where you can play as Justice and Kliff. Other than that though? Nah, hope to just pick up one version.

Personally I think buying every version is insane but if the community supports it than at least we know people are enjoying it right? Maybe? I hope...

#7 Posted by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

I'm guessing I'll be playing a lot of Guilty Gear Xrd Sign instead, but I'm glad that there is a sequel coming. I'll wait for the "final" version though. Not going through that super/hyper/turbo crap again. Had enough of that in the nineties.

#8 Posted by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

I despise Vivienne; just outright hate her character. Bad for her I guess but kudos to Bioware for making her so...polarizing. She just seems like a hypocrite to me. Between her and Sera, it's become a battle to see who annoys me more in that game.

That being said - Apparently they are both extremely powerful if built properly so, jokes on me I guess?

I usually just roll with Varric, Dorian and Blackwall these days...

#9 Posted by NeoZeon (314 posts) -

Good looking out on their part. The Dead Kings DLC for free could have probably been enough but the free (basically just released) game bonus is a nice touch. People will still hate them, mostly because it's in fashion to do so, but at least they're trying.

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@hammondoftexas said:

I'm predicting during the GOTY deliberation podcasts, worst trend goes to "Unfinished Games"

I was thinking "More Press Releases Than Patches" - Title might be too long though...

They already had Worst trend as Post Release apology's. They even had a Worst Apology category.

I kind of hope they don't do that category this year, last year had such a negative tone. There were i believe 5 negative categories. Hottest Mess, Worst Game, Worst Trend, Biggest Disappointment, Worst Apology. Not all of these were necessary.

True enough. I'd say "Worst Game" and "Biggest Disappointment" should stay or maybe be rolled into one if it fits the nominees. The rest can get tossed. Even without the category, we all know it's been a bad year for buying a game at launch and having it, well, work.

Ignoring the problems doesn't make them go away. 2014 has been a mostly piss poor year for big videogame publishers and GOTY should represent that.

GOTY stands for Game of the Year, as in best game, a celebration of games, lumping in a bunch of shit with it just sours the mood.

Broken game stuff gets enough coverage from all the news stories anyways and publishers take note of it i'm sure. Ubisoft probably isn't sitting celebrating Unity's launch right now as a huge success, and if they were i doubt a GB Hottest Mess award would change anything. Write articles paste them to the front page, but giving out awards for bad things is kinda dumb in my opinion, in fact i feel it just turns the situation of bad games into a joke. Sort of like the Razzies, people actually show up to accept awards, because they find it funny that they made such a bad movie.

GOTY especially on GB has always been representative of the entire year in gaming, not just the good parts. The bombsquad isn't giving out "bad" awards because they hope EA or Ubisoft will take notice or that an official from either company would come by to accept an award on behalf of the company. They're giving them out because they're an important part of that year. This year nearly every mayor release shipped was fucked up the wahoo, to the point where some of them was nearly unplayable. To not represent these issues in a summation-of-the-year type list would be to give a false representation of 2014.

Really? Besides Halo, Driveclub, and Unity i can't think of many other games that were shipped somewhat broken. I don't play PC games so i'm not sure about bad PC optimization of games but on the console side the games that have come out this year have worked well.

Exactly. I can understand if every last game was broken, but off the top of my head...Dragon Age, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Farcry 4 work perfectly well for me (and, really, everyone else). I'm not counting the "stutter" issue for FC4 on PC either - That is minor bitching from people looking to hate on Ubi because that is what they dream to do. The game runs fine.

The GB staff has made more than enough comments about the state of Unity/Driveclub/Halo/Etc. I think we can put that to bed. I know Patrick is still reporting on it but that's his job: Everyone else? Here's hoping it doesn't take up much of the bombcast deliberations this year. I would rather hear the positive stuff because Every. Single. Site. has been ramming the negative news down our throats for months.

Speaking of the positive - Never Alone is a great game (just finished it), iffy controls be damned!