• Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic The Very, Very Large Black Bars of The Evil Within. on the The Evil Within board

    Oh my god, is it still 1996 or something? I thought we as a society had stopped freaking out about "black bars" and accepted that visual material comes in many shapes and sizes and they don't need t...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Which versions of MGS2 and 3 should Drew play in Metal Gear Scanlon?. on the Metal Gear Solid board

    I may be crazy but as a general rule I'm opposed to HD remakes on principle. I believe old games should be ported to new systems warts and all without any revisionism. To me HD ports are at best th...

  • Roadshell posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 09.

    I've got to say, I'm pretty disappointed that Scanlon didn't at least try to fight Sniper Wolf in the proper way and went straight to cheesing. I mean, if he found sniping her too hard then I wouldn...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Can't wait for Drew to experience this. on the Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty board

    @cornbredx said:Ya, MGS 2 is my second favorite next to MGS 3.The reason it's number 2 is it was amazing at the time for things that hadn't been done before then, but aren't really that amazing now.I...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    I really don't know what those writers were trying to accomplish with those "gamers are dead" article. I don't think a single good thing was accomplished by their existence. They just pissed off a l...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @theuselessgod said:- On games/feminism: here's the thing, the market is shifting, and games will shift accordingly and naturally regardless of what people say either way. Let's be totally honest her...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @juno500 said:For me, it's less about whether Marcus is white or black, and more about the gruff male archetype as a whole. It's ridiculously overused because publishers have realized that it's a saf...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @tdot said: I, much like many other folks, are very tired of the white-male-gurff-straight protagonist that permeates most of AAA games. That doesn't mean they creators are bad or something is wron...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @slag said: And you are right, your concerns are being ignored, but it isn't cover-up conspiracy but it is frankly because your discussion about ethics doesn't matter that much right now. This is a c...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @finaldasa said:@roadshell: I can totally see how that's a big difference, but I also think when you work so closely to an industry and you see marketing, PR, and developers from the bigger companie...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Standing Silent in the Echo Chamber. on the General Discussion board

    @finaldasa said:I think there is a basic conversation to have about the relationship between gaming press and gaming developers/publishers. For me I think it's the big publishers who regularly send t...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    The whole TFYC episode and the confusion that exists about it to this date is emblematic of how poorly the games press handled the whole controversy. For the record, I have no idea which side was "in...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 09/15/2014. on the General Discussion board

    @generic_username said:And on another note, if you're the voice of reason on the side of the gamer-gaters or whatever you call yourselves, the kind of guy that isn't harassing anyone and just wants t...

  • Roadshell posted a message in the forum topic Worth Reading: 08/25/2014. on the General Discussion board

    Trying to piece together whatever the hell this Quinn thing was from the various comments here is... interesting. One minute it seems like it's about some infighting over an indiegogo campaign, then ...