• Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Ever Heard Music from Games in Strange Places?. on the General Discussion board

    The very beginning of the first trailer for the 2003 live action Peter Pan movie used music from Myst III: Exile. There was a split second in the movie theater when I got very excited ("Are they makin...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    @stryker1121 said:Is it normal for enthusiast press to have some sort of ethics policy to follow? I'm a journalist, been in the business for 15 years (freelancing now), and my old newspaper adopted a...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Examples of Corruption in Games Journalism. on the General Discussion board

    @corygignac said: ... but what about the day 12 video games media sites all released similar story's that essentially said the same thing (the term gamer is dead), in a 24 hour period, all pointing t...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @eternalvigil: Thank you for listening! I'm always extremely happy when somebody actually asks questions about this kinda thing instead of just jumping to conclusions.

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @eternalvigil said: @alex said: @kurokeima: The GameJournoPro mailing list was literally just a mailing list a bunch of writers used to talk about the news of the day and do basic networking with ot...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Anyone Playing this on a Regular 3DS?. on the Super Smash Bros. board

    I'm on an oldschool 3DS and I think it's fine, after you adjust to the small screen. I do think an XL will be better, but I'm gonna wait until the "New" 3DS shows up in the US.

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb twitter exchange. on the Off-Topic board

    I'm @BrittonPeele on Twitter. I write about and review video games for a bunch of places (including GameSpot), if you're into that sort of thing.

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Gearbox blaming Sega for everything. on the Aliens: Colonial Marines board

    @gunslingerpanda said:Colonial Marines, Duke Nukem Forever... Have Gearbox actually made a good game?The Half-Life expansions, the wonderful PC port of Halo, Brothers in Arms, and the Borderlands gam...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Is it worth going back to play the old warcrafts?. on the World of Warcraft board

    It's already been said, but Warcraft III and The Frozen Throne are still fantastic RTS games and well worth playing now. Warcraft 2 is also still OK.

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Dan's DMV Adventure (Work In Progress). on the Off-Topic board

    @defaultprophet said: @siroptimusprime said: @defaultprophet: Apparently, according to some people here, because of where he lived they in fact didn't come up before. The DMV is incredibly stupid and...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Doom 4 is a thing. I am no longer dying inside.. on the Doom board

    @somedelicook said:Romero is at ID softwarehttps://twitter.com/romero/status/490245851642875904I met him at QuakeCon later in the day. Extremely nice guy. Also, Doom looks a LOT better than I expecte...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic How Do You Review A Game Which Isn't Beatable? (In The Traditional Sense). on the General Discussion board

    @noahtheboa999: Like this: This is one of the first reviews I ever got paid to write. It was for The Sims 3: Ambitions expansion pack. (I went on to review a few more of these, as well as The Sims: Me...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic How long does your commute take?. on the Off-Topic board

    About half an hour by car. Used to be an hour, back when I still lived with my parents. But it's worth it to live in the suburbs for a variety of reasons, not the least of which being it's a lot chea...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Spoilers! *shudders*. on the General Discussion board

    While I agree that the journey is as/more important than the destination, spoilers still (very) often suck.The Harry Potter spoiler you reference, specifically, is a huge moment. Yeah, now it's been r...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic So is this what became of Brothers in Arms: Furious Four?. on the Battleborn board

    @alexgbro said:if it is not free it will be a failure, also i imagine all heroes will be just passives like in borderlands with 1 active ability that will be dumb downI don't think they're going for ...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic GameSpot people I'd like to see on the Bombcast. on the Bombcast board

    That freelancer they've got for reviews, Britton Peele? He seems like he'd be good.

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Hey, we're hiring and stuff!. on the General Discussion board

    @conmulligan: Thanks! That's really nice to hear! :)And I see where you're coming from, for sure. But I do think opening up the application process (even if you've already got someone else in mind) d...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Hey, we're hiring and stuff!. on the General Discussion board

    @conmulligan: Even if we assume she's right (which I think is a dangerous assumption. I didn't get any sort of "callback" when I applied for a position at GameSpot, despite already being a freelancer...

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Does anyone want to help pester 2K to put X-Com on Vita?. on the XCOM: Enemy Unknown board

    If you want a portable XCOM-esque experience you should check out that Ghost Recon game that launched with the 3DS. Highly underrated strategy game.

  • Sargus posted a message in the forum topic Next-Gen Graphics, where are they?. on the E3 2014 board

    This is why your mind isn't being blown away by graphics anymore (taken from this Polygon piece):