• SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Who the hell has even heard of Legend of Kay?. on the Legend of Kay Anniversary board

    It doesn't really matter how many people played the original game. Any product on the market that (a) has a heroic talking animal in it, or (b) evokes Zelda in some fashion, will draw strong interest ...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Steps to improve the article. on the Empires board

    First thing you should do - if you haven't already - is post here and ask whether this game warrants its own wiki page.Mods that require a separate game to play, even total conversions, can be iffy. I...

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  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Non-Diegetic Music In Games. on the General Discussion board

    There's very little video games do with music that they didn't learn from movies. The only significant divergence is with music the player makes (like in Ocarina of Time), or music used to guide the p...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Favorite Movie/TV Site. on the Off-Topic board

    There are so few good TV sites, it's weird. TVRage has a decent sortable database for shows, but it's very sketch and has no real system for quick and visible user ratings (only text reviews). IMDB ha...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Looking For a JRPG for My 8 Year Old Daughter (3DS). on the Nintendo 3DS board

    Legend of the River King 2. Originally a GBC game but you can get it on the eShop.It's like Pokemon Red/Blue, except instead of the Pokemon it has hardcore fishing action. It also teaches kids to resp...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message on the post Quick Look: Payday 2: Crimewave Edition.

    Not watching unless Jeff makes a Crystal Castles reference, please advise.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message on the post Demo Derby: Official PlayStation Magazine: Issue 85.

    The Playboy trailer was an amazing reminder that the best days of video game publicity are behind us. Homeboy with the shirt was talking like he just developed Half-Life.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Times when you've felt at one with traversal mechanics?. on the General Discussion board

    Ah yes. It was early autumn of 1972 when I first felt at one with a traversal mechanic. I was in Bruges, naturally.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message on the post Quick Look: Catlateral Damage.

    My dog uses a litter box. We didn't even have to train him to use it. It's fucking great.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message on the post Here's the First Footage of Insomniac's Ratchet & Clank Reboot.

    Okay I am pretty much excited to play this game just because of the graphics. I am not ashamed.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Dark Souls 3 TONS of Leaked Info & Screenshots. on the General Discussion board

    I read "scarfice" as "scarface"I would be very excited about any game where "scarface" is a verb. Wu Tang license preferred but not required.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic A very weird pre-review by Polygon of Rockband 4. on the Rock Band 4 board

    Yeah the New Games Journalism could be a lot more interesting if it wasn't dominated by tragic narcissists who will never be happy about their profession because it's hard to impress people with. And ...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Good unlocked Android GSM phone in the $150-$300 range?. on the Off-Topic board

    I bought a new unlocked LG G2 on eBay recently for $190 and I'm really liking it. Found the listing on Slickdeals. It's gone now but the same model seems to be on sale often.Rooting it is super easy a...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Best Bombcast Year so Far?. on the Bombcast board

    2009. But let's count this as Episode 0, because it's right at the end but almost gives the edge to 2008.I still like the podcast but those first 3 years were like the 1927 Yankees of podcasting. Ther...

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

    I shouldn't like to.

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Would you want optional multiplayer in a mainline Elder Scrolls game?. on the The Elder Scrolls board

    Drop-in co-op could be an excellent addition to the game. As I remember from Skyrim's release, a lot of players want to show others the silly shit they are doing in their own universe. If there was al...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Thought I'd just beaten Demon's Souls! But no .... on the Demon's Souls board

    Old King Allant is harder than the entire Valley of Defilement.(Still, the giant club guys will wreck your shit. 2-handing is a good idea because they don't care about most/any shields. Warding also h...

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message on the post This is the New Guitar Hero.

    Press "X" to light mup

  • SaturdayNightSpecials posted a message in the forum topic Which game should I start with?. on the Souls board

    Once you start playing, I recommend the Wikidot sites for both Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. They have good level maps.Don't agonize about spoilers. Just stay away from pages that are clearly about so...