• thornie posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @spaceinsomniac I think the protester vs rioter analogy is very apt. Again, arrogance on the part of game journos makes them incapable of separating the two. It's an easy way to distract from the c...

  • thornie posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @maitimo said:Hostility towards the people they cover instead of the people they're writing for. At the core of it, that's the problem. All the mistrust, scepticism and contempt that a journalist in ...

  • thornie posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    Journalism is all about non objectivity and steering clear of bias. What has happened in our media and in the video games industry is the editorialising of news reporting. There's nothing wrong with t...

  • thornie posted a message on the post Quick Look: Madden NFL 15.

    Yay! Finally a GB sports quicklook where one person actually knows WTF they are talking about.

  • thornie posted a message on the post Quick Look: Divinity: Original Sin.

    Couple things...- This looks like my GOTY. I am a tabletop D&D fiend (I play every wednesday) and I've been waiting for a game to come along that can capture that feeling of exploration, proble...

  • thornie posted a message in the forum topic the ridiculous "potato salad" kickstarter. on the Off-Topic board

    I really hope he donates that money to a hunger charity. If not, well... Make the potato salad and return the rest of the money.

  • thornie posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    While I feel it's important to come out and denounce the virulent nature of some of the cockroaches in this community, I'm a bit disappointed that Jeff did not take this opportunity to also address t...

  • thornie posted a message on the post Video Essay: A Story About My Uncle.

    @generalbison said:Compare this video essay to this and tell me that YouTubers and streamers are the next generation or video games journalism.I hope that GiantBomb and similar sites don't go anywhere...

  • thornie posted a message on the post Quick Look: EA Sports UFC.

    As a fan of the UFC, I think the game looks incredible. Don't know if I'm at all interested in playing the game though. Also, I think a lot of the ground game animations are pretty impressive. I'm a p...

  • thornie posted a message on the post E3 2014: Coverage Uncovered.

    @lurkero said:Is Brad slowly evolving into blonde Jeff? I would suggest playing DotA2 while on the treadmill. Not trying to be offensive, but I never like it when people are putting on weight. I've be...

  • thornie posted a message in the forum topic Your Giant Bomb Expansion Plan Patch Notes. on the General Discussion board

    Welcome home @vinny. If you guys are in need of a helping hand around the office, give me a holler!

  • thornie posted a message on the post Bombshell, Born From the Ashes of a Duke Nukem Lawsuit.

    video games

  • thornie posted a message on the post VinnyVania: Simon's Quest - Part 01.

    Jesus Christ Drake... 10 Diet Cokes a day?! Holy shit.

  • thornie posted a message on the post VinnyVania: Castlevania - Part 04 vs. the PC Engine - Part 02.

    Growing up in the 80s, Simon's Quest spawned my love for Yngwie Malmsteen. After hearing the music in Simon's Quest, I needed to find something similar. Yngwie's Rising Force delivered the goods!

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

    I'd be perfect for that AP video job, and would relocate to SF in a heartbeat. I have nearly 10 years of professional experience in audio/video and have worked as a video tech/AC/Editor at one of the...