• Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Can't decide if I should go PS4 or Xbox One.. on the General Discussion board

    I picked up an Xbox One just after Christmas. As someone who plans on getting a PS4 eventually as well I decided on the Xone because it was the cheaper machine. Also, I wanted to play Sunset Overdriv...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Age Distribution of Giant Bomb users. on the General Discussion board

    I'm 29 and I like to imagine myself growing old along with the site and the games industry. Rock music was for kids back in the 1950s and 60s, and journalists that wrote back then are still around. ...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Do you still enjoy Assassin's Creed games?. on the Assassin's Creed board

    "I play almost all of them, and I plan to play the new one" seems like the closest fit for me, but I'm not sure if I'll play the new one.The last game in the series I played was Black Flag, and it's b...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic How are the other Mad Max movies? Should I watch?. on the Off-Topic board

    I recently watched Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior with a friend for this reason. I'd seen all three, only once each, some time ago. My friend hadn't seen any. I related it to the Evil Dead series. Th...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Which May / June release are you looking forward to most?. on the General Discussion board

    I voted Batman, although I'm feeling that fatigue with the series everyone seemed to have around the time Arkham Origins came out. I played all of the previous Arkham games and I'm sure I'll still pl...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic How much did you like the previous games?. on the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt board

    I never played the first Witcher game and tried a couple times to get into the Witcher 2. I didn't love the combat and I never got far enough to see how the story agency paid off. I'm unsure how I ...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Your favorite self-imposed restriction in a game?. on the General Discussion board

    @bisonhero: I did this with the first three 3D Zeldas. My other self imposed goal was to get 100% of everything BUT the heart pieces. This proved most difficult in Wind Waker when I would miss photo...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Is Out Now.

    @larrydavis said:@hatking said: Man, getting a Batman vibe from that music. Did Danny Elfman score this?Nah, there aren't enough xylophones and sick trumpets. And, more than anything, the part around...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Disney vs. Looney Tunes. on the Off-Topic board

    If we're purely talking about the shorts strong cases can be made for both studios. Warner pushed humor and exaggeration while Disney moved the medium forward as an art form. I'm personally partial ...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Want to get into SNES. Where can I start?. on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System board

    As great as holding an original SNES controller in your hands I would caution you against getting the old console. Some games can be difficult to find or expensive and the ageing cartridges have the...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Big Live Live Show Live 2015 (Premium) - Part 03.

    Adam Boyes calling my hometown forgettable. Occasion noted.Local Vancouver references appreciated.

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic I never watch movies ever, change my view.. on the Off-Topic board

    You talk about plot and acting, but don't even mention the visual element of film. Are visuals something that don't appeal to you? Maybe you are indifferent and don't even give them thought. It sou...

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  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Battlefront trailer drops now! panel live. on the Star Wars: Battlefront board

    To clarify that's 10:30 PST, also my local (lucky Canadian) time.I'm very much looking forward to this as a Star Wars fan who hasn't played much of any Battlefield game (although I enjoyed what little...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post JRPGs/Turn Based Role Playing Games That I Have Played.

    Paper Mario 2 is recommended.

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic How Did You Discover Giant Bomb? Tell Your Story. on the General Discussion board

    I was looking for a video games podcast on itunes and I saw Giant Bomb had a high ranking, so I subscribed. This was sometime in 2010, I think. It took a while of listening to the podcast before I ...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Do you play old games / old consoles?. on the General Discussion board

    I have all my old consoles set up and ready to play. My library of NES and SNES games isn't great, but I have a decent collection of the essentials on Virtual Console as well. Recently I've returne...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon 3: Part 11.

    Took a break from my MGS 3 playthrough and now I'm back at it and Drew and I are neck and neck.