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

    I've found myself disagreeing with the prevailing slant of games bloggers and reviewers over the past 3-4 years. I've decided to move on and hang out with others who like the same kind of stuff I do,...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Personal social views as a central part of a game critique. on the General Discussion board

    Everyone is entitled to their opinion, even game bloggers. But game critics and bloggers should realize not everyone is going to agree with them. Some people may disagree vocally. That doesn't make...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Yet Another Developer Leaves Their Home Following Harassment. on the Brianna Wu board

    @nux said: @slashdance said: Shut down twitter already...That won't solve the unfortunately. As long as any form of social media exists stuff like this will keep happening.WAIT! Are you telling me a...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Deep Look: Mass Effect- Gotta Love That Funky Combat. on the Mass Effect board

    @thatpinguino: great video. I agree with most of it too. The combat system in 2 and 3 was a let down for me. It felt like a big step backwards when they turned it into a mediocre cover shooter.That...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Bayonetta 2 Review Thread. on the Bayonetta 2 board

    LOL Polygon and their neo-puritan prudishness.GOTYWonderful 101, Bayonetta 2, ... come on Nintendo add a good Metroid game and I'll buy your dumb console.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Dan Rykert Ride to Hell livestream. on the General Discussion board

    I love Deep Silver so much.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Why I Think Giant Bomb Should Denounce #GamerGate?. on the General Discussion board

    you guys realize #gamergate is just a Twitter hashtag right? do you know how silly it sounds to denounce a Twitter hashtag?Anyway, Giant Bomb's stance on harassment is already very clear and publishe...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @subyman: in my case it was a few years ago and didn't have anything to do with video games. it's crazy what some unhinged people lose their minds over. you really can't predict it, just deal with ...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @subyman said:Not to down play it, but is a twitter threat really something that "drives you from your home?" Huge difference in some anonymous douche writing some trash from his parent's basement an...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic This is approaching scary levels of insanity.. on the General Discussion board

    @laserbolts said:Anyone want to give me a TLDR on what gamer gate is? I dont use twitter and have ignored all topics of random people discussing sexism since the dead island preorder thing. Should I ...

  • tourgen posted a message on the post Quick Look: Pix the Cat.

    so how much lag is in the video capture setup? can you guys play from a, uhhh, more "live" output?

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Does framerate and resolution truly matter to you when buying console games?. on the General Discussion board

    60fps for action games or no buy. RPGs, dial-a-combo/counter action-adventure 30fps is fine, whatever.As far as graphics go, I'll take good graphic design and art over pixel counter every time. 720p...

  • tourgen posted a message on the post Quick Look: Styx: Master of Shadows.

    seems really cool if you're into stealth games. which I am. one or two a year is a pretty good time.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic On the Topic of Framerate Versus Graphics. on the General Discussion board

    The "30fps games feel more cinematic" is extra super strength dumb. Computers calculate discrete images at fixed points in time. Reality happens in a continuous, non-discrete manner. Cameras captur...

  • tourgen posted a message on the post Quick Look: Driveclub.

    well that could have gone better. ahhh well.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Emulators vs the Retron vs the real deal. on the General Discussion board

    I prefer the real hardware. It's not like PS2 or SNES are hard to come by. The games are pretty cheap too. I can't even remember the last time I used an emulator, unless we are counting DOSBox.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic What's your worst experience with a computer?. on the Off-Topic board

    electrical grounding issue in the house + thunderstorms. afterwards hard drives started dying, network card fried, main board fried, power supply eventually went a month or so later. It was a long s...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic A Few Words About GamerGate. on the General Discussion board

    @spaceinsomniac said: @extomar said: One has to be pretty delusional or very paranoid to believe any of the people GG has a beef with have much influence over gaming or can even interfere.More than o...

  • tourgen posted a message on the post Alien: Isolation Review.

    @yellownumber5 said:Was this one available for the Oculus?It was widely reported after the E3 tech demo that it was getting Rift support. Unfortunately it's not true.The latest news I heard was conf...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Twin Peaks Returns in 2016. on the Off-Topic board

    It has about as much chance of success as a modern sequel to The Breakfast Club.If they bring in a new set of actors and deal with a new story thread while capping off the old in the background, I don...