• Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Confirmed: Shulk will be in Super Smash Bros. on the Super Smash Bros. board

    @mocbucket62 said:. Also, I was not expecting Shulk to sound so British. Why does that surprise you? There were a ton of Australian (I think) VOs in Xenoblade, including him.

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic 'Young White Male'. on the General Discussion board

    You know, as a white American, my whole life over half the world has thought I was an arrogant, spoiled, war-mongering, xenophobic, racist idiot. Somehow it doesn't move the needle much when one more ...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic No Civilians. on the Batman: Arkham Knight board

    I would prefer very sparse civilians. Like you might see at 11pm and alter on a weeknight. that would make sense to me and minimize the disruption of gameplay, while still occasionally forcing the ...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Miyamoto not interested in focusing on casuals.. on the Shigeru Miyamoto board

    I don't know that anything Nintendo has made would qualify as casual under that definition. Maybe Pokemon snap?

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Dragon Age: Inquisition has cooperative multiplayer. on the Dragon Age: Inquisition board

    Sounds great! 110% on board.

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic GoG has started selling movies. on the General Discussion board

    Doesn't Amazon have purchased streaming movie content pretty much locked down? You don't want to compete with Amazon.

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Our hero has been robbed. :(. on the Dan Ryckert board

    @corruptedevil: A considerable amount? I have my doubts. But it's in the site's (read: the company, not the users) interest to make sure he has the systems to do his job.Even so, much sympathy to y...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Brad should totally bring back Daily/weekend Dota back. on the General Discussion board

    I'd be open to watching him play if he were better at it, but he's not. I think I closed the stream within 15 minutes the two times I tried watching as he blundered his way into the range of enemy pr...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Saints Row should go back to its roots.. on the Saints Row board

    I agree with you to an extent. I was more engaged with Saint's Row when it was about fighting other gangsters than when I was fighting government agents and aliens. I think 3 is a better guide than ...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @theht: There's a difference between integrity and journalistic integrity, which is basically the lack of any non-professional contact between a journalist and his subject matter. "truthfulness, accu...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @jarmahead: I specified reviews as the one exception to my statement. We want our reviews to be uncontaminated by financial interests, but other than that, the idea that 'unbiased' reporting on games...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic An official definition of the word "gamer". on the General Discussion board

    Gamernoun1. a large African animal that has a long nose and that eats ants and other insects

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic So am i jaded? (Ice bucket challange). on the Off-Topic board

    Yes. Wait...Reads post.Yes.

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    We say we want journalistic integrity in games media, but how much is that really true? Are we just saying it because we know that's what serious news does and we want to be serious? Outside of review...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Should Jeff do a special P.T. recording at home?. on the General Discussion board

    This sounds like something he would never do.

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Patch 2.1 coming Tues 8/26 - Are you excited, and why?. on the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls board

    I like Diablo 3 a lot, but the way the endgame progression works is pretty brutal. I'm not sure there are enough hooks to engage someone who's only casually interested in engaging with it. Maybe th...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic The Problem With Relationship Systems in Games. on the General Discussion board

    I think that you're probably overstating your case, but I agree with one thing: relationships shouldn't be something you "win" at the end of a game. I don't think the sex is really the issue here, th...

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Sci-fi Rpg suggestions. on the General Discussion board

    Anachronox?

  • Veektarius posted a message in the forum topic Ethics in games journalism, your opinion. on the General Discussion board

    I don't really worry about this issue too much at Giantbomb, because I know the people involved and they've all talked enough shit about major modern franchises that they're not in anyone's pocket. ...

  • Veektarius posted a message on the post Here's the First Gameplay Trailer for NBA 2K15.

    @thatonedork: Fuck that. They're missing the only member of that announcing crew that matters.I'll give you a hint, his name is Charles Barkley. Skin texturing still needs some work in this gen's s...