• vhold posted a message in the forum topic The Evolution of Death in Games. on the General Discussion board

    There were other interesting moments like this in gaming history, like when Secret of Monkey Island changed the way people think by removing death and game-overs, or when FPS's transitioned away from ...

  • vhold posted a message on the post Rebel Galaxy Is Another Space Game, But I'm Not Complaining One Bit.

    Dang it's been a long time since a teaser made me want to track a game.

  • vhold posted a message on the post From the Ashes of Darksiders Comes Airship Syndicate.

    Why was Darksiders so overlooked? Did it go up against something that overshadowed it? Just a lack of marketing?

  • vhold posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 10/07/2014.

    This podcast made me want to take another shower.

  • vhold posted a message on the post GBE Playdate: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

    The great thing about the combat in this game is that almost everything is cancel-able. You're not locked into animations. You can bust out those executions, dodges, parries, etc, whenever and it h...

  • vhold posted a message on the post Giant Bomb Unplugged: Avalon.

    Check the rules, there's no veto, it's a majority rules vote, where ties are a rejection.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Bombin' the A.M. With Alexa Ray Corriea: 09/29/2014.

    Cost Plus in the bay area often carries those Zapp's Cajun potato chips, but usually only once they're a month or two from expiring.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Unfinished: F1 2014 10/01/2014.

    I'd like to be able to try playing these games with an RC car steering wheel type controller.. hand held, stiff analog wheel, one finger gas and brake might be a bad limitation..

  • vhold posted a message on the post Quick Look: Forza Horizon 2.

    Every racing game lives in the shadow of Burnout Paradise. I'm really looking forward to that all-motorized-action-sports-whatever thing it is they're working on now.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Social Gaming and the Fear of Missing Out.

    @golguin said:Me and some coworkers would purposely go out and farm the loot cave. It was fun because we had public events and the all out war of "the enemy is moving against each other" to break up ...

  • vhold posted a message on the post Social Gaming and the Fear of Missing Out.

    I think it's going to be impossible for Bungie to please the PVE players by tweaking the rewards. The rewards are so slow because they're trying to keep players "engaged" until they can sell expansio...

  • vhold posted a message on the post Demo Derby: PlayStation Underground: Volume 4 Issue 4.

    This feature is pretty cool, they could also dig up the old Nintendo promo tapes they used to mail out.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Quick Look: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution.

    @vuud said:How come animes always run with their arms pointing straight out behind them? That just seems like a good way to fall on your face. It doesn't make you go faster, I tried.I've heard it's b...

  • vhold posted a message on the post An Extended Look at Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell.

    A pun taken too far, and yet not far enough.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 09.

    Man, the stark silence of Dan and Drew during the Sniper Wolf scene was remarkable, that made this worth it.

  • vhold posted a message in the forum topic The Group Who Conquered Destiny's First Raid. on the Destiny board

    The beta testers that beat it first must languish forever in anonymity.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/16/2014 (Premium).

    Free Gold Watch in San Francisco has a lot of good condition pinball games, they might have Adams Family. Failing them the Pinball Museum in Alameda almost definitely has it.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/16/2014 (Premium).

    @red_piano said:Ohhhh I'm so tired of hearing them say Diablo is easy. Get to level 70 first guys, then...Aaand you just lost them.

  • vhold posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/16/2014.

    Destiny would be a bazillion times better if it just had randomization in the places it made you go and the waves of enemies it sends after you in the strikes. The maps are setup so that you could go ...

  • vhold posted a message on the post Phil Spencer Discusses Microsoft's Purchase of Minecraft.

    Remember Shrek? How it was everywhere and on everything? I think that's what Microsoft envisions they have purchased, a Shrek level of cultural and marketing power towards children. Minecraft tv sh...