• YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Microsoft Is Buying Minecraft. on the Minecraft board

    I wonder how long Minecraft has as a phenom. I know it has a ton of adult fans, but everything suggests it's really the kids that fuel this insane popularity. If there's anything about kids, they'r...

  • YukoAsho posted a message on the post Quick Look: Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate.

    @hailinel said: @gamerpigeon said: This is sadly a very lazy looking HD remake. The ground texture is unforgivable imo. Looks terrible and I like these gamesIt's not an HD remake. It's an upgraded po...

  • YukoAsho posted a message on the post The Growing Illusion of Single Player.

    @midnightgreen20 said:I don't think this is really that much of a trend at all. I feel that this piece is a little bit reactionary because he happens to be playing 2 games at the same time where play...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Are Game Completed Percentages Useful To You?. on the General Discussion board

    Do not care, really. I'm not going to do filler bits just to get a number up. Make your side missions enjoyable, and I might consider them.

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Exposing sexism in this generation. on the General Discussion board

    @truthtellah See, I hear people say this a decent bit, but that isn't what I've seen over the years. A lot of times, when people do try to have a conversation, you just get people telling them to be q...

  • YukoAsho posted a message on the post Destiny Review.

    So basically, the co-op fails where Borderlands succeeds, and the competitive fails where CoD and Battlefield succeed.It pains me, having been such a fan of Bungie's work on Halo 1-Reach, but if this ...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Something stupid I wrote in light of recent events. on the Off-Topic board

    @eulogize_my_baked_goods: Isn't it funny how that goes? I remember back in the early to mid 90s, where people were hailing the Internet as the new age of discussion and exchange of ideas.Today, we s...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic What distinguishes Japanese/Western games?. on the General Discussion board

    @flacracker said:Japanese games have bad UI's and graphics.Can't say I agree, at least on the graphics part. Japan simply has a tendency to favor exaggerated styles, whereas western developers tend ...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Grantland Popculture Podcasts Discuss Gamergate Kerfuffle. on the General Discussion board

    @giantlizardking said:@marokai: this is a great point. I don't personally feel as strongly as many do about the ethics in the games press thing but if a large portion of your audience has a grievance...

  • YukoAsho posted a message on the post CD-I Don't Know About These Games, Man.

    Actually, if you saw the Nerd videos, you'd know that the 2nd controller input is on the back of the system.How anyone thought this was a good idea is fucking beyond me.

  • YukoAsho posted a message on the post Quick Look: Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed.

    @shtinky said:@icantbestopped said:Those rigid Yakuza games? Those open world, free form combat games with plenty of choice and countless minigames? Someone has played them and is posing, or someone ...

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

    @gnoltac: Pretty much. I get the feeling that the thread is two sides talking over each other's heads. On one side, you have people who think that everyone criticizing certain elements (not the whol...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic I'm not excited for Destiny and i feel like i should be.. on the Destiny board

    @strife777: This. If someone is curious about a game, I'll help inform them as best I can, but I'm not a little girl who needs to prove her games are awesome to people anymore.

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

    I think it's telling now that popular forum topics aren't on the front page anymore. The damage control is strong here...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Let’s Talk Feminism and Anita Sarkeesian. on the General Discussion board

    @defaultprophet said: @yukoasho said: @blacklagoon said: @l4wd0g said: I guess my point is I fall into the equality feminist group. I want my wife and daughter to be able to choose for themselves w...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Should games try and achieve photo-realism?. on the General Discussion board

    I think the better question is "should games reach only for photo-realism."The problem is this dogma that seems to permeate western game design, that realistic = better in all cases. There are a few...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Let’s Talk Feminism and Anita Sarkeesian. on the General Discussion board

    @blacklagoon said: @l4wd0g said: I guess my point is I fall into the equality feminist group. I want my wife and daughter to be able to choose for themselves what is best for them rather than some c...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Let’s Talk Feminism and Anita Sarkeesian. on the General Discussion board

    @omghisam said:@yukoasho: None of that is true. Modern feminism has given us the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, expansion of contraceptive care and abortion rights, rape prevention on college ...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Buying Digital vs. Physical on Consoles.. on the General Discussion board

    I never buy digital on consoles.The DRM requirements are too stringent (this applies to AAA PC as well), leaving me feeling like I'm just paying for a rental. Not only that, but for larger games lik...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Let’s Talk Feminism and Anita Sarkeesian. on the General Discussion board

    Best. Post. EVER.Modern feminism, much like the modern civil rights movement, trades on the idea of perpetual victimhood. It's mutated from the pursuit of equality to the pursuit of special privil...