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Posted by grhud5194

game room disappoints me.
Posted by Fogh

Edited by AlwaysBeClothing

Let's go weekly gameroom disappointment!
Yeah, it was pretty much what you expect out of gameroom nowadays.

Posted by SavageM2

The sigh Jeff makes during that hockey game was priceless.

Posted by roguehallow

Sometimes the mundane, flavorless way these games were named (Dolphin?) reminds me of the Bill Hicks joke about Orange Drink.

Edited by DukeTogo

I remember Dolphin being more like a Swordquest style of game with adventure elements.  You could turn into the bird and fly around and then be the dolphin while collecting pieces of a trident or something.  Either I was on some bad Capri Sun or I'm remembering a totally different game.  It wasn't Ecco either since I never owned Ecco until the Genesis collection on PSP, and never played it.  I need to do some research now.
Edit:  Someone reminded me it was Fathom I was thinking of.  An honest mistake, since it blows my mind to think there were two dolphin games on the 2600.  Fathom is a much better game though, which reminds me.  Why aren't there any Imagic games on Game Room?  Imagic is owned Activision, so that means they should be allowed into this group.

Posted by elko84

i dont know about you, but that hockey game looks AWESOME!

Posted by geoclap

Dolphin is actually a pretty cool game. The tone of the sound indicates where the gap in the wall will appear. A higher tone indicates the gap will be near the top and low tone will indicate the gap is near the bottom. Pretty unique game play actually.

Posted by LiquidPenguins

Jeff I think you might single handedly be generating over half the income going into this project.

Posted by fox01313

While I'm a supporter of what game room could be, I'm in total agreement with Jeff & others on there needing other consoles/arcade titles. Also if game room is more meh titles like these, Jeff might start saving some money & just demo the intellivison titles for these QL.

Posted by Canberra

The noises Dolphin makes are genuinely haunting.

Edited by Larannis

I grew up playig those old games and sure it was great but looling back I have no desire to play them again.

Posted by SithToast

broad jp.

Posted by Zamir

every week this is becoming more and more sad

Posted by JeffGoldblum

Only 12 minutes? 
That sucks.

Posted by SinGulaR

Watch those Game Room Quick Looks in chronological order back to back to see how Jeff's motivation demoing those games gets destroyed :D
Posted by beeryayghost
@SinGulaR said:
" Watch those Game Room Quick Looks in chronological order back to back to see how Jeff's motivation demoing those games gets destroyed :D "
You are horrible.
Posted by MacGeorge

I wonder if there will be a game called "xbox 360" in 20 years time.

Edited by Sarumarine

At this point, I'm pretty sure that Jeff makes up 75% of Game Room's profit margin.
Dolphin feels like the great granddaddy of Ecco the same way that Mr. Goemon is the great granddaddy of Ganbare Goemon. I love the sense of history, but not so much the games.

Posted by louiedog

So Jeff was in 11th place with 0 points on Decathlon? How early was this shot when only 11 people had bought the game? How sad for Game Room, but not unexpected.

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Posted by Grissefar

You're in the top 10! Hallelujah!

Posted by soupbones

Ug. Gameroom and me have a serious love/hate relationship. Stop with the 2600 games and bring in the ARCADES!

Posted by gakon

The pinging noise you hear is the dolphin's sonar, and it allows you to gauge where the gap in the seahorses is.  A higher pitch means the gap will be higher up and vice-versa.
Also I think Game Room is in a habit of lying about the leaderboards while you're playing a ranked game, either due to a bug or something else.  Sometimes it just shows your current best and your current score; sometimes I'm playing Major Havok and somehow I end up 1st in the world with 100,000 points, when the real highest score is 999,000 or something.  It's weird.

Posted by Matterless
@Canberra said:
"The noises Dolphin makes are genuinely haunting. "

Posted by Bluethunder35

I bought Dolphin hoping to get that free mascot you get for buying the game on Day One and it doesn't come with one. The only good game this week has no mascot. Typical MS. 
Yes, I've spent 1200 MS Points on the Arcade. I spend the 25% Jeff doesn't account for.

Posted by Hourai

Game Room will die before they release anything decent. 

Posted by RampageAssassin

This is somehow becoming a Endurance Run

Posted by Video_Game_King

You know, I think Jeff just beat Brad's time for quickest death in a Quick Look. Can somebody confirm this?

Posted by RipTheVeins

I started out extremely excited about Game Room, but... I honestly wish it would just discontinue if all that's going to come out is more of this type of crap.  I mean, they have to know that it should be considered a sin to even suggest paying $3 for any of the games featured this week with the exception of maybe Dolphin if I'm being generous.
Does anyone know if Jeff or anybody has checked back with Microsoft or Krome to see what ever came of the alleged Dreamcast support?

Posted by ProfessorEss

I'm sure the GameRoom controls kill it once again, but I remember really liking Dodge 'Em back in the day.

Posted by wrecks

Yay! oh... gameroom. ugh.

Posted by NMC2008

Game Room is just sad.

Posted by adoggz

oh god I love game room. every week they make possible these awesome quicklooks.

Posted by Trace

Yeah, I just fired up the Intellivision Lives! emulator, and while there's still a bit of delay in movements to simulate skating on ice, it ran noticeably faster than the Game Room version.
Not to say Hockey's a good game, because it isn't, but Game Room's doing a great job of making some Intellivision games look even worse through emulation shortcomings.

Posted by Boom_goes_the_dynamite

 For anyone a fan of Dolphin or dolphins read a little about dolphins, it will blow your mind.
Spoiler alert: Dolphins are messed up!    

Edited by gosukiller

Wow. I remember the old days when Jeff was all like "GET HYPE!! GAMEROOM!!! WAAAH!!"
Now he's just "siiiiiiigh..." @ 09:14

Posted by Splodge

heheh I kind of like how gameroom is awful now.

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Posted by PAPI_D_187

Thank you Giantbomb I have seen the light about Gameroom

Posted by FritzDude

Even if the game room sucks, i love watching these videos every week.
Posted by phrosnite

Disappointed... so Brad where's that Space Marine coverage you promised.

Posted by buckybit

That Dolphin game at least had a good concept - easy to grasp. Playable. I don't remember it though.

Posted by dagas
@Zamir said:
" every week this is becoming more and more sad "
No kidding, they are scraping the bottom of the latrine right now. They need to move on to bigger and better things.
Posted by 88Fingers

Jeff @ 9:15    a priceless sigh.

Posted by Chuggsy

Is Decathlon the first game to feature a black person as the main character?

Posted by cwdawg1224

It's pretty sad when Game Room has TWO decathlon games. Then again, a lot of things about Game Room are pretty sad.