Geoff Keighley Interviews

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#1 Posted by Klaimore (1012 posts) -

So I have to say Geoff is ruthless when it comes to those interviews he really get deep in some questions that I feel those developers or the big guys like Jack Tretton and Reggie are like fuck! But I have to say they take it very well and just move on.

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#2 Posted by Subjugation (4970 posts) -

Sometimes he plays an interesting game of hardball, other times he crosses the line into douchebag territory.

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#3 Posted by Bucketdeth (8252 posts) -

Even though he does try and go deep and get things out of them that they wouldn't have said otherwise, he comes off as a bit of a dick head.

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#4 Posted by ChickenPants (931 posts) -

First time I've really watched Geoff and I thought he came across really well. No industry bullshit. Knows what his audience wants. Was sticking it to Mattrick. Also, trying to catch Cliffy B out on a GoW multiplatform hint.

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#5 Posted by MiniPato (2831 posts) -

I think he asks good questions while respecting the interviewee. I never feel like he's grilling them FOX news style.

I don't get people who say he's an asshole. People watch too many Diane Sawyer or E! interviews where they just patronize interviewees.

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#6 Posted by JJWeatherman (14982 posts) -

@ChickenPants said:

... Also, trying to catch Cliffy B out on a GoW multiplatform hint.

Which was stupid because I'm sure Young Clifford was referring to the PC version of Gears.

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#7 Posted by natetodamax (19466 posts) -

Sometimes he'll say something or ask a question that doesn't make a whole lot of sense but that's usually pretty rare I think. Overall I just have to thank Geoff Keighley and all of GameTrailers for the E3 coverage and the exclusive demos in between press conferences/media briefings. It was pretty awesome.

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#8 Posted by tkalsey (194 posts) -

He catches developers off-guard which is enjoyable to me. especially with the cliff multi-platform gow3 part

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#9 Posted by afrokola (538 posts) -

@weeman105: Agreed, but that's what I like about him. He knows what buttons to push, even when he moves into douchy territory. I really like the guy.

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#10 Posted by AuthenticM (4321 posts) -

He's great. The Bomb crew should get him on the podcast one day.

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#11 Posted by warxsnake (2720 posts) -

@JJWeatherman said:

@ChickenPants said:

... Also, trying to catch Cliffy B out on a GoW multiplatform hint.

Which was stupid because I'm sure Young Clifford was referring to the PC version of Gears.

Yeah I wish... We're all pirates in his eyes.

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#12 Posted by Dylabaloo (1573 posts) -

I thought he was great, I was overall really impressed with the content Gametrailers put out.

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#13 Posted by vager (1677 posts) -

He is one of the select few people who has the power to do this. 
If his show wasn't on TV, no one would want to be interviewed by him.

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#14 Posted by lmenzol (275 posts) -
@Klaimore: g4 should got rid of sessler and kept keighley is what ive always thought
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#15 Posted by Strife777 (2087 posts) -

I think he does a great job. He ask the right questions and sometimes tries to get a bit more out of the interviewee. I never felt like he's being a "dick" about it. It always seems to be in good fun.

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#16 Posted by afrokola (538 posts) -

@lmenzol: Sessler is awesome, that would be a stupid move. Getting Geoff on G4 would be cool, but they aren't gonna can the Sess.

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#17 Posted by PenguinDust (13015 posts) -

I learned from Geoff speaking to Reggie that the Wii U would not use Blu-ray but a proprietary system similar in capacity.  So, that was more than I gleamed from the conference itself.

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#18 Posted by 71Ranchero (3413 posts) -

I like that he asks "tough" questions but the guy really annoys me. Something about him is so unlikable, he is just so phony. 

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#19 Posted by coolwhip83 (96 posts) -

I liked his Reggie interview. But his critical approach is very selective. But still a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of Gametrailers 'EVERYTHING IS SUPER, KINECT WOOOOW SO FUN' attitude.

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#20 Posted by ChickenPants (931 posts) -
@Atramentous said:
I like that he asks "tough" questions but the guy really annoys me. Something about him is so unlikable, he is just so phony. 
I think he comes across as genuine as he can possibly be given the nature of the role he inhabits. GB Jeff has said that Keighley's completely straight-up and knows his stuff on numerous occasions.
 
I find it wierd that people are complaining that he not likeable or a douche or whatever... A good interviewer's intention shouldn't be to be likeable, they should aspire to ask good questions and get the best interview possible - I think Geoff succeeds in that.
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#21 Posted by Hector (3547 posts) -

I like his approach but sometimes he is too rough on the people he interviews.

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#22 Posted by datarez (858 posts) -

I think he does a good job of calling execs out when they say something in wishy-washy corporate speak or when they contradict themselves on previous statements. He's has a good way of asking the questions about things you can tell the interviewee is intentionally leaving out.

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#23 Posted by coolwhip83 (96 posts) -

Well it's just obvious that he is a gamer. He wants to know stuff as badly as we do. I'm still not sure wether or not he is a Nintendo fan or hater though.

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#24 Posted by kingzetta (4497 posts) -

Well he knows things that they know, but they don't want you to know. So he teases them about about.

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