Gametrailers.com rips off quests

Avatar image for bluephoenixmedia
bluephoenixmedia

57

Forum Posts

306

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#1  Edited By bluephoenixmedia
Avatar image for beachthunder
BeachThunder

15253

Forum Posts

313215

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 25

#2  Edited By BeachThunder

Giant Bomb invented the idea of achievements?
 
Also, they have prizes o: must...join...gametrailers.com

Avatar image for csl316
csl316

16539

Forum Posts

765

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 8

#3  Edited By csl316

meh, giant bomb's seem to be more creative, and even educational!
 
were quests ripped off of any other site, by chance?

Avatar image for facelessvixen
FacelessVixen

3829

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#4  Edited By FacelessVixen

Fuck GameTrailers.
 
Not for the "achievements" though. I have my own reasons for hating the site, mainly their forum moderators.

Avatar image for supermarius
Supermarius

1223

Forum Posts

821

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 1

#5  Edited By Supermarius

well, gamespot had a quest and levelling system, so i guess giantbomb must be flattering gamespot then? Giantbomb is great but they didnt invent site quests.

Avatar image for the_laughing_man
The_Laughing_Man

13807

Forum Posts

7460

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#6  Edited By The_Laughing_Man
Avatar image for dany
Dany

8019

Forum Posts

416

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 4

#7  Edited By Dany

 Learn about the new GT Achievements system with this edgy and informative walkthrough.

That is their description of the video....wow.
 
Also, this concept of site having quests,achievements and awards is not new.
Avatar image for forcen
Forcen

2746

Forum Posts

29475

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 31

#8  Edited By Forcen

Oh, i love that everyone thinks that giantbomb was first with everything. 
And nobody cares when giantbomb gets XP and leveling systems like many websites has had for years.

Avatar image for bluephoenixmedia
bluephoenixmedia

57

Forum Posts

306

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#9  Edited By bluephoenixmedia
@BeachThunder:  I can't say that they invented achievements, but it's the first time I've seen a website incorporate the idea.  I actually like GT as well, especially the retrospectives....but regardless...it's pretty blatant
Avatar image for csl316
csl316

16539

Forum Posts

765

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 8

#10  Edited By csl316

gamefaqs has been doing leveling forever, but i hadn't seen quests until this site

Avatar image for kenzo287
kenzo287

798

Forum Posts

718

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 5

User Lists: 6

#11  Edited By kenzo287

i think the more important question is: who cares?

Avatar image for schizogony
schizogony

1013

Forum Posts

35

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#12  Edited By schizogony

GT has been rewarding users for using the site for years now. If I recall correctly, in the old days you would get some kind of proprietary "money" each time you viewed a video or posted a message. You could then spend it to get prizes.

Avatar image for demontium
demontium

5084

Forum Posts

1801

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 7

User Lists: 5

#13  Edited By demontium
@schizogony said:
" GT has been rewarding users for using the site for years now. If I recall correctly, in the old days you would get some kind of proprietary "money" each time you viewed a video or posted a message. You could then spend it to get prizes. "
Yup.... this is not a rip-off.
Avatar image for sjschmidt93
sjschmidt93

5014

Forum Posts

3236

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 37

User Lists: 20

#14  Edited By sjschmidt93

Yeah? Well GB ripped off Microsoft! So did Sony! And Valve! and.... a fuckton more people.

Avatar image for natetodamax
natetodamax

19465

Forum Posts

65390

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 32

User Lists: 5

#15  Edited By natetodamax

lol game trailers

Avatar image for ch13696
ch13696

4760

Forum Posts

204

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 11

#16  Edited By ch13696
@Supermarius said:
" well, gamespot had a quest and levelling system, so i guess giantbomb must be flattering gamespot then? Giantbomb is great but they didnt invent site quests. "
I think playfire.com came up with it first. I could be wrong, there could be someone before them, but I know they did it before GameSpot.
Avatar image for zero_
zero_

2105

Forum Posts

378

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 6

#17  Edited By zero_

Nah, GiantBomb ripped off Gametrailers - infact, GiantBomb's very incarnation is built upon a rip off, MobyGames anyone!? 
 
I kid, I kid....

Avatar image for zanzibarbreeze
zanzibarbreeze

3250

Forum Posts

3427

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 14

User Lists: 6

#18  Edited By zanzibarbreeze

Yo, F GameTrailers, only because they don't upload an audio version of Bonus Round, a video show which is, for all intents and purposes, and audio show, because it essentially constitutes four guys talking, sitting in uncomfortable stools, with occasional footage of an actual game trailer interspersed into the footage.
 
Eff you GameTrailers.

Avatar image for dystopiax
DystopiaX

5803

Forum Posts

416

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 2

User Lists: 0

#19  Edited By DystopiaX

yes, because Giantbomb invented achievements.