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  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic In your house growing up who was the videogame ambassador?. on the General Discussion board

    In 1975, my dad read aloud to the family a newspaper article about video games and how they were going to revolutionize home entertainment. I have to hand it to my father, he was always into the lates...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Fighting Final Fantasy XIII-2 - Episode 2: Sometimes... You Just Want To Play Something Incredibly Dumb.. on the Final Fantasy XIII-2 board

    A few years ago, I was browsing a message board about the FF13 trilogy and people were joking that somebody at SE must have had an unhealthy obsession with the Lightning character because FF13 had no...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic New PlayStation Plus tiers revealed. on the PlayStation Plus board

    I understand why they won't release brand new games to the premium service, but Sony should strongly consider adding first run games to the premium service several months after release. I would probab...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Is gaming culture too fargone to ever divest itself from war culture?. on the General Discussion board

    Most video games are violent at their core with the exception of, I suppose, puzzle games, racing games and aircraft/truck simulators. I'd rather people knock skulls to get their frustations out in th...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic The Reviews Are In. on the Elden Ring board

    PC gamer review said that it was fine over all but it was essentially another souls game. If true, I don't really have a problem with that although some no doubt will.Funny, one of my criticisims of H...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Sad state of GB in 2022. on the General Discussion board

    I watched the live Bombcast this week and last. I enjoyed both podcasts immensely. They're not always fun to listen to, but on the whole they are.That's all that matter to me and I'll continue to subs...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Anyone else interested in this game?. on the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 board

    I like all XC games and I'm looking forward to XC3, but my favorite is the DLC for XC2, Torna: The Golden Country. I thought it was a better story than the one from main XC2.I realize a lot of folks ...

  • berfunkle posted a message on the post Horizon Forbidden West.

    I suspect its a good video game, but the story is not going to be as tight as the original, which I liked a lot. I realize this is a first look, but from what I've already heard and read about here an...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic HFW Hype//Discussion Thread. on the Horizon Forbidden West board

    Ah hell, I'll wait a year to 18 months, and get the game on PS Plus. $70 is steep and I'm in no hurry.

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Alex-y Quest, the spiritual successor to Mass Alex, is happening.. on the Mass Effect: Andromeda board

    Can you make for an interesting ME: Andromeda stream? All I remember from that game was one fetch quest after another.

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Are those Playstation 3D Tvs worth it?. on the Off-Topic board

    If I was going to buy a monitor in the future, it would be one that supports HDMI 2.1. Would love to use my PS5 or Series X and, besides, I like gaming on a desktop rather than a couch.Course, right ...

  • berfunkle posted a message on the post Nintendo Direct 02/09/2022.

    A new XC3. I can live with that.

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Star Citizen abandons its feature roadmap entirely. on the General Discussion board

    GB GOTY 2050 - I'm calling it now.

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic How are consoles justified at this point?. on the General Discussion board

    Having a PC, Xbox, PS5 and Switch I kind of spread things out. If I think my Xbox is getting lonely, I play Xbox. If my PS5 looks like it's missing me, then I spend time with it. Same with my PC and S...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Stranger of Paradise looks insane. on the Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin board

    Well, if they're going to use a Sinatra song in their trailer, they should have gotten the rights for the song "Stranger IN Paradise". Tony Bennet sang a pretty good version of it. How fucked up would...

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic What's your ideal lifestyle?. on the Off-Topic board

    Sitting on my ass playing video games. There, I said it.

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Xbox agreed to acquire Activision Blizzard. on the Xbox board

    According to the WSJ, with this transaction MS will be the 3rd largest game company behind Sony and Tencent by game revenue. So, in a way, they're playing catch up?

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Xbox agreed to acquire Activision Blizzard. on the Xbox board

    This is a bad deal for Microsoft. The only ones who benefit are Bobby Kotick and his cronies. Heads are going to roll in a year or two when Microsoft realizes this was a mistake.

  • berfunkle posted a message in the forum topic Am I crazy for seeing long game length as a negative?. on the General Discussion board

    My solution is to not play ( buy ) many games. Unfortunately, I haven't time in my life to spend hours in front of the TV playing, but I still love JRPGs. Last year, I spent months on Xenoblade Chroni...