• CatsAkimbo posted a message on the post Episode 18.

    This was a great series! I don't know why, but this was a fun game to watch. I do kinda wish they'd turned in the blue coins they had already (might've been satisfying to get a bunch of shines at once...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic [Xbox + Windows 10 App] The Giant Bomb Video Player, now with live streams!. on the Xbox One board

    Thanks so much, this is awesome! It looks like you did the hard part of getting the videos to play in full resolution with good audio, and moving around is snappy, so it's already better than 90% of...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Xbox Scorpio: Final specs revealed. on the Xbox One board

    Well, I'm super excited. I prefer playing games on consoles, and this seems like it'd be the best system for 3rd party stuff.

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic On Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 and Being on the Wrong Side of Gaming History. on the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 board

    @notnert427 said:@catsakimbo said: Saying that RS:V2 was on the wrong side of history seems a bit much; it was just kinda doing it's own thing. It felt like Call of Duty 4 was very fast-paced, almost...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic On Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 and Being on the Wrong Side of Gaming History. on the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 board

    Saying that RS:V2 was on the wrong side of history seems a bit much; it was just kinda doing it's own thing. It felt like Call of Duty 4 was very fast-paced, almost quake-like gameplay that added a li...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Free speech, and other political thoughts (Yes, it's that kind of thread). on the Off-Topic board

    This short essay on "Free Speech and the Paradox of Tolerance" is a great read related to this: 'We have the right to free speech, but that right is somewhat limited. We are by no means entitled to “f...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message on the post 11/18/2016.

    I imagine that a group of friends would have a great time with that dick game. Then I imagine one of those friends bringing someone new to game-night, saying "You gotta play this game, it's hilarious!...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Xbox Holiday Update. on the Xbox One board

    Been using the update in preview for a while. Achievement rarity is really awesome. Rare achievements make a different sound when they pop up so you feel all spiffy.

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Elusive Target central Season Finale. on the Hitman board

    Just got the game and had never played the hotel level, but decided to do this one anyway. Was planning to take it super slow, talked to the guy at the front desk to get my room key, talked to the ot...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Is Android safe?. on the Off-Topic board

    Mobile developer here that works on security related stuff. Android is very safe and even provides some better security options than iOS in the granularity of permissions. Broadly, iOS is better in te...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Games with great dev commentary built in. on the General Discussion board

    Alan Wake had pretty good built-in developer commentary, though if I recall, it was only included in the special edition of the game. I remember immediately restarting the game with commentary after I...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic So what's with some topics being locked without explanation?. on the General Discussion board

    I always assumed it was a spam message that necro'd it, mods removed the message, then locked it, which leaves the thread still popped up as new but mysteriously locked.

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic How do you choose usernames?. on the Off-Topic board

    Even number of syllables with an accent on every odd syllable (e.g. Raptor Jesus)Can be shortened to a single syllable for quick communicationUnique across most platformsNot too embarrassing to say ou...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Rate Spec Ops: The Line. on the Spec Ops: The Line board

    Great at the time. I'm not sure it'll hold up as time goes on.

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Question about "Love". on the Love board

    I was just thinking about the game "Love" with all the recent No Man's Sky stuff because they both seem to have tiny teams and make heavy use of procedurally generated worlds. I haven't played it so ...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message on the post Shenmue - Part 01.

    This is the best surprise! I'm so excited!

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Respawn making changes to Titanfall 2 based on player feedback - Attrition is back. New PC multiplayer video.. on the Titanfall 2 board

    In Titanfall 2, the rodeo pilot steals a battery and damages an enemy Titan. If they can give that battery to a friendly Titan, the Titan receives a shield and the Pilot gets Titan meter points. As pl...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Got my mind on my moderatin' and my moderatin' on my mind. on the Off-Topic board

    I never get a chance to say it, but I really do appreciate all the work you and the other mods on here have done over the years. This is one of the most well maintained forums on any website, and it'...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic What do people think of the new Xbox One system update? (Rolling out this weekend). on the Xbox One board

    After using the update in preview for a while, I was most excited about the store. Separating "coming soon" stuff into it's own views is fantastic for actually seeing what's "new" and not having to sc...

  • CatsAkimbo posted a message in the forum topic Prime Day 2016 Discussion. on the Off-Topic board

    The wirecutter has an article about what they think are some of the best deals on stuff actually worth buying in case you don't feel like wading through thousands of items.