• mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Will there ever be a great Superman game?. on the General Discussion board

    i mean, to me it's not an issue of gameplay- saints row 3 & 4 basically make you a superman-like figure in terms of abilities. you can make that fun.the most interesting aspect of superman has ne...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What's the GOTY so Far?. on the General Discussion board

    TLoU2 by a god damn country mile.it's cliché to say at this point but that game hasn't left my mind since i completed it this summer. it's a deeply moving character study, the world is rendered master...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic On the cusp of the 9th generation, what are your thoughts on the 8th?. on the General Discussion board

    i came to this gen late (bought a ps4 last year)- so my sense of its quality over the duration isn't really valid. i've been able to get the best of it all at once. but going purely by the quality of...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Should the new consoles patch in picture in picture (or even splitscreen) for non resource intense games?. on the General Discussion board

    the most multitasking i do is throw on a podcast while grinding something in a game that doesn't require my full attention- most recently i had spotify running some podcasts while i was doing chalice ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Today I cancelled my Premium Subscription.. on the Off-Topic board

    i would be ok with these threads if the aggrieved were forced to submit them as handwritten letters with signature at end. if you're going to be dramatic- go all the way, no half-measures.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What do you want from a new Mass Effect?. on the Next Mass Effect (Working Title) board

    the more i consider the question ("what do i want from a new mass effect?"), the more i feel they really blew it with andromeda. they concocted the perfect setup- keep all the world-building of the OG...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Joe Biden set to become the 46th president of the United States. on the Joe Biden board

    while i'm relieved the utter cretin appears to be on his way out, joe's politics don't match my own so i'm not exactly thrilled. i voted for him because it was necessary. i am grateful, however, to h...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Has a game ever made you go wow?. on the General Discussion board

    hmm- i'm quite sure i've had plenty wow moments of varying degrees over the years- but the two that (perhaps tellingly come to mind immediately are--walking into afterlife for the first time in mass ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Extra Life 2020: The Bombening. on the General Discussion board

    Fig. 1- S. Struthers about to 'drop the mic.'

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  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic When will Giant Bomb have a VR Game of the Year category?. on the General Discussion board

    @ak1mbo said:More and more, I wonder if GB isn't getting a bit stuck in their ways, somewhat unwilling to adopt the new medium. i think that's a reasonably fair statement- but likewise jeff was a pre...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Watch Dogs Legion - any excitement for this?. on the Watch Dogs: Legion board

    @nodima said: It never feels like a game with any intentions behind it, it just wants to be a video game yeah, that's a pretty succinct way of putting it. and when that approach of crazy hijinks is j...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Abby is Leaving Giant Bomb at the end of November. on the General Discussion board

    abby is a shot of life for GB, so this is definitely a blow. she will be missed! but change also brings opportunity to try new stuff- so here's to abby's next thing and GB's continuing evolution!

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Should I get Hades if I hated Transistor?. on the General Discussion board

    FWIW i'm sorta in the same spot OP. the effusive praise has had me hovering over the 'buy' button for Hades a few nights now, but something is holding me back. i thought Bastion was very solid but not...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Rez Infinite Review.

    ha this is unexpected and cool- but reviews on gb are conceptually strange to wrap my head around now.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Is your current gen library a major factor in your next gen hardware choice?. on the General Discussion board

    i've never really approached new consoles with the intention of playing previous gen software- so an older llibrary doesn't factor into my purchasing decisions. if i'm pulling the trigger, it's becau...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Official PS5 teardown. on the PlayStation 5 board

    @humanity said:@quadeo: I think a lot of enthusiasts are vastly overestimating how much the common consumer cares about this sort of stuff. ha- apply this to every component of prelaunch 'discourse.'...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Will enhanced backwards compatibility mean the end of low effort remasters?. on the General Discussion board

    i imagine the ROI on remasters- especially highly successful titles- is extremely appealing. even the most-moderate of successes get them (see: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning; or should i say RERECKONI...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Episode 10.

    annie's lowkey 'speaking of death' quip is some top tier gallows humour. kinda wish abby had asked "so who's johnny?" not that i'd expect a real answer, but would have been a fun curveball.

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Episode 10.

    ha! gotta respect the hustle. looking forward to season 2: fortnite with björk guðmundsdóttir