• NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection, Blizzard Arcade Collection, and Capcom Arcade Stadium.

    I have been light on GB stuff recently, but I gotta admit, Brad willingly choosing the hardest of four difficulties and then whining about the game being too hard for an entire Quick Look has been a ...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Mario Galaxy with Astronaut Abby! - Episode 1.

    Alright, you wanna know my favorite design bit in this game?If you align your nunchuck to whichever bit of ground Mario is standing on (sideways, upside down, whatever) the stick orientation is always...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message in the forum topic Should games reviews acknowledge poor studio conditions?. on the General Discussion board

    @mikachops said:@noelveiga: If the goal is to produce more game in a shorter time frame, thus getting a product out to market quicker than crunch absolutely is a positive thing for the producers of t...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message in the forum topic Should games reviews acknowledge poor studio conditions?. on the General Discussion board

    @onemanarmyy:Thing is, nobody's gonna be able to tell you that. Each one of these deals is gonna be its own thing, particularly now with a lot more small publishers and devs going around.You can assu...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message in the forum topic Should games reviews acknowledge poor studio conditions?. on the General Discussion board

    @mikachops said:@noelveiga: "their games aren't good because their work conditions are bad. Those things are unrelated"In practice, crunch absolutely does produce "good" work. In this industries case ...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message in the forum topic Should games reviews acknowledge poor studio conditions?. on the General Discussion board

    @caboosemsg: @sweep: Art isn't made in a vacuum but art is also not made when artists are on strike.The whole messiah complex I was talking about is assuming that the conversation being had is between...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message in the forum topic Should games reviews acknowledge poor studio conditions?. on the General Discussion board

    So... the answer is for workers at the studio to organize and for management to sort out the working conditions.I know the games press and audiences tend to have a bit of a messiah complex about these...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Warcraft III: Reforged.

    @theborree: @dasakamov: Just so we're clear, I'm perfectly fine with all those criticisms and sympathise with anybody who is disappointed by this thing. What threw me for a loop was misrepresenting wh...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Warcraft III: Reforged.

    @dan_citi said:@noelveiga: Not gonna lie, that old one looks dingy, badly proportioned, and awkward; the new version looks worlds better.And I never understood the hub-ub around hero units. They were...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Warcraft III: Reforged.

    @brad said:@noelveiga: I guess I forgot the part where we said absolutely nothing was changed in this release, although I do remember the part where we zoomed in on the character models to point out ...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Warcraft III: Reforged.

    Look, I'm not saying you can't be disappointed, but that stuff does NOT look like the original. This is what Arthas looked like in the original, according to giant bomb dot com. I don't feel about thi...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post GRID.

    @briarpack: Oh, I assumed you knew, for sure. It's just that you tagged the guys so it felt reasonable to thread it together in case they're curious :)And yeah, man, that NY track is fairly bland. But...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post GRID.

    @briarpack said:@vinny@alex Street circuits are on closed-off public roads. One of the most famous races in the world, the Monaco Grand Prix, is on the streets of Monte Carlo:To address the stuff the...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Episode 06.

    @dedbeet said: @noelveiga said: This show is fun (less fun than Sunshine, though), but it's great to show people how hard it is to make games, also.Curious of why you feel this way. I agree with you,...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post GRID.

    Besides the factual errors others pointed out... the TOCA franchise was very much not about multiple disciplines, considering that TOCA is literally short for TOuring CArs and a specific licensed orga...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Episode 06.

    So... they still haven't figured out that 1% is actually a really high probability for a thing when you roll the dice multiple times, huh? This show is fun (less fun than Sunshine, though), but it's ...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey.

    I'm not mad at Dan for being confused.I'm mad at the rest of games journalism for hyping up how confusing this game is.Because, man, compared with Conan Exiles or Rust this thing is straight up hand-...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Contra Anniversary Collection.

    @ninkendo said:Hard Corps is running at the speed it shouldIt just seems faster because they came off the slower games just minutes beforehand.As a European, welcome to my world with EVERY game from ...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Collection of Mana.

    Bunch of OLEDs also have burn-in issues. Plus I just hate frame art in general. I really want them to add a toggle to this.EDIT: Haven't checked how many people call this out, but the reason they did ...

  • NoelVeiga posted a message on the post Resident Evil 4 (05/22/2019).

    @krizstof said:@noelveiga: As for the racist tropes claims, I really don't see it, like I said the Spanish work is actually good, and considering the context of the game it kinda works and is believa...