• Sweetz posted a message on the post This Is The Run: Contra: Hard Corps - Part 09.

    I've been watching some YouTube playthroughs and I have doubts about their ability to make it through the game before they and the audience loses interest. Some of the latter boss patterns seem even ...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Who's The Big Boss? - Episode 02.

    @tensionhead: Metal Gear 2 is still a decent game. Only Metal Gear 1 is bad. I played them for the first time a year ago (in other words, without wearing nostalgia goggles) and enjoyed MG2.

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post B Positive with Jeff and Ben.

    @exk4: Ohhhhh, "rockin' the crowd..." that makes a lot more sense than what I thought the singer was saying...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Who's The Big Boss? - Episode 01.

    @liquidprince said: I thought they redid the MSX game art to look more like the MGS Snake when they released this post Substance?That was done for Metal Gear 2, not 1. The codec portraits in MG2 were...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Who's The Big Boss? - Episode 01.

    @flameboy84 said: Seen couple people ask with no answer.... What's with that item drop?It's a helper mechanic if you die a bunch of times in quick succession. I had that happen in one area when I pla...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Quick Look: Shadow of the Colossus.

    @alternate said:@ntm: Brad caught so much crap after doing the PS3 version QL - I doubt he wanted to touch this one with a shitty stick.That's exactly why he should have QL'd this one. He could have...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post This Is The Run: Contra: Hard Corps - Part 01.

    I only watched the first few minutes so perhaps this is revealed later, but they're not really playing on a Gensis right? They must have some USB gamepad adapter, because the capture looks waaaaaay ...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 140.

    @quantris: See you already messed up by writing that much! For the purposes of someone like Dan, all they need to know is that mining controls the distribution of the currency and controlled scarcity...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Quick Look: Monster Hunter: World.

    Game audio is out of phase for the whole video. Do you have your PS4 set to surround sound?

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 140.

    Ooh I'm excited to watch Dan's playthrough of the original Metal Gears. It's too bad Drew isn't here anymore :(I played they originals a year ago, having been inspired by Metal Gear Scanlon. Metal ...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 140.

    @danryckert I'll take a stab at the quick, simple crypto-currency description: Something needs to have scarcity to be valuable. If you could get gold by grabbing any random handful of dirt, gold would...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 516: God-Damn ROMs.

    I completely forgot that the one Switch JoyCon essentially has a very short range Kinect in it until I saw the Labo trailer and had to ponder how they're doing some of that. I think it's pretty clear ...

  • Sweetz posted a message in the forum topic Anyone feel weird about playing this game after the GOTY discussions?. on the NieR:Automata board

    @mikachops said: @nietzschecookie said: Being critical of something doesn't make you a puritan or sex-negative ... Being critical just means you appreciate a work enough to engage with its ideas and ...

  • Sweetz posted a message in the forum topic What did you do with Pascal? [spoiler]. on the NieR:Automata board

    Erased memory. Glad I did because I understood the point they were trying to make, but it's still just a video game, and erasing his memory has a video game benefit (he becomes a vendor of some craf...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Quick Look: Ōkami HD.

    Watching the battles, it seems Abby is under the impression that she needs to use the brush waaaay more than she actually needs to. That would be a really tedious way to play the game. For the basic b...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Quick Look: Ōkami HD.

    @adamcboyd said: 2) Motion blur. This is not needed as it was used to help performance on older consoles. Every PC game with it can and usually do turn it off. This was not an artistic choice to keep...

  • Sweetz posted a message on the post Quick Look: Ōkami HD.

    FWIW, I 100%'ed Okami on PS3 in 35 hours.While on the subject, I re-bought the game on PS4 (because it's easily in my top 3 favorite games of all time) and was a little mad to find that it's still cla...

  • Sweetz posted a message in the forum topic Anyone feel weird about playing this game after the GOTY discussions?. on the NieR:Automata board

    @mrplatitude said:And those are perfectly valid things to say and feel. Being bothered by fan service and feeling like it does the greater work a disservice does not make someone sex negative/puritan....

  • Sweetz posted a message in the forum topic Anyone feel weird about playing this game after the GOTY discussions?. on the NieR:Automata board

    @rejizzle: The game makes allusions to and every so briefly examines cycles of violence in human history, it doesn't make you question the entertainment value of hitting button combos to watch things ...

  • Sweetz posted a message in the forum topic Anyone feel weird about playing this game after the GOTY discussions?. on the NieR:Automata board

    Having a sexually attractive character is pandering to some extent, but that does not mean it is "grossly objectifying".But...let's say it was straight up objectifying, this is problem why? Consider f...