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Forum: Game Industry News 06-07-2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Fledge
Re: The future of the world: videogames?

Technology certainly affects how we perceive the world. Consider the rise of literacy after the invention of the printing press. The ability to read, apart from the 'skill' value, taught us the...
Forum: Game Industry News 05-04-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,792
Posted By Fledge
LemmyCaution hit the nail right on the head. The...

LemmyCaution hit the nail right on the head. The problem is not whether games actually address social issues (I think they do by the way, albeit trivially) but whether they are done in a fashion that...
Forum: Game Industry News 02-26-2004, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By Fledge
This is actually something I've felt about the...

This is actually something I've felt about the reviews for a while...not actually sure if I should say anything about it. So I am glad your reaction was not to shoot me :)

I feel that Gamecritics...
Forum: Game Industry News 02-25-2004, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By Fledge
No offense, but the reviews on this site are...

No offense, but the reviews on this site are becoming long-winded and self-important. Was it really necessary to devote the first three paragraphs of a Fallout review to...1950's Japanese film-making...
Forum: Game Industry News 01-02-2004, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Fledge
Wow Gene. You're drunk. You are like, so cool. ...

Wow Gene. You're drunk. You are like, so cool.

Satisfied?
Forum: Game Industry News 12-25-2003, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Fledge
Good point, Boy (jeez that sounded...

Good point, Boy (jeez that sounded patronising...my apologies!). I suppose it's a question of how far you want to take it. I try to think of shooting on a purely kinetic level, basically aligning one...
Forum: Game Industry News 12-23-2003, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,804
Posted By Fledge
1. Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker 2. Viewtiful...

1. Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
2. Viewtiful Joe
3. Advance Wars
4. Ikaruga
5. Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand

But what happened to EnduroGamer's Official GC Forum GOTY Non-Poll...
Forum: Game Industry News 12-23-2003, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Fledge
I think they are all shooters regardless of what...

I think they are all shooters regardless of what perspective they use. When you boil it down, they all rely on some form of shooting (for the anal-retentive, my definition of "shooting" refers to...
Forum: Game Industry News 12-20-2003, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,545
Posted By Fledge
Re: Quick question for those who have played Final Fantasy X

Yes.


How much "gameplay" is based around me having to sit through listening/watching corny dialogue with annoying voiceovers?

A lot. I'd say 80% of the game.


Give me some hope here.
Forum: Game Industry News 11-26-2003, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,602
Posted By Fledge
Oh why not... 1. Legend of Zelda: The Wind...

Oh why not...

1. Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
2. Viewtiful Joe
3. Advance Wars
4. Ikaruga
5. Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand
Forum: Game Industry News 11-07-2003, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By Fledge
About time. I'm getting sick of the fat bastard :D

About time. I'm getting sick of the fat bastard :D
Forum: Game Industry News 11-01-2003, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Fledge
This was inevitable, especially for David. Before...

This was inevitable, especially for David. Before the Edge online forums were closed down (due to the sheer rudeness of fanboys), David was already discouraged by the derivative state of the industry...
Forum: Game Industry News 10-27-2003, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Fledge
Quite.

Quite.
Forum: Game Industry News 10-19-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,321
Posted By Fledge
Zelda is defined by its puzzle solving and...

Zelda is defined by its puzzle solving and exploration of spaces. It's very much an adventure game.

There is an element of progression/development concerning the acquisition of new...
Forum: Game Industry News 09-13-2003, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,861
Posted By Fledge
Long time reader, short time poster here. Matt's...

Long time reader, short time poster here. Matt's Metal Gear Solid 2 review stood out for me..."Characters are lovingly detailed...yet do not wholly abandon the gritty comic book style of the original...
Forum: Game Industry News 09-10-2003, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Fledge
Zero Cool, have you read All Tomorrow's Parties?...

Zero Cool, have you read All Tomorrow's Parties? Number three in the "bridge" trilogy (Virtual Light, Idoru) and probably my favourite book of all time. The prose is gorgeous...sentences you could...
Forum: Game Industry News 03-23-2003, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By Fledge
whyowhy, I feel your pain. Whenever I died in...

whyowhy, I feel your pain. Whenever I died in Counter-Strike, there would always be the thought: "was I beaten honestly or was the other guy cheating?". It became a barrier to truly competitive play,...
Forum: Game Industry News 03-13-2003, 04:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,549
Posted By Fledge
I too await my inevitable destruction. Remind me...

I too await my inevitable destruction. Remind me again why I usually lurk...? :D
Forum: Game Industry News 03-12-2003, 04:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,549
Posted By Fledge
Sorry to misunderstand you. I'll admit I haven't...

Sorry to misunderstand you. I'll admit I haven't played The Getaway so I can't comment on its controls.

But I will say that because of gaming's heavy reliance on technology, the prospect of...
Forum: Game Industry News 03-11-2003, 06:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,549
Posted By Fledge
Gameplay that doesn't register outside the realm...

Gameplay that doesn't register outside the realm of the hardcore is simply bad gameplay. I feel that a good gameplay premise would not penalise non-gamers or those un-familiar with its demands.

...
Forum: Game Industry News 03-10-2003, 02:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,871
Posted By Fledge
The racing level of Mafia. This is probably one...

The racing level of Mafia. This is probably one of the worst cases of "too much realism" in gaming. The vehicle physics were so detailed that mastering the driving level could have stood as a game in...
Forum: Everything Else 03-03-2003, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Fledge
First saw it on late-night SBS, hated it. Saw it...

First saw it on late-night SBS, hated it. Saw it four years later on DivX, loved it. I've seen it about five times now. It's very ace :)
Forum: Game Industry News 03-03-2003, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,692
Posted By Fledge
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers? Visual...

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers? Visual engineering? They did mean the game (and not the film), right?

Predictably, Warcraft 3 and Neverwinter Nights took out awards in their respective...
Forum: Game Industry News 03-03-2003, 05:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,262
Posted By Fledge
Ooh yes I do love these things... 1. Yoshi's...

Ooh yes I do love these things...

1. Yoshi's Island
2. Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
3. Half-Life
4. Super Mario Kart
5. Theme Park
6. Total Annihilation
7. Star Control 2
8. Chrono...
Forum: Game Industry News 03-01-2003, 04:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,489
Posted By Fledge
I first came to these parts when the boards...

I first came to these parts when the boards belonged to Gamers.com. Little did I know that my anti-Squaresoft rhetoric would encounter the hardered veteran known as Celanon who promptly tore my...
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