Quantcast
Sundays with Sagat: The Hardcore/Comedy conundrum - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Sundays with Sagat: The Hardcore/Comedy conundrum


2:00 PM on 06.06.2010



 

[Sundays with Sagat is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business.]

In this week's video diary, Sagat takes on the "hardcore games don't sell on the Wii" misconception, and the problems developers face in trying to make a game that is both "hardcore" and "hilarious". Sagat meant to talk about Brütal Legend (a hardcore/comedy game that failed to sell more than a million copies worldwide per console, despite a huge marketing push and years of hype) instead of Wet (a game that is really more silly than funny), but he couldn't resist saying the word "wet" over and over again. It's such a gross and amusing sounding word, kind of like like "moist" or "hanky".

Try and say "wetwetwetwetwetwetwetwetwetwetwetwetwet" to yourself and not to crack a smile. Just try.

Making the viewer feel slightly uncomfortable while making a serious point seems to be how Sagat rolls these days. Every week that we do this, I see more and more of this weird, serious-but-silly, slightly passive-aggressive side to the manly mid-boss. He also doesn't seem to know how to shut up. Like all the Sundays with Sagat videos, this one was shot in one take, but that doesn't mean I didn't edit it down a bit. Sagat easily could have gone on for an hour about this crap. You wouldn't expect a bald, perpetually shirtless, multiply scared, one-eyed kick boxer to be such a chatterbox, but there you go. That's who "the real Sagat" is.

Accept no imitations.

 






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Destructoid Originals

5:30 PM on 08.16.2014
Win a copy of Dragon's Crown from Radio Dtoid!

Radio D is Destructoid's official community-focused podcast! Join Aaron "Mxy" Yost (Forums Admin), ConorElsea.com (US Community Manager), Beccy Caine (EU Community Manger), Kyle MacGregor (Contributor), and Mr Andy Dixon as t...more



12:00 PM on 08.14.2014
Does Tomb Raider's timed exclusivity make you want an Xbox One?

Rise of the Tomb Raider launches next fall as a timed Xbox exclusive, and it will be fascinating to see how that affects Microsoft's fortunes. There are millions of folks around the world keen on experiencing Lara Croft's nex...more



4:00 PM on 08.13.2014
Sony does more for Vita than it gets credit for, but it's okay to be frustrated

A lot of people seemed disappointed when Sony closed its gamescom press conference without much mention of the PlayStation Vita. And it isn't difficult to understand why. The struggling portable seemed like an afterthought ye...more



View all Destructoid Originals






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more