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Metal Gear Solid: Musical Action Espionage.


It's really a testament to just how massive the generational leaps used to be when you compare the differences between RE and its remake and Demon's Souls and its remake. RE was 5 years. DS was a decade.


I didn't plan on getting is bueno tonight, but it felt appropriate.


This is pretty funny, the RE0 remaster has such high textures you can actually read all of the junk text they put in the game's backgrounds, like this real phone number for the LA Department of Transportation lol


With Windows 11, MS is partaking in the grand tradition of tech companies where they flip flop between design philosophies for hard edges and rounded edges. PlayStation hardware is a perfect example, every console swaps between hard and soft edge design.


Sometimes my dog sleeps like this and it's great.


What question or comment do you get from friends or family or even co-workers from another department about your job that you're completely sick of answering?


That's a Kos-Mos and I ain't complainin'


There definitely would have been years a fizzled E3 would have bummed me out, but I guess I just didn't need one this year. Or I really really wasn't expecting one. Like a lot of people, E3 was THE gaming thing. It hasn't been for me in a long time.


An open world Soulslike? I'm interested in seeing how that works out, or if it isn't as "open" as it seems. I'm curious if From would ever want to pull off something that isn't high fantasy themed some day.


What sayings have you heard from maybe an older relative or teacher or anyone that's stuck with you in some way? Could be advice or just an observation. My grandfather once described easily picked glove compartment locks as "keeping honest people honest".


Yup, I jumped on that Nextlander patreon first thing in the morning. The Ex-GB staff earned my trust ages ago. I do wish they were all under one roof still but I'm glad they haven't disappeared into the ether.




I keep tapping Videos at the top instead of Qtoid!


Oh we're doing fight scenes now? Well, the undisputed fight choreography master was Monty Oum and this series is still deeply impressive. He had his influences for sure (a lot of matrix stuff) but even they didn't do it this well.


When did the common parlance for "update" shift to "upgrade"? Did anyone else notice this? "I downloaded an upgrade on my computer". Excuse me?


So apparently, in september a Jet Force Gemini clone was released on Steam called Tamarin. It's almost exactly the same game, down to one cutscene in the beginning using the same words lol.


I'm just gonna put this out there, but I think 2020 killed dabbing. It's like gone now.


Berserk is a historically significant piece of work. There's no end of emulation and inspiration it has generated. To that point, I wonder how many people are playing Ike right now online in Smash...


Hot day. Time for beer. Bueno incoming.


So I played me some Jet Force Gemini (emulated) and yes, the controls are POOR, but I'm also pretty good at adapting to them. And the game has very generous (vigorous, even) autoaim that even causes you to walk in the direction it wants you to shoot.


You know how when you kill dracula or ganon their castle instantly crumbles and collapses? Apparently I have the same effect on my office when I go on fucking vacation.


Ok, even as the ultimate introvert, I must admit that sometimes seeing folks is nice. At wedding with masks, it's going quite well.


That last drum stream on giant bomb knocked me on my ass. Only felt this way toward entertainers a couple times but never regarding a some people leaving a job. There may be something like giant bomb in the future, but there wasn't anything like it before


God it's been a weird day between some personal matters, the giant bomb stuff (sorry I keep mentioning this) and now my sister's dog died. That dog was the last of 3 who passed, the one before just a year ago. It feels like everything is changing at once.


With all the shakeups at Giant Bomb, whenever Jeff Gerstmann bows out of the game, I'm calling it: the most knowledgeable person left in games criticism will be gone. No contest.


So apparently everyone left Giant Bomb except Jeff and Jan. That is really going to take some time for me to process. They've been the cornerstone of my gaming critical experience for years. I love all of those guys.


Melee SCL2 was buh-nanas, some of the most hype Melee sets I've watched in years.


About Dr Melone of us since 10:58 PM on 01.31.2012

Hello, curious browser. I've been a reader of Dtoid for several years now and continue to enjoy the unique sense of community around these parts. I think I'll stick around, if ya don't mind.