• YukoAsho’s Activity
  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Game Reviews and Political Correctness. on the Games Discussion board

    @Bigboi500 said:Well, I agree that Sarkeesian is an awful, awful person, and that Zoe Quinn is a terrible girlfriend with bad morals, but I also feel that a lot of gamers are, in fact, the scumbag ne...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Chris Chan arrested for gamestop terrorism.. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Man, this is some sad shit, here. I can't even laugh at this - this guy seems like he's completely lost his mind. He needs to be under constant supervision in an asylum, not running around harming ...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Virtual Reality is a gimmick that's not going to catch on. on the Games Discussion board

    @The_Last_Ride said:@YukoAsho: there are people who like 3D, but it's not something everyone wantsExactly. I feel the same way with VR. Handled as a boutique niche for a certain customer, it can h...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Biggest pet peeve regarding gaming?. on the Games Discussion board

    Lack of subtitles. Sorry, but when half the fucking world's going nuts and a giant demon of hell is about to ram one of its horns up my ass, I'd really like subtitles on screen so I don't miss that i...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Game Reviews and Political Correctness. on the Games Discussion board

    Here's a fun little article I read recently that, I feel, explains the problem succinctly. Certainly more so than I can.here's a few choice quotes:Imagine a commenter reviewing your standard Pokémon...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Limited creativity in FPS games. on the Games Discussion board

    I think the genre is mostly being made by people trying to follow Activision's blueprint without understanding what made Call of Duty so good in the first place. You saw this in the 90s with platfor...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Virtual Reality is a gimmick that's not going to catch on. on the Games Discussion board

    @The_Last_Ride said:I don't think personally every single gamer out there is going to play through VR headsets. Now don't get me wrong, i do think a lot of people will enjoy this. But overall, i thin...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Game Reviews and Political Correctness. on the Games Discussion board

    I think the issue with "social issues" reviewing isn't so much that the issues are being raised, but that they're the reason for an opinion. People can have personal distaste for something; that's t...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic "Hatred" and Violent Games. on the Games Discussion board

    People are giving Hatred way too damned much credit. It serves no other purpose than to court the Streisand Effect. It's cynical and manipulative, and ultimately cheapens and already pretty cheap i...

  • YukoAsho posted a new blog.
    This Right Here Is Why Digital Everything Is a ROTTEN Idea.

    As most people know, PSN and Xbox Live have been on and off, though mostly off, the past few days. The culprit is apparently a DDoS attack that "hacker" group Lizard Squad had been promising for quite...

  • YukoAsho posted a new blog.
    The Games Are All Right

    As we approach the end of the year and look back, people would be forgiven for thinking that the gaming world was on fire.The ongoing gamergate incident saw gamers facing off against political extremi...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic We should stop rewarding bad business practices. on the Games Discussion board

    @SoNin360 said: @The_Last_Ride: How does a game having a Season Pass make it "broken"? Honestly, all of this talk about games being broken is exaggerated. If we're looking at the online portions for...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic What should be done with Sonic?. on the Games Discussion board

    More than anything, I think Sega needs to pick a Sonic style and stick to it.The series has been re-tooled so many times that every generation of Sonic fans has something radically different they want...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic My GOTY has to be Assassin's Creed Unity.... on the Games Discussion board

    Man, that's a pretty sad statement on 2014...Seriously though, this has been a pretty kickass year for gaming, with games like Bayonetta 2, Mario Kart 8, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Samurai Warriors ...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic How much does nostalgia influence our game opinions?. on the Games Discussion board

    @pook99 said:Nostalgia is huge for most people, and not just about games, about all forms of entertainment, People will always say movies/music/games were better in their generation then they are tod...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Miyamato thinks games are becoming too cinematic.... on the Games Discussion board

    Miyamoto's not really right or wrong. His is a design philosophy that's to be considered along with any other. As for games becoming "too cinematic," while some games are over-aggressive with the c...

  • YukoAsho posted a new blog.
    Assassin's Creed and the Gaming Press.

    Yes, this topic gets me in trouble regularly, but I'm quite moth-like at times, and it's such a pretty flame...As we all know, Ubisoft rushed Assassin's Creed: Unity out the door in a pathetic state, ...

  • YukoAsho posted a new blog.
    What I've Learned

    Might as well get this out of the way. A few people will get told about this post, but I don't plan to link it to the Giant Bomb forums for fear that an overzealous mod will get at it. Maybe I'll link...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Will the PS3 & Xbox 360 age well?. on the Games Discussion board

    Until the previous gen Ps2/xbox/gamecube, this wasn't an issue. Games came out, complete, and are still able to be played to this day, which increases their value as a collector or just nostalgia hun...

  • YukoAsho posted a message in the forum topic Should games push beyond 60FPS. on the Games Discussion board

    Depends. How many TVs support 120hz? How many mid-range computer monitors do the same?Is enough of the market going to even see the difference, let alone enjoy it enough to tolerate the reduction in ...