All About Warfust
6Jan 09Been a long time since I posted here, been very busy and trying to get other things done. I still drop in from time to time but not like I used to. I still get a good amount of gaming in, but mostly late at night after everyone has gone to bed so I can't do louder work.
I'm playing Kameo, Guitar Hero: World Tour, and Gears of War at the moment. I get some time in on the Wii, but really only with the kids. I'm waiting for the next must play game to hit.
I do need to drop in more often, galleonk clued me into the Tales site.
Check it out at the Tales Brigade. And if you want to join be sure to use Warfust as your referance!
Here are a few more links to check out fom them:
Tales of Symphonia: DotNW Heroes Trailer at IGN
Tales of Vesperia Video at Gametrailers.com
EXCLUSIVE Tales of Vesperia Screenshots
Hardcore Gamer Magazine Reviews Tales of Vesperia
I still drop by forcertainblogs and news, so of course I have been watching the site changes.
I have to admit I like the look, though it does seem to load a fair amount slower.
Finally hit level26, you level SO much slower when you don't actually DO anything.
Let me start off by saying that I really enjoy the Gamespot Community and the friends I have made here. I don't plan on fully disappearing from Gamespot, but I'm not going to be tossing my opinions, ad views, or other revenue sources at them anymore.
This means that I won't be posting reviews to the site anymore (though I stopped awhile back because I didn't have the time and I'm not that great) and I won't be rating games or running around tagging everything in sight.
I will drop by to read blogs, make comments, and enjoy some of the user created content that I have come to look forward to as much as some of my TV shows (looking at you here NeoJedi).
But the majority of my content time will be on Gametrailers now. I decided to join up there because of the GTD system, if I had started there I would have my 360 by now (not that I would trade my Gamespot time for anything). Getting a reward after (a ton of) time spent making them ad money is nice, and there seems to be a good community as well. Be sure to put me as a reference if you sign up, I'll cut you in on 25% of the GTD if you make level 5.
I have created a profile on 1up as well, and I'll drop in from time to time in case a friend has decided to take up residence there. I'd prefer not to lose track of folks if I can help it.
I'm sure that Cnets treatment of Jeff Gerstman being the reason for my change in content habits is no surprise to anyone that has been following the gaming news recently. As many of you know, I'm not a huge fan of Jeff's reviews. But like it or lump it, he was honest and you could trust him to be straight forward with his opinion.
What really bothers me is how he was let go, and the timing. It was done for minimum financial impact, and seemingly because of ad revenue concerns (specifically Eidos). From what we have heard they waited until all of the major reviews were done by Jeff and the other Gamespot folks and then simply locked his office door and told him to get lost. It is appalling, and the apparent influence of marketing on the entire process casts a bad light on the future of unbiased game reviews.
I am a very "moral" person, and this rubbed me the wrong way. I can't justify giving my ad buying power to Gamespot until this black mark is removed. So while I'll continue to visit Gamespot, I installed the Ad Blocker add-on for Firefox just for them. I know they can't track it so it doesn't help send a message, but it makes me feel better.
I'll be around, but be sure to look me up at Gametrailers also if you're in the area.
My Recent Reviews
THe 8th video from Nintendo for the Month of Metroid. This shows us just what the new Morph Ball can do...I can't wait!!
The 7th video from Nintendo in the month of Metroid. Asks a few questions about the Space Pirates current intents, and gives us a look at the enemy.
The 6th video from Nintendo in the Month of Metroid. This shows an air assault on Samus, with ships dropping out of the sky.
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