I'm mad. Really mad. Not at anyone, but just what I see so many people writing on the internet, and GameSpot in particular. I respect everyone's opinions, and am not trying to get anyone mad or anything, but this is just a MY OPINION blog again- so please, PLEASE don't say I'm wrong (an opinion cannot be wrong, it's what someone thinks... unless it's mean, then it's wrong...) and that I lack proof (...HOW CAN AN OPINION LACK PROOF! I'm NOT TRYING TO PERSUADE ANYONE!!!!) Okay, and have a nice day :P
Number 1- Nintendo Failed Me- It's okay that you think that, and I'm not trying to convince people to think otherwise, but I just am seeing it so much. It died down a bit after E3 ended, but I'm still seeing it pop up every now and then. I though the same way for a bit, but that changed after a few days. A lot of great-looking games are coming out on the Wii this upcoming year, so I'm pretty excited about this coming year. Wii Shop has been getting some pretty sweet additions like Mega Man 8, Strong Bad, and even Japanese imports, so online is going well. Connecting with friends... not so much. I still hate friend codes, but they are good. Friend codes help the younger gaming crowd away from those online jerks (ugh, I couldn't stand a round of Halo 3 online for 30 seconds because of all the jerks who litter the battlefield...) They may be annoying, but really help. Back to the point... In my opinion, I think Nintendo has my full attention now. I've been waiting for some good-looking games that aren't Nintendo made, and I think I finally got my wish. From Deadly Creatures Dead Rising, and Tales of Symphonia, I think Nintendo had lots to offer this time around. And Nintendo games itself, what kind of Wii owner isn't excited for Wario Land: Shake It or Animal Crossing: City Folk!
2- Racism- No. Just no. This is RULE NUMBER 1 PEOPLE! Cracking a small joke once or twice is okay, but do it so that the millions of people online don't read it. It hurts people, and a lot of people take it bad. To say something about a certain race online (blogs most of the time) is just asking to get your butt banned from just about any website. Anyone can read that stuff you know. Online, everyone should be careful. You should even be careful around friends. That best friend you have on MySpace or Gaia Online (example, of course) that says she's really an 18 white-American female could actually be a 45 year old African-American male. You say something racist towards a certain race and you're dead (not really, but still) And don't think that just because you're online and that person who totally got mad at you is on the other side of the world can't do anything about it really can't... A couple major cases have alrady happened where that person who you offended just comes knocking on you door... It's even getting so bad (not just for racism, but for sex offenders also) that the government is getting involved. You know that at times, but not always, you're being watched... Sure, MySpace and such are the big ones here, but still. Be careful what you say.
Hmhm... Racism is the biggest thing I can't stand to see. If I see anyone do it, friend or not, I will not stop to report it in to moderators. If you get mad at me, so be it. All I'm saying is that millions of users see what you write. You don't know who your friends are, ecpecially on this website. Be careful- people take things a bit too personal (I admit, I sometimes do in this kind of subject) and you may just get your butt killed over this someday.
Just view it like this- If you write something racist or offending about a race or person, how would you react if you were offended by such a thing? Probably the same way that other person would react to YOUR racism!