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  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Isn't A Game Changer, But It's Still Exciting.

    Fallen Order's combat takes cues from the seminal Souls series,Aaaaannnndd any interest I had in the game just died.you'll need to break through an enemy's defenses to get the killing blow.I'M WIELDI...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post HBO's Watchmen Feels Like The Best New Sci-Fi In Years.

    "Police wear masks and protect their identities after a coordinated attack (led by a white supremacist group called the 7th Cavalry) had them gunned down en masse in their homes.The war between the po...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Avengers Directors Say Sony Made A "Tragic Mistake" With Spider-Man MCU Split.

    @Dragon_Nexus: That's kinda what happened with the Fox-Disney feud for a long time. Eventually, Disney finally just grew up and gave a check to Fox and said "Write the amount that you think your ent...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Game Informer Editorial Affected During Huge GameStop Lay Offs.

    @gotrekfabian: It's kind of like EA. Some of the hatred is well-deserved but some of it is overblown. Having dealt with other places, Gamestop's buyback/used game selling policies weren't really an...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Game Informer Editorial Affected During Huge GameStop Lay Offs.

    @Red_Frog:My younger brother still picks up Game Informer whenever he stops by a Gamespot which is kind of off and on. I kinda think that's neat from a nostalgia perspective (By way of reference, he'...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post The Matrix 4 Is Happening With Keanu Reeves And Carrie-Anne Moss.

    Oh God no.There are a few movies that are a product of their time but wouldn't really work in any other period. The Crow is always my go-to example of this type of movie. Every time I've rewatched ...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post We Should Talk About How Bra Sizes Work.

    @mickpunx:If I recall correctly, I wasn't sure what I was expecting so much as I was doing the "WTF is this about?" before clicking.

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Gears 5 Doesn't Include Smoking Or Tobacco Use, Here's Why.

    Feels like the whole thing was caused by Rod seeing the Truth Initiative story and immediately going into virtue signalling mode.

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post EA Struggles With Perception That "We're Just A Bunch Of Bad Guys".

    @skippert: The funny thing with Apex is that everyone on Gamespot was applauding the developers because "they stood up to EA and made the game they wanted to make". Now that the game is failing, it w...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post We Should Talk About How Bra Sizes Work.

    Oh Gamespot. your clickbait titles caught me again.

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post E3 2019: New Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Games Are The Final Ones.

    No Jedi Outcast?And after they released Jedi Academy too.

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Capcom Is Killing It Right Now.

    @Barighm: Nope. Still correct. There were still no shortage of people taking a dump on EA even during the Kingdoms of Amalur/Dead Space period. There has not been a time that gamers (in general) h...

  • thepyrethatburn posted a message on the post Capcom Is Killing It Right Now.

    @superklyph: Wouldn't matter. EA hatred is largely independent of what games they put out.The two reactions to EA games are:EA does well: Eh, they'll find some way to screw it up or they'll screw up...