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10641  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist 18May07: Endorsed by CK, Owner of the Weekend Recap Thr on: May 18, 2007, 01:14:31 PM
I'll be starting Final Fantasy XII again, since there's really nothing els out there that grabs me right now.  Picked up the collectors edition last night.
10642  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Transformers Pics (Now NSFW) on: May 18, 2007, 11:58:01 AM

Quote from: CeeKay on May 18, 2007, 12:35:46 AM

Quote from: whiteboyskim on May 17, 2007, 06:54:38 PM


If you value your sanity at all, then whatever you do, no matter how hard you want to, DO NOT CLICK THE LINK FOR THE NEW TRAILER!!!! eek eek eek eek drool drool drool

 icon_eek icon_biggrin icon_cool

can someone fetch me a new pair of shorts?

+1.  That trailer kicked all kinds of ass.
10643  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I freaking <3 LOLcats on: May 17, 2007, 06:12:14 PM

And a LOLsnail:

10644  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Halo 3 Beta on: May 17, 2007, 03:11:41 AM
Sorry, couldn't resist:

10645  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I freaking <3 LOLcats on: May 17, 2007, 02:59:20 AM
One of my favorites:

10646  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: It's May 2007: What's your most anticipated game? on: May 16, 2007, 04:48:21 PM
1.  Blue Dragon
2.  Mass Effect
3.  Tenchu Z
4.  Overlord
10647  Non-Gaming / Trading Forum / Re: The Official GT Trader Feedback List (updated 3/07) on: May 15, 2007, 01:43:11 AM
+1 to Mattc0m for Theif
10648  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Square Enix Party; a Few Surprises on: May 14, 2007, 10:02:42 PM

Quote from: Andrew Mallon on May 14, 2007, 05:14:13 PM

The teaser trailer for FFTA2 is now up: Click on one of the icons in the bottom right to see it.

That just made my entire week.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!
10649  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Eternal Sonata Preview on: May 14, 2007, 09:57:46 PM
I really want to like this and given my gaming tastes I know I should be drooling over it.  Gorgeous graphics?  Check.  Quirky JRPG style?  Check.  Great music?  Check.  Yet something about it just rubs me wrong.  Mainly it's due to the completely ludicrous premise, but I'm having a hard time working up any excitement for this one.
10650  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: XBLA May 16th - Aegis Wing on: May 14, 2007, 09:52:51 PM
I am SO there.   drool
10651  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (5/14) on: May 14, 2007, 01:15:58 PM
Was considering Etrian Odyssey, but a couple reviews I saw have scared me off.  So probably nothing.
10652  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: It's May. What Are the Best Games You've Played So Far This Year (All Platfo on: May 14, 2007, 01:02:20 PM
360:  Guitar Hero 2.  Leaderboards add a whole 'nother dimension to the game.  Catan would be second, and unfortunately there's really nothing else I've enjoyed on it so far.  Got a case of buyers remorse right now, at least until Mass Effect and/or Blue Dragon come out.  frown

DS/GBA:  Final Fantasy VI, with Puzzle Quest a very close runner up.

PC:  Dreamfall.  Pretty easy decision, as it's one of the best games I've played on any platform in a long, long time.  The Sam & Max games would be second.

PS2:  God of War 2
10653  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Recap 5-14-2007: Can we obsess or can we obsess? on: May 14, 2007, 12:54:22 PM
A couple games of Catan yesterday morning, and about 1/2 hour of Guitar Hero 2 on Saturday.  Spent most of the weekend trying to fix my sprinkler system and watching the NBA playoffs.  It was probably the least gaming I've done on a weekend in months. 
10654  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: May 13, 2007, 02:47:26 PM

No, I have no idea WTF it is.

10655  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: New DS Lite Owner Here on: May 12, 2007, 05:17:21 PM
1. Puzzle Quest is pretty much the only DS game you'll need.  smile  It's the only one I'd consider a "must have" right now.  Also may want to check out some of the excellent GBA RPG's if you haven't already (i.e. Final Fantasy VI, Golden Sun, Tactics Ogre, etc.)

2. Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan, if rhythm games are your thing. 

3. I've never bought (or needed) any DS accessories.

4. Best Buy, Circuit City, or Gamestop/EB
10656  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Gee, I guess if you're patriotic it's ok to be an anti-game a-hole. on: May 11, 2007, 08:23:14 PM
Every time I think Jack can't get more insane...

Thompson immediately fired back, "The absurdity here is that a company with "Radical" in the name would think we're all stupid enough not to realize the true nature of their anarchist agenda."

10657  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Last Remnant, a new Square Enix RPG on: May 11, 2007, 08:18:32 PM

Quote from: metallicorphan on May 11, 2007, 07:58:08 PM

Quote from: Calvin on May 11, 2007, 04:14:08 PM

Its turn based, with some sort of ATB system and QTE to order your army around. Or something. Its an RPG.

i'm out,sounds terrible

Opposite for me.  Sounds very cool, and I'm very interested.
10658  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: EDIT:the square enix remake thread on: May 11, 2007, 02:19:41 PM

Quote from: Turtle on May 11, 2007, 02:03:59 PM

You guys know that the rumored FF7 remake wasn't a remake and is instead Crisis Core, a prequel action-rpg about Zack, the soldier who trained Cloud and once journeyed with Sepheroth (and even met Aeris).

I know about that one, but there have been rumors floating around for years that they will do a full-fledged FFVII remake on either PSP or PS3.  It's probably just wishful thinking by FFVII fanboys like myself, but I've heard it a number of different times.
10659  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: EDIT:the square enix remake thread on: May 11, 2007, 01:12:34 PM

Quote from: unbreakable on May 11, 2007, 03:35:51 AM

I could be wrong, but I recall hearing about a FF7 remake on the way for the DS.

I've heard rumblings of a FF7 remake on PSP, but never on DS.
10660  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Atlus USA, how I love you on: May 11, 2007, 01:09:44 PM
I put about 15 hours into Growlanser III.  It was enjoyable, but the ridiculously slow leveling and difficulty curve (there was a massive jump difficulty in difficulty around the 10 hour mark, iirc) prevented me from finishing it.  It was fun enough that I'll definitely give Growlanser V a look.
10661  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist 11 May 07 on: May 11, 2007, 01:06:06 PM
Probably not much for me.  Working the part-time job, fixing the sprinkler system, watching the Jazz/Warriors, and other assorted yardwork and housework isn't going to leave much time for gaming.  Might get in some Catan, but that's probably about it.
10662  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Car porn (Forza 2) on: May 11, 2007, 01:04:33 PM

Quote from: Misguided on May 11, 2007, 12:24:57 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on May 11, 2007, 12:16:18 AM

I am also begrudgingly allowing myself to come to the conclusion that, like Misguided, this is just not my type of racing game.  It's just a bit too sterile for me.  I enjoy the visceral thrills of rally and such.  I will now be trasferring my excitement to DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road and FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage.  And of course PGR4 and Burnout Paradise whenever they arrive. 

I want to be clear I have great respect for people that like Forza and that ilk. I'm not knocking the game in any way shape or form.

Tried the demo last night, and I'm with Misguided & Engine on this one.  While I can certainly appreciate Forza for what it is, it's just not very fun for me.   I much prefer a turbo-charged, fast paced arcade racer, so I'll be waiting for the next Burnout or Flatout.
10663  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: New tracks from GH2: 80s edition announced on: May 11, 2007, 03:11:22 AM

Quote from: Devil on May 11, 2007, 01:54:11 AM


No, wait...I dumped my PS2 GH for 360...Crap!!

OUT!  crybaby

Me too.   frown
10664  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How many generations until Gamestop is out of business? on: May 10, 2007, 01:29:27 PM
FWIW, Gamestop now does PC game downloads from their website.  I haven't tried it yet, but I know it's available.

While I'm not opposed to complete digital distribution, I do like to get discs and manuals for my games.  Also keep in mind that not everyone has the means to broadband access for downloads.  I think they'd be excluding a pretty major portion of their user base if they eliminated disc media completely.
10665  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [DS] rumour Final Fantasy 4 remake? on: May 09, 2007, 08:32:16 PM

Quote from: semiconscious on May 09, 2007, 08:14:33 PM

sorry, but i don't get this. i sorta understood why they re-did ffiii (to the extent it'd never been released in na), but if they're gonna redo iv (or any of the rest of'm, for that matter), either do'm for the ps3 or don't bother...

really enjoyed the gameboy ffiv, but have no interest in replaying a remade portable version - it was just fine as is/was...

It makes sense in that it would a) require a lot less resources and time (I assume) to recreate the game for DS as opposed to PS3, and b)  the user base for the DS is 10X that of the PS3.  Figure in that anything with the Final Fantasy name on it sells like mad, and a DS retooling makes Squeenix more money in the end.  Plain and simple.
10666  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: I freaking <3 LOLcats on: May 09, 2007, 07:54:35 PM
I know I shouldn't still be laughing at these, but they're really damn funny.   icon_lol
10667  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Joke on: May 09, 2007, 06:54:55 PM

Quote from: ATB on May 09, 2007, 05:33:19 PM

Quote from: Nth Power on May 09, 2007, 05:30:52 PM

What is this "it"?   

It's it!

What is it!

It's it!

What is it!

That's a fine, fine song.  Methinks I need fire up some Faith No More or Mr. Bungle this afternoon...
10668  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [DS] rumour Final Fantasy 4 remake? on: May 09, 2007, 11:55:06 AM
I want Chrono Trigger, dammit!

Aside from that, I would love to see a 3D remake of FFVI.  I just played it for the first time on GBA recently, and it really is an incredible game.
10669  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Witches (Working Title) X360 on: May 08, 2007, 09:17:03 PM

Quote from: warning on May 08, 2007, 08:49:57 PM

If the space invaders wore a thong I don't think I would have ever shot them down.

Pepsi, meet monitor.  I now have a new sig.
10670  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Server Reboot on: May 08, 2007, 08:00:11 PM
After these messages...
We'll be riiiiight back!
10671  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: Thoughts on politics, derailing, and respect. on: May 08, 2007, 04:42:10 PM
How do you define a "derail"?  While I agree that malicious derails or stalking are uncalled for, nearly everything else I see around here is just basic ebbs and flows of conversation.  I've noticed very few cases where things get so off track that it causes issues, but maybe I'm just blind to it.  Some people are smart-asses, some people are serious, some people have good points, some don't, and some just like to goof around.  I guess I just don't see how it's an issue.

Also keep in mind that sometimes things are said which are applicable to the discussion in the poster's mind, but maybe not in someone else's.    I'd hate to see us start editing or deleting posts simply because one person feels a particular comment wasn't relevant enough to the original topic.   That would cause far more of a problem than the occasional topic derailing, imo.
10672  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Project Witches (Working Title) X360 on: May 08, 2007, 03:33:02 PM
Practical dungeon delving attire:

10673  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: How Secure Are You In Your Job on: May 07, 2007, 09:00:43 PM
Very secure, as far as I know.   paranoid
10674  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There is no parking in the red zone on: May 07, 2007, 09:00:11 PM
Stewardess, let me try.  I speak jive.
10675  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There is no parking in the red zone on: May 07, 2007, 08:17:18 PM
I just wanted to say good luck.  We're all counting on you.
10676  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There is no parking in the red zone on: May 07, 2007, 08:09:36 PM
I just wanted to say good luck.  We're all counting on you.
10677  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There is no parking in the red zone on: May 07, 2007, 08:06:37 PM
I just wanted to say good luck.  We're all counting on you.
10678  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: There is no parking in the red zone on: May 07, 2007, 07:11:13 PM
Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit amphetamines.
10679  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XBLA] I'm so pumped for Discs of Tron! on: May 07, 2007, 04:20:55 PM
On a side note, Mrs. Skinypupy had never seen Tron, so we watched it last week.  I hadn't seen it in probably 10+ years myself, and was amazed at how well it's held up.  Some of the effects are goofy, but overall it's still a pretty damn cool show.
10680  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Starcraft 2 confirmed (finally)? on: May 07, 2007, 01:23:28 PM

Quote from: Ralph-Wiggum on May 05, 2007, 09:32:25 PM


CVG's latest 'new Blizzard game' story states that the game will be a Starcraft MMO:

The long-rumoured new instalment of Blizzard's massive StarCraft series is set to be unveiled later this month - and it's another massively-multiplayer online game in the style of World of Warcraft, CVG can reveal.

And my interest in yet another franchise goes straight down the toilet.   icon_cry

I'm sure it's inevitable, but it will be a sad, sad day when they announce the next Diablo game will be an MMO as well.  I guess the few of us that hate MMO's are simply out of luck.
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