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Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2012, 03:08:29 AM »

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Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2012, 08:27:56 AM »

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Haha, not that Yahtzee. Ben "Yahtzee" Crowshaw. An Aussie who does funny critical reviews. http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation

He's British, he just lives in Australia. His book is awesome too.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2012, 12:58:13 PM »

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Oh. Well, as you expect I can't tell apart accents if me life depended on it :)

He has some interesting thoughts and valid criticisms about Halo, although he overdoes everything for the sake of humor, usually. (In his Halo 3 review he mentions inconsistent difficulty, which I noted too.)

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2012, 03:50:43 PM »

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I love Zero Punctuation. But I wouldn't take much notice of the videos as reviews really. And there's not much humour in being nice to a game, so obviously he's going to focus on the negative aspects. I do like his view on multiplayer though, he just doesn't care at all, almost like me.
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Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2012, 10:02:51 PM »

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He was pretty harsh on Too Human, and its one of my favourite games, ever.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2012, 12:07:50 AM »

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I'm tempted to pick that up for $3 in a bargain bin somewhere, it seems to have been thrashed by the majority but I've heard a vocal minority say they love it.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #21 on: March 12, 2012, 01:39:18 AM »

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Funny story. One of my teachers who worked on Mass Effect 1 was talking about how the cover of Too Human was based on concept artwork for Mass Effect that got leaked. Conversely, a lot of the visual style is based on Mass Effect's (apparently, since I haven't played the game at all).

But I also have heard good things. The premise just seemed a little strange to me. Let me know if it's good and maybe I'll pick it up for cheap too.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2012, 01:44:47 AM »

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I'm tempted to pick that up for $3 in a bargain bin somewhere, it seems to have been thrashed by the majority but I've heard a vocal minority say they love it.

Its got a steep learning curve, and its unique controls and inventory aren't well explained in game, but the story is great, the art design is fantastic, and its fun once you know whats going on.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2012, 03:23:20 AM »

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Funny story. One of my teachers who worked on Mass Effect 1 was talking about how the cover of Too Human was based on concept artwork for Mass Effect that got leaked. Conversely, a lot of the visual style is based on Mass Effect's (apparently, since I haven't played the game at all).

But I also have heard good things. The premise just seemed a little strange to me. Let me know if it's good and maybe I'll pick it up for cheap too.

They were both produced by Microsoft Game Studios, so the cover wouldn't have been stolen so much as re-purposed. And the visual style is completely different, but the overarching theme of both games is mans struggle against AI, and they were both scifi rpg unreal engine trilogies release around the same time.

Only Silicon Knights got boned by Epic over the unreal engine, had to make their own engine, and Microsoft pushed the game out before it was ready.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2012, 04:51:11 AM »

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Wasn't the game like a combination of scifi with Greek mythology? Or am I getting that confused for something else...?

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #25 on: March 12, 2012, 07:11:37 AM »

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Wasn't the game like a combination of scifi with Greek mythology? Or am I getting that confused for something else...?

Norse mythology.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #26 on: March 12, 2012, 12:51:05 PM »

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   Havent got Me3 yet  :( but! I am a pro at Yahtzee, which is a game of chance

Haha, not that Yahtzee. Ben "Yahtzee" Crowshaw. An Aussie who does funny critical reviews. http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation

Beat you feel kinda dumb now, don't you Tar :p

Lol Just messin with you Tar, just had  to show you some karma.

Hahahahahahahaha!!!      :D I do feel dumb!!
     I thought he was just making fun of them for complaining about waiting times, even though the game is like, a marvel of technology and super stimulating, but you guys were complaining about wait times. I thought he was just putting everying into perspective by bringing up yahtzee! Hahahahahahahaha!!  :D    As i like to say "INSTANT KARMA!" :P


On the topic though; norse mythology crossed with sci fi sounds Awesome. But, I havent heard anything about this game... Whats it like?
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Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2012, 05:53:23 AM »

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On the topic though; norse mythology crossed with sci fi sounds Awesome. But, I havent heard anything about this game... Whats it like?

Its a 3rd person cybernetic god beating the circuits out of robot goblins during the last ice age kind of game.

Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #28 on: March 13, 2012, 12:20:37 PM »

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...forgive me if i dont check it out...  :P
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Re: Mass Effect 3
« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2012, 09:55:07 PM »

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I've just finished it... it was amazing. One of the best video games I have ever played, one of the best pieces of entertainment ever created. I cried 3 times, and I don't care. I can see why some people are having issues with the ending, it's just like the way in which the Lost ending was percieved. But I found it very satisfactory, and it answered alll of the big questions. (well at least my ending did anyway). Cheers Bioware... and get lost EA ;).
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