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  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 27 days ago

    @kat.bailey Thanks for the review Kat. I read a few reviews online and was going to skip this, but your review has me intrigued. I have one question though, another review was saying the combat is a bit unresponsive and becomes a slog when fighting multiple character. What was your experience with the actual combat mechanics?

    Posted in Ever Oasis Review: A Sweetly Satisfying Little RPG

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 2 months ago

    This game puts me in a bit of a conundrum. I'm intrigued by the motion controls, but I won't be able to play that way in handheld mode. I'm not really interested in learning how to play this game two different ways, so I'm wondering if the standard controls are worthwhile or if the game will feel too shallow with them.

    Also, I'd like to know exactly how the motion controls went awry with Caty. I've read dozens of articles about ARMS and almost universally everyone has said that the motion controls are very responsive and precise. It makes me wonder if this is a Skyward Sword deal where everyone says the motion controls work like a dream and then the reality sits in where it's a giant chore to play the game with motion controls.

    Posted in Nintendo's Arms Will Hurt Your Arms

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 2 months ago

    Seeing out of focus Jeremy in that shot makes me realize how much I miss that guy!!!

    Posted in New Nintendo 2DS XL Is a Superb Swan Song for the System

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 3 months ago

    It's weird. I just started Persona 5 last night and I turned it off thinking, "Holy crap! I never thought I'd be in love with a games UI, but I am." Then I woke up this morning and saw this on USGamer...

    I've always felt that a good UI is one you forget is there, but this game defies all of that. I literally love bringing up menus. The cutaways and the load screens... they're all a joy to experience. That clicking sound when you confirm something or more dialog forward... I don't know what it is but that sound is friggin fantastic.

    I keep wrestling with the thought of not playing more of the game in hopes that it will come to the Switch soon, because this game would totally be at home on the Switch.

    Posted in Persona 5 Is Proof That Impeccably Stylish UI Design Matters

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 3 months ago

    It's weird. I just started Persona 5 last night and I turned it off thinking, "Holy crap! I never thought I'd be in love with a games UI, but I am." Then I woke up this morning and saw this on USGamer...

    I've always felt that a good UI is one you forget is there, but this game defies all of that. I literally love bringing up menus. The cutaways and the load screens... they're all a joy to experience. That clicking sound when you confirm something or more dialog forward... I don't know what it is but that sound is friggin fantastic.

    I keep wrestling with the thought of not playing more of the game in hopes that it will come to the Switch soon, because this game would totally be at home on the Switch.

    Posted in Persona 5 Is Proof That Impeccably Stylish UI Design Matters

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 4 months ago

    @MHWilliams@KaiserWarrior I understand your points. I may not have conceptualized my the point as well as I wanted... But I feel you're both right. About halfway through your article and I was like "man! this is a good piece of news and gaming journalism and commentary." Then the last few paragraphs threw me off, because it read like you were coming at us as the readers as somehow part of the nonsense going on. KaiserWarrior is correct in a sense. I sort of take articles that call out gamers personally, but ONLY on USGamer. I sort of felt like it kind of was a place to get away from a lot of the nonsense that happens on more mainstream gaming sites, but over the last few weeks that nonsense was making its way over here. That's why I've been reading your articles for years but haven't been commenting, and why I've kind of been commenting a lot lately. But in any case, sorry for coming at you sideways just for trying to write a different type of article. I recognize that wasn't very fair, and not very well articulated.

    Posted in Mass Effect Andromeda Animator Harassed Over False Information

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 4 months ago

    @MHWilliams I appreciate the spirit in which you wrote this piece Mike, but who is the collective "we" that you're addressing? When did the entire gaming world become a community? When did an entire group of people with different personal values, ages, maturity levels and social skills become one cohesive community to be made responsible for each other's actions? Now you can take a much smaller group, like the USGamer readers, and call THAT a community. It is much smaller; we tend to have more regular contact with each other, and many of us were attracted to this site for the different perspective it brings to games journalism. But from what I've seen, the USGamer community is comparatively well behaved and well mannered. This is the second article I've read from USGamer editors reporting on news and backhandedly lecturing their readers. Why? You're preaching to the choir.

    I teach teenagers at a small private school. They are incredibly well behaved and responsible. When I see a news piece on bullying in schools, I don't come in and tell them "we need to do better". THAT community of teenagers that was on the news has no association with MY community of teenagers. They don't belong in the same group so I don't lump them together. Sometimes, we have someone come and tour our school for the day. If that student doesn't know how to behave, we just deny enrollment and kindly ask them not come back. I don't then sit down and have two long lessons on behavior with my existing students, and I don't bring it up again to my students. It doesn't make sense to.

    I guess what I'm trying to say is that I don't understand the insistence on trying to lump a community together based on some arbitrary criteria, such as a shared pass time, and then lecture or judge that arbitrarily held together community based on the worse offenders. I love me some hamburgers, but that doesn't somehow rope me into a community of all hamburger eaters. That's why I don't personally feel bad or responsible for the two idiots that got into a fistfight in the McDonald's down my street.

    I tended to gravitate towards USGamer because it skews more mature. From what I see in your comments that is true of many of your readers. And from the number of comments in your articles, I also glean that there aren't many of us. You'd be hard pressed to find a BioWare harasser or Jim Sterling DDoSer in your regular readers. So why the lecture?Edited March 2017 by Unknown

    Posted in Mass Effect Andromeda Animator Harassed Over False Information

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 4 months ago

    That's unfortunate... On the bright side for me, you made my decision to take Nier out of the shrink wrap easier!

    Posted in Mass Effect: Andromeda Review

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 4 months ago

    Does it make me a bad person that I'm kind of glad Mass Effect isn't that great? I still need to finish Horizon Zero Dawn. I'm just starting to dig into Breath of the Wild. Nier is still in its shrink wrap, Torment is in my download queue, and we're a few weeks away from Persona 5. I was worried Mass Effect was going to launch to "Best game in the series!" accolades, and then I'd have to quit my job.

    Posted in Are Mass Effect Andromeda's Opening Hours Really That Bad? (Yeah, Kind Of)

  • Avatar for MyNameIsMe MyNameIsMe 4 months ago

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