• Articuno76’s Activity
  • Articuno76 created a forum topic Sony sells SquareEnix shares. Loss of confidence? on the Games Discussion board.
  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic What is your dream job? Game journalism? on the Games Discussion board

    @pboontap said: if your goal is to bring some actual journalism to "game journalism" and not just spout press releases and softball interviews, then i fully support your endeavor. "gaming journalism ...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Sony is going around meeting a lot of Japanese developers on the System Wars board

    @kinectthedots said: @Stevo_the_gamer said: I wonder if Japan's gaming industry will become relevant this generation, or will it perpetually be left in the archaic dust by the plethora of high qualit...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Watch Dogs PC footage (nVIDIA Trailer) on the Games Discussion board

    That trailer didn't demonstrate anything. What am I looking for? Without an effect on/off comparison it is pretty hard to appreciate any enhancements.

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Sony is going around meeting a lot of Japanese developers on the System Wars board

    @AdobeArtist said:Japanese console maker. Japanese games studios. What's the point of secrecy??Sony are recruiting the collective might of the entire Japanese development community so they can finish...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Region free ? on the Nintendo Discussion board

    The 3DS is indeed region locked. You will be limited to playing 3DS games from the UK.But this region lock only applies to 3DS games and a select few DSi-feature DS games; most regular DS games from a...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic The 'What is a game' debate on the Games Discussion board

    @wiouds said:Games are first and foremost about game play. It's interesting that you use the term 'game' as opposed to 'videogame' (one word). Over the last few years the term video 'game' (two words...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic PS4's first JRPG confirmed coming this Autumn on the System Wars board

    It's out for the PS4 in Japan now on the PSN store. Hmm...wonder if it is worth a try.

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Is polygon count no longer important? on the Games Discussion board

    The widespread use of detailed texture maps in games has become the primary method of adding detail into characters. This is different from the 32-bit era when you normally had to physically model a d...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Is Motomu Toriyama a creep? on the Games Discussion board

    @Pffrbt said: @Bigboi500 said: How does admiring the female form make him creepy?It doesn't. Making three game centering around a protagonist no one likes because he wants to have sex with her, havi...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Are "HD" versions a scam? on the System Wars board

    If they are simply upscales or repackages where higher quality content textures were just sitting on developers hard-drive then yeah, I could see how that might be a scam (though you still have to acc...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Gaming life on ps4 controller rather short ? on the PlayStation Discussion board

    @crewe8 said:I have only one ps4 controller, and the charger life on it seems rather short compared to the ps3 controller ? anyone else find this ? does the headset being plugged into the controller ...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Eternal Sonata type game for Vita? on the PlayStation Discussion board

    There's some RPGs and some coming but it is hard to recommend anything without knowing what you liked specifically about Eternal Sonata.The pacing? Characters? Combat style?

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Virtue's Last Reward, better on 3ds or vita? on the Games Discussion board

    @Tokeism said: 3DS + You can write down notes much easier, so you don't need the screenshot feature of the Vita. *facepalm* Why have I never thought about doing that. Would definitely help alleviat...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic The Responsibility of the Journalist on the Games Discussion board

    I do have to make one change to what I said. And I say this as a reviewer rather than a forumite:I think a reviewer anticipating their audience and writing their reviews with that audience always in m...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Rumored PS1 & PS2 compatibility on PS4. on the System Wars board

    If they get those emulators working on the PS4's architecture then it would mean reliable PS1/2/4 emulation even on the PS5. That is assuming they don't move away from the PC like architecture of the ...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic Liberalism should not be exploited to sell video games on the Games Discussion board

    If the guy sobbing over the audio tapes was talking about his wife, it wouldn't be a problem for you, would it? But it's his husband, and it makes you uncomfortable.You can't force a representation of...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic The Responsibility of the Journalist on the Games Discussion board

    I think that's a (partial) misconception. The reviewer has no direct responsibility towards his/her audience. This content is brought to us free of charge. If we don't like something, we can either ac...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic The Responsibility of the Journalist on the Games Discussion board

    @ReddestSkies said: Game reviewers are never, and can never be objective. There is no such thing as an objective video game review, and trying to dictate what parts of a game should be analysed is no...

  • Articuno76 posted a message in the forum topic 3DS doesn't seem that active in terms of releases this year on the System Wars board

    @SonicNextGen2 said:@FlamesOfGrey: [...] Super Robot Wars of Legend of Heroes games here ever (and Sen no Kiseki was kinda.....myeh and repetitive) and Project Diva 2nd may come depending on the sale...