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Jimquisition: A Game By Any Other Name

*Warning: Video Contains Some Strong Language*

"What effect does a game's name have on the quality of the actual software? According to some gamers, everything! The idea that a game is bad because its name places it into an existing series is rather rife in the community, with recent Silent Hill and Devil May Cry entries providing a fertile bed of misguided anger.

Naturally, the Jimquisition is on hand to set the world right. Also, this episode is a canonically direct sequel to The Fifth Element, I've decided."

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Amazingmrbrock1470d ago

amen..

as usual an excellent jimquisition.

Anybody who says otherwise is silly ;)

LOGICWINS1470d ago

Sterling is a great journalist simply because hes a rational human being...something that seems to be rare on the Internet. The people who complain about the new DMC and RE6 should REALLY watch this video. They'd realize very quickly how idiotic they're making themselves out to be.

Amazingmrbrock1470d ago

It's unfortunate that there are so many irrational people on the internet. At least he rolls with the BS they fling his way though.

They make themselves evident in the random disagrees on logical comments. At least their disagreeing instead of actually commenting on things.

brish1470d ago

@Logicwins

Jim is a commentator not a journalist.

NegativeCreep4271470d ago (Edited 1470d ago )

alongside my shiny new Playstation 2. And I remember me and my big brother laughing so hard just at the momentous cheesiness of that scene. We were dead serious and mesmerized throughout the entire game until that scene at the end. Good memories.

Godmars2901470d ago

Good points at the beginning, but then he starts bring up bad and proven examples like Nuts and Bolts, Syndicate or, DmC. The case with the last, to me anyway, because of how Capcom and NT handled its announcement.

burgerman1470d ago

Which begs the question- where is my Mega Man Battle Network 7 and Mega Man Legends 3?

Nac1470d ago

Personally I think the label "Game" is becoming somewhat inappropriate to use when describing all kinds of interactive experiences. It seems ND agrees.
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"We're trying to move the medium of video games into an area elevated in the same manner of respect of film," Balestra says. "We want to redefine what our medium is even called. 'Video game' is not an accurate name anymore. It is not necessarily a game with rules and a winner and a loser. It's an experience."

http://www.usatoday.com/tec...

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