You may be forgiven for confusing the Destructoid Home Page for Gamespot, but don't worry, it's intentional but pay attention to the header and prepare to laugh.
"Now hiring reviews editors. No game playing needed! Must be good listening, PhD in BS preferred.."
"Formerly Destructoid until Gamespot showed us the way"
BUT YOU ALL KNEW THAT
How professional... They don't realise they're whoring themselves out too, I suppose.
I love this part "that's news for free on Destructiod with out bias" Those idots are more bias than gamespot are. They're all xbox 360 fanboys over there and the main editor was on Gamehead with Geoff confessing that he was. He's a spooner and so is his site. I don't venture to them either.
Even worse... This whole thing got everyone more hits and more ad support. Everyone! Cause gamers are hitting on all the sites now just to see who's going to say what and why and when... It's like a soap opera. This whole thing is staged theatrics and such b.s.
Ziffdavis supports their fellow reviewers, huh? I bet they do... They support them so much they'll exploit them and use them for their own personal gain. same with these Destructoid and Joystick Cricket D*CKS! Kotaku should be chiming in soon... I'm suprised they're not. That's pretty admirable of them, actually.
This whole thing makes me sick!
It's just a joke, and I for one think it's kind of funny.
Don't take everything so seriously.
Besides the "Buy huge ads that take up the entire page and get a free 6/10 or 9/10" rating is hilarious watching the number rotate.
It's F*cking hilarious! Don't even try spewing your stupid BS around here. Destructoid isn't biased, 1UP isn't Biased, and neither is Joystiq. If you're the same Gamesblow that posts on the Playstation.Blog, then you're the one that's biased. Seriously, lighten up. It's one of the funniest things I've ever read, and here you are trying to say they're biased. Go to hell, or to Gamespot, where you belong.
They might just get sued by CNet..
Now that will be something to laugh about :)
A.) Lighten Up, it's a joke.
B.) They're independent. They pretty much can do whatever the hell they want.
Obviously your not a regular dtoid reader. Destructoid does this stuff a lot. People's birthdays we change our banner, funny things happening all this stuff. We are just a fun site :D Don't take it srsly.
Sued for what? And who agreed with that? That would be like sueing those jokers for the Jade cartoon; meaning it's ludicrous.
D'toid seems like a fun-lovin site that doesn't take itself or games too seriously and likes to take the piss out of anybody and everything. So go easy, cause your first reaction should not have have been to get all negative.
funny yet unprofessional :D ::grabs resume::
Destructoid FTW! Very nice touch
Gestermann was right Kane and Lynch, Good story, but a terrible terrible game. Just awful in every department as far as gameplay goes.
Gamespot needs to reap what they sow. It's been obvious about their review bias for a while. Bet all you who have been making fun of PS3 fans for crying foul feel dumb now.
LOL.it's pretty damn funny...and un-proffessional..but isn'ts that what gamespot stood for..?..an unproffessional joke in the industry..?.0_o
isn't it funny how M$ pulled there support on the site..!!..
GAMESPOT,YOUR TIME IS UP!
Thats what everyone needs to realize.
This is getting silly now. I think that gamestop reviewer deserves to be fired because he was not professional at all in his review. Its good that Gamespot fired him, because that will set new standards for the reviewing business..
What next, I think Gamestop should really fire the guy who reviewed Uncharted.. that guy really missed up.
All those sites should consider the fact that gamers are more mature nowadays (especially PS3 gamers), its not like back in the days when most of them were teenagers and little kids that did not care about the way games are reviewed.
The thing is this... Those 1up Ziff Davis Smacks marching down their with their stupid ass sign proved nothing. They went right back to work 20 minutes later... If they wanted to show their support they'd still be out there. Ask any Union who strikes. they believe in what they're striking for... these ass holes didn't. they went to work and called their protest a day after 20 mins.
It's a nice gesture... nothing more. You all are so sappy, I swear. As for Destructoid... they're using this whole thing for their advantage. they're independent? Sure, but so am I and I support Sony fully... Sony doesn't pay me to blog about them... I just do it because I love them and their products. Destructoid might not be getting paid by Microsoft, either... but they sure do like to please their nut sacks alot.
you all are feeble minded.
Somebody disagreed with what I siad here? hahahahaah... WOW! So, you don't think that if they're legit they should still be out there protestig this thing? Trying to get their "fellow reviewer" re-hired? Please... you all are mornons. If they were legit, Jeff would get re-hired with an office that overlooked the east side and a new vacation package.
the thing is... this whole thing is a joke, a hoax, a fraud and a sham. A wash... and nothing doing but a big ball of lies.
It's all going to be okay.
destructoid is doing every thing to get your attention while this incident is striking hot. but seriously this is getting really stupid. Do you know destructoid is trying hard to get hits.. I heard they even fake their digg or something. Now they are trying to milk every person that piss of with gamespot with this. To me, they are just the same. Gamespot is dumb and Destructoid is dumber. Just stick it to IGN, should be good for now at least.
Wow, for a 12 year old girl, you sure are on the internet a lot. Isn't it past your bedtime?
lol like i gonna lose sleep on you what you said. You should try harder .. hahahaa
Gamespot is Cashspot !!!
Lets get them kicked off the meta scale once and for all, the petitions are being manually submitted to the head editor in charge !!
CNET owns metacritic.com
and Gamespot owns GameRanking and GameFaq. I don't think they will die soon.
Gamespot doesn't own anything.
CNET owns :
Gamespot.com, Metacritic.com, Gamefaqs.com, GameRankings.com
Beoulve is a 12 yr old little girl.
keep trying xmod hhehe keep trying ;)
if I'm a 12 year old girl, at least i'm more mature than you and at least I dont go troll every comment that you wrote.. Hhehee but that's you. You is you, i'll let you be you. can't going to stop you. So keep trying man. I'll give you credit for trying
Which means we can't take any seriously when lookin at Sony's scores and overall % ... Hell, I think we've seen just how far they'll go. 12 reviews for R&C 9 and above were never listed. 8 reviews for Uncharted 9 and above were never listed... the same sites they use for xbox 360 reviews weren't used for the reviews on R&C and Uncharted for some reason.
Mass Effect was reviewd by Gametv and used ... Yet, Gametv wasn't allowed to be posted for R&C and Uncharted's reviews in overall %
Strange... So, maybe... none of these sites are legit. Maybe people need to stop tossing out numbers and figures and statistics, cause they're all B.S.
The only way to know how many Ps3's are sold... is if you count how many yellow lights are lit up on Folding at home. "ha" You'd come closer than VG charts would, that's for sure.
in closing... cnet, Gamespot, Gamerankings, Metacritic are all affiliates of Microsoft. Microsoft owns cnet, which owns the following.. gamerankings, metacritic, gamespot... You all do the math when judging whose bias and whose not.
chill man, life is still beautiful outside :)
Does Microsoft have its fingers that far into the journalistic industry? I was wondering why Ratchet and Uncharted had below 90% ratings on Metacritic and Gamerankings; never seen anything below a 90% for ratings for those two titles (except for Gamespot, which gave Ratchet a 70%).
LOL I wonder if I would get suspended for posting this as my profile banner XD
Is there no site that takes every percentage and does an average. Cause all I can find is selective averaging. That's why I look at user averages
Metacritic: Uncharted 8.8 Mass Effect 8.8
I really don't think 4 points is enough to call one a blockbuster and one trash. My point being I support both systems and want to see both do good so to me it's a blockbuster for MS and a blockbuster for Sony and if the users rate them equally then it looks like a lot of others agree. Besides can we really count on professional reviews anymore with the bribes and seeing the amount of reviews in on these % sites (UDF 29 reviews ME 44 reviews). Especially considering all the xbox sites (9 xbox specific sites averaged in for ME) included in those percentages. I see your point but you didn't give all the info.
Mass Effect = 92
Uncharted = 88
Now, obviously, you are comparing the USER RATINGS of these 2 wonderful titles, but be real, critical reviews are still much more meaningful than user reviews that any fanboy can vote pro or con on. Sorry, I disagree.
thats kind of stupid, the real bad guys are the management team in CNET, well if this is how things go, CNET might just try to push most of the blame on the Gamespot team.
...yep, nothing ever gets slanted there.
Hehe, i love the way that no attention was paid to subtlety and the spining 6 is just made it that much better
The spinning six is hilarious.
This just in:
LOL, But so does DESTRUCTOID !!!
hahahahaha...this is great
Thats funny as hell!
As someone who has played Kane & Lynch (courtesy of my local blockbuster) and battled my way through it I have these two cents to toss in the mix.
Regarding the game: Jeff was sorta right. It has good ideas but the game is more like a polished turd in some sense. Although a polished one its still a turd and at times it stinks up the place really badly. Other times? its awesome. Let me use a few examples:
1) Japanese night club level is freakin awesome. GOOD
2) Dumptruck scenario sucks SUCKS SUCKS. Why? because I have found that you can in fact die for no reason on that level. Haven't figured it out but you can die varying from immediately to about 3 minutes in.
It's good, but its not a 9 or an 8 good. I'd say it's more like a 7/10
Regarding Jeff and his review: Although his review was in many ways accurate it was also tacky and unprofessional. I mean....when Gametrailers does a video review do they just immediately body check the game and say its just plain ugly ugly ugly? or "a waste of time"? Yes, but not in those words. Other gaming websites have ways of trashing a game or downing its score without coming across like a pompous ass. Jeff, unfortunately, didn't drop the pompous ass part and it rubbed people the wrong way.
In conclusion: Whatever. The game got its rightful score, but Jeff totally blew the video review by coming out and acting like an ass. Hell, truth be told they've all said that the review WASN'T why he was fired, but thats depending on who your going to believe. I, personally, was glad to see the guy get canned. He isn't a very sociable individual and every single one of his reviews has some negative twist to it where he acts like he is the know-it-all of gaming and that your monies should be used at whichever whimsical review he puts out there.
SO! If Gamespot fired him because he was an unprofessional dork who sucked at his job? Then good for them.
However, if they fired him because Eidos waved a few dollars in their faces well...thats bad.
People should be hired/fired determined on their skill and performance. Not by publishers tossing around the cash or making threats. Either way though.....who hadn't lost faith in Gamespot lately anyways? Here recently if it didn't have Master Chief plastered across the front of it they've just brushed it aside as if it was sloppy seconds. Examples: Mass Effect, Ratchet and Clank.
The funniest part is how destructoid is trying to pretend like they aren't biased, when they are the most biased site on the internet.
I noticed the first thing I came on the site a couple of days ago. Extremely funny! I love D'Toids no nonsense approach to things.
Is Destructoid unprofessional?......You bet your ass we are. We may not be as "professional" as all the other sites but we have one of the best communities and we always have a good time. We're like the Animal House of all the gaming sites. Maybe you guys should actually go to the site before you start making assumptions. Then again you guys are probably too good to even visit the site.
As for the Cashwh0re things its just a joke get over it. Also when did numbers matter so much to gamers? It doesn't matter if the game gets a 1 or a 10 if you like it you like it. Perhaps you just want to feel like you made a wise purchase. This is getting pretty ridiculous though when gamers begin despising gaming sites or reviewers just because they gave a game they like a bad review. How idiotic do you have to be to get pissed over a number.
I love how you say Destructoid is a bunch of 360 fanboys. You do know they advertised the PSP version of God Of War a couple months back and they even gave a away a PS3.
U GAVE A PS3 AWAY CUZ U OBV DIDNT LYK IT!!!1111111111ONESHIFT
Just goes to show that even a site fueled by "member" jokes has its place. Although I'm not sure how entertaining that is.
first official shot has been fired across GA(Y)MESPOT.com's bow I won't be sayin' anything here, but for all the official updates and news on this developing story go to this area....
"OFFICIAL PETITION" topic....we may get them thrown off yet..
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