Jimquisition: The 100% Objective Review

Toblo1

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Damn. I was hoping Jim was going to do this week's vid on the Slaughtering grounds meltdown that is currently ongoing.

Um.... didn't Jim already do this? Like on Polygon?


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No thanks, I think I won't......

Edit: Ok, I get the fucking joke, but still.... We don't need more potshots at FFXIII. It's filled full of holes already.....
 

Magmarock

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I get the message but this video was a bit disappointing. I know you've got a point to make, but I think you could've made it in a more entertaining way. Don't copy the mistakes of the industry, even to make a point.
 

RaikuFA

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Wait, Jim. Didn't you once say you were God?

And you just said God isn't real?

Then that means... YOU AREN'T REAL?!?!?!
 

Eric the Orange

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Toblo1 said:
Um.... didn't Jim already do this? Like on Polygon?


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I get the feeling you posted this before actually watching the video.
 

Colour Scientist

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I appreciate the attempt at objectivity but this video really was really lacking in ethics.

Something something collusion something narrative.
 

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Oh please, this review is completely drenched in bias:

* Mr. Sterling's choice to mostly show cut scene footage is a clear choice to give a better impression on the public since the cut scenes are FFXIII's strongest selling point. I also think he deliberately choose the best looking cut scenes.

* His choice to even acknowledge that there are upgradeable weapons as opposed to the other surface level features proves that he's on Square Enix' paycheck.

* His lack of FFXIII-music betrays that his overlords at Square Enix didn't think the music would help sell the game. Oh, and I think I heard FFIX music in there, clearly a ploy to remind us of a FF game with better music, leading us to a better impression of the game.

In conclusion,
shame on you, Mr. Sterling.

(Oh and in case it wasn't abundantly clear: this comment is not to be taken serious.)
 

silverleaf81

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Its like half the episode was narrated by a Sterling action figure.

Oh, uh...thank god For Jim. (F*cking Sterling son!)
 

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Magmarock said:
I get the message but this video was a bit disappointing. I know you've got a point to make, but I think you could've made it in a more entertaining way. Don't copy the mistakes of the industry, even to make a point.
Agreed. It's easy to see what Jim was going for but the joke went on for too long and kept going in circles. Still, the message was a good one.
 
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sooooo TLDR: all reviews will have some bias in it (so what?) or they'll be boring speils that tell you nothing.

Also, some people are idiots and think that publishers should never ever ever be told they're doing something wrong or stupid.

TLDRTLDR: Some people are stupid.

Did I get that right?
 

FFMaster

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[edit] removing cause i suspect pointing out the things i was going to point out will count as derailing despite being topically relevant
 

doggy go 7

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aegix drakan said:
sooooo TLDR: all reviews will have some bias in it (so what?) or they'll be boring speils that tell you nothing.

Also, some people are idiots and think that publishers should never ever ever be told they're doing something wrong or stupid.

TLDRTLDR: Some people are stupid.

Did I get that right?
You forgot the bit where he's lampooning publishers for making the same thing, and in some cases, literally re-releasing the same game, and pretending it's new and exciting content that's worth £60 or $70
 

Spanglish Guy

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Thank God for you, Jim Fucking Sterling Son!

I remember reading your objective review a while ago, it was brilliant.
 

Barbas

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That's all good, but you need a sticker on your podium that says 'OBJECTIVE' on it if you want to really prove anything. Bonus points if it's a big, red bumper sticker. We won't believe you otherwise.

 

Demagogue

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So apparently I'm a little out of the loop... where did this whole published running games media thing come from?