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  1. Michael McGrath

    Michael McGrath

    9 цагийн өмнө

    Space station cafe regulars welcome newcomer, deliver external anecdotal narrative.

  2. Kisuke323

    Kisuke323

    10 цагийн өмнө

    Is it just me, or it seem Yahtzee does like Fortnite?

  3. Angry Nerd Bird

    Angry Nerd Bird

    11 цагийн өмнө

    You're dead on about being unable to return after backtracking. I beat the second boss, then headed back and became locked into the early areas with no way out. This is not great world design.

  4. Dagothwave

    Dagothwave

    12 цагийн өмнө

    Every form of art almost has ideas from individuals or groups soaked into it at some point. It's not surprising really that Hollywood is still doing it but even the most underground films can have some philosophy or push an idea.

  5. reagent -52

    reagent -52

    12 цагийн өмнө

    I'm guessing you never tried killing off the swarms huh yahtz

  6. Draexian

    Draexian

    12 цагийн өмнө

    Yahtz, you've been a friend for more years of my life than I've been alive. Thank you, man. You're a fucking persistent one.

  7. Campbell

    Campbell

    12 цагийн өмнө

    about the things he said for vr to get popular pretty much everything that he said is true with the quest & quest 2

  8. Starbuck R

    Starbuck R

    13 цагийн өмнө

    Finally picked up this game. I just let Alice (the hedgehog) go... I'm with you, Yatz. Had to take a break after that. I want to keep going, but I just need to breathe for a while.

  9. No One

    No One

    13 цагийн өмнө

    58:34 ive actually just discovered MS paint,having no idea where its been before

  10. Deepa T P

    Deepa T P

    13 цагийн өмнө

    Graphic suck

  11. Gregory Peyton

    Gregory Peyton

    14 цагийн өмнө

    I'm playing this for the first time, since it was free on PS+. I think the gameplay is fairly engaging, but there is a LOT of flabby dialogue, and I have never met a protagonist as obstinate, petty, and outrageously stupid as Deacon St. John. Yahtz nailed that bit of the critique, for sure.

  12. Vincent Bauer

    Vincent Bauer

    14 цагийн өмнө

    Just finished Control; have to completely disagree with your complaints about the combat gameplay. I think it did a really remarkable job at integrating a lot of mechanisms and controls together seamlessly. There's a lot of different powers to switch between (flying, teleporting, shielding, throwing, shooting) but somehow they made it easy to switch between all five over a few seconds of combat. And got the balance right so that you had a reason to instead of just shooting or throwing the whole time. And the effects looked beautiful at the same time! Compare especially to Bioshock where even 3 games in I never really felt like the powers were well integrating with the shooting mechanisms. The only small tweaks I'd make are a little bit of auto cover (you can crotch but the key binding was too hard and it didn't really matter) and maybe a slow health regen between fights so that you can start fresh each time. Some of the story was a little inscrutable (especially the DLC) but overall it was whimsical and reminded me of the Dirk Gently books/series. Definitely recommend.

  13. TheCreepypro

    TheCreepypro

    18 цагийн өмнө

    despite the review's warning I still think I want to try this for 2 reasons 1 I like the aesthetic and 2 I don't mind hard platformers with imprecise controls cause I grew up in the 90's playing platformers with imprecise controls and grew to love the challenge despite peoples nostalgia most platformers in the 90's didn't have good controls like any of the mario games did just saying...

  14. RealSlimSquiddy

    RealSlimSquiddy

    19 цагийн өмнө

    Really sad that Ujico worked on this. He's a decent music artist, & I'd hate to see his work sink with a supposedly bad game.

  15. michael harvey

    michael harvey

    20 цагийн өмнө

    9 years on and I still wonder how many people understand the "oh goodie" reference

  16. Lex Slate

    Lex Slate

    21 цагийн өмнө

    Kay, so, in Skyrim when you are in a city, only the inside of the city is loaded and the outside world that you can see over the walls is a low-detail mockup that you are not supposed to be able to reach. It's just there for show. Until a corrupt dickhead you need for a Thieves' Guild quest somehow manages to go swimming in the ocean under the Solitude arch on the *inside* of the city internal map and you have to use console commands to drag the bastard back in to town so you can get back to your divinely-appointed task of stealing all of the shiny things. It's like how in Fallout 3 there was, like, a bowl under Megaton where the NPCs would get trapped when they fell through the damned level geometry. Never play anything by Bethesda if you can't get in to the console commands to fix it when it breaks. PC only.

  17. based based

    based based

    21 цагийн өмнө

    doom eternal is better

  18. biggus dickus

    biggus dickus

    21 цагийн өмнө

    Liking this game makes me feel like I don't get to act all big brain about games any more. Not like I did before but just to establish it I guess.

  19. mutalord

    mutalord

    21 цагийн өмнө

    an honest scary mainstream game? what are the odds?

  20. rockerdude8000

    rockerdude8000

    21 цагийн өмнө

    They aren't flying they're falling with style

  21. Paul B

    Paul B

    23 цагийн өмнө

    This video's six years old now, and I just spotted he misspelled "inadequate"

  22. Caros Wolf

    Caros Wolf

    23 цагийн өмнө

    Yep, good awards

  23. White eye

    White eye

    23 цагийн өмнө

    finaly someone explained that eternal is flawed compared to doom 2016

  24. mutalord

    mutalord

    23 цагийн өмнө

    those issues can be patched easily i guess

  25. Vetreas

    Vetreas

    23 цагийн өмнө

    What do you call 100 beer shots in a minute? "Cirrhosis", I would presume. "Suicide" if it's with intent.

  26. Songbird

    Songbird

    Өдрийн өмнө

    29:13 is actually the cartoon Yahtzee talking

  27. von Ozbourne

    von Ozbourne

    Өдрийн өмнө

    This is a great game stream to put on as audio only.

  28. mutalord

    mutalord

    Өдрийн өмнө

    still hard as balls, but not the most fun hard as balls

  29. Mercenary Tau

    Mercenary Tau

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I don't mind using G*mp, it works for what I need it to do but my biggest gripe is that the browser is still being modeled after Windows 3.1. And not a single mention of vdub? feelsbadman

  30. Josh Russell

    Josh Russell

    Өдрийн өмнө

    "Thanks I hate it." :D

  31. Mia Casual

    Mia Casual

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Wait i thought he didn’t like bpm

  32. Pekkha

    Pekkha

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I can already imagine the plot twist being that the only reason they all want to bone the protagonist is because that would somehow get them released from prison.

  33. LegenDerry

    LegenDerry

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Everytime I see that title I'm reminded of the pretentious new-wave vampires from Carpe Jugulum

  34. mutalord

    mutalord

    Өдрийн өмнө

    your comment about RE4... man the irony i watch this the day after the oculus announcement

  35. Nymphie Medler

    Nymphie Medler

    Өдрийн өмнө

    The argument of "teaching men not to rape" is absolutely absurd. It's always taught. Be your parents, by your teachers, by your peers. To suggest otherwise is the most idiotic thing I've ever heard. Sorry if this seems harsh, but holy shit. There are bad people who do things regardless of what they're taught, to imply it's simply because no one told them otherwise is disgusting. Still, I have to agree. A character that has ever raped is beyond what I can understand. I guess you don't always need to associate, but it's still fair game if you ask me. It reminds me of the parent who complained that Glados called Chell a fat adopted idiot or something and they complained to Valve about it. It's like, yeah... Glados is a villain and says and does bad things. What did you expect? But including rape? How do you even warn against that? A complex issue to be sure, and one I think shouldn't be completely ignored.

  36. Shenovy Fleu

    Shenovy Fleu

    Өдрийн өмнө

    1:55 from the bottom of his heart.

  37. ShadKats

    ShadKats

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I'd like to see what Yahtzee thinks about Rune Factory.

  38. Emil Johansson Levin

    Emil Johansson Levin

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Love 3 Minute Reviews 👌

  39. Minako Aino

    Minako Aino

    Өдрийн өмнө

    It's like playing Shadow Tactics with only one character instead of five.

  40. sadikaeleer

    sadikaeleer

    Өдрийн өмнө

    true, just go play stardew, the 1.5 patch is fucking amazing

  41. Spectral Cloud

    Spectral Cloud

    Өдрийн өмнө

    "We seem to be persisting in the notion that Johnny Gat is this great character" Probably cuz he's the favorite character of a large chunk of the fanbase. I searched up favorite saints row character and the first result was a reddit post asking the same question with 95% of the comments saying either Johnny Gat or the Player character

  42. 15Cyndaquil

    15Cyndaquil

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Hope Yahtzee does a review of Rune Factory 4 or 4S at some point

  43. Munny *

    Munny *

    Өдрийн өмнө

    The art style is amazing in this game but apparently its not good at all according to other reviews. That's sad, i totally dig games like this.

  44. Cadence _

    Cadence _

    Өдрийн өмнө

    The fact that they included a combat/exploration partner and then removed them from the party felt like some sort of taunt. Like “Oh, you want the partner system back? Well, here you go!” Then giggling after the cheap imitation garbage they tossed us falls apart after a single chapter.

  45. Anna Lepper

    Anna Lepper

    Өдрийн өмнө

    It's interesting that Yahtzee complains about Pioneers not making any changes when that's exactly what most fans are upset about. While a lot of what he says are valid criticisms of the game, some of those features can be turned off and the dev team have already promised to change the maker system soon.

  46. Lez Tusi

    Lez Tusi

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I love the artstyle, and the music, but I don't think I like those platformer physics... ..And are those free mixamo animations?

  47. Colin Maxwell

    Colin Maxwell

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Didn't know I ate paste because I needed to get a diamond ore for an upgrade

    • Colin Maxwell

      Colin Maxwell

      Өдрийн өмнө

      and to add, the business management is easy and literally tells you if you're doing it incorrectly. dungeon crawling actually gives difficult enemies which are far above what make the combat boring

  48. Queen Vik

    Queen Vik

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Did the two humans say anything? I was busy looking at sleeping doggo.

  49. Bass Mechanic

    Bass Mechanic

    Өдрийн өмнө

    One of these best reviews on this site. Yoko oh no lol

  50. Jean Roch

    Jean Roch

    Өдрийн өмнө

    30:00 "you are granted a boon of six more dead cunts" is possibly the most awesome phrase I've heard this month.

  51. Malcorpse

    Malcorpse

    Өдрийн өмнө

    basically everyone should just get stardew valley as their go to farming sim

  52. Jaden Sheehy

    Jaden Sheehy

    Өдрийн өмнө

    My favorite is rob zombie

  53. Argonwolfproject

    Argonwolfproject

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Oh no, not an Irradiated Water Purifier Ending. I'm avoiding this game like the plague now.

  54. Local Gamer

    Local Gamer

    Өдрийн өмнө

    you know what they say two boots are better than one

  55. Skweetis

    Skweetis

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I wonder if yahtzee has ever played the lisa games?

  56. PretzelDude

    PretzelDude

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Eh, I know these games aren't for everyone but I absolutely adored the hell outta DQ11. Granted, after having my dreams dashed by the horribly underwhelming s**tshow nightmare that was Final Fantasy 15, even hanging myself would have felt like a more fun game. 😁

  57. E.J.'s Press

    E.J.'s Press

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Everybody’s loving on the Bond titles and the questions asked in Parliament, but let’s not sleep on the Spicy Armadillo.

  58. Rufus Connolly

    Rufus Connolly

    Өдрийн өмнө

    This is absolutely the best analogy for corporate greed I have ever heard.

  59. Avalon Perez

    Avalon Perez

    Өдрийн өмнө

    who are you and why did I not know about you sooner?

  60. Henry Kurniawan

    Henry Kurniawan

    Өдрийн өмнө

    allergic to money ???

  61. BaconDragon

    BaconDragon

    Өдрийн өмнө

    After I played the game, I can honestly it is fantastic it just does get really repetitive after you escape the first time.

  62. Ron F

    Ron F

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Hey just curious Yazhee, let's say you HAD to make an AC game; where would YOU put it in history and what would you include in it? Part of me wants Japan for a samurai vs ninja thing. Especially ninja to go back to stealth. Or what would kinda be interesting is if you could play as EITHER samurai for charging in swinging your sword, or ninja for sneaking into places, poisoning a meal and sneak out while your target chokes to death.

  63. Ron F

    Ron F

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I actually liked it. Mainly cause of Pheobe (the little girl you kinda get attached to only to have them kill her to give you motivation to kill guys)

  64. Ron F

    Ron F

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I think you forgot Assassins Creed Rogue.

  65. GiantEnemyMudcrabz

    GiantEnemyMudcrabz

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Oh Yahtzee, they do have 2d portraits of all the characters. Really good ones to. They just use them exclusively in the townsfolk friendship menu which means the fact that you have to base your waifu off of shitty 3d models is by design, not by limitations.

  66. Leonational Studios

    Leonational Studios

    Өдрийн өмнө

    This has aged like fine wine

  67. EnforcerX71

    EnforcerX71

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Evil Within isn't what I'd call an awful game, it just comes across to me as Shinji Mikami saying "look, this is stuff I did in Resident Evil!" hell the first normal enemy you fight literally does a recreation of the first zombie FMV you get in RE1, then a chainsaw enemy shows up in a later chapter right out of RE4. Yathzee puts it perfect when he pretty much says if they'd told us we were getting another RE4 he wouldn't have said no, but Evil Within can't seem to decide whether it wants to be that or survival horror.

  68. 55Karl55

    55Karl55

    Өдрийн өмнө

    this took me 2 hours to find..... i knew it was real

  69. Rain Dog

    Rain Dog

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Serious Sam's an order follower 😂

  70. rob w

    rob w

    Өдрийн өмнө

    That bit abt killing the guy and his cat. Fuk me I nearly shat myself laffin

  71. Ron F

    Ron F

    Өдрийн өмнө

    You my good sir have earned yourself another subscriber

  72. Samuel Wilson

    Samuel Wilson

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Love all these

  73. B00B13_B1RD

    B00B13_B1RD

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I made this game

  74. Pekkha

    Pekkha

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Ngl the game kinda looks like one of those cringy mobile game ads.

  75. TheLalacream

    TheLalacream

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Waiting in anticipation for rune factory 5

  76. The Apprentice

    The Apprentice

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Who's rewatching all of ZP?