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That Time of Angels speech was the first time I knew this was something special. I'd seen some Eccleston, and loved some of Matt's earlier episodes, but that speech officially sold me on the show forever. Loved it.
1 day, 13 hours ago on The Eleventh Doctor: Top Moments
TEH, Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone, Pandorica/big Bang are my top five. I really, really loved series 5, lol. Great choices and article!
2 days, 1 hour ago on The Eleventh Doctor: Five Favourites
I'm playing Bayonetta right now. I'm nearly done with it, and am already pumped to play the sequel. I haven't downloaded 2 yet, however.
3 days, 16 hours ago on The Score: Did You Play Bayonetta 1 or 2 First?
I do hope W101 sales are improved a bit by all the Bayonetta hype. It's just so amazing.
4 days, 20 hours ago on Bayonetta 2 Features Several Wonderful 101 Easter Eggs
@Moffat'sLittleHelper - is surrounded by trees! Series five had the best finale out there by far, for me. Literally no other finale has fully satisfied me.
5 days, 23 hours ago on Death in Heaven Official Synopsis
@Marscruiser Agreed. Jamie's the first writer who I would have any faith in taking over for Moffat. Not that I want Moffat to leave for the rest of the era, mind you; but still.
1 week, 4 days ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline
I plan on downloading it and the original day 1. Crazy excited for this one, the demo was Wonderful 101 levels of awesome, which is saying something. I do plan on playing the original first, however.
1 week, 4 days ago on The Score: Will You Buy Bayonetta 2?
@harveytrent I have every intention of playing Xenogears and Chrono cross. I hear they have some issues, and Xenogears falls off at the second disk, but I still really, really want to play them. Xenosaga looks cool too.
1 week, 5 days ago on Why I Love Xenoblade Chronicles
@SK3TCH9 Thanks you very much! I definitely agree. Though I wish it would have been for the Wii U, I'm definitely excited for the New 3DS port so more people can play it.
@MrESStranger There's a limited amount, I believe, but there's definitely enough to get through the game even if you waste some. You can restock quite a few by using pills, but using the pills leads to a worse ending, I think, and even the pills are limited. But if you use other methods when possible, you should be fine.
1 week, 6 days ago on Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut Review
@ Notsosmartguy likes watching "Clara Who" Arrow not being nominated is a crime. Season 2 was unbelievably amazing. Doctor Who levels of amazing.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Capaldi vs Coleman in 2015 NTAs
The thing I love about this is that neither is wholly right and neither is wholly wrong, so it is a much more interesting moral question, and thus is hard to pick a side. Still, I think I'm inclined to go with... er.... geez. I honestly don't know.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Kill the Moon: Clara or the Doctor?
@Draconica5 This is my first 10/10 of the series. I legitimately thought it was amazing. Opinions :)
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon
The Lodger and Closing Time are both masterpieces IMO. The Caretaker was brilliant, though it had few laugh out loud moments, for me. We'll see how it fairs on a rewatch.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Face-Off: Gareth Roberts’ Episodes
@Antee991166 Still Amy, no question, for me. Clara's getting closer after series 8 thus far, however.
1 month ago on Remembering the Ponds – 2 Years On
I thought his theme was the Waaaaaahh WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH song that keeps having variations during different major moments. Which I quite love that theme, anyways.
1 month ago on Next Time: Kill The Moon
Timer Heist by far. Though I very much liked JTTCOTT and found COTBS quite enjoyable.
1 month ago on Face-Off: The Thompson Episodes
Great reviews! Personally, this is the best episode of the season, although the terrible bank security bothered me. Loved the guest characters, thought the plot was brilliant, and I quite liked the villain. And the score was the best of the series yet. Never noticed the reused sets, honestly. Loved it all.
1 month ago on 2nd Opinion: Time Heist
Disagree. Best episode of the series no question, for me, and that's saying something. But, opinions and all that. Well written review nonetheless, Clint!
1 month ago on Time Heist Review
Still insanely excited for this one. I have a feeling it'll be one of my favorites of the series, even with reviews saying it's not amazing and not adoring Thompson's previous Who work.
1 month, 1 week ago on Time Heist Spoiler-Free Review
@Meh Meh Meh Meh Meh I think he'll feel bothered by it, but do it anyways.
1 month, 1 week ago on DWM: Things will never be the same again after Kill the Moon
@Kat Taylor @Jono81 First of all, the average quality of the stories has gone up immensely. The "filler" episodes, or the "duds" are still a good time. There aren't any Love and Monsters/Fear Her type situations.
Second of all, I don't feel the quality of his writing has gone down at all (season 5 is his best work, IMO) and he;s by far my favorite writer, so having a whole bunch of Moffat stories is a huge plus. And having no RTD stories is, I must say, a blessing for me; aside from Midnight and The Stolen Earth, I haven't adored any of his stories.
And then the story arcs are so much better now than they were before. And I love me some season arcs. Season 6's finale and Let's Kill Hitler were missteps, but everything else about his arcs are fantastic and keep me much more engaged throughout the season.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Top 10 Tuesday: Television Showrunners
No Moffat? Whaaa????????????
Ocarina of Time, by FAR. TP was like OoT, only there was more faffing and everything was less enjoyable, and the new stuff didn't work out so well. Still great though, of course.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Zelda Fan Favorite Tourney Championship: Twilight Princess vs. Ocarina of Time
@Mpnagem89 I quite agree. It's a pity it never became a reality. I gotta say, they're the best studio after Retro to make a Metroid. Hopefully they return to it after proving themselves with LM:DM. Preferably for Wii U.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rumor: Next Level May Have Been Working On A Metroid Game Prior To Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
@ Notsosmartguy So long as you don't have high expectations!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Next Time: Listen
Excellent. I'd love a more lighthearted episode here and there to balance out all the, well, you know. This should be great for balance in between a hot air balloon made of skin, dalek destruction, and whatever the heck Listen is going to be.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Robot of Sherwood Spoiler-Free Review
@supermoff The idea was good, but the writing was just off somehow, and even the acting was pretty bad, a rare thing for Doctor Who. Also, pig men. No. Just no.
2 months ago on Into The Dalek: A Recipe for Success
@Planet of the Deaf I'd honestly say TEH was scarier. the crack in the wall freaked me out a bit, though I wasn't sure why at the time. DB was more traditionally creepy and weird, but it didn't unsettle me the same way. Even the giant hot air balloon of human skin.
2 months ago on Face-Off: The Eleventh Hour vs Deep Breath
Deep Breath was great, don't get me wrong. But I didn't like how many references there were to older series. I like new Doctors having completely fresh starts; this was not. So TEH is better partially because it was a brand new Doctor, companion, and even world, to an extent. Also, it was better paced and was just more enjoyable, for whatever reason. Both were fantastic though!
@timelord756 I know tons of Whovians. Almost none get BBCA. Were it on an easier to get channel, it would have done far, far better.
2 months ago on Deep Breath Record Overseas Ratings
@Xaven @ Notsosmartguy the dalek of Jersey "I will bathe the starways in your blood." -Thanos Moffat
2 months, 1 week ago on Coleman on Exit Rumours: “I don’t want to tell you the truth”
@gunslinger19 I've always wanted The Doctor to try and rob the most secure bank in the universe, racing to the most secure vault against the Master. I made up a story and unique monsters for the thing and everything, lol. Hopefully Gareth can do a heist story well (at LEAST better than I can :P )
2 months, 1 week ago on Series 8: All Titles Revealed
Excellent piece. I can't agree more. You were right to use Harry Potter as an example; it could have been an exceptional TV show, but instead became a mediocre, inconsistent movie series.
3 months ago on This Is Why More Book Series Should be Adapted for Television
@Planet of the Deaf @Notsosmartguy approves of female thor @supermoff For me, that was the end of Time of Angels. The end of my fourth episode hooked me on the show forever.
3 months ago on Why I Love the 11th Doctor’s Regeneration
@matthewwesley85 @Jono81 OOT3D wasn't made by EAD3. MM3D would probably be done by Grezzo. The problem isn't too many Zelda games, for me; it's whether those resources could be dedicated to something else. At the moment, I'd prefer something different from that team to another handheld Zelda; that doesn't mean I wouldn't take another handheld Zelda.
I didn't make that clear in my comment, though, And of course, I can't speak for Anonymous' thoughts on the matter.
3 months, 1 week ago on The Possibilities For Zelda On The 3DS
@Anonymous I agree, honestly. I want to see EAD3 tackle a different franchise instead of make another handheld Zelda (though I wouldn't complain if we got one, of course, because Zelda.)
MM3D just needs to frikkin happen already, though.
Fantastic article, and really sums up my thoughts as well. I definitely can't wait to to see season 6.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on What Community Should Do With Its Sixth Season
@greggc72 As much as I love Matt to (inappropriate and slightly embarrassing) bits, no thanks. He moved on; it's Capaldi's time to shine.
4 months ago on Moffat Teases Massive Series 9 Cliffhanger
@TerryKlacking Thanks for the spot!
4 months, 2 weeks ago on What Excites Me Most About The Zelda Wii U Announcement
Awful that this happened to Nintendo so close to the event... but at the same time, my hype has never been higher. Can't wait to get the full reveals! At the very least, Nintendo won't be lacking in awesome things to show, even if they're no longer surprises!
4 months, 3 weeks ago on BREAKING NEWS: STARFOX WII U, Project Giant Robot & Project Guard Revealed
@Error You forgot Bubsy 4D: Revengeance, silly!
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Nintendo Enthusiast Staff's E3 Predictions
I wasn't planning on picking this up anytime soon, but you just sold me on it. Looks like a blast.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Ittle Dew Review
@Meh Meh Meh Meh Meh Seriously, Time of Angels is my favorite episode by far, and Vampires and Eleventh Hour aren't far behind.
5 months ago on New Who: The Story Thus Far – Series 5 (Episodes 1-6)
@Cubits Thanks for the feedback! I'll keep it in mind for the future.
5 months, 1 week ago on Mario Kart 8 Review
As a few others have said, definitely Okami 3. The novelty of Okami has already been ruined by a sequel, so we may as well have a third that does the thing properly. More stories and adventures in that world would be marvelous, and the Gamepad is a no-brainer. I do hope that if they do this, the actual story is largely unrelated to the others.
5 months, 1 week ago on The Score: If There Were a New 3rd Party Exclusive Unveiled at E3, What Would it Be?
I agree with everything except the individual stories. None were bad, but not many were knockouts, at least for me.
Asylum was was really good, but doesn't make a ton of sense on rewatches. Dinosaurs was... yeesh. Power of Three was great, until the end. Bells felt sporadic. Rings was just boring, until the end speech. Cold War was completely unoriginal and didn't really have any notable moments. Hide had some nice parts and lots of potential, but overall I was let down. Crimson was pretty solid. Nightmare had the amazing fight-for-the-doctor's-brain scenes, but everything else was kind of stupid. Name, Snowmen, Angels, and Mercy were the only episodes I felt were truly great, and fewer than that were AMAZING. It was a better series than most of RTD's, but compared to the consistently fantastic-ness of S4, S5, and to a lesser extent, S6, it was nothing special. Just par for the course Dr Who. Which is great, but not amazing.
5 months, 1 week ago on Why I Love… Series 7
@ClassicFan63 It's not nearly as bad as the Tennant-Matt turnover.
5 months, 1 week ago on Smith Eager for Another Multi-Doctor Story
@Braunschweiger Haha, thank you very much!
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Hopes For Monolith Soft's X
Welp, this is exactly how I'd rank them as well. Nice to see some agreement. Amelia is just such a great companion.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Comparing the Female Companions of Revived Who