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@uPadWatcher Thanks for the kind words!

5 days, 21 hours ago on The Importance Of Devil’s Third

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It's not about Moffat, for me. It's the new showrunner. I want him to be able to come in like Moffat did: with a new Doctor and minimal leftover baggage from the Moffat era. Besides, Moffat still has plenty of juice left in him. I'd rather have Moffat finish out with Capaldi, whenever that is (hopefully a ways from now).

1 week, 1 day ago on Should Series 9 Be Moffat’s Last?

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Honestly, as a character, this is my most wanted for Smash. I loved Origins to death, and that world fits right in with Nintendo.

1 week, 1 day ago on Ubisoft Wants You To Vote Rayman as Smash Bros DLC

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Got a lot I don't have on here. Need to decide between NSMB2, Pushmo/crashmo/world, and one of the Oracle games.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Club Nintendo Elite Rewards Announced; Causes Heavy Site Traffic

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Day by far. Blink is the weakest angels story IMO; it's a masterpiece, of course, but compared to Day (and most of its opponents that it has knocked out) it's not even close.

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Revival Face-Off: The Grand Final

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Pretty easy for all of them. All amazing episodes for sure, though.

3 weeks, 6 days ago on Revival Face-Off: Moffat Era Triple

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Silence in the Library, no question. The story, characters, and thematic elements are all stronger. It's not as scary as Blink, but it's one of - if not the - best stories Doctor Who ever produced, and easily the best of the RTD era.

1 month, 1 week ago on Revival Face-Off: Round #4

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@Fresnokila That's totally fair. Personally, I love the gameplay of this series, but it's not for everyone for sure.

1 month, 1 week ago on Trine: Enchanted Edition Review for Wii U

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9, 9, 7. How I love Time Heist; easily the best of the season IMO.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2014 Part 2

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I want this. I want this real bad.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on FrozenByte Announces Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, Coming to “Consoles” in 2015

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8, 10, 9. A great run here, if flawed.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 3

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9, 9, 9. Amazing little run here.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2012 Part 2

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7, 5, 5. Eesh, I almost forgot how mediocre I find 7B.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 1

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5, 6, 6, 5. Not great.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2013 Part 2

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9, 9, 9, 7, 6. Great season, though it falls off a bit at the very end.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 3

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10, 10, 5, 9. And so ends the greatest run of episodes the show has ever had.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2011 Part 1

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I've been super harsh rating the episodes so far, but dang it, these are all tens! Series 5 truly is a masterpiece.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Rank the Revival: 2010 Part 3

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TEH-10

TBB-8

VOTD-6

TOA-10

FAS-10


Easily the best season yet, and what a stellar start. Victory is kinda iffy, and Beast isn't mindblowing, but the premiere and the Angel two-parter remain some of the all-time best episodes.

2 months ago on Rank the Revival: 2010 Part 1

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@uPadWatcher Ah, typo indeed. Thanks for the catch, I'll fix it.

2 months, 1 week ago on Xenoblade Chronicles X Will Feature A Full Enemy Encyclopedia

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Interesting to see Giant Robot and Yoshi in the first half still. I bet we get lots of new info on them soon.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Here Is Nintendo\’s 2015 Release Schedule

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I can't disagree more about it being dull. I felt it was the best of the season. Part of that is the characterization of characters other than Oliver, which has been sorely needed - I'm loving the Roy/Diggle dynamic this episode had going, and both were better here than they've been all season by a large margin, and the same can be said for Laurel - but the directing this episode was unbelievably spectacular. 


Every shot was perfect. The stuff on the mountain couldn't have surprised me more considering the show's budget/time constraints, and the action scenes were exceptional. They always are, but more than usual, I mean. Speaking of, the flashbacks are finally clicking into place this season, too. I love how they're finally putting the flashbacks and present day stuff together again, and Maseo is becoming a great character IMO.


All this to say: I loved this episode. It was late season 2 level, practically, which is the highest praise I can give it. I've seen it three times already. Hopefully they can keep it up for the rest of the season.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on The Weekly Set 1/23/2015 – Arrow Impressions

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Series 5, no question. It had its low points, but it also had more terrific stories than any others, and an unexplainable magic no other series of the show has managed to achieve so consistently. 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Best of 2014 Awards #14: Moffat Series

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Jamie - oddly, he nailed Capaldi's Doctor and how to properly get humor out of him more successfully than Moffat. Moffat wrote some terrific stories - Dark Water, Last Christmas, and Listen are classics - but Mummy and Flatline were perfect standard episodes that just got the characters.

3 months ago on Best of 2014 Awards #11: Writer

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I do hope it's an unlockable for doing something big. I love legitimately cool rewards for doing stuff, and this would be that.

3 months ago on RUMOR: Splatoon Could Have A Retro 2D Game Included

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Easily A Christmas Carol. The End of Time Part 2 had a great final third or so, but everything before that was.... ugh.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Festive Face-Off: The End of Time vs A Christmas Carol (Final)

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That was close to being the best companion exit ever with the Doctor helping her with the cracker.... and then.... no.... but oh well. She's a perfectly great companion, but ANOTHER series feels like too much. I would have loved to see twelve and Shona together.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Clara’s Fate & Series 9 (Spoilers)

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I'm not so sure Arkham City is underrated, considering most everyone thinks it's amazing, and it actually didn't sell too bad. Arkham Origins is far more underrated IMO, I freaking love that game, it really doesn't deserve the hate it gets (even if it is far inferior to Arkham City as you say). Anyways - great video! I totally forgot about Ducktales, I should pick that up soon.

4 months ago on 5 Underrated Wii U Games – WiR 12/20/14

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@WeS That was a typo for a few hours, but it should be fixed by now. Weird that it's still showing up for you, it's not on my browser. I'll look into it.

4 months, 1 week ago on The Wii U\’s 2015 Is Going To Be Legendary

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@JuanBatman Ah, you're right, I didn't put in the hyperlink this one. My bad! Thanks for the catch!

4 months, 1 week ago on Smash Wii U Basic Bundle Coming To Spain

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@BrassedOff I'm sorry you didn't like it! I didn't notice any grammatical errors, but I'll be sure to try and keep an eye on it for future articles. I can always work on my diction and rhetoric. Thanks for the feedback!

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Double Take: The Remarkable Possibility Of ZombiU 2

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I watched some early Eccleston and thought the show was OK, but nothing I wanted to watch past the second episode. Jump ahead a few months and I tried the Eleventh hour. Immediately I was addicted, and by the end of Flesh and Stone, I knew the show was something special. In other words... Matt Smith. Bow ties are cool. 





4 months, 3 weeks ago on From 1-12: Who is YOUR Doctor?

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I really wish this had released at a different time. I adored AC4 to bits and pieces, and this looks like a really solid port, so I'm sure I'd really like the game. But 60 bucks in the midst of all these releases? Nope. Hopefully after the holidays I'll get to pick it up, preferably for a bit cheaper.

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Watch Dogs Review for Wii U

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Pandorica/Big Bang by far for me. Not just one of the best finales, but one of the best stories. Nothing else on this list even comes close IMO. Stolen Earth /Journey's End is second, because I love it despite the terrible ending, and Dark Water/Death in Heaven and Name of the Doctor are just after that. Everything else.... eh. 

5 months ago on Finale Face-Off (Series 1-8)

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@Loleta  "....all things considered." It's a sequel to a really weird game that barely broke a million multiplatform on other consoles that DON'T have regular trouble selling more violent and "mature" games, and on consoles with far higher install bases. 300,000 wouldn't be ideal, but I honestly expected less. Bayonetta 2 DESERVES a lot more than that, but it's hard to expect that much in this situation. 

5 months ago on Double Take: What Does Bayonetta 2’s NPD Absence Mean?

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This is TOUGH. Utopia's one of the best of the RTD era, and it brought the master back fantastically. I adore Dark Water, but I've only watched it once, so it's hard to choose.....

5 months, 2 weeks ago on Face-Off: Utopia vs Dark Water

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Some fair points, only the Cracks in Time arc shows that a heavy arc can be a major improvement. You can figure out what happens before the finale, but the finale still has plenty of twists and turns, and importantly, it was actually an incredibly satisfying episode. that said, you make good points. Heavy arcs can harm things, especially in season 6 and 7.

5 months, 2 weeks ago on The Trouble with Story Arcs

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Curtis. Vincent and The Doctor is still the most beautifully written episode ever, even if it's certainly not the best.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Face-Off: New Writer Debuts

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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.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Eleventh Doctor: Top Moments

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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!

5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Eleventh Doctor: Five Favourites

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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.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Score: Did You Play Bayonetta 1 or 2 First?

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I do hope W101 sales are improved a bit by all the Bayonetta hype. It's just so amazing.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Bayonetta 2 Features Several Wonderful 101 Easter Eggs

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@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 months, 3 weeks ago on Death in Heaven Official Synopsis

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@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.

6 months ago on Rate & Discuss Flatline

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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.

6 months ago on The Score: Will You Buy Bayonetta 2?

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@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.

6 months ago on Why I Love Xenoblade Chronicles

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@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.

6 months ago on Why I Love Xenoblade Chronicles

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@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.

6 months ago on Lone Survivor: The Director\’s Cut Review for Wii U

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@ Notsosmartguy likes watching "Clara Who" Arrow not being nominated is a crime. Season 2 was unbelievably amazing. Doctor Who levels of amazing.

6 months, 1 week ago on Capaldi vs Coleman in 2015 NTAs

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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. 

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Kill the Moon: Clara or the Doctor?

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@Draconica5 This is my first 10/10 of the series. I legitimately thought it was amazing. Opinions :)

6 months, 2 weeks ago on Rate & Discuss Kill the Moon

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