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[PATV] CheckPoint ep.21 - Sony Knows It Has A Problem

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edited September 2011 in The Penny Arcade Hub
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  • ArbitraryDescriptorArbitraryDescriptor Registered User regular
    New guy: :^:

    Delivery was a little choppy, but when I'm writing that off as first day jitters.

  • PaperLuigi44PaperLuigi44 My amazement is at maximum capacity. Registered User regular
    Good thing I wasn't drinking anything during the Xenoblade part, otherwise I might have ruined my keyboard, good stuff.

    - Fixed a bug where the Moon was upside down.
    - Fixed a weird door.
  • chrishallett83chrishallett83 Hi! Registered User regular
    Good episode. Well done guys!

  • EncEnc A Fool with Compassion The Land of Flowers (and Dragons)Registered User regular
    New guy would be better if someone taught him when to use dramatic pauses. He was a pretty solid silver this episode, but could have been gold with a bit fewer pauses placed at better times.

  • PlainclothesmanPlainclothesman Registered User regular
    I actually laughed at this episode a lot more than usual because of those weird pauses. I couldn't tell if they were intentional or not.

  • BlindZenDriverBlindZenDriver Registered User regular
    I'm sorry but I don't get the point.

    This may sound harsh but sugar coating seems wrong.

    I just watched this episode as my first ever Checkpoint episode and it was not really funny, it was not really news and it certainly wasn't exciting or sexy. In fact some of it was even inflammatory and downright wrong (hint: Sony has released price info on the memory modules and they are not expensive).

    So tell me is there a point?

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  • EncEnc A Fool with Compassion The Land of Flowers (and Dragons)Registered User regular
    edited September 2011
    Watch some of the other ones, the humor really builds more than it is stand alone.

    Or it might not be your cup of tea. Humor is difficult like that. Definitely watch two or three of them before casting it aside altogether, though.

    Enc on
  • AldoAldo Hippo Hooray the swamp, always the swampRegistered User regular
    I'm sorry but I don't get the point.

    This may sound harsh but sugar coating seems wrong.

    I just watched this episode as my first ever Checkpoint episode and it was not really funny, it was not really news and it certainly wasn't exciting or sexy. In fact some of it was even inflammatory and downright wrong (hint: Sony has released price info on the memory modules and they are not expensive).

    So tell me is there a point?
    I don't think they do sexy. Graham tried it once and it didn't work out.

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  • agilemaniaagilemania Registered User regular
    I just watched this episode as my first ever Checkpoint episode and it was not really funny, it was not really news and it certainly wasn't exciting or sexy. In fact some of it was even inflammatory and downright wrong (hint: Sony has released price info on the memory modules and they are not expensive).

    Regarding the humor: what @Enc said.

    Regarding the Sony memory card info: I don't keep up with PSP stuff, but here's the first article I found about it on Joystiq. Based on that article the LRR crew are correct. If the article is incorrect please feel free to cite another source.

  • BlindZenDriverBlindZenDriver Registered User regular
    Thank you all for the responses to my post.

    agilemania wrote:
    Regarding the humor: what @Enc said.

    I shall give it a try. When people put an effort into making something it would be rude not to give it a second chance.

    agilemania wrote:
    Regarding the Sony memory card info: I don't keep up with PSP stuff, but here's the first article I found about it on Joystiq. Based on that article the LRR crew are correct. If the article is incorrect please feel free to cite another source.

    The article is fair. I'm not saying the Vita memory modules looks to be cheap but it is by far not like they are crazy expensive or anything close which is why I spoke out against the Checkpoint coverage.

    Bones heal, glory is forever.
  • OptyOpty Registered User regular
    "Super expensive" is relative to SD cards' price which is "dirt cheap"

  • GrahamSGrahamS Registered User regular
    I just watched this episode as my first ever Checkpoint episode and it was not really funny, it was not really news and it certainly wasn't exciting or sexy. In fact some of it was even inflammatory and downright wrong (hint: Sony has released price info on the memory modules and they are not expensive).

    So tell me is there a point?
    I'm not quite sure what you mean by "a point"... the point is to entertain you. If you're not entertained, that's fine, it's not for everyone.

    Despite it being certainly not being hard news, and quite staunchly a (hopefully funny) news-commentary show we DO try to get our facts as accurate as possible whenever we can. The memory card thing has been addressed further up though, and that's the information we had at the time.


    Thanks for agreeing to give it a second chance though!
    I think the best thing I can say is that we try to be our own show. We're not doing "The Daily Show BUT FOR GAMES!", and we're trying to tread our own ground, tone-wise.
    It doesn't work for everybody, so even if it's not your thing, thanks for watching nonetheless!

  • chrishallett83chrishallett83 Hi! Registered User regular
    Aldo wrote:
    I'm sorry but I don't get the point.

    This may sound harsh but sugar coating seems wrong.

    I just watched this episode as my first ever Checkpoint episode and it was not really funny, it was not really news and it certainly wasn't exciting or sexy. In fact some of it was even inflammatory and downright wrong (hint: Sony has released price info on the memory modules and they are not expensive).

    So tell me is there a point?
    I don't think they do sexy. Graham tried it once and it didn't work out.

    Says you. Show the episode with "Sexy Graham" to your Mum/sister/girlfriend and see what happens...

  • AldoAldo Hippo Hooray the swamp, always the swampRegistered User regular
    Aldo wrote:
    I'm sorry but I don't get the point.

    This may sound harsh but sugar coating seems wrong.

    I just watched this episode as my first ever Checkpoint episode and it was not really funny, it was not really news and it certainly wasn't exciting or sexy. In fact some of it was even inflammatory and downright wrong (hint: Sony has released price info on the memory modules and they are not expensive).

    So tell me is there a point?
    I don't think they do sexy. Graham tried it once and it didn't work out.

    Says you. Show the episode with "Sexy Graham" to your Mum/sister/girlfriend and see what happens...

    It took him days to wade through the piles of panties. That just ain't right.

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    said Aldo hazily, before clop-clop-clopping out of the room
  • ElbasunuElbasunu Registered User regular
    Hey. This has been my favorite ep yet.

    Felt like better writing, and better delivery. Keep it up LRR.

    Loved the Netflix stuff. Nailed it.

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  • ProprietyPropriety Registered User regular
    Loved it, as always. Justin doesn't fill the Jer shaped hole in my heart, of course, but his visit was still quite hilarious.

    Also goddamn the Xenoblade story. Friggin' Nintendo.
    The article is fair. I'm not saying the Vita memory modules looks to be cheap but it is by far not like they are crazy expensive or anything close which is why I spoke out against the Checkpoint coverage.

    $124 for 32GB of memory? That is crazy expensive. What is this, 2006? For $120 you can buy 1 TB of memory the size of a deck of cards.

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