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TheJx4



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:59 pm    Post subject: Kotaku. Reply with quote

Could they try any harder to be Polygon?

This is the nail in the coffin, for me. I honestly hate the new design, with a passion. It's not good at all for daily browsing. I like reading reviews on Polygon, because they look really nice, and are usually good reviews, but I'd never use it on a regular basis.

kotaku.com

Death to Kinja. Death to Gawker.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

^you go to other sites for your gaming news, then complain about those sites ... here?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Um...I was at Kotaku before I ever came here, and they usually have the news I'm looking for.

Guess I shouldn't use PSLS either Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Like how GR tried looking like IGN?


Yeah...
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Loltaku might be better.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey, I like to complain of how retarded people in the IGN comments are.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The layout of a website is, I dunno, the least important thing to me.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kotaku has issues that are far, far, far worse than their site layout.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
Kotaku has issues that are far, far, far worse than their site layout.


such as?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The fact that a ton of their breaking news articles are hearsay.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't get the polygon hate either. That's probably my favorite game site right now.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should all come to Blistered thumbs. *wink wink, nudge, nudge*

In all seriousness, Polygon is a pretty good gold standard now a days....I like them a lot.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LinksOcarina wrote:
You should all come to Blistered thumbs. *wink wink, nudge, nudge*

In all seriousness, Polygon is a pretty good gold standard now a days....I like them a lot.


Robert G? guy looks like a pedo.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had never heard of Polygon until now. After looking through some of their reviews, they seem... competent. Nothing too special outside of their layout, really.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UrbanMasque wrote:
LinksOcarina wrote:
You should all come to Blistered thumbs. *wink wink, nudge, nudge*

In all seriousness, Polygon is a pretty good gold standard now a days....I like them a lot.


Robert G? guy looks like a pedo.


It's on the internet, so it must be true!

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I liked reading gamesindustry.biz more when they weren't following the layout trends being set by others.

but it's still an okay place if you're just seeking the news, not the editorials.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have no problem with Polygon's content, I just don't like the layout.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So what's a good site that posts news someone would actually want to read? I mean...Yeah. I don't really care about 50 percent of the news on GRs main page.

Bring on the "you're not a true gamer then" comments.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lethean wrote:
So what's a good site that posts news someone would actually want to read? I mean...Yeah. I don't really care about 50 percent of the news on GRs main page.

Bring on the "you're not a true gamer then" comments.


Co-optimus....for obvious reasons. I used to visit Destructoid every day, but they post a lot of whiny editorials. It's usually just Jim.
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