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Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 05:49 PM Reply

For those of you who do not know, the Game Grumps is a series on Youtube done by Egoraptor and Jontron. They play pretty much any game that they are sent, meaning that the quality of each game varies depending on what they feel like playing at the time of recording.

What is your opinion of the Game Grumps, if you have one at all? Do you like or want any of the games they have played, and do you find their videos funny or annoying?

Personally, I find their series to be rather interesting. Not only do they provide a massive amount of small-talk around actual criticism of the game, but they are pretty funny as well.

More importantly, what is your opinion of Sonic '06? Love it or (probably) hate it?

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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 06:51 PM Reply

I fucking loved when they did Goof Troop, that was probably their highest point, in my opinion. Though I did thoroughly enjoy what they've done in DKC 1 and 2, as well as A Link to the Past. Out of all their stuff, those are probably my favorites, though the others are enjoyable too.


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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 07:23 PM Reply

Game Grumps can be funny, but can become boring at times, mainly when they stop talking or even referring to the game and start to get into random topics for too long.

Now I can rant on Sonic 06 all day due to the horrible animations, script, characters and game mechanics, So let me sum it up like this. My friend bought it, I played it. I got up to the first running segment, it frustrated me beyond belief. I put the controller down and ended that nightmare forever. I just watched my friend play the rest of it because I couldn't take it anymore.

If I could, I would stomach it and play it again and beat it myself, but I don't own a copy (or the system).

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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 07:42 PM Reply

It's a hit and miss for me. Jon's funny but Arin is annoying as he is always trying to 1up Jon with his jokes that he spent three years preparing for the exact situation.


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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 08:01 PM Reply

I find them pretty entertaining. Their fans are a lot better than pleasediepie's.


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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 09:04 PM Reply

it's really hit or miss for me.


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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 09:54 PM Reply

I like game grumps, mostly for the back and forth between jon and arin. i dont usually pay attention to the game theyre playing unless A) theyre actually talking about it or giving commentary about the part theyre in, or B) its a game im actually interested in. This isnt to say i never pay attention to the screen, for example, if they play a game ive never heard of, like Top Shop for example, i'll pay attention to the playthrough to see if its something i might enjoy playing. However, if its a game ive already played and wasnt a favorite, odds are i'll just listen to the banter.
Overall though, I like it

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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 11:20 PM Reply

At 2/27/13 09:04 PM, HighWay wrote: it's really hit or miss for me.

same here
as for sonic 06, i only find sonics story fun,because of his game breaking powerups. silver and shadow are also boring as fuck

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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 28th, 2013 @ 09:53 PM Reply

I used to watch them, but nowadays I'm not interested anymore. I rather prefer watching their individual channels instead.


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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 28th, 2013 @ 10:28 PM Reply

I have always been a fan of JonTron and Egoraptor. However I prefer their reviews more than when they get together for Let's Plays. I'll admit that they can be pretty entertaining, but there is very little focus and they pretty much just bounce around from game to game.

Now granted that is one aspect I do like about them, it is very realistic in that sense. It is pretty much being a fly on the wall watching two friends have a slumber party and play video games, constantly changing games.

I just prefer their stuff in JonTron's Reviews and Egoraptors Sequelitis.


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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 28th, 2013 @ 10:49 PM Reply

At 2/28/13 10:28 PM, The-Great-One wrote: I just prefer their stuff in JonTron's Reviews and Egoraptors Sequelitis.

I am honestly waiting for the day that Egoraptor takes up the time to release another Sequelitis, but I doubt it will happen given the time that Game Grumps consumes.

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Response to Game Grumps Feb. 28th, 2013 @ 11:16 PM Reply

Sorry, but in my opinion Game Grumps has been getting worse and worse. And oh god, that Naughty Bear Part 1. Good lord.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 01:31 AM Reply

At 2/28/13 11:16 PM, Bryan wrote: Sorry, but in my opinion Game Grumps has been getting worse and worse. And oh god, that Naughty Bear Part 1. Good lord.

I agree with this.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 02:33 AM Reply

I have yet to see a single episode, so I don't really have an opinion. But some of their fans usually post slander on Two Best Friends Play videos, (They're doing pretty much the same thing as GG) accusing them of copying GG format of making videos. Which is idiotic for two reasons, 1: TBF started doing their videos before GG did and 2: GG nor TBF did come of with the concept of playing a game and doing "funny" commentary over it, so why fight about.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 02:47 AM Reply

At 2/28/13 10:49 PM, Sectus wrote: I am honestly waiting for the day that Egoraptor takes up the time to release another Sequelitis, but I doubt it will happen given the time that Game Grumps consumes.

Egoraptor's already said that Game Grumps only takes up one day a week for them, and that Barry guy does all of the editing and uploading. They're both working on big videos right now, which is why both of them are barely uploading anything. Ego's working on what he said is the biggest Sequelitis yet and that he's trying to get everything perfect before he uploads it. And who knows what the hell Jon is doing.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 07:09 AM Reply

At 3/1/13 02:51 AM, Protagonist wrote: Pewdiepie x2? Nah, I hate it.

I don't think anyone can be as annoying and repugnant as PewDiePie. The entire basis of his popularity is based around stupidity, whereas Jontron and Egoraptor both have varying brands of actual talent.

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 09:19 AM Reply

Its okay but they have some horrible episodes and some times the back and forth is less comedy and more just move on.. and then time where they don't mention or pay attention to the game they're playing at all which is annoying watching them wonder what to do cause they didn't pay attention to the instructions.
The show is good but honestly if I want to watch two friends play games I prefer thesw1tcher"Two Best Friends" they're much more entertaining, ego doing animation and sequelitis & jon doing reviews then watching their lets play especially when jon gets racist a good amount and claims everything as the best or worst thing ever and keeps flip-flopping on that opinion the entirety of the lp based on the game and arins responses & arin can be annoying with his over reaction to every thing in the lps.
So yeah I watch them but they can be a bit much at times.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 11:56 AM Reply

Haven't missed an episode yet. I finally bought a snes with megaman, and I've bought several other games because of the grumps. If only they were really my friends...

At 2/27/13 07:23 PM, StaticBlu wrote: Game Grumps can be funny, but can become boring at times, mainly when they stop talking or even referring to the game and start to get into random topics for too long.

Dude, that's literally the best part. There's nothing more boring than your average LPer who just makes dull and often obvious observations. It's mildly annoying when they miss something interesting (Wario Dry Bones Peach) but idgaf, I watch it for the grumps and their conversations, not for the game that could easily be found elsewhere.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 01:29 PM Reply

I don't think I can recall the last time they actually talked about the game. Well, unless they were bitching about it.
I like them but they don't even try to play the game really. I mean C'mon
-They skip tutorials
-They don't shut up during cut scenes
-They still have the nerve to ask 'What do I do? Where do I go?' After the game just told them.
-Egoraptor fails to follow his own advice of 'Press buttons' if there's a move they don't know.

Though that being said I have watched almost every episode. I just really really hate how ignorant they get sometimes. Honestly, they should NEVER play a game they haven't had prior experience with or isn't an arcade game. It just gets too painful.

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 07:24 PM Reply

I saw some episodes, I'm not a fan. I prefer watching JonTron on his own. Though I do love Two Best Friends Play. I find their conversations comedic while GameGrumps isn't as funny to me.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 10:38 PM Reply

I love game grumps.

I liked it a little more when they talked about game design and stuff. but it's still entertaining.

i also prefer when they stick to classics, but hey, overall it's cool

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 10:39 PM Reply

At 3/1/13 05:25 PM, Protagonist wrote: Are you kidding me? They spend most of their videos singing like retards. (Well, Jon at least.) IMO, I prefer Ego when he is on his own, but game grumps is just as annoying pandering to retards bull-crap as PewDiePie.

I'm gonna guess you don't have a lot of friends, huh? Or are relatively high strung?

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 1st, 2013 @ 10:55 PM Reply

At 2/28/13 11:16 PM, Bryan wrote: Sorry, but in my opinion Game Grumps has been getting worse and worse. And oh god, that Naughty Bear Part 1. Good lord.

That episode was just like any other episode. I seriously bet that one person started it, then more people decided to jump on the band wagon, I just can't believe that episode was seriously that bad, considering they do shit like that all the time. I do agree it was a really boring episode, and I wish they would simply get on with the games they play.

I liked it more when they stuck with games for a while. They have so many unfinished series with max 3 episodes, whereas I would prefer for them to finish one game at a time, preferably a short game, like Wild Guns.

Also, they need to play more co-op games. Those episodes were them at their finest.

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 2nd, 2013 @ 06:04 AM Reply

I think they are decent commentators, but they just don't get my attention at all. Two Best Friends on the other hand are my favourite commentators, I do find them interesting and everything they make ends up being endlessly amusing and fun.

Game Grumps was made sort of a tribute to them it has been said, which is great and I approve of the game grumps especially John Tron who I like the solo videos off. But I just sadly find their dual commentating to be really dull myself, that added to the fact they tend to review games I have no interest in like Mega Man etc. makes me also not enjoy the videos.

I can understand people liking the videos, but it's just personally not my thing, I stick to the TBFP myself.

More importantly, what is your opinion of Sonic '06? Love it or (probably) hate it?

It isn't possible to love that game.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 2nd, 2013 @ 11:39 AM Reply

At 3/2/13 06:04 AM, Ragnarokia wrote:
Game Grumps was made sort of a tribute to them it has been said,

Arin said in a panel he has never seen any of their videos.

Also, Arin has stated that Game Grumps doesn't take up all of his time, he is just slow at making videos.

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 2nd, 2013 @ 12:39 PM Reply

At 3/2/13 11:39 AM, Bobbybroccoli wrote: Also, Arin has stated that Game Grumps doesn't take up all of his time, he is just slow at making videos.

He's lying.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 2nd, 2013 @ 02:09 PM Reply

They only grump on mondays and they don't even edit or upload the videos themselves, it doesn't affect their main channels in any way. They were just lazy to begin with.


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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 2nd, 2013 @ 07:04 PM Reply

I like Game Grumps but Jon is so damn annoying sometimes. Arin is awesome, I wish he had a better partner than Jon to make videos with.

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Response to Game Grumps Mar. 2nd, 2013 @ 07:24 PM Reply

I basically put on Game Grumps in the morning before my classes start, and listen to it like a radio show. I've met both of them, and they are actually really cool people.


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