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YongYea: Gaming's Greatest Triumphs Of 2020

Vick

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10 - Sonic the Hedgehog comeback
9 - Star Wars: Squadrons being an EA game free from microtransactions/loot boxes with upcoming free content
8 - Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order selling 8 million copies
7 - Witcher 3 incredible sales this year thanks to the TV Show
6 - God of War: Ragnarok coming in 2021 (GoW being his GOTG)
5 - Black Myth: Wukong reveal
4 - Half-Life: Alyx phenomenal VR experience
3 - Next-Gen Consoles launch, all things considered
2 - Indie Games celebration and recognition (Hades, Fall Guys, Among Us, Phasmophobia going viral)
1 - Ghost of Tsushima, across the board
 

driqe

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No mention of tlou2? It will take a minimum of 4 years for a game to be better than it.

The only studios I see topping I can ever see topping it is Naughty Dogs' new IP, Rockstar or Playground.

Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.
 
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No mention of tlou2? It will take a minimum of 4 years for a game to be better than it.

The only studios I see topping I can ever see topping it is Naughty Dogs' new IP, Rockstar or Playground.

Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.
I don't like YongYea for this particular reason: he's a contrarian.

His video with Quiet's voice actress exposing my Father was shameful.
 

Vick

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Deliberately glaring over the undisputed GOTY award winner of 2020 doesn't show any sign of competency, in my opinion.
This was about Gaming Biggest Triumphs of 2020 though.
He said he's going to do the opposite and there's a chance TLOUII will be covered there. And would honestly only be appropriate between the whole leaks fiasco, huge amount of disappointed fans like myself, death threats and so on.
 
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This was about Gaming Biggest Triumphs of 2020 though.
He said he's going to do the opposite and there's a chance TLOUII will be covered there. And would honestly only be appropriate between the whole leaks fiasco, huge amount of disappointed fans like myself, death threats and so on.
He sounds like a pompous cunt, no offense.
 
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He sounds like a pompous cunt, noYou dont like tlou2? NOOOOOOOOOOOO
mocking GIF by South Park
 
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Hmm, looks like he covered some interesting topics in his video. And I'm not sure what you'd say about TLOU2 in the way his topic is formatted, a walking sim game managed to tick all the boxes ala a Oscar bait movie? You can rehash that game all you want with The Game Awards.
 
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Your favorite game is GoT, isn't it?
No, I haven't been able to play more than a couple hours of GoTs, though it's clearly a better game than TLoU2 (which I finished). My favorite game of the generation is Bloodborne.

TLoU2's critical acclaim reminds me of the time that Crash won an Oscar. Everyone rightly recognizes that Crash was a terrible movie, and it won't be too long until the critical consensus turns against TLoU2 as well.
 
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driqe

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This guy's too much of a Non-tendo tard.

No mention of Animal Crossing's amazing success?


People who act like Nintendo doesn't exist in gaming are trash.
He's trash because he doesn't suck off Nintendo.

Looking at what they've been doing recently, I honestly hope Sega comes back to the console scene or Sony/Microsoft make a REAL handheld system and completely blows Nintendo into a sega situation. It probably won't happen because of people like you tho.
 
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driqe

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Shillyea.

I don't know how people stomach his voice and tone without thinking about pulling the trigger.

Shillyea? For who? This guy is one of the biggest Sony shills I've ever seen.

The fact that he's a shill and he didn't like Sony's premier exclusive is his attempt at being a fake neutral.
 

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He's trash because he doesn't suck off Nintendo.

Looking at what they've been doing recently, I honestly hope Sega comes back to the console scene or Sony/Microsoft make a REAL handheld system and completely blows Nintendo into a sega situation. It probably won't happen because of people like you tho.

Talking about "gaming triumphs of the year" and completely neglecting to mention one of the very greatest successes is delusional shit.

Switch isn't a REAL handheld lol? How the hell not?

It won't happen cuz Nintendo makes quality stuff.

Haters like you can keep stewing though.
 

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Is he making yearly 'greatest trainwrecks' videos? If so then don't worry guys, I'm sure TLoU2 will be number 1 or close to that in that ranking.
 
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Cringe seeing "gamers" talk like this.

This is like an animation lover saying Disney sucks lol.
You can easily be a fan of animation and respect Disney’s place in history. Then also have no real interests in their output because it dosent suit your taste.

What would be cringe and annoying is if Disney fans cried foul at that, acted like any opinion beyond liking Disney was invalid, and refused to accept that someone can not care about Disney.

This cringe is what Nintendo fans do on a regular basis.
 
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Shillyea? For who? This guy is one of the biggest Sony shills I've ever seen.

The fact that he's a shill and he didn't like Sony's premier exclusive is his attempt at being a fake neutral.
I guess you didn't see his various unbox videos of collecters editions sent to him by puplishers including the Infamous Fallout 76 CE in which he received the good kind of bag unlike the rest of the plebs who got robbed, of course ever the "business" man he nonetheless made bank crying about the scandal.
 

driqe

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Publishers sent him items to review. That doesn't change anything about him being a shill.
 

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No mention of tlou2? It will take a minimum of 4 years for a game to be better than it.

The only studios I see topping I can ever see topping it is Naughty Dogs' new IP, Rockstar or Playground.

Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.
Wow it didn't take long for the defense force to come swooping in...

No mention of tlou2? It will take a minimum of 4 years for a game to be better than it.

The only studios I see topping I can ever see topping it is Naughty Dogs' new IP, Rockstar or Playground.

Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.
...with shit takes to boot.
 
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Not mentioning the best selling games of the year " Animal Crossing New Horizons " is very sad for a channel that is supposed to cover about video game industry.
 
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Fucking underrated comment

TLoU2 is shitty. The reason it's popular is because people who are retarded and people who don't play games (sometimes those coincide) need a two dimensional 3D game.

There are tons of games that came out this year, many, many of which are better than that. People who put TLoU2 are the same people who did the same thing to the original, and they're people who either A) don't understand the difference between games and movies, or B) are the kinds of people who like to smell their own socks
 

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he lives of clicks so usually goes where the wind of popular opinion on hot topics blows, as most "credible and honest" youtube commentators do
 
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YongYea is alright to be honest. I've watched him for a few years. Clearly has extreme wood for Kojima related projects. (Or just wood for him in general). He has his tastes and some very independent opinions so I can appreciate that. One thing I really do appreciate about him though, is he doesn't treat TLOU2 like the second coming of Christ.

It is a very overrated video game.
 

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Summary:
10 - Sonic the Hedgehog comeback
9 - Star Wars: Squadrons being an EA game free from microtransactions/loot boxes with upcoming free content
8 - Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order selling 8 million copies
7 - Witcher 3 incredible sales this year thanks to the TV Show
6 - God of War: Ragnarok coming in 2021 (GoW being his GOTG)
5 - Black Myth: Wukong reveal
4 - Half-Life: Alyx phenomenal VR experience
3 - Next-Gen Consoles launch, all things considered
2 - Indie Games celebration and recognition (Hades, Fall Guys, Among Us, Phasmophobia going viral)
1 - Ghost of Tsushima, across the board
Don't get me started on fucking HADES...
 
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F*ck that Yong


He would s*ck a d*ck for a dollar, if he could make a sensationalized video about it. Someone should post that image of him praising CP2077 during launch week with every gift given to him in full display .. only to shit on CP2077 because it was a trending topic for a week (but to him that´s just drama > $$).
 

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This list is :lollipop_poop:

Realease of new console gen was the triumph of 2020.

In some twisted ways also Corona was one of the best things to happen for gaming in 2020.
 

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The amount of jealously and uneccesery hate for someone who's able to follow his own believes, opinions and of course build a great independent success for themselves is insane.

Just because a successful individual doesn't follow your biased or none biased opinion doesn't make him or her lesser than you. Just stay mad you will never be able to get to the same levels of respect and admiration.

I personally don't always agree with YongYea at all times but I am also able to have an open mind and conversation before throwing someone under a bus and calling them a name or an insult.

Silly gaf. Stay jealous.
 
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No mention of tlou2? It will take a minimum of 4 years for a game to be better than it.

The only studios I see topping I can ever see topping it is Naughty Dogs' new IP, Rockstar or Playground.

Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.
Damn that's a fucking bad opinion.


Damn I am triggered.
 
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No mention of tlou2? It will take a minimum of 4 years for a game to be better than it.

The only studios I see topping I can ever see topping it is Naughty Dogs' new IP, Rockstar or Playground.

Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.
It's the cool thing for youtubers to hate on actually high quality developers.
 

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Ghost of Tsushima is quite possibly the most mid game to release last year. Assassins creed reskin. TLOU2 is better than GoT in every way.

I couldn't disagree with you more. Ghost of Tsushima kept me going from beginning to end, constantly wanting the next achievement.

I may as well put this in a spoiler bracket since it basically spoils the entirety of TLoU PT 2.

Naughty Dog made a game that felt more like a political statement. So we killed off Joel, because of course, he's the worst. Old white middle aged guy with his views, bah! Ellie and her girlfriend as a main point of the story with use of the word 'bigot' quite often, got to name and shame those bigots right, they're everywhere these days. We had our trans character, a nice diverse range of ethnicities etc. And wasn't it wonderful for Abby to get her revenge on that horrible, horrible man. Big push on pregnancy... not really sure why? Was that the next level shock after Sarah in TLOU 1? And of course, let's punish Ellie for wanting her own revenge because you know, for Abby it's cool, she's strong and progressive and she's mean and masculine, but for Ellie it's completely wrong to have revenge because, you know.

Well actually, I don't know. Why was it perfectly fine for Abby to have her revenge but wrong for Ellie? And what the fuck was that last part of the game where our heroine who fought like a one woman army up until this point was brought down by a bunch of bitches? It literally felt like after the encounter between Abby and Ellie the game was being held together by sellotape.

Now I have to make it clear, I try not to judge people. Only when I know them and can form a fair opinion of them, just for being gay or trans etc I couldn't really care. Treat me like a human and I'll do the same to you. I have gay members of my family and I could relate to a lot of the topics in this game.

But this was supposed to be the second part of a game series that absolutely fucking blew me away in 2013. A game that made me genuinely cry on more than one occasion and had me so angry in the climax that I had to be told that I was gritting my teeth loudly and squeezing the pad when I went to save Ellie. I wanted a sequel to that game which felt like that game.

What TLOU Pt 2 feels like is a tick box exercise for every left leaning person in the world to champion and consider a boon for progressiveness. We ticked every single diversity box we could, make sure we used clear queues in conversations to really drive our points home. I didn't feel like I was playing a game when I did play this game, I felt like this was an attempt to appease a particular type of person and that's why I lost interest in the story. They could have gone anywhere with the story after the first game but they had to do the really cliché thing of having Abby's father as a scientist in the lab who's life in sunshine and rainbows and it shows how horrible he's hard done to, by a man who literally experienced what that world was like.

There was no burning anger or hatred towards Joel. He lied to Ellie at the end of the first game and it was very clear that he was not a very nice person in many ways. But I didn't care about that because I emphasised with the fact that he grew to love Ellie like his own little girl, irrespective of their differences and he would have done anything to keep her safe, absolutely anything. Now that I related too. Especially as a parent. But the second game felt forced. I admit the visuals were astoundingly good, the game was well polished and the animation was fantastic but did I get lost in the story like I did the island of Tsushima? No. Did I enjoy exploring the world as much? No. Did I care about the characters as much as I cared for Sensei Ishkawa, Taka or Lord Shimura? No I didn't.

Ghost was a joy to play and explore. It was everything a game was supposed to be and it was very much that, it was a video game. The Last of Us Part II felt like a video game that was secretly a thinly veiled political statement that was trying to cater to a specific audience without voicing it.

The world of Ghost of Tsushima was beautiful, traversing it didn't feel like a chore. The combat was fun and engaging. The performance from the actors was fantastic in Japanese and English. Collecting wasn't made to feel dull. The plot and story were enchanting. The relationships and characters were fantastic. Nobody felt out of place of out of character. The game always felt like it was a passive enjoyable experience, not something to be taken seriously and there wasn't any kind of forced or hidden messaging.

Honestly I didn't care about the characters or the world. The religious cult fighting the soldiers, just no empathy. Didn't care about the pregnancy plot lines because that's clearly supposed to be the next level shock to the system after watching a child killed, accidentally or otherwise. I couldn't care less about Abby, loathed playing as her. Didn't like her friends. I didn't mind Ellie and her friends as much, I genuinely felt sad for her when she returned to the farm and Dina was gone. The baby's father being killed I predicted and knew it was coming. There was just so much about that game that was predictable or dull or just plain graceless and inelegant. I've played plenty of games where the characters religion, race, sexuality etc are better represented but also feel like they're actually a part of who they are and not a tick box exercise.

Plus they did the worst thing they possibly could for me. The one thing that ruined the game and they did it very, very early on. They killed Joel. You just don't do that and certainly not by turning him into a cliché.
 
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This Yong guy took part in the witchhunt that resulted in two Guild Wars 2 writers being fired soon after they wrote one of the best written story episodes. The story went right back to being crap with the following episode. I don't like him and don't like the reddit and twitter "community" who wanted them fired.

 
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No mention of GOTY TLOU2 or Sony's greatest year? Nothing about Nintendo's first party success or the success of Warzone? Yep, Yong is still a clown.

Edit: Removed 'Nothing about the success of Hades or Among Us?' because I can't read.
 
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Nothing about the success of Hades or Among Us?
Second place for them.

10 - Sonic the Hedgehog comeback
9 - Star Wars: Squadrons being an EA game free from microtransactions/loot boxes with upcoming free content
8 - Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order selling 8 million copies
7 - Witcher 3 incredible sales this year thanks to the TV Show
6 - God of War: Ragnarok coming in 2021 (GoW being his GOTG)
5 - Black Myth: Wukong reveal
4 - Half-Life: Alyx phenomenal VR experience
3 - Next-Gen Consoles launch, all things considered
2 - Indie Games celebration and recognition (Hades, Fall Guys, Among Us, Phasmophobia going viral)
1 - Ghost of Tsushima, across the board
 
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MrS

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Second place for them.

10 - Sonic the Hedgehog comeback
9 - Star Wars: Squadrons being an EA game free from microtransactions/loot boxes with upcoming free content
8 - Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order selling 8 million copies
7 - Witcher 3 incredible sales this year thanks to the TV Show
6 - God of War: Ragnarok coming in 2021 (GoW being his GOTG)
5 - Black Myth: Wukong reveal
4 - Half-Life: Alyx phenomenal VR experience
3 - Next-Gen Consoles launch, all things considered
2 - Indie Games celebration and recognition (Hades, Fall Guys, Among Us, Phasmophobia going viral)
1 - Ghost of Tsushima, across the board
My bad brother thank you.
 
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