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Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by SpiffierRabbit » Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:42 pm

Cheers for the reminder dude, forgot all about it! Now booked it on Sky+ so I can't forget it!

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by clarance » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:54 pm

Brilliant, amazing, fantastic. Fkin perfect man. That was some kind of wonderful.

That was the most epic moment in televisual-games-related programming since I saw a Microprose advert on Channel 4 in 1993.
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Post by woody.cool » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:55 pm

Just watched it and thought it was f*****g excellent!

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by SpiffierRabbit » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:56 pm

Watched it with the missus! We both enjoyed it.

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by DPrinny » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:59 pm

Yeah it was good

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by Zetr0 » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:08 pm

i'l wait for the youTube edit...

let me know when it turns up guys =D
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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by resident paul » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:18 pm

It's already on BBC i player.
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Post by JennyTablina » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:23 pm

While being designed for an audience not so well acquainted with video games Gameswipe manages to please both casuals and fans quite nicely!

I'm sure I wasnt the only one getting all excited at 3 second clips of various games and being all "aw look its on the telly yay!" and the genre discussions and reviews were great!

Wasnt so sure about Dana O Brien and that other fellow but the Consolevania guys were great with the retro talk, +1 for mentioning and showing Lawnmower Sim and discussing that Jet Set Willy is impossible to beat!

Also....<_<....>_>...I want that Neighbors game, it looks fun (though I guess animal crossing fits that bill)

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by Rinoa » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:24 pm

Only caught the second half, but thought it was pretty damn good!
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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by DPrinny » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:36 pm

JennyTablina wrote:While being designed for an audience not so well acquainted with video games Gameswipe manages to please both casuals and fans quite nicely!

I'm sure I wasnt the only one getting all excited at 3 second clips of various games and being all "aw look its on the telly yay!" and the genre discussions and reviews were great!

Wasnt so sure about Dana O Brien and that other fellow but the Consolevania guys were great with the retro talk, +1 for mentioning and showing Lawnmower Sim and discussing that Jet Set Willy is impossible to beat!

Also....<_<....>_>...I want that Neighbors game, it looks fun (though I guess animal crossing fits that bill)
A smile came on my face when they where going on about story's and Zero Wing came on.
But hen it dropped when they didnt show THAT PHRASE!!!

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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by RMLF » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:39 pm

Was alright, I liked the Nights idents with Flying Charlie.. and the Madworld Review was a thing of beauty. Seems to have captured a good feel, but then was likely as he was manager of what is CEX on Tottenham Court Road , Iam lead to belive in the mid 1990s.. Lots of love for the Snes on there, not so much for the megadrive and a few errors including calling Super Mario 3, Super Mario World at one point.

Other than that made me laugh quite a bit, and I liked all the homages built in all over the place
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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by Commander Jameson » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:44 pm

DPrinny wrote: A smile came on my face when they where going on about story's and Zero Wing came on.
But hen it dropped when they didnt show THAT PHRASE!!!
If you're referring to AYBABTU...I'm sure it did!

Me and Rinoa should compare notes, I only saw the 1st half, due to my Sky + box running out of 'live pause' space AAAAAAAAAAGH
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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by clarance » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:48 pm

Did anyone else notice the turboloader cutaways?

And that hover bovver stuff - I was hoping and dreaming that Jeff Minter would magically appear to do a synopsis on Chessington Zoo during the early eighties - but maybe that's to come?
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Re: Charlie Brookers Gameswipe..

Post by BennyTheGreek » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:58 pm

All your base phrase was on

this was the single best television programme of the decade.

I nearly screamed like a girl when Skool Daze was on at the start ...then flight sim on the zx81.....then chuckie egg.....it was brilliant.

If you are reading this Charlie (and I think you are).....cheers !!!!

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