By: goukijones Aug 16, 2010 | 9 Comments
Do you need the Collector's Edition with all that extra crap? From a Jack-in-the-Box to a remote control car with a video camera, Collector's Edition games are getting out of control. I want them all!
11 different Collector's Editions of some type coming out between now and the holidays? Well Actually there's probably more that, but you'll find some of the crazier shit below. Statues, USB's, decks of cards, an unbeleivable Jack-in-the-box and of course ... DLC galore! There's also a few other things I must remind you of. Check it.Read full story...
By: goukijones Dec 13, 2010 | 13 Comments
2010 Jimmy Gem nominees for most disappointing game. Please comment.
I just received an email from Square Enix this week apologizing for how much FF14 sucks and that the entire staff has been fired and they are starting over. I hated everything about this. Square Enix took out my favorite parts of Final Fantasy 11 and improved nothing in 14. Highly Disappointed.
This was the biggest cut and paste debacle in video game history. It took 3 years for this game to come out and had less content than the original. But it did have Zombies. Nubfarm.
Played this one night. Terrible.
Same levels over and over and you couldn't progress until you scored enough points in one level, which means you have to play the same level over and over.
Mech game with foot Missions. Review.
This is not Samus. You realize we're talking about the female Boba Fett here right? Not some whining bitch who is going to listen to some random nuab lost on some random planet. "What do you mean I can't use my missiles? The button is just on the other side of that door. I, finna blow the shit outta this place."
You could have put some modern game enhancements in this. Played it once. Zzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Beat this in 1 sitting. Abosultely terrible. Review.
Winners will be announced December 29th. Did we leave anything out? What's your favorite? Leave a comment below!
By: goukijones Sep 20, 2010 | 4 Comments
Civilization V lowest price online. Get FF14 delivered 9/22/2010 for only $0.99. Overpriced PS3 Move bundles and a ridiculous Epic Mickey Collector's Edition. Halo Reach for $54 bucks? PS3 Amazon Gold Box 9/21/2010.
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By: goukijones Jun 30, 2010 | 22 Comments
Everything you need to know about Final Fantasy XIV, release date, bonus content, in-game items, collector's edition, open beta phase, subscription fee, and early access to the game. *NEW open beta info
Final Fantasy XIV - Collector's Edition Ships 9/22 and the Regular Edition Ships 9/30
Final Fantasy XIV Collector's Edition will be available September 22, 2010 for $74.99. 8 days later the regular edition comes out.
This includes a $10 credit(if you pre order from Amazon.com.) Special access to the game 8 days before everyone else.
IN-GAME ITEM – Collector’s Edition preorders will include a reward code to receive an exclusive in-game item, the Onion Helm.
EARLY ACCESS – Play 8 days prior to the release of the Windows PC Standard Edition (timing of access subject to initial server capacity).
BEHIND-THE-SCENES DVD – Get an insider look at the making of FINAL FANTASY XIV, with exclusive video content, interviews and more in this special documentary DVD.
SECURITY TOKEN – A FINAL FANTASY XIV–branded Security Token for use with your regular password.
TRAVEL JOURNAL – Record your travels in this beautifully bound journal filled with pages of never-before-seen concept art.
RIGHT OF PASSAGE – Redeem a voucher to receive your fully-personalized Right of Passage Certificate, each stamped with a unique serial number.
AMANO COVER – Special PC Collector’s Edition illustration by renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano.
FREE GAMEPLAY – Free gameplay for 30 days.
The Game and the book. Pwn!
FINAL FANTASY XIV PC Collector’s Edition pre-orders will include the Onion Helm, an exclusive in-game item which accelerates character recovery after falling in battle.
FINAL FANTASY XIV Windows PC Standard Edition pre-orders will include a pair of Garlond Goggles, an exclusive in-game item which increases the speed of skill progression.
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By: goukijones Aug 2, 2010 | 3 Comments
250GB hard drive Xbox 360 w/ 2 wireless controllers, a FFXIII faceplate, and 3 games - Final Fantasy XIII, UFC Undisputed 2010, and Bioshock 2 - Deal of the month!!
250GB hard drive Xbox 360 - Limited Edition Final Fantasy XIII bundle.
This new deal on Amazon includes, a Final Fantasy XIII faceplate (valued at at least $20) Final Fantasy XIII, UFC Undisputed 2010 and Bioshock 2. Of course 2 wireless controllers are already packed into the Xbox 360 with this version. This is a steal. If you need new Xbox 360 or don't have one yet, now is the time. You're going to save over $200 on all of this stuff.Read full story...
By: goukijones Jul 19, 2010 | 4 Comments
XBOX Live Summer of Arcade II, Rockbottom Micrsoft points sale, Exclusive Halo Reach and Final Fantasy XIV DLC and EBGames and Gamestop have the deal of the week?
Deals of the WEEK!
EBgames and Gamestop super deals and free shipping.
Huge sale happening @ GameFly right now. Click here.Read full story...
One of my favorite times of the year. I love the E3 Press Conferences.
Jimmy is back! It's E3 2009. I'm drunk talking about the Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Press Conferences. Don't miss this one Jimmy!
By: goukijones Sep 5, 2010 | 6 Comments
Tonight Gouki.com editor GoukiJones was supposed to be pwnn some Final Fantasy XIV. Not writing a story about how Square Enix doesn't even have the right time of day on their news page.
Have few drinks, play a few games of Halo Wars and jump on the Final Fantasy for a few hours. Until your knees are so sore that you pass out from the pain six or seven hours later. That was the plan tonight. Just like the last three nights. But here I am writing this story because I don't know what the hell is going on with the FF14 right now.
Some of the Square Enix forums that are managed by users and you have to be logged in and accepted in that group to even read. Are saying things like you have to download files off of another website. Red and blue and bittorrents and megauplaod. WTF is this? Why doesn't Square Enix have a fix for us. That's when I came across this piece of news from their website.
The Square Enix official news site about the FF14 reads the wrong day. It's only September 5, 2010.
So apparently the servers are down now for emergency maintenance. This has also been going on since early AM. Allegedly.
Don't download no blue or red files off of megaupload. Wtf is a blue and red file?
My big issue here is the Square Enix website. Can we get the date and time right? This is exactly what I was talking about in my other story about the beta. The Square Enix website is BASS ACWARDS. They have the date of Japan and the hours of the Westcoast United States. I don't actually know when any of that news is posted or when the updates are going to take place. It's impossible to get any serious or real help and I'm going to be paying for a monthly service?
Also I go to the Beta site and log in. It redirects me to the regular Square Enix page with your profile and all that stuff. From there I don't know where to go. I close the page and click the direct link back to the beta site and boom redirected the regular page. Am I nubfarm? Is anybody else completely annoyed by this? Please tell that this game hasn't been rushed out before Blizzard can announce the next WOW at Blizzcon. That would be ridiculous.
Fuck it. Now what? All units?
This video is not in English. Does it really matter? There should be plenty of material here to get you started. KAWAII!!!
Don't be a Jimmy special edition of blithering and blathering. E3 2010 blog.
Let me say that this will be in no specific order. Let us get right into it. I want to play the reach multiplayer. I know the campaign will be fun so ... I'm sure it will be cool to play it at the show. Gears of War 3, not a Gears of War guy. I'm not a Call of Duty guy either. That's that for the shooters. I really want to see Brink from Bethesda. I'm not thrilled about the Fallout New Vegas which is made by a different developer this time, Obsidian Entertainment. The same Jimmys that are famous for making sequels to other great games.
In a season of its cars, Gran Turismo 5 is going to be Sony's showcase once again. Promising new and amazing brilliantly designed 3D environments. Wearing glasses are not man. You know what I mean Jimmy. What happened to Africa? Did it come out and I just don't know what I'm talking about? What the fuck was it about? Playing games now like Read Dead, I would love to drive around in a jeep in a living Africa and fuck around. Let be serious here. reipuerto mentions some ridiculous games. Little Big Planet 2, ok ... I know one Jimmy that has actually played that. Nothing about that shit is actually hard core. Maybe there is, I don't know I have never played it. Do you understand what I'm trying to say?
Marvel VS Capcom 3 is very exciting. I cannot wait to see this, I've heard the game is super fast. The graphics are real free flowing and the comic book look is really cool. Marvel VS Capcom 3 will be one at the top of the first to see list. Have another drink Jimmy. Heard.
Final Fantasy XIV is another game at the top of my first to see list. I want a release date. I want to see gameplay. I want to know how frickin' much a month I'm going to get raiped on my bank account to sit in the middle of the town peddling kluptac wolf hides and firestick buns for 20gil each.
The Metroid is the only game I truly interested in seeing and playing. Because I am concered about the gameplay Jimmy. I don't want to have to switch to fist person on-the-fly to fight bosses and stuuuufff. So I want to see how that plays. Epic Mickey if it does look interesting at the show this would move up on my list. I have played some good Disney games in the day. Kingdom Hearts is nubfarm.
Please how about an update on the Vitality Sensor. I'd love to have my Wii hooked up monitoring my vitals while I play Halo Reach or ModNation Racers. ModNation Racers has me screaming at the TV. I love it. Race me. C'mon Iwata what is up with the relaxation game. Here's my Thursday afternoons in early October ... I'm playing the Shit out of Halo Reach multiplayer. The Wii Vitality Sensor is hooked up to my left nipple because I realized while playing it doesn't work on my index finger. The new Wii-laxition game for the Vitality Sensor just game out and I got a great deal on it. Are you following me?
Seriously I'm done with moving with games. A steering wheel might be cool, might be. Natal, no thanks. Sony with Move. LOL. My Uncle Jack Tretton is going to bring it hard at the Press Conference and I can't wait to see what happens. Jack Trenton is not dead.
Star Wars The Old Republic looks to me like it's going to be lacking in graphics. I need to see it in person. Star Wars The Force Unleashed 2, is it made by the same Jimmys? I need to see it in person. Batman Arkham Asylum 2, yes yes. Of course I want to play that game. Nobody knows anything about it right now. No need to rush it. Fable umpteen, I am a fable fan and I will play this game. Crysis 2 is the new Halo killer. Crysis 2? You have to be asking yourself why haven't you heard of Crysis 1, if Crysis 2 is going to be a Halo killer.
Surprise Zelda is still lame. That's going to be a shock for a lot of people. Killzone 3 is good! No not really. Sorry. Pokemon Battle dome Import any pokemon from the last two DS titles and watch them battle it out in 3D on the Wii. Like the old Battle Stadium for the, what system was that the Gamecube? Never mind. The Natal actually lets you import your actual nasty random Jimmy grill and paste it on to your avatar. Or finally put my real face on my multiplayer only Rainbow Six Vegas 4 guy. Thanks.
I'm very excited about E3 2010. I'm tired right now, it's 1 am June 1st, 2010. I agree with BatRastered, the game I want to see most is a game I don't know about. I'm gonna have one more drink. Don't forget about actually being on the E3 show floor. Who will have the best game of the show, or best booth, best schwag, hottest booth babe? I guess that pretty much sums it up.
*I have not read of this at this point. I posted it anyway. Jimmy! I reserve the right to add or edit anything in this story. I'm sure there is something I forgot to say. Something that I REALLYU want to say ...
My brain continues to argue with itself over the Final Fantasy XIV. I have so many issues here Jimmy.
First of all it's on the PC straight away for $74.99 and yes I have to get the collector's edition. If I do not get the collector's edition and really love the game and play it for years. I'll be real upset with myself. Plus I need that Onion Helm and whatever other goodies it comes with.
The Benchmark test: I recently ran the benchmark test, but before I can tell you my results let me share a few tidbits with you. I had to re-install an older version of DirectX to just run the benchmark. Wtf? Then it ran smoothly, but my score well was below the minimum. Maybe because my computer was running an older version of DirectX? My computer is brand new, I have a video card that I bought this year for like $200. It should work right?
What if it doesn't? My computer is how I work[attempt to make a living], I can't work[attempt to make a living] all morning and then have an all night pwnfest on the FF14 and run my computer for 20 hours a day. That shit will fry. Then I'll be addicted for sure by that point, with no FF14 and now no computer to work[attempt to make a living]. So that's that problem. Solution ... be prepared to upgrade.
Waiting for the PS3: Wait until March? Are you crazy? Don't forget about the Onion Helm. Oh and there's the 6 month headstart the rest of the Jimmys will get on you. This time around, I want to start at the very beggining with everyone else.
Backwards compatible PS3: I have one of those rare PS3's that is backwards compatible and is worth thousands according to Ebay. I don't really want to break that either. The current plan is to buy it for the PC and try to control myself. Then when March rolls around, buy another, yes a second PS3 just to play FF14.
I was super addicted to Final Fantasy XI and I know I will get hooked on this one fo sho. The game looks amazing, there are no words for the beauty of it. The Making of a realm vidoc series is absolutely mindboggling. When I think about the jobs and the world and the monsters. It's without a doubt I'm going to get lost with this game.
Estrada says he is getting this game. Gorilla Warbear is still playing FF11 because he was hoping for a Beta key for FF14 or to get something when FF14 comes out. Well he's gonna get something, but I don't care too much for it. Hermes’ Shoes. “Named after an elder god, all but forgotten in the modern age, these gold-tipped shoes have been crafted with the lightest of leathers, making them optimal for use by heralds and noterunners.”
We've already touched on setting up our squad and putting ourselves in different roles for crafting and fighting. This is not good, I'm already drawing charts in bed at night before I go to sleep. I can't stop thinking about which way I want my character to go.
I can't even decide if I want to be a little Jimmy(Lalafell) or an Elf Jimmy(Elezen.) I was a little Jimmy in FF11. I don't want to be a human or the big Gorilla Warbear looking thing. The elves look cool, but I don't know what job I would focus on. At least the little Jimmys look cool doing anything in the game, so I'll probably pick one of them. So then it's decided. I'll a "Lalafell" in FF14.
As far as Jobs go forget about it. I have no idea. I might just level up all different kinds at the beggining. It depends on how many friends I have and if we are actually leveling up together to go do missions and stuff. I like healing, because I don't trust anybody else doing it. I will most definitely choose a trade that will make a lot of money, like medicines or food. Consumable items are the way to go.
It's official, I'm going to pre-order the Final Fantasy XIV. I'm going to promise myself to not let it get out of hand. I can not break my PC, must survive on it until March. Lalafell healer/thief and cooking/medicine master! Look for me when the game comes out. Want to get on the same planet with me? Leave a comment and lets start the Gouki Guild! Don't be a Jimmy!
By: goukijones Jul 5, 2010 | 3 Comments
Video game season draws near. Red Dead Redemption on sale. Deathsmiles Bad Ass Limited Edition. Crackdown 2 Tuesday night pwnfest. Start saving money on every new video game you buy. Don't be a Jimmy!
Yeah the biggest pre-order news of this week is Final Fantasy XIV. You can play 8 days early with the Collector's Edition.
Check out our incredible Final Fantasy pre-launch information hub. Click here.Read full story...
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