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Morgan Webb: Adults Won't Be Insulted By Ratchet And Clank

Morgan Webb is a fixture in the video game world, and although we don't agree with everything she says, we will freely admit the girl loves games. And her latest comment may light a fire under the Nintendo fan crowd that despises journalists who say the Wii is "just for kids."

Now that Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time is on store shelves, it's easy to spot the family-friendly appeal this franchise has always boasted. And technically, one can say the game falls into the same genre as something like Super Mario Galaxy; both are age-appropriate platformers (to some extent). Therefore, perhaps it's only natural that Webb would compare the two, although like we said, it's bound to cause some Nintendo/Sony controversy. She issued the following statement on a recent episode of Attach of the Show:

"...and let’s be honest, there are no other action-platformers out there... This is it, this is it... This is the only game out there for people who like action-platformers. I mean, I guess Mario Galaxy, but Mario Galaxy feels like its aimed so much for kids. Whereas this is like for everyone, but you feel like you’re not being insulted when playing it as an adult."

Of course, those on the Nintendo side of things simply refuse to admit that Webb just might be right, although we will certainly acknowledge the fact that adults can have fun with Super Mario Galaxy. The point Webb is trying to make, however, is that more adults will feel Ratchet and Clank is a bit more suited to their tastes, which is perfectly legitimate. Well, that's our take on it. And hey, does anyone know if Webb is married yet? Just wondering.

Related Game(s): Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time

10/28/2009 10:56:43 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (81 posts)

WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:14:55 PM
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Now that's the type of woman I could get behind...

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Aftab
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:41:36 PM

Turbo Lolllz!!! Behind every great man, there's a great...whuh, wait...

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Aftab
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:50:08 PM

I guess, if she got in that level of discussion about such a game, R&C, and knows what's she's talking about, there's a high likelihood she just might be, will be, or have been reading, here. With that in mind, I withhold any remarks on my thoughts about her, her person, or her bodice in a certain light...

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Thrill Kill
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 3:13:03 PM

i heard she had hairy nipples and the "ninja"

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nogoat23
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:18:36 PM
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Wikipedia tells me that, yes, she is married.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:32:29 AM

Bah. Married the wrong guy.

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HAMCHUNKS
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:33:20 AM

woah,
i have never seen this side of BEN lol very personal
unlike most gaming sites, i like it :)

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Wage SLAVES
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 2:32:41 AM

She is a cuttie a bit of an Xbot, but still.

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MyWorstNightmar
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 6:20:39 PM

Wait, Ben, you are a guy? Judging by your female avatar, I always thought Ben was short for Benjolina. Guess you learn something new every day. J/K.
Ben you are a true profesional, but good to see you still have raging hormones like the rest of us.

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tes37
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:22:59 PM
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I'd like to play a game with her.

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Kowhoho
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:29:16 PM

Jigsaw? Is that really you?

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Aftab
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:51:01 PM

Dressed in that? I'd probably be too distracted.

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Diggity Dan
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 7:51:32 AM

you mean like "hide the weiner"?

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BTNwarrior
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:23:31 PM
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I love both games, but I do admit SMG compaired to R&C is like compairing mickey mouse to shrek, yeah they both are animated comedies but one caters just to kids while the other throws in some adult humor that kids won't get

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:31:10 PM
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Think she plays with sack? I mean sackboy.

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tes37
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:34:44 PM

Stickman and sackboy?

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Scarecrow
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:34:35 PM
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She's wrong

The ONLY thing which Ratchet has over the recent Mario games is the level of difficulty

NOTHING ELSE

Just because Ratchet and Clank has guns doesn't mean it's instantly more for adults than any other platformers

PS: Is Ghosts N Ghoblins for kids too? Hey there's no guns there either

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WorldEndsWithMe
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:41:11 PM

yeah that game was for kids, it was just insanely difficult.

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Kangasfwa
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:08:38 AM

When was the last time you heard a Mario character exclaim "Wow! I haven't seen a tag-team like that since I starred in 'Hero Sandwich!'

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piratedrunk
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 3:11:52 AM

I fully agree. Guns do not equal mature nor does inuendo. The only thing I'm insulted by as an adult is the mindless garbage that comes out of some peoples mouths.

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Orvisman
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 8:56:22 AM

I think she was referring to the story being more adult-oriented than Mario Galaxy. Furthermore, she wasn't badmouthing the older Mario games, just Galaxy. In her mind, Galaxy's story was geared more to kids, which is obvious because it IS Mario and Nintendo.
And let's be honest, R&C is a hybrid platformer/shooter while Galaxy was something else entirely.

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to_far_apart
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:50:30 PM
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While you guys have fun playing games with Morgan Webb, I'll be having my fun with Adriana Lima and Megan Fox. =)

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BTNwarrior
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 @ 11:56:32 PM

good luck getting that to happen

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LowKey
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 5:08:11 AM

You like dat club thumb action eh?

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BlackBriar
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:31:43 PM

I agree, Give me Megan Fox and my heart will be Content haha!

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to_far_apart
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 6:19:44 PM

you know it lol

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A2K78
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:06:17 AM
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I wonder if ms. ever played Skyblazer, Ghouls N Ghost, or even Contra. If anything then she should shut her mouth as there other platformers/action games out there that kick the snot out of Ratchet.



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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:33:21 AM

I don't understand a syllable of that ridiculous content.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:03:36 AM

Are you drunk or is English your second or eighth language?

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King James
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:06:34 AM

He's high on PCP.

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Wage SLAVES
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 6:25:43 AM

Say waaa?

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NeoHumpty
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 8:06:36 AM

Wait! There's a new Skyblazer, Ghouls N Ghosts and Contra out for THIS gen??? Holy crap! I was just wondering what game to buy this week! They must be great.

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Arvis
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:34:16 PM

Peacey P?! I LOOOOVES DA PEACEY P!!

"Crample o stow! Muhchumminuh wow..."

-Arvis

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Bo0mKiiD
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:14:51 AM
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I can't take that lady seriously. Everything she says seems written by others. It might be just me but meh.

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Deleted User
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:03:55 AM

I agree with this guy. It's not just you. Everything she says sounds like it was written by somebody else.

I wouldn't call her an Xbot. More like a PC. That's where she got her start at Tech TV years ago.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:21:40 AM

it is written i guarantee it, she may have a hand in the writing but this isnt "whose line is it anyways" for crying out loud! She and Sessler are hard to take seriously, because they are on t.v. unlike what Ben or Arnold say about something when we know ther are writing there stuff. wait you are writing this stuff right guys?

anyways thats not to say she doesn't say alot of her own feelings but its obvious its scripted, wether she wrote it or not, she always sounds like shes trying to act.

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Kowhoho
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:31:37 AM

I watched them once and to be honest it was a little awkward for the reasons your saying. They just don't seem to be acting genuine and that makes me a little uncomfortable when I watch them for some reason.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:49:29 AM

lol yes your right, they make watching them terribly uncomfortable. its almost like if i didnt know who they were id think they had no idea what they were talking about.

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King James
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:06:14 AM
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You know what I like about Morgan (besides the fact that she's hot)? She is not an xbot. She always has a straight unbiased opinion toward games.

For example, her favorite game in 2009 b4 October...Infamous. She loves the Brutal Legend multi-player. And doesn't like Final Fantasy but understands the power behind the game itself.

I can respect that in anybody, but in a hot woman?!!! Ah.......I need a girl like her.

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johnld
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:19:26 AM

shes an anomaly in the gaming world. kinda like neo in the matrix. except i rather watch her.

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Orvisman
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 9:14:58 AM

She also loved LBP and MGS last year and Killzone 2 and Uncharted this year.

I think she and Adam get a bad rap for being Xbots when they just love games.

The problem with X-Play is that the producers and editors behind the scenes are, for the most part, Xbots. I loved -- past tense because X-play doesn't do this much anymore; it used to be a lot worse -- when X-play would indicate a game was for the 360 during a review or preview when it was obviously a multiplatform game so that anyone watching that didn't know better or doesn't venture outside the 360 section at the videogame store would think it was a 360 exclusive.

You also have to realize that half the time Adam and Morgan, and now Blair Herter (who has quietly been promoted from the news guy to the third host), are just reading the review of a producer or writer on the show. I'm not saying Adam, Morgan, and Blair don't play the games; but let's be honest, with all the games that come out around this time of year, there is no way those three can play and review all the games they review on screen.

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Qwarktast1c
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:07:58 AM
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she's hot

and she likes games

morgan webb FTW!!

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___________
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:14:23 AM
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i think some priority counseling is in order.

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Dancemachine55
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:23:36 AM
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Isn't that pic a little old? Don't get me wrong, Morgan is drop dead gorgeous, but there is a slight difference between what she looked like then and what she looks like now. However, that difference is only slight.

Quite frankly, I'm more entertained by Adam Sessler on Xplay than Morgan. He's hilarious at the best of times.

Check out his review of Tetris Evolution on 360 from Xplay and you'll see what I mean.

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Bo0mKiiD
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:36:26 AM

When he's not skipping through the joke with his extremely fast talking.

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Wage SLAVES
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 2:34:07 AM

@boom

Seems like he's trying to convince us that he is smart...or he just fits the bill of "nerd" perfectly.

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Highlander
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 4:07:50 AM
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Every now and again Morgan Webb shakes off the mental chains that have been placed around her and speaks her mind. I can't stand the way she and Sessler have been bottled up by G4TV and their Xbot nation attitudes. Both used to express a lot more independence of thought and critical thought about games. I can't remember the last time I watched either of them on X-Play and thought that they had done an insightful, thoughtful job. It's years ago I am sure.

She's absolutely right of course...and clearly she rocks, though that goes without saying, I will still say it.

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LowKey
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 5:05:58 AM
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Morgan is finger lickin good, I'd take that with a side of fries any day.

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LowKey
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 6:28:07 AM
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Who the hell is spamming the thumbs down? I think someone has a widdil cwush on Morgan and doesn't want anyone to say anything about his imaginary girlfriend. Probably gets a little too close to the poster of her on his wall.

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Gone
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:32:44 AM

It's Ben, he does not want you talking about his wife like that.
j/k Ben (^0^)

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leatherface
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:43:01 AM

it's her husband. RUN!!!!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 3:26:45 PM

Not me, My imaginary girlfriend got pregnant so I left her.

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kevinater321
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 6:50:12 AM
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Yeah, Mario is for kids. R&C is for someone who is matue, not necessarily adults up though. I woudn't have the same feeling of acconplishment when i beat a mario game or a R&C. But like someone said above about mickey and shrek was 100% correct.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:29:51 AM

apparently im not mature becuase mario i still play and super mario galaxy on the wii was good.

none the less i dont agree that you say its for mature people, but i will say that as a gamer mario has always offered a good experience, and so has R&C. as a "mature" gamer im no more insulted by either franchise, as both put out good games. When mario is no longer delightful and starts looking at his flowers and calling them pretty, rather than eating them and causing destruction with his fireball, then ill change my thoughts.

i do see a parent looking at mario and thinking of there child first though, rather than picking up R&C and saying this is for me too.

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Highlander
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:25:44 AM

Kev, I think you're missing something very important here. But that's alright, you're not alone, a lot of people miss it.

A video game is not automatically mature just because it features lots of blood and gore, swearing, nudity and violence. Sure those are things that earn a M (mature) rating. However there is a huge difference between the maturity of something and it's suitability, The M rating is a quantification of what audience a game is suitable for. It's a measure of age. Maturity is a measure of how grown up someone is, and the level of maturity of a person can differ from their age wildly. Does the use of violence, blood, swearing and nudity make a game more mature in the sense of grown up, or is it perhaps true to say that an emphasis on such things might actually be a sign of immaturity?

Secondly, a video game like Ratchet and Clank is neither an adult game nor a kids game. It's simply a video game, and a classic one at that. You can tell - when playing them - that most R&C games are not intended for kids, either because they are a little hard, the humor is above their heads and the character dialog is just a little too edgy for kids.

But, tell me, does a game have to be blood, swearing and violence to be for grown ups? Can't a grown up play with a toy? Can't a grown up play with a fun game without all the gritty realism and stuff? It seems to me that R&C is a game that appeals to truly mature, grown up gamers as much as any shooter does. Why? Because it has all the gameplay without all the needless distractions of blood/gore, swearing, nudity and/or violence. Does a game need these things to appeal to a truly mature person?

The rating of a game is about it's content, not the maturity of the gamers playing it. A game that is colorful, fun and light hearted can still involve complex and challenging game play, and be entertaining without being targeted at the Blue's Clues crowd.

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tes37
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:47:25 AM

@ Highlander

I remember playing Ratchet and Clank with my daughter and finding that I was the only one laughing at some of the jokes in the game. When she inquired about why I was laughing, I of course did not explain. So I agree that kids were not the target audience even though they are included.

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piratedrunk
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 2:29:50 PM

I agree with you highlander and it still applies to Mario Galaxy. It definitely contains complex involving gameplay just perhaps not quite to the same degree that R&C does. If someone were so inclined to find all of the stars in Galaxy they would come up against many incredibly well designed puzzles and challenges.

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Ricochet
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 6:58:32 AM
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Lucky guy to be with her. Mario is designed for the kids in mind (doesn't mean adults can't enjoy the franchise). Ratchet & Clank is a bit more intricate and more fitting for older audiences (doesn't mean children can't enjoy the franchise).

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JackC8
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 8:32:12 AM
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I couldn't even imagine playing Mario - the music alone would drive me insane within 5 minutes. Ratchet and Clank, though not something I would buy, is something that I could at least find some enjoyment in if I were to play it. Honestly, when I hear about adults, or even young adults, being excited that a new Mario game is coming out...it really makes me shake my head. Different strokes for different folks I guess.

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Club80
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 9:15:48 AM
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ManJaw Webb only repeats what Adam says. She adds no new insights, except when the topic is WoW. Plus, when does looking like a tranny=hot?

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Bo0mKiiD
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:10:40 AM

THANK YOU! Manjaw webb? haha. Not a tranny thought more like a shemale, they look a little more female-ish.

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Highlander
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:35:31 AM

@Club80 and Bo0mKiiD

Personally, I find both your opinions to be offensive and insulting. I guarantee you'd never say anything like what you posted to her face. It's easy to be so personally insulting when you can hide behind the Internet isn't it? No consequences to your abuse huh?

Cowards.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 10:55:08 AM
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For my part, I don't really have a problem with Morgan. Like I said in the article, I may not agree with her all the time, but I'm not about to say she doesn't play games, and she only reads a script written for her. I'm willing to bet a lot of money that this isn't true.

As for her looks, I don't think she's the most beautiful person on the planet or anything like that, but she's certainly attractive. She does need cleaner, more feminine lines in her face but other "lines" make up for it. ;)

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Gone
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:02:09 AM

Butterface

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Highlander
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:31:56 AM

Morgan is a gamer, she's been doing X-play for years now, and way back in the day when she ans Sessler had a free hand it was pretty clear that she has a mind, and plays the games.

As for her looks, Morgan Webb strikes me as one of those women who is beautiful despite any imperfections she may have because she is confident in her self, and feels good about herself.

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bigrailer19
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 11:56:45 AM

she is a gamer, she does play games, and im sure she has insight to what she is reading from which is an obvious distraction watching her, and i'd spend a night with her no questions asked, except im "committed" so under those circumstances i wouldnt :). i sounded horrible there, needless to say she is pretty!

the point i wanna make is its obvious she reads from a script, and she tries really hard to make it sound real, thats its hard to watch. i know she may have good insight sometimes, but when she expresses some things i get terribly embarrassed for her and sessler. that whole show comes off gimmicky because its hard to watch and take either of them seriously, becuase of there poor acting skills, not to mention sessler tries to make everything a joke with his poor sense of humor!

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Highlander
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 1:49:31 PM

@bigtrailer,

It wasn't always this way my friend. Sessler and Webb and the old skool X-play were informative, entertaining, and always seemed less scripted and more spontaneous. These days, it's not so informative, somewhat formulaic and clearly scripted - including more than occasional trips into monotone associated with reading from a script...

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bigrailer19
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 2:38:21 PM

thats good to hear becuase i dont dis like her! and you can tell she has a passion for games its just sometimes that passion seems fake behind her very un-enthusiastic, sarcastic sounding expressions!

maybe she is just tired of her job if it was good to watch then lol idk . maybe shes just grown unhapy with x-play! I know I have!

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Karosso
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:17:49 PM
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She is not that hot... sorry. NYC has me spoiled with so many hot chicks everywhere you turn :)

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Zorigo
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 12:50:39 PM
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no action platformers.
WHAT THE HELL IS THE UNCHARTED SERIES?

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Cole
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 2:46:32 PM
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I had a vaguely disturbing encounter with some of the neighbourhood kids recently. It left me wondering how many children actually play so-called 'kiddy' games, like Ratchet and Mario.

Think about it, these franchises have been around for years. Many of us grew up with them(myself included) and still enjoy these games, even as adults. I reckon the fanbase for both games,consists of a big chunk of adults.

But, back to those kids now. I live in a culdesac, where most of the neighbours have children between the ages of 6 and 18. I get along with them pretty well, mostly because I look a lot younger than I actually am.(I'm 24, but I look about 18 or 19.)Anyway, so a group of kids come up to me and ask :
Kid :'Do you have a PS2?'
Me :'Yeah, why?'
Kid :'Will you lend us a game?'
Me :'Sure, what are you looking for? I have Ratchet and Clank, Sly Raccoon, Jak and Daxter...'
Kid :'.........?'
Me :'You've never heard of those games...?'
Kid :'No. Do you have Grand Theft Auto?'
Me :'Uhhhhh...'
Kid :'How about, Call of Duty, or God of War?'
Me :'Geez kid, how old are you?'

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Bonampak
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 7:53:34 PM

LOL Exactly. Kids, they play what's popular these days. Games such as GTA or the Guitar Hero/Rockstar games.

You talk about Mario and R&C, and you're talking about gamers in their mid 20's and late 30's. So if you go around the web, you'll notice that Morgan's words hurt because a lot of adults who aren't as insecure as she is, don't mind playing Mario games.

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dveisalive
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 3:18:50 PM
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shes ugly! she looks like a dude anyways we need more girl gamers but not ugly ones like morgan, she has a nice rack also etc....

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WorldEndsWithMe
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 3:48:46 PM

she aint perfect but I wouldn't kick her out of bed, if you would you might want to re-evaluate your sexual orientation.

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therabbitkinge
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 4:57:44 PM
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I can't wait for the day when women and games are a more common pairng so us male gamers don't look like drooling idiots whenever someone like Morgan "Man jaw" Webb comes along and agrees with us.

Its making us seem a tad desperate and I personally don't respect her opinion because I can never tell when its scripted or actually her own words.

Aside from attack of the show none of the G4 staffers seem human and the nerd model pairing for each show got old when you realize a majority of the women didn't play games...

In short I sort of agree with her but I can't see why we make a big deal out of a hot female gamer, I know tons and we have to stop putting them on our trophy shelves so damned much or they will always be an awkward aspect of the gaming community.

(Just felt like ranting today plus she really creeps me out lol ^_^)

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therabbitkinge
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 5:09:56 PM
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In my opinion the hottest woman on the G4 network (if she's still there, wouldn't know cause my cables been down to support my gaming habit lol) is Layla Kaylee ^_^ wouldn't mind spending a day with her ^_^

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JMO_INDY
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 5:29:23 PM
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Shes a great host, and very beautiful in my opinion, shes got a very classic beauty to her, but i think AOTS is the best of G4, Kevin is the bomb, but Web Soup is pretty damn hilarious, Chris Hardwick is awesome as well, "Twitter, Mock Mock" haha.

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LittleBigMidget
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 5:38:18 PM
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LMAO a bunch of guys waiting in line for Morgan. Good luck with making that dream a reality.

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LowKey
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 7:40:15 PM
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Hmmmm, somebody is immature. I know it's not a big deal but I think someone really is spammin thumbs down, the paranoia has gotten hold lol, but every post has at least 1 thumb down, except 3, Worlds last post, nightmares post and to fars post, mabey your servers haunted Ben, it is close to halloween. I dunno. And yes you are right I do have nothing better to do at the moment.

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Bonampak
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 7:47:09 PM
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You know, Morgan Webb might be afraid to look like a fool, but she sure doesn't help that cause when she says such nonsense in front of millions of basement dwellers. I kid.

But c'mon. You seriously have to be a huge fanboy to deny Super Mario games their excellence when it comes to game design. Just ask Gabe Newell about his admiration for Super Mario 64. I guess he's not afraid his ballsack will fall off for playing Mario games. MORGAN Webb on the other hand, just wants to cater the hardcore base (the ones that bust a nut whenever she's on) thus her dissin' Mario like that. She must be proud.

And yeah, the story is extremely weak in most of those Mario games (save the princess-The End). That's exactly why Miyamoto said that the SMG sequel will not have much of a story. And that's good in my book.

The whole "R&C does not make you look like a fool because you constantly shoot things with guns" thing just keeps the stereotype alive that we core gamers are all about shooting things down. And that's BS! I for one play all types of games from every type of genre. Not just shooters.

And for the record, R&C games are fairly easy experiences.

IMO, both R&C and SM are just games designed to be fun. For ALL ages. If you're a gamer, you'll enjoy both franchises. Unless you happen to be a fanboy, then you'll just pick one over the other. Like Miss Webb did.

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piratedrunk
Thursday, October 29, 2009 @ 8:50:35 PM

haha exactly what I was thinking. This Morgan fellow seems to be sure her ballsack will fall off just for playing mario.

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