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Jonathan Ore @Jon_Ore Toronto, Ontario

Senior writer/editor for @CBCRadio online. @OnThatShelf emeritus. Won't stop talking about video games. Intermittent grammar pedant.

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Joined Twitter 9/25/09


@ckunzelman Haven't played it since it came out but iirc it had this weird abstract sequence where Joker basically… https://t.co/MDLdndQtj9Thank you, I thought I was the only one https://t.co/i7FUdRCmYXThere's no difference between having a few art deco statues in your living room and having a couple of Optimus Prime figures on the mantle
Retweeted by Jonathan OreEvergreen reminder!! If you're not focusing on retaining marginalized people, we can't be there to become mentors… https://t.co/EZC9tZZhLa
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2/24
2020
On @checkupcbc today: Wet'suwet'en blockades continue. Joining me @ellisbross @1Bob_Chamberlin @lenzyj @BobRae48 &… https://t.co/mjpxSl10PZ
Retweeted by Jonathan OreEnvironmental storytelling https://t.co/XU1uv9VjhrHey, so I’ll be wrestling in Toronto in a few weeks and I’m not sure if I’ll be in a tag team match or not but I mi… https://t.co/Vd3wEIvWQm
Retweeted by Jonathan Oreliterally shaking right now @ the memories https://t.co/S6HzhMMasS*popcorn_eating.gif* https://t.co/q8a30O6wxm
2/23
2020
@flarkcon @gollydrat https://t.co/diwxJkHulx
2/22
2020
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Retweeted by Jonathan OreI don't see why Bloomberg thinks that Sanders owning three houses is a bad thing when there's a reasonable argument… https://t.co/Pvj84FNtL3
Retweeted by Jonathan OreThe Royal Rumble comparison is at least partly apt because I'm pretty sure the first round of debates had about 30… https://t.co/vWCiBa7Qwf @kierongillen Hell yes to Shockwave murdering all your favs https://t.co/AGCoPWtrbAIs this what Ninja was talking about re: losing in a video game https://t.co/otDGi5EwfLInspired by the What Movie Traumatized You As A Kid... what *comic* traumatized you as a kid. I'll start. TRANSFO… https://t.co/QoZOtfz4Px
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2/20
2020
@Mak_Returnofthe nah, it was always those soft Italian-ish buns like the ones you find at a supermarketUnironically want this. https://t.co/8795lyFDbwI would prefer female Transformers figures that are not designed by hentai artists, YMMV
2/19
2020
Sokrates out here going all "DEBATE ME" and questioning the worth of a man's life when the real answer is I hit the… https://t.co/3HHT0O3bpgi dont know why i made this https://t.co/ZhdccaEu38
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore"The way this WWE Network documentary spins the beginning of World Wrestling Entertainment might be the most blatan… https://t.co/aDzV0Qg4wWMost G1 stans are older than millennials. https://t.co/Il2h2TN7p9 @dkaszor It's more the strange name for the seriesMy reaction when someone recommends Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans https://t.co/msDkDTGIsXThe Sonic movie is the best example of adapting a video game to a movie, because a ton of people crunched to finish… https://t.co/edX208HevV
Retweeted by Jonathan OreIs it just me or is there a huge amount of PS5 rumour or fake news-esque stories out there online? I keep getting r… https://t.co/lItyDlph76
2/18
2020
Relying on U.S. wire-service reviews of American movies is obviously depressing. But this is a devastating blow for… https://t.co/yWUCG5ksoi
Retweeted by Jonathan Orewhen senpai finally notices you #NXTTakeOver https://t.co/kE7uH1jU2A
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2/17
2020
I would watch the hell out of a show with @mattwasfunny & @AnnaRoisman as a regular duo/hosts https://t.co/gtJkAhfsjIThe 2006 version of Sonic the Hedgehog is notoriously bad. It was glitchy, frustrating, and had some pretty bizarre… https://t.co/cxLt5b1Pt3
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2/16
2020
Sami Zayn is doing a "protest song" segment on WWE Smackdown tonight. In Vancouver. Uh.Goldust says trans rights https://t.co/cCQG6nxJwC
2/15
2020
"Okay, so get this. For our final act, we're disrupting ... employment" https://t.co/sEnfHcXJTJAww man. I still liked playing once in a while. https://t.co/5JR9BFSq9OJust a heads up for anyone planning on seeing the Sonic the Hedgehog movie today. https://t.co/3iF4WSOa0O
Retweeted by Jonathan OreUntitled Goose Game wins Game of the Year at D.I.C.E. Awards 2020 https://t.co/88j8X3FNLr
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore @geekunicornweb Canonically, deer tongue. I don't know how helpful this all is though
2/14
2020
There's another mercenary after you. "Oh, okay -- " And he's RIGHT HERE attacking you RIGHT NOW. "Oh damn it" And h… https://t.co/XMjs9UCTl6I should point out: As far as I can tell, at no point should @TOMediaArts have NEEDED to prove it could maintain pr… https://t.co/LqNdtxW50z
Retweeted by Jonathan OreFinally playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey. I've just been tasked with finding bear testicles to make a viagra elixir for a horny old woman.Move over, #WWE. Pro wrestling shows like Glam Slam and Effy's Big Gay Brunch are subverting what you thought you k… https://t.co/GLeBMQWZR1
Retweeted by Jonathan OreHere's a greatest hits compilation of all the hits @mattgallowaycbc took during his pro #wrestling session with… https://t.co/miDq6uoWvr
Retweeted by Jonathan OreWe have a new hobby. https://t.co/oU4GD5aK63
Retweeted by Jonathan OreFriendly Reminder: Jaleel White is the first actor to voice Sonic the Hedgehog. #BHM https://t.co/toiuw7lsOc
Retweeted by Jonathan OreThere's a professional wrestling renaissance happening in Vancouver. @mattgalloway met up with @ECCW's… https://t.co/OxO0Vbo9F6
Retweeted by Jonathan OreTIL the SparkNotes Twitter account is unspeakably Extremely Online https://t.co/evmIq07fGe😮 https://t.co/gLlOfrIrHWSega Bass PhishingSo I yesterday I got a lesson in how to be a pro wrestler (#yvr is a hotbed of pro wrestling... who knew?). Today I… https://t.co/9lzA7mPQX1
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2/13
2020
We've been asking "Is E3 still relevant?" every year for the last decade and change, but I think it's actually neve… https://t.co/825oGPrEM2 @flarkcon "oh god, did I just sign away my work in a stealth EULA"Cooking up the most ridiculous thing I've ever done for the CBC. You're going to want to listen to @TheCurrentCBC t… https://t.co/qaG8f5ubOb
Retweeted by Jonathan OreExcali ... poor?? https://t.co/BU85B5Oix5Oh my god I just found the .wav-to-mp3 converter in VLC Player what have I been DOING with my lifewhy all the hot girls from the same country? like where even is 🏳️‍🌈?
Retweeted by Jonathan OreThe loser is not the only one hurt. The winner who had to hurt the loser is also hurting. | Kabuki Klash | Arcade https://t.co/ePLl7mQPwP
Retweeted by Jonathan OreWanted to be a mechanic, but always broke whatever he tried to fix. | Phantasy Star II | Sega Genesis https://t.co/KvBkF2BFyZ
Retweeted by Jonathan OreThat's a wrap on our special forum on the future of Vancouver's Chinatown, hosted by @mattgallowaycbc. If you miss… https://t.co/CvZUPKPC0u
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore @ycc_yvr With the @ycc_yvr, Chow runs pop-up mahjong socials and Cantonese lessons — describing the approach as "ad… https://t.co/sELB7NE3E4
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore @EscoBlades I remember tons of people with their 3DSs before the show/at intermission at the last game music concer… https://t.co/cbRtwXeB3T @EscoBlades Do people still StreetPass like mad at these showsComing soon ... https://t.co/Xx7z0og3uy
2/12
2020
@patrickklepek My favourite ones are where it's a video of a person playing the game on their phone, perfectly fram… https://t.co/XPNn3faPThreading "Get Cereal" in Terry Bogard's voice https://t.co/GGSiFawbiY @mle_chung Yeah the list only had the mainline games otherwise it'd be four times as long. I remember CC having a l… https://t.co/uxPAkPoftrAccurately summarizes Final Fantasy X as "mansplaining framed as a love story" https://t.co/CM1PpAU1ks👇 https://t.co/sISZiJnnWk @JamesRRubec It's all real bad (the overall political centrism idea has NOT aged well) but none of that comes close… https://t.co/dPgCHAoYjGI'm sorry, but W H A T https://t.co/qgdwmPoIe5I forgot how overwrought (self-indulgent?) the end of Bioshock Infinite was. It kinda feels like a worse version of… https://t.co/Vf8xRrdoQZ
2/11
2020
@LurkerLocal @MrBrandonStroud I wonder if the MTV era is gettable for the Network?Anthem, 2019's most famous disaster in games, will be redone. The trend of big budget second chances continues. https://t.co/amPsfpluCO
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore @MrBrandonStroud Are your Heat recaps on hiatus (HiATUS) now? Understandable since there's so much wrestling on TV these days of course.aaaaaaand ... the site is down. https://t.co/nwduRMbU1QCatching up on Oscars talk with @glasneronfilm & @ZulekhaNathoo's online chat Q&A https://t.co/wrc6pUC07rMostly a good list, though I wonder if Mania's inconsistent boss battles might knock if down a notch for me. https://t.co/hIBdhXRWDdTry to cling to this joy you feel now next year when the entire Oscar ceremony is Tom Hanks walking solemnly on sta… https://t.co/IIXEokasU8
Retweeted by Jonathan OreFun fact: a very high % of the people on a film set are in unions, and basically no one in a VFX house is. A cynic… https://t.co/30mVMqXTJN
Retweeted by Jonathan OrePetition for the Oscars to include a Halftime Show with JLo & Shakira for the non-movie buffs in the crowdVanquish https://t.co/MfWyEbp7Nd
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2/10
2020
Bioshock 2 (and Minerva's Den) featured characters who I actually cared for and, in some cases, worried about their… https://t.co/aY5zo0j1KL @loudmouthjulia Does "Party Size" on the Nacho Doritos bag mean very big or very small?It's been ten years since BioShock 2 and four years since this piece. I stand by it: BioShock 2 is great and Minver… https://t.co/dotspYJfdc
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore @jasonvermes Papyrus stan here @Danielleri Just did this a few weeks ago. I definitely holds up. Aged better than the others in a lot of ways imo. @jasonjkee Burial at Sea started off really strong, but I think I hate what it ended up doing with its characters a… https://t.co/C1cGusV7oO
2/9
2020
Hot damned if Bioshock Infinite doesn't look gorgeous on current platforms. It's still got one of the most beautifu… https://t.co/zPFVrlg6cT @Fobwashed The @DocProjectCBC did a radio documentary about this with some explanation of the science behind it a l… https://t.co/NLN4I3vIP2In a secretly made recording, Coun. Jim Karygiannis is heard aggressively policing his constituents over alleged by… https://t.co/woCwM1dvpF
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2/8
2020
When your TV doesn't have plugs for the A/V cables and you need to get an RF switch https://t.co/N0EevxQ61AAnd do you, chair girl, take coronavirus plane guy,
Retweeted by Jonathan OreA gathering of Marvel and Capcom folks drawn on the iPad in procreate. #holidaydrawing https://t.co/AhicmkLRAM
Retweeted by Jonathan Orecleaned everything up into something i can be Proud Of https://t.co/AHJMAT51dr
Retweeted by Jonathan Ore @navalang maybe, but there's gotta be healthier (and less constant) ways of doing it @navalang I've never really agreed with the idea because it would rarely provoke actual dialogue between parties. i… https://t.co/IttCCvpVmW
2/7
2020
Are you a game journalist in the Greater Toronto Area? Interested in writing for not one but two local outlets? CON… https://t.co/f4GNVChxwe
Retweeted by Jonathan Orecontemplating whether I'm at the stage of my life where I want to buy and build three more Ikea bookshelvesThe party truly never stops with @SuperKingofBros and @PeteDunneYxB! #WWENXT https://t.co/dgovjZj0WI
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2/6
2020

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