With so many different genres represented in the Xbox GamePass program, I noticed a lot of games that either personally seemed interesting or people that I know really enjoyed. The problem was that those games tended to fall well out of my wheelhouse. I'm anti-social for the most part and haven't really played games with … Continue reading [NEW SERIES] A Week With…
I'm still on my JRPG hiatus after finishing up Cold Steel 3, which means I'm still playing through Far Cry 3 Classic on my Xbox One. I never finished it back on the 360, but I'm enjoying the hell out of it right now. It's become the perfect game to just go full Zen mode, … Continue reading It’s the Freakin Weekend! What Are You Playing?
I absolutely LOVED Until Dawn -- it was the reason I bought a PS4 in the first place -- so I was stoked to see the folks at Supermassive working on a multi-platform series of smaller, similar horror titles, beginning with last year's Man of Medan. I did not like it, though. Man of Medan … Continue reading [TRAILER] The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Gives Me A… Little… Hope. God Damnit.
I *finally* did it! I was an early adopter of the Xbox 360, but it took me forever to reach my personal goal of 100,000 gamerscore on the platform. This is chump change to Xbox lifers who rarely split their time between their consoles, but to me, it's a huge deal. I reached my goal … Continue reading [MILESTONE] 100,000G on Xbox
The current console generation is nearing its end, but I'm finding it difficult getting excited about the upcoming releases of the new bigger, more powerful boxes. This mainly has to do with my atrocious backlog -- I have a lot of games I still want to play and the Nintendo Switch still feels incredibly new. … Continue reading Thinking About Next-Gen
Most of my week was spent running errands since my grandmother is staying with us for a few weeks. She's 84 and high risk for COVID, but lives alone since my uncle/her son passed away in December. She needs to see a shoulder specialist so I brought her down to SC to stay with us … Continue reading It’s the Freakin Weekend! What Are You Playing?
There aren't many series in the realm of role-playing games that feature titles with continuous narratives. Final Fantasy, Persona, Dragon Quest... most, if not ALL of the new releases from these major players typically arrive as stand-alone experiences. Therein lies the rarity of The Legend of Heroes universe -- which contains three unique series under … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4)
I did it! I FINALLY finished The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III! 90 hours later, the credits have rolled and I have more questions than answers -- which is good! The series ends this fall and I cannot wait. Since I'll be reviewing Cold Steel 3, I don't want to go into … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! What Are You Playing?
ONE DAY I WILL FINISH TRAILS OF COLD STEEL III, I SWEAR TO FUCKING GOD! I did manage to squeeze in two small games from my Xbox backlog last week, though. Coffee Talk is a narrative-driven adventure game about conversing with your customers and serving them their desired drinks. I loved it (and reviewed it). … Continue reading It’s the Freakin Weekend! What Are You Playing?
During all of this self-isolation stuff, I've been using my free time to chip away at my atrocious backlog, and one of those games just happened to be the Indonesian-developed indie Coffee Talk. And I loved it. The game takes place in a fantasy-sprinkled Seattle in the year 2020, with humans living among the likes … Continue reading ‘Coffee Talk’ is a Fantasy Barista Sim With Loads of Character