Planning Out the Rest of 2017’s Game Purchases

2017 has been uncharacteristically stacked, as far as video game releases go. Thus far we’ve seen an incredible array of games in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, NieR: Automata, Resident Evil VII, Splatoon 2, ARMS, Prey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nioh, Injustice 2, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and Yakuza 0, with smaller titles like Cosmic Star Heroine, Tacoma, Rime, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, and What Remains of Edith Finch? also winning over the hearts of many.

And the crazy part? There’s even more in the pipeline for the next five months — Super Mario Odyssey has “game of the year” contender written all over it, not to mention Metroid: Samus Returns on 3DS, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Destiny 2, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony, Star Wars: Battlefront II, Fire Emblem Warriors, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, The Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Vampyr, Crackdown 3, and Horizon: Zero Dawn’s upcoming DLC, The Frozen Wild.

Yeah. That’s pretty fucking intense.

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Four in February is Complete!*

As predicted, I ended up playing a different list of games for Four in February than initially planned. If you recall, I decided on Megadimension Neptunia VII, MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune vs Zombies, Freedom Planet, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. That definitely didn’t happen.

However, I have managed to finish four games! Well, there’s that asterisk up there for a reason, so I guess I should explain.

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The Bounty Board: Tracking my 2017 Game Completions

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The purpose of this post is to keep track of my game completions throughout 2017, in a rarely seen optimistic attempt at slaying the never-ending backlog. To topple a giant, you either stab it in the eye or hack away at its ankles. I’m… not really sure where I was going with that, but hey, #inspirationalquotes and stuff.

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