[WEEKEND GAMING] A Haunted Lighthouse and a Space Station Full of Corpses

Happy Halloween weekend, folks! What haunted games are we playing? My partner is playing through Mass Effect for the first time and she's in for a treat. For me, though, I'm splitting my time between Final Fantasy XIII (just reached Palumpolum where Lightning and Fang team up for the first time), Prey, and In Sound … Continue reading [WEEKEND GAMING] A Haunted Lighthouse and a Space Station Full of Corpses

[WEEKEND GAMING] Sneaking Through the Spirit World and Renaissance Point-and-clicks

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Final Fantasy XIII will continue to be my long-term "chip away at" game for the next few weeks (or months), so I won't be including it in my weekly wrap-ups unless something important happens. For now, I'm still somewhere in what the game considers "disc 1" farming Aegisols in the … Continue reading [WEEKEND GAMING] Sneaking Through the Spirit World and Renaissance Point-and-clicks

[WEEKEND GAMING] Steampunk JRPGs, Dangerous Jewelry, and Chatting With Friendos!

I started the week off by diving into a brand new JRPG, being Sega's soft reboot of Sakura Wars on PS4. I'm familiar with the series, having imported one of the games on the Saturn and Dreamcast, though purely for collection purposes. I played a friend's copy of the Wii game for a few hours … Continue reading [WEEKEND GAMING] Steampunk JRPGs, Dangerous Jewelry, and Chatting With Friendos!

[WEEKEND GAMING] Prehistoric Caveboys, PS5 Reveal, and Tip-toeing Around The Shadows!

Wait, why isn't this called "It's the Freakin Weekend" anymore? Well, I'll tell you. It's an R. Kelly quote from his song "Ignition" and the dude is a huge piece of shit. So here we are. Most of my free time has been split between leveling a new Half-orc Barbarian in Neverwinter with the girlfriend's … Continue reading [WEEKEND GAMING] Prehistoric Caveboys, PS5 Reveal, and Tip-toeing Around The Shadows!

It’s the Freakin Weekend! What Are You Playing?

My girlfriend and I managed to finish Maneater last night, which wasn't as fun as we were hoping. The humor was genuinely funny and the locales were unique (bravo to that since the game is underwater), but we were both super frustrated by the controls and erratic camera that seriously got in the way of … Continue reading It’s the Freakin Weekend! What Are You Playing?