Monthly Archives: June 2016

I guess I should play this; I bought the sequel already.

Well, the Steam Summer Sale has been a little disappointing this year, owing to no daily deals and no flash sales and no metagame or anything like that.  Also I feel like I already own, like, 90% of everything on … Continue reading

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Lifeless Planet

OK, so I don’t gush a lot and usually it’s because whatever game I’m playing has top-tier waifus to fit every taste, but OMG Lifeless Planet. The shtick is, you’re an astronaut who volunteered for a one-way trip to a … Continue reading

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A Mascot’s Not Dead While His Name Is Still Spoken

So, we have a policy at work right now where everyone needs to use up a week of their vacation time by the end of July.  Nothing ominous there, no, not at all.  It couldn’t possibly be indicative of trying … Continue reading

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Ninja Blade, seriously? That’s the name?

Ninja Blade is one of those games that must have been very cheap at some point, or perhaps part of a bundle, because the name is so ridiculously generic that I can’t think of any other reason it would have … Continue reading

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Gone Home, or, “I take my eyes off you guys for a few months and everything goes straight to heck: The Game”

Gone Home isn’t my usual sort of game.  There are no bikini ninjas and absolutely nothing explodes. It’s one of those games, like Dear Esther, that gets rather uncharitably lumped into the category of “Walking Simulator”, and similarly it has … Continue reading

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Did I Actually Just Finish Bloodborne?

Yes. Yes, I did. Going from “OK, I’m going to man up and try this Demon’s Souls thing” to, two months later, finishing the last of From Software’s series of rather brutal RPGs has been an interesting experience.  It’s made … Continue reading

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Cleric Beast Beatdown

After finishing Estival Versus, I had three PS4 games sitting on my shelf taunting me from their shrinkwrap.  Two of them – Nights of Azure and Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess – are JRPGs that heavily emphasize the general bustiness … Continue reading

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