Category Archives: videogames

I played Demon’s Souls again.

2021 has not been a big year for finishing games. Honestly, most of that is because I keep getting sucked into MMOs. Demon’s Souls is only the fourth game I’ve cleared, and the main motivating factor was that I chanced … Continue reading

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Hey, we’re getting some Fatal Frame this year after all.

Two things came out of Nintendo’s E3 presentation that I am extremely happy about. First, more Rabbids. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was one of my favorite games from the Switch’s launch year, and the sequel looks like a blast. … Continue reading

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Bootstrapping, WoW style.

Back on WoW after taking four months off because the game had felt a little stagnant. In that time, they’ve made some QoL changes that have reduced the grind a little and made the central goal (your character has numbers, … Continue reading

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I’m Catching These Again

Pokémon Shield, AKA The One With The Rainbow Pony Pokémon, marks my third time with the series.  I started with Pokémon Moon, which was more or less an impulse buy based on upcoming international flights that were going to have … Continue reading

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Fatal Frame 20th Anniversary: Preparing for Disappointment

Considering how many big franchises saw their debuts – or at least highly significant entries – in 2001, this year is going to see a lot of “20th Anniversaries” that companies can use to extort some nostalgia-fueled dollars our of … Continue reading

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Console Names, Confusing:

I didn’t expect to be joining the ranks of next-generation console owners quite so soon after launch, because – what with the worldwide semiconductor shortage, Corona-chan keeping everyone at home, and stimulus money flying around – it seems like every … Continue reading

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14 Years Blog

Big anniversary today.  Not, admittedly, as big as the 10th anniversary which Nintendo celebrated by releasing an entirely new console and a pretty decent Elder Scrolls knockoff, but still a day to commemorate.  I did so by walking to the … Continue reading

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Densha De Go! Densha De Go! Densha De Go Go Go!

I bought another train game. Much like the last train game I played – Densha De Go! Pocket Yamanote-Sen – this game is all about driving a commuter train in a big circle around Tokyo, carefully adhering to a timetable … Continue reading

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OK, I’ll say something about Shadowlands now.

My last post about WoW was talking about how it would not be the first MMORPG I would recommend to anyone, and that my recommendation would absolutely be that a newcomer to the genre should try FFXIV instead. On the … Continue reading

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