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Astral Chain is cool but I’m going to be honest: I’d trade every one of these fucking Legions for a jump button. I’m confident saying you could skip this one and not miss what makes Platinum great.

 
 
 
 

Astral Chain has the steepest learning curve of any Platinum game I’ve ever played, barring W101 and Infinite Space. Fuck.

 
 
 

CDPR: “We’re pleased to announce Cyberpunk 2077 will have post-launch multiplayer!” Nintendo: “Hold my Kero Kero Kola.” (Also, Proto Man and Zero, but no X skin? Where’s my boy, Sakurai? He was in 4!)

 
 
 

Just finished Control. Remedy’s finest work to date. I liked how both James McCaffrey and Matthew Porretta played major roles in yet another passing-of-the-torch to the next Remedy protagonist. I probably missed Quantum Break references though.

 
 
 

GUESS WHAT TIME IT IIIIIIIIS! I’m going to be streaming Control as much of this weekend as possible, so leer at me on https://twitch.tv/shibboletho around noon EST I guess. *Edit*: LIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!


 
 
 

Found these in the attic. Manuals, too. SSB cartridge is missing, and I don’t know if Goldeneye still works but it’s in there. I wonder what they’re worth. #thanksmom


 
 
 
 

Yo, my friend has finally gone professional artist and did the art for this Munchkin-like card game. He doesn't see any additional revenue from sales, but if you see this game somewhere, take a look. It's called The Adventurers. I'll put a link below.

 
 
 

All of my favorite wallpapers have come from the incredible Omer Tunc: https://www.artstation.com/mertun <3


 
 
 

The FFIX music bug has supposedly been fixed on the Switch. Can anyone confirm?

 
 
 
 

SGDQ crossed the $3M mark. Incredible.

 
 
 

Four years ago, Koji Igarashi initiated a Kickstarter campaign for what was basically a new Castlevania. I immediately dropped about 1/3rd of my meager paycheck on it. Before Witcher 3, before Mighty Number 9, I backed Bloodstained. Bring on the night.


 
 
 

Remedy's Control looks awesome. Haven't played any of their titles since Alan Wake, but I'm immediately back onboard. Also, the OX team is great.



 
 
 
 

Going to continue streaming SOTN for the ?th time in about 10 minutes. Just past bad ending, ready to explore the caverns/catacombs, and gather the silver/gold rings. Maybe gonna hear the Fairy sing. https://www.twitch.tv/shibboletho

 
 
 

I’m going to do some homework, eat some food, and stream SOTN on Twitch. I plan on going live around 8 EST. https://www.twitch.tv/shibboletho *Edit: Live!*

 
 
 

Spring semester was great, but now that’s it over, I get to enjoy my summer break. And now that that’s over, I get to go back to class tomorrow. Fortunately it only lasts a month, which is enough time to have another class before Fall semester begins.

 
 
 

Grading my students' final multimedia projects. Some of them submitted podcasts. Listening to them in my office is like listening to a bunch of shitty audio logs for a really boring game about writing.

 
 
 

Semester over. I wrote 43 pages in the last 2 weeks. One year down; four to kill. Let’s. Play. Some. Fucking. VIDEOGAMES.

 
 
 

One paper down, one to go. For everyone still working on term papers—



 
 
 

FINALLY able to change my PSN name! Feel free to laugh at the shitty old one. For those of you on the fence, feel free to ask questions in the comments re: lost content or anything else. I’ll do my best to answer what I can through the weekend.


 
 
 

@Brett Makedonski - I'm about to cite your article about Ludonarrative Dissonance in an academic paper. It's not gonna make either of us famous or anything, but I wanted you to know. <3

 
 
 

I'm sorry, Devil May Cry 5. You're good to a lot of people and I'm very happy you're back and doing well, but you're just not Bayonetta and I really hate your combat. I thought you changed in the last decade. Instead, you've just stayed exactly the same.

 
 


About Shibbolethoone of us since 1:04 AM on 03.14.2013

English Teacher.
Witcher.
Karate Nerd.
Vileblood.
Super Ninja.
Witness.
Maverick Hunter.
Shardbinder.
FBC Director.

Every once in a while I've got some proper shit to say about videogames.
 
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