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So it seems that People Can Fly are heading towards somewhat of a tussle with Square Enix, highlighting the latter's decision to launch Outriders as an "addition to [a] product" as a possible factor in its failure to break even. Very interesting.

 
 
 

Having now moved I realize that I care a lot less for physical media than I once did... But unearthing a few choice classics that survived my moneyless, teenage years sure was nice. Caveat: Hades physical is tempting; Heavy case with a nice artbook.


 
 
 

Maybe the main reason why folks still believe Abandoned is an MGS/Silent Hill title is because the only other explanation is that it's among the worst, most mismanaged game reveals ever. It's truly so bad that if it's genuine I doubt it will even release.

 
 
 

As if moving doesn't suck hard enough, the car that I just bought three weeks ago is stuck at the shop for repairs... On the day I'm supposed to start the move. Fuck. Maybe if I complain hard enough the universe will listen to my pleas and release the car

 
 
 

Persona 5 Royal Log - Game: "Take your time" Game, also: "HEY WHAT ARE YOU DOING RIGHT NOW WANT TO GO HANG OUT I FEEL OUR BOND COULD GROW ALSO DID YOU DO YOUR LAUNDRY AND OHH LOOK A HOT BATH ITS RAINING NOW WHAT ABOUT STUDYING WANT TO GO TO WORK" X5

 
 
 

Persona 5 Royal Log - Game: "Take your time" Game, also: "HEY WHAT ARE YOU DOING RIGHT NOW WANT TO GO HANG OUT I FEEL OUR BOND COULD GROW ALSO DID YOU DO YOUR LAUNDRY AND OHH LOOK A HOT BATH ITS RAINING NOW WHAT ABOUT STUDYING WANT TO GO TO WORK" X5

 
 
 

Well it took 4 years, an enhanced re-release and perhaps a change of heart, but I've come around on Persona 5. It's a good game. It's (mostly) a well-written one, too, and clever with its themes. Do you remember having changed your opinion of a game?

 
 
 

Yesterday I went into four stores that all had a Switch to sell, walked to the salesperson, said to them "Hi, I'd like to buy a-this" and then proceeded to point at the nearest refrigerator. Needless to say, folks were gasping at the adulting that went on

 
 
 

The thing about Stray is that the concept of playing a cat inside any big city setting would've been cool. But then they went and made it a futuristic, cyberpunk-esque sci-fi dystopia because I guess they really, really wanted to get my money. Fine.

 
 
 

I ended up getting P5 Royal on the PSN sale, currently alternating with Trails in the Sky FC. Both are JRPG behemoths with substantial playtimes, and I may drop off either but I find that I turn to JRPGs whenever I'm stressed. And I'm really stressed now.

 
 
 

PSN is running a massive summer sale. Thinking of getting P5 Royal on the cheap as I liked everything about P5 other than the simplistic writing. Mayve it'll fare better if I approach it as breezy anime fare? Also DQXI is tempting me, never played a DQ.

 
 
 

Seeing Legend of Mana and SaGa Frontier on modern consoles is making me hungry for other PSX gems. Where is Vagrant Story? And why are Valkyrie Profile and FFT: War of the Lions stuck on smartphones? Are we just gonna pretend we're okay with this?

 
 
 

By now I'm just hate-playing Doom Eternal's DLC. The 2nd part is some bizzaro-world shit where the worst parts of the design are supposed to be the good parts, like enemies so specific they can only be killed by a specific mod as detailed in a tutorial.

 
 
 

I was really into Doom Eternal but so far the DLC isn't doing it for me; If you really liked the final level it's more of that. But without significant new additions like weapons, upgrades, enemies, etc., doubling down on combat arenas is just exhausting.

 
 
 

Trails in the Sky Log #1 - 5 minutes in and I just had a little girl lecture me that it's okay to have an affair with a sibling if they're adopted. I think I'll keep playing this game.

 
 
 

I've been seeing a lot of folks talk about the Trails series(es?) here, and I've been looking to sink my teeth into a new JRPG, but I don't know if it can keep my interest up for 10(?) games. So where should I start? And how long do these usually run?

 
 
 

I totally forgot Doom Eternal was up its own ass in lore. I don't get the appeal, though. Nothing in the plot motivates you over "Rip N' Tear!", so why was it so heavily emphasized? Also it's very obvious D2016 didn't really account for most of the lore

 
 
 

Seeing movies on an IMAX screen after 18 months is great. Sharing that space with assholes who can't stop fucking around for 2.5 hours isn't. "Some people suck". Definitely done with theater for a while.

 
 
 

I really didn't see the need for framerates above 60 until playing Doom Eternal at 120. And with a year of QoL patches (e.g., weapon swap menu latency) the game feels completely fresh to me, faster and more brutal than ever.

 
 
 

Watching the whether forecast, and they show how the current heat wave should somewhat subside from ALL OF THE DEGREES to ALL OF THE DEGREES MINUS TWO. The current heat wave, of course, being the seemingly slow, but certain, fiery death of Earth-life.

 
 
 

Has anyone tried the demo for NEO: The World Ends With You? It is straight up a PS2 game. I like PS2 games.

 
 
 

The Yuffie DLC for FF7R has a soundtrack so good it's worth the price of admission on its own. Banger after banger. * Vid contains minor gameplay spoilers



 
 
 

It's Mid-Year, and I'm interested in hearing (reading?) which gaming experiences suprised you so far in 2021, for better or worse?

 
 
 

Finished Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, overall I really liked it and definitely recommend it. Detailed thoughts in the comments, tried to keep spoilers to the barest of minimums but gameplay (gadgets, new features...) is discussed at length. EDIT: Fixed.

 
 
 

I have no idea why, but I just watched a stream of Final Fantasy Origin and I saw the guy equipping a pair of 'Twilight Trousers' and just burst out laughing. Also the demo is working. Also also something something chaos.

 
 


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