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Anyone else have a long "active backlog". Not the regular backlog of shit you buy and have never touched, but like a backlog of games you played for a decent amount of time, dropped, but do want to finish? Put mine in the comments, this year Imma clean it

 
 
 

Wanted a quick palate-cleansing, backlog clearing game after Earthbound Beginnings so cleared Balloon Kid. Worth it for the current price on the eShop. Imma leave this masterpiece of a song here



 
 
 
 

Was halfway through a grand prix in MK64 and realized my heart was racing. Not because of the gameplay or difficulty, mind you - the lack of music is so unsettling. EDIT: turns out this was a glitch in NSO's emulation. All good now

 
 
 

PSA: no earthbound yet EDIT: NOW EARTHBOUND

 
 
 

5 Takeaways: 1) Nintendo finally got me to jump in on the expansion pass with now the MK8 DLC 2) Eagerly awaiting Earthbound - will be first playthrough 3) Klonoa 4) Chorno Cross 5) Kirby = day 1 purchase

 
 
 

Why has no one has mentioned that we could get a new look at Chris Pratt Mario tonight?!

 
 
 

So it's really gonna be called "Triangle Strategy"?

 
 
 

Sure, there's the Moon Theme from Ducktales and the entirety of Mega Man 2's soundtrack, but in terms of music I'd actually relax and listen to, Kirby's Adventure has the best soundtrack on the NES. Truly sounds at least 16-bit in its complexity

 
 
 

Every day as the dawn of the 3DS eShop's closure draws near I wonder, "maybe today's the day Nintendo will have a closing sale!" And each day I resign myself more to one day paying minumum $40 to play OG Luigi's Mansion (or tons more to play on GameCube)

 
 
 

Time for the thing. Not counting GAA: Chronicles as it was released in Japan years ago... really onlyplayed 2 new games in 2021 (Bowser's Fury and Metroid Dread... and didn't finish the latter). Leaned hard into gameboy instead.


 
 
 

Nice Switch indie haul today from sales, all but last <$7: Thumper, Donut County, Gorogoa, Talos Principle, Wandersong, Dicey Dungeons, Brothers: Tale of 2 Sons, What Remains of Edith Finch and then Final Fantasy IX from that little indie developer Squeen

 
 
 

Whose dumbass idea was it to make a proprietary software the Gold standard for sending business and official documents? Doing anything with a PDF is an insta-headache. #BusinessToid

 
 
 

Holy fuck. I put off even trying Champion's Road in SM3DW for months now, and thought I would just blow through it this evening and damn... this game ain't meant for precision platforming!

 
 
 

I just know the day I actually decide to dip into my ever expanding free-game collection from EGS, something's gonna happen with the service where you can no longer access your games. Regardless, Welcome Shenmue III to the collection. Enjoy digital dust!

 
 
 

Very late to the party. Not surprised by GAA, milked that shit over months... Hades on the other hand represents playtime over like... 8 days


 
 
 

I love my nieces and nephews. They don't belong on airplanes.

 
 
 

It only took me 4 months and *checks Switch profile* 70(!) hours, but Great Ace Attorney Chronicles main story done. The second game will likely be my GOTY. A weaker first case, but marvelous from then on out. Thank you, Capcom.

 
 
 

Been a while since I'd beaten a video game and had the evening to myself, so sat down to play/beat the original Mega Man for the first time. Thoughts in comments (spoiler... I don't think I have anything new to say... and fuck the Yellow Devil)

 
 
 

Nothing makes me feel more like an old man (though only in my mid-20s) than looking at the Netflix top10. Yesterday it was a variety of Netflix originals Id never heard of or new spooky movies, MyLittlePony... and the 2017 King Arthur movie at #3. NO. 3!

 
 
 

As much as people may rag on Dread for it's difficulty, I wish more was at stake during the EMMI sections, like a Hollow Knight type thing where you lose a bunch of shit you collected if you get caught. As it is now, there's nothing to lose by being caugh

 
 
 

I think Smash is the only game I've played fairly consistently for nigh on 22 years... and would be considered by all fairly mediocre

 
 
 

Dread took a page out of the Mario playbook, if nothing else make movement fun. Traversing this world is a god damn blast

 
 
 

The internet: Metroid Dread!!!! My wife: Eagerly counting down the seconds to when Tetris Effect downloads to our switch.

 
 
 

Went to a new dentist today for a routine cleaning and check-up... but after the cleaning was done the hygienist told me I could leave, though I hadn't seen a dentist. When I asked about it, I was told there was no dentist there today. Is this normal?

 
 


About beatlemaniaxxone of us since 9:03 PM on 05.16.2020

Also known as Dr. Mario's practice partner.

Currently Playing:
Ring Fit Adventure
It Takes Two

My Lifetime GOTY's:
GOTY 1997: Putt-Putt Goes to the Moon
GOTY 1998: Spy Fox in "Dry Cereal"
GOTY 1999: Spy Fox: Some Assembly Required
GOTY 2000: Super Mario Bros. 3
GOTY 2001: Super Smash Bros. Melee
GOTY 2002: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PC)
GOTY 2003: probably Super Smash Bros. Melee again
GOTY 2004: Super Mario 64 DS
GOTY 2005: Mario Kart DS
GOTY 2006: Animal Crossing: Wild World
GOTY 2007: The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
GOTY 2008: Okami
GOTY 2009: Super Metroid
GOTY 2010: Heavy Rain
GOTY 2011: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
GOTY 2012: The Legend of Zelda (NES)
GOTY 2013: Animal Crossing: New Leaf
GOTY 2014: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
GOTY 2015: The Wolf Among Us
GOTY 2016: Grim Fandango
GOTY 2017: Super Smash Bros Brawl: Project M
GOTY 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
GOTY 2019: Undertale
GOTY 2020: Return of the Obra Dinn
GOTY 2021: The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve

All-time favorites (alphabeticallly):

Ace Attorney series
Animal Crossing series
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Bully
Castlevania (NES)
Celeste
Contra
Doki Doki Literature Club
Final Fantasy VII
Grand Theft Auto IV
Grim Fandango
Heavy Rain
Legend of Zelda (NES)
Mega Man 2
Metal Gear Solid
Metroid Prime Trilogy
Pac-Man
Ocarina of Time
Okami
Oracle of Ages
Panel de Pon / Tetris Attack
Picross DS
Picross 3D: Round 2
Pokemon Red/Blue
Resident Evil 4
Return of the Obra Dinn
Rock Band 2
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. 3
Super Mario 64
Super Mario Odyssey
Super Metroid
Super Smash Bros. series
Tetris 99
Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2
Twilight Princess
Undertale
Wolf Among Us
Yoshi's Island

 
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