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Cblogs of 05/30/14 + 05/31/14 and bbainisms

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Hello everyone! I didn't really play many games this week, but there are plenty of games coming out later this year that I'm super excited about. Atlus has been leaking all kinds of information about Persona Q and Persona 4 Ultimax leading up to their releases, and I still can't wait to play those. Initially, I wasn't too sure about Persona Q, but it looks like it's shaping up to be a fun little game! Seeing all my favorite characters in adorable chibi form in the trailers has been quite a treat. I'm not sure what the story will be like, but as long as it's fun to play, I'm sure I'll enjoy it. 



Ultimax is looking particularly great! I'm happy to see all the other characters from Persona 3 joining in, and I can't wait to try out Ken, Koromaru, Junpei, and the others to see how they play. I'm especially excited about the Ken/Koro combo. Everyone seems to hate Ken for some reason, but I thought he was pretty cool. He was in my party quite frequently in Persona 3. And Koromaru is obviously awesome. Maybe I'll finally replace Teddie as my main fighter!

Interestingly, they haven't really given us any more information about Persona 5. I'm actually kind of OK with this, as long as they're still working on the game. Out of all the Persona games they announced, Persona 5 is the one I'd prefer to go into blind. I went into both 3 and 4 blind, and I'm really glad I made that choice!

Another game I'm really looking forward to is Subnautica, an underwater exploration game that the Dtoid staff has been writing about a lot. It's from the team that did Natural Selection, a series which I've never played, but I heard it got great reviews and it looks lovely. Subnautica looks like it's heading into my dream game category, taking cues from games like Aquaria and Endless Ocean. So far, we've really only seen concept art and heard about the team's ideas behind the game. I'd like to see some gameplay before I get TOO excited, but the concept art does look phenomenal! 


Giant eel creatures? Hell yes!

There's plenty of other games that should be coming out soon as well, including Valiant Hearts, the Binding of Isaac Rebirth, possibly Mewgenics. And maybe we'll get to hear more about this Project Beast game that From Software is working on? I'm not sure I'm quite ready for another Souls game so soon after Dark Souls 2, but I'm sure it will be exciting, whatever it is!



* - Pixielated uses her dreams to make E3 predictions! She also apparently has the most vivid dreams imaginable.



S - PK493 begins an interesting series on sex in video games, starting with The Witcher!

A - Amidst his unbridled excitement for Mario Kart 8, Script decided to make a list of his favorite Mario Kart tracks!

A - Sabotender just wants to be scared again, and offers some advice for future games of the horror genre.

A - Dreamweaver lists his top five favorite Blazblue characters!

A - Zuckerhund sees the games industry pumping out all the same, safe stuff in regards to AAA titles, while the indies are free to try new things.

A - PixelFiend lists the top ten games he's excited to hear more about during E3!

A - CarbonRevenge shares an interesting story of becoming a quality assurance tester for video games!

A - Pixielated steps back into reality and gives her non-dream-related E3 hopes and predictions.

P - Episode 038 of Radio Destructoid is all about porn and stuff, I think!







E - Are you planning on going to the first ever Dtoid Southwest NARP in July? Let djnealb know!

E - Weekend Warriors! It's like FNF but for weekends!

E - Hump Day Havoc! It's like FNF but for Wednesdays!

F - Friday Night Fights on Xbox + Titans falling!

F - Friday Night Fights on Nintendo + Marios karting!

F - Friday Night Fights on Playstation + Dogs watching!

F - Friday Night Fights on PC + Teams fortressing!

S - Scield bought a Vita instead of a 3DS, and now he is filled with regret.



$ - May 30th UK releases and bargains!



L - Code Name Crono wrote a beautiful story about checkers and war!







F - Seeing news pieces like this in the Cblogs is just weird to me... especially when it's already been reported on the front page.

F - Boring, sourceless news item #2.

F - Bad reviews all over, so many games getting hatted.

F - I think Wrenchfarm is excited about something that happened to Vega in Street Fighter IV, but I don't speak fighting game lingo, so I can't be sure... he says it's fail material, so I'll just assume he's speaking gibberish in there!



- bbain

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