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When life gives ya lemons, ya gotta make lemonade. Right now my lemonade is "playing Yakuza Kiwami two weeks earlier than I thought I'd have the time to" flavor.


I consider it a pleasant surprise that Kirby is getting DLC including a new level the week after I wrote a piece implying that I don't expect Kirby to get new level DLC


So... I'm back early from my trip. The new job didn't work out. If you like reading personal rants, I won't post any here, but maybe keep an eye on my Twitter. But preemptive tl;dr, I'm okay.


Tomorrow's the day I leave for my training trip! I won't be able to comment on the site as much for a few weeks, but you can always give me a poke on Discord and I can respond... whenever I can!


Okay so I now have a VERY strong reason to buy Smash whether or not I'll buy the online.


Happy International Cosplay Night! This is a gift a friend of mine drew for me! See the comments for a link to his DA page, I'll add another with a link to this pic itself once he uploads it. PRAISE THE LÄMP!


Time is weird. It's hard to believe that October is already almost over and I didn't even get any Halloween candy to hoard to ourselves cuz of our not-so-friendly neighborhood. Makes me miss trick-or-treating and giving out candy to other treaters...


So, a bit more information about a previous QPost... I got a new full time job! So starting the 4th, I'll be out of town training for a few weeks. Prolly won't be writing much during that time. I feel even more anxious yet excited than I did before...!


Finally tried out a demo of the new Hitman today. I see why it's so well liked... might be much more up my alley than any previous stealth game, too. I'll keep a close eye on that sequel...


Seeing my pals dive into Maplestory 2 gives me nostalgia... so I caved and also DL'd. I'm PLANNING to only play infrequently so as to not overwhelm my schedule with red leaves, but my word only goes as far as my actions do. Please hold me accountable.


I won't be around town in a couple of weeks because of... good reasons. Adulted a bit to prepare for that. Tomorrow should be a good day to actually play games while I can!


So I did a careless thing and forgot that Lethal League Blaze doesn't release on PS4 at the same time as PC. That kinda shoots my plans for punching baseballs today out the window... maybe I'll give the PSN store a look and see what else I forgot recently


Current Status: Freaking out over the fact that Wargroove had Starbound's Florans ever since last year's trailer and I NEVER noticed until I lurked the wiki like what the heck guess I know what my first ever Advance Wars game is gonna be now


I've noticed I have a tendency to get hyped for so many different games I end up not buying because my gaming budget is so strict these days. Now I'm hyped for Lethal League Blaze. I REALLY wanted to get the original, forgot, but now Blaze is coming aaAAA


Recently I've been developing a hankering for Chibi-Robo. I loved the first game, but unfortunately I only rented it -- never owned. Anyone here got Photo Finder from the eShop? I hear it's pretty divisive, curious how the community here feels 'bout it.


Update from the weekend: my foot is doing MUCH better now. I'm still treating it carefully with ice and etc just in case, but I'm simply relieved that it's been nowhere as serious as I first feared!


Foot started hurting last night, so I got an X-Ray this morning. Nothing's broken, must be a sprain. Gonna treat this foot carefully, I wanna top off my HP ASAP!


That Street Fighter input lag news reminded me... I've not touched SFV since the Arcade Edition update. I played it just barely with pals when it came out. Maybe I should give 'em a poke and try to get a match just to see how I feel about the new version?


Every now and then I see people compare, or at least vaguely liken, Insomniac's Spider-Man to Gravity Rush and Kat. It's a bit of a stretch, but I can see some parallels, so I'm curious -- which of the two do you prefer and why?


This morning I panicked and rushed to an elementary school where neither me nor any of my family goes, forgetting that Election Day is November 6th and not October 6th.


Oohhhh boy. Dragalia's showing that Granblue influence. The raids are infinitely better than GB's and I'm happy to play them so much, but dear lord, the loot grind never ends. Never. Never. Never...


I never thought I'd be so happy to have waited to grab a Yakuza game until today's surprise. November's gonna be a great month!


Been so occupied with Draglia I forgot that Valthirian Arc came out! I need to save room in my budget for Smash now, so I wasn't going to grab it right away... but... given Smash is coming out around Christmas anyway... hm...


For some reason, Dragalia's 3* Dark characters are extremely likely to latch onto me compared to everyone else. They tend to be some of the weirder folks in the roster, maybe that's why?


I enjoy being optimistic, but at times I wonder whether I'm using that optimism properly. I want to inspire happiness, not be complacent with bad conditions. Heck, I want to punch bad conditions in the face BECAUSE I'm happy about related things!


Go figure that I want dragons more than anything else in Dragalia and I keep not rolling dragons higher than 3*. Thankfully, game is plenty of fun! But this is most definitely an example of why I've sworn off ever spending money for gacha rolls.


Dragalia Lost is now on my phone. The eternal grind begins. While I still can, I just want you all to know... I love you.


The more I reflect on the state of Telltale games the more I realize how few of us want The Walking Dead finished before the laid off staff gets paid. I think that lawsuit is gonna make us all a lot happier than those unnamed investors are...


PSA: If you used the 7 day trial for Switch Online, remember that it will automatically renew you for a $4 1-month sub unless you change it! Be sure to check your eShop info if you'd rather cancel or have the more efficient $20 per year plan.


About Chris Hovermaleone of us since 8:03 PM on 07.31.2017

I'm a Contributor who used to go by the screen name Cedi! Obligatory disclosure; I backed Kirbopher/Chris Niosi's TOME RPG on Kickstarter.

My favorite games are Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, Rayman Legends, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Bayonetta 2, Jamestown+, Phantasy Star Portable 2, Hyrule Warriors, Hollow Knight, and Guacamelee: STCE.

I’m a longtime gamer who enjoys to write, to entertain, to inform, and to overanalyze the little things. Transparency and honesty are my foremost virtues in anything I do. I joined the Destructoid team to do something even cooler with the skills I love to practice and the hobby I love to explore.

As far as social media is concerned, you can find me on my personal Twitter account! Fair advice, you can expect to see a lot more of the big blue character in my banner if you check that out. Whether that's a recommendation or a warning depends. By the way, that banner is a commission by Twitter user @kaizer33226.