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That Post-Game Glow: Sequence

As Conrad recently pointed out, Sequence is a recently-released Xbox Live Indie Game which marries the idea of a rhythm game to an RPG and the result is a pleasant surprise. This will not be a review, because the math on this is very, very...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Catherine boxart change: An interesting dilemma

Well folks, I was on Amazon today and I was looking at Catherine for my Xbox 360, figuring I should just go ahead and pre-order it. From what I've read of the game, it's basically a platforming puzzler meets Alpha Protocol/Bioware Game choi...

 
 
 

What the PSN Leak has potentially cost

Alright, so out of curiosity I decided to sit down and figure out just how much this PSN leak has potentially cost us. The figures I'm going to be reporting at the end are going to rely on certain assumptions which I will outline, and to ...

 
 
 
 
 

XBLIG Game Review: Infinity Danger

There is proof that God loves bullet hell games, and that proof is the existence of Infinity Danger, a game inspired by an independent, 2003 Japanese release called Warning Forever. A lot of what I'm going to say about this game is highly d...

 
 
 
 
 
 

So... Order Qalamari a sword, then?

Leaderboards 1: Qalamari 1:36 (96 seconds) 2: knutaf 1:42 (102 seconds) Those are the only two entries I've received thus far. I did expect more, but I suppose I won't get it. You know the contest ends on Saturday, right? I mean, you ge...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Musical Delay: Sorry, Prizewinners

ScottyG, EnoSachran, and AlphaDeus, I'm sorry, but I won't be placing the order for your music this pay period. With the weight and scale of Mother Nature's fury, I decided that tossing $500 towards the Red Cross to help Japan's current cri...

 
 
 

Contestoid: Mongoose Course for Halo Goodies!

Get from the spot on the left to the bowl on top of the island to the right. I've made no secret of the fact that I love the Halo series and think that Halo: Reach is a great, great game. So in the spirit of that, I've decided that my nex...

 
 
 

Contest Winners!

And the winners of the free, awesome music are... ScottyG EnoSachran and... AlphaDeus! My d8 rolls being, of course: 2 - 4 - 6. I'll be PMing you three shortly for your prize, which is free Erutan. The rest of you who liked her rendition...

 
 
 

Long Past Due: Seamless Installations

I don't care if it's not that often. I'm sick of seeing screens like this on any console. Everybody knows that systems have technical limitations. No matter how good the drive is when a console is first released, the relentless march of t...

 
 
 

New Contestoid: Free Music is Free

katethegreat19, now known as Erutan, is a fucking awesome singer. Few songs have ever moved me to tears, and I don't even like Final Fantasy IX, but... both her renditions of Rose of May and You're Not Alone are capable of moving me to tear...

 
 
 

Quick Contestoid: Win Awesome Music

katethegreat19, now known as Erutan, is a fucking awesome singer. Few songs have ever moved me to tears, and I don't even like Final Fantasy IX, but... both her renditions of Rose of May and You're Not Alone are capable of moving me to tear...

 
 
 

Contestoid: Who wants Replica Halo stuff?

It's that time again, folks. My last contest went... Alright, but not great, so I'm going to switch things up a bit. Now that RenegadePanda has actually received the Replica Twilight Princess Sword, I'm looking at my disposable income and ...

 
 
 

3 Simple Features That Would Sell Mirror's Edge 2

I often wonder why developers don't push for sequels on games with potential like Mirror's Edge. And really, the fact that EA is trying to figure it out without much apparent success should surprise me, but it doesn't. That said, there's...

 
 
 
 
 

Why cost is not a valid review factor.

I was reading through some of the comments on Hollie's review of Venetica, and one of the comments caught my eye. That being the following comment by KrazyKraut: "I hope Hollie had thinked about the price (29.99) before see gave the game...

 
 
 

Zen Thought of the Day

In half an hour, my friend will be arriving to play Dead Space 2 with me. I just realized that with horror games, I am a gigantic god-damned pussy and this game is piss-my-pants scary. He will be arriving within the hour with a 26-ounce bot...

 
 

About meteorscrapone of us since 11:18 AM on 08.18.2010

My name is meteorscrap.

Occasionally I'll post random thoughts and musings here which are too long, too detailed, or otherwise don't fit in the comments section. Given the length of some of the stuff I've left as a comment, you can well imagine what I consider long.

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I've written a couple really good pieces which no longer show up on this blog. Check them out below.

02/11 MM Groundhog Day: Final Fantasy Tactics
04/11 MM AaMaazing: Final Fantasy II
05/11 MM P2 Press Start: A torrid co-op love affair
Digital Distribution: Developers are poisoning the well
Downloadables: Sequence
Reveling In The Joy Of Movement

Destructoid owes me a six-pack! Woo!
 
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