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I just saw Parasite and holy shit. I didn't want to do a 2019 movies blog before seeing it and I was right. Go into that movie as blind as possible if you see it.


I wish a Merry Christmas to my favorite online community, and a happy New Year.


It's End-of-the-Year Music Week in my C-Blogs. I'll post the next one Wednesday. That'll give me time to actually start making decisions about this year's games. You know, the thing this site is about.


IDK who needs to see this, but Amazon has a pre-order up for a Paul Atreides Funko Pop from the David Lynch Dune movie. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Y4MXZMJ/ref=ppx%20?ie=UTF8&psc=1


I went back to The Surge 2 and I'm glad I did. This may be my favorite Souls-like. I love how much color and variety this game has.


Have you guys done that Spotify Wrapped thing this year? They're doing decade stats this time. Shout-out to my artist of the decade apparently:


A day of anguish over here, as I learn that Oculus has no Linux support and I can't reasonably run a Rift through a VM. Welp, now I know.


Seeing a series of roads you started building fill itself out over the course of a day in Death Stranding, and seeing bridges appear is an amazing feeling. I love this invisible community and how it's integrated into the game.


I'm digging Outer Worlds so much I actually beat it and went back for more. Never done that with a Fallout game. It feels like they did everything right with the smaller scale. You're not supposed to play for 100+ hours and I like that.


This years' Halloween Movie Marathon started with a Suspiria double-feature (1977 & 2018), then I watched Halloween (2018), The Influence on Netflix, Midsommar, and Jennifer's Body. A good lineup. I'd give it a tie b/w Midsommar and new Suspiria.


I've been playing The Surge 2 for the last few days and I love it. Big improvement from the last game. There's more and better weapons, an actual story, and it just feels like it lives up to the potential a lot more.


Took a break from games this week, but I can strongly recommend: Legion season 3, Mission Impossible: Fallout, and Blinded by the Light.


I finally finished the Seventh Astral Era quests in FF14, and...holy shit. No spoilers, but I'm glad I toughed it out. It's not just a second campaign in length, there's a whole story there and it gets really good.


I've found that post-campaign, pre-Heavensward slog I've been hearing about in FF14. It didn't seem so bad, and then it just never ended. I'm still there now. I swear I'm close. I just have to wipe everyone's ass in Eorzea.


I started playing FF14 vanilla this week. It's not bad. I'll just have to see how long I can stick with it.


Because I know we've got Stans here...#musictoid! And Happy Independence Day to my fellow US Americans.


I know I'm super-late to the party, but Devil May Cry 5 is insanely good. I kept hearing it was good, but I didn't know just how good. It makes everything good about this series better. And then it has V, who is insanely rad.


The more I play of Bloodstained, the more impressed I am by it's embrace of decadent excess. Iga made the game he wanted to make. He wanted me to swing a red umbrella around as a sword, in what looks like a more lit version of the Russian Winter Palace.


I was on the fence b/w Square Enix and Nintendo, but these treehouse gameplay demos are incredible. I recommend the Astral Chain and Daemon demos if you haven't seen them.


Funny, I just signed up for Gamepass last week and now I'm hearing a bunch of salt for Stadia going an extremely similar route. I guess the difference is, I trust the hardware I can see in my room more. And I already have a console.


I've been playing Outer Wilds tonight and god this game is weird as fuck and also awesome. It's like No Man's Sky with a personality.


New Carly is here! She's clearly in a better place emotionally these days. There's almost no darkness in this album. It's like skipping through a field all chipper-like.


Just finished Dishonored: Death of the Outsider and it was amazing. I didn't realize it was a full game, but it's as long as the other games. Strong recommend if you like the series.


I'm not looking forward to the Sonic movie. But I am looking forward to years later, when pop culture hipsters try to convince themselves it was secretly brilliant and misunderstood, like they did with Speed Racer.


I've been playing Wandersong and holy shit this game is incredible. I've teared up multiple times in a few hours. It's just so...happy!


Guys, this new Star Wars trailer is out of control.


If Stadia works, it may create a sort of entry-level for gaming and bring in people who don't want to pay a big up-front cost. But consoles/PC will still exist for dedicated gamers who want performance and lag-free MP.


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