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Wendell B @pickhutJan 06, 2015
@pickhut Link for reference: http://www.nintendo.com/whatsnew/detail/H-GdopmDLNjAdQwFEx1Th4NgwUd9h-Fo
Wendell B @pickhutJan 06, 2015
So the 3DS release of Majora's Mask is also having a limited edition set that includes a Skull Kid figure for $49.99. Considering Zelda items tend to fetch a hefty price shortly after their stock runs out, I wonder how much this will go for. $100? $200?
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 06, 2015
@Suskie game over screen. It's like this game loves saying, "To hell with your strategy."
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 06, 2015
@Suskie Indeed. I had a character I was holding off to the back because he was almost dead. The game decided to move him to the frontline after a cutscene, and I was out of healing capabilities. Regardless of what I did, he died and I got the dreaded...
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 06, 2015
I already don't like this game. #NaturalDoctrine.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 05, 2015
@honestgamer Doh! Autocooooorrrrrrreeeeeect!
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 05, 2015
@JoeTheDestroyer *Were, stupid autocorrect.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 05, 2015
I picked up Injustice Ultimate Edition for PS4 for $20. We're I not tied up playing Natural Doctrine for an Ron review, I'd probably be all over it.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 05, 2015
I just finished Shadow of Mordor. I like it a lot, but I think the closing missions could have been handled better.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 04, 2015
I noticed there's a spiritual successor to Clock Tower coming out called NightCry. All I can say is: please don't suck.
Wendell B @pickhutJan 04, 2015
Kersploosh: I bought this game today, beat it in an hour... I was expecting the game to be a little longer, but I guess the devs expect replay value with the different types of "balls" and speed running it. I'm thinking I should've got Velocibox, instead.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 04, 2015
amount of time into a mission, only to be stopped by a glitchy door that refused to open. I don't have time for garbage like this.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 04, 2015
I officially gave up on Chrome just now. It didn't help that the first level was more irritating than entertaining, but the game is terribly buggy. Not being able to throw grenades because of an unresolved glitch was bad enough, but I put a fair...
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 04, 2015
I'm very, very close to finishing Shadow of Mordor. I have all of the side missions and challenges completed, and three main missions left. Right now, I have to brand four warchiefs before accessing the next main quest.
Wendell B @pickhutJan 04, 2015
Aero Porter: I didn't think a game about managing baggage would be so hard and tense. I actually felt really, really terrible when I failed to get rid of a bomb in time, slipping a gasp when the screen went white.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerJan 01, 2015
Shadow of Mordor- 52% completion. I'm about to access the second map, having defeated Sauron's Hammer.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 31, 2014
@overdrive @EmP Bahahahahahaha! Suffer!
Wendell B @pickhutDec 31, 2014
@pickhut I avoid those 4 fav offers because it's usually two-sided discs, which I've heard causes a lot of problems. Since this was four actual discs, I figured the casing would accommodate them. Boy was I wrong...
Wendell B @pickhutDec 31, 2014
Unrelated to gaming, but I just opened my Clint Eastwood, 4-disc DVD box, and all 4 DVDs are stacked on top of one another. And here I thought DVD packaging couldn't get worse...
Wendell B @pickhutDec 30, 2014
@joseph_valencia Heard good things about Injustice, wish I could try it out when I have time. Managed to dl in time, and only played a few minutes of MvC, but I can already say the 360's d-pad is more comfortable to use than the Dreamcast's flimsy one.
Wendell B @pickhutDec 30, 2014
Gah, just found out Marvel vs Capcom Origins is being delisted on the 31st for the Xbox 360. I'm currently have connection problems and have to work in a few, so the salt is going to be strong if I can't dl this before the deadline. xP
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 29, 2014
Natural Doctrine- Completed the agonizing tutorial. I still don't know what the hell I'm doing.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 29, 2014
Shadow of Mordor- Just over 20% complete, with a good number of rescue missions put away. I've still got a long way to go.
Wendell B @pickhutDec 29, 2014
Aero Porter: I just started this game to check it for a second, and the first thing I read is "Welcome to AERO PORTER. Airports are a symbol of the romance of travel, used by travelers worldwide." I sense good times ahead.
Wendell B @pickhutDec 29, 2014
After much debate, I told myself not to review Tokyo Crash Mobs. But a week and a half later, I wanted to squeeze out a final review for the year... so I should have a TCM review finished within a day. x_X
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 28, 2014
Guacamelee!- Started and received the Rooster Uppercut. I made my way through the second village, too, but decided to call it a day soon afterward.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 28, 2014
Chrome- Well into the second stage, which has actually picked up a bit. I think the game is less bad when you're fighting outdoors.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 28, 2014
Shadow of Mordor- 14% complete. I've only done the first mission so far, but I've wiped out a lot of side quests. I'm totally loving the game so far. Chopping up Uruk and traversing Mordor is pretty awesome!
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 26, 2014
No review touch-ups tonight. I spent all day cleaning my house, from 9 AM until about thirty minutes ago. I must sleep now. Now. Now.......
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 26, 2014
I'm finally all caught up with the rough drafts, which puts me at seven to copyedit. It's going to be a long day, assuming I ever have time to do them.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 25, 2014
Beat Saira this morning. I have no plans to review it, so I'll leave it at 8/10.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 24, 2014
Well, got my PS4 hooked up and configured. I picked up Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and The Wolf Among Us. I would've gotten Knack, but Wolf was cheaper.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 24, 2014
@honestgamer From what I've read, it sounds like it would be up my alley.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 24, 2014
I made a lot of progress on Saira tonight. I have the minimum items to get the worst ending, which I did. I'll probably try to finish it up over the next couple of nights. Heck, maybe even tomorrow if I'm not too occupied with the PS4.
Wendell B @pickhutDec 24, 2014
Today I wanted to watch clips from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on YouTube... and the first seven results were for World of Tanks videos. The eighth result was Destiny. I didn't start seeing clips until the end of the second page. This depresses me...
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 23, 2014
@honestgamer I'm thinking either Shadow of Mordor or The Evil Within, but more likely the former. I may grab Knack if I can find it cheap, too.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 23, 2014
I decided to order myself a Christmas gift: PlayStation 4. I shall be picking it up tomorrow.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 23, 2014
depletes your health), so not only did I save three off the bat, but I didn't even use energy to rescue one. I then went on to finish that stage. Basically, it all boils down to luck.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 23, 2014
game is about, btw) and a few of them were located in areas that steadily deplete your health. When I respawned, I only had to save six kids, and half of them were in one room. One of the kids didn't need to be carried (carrying anything also...
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 23, 2014
access checkpoints. That way when you inevitably fail a level because it randomly generated a crappy setup, you can just respawn until you receive a really good stage layout. I lost on one level because it had eight kids to rescue (this is what the...
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 23, 2014
Road Not Taken- Year 7. I've discovered one thing I really don't like about this game. It's a procedurally generated puzzle title, basically. Unlike some roguelikes, permadeath only occurs if you allow it. For the cost of a single golden coin, you can...
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 22, 2014
I made up for lost time over the weekend, since my sleep schedule was way off. I've plowed through several reviews and still have two more to write (Dungeonmans and Amidar on 2600), which I will probably get to tonight.
Wendell B @pickhutDec 22, 2014
Door Kickers: So this is the second time in two months where I've heard The Blue Danube Waltz in a video game...
Wendell B @pickhutDec 21, 2014
@JoeTheDestroyer It's a Boxing Day miracle!
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 21, 2014
Oh. My. God. I think this is the first time in ages that we've had five different authors in the reader review section. Quick, someone take a picture!
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 21, 2014
I've been tempted to replay Solar Jetman, but I'm reluctant. That game was a punisher that even I couldn't tolerate enough to finish.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 21, 2014
@zippdementia @pickhut @joseph I still haven't played Nights into Dreams, and I doubt I will. It looked neat for its time, but it also doesn't sound like it aged well.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 21, 2014
Geneforge 2 is over. The ending I got was bittersweet, but worthwhile. Time to move on. I think I'll be picking up in Road Not Taken and then moving on to some backlog projects that I've been aching to get to, like Sleeping Dogs.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 21, 2014
@EmP It warms my heart to see this. It truly does.
Joseph Shaffer @JoeTheDestroyerDec 21, 2014
but to dance my way through the quest line and leave a trail of bodies.


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