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William Hughes
plumberduck
Oct 9
1

Are people still playing Friday The 13th? If I had a core of 8 people to play stuff like that, it’d probably be in the regular rotation; I just had a not-great time with randos online.

Oct 9
1

Second the recommendation of Murder By Numbers to keep the picross addiction going, but if you have a DS or 3DS you also need Picross 3D and the sequel in your life.

Oct 9
2

I was going to comment on this, but then I…*snrk* Then I *chortle* Then I *teehee* But then I took an *guffaw*

Oct 1
1

Thank you! I saw someone link to that in the comments on the Soundcloud, but assumed it was the original movie version, and not this complete insanity. (Which I have also now learned somehow charted No. 60 on the Billboard Hot 100)

Sep 25
4

I’ve spent 700 hours playing Isaac, and another 100 or so talking about it on my podcast, so I love the game to death. But the narrative is barely there, especially when you compare it to something like Hades.

Sep 16
19

She definitely sounds a little... weathered? Especially in Orpheus. I think it works for the episode, though.

Sep 16
54

I mean, I didn’t even talk about the season where they all quit their spy jobs to become international cocaine dealers/country music stars.

Sep 11
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It’s been a second since I played, but I think that’s exactly what he does, isn’t it? When you go into the hologram room in the Shinra building, and you end up seeing a video of all that destruction, that’s Sephiroth using images of Meteor to convince Cloud etc. that they lose, so they’d better try to change fate. Read more

Sep 11
1

I might end up covering it in the column (although, as you note, we’ve got Spelunky on the way), but I found myself really underwhelmed by the state of Rogue Legacy 2. I think, with a roguelike especially, you’ve got to fundamentally alter mechanics if you’re going to sell people on a sequel. I can’t just climb the Read more

Sep 2
5

Tragically, Funches is only in a single episode - although he is, weirdly, reprising another single-episode character appearance from back in (I think) Season 1. In any case, yes, needs more Funches. His episode is one of the ones I highlighted as the best of the season, and he's unsurprisingly a big part of it.

Jul 31
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Tigrex was a big wall for me for a long while. I really love the Nargacuga set, though - it’s got a whole “ninja” vibe that pairs really well with Dual Blades, which are my go-to weapon.

Jul 31
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When time is infinite, I’ve got to go back and play through Golden. (This will be after I do my first playthrough of 5, though. JRPGs!) Chie remains the best.

Jul 31
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I love “The Things”! I thought about it a lot while playing Carrion. (I’ve also been inspired to do a re-play of Prototype 2, which is as bad as I remember in terms of story etc., but still feels very satisfying to rip through.)

Jul 24
31

I’m on the record in my reviews, but I think Danger Island gets an enormous amount of mileage by foregrounding the Pam-Archer friendship. That being said, I’m excited to see the real-people versions of these people after so much time away.

Jul 10
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I nearly put Nioh 2 on my set of selections - if nothing else, it’s a huge step up from the first game. But it just couldn’t hold my interest after the glut of systems finally stopped being overwhelming.

Jul 10
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It’s a direct consequence of the fact that, while we’ve got two people on staff with VR setups, they’re both PSVR. Would absolutely looooove to play Alyx.

Jul 9
3

Every time I write about this movie I ask myself “Should I drop in a Werewolf reference?” And every time I remind myself: No. The commenters will provide.

Apr 22
8

It is undeniably a weird, semi-bullshit ending for the game Remake was being up until that point. My friend Zack Handlen, veteran TV reviewer for this site, is currently playing through the game with no prior knowledge of the original, and I am eagerly waiting to see how he reacts to this sudden right-turn into Read more

Apr 22
13

The honest reason it’s up there (because it’s not a construction I especially like, either) is that I was desperate not to let even the slightest hint of a spoiler slip into the headline. Even calling the ending “bold” or “experimental” or whatever would have potentially tipped a hand for folks. (Even knowing there’s s Read more