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WH40k Darktide is not quite where I’d like it to be (would like an actual campaign, more classes, etc.) but goddamn if these updates haven’t been amazing. The new levels are great, and the MUSIC… ! Emperor protect me! Gunplay still best in the biz


I'm not sure who Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2 is for, but it's not for me. It's clunky contorls reminds me of Let it Die but worse, and it's essentially an F2P gacha mobile game that looks like a PS3 launch title and control like a PS1 game. 2/10


Tried the Amnesia: The Bunker demo and it was good! It's a lot more open-ended and has more in common with Resident Evil 2 than previous games. I don't know if I liked babysitting my flashlight, but mechanically it seems extremely fun and challenging


I don't normally do this and have largely given up streaming, but in celebration of Amazon's LOTR MMO announcement we're playing the Still Great LOTRO while watching Fellowship. Is it legal? Um... Live now https://www.twitch.tv/mamekumaaa


Legend (1985) may not have my favorite story, but it may be my favorite fantasy set design of all time, next to LOTR. It's THE quintessential 80s fantasy: glitter on everything, ethereal sets & costumes, whimsical unicorns and princesses. 8.5/10


After about 7 hours, I'm calling it quits on Amnesia: Rebirth. While the story and mystery were genuinely compelling, the actual act of playing it was a slog. It was the worst parts of Soma, but longer and with more obtuse puzzles. Full thoughts below:




Ah. So it's WORSE then I predicted


Fall of Cybertron was fucking awesome. A genuine improvement in every way to 1st game with standout moments like Jazz, Grimlock, and the final chapter. This is probably one of the best AA budget shooters I've played, loved it. 8.5/10


Evil Dead Rise fucking RULED. While the comedy-horror angle is gone, the creative but fucked up nature remained fully intact. I loved the directing, the gore, the cast, almost everything. Current ranking: ED2 > Ash vs. ED > Rise > ED1 > ED3 (Army) > 2013


More FFX thots as we (very) slowly make our way and now that my brain is more Adult and Medicated: this is REALLY good, fast turn-based combat; sphere grid is neat; getting used to the art style; S-tier music; engaging story. And we have the OG GUIDE!!!!!


My Year of Dicks (2022) was a cute, funny, and real look at life as a teenager trying to lose their virginity in the 90s and all the embarrassments it comes with. Created by Pamela Ribon from her memoir, it's well worth the 30 minutes. No notes, 10/10


No one told me Bumblebee (2018) wasn't a Michael Bay film and that it was actually really good?? Goddamn I loved it, way, way more than I thought I would. Even the human stuff was decent. 1 director and 1 writer really helps narrow the focus. 8/10


I don't know what I expected as someone with no strong feeling towards Mario. I think I hate Illumination Studios. Script was a hack job. Chris Pratt WAS distractingly bad. Peach was the best part, Anya TJ can do no wrong. Kids deserve better. 3/10


So far Fall of Cybertron is another homerun, but did make some odd choices: weapons separated into Heavy and normal categories, and driving feels stiff? But graphically it's MANY steps up, gameplay is tighter than ever, and the set pieces are stellar


Transformers: War for Cybertron is a perfect example of a fantastic mid budget AA game that we rarely see anymore. The last boss SUCKED but the dual campaigns were fun, challenging, and the art direction carried what is otherwise too desaturated. 7.5/10


My tinfoil hat theory about the blunderfuck that Blizzard is right now w/ OW2 is that they cancelled the PVE a long, long time ago. They made OW2 F2P so as to avoid being sued for false advertising since, technically, no one can purchase the game


The Naked Gun (1988) is the goddamn funniest movie I've ever seen, right next to Young Frankenstein. I'm not sure what happened to these types of comedies, but it is an unrelenting, literal gag-a-minute masterpiece. Cried from laughter/10


TotK might be the most impressive game I've ever played. The ideas and tools and challenges they present at every turn has me smiling in disbelief--i thought I saw all the Zonia toys it had to offer in the first 20 hours, not even close. WTF is even next


The Dark Crystal (1982) did not resonate with me. The main puppets and voice work weren't great, and the story was pretty boring. But the world was among the most creative I've seen in film, and I was in awe of the sets and skeksis the whole 90min. 6/10


The Amazon Games Lord of the Rings MMO announcement has me equal parts excited and terrified. Will it be as reverent as amazing LOTRO I still play casually? Did they learn from New World? Will their money mean anything, and will it be in the Third Age???


Labyrinth (1986) was an absolutely wonderful experience, near flawless production value except for 2 very specific shots, mainly due to 80s greenscreen. Might be one of the best looking films of all time. Charming, exciting, and captivating. 9/10


Having finally watched The Princess Bride (1987) for the 1st time in my adult life with my adult brain, this truly is one of the Greats. Charming, funny, insanely clever, and a fantastic storybook premise with a warm fairy tale setting. 8.5/10


Continuing our Final Fantasy restrospective-esque goal, we’re replaying FFX (HD, Switch) after not touching it since the Vita release and… Not a great start. Slow beginning, ugly PS2 motion blur, and probably artistically my least favorite FF. continu


Continuing our Final Fantasy restrospective-esque goal, we’re replaying FFX (HD, Switch) after not touching it since the Vita release and… Not a great start. Slow beginning, ugly PS2 motion blur, and probably artistically my least favorite FF. continu


Decided to fuck around on one of the best mid-budget games ever made: Transformers: War for Cybertron. Goddamn it holds up. It's simple and shallow, but blasting Autobots/Decepticons on a robot planet is great mindless fun before Zelda


Shazam! (2019) was just... okay. I think objectively it's a good movie, but for my tastes, I wasn't into it. I'm tired of origin stories, and this felt by-the-numbers. Great moments, but overall it was middling for me. Boardroom scene was my fav. 5/10


About Mamekumaone of us since 2:16 PM on 10.27.2014

Yo! Hoosier born and bred, but you won't catch me shootin' hoops or going to the Krogers. I've been playing games since I can remember, will play them until I die, and let's just try to not to be dicks in the comments, yeah?

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- DK64
- Persona 5 (Royal)
- Bloodborne
- FF Tactics: War of the Lions
- Dishonored 1 & 2
- Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (most are good tho)
- Yo-Kai Watch 2 & 3
- Mega Man Battle Network series
- Halo 2 & 3
- Bayonetta
- Deus Ex: Human Revolution + Mankind Divided