Archive for June, 2009

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Kibou – Things I Played in June (kinda)

June 19, 2009

Kibou/PolymetricaMan, blogging seems to be untrendy or something these days because there haven’t been many posts, huh. Guess I will break that chain, this time with yet another playlog post kinda, but there are impressions and stuff as well, since I went and started MORE new games. What attention span!! Also, some of these games were actually played in May, but uh, details!

To be honest I have not been playing a lot of games lately, since I am slightly addicted to watching other people play games I will never get a chance to play for some reason, but I guess I am getting back into it, especially on the RPG front. It’s been so long since I played something that’s not a SHMUP/Frustrating Gundam game that I forgot what it was like not mashing X to win. Or something.

Games reported on (In no particular order): Shining Force EXA, Final Fantasy VI, Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht, Beyond Good & Evil, Castle Shikigami 2, and Rhythm Tengoku Gold.

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_hojo:Grandia.Canyon

June 10, 2009

hojo.artcore_as another RPG bites the proverbial dust, i feel obligated to post something about it. as the years go by and the body of work as it regards the RPG’s i’ve beat grows ever larger, i find the new entries into said body of work being more and more average. common logic would say “that’s probably because these games you’re playing ARE merely average games.” and common logic is probably right. but what if it’s not that…what if i’ve played so many RPG’s that my normally low-standards brain has simply subconciously raised my personal standard for games in the genre? or maybe these old RPG’s i’m playing simply haven’t aged well, and would’ve been better had i played them at the time of their release. or maybe i’m slowly becoming a hater, and all the soda i’ve been drinking has actually been Haterade in disguise…no, i’m pretty sure that these RPG’s are just merely average RPG’s and i’ve been playing them to the end. so…let’s delve into the most recent beat, Grandia, for the Playstation Home Game Console.

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