Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Dead Space 3 Premiered at E3

Holy shit, I don't want to fight that. Bring it on! If you watched the video, you know what I'm talking about.

Dead Space 3 will be amazing. Heart-stopping enemies out of nowhere, extraordinarily creepy atmosphere and visuals (same reason Silent Hill is so effective), and great story and voice acting all combine into a very memorable package that I could play until the end of time. I gasped, shuddered, shrieked, and loved the first two games so much I played through both four times, starting on Zealot, then Zealot again with all my weapons and upgrades, then Casual to see how quick it was, and something else for an achievement I somehow missed. Then I tried Hardcore and realized there was no way I had that kind of time to be replaying hours over and over again, because there are only three saves. That's a big deal for me. There's not a lot of time to devote to games, and so I don't play too many more than once.

So, I checked my achievements and it turns out I never unlocked the Zealot achievement. I finished the game twice on that and nothing. I don't switch difficulty levels when something is too hard either...never. So, that's wonderful. I think Microsoft is going to be hearing from me.

Don't care how, I want it now. Sadly, Dead Space 3 won't be out until February 2013. Pre-order yours today...or later. You've got some time. If you haven't played Dead Space yet, you have no more excuses.

Dead Space
PS3, $19.99
Dead Space 2
Xbox 360, $29.99


Dead Space 2
PS3, $29.95

Dead Space 2
Limited Edition Game Guide, $25.99

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Yeah...Looks Like ~ The Last of Us

I'm behind on my magazine reading. I used to get way too many. Good thing then, I guess, that I can't afford much more than Game Informer, EGM, and Official Xbox Magazine. Actually, I think I forgot to re-subscribe to the last one. I would miss it if I had the time. I'm even further behind on game site reading. I almost never go to places like 1Up, unless it's to look for a review, which is why I lament so many magazines ceasing publication. I spend an inordinate amount of time online. A magazine is a nice escape.

Wait, why am I here right now? Oh, yeah, it was because of a letter I read in the May 2012 issue of Game Informer. I apparently had seen it a while ago, but then I forgot to comment on it. The writer said they wanted to know what The Last of Us was about as soon as they saw the trailer and they turned right to the feature when it was on the cover. I somehow misread this as they wanted to know who made it. Anyway, did anyone NOT think this was a Naughty Dog title the second they saw a screencap or artwork? Though it's a very different game, I thought of Uncharted after just a glance and knew it had to be them. If you somehow avoided news about this game, look at this with your fresh perspective and tell me you don't see it.

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