Yesterday, I did my top 5 favorite PC games and listed The Sims 2 at #2. Shortly thereafter, I had this tremendous urge to reinstall the game and 3 of its expansion packs (University, Nightlife & Open for Business) and play some of it. However, I shrugged it off, thinking back to how long PC installations take and that I didn't want to sit through it.
So, I jumped onto the 360 to play some Legends of WrestleMania. The game is quite good, even though the quick-time button press mini-games are getting a bit old, especially when it comes down to a Superstar's finishers. I love the way they present each match with a little video taking you back to when it actually occurred. These videos are tremendously well done and, for the most part, sparked up nostalgia and sent shivers down my spine. It's not game of the year material, but it's still enjoyable.
Anyway, I was playing along when, all of a sudden, my controller shut off. I turned it back on only to have it shut off on me once again. Thinking that it was the batteries, I changed them and it worked for a little while. Then, it shut off once again and wouldn't let me turn it back on. I checked the battery holder and it seemed very loose, which surely caused the controller to shut off constantly. I just turned the console off and watched the hockey game and Quantum of Solace instead (great movie, by the way).
This morning, I wanted to head out and get myself a new controller, along with Guitar Hero Metallica. However, it was raining cats & dogs outside, which prompted me to rethink my strategy and stay home instead. What did I do? Yep, you guessed it. I installed The Sims 3 and all of the expansions and played that all afternoon... and all night. I'm addicted again. Man is this game fun. I just couldn't stop playing, only taking a short break to have dinner and get ready for work tomorrow.
I don't know if I'll keep on playing The Sims 2, since I'll be dropping by Future Shop on my way home from work tomorrow to grab a new controller and GH Metallica, and also due to the fact that I have a boatload of games to finish (RE 5, Killzone 2, Legends of WrestleMania) and to play (Uno Rush, Rock Band 2's DLC for Ten by Pearl Jam, The Pitt DLC for Fallout 3), but I'll surely try to make some room for this wonderful game.Hope you guys have a good week. Thank you for reading.