My sister tipped me off to an anime/manga store that was closing down in Montreal recently, so I went to visit as they were having a 50-70% off sale on everything. I found some neat stuff like Gunbuster and Diebuster on Blu-Ray, but truly the find of the month was this:
I honestly could be wrong, but considering the PS3 instantly recognized it's content and obtained the original japanese CD info, it seems 100% legit. Even has a weird survey booklet inside that I don't understand what they're asking. Such great music, too
You can download it at the link above. There's 3 rotating background images and all the icons are custom made o:
I was kinda bored, so... yeah. I'm happy with how it turned out :D
For extra details: The characters in the background were drawn by me. They're from a 'story' I am working on. I've had those images drawn for a while now and have wanted to do something with them, so i did. You can check out my blog for older posts with related art, but I'd figure i'd at least clarify that so it's not like I stole the images or something.
I had made a fake box art a while back for funsies, basically imagining what my dream come true would look like. I think I might of posted it here, but in case I haven't, here it is again:
This was the original box. I've essentially created all these characters and this whole universe but have never made anything with them. Search my why, I couldn't tell you. Maybe I just don't know what I want to do with them. Game? Animated series? Comic? Who knows. I might never actually do anything with them which is a damned shame, so I made this to make myself feel a little better. That for whatever reason should my dream actually happen, the box art would be something like this.
Well I had another image I did from another character lying around and got to making another one. Granted, this was just to kill time, but it's still pretty neat.
After 2 and a half grueling hours, I've beaten VVVVVV.
Forget Demon's Souls or Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. VVVVVV is the hardest game I've ever played. Oof. There are a few things that bothered me, like some weird checkpointing and slippery controls, but VVVVVV is so charming and funny and retro and a pleasure to listen to. Money well spent, no doubt about it.
By far and large, Eat Lead: Return of Matt Hazard. An awful attempt at humor and the most broken gameplay design I've experience in years. My friends and I are all about playing terrible games in groups but this one just made us suffer. After an hour, we gave up and put in something else. No laughs were had, only tears.