By GunstarRed 4 Comments
The start of this year feels like it should be the end of another. The amount of games that I wish to play getting released over the next two months is going to drive me insane, something is going to have to be ignored, and I'm probably going to be really twitchy about it.
Ni No Kuni - 1st. I feel like this has to be the easiest cut, I have a feeling it won't do massively well and will probably drop in price pretty quickly. the time commitment part doesn't help either. I reaaaally want to play this game, I'm a huge Ghibli fan... obviously not that huge. CUT!
Dead Space 3 - 8th. I LOVED Dead Space and loved (mostly) Dead Space 2, I think the art in them is amazing and really want to play what seems to be a mix of Uncharted, Resident Evil and Lost Planet from the demo. It feels really weird to say this, but I really, really miss the horror, the demo has cheap jumps, but so did RE6 when those monsters bust out of a wall in Leon's campaign. I feel like I've already seen what this game has to offer, I hope I'm wrong but sadly... CUT!
Aliens: Colonial Marines - 12th. So, I love Aliens, like I love Super Mario Bros 3, SFIV... did you see how I gushed about Kid Icarus? Yeah, like that x10. and I feel self forced into buying this canonical (until someone decides to make a real film one and ignore that this exists..) sequel to the movie. The moment I saw the giant ramming-headed aliens I rolled my eyes, the tunnel with the auto sentry...ugh, the power loader fighting a queen...just, ugh. I hope it's a proper sequel, a collection of injokes would be the worst thing the game could possibly be. Somehow all of this felt fine in Infestation, a 16 bit sidescroller, kinda like from the period the movie was released, it seems far more innocent and it wasn't constant. I fully expect there to be a moment in the game where the lighting all turns red and they are in the ceiling. That sort of fanwankery will drive me insane... maybe I'm way off base, and I'm not gonna have a DMC meltdown over it. I'm more likely to ignore it and pretend it doesn't exist if that is the case. Either way 'mm gonna keep this at maybe for the time being.
Metal Gear Rising Revengeance - 22nd. Totally preordered the game... it would be the perfect game to cut, cos like it's about cutting.
Tomb Raider - 5th. I am a big fan of the last reboot of Lara Croft (this is a reboot of a reboot of a reboot... remember those grand plans for Angel of Darkness... I do *sigh*) I loved the artstyle. I'm also a big fan of the Uncharted games. Before, they were quite different kinds of game, but the new one really does look like Uncharted with upgrades. I think the trailers are terribly exciting, but I've had that feeling a million times before. I'm about 95% certain I'm getting this game, but I'm not entirely certain it's going to be what I want from the Tomb Raider series.
Gears of War Judgement - 22nd. Everything they show of this game looks amazingly fun, I adore the hell out of gears. I think they've nailed the combat and movement and I really doubt people Can Fly will mess that up. The random enemy placement, cool class based horde-meets-beast, the optional challenges within missions... THE COLE TRAIN! Like I have to have this right... I've got to... don't I? AGHHHH
and here is the worst... FOUR DAYS LATER!
Bioshock Infinite - 26th - just fuck, have you seen this game? just... this isn't fair.
somewhere among all of this is Fuse (maybe??????????) from the Ratchet (<3) dudes and Luigi's Mansion 2.
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