Mr. Keith

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And finished it! 

Kingdom Hearts 3: Worth waiting since high school for. Is this perfect? Fuck no. The last part of the game feels pretty rushed in terms of wrapping up the story (and one character in particular getting the shaft), and the Frozen and Pirates worlds would be deeply improved by, say, a skip button. But the combat is fucking great (yes, it's a bit mashy between two buttons, but man if it doesn't flow like none other), the ability to switch between various forms for your Keyblade is wonderful (shield! magic guns! BEATING THE FINAL BOSS WITH A GODDAMN YO-YO), when the worlds hit the right notes they hit them hard (raise your hand if the Big Hero 6 world personally victimized you), and the music is amazing.They also added more save points during the endgame run, which, thank fuck. And yeah, there are deep nostalgia buttons that are hit with this game, but they hit them on the right notes, and I'm probably going to be playing through again. I would love to see DLC that gives us new worlds or expands the story (you can get through this in 30-40 hours, and while that's great, I expect significantly longer from a KH game).

Also, play the cooking minigame. Totally worth it. 

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I beat it on Friday night myself and will echo what Hannah said. I don't think there was a really bad world in there though I know Hannah will say otherwise on Pirate World. I had fun and while I would have enjoyed having the game sooner, I am happy with the game I got. I'm doing some of the post-game stuff now since I figure, hey, I want to get my money's worth.

I feel like if we get DLC down the line, it'll be whenever they have the Final Mix ready since there's no reason in this day and age that we should pay another 60 bucks for a rebalanced game with different enemy palettes and a few extra cut scenes and a couple more side bosses.

Also: There might be some ingredients around here.

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Playing Mega Man 11 and up to Wily's Tower. I consider myself a big Mega Man fan, although that mostly comes from playing Mega Man 8 at a young age, then moving on to the Mega Man X games which I've played most of the latter half in the series. 11 is very similar to 8 in that the boss/Robot Masters are carbon copies. Bounce Man is Clown Man, Fuse Man is Grenade Man, Tundra Man is Frost Man. I'm having fun though, although this is a much more challenging game than I anticipated. The music is also forgettable, whereas MM8 has some of the best 32 bit music in gaming as far as I'm concerned. But I hope to beat it this week.

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Dragon Age: Origins - In the middle of my first playthrough. God, BioWare RPGs are slow. Still, glad that I'm getting into this series, the characters are great, and I enjoy how much your choices are reflected, even in small ways. Which sounds a bit like the other game I've been playing lately...

Baldur's Gate - I've played D&D before, so some of the mechanics are familiar to me, but I've had to keep the guide open basically the whole time (what is this, like 3 editions back?). Still, having a great time with the witty bits of writing. I really like the cast, it's one of the more memorable sets I've seen from a BioWare game. I wish that they went somewhere when you dismiss them though.

I got a New 2DS XL recently, my first experience with a Nintendo console since trailing off somewhere in the middle of the DS's life. 

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - Came with the system. This was a breeze. Some of the puzzles were a bit annoying, but overall very satisfying.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Haven't finished yet, only just got to adult Link, but it really is a great adventure. And as a Dark Souls fan, it's funny to see where the inspiration for different aspects of those games came from.

Mega Man X - From the Virtual Console. God this game was so hard, but then I got the right items, and I suddenly dashed through the whole game.

Resident Evil: Revelations - Impressive for a handheld. It's not very scary, but it's fun.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate: Just finished my first round through Adventure Mode, which was a fun way to turn off my brain. As far as I can tell there’s a new game +, so I’ll probably do that too. Haven’t tried fighting online yet, should probably do that. 

Cadence of Hyrule: Yeah, this is Good Shit. Rhythm game plus Zelda plus rogue like elements (but what feels like way more player friendly from what I know of Crypt of the Necrodancer = fun times, for actual real. I generally use rhythm games to relax, but this was just straight up fun to do, especially as you got a hang of things and got better weapons. Did I play this through mostly as Zelda? Absolutely yes. Though I want to try this in 2P mode.

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