been reading/listening to some game of the year stuff, and I'm kind of into the various ways that idea can break down these days:
- it's still in early access so arguably isn't out yet (e.g. Hades)
- it's not new this year, but got renewed attention thanks to a new platform (e.g. Hollow Knight)
- only some of it came out this year because it's episodic (e.g. Life Is Strange)
- it's been out for a while, but it's a live service and a game's worth of new 'stuff' happened this year (e.g. Fortnite)
@danbruno I'm shocked
@danbruno I'm only like 12 hours into DQXI, and I'm enjoying it but not as much as Ni No Kuni 2 (yet). Buuuut I guess I have to give this thing a full 40 or so before I can really make any judgements
@danbruno also 100% agree on the soundtrack, I turned it off and just listen to archival hip hop radio now
@darius Maybe I need to give NNK2 another shot when I’m in a different frame of mind or something, I couldn’t get into it at all (aside from the town building, that part was neat)
@danbruno once I focused on recruiting all 100 possible townspeople it started to feel more like Trails, where the NPCs matter
@darius Yeah, that’s what I was hoping for! Maybe I didn’t get far enough or something. (I was in the dungeon after recruiting Bracken when I dropped it)
@danbruno eh I think if you didn't like it by then it's a lost cause
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