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  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 4 days ago

    I’m glad that Souls got a shout out, but seriously? The Zweihander? It’s legendary in a meta sense in that it’s famous (or infamous) in the community, but within the game, it’s just a giant boring sword. The Greatsword of Artorias would have been an excellent choice, as would have the Moonlight Greatsword, as both feel so much more special than the Zwei.

    Posted in The Top 5 Legendary Weapons in RPG History

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 2 months ago

    There’s plenty I could say about Xenogears and such, but I’m glad Mitsuda’s soundtrack was referred to as one that might be his best. It’s such a shame that whenever he’s mentioned, most people just mention Chrono Trigger, which while good, doesn’t hold a candle to his work on Xenogears or Chrono Cross.

    Posted in Why Xenogears Remains Enduringly Popular on its 20th Anniversary

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 2 months ago

    Final Fantasy XIV. I’m way behind, I’m just now making my way through Heavensward, but it’s more engaging than anything else around right now.

    Posted in What New (or Old) Game Are You Playing This Weekend?

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 3 months ago

    Definitely not surprised in the least by this. I was already planning on getting the PS4 and Switch versions, so no big deal.

    Posted in Dark Souls: Remastered Doesn't Support Cross-Platform Play

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 4 months ago

    My main take away from seeing Star Wars today was confusion as to exactly what about the movie was causing so much hate. Yeah, it definitely could have used a good bit of editing, but that’s about it. It was a perfectly fine Star Wars film and I just don’t see what makes people want to pretend it’s not canon.

    Posted in The Last Jedi and Breath of the Wild Both Took Their Franchises in Bold New Directions in 2017

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 4 months ago

    I gotta say that I disagree to a certain extent. I feel like 4K and HDR truly did help elevate Horizon above other similar games. It had it all: art direction, gameplay, and graphics. I felt so immersed in the world because it was just so flipping beautiful.

    I think most people can agree that Aliens is an infinitely better movie than Alien Resurrection, and if I had to choose between watching Aliens on VHS or Alien Resurrection on 4K blu-ray, well, its not much of a choice; I would obviously rather watch Aliens on VHS. HOWEVER! It doesn't have to be either/or. Give me Aliens in 4K and just do it all. Does anyone really think that if the Switch had been more powerful and BotW ran in 4K it would suddenly suck? No. I'm sure it would have taken longer to make, but so what?Edited December 2017 by Unknown

    Posted in 2017 Was the Year Graphics Became Less Important Than Ever

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 4 months ago

    Any word on whether the I and II PS4 ports are going to come out in English?

    Posted in Falcom Opens Teaser Site For Trails of Cold Steel 4

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 4 months ago

    I would rather have a direct sequel to X, but short of that, I’d love a Switch port. X was a better game than the original and I’d love a chance to play it on the go.

    Posted in Monolith Soft Thinking About Xenoblade Chronicles X Port For Switch

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 4 months ago

    I am thankful for Valkyria Chronicles 4 being announced! I've been a fan of the series since day 1, managed to enjoy VC2 and found an English patch to allow me to play VC3, and I'm just thrilled that the series is alive and (hopefully) well.

    I have a feeling that I'm going to be totally on my own with this opinion, but I'm so tired of Pokemon. It seems to be just a constant thing now and I'm so over it. I know that it makes Nintendo buckets of money, but can't it just go away for a year or two?

    On the subject of loot boxes/microtrasactions in RPGs, I don't particularly mind paid DLC for costumes or skins like in FFXV. Loot boxes are annoying, even when they're just cosmetic like in Overwatch. Why can't I just get stuff for the characters I play most instead of another random voice or something for a character I never use? When it really becomes insidious though is when you pair paid DLC with randomized chance. Yes, it's always best when things can just be earned in-game with reasonable time investment, but the random nature of loot boxes is just never appealing.

    Posted in Axe of the Blood God: Kat and Nadia List What They're Thankful For in RPGs

  • Avatar for januaryembers19 januaryembers19 10 months ago

    Oh what I wouldn't give for a sequel (spiritual or direct) to Vagrant Story of Final Fantasy Tactics. Honestly though, I want them to do FFXVI. There needs to be a truly great mainline Final Fantasy, and they're the team to do it.

    Posted in The Final Fantasy XII Team Will Consider Another Ivalice Game With the Right Feedback