Once upon a time I made a blog about video games. And this is what's left of it (mostly tweets).

18 September

Why is the Forza Horizon 4 demo giving me a 6-speed gearbox on a 1969 Dodge Charger or a 1982 Lancia Stradale.

14 September

I’d decided to try as many custom songs as I could (it’s easier now that there’s a Delete button right in Beat Saber) but there’s so much crap coming out every day — the prospect of going through a bunch of bad maps, even for ten seconds, actually began to sour me on the game.

I love that Playground decided it couldn’t portray the English countryside in Horizon without developing destructible drystone wall technology.

The driving model feels more arcadey than I remember, though. Or have I just played too much Dirt Rally?

Looks like Forza Horizon 4 has dialed down the obnoxiousness and walked back the structural changes that both made me give up on Horizon 3. Glad to have a good driving game again to burn off stress at the end of the day—I’m gonna need it come October.

11 September

@britishgaming:

Agh! Had no massive desire to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, because it looks like Origins 1.5, but this has piqued my interest… [twitter.com]

10 September

8 September

@kirkhamilton:

Today in Ridiculously Polished Video Games: Spider-Man seamlessly switches between two different vocal takes depending on whether or not he’s exerting himself

@MaliceDaFirenze:

Shadow of the Colossus, but instead of killing huge creatures, you heal them. You climb up on an almost dead colossus to reach a spot where you can insert healing magic and the further along you are with healing, the harder it gets to stay on because the thing is moving again.

As a player of crosswords I really like the cipher puzzles in Jettomero. Simple but efficient (though the gamepad controls are too fiddly); I’ve never felt so much like I was decoding a crypted message in a game.

5 September

I don’t think I’ve ever been ranked so high in any game, and it probably just means that Six Match didn’t get anywhere close to the success it deserved

@BeatSaber:

OMG, these are so dope! 🔥🔥

Attending Korea VR Festival 2018? Stop by at Skonec booth and try the first Beat Saber arcade machine ever! #KVRF 💯

God of War III is free on PSN+ this month and I figured I’d just play it for two minutes in memory of the good old days (although I remember having more fun with the first one) — but I forgot that game was not easy to put down.

4 September

Hey, Sony, it’s your responsibility to make sure games don’t waste hundreds of MBs of online space, and eat the cost of those that do — not mine to sort through an endless list of game saves to free up space when my PS4 starts hiding sync errors in the Notifications menu.

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