A Bag of Games

It’s a grab-bag show! I’m talking games, my experiences with Dark Souls III as a series veteran and why I’m looking forward to Nioh. There’s also a segment on why I have no enthusiasm for virtual/augmented reality and why I’d like to see Pokemon Go away.

A Soul as Black as Onyx

In Episode 005 I claimed I was Souls’ed out. I have deep love for the Dark Souls franchise, though as a series veteran it’s lost a bit of luster. When covering a long-running series, topic or sphere of influence you’re bound to lose the magic. Dark Souls III is a great game! I like it a lot, but I don’t love it.

Pokemon Go Away

Pokemon Go hit the scene with a vengeance. Hardcore and casual gamers flocked to it and working to catch ’em all became an overnight cultural phenomenon. I played for a day and a half, then bailed. Call me old-fashioned, but I still enjoy sitting on my ass and playing games with a controller. Virtual Reality? Augmented Reality? No thanks; I’m happy being stuck in the past.

Nioh as a Gateway to the PS4

I still don’t have a PS4. Not playing Bloodborne nearly killed me, but I refused to buy a system for a single game. I might buy a system for two titles, however, so I’ve been eagerly scanning the horizon for something to capture my imagination as much as Bloodborne. Nioh might be that title.


Nioh Official Site

Kids Playing VR in a Hot Pockets Commercial (Not Pizza Rolls, sorry!)

Visit xTheVisionary on YouTube! Awesome dude who gifted me Momodoro
xTheVisionary on YouTube

Check out Billy Talent, good ol’ fashioned Canadian rock recommended by ExyJ
Billy Talent Official Site

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