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IMAGE(https://www.gamerswithjobs.com/files/pictures/pictures/picture-13445.jpg)   Felix “That’s More Like It” Threepaper

Welcome and happy “1983rd Anniversary of the death of Emperor Tiberius” week! You may all celebrate by getting on the I, Claudius revival bandwagon.

It feels the release schedule is finally kicking into gear for 2020.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is the sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest and delivers more beautifully-rendered puzzle-platforming with combat. The first Ori was the platonic ideal of an “indie darling,” so there’s some buzz for this one.

Whenever a new chunk of The Elder Scrolls Online comes out—like Harrowstorm this week—my curiosity flickers. It sputters out when I see that it’s priced to be the only game you play. Maybe after my son gets sick of Star Wars, I can ditch Disney Plus and take up an ESO subscription. I guess I’ll be playing ESO sometime around 2044.

Path of Exile: Delirium is the latest expansion for a game that comes at funding from another direction. I don’t understand how this can be free-to-play and still rake in the cash. It’s not the price that puts me off Path of Exile, it’s the analysis paralysis that sets in when I want to make a character and start eyeing those labyrinthine skill trees. Once again, though, if you like it, it’s all you’ll need.

Ritual: Crown of Horns is a twin-stick shooter set in a demonic cowboy America and it’s metal as hell—the good metal, not the nu stuff.

MLB The Show 20 says it’s coming out for PS4 on 13 March, but that’s only the “pre-order” date. It really drops on 17 March.

Nioh 2 is a prequel to Nioh. It’s been in open beta since November and they’ve been polishing the various builds and skills in ways that I can’t grok, but it involves yokai. This is a sequel that offers more of everything that was in the first game and this time, you can create your own character instead of being that Irish guy. Nioh could be one of those series where you recommend that folks play the second first and then go back to the original. GOTW.

Here's the list, now in release-date AND alphabetical order!

PC

  • 03-09

  • AChat
  • Gun Done: WHO IS AWESOME
  • Horizon's Gate
  • Maze Slider
  • Orum's Death Run
  • Questinarium
  • SuperFIght
  • The Escaper
  • The Horrorscope
  • Typical Cliche
  • 03-10

  • Armorik the Viking: The Eight Conquests
  • Betrayal
  • Dead by Daylight: Chains of Hate
  • Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2020
  • Dreadlands
  • Farming Simulator 19: Bourgault
  • Floppy Heroes 2
  • Gundy
  • Langrisser I & II
  • Laser Heck
  • Let's Learn Korean! Hangul
  • Quick Runner
  • Ragdoll Party Online
  • Roboshark
  • Serin Fate
  • Wild West Steam Loco
  • 03-11

  • Cartoon Strike
  • CATharsis
  • Cyber Battle 69
  • Fantasy Memory Card Game
  • Gloomy Eyes
  • Little machines world
  • Love with Kadyrov
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Spacefight
  • The Prodigal Soul
  • Toy Killer
  • 03-12

  • A Story of the usurpers
  • D3D INSIDE 2: HELL
  • Elmarion: Dragon time
  • Four-Way Block Puzzle
  • GANZWORKER
  • Grave of the Petrified
  • Half Past Fate
  • Hero's Journey (Kaan Bukusoglu)
  • Hidden Through Time
  • IIslands of War
  • James Peris: Sin licencia ni control - Edicion definitiva
  • Neon City Riders
  • Perfect Round Disc Golf
  • PLUGMAX
  • Recluses
  • Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-
  • Shieldmaiden
  • SWISCAPE
  • The Black Masses
  • Tower of the Approval
  • Virus Buster
  • WGT Golf
  • 03-13

  • ArchiTac
  • Artificial Extinction
  • Australian Football Coach 2019
  • Bombrigade: Battlegrounds
  • Coffin Rot Brewing Co.
  • Flaming Friday Night
  • Glasses Nightmare
  • Goblin Times
  • GraFi St.Patrick
  • Granblue Fantasy Versus
  • Iron Ascension
  • Make Me LAG
  • MOTION
  • My Hero One's Justice 2
  • Mya of the Desert
  • Oh So Lucky! Doctor : A Surgery Soap Opera
  • Path of Exile: Delirium
  • Relentless
  • Space Bear
  • Spunk and Splat
  • Stela
  • Tales in the TAXI
  • Tanky Tanks VR
  • The Travelyan Home
  • Unchained
  • 03-14

  • Cyber Lady
  • Iveri: The 1.000 Story

PS4

  • 03-10

  • Covert
  • Dead by Daylight: Chains of Hate
  • Farming Simulator 19: Bourgault
  • Langrisser I & II
  • Monster Viator
  • Super Destronaut: Land Wars
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Harrowstorm
  • 03-11

  • Jump, Step, Step
  • 03-12

  • Hidden Through Time
  • Neon City Riders
  • 03-13

  • Dead or School
  • MLB The Show 20
  • My Hero One's Justice 2
  • Nioh 2

Xbox One

  • 03-10

  • Dead by Daylight: Chains of Hate
  • Farming Simulator 19: Bourgault
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Harrowstorm
  • 03-11

  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • 03-12

  • Bless Unleashed
  • Hidden Through Time
  • Neon City Riders
  • Pikuniku
  • 03-13

  • Mecho Tales
  • My Hero One's Justice 2
  • Ritual: Crown of Horns

Switch

  • 03-09

  • Talisman: Digital Edition
  • 03-10

  • Langrisser I & II
  • Super Destronaut: Land Wars
  • 03-12

  • A Street Cat's Tale
  • Brotherhood United
  • Gothic Murder
  • Half Past Fate
  • Hidden Through Time
  • inbento
  • Mystic Vale
  • Neon City Riders
  • NinNinDays
  • 03-13

  • Alder's Blood
  • Dead or School
  • My Hero One's Justice 2
  • Rack N Ruin
  • Rainbows, Toilets and Unicorns
  • Stela
  • Syder Reloaded
  • YOGA MASTER

Vita

  • 03-10

  • Super Destronaut: Land Wars

Comments

I can’t believe there’s a game called Rainbows, Toilets and Unicorns and it didn’t get a mention!

Inbento sounds interesting. And Dead or School May be worth a double dip from me. It moves like a flash game, but it has a fun combo system.

Welcome and happy “1983rd Anniversary of the death of Emperor Tiberius” week!

It's been downhill ever since...

(New Ori is definitely a welcome thing. I'm stoked to see what the devs do next.)

Whenever a new chunk of The Elder Scrolls Online comes out—like Harrowstorm this week—my curiosity flickers. It sputters out when I see that it’s priced to be the only game you play. Maybe after my son gets sick of Star Wars, I can ditch Disney Plus and take up an ESO subscription.

I'm confused by this. How is it priced to be the only game you play? It's priced like pretty much any other game with DLC add-ons. (The subscription is optional.)

It’s not unreasonably priced ... there’s just so much game in there now, and I’m the kind of person who would have to get every DLC before jumping in. PSN Australia offers the whole shebang at aud$190 (which I admit is only approx 3 us dollars ) -- by comparison a new AAA game usually goes for $70 -- and you have to get ps plus on top of that ... I didn’t know you could play it without a ESO subscription though.

Buying the latest DLC gives you all the prior dlcs, so it's not a huge financial undertaking to get into ESO.

Ori is going to throw all the games I'm currently playing on the back burner. The previews have been really pumping it up.

... I'm going to end up with ESO by the end of this week, aren't I.

Felix Threepaper wrote:

... I'm going to end up with ESO by the end of this week, aren't I.

Does it help if I mention that there are no level restrictions on any zones/areas, so you're free to go wherever you want from the very start?

EvilDead wrote:

Ori is going to throw all the games I'm currently playing on the back burner. The previews have been really pumping it up.

Yup. Pre-loading now.

Dyni wrote:
EvilDead wrote:

Ori is going to throw all the games I'm currently playing on the back burner. The previews have been really pumping it up.

Yup. Pre-loading now.

Oh nice! I didn't realize you could do that.

I feel like we *just* got a path of exile update and now we’re getting another?!

New Ori? Maybe the first will be on Switch sale so I can finally get it and actually play.

Next week, Animal Crossing!

charlemagne wrote:

I feel like we *just* got a path of exile update and now we’re getting another?!

This is the new seasonal league, there’s a new one about every three to five months or so.

doubtingthomas396 wrote:

I can’t believe there’s a game called Rainbows, Toilets and Unicorns and it didn’t get a mention!

Inbento sounds interesting. And Dead or School May be worth a double dip from me. It moves like a flash game, but it has a fun combo system.

The most interesting thing abut Rainbows, Toilets and Unicorns is its name -- otherwise, it's a fairly bog-standard bullet hell shmup. Given that that joke was the best thing I could think to say about it, it didn't make the cut.