EA infiltrates the Michael’s yarn department in a bid to capture some territory previously held uncontested by Nintendo. Can they successfully take Little Round Skein? Or will they eventually fall victim to Chamberlain’s crochet-hook defense as they charge through the Bloody Pleatfield?
I may answer those questions as I explore how many torturous yarn puns a Gettysburg metaphor can stand.
Nothing for me this week. I’m driving. Virtually, anyway. The Missus got me American Truck Simulator as a Valentine's day present. (I got her Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, if you must know).
Notable this week include the Xbox1 release of Rocket League, and a game called The Emerald Maiden: Symphony of Dreams, which appears to be BioShock reimagined by Popcap.
I would be remiss if I didn’t at least give a shout-out to Nuts! The Battle of the Bulge for doing a serious history-nerd deep-cut by referencing General Anthony McAuliffe at Bastogne. Thumbs up, and if there weren’t already something I wanted this week, it may have been my pick.
This week I’ll be continuing my streak of picking games that I’ve been anticipating for months.
Europe and California have at least two things in common: I've never been to either of them, and SCS Software has. All I really know about the west coast of the United States comes from a business trip to Oregon last year.
“I don’t really want to do anything,” was my reply.
There’s perhaps no more telling question about an adult’s mental state than “What do you want to do for your Birthday?” I was turning 38. And if I’m honest, I was probably clinically depressed.