I honestly thought this week would be easy. Fallout 4. Boom. Done.
Then I went to vet the list and found a treasure trove of obscure weirdness. At least three games deserve my attention that are not made by Bethesda.
Lovely Weather We’re Having is an interesting little nugget about a man who locked himself out of his house.
Halo 5, AC: Syndicate, Life is Strange Complete, Hearts of Stone (Witcher 3), Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Dreadhalls, Persona 4: Dancing All Night, Dragon Quest Heroes, Downwell, Our Knitting Games, Your Emails and More!
I know it's bad for me. I know it's expensive. I'm not addicted. I don't have a problem. I can stop anytime I want to.
I'm talking, of course, about pre-ordering video games.
In the course of my gaming career I've fallen into the pre-order trap maybe a dozen times. It's almost never gone well.
It's last Sunday evening, October 25th, and, like any other Sunday evening, I sit down and open up the shared document that GWJ writers use to put together our The Week Ahead post. I'll edit some of the writing that's already been put in, and then I'll scroll to the bottom and check our release list for accuracy.