I finally realized the last time I played that drops of blood appear on the “XXXX KILLED” counter whenever you kill more zombies.
I knew there’d be something wrong with the “Tastes Like Chicken” case. It’s Dead Rising, after all. Continue reading Dead Rising 2 Part Two: The Agony and the Ending C
Dead Rising 2
Developer: Blue Castle Games (later Capcom Vancouver)
Platform: Xbox 360
Release (North America): September 28, 2010
Release (Europe): September 24, 2010 (I didn’t know that the game was released in PAL regions first!)
Release (Japan): September 30, 2010
Originally Played From: October 10, 2010 – January 12, 2011
“72 hours to kill… Thousands of zombies… What would Chuck do?”
DR2 was the long-awaited canonical sequel to Capcom’s surprise hit, succeeded by the non-canon Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It had several quality of life improvements over the original game, but does it deserve to be considered as much of a classic?
The premise is very similar to OtR, where the main character has to clear his name after being framed for an explosion in Fortune City that frees the zombies gathered for the Terror is Reality pay-per-view event. Our main character this time is Chuck Greene, a widowed single father, mechanic, and former motocross star trying to earn enough money at TiR to support his young daughter, Katie…
Mushroom Run in Treat Land is full of tricky platforming!
Sweets Park is the cutest level EVER. Graham crackers, cookies drizzled with chocolate, tufts of frosting, strawberries, cake… and none of it is a lie!
Melody Town? The level that comes right after? Best. In. Forever.
It’s simply wonderful to integrate audiovisual stimuli into platforming. It’s compelling and rewarding.
The boss of Treat Land is Squashini. His stage is very inventive as well!
Kirby’s Epic Yarn
Developer: Good-Feel and HAL Laboratory
Platform: Nintendo Wii
Released (North America): October 17, 2010
Released (Japan): October 14, 2010
Released (Australia): February 24, 2011
Released (Europe): February 25, 2011
Originally Played From: July 20, 2011 – September 24, 2011
“Go behind the seams with Kirby!”
Elizabeth asked if there was redemption for what they’d done. Booker said he didn’t see much use in that. Then she asked, “Booker… Are you afraid of God?”
“No. But I’m afraid of you.”
Are we supposed to take it that she is? Continue reading BioShock Infinite Part Three: Baptism
The Broken Gondola
Unlocked Dress for Success. 7%
I wish you could see the Gear that Booker allegedly wears.
It was probably too silly to implement.
Platform: PlayStation 3
Developer: Irriational Games
Publisher: 2K Games
Released: March 26, 2013
Originally Played From: July 1, 2013 – July 14, 2013
“Bring us the girl, wipe away the debt.”
“The year is 1912. Deep in debt, Booker DeWitt has only one opporunity for a clean slate: rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood in the flying city of Columbia.”
But will Booker, ridden with self-loathing, have to protect Elizabeth from the world, or protect the world from her?
Chapter 11: Wonder Woman
Ares transports WW to her homeland of Themyscira to discover how Superman will level Gotham and Metropolis: letting Amazons invade.
Raven goes after WW because serving Superman advances the plans of her “father”, the demon Trigon.
After WW defeats her and deposes the Regime’s Wonder Woman, she delivers a speech to her fellow Amazons to get them back on track and lay down their arms.
At the Hall of Justice, Cyborg tries to hack the teleporters, but Catwoman teleports in and asks him if they’re still on for tonight. Cyborg agrees and says that they’ve had some wild times together, to which she says, “No we haven’t.”
She touches him, and his disguise disappears. Cyborg defends himself against her, and then he has to defeat his evil counterpart.