Horrible Times #402: The Line and The Punk

Cyberpunk 2077

Thanks, I had an itch.

Even though CES isn’t worth paying attention as a gamer much anymore, I do appreciate starting off the year with some nergasms. Nothing gets me quite as excited as Steam Box rumors, even though I still don’t believe anyone knows anything concrete, I just hope Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo are paying attention so our game rooms get the benefit.

I’ve been a bit aimless in my gaming lately with two huge undertakings of Borderlands 2 and Far Cry 3 going on at the same time, I’m still looking for which smaller game I will be playing in my down time. This led me to searching through my suddenly bloated PC library (thanks again to the Steam holiday sales). I gotta say I’m falling for a lot of games right now, and even though Droid Assault, Sine Mora, Hotline Miami, and Dustforce all charmed my pants off, this library exploration led to one huge mistake – Spec Ops: The Line. I don’t have time for another 6-8 hour campaign type of game, but SO:TL pulled me in quick. The combat is somewhere between serviceable and pretty good, but the weight behind “killing dudes” is like nothing I’ve ever felt before. I can’t wait until this game really gets going and messes with my head.

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