What we're playing this weekend
5/2/2008 10:06:00 AM
Auto Reply: Mr. Bonnie is currently exploring Liberty City with no plans to return anytime soon.
Like 80% of the other gamers out there I'll be patrolling the streets of Liberty City and working both the single and multiplayer side of the game. Outside of that I'll be playing around with the new map and game mode in Team Fortress 2. I had hope to play a little Echochrome this weekend but someone is borrowing my PS3 to test out a new projector, oh well, it's not like I don't have anything else to play.
Man, I'd pre-ordered this bad boy over nine months ago -- me and the wife could've had a baby in that amount of time! But finally. Got my unnamed Eastern Bloc nation-lovin' criminal hands on that gorgeous, duffel-bagged, safety deposit-boxed, special edition of Let's Pilates for the DS. Wait -- what?
What am I playing? Why The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion of course. Yes I have GTA IV, yes I want to tear it open. However, my duty to the review comes first and a brand new 1080p projector from Sanyo with a limited shelf life has made its debut into my test lab. Don't fear, with the Red Wings humiliating the Avs on Thursday night, I now have some free time to spend with Niko and the boys....
I actually won't be playing GTA 4 as I'll be traveling back to California. Instead I'll be going to mobile route and putting a ton of time in to The World Ends With You which has been nothing short of excellent (review forthcoming). Since my PS2 is nice and tiny as well I'm lugging it back and playing some Persona 3 FES. There's a review coming for that one as well, and I'll give you a hint, it's better the second time around.
I actually won't be playing GTA IV. I guess the overwhelming-ness of that franchise just never appealed to me. Instead, I'll be killing a few more hours with some of Stardock's best, or just finishing off some Lego Star Wars.
Now that the major development of the redesign is out of the way, I can sit back and finally enjoy some games without having to get a message every eight hours from Chuck when the new site is done. Of course I'll be taking my tour of Liberty City and riding in the passenger seat of the worse GTA driver in the game when Chuck is driving. Team Fortress 2 will get some play as I try out the new Goldrush map as well as try to get some of those new medic achievements. Finally, I'm determined to work my way out of AA baseball on MLB 08 The Show. I'm currently cursing at the Cleveland organization for leaving me in the minors even though I'm a triple crown contender with an over .400 average, 20 HRs, and 75RBIs to lead everyone in the league.