What We Played December 17 – 23

Welcome to Press Start! This is a weekly segment that dives into what we here at The Game Fanatics are currently playing. Feel free to leave a comment with what you’ve been playing or if you have any questions about the games that we are currently involved with.

Jeff: Still plugging away at Angry Birds Seasons and Bad Piggies, but I made a little time to play Vanquish. It’s still a lot of fun, but it’s mostly getting me hyped for Metal Gear Rising.

Ben: I was pretty busy this last week so here we go! Finished up XCOM which was great. Then I beat Demon’s Souls again which was also great. Then I played Hotline Miami and it was pretty brutal. It’s a lot of fun but also unsettling at the same time because of the creepy and loud sound design and the fact that you are murdering people. It was really good, I just wish the ending had been a little less confusing. It’s still an interesting game that is worth checking out though. But that’s not all!!! I started and beat Mark of the Ninja which is so expertly crafted at making you a badass ninja it’s crazy. This is the pinnacle of being stealthy in video games. Never have you been able to do so much, so efficiently. It’s pretty great and also worth checking out.

Joel: I have been on a loot frenzy playing Borderlands 2 and all of its DLC glory. Leveling up a Commando and a Mechromancer, both are insanely fun. I have also been playing some Black Ops II and actually enjoying it. Will be starting Persona 4 on Vita soon, I keep hearing amazing things about it.

Darrin: Mass Effect 1 (PS3): wrapping up my first playthrough, enjoying it. Also working on Metroid: Other M. Aside from the questionable story, the gameplay is pretty solid.

Jen: Finally got my smuggler to level 50 in SWTOR! Took me long enough to get her there. Now I’m working to get my Jedi Shadow to 50, which she is close at level 45 now. Played some Halo 4 multiplayer and a bit one chapter of an episode on insanity for the achievement.

Share this article:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on tumblr
Tumblr
Share on email
Email
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Recent Posts

SolForge battle Gaming

A Collectable Card Battler – Let’s Play SolForge Fusion

If you are not familiar, SolForge Fusion is a CCG (Collectable Card Game) created by Richard Garfield (Magic The Gathering) and Justin Gary (Ascension). It started as a physical card …

Gaming News

Gigantic Is Back and You Should Be Playing It!

For those who are not aware, Gigantic was originally released in 2017. It is a third-person MOBA Hero hero shooter originally developed by Motiga and published by Perfect World Entertainment. …

Hardware & Tech

Targus Targets Sustainability and Innovation With Their Ecosmart Line of Products

Most people who have used a PC or had some sort of laptop bag have heard of Targus. They are a well-known name in the PC peripheral space and have …

No Rest for the Wicked Key Art Gaming News

No Rest For The Wicked Launch Trailer

Many people are most familiar with Moon Studios from their games in the Ori universe. Those games are filled with some of the best and most complex platforming mechanics and …

Features

Are Subscription Services Like Xbox’s Game Pass Good for Developers?

People have questioned the benefit of Game Pass since its original release in 2017. Subscription services can have amazing benefits for the consumer but does it negatively impact developers? The …

Kamikaze Lasspalnes in game screenshot PAX East

A Plane Dating Sim? Kamikaze Lassplanes @ PAX East 2024

When we say that Shidosha has an interesting taste in games, we are not exaggerating. Are you into bullet hell shooters? How about dating sims? Well if that piques your …