Friday, February 29, 2008

Fes! Yes!

I’ve dabbled only casually in the Persona games over the years. Loved that it was a RPG set in modern Japan, but something about it never propelled me past the first few hours. I was sure P3 would finally be "the one" based on everything I had read and watched about it. Several time a Persona 3 purchase was very close, but a lack of time was always the big deterrent.

Up until a few days ago, P3 was still on my Amazon wishlist, but it has not been retired…only to get quickly replaced with the updated Fes (well, not yet since it’s not listed officially on Amazon yet)! To get the original game plus 30 extra hours of story and new costumes (and the ability to change into them regularly) for just $30 is just fantastic. It might take me a few months, even years even to get to though.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

I don’t get the Kos-Mos thing

Is it because she is an android who wears skimpy clothing? Maybe it’s because she/it is supposed to be super powerful? Whatever “it” is I don’t get it. I never played any of the Xenogears games and probably never will. So for the two people who keep emailing me to profile Kos-Mos, this mini-rant is about all I’ve got.

I’m loving that the PS2 is still getting new games, especially when they are as niche as Arcana Heart. There isn’t much in the way of multiple costumes that I know of, but it will be relatively cheap and has a decent reputation as a fun game.

While we’re on the topic of fighters, there are more on the horizon than any in recent memory. Below is a handy GET! percentage of the multiple/edit costumes bonus. Massive GET!, Great GET!, So-so GET!, Poor GET!, Terrible GET!

Soul Calibur IV (360/PS3) 70% GET!
Tekken 6 (PS3, Arcade)85% GET!
Street Fighter IV (Arcade, 360, PS3)35% GET!
King of Fighters XII (Arcade, 360, PS3) 20% GET!
Fatal Fury Battle Archives 2 (PS2) 10% GET!
World Heroes Anthology (PS2)5% GET!
Samurai Shodown Sen (Arcade) 40% GET!
BluBlaze (Arcade) 15% GET!
Super Smash Brothers Brawl (Wii) 10% GET!
Virtua Fighter 5 R (Arcade)80% GET!
Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (360, PS3) 5% GET!