Gaming in the New Year
A two week vacation and the holidays gave me some extra time to do some serious gaming, and game I did. With the release of Gears of War, I broke down and bought an XBox 360. It was the killer app for the 360… for me, anyway. My other XBox 360 title is Quake 4, a game I couldn’t even buy for a Windows PC, since I don’t own one anymore. Toys-R-Us had it cheap for $19; a solid game, but no GoW. There was a time when I wouldn’t have imagined playing a FPS game with a console controller, but Gears really shines.
And of course, Twilight Princess for the Wii. I was able to finish it this weekend. Best Zelda game so far. Honestly. To be honest, I did tire of pointing my Wii remote around at the screen, so I switched the pointer off (using the joystick on the nunchuck to aim when necessary).
My other holiday game has been Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin— a superb 2-D Castlevania title.
Georgia wasn’t thrilled when I told her my one of my New-Year’s resolutions was to complete the games I already have and future games I buy. I think she’s afraid I’ll wear a hole through our couch.