The lights are on
Phil Kollar received an important interstellar message and now he has to return to his people. He’s leaving an empty space here at the office, because he’s taking all his stuffed animals.
Tim Turi: I’m clearing my entire gaming slate to save the galaxy once and for all. Not knowing what happens in Mass Effect 3’s controversial ending is driving me crazy, and I can’t wait to catch up.
Phil Kollar: Packing up my junk and moving it out of the office! Goodbye, GI, I’ll miss you!
Jeff Marchiafava: I finally managed to beat Mass Effect 3 last weekend, so I no longer have to worry about finishing up in order to avoid spoilers. I now have the time to head back to Skyrim, but considering the epic scale of both games, I might go with a bite-sized game instead. Maybe I’ll finally check out Journey, or try to finish up Spelunky.
Dan Ryckert: We’ll be celebrating Phil’s last day at the bar tonight. After that, my sights will be firmly set on Wrestlemania this Sunday. Oh yeah, and I gotta buy new shoes since I accidentally threw mine away.
Andy McNamara: Going out with Phil for his last day, then it's biking, video games (I'm thinking of starting Xenoblade), and watching some basketball. I have like six games I'm playing all at once at the moment: Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, Battleloot Adventure, Madcoaster, Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning (which I still haven't finished), World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Beta (just want to finish the starting zone), and Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational. Yup, throwing Xenoblade in with that mix seems like a great idea, especially since I will need to finish it before Witcher 2 hits Xbox 360. Too much good stuff and not enough time in the day. I know, first world problems. Oh, and Game of Thrones this weekend…hells yes.
Ben Hanson: This weekend I’ll continue my trek across the great Bionis in Xenoblade. I’m really enjoying it so far, it is bringing me back to the days of being hopelessly addicted to Final Fantasy XII. In the evenings when I’m donning my nightcap I will most likely continue my journey in Pokemon SoulSilver, I still have all of Kanto to conquer. There’s also a small part of me that wants to pick up Skyrim again, but we’ll see.
Jeff Cork: I beat Mass Effect 3 last weekend, so now it’s back to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. I bought the DLC for it, even though I haven’t beaten the campaign yet. Now it’s time to justify my purchase. I also need to get around to playing Journey. So busy!
Kyle Hilliard: I'm in South Carolina eating as much Chik-fil-a as I can before heading back to Minnesota. I forgot to bring my 3DS circle pad, and I can't go back to Resident Evil without it, so I've been tracking down all the hidden coins in Super Mario 3D Land.
Jason Oestreicher: My main goal this weekend is to finally beat Mass Effect 3 so I can walk around the office without headphones on. This has been long overdue and I lay the blame solely on Street Fighter X Tekken for occupying nearly all of my free time. There are a few other distractions/obstacles that may keep me from attaining this goal. Namely, the Devil May Cry HD Collection, watching Wrestlemania at Reiner’s, and the sudden and uncontrollable crying fits I’ve been having since Phil decided to leave.
Jeff Akervik: I'll be trying to finally finish up Mass Effect 3. Not knowing the ins and outs of this "polarizing" ending has led me to try and crank through the game a little faster than I normally would. That, and I've also got a nice little pile of games I have yet to get to once my run with Shepard is over (I'm thinking Skyrim, but we'll see). And here's hoping that Kentucky/Louisville Final Four game lives up to the drama and hostility surrounding it. Good times.
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Im on spring break so im going to start a ME2 playthrough so i can do my second playthrough of ME3,i will also try to beat binary domain which i am enjoying so far,i will also play forza 4, kingdoms of amular,UFC undisputed 3 and a little L.A. Noire.
More Radiant Historia, and that's all I've got.
When not mourning the loss of Phil...may SFO treat you well!!!!! I will be heading back into Skyrim. FINALLY played GOW PSP collection. Oh it was soo good. Can now say I have played ALL of GOW!!
Dan threw shoes away by accident?!!!!!!! Go Dan!!!! ROTFL!!!!
Just loaded up my Tomb Raider: Underworld save from a couple months ago. It's actually starting to resemble a video game, so I'll probably try and clear that one off my backlog this week. I should really boot up Demon's Souls again too, since I've had too much going on to really dig into that.
Wanna finish Binary Domain (that game is awesome), and since that game reminds me how cool robots are, I'll probably hop back into Deus Ex 3 after I finish it.
Between Skyward Sword, Bastion, and Dead Island, I have plenty of stuff on my gaming plate. However, I'm quite tempted by Xbox Live's Microsoft sale. The original Mass Effect is on sale for $15 and it seems like a pretty good time to start the series. But this reminds me too much of when I bought Dragon Age: Origins off of Steam for $15 last December. I've barely touched it since then.
Video game sales. Oh, how they torture me so.
I'm nearing the end of Kid Icarus uprising, and i'm going to finish it over the weekend. My birthday is coming up soon, so i'll be picking up Xenoblade Chronicles when it's released. I just recently bought the first Jax and Daxter game because I kinda needed a new game, but I think i'll like it.
I'm going to be playing Battlefield 3, FIFA 12, as well as heading back to Skyrim myself. I'll also try playing Metro 2033 with some of my clan mates, sounds like good fun this weekend!
Goodbye and good luck Phil!
Just finished the original Mass Effect (late, I know) and I'm thinking of starting Dead Space 2 and Modern Warfare 3 this weekend. I've also got Radiant Historia coming in the mail and can't wait to crack it open.
Won't be able to do any gaming Sunday night, as I'll be in SunLife Stadium, in Miami, surrounded by thousands upon thousands of wrestling fans at Wrestlemania 28. I'll surely be exhausted afterwards, but not enough miss the season premiere of Game of Thrones I'll have recorded. Can't wait!
me3, and signing up for gamefly
Just finished kid Icarus today so I will probably do the campaign again. Might pick up Joe danger for half price and then WM 28 this Sunday.
This weekend, for me, is an all out Mario Party weekend! I just got Mario Party 9 and it is really fun, so i'm probably going to play it all weekend long. Sorry 3DS!
DYING FROM WORK....lol will deffinatly load up some Mass Effect 3 and maybe will play something else. Maybe BioShock since the recent heavy hitter videos got me excited for Infinite...
My gaming this weekend pretty much depends on how long it will take to finish a school project. If I can finish by tomorrow night, I'd like to try a few carryover titles from last weekend. These include Virtua Fighter 4 and Sly 2: Band of Thieves. With all of the coverage of Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, I've also thought about diving once again into Resident Evil 4.
On a side note, has anyone tried out the Steam Free to Play Age of Empires Online? I enjoyed Age of Empires very much, especially Age of Mythology.
I will continue my quest to finally beat a Legend of Zelda game by playing Ocarnia of Time 3D. Also I'm watching college basketball, The Hunger Games in theaters, and Wrestlemania.