Hit up the local Magic: The Gathering pre-release today for the new set Scars of Mirrodin.
Over the weekend (before Civ V released) I managed to complete the new Professor Layton game for the DS, subtitled The Unwound Future.
With less and less time
To expand on that, the game has added so many new, good things that it’s hard to know where to start.
I got to play Castle Crashers for the first time at PAX East back in March.
Mice are pretty simple on the face of it. 2 buttons, a wheel, and some kind of digital tracking system. (May your deity of choice help you if you still use a ball mouse.) You can use this very basic, very solid mouse to play the most demanding of FPS games and then alt+tab over to Excel when the boss walks by. When this mouse dies, you chuck it in the trash and go down to a store to pick up another one for a ten-spot.
It’s becoming harder and harder to find a mouse that doesn’t have at least 2 additional LED lights, 2-6 extra buttons, and all manner of patent pending technology, complete with some snazzy 2 word name smashed together into one word and camel cased so that it sounds relatively badass. These mice carry a hefty price tag, and you almost want to have a funeral for it when it eventually clicks its last.
All this rambling leads me to the topic of this review: The Logitech Performance Mouse MX. This piece of kit falls deep within that second camp of mice, and leaves me wondering if the basic mouse isn’t dreadfully underrated.
After years of ramp-up, I feel like it was over too soon, as I completed Metroid: Other M over the holiday weekend.
Although now a year old, I’ve only just gotten around to playing Batman: Arkham Asylum.
The quality and quantity of releases this fall is simply staggering. We have triple-AAA after triple-AAA title from veteran developers Kojima, Nintendo, SCEA, Firaxis, Bungee, Criterion, Media Molecule, and more.
- Halo Reach, Sept 14
- Civilization 5, Sept 21
- Dead Rising 2, Sept 30
- Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Oct 5
- Medal of Honor, Oct 12
- Super Scribblenauts, Oct 12
- Kirby’s Epic Yarn, Oct 17
- Fallout: New Vegas, Oct 19
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2, Oct 26
- Fable III, Oct 26
- Gran Turismo 5, Nov 2
- Call of Duty: Black Ops, Nov 9
- LittleBigPlanet 2, Nov 16
- Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Nov 16
- Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Nov 16
- Donkey Kong Country Returns, Nov 21
There’s at least one game every other week that demands my attention.