Weekend Gaming Playlist

Written by Meatballsub on July 6, 2018

We're quickly approaching weekend territory once again, folks, and with it comes some more gaming plans! I'm going on vacation starting next weekend, so I have a whole list of honey do's to complete beforehand. While the odds may be stacked against me, I will carve out some time to play some games this weekend, somehow. Here are my picks for this weekend, but be sure to share yours below!

World of Final Fantasy

With Octopath Traveler releasing next Friday, I may have made a terrible mistake by starting another lengthy game before it. But until that day comes, I plan to give it my all. From what i've played so far, it is very much like a Pokemon meets Final Fantasy, with a stacking mechanic that makes things more interesting. Let's see just how far I can get before 8T consumes my life!


I will be providing an in-depth review of Tanzia in the coming weeks, as I am currently working my way through it. All I will say at this point is that it shares a lot of similarities to Vanilla World of Warcraft, and I'll briefly explain the meaning behind that for those lacking firsthand experience. Tanzia is a single player game that feels a lot like an older style MMORPG, complete with the positives and negatives that come along with such a label. I'll let you chew on that while I get my full review ready.

Squids Odyssey

I published a full review of this earlier today, but am not yet finished with it. It is a game that took me by complete surprise with its unique setting, art style, and enjoyable combat mechanics. I definitely recommend you giving this one a go the next time you're itching for a smaller experience that won't break the bank, or are just looking for something different that doesn't suck.

That's what I'm hoping for this weekend! What are your plans?

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July 8, 2018 10:31:27 AM
Ys VIII on Switch! I like it so far.
July 7, 2018 12:14:59 PM
@CRMagic Send me an email (jason at arcanity) and I'll send you the prologue web comic. Maybe that'll push you over the edge.
Jeremy Rice
July 6, 2018 06:22:44 PM
@meatballsub I’m going to write a review on it if I have time.
July 6, 2018 06:12:59 PM
@CRMagic there are weaknesses in turn-based JRPGs? :wink:

@Xatres17 Would be curious to hear your thoughts on Dragon Sinker when you've finished!
Jeremy Rice
July 6, 2018 01:40:39 PM
Looking forward to seeing more of your thoughts on Tanzia.

My weekend gaming will likely be confined to some couch play with my wife and visiting sister-in-law (Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime and Overcooked) along with continuing to mosey my way through the end of Dragon Sinker. Also I might try to sneak in some Pocket Rumble.
July 6, 2018 01:38:31 PM
Yes, and? 8P has weaknesses endemic to turn based JRPGs...
July 6, 2018 01:21:23 PM
@CRMagic Notice I said strengths AND weaknesses though! I'm only a few hours in, so things could change in either direction. I will keep you posted.
July 6, 2018 01:17:55 PM
This overview of Tanzia is really, REALLY making me think about getting it.
July 6, 2018 01:12:24 PM
World of Final Fantasy is fun but like McWhoopass, it got interrupted by another game and I didn't go back to it either.

I was playing Next Up Hero this week but I think I'm done with it. It was an okay game but it was a great game for Xbox Game Pass (XGP). Tonight I'm hoping to try out Abzû which was just added to XGP. Maybe play some Path of Exile too.

Might startup Asdivine Hearts, it was just released on X1/Win10 today as a Xbox Play Anywhere title. After looking over your review I decided to pick it up. I haven't played a KEMCO RPG before.
July 6, 2018 12:53:25 PM
I enjoyed my time with World of Final Fantasy but it was also interrupted by another newly released game. I never did go back to playing it.

As for my weekend. I finally picked up Hollow Knight and will be powering through it until Octopath drops. It brutal but satisfying. I'm enjoying the exploration and slowly building story and world.

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